How to Use Shopify Blog Post Meta Element

1. About the Blog Post Meta ElementClick to copy

1.1. What is Blog Post Meta?Click to copy

Shopify Blog Post Meta Element helps you customise and show main information about your blog post on Google. In the PageFly admin, the content is defaulted to show author name and published date. However, you can flexibly change contents of this section (max of 160 characters)

Remember that you cannot change the time the blog post is created. But if you want to change the author, you can do it in Shopify.

1.2. Where can I find the Blog Post Meta Element?Click to copy

Step 1: Click on the 2nd icon in the Element Catalog which is the Add Shopify element function

Step 2: Under Blog Posts dropdown menu, click on the Blog Post Meta element

Step 3: Drag and drop the element into the page editor and then start using it.

Blog Post Meta element

2. Blog Post Meta Element ConfigurationClick to copy

Now we will show the parameters of the General and Styling tabs for the Blog Post Meta element.

2.1. General ConfigurationClick to copy

2.1.1. Blog Post SourceClick to copy

Set Custom Blog Post by default

2.1.2. Custom Blog PostClick to copy

Select the blog post to show the meta

You can get further information about ATTRIBUTES, VISIBILITY, ANIMATION parameters here

2.2. Styling ConfigurationClick to copy

You can get further information about OVERALL, SPACING, TYPOGRAPHY, BACKGROUND, BORDER, DISPLAY, CUSTOM CSS parameters here

You can check the video below about creating a blog post page:

3. Frequently Asked QuestionsClick to copy

3.1. OverviewClick to copy

How long should a Meta Tag be? 60 character max
What is a must-have element in the Meta tag? Main keyword
Is image allowed to be added in a meta tag (For Google Search)? No

3.2. What is Meta data in Google?Click to copy

The meta tag contains information about the blog post, documents or a webpage. Meta tag normally comes with Title tag, to show the overview idea or topic of that webpage in general.

3.3. What should be included in a Meta tag?Click to copy

Main keyword, words (No more than 60 characters) and numbers.

3.4. Is Blog Post Meta important?Click to copy

Yes, they are extremely important for SEO purpose. This short paragraph will be converted to search engine’s language; it tells searchers why they should click on that blog post.

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