Want to know how to rank high in Google? You’re not the only one. “Could you please write a post with a clear path on just what to do to rank high in Google?”, “What should I do to make sure I’ll outrank my competition?”, “Could you write a clear, step-by-step to-do list on how …Read: "How to rank high in Google"
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This guide discusses what hreflang is, what it is for and gives in-depth information on how to implement it for your multilingual websites.Read: "hreflang: the ultimate guide"
The homepage of your website serves many different purposes. It’s the page where you welcome people to your website, where you want to highlight your most important stuff, and from where users can navigate to your other pages. That’s why it’s important to spend enough time optimizing your homepage. But should you also optimize your …Read: "Homepage SEO: Does it exist?"
You probably want Google and other search engines to show most of your content in the search results. But most websites also have a few pages or posts that don’t need to be featured in those search results. So how do you tell Google what pages to show and which ones not to? This is …Read: "Indexing in Yoast SEO: What pages to show in Google’s search results"
Maybe you’ve promised yourself that this is the year you’re really going to really make an effort in SEO. Perhaps you’ve not been giving your site the proper SEO love it deserves and over time your rankings have been going down. Or maybe you’ve noticed a decrease in organic traffic and want to get back …Read: "How to pick up SEO after you’ve neglected your site"
Getting rid of duplicate content is a very important task for an SEO. This article discusses common causes & how to identify and fix duplicate content.Read: "Duplicate content: Causes and solutions"
Adding images to your posts and product pages encourages people to read them, and well-chosen images can also back up your message and get you a good ranking in image search results. But you should always remember to provide your images with good alt attributes. Because alt text strengthens the message of your pages with …Read: "Image SEO: How to optimize your alt text and title text"
Do you have an old website that’s seen better days? Or a site that’s been offline for a few years? In this post, we’ll explain what you should check to get it up to modern standards, and how to update your SEO at the same time. We’ve tried to cover all the main things you …Read: "Got an old website? Update it and refresh your SEO"
It’s a topic that remains up for discussion: SEO-friendly URLs. Should you include the category? Do you want to keep the URL as short as possible or is there room for extras? Is it smart to stuff your URL with keywords? First of all, it’s good to know that the best practices for SEO-friendly URLs …Read: "Best practices for SEO-friendly URLs"
Google keeps getting better at handling near me searches. Needless to say, mobile is the de facto way for most people to search for businesses and products — especially while out and about. Location-based ‘everything’ needs to be considered while optimizing the mobile and local SEO for location-dependent businesses. Google is stepping up its game …Read: "How ‘near me’ searches can help your local SEO"