If you are focusing on implementing a successful SEO strategy for your website, it is important to understand common HTTP status codes that could arise and the correct way to deal with them. While there are over 60 HTTP status codes currently in existence, there are a select few that are more critical for SEO success. In this article, we explore the HTTP status codes that you should know and how they can affect your SEO.
Improper website functionality can have a devastating impact on your search engine ranking as visitors get fed up with errors and leave, resulting in large bounce rates and decreased time spent on your pages. To help assist webmasters in determining what errors are affecting their websites, Skynet Solutions released a WordPress plugin to identify any plugin or script errors that may be occurring. With the release of Site Health Version 1.7.2, we expanded the support this plugin can provide. Let’s take a look at some of the new features.
If your website doesn’t work as intended, you likely are experiencing high bounce rates that are hurting your search engine ranking position. Even worse, potential conversions or important sales could be slipping through the cracks as users struggle to make it past the errors your website gives them. For this reason, it is important to have website error monitoring in place to not only detect issues but fix them whenever they arise.