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Hreflang Tag

Postby sureshven » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:54 pm

My main domain is

https://www.domain.com

[ View page source ]

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" dir="ltr" lang="sv">


Two language translator already in website [ English & Swedish ]

https://www.domain.com/en

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" dir="ltr" lang="en">

https://www.domain.com/sv

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" dir="ltr" lang="sv">

Please have a look on below hreflang tag signal which i gave

<link rel="alternate" hreflang="sv" href="https://www.domain.com/sv/" >
<link rel="alternate" hreflang="en" href="https://www.domain.com/en/" >


After giving above hreflang tag in website.it was successfully showing like this in webmaster tool

For main domain 26 Hreflang Tags 0 Hreflang Tags with Errors
sub domain1 - 18 Hreflang Tags 0 Hreflang Tags with Errors
subdomain 2 - 16 Hreflang Tags 0 Hreflang Tags with Errors
subdomain 3 - 4 Hreflang Tags0 Hreflang Tags with Errors
subdomain 4 - Your site has no hreflang tags.
subdomain 5 - Your site has no hreflang tags.

I'm new to international targetting .My question is

what is mean by the count of hreflang tag

26
18
16
4
0
0

When i check my hreflang tag in checker tool i got a responce ,

Missing return tag(s) (page does not link back)


Please clear my above doubts anyone
sureshven
 
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Re: Hreflang Tag

Postby Edvard » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:57 pm

Hi,

If you are not sure about hreflang tags, do not play with them.

Search engines are smart enough to do the targeting automatically.

Thanks!
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Edvard Ananyan - GTranslate Team

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