Http Headers

HTTP header fields are components of the message header of requests and responses in the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). They define the operating parameters of an HTTP transaction.
Posts about Http Headers
    • Preventing your site from being indexed, the right way

      We’ve said it in 2009, and we’ll say it again: it keeps amazing us that there are still people using just a robots.txt files to prevent indexing of their site in Google or Bing. As a result their site shows up in the search engines anyway. You know why it keeps amazing us? Because robots.txt doesn’t actually do the latter, even though it does prevents indexing of your site.

      Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 12 readers -
  • HTTP status codes and what they mean for SEO

    … an error, for instance, that the requested content can’t be found, while others simply suggest a successful delivery of the requested material. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at the most important HTTP header codes and what they mean for SEO. What are HTTP status codes and why do you see them? Optimize your site for search &…

    Yoastin SEO- 25 readers -
  • Playing with the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header

    … different kinds of directives: crawler directives and indexer directives. I’ll briefly explain the difference below. Get the most out of Yoast SEO, learn every feature and best practice in our Yoast SEO for WordPress training! » $ 99€ 99 - Buy now » Info Crawler directives The robots.txt file only contains the so called ‘crawler directives’, which tells…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 28 readers -
  • HTTP 451: content unavailable for legal reasons

    … At the end of last year, a new HTTP status code saw the light. This status code, HTTP 451, is intended to be shown specifically when content has been blocked for legal reasons. If you’ve received a take down request, or are ordered by a judge to delete content, this is the status code that allows you to indicate that. The upcoming Yoast SEO…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 15 readers -
  • Video: Reach an International Audience with hreflang Tags

    … Bing. Bing doesn’t currently support the hreflang tags, and we haven’t seen anything that they’re denoting that in the future they will support it. Right now with Bing you can either put the language preferences within the content meta tag, within the head section of the HTML document, or you can put it in the HTTP headers. While Bing’s options…

    RKGBlogin Paid Search SEO Google- 4 readers -
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