May 23, 2019

Do I need to use HREFLang?

Earlier this week we published a report on HREFlang Adoption report that showed nearly 40% of the most localized sites were not using hreflang elements. On Twitter I had a few people ask me to help them justify the need and/or build a business case for HREFLang. Traditional Reasons for […]
May 7, 2019

Why your Custom HREFLang Implementation Does not Work

I get a lot of emails and tweets from site owners that have implemented HREFLang on their site only to not have it work.  Most of them are the contributing factors match those found by SEMRush in their 13 Most Common HREFLang Mistakes research report.   Working through some of the […]
January 1, 2019

Cross-Domain HREFLang XML Site Map Hosting

We have found a common barrier to HREFLang XML implication is the pushback from IT to update the files. Due to security reasons, many DevOps teams have strict controls on uploading into the root of the site and the frequency of updates.   The craziest case was a client that […]
May 1, 2018

HREFLang and Canonical Tags are not the Same Thing

AUGUST 24, 2016 BY BILL HUNT I see a number of questions and best practice posts every day that seem to think these tags are and do the same thing. They ARE NOT the same and DO NOT do the same thing. Repeat after me… they are not the same […]