8 Killer Blogspot SEO Tips For Bloggers

Blogger aka blogspot is no doubt one of the awesome platforms for new bloggers to enter the world of blogging. But like in WordPress we use the plugin like Yoast to manage our SEO settings easily. In blogger, these setting is quite complicated so I write this piece of article to tell you about Best blogspot Seo Tips.

Do read if you want to improve your blogspot SEO.

SEO is the most important part of every blog.Without SEO your blog is nothing or very hard to rank in google search or getting traffic from search engines. You have to optimize Your blog for search engines like google.

Killer Blogspot SEO Tips For Bloggers

All in one Blogspot SEO Pack:

By default in blogger templates or other third party templates you have to optimize your template for search engines like optimizing your blog title, Google Webmaster tool verification tag, Bing Webmaster tool verification integration etc.

  • Go to your sidebar menu then click template then click edit HTML.
  • With CTRL+F Find <Head> .
  • Paste below mention code below <Head> Like Below snaps.
  • Save it.

Copy This Code:

<!– All In One SEO Pack for Blogger Blogspot By: sharjeeltahir.com Start –>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;index&quot;’>
<title><data:blog.pageTitle/></title>
<b:else/>
<title><data:blog.pageName/> – <data:blog.title/></title>
</b:if>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.metaDescription != &quot;&quot;’>
<meta expr:content=’data:blog.metaDescription’ name=’description’/>
</b:if>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;archive&quot;’>
<meta content=’noindex, nofollow’ name=’robots’/>
<b:else/>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;index&quot;’>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.url == data:blog.homepageUrl’>
<meta expr:content=’data:blog.title’ name=’keywords’/>
<meta content=’index, follow’ name=’robots’/>
</b:if>
<b:else/>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageTitle != data:blog.title’>
<meta expr:content=’data:blog.pageName’ name=’keywords’/>
</b:if>
</b:if>
<meta content=’GOOGLE VERIFICATION CODE’ name=’google-site-verification‘/>
<meta content=’BING VERIFICATION CODE’ name=’msvalidate.01’/>
<meta content=’YANDEX VERIFICATION CODE’ name=’yandex-verification’/>
<meta content=’global’ name=’distribution’/>
<meta content=’1 days’ name=’revisit’/>
<meta content=’1 days’ name=’revisit-after’/>
<meta content=’document‘ name=’resource-type’/>
<meta content=’all’ name=’audience’/>
<meta content=’general’ name=’rating’/>
<meta content=’all’ name=’robots’/>
<meta content=’en-us’ name=’language’/>
<meta content=’USA’ name=’country’/>
<meta content=’FACEBOON INSIGHT ID HERE’ property=’fb:admins’/>
<meta content=’@twitter.com/TWITTER ID’ name=’twitter:site’/>
<meta content=’@TWITTER ID’ name=’twitter:creator’/>
<link href=’https://plus.google.com/GOOGLE+ ID/about’ rel=’author’/>
<link href=’https://plus.google.com/GOOGLE+ ID/posts’ rel=’publisher’/>
</b:if>
<!– All In One SEO Pack Blogger Blogspot By: sharjeeltahir.com End –>

Customization:

  1. Change GOOGLE VERIFICATION CODE )With your google verification code you ‘ll get from in you google webmaster tools.
  2. Change (BING VERIFICATION CODE) With your Bing verification code you ‘ll get from in you Bing webmaster tools.
  3. Change (YANDEX VERIFICATION CODE) With your YANDEX verification code you ‘ll get from your Account.
  4. USA with your country like pk,uk etc.
  5. FACEBOOK INSIGHT ID HERE With you FB admins ID.
  6. TWITTER ID With your twitter username.
  7. GOOGLE+ ID  With your google ID you ‘ll find Google ID more than once.
  8. That’s all Save it.>

Blog Headings:

We use headings for Determine the value of a text in a paragraph. In SEO we use H1 in blog titles and h2 in the post title.
  1. Go again in the template in the menu and click edit HTML.
  2. With CTRL+F Search H3.
  3. Change all H3 From CSS to HTML all 8 or 9 to H2.

Optimize Comments:

Comments are good for every blog. With the help of comments, you ‘ll know how visitors feels in your blog and what problems they notice. Some Peoples add links in comments as a reference. This makes damage your search rankings.we have to make these (Nofollow) or External Nofollow.
  1. Again go to your menu and Click Template.
  2. Click Edit Html.
  3. Now find below piece of code by using CTRL+F
expr:href=’data:post.createLinkUrl’
Just replace the above code with given code below:
rel=’external nofollow’ expr:href=’data:post.createLinkUrl’

Save It.

Optimizing Blog Labels

For better navigation, we use tags in blogger because blogger URL accessed with tags and mostly create problems for search bots. So we need to tell them how?

  • Go to Blog Template > HTML >> Proceed
  • Search for This piece of Code:

<a expr:href=’data:label.url’

Replace it with this:

<a expr:href=’data:label.url’ rel=’tag’

Save Template and that’s all for Labels.

Note: If rel=’tag’ already exists then don’t change anything, leave it as it is.

Blog Description:

  • Now on menu click settings and click Basic.
  • Now edit your description (Max 500 Words) for your blog (Most important) For every blog.
  • This ‘ll also increase your traffic from search engines.
  • Also, see that is your blog visible in search engines.
  • Save it.

There is another step where you need to add the description.

  • Click settings then click search preferences.
  • Now on top add the description(150 max words) for search engine search results.
  • This is the help google bot for know that what is your site about.
  • Save it.

Blog Archives:

Mostly in default templates blog archives shown on the homepage, this ll create problems for google bot. To fix this simply

  1. Go to Blog’s Template >> HTML >> Proceed
  2. Search for this piece of Code

<a class=’post-count-link’ expr:href=’data:i.url’>

Replace above code with one below:

<a rel=”archives” class=’post-count-link’ expr:href=’data:i.url’>

Save template and that’s all done about Archives.

Add Robot.txt:

8 Killer Blogspot SEO Tips For Bloggers 1

In blogger there is an option called, robot.txt is very important for blogspot seo. Robot.txt Tell search engines that what need to index and what not.
For this

  • Again settings and click Search preferences.
  • Then click robot.txt and enable it.
  • Add below code and-and don’t forget to change URL with yours 😀
  • Save it.

User-agent: Media partners-Google
Disallow:
User-agent:
Disallow: /search
Allow: /
Sitemap: https://sharjeeltahir.com/feeds/posts/default?orderby=UPDATED

  • Click settings and click
  • And set like below image.
  • save it

Custom Robots Header tags:

There is an option in settings/search preferences called custom robots header tags. Enable it and set it like the image below.

8 Killer Blogspot SEO Tips For Bloggers 2

Final Words:

That’s all necessary steps for blogspot SEO. I hope these SEO tips will help you to get more traffic from Search Engines. If you find any problem please explain in below comment section I ‘ll do my best to resolve your issue thanks.

40 thoughts on “8 Killer Blogspot SEO Tips For Bloggers

  1. hii.. These are some helpful and effective tips for SEO beginners. Good work ! I have learn new things about SEO here. Thanks for sharing this article. Keep sharing these valuable tips.

  2. Very joyful post. I just stumble upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed browsing your blog posts.

  3. I love the fact that you have a plug-in for media tags and descriptions keep up the good work. Man you’re awesome and I enjoyed reading your article on 8 killer tips for blogging.

  4. Blogspot is indeed a huge platform for new bloggers to start with, you can still build a successful blog with blogspot if you do the right thing and follow the right channel.

    I will bookmark this information you just shared and implement it on my blog.

    Thanks for the post

  5. You have covered this topic greatly. But I will suggest all of you to use wordpress because SEO is very easy in WordPress.

    Thanks for sharing.

  6. Sharjeel Tahir Nice work… blogger is good platform for beginners as well as for those who want to learn and grip on blogging.. i Am also using also using it a have crated a website http://www.newpakjobs.com
    I found it best platform.. i don’t need WordPress.. i am still using it..

  7. I would have to say you’ve created a great tutorial for anyone trying Blogspot for the first time. It looks like you’ve included everything anyone would need to know. My personal preference is WordPress. I find it very to use, but a beginner might not feel the same way.
    I’m taking a look at your WordPress vs Blogspot post next!

  8. As SEO and Contents there is a major role of SEO optimized template. with seo optimized template
    you blog will be on top position in google fastly. so you can download free Premium templates from
    ChopTemplate

  9. Great information about SEO optimizing. nofollow, blog labels optimizing. optimizing is very important blog or website. An explanation is very good with clear coding and text.

  10. Attention guys..! These tips are really very impressive. I have used these tips and it gave huge positive impact on my site. Thank you so much.
    Regards:
    SEOseekerworld

  11. i think ur robots.txt is not good for seo
    u should allow all robots like this http://www.mylivestream.online/robots.txt

  12. These are all very interesting On page SEO tips we already following these tips and really get a positive points. If someone try to start their blogging journey then they should must keep in mind all these tips. Thanks for sharing this great tutorial with US.

  13. Perfect information about blogspot which i was looking for. I am also creating my own blog so i was looking for the information like this. This post will be useful for beginners and bloggers. Thank you for your effort. Keep sharing information like this.

Leave a Comment