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Blogger is a free blog-publishing service owned by Google that allows private or multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries.

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I changed my domain name. How to keep my ranking and traffic?

Two weeks ago I changed my Blogger domain name from "energieshow.blogspot.com" to "lifeskills-coach.com". It works and redirects perfectly. But since I was afraid of losing my ranking and traffic in ...
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Why is Disallow: /search in Blogger's robots.txt?

Can anyone tell me what does this mean in Blogger's "robots.txt" file? Do I need to edit anything in it? Should I remove /search from the Disallow: line? User-agent: Mediapartners-Google Disallow: ...
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Blogger and Google App hosting at naked domain using 1&1

My web hosting is through 1&1.com. I'm trying to set up both blogger and Google Apps mail at the naked domain. I was able to get blogger set up on the www. version of the site by simply creating ...
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How do I tell blogger which image is the thumbnail to use in data:post.thumbnailUrl?

I recently started with blogger. I was tweaking the homepage a bit to display thumbnail and post excerpts with read more link. A lot of websites say to use this kind of code: <b:if cond='data:...
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Blogger dynamic template sometimes broken

In all browsers (IE, Chrome, etc.) in my office and in home and in all Blogger blogs using the dynamic template, I'm having this strange problem: No menu on the right side (except for the Subscribe ...
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Migrate Blogger Atom feed to self hosted blog

I have a blog running on blogger using my own domain (lets say www.example.com). The standard blogger Atom feed is available at www.example.com/feeds/posts/default Now I want to migrate my blog to a ...
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Image as a background for a website - good or bad?

Blogger has some quite awful templates to offer, but one way to make it look less terrible to the eye of a layman (me) is with this background picture: Yet, I haven't seen many popular blogs that do ...
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Can i export a wordpress site to html?

I want to export a wordpress site with themes and images to html format like we can do in blogspot. Is there a plugin or a tool for the same.
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How to add sitemap to my Blogspot blog? [closed]

I added a lot of pages in my blog. I need to track the blog traffic. If anyone know about adding sitemap to my blog, please send step by step tutorial for this process.
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Preserve and print a blog

When my daughter was born almost 5 years ago, we had the idea of posting various things about our lives, what she did as she was growing up, etc. The idea at the time was, when she's 18 we'll give ...
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How do I change an existing custom domain with Blogger to a new custom domain

I have a Blogger site which has a custom domain which I want to move one old domain to new. Let's pretend this is old-domain.com and new-domain.com. I want to: Preserve my search engine ranking as ...
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Is there any way to use HTTP 410 Gone on Google Blogger blogs?

I want to ask about HTTP 410 Gone if I can use it on Blogger Blogspot. As we know by default the wrong URL returned to 404 Not Found, but I want to remove some old blog posts and I want to return them ...
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Is using an external blogging platform and URL bad for SEO?

I want to add a blog to my website to update the user on the new features. The rest of the website is custom code and does not use any CMS. For the blog, I want to use something like Blogger and put ...
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How to block referral traffic without .htaccess?

I'm getting a lot of spam referral traffic on blogger, I searched for a way to block this traffic but I need to edit the .htaccess file which I don't have access to on blogger. Are there any other ...
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How can I export an existing blog hosted on Tumblr to Blogger?

My question is pretty simple: how can I export an existing blog hosted on Tumblr to Blogger?
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What are the minimum content and traffic requirements for Google AdSense?

I have a blog which is only 35 days old. What are the requirements for Google AdSense? How many page views are required and how old does the site have to be?
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How to transfer domain registered through Blogger to a new registrar?

I'm preparing a client for migrating his Blogger blog to a self-hosting WordPress site. The client is currently running his Blogger blog using a custom domain name which he registered through Blogger....
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how to fix blogger duplicate content m=1 m=0 problem

Anyone has a proven solution for blogger duplicate content indexing problem. My posts are indexed with m=0 and m=1 parameters. What I have done till now: blocked m=0 and m=1 on robots.txt (added: ...
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What are the advantages or disadvantages of using blogging platforms?

I want to create a blog and I want my own domain. It will be a blog mainly, but I don't exclude to add some sections for contacts and purchasing items from a store later. Since some weblog publishing ...
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How to use HTTPS canonical link tag in Blogger blog?

Look out, Google official security blog - http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com Above blog forced user to visit https link (without using any kind of JS), but normal Blogger blog serve both ...
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Adding my blog to my website

Hi I've got a blogspot blog. I want to display my posts in my HTML-Based website. What should I do? I've already tried adding it as RSS but failed. I want everything to look natural. I don't want my ...
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How to prevent Blogger from converting relative URLs to absolute URLs

If you create relative links in Blogger, it tends to automatically convert them into absolute links or to add http:// in front of the URL. Is there any way to prevent this? Update: I have reported ...
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Redirecting www and non www to HTTPS on blogger

I have a blog on Blogger and have activated HTTPS. This link works: https://www.example.com But this does not: https://example.com/ Is there a solution to this problem?
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Why do Blogger pageview stats and AdSense pageviews differ?

I run many blogs for online earnings but my blog in blogger page views: Total Pageviews 90,085 And that same blog page views in Google AdSense Total Pageviews 19,347 are different why? they reduced ...
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What is right way to prevent Blogspot blog's no country redirect?

Blogger uses country level domain e.g. same blog has different URL in different country e.g. if you open my blog http://java67.blogspot.com on India it will show http://java67.blogspot.in, but if you ...
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How can I get Google to not index archive pages in Blogger?

I'm using Blogger with a custom domain. When I use the Google search site:example.com, the top results are in the form Example: 2010-01-10. These are archive pages that Blogger generates. My relevant ...
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Is there a way to host a Blogger blog at the apex domain?

Is there a way to host a Blogger blog at the apex domain? I want to map http://example.com/ to http://example.blogspot.com/. Unfortunately, Google does not support the use of the apex domain with ...
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Is a zero second meta refresh tag to 301 a Blogger post a proper solution?

Blogger does not offer a possibility to 301 redirect a post (or the whole blog) to an external domain name (say mydomain.com). One is suggesting to use some zero second meta refresh tags in the header ...
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How to have a blogspot blog in my domain?

I have a blog at http://afsharm.blogspot.com. How can I have this blog and all old posts, comments and templates in my own domain like http://myowndomain.com/? Which specifications this domain must ...
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How to enable autoplay of a YouTube video in Blogger?

I am currently running a blog and trying to put an autoplay YouTube video on a post. I am using the code: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gxIv_ngpZYo?&...
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Move blogger homepage to custom URL

My Blogger blog is example.com. I tried to make my homepage URL as example.com/euphoria but couldn't find a way to do it through googling. I came to know that it not possible to create subfolder in ...
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Error 404 (Not Found)!

My website is www.sbsangpi.com and I checked the IP address of my website is (173.194.72.121). Whenever I browse 173.194.72.121, I got message "ERROR 404(Not Found)!!!" I use blogger and redirected ...
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Single site web proxy

I want to create a dynamic mirror or a single site web proxy for my blog on a different domain. I have access to a php based web hosting, I own the content on the original site and due to low traffic ...
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Why I cannot get monetized by Google? Are there unwritten rules?

I've created a website for a month or so. It's a hobby website that I was thinking that I could monetize it. The website is about stamps: https://introtostamps.blogspot.com/ I have another blogger ...
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What URL can I submit as a sitemap for a Blogger blog to Google Search Console?

In many of the articles, I found that I can submit sitemap of my blogger blog by inputting atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 as my sitemap URL. But when I did this, I got a ...
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Google not index my hosted-blog after adding custom domain

I started a blog 1 year ago. And my blog was appearing in Google search results. But, some days ago, I set up a custom domain with GoDaddy and submitted my new site and a fresh sitemap to Google ...
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Photo gallery for Blogspot blog

I don't think this is entirely possible, but here we go: I have a friend who has a Blogspot blog. He has posts with text, posts with videos and posts with photos... and he was wondering if there's ...
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If a blogging platform doesn't allow deletion of users personal data, who is liable under the GDPR?

I am using a company which offers free blogging service wordpress.com. On that service, there are European blogs with post contacts (name, email, telephone) which is not erasable by the users. ...
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(Blogger) Map GoDaddy Domain For Blogger Custom Domain

I just bought a new domain from GoDaddy (nurayka.net) and I want to use it for my .blogspot.com blog now. Here is my Blogger settings. And here is my GoDaddy DNS settings. After more than 24 hours, I ...
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How to do I stop a bot from from excessively crawling my Blogger site?

I just bought a domain for my Blogger site. I noticed an unusual rise in my page views, and I tried to trace the source of the traffic but it's a dead end... This excessive bot traffic got my AdSense ...
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blogger multiple custom domains?

I have two domains I'd like to use for the same blogger page (some-example.bloger.com) on two sites. One is blog.example.ca, the other domain is blog.meta-example.com Both should end up displaying ...
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Hide new Blogger posts from appearing on homepage and make them visible only under a specific label?

I am using Blogger. I want to write some posts under a label, say "Puzzles". I don't want the posts to appear on home page of my blog (as they show up normally). I just want them to appear when some ...
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Buying a custom domain for blogger

I'm about to move my blogger site to a custom domain. I do all the steps as told but whenever I find the perfect custom domain (that is free) I get redirected to Google apps for business. Is it ...
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Is it possible to use canonical tag in Blogger posts?

I found one of my blog post was cached by Google (www.example.com/post.html). I found that comment page of the post was also cached (www.example.com/post.html?showComment=1372054729698). These two ...
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SEO optimizing Blogger blogspots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? What are some way to optimize a Blogger blogspot for SEO? I have looked at several other articles, but ...
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Google Analytics on Blogger site only shows mobile traffic (desktop traffic is filtered)

My Google Analytics only shows mobile traffic. Somehow my desktop traffic is getting filtered. I have not filtered any devices myself. It's a Google Blogger site and the Universal Analytics ID is ...
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How can I force Blogger's 'search widget' to use HTTPS?

I've just set up CloudFlare for my website, so that I can run HTTPS (yes, I know it's not encrypted end-to-end... this is fine). All the images, script resources, etc. are now linked using protocol-...
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Impact of Blogger's country level redirect on traffic and ranking

As many of you know blogger displays different URL for the same blog in the different country. Apart from so many domains, do you see any impact on traffic and ranking? I read that it does affect that ...
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How do I remove the 'Continue Reading' tag from pages on my blogspot blog?

My blog has pages at the navigation bar. The 'Home' and 'About Me' pages show the 'Continue Reading' tag which I want to get rid of. I have used some extensions to add 'Continue Reading' ...
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When moving from Blogger to WordPress do I need to remove Google Search Console and Analytics from the old Blogger site?

I initially hosted my website using Blogger's free hosting platform. I accordingly linked Analytics and Google Search Console with the site. Recently I switched to WordPress while the domain remains ...