Many webmasters underestimate the importance of their link structure on their website. A good website structure improves usability, and makes it easy for the Googlebot to crawl and index your website. In this article, we show you how to analyze and optimize your website structure.
Figure 1: Check directories with RyteIn a second step, you can use Ryte to check the click path - how many clicks a user needs to reach a URL. To do this, search for the "Click path" report under Search Engine Optimization.
Figure 2: Analyze click depth with RyteThe focus here should be on all URLs where a user needs four clicks or more to reach them. In addition to the page hierarchy, the link hierarchy also plays an important role in optimizing your website. It ensures that the link power is optimally distributed to all subpages. With Ryte you control the link hierarchy with your own report. You can find it in Search Engine Optimization.
Figure 3: Analyze link hierarchy with RyteAn optimal link hierarchy ensures that all directories link to all other directories and are therefore crawled and indexed by the Googlebot. With this report, you should take a closer look at the red marked diagrams. Click on one of these pie charts. Ryte automatically creates a filter and shows you the URLs which, for example, do not link to the parent directory.
Figure 4: Request indexing in the Google Search Console
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Published on 06/24/2019 by Philipp Roos.
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