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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 available […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Search Console|

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 status […]

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: Search Console|

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 |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Search Console|

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 |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Search Console|

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 SEOs […]

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Search Console|