TECHNICAL SEO:

The Definitive Guide


This is a complete guide to technical SEO.

In this all-new guide you’ll learn all about:

  • Crawling and indexing
  • XML sitemaps
  • Duplicate content
  • Structured data
  • Hreflang
  • Lots more

So if you want to make sure that your technical SEO is up to speed, you should get a lot of value from today’s guide.

Chapter 1

Technical SEO Fundamentals


Let’s kick things off with a chapter on the basics.

Specifically, in this chapter I’m going to cover why technical SEO is still SUPER important in 2020.

I’ll also show you what is (and isn’t) considered “technical SEO”.

Let’s dive in.

What Is Technical SEO?

Technical SEO is the process of ensuring that a website meets the technical requirements of modern search engines with the goal of improved organic rankings. Important elements of Technical SEO include crawling, indexing, rendering, and website architecture.

Why Is Technical SEO Important?

You can have the best site with the best content.

But if your technical SEO is messed up?

Then you’re not going to rank.

At the most basic level, Google and other search engines need to be able to find, crawl, render and index the pages on your website.

But that’s just scratching the surface. Even if Google DOES index all of your site’s content, that doesn’t mean your job is done.

That’s because, for your site to be fully optimized for technical SEO, your site’s pages need to be secure, mobile optimized, free of duplicate content, fast-loading… and a thousand other things that go into technical optimization.

That’s not to say that your technical SEO has to be perfect to rank. It doesn’t.

But the easier you make it for Google to access your content, the better chance you have to rank.

How Can You Improve Your Technical SEO?

Like I said, “Technical SEO” isn’t just crawling and indexing.


To improve your site’s technical optimization, you need to take into account:

And I’m probably forgetting a few 🙂


Fortunately, I’m going to cover all of those things (and more) in the rest of this guide.


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