How to Change the Format of the Dates of Blogger Posts

Have you ever thought to change the format of your Posts date? They are there to help new visitors to understand exactly when it was published so, they can assume that the information is precisely up-to-date or not. Now let us come to the point, most of the Blogger templates are not robust enough to display to display Date in your posts. They just show up the time when it was published rather than showing the dates. Therefore, in this article, we will Show you How to Change the Format of the Dates of Blogger Posts? 

You have the liberty to change the dates of your posts as well as archive pages by going through the setting of your site. The first thing you need to do is to Go to >> your site >> Layout >> Post body >> Edit. 
On pressing the “Edit” link, a new window will pop out which would display quite a few of options. Now just under the “Post Page Options” change the format of your dates. By default, it only displays the time when your article was published, so from the drop down list select the most appropriate date format. Once everything is done press the save button located at the bottom of the page. 
Congratulations: You have successfully updated the format of the date of your posts. 

This probably won’t help you in improving your SEO rankings as they are just for the betterment for the user experience. Being a blogger, you should keep your content up-to-date this would not help you to increase your credibility, but it will also help you in gaining the trust of your users. 

Removing Dates from your posts is something that should not be practiced by anyone. There are few so-called SEO consultants that just think that Google fetches the dates from a simple piece of HTML Code. Google gets the dates from your sitemap. So what are your thoughts? Any suggestions that you may have?

The Editorial Team of MyBloggerLab consists of a group of Professional Blogger geeks Led by Syed Faizan Ali (Founder of MyBloggerLab).

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May 8, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Hi faizan

How to remove post date from Google search results


May 9, 2013 at 12:27 PM

Dear faizan!
How to you type your blog title on calander?

Editorial Team MOD
May 10, 2013 at 12:58 AM

That's Photoshop Work.

May 10, 2013 at 6:16 AM

Dude, I need your help!! Please tell me how to show YouTube video as a featured image in blogger i.e. on homepage, show video of each post in a specific dimension. I mean, not to use image, but actual youtube video. Thanks!

May 10, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Nice Post Keep Posting Faizan dear

Editorial Team MOD
May 10, 2013 at 2:13 PM

I am not sure, what you are trying to say?

June 7, 2013 at 6:58 AM

Faizan, the date is not showing up on my blog posts at all.

Please tell me what I can do to fix this issue. Here is my blog:

Thank you!

Editorial Team MOD
June 7, 2013 at 12:13 PM

Thats because the Code that generates Dates for your post is missing from your template

June 8, 2013 at 5:05 PM

OK, thank you for telling me that. So what code do I need to put into my template for the dates to appear for the posts?

Thank you once again!

Editorial Team MOD
June 9, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Here is the Code that generates the Date <data:post.timestamp/>

June 9, 2013 at 11:05 AM

OK, but where exactly do I need to put that code into my template? Sorry, I'm really a beginner when it comes to coding...

Thank you!

July 5, 2013 at 1:08 PM

I just want to change the format into YY, MM DD?
Ex. 2013, July 06
Format that does not exist in blogger choice.
possible to be changed?
Email me please.
thanx :)

July 27, 2013 at 6:04 AM

Sir How To Remove Post Body From blogger

July 27, 2013 at 8:59 AM

Use this CSS to Hide Post body.

.post { display:none;}

February 24, 2014 at 1:06 AM

How to order the posts so that the latest are at the bottom, like in a book?

Editorial Team MOD
February 24, 2014 at 11:23 AM

You can may be try Archives like this


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