Sitemap.XML Not Indicated In Robots.TXT

Sitemap not indicated in robots.txt
Learn what it means and whether it is an issue if your XML sitemap is not indicated in robots.txt. Sitemaps and robots.txt files both serve important purposes for search engine crawling and indexation. A sitemap is an XML file that lists all the pages of a website. It allows search...

Interaction to Next Paint (INP)

Interaction to Next Paint (INP)
Learn what Interaction to Next Paint (INP) is, why it's important, how to measure it, and how to optimize Web performance matters and Interaction to Next Paint (INP) - a new metric that will soon become one of Google's Core Web Vitals - is an important part of that picture....

40-Step SEO Migration Checklist

SEO Migration Checklist
The ultimate checklist for successful site migration. Site migration is a complex process that involves moving a website from one domain to another, changing its structure, or switching to a new CMS. It's a delicate procedure that can affect SEO performance if not handled correctly.  This website migration checklist (created...

How To Find Duplicate Content

How to find duplicate content
Learn how to find duplicate content on your website with the help of JetOctopus.  In this guide, I'll show you how to find duplicate content on your website and explain why it's important to stay aware of any potential issues. Although duplicate content isn't always a problem, it's good to...

Do 404 Errors Hurt SEO?

Do 404 errors hurt SEO?
Here is the full guide to 404 errors and whether (and when) they harm SEO. 404 errors might seem a bit daunting at first, but in my experience, they're not always a cause for concern when it comes to your website's SEO.  While a broken link can negatively impact your...

“Indexed, Not Submitted In Sitemap” is now “Indexed” in “Unsubmitted Pages Only”

Indexed, Not Submitted in Sitemap in Google Search Console
The "Indexed, Not Submitted in Sitemap" status in the Google Search Console has been replaced by "Indexed" in "Unsubmitted pages only". Learn what it means and how to fix it (if necessary). In this article, I'll talk about the "Indexed, not submitted in sitemap" status that used to appear in...

How To Disable JavaScript In Chrome

Disable JavaScript in Chrome
Learn how to disable JavaScript in Chrome in 3 easy ways. In this quick guide, I'll be showing you how to disable JavaScript in Chrome and discuss why it's useful for SEO professionals and website auditors. Disabling JavaScript can reveal how a website functions without it, which is crucial when...

How To Render As Google

Google JavaScript rendering
Learn how to render JavaScript as Google and look at the site through the eyes of Google. Let's talk about a crucial element of SEO: JavaScript rendering. As we all know, JavaScript can greatly enhance the user experience of a website, but it can also harm a website's SEO if...