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Can I be penalized for using breadcrumbs and subcategories for similar content?

I am building a new navigation system via breadcrumbs based on categories and sub-categories. Example 1: Having url like this: ...
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Duplicate domain names with hyphens being the only difference

I have a website which is not being picked up by Google. The only thing I can see is that the domain is exactly the same as another domain, but the words are split by hyphens. The sites are: ...
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Google Site Search: Is it possible to extract labels from single pages? [closed]

if using Google Site Search (GSS) you can specify labels for different sites, so users can later refine their search with facets generated from these labels. This works fine if you can label pages ...
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Firefox: @font-face issue w/ remote fonts [closed]

I've been having some trouble understanding this issue. I'm trying to use an @font-face font on a subdomain, say mysite.example.com. The "src" of the font face would be something along the lines of ...
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AJAX website doesn't get indexed properly

Why http://anuary.com doesn't get indexed properly? I've submitted the sitemap ( http://anuary.com/?sitemap=true ) almost a month ago. However, 0 pages appear in Google index. I've also prepared the ...
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What major SEO steps have I forgotten? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I'm a Java developer-turned-impromptu-web-developer trying to help my father get his woodworking ...
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Where should I report sites that have obvious signs of black hat abuse?

I have found several sites that are using black hat techniques to rank higher in search results. Where can I report those sites.
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Migrating Google Accounts into Google Apps

My company wants to migrate all email and cloud work to Google Apps for Business. We currently have a Google account, however, with our domain appended to the user name. It's my understanding that ...
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Any other web Analytics tool other than Google Analytics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a better analytics package than Google Analytics? Is there any other more advanced web analytics tool than Google Analytics? Even though Google Analytics ...
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Google and random redirects

I have a site where homepage "example.com" redirects to random joke(example.com/random-joke). First I redirected with php, but then google indexed that joke page(rather to be empty). I used "302 ...
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Blogger homepage won't update! [closed]

I am new on blogging webmaster tools. Usually, when I add new post to my blog, it will automatic update my homepage also. But from January 14th, my homepage doesn't update in the Google SERPs. As a ...
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How to get Google Page Rank for a site hosted Blog [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is PageRank and how do I get it? I am blogging since last june and got alxea rank for my site many days before... But I still dont get it that how to get Google ...
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Page Speed Online vs Chrome Extension

In optimizing a content blog of mine with the goal of achieving the highest page speed score possible for obvious reasons (user experience, SEO, etc..), the results I'm obtaining are throwing me for a ...
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Will repositioning my code get my site penalised by google?

We have a website that has nice rankings in the Google SERPs for keywords which aren't in the meta description. As a result, Google assembles a text to display on the SERPs from the website ...
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What should I do to notify Google of a switch from “.php” to extension-free URL's?

I've implemented a simple mod-rewrite rule that internally rewrites urls without a file extension (that are not directories) to .php files and removed the .php extension from all our internal links. ...
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Nofollow on links to Google pages

I have a site that includes a fair amount of location (street address) data, and I generate a lot of links to Google Maps using that data. What's the usual practice for nofollow in this situation? ...
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Why do different browsers return different search results at Google and how can I prevent it?

I am running some websites and am constantly checking keywords' rankings on google.com. And it is really important for us to see the organic search result without logging in or setting a specific ...
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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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Meta field for Domain Url? Or is it possible to change the index of google

So I did the misstake of using a temporary url a while ago when launching my web site and called it http://web.mysite.com Now when google indexes it, even that the web. is not the primary url anymore ...
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Google Analytics - Goal not being logged

I have a URL on my site where a user is re-directed to once an order is completed. I can see the URL showing up the the Analytics logs, but the goal is not being logged. My the complete URL is ...
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Employee had analytics under his personal gmail, no longer with company

A former employee had Google Analytics for multiple websites setup under his personal gmail account. We suspect that he (upon being let go) removed/disassociated those analytics websites from his ...
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how to make sure an individual website is not indexed by search engines?

I'm setting up a personal website with a blog that I would like to be indexed by search engines. But the blog will link to CV with personal information that shouldn't be indexed. Can it be reliably ...
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Why are my link pages not being indexed?

I tried something but it didn't work. Iwill try to explain what I tried to do and probably someone could suggest what can be done. I have a few websites, about 75, all in the same niche (travel). I ...
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Google Analytics: Tracking page time on site

Does anyone know how Google Analytics tracks how long a user has been on the site? When the user leaves the page that has analytic tracking code, won't the sending/receiving link be broken? How are ...
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Is “no-index” necessary with extensive, white-labeled syndication?

For the purposes of this discussion, consider the following scenario: You have written a fair amount of quality, unpublished content that third-party websites wish to license from you and white-label ...
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Google Analytics: Enabled 'Track site search results' , where do I see list with search queries

I enabled 'Track site search results' on Google Analytics and put also the queryparameter. Now my question is, where can I simply look at the list that is gathered with all the searches that are done ...
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Filter combinations as indexable pages: good or bad for SEO?

I'm building a site based on tags for navigation (not a tree structure). My idea was to create a unique URL representing a unique combination of tags. The problem is that the sum of every ...
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Best semantic structure & SEO optimised approach for image replacement for badges?

In the past, I extensively used CSS image replacement techniques for SEO purposes and to separate presentation from content. But from my reading of the Google Webmaster guidelines and other ...
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Any way to compare multiple Google analytic Accounts

I have a Google analytic's account on my website that makes use of 10 properties. Each property has its own tracking code. In few words, my website displays 10 different Google analytic tag scripts. ...
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Dofollow nofollow doindex noindex (menus)

Is it OK if I put in one menu some of the links nofollow and some of the links dofollow? I wouldn't want to put on all of the links the same attribute. The idea is that I would like to put dofollow ...
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Why does Google Reader only update our site's RSS feed once every 4-5 days?

We have a website with a RSS feed. When I use Google Reader to subscribe to the feed, it is only updated once in a while - something like every 4-5 days. In Google Reader the latest 2 or 3 posts ...
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Why am I getting far less traffic than the Google Keywords traffic estimate suggests?

I identified a search term that is quotes as having millions of global searches per month on Google keywords tool. Local searches also account for a large chunk of that. It was a long term goal to ...
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My site looks fine but Google is reporting “harmful code” - what should I do?

(Note: I have not linked to my site, but you can see the address below) Visiting my site gives that typical zeno.biyg.org contains malware. Your computer might catch a virus if you visit this ...
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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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How to control what appears on google search results?

So I have just built a site and all is well... but I want to control what appears on google search results. Lets say I google for "thefwa", first what comes is the link to www.thefwa.com, then ...
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Does Google offer reporting on use of the “Block all … results” feature?

Does Google offer a way to report on how many people actually blocked results from my site from showing up in their results? This question describes the behavior I'm asking about. I understand why ...
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What IP address range do URLFetch queries come from?

I want to set my firewall to only allow HTTP connections that originate from Apps Script. My Google Spreadsheets project uses URLFetch make queries back to my server. For development, that "server" ...
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how to deal with URLs containing lot of spammy keywords?

I'm writing a big index of documents and I'm dealing with URLs as example I will use the car industry: somesite.com/manifacturer-mazda_model-miata_engine-1600cc_gas_color-red_hard-top-spider_[[A LOT ...
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Will google penalize my pages if I will hide by default the main page content?

I've read some similar questions but the mine is about a particular case. I need to hide the "main page content" as default, visible on user's request using javascript. This is lot of text - about ...
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Can a Google Penalty affect other sites with same owner, and how not to be recognized as the owner

i have a website with some pretty good ranking and SEO that I don't want to hurt, I have an SEO consultant that is working on it and I know he doesn't do any black-hat stuff. Now I'm launching a new ...
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Will it harm my ranking to resubmit links to my site after permanently redirecting to a new domain name?

Ok so i have site1.com and site2.com, and i want to move from 1 to 2 with "Change of adress" 301 redirects .. etc. Now i submited site1.com in a lot of websites/blogs, so i have a decent amount of ...
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Does this SEO practice have a name and is it “cloaking”?

So I Google search for a dictionary term, and none of the sites' Google snippets actually defines that term. Instead they are presented in this format: Here's the actual page it links to from The ...
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Someone Reported That My Company Is Out Of Business [closed]

I Googled our company name and found that someone had given us a review on the maps site. He gave us a 1 star review and his review was simply "Out of Business". We are definitely NOT out of ...
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Ranking in Google for New Sites

I have a 3-months old site. I have been doing decent SEO for it. I have just 1 or 0 people visiting the site from Google and its concerning me. Is there some wait period before sites start to rank? ...
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Sitemap tool fails to find all URLs in my site

I added my url to Google http://www.google.com/addurl.html I added a meta tag with description and keywords I added it in Google web master tools and submit the site map There is no any robots in my ...
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Google is not indexing the entirety of my site [duplicate]

I require google to index the entirety of my site: 10 or so basic sections with 80,000+ individual job offer pages. However, to date, only 2,900 pages have been indexed by google. I'd like to know ...
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Required field for Person snippet to preview in Google search results

Recently, I started using schema.org snippets. The first one was the Person snippet. I did everything according to Google recommendation except for the fact that I don't need for example affiliation ...
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How many variations of a term can be used before Google punishes your site?

I have a new client with a huge inventory of antique items. My client has each item named properly on the website, however, each item has many common variations of each name. Often times the most ...
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How do I find where my website ranks in Google for a keyword or group of keywords?

I'd just like to know, if for a keyword, or a sentence, my website is in the search pages, and if so, where? Is there a way to do this?
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Google has cached query string based dynamic page, but how/why?

I have a multipage form which works largely by posting the form details in query strings to the url. I know this isn't ideal and i've already changed it. However, what was happening is that google ...