How to Add the Canonical Tag to HTTP Headers

How to Add the Canonical Tag to HTTP Headers

Typically the canonical tag is deployed to the <head> section of a website, ex: <link rel="canonical" href="http://geoffkenyon.com/how-to-add-canonical-tag-to-http-headers"> This works fine for most use cases and there are many plugins for popular CMS...
How to Remove PDFs From Google Search

How to Remove PDFs From Google Search

Typically when you want to remove a webpage from Google, you can just add the meta robots noindex tag to the <head> section of the webpage. Once this is done you want to get Google to recrawl the webpage in order to pick up the noindex tag and then remove the...
How to Use Wildcards in Robots.txt

How to Use Wildcards in Robots.txt

The robots.txt file is used to control what content search engines are allowed to access on your site. This is great for controlling duplicate content and for directing your crawl budget to your most important pages. It is important to understand that if you you have...
How to Gauge Interest in & Price Your eBook

How to Gauge Interest in & Price Your eBook

My friend Andy is working on an eBook about how to make a living as a freelance WordPress developer. He is writing from his experience of developing a successful career working for himself after quitting the corporate world. We were talking about how to market the...

How to Add a User to Google Analytics

  1. Select Your View (profile) 2. Click on Admin in the Top Right Corner     3. Select The Account, Property, or View You Want to Add a User to   4. Enter the User’s Email and Set...

How to do Guest Blogging

A while back I wrote a post called rules for guest blogging – I think it’s a really useful post and that everyone who does guest posting or lets other people contribute to their blog should read it. The short version is don’t be a jerk and genuinely...

The Case for Content: 620% Organic Growth

I hate the phrase “content is king” – it’s not. But content is vital. Putting good content on your site will do more for your ability to bring in organic traffic in a shorter amount of time than link building. Content is critical because it provides the context for...