Xml Sitemap

    • Ask Yoast: include taxonomies in XML sitemap?

      Your tag and category pages could be very important pages on your site. If you’re using these pages in the right way, they can boost your site’s SEO. You might wonder if you should also include these taxonomy pages in your XML sitemap. In this Ask Yoast we explain whether you should, and why! Our support team received the following question from a Yoast SEO user: “I just installed Yoast SEO.

      Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 9 readers -
  • Yoast SEO 3.5

    … as well. This means German and Dutch writers will now get a score that is meaningful for their language. Add @id to schema.org output Yoast SEO outputs JSON+LD metadata on the page. This metadata informs Google about whether this is a site for a person or a company, what your social profiles are, etc. This change, which is admittedly a bit more…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 10 readers -
  • 3 DIY SEO Action Items for a $0 Budget

    … SEO update. URLs are constantly changing, especially in ecommerce sites, which can make it difficult for search engine robots to index the right pages. By updating the XML Sitemap on a regular basis, you’re giving engines like Google the information they need to properly crawl and index the right pages. Tip: Some ecommerce platforms, like Shopify…

    The SEM Postin SEO- 5 readers -
  • How To Select a CMS that is Optimized for Search

    … and reconstruct their sites. The problem with this is that the search engine may still be pointing a URL to a page that does not exist. Your CMS should allow you to refer traffic to a new page and redirect the search engine there as well so they find and index the new page. Rich Snippets: Search engines offer microdata formats for pagination…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 8 readers -
  • Weekly SEO recap: Let’s disambiguate!

    … to understand what types of pages are currently being indexed and what pages aren’t being indexed. That’s the exact reason why our Yoast SEO plugin has an XML Sitemap feature that creates a single index with XML sitemaps per post type. This makes it a lot more interesting to look at the XML sitemaps section of Google Search Console. That’s it, see you next week! PS If you find disambiguation a nasty word, you’re not alone. I must have mistyped that about a dozen times while writing this post :) …

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 10 readers -