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How to redirect old page link to new link when using new CMS for website [duplicate]

We are doing a new website and the current website www.domains.com has been running for almost 3 years and is quite visible on search engines. Now we are working on new website with multilingual ...
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Does seperate marketing website and main web application make sense? [closed]

I am working on a website that offers a service to customers. As part of this, there is obviously lots of informational, marketing and news information, as well as a regular "backend" where actual ...
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82 views

Which CMS scenario should I choose for SEO?

I have a website, about web design and programming, which uses WordPress. I also list some applications that I have made, in pages like: mysite.com/myapp1 mysite.com/myapp2 (note: these pages are ...
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3answers
93 views

Can creating a duplicate site for testing and upgradation can cause duplicate content

Considering upgrade of CMS to latest version- the process may take anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. May suggest - we need to work on live server, what we have planned: take exact replica of site and ...
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18 views

Wordpress/CMS for small business SEO? [duplicate]

It's oft-heard that Wordpress has top-notch SEO and there are even rumors that Google's algorithms (and other search engines) are designed to specifically favor Wordpress-based sites. If I'm in ...
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713 views

Are images with non-standard extensions (such as “.ashx”, instead of “.png” or “.jpg”) bad for SEO?

Certain CMS' running on IIS like Sitecore do not give image files appropriate file formats like .png or .jpg by default, but instead link to images as: <img src="/media/Some Folder/EX-IMG.ashx" ...
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1answer
234 views

Is it valid to have 2, 3, or more canonical tags?

I have seen a major website have more than 2 canonical tags on certain pages. Here's the page URL: http://www.example.com/en_GB/shop/details.cfm?R=PRODUCT23:en_GB Here's the first canonical ...
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2answers
105 views

Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO?

Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO? ----OR ---- does blogging on popular cms platform like wordpress helps in SEO as compared to using a ...
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430 views

E-commerce + CMS: 2 sites or one?

Ok, let's say that a customer already has a CMS managed web site but now wants to sell goods online using an E-commerce platform (Magento in this case). My question is, does it make any difference ...
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140 views

One website two CMS

I have a business with two products, lets say boat engines and car engines. Direct from the home page one can click on either cars engines or boat engines. The subpages of each section are then not ...
4
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3answers
183 views

How should I fix the problem of duplicate content created by my CMS system's manual page alias feature?

My site’s CMS has a manual page alias feature which is in wide use. I recently noticed that the aliased pages and the original pages are showing up in GA with separate traffic. For example: ...
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34 views

What to do to notify search engines of of a cms switch Wordpress->Drupal?

I'm switching a website from wordpress to drupal. The structure and content of the new website will be slightly different so i'd like to know what are the things i need to do in order to notify the ...
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119 views

MODx CMS and SEO [closed]

Does anyone have any experience with MODx CMS? How good or bad is it for a MODx-based website in regards of its SEO?
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3answers
247 views

Do hosting company and CMS matter?

Does it matter for SERP, where my site is hosted and whether it's created with the use of a CMS, and if yes, does it matter, what particular CMS was used?
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1answer
121 views

Managing site content

Recently my father started a catering company. He asked me (my day job is a back end web developer) to create a very basic web site for him with some intro copy, the menus and contact details. He also ...
2
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2answers
62 views

Orgranizing a large amount of unique (non-product) static content in Magento?

Some of you may have seen my previous question where I was asking how websites that don't offer especially 'interesting' content go about link building - particularly in the case of e-commerce. The ...
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2k views

What SEO problems could I run into when changing CMS?

I have a website on one CMS and I wish to switch to another CMS. What are some problems SEO-wise that I could run into? I am aware that the way each CMS handles urls is different, so I'll make sure ...
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1answer
88 views

Moving and redesigning a website

I am currently in the process of redesigning a successful business website. First I will be moving the site to a new web host. Once it is up and running I will begin porting the site into Joomla. ...
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209 views

Moving from a static site to a CMS with new URLs and meta-data for pages

I am in the process of rebuilding a site from static pages to a CMS which will be using mod_rewrite to generate new page URLs. In this process our marketing people and myself have decided to tidy up ...
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500 views

Why can using a CMS be bad for SEO?

I often hear and read that if you are serious about SEO you should avoid using a CMS. Are there any credible reasons as to why a CMS can be bad for SEO/Website optimisation?