Technical SEO

In the Technical SEO category, we cover topics like crawl directives, site speed, on-page optimization, structured data, and other technical factors that can improve your SEO. As we believe in a holistic approach to online marketing, we combine technical SEO and content SEO with user experience and usability to create awesome websites.

Beginners level

What's technical SEO? 8 technical aspects everyone should know »

Is technical SEO a mystery to you? Read this post and you'll know which elements you should focus on, if you want a solid technical foundation for your site.

Expert level

Structured data with the ultimate guide »

To get search engines to fully understand your site, you need structured data in the form of This guide helps you on your way.

Must read articles about Technical SEO

  • The canonical URL allows you to tell search engines that certain similar URLs are actually one and the same. Learn how to use rel=canonical!

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

  • Master technical SEO skills with this Technical SEO training by Yoast. Learn about how to get your site indexed, HTTP, canonicals, and robots.txt.

Recent Technical SEO articles

Alt text improves the SEO and accessibility of your website. This article explains how and why you should optimize these attributes.

How do you help Google get a better understanding of your website? By using structured data. Our new workout in Yoast SEO helps you with that!

Give your old site a refresh and update your SEO at the same time! In this post we'll explain where to start and what you should check.

Browse through our Technical SEO content posts. »