How to Identify Your Blogger Blog ID and Post ID

In this tutorial, I show you how to locate your blogger blog ID and grab it for use in any way it may be needed.


But before we proceed onto explaining how to locate and identify the ID, it seems to be a good idea that we explain what blogger blog ID means.


What is Blogger Blog ID?

Blogger blog ID is a shorthand for Blogger Blog Identification number hence, the blogger blog ID is a set of unique identification number assigned to each and every blog created on the blogspot platform.


When Can You Need Your Blogger Blog ID?

You may need your blogger blog ID whenever you need to carryout blog specific operations such as tweaking your blog contact widgets, assigning a custom blog level feed and a few other operations.


And in the event that you need to carry out much advanced operations specific for certain blogs, you may need to know your blogger blog ID. Maybe you stumbled on a tutorial that requires that you use your blogger blog ID to accomplish a task or you simply need your blogger blog ID to tweak and fine-tune your blog, this tutorial will come handy.


How to locate your blogger blog ID

  1. Login your blogger account by visiting blogger.com.
  2. If you manage several blogs using the same Google account, click on the specific blog you wish to identify its ID.
  3. Once you are on the blog, on any page within the blog, click your browser's address bar. See the image below:
  4. The figures highlighted in the image above is your blogger blog ID

And that's it. You have located your blogger blog ID.


Often times, when you require your blogger blog ID, you also would have a use for your blogger blog post ID also which is one of the reasons I have decided to combine both in one single tutorial.


Just like we did for the blogger blog ID, it is imperative that we explain what blogger blog post ID is as well.


What is Blogger Blog Post ID?

The "ID" in the post ID stands for identification therefore, Blogger blog post ID is a shorthand for Blogger Blog post Identification number hence, the blogger blog post ID is a set of unique identification number assigned to each and every blog posts publish on all blogs in the blogspot platform. The post id is unique for each blog post.


When Can You Need Your Blogger Blog Post ID?

Similar to blogger blog ID, you may need your blog post ID whenever you need to carryout blog posts specific modification using CSS, JavaScript, HTML or combination of all. For example, when you need to hide certain blog post from displaying on the homepage or in a particular blog page as discussed here.


Similarly, most sharing widgets use your blogger blog ID to identify your blog posts so that the right post may be shared. Also, RSS and Atom feed widgets use blogger blog post ID.


The list is endless.


How to locate your blogger blog Post ID

  1. Login your blogger account by visiting blogger.com.
  2. If you manage several blogs using the same Google account, click on the specific blog you wish to identify its post ID.
  3. Once you are on the blog, go to posts and click on the particular post you wish to identify its ID.
  4. Once clicked, the screen that shows up is the blog post edit screen. From that screen, click on your browser's address bar. See the image below:
  5. The figures highlighted in the image above is your blogger blog post ID

And that's it.


If you have any questions at all so long as it's within blogger blog, you may ask using the comment box below.


Your questions shall be answered within the shortest time possible.


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