Blogger Reading List – How to Manage Blogs You Follow

If you want to read the latest posts of your favorite blogs, then add them to the Reading List on your Blogger dashboard.

Go to Reading List

  1. Sign in to Blogger with your Google Email and Password.
  2. In the left menu, click Settings > Reading List.

How to Follow or Add a Blog

Add a Blog from your Blogger dashboard

  1. In the left menu, click Reading list.
  2. In the top right, click Edit Blogger Dashboard Home - Manage Reading list Icon button.
  3. Click Add button.
  4. Type the URL of the blog you want to follow.
    Add Blogs to Follow Window on Blogger
  5. Click Next.
  6. Choose whether to follow publicly or anonymously.
  7. Click Follow.

Follow a Blog from Followers Gadget

You can also follow a blog by just clicking follow button if the blog uses Followers Gadget. To follow a blog in this way —

  1. Look for the Followers gadget on the Blog.
  2. Click Follow.
  3. A window will appear, click Follow.

Follow a Blog Publicly or Anonymously

Following a blog publicly, your Google profile will be displayed on the blog including your name and profile photo. But you can manage the blogs how you’d like to follow them Publicly or Anonymously.

  1. In the left menu, click Reading list.
  2. In the top right, click Edit Blogger Dashboard Home - Manage Reading list Icon.
  3. Next to the blog, click Change to public or anonymous.

How to Stop Following a Blog

  1. In the left menu, click Reading list.
  2. In the top right, click Edit Blogger Dashboard Home - Manage Reading list Icon.
  3. Next to the blog you want to remove, click Delete Trash icon.

Add Followers Gadget on your Blog

To let other people follow and read your blog —

  1. In the left menu, click Layout.
  2. Choose where you want to add the gadget.
  3. Click Add a Gadget.
  4. In the window that opens, click More Gadgets.
  5. Look for “Followers” and click Add Blogger Add a Gadget icon.
    Blogger Followers Gadget
  6. Choose colors for the gadget or use default styles.
  7. Click Save.

How to Block Followers of your Blog

To block someone from following your Blog —

  1. First, click the Down arrow Down Arrow Icon in the top left, then choose your blog.
  2. In the left menu, click Stats.
  3. On the right, click the number next to “Followers”.
    How to Block Followers on Blogger
  4. Find the follower you want to block and click Block.