Technical Seo

    • The ultimate guide to mobile technical SEO

      With smartphone users growing year-on-year while desktop users stagnate, it comes as no surprise that Google looks to put mobile at the very core of its search engine algorithm in 2017. Mobile is destined to become the backbone of determining rankings on both the mobile and desktop version of your website – so it’s vital to look at technical SEO from a mobile perspective.

      Search Engine Watchin SEO- 13 readers -
    • Google Tag Manager: an introduction

      Perhaps you’ve heard about it: Google Tag Manager. Google introduced this tool 5 years ago, a tool that would make marketers less dependent on developers and that would, therefore, speed up your marketing process. Google Tag Manager has evolved over the years becoming a more complete and easy to use tool.

      Yoastin Google- 17 readers -
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  • Ask Yoast: Use a 302 or 307 redirect?

    …! WordPress specialist Marcel Bootsman, also known as Nostromo on Twitter, has send the following question to Ask Yoast: Can you explain when to use a 302 or a 307 redirect when temporarily redirecting a URL? Watch the video or read the transcript further down the page! Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! » $ 199€ 199…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 10 readers -
  • Coming soon: Structured data training!

    … access to over 75 minutes of training videos, lots and lots of reading material and challenging quiz questions. If you finish our course, you’ll receive a certificate and a badge to put on your site. If you buy one of our courses, you’ll also get access to the Yoast Updates. These updates keep you in the loop about new trends in SEO and WordPress…

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  • How to Run Live ‘Site Reviews’ at Events (and Why You Should)

    … Site review at Cardiff SEO Meet I’ve been running a quarterly SEO meetup (Cardiff SEO Meet) since May 2016. Early on, I had the idea of running live ‘site reviews’ alongside talks, where we (the audience) would audit a website together, live on the night. We ran our first one at our second event (August 2016), which I was fortunate enough…

    State of Digitalin SEO How To's- 15 readers -
  • What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one?

    … A good XML sitemap is a roadmap to all important pages of a website. This roadmap gives Google guidance in determining what content can be found on a website. Having an XML sitemap can be beneficial for SEO, as Google can retrieve essential pages of a website very fast, even if the internal linking of a site isn’t flawless. Here, we’ll explain…

    Yoast- 14 readers -
  • SEO basics: What is structured data?

    … You might have heard about structured data, and JSON-LD. But what do these terms mean exactly? What is structured data? What does structured data do? And what does it have to do with SEO? For all of you who don’t know what structured data is: this post will make it clear to you! New to SEO? Learn the Basics of SEO in our Basic SEO…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 15 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: buy multiple Top Level Domains for SEO?

    … When you’re starting a business, you probably want to launch a website too. So you have to register one domain or more. Let’s say you’re registering your brandname as a domain, which extensions or TLDs (Top Level Domains) should you pick? Or perhaps Does it matter for SEO? We’ll help you make…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 13 readers -
  • 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- 12 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Block your site’s search results pages?

    … Yoast: “Some spam domains were linking to the search results pages on my WordPress site. So what could I do to block Google from accessing my site search results? Is there any code that I could put in robots.txt?” Check out the video or read the answer below! Become a technical SEO expert with our…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 14 readers -
  • Meta keywords: why we don’t use them

    … a ranking signal. So don’t waste your time on the meta keywords tag. Instead of thinking about which keywords to put in that silly tag for 5 minutes, think about your content for 5 minutes longer. Really. It’s worth it. New to SEO? Learn the Basics of SEO in our Basic SEO course » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Info But I want meta keywords!!! By default…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Block your site’s search result pages

    … content management systems allow for templates for your site’s search results as well, so adding a simple line of code to that template will suffice: Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Info Meta robots AND robots.txt? If you try to block internal search pages by adding that meta robots tag…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 14 readers -
  • What is Google’s Knowledge Graph?

    … by the Knowledge Graph. If you search for a specific company, the Knowledge Graph will show an almost complete profile, depending on how well they did their SEO work. Searching for a recently released movie will show posters, reviews and screening times for your local cinema. As you see, the graph is a powerful and fascinating tool. But what can you do…

    Yoast- 14 readers -
  • Domain names and their influence on SEO

    … will diffuse the links to your website. And that isn’t what you want, as mentioned at the subdirectory section as well. Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Info Domain Authority (DA) I feel I have to mention domain authority here as well, as you hear a lot about it nowadays. Domain Authority is a score…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 13 readers -
  • 8 technical issues holding your content back

    … Technical SEO has certainly fallen out of fashion somewhat with the rise of content marketing, and rightly so. Content marketing engages and delivers real value to the users, and can put you on the map, putting your brand in front of far more eyeballs than fixing a canonical tag ever could. While content is at the heart of everything we do…

    Search Engine Watchin Social SEO Content- 14 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Give a division a separate domain?

    … it on a totally separate domain; 3. Build it on a sub-domain like” 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 Division on separate domain In the video, we help you decide what’s best for SEO if you want to give a division…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 14 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…

    SEO Hacker Blogin SEO How To's- 20 readers -
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