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[Checklist] How To Optimize Title Tags

How to write Title tags for better SEO and more visitors.
 Title tags in SEO are like the title of your book for the demographics of your two most...

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[FIX] Images Don't Have Alt Attributes semrush issues

How to Fix Missing Image Alt Tags
This will show you how to solve the issue of missing alt attributes. So if you open your PDF and see this issue in your...

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[FIX] Hreflang Conflicts Within Page Source Code semrush issues

How to Fix Hreflang Conflicts Within Page Source Code
Hreflang has been seen as one of the most difficult things about SEO because so many people don't...

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[FIX] Pages have a Low Word Count semrush issues

Pages have Low Text-HTML Ratio
Let’s talk about what you should do when you have pages that have low texts to HTML ratio. I usually don't pay a lot of...

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[FIX] Pages have a Low Text-HTML Ratio semrush issues

Pages have Low Text-HTML Ratio
Let’s talk about what you should do when you have pages that have low texts to HTML ratio. I usually don't pay a lot of...

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[FIX] Pages have more than one h1 tag semrush issues

How to Fix Pages With More Than One H1 Tags
This is not actually a really important problem. It's only classified as a notice within SEMrush and it can be...

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[FIX] Pages have duplicate content issues semrush issues

How to Fix Duplicate Content Issues
Pages with duplicate content issues are a fairly common problem. However, it's not simple to fix because you may have to...

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[FIX] "Pages Have A Meta Refresh Tag" semrush issues

How to Fix Pages That Have Meta Refresh Tags
I'm sure you've seen pages like this in the past, although it's a fairly outdated technique, but if you've seen...

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[FIX] Pages Have Underscores in The URL semrush issues

How to Fix Pages that Have Underscores in Their URL
This is exactly what it sounds like. Typically URLs will have hyphens between the words, especially after...

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[FIX] Page URL is Longer Than 200 Characters semrush issues

How to Fix Page URL is Longer Than 200 Characters
In this post, we’ll discuss three different issues which are all very similar and these are:

  1. URLs...
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[FIX] Pages Have Too Many Parameters in Their URLs semrush issues

How to Fix Pages that Have Too Many Parameters in Their URLs
There are three different issues here, but they're all very similar and those are, URLs that are...

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[FIX] Pages have Duplicate H1 & Title Tags semrush issues

How to Fix Duplicate H1 and Title
Duplicate H1 and title tag issues on pages are fairly easy to resolve. It's not a big deal, but what this means is that you...

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[FIX] Pages Don't Have Enough Text Within the Title Tags semrush issues

How to fix titles that are too short
Fixing pages that don't have enough text within the title tags is another fairly easy issue to fix. If you have this...

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[FIX] Pages Don't Have Meta Descriptions semrush issues

How to Fix Missing Descriptions
Meta Descriptions are no longer a ranking factor for Google––meaning that it doesn't matter what you put in your...

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[FIX] Pages have too much text within the title tags semrush issues

How to Fix Titles are Too Long
Pages that have too much text within the title tags are actually a fairly important issue and are, fortunately, not difficult...

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[FIX] Pages Don't Have Title Tags semrush issues

How to Fix Missing Title Tags
Pages that don't have title tags are a fairly rare issue but are quite important. So once you spot it during one of your SEMrush...

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[FIX] Pages have Slow Load Speed semrush issues

How to Fix Pages that Have Slow Load Speed
Website speed is important because your load speed is a search engine ranking factor. In 2018, Google has announced...

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[FIX] Pages Take More Than 1 Second to Become Interactive semrush issues

How to Fix Pages that Take More Than 1 Second to Become Interactive
If you have pages that take more than one second to become interactive, this just means...

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[FIX] Pages Have Too Large HTML Size semrush issues

How to Fix Pages that Have Too Large HTML Size
This is a rare problem. I've actually never seen this report. It, what this means is there's not too much text...

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[FIX] Sitemap.xml File Has Format Errors semrush issues

How to Fix Sitemap.xml File Has Format Errors
If you have the, site map, XML files have format errors. Um, this is actually something I've only seen when...

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[FIX] Sitemap.xml Not Found semrush issues

How to Fix "Sitemap.xml Not Found"
If your Sitemap.xml is not found, that's something you should immediately address as it’s really important. You want...

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[FIX] Incorrect Pages Found in Sitemap.xml semrush issues

How to Fix Incorrect Pages Found in Sitemap.xml
This tutorial will go through '4xx Codes.' A "4xx code" represents a "404" page 99% of the time.


If you open...

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[FIX] Sitemap.xml Files are Too Large semrush issues

How to Fix Sitemap.xml Files are Too Large
If you have the Sitemap.XML files are too large an error, you'll want to fix that. It's fairly important.

I've...

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[FIX] HTTP URLs In Sitemap.xml For HTTPS Site semrush issues

How to Fix HTTP URLs In Sitemap.xml For HTTPS Site
There are a number of, errors that you might see them SEMrush that are all related to this.

And they are:
...

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