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

    … are two ways of doing that. Prevent listing of your page by adding a meta robots tag The first option to prevent listing of your page is by using robots meta tags. We’ve got an ultimate guide on robots meta tags that’s more extensive, but it basically comes down to adding this tag to your page: X-Robots-Tag HTTP header. This allows you to specify…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 14 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- 27 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- 29 readers -
  • HTTP 451: content unavailable for legal reasons

    … Premium 3.1 release will have support for this new status code, allowing you to set a HTTP 451 status code for pages. What does HTTP 451 mean? The HTTP 451 header is introduced with the specific meaning of making it explicitly clear when content is blocked for legal reasons. Or, in the wording of the official draft: This status code can be used…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 16 readers -
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