Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How to Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger

I am going to show that how can you prevent blogger blog from redirecting to country specific domain. This is a feature introduced by Google by which they redirect your .blogspot.com domain to the country domain from which that is accessed.

For example if a blog is accessed from UK then it will be redirected to .blogspot.uk and if from USA then .blogspot.us etc.

My traffic logs suggest that country-specific redirection in Blogger is now live in at least 15 countries. Here’s a complete list:

India [blogspot.in], Australia [blogspot.com.au], UK [blogspot.co.uk], Japan [blogspot.jp], New Zealand [blogspot.co.nz], Canada [blogspot.ca], Germany [blogspot.de], Italy [blogspot.it], France [blogspot.fr], Sweden [blogspot.se], Spain [blogspot.com.es], Portugal [blogspot.pt], Brazil [blogspot.com.br], Argentina [blogspot.com.ar], Mexico [blogspot.mx]

If you want to keep all you ranking on your main domain in your blogspot blog then you should probably stop this redirection. Otherwise your main domain will not be ranked worldwide. Today in this article, we will show you how to stop country specific URL redirection in blogger.

How to Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger

 

Why to Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger?

You should stop the country specific URL redirection in your blogger blog because if we change a .com domain with another domain extension then it is considered as other domain not the main domain.

So this redirection affect your blog’s alexa rank as well as your Google Page rank.

You must go ahead and disable this feature in your blog otherwise your blog’s rank will be affected continuously.

If the question arose in your mind arose that how can we do it, then don’t worry I am going to show the step by step process to Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger.

How! Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger?

How to Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger
How to Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger

 

Hope that now you completely know that why it is important to stop country redirection in your blogger blog. Okay now !! I am going to start the step by step process, stay with me and follow.

Sign In To Blogger !! Oh its must do it now, if you are already signed in then don’t do it again, Joking !! Anyhow, move to next step.

Go to your Template Section..

Then Click on Edit HTML, this is the option to edit your blog’s template HTML you can change your blog designing and can add extra feature. We will discuss that in future, for future updates please subscribe via email

Now !! Next Step : Search for your template closing head tag i.e = </head>

You can do it by hitting Ctrl + F on your keyboard.

You Found the closing head tag, now paste the following code right after the </head> tag.

<script type='text/javascript'>
      var blog = document.location.hostname;
      var slug = document.location.pathname;
      var ctld = blog.substr(blog.lastIndexOf("."));
      if (ctld != ".com") {
        var ncr = "http://" + blog.substr(0, blog.indexOf("."));
        ncr += ".blogspot.com/ncr" + slug;
        window.location.replace(ncr);
      }
</script>

Go and Save Template and now your country redirection has been disabled.

All done! Congrats.. Comment and give your feedback. If have any query ask now.

Hope that this article helped you a lot and you have successfully Stop Country Specific URL Redirection in Blogger.

If you like this article then share this with your friends on social media and help your other newbie blogger.

About Duryab Aziz

I am Duryab Aziz a computer science student. I love to write and share ideas about Technology, Blogging, SEO and Blogging Tips. I am very passionate about blogging, I am a SEO expert with 4 years of experience in SEO and blogging. I also provide freelancing services such as anything regarding WordPress, any possible issue that you can have, ;) Like Installation, Speeding up WordPress site, On-Page SEO, Off-Page SEO and Article Writing. View my Upwork Profile here.. You can hire me now :) Just drop a single message.

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