Manage blogs you follow

You can read the latest posts on your favorite blogs by adding them to the reading list on your Blogger dashboard.

Follow a blog

When you follow a blog, the latest post will be displayed in your reading list. There are two ways to follow a blog.

From your Blogger dashboard
  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. Under “Reading List,”  click Add.
  3. Enter the URL of the blog you want to follow. To add more blogs, click +Add.
  4. Select whether to follow publicly or anonymously.
  5. Click Follow.
From the blog's Follower's widget
  1. In the blog that you want to follow, look for the Followers widget.
  2. Click Join this site.
  3. Sign in with your Google account.
  4. In the window that appears, choose to follow publicly or privately.
  5. Click Follow this blog.

If you choose to follow publicly, your picture and a link to your Blogger or Google+ profile will be displayed on the widget.

Change how you follow a blog

Here’s how to change your privacy settings on the blogs you follow:

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. Under “Reading List,” on the right, click Options .
  3. Next to the blog you’d like to change, select your privacy setting to public or anonymous.

Stop following a blog

From your Blogger dashboard
  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. Under “Reading List,” on the right, click Options .
  3. Next to the blog you want to remove, click Stop following .
From the blog's Follower's widget
  1. In the blog that you don’t want to follow anymore, look for the Followers widget.
  2. Click Options > Site Settings.
  3. In the window that appears, click Stop following this site.

Let readers follow your blog

To let other people follow your blog, add the Followers widget:

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. Select the blog to update.
  3. In the left menu, click Layout > Add a Gadget.
  4. In the pop-up window, click More Gadgets.
  5. Search for Followers and click Add .
  6. Select your settings and click Save.
  7. On the top right, click Save arrangement.

To see your followers and what blogs other people are following, click their pictures.

To prevent a user from appearing in your Followers list, from your Blogger dashboard, click Followers. Even if you block a follower, they may still be able to read and comment on your blog.

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