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Article Template Modification For EasyBlogs to Add Meta Tags and RSS Auto Discovery

Article template modification tutorial
Article Template Modification Shows How To Code The Article Template To Include Meta tags and Google AdSense. Plus add comments & auto-discovery to your articles, too!

Note: Before you begin, please be sure that you have read the tutorial, Understanding How The EasyBlogs Template Works so you can get around the different parts of your template.

Modifying Your Blog Template

Step 1. Open the Easy Blogs software and go to All My Blogs and then, click on Template Editor.

modify template

Step 2open and select the template from the list that you are currently using for your blog.

choose template

Step 3. Click on the "Article Pages" Tab on the left.

articles tab template

Article Template Modification To Add Meta tags & Auto-discovery

Step 1. Go to the "Start of Page" tab of the Articles Pages (be sure you are in the Article Pages of the template editor.

articles tab

Step 2. Delete the lines that say:

<META Name="Description" Content=" ">
<META Name="Keywords" Content=" ">

Step 3. Insert the following 2 lines of code:

<meta name="keywords" content="[%thispage.metatag.keywords%]">
<meta name="description" content="[%thispage.metatag.descriptions%]">

Step 4. Right below where you inserted the code in Step 3, insert your auto discovery code using the following steps:

Step 4a. Copy and paste the below code into Notepad or some other HTML editor (don't use MS WORD!):

<link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="Title of Your Blog" href="http://www.mywebsite.com/rss.xml">

Step 4b. Modify the red sections of the code to fit your website.

Step 4c Copy the modified code into your template right below where you inserted the code in Step 3 above.

When done, it will look like this:

autodiscovery article

Click Save save disc in the top menu bar to save your insertions.

Article Template Modification To Add Google AdSense Ads

To add the AdSense code to your article, go to the "Article" tab of the "Articles Pages" section of the template editor.

article tab

Insert the code from your AdSense account between the ADSENSE markers using the appropriate ad block for best results.

AdSense Code modification

Note: not all templates have these markers included. Please use good judgement when placing Google AdSense code. Make sure you read Google's 'Terms of Service' document before adding AdSense to your website.

Click Save save disc in the top menu bar to save your insertions.

NOW------- Go to the tutorial, How To Create Articles In Easy Blogs That Are Fully Search Engine Optimized and Ready For RSS Syndication! to Setup your Settings....very important so don't miss this step!


Have you added the meta tags feature to your default pages? Find the tutorial to add meta tags to your default pages is here

Article template modification SBI Rss Tutorial shows you how to code the Articles Pages section of your Easy Blogs Templates to include the keyword and description meta tags along with INSERT markers for Google AdSense 300 X 250.Medium Rectangle AdSense block in the body of your article content

ATTENTION

All template modifications require that you:

a) re-publish, re-generate your pages in the blog software
b) re-upload ALL affected pages of your blog to your website.

That wraps up the Article Template Modification Easy Blogs Tutorial. To get the full tutorial look here.

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