Redirects

  • Facebook Begins Prefetching to Improve Mobile Site Speed

    … sites before third-party site analytics have time to register a page visit. This can make it harder to track and optimize ad performance. The social network also provided the following suggestions for businesses looking to optimize their sites for mobile: Minimize landing page redirects, plugins and link shorteners. Compress files to decrease mobile…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 16 readers -
  • Finally, It’s Time to Retire Your WWW

    … now! Moz has a great breakdown of changes with 301 Redirects that Google has announced which are helping search-centric sites maintain their authority while modifying their site’s location. The two that are key, in my opinion, are: SSL – Google has encouraged websites going secure and announced there would be no impact in redirecting http…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 19 readers -
  • Getting Bulk PA Data for 404s with URL Profiler

    … I’ve been using URL Profiler on-and-off for a few months now, mainly for full-on link analysis – especially when it comes to penalty removal and disavow work. However, as I’m sure other folks have discovered, there’s a few other cheeky ways that the software can be put to good use. I found one, and after a chat with Patrick (one of URLP’s founders…

    SEOnoin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Referrer spam in your analytics

    … engine results pages (SERPs). INTRODUCING, THE SEMALT BLOCKER (redirector)! Basically, if you are running your site on wordpress, then this plugin is for you! The guys at Firecask were good enough to dev this simple plugin that would redirect Semalt traffic away from your site to wherever you choose! Where to download the Semalt Referrer Blocker…

    RefuGeeks- 27 readers -
  • Why Google Dislikes Zombie Sub-Domains

    … redirect from a non-existent or miss-typed sub-domain to the appropriate URL (e.g. the root of the TLD). Figure 1.0 demonstrates how it would work properly if you want to redirect incorrect URLs to your main site (my preference): Here is where it can go ALL WRONG: In Figure 2.0 each zombie sub-domain creates another unique path to the same content…

    Ross Dunn/ The SEM Postin Google- 10 readers -
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