My in-depth SEO guides focus on the more technical SEO, including guides and best practices. I hope you will find what you need to #MasterTheWeb here.
All Technical SEO Articles
According to a recent report from Hitwise, nearly 60 percent of all Online Searches are now carried out on a mobile device, with some sectors reaching 72 percent.
The title tag is one of the most important on-page SEO elements. We look at the best practices such as title length, keyword usage, separators, and more.
Bing has confirmed that it will not be following in the footsteps of Google, with their new Mobile-first Index.
Former Googler, Pedro Dias said on Twitter that AMP should not be used as a replacement for a mobile-friendly website. John Muller and others disagreed.
Google recommends using multiple sitemaps so you can filter issues in the Search Console to parts of your site.
Using internal Nofollow links for PageRank Sculpting is a waste of time and does not work.
Originally designed for celebrities and public figures to share answers to popular questions directly on Google, it has now been spotted being used by UC Davis University.
Google’s John Mueller replied to a Reddit Thread with some advice on how best to build an XML sitemap, including warning against crawler-based
If you are Googling something specific on your site and one of the results is your XML sitemap, then it is likely that you have site quality issues.
Google has launched Site Kit, a new WordPress plugin that helps you discover how people use your site, how to improve, and how to monetize your content, all from within your dashboard.
Buying backlinks is against the Google Webmaster Guidelines. As such, you should use rel=nofollow or rel=sponsored SEO Signals, such as PageRank from being passed.
Google said that if you build backlinks too fast their algorithms might just ignore them. You might also receive a manual spam penalty if reviewed by their webspam team.
Voice Search is becoming increasingly popular. Here are some statistics showcasing why you need to start preparing in 2019 for the voice search era.
John Mueller, Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, confirmed that they index PDF files and content just like they would any other webpage.
If your rankings drop after submitting a disavow file then, according to Google, you may wish to remove some of the less shady links from your disavow file.
Google has recently clarified what the term “Googlebot” means, and how it may affect SEO. We take a detailed look at what they had to say.
Google confirmed that when redirecting content to new URLs you should upload a copy of the old Sitemap so that Google can pick up on the redirects faster.
Google responds to question asking why the Search Console Ranking data can differ from what you see when searching for that term.
Google’s Gary Illyes has said that there is no need to update external backlinks when migrating to HTTPS. The link juice loss is minimal.
Technical SEO Glossary
Technical SEO refers to the aspect of SEO that relate to the optimization of your website to enable Google to crawl and index it effectively.
This includes measures that help Google interpret your content, such as Title Tags, Schema Markup, Robots files, Sitemaps, and much more.
By laying a strong foundation you will give your content the best chance possible to rank for your target keywords and phrases.