How to Manage Your Site Map with Search Console

A “sitemap” is a file you submit to Google to tell the search engine which pages on your website to crawl and which to block from indexing. Your site doesn’t need a sitemap in order for most search engines to crawl and index it, however, the sitemap gives Google more information about your site, such [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:06-07:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Search Console, SEO|Comments Off on How to Manage Your Site Map with Search Console

How to Use the New Google Search Console

Google Search Console is an intelligent tool that tracks your website’s performance and sends you email alerts when any part of your website needs work. It’s an indispensable tool that maximizes your marketing return on investment (ROI), and makes your website more effective and efficient. Search console tracks technical parts of your website, like broken [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:07-07:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Search Console, SEO|Comments Off on How to Use the New Google Search Console

Google Sitemaps: Why are Sitemaps Important?

What are sitemaps? A sitemap is a list of all the pages on a website that you present to search engines. This sitemap gives search engines like Google a clear idea of what pages you have available for them to index. Think of your website as a restaurant and your site’s web pages as dishes [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:24-07:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Search Console|Comments Off on Google Sitemaps: Why are Sitemaps Important?

How & When to Properly Do a 404 Redirect

Have you ever gone to a website looking for a product or service only to receive an error message, halting your search? This error message is an HTTP status code. HTTP status codes are three-digit codes, which range from 100-500s, each with a specific purpose. Not all status codes result in site errors, and HTTP [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:24-07:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Search Console|Comments Off on How & When to Properly Do a 404 Redirect

What Are URL Parameters And How To Take Advantage Of Them?

Parameters are an integral part of how sites, and by association, their URLs, are structured. URL parameters are some of the main ways that content can be filtered, organized, and presented to the user. Due to their ability to also serve as tracking information, they are also an excellent tool in the hands of qualified [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:25-07:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: Search Console|Comments Off on What Are URL Parameters And How To Take Advantage Of Them?

What is Fetch & Render with Googlebot?

When working on building up the best website, you think so much about what your audience wants and needs. If you’re an e-commerce site you try and make your descriptions as optimized as possible while simultaneously providing information on how great your product is. If you’re an information site, you try to make your site [...]

By |2019-10-08T13:35:28-07:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: Search Console|Comments Off on What is Fetch & Render with Googlebot?

How to Use Search Console to Your Advantage

History of Webmaster Tools & Search Console Google released Webmaster Tools to the public in 2006. According to Google’s Official Blog, the tool was originally launched with the goal “to reach as many webmasters as possible in order to help them create more search engine friendly sites”. The end goal was to help webmasters and [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:25-07:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Search Console|Comments Off on How to Use Search Console to Your Advantage