Internal linking

To make your content easy to find, you need to have a good internal linking structure! It is one of the essential aspects of building a solid site structure, and it can positively influence your rankings. So how do you do internal linking exactly? We have plenty of posts on it. Read them and you’ll know how to do internal linking the right way in no time! Plus don’t miss our Internal linking SEO workout, now available with Yoast SEO Premium.


Beginners level

Internal linking for SEO: Why and how? »

Get your internal linking strategy right and your posts and pages will rank higher! Learn how to master internal linking with this guide.

Expert level

Site structure: the ultimate guide »

Your site structure is vital for users and SEO. Our complete guide will lead you through all steps necessary to create a sound site structure.


Must read articles about Internal linking

  • Site structure training »

    Make sure your most important pages rank! Our Site structure training helps you build and maintain a clear site which users and search engines understand.

  • What is cornerstone content? »

    Cornerstone content is the core of your website. Find out how to improve your site structure with cornerstone content.

  • The context of internal links »

    These days, it's all about context. Your content has to provide context so Google can fully understand it. The context of internal links matters as well.

  • Internal linking suggestions »

    Internal linking is an important factor in SEO. To save you time, our internal linking tool suggests relevant links while you're writing!


Recent Internal linking articles

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