Google has loads of interesting free tools, but two important ones for helping you improve your site are Search Console and the Rich Results Testing Tool. Search Console helps you get a general feel for how your site is doing in the SERPs, plus to keep an eye on any errors to fix and improvements …Read: "Optimize for rich results with the Rich Results Testing Tool"
SEO tools are all appliances that can help you with your SEO. Use them to check your site’s health and/or to keep track of your traffic. Or let them help you optimize your content or improve your online marketing campaign. Give our posts on SEO tools a good read to see what tools work best for you.
We’ve also made a list of our own favorite SEO tools. Make sure to check those out!
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Take your online marketing to the next level with these easy-to-use and insightful online marketing tools to help you optimize your site!
At Yoast, we use a number of (SEO) tools to check a number of issues for our site reviews. Find out which ones you should be using as well!
Check your site's SEO every now and then, or when you find a strange 'hiccup' in your traffic. Here are some quick checks that can help you analyze it!
Site speed is important for SEO. In this post we discuss site speed tools and offer some suggestions to increase the speed of your site.
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Site speed is one of the factors which determines whether you get a good ranking in Google. Site speed is a ranking factor, and its importance keeps growing. For starters, a fast website provides a much better user experience than a slow one. Research has shown time and again that people don’t buy as much from …Read: "Improving site speed: tools and suggestions"
The content analysis in the Yoast SEO plugin assesses crucial aspects of the posts and pages you add to your website. In particular, it checks how SEO friendly and easy to read your content is. Here, we’ll go through the most important features of this tool. Check out our step-by-step guide on to optimize your page and …Read: "How to use Yoast SEO’s content analysis tool"
Snippet variables have become a staple of Yoast SEO. These variables make it possible to automate certain processes on your site. They also make it easy to change large batches of meta descriptions for instance, since you only have to change the structure of the variable – the site fills in the data automatically. Here, …Read: "Snippet variables in Yoast SEO"
One of the most frequently asked questions by fellow SEO consultants probably is: “What online marketing tools do you use?” In the ever-changing SEO world, it was time for us to update our list with the present day tools we use on a very regular basis in a variety of projects. Some of these tools …Read: "Tools to improve your online marketing campaign"
Traditionally, you will use a robots.txt file on your server to manage what pages, folders, subdomains or other content search engines will be allowed to crawl. But did you know that there’s also such a thing as the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header? Here, we’ll discuss what the possibilities are and how this might be a better …Read: "Playing with the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header"
Compared to the first three sections, the last three are relatively small. In this final post in our series on Bing Webmaster Tools we will go over Security, Malware and Messages and share our findings. Security Making sure your website is secure is of course really important. We have already emphasized this on our page on WordPress security, …Read: "Bing Webmaster Tools: Security, Widgets and Messages"
Bing Webmaster Tools provides a number of tools to analyze your website. Somehow, they managed to squeeze these into one page in Bing Webmaster Tools as the dashboard page for the section Diagnostics & Tools. Fortunately, all tools also have a separate page…In this post, we will go over all tools and tell you how to …Read: "Bing Webmaster Tools: Diagnostics & Tools"
In this second Bing Webmaster Tools post in our series on Webmaster Tools, the focus is on reporting. We’ll be going over a number of pages, and try to explain what information is available and how this can help you improve your website. Or get new insights about your audience, of course. This section is …Read: "Bing Webmaster Tools: Reports and Data"
Since we did a series about Google Search Console. So we thought it was time to do a series about Bing Webmaster Tools as well. Bing isn’t that big in The Netherlands, or Europe, for that matter, but it still holds some ground in the US. The most important reason, however, is we think Bing Webmaster Tools …Read: "Bing Webmaster Tools: Configure my site"