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0 Add Meta Keywords and Description Tags in Blogger - SEO Boost

If you are on Blogger, you must have observed by now a slow search traffic in Comparision with other custom domain sites or even a WordPress blog. Why does this happen?

Well, Even though Google has good integration with Blogger Blogspot and their hosted sites, they lack in little more additional features such as meta keywords and description tags to individual posts. (What are meta tags?) It doesn't mean Blogger is not SEO friendly but with these additional things you will be able to achieve faster search traffic and hence better search rankings.

Producing quality content is very important in Website making but being able to reach those thousand of online visitors is a key to better success. Meta keywords and description tags will surely help you reach those goals.


WordPress have an edge over Blogspot here. Wordpress blogs are more SEO friendly in terms of sharing content to social networking profiles and in terms of meta tags search. Their link pinging system is also automatic with healthier keywords tagging system. Blogger needs to take care manually sometimes. But no issues, this article will simply help you get those points as well.

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Just login to blogger account and click on Edit HTML in Template section. All you need to do is to add below set of codes just above '<title>' tag OR just above '</head>' tag.



<b:if cond='data:blog.metaDescription != &quot;&quot;'>
    <meta expr:content='data:blog.metaDescription' name='description'/>
    <meta expr:content='data:blog.metaDescription' name='keywords'/>
</b:if>
<meta content='FOLLOW,INDEX' name='robots'/>



Adding meta codes in blogger template

Enable Meta Description in Blogger

Click on the Settings tab and select Search Preferences. Enable search description and enter the most appropriate keywords defining your blog's niche.


Blogger Search Description

Next time onwards whenever you create a new post, make sure you add search description tags in the Post settings.
Search Description in Post Settings

Enjoy! You have just made your blogger blog more SEO friendly. Also see Latest RSS Feed Directory Submission Sites to make your new links more visible on high PR sites.
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