This article shows in detail how to easily redirect all your Blogspot traffic to your new blog URL.
Do you have good Blogspot traffic you left behind?
Most top blogs today started their blogging career with Blogspot blog (Blogger) and later migrated to a self-hosted blog such as WordPress, and ended up changing the blog URL.
Now what happens to the Blogspot traffic, hope you won’t let it go just like that.
How about if the niche of your old Blogspot does not fit in your new blog niche what will you do? You may not want to migrate it, rather you should redirect all your old traffic to your new blog.
Again, you may have an abandoned Blogspot blog – you can also redirect its traffic to your new blog.
Since Blogspot blogger’s URLs are sub-domains, users don’t have the privilege to redirect or perform a wildcat redirecting on it. But redirecting is still very possible with a little trick on the theme code.
You don’t have to be a programmer to do this, so don’t be scared of the codes. Just follow the steps listed below.
It requires zero coding knowledge you do not have to pay someone to help you with it.
How to redirect your Blogspot traffic to another blog
- Open your Blogspot admin panel and click on “Theme” after it loads click on “Edit HTML” See the image below:
- Once the HTML loads – look for the line that has the code below. If the code will be complicated for you to search for, just hit Ctrl + F to enter part of the code in the search bar – for the system to easily locate it for you.
<b:include data='blog' name='all-head-content'/>
- In the next line after the code above add to the code below:
<meta content='0;url=https://naijatechzone.com' http-equiv='refresh'/>
See the image below:
- Remember to replace “naijatechzone.com” with your blog URL
- Click on “Save” When You are done.
To enable the redirect on all mobile devices, click on the “Gear” icon under mobile as shown in the image below.
The mobile option may depend on your theme.
After clicking on the gear icon, you will get a pop-up as shown below
Select “No, Show desktop theme on mobile devices” and then click on “Save.”
You are good to go. All traffic you left behind on your Blogspot blog will now be redirected to your new blog. If someone enters your Blogspot URL after it loads it will immediately reload back to your new blog.
In conclusion, redirecting Blogspot traffic to another website or blog is a crucial step for bloggers seeking growth and change.
By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can ensure a smooth transition without losing your hard-earned readership and SEO ranking.