How Hidden text and links affect SEO ?


Hiding text or links in your content to manipulate Google’s search rankings can be seen as deceptive and is a violation of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. Text (such as excessive keywords) can be hidden in several ways, including: Using white text on a white background Locating text behind an image Using CSS to position text off-screen Setting … Read more

How do I check my YouTube video SEO?


Go to any YOUTUBE video. Right Click >> View page source >> Search (Ctrl+F) search bar appears >> Type ‘keyword’. Search highlight text and find the keywords used for the video. Image source : Mobile Camera (Pardon the image quality) I just opened YouTube. Checked the First video titled : KHAIRIYAT. Title of Video : … Read more

What is considered a good SEO score?

Though there are a lot of ranking factors to be considered for SEO purposes to establish the SEO score for website, we put ‘Domain Authority‘ above others as a measure of understanding how much trust the website earns from people and search engines in general. The process of getting an SEO score can be broadly … Read more

Why are H1 tags and headers important in SEO?

Using the Header tags(H1-H4) help as a SEO best practice. The Headline tags H1-H4 are mostly used with your keywords appropriately among Headlines, Sub- Headlines wherever necessary. (Image source : Google Images) This is because it lets search engine crawlers navigate and pickup up keywords in different formatting (Title, Heading, Sub-Heading, Bold, underline) which gets … Read more

What are Doorway pages in SEO?


Doorway pages direct towards certain websites or webpages created to push its rankings highly for specific search queries. They could be done with malicious intent or for spamming users to check the same website/webpage again and again. It creates a bad user experience because they lead to multiple entry points to similar webpages in user … Read more

What are Link Schemes ?

Any links intended to manipulate PageRank or a site’s ranking in Google search results may be considered part of a link scheme and a violation of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. This includes any behavior that manipulates links to your site or outgoing links from your site. The following are examples of link schemes which can negatively impact a site’s … Read more

What are Sneaky Redirects ?

Redirecting is the act of sending a visitor to a different URL than the one they initially requested. There are many good reasons to redirect one URL to another, such as when moving your site to a new address, or consolidating several pages into one. However, some redirects deceive search engines or display content to … Read more

What is Automatically generated content ?

Automatically generated—or “auto-generated”—content is content that’s been generated programmatically. In cases where it is intended to manipulate search rankings and not help users, Google may take actions on such content. These include, but are not limited to: Text that makes no sense to the reader but which may contain search keywords. Text translated by an … Read more