Last updated 17 days ago by Thomas GUILLEMAUDreact
React websites pose a big challenge when it comes to SEO. This article provides an introduction to what the challenges are and how to deal with them in order to rank higher.
About 92% of the web traffic comes from the first page of the search engine results while about 75% of the traffic goes to the top 5 websites on the list. Smartphones have led to the rise in search volumes drastically. Hence, for a business, one of the most important sources of web traffic is the search engine.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a process of structuring and organizing your website to bring a better quality and quantity of traffic to your website by ranking higher in the search engine results, focusing on the specific keywords related to your business. The main aim of performing the SEO process is to gain more visibility on the internet and drive more traffic to your website.
Search engines today rely on crawling the content that is put on your websites. Since this process is automated, it is extremely important that the content is structured and formatted in a manner that is understandable by machines. The SEO process involves optimizing the website performance and also curating the content to provide hints to the search engine crawlers to easily understand your website.
This may sound fairly straightforward, but for websites built on React, this may not always be the case. Let’s have a look at the reasons why.