Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Easy Way To Change Blogspot Blog Post URL After Published

Sort URL is one of Search Engine Optimize (SEO) tips. To optimize blogspot blog url,  you have to keywords to the permalink structure of your blog posts.

Best way to practices SEO on blogspot blog is to make each of your blog post URL contain the particular keywords you are targeting. If you published article on blogspot blog, the url will automatically generated via blogger.

E.g If you published post on blogspot, blogger will generates the URL like guidesng.com.ng/2020/04/Easy-way-to-change-post-url-on-blogspot.html” for the blog post.

So make sure you make your blog post URL short and rememberable. If you have published your contents on your blogspot blog and you are unable to edit the URL to make it short. In this article, you are going to see how easily you can change your already published blog post URL in Blogger.

Easy way to change blogspot blog URL

If you have not publish your new post, you can easily change your blog post URL without need any steps to take to.


When you are about to create a new post on your blog, make sure you use your main keywords in your blog URL,title and make it short. don't use long url that is more than 5 words.

For example alternate-blogspot-weblog-submit-url and additionally use your key phrases on your blog title.

When editing your your blog post URL, make sure you use hyphens (-) sign to make the URL words separated. Avoid using underscores (_) sign. Why?

Because Google search engine and other seach engines considers it as a single word. Which is not good enough.

So to change your blogspot blog post URL, just click drop down at the left side of the page next to the "Publish" button, you are going to see "Permalink" there, you have to select the radio "custom permalink" then change your post URL and tab on "Publish"

Do you want to change your post date Also?

When ever you published a post on your blog, the date of published will we add e.g 2020/04/ So if you wish to change the year and month of the blog article URL, by click the "schedule" next above to permalinks. Then change it to any year and Month you want. That's all.

Simple Way to change post URL After published

Now that you have many blog post that their URL is above five words and you want to made them short for better SEO, The blog post has been published and edited the post severally but you are unable to edit the URL when you discover that something went wrong with that URL and you wish to change the permalink URL of that published blog post

Like I said earlier, Before you publish a new post you can change blog post URL. Is that not what we discussed earlier. We all know that Blogger doesn’t allow changing permalink of the published post and so there are some bloggers, who copy the content from that post and create a another article with short custom URL after published the article.

I also experienced this, and that is how I used to do before which is wrong way. But today, am going to teach you the easier way of changing already published post URL on blogspot platform.

Before you proceed to chang the permalink of your published blog post, you have to copy the old URL of the blog post and paste it somewhere safe. Because we are going to use it later in that particular blog post.


Step 1:
Copy and paste that blog post url
Step 2:
Click on "Revert post" to draft.
Step 3:
Click button at the left side of the page.
Step 4:
Select permalink and click "custom permalink" and publish the post back. That's all.

Now it is time to use that old URL you copy before you proceed. You might published the post long time ago and the URL may have some ranking in Google search engine and other seach engines also. Likewise have backlinks from some blog/website. 

There's a way to preserve the ranking and one way links of the antique url of the submit.

What we are going to do is to redirect the old url to the new one you convert to.

Redirect old post URL to new URL

Step 1:
Go to settings on your blogspot blog dashboard and click "search preferences".
Step 2:
Tap on "Custom Redirects" from the Errors and Redirection section.
Step 3:
Enter the old URL in the first URL box.
Step 4:
Type the new post URL in the second
URL field and click save. That's all.

Note: Don't paste the full URL you copy in the .field. Just omit the main domain name in the full URL copy. Example: don't paste URL like http://guidesng.com.ng/2020/04/easy-way-to-change-blogspt-blog-post-url.html

Hope this article helped you to easily chang your blogspot post URL? as you got an easy way to change the permalink of published post on GUIDES NG BLOG. 


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