Category: Best Practice

Best practices for new content recommendations 

Cludo’s Actionable Recommendations offer a unique and individualized approach to optimization, surpassing traditional analytics. The New Content recommendation uses machine learning to group together high-volume search terms with low click-through rates (CTR) by a specific subject. It highlights areas in the search that are not performing optimally due to an . . . Read more

Best practice for handling broken page rankings

Cludo supports detection of broken page rankings. This article covers how to handle these. Why is my page ranking detected as broken? The listed pages in a page ranking are checked against the current index of the corresponding engine. Thus, if a ranked page does not exist in the corresponding . . . Read more

Best practice for avoiding duplicate results

When searching, you may experience the same content appearing more than once in the results. Since a crawler is unable to index the same URL twice, this will always be due to the same content existing on multiple URLs. That is, of course, unless you have two crawlers that index . . . Read more

Best practice for engines

Setting up an engine is a required step in configuring a functional search engine for your website. Engines are at the heart of Cludo as it puts you in control of the search relevance. An engine is in charge of pulling the right content from your crawler(s) when a search . . . Read more

Best practice for banners

Banners allow for custom content to be shown when specific search terms are used. Before setting up a banner, it is recommended to consider the use case for it and which search terms it should be triggered by. What to consider before setting up a banner Banners are a great . . . Read more

Best practice for async crawling

If your website has content that is rendered asynchronously, you may want to look into async crawling. However, before deciding if there is a need for this, it is recommended to consider the following: As async crawling requires more resources, it is recommended to first assess if there are easy-to-implement . . . Read more

Best practice for crawlers

Setting up a crawler is a required step in configuring a functional search engine. You should consider both the configuration of the crawler as well as how many crawlers you should create. Language Crawlers are language-specific, so sites with support for multiple languages should configure one crawler per language. Remember . . . Read more

Best practice for intents

By grouping individual search terms into broader topics, the Intents feature is a great way to learn from your search activity and allows you to take steps toward a better site and search setup. When looking at the Intents analytics, consider why visitors are using the search engine to find . . . Read more

Best practice for misspellings

The Misspellings feature allows you to add custom corrections of misspellings. However, it is not the only way the search engine will attempt to correct an incorrectly spelled search term. Before you set up a bunch of misspellings for common search terms, it can be good to understand what is . . . Read more