Category : Technical SEO

301 Redirection

Does 301 Redirection Count as Backlink?

Recently on Twitter, John Mueller of Google was asked about whether a 301 page from one domain count as a backlink to the target page of another domain? And to provide clarity on this, John said, Google wouldn’t count that as a link and links to t
Robotted Out Pages In SERP

What To Do If Robotted Out Pages Rank In SERP?

Webmasters use robots.txt file to inform web robots about which pages not to crawl. But, if the robotted out pages of a website rank instead of pages having content in it, then what webmasters should do? Recently on Twitter, Google’s John Mueller
Old Google Search Console Properties Removal

Is It Ok To Remove Old Search Console Properties?

Recently on Twitter a query was raised regarding the removal of old search console properties by users once they have created their new domain property in the spirit of good housekeeping. Regarding this question John Mueller of Google replied that i
Low Quality Content to High Quality Content Redirection

Impacts of Redirecting a Low Quality Content to High Quality Content

Many times, we see webmasters having confusion regarding whether it’s preferred or not to redirect an old page having less content to a high quality page. So, in a recent Google Webmaster Central office-hours hangout, Google’s John Mueller was a
Responsive Design & Mobile URLs

Google Suggests Not to Use Both Responsive Design & Mobile URLs

Recently, Google’s John Mueller on Twitter was asked about which one Google will consider first if a website has both mobile URLs and responsive design. Why would you have alternate mobile pages and a responsive design? — 🍌 John 🍌 (@JohnMu
Google Crawl Rate After Missing Sitemap

Google Won’t Change Crawl Rate If Your Sitemap Goes Missing

A few days back Martin MacDonald asked a question to Google’s John Mueller on Twitter regarding a hypothetical scenario where a popular site having a sitemap with thousands of new pages that is visited by Google every day & suppose the sitemap
Unclean Website Headers Impact

Google Doesn’t Have Exceptions for Sites with Unclean Headers

Recently on Twitter, Kristine Schachinger questioned whether iframe code added in the head part of the website after the execution of Akamai tracking’s loader snippet is breaking Google Crawler. Also, Barry Adams backed this question and said, the
Google on Separate Mobile URLs

How Google Consider Sites with Separate Mobile URLs

It’s been years, we have the concept of responsive web design but still, we are seeing some sites having m dot URLs (m.) as their mobile site solution. There is no issue with this but it forces webmasters to do more hard work. Regarding this, Goog
SEO Bonus for Images

No SEO Bonus for Having Images on Same Host/Domain

There has been considerable dilemma among webmasters regarding the possible impact of images that are hosted on a CDN which is on a subdomain or separate website on maintaining links, traffic & SEO value. Recently this query was raised on Twitte
Keyword Spam in CSS

Google on Keyword Spam in CSS

Often it has been noticed that webmasters are in a dilemma about how search engines like Google consider keywords in a CSS file as id or class names. Recently Gideon on Twitter asked John Mueller about keyword spam in CSS, “is it worth cleaning up
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