How To Add hreflang Tags in Blogger Successfully?

Hello friend, welcome to technicalrazz and today I am gonna show you a very important and powerful factor of SEO and ranking. That’s called hreflang tag.
If you were serious about blogging or if you are an expert publisher, you may know about the hreflang tag.

It is a very small coding but doesn’t go to its size. It is a very powerful factor.

hreflang tag

When you check your blog’s on page performance it will show you a liner about your hreflang tag. If it is not present in your website or it is placed at the wrong place, it will be absent.

When you start using Google webmaster, here you can see hreflang tag.

What is Hreflang Tag?


Hreflang tag is the simple coded and short tag which targets is targeted on your website language. It gives the signal to search engine about your website language. It helps search engine to know your targeted language.

What your keywords language is?

If you are an Indian publisher and wishing to target the traffic for another country, hreflang tag will help you to get the traffic from another country.

Suppose, if a visitor search online help in Hindi and you have created your blog on the same topic, search engine directly index your website it searches result.

If you have created a website in a particular language and will not place the hreflang tag, it will create the confusion for the search engine. Because it won’t know what is your website language?

How to add Hreflang Tag in Blogger?


Before doing this process you should know about this. Kindly read the above information and then go ahead.

Let start to adding the hreflang tag in blogger.

Step 1: login in to blogger and select the blog
Step 2: Navigate Theme>Edit HTML
Step 3: Search for <head>

<link rel=”alternate” hreflang=”en” href=”http://www.example.com”>

Step 4: Paste the above code between <head> and </head>

The above code is the code of the English language. English is universal English language.

If your website is targeted on the United Kingdom then the following code you have to paste.

<link rel=”alternate” hreflang=”en-uk” href=”http://www.example.com”>

If your website is targeted on United State then the following code you have to paste.

<link rel=”alternate” hreflang=”en-us” href=”http://www.example.com”>

Note: Remember the above tags paste only between <head> and </head>. If you placed it anywhere expect the instruction then it will not work.

I am giving the following useful codes for the language you can use.

Code
Name
en
English
en-AU
English (Australia)
en-BZ
English (Belize)
en-CA
English (Canada)
en-CB
English (Caribbean)
en-GB
English (United Kingdom)
en-IE
English (Ireland)
en-JM
English (Jamaica)
en-NZ
English (New Zealand)
en-PH
English (Republic of the Philippines)
en-TT
English (Trinidad and Tobago)
en-US
English (United States)
en-ZA
English (South Africa)
en-ZW
English (Zimbabwe)
gu
Gujarati
gu-IN
Gujarati (India)
hi
Hindi
hi-IN
Hindi (India)
kn
Kannada
kn-IN
Kannada (India)
mr
Marathi
mr-IN
Marathi (India)
pa
Punjabi
pa-IN
Punjabi (India)
sa
Sanskrit
sa-IN
Sanskrit (India)
ta
Tamil
ta-IN
Tamil (India)
ur
Urdu
ur-PK
Urdu (Islamic Republic of Pakistan)
Final Word:

It is a very useful hreflang tag to improve your SEO score. When you crawl your website by any SEO tool it will show your website language.
If your website has not a language you can put the above coding in your blog Theme.
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