What is On Site SEO or on Page SEO?

What is On Site SEO or on Page SEO?

On Site SEO, also referred to as on Page SEO refers to anything you can do on a web page itself to improve its search engine rankings. The priority being to ensure that Google and Bing for example digest and index your pages and display them in the top search result positions when users search. 

The search engines analyse the content of a page and decide it's a relevant search result or not, if it considers it relevant it appears in the search results. If it decides your competitors content is more relevant than yours then your competitors page will appear before yours in the search results

There are other factors to consider, off page SEO covers things that you can optimise externally from your site to boost your rankings like back-links, social media, influencers, PR and many things you have less control over.

Both on page and off page SEO are important factors but focusing on your on page SEO is a good starting point as you have more control over on-page SEO. The result of your changes are easily quantified using tools like Google Search Console.

This article is a brief introduction with the intention of enabling you to help yourself, or gain a better understanding, there are plenty of resources on the web to get more in depth information,  for example How results are automatically generated from Google.

Some simple tips;

1. Understand the basic structure of the displayed search results, usually the meta title and meta description like the Google search result below appears,

2. Consider yourself as a potential visitor and determine their search intent, then align your content with their search intent.

3. Write title tags that include the relevant keywords. (Keep these under 70 characters to avoid truncation.)

4. Write meta descriptions that match search intent expanding on the title tag and containing keywords, keywords from searches often appear in bold in the Google search results. (Keep these under 160 characters to avoid truncation.)

This is very easily accomplished in Joomla, look in the Metadata tab in a Joomla menu item where you will find the Meta Description field, and in the Page Display tab you will find Browser Page Title and Page Heading. This is just an example, you will find these settings elsewhere in whatever extensions you are using or in the Joomla content manager.

This is just the tip of the iceberg regarding On Site SEO, there's a lot more to be done but hopefully this is helpful and provides non technical Joomla users a brief insight.

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