• Customizable metadata for SEO & social sharing

    Background   One of the feature our team were looking forward to was being able to enter custom metadata for pages across our site. We've already customised our on-prem code to improve the out-of-the-box impleme...
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  • Is there a way to switch lists of blog posts to show summaries?

    We're seeing Google indicate duplicate content for blog posts on our site. It's because Jive shows the full blog post content in lists of blog posts.   E.g. These two pages contain the same content on 2 differe...
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  • Managing redirections with Jive

    It's been a while since the last blog post (sorry about that). We've had lots of discussions here at T-Mobile about redirects and how they can be used, when to use them, and how to fix them when they break (like that ...
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  • Bookmarklet for displaying page metadata (handy for SEO tasks)

    This is the second bookmarklet we use to help with our work on element14 Community. If you're not sure what bookmarklets are, I explain them in this other blog post; Bookmarklet for displaying Jive content IDs   ...
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  • Customizing meta description tags for content

    Has anyone built a customization or do you have a workaround for adjusting the meta description tag within a blog, document, or any other content type?   It would be ideal to have an optional, character-limited ...
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  • are embedded PDF's crawlable?

    Hi Anne Bluntschli,   Hope all is well.  I was wondering if the upload file feature allows the content within the file to be crawled by the engines.  For instance, https://www.engagementoptimization.co...
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  • Anybody using Passive SAML?

    We are having a ton of trouble getting Google to crawl our site, and we are wondering if our SSO settings are the culprit.  Is anyone (else) using SSO with Passive SAML authentication for a Jive-x site?   R...
  • Searchability for "Private" Spaces, Private Groups,and Secret Groups

    Hello!   For our JiveX community, we have set up a lot of "private" spaces set up by assigning user-permission-group. How does this affect the SEO of the "private" space and the content within the space? Can use...
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  • Duplicates on hosted.jivesoftware.com

    I'm trying to remove duplicate content from the hosted.jivesoftware.com subdomain.   See: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Ahosted.jivesoftware.com Here are some possible options:   Alternative1:...
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  • Canonical tags?

    Here are thoughts from Stephen "SEO friend" Watts.   Proposals to dramatically increase SEO on Jive-powered Jive External Communities He mentioned it again today when he saw that comments (on a blog, or doc) we...
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  • Working with your community XML sitemap

    What's a sitemap? What's a sitemap? Simply put: A sitemap is a list of all the pages on your website. To translate that through the Jive prism, it’s a list of all Jive-powered pages in your community. Natural se...
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  • Best practices for your robots.txt file

    A robots.txt file tells search engines what files and directories you don't want accessed or crawled on your site. Every Jive-powered community has this file, and it's stored in the root directory. Example: https://do...
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  • What SEO Customisations have you made?

    Here's my starter for ten.. based off our Jive 6 Community;   Altered the URL handler so that all our URLs have a the document title in them (e.g. http://www.element14.com/community/docs/DOC-22474/l/latest-rohs-...
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  • What SEO-friendly features should be included with Jive 8?

    I'd like to see Jive 8 offer:   Meta commands for content. Meta commands, such as no follow, would be helpful. Meta descriptions for content. Custom meta descriptions for documents, blogs, etc., would be great....
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  • Who owns this group?

    Anyone know who is responsible for this group?   Ryan Rutan Aaron Thompson
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  • Optimizing titles with Jive

    Title tags play an important role in optimizing your Jive community. Titles help users and search engines understand what your page is about.   Here are some title optimization tips:   Use unique titles. E...
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  • Parameter Cheat Sheet

    Here's a table listing parameters used on on the Jive platform (4.x) along with what they do. Via Google Webmaster Tools, you can suggest to Google how to treat these parameters in order to avoid those that create add...
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  • Add SEO friendly meta-data to HTML widgets?

    We are moving to the cloud and won't have access to the community overview pages to add meta tags for SEO optimization.   So, on each community overview we have a nav bar contained in a HTML widget that's front ...
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  • Customizing Titles via Themes

    Hi - I would like to customize the titles for my space overview pages and content: Remove "Space: " from space overview page titles Begin titles with the blog post name instead of the blog name   Someone sugge...
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  • Sitemap.xml generator

    Our sitemap.xml generator. It can create large sitemap files, be aware that Google takes a lot of time to crawl them. Sample file to create a small sitemap is included. JRE 6 is required, sources are also included. ...
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