My blog redirects to a country-specific URL (ccTLD)

The website address of a blog you read may redirect to a country-specific domain (for example: from [blogname].blogspot.com to [blogname].blogspot.com.au).

This update is in line with Google’s approach to free expression and controversial content.

If we receive a request to remove content that violates local law, that content may no longer be available to readers on local domains where those laws apply.
Note: Country-specific domains is not a different blog address, but a domain redirect based on the country where you're currently located.

Read all content

If you would like to see content on other domains and do not want to be automatically redirected, type:

  • http://[blogname].blogspot.com/ncr for an entire blog 
  • http://[blogname].blogspot.com/ncr/examplepage for a single post.

The “ncr” (no country redirect) will temporarily prevent redirection to the local version of the blog.

Effects on your blog

Custom domains
If you have a custom domain, you will not be affected by this change.
Blogspot domains
  • There won’t be any visible differences in your blog.
  • Readers may notice a country-specific domain depending on their location.
  • Blog authors and/or owners will continue to manage and edit their content from Blogger.com.
SEO for my blog

This change may cause crawlers to find Blogspot content on many different domains. Blogger is making every effort to minimize negative consequences of hosting Blogspot content on multiple domains. Search engines should consider the blogspot.com version of your blog to be the official one.

Learn more about SEO.

Content removed from Google

When content is removed from a blog, Google notifies the author and any account administrators by email and a message on their Blogger dashboard.

Learn more about removing content from Google.

When content is removed from a blog for any reason, readers attempting to access it will see a message indicating that the content has been removed. A copy of every removal notice we receive relating to Blogger is sent to Chilling Effects for publication on their web site. In addition, we disclose the number and nature of government requests for content removal biannually in our Transparency Report.

 
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