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How do I tell blogger which image is the thumbnail to use in data:post.thumbnailUrl?

In fact, you can, but in a little hack way. As blogger considers the first image in a post as a thumbnail, and you want to add some other image as a thumbnail which should be not included in a post ...
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Is a zero second meta refresh tag to 301 a Blogger post a proper solution?

HTML META refresh is not a 301 redirect While the outcome is the same they are technically very different because of the header status return. A meta refresh will return 200 OK header response, while ...
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How to redirect example.com to http://example.com?

Google Chrome (and possibly other browsers) hide the http:// part in the browser address bar, but it is there. If your site is accessible on example.com then you are accessing it at http://example.com/...
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Is there any way to remove mixed content warning from my blogger website after adding affiliate banners?

As browsers are more and more frowning upon such cases the only real solution is to make sure that all the content is served over HTTPS (more precisely: if the page is served over HTTPS then ...
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Is there a way to host a Blogger blog at the apex domain?

Google does not support the use of the apex domain with Blogger. The Blogger help page for "Change to a custom domain" appears to suggest you can: Optional: You can also enter A-records, which ...
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How to add sitemap to my Blogspot blog?

Sign in to Google Webmaster Tools. Click on the blog title for which you want to add sitemap. Click on Sitemaps button. At the top right corner of the page, press Add/Test sitemap button. Once you ...
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Does Blogger get a site better rankings for being owned by Google?

Indexing performance? I wouldn't bother measuring it unless you end up having your own site with quality content (including lots of text) that people actually want to see. It doesn't matter if you use ...
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How can I force Blogger's 'search widget' to use HTTPS?

...and, of course, within 2 minutes of posting the question, I've found it. Log into Blogger, Layout, Navbar, Edit, and there's an option to switch the navbar off. D'oh.
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How to enable autoplay of a YouTube video in Blogger?

Remove the first & after the question mark Like this: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gxIv_ngpZYo?autoplay=1" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-...
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Google Analytics on Blogger site only shows mobile traffic (desktop traffic is filtered)

Check that the blog's html template includes the following code before the closing </head> tag <b:include data='blog' name='google-analytics'/> If the above line of code is missing, as ...
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How to host a custom font on Google Drive (non Google Font) for use on Blogger

You can grab the actual download link (see this reddit post) https://www.reddit.com/r/tabletopsimulator/comments/38h598/hosting_files_with_google_drive/ Basically, put the file id into the direct ...
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GoDaddy forwarding for bare domain to www is not working for a .dev domain hosted by Blogger

GoDaddy doesn't support HTTPS for forwarding redirects. You have a .dev domain which requires HTTPS. To redirect your bare domain to www., you will need to use a different service that supports HTTPS. ...
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What are the advantages or disadvantages of using blogging platforms?

Advantages are very few, and they are only for hobby-blogger: No technical workload (nothing to setup). (Mostly) No troubles with site performance. Low entry point (one can start blogging without any ...
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How to do I stop a bot from from excessively crawling my Blogger site?

If you are unable to trace the traffic source then how can you say it is a bot ? I think, you have missed something. Go through analytics once again, I am sure you will find the culprit. If it is a ...
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How to add the tag name in the post title?

This is pretty much easy to achieve: There is a title for the question in stackoverflow / you would have a title for the blog as well. Then there are tags per question in stackoverflow, similar way ...
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how to fix blogger duplicate content m=1 m=0 problem

I'm using this query inurl:"m=" "site:mydomain.com" to detect those posts with m=0 and m=1. It would seem that what are seeing is simply the results of a site: search. Using the site: operator is not ...
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Should I add nofollow tag to search label links on blogger?

Short Answer: You should not add the nofollow attribute to (any) internal links. Long Answer: What you're describing sounds suspicious: masking; nofollow; user agent redirects. I don't know if they'...
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How to retrieve the CNAME records of a custom domain name in blogger

Well, after so many failed attempts, I found out that during the transfer of the domain, the nameserver from the previous registrar was still being used in the new registrar. So, what I did was to ...
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Moving a custom domain google blogger blog to WordPress

Just to get the order of things right. Can I just move everything to a .wordpress.org blog - test it - then just buy their hosting and change my DNS and my new site is ready? Or do I have to move ...
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Is there any way to use HTTP 410 Gone on Google Blogger blogs?

There is no way to return a status code 410 from Google Blogger. However you'll notice that a 404 is almost as good as a 410 in most cases, especially if your host has unlimited bandwidth like Blogger....
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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?

you can test if the GA works by sending a test traffic. Go to admin by clicking the gear icon at the bottom Choose and Click Tracking Code Click the button SEND TEST TRAFFIC Go to your analytics....
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Is there any way to remove mixed content warning from my blogger website after adding affiliate banners?

I resolved the issue. The solution is really simple but worked for me. What I did is, as I was using Amazon and flipkart static banners, I downloaded those banners and uploaded them to my website and ...
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Why I cannot get monetized by Google? Are there unwritten rules?

Google's rule is that a site must have "sufficient content" before it is approved for AdSense. They enforce this rule as requiring about 50 pages of text with at least several hundred words ...
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Fixing duplicate without user-selected canonical in Blogger

An URL with a parameter is a different URL as compared to one without a parameter. If they both serve the same page then you have a duplicate page. The fix is to put a canonical tag with the ...
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Publish math formulas on Blogger

The link you provided is an SVG file. You can convert SVG files into popular graphic images such as PNG or JPEG, and attach them to Blogger.
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Is there a way to host a Blogger blog at the apex domain?

No, blogger does not support hosting your blog at the naked/apex address. Neither is it recommended to do so - most contents will be hosted at http://www.example.com The recommended way is to add a ...
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What should I do after getting a DMCA report about a post on my site?

You are likely aware of the source of the material. Assuming that the DMCA notice is genuine, and only you can determine that, you should remove the identified content immediately unless you have ...
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If Blogger Menu Search Labels URLs blocked by Robots, Do I lose Pagerank?

From a PageRank perspective Google treats links to URLs in robots.txt the same way that it treats links with nofollow: it drops the PageRank that would usually go to that link. So in your case it ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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I changed my domain name. How to keep my ranking and traffic?

You will need to put the old site on a 301 redirect to the new site, but as you do not control the blogspot domain, and I doubt they would do this for you, you are kinda stuck. The best thing to do ...
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