How to Fix Duplicate Meta Description for Blogger

Some times ago, I confuse with my blog () meta description that duplicated. I am know it when I check my blog on. see my blog have too many duplicate meta description. I also see and wonder why when I share my posts to facebook, my posts always have same snippet description.
Masters of SEO said that Meta description is most vitals meta tags. If we have many duplicate meta description, our posts with same meta description will considered duplicate content by search engines. by it, our Search Engines Result Page(SERP) will down. it also danger because if we have many duplicate content, we at risk to banned by google. Duplicate meta description is forbidden in SEO. I am so confused and worried..

I start to searching on many blogs/sites to find how to fix it. after I have searching long enough, finally I found how to fix it. I immediately to try it and finally it fixed.
actually it is just my error when I modify my meta tags before. and I will never to do it again. So how i solve duplicate meta description problem ?

1. log in to your dashboard.
2. go to “template” menu.
3. edit HTML. *don’t forget to backup your template before.
4. proceed.
5. find this code : <meta content=’your blog description’ name=’description’/> or <meta name=’description’ content=’your blog descriptions’ />.. you can press ctrl + F to do search.
6. after find it, insert the red code like below :

<b:if cond=’data:blog.url == data:blog.homepageUrl’>
<meta content=’Description’  name=’description’/>
<meta content=’keyword1 keyword2 keyword3 …’ name=’keywords’/>

*It is mean that your blog description just for your home page description. this is exception because use <b:if> tags. by this, you post description will not use blog description as it snippet description.

7. then, save it. your duplicate meta description will fixed.

*important note : this ways just apply if you use manual meta tags description, or don’t use auto meta tags description feature of blogger. in order you more understand. I recommend you to read this article too : check it out. okay.. that’s all from me. if you have any questions, you can ask me on the comment box below. I waiting for your response.

Follow these steps to fix the pages with duplicate meta descriptions:

Step 1: Edit Custom robots.txt

Check your ROBOT.TXT file. Go to

Edit robots.txt in blogger: Go to My Blogs >> Search preferences >> Crawlers and indexing >> You will find the option for 'Custom robots.txt'

Click on edit and paste the following text into it.

User-agent: Mediapartners-Google*
Allow: /

User-agent: Googlebot-Image
Allow: /

User-agent: Adsbot-Google
Allow: /

User-agent: Googlebot-Mobile
Allow: /

User-agent: Twitterbot
Allow: /

User-agent: *
Disallow: /search
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Allow: /

User-agent: *
Disallow: /*.html
Allow: /*.html$

Sitemap: Sitemap:[Change with your own domain]
Here you can also add your sitemap as

Now save changes and check and verify robots.txt again.

Step 2: Edit Custom robots header tagsJust below the 'Custom robots.txt' option there is option for 'Custom robots header tags'

Click on edit and make the changes as shown in below pic.

Step 3: Edit each post description from blogger HTML
Go to HTML of your website.

<meta expr:content='data:blog.metaDescription' name='description'/>

And replace it with following code:
<!-- Fix Duplicate Meta Description Error from Webmaster tool Search Console -->
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != &quot;index&quot;'>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != &quot;item&quot; and data:blog.pageType != &quot;static_page&quot;'>
<b:if cond='data:blog.metaDescription != &quot;&quot;'>
<b:if cond='data:blog.url != data:blog.homepageUrl'>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.metaDescription' name='description'/>
<!-- Fix Duplicate Meta Description Error from Webmaster tool Search Console -->

That's all...

All the above steps will help you to remove duplicate meta description warnings and it will be fixed after your pages get re-indexed again on Google Webmaster tool. Check your search console after a few days and let me know your website results via the comment section shown below.
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