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Is it necessary/useful to build a sitemap for a small website?

I've created several small scale websites, usually for small businesses. They usually contain some information about the company, a contact form, and sometimes a few dynamic parts : news, pictures, ...
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Variable contents depending on user agent and SEO

I have a specific page that gives instructions to install/uninstall a software. Depending on the type of device visiting, the instructions are different, the rest of the page being the same. The ...
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Should I use 'robots.txt' or 'sitemap.xml' to get dynamically created files indexed in search engines?

I've structure my video site like this: / (root) index.html -/videos -/video-id1 (dynamically generated subdirectory when user uploads a video) /index.html (dynamically generated file ...
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Can the webpage title be changed after site has been loaded.

Can the web page title be set to be dynamic? I want to let some part to be updated in title, if any changes occur, an automatic update resulting in a bit of word addition to the title. Example : the ...
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How do I make a sprite full of different images (hover, non-hover, etc)?

I understand there are tools on the net to make a sprite, but I'd like to learn how to create icons for the different states of the icon. Is there an easy way to make all these different variations ...
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How to SEO pages with adaptively loaded alternative language on same URL?

So, when each page has content on it's own language we use HREFLANG attributes and it's all fine. But now, if I build a page in English but if user picks to display it in another language, I won't ...
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Dynamic URL generation and SEO

We are integrating some web-services in our website and it is mostly about integrating post codes search within the website. There are couple of ways to build this, the easiest is below but we are ...
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How to setup an AdSense crawler login that supports a range of dynamic URLs?

I have a website that largely features dynamic content. Every piece of dynamic content has it's own URL, such as "www.example.com/page/\*/\*" The problem I have is that many of these pages require a ...
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What keyword should come first in a product page's meta tags?

Working with ~100,000 products. Currently the way I'm using has the following priorites (most to least) Model information such as name and model number of a given product Product line's associated ...
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Stopping duplicate H1 and title from dynamic content

I have a web site where there are lots of dynamically (database driven) created pages. These pages are basically used to show uploaded images The pages look a bit like this URL: http://www.mywebsite....
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Hosting Dynamic Content on GitHub?

Is it possible to host dynamic content through GitHub:Pages? More specifically, we are using GitHub Enterprise, so we have a little more control, but I'm not aware of what dynamic content languages (...
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Publicly displayed e-mail address: Is it safe from spam-bots when dynamically generated?

I am currently in the process of making myself an employment website; the entire site uses a client-side rendering engine to dynamically load views. Because of this, the source of the page returns ...
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SEO-bots content reading question

I got a preety noobish question.. I have a web site and most of the content that is shown to a user is drawn from a database.. And the pages that i sent to eg. google to index have a querystring in ...
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How can I create a dynamic site that is still search-bot friendly?

If I want to have a slide effect between pages. You click a link, it is loaded off to the side and then slides in (pushing the old page off the other side). I can imagine using jQuery to do the PHP ...
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Single site web proxy

I want to create a dynamic mirror or a single site web proxy for my blog on a different domain. I have access to a php based web hosting, I own the content on the original site and due to low traffic ...
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How use a canonical link tag in a dynamic page?

<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.example.com/category/subcategory/example-product/product-id" /> I have a whole bunch of query string URLs (company products) that I have rewritten to ...
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Adding tagged / dynamic pages in sitemap

I've got a blog that's been running for about a year, with about 200 posts, and there should be about 220 pages to index (additional pages for about / contact etc). When I go to crawl the site I get ...
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How do I serve dynamic WebDAV directory listings using Apache

I can use mod_rewrite to redirect /dynamic.php/xyz.php to /dynamic.php and then server different content for xyz.php using $_SERVER - where xyz.php is any arbitrary filename requested by a client. No ...
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dynamic url for member

It may be a very basic question. I am trying to user url of the form: "membername.example.com" but I have no idea what would be the steps to be performed. We are using apache web server. Thanks, ...
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Using Dynamic URLs with more than one Variable in a Sitemap?

I have a site map with generated dynamic urls that I need included in the sitemap. However, the sitemap seems to be generating an error on the & character, so that pages with more than one ...
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SEO: adding an unecessary description key in dynamic url is it good or not?

in the typical DB driven cms/ecommerce site you will have items pages at urls in some form similar to: http://www.domain.com/item.php?id=36 1) Is it good for SEO purpose to add a sort of ...
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How to get search engines to index pages containing dynamic content

Is there a good way to get dynamic content indexed? e.g: When I search query "restaurants in norway" in Google, I see a link of www.europages.com/directory/pages/... (not relevant URL), but it is ...
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Track a Goal conversion in Google Analytics for filling in a contact form when the URL stays the same

If a contact form's URL stays the same after submitting the form, how can I track goal conversions in Google Analytics for filling in the form? Normally I would add the confirmation page's URL into ...
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Static vs dynamic website search engine results

I am mobile software developer and I want to create a website like this one. I will have static webpages not dynamic ones (homepage, jobs, about, contact...). When people search on Google with this ...
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Dynamic php pages getting direct traffic

I just launched a website and for the 1st 30 days was only getting word of mouth traffic with good analytic #s. Bounce rate around 32% and average of 3 minutes visit duration. Now that I've submitted ...
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Is it wiser to have a static header, menu and footer and load center content dynamically or vice versa?

When designing pages for a project that uses dynamically loaded pages/content (the website will not be accessible to search engines, so that's never a concern. Only for desktop PC use. Not for mobile ...
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Is it advisable for SEO to use dynamic pages when static pages can be used?

I am creating a website with around 5 static pages of content and 2-3 dynamic pages for products. The page names for these are product1.asp, product2.asp, and product3.asp. The pages would retrieve ...
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.htaccess: allow from - using dynamic IP - defining the static portion of my IP?

I'm looking to secure my phpMyAdmin dir from being accessed from other IPs than my own, albeit dynamic IP, let's say it is 191.164.1.xxx (xxx = being dynamic numbers). Referring to the Apache ...
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911 views

How to make a website fit in mobile browsers

How should a good website work in a mobile browser? Should it adapt to fit the browser window size, or should it redirect to a page that is made to fit in mobile browsers?
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How to use Home PC as Internet Web Server?

I have a java web application which is installed on Home PC. I have installed no-ip client on Home PC. Domain is paesia.no-ip.org I have setup port forwarding to Home PC When I open http://...
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Need SEO Guidance on Huge dynamic website

First of all I am a programmer and have really basic knowledge like keywords, titles and content makes difference on SEO ranking. I have a website which is more like yellow pages. I have imported ...
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Should I block a dynamically generated data results page in robots.txt?

I have a tiny two page site: the parameters page and results page. The results page can either work with URL parameters or hidden POST ones. The output is a giant table of data that contains rankings ...
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Link re-interpreted by browser does not work

I have a problem with links generated by php, for example this link works: http://masterarbeit-im-unternehmen.de/Thema_Analyse-und-Darstellung-der-%C3%B6kologischen-Vorteile-des-Remanufacturings-f%...
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WebSocket and SEO [duplicate]

I have a client who wants to create a real state web but with only 1 page and everything should be done dynamically, preferably using websockets. Technically speaking it's possible, but my question is:...
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How to achieve SEO for XHTML pages which load data in DOM using a JQuery-AJAX service calls?

I have a simple website (5-8 XHTML pages and a payment gateway to be done) with about 1500 products having a fix SKU/product code. sample URL for the query: http://www.domainname.com/product-detail....
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How to make Google index files retrieved from database?

We use Joomla with Remository to store and manage publications (don't ask me why). Files (PDF) are stored in a database and can be accessed via dynamic, rewritten links of the form http://domain.de/...
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Does Google still crawl pages with dynamically changing content like news feeds?

Some websites like the following have a news feed on their homepage that provides the majority of content, which is an increasingly popular feature: https://www.producthunt.com/ https://www.tripoto....
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How to link to 400 “static pages” like [example.com/action/X.php] from 1 dynamic link?

I'm using Dreamweaver and running a flash gaming site with 400 games. I was updating things to add meta-data (for SEO). I wasn't sure weather to go with dynamic metadata or static metadata. I have 1 ...
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Changing links on homepage - SEO

I have a website whose ranking is constantly fluctuating on Google. On a search for my site name I could be the ranked 1st at one moment, then 20th or so a matter of hours later! I have been tearing ...
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Bootstrap dynamic content

I am building a website powered by twitter's bootstrap. I have created a landing page with menus and text. The next thing I want to do is create a About page, but what is the easiest way to create a ...
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Creating advanced website by redirecting and replacing content from Google Sites

I would like to create a corporate website with members area. Importantly, I want many novice webadmins to be able to modify static content themselves. Therefore, I got the idea to create the site ...
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Search result URL as permanent link

Is it OK to have a dynamically generated result page, like Google Search result page for a specific query, put in your own website as a permanent link. For example: I search for "IT Ebooks" and copy ...
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optimal cache setting for dynamic page

My webpages on my website may appear static to the user, but they're actually dynamic since data is retrieved from a database and may be changed at anytime. Additionally, users may customize some ...
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Does having over 80% dynamic and rapidly changing content affect SEO?

I have a website that pulls promotions of products from other website. My index page has a structure similar to this: My Brand - Best Promotions Looking for great deals? Check out our top ...
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Is it possible to dynamically display a page according to long tail Google search?

Let assume that someone types a long-tail keyword, how would you dynamically generate a page based on those keywords? Example: summer light pink florescent lights would generate a page with those ...
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Is it good or bad to have dynamic content in page titles and/or description

In a local listing website, I append number of search results found in the description(not in title currntly) meta tag of the page as I think this is valuable for users for e.g. "Find address, phone ...
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How to manage SEO for site with dynamic pages

I have a site, which is basically a search engine. So, whenever a user inputs something, a dynamic page gets created and as soon as the user closes it, it is no longer a page. For example, the link of ...
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Does Googlebot see dynamically loaded content? [closed]

Our modelling agency website uses the Photolux Wordpress theme. Our front page uses the same masonry template. The only difference is that we've modified the masonry elements to link to a post instead ...
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How can I get my dynamic site search results content indexed by Google?

I have a site that is simply a search box to search a cloud-hosted database of .tiff images, and then all of my content can only be accessed by entering a search term. So for example, you're on the ...
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How to let Google know about dynamic content?

I'm looking for the best practice to let Google know about a vast number of dynamically created content. Let's say (I mean - dream) that I'm Facebook, and I want to let Google to index all the users' ...