With Google pushing everyone to moving to HTTPS & having helped many companies making the move, I produced a simple guide to best practice migration, testing implementation and not losing conversion or organic traffic. This document covers: What Google Recommends The difference between TLS, HTTPS & SSL The best staged process Testing Auditing & monitoring… Read More HTTPS, SSL & Google – The free Guide to Migrating to HTTPS for SEO
When you or a robot accesses a page, a hidden element are the headers – these are viewable with the right tools (which are built into most browsers) getting these right are essential for SEO and page speed. Status Codes 200 Typically most pages you access return a simple header of a 200 – telling… Read More Starter guide to Codes & Headers for SEO
So I have been a bit of a convert to bookmarklets recently as they are lighter than install things (Chrome extensions)- and once you get the hang of them, pretty awesome! I was about to write a post on bookmarklets, but honestly, everyone else has already done it, one day I will find something cool… Read More SEO and digital dev bookmarklets
The world of SEO seems to be developing a bad reputation, the spam and blackhat rubbish that doesn’t contribute to a great experience for netizens and “keyword stuffed pages” that don’t quite read as well to most people. It is well worth reading Martin Macdonalds post on SEO – here – “Why I am quitting… Read More Why I am not quitting SEO
I have never really gone for SEO jobs, because its all pretty much just common sense isn’t it? Oddly enough though, developers are never told about this stuff and an increasing number seem to have been brought up with Web 2.0 and dynamic tools almost without the experience in bog standard HTML. So with people… Read More SEO – its just basic common sense ?