How to Add Meta Tags for Every Post in Blogger Blog?

Adding different or unique meta tags for every post will make your blogger blog perform better in the search engines. WordPress blogs have got some plugins that will provide the option to add unique meta descriptions to each and every post. But, this is not the case with Blogger until now. Just recently, Blogger has introduced the option of adding meta description tags in all the blogger posts.

Benefits of Adding Meta Description Tags for a Blog

Google will use this meta description as a snippet while displaying our website or blog in the search engine result pages just below the title. In technical terms, a meta description tag tells Google what your page is actually about.

Hence, adding different meta description tags will help in optimizing your blog for Search Engines.

How to Add Meta Tags to Each and Every Blog Posts in Blogger?

  1. Go to draft.blogger.com using your blogger account.
  2. Then Go to Settings > Search Preferences.
  3. Chose option “Yes” under “Enable search description” and enter the meta description for your homepage.
    Add Meta Descriptions for Blogger Posts
  4. Save Changes. By doing so, meta description option will be enabled for all your internal blogger posts.

    Note: This setting won’t work mostly in custom blogger templates and so we’ll have to insert some code to enable it. Go to Template > Edit HTML > Proceed and copy the below lines of code and paste it just below the <head> tag.

    <b:if cond=’data:blog.metaDescription != &quot;&quot;’>
    <meta expr:content=’data:blog.metaDescription’ name=’description’/>
    </b:if>

  5. Save your blogger template.
  6. Now, you can add meta description for every blog post. You’ll find a new option In the post editor for “Search Description”.

    Tip: Limit your description to 150 characters or 15 keyword phrases for better indexing.

    Add Search Description in Blogspot Blogs

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22 Comments to “How to Add Meta Tags for Every Post in Blogger Blog?”

  1. JEET says:

    wow..really nice information..it worked for me..thanks dear to share it over here
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  2. JEET says:

    Wow its worked for me thanks dear to share it over here.

  3. Goyat says:

    Very-2 Thanks Dear Admin.I am having a custom template but it is already having these codes.And also plz post some info about Permlinks (Blogger).
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  4. important article all the bloggers like to do search engine optimization and come to a good place in search results
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  5. Narender says:

    Dear Admin can you Please Give Me A Blogger Widget Without Advertising Link.Its Recent Posts Headliner Widget.
    I wanna show My Recent Posts As Headlines Under My Top Menu Of Blogger Template (Not On a sidebar).
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  6. Excellent Trick
    Thanks a lot
    Perfect working on my Website
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    Mamata Infotech By Dasharath Santra Masat Hooghly West Bengal India
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  7. Nitin Singh says:

    I am new on blogger my blog is http://www.wikiboogle.blogspot.in/ i am very confuse about meta tag in search on google i found ur blog, so nice info. thank you very much.

  8. Dyna smith says:

    tell me one thing..i have already added a meta tag in blog template…… you are telling to add all post’s meta tags in blog template.. But i want to add meta tags in every post editor not all in blog template.. is this possible??? please suggest me……
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  9. Hemant says:

    ood Work 🙂
    Your Blogger Knowledge Is Increasing Too Much Day By Day Good 🙂
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  10. vipinlal says:

    sir please give in information about after i follow above steps How can i add keyword meta tag

    Thanks…………..

    • Hi, you don’t have to add keywords meta tag as it’ll have no impact on search rankings, however if you still want to add, simply add the below code under <title></title> tag in your template.

      <meta name='keywords' description='keyword1,keyword2,keyword3…'/>

  11. Link One Way says:

    Choosing the right “description” and the “keywords” meta tags is the most important part of on page optimization.

  12. Ranjit says:

    thanks for sharing this great post it will help me ………
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  13. This is really a cool feature for Blogger launched by Google. I don’t have any idea why this feature not included in the Blogger platform previously. BTW, it saves most of the time to create descriptions by using Blogger HTML code source.
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  14. Osho Garg says:

    Thanks You So Much For Sharing 🙂

    Really Needy This Post
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  15. hi i had updated my blog template , i just want to know that i had already added meta tag manually in my template , should i remove it or not.
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  16. Thanks for the sharing. It is for meta description, how about the meta tags?

  17. nice one i have add all the above steps than i had checked in richsnippets . instend of showing give search description . google randamly selecting search description from post . How to avoid this . i had tried many template . can you help me in this matter
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    • Although you’re using the meta tags in your blog, Google most of time displays relevant information (picked from your own blog) in the SERps. This isn’t bad at all and it will have no impact (harm) on your search rankings..

  18. Andi says:

    How to do it automatically?? I want to apply this to thousands of my previous post.
    What I want it to appear:

    I’ve try this but not work.. 🙁

    Any clue? 😀
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    • There is no automation to this process at this point of time…but I hope Blogger team will introduce the import/export feature to add multiple meta tags at once in the coming days..So, right now…manually doing it is the only way..

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