Google adds a new ‘International Targeting’ feature to Google Webmaster Tools. With this feature webmasters can check hreflang attributes and alternate tags of their web pages sort by language and country. International targeting makes it much easier to find conflicts in internationalization of your contents.
To learn more about international websites and the use of rel=”alternate” in addition to hreflang tags for your search engine optimization watch this video of Maile Ohye, Google’s Developer Programs Tech Lead. Maile explains how to use these tags and their most important issues.
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Read more about this topic in Google’s support documentation.
Published by Daniel Herndler on July 16, 2014
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