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How to Add Meta Tags to Blogger

You will learn how to use meta tags in Blogger posts, pages, and the homepage. Adding meta tags and descriptions does have its own benefits in SEO.

What are meta tags?

Meta tags are the snippets that show the description of your post when searched on Google.

These little snippets of writing are what people do read below your post title in search results before they enter your site.

Does SEO benefit from Meta tags?

Google itself has announced that meta tags do not improve SEO, but SEO experts do recommend using meta tags.

SEO experts do claim that meta tags do increase SEO, despite what Google said, as mentioned above in this article.

Let’s prove those SEO experts right or wrong. That is why we have a bounce rate, and it affects your SEO.

What causes bounce rate are: poor meta tag description; post contents that don’t relate to the post title.

As you see, having a good meta tag description will reduce your bounce rate and boost your SEO.

Then SEO experts are not wrong, so I have proved them right. Google is just trying to let us know that meta tags will not miraculously push your site or posts to the top of search results.

Well, applying the techniques of an SEO expert is good because adding meta tags to your posts will help beat your competitors who failed to add meta tags to their posts.

How to Display Meta Tags in Blogger, In posts and pages, including the Homepage

Now login to your blogger account and go to settings. While under settings, scroll down gently where you will see Meta tags> Enable search by description.

Now check the box to enable the search for the search description on your site. By doing so, the search description function will be enabled on your site, which will allow you to add meta tags on your posts and homepage.
After you’ve checked the search description meta tags box, enter your site’s search description, which should be no more than 150 characters.
Now that you have checked the search description meta tags, it will also be enabled for posts and pages.

Now head to your post section.


You will be able to add meta tags and descriptions both to old and new posts.

Which means you can add the meta tag description while creating a new post or editing the old ones.

Adding meta tags to blogger posts and pages

The process of adding meta tags on Blogger pages is the same as with posts.

So we are going to be using posts as an example. If you know how to add meta tags on posts, you will also know how to add them on pages.

How to Add Meta Tags to Blogger Posts

Now head to your posts section, where your posts are listed, You can either go to create a new post or edit the old ones, You will be your own post-production editor. Another option will appear when you tap on the settings icon. You will see the permalink, location, and search description.

Enter the search description, which can be up to 150 characters long.

With the search description, you can add a meta tag description to all your individual posts.

You can also do the same on all pages and posts, which can reduce your bounce rate.

Why is Google not showing my meta tags?

Most beginners have complained that Google is not showing meta tags.

Once you have followed the steps in this article, it may take time for Google to crawl your posts.

Most of the time, Google shows what they want because they want to show everything related to the search questions.

But if you follow this meta tags description article plus these 10 Blogspot (Blogger) SEO Tips for Bloggers, then there is nothing for you to worry about.

Just add your meta description and write your articles as usual. That is all.

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