Easily Remove Date & Month From Blogger Post Url

Do you want to remove date and month from blogger post URL? Or

Do you want to make a clean URL (Link) like wordpress? If yes walk with me until the end of this post and I will help you to do this...

Bloggers wish to make a blog like WordPress, but unfortunately, they can not do this. Due to the lack of plugins in blogger site. 

But if you know HTML and CSS then, of course, you can play with blogger template. And you can make a beautiful blog like other CMS Such as WordPress and Wix. 

In blogger have a  by-default, "date & month" and ".html" with the posts URL. And you can't remove it, without playing with the HTML theme.

So in this post, I'm going to guide you on how to remove date from blogger post URL.

Before removing it, you should know the advantages, and the disadvantages of it.

Advantages of removing Date from blogger post URL

How to remove date from blogger post URL
Remove date from blogger post URL

In Quora, I have seen many bloggers asked questions on how to remove date from blogger post URL, and how to remove date from blogger permalink? 

I think it's a common question arrives in all blogger mind. As WordPress post URL doesn't has any date, whereas it only exists in blogger post link. 

Tell me, which one is looks professional


Before removing date and .html


After removing date and .html.  

At a glance, let me tell you some advantages of removing the date from the blogger post URL.

  • It makes blog posts URL short and gives a professional permalink to your blog post.
  • Blog visitors couldn't identify. The post is old or new.
  • It helps in on-page SEO and also helps in better ranking on search engine results pages.

Above mentioned all the benefits which you will get by removing Date from blogger post URL.

Disadvantages of removing the date from blogger post URL!

Nothing is 100% perfect, removing date and .html from blogger post URL is good although here some disadvantages are existing with it.

So let me tell you some disadvantages of removing Date from blog post URL for a glance.

  • If you have just created a new blog, then it is for yours.
  • If your blog post is ranking well on the search engines page, then it might be hurt on SEO.
  • In case if you have already published two or three more posts before applying this tactic, then maybe it will show 404 error, on your particular page or post.
  • I have already tested this method more than 10th times, but I have not faced any 404 issues. Only, I have seen a popup a message "there is nothing here", but within milliseconds it has automatically redirected. 
Now let's know step by step how to remove date from blogger post URL.

How to remove date from blogger post URL step by step?

Now I will guide you step by step with screenshot.
Remove date from blogger post url
Step to remove date from blogger post url

  • Log in to the blogger dashboard and click on the theme option.
  • Now, will show you, 'Edit HTML' click here.
  • To find out </head> click anywhere inside the HTML theme section and press Ctrl+F and paste</head>

<script type="text/javascript"> 
// BloggerJS v0.3.1
// Copyright (c) 2017-2018 Kenny Cruz
// 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="&"[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(); 

  • Copy the above code and paste it just before the </head>
  • See preview and save it.
  • Congratulations you have done it.

Before applying this method, never forget to backup the theme because if anything wrong happened, then you will get trouble.

The word from the author.

I hope you have successfully added this code on your blog. And you are now enjoying Date less, short URL.

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  • AmnaAziz
    AmnaAziz Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 3:20:00 PM GMT+5:30

    Thanks a lot

    • Dilwar
      Dilwar Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 9:12:00 PM GMT+5:30

      😊😊 keep reading

  • confianceandfoi
    confianceandfoi Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 1:11:00 PM GMT+5:30

    Oh wow, this is magical, worked like magic, just pasted and from the past URLs too, date and.html was removed, have not face any 404 or any other type of error, thank you so much for this.

    • Dilwar
      Dilwar Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 10:30:00 PM GMT+5:30

      Thanks ❤️

  • Karan Joshi
    Karan Joshi Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 5:42:00 PM GMT+5:30

    Thanks a lot. It works.

    • Dilwar
      Dilwar Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 7:27:00 AM GMT+5:30

      Most welcome ):-

  • Malay Das
    Malay Das Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 7:33:00 PM GMT+5:30

    Thank you Sir, it worked. can you please help me with adsense, I link my blog with adsense but still it says : Low quality content, I have around 25 pages did all the basic coding, if you can help it will be great, thanking you in advance

    • Dilwar
      Dilwar Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 7:23:00 AM GMT+5:30

      Most welcome M Das, I hope you have fixed it, if still you are facing an issue..plz contact me on contact page

  • Latest News Buzz
    Latest News Buzz Monday, August 9, 2021 at 7:08:00 AM GMT+5:30

    If I access my page like as my.blogspot.com/short then show me 404 error then redirect but if I access my page from home page then okay but if visit directly then not working.

    • Dilwar
      Dilwar Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 7:29:00 AM GMT+5:30

      If you are facing the issue, plz don't use...

  • Gareeb Music Uploader
    Gareeb Music Uploader Monday, March 14, 2022 at 5:37:00 PM GMT+5:30

    Thanks a looootttt bro!!!!
    It's really working!!!!! Thankssss

  • Dilwar
    Dilwar Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 7:31:00 AM GMT+5:30

    Most welcome Gareeb... Keep learning 🥰

  • Suraj Singh Joshi
    Suraj Singh Joshi Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 10:43:00 AM GMT+5:30

    very nice your post sir! i like it.

    • Dilwar
      Dilwar Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 2:31:00 PM GMT+5:30

      Thanks Suraj 🥰 keep growing with us🤝

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    technewsdaily Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 7:54:00 AM GMT+5:30

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