Sending Google duplicate URLs for the same landing page is asking for trouble. Why hand Google duplicate content on a silver plater? That is what you are doing when you are listing these URLs in a Sitemap file. If you have duplicate content on your site, and you don't block it from Google, then Google has a better shot of figuring it out based on crawling your site versus seeing it in a Sitemap file. … [Read more...] about Never List URLs With Session IDs In A Google Sitemap
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John Mueller said on Twitter that the new report won't report on an error on sample URLs at the sitemap submission level. He said "those are sample URLs tested before being submitted to indexing - this is done at the sitemap submission, so it wouldn't be in the indexing report in the new SC." … [Read more...] about New Google Index Report Doesn’t Show Blocked URLs From Sitemaps
A sitemap index file is like a sitemap file for sitemaps. You can list multiple sitemap files in it. If you use a sitemap index file, you can just submit that file for your website in Search Console. Even if you have fewer than 50,000 URLs, you can submit multiple sitemap files. For example, you might want to do that to keep track of different sections of your website, or just in general to make maintenance of your sitemap files a little bit easier. … [Read more...] about Google SEO Snippets Video: Multiple Sitemap Files
What Beginners Think about Google Webmaster? Everyday we see a new blogger or website owner over the internet. Beginners feel that SEO is the only thing that is the biggest, and thus they use Google webmaster just to index their website and submit sitemaps. They never understand that Google webmaster is way bigger than that. There are many features of Google webmaster that can help them in ranking their blog or website better and this will also help them in indexing their website completely. … [Read more...] about How to use Google webmaster tools to improve your SEO Ranking?
Clicks per keyword – this lets you see how your keywords are ranking in searches so you can determine which keywords to work on. Impressions per keyword – this stat shows you how many times someone saw your keyword overall. If you have a lot of impressions but very few clicks, your page description or title may need to be rewritten. Click-through ratio – This is the click to impressions ratio. Search position – this stat tells you which page your keywords placed your search results. Queries – you can filter the report to show you specific information. Page filter – likewise, you can filter your website by URL to see how individual pages are performing. Countries – you can filter the results by country, too, to see how well your website is doing in individual countries. This is very helpful for global businesses. Devices – filter the results by tablet, mobile, or desktop to see how your site performs on each platform. Search Type – … [Read more...] about Google Search Console – The Ultimate Guide to Google’s Tool for SEO Experts