Regardless what type of website you running, either its a blog or corporate website or personal website, linking plays an important part in both user navigation and SEO optimization. Links allow user to navigate from one page to another, also known as hyperlink, and its how you connect webpages together and build their inter-relationship.
Off course, we always try to predict user navigation pattern behavior when designing website navigation links. For example we would build menu bar with collection of all main pages, all place in one easy to find location for example the top row of the website or the sidebar section. User experience is important, they used to their ways of navigation, and its either at top or right handside, no one should place menu bar at the footer section of website right! Do you?
When we create websites, very often there is common content that sharing between pages, and this is when we can group them into one category and interlink the two pages together via subpage links, and get links from mainpage too. With this, user from mainpage can get to your subpage 1 and then to subpage 2 and vise versa. Simple and convenient right.
If you are using cms application including wordpress, install the all in one SEO optimization plugin, and implement tagging for your webpages. What is webpage taggings and tags, how can it help your website navigation? When writing webpage, we oftenly have a topic to discuss, and this topic keyword and posting keywords can be reuse to creat tags, use multiple tags for your every webpage. And webpages that shared the same tags keyword will be interlink once again, as long they are sharing the same keyword and topics that user want to know more about.
To even further the search engines crawling convenient, oftenly webmaster will create sitemap to help spider to crawl. Having a sitemap page that link out all pages and interlinks between them, these help the web spider to visit all pages, and not missed out the important pages.
There you have it, above are the 4 tips for subpage SEO search engine optimization. Need some help to get it right? Here are the summary of it:
- Use menu bar navigation, add subpage link to menu bar.
- Use category grouping, add subpage into their respective category.
- Use tagging for webpages. Webpages that share common tags are linked together.
- Use sitemap for better user navigation and search spider visiting subpages.