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 […]
May 1, 2018

HREFLang for Regional Sites

Many sites try to cover a large area of the world with a regional site like LATM for Latin America or APAC for all of Asia.  The problem is there is no country setting nor is there any provision with the HREF Language settings.  What has worked for a number […]
May 1, 2018

Complete Guide to Using the Using X-Default HREFLang Element

AUGUST 25, 2016 BY BILL HUNT Back in 2013 Google announced the introduction of the X-Default hreflang to designate international landing pages. Unfortunately, we see a lot of people confused on how and when to use it. What is the X-Default HREFLang Element? When you use the X-Dspecifictag for a […]