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Archive page of post showing up ahead of actual post in google

Not exactly sure why the main page of my website which shows the latest post is being shown first when searching for post I made. The main page of my website shows up with the seo description showing ...
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Is Google Image making use of comments / descriptions found in images?

I'm wondering whether Google (and other search engine) pay any attention to the text appearing in images such as Comments, Description, Exif, etc. I'm wondering as I would imagine that it would be ...
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How to get my name on the side of the Google search results?

For example http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=tom+brady&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8#q=tom+hanks&rls=en I have seen this on famous and non famous people and I was wondering ...
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From where does Google gets these links [duplicate]

I'm just about to optimize a website. Now I would like to know from where Google obtains these links: Why? I also want some links to appear on the search-result for my homepage
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How can my site show up on Google with last post date and secondary links? [duplicate]

How does one build a site to show up like this in the Google search results?
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Business not showing up on right hand side of google search [duplicate]

The business I work has currently has a verified business Google+ page and in the past this page has shown up as a thumbnail during Google searches. The thumbnail brings up basic information such as ...
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160 views

Base top level domain name search not showing up in Google

We've had a few occasions over the years where certain domain names just won't show up in Google. Let me give an example: Let's say I have a domain that is called www.mybusiness.com. I search for ...
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295 views

Do clicks on SERPs increase SERP ranking?

I'm wondering if it helps to click, to get my page upper on Google? I mean, say my page has content with keyword abcde, and somebody types "abcde" in Google, and finds my website, say in page 5, and ...
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What is duplicate content and what does it affect negatively? [duplicate]

I am fascinated by SEO and it's merits, so that's why I am going to optimalize my website. There are still a couple of questions that do pop up... Well, I am aware that duplicate content is not done, ...
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511 views

Is Google ok with multiple rel=“author” links? [duplicate]

I'm working on a site with multiple authors, and am trying to set up Google authorship via rel tags. Since it's a multi-author site, the links to the authors Google+ profiles will be on their profile ...
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310 views

(Google) Title of page not updated, everything else did

My website changed significantly this month. Amongst the changes was the website's title. Two weeks ago, I finally used Webmaster Tools and submitted the page. So far, Yahoo and Bing have updated ...
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131 views

Website stopped appearing on Google results [closed]

I have a website with a Page Rank 3. Yesterday it was listed in Google as the second link (under a specific Hebrew keyword). 12 hours later I checked it with my Google Monitor tool and it seems my ...
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74 views

Making Search Queries Indexable

Looking around, most sites (eg. Amazon) encode the parameters of searches into query string. This means that search engines cannot index these queries. Why don't such sites use URLs rather than query ...
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Loss of page rank by Google after 301 Redirect?

I have developed a stock discussion forum whereby I separate each forum by the ticker symbol. The issue is, recently, the makers of the Blackberry phone, Research in Motion (formerly ticker symbol ...
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Why arent my site posts appearing on search results anymore?

So i have this website-www.listen2science.com, a few days back i installed a plugin called seo for wordpress and posts of my site appeared on the top pages of google, but now even if i copy the whole ...
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234 views

More preview lines in Google search results

Is there a way to come to enjoy more than 2 lines of results query preview per item on a google results page?
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1k views

document.referrer from google searches only showing “https://www.google.com”, no search terms

So I put this basic code on my website, and alert with document.referrer: alert(document.referrer); And when I do a search the link is: ...
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74 views

Blog is not indexing in google search [duplicate]

I have a blog with url http://webzpedia.blogspot.in which is about 2 years old. In early days there is 200+ pageviews coming from the google search itself. But from last 4-5 months, google stopped ...
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307 views

excluding URL query parameters and setting the site search query param in Google Analytics

I have a Google Analytics free account and would like to know if I strip "searchparam" out of your URLs as the site search query parameter, do I then need to specify "searchparam" in the Exclude URL ...
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298 views

Does text size and placement on page have an effect on SEO

As Google and other search engines keep trying to get more and more 'human' in terms of understanding what's good and what's spam, is it known if they take into account the size of a heading ie. an ...
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485 views

Want Google to index redirect urls

I'm having issues with users who think that Google Search is the address bar. Some of the sites that link to my site use user friendly addresses with 301 redirects to pages that have less friendly ...
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159 views

Google Webmasters tools search queries position

In my website account on Google Webmasters tools, some search queries show average position 1.0. This make me understand that it should be displayed as the first result. When I search for this query I ...
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135 views

Google Traffic Decline

Below is a chart which shows traffic from Google for a new website. What could be the reason for those dynamics: fast growth and slow decline? https://www.dropbox.com/s/xmv3kd3q0l2iyaa/traffic.png
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63 views

Can you search for code in google? [closed]

can you search for code in google ? not just git hub ect but i mean live code so instead of searching by site content, search by sites source code ? (obviously only client side code)
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214 views

What methods are effective/necessary to quickly remove URLs from the Google index? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Remove URLs from Google Search Engine In short, I have ~1000 URL's that need removing from the Google index ASAP, this is as of a week or so ago, and over that ...
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1answer
165 views

Allow only 5 countries to access my page may lead to get lost or removed from search engines?

Because my resource are limited, I need to cut off strangers (inc. USA) for visiting my page. People from the middle of Europe are allowed (Germany, France, Hungary, Poland etc) are allowed. If they ...
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1answer
184 views

Having internal website search as Google search result

Sorry if this has been asked before. Let's assume there is a website as www.example.com and there is a private search engine with URLs simmilar to www.example.com/search/search+pattern How do I have ...
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379 views

How do I have Google not index any of my site, except my domain?

Disallow: / I want Google to index the index page, but nothing else. Will this achieve it?
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3k views

How to make Google show my site in search result like the following image? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most important things I need to do to encourage Google Sitelinks? Currently Google is displaying my site (http://layzend.info) like this in search result, ...
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3answers
125 views

How to be the first site in google search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I searched the title of my website in google search, and although it is a very specific tile, I ...
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1answer
34 views

Can anyone recommened some up to date documentation on SEO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I havnt done this for a while and know that search engines are more clever now. Does anyone know ...
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522 views

Titles in Google results contain spammy prefixes

Over the past couple of weeks, we've noticed that the search results from Google for some of our drupal-powered sites are having their page titles hijacked somehow. An example would be: free ...
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3answers
358 views

Why is Google ignoring my pages after a sitemap submit?

I've submitted a Google sitemap with 12 links in, and Google has accepted the links (2 weeks ago) but it insists on only showing 4 out of the 12 pages in the search results. Even when doing a site: ...
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1answer
48 views

How to get a share of Google's search revenue?

Mozilla gets money from Google when somebody searches in Google through Firefox and then clicks an ad. If people search on your own website with Google, you also get a share if they click an ad in ...
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241 views

Mysterious subdomains to my site indexed by Google

We have an issue with strange subdomains pointing to (pages on) our site such as: www2.example.com 2.example.com anothersite.com.example.com A few things are perplexing: who created them? why ...
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1answer
277 views

Google search : pubdate issue

At some point this year, Google Search started to show the publication date. When I updated my website, I noticed that the publication date was actually my birthday, simply because it's the first ...
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209 views

Web traffic analysis of third-party sites

Is there any way we can know how many people landed on an article page of a third-party site directly or by searching from Google?
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1answer
152 views

How can I check the position of newly indexed pages within Google Search

How can I check the position of newly indexed pages within Google Search Exactly what the title reads what is the best way of finding out the position and page number of newly indexed pages within ...
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1answer
146 views

Using scripts to visit site and leave immediately to lower Page Rank of competitors?

Using Google Analytics, in the past week we've noticed an extremely high percentage of people visiting our pages and leaving after less than one second. In some cases they are leaving after zero ...
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1answer
116 views

What search queries give my site highest rank?

This is just a curiosity to me. Is there a reasonable way to find out what queries put my site near the top of search results? I know it's not really a solvable problem, since there's an unlimited ...
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3answers
78 views

How to recover my inclusion in google results after being penalized for receiving comment spam?

My website had very high search engine results, especially in Google. But I left the website for a couple of months and didn't notice the comments were full of SPAM, about 20k comments of SPAM. Then i ...
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3answers
70 views

Is there a legal way to serve data-dump content without incurring search engine penalties?

I have a games site and I'm writing an API that will pull relevant Q&A from my copy of the SE data dump. I will abide by all licensing rules. That said, I'm hesitant to do this because Google ...
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2answers
97 views

Google Doorway Penatly

Ok so i have been trying to figure this out for about a month now. The case: I have a blog network with unique content on each post and at the end of each post each blog links to ...
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43 views

How can I bring my website up in the google search result? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I have developed my website few months ago and I added meta tags and described everything as much ...
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42 views

Advice on trying to determine the rankings of my keywords via PHP

I've written a piece of code, which crawls the search engines, first 40 50 results and check's for the specified keywords and tries to gather some statistics for them. I've heard that this may be ...
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2answers
274 views

Best approach to have Google index content primarily generated by Javascript

I'm developing an app where customers can drop in a Javascript tag onto their website, and it will generate content. What is the best approach to have Google index this content and associate it with ...
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453 views

How to make sure that Google indexes your site in less than a day?

I am thinking of creating a website where the content will be only useful for a max of one week. I am also assuming that I will be getting most of the traffic thru search engines basically Google. For ...
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1answer
30 views

SEO - 2 websites in the same domain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO - 2 websites in the same domain I have my domain (http://www.foobar.com, for example) and my website talks about technology. I want to have another website (with ...
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4answers
261 views

Website not showing in Google search

I have a site hosted at Brinkster and all keywords are there, but I still can't get it to show up in a Google search. I thought if I searched for it by domain name, it would show up in the Google ...
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60 views

Does your company name in an article title damage Search Engine relevance

I've been wondering about this for a while but never come across a solid answer. Many websites include their name in all the title tags of their articles. This is often apparent in word-press blogs ...