Google search console is one of the best and free SEO optimization tools that you can use for your blog. If you ever wanted to make your blog search engine friendly, free search console is the best way to start. You can do various things like submitting sitemap to Google, find 404 pages, check site performance and none the less many users have already shared how search console tool saved their website. Today, we will be learning about URL parameter handling in Webmaster tool. What us URL Parameters? There are many ways URL parameters can be explained but I will take the WordPress route and here is my quick example. Usually, your post permalink is like this: domain.com/permalink but when you get traffic from referral sites like Feedburner, Facebook, Twitter you will notice your Permalink have some extra lines. Ex: domain.com/permalink?utm_source=facebook and so on. This is helped in analytics and keep an eye on from where your site is getting traffic. For an E-commerce site, they offer … [Read more...] about How to use URL Parameters in Google Search Console Tool
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Couple of days back Google Added URL parameter in Webmaster tool and now Google has also added URL submission tool under Google webmaster tool. Unlike public URL submission link, here you can try to fetch any link using Google robots and if it gives success, you can submit it to add into web index. As Google announced in official post, Google will be indexing pages which is submitted via Webmaster tool will be indexed within 1 day. This is a great news for people who just started a new site and facing issues with indexing. Though Google has also set a limitation for the number of URL submissions. When you submit a URL for indexing, you have two options: Index the Individual article Index the Individual article along with all linked pages. Google has set a limit of 50 individual URL submission/month and 10 linked URL submission per month. How to Submit URL to Google? Login to your website dashboard under Google webmaster tool. Go to Diagnostics > Fetch as Google bot. … [Read more...] about Google Added URL Submission to Webmaster tool
Update: So finally, after lots of trial and error, I reduced my replytocom links from 25K to a mere 300. These 300 will eventually go away after some time. I will keep updating the article based on my experience. If you have any questions or suggestions, drop us a message on Facebook. I was trying to figure out what lead to a 20% traffic drop of ShoutMeLoud after I was trying to recover from the Google Panda launch. In the process, I was fixing 404 links using the Google Webmaster Tool and, most importantly, working on duplicate posts. Thanks to the QOT tutorial, I was reminded to cross-check replytocom links for ShoutMeloud. I have already taken care of this by adding a parameter into the Google Webmaster Tool, but I was shocked to see lots of replytocom links still indexed from ShoutMeLoud which must have created the duplicate content issue. Here is a screenshot: Replytocom is for blogs which allow replies to comments. So whenever you “Reply” to comments, you will see a … [Read more...] about How To Fix ReplytoCom Links Issue in WordPress
When it comes to search engine optimization of a Website, we should make sure we optimize our site for all the search engines and not just one. Google is most popular search engine at the moment followed by Bing and others, and from last few months traffic coming from Bing search is increasing. Seems like Google algo changes which created lots of negative buzz, made Microsoft worked hard on their search engine and they have been integrating many things in their search engine like Social signals and deep Facebook integration. Now, this post is not about bing search but it’s about Bing Webmaster tools which will help Websites owners and Bloggers to get their site on Bing search index and get more traffic from it. I will keep this guide simple and up to the point to get your site indexed in Bing Search and in upcoming tutorials, I will explain other things that you can do with this free Webmaster tool. How to Submit your site to Bing Webmaster tools: If you are complete new to … [Read more...] about A Bloggers Guide To Bing Webmaster Tools For SEO
One of the reasons we say WordPress is so great is because it has the best possible SEO options. But this is completely untrue! Let me be very clear: WordPress is not SEO friendly. At least, the default WordPress installation is not… If you, like many others, believe that your stock installation of WordPress will get you great search engine ranking, or even good ranking in search engines, you are misinformed. WordPress needs a hell of a lot of SEO to make it search engine friendly. But luckily, making your WordPress blog SEO friendly is quite easy with the help of WordPress SEO plugins. Here, I will outline some of the default settings of WordPress which are not SEO friendly, and what you should do to change that. What changes will make your WordPress blog SEO friendly? Honestly, there are a hell of a lot of plugins out there, and you might get tired of installing plugins for everything. So, if possible, try to get most things manually coded … [Read more...] about WordPress Is Not SEO Friendly. Heres how to fix it.