Category Archives: SEO

What is NOINDEX and NOFOLLOW?

NOINDEX

A “NOINDEX” tag tells search engines not to include the page in search results.

To tell search engines not index your page, just add the following to the </head> section of your web page.


<meta name="robots" content="noindex, follow">

NOFOLLOW

A “Nofollow” tag tells search engines not to follow the links on your page.


<a href="example-page.htm" rel="nofollow">

XML parsing error in Yoast sitemap.xml

Few days back I just faced an issue to generate SITEMAP.XML through “Yoast SEO plugin” on my website. So I searched on it and found that this issue was generating because of an outdated plugin which I wasn’t using on my website. So I just deactivated that plugin immediately and checked SITEMAP.XML. And now it’s working fine.

XML parsing error in Yoast

Here are some useful steps that we can follow for troubleshooting the issue:

  1. Uninstall the unnecessary or doubtful plugins one by one.
  2. If there is an empty line at the beginning (before the wp-config.php or functions.php file. Please remove it.

404. that’s an error. Google Cache

Hello Folks,
Yesterday I just checking my website’s cached version in Google and it’s showing me a 404 error. I was worried at one time. But after researching on it I found that this is just an error message from Google nothing serious.

This happens some times and we don’t need to worry about it. It wouldn’t affect your ranking and SEO. It’s just a message you can say.

Google Cache 404 Error

If you think if there is some problem with your website. So you can check in Google Webmaster Tools. Basically cache errors doesn’t mean there are problems with your site or rankings.

Watch the video for more details

SEO OpenGraph tags

og:title –


<meta property="og:title" content="W3 Mind's awesome blog"/>

og:type –


<meta property="og:type" content="W3 articles"/>

og:image –


<meta property="og:image" content="https://w3mind.com/wp-content/themes/w3-mind/images/w3.jpg"/>

og:url –


<meta property="og:url" content="https://w3mind.com"/>

og:description –


<meta property="og:description" content="W3 Mind focuses on Blogging"/>