Blogger: How can I make it stop asking me if I want to share on Google+ every time I edit a post?

Problem: Every time I post something on Google, on edit a post, a dialog box/window pops up asking me if I want to share on Google+. Actually, no, I don't want to annoy the crap out of everyone who follows me.

Solution:

Go into blogger, click on Google+ as shown below in orange, you'll get a dialog box where you can unclick "Share with Google+"






Here's the old way of doing it, that worked last week but doesn't work now. I'll leave it up in case--who knows?--Google changes it back.

Problem:  This keeps popping up every time I edit a post


Solution: 

1.  Go into Blogger

2.  Edit Settings

3.  Edit Post and Comments



NOTE: If you want the window to go away without sharing anything, hit the escape key.

NOTE: The default is to share with the Public. If for some reason, it's set to something else and you want it to share with Public by default, do this:


  1. Turn off sharing
  2. Turn it back on


Rant:

This was driving me nuts and it's taken so long to figure it out. In retrospect, it was obvious, but I kept thinking it had to do with Google+. Anyway, every time i would edit a post and publish it, I would get this pop-up asking me if I wanted to share it. I guess sharing with Google Circles (or Google+ or whatever it is) was the default.

I don't know anything about Google+ or Google Circles. I just wanted to use Chrome and, I dunno, I followed the path of least resistance when I signed up for stuff and I ended up with this really annoying situation where every time I would post something or edit a post, I'd get this darn popup window that I really didn't understand asking me if I wanted to share.

I didn't. All I wanted to do was make it go away. So anyway, here's how to do it. In the course of figuring out how to turn it off, I decided to keep it.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Serpie for the tip as this popup annoys me too....to say it politely

    But sadly, I don't have the Share to Goggle+ selection menu in my Settings....

    Is there a way to make it appearing ? (I know that some menus could be hidden in Blogger)

    Thanks

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