Skip to main content

Custom description on Sharing

While sharing on face book, we would see description of the page being shared. Now, Blogger added a feature of making that description to be in the way you wish.

This articles has two sections,
  1. How to enable Search Description?
  2. How to add custom description?
How to enable Search Description?
  1. Go to Dashboard > Settings > Search Preferences
  2. Under Meta Tags > Click "Edit" on Description
  3. Change to "Yes" from "No" and add a description to your blog.
  4. Save Changes.
How to add custom description?
  1. Go to Dashboard > Post List
  2. Click on the search description
  3. Now add the description as you require.
  4. Click Done > Update
  5. Now try sharing.
Even after enabling & adding custom search description, if you could not see the change happening while sharing on facebook, you might want to try out the facebook open graph object debugger.
    See related posts:


    Feeds for you

    Blogger in Draft says "Try the new Blogger!"

    It's been long time that I wrote something here. Interestingly there seems to be a new update in Blogger in Draft (

    Common issues where custom domain is involved.

    In BHF, one of the common issues we face is setting up custom domain. We already have a lot of information on how to setup a custom domain. So I am going to go ahead and write on the troubleshooting tips for custom domain.

    This article is dedicated to +Chuck Croll  who has been/is a great mentor to me  since the beginning.

    So let's start with the first and foremost golden rule of Custom domain troubleshooting.
    Any issue where you have custom domains involved, first check if the custom domain is setup properly.