WITH PAUL BAKAUS
TEST, 1, 2 …
HOW TO TEST YOUR WEB STORY
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In this episode I'll show you handy tools for …
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No burned-in text on images or poster
Limit the title to 70 characters
Not more than 300 characters per page
Make sure your story visually looks good on different screen sizes and devices.
Use this browser URL hack: Append
Use the one-click Web Stories Validator
Is your Web Story valid and will be shown on the Discover carousel?
A word about structured data.
Link to your Web Story from regular web pages
Add stories to the Sitemap of web pages
Check your story against the URL Inspection Tool. It tests for:
Is your Web Story blocked to Googlebot?
Is your Web Story self canonical?
Has your Web Story crawl issues?
You'll find links to all tools and a checklist of all steps on YouTube. Watch the whole video there.
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