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Website Maintenance

Keeping your website and content up-to-date is important: not only do your visitors like that, but search engines do too! Don’t forget old content, don’t forget to redirect when deleting old posts and prevent duplicate content. Our posts will help you keeping your website clean and fresh!

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Crawl efficiency: making Google’s crawl easier

16 October 2018 | 6 Comments | Joost de Valk

Search engines crawl your site to get the contents into their index. The bigger your site gets, the longer this crawl takes. It’s important that the time spent crawling your site is well spent. If your site has a 1,000 pages or less, this is not a topic you’ll need to think about much. If  you intend …

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Crawl efficiency

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 At the same time, some of your articles might get out of date, and …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

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Sometimes, content on your website becomes irrelevant or out of date, and you need to decide whether to update it or delete it.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



What does the redirect manager in Yoast SEO do?

30 November 2017 | 13 Comments | Edwin Toonen

The redirect manager in Yoast SEO Premium is a real lifesaver. It’s a feature we at Yoast use many times a day. Once you used it for a while, you wonder how you ever lived without it. The redirect manager makes everyday website optimization and maintenance a piece of cake. It takes care of all …

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Keep or delete old content