Hreflang

  • Ask Yoast: Avoiding duplicate content for multi-regional sites

    … with hreflang Well first of all: yes, you will have a duplicate content problem. Geotargeting in Google Search Console or formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools would absolutely help, but I would honestly also suggest that you use hreflang to tell Google which page to use what for. Hreflang is not an easy thing, we have a very long article…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 12 readers -
  • How to scale your business internationally on search engines

    … localization through the use of sitemaps. This is another way of accounting for different languages and countries if hreflang is not a possible solution. The solution works in a very similar way to hreflang, but sits within a sitemap rather than in the website’s source code. We tend to only suggest using this method if hreflang is completely out…

    Search Engine Watchin How To's- 16 readers -
  • Ready to go global? Check your hreflang tags

    … to the latest SEMrush research, 75% of the websites that use hreflang tags get them all wrong. Which essentially means that those local pages of their websites are not getting indexed by Google and despite a great deal of effort on the SEO side, they simply don’t appear in search results. What are hreflangs? To understand why this is bad news for 75…

    State of Digital- 14 readers -
  • HREFbuilder: Making HREFlang sitemaps a little bit easier

    … 12 September 2016 BY Barry Adams Since the introduction of HREFlang meta tags in 2010 to help Google understand geo-targeted content on websites, webmasters and SEOs have struggled with implementing it correctly. In theory applying HREFlang tags is pretty straightforward: just show Google what alternative versions you have of a given page…

    Barry Adams/ State of Digitalin SEO- 31 readers -