Why Stars are better than Grades in ReviewRating

This is a draft!   Google, its Structured Data / Rich Snippets tester and schema.org have a semantical bug in the the Rating Schema (imo). It does not understand, that “grade 1” can be better than “grade 6”, the bestRating value always needs to be a higher value, even if you define those values properly.…

Why replacing Apache by nginx improves SEO

I recently switched to nginx from Apache webserver and noticed improved SERP. Google’s Webmastertools show you why: Google gives your website a measured contingent of time its bot crawls your site. nginx’ reponse time is like 4 times faster than Apache, thus Google can crawl more content. Besides that, Google (mainly AdSense) lowers your website’s…

Fix SEO Plugin to show meta robots index,follow in WordPress

Using the recent WordPress version (3.8) with a SEO plugin (SEO Ultimate, WP SEO, Yoast), the robots information for index,follow did not appear anymore. If you are using these plugins and don’t see any index and follow anymore, this might help you. Here is my fix for WP SEO by Yoast: Edit the file  wp-content/plugins/wordpress-seo/frontend/class-frontend.php look…