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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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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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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SEO Best Practices Are You Setting Up WordPress For SEO Success? (Moz) Screaming Frog SEO Spider Tool Categories vs Tags – SEO Best Practices for Sorting your Content (WP Beginner) WordPress SEO – The Definitive Guide To Higher Rankings For WordPress Sites (Yoast) Does HTTPS damage SEO? Sources gathered January 2014

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Rand Fishkin from MOZ does an excellent Whiteboard Friday to kick off the New Year, entitled: What Should I Put on the Homepage? Great breakdown of the old way a home page was laid out, and the new 2014 super-hero way of laying out your site’s home page. Excerpt: Homepages were once the ultra-authoritative one-stop shops…

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