Is your robots.txt file blocking access from search engines? Do you have any 302 redirects that can be changed to 301 redirects? Do Google/ Bing webmaster tools report any messages? Is your 404 page returning a HTTP status 404? Are you missing any title tags/ Meta descriptions? Is your web analytics package recording web traffic? Can web visitors complete their goals on site (complete a form, order online, etc)? Does your non-www website redirect to your www version (or vice versa) If you updated to https, did you redirect or update all http links? … [Read more...] about The Complete Guide to Launching a New Website
Website sitemap example
Bing recently announced a new tool for creating XML Sitemaps for both IIS and Apache web servers. It works as an ISAPI filter by logging the URLs of all outbound pages served on a daily basis, generated by HTTP requests from both end users and third-party search crawlers. It maintains a super-clean, error-free Sitemap Index for your site, adds new differential URL updates every day, removes 404s as they appear, and runs in the background taking up very little in the way of server system resources. A full website Sitemap is generated in just a few days, and is easily maintained automatically. If you want to know more about it, check out the Bing Sitemap Plugin doc. … [Read more...] about A Primer On How To Get The Most Out Of Sitemaps
Today's question is about sitemap files. Mike from India asks, how do we add a sitemap for more than 50,000 URLs?Sitemap files are a great way to make your content known to Google and to other search engines. However, they're limited to 50,000 URLs per file. … [Read more...] about Google SEO Snippets Video: Multiple Sitemap Files
What is the Importance of Sitemap in SEO or website? As I already told you that search engine crawlers like google crawlers easily get’s data information and give you good rank and traffic after crawling. Our all page automatically get index in all search engine. Know What is Sitemap for SEO and Why Sitemap is Important for SEO? … [Read more...] about Know What is Sitemap for SEO and Why Sitemap is Important for SEO?
Example 2: Media and images The ‘media’ or ‘image’ XML sitemap is also unnecessary for most websites. This is because your images are probably used within your pages and posts, so will already be included in your ‘post’ or ‘page’ sitemap. So having a separate ‘media’ or ‘image’ XML sitemap would be pointless and we recommend leaving it out of your XML sitemap. The only exception to this is if images are your main business. Photographers, for example, will probably want to show a separate ‘media’ or ‘image’ XML sitemap to Google. … [Read more...] about What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one? • Yoast