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Understanding Googlebot and making it work for you Link building is vital for increasing brand awareness.  For those that aren’t in the know, link building …

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Do you see a spike in Google Activity before an update

Do you see a spike in Google Activity before an update?

Back when I spoke at BrightonSEO I said after my talk when a question was asked, can you see if your site was affected by …

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What are the best tools for measuring page speed

What are the best tools for measuring page speed?

Google did a rare thing last year and pre announced a update and gave specific instructions on what it was targeting. This update was known …

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How to connect Screaming Frog to Google Search Console

How to Connect Screaming Frog to Google Search Console Data

Doing technical Audits is important and allows you to find errors on your site which could be holding back its potential. However if your just …

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Connecting Screaming Frog with Google Analytics Data

Connecting Screaming Frog with GA data

In this video I am going to cover off the basics off how to connect the two data sources together, then a few of the …

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Errors in Search Console

Errors in Search Console

At a recent Google IO talk, there were some key topics which came up which I found were useful and wanted to share. The videos …

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Batchspeed Review

BatchSpeed – Review

Ever been like me and wanting to bulk analyse page speeds for websites, but hated the fact its quite a manual task. Well, I’ve got …

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Cycle Restoration Services Tech Audit

Cycle Restoration Services Tech Audit

Technical Audits – while they can get completed, here are a few quick checks which can be done in less than 5 minutes. https://youtu.be/p80MwDZpFJIVideo can’t …

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Semrush Vs Screaming Frog Crawling Tools

SEMRush vs Screaming Frog Crawling Tools

So SEMRush Crawling tool is taking on Screaming Frog Crawling tool to determine which tool is the best for crawling your website to find technical …

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SEMRush Bot

SEMRush Bot

SEMRush is a tool which you can use to crawl your website to analyse to find technical issues with what’s wrong on the website. SEMRush …

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Getting Useful Logs out of Cloudflare

Getting Useful logs out of Cloudflare

This is something that I have dealt with numerous times and can be hard for certain organisations to set up. Getting log data when using …

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Using Htaccess to redirect www to non-www

Using Htaccess to redirect www to non-www

Whether you decide to use www as a subdomain or not, whats important is that you add a redirect from other option to your desired …

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New Google UserAgent - Google Speakr

New Google UserAgent – Google-speakr

I haven’t been able to verify this yet, but some people are reporting a new Google User-Agent in their logs called “Google-speakr”. The IP of …

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Convert log file to excel

Convert log file to excel

This is a question I get asked a lot, I have spoken at quite a few conferences and wrote quite a lot of articles across …

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How to find Orphan pages

How to find Orphan Pages

Finding Orphan pages are super important and can be very easy to find. In this video, we are going to show you how to quickly …

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Technical Analysis of one website

Technical Analysis of 1 Website

Today we are looking at the one local website here in the UK and doing a technical audit. This site we picked, due to the …

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Analysis of the top wedding blogs

Analysis of the top Wedding Blog

We recently did some technical SEO analysis of the top 100 wedding blogs. In this video we look at some fo the top technical SEO issues and how to fix them.

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What is Gutenburg?

What is Gutenburg?

Gutenburg is coming soon, it will be the default wordpress editor for writing blog posts and pages.

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What is the difference between access and server logs

What is the difference between access and error logs? Epioside 10

I’m Corey, The Server Log Kid. Today’s question is what is the difference between access and error logs?

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Site Audit - Competition

Site Audit – Competition

The Server Log Kid has no broken up for the summer holidays so we are back filming so of your questions – keep them coming …

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Link Sculpting for SEO - yes it works. Heres how to do it

Link Sculpting For SEO – Yes It Works, Here’s How To Do It

This is a guest post by Daniel Cuttridge, he is a fellow On-Page Optimization geek. Daniel is a ex front-end web developer who has spent …

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EU GDPR Rules and Server Log Data

EU GDPR Rules and Server Log Data

This article has been edited on 3rd June 2018. So today is May 25th, 2018 and a new EU law came into effect today. They …

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How can I quickly spot large images on my website Episode 3

How can I quickly spot large images on my website? Episode 3

This is the third video in our new series, with me Andy and Corey Aka The Server Log Kid and the question is How can I …

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Using Htaccess to add or remove trailing slash from URL

Using Htaccess: add/remove trailing slash from URL

Whether you want to keep the trailing or remove it that’s your decisions, but what is important is that decide upon one and keep to …

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Can you see google bot activity in the logs on sitemaps pages

Can you see Google bot activity in the logs on sitemap pages? Episode 1

This is the first video in our new series, with me Andy and Corey Aka The Server Log Kid.

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