Include in your sitemap the pages (and that includes posts as well), that are important for your website. These are the pages that have high quality content and are more likely to bring organic traffic to your website.Exclude pages that have duplicate content. For WordPress websites good candidates are archive pages, tag pages and author pages.Exclude pages with ‘thin content’. When it comes to optimizing a website for search engines, you don’t want to submit in their index pages that are of low quality. It’s not a numbers game, meaning that it’s not a matter of how many pages you have in the index but how many ‘good’ pages are in the index.A good way to separate your ‘good pages’ from the ones that you don’t want to include in your sitemap is to either ‘no-index’ the pages or add them to a category and exclude the particular category (and pages) from the sitemap file. … [Read more...] about How to Optimize your XML Sitemap for Maximum SEO
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The major search engines have announced an update to the sitemaps.org protocol which enables site owners to store their XML Sitemap files in any location — even on a different domain than the one referenced in the Sitemap. This will be a welcome change for those who manage multiple domains and would like to keep all Sitemap files in one place, as well as for those who would like to store their Sitemap in a location other than the root. … [Read more...] about You Can Now Store Your XML Sitemap Files Anywhere!
The template with a for loop to iterate of a context object called pages. It should be a Python tuple, where the first element is the URL, and the second one is the last modification timestamp.Our original pandas data frame has one index (the URL) and one column (the timestamp). We can call pandas itertuples() which will create a sequence that will be rendered nicely as an XML sitemap.This is at least 10 times simpler than building the sitemaps from scratch! … [Read more...] about Reorganizing XML Sitemaps with Python for Fun & Profit
Google ignores the priority attribute in XML sitemaps but does pay attention to lastmod, according to John Mueller. Google determines the priority of your pages itself, probably by popularity and authority. Lastmod, however, is a tag that indicates when the URL has changed the last time, which is really interesting to Google. … [Read more...] about The Best XML Sitemap Tools, Tips, and Tricks
Open http://ubersuggest.org. Type the words and click on “Suggest”. Browse through the list of ideas and click on relevant phrases to expand them. Click on the green plus icon to select the keyword you want. After this click on “Get” at the top right of the page. A box will appear listing all the keywords. Select all and click on copy to export them directly to Google Keyword Tool. Paste them in the “Find Keywords” section of Google Keyword Planner. Change the match type, location, and device option accordingly and click on “Search”. … [Read more...] about Top 25 Free SEO Tools for On-Page Optimization