Do you know adding Meta tags in Blogger/ Blogspot improves your SEO by 20%, most Blogspot users don’t know about this? Meta tags play an improvement in SEO especially in Blogspot without proper SEO settings your blog will be at the end of Google and am sure you don’t want that for your blog.
The important reason why adding Meta tags is that the information provided in that tag affects your search engine rankings.
Let’s get started before it’s too late… Lol
What are Meta Tags?
According to Wikipedia, Meta tags are snippets of text that describe a page’s content; the meta tags don’t appear on the page itself, but only in the page’s code.
Meta elements are tags used in HTML and XHTML documents to provide structured metadata about a Web page. They are part of a web page’s head section. Multiple Meta elements with different attributes can be used on the same page.
Before moving to how to upload meta tags to the blogger you need to know that keyword meta tags are don’t play important roles in search engines anymore as they do before.
How to Upload Meta Tags to blogger
Don’t forget I said adding Meta Tags in Blogspot plays an important role in BlogSpot SEO, adding metadata to BlogSpot is a little bit confusing if you have a low understanding about playing with HTML but don’t worry I will put you through.
Before we proceed its important to check if the meta tags already existed on blogger blog to avoid duplicate meta tags in Blogspot.
If it exists you don’t need to add it again so it doesn’t affect your SEO.
- Sign in your blogger dashboard.
- Look for Theme Section by the left-hand corner and click after that click Edit HTML.
- A new Windows will pop-up, if you using your personal computer then click CTRL + F and search for <head> and hit the enter key.
- Now add the following meta code.
I will explain the function of each meta tag as we add them…
How to add Meta Title Tag to Blogspot
The meta title tag tells the search engine what the topic on the webpage is all about.
How to add Meta description Tag to Blogspot
To make use of the meta description below add it after placing the title tag.
How to add Meta Contents Tag to Blogspot
Each meta content has its own function like the meta robot txt tells google to crawl, google meta verification function as a way to verify that your Blogspot is ready to be crawled by Google and so on…
Add the Meta content after the meta description tag.
If you want to add all the above Meta tag at once copy it below:
Thanks for reading this how to add meta tags in Blogspot, if you have any question to ask in the comment box.