Few lines of description can define the quality of your blog post or it can also create curiosity in your reader’s mind for your blog post.
Are you getting , what I am trying to explain you???
Here I am talking about the ” Description “. A few lines of description can explain about your whole post completely.
In search engine results, it used as meta description. Meta description is the second thing which every Googler reads after the post title. If your meta description is really attractive then reader will surely attract towards your blog post and will also read your post interestingly. 😀
In short, Meta description tag is an HTML or XML element which tell about the web page to search engine crawlers. Adding meta description in your every blogger post can improve the ranking of your blog post in search engines like Google. You should always write meta description in your blog post in order to improve your search ranking and also to attract readers from Google. 😀
If you are new to blogger platform then you must need to learn that How to add meta description in blogger post. So follow the steps below which I am going to explain you. 😀
Add Meta Description in Blogger Post
In order to add meta description in your blogger post, you need to enable this feature from your blogger dashboard.
1. Login to your blogger dashboard.
2. Go to Settings >> Search Preferences & find the meta tags section there.
By default, this feature is disabled for your blog as you can see in the above screenshot.
3. Click on Edit as you can see in the above image then choose ” YES ” in the meta tags section as showing in the below image. Now you can place meta description for your home page by writing in the below given box.
4. Now click on ” Save Changes ” button & You are Done. 😀
After doing all this, you need to be sure that you are using default blogger templates. If you are using custom or premium blogger templates and this feature is not working with your template then you need to do one more thing in your blogger template.
Sometimes it happens that these search preferences feature doesn’t work with custom blogger templates. To work meta description feature properly with your custom blogger template,
5. Go to Template >> Edit HTML.
6. Now search for <head> in the HTML part of the theme & then paste the following code below <head>.
<b:if cond=’data:blog.metaDescription != ""’>
<meta expr:content=’data:blog.metaDescription’ name=’description’/>
7. Click on Save Changes & You are Done. 😀
Add Meta Description in Every Blogger Post
After following above steps correctly, whenever you will write blogger posts or edit blog posts then you will see a search description box in the sidebar where you can add meta description for your articles as you can see in the below screenshot.
Simply add meta description for your blog post in the search description box & then click on DONE. 😀
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This was the complete tutorial on How to add meta description in blogger post. In this article, I have explained you that how you can enable search description feature from search preferences section under settings in your blogger dashboard. Now you should use this feature wisely and should write attractive meta description for your blog post which can attract both readers and search crawlers. This feature will surely improve your search traffic. If you really feel that this post is helpful to your then must share this post on social sites & also subscribe to this blog to get the latest updates in your mail box. Thanks for reading & HAPPY BLOGGING. 😀