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13+ Blogger Basic Settings to Toggle On

Howdy readers, in this article going to see must enable settings to the blogger.

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Blogger Basic Settings

1. Search Description

Enabling search descriptions on the blogger settings pages is important in SEO. It allows adding search descriptions on each blogger’s posts. By adding the search descriptions of each post with keywords, there is a chance to rank the post on the search engine. So describing the short information about the content with a specific keyword is important on the search description option.

2. Visible To Search Engines

In blogger settings, this one is a necessity need to enable the setting. Visible to search engines permit the blog, posts, and pages to search engine. If not toggled on this setting, then the blog, posts, and pages will not be in the search results of the search engine. Then the organic visitor will not come to the blog. So now toggle on this setting on the blogger.

3. Add Title and Description

Adding the title and description to a blog is good. If not added, makes thought among visitors’ minds that the blog is not reliable.  visitors don’t know about the blog what niche is it. So add the appropriate title and description to the blog that suits the blog niche. Learn more about useful blogging tools.

4. Changing the Theme and Customize

When creating the new blog, the blogger automatically applies the new theme to the Blogspot. Also, It’s not a responsive one. On the web, there are thousands of blogger templates and different styles. So go to any blogger templates providing site and download the responsive blogger template that is best for all devices (goya Templates is the best site for downloading the templates).

Once applied the theme to the blog site, you have to modify a few things on it. Go to the blogger layout option from the dashboard, and remove all those unnecessary widgets Which are pre-included in the layouts. Also, add the necessary blogger widgets on the site. Those are popular posts, featured posts, contact forms, admin profile details, and labels.

5. Start to customize the blog

Customizing the blog makes it unique and different from other blogger sites even they use the same template that you applied to the Blogspot. So persist to blogger customize option and change the colors, fonts, font families, etc. It shows the blog as unique.

6. Choose the blog language

It is necessary to provide the language what language are used to the content of blog. Mostly, choose the primary language that your visitors come from the location.

7. Adding the analytics property Id

To analyze how many visitors are to the blog and explore users’ engagement on the blog. It is necessary to add the analytics property id on the blog. Once added the analytics property,  google analytics will begin to record the user’s engagement on the blog in google analytics property. So anytime can analyze, and monitor the traffic about the blog as preferred and the google analytics service is entirely free to utilize.

8. Add the custom robots.txt

The blogger setting pages has the important search console-related option, which is custom robots.txt. It controls the search engines bots how to manage the website pages and posts. Also, it included the sitemap location in the blog, that reads the search console bots to crawl and index.

Generating the custom robots.txt using the label site is easy and simple. Just enter the site and enter the blog address. Click the sitemap generate button and copy the robots.txt text. Finally, paste the copied text on the robots.txt input box.

9. Add a custom domain

Even bloggers given the free domain to use Blogspot, there is a lot of disadvantages. If you sharing this blog on any group or social media, the blogger-free subdomain is enough. Those who need to build a robust blog should need to add a custom domain to the blogger. Also, ranking on the Blogspot subdomain is difficult even putting a lot of effort. So buy a new domain and connect it to the blogger.

10. Add Important Pages

Pages are necessary when building high authority sites. Add pages like home pages, about us page, contact us page, disclaimer page, terms and conditions page, privacy policy pages, sitemap page, DMCA page, etc.

There are many tools on the web to generate those pages by filling up some blog information.

11. Enable HTTPS

After connecting the custom domain, starting the custom domain is not be a secure connection. To enable a security certificate to the domain, toggle on the HTTPS on the blogger settings.

Currently, there are two options available like HTTPS availability and HTTPS Redirect.

  • HTTPS availability – it enables the Hypertext transfer protocol secure connection
  • HTTPS redirect – it will redirect the HTTP to HTTPS (like http://www.bagimaz.com to https://www.bagimaz.com)

Note:

HTTPS availability will take 15 minutes to enable on the domain. So check the HTTP availability status after some time.

12. Adult Content Warnings

If the blog has adult content, the blog admin should show the warnings and require age confirmation. By doing that visitors are let know the blog is adult content. Blogger has the settings for that, and just enable.

13. Backup The Blog

Not but not least, every blogger must back up the contents every month using the backup option on the blogger settings.

So don’t forget to set up these settings on the blogger site. Hoping you know something new today about blogger, and lastly share this with your friends.

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