19 responses

  1. Dr. Paresh
    March 23, 2012

    This is a great news for all blogspot user like me.
    And this I why your blog is successful you provide insight and write articles to solve problem of every damn blogger.This shows your hard work.

  2. Sachin
    March 23, 2012

    This is gonna help a lot on blogspot! Custom redirects and meta tags are useful stuff and as you said its time to think SERIOUSLY about SEO, because Google started cleaning spam and getting strict in SEO from there home BLOGSPOT. If they are doing in blogspot then Google will expect the same from others too!

  3. Jai
    March 23, 2012

    seems that finally Google have concentrated on Blogspot platform, can we consider that we get a standalone version of blogspot version soon..?

  4. jayaar
    March 23, 2012

    Thanks for the article, Harsh.
    As it is, there are many bloggers who are very comfortable with Blogspot blogs irrespective of the short comings compared to WordPress. Those bloggers (including myself) would be excited to use the features which would be very helpful in promotion of the blogs.
    Regards…..

  5. Manendra
    March 23, 2012

    Nice to see these options in blogger.
    What do you say is it now necessary to migrate from blogger to wordpress ? As the major reason of migrating from blogger to word press is these options and now blogger is providing by default..

  6. Rakesh Narang
    March 23, 2012

    This is a very good news for guys who feel comfortable in using Blogger. Blogger is getting closer to WP.

  7. Mikey
    March 23, 2012

    I have my website as mentioned in Website above and i have created good amount of backlinks for that. My question is that if i buy a custom domain than will it affect the SEO, and the keyword the site is rating on ? Pls i have been thinking from a long time now of buying custom domain but if SEO would go then no use of it. Suggest me

  8. Satyakam
    March 23, 2012

    Wow Great Share Harsh,
    This is the only thing blogspot was lacking in terms of SEO but WordPress is far ahead in my view.

  9. Chiranjeev
    March 23, 2012

    No Doubt blogger is getting more better . First the threaded commenting and now customizing search preferences it’s very good for blogger user.

  10. Kathir
    March 23, 2012

    much needed for blogspot bloggers..

  11. Sinoj
    March 23, 2012

    Great news!. Should I remove current description of my blog which already added in template code?

  12. shenoyjoseph
    March 24, 2012

    hello Harsh Agarwal i want to know more about other features in the blogpost. when i writing a new article on my blog i have seen different options on right side like location, label and i noticed one special option called Search Descritpion. What is Search Description in the blogger?

    • Amit
      March 24, 2012

      Hey Shenoy, Search description is a short paragraph (about 120 characters) which is helpful for search engines and search users to understand the content on that page. See the source of this page for an example.

  13. Bryan
    March 26, 2012

    hello Harsh.. good article … it is good news for the Blogspot users.. Custom redirects and meta tags were some of the demerits of Blogspot when compared to WordPress. this shows how much importance Google is placing on SEO..
    thanks for the post Harsh

  14. Bisnis Fashion
    June 3, 2012

    Thanks for the great article, i am a newbie blogspot user… Anybody here can help me with SEO boosted ready robots.txt really appreciate if you can share me.

  15. Shubhajit
    November 25, 2012

    Not just because of SEO but there are various plugins in wordpress that make it more professional and user friendly. However, I find blogger more user friendly for non-technical guy like me. blogger or wordpress, the thing is Google has also started clean the garbage in web, it will take time but there will be a time when content and user friendly thing only rule. Even if you write an obscure topic but write with full research and dedication, the page will come on the top. even my assumption is even interlinking between sites also promote because of well written content one page.

  16. Shariful Islam Razu
    August 31, 2013

    Hello Harsh Agrawal, First thanks for your important article about blogspot seo. I am newbie in blogger. I just found what i looking for many days. I have one question that is it wise to remove all the label which is already index on google.

    • Harsh Agrawal
      September 4, 2013

      @Shariful
      Labels doesn’t help or solve a purpose for search engines. They are useful for site navigation and structure, but not for search engines. I would recommend to noindex them, and remove them from search engines.

  17. Rafay Ansar
    February 11, 2014

    Harsh Agarwal why there is not settings in home page and default for post and pages?

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