If you work in the web industry or you have any website or you are using any CMS, sooner or later you will need to learn about SEO (What is SEO, Search Engine Optimations?).
In SEO (Search Engine Optimations) they refer to a lot of things that you may not understand. Here is a list of 10 famous terms you should know.
We start from the word SEO itself, this stands for Search Engine Optimization. It is the act of optimizing your website to achieve the best results for your website in the search engines.
The page title, this is what will be shown on the search engine results page so make sure you put your keywords in the title tag or page title.
Used to tell search engines more information about a page such as the description section and keywords (keywords).
This is what search engines use to work and find the best on web pages that match your keywords in the search.
This stands for Search Engine Result Position, so if your site has a high SERP then your website will be displayed closer to the first page of search results.
This is the percentage of words in your content. The higher the keyword density for a particular word, the more likely it is that the page will appear more easily on the first page in searches based on the keywords you enter.
Read: What are Long Tail Keywords?
This is what search engines use to crawl all the sites on the web and index your content.
Actions have the same content on different pages. Since their Google Panda update has been cracking down on duplicate content, now they will place you lower in the SERP for duplicate content.
If your website has multiple URLs which have the same content the canonical URL is used as the main URL for the content. This is so that search engines will not index duplicate content and only the main URL content is recognized.
This is simply a file that will explain certain information to the search engines crawling your site. You can tell search engines not to index your site or not to index certain parts of your site. You can even use it to direct search engines on your sitemap or sitemap.