How to Add meta tags to blogger (blogspot) blogs -SEO

 

meta tags in blogger 

 

This article will help you add meta tags to blogger. If you need more traffic from Search engines, then Meta Tags should be given high priority.They help search engines to Index your site easily. Matt Cuts head of Google’s Webspam team says that Google ignore meta tags, still a lot of search engines rely on them .In simple words these tags tell the search engine what is your site all about. Search engines index webpages more accurately with the help of Meta tags. Inshort they Meta tags communicate with search engines and gives more information about the site.

 

Follow these simple steps :

 

  • You are required to sign into blogger. Then click on Design (layout)

 

design section 
  • Now click on the Edit Html

 

edit html section
  • Search for the below code (press Ctrl + F)

 <b:include data=’blog’ name=’all-head-content’/>

 

  • Add the code after the above line
<meta content=’DESCRIPTION HERE’ name=’description’/>
<meta content=’KEYWORDS HERE’ name=’keywords’/>
<meta content=’AUTHOR NAME HERE’ name=’author’/>
<meta content=’All’  name=’ ROBOTS ‘ />
  • Note:Adding the  highlighted code  is not essential but its useful in case of some search engines

  • Look at the screen shot on how it looks after adding the Meta Tags

screenshot
  •   Click on Save Template.

Note:
  • Always Backup your Template before editing the code
  • Don’t just add any descriptions and keyword.add appropriate keywords    
  • Never just add just keywords in description
  • Analyze your Meta Tags using Meta Tag Analyzer,check whether meta tags are added properly

 

Author: Anish Sangamam

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