Actually, "Meta tags are a type of tag which help Search engine Bots to crawl your blog more fastly and correctly. You can control which description will Search Engine Bots index, which title will be visible on Search Engines search pages. Now a days newbies doesn't know about meta tags and they are using useless meta tags on their blogs, for example - "Rating" Tag. So we highly recommend everyone to use those meta tags which helps in get rank higher for your blog in search results.
Also Read : 10 Effective SEO Tips-Tricks for Blogspot.
Also Read: 5 Easy Tricks to Write Magnetic & Powerful Blog Posts.
So, If you want to improve your blog ranking for search engines and want to make your post Keyword targeted & drive more traffic through search engines then use these important meta tags on your blog. Below we are going to share some advantage of using meta tags. Read and Think, Are you using meta tags on your blog or not?
Advantage of Using Meta Tags in BlogThere are many advantage of using meta tags from which some are given below. Read all the advantages and understand why you should use these meta tags on your blog.
- Improving the Visibility of your Blog.
- Increase Traffic from Search Engines.
- To Get Rank Higher on Google, Bing, Yahoo and other Search Engines.
- Make your post Keyword targeted & drive more traffic.
- To classify content in a way that is useful for the reader and easy for search engines to understand.
- To Increase Brand Revenue by Search Traffic.
Most Important Meta Tags for Get Blog Rank HigherSo, here we are going to share some important meta tags which are required to take your blog to next level.
Meta Description TagThe name of this tag cleared everything what the meaning of this tag. Sometimes search engine Bots crawled wrong description of your blog posts and to make correct them we have to use meta description tags. To add this meta tag on your blog add following line just after of <head> tag.
<meta expr:content='data:blog.metaDescription' property='og:description'/>
And after it, Follow these steps.
- Go To Blogger Dashboard >> Setting >> Search Preferences.
- Here you will find "Description" heading. Click on Edit to open the description box and write maximum 160 words of description for your blog and after it click on save to save it.
- Now, whenever you are going to write new blog post for your blog, You will find an extra tool named 'Search Description' on right side under the Post Setting. You have to add maximum 160 words of short description to make search engines understand and get rank higher for that post on search engines.
Title Tag for Social Sites
Sometimes, When we are going to share a post on social networking sites then we found a issue of getting same title for every blog post. So, Below tags are very important to fix this problem and share posts on social sites without any issue of wrong title. If you are facing this issue then paste below tags just after <head> tag inside blogger template code area.
<meta expr:content='data:blog.pageTitle' itemprop='name'/>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.title' property='og:site_name'/>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.pageTitle' property='og:title'/>
Author meta tags allows social sites to display real author name of blog post whenever you share a article or post a link on facebook. For example if you share My Blogger Guides post on facebook then you will get written "By Paramjot Singh" after blog's URL automatically. To add this, Use Below Meta tag just after of <head> tag inside blogger template code area.
<META NAME='author' content='YOUR_NAME'/>
Viewport Meta Tag
Viewport meta tag is used to tell browsers for load all CSS media queries and make your blogger template responsive. So, If you want to make blogger template responsive then you have to add this meta tag just below of <head> tag inside blogger template code area.
<meta content='width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1' name='viewport'/>
Image Meta Tag
Did you ever type your blog homepage's URL on Facebook? If not then try it. Because, When we don't have Image Meta Tag in <head> section on our blog then it doesn't show the logo of your blog when you type homepage link on facebook. If you are also facing this problem then add below meta tag just after of <head> tag inside blogger template code area and fix this problem.
<b:if cond='data:blog.url == data:blog.homepageUrl'>That's it.
<meta content='YOUR-BLOG’S-IMAGE-URL' itemprop='image'/>
<meta content='YOUR-BLOG’S-IMAGE-URL' property='og:image:src'/>
Also Read : Stylish Contact Form for Blogger.
Conclusion:So above are "important meta tags" which should everyone to have on their blog. Their are also many other meta tags which are using newbies like Copyright, Keyword and Rating tags. But, Google stopped using keyword meta tags for calculating ranking of blogs and according to us these are useless tags now. If we messed up any important meta tag in this post, Let us know by mentioning it via using comment section, we shall add it ASAP! Do Share and Subscribe Us.
Thank You! Stay Blessed!