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Custom Domain Publishing Will Interfere With Filters

Some blog owners, having endured the frustrations of custom domain publishing, may later discover new problems with using Blogger - or with using / viewing some features of the blog.

For people who are security minded, as well as people who are conscientious about what is permitted on their personal computer, a few domain based filter related problems should be obvious.
Where are the pencil / tool icons on my blog?
and
Why can't my readers comment on my blog?
and
Why can't I use Stats, on the Blogger dashboard?
are just examples of the various questions being seen in Blogger Help Forum: Something Is Broken, for domains that have completed Transition, and having righteous DNS addressing.

As with any layered security feature on our computers, custom domain publishing affects our blogs in several ways.

  • Content filtering.
  • Cookie filtering.
  • Script filtering.

These are all concerns, for both the blog owners, the blog readers, and of course Blogger Support.

You, the owner, must support the security features, on your computer.

Any filter, which permits cookies and / or scripts from "blogspot.com", needs to be checked - and to permit cookies and to permit scripts from the custom domain, to which the blog is now published.

As always, I will ask you to remember that Blogger Support cannot support the filters affecting your personal computer. Both blog owners, and blog readers, have to check all filters in their browsers, their computers and their networks.

Many Blogger problems reoccur, periodically.

There are various problems using Blogger, reported periodically.


Some of the above problems, like a similar issue with Country Code aliasing, may be seen on any computer used by the blog owner - or by any blog reader.

Most all such problems may involve domain based filters.

All of these issues are related, in some way, to domain based cookie and / or script filters. And all of these issues, when reported, may involve personal use of a computer - and can't be exclusively resolved by contacting Blogger / Google Support.

If you are a blog owner, you have to know to update all domain based filters, to provide the same level of trust in your personal domain, as with "blogspot.com". As the owner of a blog newly published to a personal domain, you may have to advise your readers to do the same.

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