Delete your blog

If you delete your blog, it will no longer be available online and will be permanently removed from your list of blogs on your Blogger Dashboard. Here's how to delete your blog:

  1. Sign in to blogger.com and access your Blogger Dashboard.
  2. Beside the blog you want to delete, click the drop-down menu to the right of the gray Post List iconBlogger post list icon & drop-down.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Other (under Settings) on the left side of the page.
  5. At the top of the page under "Blog tools" click Delete blog.
  6. Click Delete this blog.

The title of the deleted blog will appear in the "Deleted blogs" section for a short time after you delete your blog. During this time period, you can click Deleted blogs on the left side of your Blogger Dashboard to see the titles of your recently deleted blogs.

Deleted blogs in dashboard

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Save a copy before deleting

If you'd like to save a copy of your blog before deleting, export your blog before clicking the Delete this blog button. Your blog will be stored as a Blogger export file (in .xml format), which can be kept as a backup on your hard drive or imported into another blog. Learn more about exporting and importing blogs.

Blog still online after deleting

There are several common reasons for a blog not disappearing immediately after deletion. Here are some potential solutions:

Delete a blog you don't own

Only a blog administrator can delete a blog. If you're not a blog administrator and would like to remove a blog from the Internet, learn about your options for removing content from someone else's site.

If you're a blog author, you can remove yourself from a blog. The blog will no longer appear in your Dashboard, and you won't be able to post to the blog. Here's how to remove yourself from a blog:

  1. Sign in to blogger.com.
  2. Beside the specific blog, click the drop-down menu to the right of the gray Post List iconBlogger post list icon & drop-down.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. In the Permissions section, click Remove yourself from this blog.
  5. Click OK.

Learn more about authors and administrators.

Restore a deleted blog

If you've accidentally deleted your blog and want it back, you can do so during a short period of time after deletion.

Let's say you have five blogs about food. After giving up sweets, you decide to delete your "Desserts" blog; but after a week, you realize that you're not quite ready for this level of sacrifice. Here's how to restore the deleted "Desserts" blog:

  1. Sign in to blogger.com and access your Blogger Dashboard.
  2. Click Deleted blogs on the left. (If you haven't deleted any blogs recently, you won't see this option.)
  3. Your deleted "Desserts" blog will re-appear on your Dashboard. Click Undelete this blog.

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