How To Fix "blogid,postid,image_url,updated" Errors In Blogger

How to fix Google webmaster tools errors in blogger | 101helper

Do you have alot of error in your Google webmaster tools structured data? if yes and you are seeking for how to fix Google webmaster tools errors like Missing required field "updated", image_url, blogid, postid etc then you are at right place. These errors can be easily remove in just a few simple steps. These errors harms the performance of your blog therefore these should be removed immediately. This tutorial is only for blogger so if you are a site owner then I am not sure about if it would work in your site or no. In this article I will show you to how can you remove errors from your Google webmaster tools structured data. So lets get started! follow below steps to remove errors from your blog's structured data.

Step 1: Go to Google webmaster tools and open your site.

Step 2: Click on search appearance in the menu on left side and choose structured data.

Google webmaster tools tutorials for blogger

Step 3: Click on the error and choose the post which is appearing to have error and click on test live data, it will show you the errors which I am going to fix in below steps.

Step 4: Copy the piece of code which is appearing as error and go to blogger template and click on Edit Html.

I am going to fix each error one by one so after following step four follow each step to remove each error.

Error no. 1(Fixing Missing required field "updated"):

Step 1: In the template click anywhere and search for <data:post.timestamp/> by using Ctrl+f.

Fixing Missing required field "updated"

Step 2: Replace it with <span class='updated'><data:post.timestamp/></span>

Fixing Missing required field "updated" google webmaster tools

Step 3: Go to structured data testing tool to check if the error is fixed or not.

Error no. 2(Fixing Image_url Error):

Step 1: Find  <meta expr:content='data:post.firstImageUrl' itemprop='image_url'/> by using Ctrl+F in the template code.

Fixing Image_url Error google webmaster tools

Step 2: Replace it with <meta expr:content='data:post.firstImageUrl' itemprop='image'/>.

Fix Image_url Error google webmaster tools

You will find this code two times in your template, make sure to replace both of them with the error free code.

Error no. 3(Fixing Blogid & Postid Errors):

Step 1: Search for <meta expr:content='data:blog.blogId' itemprop='blogId'/> and <meta expr:content='' itemprop='postId'/>.

Fixing Blogid & Postid Errors in google webmaster tools

Step 2: Delete both of them from your blog template.

You will find the above codes two times in your template, make sure to delete both of them.

Step 5: Click on save template and you are done. 

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Note: After following above steps text your posts with structured data tool, if you still find any of the error in your structured data then find all these codes and delete them from your template.

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  1. Thanks Fahim. These instructions worked pretty good.

  2. Really good stuff! Solved all my site errors. Thanks!

  3. Error parsing XML, line 1384, column 45: The value of attribute "class" associated with an element type "span" must not contain the '<' character.

  4. please help for this error . Error parsing XML, line 1384, column 45: The value of attribute "class" associated with an element type "span" must not contain the '<' character.

    1. Send me the screenshot of line 1384 on your template where you are seeing this error, here is my email

    2. Thanks sir that error is resolved. but Structured Data > hatom (markup: is still showing error but its of date 2/2/17. how to get fresh structure data result.

    3. I have changed date format as you said.please see my blog

  5. I will follow the steps you mentioned. On my template. Will let you know tthe result. Thanks!

    1. Thanks for feedback it helps me improving my blog.

  6. Thanks for sharing this. But the I can't find the links I'm to replace for error 2 and 3 in my template. I hope you review it soon and update it. Thanks once again.

    1. These are not links, these are meta tags and you have to search your template sometimes blogger search does not work properly but these meta tags are present in every template.

  7. cancelpublisher
    A value for the publisher field is required.
    The dateModified field is recommended. Please provide a value if available.
    The mainEntityOfPage field is recommended. Please provide a value if available.

  8. Replies
    1. I have explained these errors in other post read it here.

  9. warning : mainEntityOfPage ,The mainEntityOfPage field is recommended. Please provide a value if to solved this types of WARNINGS??

    1. Search for this: < b:includable id='post' var='post' > and after this paste < a href='YOUR BLOG LINK' itemprop='mainEntityOfPage'/>

      ---- Remove spaces in above code pieces ----

  10. Hi,
    I am facing google structure error,
    one is saying

    url. A value for the url field is required.

    second I was fixing errors with the help of internet there were showing error in mainEntityOfPage but after some changing now not showing any error for mainEntityOfPage but fiekd is empty, is it fine?

    1. <a href='YOUR BLOG URL' itemprop='mainEntityOfPage' title='BLOG NAME'/>

      For mainEntityOfPage put above piece of code below where you see itemprop='blogPost' itemscope='itemscope' itemtype=''

      value for the url field is of two types, image and post. Which one are you talking about?

    2. thank you for your help,
      I puted that code with editing my blog url "" and in blog name i put "hahaha funny jokes"
      then i check again in google structure data but still there is no any comment for mainEntityOfPage,
      mainEntityOfPage = ( showing nothing, (empty).

      and url issue was resolved.

      I have another question could you please tell me, when I checked my blog in google search console for indexing with http//, it showing that your site is in google but when i check my site with https// it shows site is not in google, why?

    3. Actually it works for mainentity, you can see my blog in structured data tool, I use the same line for main entity. Secondly you can't see https links because at the time of submitting sitemap you used http sitemap link not https so it is getting and indexing http not https.

  11. you are helping me alot, thank you.
    yes i have updated sitemap following your instruction

    and also before that i updated sitemap

    now my question is, can I submit again site with https? like:


    1. I recommend you to use only.

  12. ok, so should i remove both

    and add only ?

    I am using blogger and i read your post about how to add site map tp blogger, you told there to add sitemap of blogger like this

    please suggest

  13. ok till that, can i remove that both sitemap

    and add to google search console