8 Ways to Optimize Images for Search Engine (SEO)

Using images in your article provides better user experience and engagement. Image can also bring good traffic to your website from search engine. Thus, image plays an important role to your website’s SEO and help you rank higher. In this article, you will learn how to optimize your image for your website.

Image optimization for search engine
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How to Add the Official Twitter Follow Button to Your Website

Adding Twitter Follow Button on your website makes it easy for your visitors to find your profile and follow you on Twitter directly with just a click. This will allow you to have more followers, more users, more traffic, and more engagement to your website.

What is this button do? When people click on this button, they will be able to see your twitter account information such as following/follower and a few Tweets, and then they can follow you on Twitter.

The following instruction will show you how to add this button to your website:

Step 1: Login to your Twitter account

Step 2: Go to https://publish.twitter.com/

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SEO Friendly URL Structure

According to Google, your website URL structure is displayed in a breadcrumbs-like format on mobile search result.

This is to help mobile searchers to understand your website better. Having a well URL structure is important. If you are using WordPress and your site is new, you should update your permalink to use the following link structure

/%category%/%postname%/

To update your permalink, you can login and update at “Settings -> Permalinks” as follow and click “Save Changes

WordPress Custom Structure

How to Re-direct http to https

After you installed an SSL certificate for your domain, you may want to re-direct your visitors from http:// to https://. This will help your webpage load securely. Now, google search ranking also supports https://, this will also help your SEO.

You can modify your .htaccess file and add the following code to the beginning of your .htaccess file:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]
</IfModule>

Your .htaccess file needs to be in the root folder of your website to make it works.

WordPress SEO permalink structure

For SEO purposes, the best permalink structure is the one that is simple and clean. For WordPress, either one of the following is best:

 /%postname%/

Or

/%category%/%postname%/

Here at www.clipsify.com, we use the first one because each post may have multiple categories.

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