Technical Seo

    • Page speed as a ranking factor: what you need to know

      It’s official: Google announced that page speed will be a ranking factor in its mobile-first index. But what does that mean? There’s no beating around the bush anymore: you should work on making your site as fast and accessible as possible. Don’t wait, do it now. I mean it. For years, we’ve been bombarded by one message: mobile is going to take over the world.

      Yoastin How To's- 18 readers -
    • How to Ace Your Technical SEO (With Infograph)

      You must have heard a thousand times that ‘content is king’, and so, ever since you started thinking seriously about SEO, you have been focusing on content. It doesn’t take a hundred pieces of content for you to realize that there is something missing in this ubiquitous mantra. Yes, great content is the key to attracting powerful backlinks and having your off-page SEO strategy in place.

      SEO Hacker Blogin SEO How To's- 16 readers -
    • Importance of Technical SEO 2017 and Beyond [Infographic]

      Is your business already on the web? Great! Studies by BIA/Kelsey show that 97% of consumers search online for products and services they need. It goes without saying that targeted leads are what the majority of businesses aim for, and it can be attained through effective organic SEO. Importance of SEO: improving your organic search rankings A report by Outbrain tells us that ...

      Growmapin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: English article on a Dutch blog

    … tag or something else?” Check out the video or read the answer below! Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Info English article on a Dutch blog In the video we explain what could be the advantages of both options: “No, the hreflang tag isn’t even…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 13 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: One or multiple domains for campaigns?

    … You might have a lot of small sites which are topically related to each other. If you want to get more traffic to these sites, how do you achieve this? Do you have to bundle those sites to gain more traffic? And, what’s best for SEO when you want to run a new campaign? Set up a new domain for each site? Or add it as a subdomain to an existing…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 20 readers -
  • Metadata and SEO part 3: social, internationalization and more

    … Literally, metadata is data that says something about other data. You can use particular metadata to send information about a webpage to a search engine or a social media channel, and thereby improve your SEO. In the first two posts of this metadata series, we discussed meta tags in headof your site and link rel metadata. In this last episode…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin Social SEO- 18 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: noindex posts that need an update?

    … the Disallow directive). So what you should probably do, if you really think that something is low-quality content, is noindex the page itself for now. So not in the robots.txt, but with a meta tag that you can set in the advanced tab of Yoast SEO and then, you should rework them. But if it’s reasonably quality content and you just want to make it better…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 12 readers -
  • Metadata and SEO part 2: link rel metadata

    …, or (elements from) a page you link to. If implemented right, DNS prefetching will make sure a browser knows the IP address of the site linked and is ready to show the requested page. An example: Please note that if the website you are prefetching has performance issues, the speed gains might be little, or none. This could even depend on the time…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 11 readers -
  • The 2017 Technical SEO Audit: A Marketer’s Essential Guide

    … As a digital marketer, it’s probable that you’ll be tasked with making technical recommendations for a client’s website, most likely at the start of the campaign. The cornerstone of this process will be the SEO Technical Audit. Identifying and drawing insights for the many technical elements will inform next steps in terms of what will allow…

    ROI Factor Blogin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: redirecting your site to non-www and HTTPS

    … HTTPS and then strip www?” Check out the video or read the answer below! Our SEO for WordPress eBook guides you through every aspect of Search Engine Optimization » $ 25€ 25 - Buy now » Info How to switch from HTTP to HTTPS and www to non-www? Check out the video or read the answer below! You should do both at the same time. You should…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 16 readers -
  • WordPress archive pages: the tutorial

    … Once your website starts growing and you continue writing blog posts, you’ll eventually end up with archive pages. These archive pages can be based on taxonomies, categories, custom post types and even dates. WordPress has built-in support for these archive pages, however there are some small drawbacks. In this post, I’ll explain to you how you…

    Yoastin Blogging- 20 readers -
  • Local ranking factors that help your local business’ SEO

    … mentioned on your website and not just in your footer at your address details!</p> <p class="readmore"><a title="Tips for your local content strategy" data-prefix="Read more" href="">Read more: ‘Tips for your local content strategy’ »</a></p> <h2>One more thing…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Moving SEOno to HTTPS: How Using Cloudflare Caused a Duplicate Content Issue

    … A few days ago, I moved this blog to fully (and only) HTTPS. I’d been on Cloudflare for a few months but I didn’t realise that it was inadventently causing a site-wide duplicate content issue (between HTTP & HTTPS URLs). In this post I document the discovery of the issue, the process I took to fix it, and the potential knock-on effects…

    SEOnoin Content How To's- 17 readers -
  • Metadata and SEO part 1: the head section

    …"><p><a class="link--naked link--cta" href="">Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! »</a></p><a class="hide-on-mobile" href=""><img src="https://yoast-mercury.s3…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 11 readers -
  • Which redirect should I use?

    …. You’ll need a redirect when you: Delete a page or post Transfer your site to a new domain No longer want to use www in your domain Enable permalinks in WordPress Merge websites Change your CMS Change your URL structure etc. Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! » $ 179€ 179 - Buy now » Info HTTP…

    Yoast- 10 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: duplicate content issues on my shop?

    … If you own an eCommerce site, you might wonder how to optimize your category pages and your product pages. Could you have the same content on your category page and your product pages? If you have the same content on multiple pages of your website, would Google know what to rank first? Or would it cause duplicate content issues? This Ask Yoast…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 11 readers -
  • New online course: Technical SEO 1

    … Today we’re launching our first technical SEO training. This training will help EVERYONE to understand those difficult technical SEO issues. We’ll teach you exactly how to analyze (and solve) the most common technical SEO issues. Technical SEO can be quite daunting, but with this training, you’ll be able to fully grasp al those complicated…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 10 readers -
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  • SEO basics: What is crawlability?

    … Ranking in the search engines requires a website with flawless technical SEO. Luckily, the Yoast SEO plugin takes care (of almost) everything on your WordPress site. Still, if you really want to get most out of your website and keep on outranking the competition, some basic knowledge of technical SEO is a must. In this post, I’ll explain one…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 13 readers -
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