Technical Seo

  • Moving SEOno to HTTPS: How Using Cloudflare Caused a Duplicate Content Issue

    … (rather than all of one and none of the other), it was looking as though Google was struggling to understand which version to show predominantly. And worst of all? I hadn’t noticed for months, despite picking up on issues like this when I do technical SEO audits for clients. D’oh. This was the motivation to move the blog fully onto HTTPS. By “fully…

    SEOnoin Content How To's- 38 readers -
  • 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…

    Yoastin How To's- 31 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.

    Yoast- 29 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- 29 readers -
  • Google Tag Manager: an introduction

    … that lets you validate code before you publish. What is Google Tag Manager? If you have closer look at the term Google Tag Manager, you can guess what it’s about. It’s a tool developed by Google to manage your tags. But then the next question arises: what’s a tag? A tag is a piece of JavaScript code. There’s a whole bunch of analytics…

    Yoastin Google- 27 readers -
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  • 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- 27 readers -
  • Metadata and SEO part 3: social, internationalization and more

    … that all the things previously mentioned are all the SEO related metadata for your website, think again. hreflang tags to indicate other languages For those of you that have multilingual sites, this one is really, really important. If you have a site or page that is served in more than one language, be sure to add hreflang tags to your page…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin Social SEO- 26 readers -
  • Ranking your local business at Google: part 1 of 8

    … Previously, we published an interview with local SEO specialist David Mihm on our SEO blog. As a lot of you liked this interview, David and Yoast decided to join forces and publish a series of posts about Local SEO. In this series, David will go over the various aspects that contribute to your local rankings. Take it away, David! For the last…

    David Mihm/ Yoastin Google- 25 readers -
  • SEO for a new website: the very first things to do

    … to crawl my site after I put the link there, it discovered the existence of my friend’s site. And indexed it. After indexing the site, it started to show the site in the search results. Read more: ‘What does Google do?’ » Next step: tweak your settings… After that first link, your site probably will turn up in the search results. If it doesn’t…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin SEO- 25 readers -
  • Ranking your local business #3: Website optimization

    … and ranks. It does this by sending out scores of digital robots, or “spiders,” which visit page after page. They “click on” the links on each page to see where they lead. We refer to this activity as “crawling.” Become a technical SEO expert with our Technical SEO 1 training! » $ 199€ 199 - Buy now » Info Technical issues As a business owner, you…

    David Mihm/ Yoastin SEO- 25 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- 25 readers -
  • Importance of Technical SEO 2017 and Beyond [Infographic]

    … the importance of technical SEO. Apart from getting your website ready for easy crawling by Google, technical SEO efforts give you substantial structural leverage for better visibility on search engines. History of Technical SEO Just a few years back, all a website needed for higher search engine ranking was a well-developed structure, images, keyword rich…

    Growmapin SEO- 25 readers -
  • Using Latent Semantic Indexing to boost your SEO strategy

    … SEO is an ever-changing, expansive science that is often hard to understand. You know that you need specific keywords to boost your website traffic, but we’re about to throw another curveball at you – latent semantic indexing (LSI). It sounds like a complicated term, but if you understand how basic SEO works you’re already halfway there. Below…

    Amanda Disilvestro/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 23 readers -
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