100+ SEO Tips to improve your website search ranking

Want to improve your website SEO ranking, here are 100+ quick tips that you can really benefit from,

  1. Content is King!
  2. Do not stuff keywords!
  3. Sound natural!
  4. Quality over Quantity!
  5. Do keyword research before you publish content!
  6. Do not repeat contents.
  7. Keep your website updated.
  8. Make sure you keep adding fresh contents to your website often.
  9. Make sure your URL has keywords related to your post.
  10. Your webpage title should have your target keyowrds.
  11. Have sufficient content on you website.
  12. Your webpage description should have your targeted keywords.
  13. Key keywords relevant to your website.
  14. Make sure your webpages have language attribute in html tag: example - lang="en-US".
  15. Make sure you are using title tag, keep it around 50-65 characters long.
  16. Make sure you have the meta description tag in your webpage: keep it around 100-120 characters long.
  17. Make sure you at least one H1 (heading) tag in your webpage: Wisely use H2-H6 tags as well.
  18. If you have images in your webpage, make sure you use alt, title attributes in img tag.
  19. Make sure you are using canonical tag in your HTML head section.
  20. You should have your website use HTTPS (SSL certificate) even if it displays static data (effects trust and ranking)
  21. Make use you just have one entry point to your webpages: example www. http. http://www. all 301 (permanent redirect) to https://
  22. Make sure your Website uses 404 webpage.
  23. Make sure your Website sends a 404 redirect message when a page is not found.
  24. Use favorite icon.
  25. Make sure you use UTF-8 encoding.
  26. Make sure you are using anchor tags correctly.
  27. Use HTML5 (recommended)
  28. Make you website responsive (use css media queries) for mobile friendliness.
  29. Make sure you use viewport meta tags
  30. Make sure your page load time is less than 1-2 second
  31. Reduce the total number for external links files such as css and js files to reduce page load time.
  32. If possible use embedded css.
  33. Minify your css files.
  34. Minify all your javaScript files.
  35. Gzip all your http response payload to improve page load.
  36. Make sure your page font size > 12px or easily readable on smaller screens (mobile phones)
  37. The elements on you page have sufficient distance so they do not overlap on touch screen tap.
  38. Interactive elements such as buttons & links are large enough (48 x 48px)
  39. Preload key webpage contents, using <link rel=preload>
  40. Avoid multiple page redirects.
  41. Do not use 302 redirects.
  42. Use caching for static contents to improve page load time
  43. Make sure your DOM size is not huge.
  44. Make sure your code to text content ration is > 20%
  45. Avoid using document.write() method
  46. Make use of ordered and un-odered list whenever applicable.
  47. Add a robot.txt file to you website.
  48. Add sitemap.xml files to you website so they are crawled by the search engines
  49. Make sure you sitemaps are up-to-date
  50. Configure Google Analytics script to all your webpages
  51. Configure Google Webmaster with your website.
  52. Configure Bing Webmaster as well.
  53. Submit your sitemaps to Google, Bing, Yandex and Baidu.
  54. Look for crawling errors reported by Webmasters and try fixing them.
  55. Check your website desktop page speed on: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/
  56. Improve your mobile webpage speed score: follow: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/
  57. Compress your images to improve page load.
  58. Avoid using too many css and javascript libraries (try avoiding them)
  59. Follow w3 standards.
  60. Make use of AMP framework.
  61. Fix all AMP issues.
  62. Create your websites social pages: Facebook, twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn e.t.c
  63. Add social share icons on your webpages.
  64. Use schema.org tags.
  65. Do not shy to add reference links to good websites.
  66. As the domain ages, your trust improves.
  67. Build links to page within your own website.
  68. Keep you website updated with latest web standards.
  69. Use microformats if applicable.
  70. Use RDFa if applicable.
  71. Make URLs user friendly.
  72. The site should generate good natural backlinks over time, check Webmaster tool.
  73. A blog section could be helpful.
  74. Having a user comment section could be helpful.
  75. Create a About Us page.
  76. Create proper navigation with-in your website.
  77. Recommended to avoid loading content using javaScript.
  78. Revisit your old posts and keep them up to date.
  79. Only use hyphens in your page URLs
  80. Keep text in URL in lowercases
  81. Keep checking Google Webmaster Performance page to check what queries is your webpages ranking for and keep improving.
  82. Check for coverage in Google Webmaster.
  83. Remove 404/Outdated webpages using Webmaster remove Removal page.
  84. Check core web vitals in Webmaster tool.
  85. Reduce your website bounce rate.
  86. Create hyperlinks to other articles so to reduce bounce rate.
  87. Keep a check on website security.
  88. Use CDNs for load static data.
  89. Do not use obsolete or depricated HTML tags.
  90. Improve First Contentful Paint (FCP) time.
  91. Reduce javaScript execution time, keep them at the bottom of the page.
  92. Remove unused CSS code.
  93. Remove unused JavaScript code.
  94. Do not use too many html comments.
  95. Remove commented out code.
  96. Exable text compression.
  97. Make sure your server latency is less.
  98. Make sure your SSL certificate is not expired.
  99. Make sure there are no website crawling issues.
  100. Website should not have too many 404 redirects.
  101. Have enough contents on each pages.
  102. Engage your visitors. Build trust!
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