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hreflang: the ultimate guide »

This guide discusses what hreflang is, what it is for and gives in-depth information on how to implement it for your multilingual websites.

Must read articles about hreflang

  • What is multilingual SEO? »

    If you want all your international sites to rank high in de search engines you have to invest in multilingual SEO. In this post we'll explain what we mean by multilingual SEO, why it's important and which aspects you should focus on.

  • An hreflang example and how to test it »

    If you are using hreflang to indicate multiple language or locations variations of a certain page, you might want to check if it's done right. In this article, you'll find an hreflang example which we will analyze and test!

Recent hreflang articles

What’s technical SEO? 8 technical aspects everyone should know

An SEO Basics post about technical SEO might seem like a contradiction in terms. Nevertheless, some basic knowledge about the more technical side of SEO can mean the difference between a high ranking site and a site that doesn’t rank at all. Technical SEO isn’t easy, but here we’ll explain – in layman’s language – …

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What is multilingual SEO?

If your online business is doing well in your country, you might consider expanding to international markets. To be successful in new markets requires some extra investments in SEO though. You’d better start thinking about multilingual SEO, if you want to be sure your website will be found and used well in other countries! Here, …

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what is multilingual SEO

Publishing in another language and SEO

18 April 2017 | 8 Comments | Joost de Valk

If you’re creating content for a website, you might, occasionally, want to publish an article in a language different from the language of your other content. However, it’s difficult to rank with one specific article that’s written in a language that differs from the rest. So what should you do to improve the SEO of that article? In …

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The hreflang tag is helpful for multilingual websites; sites that use multiple languages or target various regions with the same language. It lets Google know which pages belong to a certain language or region, and it also prevents duplicate content. For instance, for Flemish and Dutch, it registers the two websites as different, even though the content might be almost the same. Want to know everything about hreflang? Make sure to check out the hreflang: the ultimate guide!