What would you press if you were voting for Al Gore? Well, he is second on the list so you would press the second button labeled B. Wrong. Pressing B would send your vote to the Reform candidate Pat Buchanan. If you wanted to vote for Gore, you would need to press the button labeled C. If you are confused, so were many voters in Florida. … [Read more...] about UX: What Is It And Why Does It Matter?
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Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that the order of the URLs in your XML Sitemap files does not matter. He did say that you probably should save the "start of the file for the most awesome URLs." But he later added that "the order among them doesn't matter." He then clarified to make it clear "the order in the sitemap file doesn't matter at all." He said the awesome comment was that your web pages should be awesome in general. … [Read more...] about Google Sitemaps URL Order Does Not Matter
Yes, John – tell us more! Why put the most awesome URLs at the beginning of the file? (That can be difficult to with programmatic files generated for large sites, but also, you know that will lead to the mad dash trying to figure out how many Google considers the "start" part. 🙂 … [Read more...] about Google: the order of the URLs in your XML Sitemap does not matter
John said on Twitter it depends "on how they [the sitemap files] were discovered." He said (a) If submitted via anonymous ping, they're only valid there & lower levels and (b) If you submit them through your Search Console account, they can be valid for any verified site or part of a site. … [Read more...] about Google: Does It Matter Where Your XML Sitemap File Is Located?
Should you use headline tags on your web pages? Headline tags are one of many signals that Google uses to rank web pages. Although it isn’t strictly necessary to use these tags on your web pages, they often help to improve the position of a page for a particular keyword. … [Read more...] about Google’s John Mueller: the order of your headline tags does not matter