What is a password protected website? Why would a website be password protected? Why would I want to crawl a password protected website? These are common questions that everyone asks themselves at some point, especially if you work in website design, development, or SEO. Let’s take each question one at a time, before looking at a few others as well.Read more
Startup companies have so much on their plates from design to development, testing to financing, staffing to outreach—and this is all just a portion of their issues. No matter when industry they are in, being a startup is not an easy thing as the few people running them are bound to do all of the work very early on in the business's life cycle. When an entrepreneur is an expert in their field and know a lot about how to conduct a business in their area, they are probably not worried about perfecting their SEO. Even so, it is not mandatory to dedicate a team of people to optimize or market a website. When you are keen to put in good SEO practices in early on in a website's creation, it will pay off over time as the business gets larger.Read more
Productivity tools are an essential part of completing a successful website redesign. Some individuals might think that the task of redesigning their website means simply giving it a facelift—this is not the case. Doing this will cause an array of problems. It is essential for the webmaster to know the content that makes up the website and how it performs, as well as how to proceed with new content going forward. Visual sitemaps, content inventories, content audits, Google Analytics, and content planning tools are made to assist with discovering the meat of a website, and translating what you should do with it.Read more
DYNO Mapper has many features to use in the content planning phase of designing a website. This makes it easy to manage your workflow and gather the content that is necessary. Using the tools available, DYNO Mapper makes it easy to plan, discover, and execute a new content strategy whether it is a medium or large website that you are redesigning. These tools enable you to plan the website from the ground up while staying extremely organized. You become capable of distributing content assignments to your team members while making sure that they meet their milestones and other due dates. You can create content blocks made of plain text, rich text, images, links, files, and videos—while ensuring that they are contained seamlessly in the site map. Team members may be assigned pages and their progress can be tracked with the content calendar. The files may then be exported for easy content planning in PDF and CSV formats.Read more
We have had a few users request 1 Million page crawler limits or more so I thought this would be a great topic to address in our blog. Whether you are creating a sitemap to improve your search engine optimization or creating it for website project planning purposes, there are size limitations to consider. According to sitemaps.org, the official protocol for XML sitemaps, they should not contain more than 50,000 website URLs and no larger than 10MB in size. Google, Yahoo, and Bing also follow these same size restrictions of XML sitemaps. If your site's page count is larger than this, you will need to use multiple sitemaps and link them from a sitemap index file which will identify each of the sitemap files for the search engines for more efficient indexing.
Similarly, a gigantic visual sitemap can also be hard to view if the sitemap contains many pages and levels. For these reasons, DYNO Mapper has several options to manage enterprise level websites, so we wanted to show you our process for creating multiple sitemaps.Read more
Create, edit, customize, and share visual sitemaps integrated with Google Analytics for easy discovery, planning, and collaboration.