Almost all major search engines prefer fast and responsive website. We can easily make any website responsive but to make it faster we have to optimize our web design properly. Google Blogger always faces an issue about better optimization of their Blog site. But for new users it is not possible.
You might see several error and render blocking script that your template containing. And my main focus on removing those render blocking Script which is not visible inside Blogger template but when a Blogger template load then Google automatically inject those in our template.
I will show you how to disable those scripts in my upcoming couple of SEO related articles. In this article I will show you about How to disable Widgets and Google+ Script Files from Blog Footer?
You won’t find Widgets and Google+ Script Files after Edit your template HTML but when your Blog site open in browser then Google automatically inject this in your Blogger template and all script load in your template’s footer section. As a result your Blogger template loading speed affects.
To see those render blocking scripts just open your site in a Browser and right button on your Blogger template and Click View Page Source. Now scroll down and go to footer section and see huge scripts has loaded with your template.
Now locate scripts like below (those are known as render blocking scripts)
But those scripts we can’t delete from Blogger template, other than we can disable those scripts which will help to load our Blogger template faster.
Step 1 Please visit https://www.blogger.com and Sign in to your Blogger account
Step 2 Now from Blogger Dashboard Click ->Template ->Edit HTML
Please take a backup of your Blogger template first to avoid any unexpected incident.
Step 3 Please find the closing </body> by pressing Ctrl+F (Windows) or CMD+F (Mac)
Step 4 Now replace </body> with below code
Step 5 Finally hit the Save template button from top right corner of the screen.
I hope this tutorial will help you to make your Blog site faster in load. Try to remove all unnecessary script to make your Blog faster. In case of some Blogger template their Blog Layout can be broke but don’t panic. Loading speed is more necessary than layout. And if you want to add new widget after adding the above trick then again replace
<!--</body>--></body> With </body> and save template first. After that add widget and again replace </body> with <!--</body>--></body> and save your Blogger template. This is for avoiding template layout Break. Thank you.