Blogger SEO settings 2019: Robots.txt, Meta tag and Meta description.


In previous blogs, you have learned about how to start a blog on blogger and about the custom domain name for a new blog and other blogging related information. In this article, we are talking about Blogger SEO settings.

SEO is the main factor for our blog and if we want to rank our blog on search engines then we need to make some SEO settings for our blog.

These SEO settings help our blog to rank on search engines and it will be indexing our article in the search engine then your article will appear on the first page of search engine results.

Blogger (Blogspot) SEO settings are simple and you can apply these settings to your blog in no time.

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Let's start:

1.Basic Settings:

 

As you can see on your blogger dashboard there is a setting option on the left side of your dashboard(Click on Setting).

So, basic settings are including your blog name and description of your blog and privacy.

Blog name: Blog name must be an including your main keyword. It depends on your blog niche.

Ex. If your blog niche is images downloading site then your domain name must be including image keyword once. (Title: Pixy- Royalty free images.)

Description: Description is one kind of summary of your blog. In the description, you have to mention your blog in just within 500 characters(It is not 500 words).

Privacy: This option is just asking you about your blog visible on search engine or not. You must mark yes Let search engines find your blog.

2. HTTPS Redirect:




HTTPS redirect is increasing your blog security. Turning on HTTPS Availability will allow visitors to view your blog over an encrypted connection by visiting your site.

3. Meta tag description:



There is search preference on your blog dashboard (Click on it). Meta tag description is short tags description means it will be used by Google crawlers to crawl your site properly. It will help to crawl your article and your pages properly.

In SEO settings the meta tag description is mattered more than basic SEO settings.

So do it carefully.

4. Robots.txt: 


Robots.txt is a standard used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots.



How to find robots.txt?

You can find it using Google.

Paste this into Google search box: https://www.yoursitename.com/robots.txt

Yoursitename= It is must include your site name. If your site name is pixy then it looks like this.

https://www.pixy.com/robots.txt

And the result looks like this.




5. Custom Robot header tags:



This is used to indexing your homepage and posts and pages on different kinds of search engines.
These header tags allow you to specify custom header tags for pages of your blog.


Advanced SEO settings:


After the basic settings completed then next step is advanced SEO setting which contains the verification process of your site to search engines like Google and submit a sitemap to the webmaster tools

All search engine accepts all sites through its webmaster tools which different all kinds of search engines.

Let's take an example of Google webmaster tools:

Google webmaster tools allow us to verify our blog quickly. We just have to add a property in search console and then verification process.

A verification process will be done via integration of codes, and then Google will verifying successful if it will match the codes. Please copy that codes and paste it between head tag of your site.

After this process, your site is registered on the Google search engine.

So this is the process of website verification to the Google search console.

Next step is submitting a sitemap to search console:



Sitemap: A sitemap is a way of organizing a website, identifying the URLs and the data under each section. Previously, the sitemaps were primarily geared for the users of the website.

A sitemap will be created using the sitmap.xml extension.

Ex: https://www.yoursitename.com/sitemap.xml


After that submit it.

So these are basic SEO setting in Blogger (Blogspot) blogging platform.

In WordPress, all these processes are done via SEO plugins like Yoast SEO plugins and All in one SEO plugins and Rankmatch SEO plugins.


I hope this post will help you to make SEO settings for your blog.

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1. Why Wordpress is the best blogging platform?

2. Wordpress vs Blogger: Which is the best blogging platform?

3. Bluehost review: Everything you need to know about Bluehost hosting.

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