- August, 2012
After you complete the keyword search for your website, it is time to do the On Page SEO for your website. Here we will learn about the most important on page SEO.
First, optimize your website title, meta description and meta keyword section as per below:
Title should not exceed 68 characters and the title should contain the most important keywords. Meta description should not exceed 157 characters, here describe about your website, you can use the keywords on this part too within the description. The keywords Meta tag should not contain more than 250 characters and it should include maximum 10 keywords. After you implement these, you can use the following tool to check if everything is looking good:
Second, you will need to find if your website has any redirection problem. If it show multiple 200 Server Response code, search engines could consider your website has duplicate content. Please use the following tool to detect response code:
If you find more than one 200 server response code, please convert them into 301 and keep only one 200 server response code. You should implement them on .htaccess file. Below is a definition of the response code:
200 – A valid page has been found at the specified URL
404 – No page was found at the specified URL
301 – The specified URL does a search engine friendly redirect to another page
302 – The specified URL does a non search engine friendly redirect to another page other – It would be unusual to receive a response other than those listed above.
Third, you can use h1, h2, h3 tags on the body content of the webpage. You should repeat the keyword once in every 100 words to keep it safe. Please use copyscape.com to check if your content has any matching information with other website, if so, please change them immediately.
Forth, your website need an XML sitemap, you can create one using the following tool:
After you create the XML Sitemap please upload it to the root directory and your website and submit it on Google Webmaster Tool.
Fifth, please use the image alt tag and place the meaning of image on this tag.
These are the basic on page SEO optimization – you should consider for your website to make it more search engine friendly.