In order to best serve our clients as well as to help others we have sought out the webmaster guidelines for Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, Naver and Baidu and have their links posted here.
Every search engine have some form of webmaster guidelines that webmasters of websites are expected to follow in order to be listed in their index just as directories. However, directories are not search engines and search engines are not directories.
Search engines are very complexed with many filters, bots, and algorithms as well as many other engineering technologies which we will not address here.
As to these webmaster guidelines they when applied properly allow your website to operate on their search engines correctly. You could somewhat say they are like your vehicle`s operators service manual.
If your website doesn`t function or proform as you want to know why your website isn`t and Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, Naver, Baidu and other search engines are like chief machanics... Your web designer, webmaster, and other professionals have to know why as well and fix the issues. The search engines provide a help desk, webmaster tools, and analytics which allow professionals to see and diagnose and correct what is either coded incorrectly or stopped functioning or simply needs to be fixed or updated or upgrade.
The closer you follow their webmaster guidelines and do as they ask the better your website will proform and potentially rank in SERP
Webmaster GuidelinesInternational SEO map by: SEO Creation Lab
- Google Webmaster Guidelines
- Bing Webmaster Guidelines
- Yahoo Webmaster Guidelines
- Yandex Webmaster Guidelines
- Naver Webmaster Guidelines
- Baidu Webmaster Guidelines Part I & Part II by SEOChat
- 21 Steps to optimize your website on Baidu via Doz
Recommended reading on Google SEO tutorial for 2016
Though often associated with Bing have their details on:
Optimizing your website
Search Content Quality Guidelines - Learn how to optimize for Yahoo Search.
Get a higher website rank - Learn how to raise your rank in the Yahoo Search index.
Recommended reading on the State of Yandex SEO in 2016
Russian search engine tips: Russian SEO website analysis
Recommended reading on Naver SEO to shut down website submissions and New SEO guidelines for 2016