Domains

If you want a website, you have to choose a domain. How do you do select the right domain name? Which extensions should you get? And what about sub domains? Get the answers to all your domain questions on our blog!

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Ask Yoast: Hreflang for sites with different domains

9 August 2018 | 5 Comments | Joost de Valk

If you have two very similar sites in two different languages, you may wonder whether you need to implement hreflang. Will Google recognize both sites as ‘stand-alone’ websites, and is that what you want? While translated content isn’t considered duplicate content, it may still be worth your while to actively point users to the right …

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International sites: the best domain structure for SEO

Making your website rank high can be a challenge. Making your international sites rank high can be an even bigger challenge. There are just a lot more things you have to do for multilingual SEO: create content for different markets, set up sites for those markets and implement hreflang, just to name a few. Plus there are …

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Ask Yoast: Using a TLD as part of your brand?

1 December 2017 | 10 Comments | Joost de Valk

Branding plays a vital role in the success of your business. We’ve written about branding several times on this site, for instance, the 5 tips on branding and Low-budget branding for small businesses articles. Your domain name should also be a part of your brand. But should you buy one of those fancy new TLDs …

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Ask Yoast: Buy multiple Top Level Domains for SEO?

8 June 2017 | 7 Comments | Joost de Valk

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 brand name as a domain, which extensions or TLDs (Top Level Domains) should you pick? Brandname.com? Brandname.biz? Or perhaps brand name.vip? Does it matter for SEO? We’ll help …

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Ask Yoast: Should you give a division a separate domain?

A website of a larger company can often represent multiple areas of business, or divisions. If one division outgrows the others, or if expectations for one area are very high, the company might want to consider a separate website or domain. When this happens, what’s the best approach for SEO? Set up a new domain …

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