two ways to move or hide your blogger posts from your site's homepage

You may want to hide your blogger post from homepage maybe because it's outdated or the posts contain some contents you wouldn't like to display in your homepage .

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Hiding posts from your homepage will not mean the post will be deleted from your blog. it will still be present on the same category in which you published it but not on homepage .Only those who Accessed it via search engines or through navigating your blog properly will find the post.

The hiding of post from your homepage have no diminishing effects on your search engines optimisation. the post will still be crawled as usual but not on your homepage anymore.

There assorted methods through which you can hide posts from blogger homepage but am going to show you the most easiest ways you can do it. The first method through which you can hide your blogger posts from homepage is through the Backdating

How to Hide Blogger posts from homepage via backdating

Backdating and updating in blogger is used to either shift back your posts or update them to the current dates

Let say you have published some posts since 1995 in your blogger and this posts are still ever green but the fact that they are outdated will affect affect users view and search engines because search engine also consider dates just like human

Such outdated posts is because of the dates so in that case you will have to shift the date to the current dates to make the post be new and they will also appear on your homepage again if you changed the date to the current dates but if you changed a new post date to old date it will disappear from your homepage immediately.

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How to change your blogger post dates and time

Login your blogger admin dashboard and Click on posts where all your published posts will appear under various categories.

Select and edit the posts you want to change the date and after opening for edit just scroll to the right hand side you will see the date and time just set it as show bellow

Select your date from the calendar. if you want to hide the post from homepage just change the date to old date e.g let say the date is 2016-24-02. you can backdate it to any old date e.g 2015-24-05 and immediately the post will disappears from your homepage

But if you want to bring an old post back to the homepage then you will have to update it. I.e change the date from old date to the current date. you can do it to as many posts as you want. having known the first method to hide or update blogspot posts to leave or come to your homepage let us go to the second method to hide your blogger posts

How to hide Your blogger posts with post ID

Another method to hide your blogspot post from homepage is through post ID. in will say this method is more complicated because it involves the inserting of some codes into your template unlike the first method where you don't need to edit your template but still simple anyway.

First of all before you remove any post from homepage using the posts ID method you will need to get the ID of the post in question. To get your post ID login your dashboard, click on the post you want to hide (edit) after that it will open it blogger editor

Now when you are on the editing page just check the URL you will see the post ID copy it and edit your template find bellow code line from your template

after finding the code just replace it with the bellow code line

In case you find the first code in two places in your template , replace both with the second code line.

From your template again find the bellow tag


and replace it with this

<b:if cond='data:blog.url == data:blog.homepageUrl'> <style type='text/css'> #post-1234567890123456789 {display: none;} </style> </b:if>

From the above code change 1234567890123456789 to your post ID you copied initially then save your template. you are done.

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Don't forget like i said earlier the post still remains on your site and can still be crawled by search engine as usual only that you have moved it from your homepage.

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