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You might be able to create the greatest Ruby on Rails website in the world... But is anyone going to find it?
Do you already have some knowledge of Ruby on Rails? And would you like to boost search engine traffic to the Ruby on Rails websites you build? Also, do you want to be more attractive to employers who value web development SEO skills?
My name is David Fonvielle, and I created my first Ruby on Rails website in 2011. When I built my website, I wanted to optimize it for search engine traffic, so that people could find all the articles I was writing and the tools I was building. Unfortunately, I didn't know anything about SEO at the time, much less how to use my skills as a Ruby on Rails web developer to make my website better optimized for search engine traffic.
I looked online for help on how to create a more SEO friendly Ruby on Rails website, and it was a very confusing, time-consuming learning experience.
First, I learned an overwhelming amount of information about SEO, with a lot of contradictory information which made me more confused than ever. Then, I had to figure out how to create a more SEO friendly Ruby on Rails website from bits and pieces of information scattered around the internet.
What I wanted was simple: for someone to teach me the basic, most important aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) that I could do something about as a Ruby on Rails web developer... And then give me specific step by step instructions on how to create a more SEO friendly Ruby on Rails website that addressed these most important aspects.
And that's exactly what this course does.
This course assumes that you have some basic, working knowledge of Ruby on Rails, but it also assumes that you have no knowledge of SEO at all. So you'll learn the most important aspects of SEO that you can do something about with your Ruby on Rails skills, and you'll learn step by step how to use your Ruby on Rails skills to create more SEO friendly websites.
Specifically, you'll learn:
By taking this course, you're going to learn one of the most useful, practical, web development skills ever: how to help your Ruby on Rails websites rank in search engine results so that people can find the website you created.
After all, that's the entire point of creating a website in the first place, isn't it? To create something that other people will find, use, and enjoy.
So take this course today and immediately become a more skilled, knowledgeable Ruby on Rails web developer who enjoys getting more search engine traffic.
Enrol in the course right now!
Get a quick overview of this course.
Learn what SEO (search engine optimization) is and why it's important for your Ruby on Rails websites.
There are tons of things that a website can do to improve its SEO. But what can you specifically do as a Ruby on Rails web developer? Learn what you can do in this lesson.
For your reference, here are some of the rails gems used in this tutorial.
The best way to learn is by example. So let's start learning how you could create a blog with with Ruby on Rails that's more SEO friendly.
Learn how you can implement meta titles on static pages. (Pages not pulled from a database.)
Learn how you can implement meta titles on dynamic pages (pages pulled from a database), like blog posts.
Learn how you can implement meta descriptions on static pages. (Pages not pulled from a database.)
Learn why it's important that you put your page titles in H1 tags for every page of your website.
Part of SEO is knowing how to keep certain pages out of search engine results. Learn why you might want to do this for SEO purposes.
Learn how to keep static pages (pages not pulled from a database) out of search engine results.
Learn how to create an SEO friendly url for static pages (pages not pulled out of a database).
Rails automatically likes to include controller names in some urls. Learn how to get around this to create URLs that are even more SEO friendly without that controller name in it.
Redirects are important for preserving link juice. Learn how to do 301 redirects with static pages (pages not pulled out of a database).
Redirects are important for preserving link juice. Learn how to do 301 redirects for dynamic pages (pages pulled from a database, like blog posts.)
Review what you've learned in this Ruby on Rails SEO course.
Change your thinking & change your life!
Since founding Always Greater in 2011, David Fonvielle has helped thousands of people improve their lives with 4 online tools he developed: the Positive Thinking Tool, Feel Good Tool, Confidence & Success Tool, and the Daily Happiness Tool.
He is passionate about teaching people how to change their thinking so that they think in more ways that make them happier, more confident, and more successful in life.
David especially enjoys teaching people how to eliminate depression naturally, since this is something he taught himself how to do years ago, and he hasn't struggled with depression since. (Since 2006).
He considers eliminating depression for good his biggest achievement, and he wants to help you achieve the same thing. He knows that if he and thousands of other people can do it, you can, too, no matter how dark or bad things might seem right now.
He has a B.A. from Duke University, and an M.A. from University College London.