You Probably Have More Broken Links Than You Realize

Among the numerous pandemic driven content management tasks that are likely on your plate, checking your site for broken links should be high priority item. If you’re like most groups, you probably ripped up, deleted, and otherwise moved all kinds of site content (think of your events alone). As a result, you probably have a higher ratio of bad links than normal. Free Tools One Chrome extension everyone should have on hand is Check My Links  from Paul Livingstone. Not only is it powerful, but very simple to use regardless your skill … Read more

Are You Getting Google Search Console’s Monthly Performance Reports?

We haven’t talking about Google Search Console in a while, but it is still one of the best secret weapons most arts orgs aren’t using but should. Search Console works in tandem with Analytics and provides enhanced tools to measure search traffic and performance, find and fix issues, and maximize your rank in search results. Toward the beginning of 2020, Search Console started sending out monthly performance reports that include a genuinely useful metrics dashboard. Here’s how Google describes the key numbers in the summary email: Monthly performance numbers: Web clicks:How many … Read more

How To Temporarily Block A Page From Google Search Results

There are all sorts of reasons why you may need to block a page from appearing in Google search results and fortunately, Google provides a tool you can use to make this happen. Having said that, there is one important prerequisite you’ll need to take advantage of the tool in the form of a Google Search Console (GSC) account connected to the website where the page lives. If you don’t have a GSC account connected to your site, start with that process then circle back to this article. Step 1: Select The … Read more

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