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

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Which is the blog engine for my needs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am hosting two websites, which basically contain two filtered views to one blog-like data base. Both sites have their ...
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How can I copy posts from my old (but still active) blog without SEO penalty?

I have had an old blog (which is still active) where I published some articles which I also want to publish on the new blog? How can I do this without SEO penalty?
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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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Should I remove rel next/prev from a single WordPress article?

First of all, this is not a question of 'how to remove', it's a question of 'should I remove'. I've just noticed rel next and prev links on our single WordPress blogs. I'm not sure if they are new ...
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SEO tips on changing blog pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: /blog/...
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Hosting a blog on website VS using a blogging service (in terms of SEO)

I am programming an ecommerce website and I know I am going to add a blog to the mix. I am unsure, however, if it is better for me build the blog portion into the website or could I just use a service ...
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is it worthwhile to choose a less attractive domain name to get the .com extension? [closed]

I have to purchase a second level domain and choosing the name for my website, which is basically a comic strips blog. That's to say it doesn't have commercial purposes mainly, but I don't exclude the ...
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Does Google really care if your WordPress site has a “blog page” or not?

I'm developing a WP site with a blog. I want to show the blog posts by assigning "blog" as a parent category to all posts and using that category archive page to show the blog posts. I would not use ...
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Which Domain Extension is better for more traffic and better google ranking in my blog? [duplicate]

I have started a new blog on blogspot and I want to purchase a domain name for my blog. I am confused which extension domain name is better. Which one should I go for? .web .xyz .online .site .pw ....
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Discounts for free blog post

We are thinking about offering a discount for our service (real estate listing site) if a client (real estate agent, rental agent) writes a blog post about our service, or an endorsement for our ...
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WordPress subcategories and SEO

I have questions about categories. Is it okay to have child (nested categories)? For example: Software Development -- Web ---- Java Script ---- PHP ---- HTML 5 -- Low level ---- C ---- Assembly ...
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SEO tips for blog posts pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: /blog/...
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SEO: Should my homepage be a blog page?

From an SEO point of view, should my homepage be my posts page? We run a business and we have a website that details our services, our prices, our office, it has a who we are page etc... It also has ...
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How to index a new page on a website [duplicate]

I have a website and created a blog post. How search engines will know about my new blog post. is there any tool to submit my webpage to get indexed or search engine will automatically detect that ...
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Will Google punish me if I import a story from my own blog to Medium.com?

I've heard that Google punishes sites with duplicate content. If I write an article on my blog then import it on Medium (basically a copy/paste) will Google regard it as a duplicate? Medium.com is ...
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What are the advantages or disadvantages of using blogging platforms?

I want to create a blog and I want my own domain. It will be a blog mainly, but I don't exclude to add some sections for contacts and purchasing items from a store later. Since some weblog ...
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Two datePublished for LiveBlogPosting

Based on the information below, I understand having a datePublished for the actual post on the WordPress blog index page, but it required a datePublished for the actual blog. How does Google treats ...
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Should I make my website private until I have a lot of content?

I have a brand new Blog-type website that will target a specific niche market. I plan to link affiliate products. At the moment I basically have a skeleton website as I get my colors, logos, ect. ...
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Popular blog not making money? [closed]

I am running a popular blog magazine over 8 years, has great traffic about 500,000 impressions and 20,000 clicks monthly. The only source of revenue I use is Adsense but it is not even bringing $100. ...
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exporting a blog from a blogging platform to a website

I want to create a blog with my own domain and considere both the following alternatives: (a) purchasing a domain, a host service and creating a website from scratch ; (b) run a blogger platform ...
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Is it worthwhile to buy my domain name with many top level domains?

I'm creating a blog and I will purchase my own domain name. It will be a blog mainly, but I don't exclude to expand it later by adding other features (like an e-commerce platform , a module for ...
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What criteria should I consider when choosing a domain register? [duplicate]

I want to create a blog with my own domain and there are many companies which offer the same domain for different prices. Do they offer different services at different price points or does their ...
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How to have a blogspot blog in my domain?

I have a blog at http://afsharm.blogspot.com. How can I have this blog and all old posts, comments and templates in my own domain like http://myowndomain.com/? Which specifications this domain must ...
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301 redirect blogspot to an existing domain?

Is it possible to redirect a blogspot site to an existing URL? Note that I don't want to buy a new domain and tell blogspot to use that, eg as per this question: How to have a blogspot blog in my ...
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SEO for company blog - subdomain + SSL or subdirectory without SSL

I got an SEO question related to an issue we are having with how we set up our WordPress blog. It revolves around the benefits/penalties of Sub-directory vs sub-domain SSL vs No SSL. Which of ...
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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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Generic or brandable name for blog

This question looked like a duplicate, but it's actually talking about domains in general which may include company domains. My question is about blog domains. And all the answers in that question ...
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Which ads return more revenue

i have a blog, i want to display ads and earn money as part time work. Can you suggest me which ads bring up more revenue except Google ads?
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How do I tell blogger which image is the thumbnail to use in data:post.thumbnailUrl?

I recently started with blogger. I was tweaking the homepage a bit to display thumbnail and post excerpts with read more link. A lot of websites say to use this kind of code: <b:if cond='data:...
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How to write a blog for SEO purpose

I have a photo sharing website, which provides very little textual content. Users can add tags to photos and a description, but it creates a lot of duplicate content, because most of the descriptions ...
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Dynamic Sitemap with Blog

I have a website. My website also have a blog page where I post blog posts. Blogs are posted on WordPress. I want each time I post a new blog, the website XML sitemap updated with that blog post. How ...
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Better to create multiple related niche blogs or one blog that contains all related niches?

I am finding it difficult to decide whether having small blog sites under specific domains is better than having one blog site that contains several sections about the subcategories of the main topic. ...
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Subdomain on top of your personal domain vs. separate domain?

I already have a personal website with my personal name (e.g.namesurname.com) as domain. I have just a few visitors. I am expert in two different areas that are not very much connected to each other ...
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Does a bunch of post tags within Wordpress help with SEO?

we run a wordpress blog with almost 94.000 post tags, spread over 5000 posts, and only 20.000 of these post tags are actually attached to more than one post, hence 74.000 of the total number of tags ...
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Can you be sued for using publicly used images on a blog without copyright permission?

Lets say I write a blog post about the new Batman movie or a the new Grand Theft Auto game and i decide to use the boxart/poster or a wallpaper as the main image for the blog post, can I be sued for ...
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WordPress security checklists on cPanel

I'm installing WordPress on a shared cPanel hosting for blogging. I'm planning to install it in a folder under public_html, that is, public_html/myblog. I am using WordPress application installer ...
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Page speed - Loading comments on an article/blog post

So I'm currently building a template page to use for articles that we will be purchasing from a content writer (so basically we are content marketing). I'm finishing up the layout on the comment ...
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How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account?

How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account for my domain name? The URL should look like this: www.example.com/blog/sme/abc-wxy-zdg or this: www....
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How to prevent common spam on a WordPress blog [duplicate]

Right from the day I installed WordPress on my site, I started getting spam comments/trackbacks. I have also prevented anonymous comments. I get the following email whenever a new spam is posted: ...
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Is it good impression to put ads on a professional blog? [closed]

I have been writing my professional blog for 1.5 years where I am sharing articles on Microsoft technologies and monetizing ads on it. I am following too many expert's blogs and I see, no one ...
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Posting old content on a new website. Which date to use?

I have been writing a sort of diary for quite some time (5 years) that I store locally on my computer. Now I have decided to make some if this content publicly available in the shape of a WordPress ...
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Is it smart or shady to move a few abandoned but relevant social blogs to our e-commerce domain? [closed]

Eight years ago, our e-commerce company "sponsored" a few different blogs. By sponsored, I mean that we created these blogs, but kept them on separate domains and made them look like separate entities....
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Different domain extension for blog

I have a main website under a .be extension as it is mainly aiming at the Belgian market. Now I want to start a separate blog with topics that are related to my .be-website. I currently also own the ....
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SEO advantages of /blog when forwarding via ProxyPass

We've had requests from clients via their SEO companies to host blogs accompanying ecommerce sites on theirdomain.com/blog rather than on - for example - blog.theirdomain.com As we look after their ...
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Shifting blog from blogger to wordpress - retain traffic

We have a popular blog hosted on the blogger platform with a custom domain name. We want to move it to a self hosted WordPress website with the same domain. The blog has an authority on 8/10 to 9/10 ...
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noindex all posts and doindex all tags

I have a Tumblr-style picture blog running on WordPress. The blog has only one picture per post, and thousands of pics all tagged. Let's pretend its all pics of cars; each post has one pic of a car, ...
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Google removing full path in search results

Just noticed something strange and would like to see if anyone knows why this is happening. On my own website and the BYBE blog the pages that appear in Google's search results do not return the full ...
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What's the best practice for someone who wants to reprint a Blog article on their site? [duplicate]

Someone wants to post a copy of a blog article on their site. I'm fine with that as it'll get a link back to us. But I'm concerned that Google might view one or both as duplicate content.
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What are the SEO Benefits of adding a Tumblr feed to a website?

A client of ours has a CMS driven Blog in his hotel site - he would like to use the blog to add depth top his site and add SEO benefits relating to the blogs content. The current blog is a basic ...
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How to have my GoDaddy hosted domain name take me directly and automatically to my blog

I have a website on GoDaddy. I have WordPress downloaded on a directory called blog. I would like so that when some one types my website name it takes it to the blog, but at the moment I have to type ...