Tag Archives: https

Optimizing Page Experience Signals

optimizing page experience signals

May 2021 is coming and in just a few weeks, Google will release the much-awaited Page Experience which includes one of the hottest topics in SEO during the past year; the Core Web Vitals. With so much talk going on around the Core Web Vitals, people often forget that the 3 metrics are just a part of the Page Experience update.

As Google stated in their blog post back in May 2020, the signals derived from the Core Web Vitals are being combined with the existing signals for page experience which are; mobile-friendliness, safe-browsing, HTTPS-security, and intrusive interstitials guidelines.

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What You Need to Know About HTTP/2, HTTPS, and HTTP/1.1

What You Need to Know About HTTP/2, HTTPS, and HTTP/1.1

Google has recently announced that Googlebot will start crawling over http/2 websites starting November 2020. This announcement reignited the interest over HTTP/2 as the most updated type of protocol. Questions on whether webmasters should switch to HTTP/2, the benefits of switching to HTTP/2, and will retaining HTTP/1.1 as the current site protocol be okay for rankings have risen and I’m here today to answer some of them. Let’s get started.

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Why You Should Make The Switch to HTTPS in 2018

Why You Should Make The Switch to HTTPS by July 2018

With the Google Speed update being rolled out this July, another update sees websites that have not made the switch to HTTPS labeled as “not secure” on Google Chrome browsers. With the latest version of the Chrome browser launching in the same month, this makes switching one of the most urgent tasks that a lot of website owners face.

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SEO Hacker Year-end Round-up

SEO Hacker Year end Round-up

As the year is about to end, all I can say is that 2017 is one of the most important years of SEO Hacker. As we are about to end our seventh year, we have had some posts that can be considered to be our most popular for the year. Each of these months has given us an article that SEO professional and beginners alike have found very informative and insightful.

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WordPress is Requiring Websites to Have HTTPS by 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a good year because WordPress is going to start implementing features that make HTTPS necessary to people’s websites. This was something that WordPress announced recently. WordPress acknowledges that these changes are going to be a “…hurdle” that users and webmasters alike are going to have to go through similar to when JavaScript was adopted by people everywhere back then.

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12 Important Lessons I Learned After Losing 101,569 Tweets

HTTPS as an SEO Ranking Factor

It was a major decision that we’ve held off for too long. I was tapping my fingers on my computer table contemplating if the risk was worth it. I was about to lose 101,569 recorded tweets and retweets (accounting for 77% of our entire social shares) on SEO Hacker’s articles. I breathed out a long sigh before finally telling my developer “Let’s do it.”

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