Five must do SEO Tips before releasing a website
Written by Ibraheem Sikiru
Published on 5/12/2019 11:27:25 PM
Website design and development is important but getting the website before the minds of the potential clients to the services being provided by the website is of great concerns.
The act of optimizing a website for better performance for both users and search engines is termed Search Engines Optimization. It has to do with any small or big decision a webmaster could take to see her website performing better than ever.
There are many ways and many techniques of achieving this but our concerns is that most webmasters focus on optimizing a website after released. We will be looking into Five great SEO tips that every web developers would need to put into practice to, preemptively, optimize his/her website before released.
Naming a website is as important as getting a key that opens and locks the entrance gate to a commercial industry. Website's name portrayed everything about a website. It tells about the category and level of operations of a website.
Naming a website is the most critical in the planning stage of any website.
Every webmaster should ensure that website name should be short. This is a great recommendations for user experience. Users find it easy to memorise short Name that longer one.
Website Name should be directly related to the service being provided. This will yield more Search Engine Result Page listing whenever users search for products or services being rendered by the website owner.
Website Name should be descriptive of the service being provided by the website owner. This makes an unsolicited advertisements to some extent.
2. Domain Name
The impact of Domain Name in the Search Engines Optimization is superb. It plays all the roles of Nomenclature in the course of Website Optimization but the additional tip is that there are great things that work on some search engines and user experience.
Domain Name is, undoubtedly, considered gateway address to every website and the services it renders.
Domain Name should be short to enable users to memorise the domain easily. Experiences have proved that users find it more easier to memorise and remember domain with shorter length than longer ones.
Another important thing about the domain is that search engines like Bing would firstly select website that contain search query in its URL.
For instance, website whose domain is facebukacademy.com.ng would be listed first before website whose domain reads learnnow.com for a Search query that reads "An online academy that teaches users".
The best of every webmaster is to come up with a short and descriptive domain name.
3. Domain Expiration Period
Google, Bing, Baidu and other top Search Engines basically prefer to rank websites whose domain registration expire in no sooner time than those with short term validation certainty.
When registering a domain, it is preferable to pay for more than a year. This enables Search Engines to recognized that the website owner meant long-term business. It tell the Search Engines that the services being provided on the website will not disappear sooner. This means users should be expecting time to time reliable service provision from the website.
Websites with long term domain registration enjoys an optimized indexing from the Search Engines than those with short term registration period.
4. Website Versions
Every Search Engine understands that a website is optimised when it satisfies user's requirements on, at least, Desktop and Mobile Versions.
It is generally understood that for a website to satisfy its users, it must have both versions with high user friendly interface. A website must be displayed as intended to be viewed by the users both on mobiles and Desktops.
Also, all the essential functionalities of a website should be performable on both versions.
Web developers would have to reduce excessive codes on the desktop version when it comes to the mobile.
5. Mobile Optimization
Yes, the desktop version of great websites presents itself with heavy but great HTML markups and code snippets. This look beautifully well on desktop but might result into extraordinary and unwanted website performance when it comes to mobile.
Mobile Versions of websites need only the important sections of the code with little requirements of excessive codes.
The mobile version of a website should have a fully optimized version of the desktop version.
Do not execute codes that exist on desktop version but might cause reduced performance.