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New Address for Blogger Blogs in India

All the Blogger blogs from India will now have a new address. Henceforth, all the blogs having a blogspot.com domain will be redirected to blogspot.in.
e.g.
www.technologicalnotes.blogspot.com will now be redirected to www.technologicalnotes.blogspot.in

Google made this change without notifying the bloggers. What's more, this change may affect search engine ranking of their pages. However, this change is being applied only to those blogs that have a free blogspot.com domain. Blogs that have a custom domain will not be affected.



Why Blogger has implemented this change in URL ?

Google has written about this URL change on its support page saying -

Over the coming weeks you might notice that the URL of a blog you're reading has been redirected to a country-code top level domain, or "ccTLD." For example, if you're in Australia and viewing [blogname].blogspot.com, you might be redirected [blogname].blogspot.com.au. A ccTLD, when it appears, corresponds with the country …