Head over to your Admin CP > Setup > Options > Basic Options > Change your board title to the name of your forum only. For example, JoyFreak is my board name. This will be used consistently throughout the forums and you want to keep the consistency of your forum name throughout all pages. If the...
There's an issue related to SEO that I would like to fix, but I have not found a way, nor an addon for this.
I would like to have, for example, the forum title to be:
Speakers for recording, mixing, and mastering (the h1 tag and the title tag)
but on the Forum List, the title...
I've commented about this before but have been recommended to start a suggestions thread!
Currently, the Froala editor uses paragraph <p> tags for a hard return and line breaks <br> for soft return if you inspect the HTML while editing. This is how things should work and do in almost all...
it will be nice to improve the click through rate on search engine
to set meta description of question thread with the "best answer" post (when there is one).
so in search engine we will have the question as title (link) and best answer as meta description it will improve ctr.
This is an experimental addon - Comments, pull requests and suggestions are welcome.
By default XenForo includes in the Sitemap the first URL of each thread only regardless of the amount of pages in the thread. Various members of the XenForo community (here and here) have been discussing the...
I have a TR extension domain and it has been producing Turkish resources to this day. We made a radical decision and decided to produce resources in both English and Turkish. Could this have a positive or negative effect in terms of SEO?
Should the sitemap location in robots.txt have a $ at the end? Example - Sitemap: url/sitemap.php$
I was reading through some sitemap suggestions and one was to use a dollar sign to denote the end of a url.
Does anyone do this? Have ya'll heard of it?
Thanks in advance.
This simple plugin will add Yandex.Metrika code on public forum pages.
You only need to specify the counter number in the settings.
To view the Webvisor data, add (temporarily) to src/config.php string:
$config['enableClickjackingProtection'] = false;
this allow embedding Your forum in iframe.
Hi All, just wondering if anyone has any idea why google is displaying this old date "9 Apr 2017" against my forum category pages when they appear in the google search results. I noticed it on category pages only and not on the homepage. The forum is a busy forum and updated regularly. I'm...
If i look in my Google Webmaster Console i am getting 66 warnings because there are some urls indexed by Google but blocked by robots.txt
The urls are almost the same and are like :
The site: https://www.cyburbia.org
I started the site in 1994 (!), and the message board has been online since 1996. Change from vBulletin to XenForo: 5 January 2019.
Problem: since I switched the message board software from vBulletin 4 to XenForo 2.0, and from http to https, Google removed a...
Redirect rules for SMF 2.0 (Apache and Nginx).
Option 1 - Using .htaccess
There are a few things for .htaccess to work correctly:
SMF 2.0 was using normal URLs, like "https://www.domain.com/smf/index.php?board=5.0"
During the import to Xenforo, you choose to retain ID's
Open your .htaccess...
I'm doing research into my SEO and uncovered some interesting findings in my Google Search Console data that I wanted to share.
First, a bit about my site: it's 18 years old and runs on a combination of WordPress (for the homepage and articles) and XenForo 1.5. Both installations are large...
Hello all :)
Sorry for my poor English.
I have a lot of google cover errors with my index. I have quotes pages that are referenced problems.
How to put them in nofollow no index?
Thank you so much for your help
I've searched XF and this doesn't seem to have been reported, but I've found it affecting hundreds of XF2 sites out in the wild, so thought it best to mention it.
I built a test XF2 site and after Google indexed it I noticed a lot of the page listings has the description: "This site uses...
Google is marking hundreds of thousands of threads as 'Spammy structured markup' and a violation of their policies because of the way data-vocabulary microdata is used for 'Person'. This has a negative effect on ranking. At least for sites that are classed by Google as YMYL (critical for...
Today I share with you the translation of SEO (SEO2) made by @SyTry !
Installation tutorial :
Log into your AdminCP : Appearance.
Import a language : select the translation.
Overwrite : Français (FR).
Version : 1.9.1
In case of problem, or bad translation ask me or @SyTry !