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How many links must a webpage have for it to be ok according to google?

The home page of the help section of my site (help.clubcatcher.com) received the following report after running it through powermapper tools: Avoid "doorway" pages created just for search engines ...
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Do banner ads make my website a commercial website?

I am preparing a small wiki based tutorial website.I will have to be grabbing lots of contents under the Creative Commons (CCL), and I'm planning to place some ads on the website, to cover the costs ...
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SEO benefit for a page title of contents with anchor links to page headings

In one of my Wordpress single posts, I'm planning to put a plain text list of my page sub headings (H3 tags) with anchor links that jump to the page section. Is there any benefit or harm of doing so ...
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I had an old website with tons of content that is offline, can I reuse the content for my new site?

I have an old archived site with tons of text content. I did a google search, and the text does not exist anymore in the search and it shows as results not found, this is after using the " " ...
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Make Clear to user which areas covered without keyword stuffing

Hi we have a catering website one of our main niches is birthday party catering. One of our main selling points is that we cover all suburbs and towns. It is essential for us (or at least for my ...
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Moving content from one site to another - keep content on both sites

I have 1 domain with about 100 posts I would like to move those 100 posts to another (new) domain BUT also keep the posts on the existing (old) domain! Would copying the content to the new domain, ...
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Inline CSS on Header Tag

Does putting inline CSS on a heading element such as <h1> and <h2> affect SEO? If so, how?
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When removing poor quality content, should it be removed slowly for SEO, or all at once?

I own a website where students share notes, articles, exams and exercises. Most of this content has bad quality, poor titles and spelling errors, but the website received a lot of traffic back in the ...
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SEO impact of asyncronous loading of home page content

In the home page of my e-shop I usually have banners with links to the (at that time) most important pages. These banners change frequently, like one to twice a month, and they usually don't have ...
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Is a properly made website with more content has advantage in SEO?

Somewhere I was reading about SEO and it was noted that for search engines, it is beneficial if a website has: Many pages within Long pages (~pages filled with a lot of content) Of course these ...
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Is content scraping useful for SEO or harmful?

Is content scraping useful for SEO or harmful? Scraping: Taking content from other places on the web and publishing it on your own site. There are many websites that only contain pieces of other ...
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Dealing with illegal user-submitted content

I recently got a question from a user that I'm not quite certain how to answer. Basically I run a service that will allow users to submit content for analysis. The data submitted is very rarely ...
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Is it possible to recover the content of a website no more available?

Some years ago I charged some information and pictures on a web platform which let companies and freelancers keeping in touch for professional purposes. In the meanwhile the website stopped working. ...
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Wordpress DataBase Local Content different from Remote Content

Problem Description I am developing a project using Wordpress as a CMS for a web page of a Scientific Research Group to Publish Information, News, Publications and Projects of the Scientific Group. ...
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Does increasing or deacreasing content length impact SEO?

I run a WordPress blog and write a lot of content. The average content length per post is between 1000 and 1500 words. Does increasing or decreasing average content length of my next posts impact SEO ...
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Large image and ad unit above the fold on mobile site

(A.T.F. stands for Above The Fold, in case anyone is confused.) I read the following on google: Is placing a 300x250 ad unit on top of a high-end mobile optimized page considered a policy ...
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Rhythmyx CMS no items to display, only admins can see anything other than folders

Recently, our CMS system running Rhythmx suddenly stopped displaying items to users and instead is only displaying folders. The bigger issue however is that admin users can see the files but no other ...
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Is it okay to have irrelevant text in paragraph tags?

My Magento site and theme has a total of 30 paragraphs (<p>) in the source code of the product page. Only 5 are relevant to the product. Others include the the welcome message, phone number, ...
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Canonicalization for pages each comparing two products

What is the best way to handle canonicalization for product comparison pages? For example: Page that compares item 1 against item 2 Page that compares item 2 against item 3 In the above example, ...
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Hacked content detected email from Google

I received an email from Google listing two links to a site of mine witch resolve on my regular "Page not found" page, the listed hacked links are: http://example.com/Cialis ...
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Overhaul website - completely remove old content?

I am working on a client's website. It currently runs on WordPress and has a ton of pages which are badly created keyword stuffed, and not user friendly at all. Our plan is to completely overhaul the ...
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How many characters of text would count as sufficient “content” above the fold for mobile?

It seems that google still refuses to pay for my idea of having the most important part of my mobile web page (the picture) to fill the screen. I guess this is because google believes all the content ...
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Adding a forum may hurt SEO traffic?

I have a WordPress blog (blogging and technology niche) with 10,000 monthly SEO traffic (95% from Google). I have decided to add forum using bbPress to that blog (www.example.com/forum/). I can't ...
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Do good web pages including a good video get a better SERP click rate?

Several studies describe the average click rate distribution from position 1 to position 10 on the first page of Google results. Some people claim that web pages with videos are often not displayed ...
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Multidomain site with duplicate content

Our client wants different domains for different countries where they have hearthquarters. So we would have www.example1.com, www.example2.us, www.example3.com.br, etc. (it is also multilanguage, with ...
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Should I build links to my images?

I know a basic of image seo is that we optimize image tag with "alt" and "title", but I noticed that my specific page get on top with some keywords but my images doesn't. Why? How can I improve it? ...
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Targeting Locations in content seen as keyword dumping

Lets say I have the following page about catering it reads something like this: We do Catering in All mayor cities in Australia including Perth, Sydney, Melbourne..etc. Lets say the user clicks the ...
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Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?

I thought this is the right section - my main concern is search results, visibility, etc., not necessarily peoples' perception, as it's a blog-type of a site. I saw recently a very popular site allow ...
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What's the proper way to check page similarity? [duplicate]

The following are two sample web pages I have created: example.com/index1.htm example.com/index2.htm I have deliberately used the same HTML markup and same bloated in-line stylesheet code in both. ...
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Google Analytics does not report any keywords with fewer than 5 impressions

I am a webmaster for six websites. I have connected all 5 websites with Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Having integrated Google Analytics with Webmaster Tools, I am able to see all ...
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Keyword / source code [duplicate]

When running our site through SEOQuake (online seo tool) it picks up keywords such as 'vhost', 'www', and 'cms' as the most-used keywords - seemingly these are related to the technical framework of ...
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delisting my old URL's from copyright services

About a month ago, I redid a major part of my website so that the difference between thousands of URL's is the subdomain name itself. Now I go on copyscape and put in my new URL and it tells me that ...
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Services to monitor if site is hacked and defaced? [closed]

Are there any services that will monitor a web site and report if it gets hacked and defaced? Which are reputable and recommended? How does the service notify you when your site is having problems?
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Multiple sites, same markup, different content, tier linkage = SEO penalty?

I've developed a site, and I'd like to apply the exact same theme with the same HTML markup but different CSS styling to multiple different sites on different domains. The sites will be related in ...
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SEO for a website with a commercial and a residential versions that use the same images and mostly the same text

A website I'm currently working on requires there to be both a residential and commercial version of the website. The two versions will be quite similar across the board, but the copy will have some ...
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Sitemap submission : Do sitemaps need to be resubmitted when they are updated?

In short: Should I resubmit my sitemap through Google Webmasters Tools every time I replace a sitemap.xml with an existing sitemap.xml (i.e., www.domain.com/sitemap.xml)? Or does it check it ...
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SEO implications of using different content with the same URL for campaign purposes

I'm assessing the feasibility of serving up slightly different content based on the campaign ad that is clicked on. In many aspects, this will be similar in approach to serving up different languages ...
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How long should I wait before adding content to a 'moved' website?

I 'moved' my website from domain A to domain B. Did all the necessary things (301, notified Google in Webmaster Tools). The question is, how long should I wait until I can put new content on domain ...
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time for my website to get content updated with new content.

It has been 2 months after we launched a website with original content. During the first month after the launch, we have edited the content so many times and lastly fixed the required content with ...
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SEO ranking when copying content from other website with permissions

I have a website which I started recently, with this website I have partnered with many other websites who have agreed to let me copy and use thier content on my site for link exchange. So in this ...
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How to stay safe from being copied? [closed]

Unique content is a major factor in ranking website. But what happen if anybody copies your unique content? How does Google prioritize the websites then? Does is affect on rankings too much? What are ...
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What impact does upper/lower case have on SEO?

I am not asking about URL upper/lower cases. First lets look at these few examples. Example 1: <p>Hi, My Name Is Imran Bughio!</p> Example 2: <p>HI, MY NAME IS IMRAN ...
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how to avoid being noticed as a spam and not hurt seo? We are not trying to create doorway pages

I have a website, where we have a similar structure across all our pages, what differs is the location and product type. Eg: When you buy marketing xxx database from us, we tend to provide you ...
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How (il)legal is it to get data from a 100% accessible but not “exposed” API

I found a website that provides a huge filterable table with up-to-date data about cities in a country. This site uses an infinite scrolling approach to load the rows for the table. By exploring ...
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Can referrer-based web page content be SEO friendly?

Basically, I am going to be using the page referrer to display different content on a given page. It won't be the entire page depending on the referrer, but little aspects like the way titles are ...
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Why do websites have a contact form? isn't an email address enough?

What's reason behind having a contact form on a website, when a simple e-mail link is enough? Why do so many web sites have contact forms? Is it just a habit?
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How can old versions of websites be appearing on the web?

All websites in the freeserve.co.uk and fsnet.co.uk domains (e.g. www.divdev.fsnet.co.uk/scicaf.htm which has an update date on the page) sometimes show their latest version but sometimes show their ...
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How do product resellers get round the duplicate content problem?

We have a customer who is the local distributor or reseller for a German-based supplier. The products are high quality and beautiful images, videos and elegant English-language text are made ...
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Would adding category name to the title of item page enhance SEO rank?

I have an online classifieds website where posts (items) are classified into 4 categories, such as "life style", "buy and sell", "Moms to moms" and "jobs". At the front page all the recent items are ...
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Content keywords are incorrect in Google Webmaster Tools

I have recently opened a Shopify store however the content keywords are linking back to the 'opening soon' message on the storefront password page. That page was there for about 2 months but I had ...