(Last Updated On: December 12, 2016)
Adding Meta tags are the first step for bloggers to increase blog search engine optimization. In wordpress you can easily add meta description. Some year ago blogger didn’t have any search preference option but now in blogger there have a search preference section. Today I’m share here, how to add Meta description in your blogger blog. Before going to the point First to know what is Meta description and how it’s work.
Meta Description –
Meta Description is a Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) Format that describe about your page. You can’t see Meta description in your website or blog pages; it will show on search engine results. Meta description main works is telling search engine crawlers what type of page it is.
How to add Meta description in blogger ?’
First you have to enable Meta tags in your blogger. To enable meta tags –
Go Blogger >> Dashboard >> Setting >> Search Preferences >> Meta Tags >> Description [ Click yes to enable search engine description]. Now write a brief description of your blog in 150 characters. This description will show on search result. Click save changes.
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How to add Meta tag in every post ?
Now go your blog post section. Create a new post you will see right side search description option (Like below screenshot). Where you can write your post meta description. If you already post some article in your blog without any meta tag, you have to edit each post to add Meta description.
How to check is Meta tag work ?
You can check your meta tags by using this free meta tag checker tool. Go Here
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How to Solve Meta Description problem ?
Sometime meta description didn’t work for some blog. This problem mainly came from blogger template. If you use blogger custom template your meta description will work properly. But some template does not contain necessary code. You have to implement a small piece of code in your blog template to work meta tags properly.
Go Blogger >> Template >> Edit HTML >> Using CTRL + F find this tag
Now paste the below code just before or above <b:skin>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.metaDescription != ""’>
<meta expr:content=’data:blog.metaDescription’ name=’description’/>
I think this process surely help you to solve meta tags problem. In this process if face any trouble leave a comment below. For more update subscribe our email newsletter.