Adjust Blogger Title Tags to Improve SEO

By Muhammad Faisal 16 comments
This article is related to SEO that how to improve search engine optimization for blogger blogspot blog. In this article we will discuss how to edit and correct the title tags of blogger blog to improve page rank in search engine results. By default the blogger title tags are not search engine optimized because the order is not correct the blog title is followed by post title which search engines really don't like and you could not get the targeted traffic that's why you have to manually optimize them, and this is a big disadvantage as compared to other plat forms like Wordpress or TypePad. Where they have built in SEO modules which help them to get higher in search results.

The default title tags of blogger are like that “first blog name and then post title or title of the post”, which is not search engine friendly and popular search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing don’t give them much importance. Instead of this the search engine gives more importance to the title tags, where the blog name comes after the post title. Following example will show you the main difference of default and SEO optimized title tags. First the default title tags which looks like Blog Name | Post Name.

As you have seen the default title tags there is just a simple trick with which it becomes search engine optimized and you could get the targeted traffic.

Following steps will help you to improve search engine rankings:

Editing Title tags for better SEO

1. Login to Blogger. From the dashboard go to Design > Edit HTML

2. Now find the code given below by simply pressing Ctrl + F key in the HTML tab

<title><data:blog.pageTitle/></title>

3. Now replace it with the following code (Ctrl + C copy, Ctrl + V paste)

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<title><data:blog.pageName/> |
<data:blog.title/></title>
<b:else/>
<title><data:blog.pageTitle/></title>
</b:if>

4. And that's all you're done now click on Save Template and then View Blog.

As you have seen that your page title comes before you blog title. Now you will see a significant improvement in traffic accessing your site.



I hope this tutorial will help you to "Adjust Blogger Title Tags to Improve SEO" for your blogger blogspot blog. To learn more about Blogger that How to Add Meta Tags to Blogger, How to Submit Blog in directories, how to Add Categories Section, or how to Setup Feedburner follow the links.


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16 comments for this post

  1. it is informative technique for a bloggers.

  2. Titles plays one of major role in driving traffic into your pages. To get well optimize your titles make them keyword rich and ensure the title explains what the page is about. Title tags are important to attract visitors and rank in search engine results. Search engines usually uses the title tags to display your page title as a headline in search engine results.
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  4. I get an error message that reads:
    Error parsing XML, line 24, column 48: The entity "ampquot" was referenced, but not declared.

  5. Hello
    I am getting some error message while saving it

    please tell me once how to solve it
    I am getting error message like this
    Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure that all XML elements are closed properly.
    XML error message: The entity "ampquot" was referenced, but not declared.

    Error 500

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  7. Hi Thank you very much for your sharing.
    i have tried out the HTML code provided, but i have found that HTML code was same as original HTML already in My Blogger.
    Can you help and recommend any other way can help to improve my blog SEO ranking Please?
    This is my site:
    http://lvcarcareservices.blogspot.com/

  8. I get this error message when previewing my site

    "Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure that all XML elements are closed properly.
    XML error message: The entity "ampquot" was referenced, but not declared.

    Error 500"

    Probably it's because I'm using a dynamic template.

    Site is here for a working example of a dynamic template:

    Winnie's Korean Fashion Blogmart

  9. Winnie Tan:

    Thanks for showing the error. I've done correction, you can now check it on your site.

    Thanks,

    ADMIN

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  12. Very Informative Blog on title tags ...

    Thanks for Sharing !!

  13. Thanks for sharing the steps to optimize the blog title, i was really looking for this information. Thanks for sharing

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