How To Optimize SEO With React and Next

How to test your SEO

  1. Google Dev Tools
  2. Lighthouse
  3. Check "Accessibility" and SEO"
  4. Click "Generate Report" button
  • 70 acc and 89 seo for
  • problems with shrimptastic as it seems to continuously load
  1. checklist
  • make sure you have a main
  • make sure your h1 starts the page (change attributes via css)
  • add alt to all images
  • for individual pages
import Head from "next/head"
<title>Queen City Technical Services - Home Page</title>
<meta name="description" 
content="This is an example of a meta description between 50–160 characters." />

// etc...
  • for all pages - create pages/_document.js
import Document, { Html, Head, Main, NextScript } from 'next/document'

class MyDocument extends Document {  
    render() {
      return (
        <Html lang="en">
          <meta httpEquiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
          <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" />
            <Main />
            <NextScript />
  export default MyDocument