How To Make Your BlogSpot Blogs Post Title SEO Friendly?

How To Make Your BlogSpot Blogs Post Title SEO Friendly?

Post titles are the main attraction of your site and blog. This is the first piece of text that a visitor sees to get to your sites post. Learning how to optimize your Blogger post titles for SEO is really important for ranking better in search results. Blogger Blogs post title is not seo optimized by default because they show the Blog title first and then the Post title which is not good for SEO and appearing in search results. Post title optimization of your blog will not only make your search results appear smart but also increase traffic as more keywords will be show in the results. This title cannot be set from the search preferences as we have done before for configuring blogger settings. This will also help in the indexing rate of the blog getting higher and crawlers may start to also come often to your blog because of the simplicity of the titles that are fixed and optimized now.

Why do Blogger Post Titles need to be SEO Optimized?

One of the important bits of a blog is the content, structure and the title as if even one of them is not optimized and not fully in function and applied as it should be you may get less traffic and not rank well. In a default blogger template the blog title is shown first and after the post title which is very bad for SEO and may confuse the readers while deciding to visit your blog or not. Search Engine Optimization is more than 50% of your hard work in a site that help you create all those strong links and get that valuable trust with the search engine but all this will happen when you start to get some sort of organic searches. Be patient and follow the tutorial below to get one step closer to increasing the number of visitors to your blog.

Optimizing your Blog Post Title for SEO

Below is a detailed step-by-step guide on how you can optimize the post title in blogger of any niche blog because it will benefit your SEO and ranks. Please backup your Template before proceeding any further with the optimization in case anything goes wrong.

Note: Only follow the tutorial if you are using one of the free and default templates provided by Blogger. Most templates available nowadays are already optimized by default.


Step 1: First of all go to Blogger homepage and select the desired blog you want to optimize. After doing this on the left menu select Template > Edit HTML

Making The Post Title SEO Optimized in BlogSpot

Step 2: Now you will have to press CTRL+F and look for <title> you will have to do some editing the HTML of your template and replace the default code with an optimized title code for BlogSpot which will be provided in the next step.

Search for this code
Making Blog Post Title SEO Friendly (HTML Code)

Title code that needs replacement

Final Step: This is the part where you will need to delete the code and replace it with the one given below which will make sure that your post title is showing in the first place and after it shows blog title.

<title>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;index&quot;'>
<data:blog.pageTitle/>
<b:else/>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != &quot;error_page&quot;'>
<data:blog.pageName/> | <data:blog.title/>
<b:else/>
Page Not Found | <data:blog.title/>
</b:if>
</b:if>
</title>

It should like like this after you replaced the code
Output result after replacing the old code with the seo optimized one

This code is not only to optimize titles but it also shows 404 error page title on a link that is no longer available. You have now successfully made your Blog Post Title SEO friendly and optimized.

Ask for Help?

If you have any problem in adding the seo optimized title code to your blogs template then please let me know in the comments below and I will be more than happy to help you. Stay tuned!

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