Technical SEO

Traditionally, the phrase Technical SEO refers to optimizing your site for crawling and indexing, but can also include any technical process meant to improve search visibility.

Technical SEO is a broad and exciting field, covering everything from sitemaps, meta tags, JavaScript indexing, linking, keyword research, and more.

If you’re new to SEO, we recommend starting with the chapter on Technical SEO in our Beginner’s Guide. Below are the latest posts on technical SEO, and we’ve included a few top articles here.

On-Site SEO : What are the technical on-page factors that influence your rankings? Our free learning center will get you started in the right direction.

The Web Developer's SEO Cheat Sheet : This handy—and printable—cheat sheet is invaluable for anyone building websites. Contains several useful references that cover a ton of technical SEO best practices.

MozBar : This free Chrome extension is an advanced SEO toolbar that helps you to examine and diagnose several technical SEO issues.

The Technical SEO Renaissance : Is it true that technical SEO isn't necessary, because Google is smart enough to figure your website out? Mike King puts this rumor to rest, and shows you what to focus on.

Technical SEO: The One Hour Guide to SEO : Want a quick introduction to the basics of technical SEO? Our guru Rand has you covered—all in about 10 minutes.

Most Recent Articles on Technical SEO

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LiveBlogPosting Schema: A Powerful Tool for Top Stories Success
Christopher Long

LiveBlogPosting Schema: A Powerful Tool for Top Stories Success

When the team at Go Fish Digital began helping a large media company break into Google’s Top Stories for major single-day events, they discovered that one way many sites do this is through the use of a schema type called LiveBlogPosting. Here are there findings regarding what this structured data type is, how sites are using it, and what impact it might have on Top Stories visibility.