Medical portal with 700K pages and 2.7M monthly visits experienced 40% SEO decrease. We conducted a comprehensive technical audit to find the reason for the issue and developed a plan for technical optimization. Here are the most actionable insights.
1. We conducted a comprehensive technical audit with crawl and logs analysis. Reports were overlapped to find technical bugs and understand how bots perceived these bugs. We revealed a bunch of duplicated HTML tags:
What is worse, bots visited pages with duplicate titles 15 times more often than pages with unique HTML tags:
2. We analyzed raw logs to see how bots spread their resources on the website:
30-35% (!) of crawl budget was wasted on 2 URLs with 500 Status Codes.
When the content team replaced a bunch of duplicated HTML with unique titles, webmasters fixed 500 response bugs, organic traffic was significantly increasing:
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