Sometimes, you might want to change the permalink of a published post to reduce its length or to make it more meaningful. This can be done by reverting the post to draft, editing the post and publishing it again. But the problem is that the previous permalink will show a ‘Page does not exist’ error. In this post, we will show how to fix it using redirection.

In this example, we will change the permalink of a post from to (more…)

Many of bloggers are required to apply for Adsense once their application from the original default Gmail id has been disapproved by Google Adsense team. This only works if you have been disapproved for lack of content and user navigation related problems. Disapproval for not following Google ToS is a separate issue. (more…)

Blogger allows you to specify custom header tags for pages of your blog. This article tries to explain the meaning of these tags. We start by explaining what robots are and then proceed to header tags and robot header tags. (more…)

Sessions, Users and Page Views are three metrics used by Google Analytics to measure the traffic to your website. The purpose of this article is to make you understand the difference between the three. A perfect understanding of these three terms requires that one understands some basics related to cookies and the functioning of Google Analytics. (more…)

The stats on your blogger dashboard for your blogs differ a lot from the stats on your analytics dashboard. The former stats show much higher numbers than the latter. In this post, we will explain to you what the reason behind this is and which of the two is more accurate. (more…)

Related posts widgets like LinkWithin, Outbrain etc show posts related to the current one at the bottom of every post. This may not always be the desired output. For example, on your home page, you have multiple posts (snippets) and the widget shows related posts beneath every blog post which spoils the aesthetic look of your blog. The desired output would be to display the widget only on single post pages and hide it from archive pages. We will show you how to accomplish this task. (more…)

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is one of the things that is quite often discussed among bloggers and is often thought of as being the task of an expert. Through these series of tutorial posts, I wish to introduce you to the basics of SEO and equip you with the necessary knowledge to manage the SEO of your blog.

What is search engine optimisation?

As the name suggests, search engine optimisation is the task of optimising your site so that search engines rank you better on their result pages (SERPs – Search Engine Result Pages). You already have a lot of useful content on your blog that your readers can understand and like. However, the same is not true with search engines. To understand what that means, let us take an example. (more…)

All default blogger templates have a credits area in the footer which lists the template name and its author. This credits area cannot be removed using the ‘Layout’ page as it is locked. In this post, we will show you how to remove it by making some changes to the code of your blog template.

Go to Template -> Edit HTML

Click inside the HTML area and press Ctrl+F. This will open the search box. Type Attribution and press Enter. (more…)

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