Cornerstone content pieces are those articles on your website you’re most proud of.
They reflect your business, communicate your mission and are extremely well written.
These are the articles you would like to rank high in the search engines.
Cornerstone articles are usually explainers; these articles combine insights from different blog posts.
Here, I’ll explain all about cornerstone content.
I’ll tell you what cornerstone content is, why it’s important for SEO, how to write this type of content and how you should link from your posts to your cornerstone articles.
Which articles are my cornerstones?
Choose your cornerstones carefully.
Think of four or five pages you would like someone to read if they first visit your website.
These articles should be the cornerstones of your site.
Which articles are most precious to you?
Which articles are the most complete and authoritative?
You should write cornerstone articles about the keywords you definitely want to rank for.
As of now, Yoast SEO will ask you to indicate whether or not an article is a cornerstone article.
By marking articles as cornerstone, Yoast SEO can help you build a solid internal linking structure.
Our link suggestion tool will give priority to the articles that you mark as cornerstone content.