Tomorrow is March 1st, aka 3/01. Surprisingly enough, there doesn’t seem to be an actual 301 Day in the same way that there is 404 Day, celebrated by technology geeks (including us) every April 4th. In fact, 301 redirects are extremely important for combatting 404 errors on your website – so why are we celebrating the error and not the thing that fixes it?
So, we’re going to start a 301 Redirect Day revolution! To commemorate 3/01 and demonstrate just how important 301 redirects are, here is a resource list of Marketing Mojo blog posts about them. Happy 301 Redirect Day!
When should you use a 301? When do you need a Rel=Canonical tag? This post will highlight the differences between the two, and explain what circumstances work best for each.
These 11 tips, including using 301 redirect, will help you build a strong SEO foundation to ensure there won’t be any cracks that could bring your entire search strategy crumbling down.
So you’ve got a website redesign going on. Exciting! But the one thing that most folks find less exciting than the reveal of the bright and shiny new website is the behind-the-scenes efforts to retain organic search rankings. 301 redirects, while necessary, are rarely a fun endeavor, and the formatting can take forever. Here’s an easy way to quickly format your 301 redirect mapping for non-dynamic pages to match .htaccess formatting.
Many CMSs can be very SEO-unfriendly, which can make programming 301 redirects difficult. Here’s how you can get around that.
When starting a blog, many companies don’t know if they should self-host the blog on their own domain or if they should host the blog on one of the many blog hosting sites available. There are a number of factors to consider, not to mention the SEO-friendliness of the platform (including the ability to implement 301 redirects when necessary).