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Adding 'jump to' link to specific section in the page inside search result description

I've noticed Wikipedia has many direct links to specific sections in their pages in search results descriptions. For example when searching for 'stackoverflow history wikipedia' the first result that ...
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How to avoid duplicate content even when using 301 redirections?

I manage a website with tens of thousands of pages named /view.php?id=1234 and so on. Because we wanted it to be more SEO-friendly, a 301 Moved Permanently redirection of each one of them to ...
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Tracking goals in Google Analytics content experiments

I seem to have a hard time getting goals to track properly in GA's content experiments. I have my landing page which has the GA tracking code. On the conversion page (this is on a different domain ...
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Does Google's algorithm look at a websites nameserver?

This might seem like a strange question but does Google's ranking algorithm look at what nameserver a website uses. For example, if it uses an enterprise dns provider does it rank higher? I appear to ...
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How to insert homepage and current page in breadcrumbs? [closed]

I'm working on breadcrumbs for a client's website, and I'm asking myself if homepage has to be in its code. I'm mostly concerned by SEO, not really for users navigation. So, is it better to do : ...
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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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Are there any SEO benefits by using Google Tag Manager?

Google introduced Google Tag Manager. When following the 4 steps to create it, the keyword and website URL are optional. I created a container without keyword and URL, but it gave me the following ...
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Does google take into account page load differences from caching?

Here's what I mean by that. If I use internal CSS, the page will load a bit quicker on the first time it is visited, but with external CSS a user can cache the document and load the rest of the site ...
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How to make Google recognize language for a multilingual website?

A few weeks ago I implemented a translation functionality for my company website. The website now offers content in french and English and I took the time to look on various guides on the internet on ...
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site appears in Google Webmaster Tools but no site: search results [duplicate]

My site is geocology.ca. About a year ago I attempted to add geocology.ca to Google's search index by following the steps for 'Moving Your Site' in Google's Webmaster Tools, transferring from my old ...
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Google - will they penalize you for random content ordering?

A client of mine wants to have their work ordered randomly on the website each time you load the page. My concern is that Google will see this as an effort to try and trick it into changing content ...
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Google Webmaster Tools Index Status is 0 [duplicate]

Statistics show all entries of my wordpress blog have been tracked, but none have been indexed. I thought it would be just a matter of indexing delay, but it has been 3 weeks already, and I can find ...
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How reliable is the number of hits provided by Google site: command?

A partner of my company (not sure whether i can tell their name here - i´ll use example.com instead) asked me yesterday, why there is such a big difference when they enter the site command at google ...
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How to overcome duplicate URLS

I am having a website which is 3 years old, now I wanted to do some SEO chages into it. so, changed the some urls. From: /psd-layouts.html to /psd-web-layouts.html Now my question is that, I had ...
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Googlebot ignore my new site [duplicate]

I have the following situation: I had a blog (made using Joomla) that in some month was pretty indexed by Google. For some technical problem I have delete it and I have newly created using WordPress ...
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Will get good traffic from Google if I pull content via RSS feeds?

Now-a-days, There are many plugins available in Wordpress to perform Auto Post / blogging. I know it grabs content from RSS feeds and posts it to our blog. Some of the Premium plugin will grabs full ...
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Getting Images To Show In Google Results

I'm wondering if it's possible to get Google to show an image next to a search result without using the og:video meta tag. I've only ever seen websites using said tag to get Google to show images next ...
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Where can I find a list of these colored graphics (hearts, diamonds, etc) that show up in Google SERPs? [closed]

I've been noticing colored gif icons showing up in the description tag in Google SERPs. Such as: 💋, 💎, ✅ Where can I find a list of all these icons that Google can cache and display? I really like ...
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Rewritten URLs stopped getting indexed a month ago

I'm working on a website for someone which sells their products on their web site. There is an item.php page which displays the item for sale. I switched all item pages/inks from dynamic URLs to ...
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How to appears in Google Blog Search

I have a wordpress.org blog configured with pingomatic.com. I verify my site on Google webmaster tools, all my post are indexed on the "normal" google search but no one on Google BlogSearch. I ...
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google apps domain verification issues

I apologize for asking this here instead of Google's forums, but I find that they tend to yield no results at all, ever. I have a domain verified on Google Apps through HTML file upload, which I am ...
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re-direct URL with google +

I have a WP plugin that is throwing up an error after I go to authorise my account to link up with the Client ID and Client Secret details set up in Google +.. This is the error ...
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Google Plus Vanity URL Dilema [closed]

Google Plus has just made vanity URLs available for pages, wanted your advice. The page is pre approved (so all I need to is click accept) to get www.google.com/+shoes But my FB vanity URL is ...
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Async load of secondary content; Google says “slow”, users see what they want faster

We have a performance problem on our site, and we're digging in to correct some rather basic issues -- we know we have many opportunities to improve performance -- this question is about one, in ...
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Can I do Google +1 for my own sites?

Is it safe to +1 my own sites with google's new +1 button. I've added this button to my web pages but would there be any detrimental effect of clicking this link myself and +1 my own pages?
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How does Google Analytics consider traffic?

Q1)If any automated bot visits my domain will Google Analytics consider it as traffic? What all factors does the Google Analytics consider to be legit traffic? Q2)If a user visits xyz.domain.com ...
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Google indexed URLs both w/ or w/o trailing slash

Okay, this is very weird, Google indexed my pages and some are duplicates (one w/ the trailing slash, and one without). Is this bad for SEO? The URL's are like: site.com/posts/indexed-post/ ...
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site home not at site root index

I have an SEO concern with a website that has just finished the development stage, basically the site has been in progress for a year. During this period the site has been accessible from the URL: ...
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Changing GoDaddy Webmaster tools options [duplicate]

A client of mine (for school) has a website hosted on GoDaddy which we wants my team to help him increase his marketability on Google, because currently, when his company name is Google searched no ...
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Google Analytics traffic sources shows 538 visits with 0 pages / visit

I'm looking at my Google Analytic traffic sources report, along with the 'landing page' secondary dimension. Under the source '(direct)/(none)' there's a landing page called '(not set)' which has 538 ...
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Site Indexed in Yahoo and Bing but not Google [duplicate]

I have a site www.holiday-tuscany.com that has been online for less than a month. If you put the keyword Holiday Tuscany in Google the site doesn't appear in any of Google rankings. If I do the same ...
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Understanding Google Crawl Stats

I launched my website in Jan '11 and it is indexed in Google which is great - around 300 pages of content so far. I'm trying to understand what happened the Crawl Stats around the end of June and ...
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Do i need to have a separate page for each article on my website?

I am using a database to store data such as articles, titles, meta and so on. Do I need to Have a separate page for each article so that my articles show up in the list when searched on Google? Is is ...
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Toggling between hidden divs instead of two links

For each entity in my site I have a 'joint' section (~30%), and a sub-section (~70%) which has two different options, meaning I only display ONE of them at a time. Currently I have two different links ...
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Redirect search traffic to mobile page

For my arcade website I made a tablet website (t.example.com) The flash games on my normal website (example.com) don't work on tablets. On the tablet website I publish HTML5 games that do work. I ...
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When should a webmaster call it a day POST Penguin & Panda?

A friend of mine, an ex-client whose site I designed, has a problem with his ranking and I want your personal spin on his situation. It'll help if I recall some of his site history. Basically for 10 ...
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SEO Impact on changing the resolutions of already indexed images

Let's say that i have a image restaurant-photo_big.jpg which is 640x480.. How can I change the resolution safely for SEO purposes? it's the same identical image but 800x800 (it may be cropped out ...
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Google not reading my website Content and Title, Meta tag and Description also? [duplicate]

I have a new website and my website Home page content, Meta tag also not reading google and not index, any one can help me my website: http://www.packerandmoversindelhi.in
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(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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Static HTML to Wordpress Migration SEO Implications?

Recently, I migrated a client's site to a new server and a new home within WordPress so they could more easily edit their website and start a blog section. The static site was 10 years old a was ...
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Robots.txt on one line

Can I combine robots.txt rules on one line, separated by whitespace? Will this work? User-agent: * Disallow: /
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Webmaster tools show old URLs are crawled

We renewed our website last year (2012) in December. After that we have put 301 redirection in place for the required pages. We removed some pages in old site when we moved to new site. For example ...
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Google not indexing/updating rel=“canonical” pages

I had same content with different links and I wanted to prioritize the indexing of different webpages. For example /A/1232 and /A/1232/tum_bin_jiya_jay represent same content but I wanted to give ...
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Google indexing titles of login only pages

Google is indexing some pages which require login on our site, but just the title of each page. I am quite baffled as to how this can happen, Has anyone experienced something similar? One thing ...
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Google does not find/ignore alternate hreflang content

I have a problem with Google indexing our site in different languages using the alternate hreflang. It's a forum and every thread is translated in the background and based on the language, the user ...
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When moving to a new domain should I ensure the old domain returns 410?

I recently moved from a .com domain to a .co.uk, this was a few months ago now, and essentially I still have my .com pointing to the same server as the .co.uk, and if accessed it performs a redirect ...
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Handling SEO for Infinite pages that cause external slow API calls

I have an 'infinite' amount of pages in my site which rely on an external API. Generating each page takes time (1 minute). Links in the site point to such pages, and when a users clicks them they are ...
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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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Can Google crawl Facebook pages?

I thought I heard a while back that Google cannot crawl Facebook pages. I'm guessing that this is affected by the privacy settings someone has, but if I have a page that allows anonymous users to see ...
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Images not being cached in Google

I have a banner printing site and my site is on top position in Google, but I have one problem - the images (Banners) of my site are not cached in any search engine.