Category: Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

WordPress SEO by Yoast: XML Sitemap 404 Issue

Typically I don’t host websites on GoDaddy, but I recently had a client that insisted on using their hosting, and I ran into a problem when trying to submit the sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools. We use the WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin, which automatically creates an XML sitemap, but this time it was returning a 404 error. The solution was to modify the .htaccess file by adding this code to the beginning of the file:
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How to Redirect Multiple Domains the SEO-Friendly Way

I just into a situation where I had to point multiple domains to the same website, but couldn’t do it the easy way. ┬áTypically, I would just log into the domain’s registrar account like GoDaddy, manage into that domain, and select ‘forward this domain’. ┬áBut in this case, forwarding was not available through the domain’s registrar.

Currently I manage the hosting account through Web Host Manager, so here’s the steps for using WHM: Continue reading

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