Category : Technical SEO

Moving to Https Benefits

Does Moving to HTTPS Provide Industry Specific Benefits?

Moving a website to https has some major benefits and Google in August 2014 also declared that it is considering Https as a ranking signal. But recently, Google’s John Mueller was asked an interesting question, whether moving to https is a flat ra
Reversing Website Move

How to Tackle While Reversing a Site Move?

Moving from one domain to another or changing the website’s URL structure is always tricky and need a bunch of sensible works to be done like proper redirections, changing internal links, updating sitemaps etc. to get everything right. But, site m
NoIndex or Canonical for Duplicate Pages

Duplicate Pages? Better Use rel Canonical over Noindex

To avoid duplicate content issue & low quality pages from indexing, webmasters generally prefer to set noindex, nofollow tag without considering its impact on overall site quality. In a recent Google Webmaster Central office-hours hangout, John
Sitemaps for More Than 50,000 URLs

Tips to Add Sitemaps for More Than 50,000 URLs

Maintaining a website having thousands of URL is itself a headache. A simple error in architecture may hide the new & important URLs from search engine bots. No crawling means no place in SERP and your users can find these pages for whom you actu
Structure Data Impact on Ranking

Impact of Structured Data on Ranking

For quite some time now, it’s been a talk in the SEO industry as well as confusion amongst webmasters regarding the impact of structured data on Google ranking. Previously, Google’s John Mueller confirmed that “Structured Data doesn’t have a
Google on Website URL Ending

Does Your Website’s URL Ending Matter for Google

While building a website, webmasters often think about which platform to use for their websites. Many a times webpages’ URL ending or page extension plays some parts in this decision. They fear that search engines like Google might be giving prefer
Duplicate Titles & Meta Descs for Paginated URLs

Should You Ignore Duplicate Titles & Meta Descriptions Warning in Google Search console for Paginated URLs

Title and Meta Description carry much significance as in search results, these help users to decide whether they should visit the page or not. So, Google takes more care to check how a site is maintaining these tags in compared to others and specifi
Multiple H1 Tags in A Page

How Google Considers Multiple H1 Tags in One Page

It is a common myth that H1 plays a very important role in SEO. Many webmasters & SEOs put a lot of effort to perfectly optimize the H1 tag to get better ranking for the keywords. And there is also a common misconception that with multiple H1 ta
Google's Take on Different XML Lang & Href Lang

What Google Does When xml:lang Differs from Hreflang

We use language tags, hreflang and xml:lang to inform search engines about our content language present in HTML and XML respectively. But, does the question “Can we use these two language tags differently?“ ever strike in your mind? If yes, then
Google Not Supporting Meta News Keywords Tag

Google No More Supports Meta News Keywords Tag

In September 2012, Google introduced the meta keywords tag “meta news_keywords” for better understanding of the news content by its search engine. After that, it was the responsibility of the news publishers to mention the relevant as well as imp
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