Desktop-only sites are going to perform worse than hybrid or responsive sites, due to losing out on mobile traffic. This is unchanged in the current mobile-first index compared to the previous index method.Responsive design sites are going to perform better in both indexes than sites with no responsive design. The mobile version will be indexed, but since the mobile and desktop versions are the same, this is a meaningless distinction. This, as well, is unchanged from the previous indexation method.Sites that use AMP pages as canonical pages will have those versions indexed preferentially. This is likewise unchanged from the past. AMP is not required to succeed and AMP is not given preferential treatment over responsive design.Sites that use m.domains and redirects will see a slight change. The mobile version of the page will be given preferential indexation, including the mobile version showing up in Google’s cache. This does not change current rankings on either index.Sites … [Read more...] about Can a Responsive Mobile Redesign Also Improve Desktop Rankings?
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6. Deep Link to Isolated WebpagesIf a webpage on your site or a subdomain is created in isolation or there is an error preventing it from being crawled, then you can get it indexed by acquiring a link on an external domain. This is an especially useful strategy for promoting new pieces of content on your website and getting it indexed quicker. … [Read more...] about 11 SEO Tips & Tricks to Improve Indexation
I mentioned earlier that I’m part of the customer advisory board for DeepCrawl. Well, I’ve been testing the newest version in beta, version 2.0, and it’s nearing launch. As part of version 2.0, there are some new and incredibly valuable reports. I’ll touch on two of them below. Remember, you can’t access these reports in the current version (1.9), but you will be able to in 2.0, which should launch within the next few weeks. … [Read more...] about 9 easy-to-miss crawl reports in Screaming Frog and DeepCrawl that pack serious SEO punch
If you’re using a CMS like WordPress, there are some plugins that can help with the change. For example, I’ve used the Better Search Replace plugin in WordPress, which enables you to easily change all instances of the first domain name to the new domain in one fell swoop. You have a lot of control, as well. You can make changes to all tables in the database, and you can test a “dry run” to see what will be changed. … [Read more...] about 10 easily overlooked steps that can save SEO