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How to use the Canonical tag

What is a canonical tag? A canonical tag is used as a signal to search engines that the nominated version of a URL is the version you want them to index and return in their results. A canonical tag (aka “rel canonical”) is a way of telling search engines that a specific URL represents the...

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Mobile-first index: How will it affect you?

Google’s mobile-first index is rolling out. If you’ve signed up to Google’s Search Console / Webmaster Tools you might already have received a notification “Mobile-first indexing enabled” for http://your-site.com. If you haven’t received the notification, you probably will soon. So, what does it mean? What is the mobile-first index? It’s a mobile-centric re-organisation of Google’s...

5 mobile SEO techniques to pay attention to in 2016

Mobile SEO used to be less of a concern for companies when searching the web on a phone was a relatively new phenomenon for a small group of enthusiasts. Today it’s no longer the case due to the fact that even on low-end smartphones you can easily search the web and open any website. And...

Get ready for the mobile-friendly SEO update

As many of you may be aware, Google has announced on its Webmaster Central Blog that starting from April 21, websites offering below-par mobile optimization can expect a drop in search rankings. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages, in all countries. Google, as ever, do not give a huge amount of detail on what the change entails. Here’s what we definitely know about the approaching update...

Mobile SEO best practices for 2014: 11 tips to drive more traffic to your mobile site

In the six years since mobiThinking published its first Mobile SEO best practices guide, the mobile Web has become a very different place. The average handset is much more capable, the operator’s data networks are more reliable, data plans are more affordable and there are so many more engaging mobile-friendly, Websites. All of this has led to a boom in mobile Web traffic and with it a boom in mobile search. Now, more than ever, it is essential that mobile visitors find your site whether they are searching on Google, Bing, Yahoo or Baidu...

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