October 13, 2018

Complexities of HREFLang Implementation – Source File Issues

The first step of developing and deploying HREFLang Elements for your site is understanding and gathering your source files.  The purpose of this article is to outline some of the challenges we see with building the lists of URL’s and suggestions for overcoming them. Challenge 1 – XML Site Maps […]
October 11, 2018

HREFLang Builder Wins Best Software Innovation

HREFBuilder recently won the Best Software Innovation category at the MENA Search Awards and wanted to share some of the key innovations that helped us with the win: Innovation 1 – Mapping and Managing Large Scale Websites For most websites using available scripts or WordPress plugins to add HREFLang tags […]
May 17, 2018

Site with Most HREFLang XML Site Map Errors

Most global companies build their XML site maps dynamically from their various CMS systems. This results in the potential for numerous errors from broken pages, redirected pages and canonical pages being added to the files. In some cases, the local market versions are not even updated after the first build. […]
May 17, 2018

Incorrect Global Canonical Tag Implementation

While attending Search Marketing Summit Sydney I was asked of the attendees to take a look at their HREFLang implementation.   They had spent hours looking at it but Google still gave errors saying they did not have alternatives set.   As we have identified before, one of the reasons the search engine […]