Redirects

If you want to keep your website healthy, you have to create redirects on a regular basis. For instance, if you delete a post or page, or move content to a new URL, creating a redirect is something you should never forget. How to do this correctly? Read our posts on this topic!

What is a redirect? »

Have you ever wondered: "What is a redirect?" Well, redirects make a browser go from one URL to another URL. Read on to find out more!

Duplicate content: causes and solutions »

Getting rid of duplicate content is a very important task for an SEO. This article discusses common causes, and how to identify and fix it.


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How to use WordPress: Answering 12 common WordPress questions

26 September 2019 | 2 Comments | Remkus de Vries

WordPress is huge. According to the latest stats, WordPress powers almost 35% of the web — and growing quickly. With so many sites using the CMS and so many new sites bursting onto the scene, there’re a lot of new users taking their first steps in the wonderful world of WordPress. People from all walks …

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WordPress SEO: The definitive guide



Redirecting your site to non-www and HTTPS

22 February 2019 | Joost de Valk

Let’s say you own the website http://www.some-example.com. After a while, you decide you don’t want to keep the www. You want your visitors to go to the non-www version of your domain instead. What’s more, you’ve also decided to switch from HTTP to HTTPS, to follow security best practices. These two things combined make for quite a move, …

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Content maintenance for SEO: research, merge & redirect

30 July 2018 | 24 Comments | Joost de Valk

As your site grows, you’ll have more and more posts. Some of these posts are going to be about a similar topic. Even if you’ve always categorized it well, your content might be competing with itself: you’re suffering from keyword cannibalization. At the same time, some of your articles might get out of date, and …

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Keyword cannibalization

6 questions about redirects for SEO

3 July 2018 | 18 Comments | Edwin Toonen

A redirect happens when someone asks for a specific page but gets sent to a different page. Often, the site owner deleted the page and set up a redirect to send visitors and search engine crawlers to a relevant page. A much better approach than serving them an annoying, user experience breaking 404 message. Redirects …

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Keep or delete old content

Should I update or delete old content on my site?

Sometimes, content on your website becomes irrelevant or out of date, and you need to decide whether to update it or delete it. Think of it as spring cleaning. There are several ways to do this and this article helps you decide the best solution for your old content. Update old content that is still …

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Keep or delete old content

Redirect responsive pages to AMP pages?

18 June 2018 | 7 Comments | Joost de Valk

A few years ago, Google announced the AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) project, and it’s becoming increasingly important for all kinds of websites. AMP is a technology to make webpages faster on mobile devices, improving loading times by stripping some of the design. Initially, AMP was mainly relevant for static content, like blogposts or news articles, …

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Redirects

If you want to keep your website healthy, you have to create redirects on a regular basis. For instance, if you delete a post or page, or move content to a new URL, creating a redirect is something you should never forget. How to do this correctly? Read our posts on this topic!