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Blogger profile confusions

Since Google has closed it's social networking service called the Google+ for consumers, few products has some effect on it. One of them is our very own blogger.

We could see that update notification in our blogger dashboard as below,



Besides from the things gone as mentioned in Blogger's official blog post here -> An update on Google+ and Blogger, we have a confusion on profile that needs to be clarified. That is the reason why I am writing this down.

There are now two profiles,

  1. Blogger profile
  2. Google profile
Blogger profile - Where does this appear?

This appears in all of your blogs if you have your profile gadget added. You can see that on this blog in the top right,
How do I update this profile?
  1. Go to blogger.com
  2. Navigate to Settings > User settings
  3. Click Edit under Blogger in User profile section
  4. You'll be navigated to https://www.blogger.com/edit-profile.g where you can edit your profile that appears on the blog.
Google profile - Where does this appear?

This appears in the top right of every Google product. Blogger isn't an exception.

Google profile on the top right. Blogger profile near New post button.

To update this profile, please click on Google Account button or visit https://aboutme.google.com/

Now, based on which profile requires change, please decide yourself.

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