21 November 2012

Add Meta Tags on Blogger

meta tagIf you are running for SEO then you must heard about the term meta tag.If you don't know what meta tags are, and the importance of adding meta tagson your site, here is the detailed article on how to add them to your blogger(blogspot) blogs or any other website.Adding meta tags is very important if you want to get some good traffic from search engines like google,yahoo,bing,etc,especially the meta description part is the most important one.As search engine bots love this tags.If you don't know what meta tags are then let you know,Metatags are  the tags which describes your site and tells the search engines what your site is all about. Adding meta tags is an important factor in  Search Engine Optimization  (SEO). Meta tags are a great way for webmasters to provide search engines with information about their sites shortly. Meta tags can be used to provide information to all sorts of clients, and each system processes only the meta tags they understand and ignores the rest.

Here is an example. This is what we got when we typed 'TechTrickHome' in the Google Search Engine.

As you can see in the above screenshot, " blog about seo,blogging tricks,web designing,online money earning methods etc.. " is the meta tags description which we added to this site.

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You have to add two meta tags to the head section of your blogger template. One is the Meta description which describes your site and another one is Meta Keywords which tells about your site keywords means what your site is all about.Isn't .it cool?Then let's go through the tutorial part.

Add Meta Tags

  • Log onto your blogger dashboard->template->edit html
  • In the "edit html" tab search(ctrl+f) for <head> tag and  to do as the below screenshot

DESCRIPTION HERE:Write your blog description
KEYWORDS:Write the keywords of your blog
AUTHOR NAME:Write the author's name(Your name)

  • save changes

Note:Many people are just filling the meta description with keywords. DON'T DO THAT. 
Google and other search engines will ban your site from the search engines list if you repeat 
your keywords too often. Make sure you don't repeat any keyword more than 3 times.

That's it!You have successfully added the metatags on your blogger  blog.If you want to check 
whether you added the meta tags correctly or not,just type 'meta tags analyzer tool' in the 
Google and you will find so many sites which can check whether you have added the tags correctly or not.Any quary regarding this?use the comment box below.

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10 comments: Leave Your Comments

  1. Meta Tags can definitely help search engines identify your blogs and help you generate more hits.

  2. i ignore this thing.Let me check my meta tag and if not. I will do this. thanks

  3. how do you add the "title" in the HTML?

  4. This is cool! I'm trying this out now on our blog! ^◡^


  5. Great information. Thanks for sharing, I bookmarked your page and will try to do this on my blog/site.

  6. Hi there,

    My first visit to your site and I've realized how much I missed in design part of my blog. This is wonderful stuff, I've implemented the stuff you've mentioned here. Hope it brings me good fruits. :)



  7. I aggree with you, Meta are essential for SEO and helps to rank better in search engine. Meta help