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AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript And XML) is a popular technique for creating interactive websites, though other technologies (e.g. JSON) are often used instead of XML.

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Do other search engines support Google's “hash bang” syntax for crawling AJAX applications?

Google has a really nice document explaining how web developers can get Google to crawl non-AJAX versions of their web applications to make it possible for Google to index AJAX-heavy websites. Do ...
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Asynchronous page loading and SEO

To speed up my website (or at least the time to first byte (TTFB)), I'd like to only send the layout of the page and then get the page content with an asynchronous request. This way, the TTFB will be ...
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Does anyone knows a good Facebook chat script? [closed]

I'm looking for a facebook chat script.. that can handle a large number of users.. does anyone knows one? I need one urgent and please post one that you had experience with.
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Proper Google Analytics setup for AJAX heavy page?

Lets say I have a website with a few pages. The purpose of each of those pages is to display live statistics for a real world event (for example, sports scores). Every 60 seconds, an Ajax call is made ...
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Bootstrap dynamic content

I am building a website powered by twitter's bootstrap. I have created a landing page with menus and text. The next thing I want to do is create a About page, but what is the easiest way to create a ...
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Ajax mixed with Server Side results for SEO purposes

Here is the issue. We are using a third party service to index our products and return results based on query parameters that we pass to the third party services server. I'm using Magento's ...
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How can I remove plus sign in jquery string [closed]

How can I remove + sign from string in Jquery $('#sender_name'). val(). If I entered any space then it include a + sign So in my controller I cant get accurate value due to + sign (I am using Ajax ...
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Website constructed using a JS application no longer indexed as per google's AJAX Crawling spec. Whats the issue?

I have two sites that should be compliant to googles AJAX Crawling spec (https://developers.google.com/webmasters/ajax-crawling/docs/getting-started) . One domain (http://auroraliveaboard.com) was ...
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How is the new Hulu not penalized for SEO?

I heard if you serve different content with Javascript disabled, search Bots can penalize you. I have been looking at the source of the new Hulu website and wanted to ask a few questions. I was told ...
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How do I make an AJAX block crawlable?

I have a block with a few tabs. When the user clicks the tab the content of that block get loaded. Now I would like to make it crawlable by the search engines and at the same time I want to maintain ...
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Can I include a robots meta tag outside of the head in HTML snippets indeded to be AJAXed?

I have a number of files in my site which are not intended for independent viewing, but rather to be AJAXed into content within the site. They obviously don't meet HTML standards (no body, head, etc.) ...
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How to get search engines to properly index an ajax driven search page

I have an ajax-driven search page that will allow users to search through a large collection of records. Each search result points to index.php?id=xyz (where xyz is the id of the record). The initial ...
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Crawling an ajax based page with both a hash fragment and a meta tag

According to google's documentation on crawling ajax based web pages, if a url contains a hash fragment, or something at the end of an url that looks like #helloworld, and if there is an ! after the ...
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Is making AJAX site crawlable AND degrading gracefully with JS turned off possible?

According to this spec, making AJAX site crawlable by Googlebot means that you have to use hashbang (#!) links in it which means it won't degrade gracefully when JS is turned off. This might mean that ...
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Google crawling the site but refusing to index dynamic content

I am trying to get Google to index an AJAX site (davidelifestyle.com). It's crawlable with JavaScript turned off and I have also recently implemented _escaped_content_ snapshot mechanism but all ...
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SEOs: mobile version using AJAX: how to be properly read by crawlers?

Before anything else, I'd like to emphasize that I've already read this and this. Here's what I can do: First choice: create classical web version with all products in that page - ...
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How to progressively display images on websites

I want to display images on my websites just like Facebook and other websites display images now - progressively i.e a complete blurred image first and then the whole sharp images loads. I am not ...
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What about SEO in one page website with ajax loaded content? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: One page portfolio - Effect on SEO As my title I'd like to build a website with just one input text for searching restaurants and I would like to load via ajax in the ...
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SEO when loading items through AJAX

Let's say I have standard scenario of commerce site that has categories on the left and items on the right. What I would like to do is that when user clicks on category it will pass it's ID to js, js ...
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Would using AJAX only “Add to Cart” buttons be wise?

I want to AJAX enable all of my "Add To Cart" buttons because search engine bots are indexing these and not paying attention to my robots file or site map. I just don't want to lose potential ...
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Why is honest cloaking for Ajax considered bad practice? [closed]

Ajax-only websites are laden with many problems. Search engine invisibility is merely a small problem. They are also unbookmarkable and unlinkable and they break the functionality of back- and ...
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Is there a third party JavaScript that adds Facebook Chat style messaging to a site?

I'm looking for a service (happy to pay) that will provide Facebook style chat to users of my website. I'd expect it to work somewhat like Disqus but probably require a bit more work to implement user ...
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Why my website subpage displays “www.domainname.com/#!home/” why “/#!”

i am taking over a webpage from a previous webpage designer, and i am wondering why does the website display "#!"? eg. www.domainname.com/*#!*home/mainPage. How do I change this so that it doesn't ...
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Commenting System For A Website

I hope this is the right place for such a question. I am developing a website that has no users system. I am looking for a commenting system for the website. Requirements: Ajax commenting ...
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Framework for interaction between web-page and server-side script

I want to make a web-page that will have several controls elements, among which there are elements like check-boxes, radio-buttons, "range selectors" (one can specify the min and max value, like it is ...
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If my URL's are static, but then parsed by Javascript, does that make it crawlable?

Lets say I have a link: <a href="/about/">About Us</a> But in Javascript [or jQuery] catches it and then adds the hash based off of the href attribute: $('a').click(function(e) { ...
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How to let Google know about dynamic content?

I'm looking for the best practice to let Google know about a vast number of dynamically created content. Let's say (I mean - dream) that I'm Facebook, and I want to let Google to index all the users' ...
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what is standard approach to create a responsive website using javascript,php ajax and perhaps zend framework [closed]

I am working on a web system currently and plans to heavily use javascript with ajax to make the user interface more friendlier, not fancy as such. The javascript will be used for client side form ...
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Website forwarding - actions do not seem to work

I have the following website up and running: www.posti.sh The website is actually on www.myskoob.com/postish/, but I use domain forwarding so that when the user types in www.posti.sh it stays that way ...
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Can I use a 302 redirect to serve up static content from an URL with escaped_fragment?

We would like to serve up SEO-friendly Ajax-driven content. We are following this documentation. Has anyone ever tried to write a 302 redirect into the .htaccess file, that takes the ...
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Advice for using Google AdSense

The banners on my website are generated by $.ajax() call to the server after the page load is complete ($(window).load() event). I want to to integrate ads from google to fill in empty banners when ...
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SEO optimization for AJAX site and dynamic HTML canvas

I have a site that uses AJAX to query the Last.fm database and then dynamically draws a graph of the results on an HTML canvas. In the search function, I have a command that sets window.location.hash ...
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Understanding Ajax crawling of search site

I have a couple of questions about Ajax crawling of a website, which is kind of search engine itself. The base article explains the mechanism of making AJAX applications crawlable. All this stuff ...
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Google analytics how will ajax calls affect time on site, time on page, etc

I am in the middle of redesigning a site and am concerned about how my new page design will compromise my google rankings. Essentially I am going to a single page site, using AJAX calls to reload ...
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Using AJAX on homepage to handle feeds, bad for SEO?

I'm running multiple feeds of loops on my homepage much like youtube.com and I want to use AJAX to load them instead of tabbed content with jQuery. Since most of my traffic comes from posts I'd like ...
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Town Of Pixels - Getting Traffic [closed]

I need some inputs and feedback on one of my application which i released a week back. Its name is Town of Pixels (http://www.townofpixels.com). Its majorly for designers, photographers and artists ...
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Is there a penalty for opposite of cloaking?

Let's assume I have 100 different web pages with original and good content. But I want to publish on these pages same advert content (text video flash pictures) If I decided to use ajax and jquery ...
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AJAX website doesn't get indexed properly

Why http://anuary.com doesn't get indexed properly? I've submitted the sitemap ( http://anuary.com/?sitemap=true ) almost a month ago. However, 0 pages appear in Google index. I've also prepared the ...
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Could AJAX + caching be seen as cloaking?

I have a website where we use a technique to speed up loading times based on a combination of AJAX + caching. Basically, when we have a section in a page with content which is slow to retrieve, we ...
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Database Management System do exist? [closed]

I want to build a database for my no-profit association, and i was planning to do it by myself. But then i realize that really i don't have the time to buid a solid, secure system. So i was ...
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Best approach to creating self-updating content - i.e. chat rooms, shoutboxes and so on [closed]

The only way I can think of to have a shoutbox or similar element update itself when somebody posts a new 'shout' and it needs to be loaded in everyone else's browsers is to have Javascript check ...
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Why not AJAX'ify entire websites?

Is there any solid reasoning as to why sites shouldn't be developed with ajax functionality that loads major parts of each part (assuming there are elements like the header, navigation etc that remain ...
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How to manually list set of urls for search engines to index

So I have created a video website which has thousands of videos and thousands of videos get added to it on a daily basis. Here is my problem :- I have created a website which basically loads the ...
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Can AJAX in a CMS slow down your server

I am currently developing some plugins for WordPress, and I was wondering which route to take. Let's take an example, you want to display the last 3 tweets on your page. Option 1 You do things the ...
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AdSense block not displaying anything

I have copied and pasted the following code into my page, but it seems to be having no effect. It should have a fall back block colour, but nothing is showing. Code copied/pasted straight from ...
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Site.xml with #!, still ok to have bare URL as home page?

I'm trying to get some ajax content on my main page indexed by google. I've implemented the #! url structure for that content and the corresponding piece on the server which renders what users see ...
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What is the best SEO method for a single page website on which all content is loaded with initial page load

I'm developing a single page website that will have all it's content available by scrolling down and showing/hiding various DOM elements. Most of the discussion I've seen on SO on this topic is ...
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quick wiki solution with inline editing [and AJAX]?

I am trying to set up a site which will implement a fast, lightweight wiki engine: double click anywhere to append or change text press a green button to add a resource drag a link to reorder/add ...
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alternatives to google adsense for ajax reloads

What alternatives to google adsense are availalbe that support the reloading of ads through and AJAX application? I can't locate one.
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Does Google crawl and index AJAX on HTTPS sites?

We made transitioned out website to HTTPS. We also now use nearly AJAX to load almost all the content. Therefore all URLs of existing pages have changed. We used 301 redirects as recommended and we ...