Last Update - 13 May 2020

How to Remove Year And Month from Blogger URL

Yes, it is possible to remove a year and month from the blogger post URL. Removing a date from the blogger post URL will make your website URL like WordPress URL. This will make your post URL professional URL like a WordPress site.

Blogger by default includes the month and year in front of the permalink or URL of your blog posts, like this:

https://legendblogs-blogger.blogspot.com/2020/04/how-to-install-laravel-on-windows-using.html

So, if you prefer or want to remove the year and date from your blog posts URL. You can do it with ease by simply adding a code snippet.

But before heading, how to actually do it, let me describe what Permalink and URL is?

What is a Permalink?

Let’s think about this for a second, it’s a contraction of two words i.e. Permanent and Link and that does exactly what it sounds like.

Permalink is a permanent link to your blog posts or to a page of your website.

What is a URL?

URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It’s what you type in at the top of your browser when you wish to go to a website. It allows you to find a specific web page or file across the internet.

URL can also be called Web Address, just like a postal address, which enables us to mail its destination.

https://legendblogs-blogger.blogspot.com/

How to Remove Date from Blogger URL

Follow the below steps and you will be done within no time.

Step 1. Login to your Blogger blog and select Theme/Template.

Step 2. Click on Edit HTML and paste the below code just above the <head> tag.

<script type='text/javascript'>  
 //<![CDATA[  
 // BloggerJS v0.3.1  
 // Copyright (c) 2019-2020  
 // Licensed under the MIT License  
 var urlTotal,nextPageToken,postsDatePrefix=!1,accessOnly=!1,useApiV3=!1,apiKey="",blogId="",postsOrPages=["pages","posts"],jsonIndex=1,secondRequest=!0,feedPriority=0,amp="&amp;"[0];function urlVal(){var e=window.location.pathname,t=e.length;return".html"===e.substring(t-5)?0:t>1?1:2}function urlMod(){var e=window.location.pathname;"p"===e.substring(1,2)?(e=(e=e.substring(e.indexOf("/",1)+1)).substr(0,e.indexOf(".html")),history.replaceState(null,null,"../"+e)):(e=(e=postsDatePrefix?e.substring(1):e.substring(e.indexOf("/",7)+1)).substr(0,e.indexOf(".html")),history.replaceState(null,null,"../../"+e))}function urlSearch(e,t){var n=e+".html";t.forEach(function(e){-1!==e.search(n)&&(window.location=e)})}function urlManager(){var e=urlVal();0===e?accessOnly||urlMod():1===e?getJSON(postsOrPages[feedPriority],1):2===e&&(accessOnly||history.replaceState(null,null,"/"))}function getJSON(e,t){var n=document.createElement("script");if(useApiV3){var o="https://www.googleapis.com/blogger/v3/blogs/"+blogId+"/"+e+"?key="+apiKey+"#maxResults=500#fields=nextPageToken%2Citems(url)#callback=bloggerJSON";nextPageToken&&(o+="#pageToken="+nextPageToken),nextPageToken=void 0}else o=window.location.protocol+"//"+window.location.hostname+"/feeds/"+e+"/default?start-index="+t+"#max-results=150#orderby=published#alt=json-in-script#callback=bloggerJSON";o=o.replace(/#/g,amp),n.type="text/javascript",n.src=o,document.getElementsByTagName("head")[0].appendChild(n)}function bloggerJSON(e){var t=[];if(useApiV3||void 0===urlTotal&&(urlTotal=parseInt(e.feed.openSearch$totalResults.$t)),useApiV3){try{e.items.forEach(function(e,n){t.push(e.url)})}catch(e){}nextPageToken=e.nextPageToken}else try{e.feed.entry.forEach(function(n,o){var r=e.feed.entry[o];r.link.forEach(function(e,n){"alternate"===r.link[n].rel&&t.push(r.link[n].href)})})}catch(e){}urlSearch(window.location.pathname,t),urlTotal>150?(jsonIndex+=150,urlTotal-=150,getJSON(postsOrPages[feedPriority],jsonIndex)):nextPageToken?getJSON(postsOrPages[feedPriority]):secondRequest&&(nextPageToken=void 0,urlTotal=void 0,jsonIndex=1,secondRequest=!1,0===feedPriority?(feedPriority=1,getJSON("posts",1)):1===feedPriority&&(feedPriority=0,getJSON("pages",1)))}function bloggerJS(e){e&&(feedPriority=e),urlManager()}bloggerJS();  
 //]]>  
 </script>

Step 3. Click on Save in order to save your settings and you are done.

Disclaimer

The author and the blog are not to be held responsible if, your blog or website SEO gets affected by using this code snippet. So, Use at your own risk.

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Comments

Saleem

Sir, Which plugin you use for commenting?

Tirthraj Pandey

There is no plugin for commenting. Legend Blogs website runs over the self-developed Laravel Framework.

Ponsu

Sir,
agar existing blog mein use kare toh reindex karne se problem ko solve honga ya nahi sir?
Aur ek baat puchna hain sir Year Month agar remove nahi kare toh kya future mein problem honga ky sir?
Please reply sir..

Tirthraj Pandey

First one : Existing blog me use na kare to jada behtar hoga. Agr exsting blog me use krenge to sare ULR new ho jayenge to fir se re-indexing krni pdegi aur site ki Ranking bhi down hogi..

Second one: Problem koi nhi aati. bas same article kisi aur ne aapke likhne ke baad likha to Search Engine aapki position ko down krega

Bhavik

Can you explain login behind code? How it works?

Tirthraj Pandey

This thing works on to override the permalink of the same page.