How To Properly Rename or Change Labels in Blogger
Method for Change or Rename Labels in BloggerThe first thing you need to do is to select a certain label from the “Label Value Area”. On selecting, it would show up all the articles filed under certain Label. Check out the following screenshot for details.
You need to select all posts through the check box allocated next to the title of your posts. After selecting the posts properly, press the “Label action button” present just above the list of your posts. On pressing it a drop down window will appear, select “New Label” and enter a fresh label name which you want to give to your selected posts. Once done, press the OK button to conclude.
After adding a new Label, you would surely want to remove the old one so again select all the posts through the check box present beside the title of your post. Again select the “Label action button” and from the list of your all labels scroll down to the one which you want to remove and just select it and That's it.
Congratulations, your posts are successfully moved to a new label. Now whenever you will try to access your old label it would display a 404 error, which means it is properly moved to a newer location.
Precautions for Change or Rename Labels in Blogger:
- You can edit up to 50 posts at a time. If you selected more than 50 posts then, it would probably show you some errors.
- Make sure you are selecting the correct Label to edit because if somehow choose a wrong one it might mess up everything.
- Labels have nothing to do with SEO because they are neither get index nor shown in the Search results so renaming, moving or adding a new category would not show any impact on your Search engine traffic.