Category Archives: Technical SEO

Tutorial: How to Use Unavailable_After Tags to Increase SEO Crawling Efficiency

September 01, 2020

Table of Contents Introduction to Unavailable_After Practical Uses Implementing “Unavailable_After” Using the RankSense SEO Tool Using the RankSense SEO tool to verify your changes Introduction to Unavailable_After Put simply, unavailable_after tags send a signal to search engines letting them know that the contents of a page should not be crawled after a certain date. Unlike...

Power Up Your Marketing Workflows with Python & JavaScript

July 10, 2020

What SERP features does my competitor have that I don’t? There are various tools we can use to analyze this, such as SEMrush reports to view each feature at a time, but what if we have to repeat this process every month, or say for multiple competitors?  We’ll learn how to leverage the SEMrush API...

Forecasting SEO Traffic When There is no Historical Data

June 17, 2019

Every company website is different, so SEO best practices must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Usually, clients come to us when there are clear SEO issues with an existing site that need to be addressed with our data-driven expertise. However, we recommend clients to seek out expert SEO advice before they even launch their...

Site Mergers and Rebranding Without Losing SEO Traffic

January 18, 2019

Similar to site migrations, site mergers and rebrandings are usually problematic for businesses. Whether it’s a large corporation or a burgeoning startup, changing urls without comprehensive redirects and missing migration steps can result in a dramatic drop-off in site traffic. That being said, the risks associated with traffic loss and the time it takes to...

Additional Ways to Use Chrome Developer Tools for SEO

January 31, 2017

I recently read Aleyda’s excellent post about using Chrome Developer Tools for SEO, and as I’m also a big fan of DevTools, I am going to share my own use cases. Misplaced SEO tags If you are reviewing correct SEO tag implementations by only using View Source, or running an SEO spider, you might be...

How to Get Googlebot to “Teach You” Advanced SEO

January 30, 2012

I recently worked on an enterprise-level client’s non-SEO related project where the goal was to confirm or deny that their new product: 1)  Was not doing anything that could be considered black hat. 2)  Was providing any SEO benefit for their clients. The problems you face with projects like this is that Google doesn’t provide...

Controlling Your Robots: Using the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header with Googlebot

August 01, 2007

We have discussed before how to control Googlebot via robots.txt and meta robot tags. Both methods have limitations. With robots.txt you can block the crawling of any page or directory, but you cannot control the indexing, caching or snippets. With the robots meta tag you can control crawling, caching and snippets but you can only...

Log based link analysis for improved PageRank

May 29, 2007

While top website analytics packages offer pretty much anything you might needto find actionable data to improve your site, there are situations where we need to dig deeper to identify vital information. One of such situations came to light in a post by randfish of Seomoz.org.He writes about the problem with most enterprise-size websites, they...

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Changes to the RankSense SEO rules interface

As we continue to improve the RankSense app for Cloudflare, we are always working to make the app more intuitive and easy to use. I'm pleased to share that we have made significant changes to our SEO rules interface in the settings tab of our app. It is now easier to publish multiple rules sheets and to see which changes have not yet been published to production.

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How to Find Content Gaps at Scale: Atrapalo vs Skyscanner

For the following Ranksense Webinar, we were joined by Antoine Eripret, who works at Liligo as an SEO lead. Liligo.com is a travel search engine which instantly searches all available flight, bus and train prices on an exhaustive number of travel sites such as online travel agencies, major and low-cost airlines and tour-operators. In this...

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How to Build a Simple HTTP Code Checker in Python with Streamlit

In this RankSense Webinar, we were joined by Charly Wargnier who is a member of the Streamlit Creators Program. Streamlit is a Python open-source library used to make data apps quickly. Charly takes us on his Python journey from starting out in digital marketing with image editing software like Photoshop all the way to working...

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