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Custom description on Sharing

While sharing on Facebook or Twitter or any site/app where the URL's preview is rendered, 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.
What is a search description?
Search descriptions are the ones that are shown when your blog URL is scrapped by a search engine or a social network. Only when this description is enabled, each blog post can have a customised descriptions.

How to enable search description?
  1. Go to Dashboard > Settings
  2. Scroll all the way down to "Meta Tags"
  3. In there, please use the toggle switch near "Enable search description" to turn on search description.


  4. Please provide a blog description here that should appear on a search engine or a social network while sharing your blog URL.
Some people confuse this description with the blog's display description on the top of settings page which will be shown in the page but will not be scrapped while sharing on social networking sites. 

How to add custom description?
  1. Go to Dashboard > Posts
  2. Create or choose a blog post to edit.
  3. In the right side, down below click on "Search description" to toggle it open.
  4. In the appearing text box, write a description that is specific to that particular blog article. 


  5. Update or Publish the post.
Even after enabling & adding custom search description, if you don't see your description while sharing on Facebook, I think you will have to scrape your URL using Facebook's open graph object debugger or the Twitter card previewer.
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