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Search Description Update to Learn How to Create a Website eBook

I just became aware of a change that Google has made to the New Post and New Page sections of Blogger. In Chapter 9: Sidebar Tips for Posts under the subheading Meta Tag for Post, I mention adding a Search Description. Well, I started a new blog this week and noticed that, for some reason, that section has been removed from Blogger when new blogs are created now. I tried multiple themes, and that section is missing from all the ones I tested. 

Meta Tag for Post Update
Image of Meta Tag for Post from Learn how to Create a Website from Google Blogger

So, where will the search description come from? It should come from the first few words that you write in your blog. The meta tag, as I mention in my eBook, is simply those first 140 characters that you see beneath a website when you do a web search as I show in the image below. So, although new Blogger blogs won't have the Search Description available, you can still create a tantalizing meta tag by using your keyword(s) in the first 140 characters of each blog post you write.

Meta tag sample
Image of sample Google search result

I don't want to change this information in the eBook in case that option is put back in Blogger at a later date. So, I hope this update helps you.


Have a blessed day,



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