Questions tagged [seo]

For questions related to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) as it specifically pertains to Sitecore. This tag should not be used for general SEO questions that are not specific to Sitecore.

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Redirecting to Lowercase URL and removing trailing slashes for SEO

I am working on a task where I need to make sure that all the requests are served through lowercase URL's in Sitecore 8.2. I have seen few articles around getting in done through IIS rewrite but than ...
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How to Fix 404 Page Not Found Error by Adding 301 Redirect [duplicate]

Fixing 404 Page/media Not Found Error by Adding 301 Redirect to my website homepage for pdf and png media files in Sitecore. something like this : If [media file] is [404] then [301] to [homepage] ...
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How to exclude a specific page item from search engine crawlers?

I have just started my journey as a Sitecore developer. I wanted to exclude a specific page item from Google indexing/crawling. How can we go about this functionality?
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SEO friendly Search Result implementation

I would like knowing if anyone has implemented Search Result page with other filters in SXA supporting "Querystring" (serverside) instead of "Hash" (AJAX) to achieve SEO. OOTB SXA search component ...
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Redirect SXA site url matching query string using IIS Redirect Module

We are using Sitecore 9.0.2 and SXA 1.7.1 and we are using Sitecore Redirect module . There are some Redirects in system which have query string Parameter like the example mentioned below: OLD URL: ...
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How to implement Nofollow/Noindex in Sitecore SXA?

I want to implement NoFollow and NoIndex for every item in Sitecore but I am using SXA. Problem is there is no common template inherited among all of the items. Is there any way I can implement the ...
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Robots.txt file for multi site sitecore implementation

Is there an example available for robots.txt file on how it should look for a multisite implementation of sitecore? Since there is a single robots.txt file available on the file system - is there a ...
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How to return 403 status code instead of 302 when access it denied?

I have Sitecore 8.2 with SXA, I need to change page status code in case user is not login, but try to open some pages only for login users. Basically Sitecore works ok, I could be redirected to login ...
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Multilingual URLs in Sitemap.xml for SXA 1.5

I am having a Sitecore SXA (1.5) instance site which has multiple language for each country. For example: www.mysite.be/fr-BE (Country: Belgium, Lang: French) www.mysite.be/nl-BE (Country: Belgium,...
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Sitecore keywords in the metadata

Lets say we have 4 renderings on the Page and each rendering has a data source attached to it which has a Keyword field that is being used for SEO purpose. Is it possible to get all the attached ...
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Generating JSON-LD structured data for SEO

We are working on an MVC web site where we are following the principles of atomic design, with heavy use of placeholders (including dynamic) and very granular renderings. This site's pages are heavily ...
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What is the best way to generate a self-referencing canonical tag?

I am just trying to verify the best way to add a self-referening canonical tag to a multilingual Sitecore site. If I use something like: <link rel="canonical" href="@Sitecore.Links.LinkManager....
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Meta-data tagging using the schema.org taxonomy

working on RFP (for Sitecore project), I have encountered the following question within Metadata Management section: Does the Sitecore CMS allow for meta-data tagging using the schema.org taxonomy? ...
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Sitecore API to get Browser, Device and OS details

We have a requirement to pass browser, OS, Device details to third party analytics (yes they don't capture by default). Does sitecore provides any API which we can use to capture these details? Any ...
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Creating seo friendly URLs

The tree structure is as below, and was built so, according to the navigation menu UI design: sitecore -content --Website ---groceries ----fruits (this is just a folder and not a page) -----apple ---...
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One H1 tag on a landing page built by loosely coupled renderings

We are building a landing page which only consists of loosely coupled renderings in an atomic design. The first rendering is usually a "Hero" component but not always. The Hero component can ...
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URL Redirects, When to use Sitecore vs. when to use IIS UrlRewrite Rules

For the purpose of this conversation, let's leave URL rewriting that doesn't result in a browser redirect off the table. Here are a number of URL Redirect scenarios that are regularly encountered for ...
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How do I manage Media library file extensions for SEO purposes?

How can I make the media library only serve up content for a files actual extension, and perform a 301 permanent redirect to the actual URL for any other extension. For SEO reasons. By default the ...