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Is there a point in registering my company (and my website URL) in a public company catalog for SEO?

There are many local and global company catalogs. Some of them generate info about my company automatically, some have to be manually filled out. Is there any benefit to registering and adding a link ...
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Should I “disavow” all links from spammy directories? [duplicate]

Since I took over management of a site, I've noticed on Google Webmaster Tools https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/external-links that there are links from about 2000 different sites -- "social ...
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How do these SERPs display directory information in rich-snippet without sitelinks? (two example screenshots)

Here are two examples of directory sites which have rich-snippets. How do these sites display directory information (local business contact info) in the SERP listing without using site-links? In ...
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301 redirects and non-existent directories

I just wanted to clarify something; my boss often messes up and tells a customer to go to a specific directory; i.e. mysite.co.uk/directory/ instead of the actual correct URL ...
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PHP Clean Directory

Is there a way to clean a directory using PHP after a certain amount of days? I'd like to put the amount of days into a $Cleanup variable? I've tried and not been able to get it working.
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When can I remove directory validation script?

When I apply to add my website to a directory, it asks to add some script to my homepage or index page to validate the website. At what point can I remove this script? I want to add my site to various ...
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Changing image upload directory [duplicate]

A couple of years ago I changed my websites upload directory to a subdomain (to images.mudfooted.com). I am now working on a major update on my website and wondering if the subdomain is actually the ...
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58 views

Legality of publishing a website in directory?

I want to make a list of biggest websites that run on specific platform. I won't mention platform here but let's say xy for example. So basically it will be a directory where each site will be ...
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is it legal to use links from an established website to identify unique content?

Not sure if this is a good place to ask, but maybe someone here can point me in the right direction... If I wanted to make a commercial, directory type website (where users can enter content) and in ...
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Website directory structure regarding subdomains, www, and “global” content

I am trying to make a homemade HTTP server. It occurs to me, though, I never fully understood what you might call "relativity" among web pages. I have come across that www. is a subdomain, and I ...
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SEO and location targeting , sub-domain or sub-directory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory With regards to say a national service that has locations based in 10 cities. Each city needs to have individual content, such as blogs, ...
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How can I use .htaccess to rewrite different domains to different sub-directories, masking the sub-directory?

I have a shared hosting plan that allows unlimited addon domains, but they can only point to the public root (/). I use .htaccess to point different domains to their corresponding sub-directories. For ...
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Submitting new site to directories - will Google penalize?

I just started a new site with a forum to discuss stocks. I've already submitted my site to DMOZ. To help promote my site and to help people who are looking for stock discussion forums to find it, ...
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Apache2's recursive directory permission requirement

The experience I've had thus far is from Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 64 bit OS so if there are other OS differences I'd like to know if this is an OS specific problem or not. The issue I've experienced is ...
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257 views

How to hide download file from bots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restrict the download of all files in a folder? I want to make a private file available for download but not use username/password protection. I want to put the ...
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Which kind of public sitemap should I build for a search based navigation site

I have a search based navigation web-site. Each query has filters as well as sort-by. The search results point to end-pages inside the site. Each of those pages has many outlinks to other end-pages. ...
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Prevent file table from showing navigation links [closed]

I am trying to display the files in my folder, "Amir", but my table keeps displaying all of the files, "." and "..". How can I prevent my table from displaying ".." or "."? I have placed the code and ...
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.htaccess Forward all mail subdomains to /webmail/

I would like to write a .htaccess rewrite command that takes any url with a subdomain mail and forwards them to whatever domain included that subdomain with /webmail at the end. e.g. mail.zane.com ...
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Web Server Directory / URL question

Ok..So I know this is an easy question, but I just don't know. Given the URL: http://mail.google.com/ What is mail? Is that a directory or what? I have a domain, and I want to put a webpage on an ...
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displaying a list of files [closed]

In my web application I have the user sign up for an account, then the account data is saved in a mysql database. The user can then go to "index.php" and log in with their credentials. My application ...
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660 views

Point sub directory to another IP?

We have a website that we want to keep on it's hosting - www.domain.com. We then want to point a sub directory to hosting that is somewhere else www.domain.com/new-website. Is it possible to have ...
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Help! Requesting a change of URL on Yahoo Directory!

I submitted a couple websites on yahoo directory a month ago. For some reason, the url they listed was not the url I asked for, they listed the Japanese version instead of the submitted English ...
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Full password not required to access password protected directory?

I password protected a directory in cPanel. When I went to access the page in my browser, I accidentally hit backspace on the password before I hit enter. Surprisingly, the page still loaded. I played ...
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Is it a bad idea for my homepage to be in a sub-folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should home page be just domain name or can it be in a folder? I have just put my first website online :D It's a revision website (that's how cool I am:p ). All my ...
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Universal Business Listing

For SEO purposes, would it make sense to register with Universal Business Listing and buy a package from them? Or it's just going to be a waste of money?
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Stop searches showing tld domain sites appearing as subdirectory of main holding site domain?

I'm not sure if this is a problem specific to how my hosting is structured or not. Let's say the main domain for my account is maindomain.com (for purpose of discussion) I am building other sites, ...
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When multiple developers use cPanel, can they get individual passwords that prevent them from uploading into each other's directories?

I have multiple developers working on my cPanel account simultaneously. I want to assign them individual directories to work. I would need to be able to secure other directories from the developers ...
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Internal WordPress pages all 404 when using WAMP

I have a problem when using WAMP while designing and coding my site. Well, I have a local version of Wordpress installed in WAMP and use it as a tool to see my changes when coding. I also have the ...
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Apache <Directory> blocks

I'm trying to make it so that the outside world can't access a specific section of my website. What I did was: <Directory /Library/WebServer/.../secrets/> Order deny,allow Deny from ...
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Is it possible to force a directory index to display even if an index file exists?

On my Apache server I need to display a directory index of a given folder even if it already contains an index file that has been defined in DirectoryIndex. In this case an index.html file exists, but ...
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Restrict access to directories hosting different sites

My hosting provider requires that my primary domain (let's call it example.com) points to my public_html root. I also own several other domains (let's call them exampleA.com and exampleB.com) that are ...
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When creating a website, what permissions and directory structure?

I'm posing this question because I still haven't found a uniform method that I'm particularly fond of. Ideally, this combination of directory structure and permissions should suit any web server ...
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189 views

SEO directories - good or bad?

I am building my first blog that will provide quality information about a specific niche ( make up, fashion etc. haven't decided yet ). I am intending for it to be as high on the google page as ...
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How to display a directory without looking like spam

I need to list every city in a state (for instance, California), along with a huge list of automotive dealers per city. How do I do this on one page without looking like a link farm/spam page to end ...
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532 views

HTAccess redirect directories to index.html

I am working on a site that where I do not have permission to the server and someone else keeps changing the settings. That person just changed the settings preventing users from going to ...
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What is the key to getting your site accepted by the Open Directory Project?

I have tried several times over the past year to submit my site to the open directory project http://www.dmoz.org/. Every time I check back a few months later and the site hasn't been added. Is ...
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How secure is using .htpasswd to secure a directory?

I'm basically creating something off of my main domain www.mywebsite.com/intranet. I've created .htpasswd protection for that intranet directory. I can't implement individual user passwords yet and ...
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List of Article Submission Directories

I used to have a link to the top 50 article submission directories arranged by PR, Alexa, and maybe some other factors. Anyone have this link (and others), that show a ton of article submission ...
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Are files in a hidden directory safe?

I have a directory on my ISP's web server, I don't want users to see files inside that directory, so I have a index.html file in it to redirect user to my main page, I wonder someone could still write ...
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show content on domain.com from a sub directory

I have a domain that looks like domain.com on the server files look like: <www> <mydirectory> <otherstuff> <asubdomain> index.html .htaccess ok, so when you open the ...
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Directory template for Wordpress - Free or Paid

I'm looking for a wordpress template to create a website's directory. Anyone know? The template can be paid or free.
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Why should I use a subdomain structure over a directory structure?

I want to do blog.mysite.com but i know it will negatively impact my PR with Google. When is it preferable to structure your site like that vs mysite.com/blog? Is it only for the benefit of PR?