Internal Linking

  • Optimizing your website menu for SEO

    … to internal or external pages. Social profiles, Apple Music and Spotify links, but also a newsletter subscription. Manhattan College has a clear second menu leading to internal pages, aimed at specific audiences. It just goes to show that these extra menus are everywhere. My point here? Don’t put everything in one menu. Doing that clutters your…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 13 readers -
  • Incorrect Application of Javascript in Your Site Is Ruining Your SEO

    … the static content, make the headings, list elements, paragraphs, etc. CSS The Cascading Style Sheet, or otherwise known as CSS, is in charge of the website’s design, aesthetics, and style. Basically, it is the page’s layer of presentation. Javascript This is the component that is in charge of interactivity and the main element related to the dynamic web. It is either placed inside the HTML document in the …

    SEO Hacker Blogin SEO- 23 readers -
  • Avoid these site structure mistakes!

    … cornerstone articles in one or two clicks from the homepage. Make sure they’re visible for your visitors, so people can easily find them. Most importantly, link to those cornerstone articles. Don’t forget to mention them in your other blog posts! Our internal linking tool can really help you to remember your cornerstones at all times! #2…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoast- 15 readers -
  • Bad SEO: Never Do This with Your Internal Link Structure

    … outreach. Before you can do all of those, however, you have to understand that Internal Linking is an integral aspect of the SEO process and understanding what you can do with your links can either make or break your SEO. Internal linking is not the most exciting part of SEO, but it surely is one of its essential parts – wherein if you get it wrong…

    SEO Hacker Blogin SEO- 23 readers -
  • How do I determine what my cornerstone articles are?

    … focusing on in your cornerstone article. So, if the keyword of your cornerstone article is ‘ballet shoes’, the keywords of the other blog post could be: ‘ballet shoes for kids’, ‘cheap ballet shoes’, ‘classical ballet shoes’ and ‘ballet shoes for men’. Read on: ‘Why you should focus on long tail keywords’ » Step 5: Linking from those tails to your…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin How To's- 18 readers -
  • Internal linking for SEO: why and how

    … and posts more link value than other, less valuable, pages. This means that the right internal linking strategy can boost your SEO! Internal links vs external links Every website consists of internal and external links. Internal links connect pages and posts on your own website and external links connect your page to other websites. In this post…

    Yoastin SEO How To's- 16 readers -
  • What is cornerstone content?

    … or not an article is a cornerstone article. By marking articles as cornerstone, Yoast SEO can help you build a solid internal linking structure. Our link suggestion tool will give priority to the articles that you mark as cornerstone content. Learn how to write awesome and SEO friendly articles in our SEO Copywriting training » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Info…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin Content- 20 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Too many links in navigation menu?

    … internal links, for example by having lots of links in your navigation? That’s what this Ask Yoast is about! Jeroen Custers of Agrifirm emailed us with a question regarding navigation links: “We have a top menu with a sub menu on every page of our online shop and in Google Search Console I see that some pages are linked more than 15,000 times…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 22 readers -
  • Smart Internal Linking for SEO

    …. The Desire to be User Friendly You want visitors to find what they’re looking for. That’s great, but, main navigations with a hundred links and overzealous internal linking can lead to both SEO and usability problems. From a usability perspective, choice overload will lead to decision paralysis. Instead of taking the time to go through specific…

    Portent, Incin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Seven ways to avoid content cannibalization

    … into the matter of internal site cannibalization, SEMrush recently hosted an in-depth discussion about the subject with an industry expert – Dawn Anderson, lecturer in digital and search marketing, researcher and international SEO consultant. Based on our talk, we have outlined seven ways to avoid internal site cannibalization. 1) Internal linking Cause…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content- 30 readers -
  • How The Telegraph’s SEO strategy led to a Brexit traffic boost

    … strategy has much to do with The Telegraph’s impressive performance. This strategy put it in a strong position to benefit from extra traffic around such a big news event. It regularly has a prominent feature in Google News results, while it ranks well for key topics thanks to a well-executed strategy which includes effective internal linking…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watch- 34 readers -
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