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Add a sitemap for more than 50,000 URLs – SEO Snippets

[MUSIC PLAYING] JOHN MUELLER: Today’s question is about sitemap files. Mike from India asks, how do we add a sitemap for more than 50,000 URLs? Sitemap files are a great way to make your content known to Google and to other search engines. However, they’re limited to 50,000 URLs per file. What do you do… Read More »

Can my URLs use non-English words? – SEO Snippets

[MUSIC PLAYING] JOHN MUELLER: Today’s question comes from John, from Switzerland– that’s me. My question– so can URLs use local non-English words? For sites that target users outside of English-speaking regions, it’s sometimes unclear, if they can really use their own language for URLs. And if so, what about non-English characters? Google Search uses URLs… Read More »

Google Search Console: What should I do with old 404 errors?

JOHN MUELLER: Today’s question comes from San Francisco. What should I do with 404s in Search Console that are from ancient versions of my site? So sites evolve over time, URLs change, you add redirect, redirects get dropped over the years. Sometimes URLs are just no longer needed. These URLs end up returning 404, so… Read More »

Will removing “.html” from my URLs help my site? – SEO Snippets