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Canonical URLs: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Canonical URLs: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

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SEO is important for every website, and an online store is no exception. Using canonical URLs can help to better inform search engines which URLs have identical or highly similar content.

In this article you will learn:

  • What a canonical URL is.
  • Why canonical URLs matter.
  • How the `canonical_url` object works.
  • Best practices, and things to keep in mind when using canonical URLs.

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What is Progressive Enhancement and Why Should You Care?

What is Progressive Enhancement and Why Should You Care?

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If you’ve been building websites and applications for even a little while, you’ve most likely already heard of progressive enhancement. The idea has been around since 2003, it’s one that is often confused and misunderstood.

In this article you will learn:

  • The difference between progressive enhancement and graceful degradation.
  • How performance and accessibility benefit from progressive enhancement.
  • Modern tips and techniques for progressively enhancing a site with CSS and JavaScript.

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A Beginner's Git Guide with Shopify

A Beginner's Git Guide with Shopify

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It’s important to think about how to keep track of all the changes we make in our code, especially as projects become more complicated, when we collaborate with other developers, or when we just want to know what’s been worked on or fixed in a project. A lot of people have heard of Git, but have never actually used it before, and it can be an intimidating subject for those who don’t have experience with the command line.

In this article you will learn:

  • What the heck Git is, and why it’s important.
  • How to install Git, and create your first repository with GitHub.
  • How to make your first commit, using the command line or GitHub Desktop.
  • How to push your Shopify theme to GitHub.

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Understanding hreflang Tags for Multilingual Stores

Understanding hreflang Tags for Multilingual Stores

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As websites grow, we look for more ways to increase a site’s visibility to users in multiple countries. One way of doing this is considering what languages a store is offered in, as well as how to best localize content for customers.

The hreflang attribute helps websites to show search engines the relationship between web pages in alternate languages or region-specific pages.

In this article you will learn:

  • What hreflang is, how to structure hreflang tags, and where to place them
  • What localization looks like
  • Common mistakes that are made when implementing hreflang for multilingual sites

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