Blogs are journals made of dated entries and published on the web. Their name derives from the term "web log."

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Is using an external blogging platform and URL bad for SEO?

I want to add a blog to my website to update the user on the new features. The rest of the website is custom code and does not use any CMS. For the blog, I want to use something like Blogger and put ...
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Getting started in web dev/design with a webcomic website [on hold]

I have tried to learn web development and design in the past and have always crashed and burned. The only thing i was able to make was a simple landing page for a fake club that i used as an april ...
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Moving WordPress blog to new domain

I created a website and a blog. Assume the website address is example.com. And I added a blog (WordPress) to that website at example.com/blog. I need to move my blog to a new domain (only the blog). ...
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Can adding a blog be an effective method for improving SEO?

It seems like these days everyone is preaching about adding a blog to your website to benefit your SEO, but just how effective is it? I know it will depend partly the on content etc. but with everyone ...
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Does more traffic to my website improve SERP? [duplicate]

I have a few very popular blog posts that rank highly on keywords I am not focusing on. My question is does my website's SERP benefits from this high traffic? Is there an official information out ...
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Using WordPress account on a domain?

I just got my own domain from SiteGround (first time doing anything like this.) and installed WordPress on it. Is it possible I could use that as my main WordPress account? I'm not seeing any option ...
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How to make Google consider subdomain as part of the main website in SEO?

I have a well ranked website on Google and Bing. In the last few months I've been feeding a blog for my webpage and now I'm trying to rank it on Google and Bing just like I did with my website. ...
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Do I get penalized for hosting a blog in a subfolder? [duplicate]

First of all, I know this is an ongoing debate, I’ve read forums and seen different opinions but I’m still confused. Here’s my problem. I’ve started my website from scratch (design and code) and now ...
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Should we try to add backlinks using a blog or paid backlink services?

I'm new to SEO, I've just started my business last month and I want to get backlinks, but I don't know where I can start. Should I create a new blog (like Blogger or Tumblr), or use backlink services? ...
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How to wildcard 301 redirect inner blog so all current posts work with new blog name?

Say I have the following: http://example.com/blog-domain-name/blog-post.html I want it like this: http://example.com/blog/blog-post.html Can I do this with a simple 301 redirect using wildcard ...
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Google sometimes (erratically) shows my blog instead of my website in its results

When I go to Google and search on my domain, most of the time I see my website (i.e., mydomain.com) in the first page. But sometimes, instead of displaying a link to my website, Google shows a link to ...
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Blog Tagging - Is it important?

My question is simple. Are tagging blog post important? When I say important it has two areas: Is it important for users using the website. Is it important for SEO? For instance let's say I write ...
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Which domain name is best? [closed]

I am planning to buy a new domain for my blog. My name is Joel. If I choose a domain as joelblog.com or something like that will it be nice? Or should I choose a name like expertthings.com or ...
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61 views

Blog Layout, duplicate content and SEO

I am wondering wether my blog content can be considered as duplicated by search engines. Here is my situatuion, each article can be fully displayed on 4 different urls : Blog layout : 2 full ...
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How to create a seperate blog page on my site with a different theme

My website is currently setup as a blog, where there are categories and post within them. However I want to create a separate page where I can discuss news, ideas, and thoughts, while having a ...
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Website does not have post previews when viewing on mobile

For some reason when I view my site on mobile devices the homepage just displays the full article one after the other as opposed to thumbnail and text previews. Any idea what the reason behind this ...
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Trying to publish blog articles correctly on Facebook [closed]

I have this blog here: http://www.mareva.es/noticias The problem: when I try to share an article in Facebook, I get in the pre-publish page this text amistades guadalajara club deportivo. It is true ...
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How spam comment affect my blog and website rank?

I have already read many articles on how I can detect spam comments and prevent spamming. But still I'm not satisfying with it, I just want to know how a spam comment can affect my blog and website ...
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How to hide existence of a private blog?

I have a friend who would like to start a 'blog'. The problem is that she would like it to be private so that only people invited can read it. So I told her to use a private WordPress. But she said ...
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Start an internal site blog or focus on Facebook and LinkedIn?

I am putting together a social media campaign for my company. We already have a site with 300,000 product pages and I am wonder how effective blogging within the site would be compared to to blogging ...
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Using Blogger to power a site's internal blog

I would like to add a blog to my site. I am considering using a Blogger blog which my site would access (probably using the RSS feed) parse, and display using a set of my own HTML templates. I ...
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Trying to add share button for blog articles

I have added share buttons to the articles on this page: http://185.37.226.104/noticias I have used the code generated here. As you can see there are multiple articles on the same page, I have ...
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Is there any value in reposting someone else's article?

Say you get permission from the article's author to repost his article on your own site, and give a link back to the original author; is there any SEO value?
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Are text links that are NOT wrapped in anchor tags read by Google as backlinks?

My wife is a writer and often has pieces published on other sites. The articles usually list a short bio and her blog URL but never seem to anchor link to her blog. They will write www.blogtitle.com ...
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“Read more” link bad or good for SEO?

I have seen that most bloggers are using "read more" as link text to posts on their home page that link to the full article or blog post. I understand that it's quite important for navigation of site. ...
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Search query from Google Webmaster Tools isn't found in my SERP

I write a blog at blogger.com. I am using Google Webmaster Tools on my blog. In my Webmaster tool dashboard, I can see that a particular search query has an average position of 5. See the attached ...
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How to permanently remove my blog post from Google's index?

I want to remove some of my old posts from Google index. I have added rel=nofollow tag in all my posts then from web master tool i have used removed URL option. After two days my post was removed from ...
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Is it good ideo seo point of view- to give noindex or nofollow to labels and tags? [duplicate]

Is it a good idea seo point of view to give noindex or nofollow to labels and tags? I am creating a blog with tagging post. What is the best strategy for tag pages?
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Is it better to host your own blog or use Medium? [closed]

Is it good idea create a company blog on Medium instead of setting it up on your subdomain. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Medium for your company blog? Can you you post your ...
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Content change on front page

I am building a blog type website with articles. In one category, new articles will be posted every 2-3 days. I need the last article from that category to be (totally) displayed on the front page ...
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how to make backlinks for Malayalam sites either english or Malayalam [duplicate]

I am new to SEO.I need help ? The website is fully in Malayalam content so how to make backlinks?But keyword is English. any body pls help me
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Do blog comments count as updates to your website? [duplicate]

I constantly hear that websites which are updated frequently do better in terms of SEO, so I was wondering: do blog comments count? I'm guessing they do, since they show that the website still has a ...
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How do I optimize SEO in a multiblog WordPress install?

We are about to launch two product pages plus a corporate website. The goal is to keep a blog in all of the sites, but here it comes the question about how to do it in a way we get everything unified ...
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Blog posts all on homepage or teasers that link to main post?

Which is better? Which will lead to more readership and/or SEO? Currently showing a synopsis on homepage that links to full blog post. What would be the better approach: the whole blog post on posts ...
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Few small blogposts vs one big blogpost

I have a blog about different Internet and programming topics, and a few posts which have rather good ranking and some traffic. One blog post is about a tool I developed. I make updates to the tool, ...
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For SEO purposes, should I put my blog on a webpage or a subdomain? [duplicate]

For example if I want to post under a webpage called “blog”, should I make that example.com/blog/category/article or blog.example.com/category/article, assuming that example.com has an about page, a ...
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Should I use HTTPS for my WordPress blog? [duplicate]

In general I am aware of what SSL does and how, but I'm not exactly sure as to what's the accepted custom, i.e. whether I actually am supposed to use it for my blog. There will be no other users than ...
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Image as a background for a website - good or bad?

Blogger has some quite awful templates to offer, but one way to make it look less terrible to the eye of a layman (me) is with this background picture: Yet, I haven't seen many popular blogs that ...
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Does using an author's real name (vs just a company name) typically improve the ranking of blogs/articles?

Is there a general rule of thumb for authorship of company blog posts or articles? Specifically, is there any possibility of hurting the search ranking of a website (or its blog posts) by not ...
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Seo tips for blog [duplicate]

I've got a Blogger blog, how can I grow traffic from search engines? And what optimizations can I do for the blog?
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SEO for replacing blog content, but keeping the same page URL

This might not have any major impact on the SEO, but basically I have a random blog at this URL: http://example.com/blog (not a real URL), that I am removing and replacing with a company blog. I want ...
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Should I accept the outsiders blog content creators offerings?

It's become quite common to receive offers of blog-posts content for a dynamic website. Some of these offers are unrelated, and of-course shouldn't be published. However, I did get some related offers ...
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Tumblr alternative without pr0n [closed]

I have to give a presentation to a group of middle school students, and the activity I have planned is to have them start their own blog. Ideally, I'd like to have them set up a Tumblr account because ...
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Domain is missing now [closed]

I just purchased my own domain from GoDaddy just now and redirected my blogger.After successful redirection my domain went missing in the GoDaddy account. Although everything works fine, I cannot ...
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If a blogger writes a whole article about my website, how important are anchor texts?

If there is a full article about my web-service, with my brand name in the title, and many relevant keywords that I would like Google to consider in my rankings, and links to my web-site with simple ...
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Does using WordPress alongside my CMS violate any search engine guidelines?

I created my own CMS for my website, so it doesn't use any general CMS. I don't have a blog right now but I plan to use WordPress core to build one (like www.myweb.com/blog). I will have two admin ...
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Should my blog be directly on my website?

I have my newly launched website at www.slicify.com (redirects to a secure subdomain). I currently have a separate blog on WordPress: slicify.wordpress.com for a couple of reasons: I don't really ...
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Do links to my site in www.mysite.blogspot.com point back to my site or blogger?

I've recently started a website and of course I'm trying to build backlinks. I've started a blogger blog as one way to do this yet I'm continually hounded by sales calls that tell me if I post a link ...
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Problems defining CNAME for tumblr custom domain through directadmin

I'm having problems trying to define a CNAME from blog.mydomain.com to domains.tumblr. I'm using directadmin DNS Administration. I've added a sub-domain named blog.mydomain.com and then in DNS ...
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Should “other interest” outbound link be nofollow?

I am usually blogging about programming issues in my blog. Occasionally I like to write guest post in the "travel" category. I like to link the post from my blog as Other interest. Both are entirely ...