What are Switchboard Tags?

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What are Switchboard Tags?

Postby alex31 » Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:28 am

What are Switchboard Tags? I heard this term often in mobile marketing systems.

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Re: What are Switchboard Tags?

Postby zeus » Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:30 am

The simplest answer is that these switchboard tags are same as of canonical tags but just they are for mobile SEO instead of desktop. Here, read this article and you will understand everything you need to know about them. ... seo-127676

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Re: What are Switchboard Tags?

Postby AlyLauren » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:47 am

When Google published their new guidelines for mobile SEO, the item that made headlines was their declaration of responsive design as the preferred option. Last month, I covered the basics on how responsive design works and how to optimize it.

But the second option Google discussed got lost in the headlines: increased support for purpose-built mobile sites located on m-dot subdomains (e.g. ) This type of site had previously been flagged by Google’s Matt Cutts as being the favorite from a usability standpoint.

While Google now favors responsive sites, their support for m-dot sites hasn’t gone away. In fact, Google introduced a new set of tags to better address the switchboard functions that are needed for this type of website.
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Re: What are Switchboard Tags?

Postby VinBoris » Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:37 pm

This is really interesting to know about it. I have no idea about switchboard tag is for mobile SEO, thanks for sharing, It really help me out understanding the term.

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Re: What are Switchboard Tags?

Postby siva s » Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:04 am

Google provides two options for tagging mobile and desktop pages to create a connection between the two, ensuring that indexing and link equity and are shared between counterparts that are – from a marketing standpoint

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Re: What are Switchboard Tags?

Postby anneroberts » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:15 am

Switchboard tagging” is used to caution Google of in turn page comparable of the you quit offering on that one those tag is spotted on, Also empower Google should list and rank them appropriately, As opposed to Concerning illustration differentiate sites, possibly Hosting a negative impact with respect to both site’s rankings.

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Re: What are Switchboard Tags?

Postby richardmsmith » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:28 am

"switchboard tagging” is used to alert Google of another page similar to the one the tag is located on, and enable Google to index and rank them appropriately, instead of as separate sites, potentially having a negative effect on both site's rankings.

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