SEO

Too Many 301 Redirects? – Matt Cutts Answers

Is there a limit to how many 301 (Permanent) redirects I can do on a site? Google’s Matt Cutts answers: Is there a limit to how many 301 (Permanent) redirects I can do on a site? How about how many redirects I can chain together? Other things to watch out for with chained redirects: Avoid…

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Should I Nofollow Internal Links? – Matt Cutts

Google’s Matt Cutts ends up answering the should I nofollow internal links question by answering a specific case study: Should “back to top” links have nofollow? Should internal links use nofollow? Matt recommends to never nofollow internal links, unless there’s a specific and logical reason.

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Do Not Nofollow Links To Your Own Social Media Profiles

Should I nofollow the social media icons on my own site that link to my own Social Media profiles?* Do not nofollow your [own] social media profiles. Do not nofollow your own links or links to properties you manage. Only nofollow links if they are low quality sites, you have a commercial relationship with them, or…

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Categories vs Tags WordPress SEO Resources

Categories vs Tags – SEO Best Practices for Sorting your Content – WPBeginner The Right Way to Use Categories and Tags in WordPress to Boost SEO – ManageWP Writing & Editing Posts > Categories vs. Tags – WordPress

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Does A 404 Hurt My Site’s Google Ranking?

Do 404s hurt my site? – Google explains in this detailed article. Q: Do the 404 errors reported in Webmaster Tools affect my site’s ranking? A: 404s are a perfectly normal part of the web; the Internet is always changing, new content is born, old content dies, and when it dies it (ideally) returns a…

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How To Set Up WordPress SEO by Yoast – Resources

The Advanced Guide to SEO (including WordPress SEO by Yoast’s plugin settings) – Neil Patel / Quicksprout A Complete Guide to WordPress SEO by Yoast [Part I] – by Tom Ewer for ManageWP A Complete Guide to WordPress SEO by Yoast [Part II] – by Tom Ewer for Manage WP

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301 Redirect Htaccess Rules

How to force HTTPS using the .htaccess file – InMotion Hosting To force all web traffic to use HTTPS insert the following lines of code in the .htaccess file: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.example.com/$1 [R,L] Note: Be sure to replace www.example.com with your actual domain name. Setting up Permanent 301 Redirects –…

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SEO Resources List

Screaming Frog MOZ – Learn SEO 301 Redirects – How to Properly Move WordPress to a New Domain Without Losing SEO Google Webmaster Guidelines Google Webmaster Tools Yoast SEO WebMeUp – SEO Dashboard Google’s 200 Ranking Factors: The Complete List – Backlinko

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