How to Stop Country Specific URL redirection in Blogger

Another Question asked by me today about country URL redirection in Blogger (blogspot) blogs. There is a big list behind, where  we have already shared Social Media Gadgets and tips and tricks for blogger. In this tutorial we will guide you a simple trick to prevent auto country URL redirection i.e blogspot.co.in,  blogspot.co.uk. blogspot.ru etc to its main URL that is blogname.blogspot.com. This URL redirection happened when you receive any visitors from India, UK, France etc. your blog auto redirect main URL of your to the country code Top level domain (ccTLD) as defined below.

redirect country specific url in blogger
how to redirect country specific url in blogger

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What is blogger country specific URL redirection?

The blogger country specific URL redirection is actually such type of redirection that is concern with geo-location of the visitor. For example, it’s a blogspot.com but if a visitor come from India searches then there would be shown blogspot.com.in instead of blogspot.com and same will happen with other country visitors. The ccTLD stands for country code top-level domain and this domain is kept for respective countries like: .fr , .co.in co.ae, co.uk etc.

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How to stop redirecting the URLs?

You can also see the .com version of URL using /ncr. For example normal URL without /ncr will be shown as: http://analytics.blogspot.com and the URL with /ncr will be shown as: http://analytics.blogspot.com/ncr. Now the question arise is it legal to stop redirection? and of course the answer is positive. This is declared by Google that there is nothing wrong in stop it and it allows to view the .com part of any blogspot using url/ncr.

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How to Stop Country Specific URL redirection in Blogger?

It is very easy to disable and stop country URL redirection. You have to add following codes as per instructions guided you in following lines.

Go To Blogger Dashboard > Template >

Edit HTML and search for closing head tag i.e. </head>

Paste the following given code above / before the closing head tag </head>.


Save you template and you have done.

Also Check : – CSS Scroll Bar for Blogger

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I wish that you have read my article carefully and gained important information given above. If there is something that is out of your sense or difficult to understand so you can ask me whatever making you frustrated.

Things to Know before Choose a Blogger Template

If you have read my previous articles for blogging, I have already wrote about Blogger and it’s advantages but also here as per topic I have mentioned something that Blogger is the most valuable and usable platform to start your new Blogging career. In this article I will suggest some tips to know before choosing your new Blogger template.

Before choosing any Blogger template, it’s necessary to consider such important features that can be develop an effective and featured Blogger template. Might it would be difficult a little because here is various Blogger templates arranged with different features, social sharing widgets like Facebook, twitter etc. Merely you do have not to concentrate on the style of template that is showing externally but   the most important thing is that to enrich your template with such things like load time, SEO, browser antivirus, and much more…..so here are some tips to get an effective Blogger template and eternally get rid from any type of problem that could be face in future.

 

things to know before choosing a blogger template
things to know before choosing a blogger template

 

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1- TAKE A GOOD LOOK AND REVIEW.

The first and the main thing for a template is its best look by capitalize. It means that a template should be neat and clean and quite far from any type of roughness. At the same time has the ability to read easily without any frustration and confusion. You should keep an eye towards the look of template but the fonts are used or not.

 

2- EASY AND ATTRACTIVE NAVIGATION.

And now it’s time to have a look on navigation menus and page navigation. Page navigation assists in navigation from page to page. Numbered page navigation is much better than general posts links. Navigation menu is an important thing that must be attractive, neat and has an easy readability. Make certain that the over all menus aren’t showing any drop down feature that can be effect on the first eye beauty of navigation menu.

 

3- SEO OPTIMIZED.

SEO optimization is not necessary as much as basic SEO stuff is. Isn’t necessary to be a SEO expert, just you have to take a good look on the basics with the help of Inspect Element feature in Chrome. The most important thing is to use perfectly heading tags.

Check :- What is On-Page Off-Page SEO and How to Optimize

4- SELECT LATEST FEATURES AND TECHNOLOGY.

In the whole organization you have to be select latest features and do use the technology of css3 and html5 features. And forget all old featured templates that can suffer your template look. It will be best to keep in touch with pleasant feedbacks of the readers.

 

5- A PROMINENT SPACE FOR ADVERTISING.

Try to follow such templates which are advertising optimized and can assist you in getting right way. It’s important to provide a prominent space to displaying ads showing from sidebar or wherever they exist.

 

6- PAGE LODING TIME.

First of all you have to stop infinite imaging that causes page loading time. And the other thing that you have to avoid is JavaScript which is making suffer to the Blog performance. It just requires extra time and also causes the too much wait while start-up. So try to do limited use of java script and extra imaging.

 

Also read :- Tips to Reduce Loading Time of Blog

 

7- CROSS BROWSER COMPATIBILITY.

Here I am going to mention some important browsers for checking the compatibility like Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer. The major reason of mentioning above browsers is that every browser can not support any template. It’s very important to check compatibility by using various services and save your Blog from future regret. Especially those peoples who ignore such important feature and directly go on the out look that what they are seeing currently but don’t try to explore such important thing.

 

8- HAVE A LOOK ON REACTIONS.

Now look and feel that the design you have made for responsiveness has must be enough width that can be adjust in any device especially mobile screen. Here is another method to check reaction and that happens by re-sizing your browsers in various directions simply. Reaction web design is very important and has a great importance in nowadays. In the case of creating some problem you can consult to an author as well.

 

9- ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT TEMPLATE MEEKLY.

It’s not necessary that you can solve every problem concern to your template easily. You have to need some experts to assist you or for your better guidance Off and on. It means that if you are facing any type of hindrances during the creation of template, you can consult to the author as they know much better and can solve our problems easily. Follow such author who can respond you currently and also you can follow author’s Blog to make easy your way.

 

10- COMFORTABLE AND EASY TO MAKE USE OF.

Choose template with broad CSS and HTML in purpose to prominent comments and can read easily. If here is any compression between CSS and HTML so it would be difficult to read and can hide the soberness of Blogger template.

Similar Post:- Five Free and Best HTML Editors

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I hope that you’ve been clearly read above all tips to choose a better template. And also after following these you will certainly not face any type of problem that can cause from less featured template. So always take a good look and review while choosing Blogger template. And think that is it perfect match for your concerns???……

 

Thanks for concentrate….

CSS Scroll Bar for Blogger

Every Blogger is always trying to make his/her Blog looking more beautiful than others “me also ;)” for that we all are trying to do our all efforts for getting such wonderful tricks, beautiful and SEO friendly templates as well as widget and plugin and give our Blog such a dynamic look. Hope you read my previous post in the serious for blogging tutorials about Add Four Column Custom Footer in Blogger this time I have another plugin for your Blogger Blog which will help you to make your Blog more beautiful. This the Beautiful CSS Scroll Bar. After installation of this code new beautiful CSS scroll will appear instead of your regular scroll bar in browser.CSS scrol bar for blogger

Check Blogger Related Articles.:-

  1. Mouse Hover Cool Social Media Subscriber Widget
  2. Auto List Creator for Blogger Post Label by Label

 

 

How to Add Beautiful CSS Scroll Bar for Blogger.

There is no any huge work for installation of this plugin. Just follow the give below step for installation this CSS Scroll Bar Plugin.

Go to Blogger DashBoard >> Template Section >>Customize Template >

Go to Advance Section and Custom CSS >> Paste given Blog code in Custom CSS.

/* Webkit Scrollbar */
::-webkit-scrollbar {
width: 15px;
}
::-webkit-scrollbar-track {
background: #FFFFFF;
-webkit-box-shadow: inset 1px 1px 2px #E0E0E0;
border: 1px solid #D8D8D8;
}
::-webkit-scrollbar-thumb {
background: #646464;
-webkit-box-shadow: inset 1px 1px 2px rgba(155, 155, 155, 0.4);
}
::-webkit-scrollbar-thumb:hover {
background: #AAA;
}
::-webkit-scrollbar-thumb:active {
background: #888;
-webkit-box-shadow: inset 1px 1px 2px rgba(0,0,0,0.3);
}

 

Click on Apply to Blog Button and Checkout you Blog homepage.

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Add Custom Four Column Footer in Blogger

add custom four columnsWhen I started my blog on blogger few blogger told me that you should choose some SEO Friendly Blogger Template then one of my friend send me link of free and SEO friendly Blogger template but what was the problem with that one is there is no footer in that Blogger Template. As we all blogger wants minimum 3 Columns in Footer Area because we have set so many blogging related this such as Social Media Widget, Categories, Author Bio Detail etc, but I have seen so many widget which are without footer or having just one column in the footer. For that I have decided to share this article how to add Customs Footers or in your blogger Template. In this post I will give you such codes and guide from which you can easily install four column footer in few seconds.

 

 

Related Articles:-

  1. Auto List Creation of Posts by Label
  2. Image Hover Social Media Sharing Plugin for Blogger

 

How to Add Custom Four Column Footer in Blogger Template.

For installation of Custom Four Column widget we have to modify or add some codes in Blogger Template so you must backup your blogger template then start work.

Go to Blogger Dashboard >> Tempalte >> Edit HTML >>

/* --- Starts @ Razlogs--- */
/* --- CSS by: M Ehsan--- */
#lower {
border-top:10px solid #F781F3;
margin:0 0 10px 0;
-moz-border-radius-bottomleft:10px;
-moz-border-radius-bottomright:10px;
}

#lower-wrapper {
margin:auto;
padding: 0px 0px 20px 0px;
width: 960px;
background: #FBEFF5;
-moz-border-radius-bottomleft:10px;
-moz-border-radius-bottomright:10px;
-webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:10px;
-webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:10px;
}

#lowerbar-wrapper {
float: left;
margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
padding: 10px 0px 0px 0px;
width: 25%;
text-align: justify;
font-size:100%;
color:#333;
line-height: 1.6em;
word-wrap: break-word; /* fix for long text breaking sidebar float in IE */
overflow: hidden; /* fix for long non-text content breaking IE sidebar float */
}

.lowerbar {
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
}

.lowerbar .widget {
margin: 0;
padding: 10px 20px 0px 20px;
}

.lowerbar h2 {
background:#F781F3;
-moz-border-radius-bottomleft:6px;
-moz-border-radius-bottomright:6px;
-webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:6px;
-webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:6px;
margin: -10px 0px 10px 0px;
padding: 3px 0px 3px 0px;
text-align: center;
color:#fff;
font-size:16px;
font-weight:bold;
text-transform:lowercase;
}

.lowerbar ul {
margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
list-style-type: none;
}

.lowerbar li {
margin: 0px 0px 2px 0px;
padding: 0px 0px 1px 0px;
border-bottom:1px dotted #<span style="color: #ff0000;">DF0101</span>;
}

.lowerbar a {
color: #<span style="color: #ff0000;">FA58F4</span>;
text-decoration: none;
}

.lowerbar a:hover {
text-decoration: underline;
color: #<span style="color: #ff0000;">F7BE81</span>;
}

.lowerbar a:visited {
text-decoration: none;
color: #<span style="color: #ff0000;">5858FA</span>;
}
/* --- CSS by: M Ehsan tipstricksisland.com--- */
/* --- End @ Razlogs--- */

 

Below is the CSS code and Paste this code just above the ]]></b:skin> closing tag

 

 

All Red Highlighted text are color codes for this footer colounms, you can you your own colour scheme.

Now find <div id=’footer-wrapper’> and paste  the below HTML code Before <div id=’footer-wrapper’>

 

 

<div id='lower'>
<div id='lower-wrapper'>
<div id='lowerbar-wrapper'>
<b:section class='lowerbar' id='lowerbar1' preferred='yes'>
</b:section>
</div>

<div id='lowerbar-wrapper'>
<b:section class='lowerbar' id='lowerbar2' preferred='yes'>
</b:section>
</div>

<div id='lowerbar-wrapper'>
<b:section class='lowerbar' id='lowerbar3' preferred='yes'>
</b:section>
</div>

<div id='lowerbar-wrapper'>
<b:section class='lowerbar' id='lowerbar4' preferred='yes'>
</b:section>
</div>

<div style='clear: both;'/>
</div> </div>

 

Save your template and go to layout section of your blogger template.

Hope you have easily installed custom four columns in your blogger template.

 

New Blogger Template HTML Editor Interface

Just found which I have heard from the ProBloggers in their Blogs, that Blogger Team working very hard on the betterment for Blogspot display place. So I am going to share with you a great news that Google has just introduce New Blogger Template HTML Editor with great features. Before you have a simple Template HTML Editor, but now Blogger has added such useful tools there for making it more users friendly.

New Blogger HTML Editor

Usage of New Blogger HTML Template Editor

There is nothing to take tension for its using its very simple. I will try to guide my visitors every part of new Blogger HTML Template Editor. You can easily use it> Go to Blogger Dashboard > Template > Edit in HTML >
Backup Your Blogger Template first before any editing

New Blogger HTML Editor

There you will find new features which was not in previous HTML Editor

Jump to widget Button

Blogger Jump to Widget

You can simply jump to any widget without wasting your time for search and then simply edit it as per your requirement. It will show you complete gadgets which are installed in your Blog as well as Blogger Builin Gadget such as Blog1 or Navebar.

Preview Template

Blogger TEMPLETE HTML EDITOR

Before whenever you edit anything HTML you have and you asking for preview it was shown in a new window, but now it has been upgraded with new awesome feature, which can show preview in below there it means you don’t have to go in new window.

Format Template

In previous version of HTML there was a check box for Expand Widget Template but now it has been replace with Format Template option. So now if you find for Check Box on Expand Widget Template in any tutorial then you have to click on “Format Template”

Line Number for Finding any Error

Before if we edit any thing in HTML and if we have mistake anywhere its shows that we have not closed any code or something else in the line No. but in new interface we don’t have to worry about that I have introduce line number for getting exact location of error.

Expand Hide Code Section

It has also introduced another facility for hide and expanding codes of difference section. It means if you are working in HTML you can hide contents which are not in use.

How to Backup Blogger’s Blog.

backup

This is another stair for blogging tutorial, in my previous few posts we have discussed deeply about Blogger, a site where can we make free blog or website with subdomain, also after that you can transfer it on custom domain. You have such features there in blogger and step by step I have pointed out you few of them. Blogger has not any FTP server or Cpanel. What happened with one of my friend, he has made a blogger blog with such copyright material so in 2 or 3 months his blog was deleted by Blogger accidentally without any intimation or information! Further, there is also some other violation reason for which sometimes your blog might be deleted. For avoiding from losing data of your blog I will tell you here you to make backup your blogger’s blog. If you have backup of your blogger’s blog you can recover all you data, images whatever was in the blog. So, here we will discuss about creating backup of your blog to recover your blog data if it would be remove.

How You Can Download Blog’s Template

Sometime after changing your blog layout or setting you find you had a mistake in changing setting, to avoid it happening again, first of all you must download your template because in case your setting is not accomplish as you desired then you can reinstall you older template again. I will tell you here how you can download or backup your blogger template. follow give below steps :-

Go to Blogger Dashboard > Template >
There will a button in right upper corner “Backup/Restore” Click it
You will see a new window like below image

backup

Now for backup and download your current template Click on “Download Full Template”. In few seconds it will download your blogger template with all installed widgets or any other scripts.
In same window I have highlighted another thing it is for uploading you template.

How to Create Backup Blogger’s Blog

In the above Para I we were discussing about blogger template now we come back on the topic about how can we download complete data of Bloggers blog. Follows my next few step to backup your blog data.

In Blogger Dashboard go to Setting > Others

backup

There will be three buttons in blog tool

1. Import Blog 2 .Export Blog 3.Delete Blog Simply click on export blog to creating complete backup of your blogs data including images widgets scripts like Facebook, twitter etc. This process will take few second as per your blog data.

Now you have backup of your blog if accidentally you blog deleted you can recover you data by re-upload your data. Here I must suggest you that once a week or twice in a month you must do backup of your blog.