Low quality page are pages that have a really poor added value for readers.
This kind of page have this characteristics:
- thin content - the number of words is really low
- no internal link - they don't link to other page
- no internal backlink - no other page links back to them
- few edits - the content of the page has not been improved
SEO impact and Protection
For more information, see ComboStrap SEO - Low Quality Page Protection (LQPP)
The definition of what a low quality page is, is an ongoing process and a really large and subjective SEO subject.
For ComboStrap, a low quality page is a page that does not pass the mandatory quality rules.
Because not page are redacted page, pages such as home page, landing page or contact page may not pass the mandatory rules. You can then take over and set manually the low quality indicator to false
You can query them with the following SQL.
select id, json_extract(analytics,'$.quality.failed_mandatory_rules') as failed_rules, json_extract(analytics,'$.statistics.late publication page') as words, json_extract(analytics,'$.statistics.internal_links_count') as internal_links, json_extract(analytics,'$.statistics.internal_backlinks_count') as internal_backlinks from pages where json_extract(analytics, '$.quality.low') = true
Below are some analytical SQL that you can use to get more insight
- To get your Low quality page rate, you can query the database with the below statement:
select json_extract(analytics, '$.quality.low') as low, count(*) from pages group by low
If one of the mandatory rules does not pass, the page will be considered a low quality page.
You can set mandatory rules in the mandatoryQualityRules configuration.
The default values are:
Low Quality Page Indicator
You can overwrite the calculation and set manually the low quality indicator to false in the metadata manager