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
  • HTTP 503: Handling site maintenance correctly for SEO

    … and be confronted with a website that’s down. So how do we prevent Google from deranking your website? Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! » $199 - Buy now » Info HTTP status codes and you For those not familiar with HTTP status codes, here’s a brief summary of the ones that apply to you when dealing with site…

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  • 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- 16 readers -
  • Playing with the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header

    … Traditionally, you will use a robots.txt file on your server to manage what pages, folders, subdomains or other content search engines will be allowed to crawl. But did you know that there’s also such a thing as the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header? In this post we’ll discuss what the possibilities are and how this might be a better option for your blog…

    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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