Understanding HREFLang Errors

Too Many HREFLang Elements
 While there is not any set limit of the number of HREFLang Elements you can have in your pages, having many of theme defeats the purpose of much of th...
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016 at 8:56 AM
Duplicate URL's used in HREFLang Elements
We have detected that you have used the same URL multiple times in your HREFLang elements.   Typically, each HREFLang element would be unique to ...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 2:35 PM
Common Language - Country Errors
There are a number of common country and language errors that may seem correct but are actually wrong and will give an error by the search engines. ...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 11:26 AM
Canonical Mismatch Errors
This error occurs when the page has a canonical to a different page.  For example  The page URL is https://www.mysite.com/en/uk/somepage.html but th...
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 at 5:38 PM
Return Tags Not Matching Self-Referencing Values
This is a very common error and one that is more confusing due to some incorrect blog posts about using the canonical tag with the hreflang tag.  The requ...
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 at 8:55 PM
URL is Redirecting to Error
This error means the URL you list in your HREFLang element is redirecting to a URL that is different than the one that you listed in the HREFLang Tag.  Fo...
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 at 9:16 PM
Using Canonicals and HREFLang Tags Together
There is a lot of confusion about the use of canonicals and HREFLang tags.    Error 1 - Canonical and HREFLang are not interchangeable - you...
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016 at 4:29 PM
Country and Language Mismatch
We see this error with a lot of automated tools that incorrectly assign a country to the wrong language.   Spanish Speaking France?   In this ...
Tue, 2 Aug, 2016 at 11:24 AM
Multiple Tags for this Language-Region Code
If you received this error then you have set the sane language, country or region code to multiple sites.  For example, Jameson has set multiple sites to &q...
Fri, 19 May, 2017 at 11:30 AM