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…

    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- 13 readers -
  • 3 DIY SEO Action Items for a $0 Budget

    … to it. As a business owner on a shoestring budget, SEO can seem out of reach. Fortunately, there are options. There are some low-hanging fruits you can tackle in-house to help get the ball rolling sooner than later–even when you have a zero dollar budget. Refresh Title Tags Why it’s important: The title tag is the most important on-page algorithmic ranking…

    The SEM Postin SEO- 6 readers -
  • How To Select a CMS that is Optimized for Search

    … and breadcrumb identification within your site. Often, this markup needs applied within the theme you’re deploying with your CMS or you can find modules that allow you to implement it easier. Rich snippets may enhance search engine results. Robots.txt: If you go to the root (base address) of your domain, add robots.txt to the address. Example: http…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 11 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- 13 readers -