Tuesday, 24 December 2013

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How to Stop Specific Posts from Indexing in Blogger

How to Stop Specific Posts from Indexing in Blogger
Sometime you must be worried about how to de-index or stop search engines crawling for certain posts in blogger blog. Though it does not much difficult even for a non-expert blogspot user to prevent a selected posts from crawling or being stopped from indexing. This is one of the common issue happened with many bloggers, when they publish articles blindly in past without applying the proper SEO techniques and desired only for updating the blog. After a month, When they see a biggest lost in organic traffic, most of them go back and re-edited the previous posts by making them no-follow for robots. Indeed this could be save your blog life because this is one of the ethical and white hat SEO technique when do to stop all the unoptimized seo posts from crawling and indexing.

However, this could be easily controlled and managed in WordPress to stop all your desire posts from indexing by telling to search engine bots not to crawl selected pages. So, what will you do, If you are using blogspot platform and needs to stop specific posts from robots crawling.

Does blogspot provide any option to check a single or multiple posts not crawled by Robot. So if you are keen to know how to stop search engine from indexing your specific post in blogger then you've come to the right place.

Learn how to Stop Selected Posts from Indexing in Blogger

Like in WP we could also control in blogspot blog to stop crawling for certain posts. After the introducing of new blogspot interface a lot of changes occurred and it has been included a large collection of additional options with prominent features. One of the finest option included we called it dynamic meta description. 

So if you did not setup to enable the dynamic meta description in the dashboard . Then there would be a piece of bed news for you, that you won't be able to stop any post from indexing. 

Go to Blogger dashboard >> Click on your blog >> After this click on posts >> Now click on edit button on the post which you want to make de-indexed. When the post open properly, click on the  Custom Robots Tags >> Now you will be given certain options >> Un-check the default option. and then check the noindex box from the following option. >> Click on done button you all most did it.

Look in the below screenshots to give you the perfect illustrative view.

Step 1:  Go to your desire post which you want to make de-indexed

How to Stop Specific Posts from Indexing in Blogger

Step 2:  Click on the Custom Robots tags and then you will see the following options. like in below screenshot.


How to Stop Specific Posts from Indexing in Blogger
Step 3: Now first un-check all the option except noindex as shown in the below screenshot.

How to Stop Specific Posts from Indexing in Blogger

Final Step: Now click on done button you did it almost. Making this customization after that this post will not show in the search engine result and will be blocked from indexing.

Remember: You won't be able to find the above options, yet if you did not enable the dynamic meta description. So first enable the dynamic meta description with the help of below given tutorial.

Read: Enable dynamic meta description for each post in blogger.


Need Help

We hope this little tutorial helped you in learning how to stop search engine from indexing the specific page or post in blogger. So, if you have dozens of unoptimized seo posts then you could easily controlled all of them by making them noindex. If anyone face problem then kindly do share your query in the below comment section. We will soon reply when time allows. Thanks.

10 comments:

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    1. Great to see you buddy here. yes bro..if you want to stop certain posts from indexing then you can easy do such customization in blogger by follow the above trick.thanks.

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  2. that's great bro, keep updating hats off
    www.careerjobpk.com

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    1. Thanks Adil bro...we are happy to see you here all the time...stay tuned we will bring more tutorial in future..

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  3. Really Informative one hafeez you are going as we want keep it UP
    Regards
    http://www.allbloggersworld.com/

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    1. Sure buddy...You did also alot in blogo-sphere...thank for your kindly feedback.

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  4. Content Management Systems like Wordpress and Joomla! Allow you to set
    index options individually. But robots.txt is probably the way to go.

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  5. Content Management Systems like Wordpress and Joomla! Allow you to set
    index options individually. But robots.txt is probably the way to go.

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  6. I was using blogger for blogging a year back but now i have moved to wordpress, this is the interesting things which not only i learned but the other probloggertricks followers learnt from this post.
    thanks hafeez for sharing this informative post.

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