December 2013


Adding a new image with your post in blogger also fastens a new hyperlink which is a default attribute of post editor. Every blogger user should be irritated with this auto image hyperlink since it tends readers to click on image and a popups with opacity comes into sight with randomized images as like a slideshow.

This impacts readers badly to give proper attention in reading post also they might be likely to stop reading and close that page immediately. But this is a default feature of blogger and it requires to manually remove all the links from images when you upload using default image uploader.

But now it’s possible to remove this auto image hyperlink and it requires only adding a simple css code. This code is developed by me and it works with every webkit browsers and browsers of iOS including mobile devices.

How To Remove Image Hyperlink in Blogger?

Go to Blogger → Template

Backup Your Template

Now search for </b:skin>  or </b:skin

Now copy the following code and paste right before closing </b:skin tag

.separator a {
pointer-events: none;
cursor: default;
.separator a img {
outline : none;
border : 0;
.separator a:active, .separator a:focus {
outline: none;
-moz-outline-style: none;
ie-dummy: expression(this.hideFocus=true);
.separator a img:active, .separator a img:focus {
outline: none;
-moz-outline-style: none;

Finally save your template and you’re almost done!

Now visit your blog and you should not see any image acted like an anchor

How This Snippet Impacts on Blogger Post Images?

As you’ve added this snippet on your template so it controls all the images under a <div tag which is binded to class="separator" [that you can monitor once you add an image from your post editor].

Somehow blogger uses a default scheme to add images with anchor on post once you upload it, you can manually delete the link simply clicking on link after selecting the image on your post editor also can give properties [image title, image alt] to each image.

But now it’s possible to automatically remove hyperlink from images in blogger using the snippet above mentioned. This code will help your images not to create outline [either on right click or left from mouse] also it will not work on all images [adsense banner ad or any other banner] but only the images that you attach using blogger default upload option. So you have the full control over images that remain under class="separator"

Need Help?

I hope this pretty tutorial will help you to remove hyperlinks from blogger images since the snippet is very small in size but works better to make your chore comes true.

Heading tags are one of the most important constructive feature of HTML pages when it comes in both on-page and off-page SEO. It automatically defines search engines all about your blog content and how they’re interconnected. HTML Headline is one type of simple markup language that defines the properties of an URL to search engines basically the title tag, meta title, keywords, descriptions etc.

This structure of web pages make it possible for Webkit browsers to view content, cellphones to view the content, and screen readers to read the content aloud. The most common issue about HTML Headlines is the properly fixation which will be search engine optimized and help search robots to index pages easily.

Headlines are simply defined by H1, H2, H3 etc. tags where
H1 is the most important tag according to the view of search engines,
next to less important tag H2 and finally H3.

Any type of wrong configuration will seriously result your pages being ignored by search engines. By today’s tutorial I will discuss some very basic things of Headline tags and how to setting for blogger to optimize content.

8 Basic Principles About HTML Headings

  1. The most important headline on any page should be the H1 tag
  2. You can signify Homepage title as H1 tag also can do same for content title
  3. Sub-headlines should be signified by H2 and the sub sub-headline is H3
  4. Heading tags should be enriched with search terms so that search robots will love to index content
  5. If your heading tags include no search term, so what i can say a wasted heading after all
  6. Keywords should be properly set according to their search terms gradient on search engines
  7. Should not include images for headlines, which is just considered a bad SEO idea
  8. Let robots index all the available headings in your site and never resist them using robots.txt that is also a bad idea

Importance of Using H1, H2, H3, H4 Headlines

If you think of a Web page as an outline, you’ve to think of most important element Heading tags (H1, H2 etc.) which serve to divide the page into sections. The most important headline of your page is H1 headline which generally indicates the topic of your entire webpage also signifies individual contents.

When search robots read a website to index, it reads the code directly (specially hunt for heading tags) not the snazzy presentation that humans see. Since search engines first priority is to provide people the ultimate results on the basis of different search terms, also they try the same techniques to determine what page is about.

Hence content in the H1 tag will be considered the most important component to help search engines represent a page with detailed information. The sub headings should be signified with H2 Headline and respectively sub sub-headline to H3, thus lowest important tags will be set with H4, H5 and H6(The final HTML tag).

Your sidebar titles are least important to search robots so that you can set H4 tag for sidebar title also do same for footer section titles (because they are also least important)

Here Is A Structure Of Total Six Heading Tags of Any Website

Based on different headings, there are available tools that can make an outline for your content. According to the headlines every HTML page is structured so that robots can index even a single piece of content very easily. Heading tags should be set only to optimize content not in the hierarchy that will improve your post rank when it comes to SERPs(Search Engine Result Pages)

The Headings for Your Homepage

To let the search engines index your webpage you must set an HTML Headline for it. You can either do it manually editing your homepage tags or install plugin to handle the task. Here is an instructive guide of how to set Heading tags for homepage

<h1>Your Blog's Header Title</h1>
<h3>Your Blog's Header Description</h3>

<h2>Your Blog's Header Widget Title</h2>
<h3>Your Blog's Header Widget Description</h3>

The Headings for Your Content

Your content is the king of your entire blog since the traffic lands on your page only to read content not for the highly optimized design, your page speed or any other third party issues. Here is a constructive guide of setting heading tags for your post content.

<h1>Title of The Post</h1>
<h2>Sub Title of The Post</h2>
<h3>Sub Sub-Title of The Post</h3>

<h2>Second Sub Title of The Post</h2>
<h3>Second Sub Sub-Title of The Post</h3>

<li>Sample Bullets 1</li>
<li>Sample Bullets 2</li>
<li>Sample Bullets 3</li>

<h4>Any Special Notification Regarded The Tutorial</h4>
<h5>Download/Demo Page<h5>

<h2>Conclusion Part of Your Post</h2>

Heading Tags for Sidebar

Although sidebar includes less important content despite that we have to set taglines for sidebar contents. Basically you maintain subscription widget, recent posts, publisher ads, recent comments, popular posts, multi tab etc. widget content on sidebar. Setting a proper Headline for sidebar will help search engines to crawl each your sidebar content that will also be visible in search results sitelinks.

<h3>Your Sidebar Title</h3>

Heading Tags for Footer

As like as sidebar content, Headline for footer content is also least important part to search engines. Generally we add author profile widget, categories, recent comments, affiliate banner, DMCA protection badge and other misc content on footer. But these things are also needed to let search engine index and evaluate. Set the same tagline for footer content as like as Sidebar

<h4>Your Footer Title</h4>

How To Properly Set Headlines in Blogger?

Till now we discussed the very basic constructive features of Headlines of a regular html website and blog. All these settings are search engine friendly and recommended by SEO experts. Now we’d learn how to properly edit your blogspot xml format to set Heading Tags and fix errors if your template bearing any mistake about heading tags till today.

Generally blogger uses a default setting for necessary heading tags including Your Blog Title, First post’s title, Second post’s title, Sidebar Gadget title and all these are automatically set for official blogger templates. These features are not well search engine optimized so blogger templates get ranked on search engines when it comes to the comparison of CMS based blogging platform.

But the in custom blogger templates we bring much more optimization for our content including heading tags, meta data setting, setting for description tag and meta description, setting keywords and dynamic meta tags within right closing </head> tag. Now read the below instruction to properly set Headlines in both Custom and Official Blogger Templates

Set Headlines For Header

1. Go to Blogger > Template
2. Backup Your Template
3. Click on Edit HTML
4. Now search for id=’header-inner’
5. Below this line you should see heading tag for header
6. Now make sure all the heading tags within header is set properly to

 <h1 class='title'>
<b:include name='title'/>

Set Headlines For Header

Set Headlines For Post Body

Again search for =’post-title entry-title’

You should see the line is tagged with <h3….</h3>

Blogger default post title tag

Now replace the <h3….</h3> tag with <h1….</h1>

Blogging optimized post title tag setting

Set Headlines For Sidebar

Again search for =’sidebar

Below this section you should see different widgets

Now hit on the black arrow and it will expand

Within <b:includable….</b:includable> tag you should see heading tag for that widget

Now replace the <h2….</h2> tag with <h3….</h3>

Sidebar tags blogger
Sidebar tags blogger


Do same for all the widgets under =’sidebar

Note: If you have divided sidebar sections and multiple widgets then individually set heading tags to <h3…</h3>. Once you add extra widget on sidebar the heading tag will be automatically set to <h2…</h2> so you need to manually convert it to <h3>…</h3>

Set Headlines For footer/Lower Section

Finally search for =’lower’  or =’footer’

Below this line you should see several widgets

Click on black arrow of widget and it will be expanded

Now search for following code within <b:includable…</b:includable> tag

<h2 class='title'><data:title/></h2>

Now convert it into following tag

<h4 class='title'><data:title/></h4>

Set Headlines For footer

Do same for other content widget under footer or lower section

Note: Once you add extra widget under footer/lower section the heading tag will be automatically set to <h2…</h2> so you need to manually convert it to <h4>…</h4>

Finally save your template and all the heading tags of your blog is now fixed and optimized for search engines

Final Words:

I think finally you have learnt the basic budding blocks of optimized Headlines, What is it? and How to properly set headlines in blogger. Now it’s time for you to take some actions.

Go and use the W3 Validator now to check your blog’s outline. If you’ve read an understood all the above, you should now be able to determine whether your template is doing a good job.

If you find this tutorial helpful then don’t forget to share it on social media, your each share will help us to grow our audience. Also let me know any suggestion if you have

Keyword Planner is the best free keyword research and analysis tool powered by Google. It works to generate ideas for competitive keywords within Google Search Results are well planned out keywords
and ad groups. Prior it was known as Google Keyword Tool where it was too old and Adwords advertisers got a very poor idea of relevant keywords for monthly search volumes.

Releasing a new interface Keyword Planner, Google informs the world new keyword tool is more relied traffic estimator, combined with full power of functionalities of the Keyword Tool to find new keyword ideas, ad group ideas, get performance estimated for particular keywords, traffic estimation and target your actual budget for running campaigns.

Today I will discuss some basics of using Keyword Planner so that you could run proper campaigns with your targeted budget. Using keyword planner you can bid highest searches per month and it takes no money to run once you go for campaign you’ve to pay.

Difference Between Google Keyword Planner & Keyword Tool

  1. Keyword Planner is early of the year’s released a successful keyword tracking tool for Adwords campaigns a powerful interface in addition there are well planned out keywords and ad groups.
  2. Before releasing this interface on internet it’s largely known as Keyword Tool which worked and can be accessed easily with Google Account, but Keyword Planner only works when you create an Adwords account. But you don’t need to pay for it or run campaign
  3. In Google Keyword tool the results were used to show in broad match for average search results. You could change this to phrase match or exact match. Whereas Keyword Planner lets you viewing exact matches on keywords
  4. Keyword planner at the same time shows ad group ideas (where all related keywords are included one major) also keyword ideas for the exact term. This feature is totally advanced unlike Old Keyword Tool
  5. Keywords are also shown in graphical chart where users can bid the exact keyword before running a campaign. Also the suggested keywords are available to download in .CSV format
  6. With releasing new product of Keyword Planner Google is so happy, as it combines the functionality of the Keyword Tool and Traffic
    Estimator into a smooth, integrated workflow.

How To Get Started

To get started with Keyword Planner you simply need to create a Google Adwords Account. Don’t worry you won’t have to pay for any advertising but you need to have an account otherwise you will not be able to use it.

  • Go to Keyword Planner official site and sign in with your Google Account
  • From the Green tab click Tools and Analysis and choose Keyword Planner

Search For Keyword and Ad Group Ideas

Once you select this option to search for keyword and ad group ideas you will be appeared with the following search form with relevant options

Keyword and AddGroup Ideas

  • Your products or service: Enter some keywords you want to search using commas per line.
  • You landing page: The page where you run advertisements and bring traffic to a landing page. Google needs to review the landing page to find out perfectly suitable keywords that can be relevant to your campaign. Only for keyword research you may leave this blank.
  • Your product category:  Choosing this option will help Google to deliver the optimum searches for keywords under a specific category. For example if your campaign related to business or industrial purposes then choosing so will provide you closely matches your keywords. And your planning would be more likely to successful.
  • Targeting: You can set up various targeting options:
  • Location: Basically it remains default as all countries. If you want to track any specific country like only US, or Canada, UK, Australia or any other country where you do serving people with your business then this option would help you to get local search term that would be so help to grow your business locally.
  • Languages: Google Keyword Planner helps you to search keywords according to your suited language. Once you don’t like English no problem you can choose your country based language as Google has a collaboration of different languages.
  • Search Engines: It remains default with Google but you can choose Google and other search partners, so you can track other search engines keyword competition those are partners of Google.
  • Negative Keywords: If there are particular keywords you want to exclude from your search enter them here.

Customize Your Search

Here are some options will strongly help you to run more than a valuable bid of targeted keywords.

  • Keyword Filters: One of the important areas for keyword research in this section. It includes avg. monthly searches, suggested bid, ad impr. share, and competition where you can suggest an amount for either higher, medium or lower search panel. If
    you want to find keywords that have a reasonable search volume you can
    specify a value here. You can also enter an average cost per click value here for higher or lower keyword competition.
  • Keyword Option: This will let you to leverage adult keywords not to show in the panel as these are one type of leading keywords whose are banned by Google Adwords or Adsense Policies.
  • Include/Exclude: You can include or exclude any particular keywords from your account.

When you’re all set simply hit on Get Ideas button and you will be represented with the following page.

Ad Group Ideas

The adgroups are sorted by relevance with more likely to relevant keywords displayed first. The average monthly searches are the totally average for all the keywords within the adgroups. These are 12 monthly average based on an exact match for these particular keywords. For keyword research it is more than a focusing on the exact matches.

Adgroup Ideas

Next you can download this entire suggestions simply click on download button (top right hand area). If you’re happy with this list simply hit on add all and you could find this list added with your advertising campaign
Once you click on any adgroup you can see the relevant keywords under one group with various monthly search volumes.

Adgroup Keywords

Rather choosing adgroup ideas you can select Keyword ideas where you will be represented by a breakdown list of keywords with individual monthly search term.

Enter or Upload Keywords To See How They Perform

Another best option for doing keyword research is that entering your own keyword or uploading keywords. As the first option we described earlier, gives Google a chance to deliver the keyword suggestion for a broad range of adgroups and other related keywords of monthly search volume.

Search Volume of Keywords

If you don’t want the suggestion but the only exact report of your typed keywords then use this option to enter in your keywords.

Simply type some relevant keywords using comma separation and hit Get Search Volume it will securely turn you to the following page

All the same options working here like keyword and adgroup ideas. On ad group ideas hit the link and you should see your all typed keywords separately with their monthly search volume, suggestion bid, competition, and ad impr. share reports. Directly hit the keyword ideas option will let you to see their stats individually.

Get Traffic Estimates For A List of Keywords

This option helps you to determine how much you have to estimate per keyword or multiple group of keywords. Simply enter some keywords with comma separation or upload a file of keywords and hit Get Estimate.

You will see a graph with Clicks, Impressions and CPC reports for various daily budgets according to your expected traffic on the basis of your keywords. Click on any point your daily estimates on right hand of the graph.

Traffc Estimate for Keywords

Multiple Keyword List to Get New Keyword Ideas

The multiple keyword lists a quick way of entering multiple keywords combinations. You have the chance to create 2 different lists of keywords you want to perform.

Multiple Keyword Tracker
It will provide you the reports of daily estimated budget and ad group ideas of monthly search volume

Top 5 Alternatives of Google Keyword Planner

Following are the best suggestions and alternatives of Keyword Planner Tool. We arranged top 5 alternatives of Keyword Planner.

Bing Keyword Tools

Bing keyword Tool
Bing Provides an alternative to the Google Keyword Planner which is considered second best keyword analysis tool for better SEO and advertising campaigns.


Wordtracker keyword research tool
WordTracker is one of the most popular keyword research tools which provides you the report of ultimate competition of keywords across the giant search engines to lead appropriate SEO for your blog or site.


Ubbersuggest Keyword Tool
This is most trendy keyword suggestion tool works with powerful deliverability of hot keywords around search engines Google, Bing, Yahoo. A suggested tool for maximum webmasters.

Google Trends:

Google Trends

This tools is an integrated part of Google Planner but it provides more constricted limits of keyword resources only trendy keywords get proper value here. It shows both the graph and average search volume including breakout reports.


WordStream Keyword Research tool

One of the best alternatives of Keyword Planner. WordStream provides an Internet marketing software and tools which are designed to make your search marketing campaigns more organized and profitable.


I think i’ve covered the maximum points regarding Google Keyword Planner Tool, How to properly use it for PPC campaigns and other marketing purposes also mentioned some alternatives of Keyword Planner. After writing this post i can say Google Keyword Planner is most important and keyword research and analysis tool for every webmaster, SEO consultants and bloggers.

I also suggest not to bid your keywords with limited tools only keyword planner is not enough to get ideas of internet giant keywords hence there are lots of search engines out of Google and Bing also dominates over 37% coverage to leading traffic resources on internet.