How to Edit or Customize a Blogger Post URL - Step by Step

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Sometimes, when making an entry, users see the need to customize a URL in Blogger . This is thanks to the changes that have been developed in this Google tool , especially in the last two or three years.

So now you can do without those long, meaningless web addresses , as they can be changed to more practical and short ones.

How to Edit or Customize a Blogger Post URL - Step by Step



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      Log in or create an account on Blogger

      If you've reached this tutorial, it's because you probably already have an account and are only interested in customizing a URL in Blogger.

      Then you just have to go to the main page of the platform and carry out the login . However, there will be those who don't have it and want to start from scratch.

      As mentioned, this is a tool provided by Google, so having a Gmail email will have done half the work.

      The procedure is as simple as entering the site and selecting the option of registration . Therefore, it will then ask to continue with a Google account.


      Create a new blog post

      So, already having an account on the platform, it will be possible to customize a URL in Blogger. This is done when creating a new entry.


      How do you get it? If you are a user who has been using the website for some time, you should already be familiar with this action. If not, you need to follow these steps.

      When you log in, the first thing Blogger will do is display a main panel which will be divided by a left sidebar and an empty section.

      The button we're looking for is at the top of that segment, painted a bright orange color that says "Create Entry" .

      This will direct us to an editing section, which will consist of a kind of text sheet and several customization toolbars.

      In it you can create entries both in text form and in HTML coding. But the option we are interested in is on the right side in a tab called "Input configuration" .

      Customize a Blogger URL in a new post

      Once inside the edit entries section and having located the section mentioned above, you need to select it to download a menu.

      There you will find an option that will be called " Permanent link " which we must press with the mouse pointer to proceed.

      This will show us two options, the first will refer to the fact that the address will be created automatically. While the second, quite the opposite.


      Will tell " Custom permalinks " and it will show a button that says " Customize " where, when pressed, will generate an empty field.


      The desired description must be inserted in it, then it is given in " Finished ” and consequently the entry ended in “ Public " or " Save ” if you don't want to publish yet.


      How to customize links in old posts?

      In this case, customizing a URL in Blogger in an already created entry is a very similar procedure to the previous one.

      But, with the small difference that this publication may have been created some time or even years ago, which is not a hindrance.

      That is, no matter how old a publication is, it is still possible modify it , you just have to search for it within the platform panel and click on it.

      This will open it within the Blogger post editor. It must already have an auto-created link, so it's a good idea to copy it if you only want to edit one section.


      Then enter the "Link permanente" and customize the link under consideration. Then click "Done" and then "Publish" .

      Blogger is a platform born mainly to publish blogs online, but today it has been given many other uses, such as the creation of portfolios or virtual shops. With Blogger you can do whatever you want.

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