I wanted to have a blog where posts are arranged as if I am posting every other day. Painting a picture to your readers that you are active in blogging, that you are there every other day, makes it more predictable for them to when they will come back and read.

But unfortunately, there are times you won't make it.

While updating one of my blogs, I noticed that I can "quick edit" the newly published blog post and change the date to an earlier one, like for example, if today is November 15, I can change it to November 12.

Some called this "back dating", but whatever you want to call it, it doesn't matter. My concern is, does this practice have negative effects to Google's indexing and ranking of the posts?

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MKearns Premium
For changes and anything posted My policy is when in doubt leave it out!
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GomMagtibay Premium
Good policy. And it works with "honesty is the best policy". Thanks for all your reminders!
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jaallen Premium
It is very instructive! Thank you!
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GomMagtibay Premium
You're welcome. I hope my post really help you.
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jaallen Premium
Definitely!
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Triblu Premium
Yes Gomer, there is and it is called scheduling.

Here's tutorial to help you do that: Hope this helps you.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Okay. Let me check that. Thanks.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Just came from the video page you've shared and it's great. Thanks, very helpful!
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Jasmere Premium
Hmm not sure, it might have to re index it maybe
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drjcaves009 Premium
I am not sure, but I think it can affect your indexing and ranking.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Thanks. I think, although I can't avoid it, I may have to minimize the frequency of doing it.
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