SEO - Search Engine Optimization
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It's one thing to create a content-based site, but it's another to bring in organic traffic from search engines. and Newsy has a number of features to help your site, which we explain below.
Google Search Console
We have already explained how to add your site to Google Search Console here, which is a great tool for analyzing how your site and its contents are ranking in search results. We strongly recommend you set this up to analyze how your site is performing.
Homepage Meta Tags
Newsy has a dedicated SEO settings for each site. The first thing you will find is a set of META tags that you can define for your site's homepage as shown below.
META tags are usually processed by search engines and you can modify them for your site's homepage here. For each of the content page, Newsy already defines a variety of META tags for not only search engines but also for social media (e.g. images) and is already highly optimized for each content.
Link Sharing with other Newsy Sites
One of the key ways to improve search results is to have many backlinks to your site (other sites linking to your site). For this, Newsy offers each site owner to participate in what we call Link Sharing program.
Each content has a set of Related Contents, which are typically a list of popular contents from the same site. However, if you participate in our Link Sharing, popular contents from other sites hosted on Newsy are displayed, while your site's contents will also appear on other sites hosted on Newsy.
Opening Content Link in iFrame
Each content page on Newsy also links to content's original link. However, you can choose to open that link in an iFrame. An iFrame opens the content's original link in a frame within the browser window, while keeping your site's URL in the address bar.
An iFrame approach also allows us to place a header at the top of the page so that users can easily navigate back to your site. Newsy also displays social sharing options as well as showing a related content from your site.
Please note that not all websites allow their pages to be loaded within an iFrame. In this case, Newsy will fall back to the original link as intended.
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