Thursday, June 26, 2014

How to solve the Warning: Missing required field "updated" and hCard "author" in blogger

Posted by Sonal Kumawat 26 Comments
When I checked my blog hosted with Blogger for Google Authorship with Structured Data Testing Tool, i got two common warning and error messages and the and error messages Warning: Missing required field "updated" and Warning: Missing required hCard "author". I am sure mostly blogger users faced same problem. When I tried in Google Search Engine to solve my error Warning: Missing required field "updated" and Warning: Missing required hCard "author" in Structured Data Testing Tool then I found the solution for Word press mainly. 





So here I am going to try solving all blogger users problem.

Note: Please make sure before the make changes in the template please take the backup of blogger template.

Fix the errors of Missing Required Field Updated and Missing Required Hcard Author in the blog:
  1. Firstly login to your blogger dashboard. 
  2. Then go to your blogger Tempale.
  3. Click on Edit Html
  4. Expand Widget Templates
Initial Process:

Here we look for initial process to correct Google Authorship markup warnings and error in Blogger (Blogspot) template:
  1. Search the word 'hfeed' and 'hentry' one at a time and rename all the instances those exist in blogger template with 'h-feed' and 'h-entry' in that order. 
  2. Save template and now check gain Google authorship markup warnings and errors with Structured Data Testing Tool.
Get a smile on your face with no markup warnings and errors will be shown.

Second Process:

Now move on second process which is a little complex from first one:
  1. Same as in Edit HTML section.
  2. Now press Ctrl+F to find the code timestamp-link  like below
<a class='timestamp-link' expr:href='data:post.url' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='published' expr:title='data:post.timestampISO8601'><data:post.timestamp/></abbr></a>

     3. Now carefully replace it with the given code below

<a class='timestamp-link' expr:href='data:post.url' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='updated published' expr:title='data:post.timestampISO8601'><data:post.timestamp/></abbr></a>

    4. Save it…Now have a smile!

If the given code doesn't work the please use this: 

<a class='updated' expr:href='data:post.url' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='updated published' expr:title='data:post.timestampISO8601'><data:post.timestamp/></abbr></a>

Now You can re check this here Structured Data Testing Tool.
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Index Your Content Faster With the Fetch as Google Tool

Posted by Sonal Kumawat 6 Comments
Use the different functions that Google Webmaster Tools has to suggest is a surefire way to help keep your website running like a well-oiled machine. Mainly Two tools our SEO team uses on an ordinary basis and finds to be really beneficial are the Crawl Errors report and the Sitemap submission tool. 
Among the tool is the “Fetch as Google”, this gives webmasters to an alternative to submit their URL to the index. Amazingly, this tool is often used by webmasters, bloggers and SEO analyst. This is a very suitable way to speed things up if your blog and website have new content that you'd like to be exposed and found in the SERPs fast. 
Website and blog owners and internet marketers often publish new blog posts or web pages on website and sit back and wait for to show up the blog page in the Google search results. Usually the search engine takes weeks or even months to happen! Now you can submitting your url to the index by using the Fetch as Google tool. Google BOTs will crawl the URL using this method usually within a day, or in less than 5 minutes,, I've seen web pages and blog posts show up in the SERPs of using this tool. The tool is really easy to use. Have to try it. The steps are provided below. 

Step 1: Visit Google Webmaster Tools: 

You have to first verified your blog and website in Google Webmaster tool, If you haven't verified your website with Google Webmaster Tools yet, then do it first. Start from the home screen of Google Webmaster Tools, first select the domain name, expand the Crawl menu, and then click Fetch as Google menu link. 


Index Your Content Faster With the Fetch as Google Tool

Step 2: Fetch as Google:

Enter your web url (inner or home page) or blog URL into the input field, leaving off the domain name, and click on the FETCH button. 



get new content indexed faster



found in Google search results quickly


Step 3: Submit to Index: 

You have to wait till verify that the Fetch Status successful. When Googlebot can successfully fetch your web page or blog, then you can submit that page to the Google index (Showing in below image). Just click on highlighted the Submit to index button. 


Indexed Faster Content



You can submit either the URL itself (limit of 500 URLs per week per Webmaster Tools account), or the URL and all pages linked from it (limit of 10 per month per Webmaster Tools account). 


submit new URLs to Google index with Fetch as Google tool
  • URL: Select this option if your webpage or blog post is new or has been recently updated. Note: Google doesn't guarantee to index all submitted URLs. 
  • URL and all linked pages: Select if your site has changed extensively. Google will use this option to submitted URL as a starting point in indexing your website or blog content. Note: Google doesn't guarantee to index all pages on your site.

After submitting the URL in Fetch as Google Tool, I immediately run a search and as you can see the below picture, it has been indexed by Google instantly.


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Thursday, June 19, 2014

How to Add Google+ Comments in your Blogger?

Posted by Sonal Kumawat
After the recent upgrading in Blogger HTML Editor, Blogger is set a much anticipated enhancement that is Google plus Comments in Blogger. It is really very easy to implement in on your blogger template. With the Google+ commenting system not only it helps you to create a stronger bond with your readers but also increases user engagement. Today, in this article, I am going to show you How to enable Google+ or Google plus Commenting System in custom Blogger template. Before this I want to share some important features of Google+ commenting systems, you have to aware of these features:

Features of Google Plus Commenting system?


  1. Interactive Interface: Comment appears in an organized order on the basis of published dates so that users can reply or plus one with ease. 
  2. Public or Private Comments: Now your blog readers would be able to post a comment publicly or privately to the people in their Google+ circles. 
  3. All Activity at one Place: Whenever someone would share your content on Google+ or they would pass-out an view, it would robotically display them in your Comment Feeds or not. 
  4. Also Share to Google+: When your reader leaves a comment on your blog, he or she is not only just writing his and her views, but he is helping you to gain more audience by sharing it to the peoples in his circle. 
  5. Edit or Delete Comments: You can also edit or delete your comments. Through the elasticity options of Google+ you can simply edit or delete them anytime. 
Here it is.. With simple Steps:

How to Add Google+ Comments in your Blogger Custom Templates?

We are in no doubt that you all are interested to install it on your Blogger site. For this, you require to connect blogger with your Google+ profile. After connecting your account in blogger, go to the “Google+ tab to be found on your blogger dashboard". For more you will see the below picture: you have to do this now.

Add Google Plus Comments in Blogger Blog
Now to allow Google plus comments you need to check (tick) the box next to the “Use Google+ Comments on this blog” text.

If Google+ comments are not functioning on your blog, don’t get terrify because you just need to change your template. Go to your Blogger Template Edit HTML. Now you search for <div class='post-footer'> within the template coding and just below it paste the next coding. Once everything is done, save the template.

Congratulations, Google+ comments are now added to your blogger blog.
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Best Free Online Broken Link Checker Tools

Posted by Sonal Kumawat 2 Comments
Broken Links is another type of dead link. Usually broken links are ordinary hyperlinks. Broken Links are not good for your website or blog. We can say broken links is another type dead links which are not good for blog readers and search engine. This is important for your website because if any search engines mainly Google found broken links, then your website may be will decrease its ranking. Mainly Broken links simply gives a 404 error (page no longer exist) error. Here i am adding best free broken link checker tools. With the use of these tools, you can find the broken link or dead link without difficulty where it is present on your website.

free online broken links checker tool

1. W3C Link Checker 

W3C Link Checker tool is trendy online free dead link checker tool. You will manually check broken links. Just enter your website or blog url. See the below picture:

check website broken links

2. Creating Online Broken link Checker

Broken link checker tool is open for every website means free :). It is quick tool. This is the best tool for check dead or broken link or regular link of your site. You need to enter your website url and press Go button.

backlink checker software

3. Online Broken Link Checker

Online Broken Link Checker tool is one more best free broken link checker tool. With the use of this tool you can check websites and blogs. Enter your website and blog url and click on Find broken links button. 

online-broken-link-checker-free

Hope you found this article useful on free online broken link checker tool. If you need any advice on, please free to ask. 


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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Google, Bing and Alexa Meta Tag Verification

Posted by Sonal Kumawat
If you want to show the statistics of your website in Google, Bing and Alexa, then you have to verify your website. With the help of these tools, you know your websites statistics and performance in web using Google webmaster toolsBing webmaster and Alexa Tool.

I have already describe lot of about best free SEO tools. All the above three have different type of verification method like code upload, XML upload, using domain name provider, html file upload and more, but they all have in common is Meta Tag verification method. This post helps you to on Meta tag verification in Google, Bing and Alexa.
Here I am going to clarify one by one: 

Meta tag verification for Google

When you added your website in Google webmaster tools you will notice an option “verify your site” click and check HTML tag verification method and you will see a Meta tag like this

<meta name=”google-site-verification” content=“B5QHUWNuEQGDUWttu6FqmNM5ECQ_2CpzLfcCytRbrEk” />

Now, first thing you need to do is just copy it and paste it into your website home page <head> section. If you are using blogspot you can add it from your Dashboard > Template > Edit HTML and find the “<head>, add below the <head> tag and then save it. After this whole process you can click verify in your Google webmaster tools.

And if you are using wordpress you can add it from your Dashboard > Appearance > Editor and select header.php and add below the <head> tag and After this whole process you can click verify in your Google webmaster tools.   

Meta tag verification for Bing


For ing verification, login in Bing webmaster tool, then go to “Configure my site” and you will see the “verify your site” open and you will have two options one XML and other Meta tag verification.

As we are doing to add Meta tags then you will click on Meta tag verification for Bing like this

<meta name=”msvalidate.01″ content=“6C7D022907E51B82307D7E77E0D16D30”/> copy the complete tag and paste it below <head> tag  and your Google verification code and verify your site in Bing.

 Meta tag verification for Alexa 

This is really helpful for your website. After login in Alexa Dashboard, you can find the “claim your site” option in site management button. Open it and you will be given a verification id like this [WJi_Y4O0K4M8sinO-p5nSZ9ssDICopy that code and paste it to your <head> section or you can use the code like this  
<meta name=”alexaVerifyID” content=“WJi_Y4O0K4M8sinO-p5nSZ9ssDI” />

Note: For stay verified, do not remove these Meta tags from your website.

Hope you found this article useful on Meta tag verification for Google, Bing and Alexa. If you need any advice on Google Webmaster Tool, Bing Webmaster tool and Alexa, please free to ask.

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