Austin Blais is an SEO Manager at Merkle|RKG. His main focus is developing SEO strategy for clients and create project structure for team members to carry out in-depth SEO projects. He supports numerous internal initiatives to improve the opportunity discovery process. With backgrounds in data analysis and project management, Austin enjoys tackling large SEO projects that bring opportunity for his clients. In his free time, he seeks out adventure in cities and in the mountains while always bringing along a good book. … [Read more...] about A Super Fresh Google Index? Server Errors & Rankings Impacts
Trends Over Time Google now shows trends over the last 90 days for each error type. The daily count seems to be the aggregate count of how many URLs with that error type Google knows about, not the number crawled that particular day. As Google recrawls a URL and no longer gets the error, it’s removed from the list (and the count). In addition, Google still lists the date Googlebot first encountered the error, but now when you click the URL to see the details, you can see the last time Googlebot tried to access the URL as well. … [Read more...] about Google Webmaster Tools Revamps Crawl Errors, But Is It For The Better?
If your htaccess file got corrupt. Plugin Issues. PHP memory limit gets over. Corrupt WordPress core files. How to Fix 500 Internal Server Error WordPress? Below are some most general ideas to fix this message in WordPress. Follow them and I know, if you follow these steps then you will definitely get out of these issues. … [Read more...] about How to Fix 500 Internal Server Error WordPress Step by Step
To fix this error, check first if the URLs you are blocking are important pages or not. If these pages are important and are accidentally blocked in your robots.txt file, simply update it and remove those URLs from the file. Make sure that those URLs are not blocked anymore using the robots.txt Tester at the old Google Search Console version . … [Read more...] about How to Fix Index Coverage Errors in Google Search Console
There are a number of reasons why a 404 error might pop up, but all of them share a commonality: a user is trying to access a page that doesn't exist. This can happen because a user has mistyped the URL, or because the page no longer exists, and a user has tried to access it. This can be from an old bookmark, an existing link on an external source, or even a Google search result. If your page has been newly 404'd, Google may still display old information on the page, leading to confusion when a user tries to access it. … [Read more...] about Can 404 Errors Hurt Your SEO Rankings?