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How to Make Effective Use of robots.txt for Better SEO

Restrict crawling where it's not needed with robots.txt A "robots.txt" file tells search engines whether they can access and therefore crawl parts of your site (1). This file, which must be named "robots.txt", is placed in the root directory of your site (2). User-agent: * Disallow: /images/ Disallow: /search (1) All compliant search engine bots (denoted by the wildcard * symbol) shouldn't access and crawl the content under /images/ or any URL whose path begins with / search. (2) The address of our robots.txt file. You may not want certain pages of your site crawled because they might not be useful to users if found in…

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How to Use Heading Tags Appropriately for Better SEO

Use heading tags to emphasize important text Heading tags (not to be confused with the <head> HTML tag or HTTP headers) are used to present structure on the page to users. There are six sizes of heading tags, beginning with <h1>, the most important, and ending with <h6>, the least important (1). </head> <body> <h1>Brandon's Baseball Cards</h1> <h2>News – Treasure Trove of Baseball Cards Found in Old Barn</h2> <p>A man who recently purchased a farm house was pleasantly surprised … dollars worth of vintage baseball cards in the barn. The cards were … in news papers and were thought to be in near-mint condition….

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Optimize Your Use of Images for Better SEO

Image-related information can be provided for by using the "alt" attribute Images may seem like a straightforward component of your site, but you can optimize your use of them. All images can have a distinct filename and "alt" attribute, both of which you should take advantage of. The "alt" attribute allows you to specify alternative text for the image if it cannot be displayed for some reason (1). (1) Our image wasn't displayed to the user for some reason, but at least the alt text was. Why use this attribute? If a user is viewing your site on a browser…

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How Writing Better Anchor Text Can Increase SEO

Suitable anchor text makes it easy to convey the contents linked Anchor text is the clickable text that users will see as a result of a link, and is placed within the anchor tag <a href=”…”></a>. <a href=”http://www.brandonsbaseballcards.com/articles/ten-rarest-baseballcards.htm”>Top Ten Rarest Baseball Cards</a> This anchor text accurately describes the content on one of our article pages. This text tells users and Google something about the page you’re linking to. Links on your page maybe internal—pointing to other pages on your site—or external—leading to content on other sites. In either of these cases, the better your anchor text is, the easier it…

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Offer Quality Content and Services for Better Search Engine Ranking

Interesting sites will increase their recognition on their own Creating compelling and useful content will likely influence your website more than any of the other factors discussed here (1). Users know good content when they see it and will likely want to direct other users to it. This could be through blog posts, social media services, email, forums, or other means. Organic or word-of-mouth buzz is what helps build your site’s reputation with both users and Google, and it rarely comes without quality content. (1) A blogger finds a piece of your content, likes it, and then references it in…

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How to Make Your Site Easier To Navigate for Better SEO

Navigation is very important for search engines The navigation of a website is important in helping visitors quickly find the content they want. It can also help search engines understand what content the webmaster thinks is important. Although Google’s search results are provided at a page level, Google also likes to have a sense of what role a page plays in the bigger picture of the site. Plan out your navigation based on your homepage All sites have a home or “root” page, which is usually the most frequented page on the site and the starting place of navigation for many visitors. Unless your site has only a…

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Improve The Structure of Your URLs to Improve SEO

 If You Have Not Read Our Previous SEO Guide on How to Make Use of the “description” meta tag for Search Engine Optimization Please Read It Before Proceeding With This Topic For Better Result. Simple-to-understand URLs will convey content information easily Creating descriptive categories and filenames for the documents on your website can not only help you keep your site better organized, but it could also lead to better crawling of your documents by search engines. Also, it can create easier, “friendlier” URLs for those that want to link to your content. Visitors may be intimidated by extremely long and cryptic URLs that contain few recognizable words. URLs like…

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How to Make Use of the “description” meta tag for Search Engine Optimization

If You Have Not Read Our Previous SEO Guide on How to Create Unique, Accurate Page Titles for Search Engine Optimization Please Read It Before Proceeding With This Topic For Better Result. Summaries can be defined for each page A page’s description meta tag gives Google and other search engines a summary of what the page is about (1). Whereas a page’s title may be a few words or a phrase, a page’s description meta tag might be a sentence or two or a short paragraph. Google Webmaster Tools provides a handy content analysis section that’ll tell you about any description meta tags that are either…

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How to Create Unique, Accurate Page Titles for Search Engine Optimization

Welcome to Google's Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide This document first began as an effort to help teams within Google, but we thought it'd be just as useful to webmasters that are new to the topic of search engine optimization and wish to improve their sites' interaction with both users and search engines. Although this guide won't tell you any secrets that'll automatically rank your site first for queries in Google (sorry!), following the best practices outlined below will make it easier for search engines to crawl, index and understand your content. Search engine optimization is often about making small…

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Accessories of Lathe and Their Functions

A general-purpose machine tool is basically comprised of power drive and kinematic system for the essential formative and auxiliary tool – work motions and a rigid body or structure to accommodate all the above. But several additional elements or devices called accessories are also essentially required for that machines’ general functioning, mainly for properly holding and supporting the workpiece and the cutting tool depending upon the type and size of the tool – work and the machining requirements. Before reading this, you should Know basic Information about lathe and Lathe specifications. 1. Chucks Workpieces are held to the headstock spindle…