How to Enable Meta Description Tags in Blogger ?

When you are writing an article/post in WordPress you can easily add Meta Description and Meta Keywords by using Plugins. But in Blogger you would not find any option to write the post description while writing your article in the default post editor.

How to Enable Meta Description Tags in Blogger

But there is an option inside your Blogger dashboard to enable the search description option in your blog post editor. Once you enable that option, you can write the unique description while writing your post similar as on WordPress blog. Meta tags are the important part of SEO (search engine optimization) and Newbie Bloggers don’t know How to enable meta description tags in blogger.In this article, We will show you “How to Enable Search Description or Meta Tags For Blog Post In Blogger.”

Also Read : How to Remove Showing Posts with Label in Blogger/Blogspot

How to Enable Meta Description Tags in Blogger ?

First you need to enable meta search description for your blog homepage to add meta search description to individual post and also to make better SEO(Search Engine Optimization). In order to do that follow simple steps given below.
1. Go to the your Blogger Dashboard and click on Settings > Search Preferences > Click on Edit under Meta tags as shown in the following preview.
Search Preferances
Meta Tags
2) Then save the changes.
3) Now, go to your post editor where you write the posts. You will see another option “Search Description” on the right sidebar in post settings option as mention in the following preview.
 Search Description

Description Not Showing ?

This is a step for those who are using custom blogger template. Because some of custom blogger/blogspot templates are not fully optimized for meta description.

1. Go to Blogger dashboard, Template > Edit Html
2. Search for <head>  (Shortcut key Ctrl+F) and paste the code given below just after it.

<b:if cond='data:blog.metaDescription != &quot;&quot;'>
 <meta expr:content='data:blog.metaDescription' name='description'/>
 </b:if>

3. Now save the template and done.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial and this would have helped you to enable meta description tags in blogger.If you know any other method to enable meta description tags in blogger then must let me know by sharing below in comment box.

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Tushar Patil

Tushar Patil is Tech Blogger and Gamer, who love's to write about Android, Blogging, SEO, WordPress, Software, Gadgets, Computers, Windows, Internet & Web and Games. Tushar Patil lives in Mumbai, India. And the founder of Tech Rekon.

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