Site Structure

    • Yoast SEO: How to use the internal linking tool

      The article you are about to read is probably one of the easiest posts I have written in a long time, as its subject is right there next to the edit screen in WordPress: the internal linking tool, which is a part of Yoast SEO Premium. I have only written three lines right now, but I already have some general suggestions of posts to link to, like the one with our 12 most read posts of 2017.

      Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO How To's- 8 readers -
  • Why you should use a focus keyword only once

    … you all about it in this post. Learn how to write awesome and SEO friendly articles in our SEO Copywriting training » $199 - Buy now » Info Not competing with your own articles The main reason why you should not use your focus keyword more than once is that you do not want to compete with your own content for a position in Google. If you…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoast- 9 readers -
  • SEO Basics: (The importance of) site structure

    …. You can all start improving your site structure today! In this SEO basics post, I’ll explain the importance of site structure for your site’s SEO and I’ll give three quick tips on how to start improving your site’s structure. Learn how to structure your site well with our Site structure training! » $99 - Buy now » Info As your site grows, it’ll…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 11 readers -
  • Adapting your content SEO strategy

    … and SEO-friendly content. A successful SEO strategy requires lots and lots of content. A few thin-content sales pages will not get you in Google’s top 10. You need to incorporate several awesome, informative cornerstone content pages. Besides that, writing informative, unique and well-optimized articles and blogposts will do the trick. When tackling…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoast- 8 readers -
  • Create a website with SEO in mind: Content optimization

    … new post. You can copy that link from the WordPress sidebar and paste it into your post, to optimize your site structure. How awesome is that? Well, it might not sound so awesome to the user. They’re probably wondering what exactly they’re gaining with this feature. From a developer point of view, the description matches the feature…

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  • Orphaned content filter – new feature in Yoast SEO premium

    … (properly of course!) altogether. That’ll clean up your site a bit. Conclusion: keep an eye on that orphaned content! As I have shown, it’s easy to unwittingly create orphaned content, if you’re writing a lot of posts. From now on, you can use the orphaned content feature of Yoast SEO premium to stay on top of things. You can easily check which posts…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO Content- 9 readers -
  • Where SEO and UX meet on your site

    … At Yoast, we think SEO only works when you use a holistic approach. Just optimizing your page titles isn’t enough. It’s also about site speed and user experience (UX), and great content is obviously a huge part of it. In a holistic approach, SEO has a lot of “teammates” that have to work together. In this post, we’ll go into a number of areas…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 18 readers -
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  • Optimizing your website menu for SEO

    …, and so on and so forth. Nevertheless, the website menu is the most common aid for navigation on your website and you want to make the best possible use of it. Here, I’ll address a number of useful best practices that allow you to optimize your website menu for both your users and SEO. Learn how to structure your site well with our Site structure…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 13 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Breadcrumbs for products in multiple categories

    … breadcrumbs for products in multiple categories. Niall Diamond emailed us an interesting question: “When you have a product within multiple categories each page will have a canonical URL that is the same, but what about the breadcrumb for the canonical URL page?” Watch the video or read the transcript further down the page! Become a technical SEO…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 17 readers -
  • Improve your site’s structure in 4 simple steps

    … already thinking about new ones). The first feature we released was the internal linking feature. The internal linking tool helps you to figure out which articles you should be linking to. Our second feature on site structure, the cornerstone content analysis, will help you write awesome cornerstone content articles and get those articles…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoast- 14 readers -
  • What are breadcrumbs and why are they important for SEO?

    …. This way, your search result will at one become much more enticing to users. To increase the chance to get these breadcrumbs in Google, you need to add structured data or use Yoast SEO. 2. They enhance the user experience People hate to get lost. When confronted with a new location, people often look around in search of recognizable objects or landmarks…

    Yoastin SEO- 15 readers -
  • Avoid these site structure mistakes!

    …, or your menu will get cluttered. A menu should give a clear overview and reflect the structure of your site. Ideally, the menu helps visitors understand how your website is structured. Solution: dive into UX In order to create a good and clear overview of your site, you should really dive into some aspects of User eXperience (UX). Think about what your…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoast- 19 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Is my site structure too deep?

    … If you own a website, you have to think about the structure of your site, whether it’s a blog or a shop. Site structure is essential to help users find their way on your site and it helps your site to rank. So your site’s hierarchy needs to make sense to both users and search engines. When you’re creating one, you might wonder if your structure…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 15 readers -
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