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I think there is a problem with my url encoding

I took someone's advice and started encoding my image sources, but Google doesn't seem to be able to decode them. I probably did something wrong, because basically Google is taking the full path as ...
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How to make content display on their proper pages on search engines

So my site has a blog and gallery, both working the same way. There's an index, and each post has a permalink going to the individual entry. However, if I search for some of the content on Google, ...
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How much weight does Google give to keyword placement?

I am wondering weather or not to put a a "Call Now" button with our number in the top left corner of our page. This would move keyword-rich text to the left, giving it less weight. How much weight ...
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Do search engines penalise 'Home' links and/or buttons?

I had a client recently express his feelings about not having a 'home' link or a 'home' button on a website. I told him I would consult someone who knows, but I've never personally heard anything ...
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Is google pays for each time the user navigate and new ads appear?

If I have mobile app and google ads in each page. (according to pay per view method) Is google pays for each time the user navigate and new ads appear? Thanks.
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Can a site recover by itself after dropping google page rank for 404 errors?

Recently redid a website and changed the directory / URL structure. I did some .htaccess redirects for the main landing pages - however when reviewing web master tools received 404 errors for the rest ...
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Crawling an ajax based page with both a hash fragment and a meta tag

According to google's documentation on crawling ajax based web pages, if a url contains a hash fragment, or something at the end of an url that looks like #helloworld, and if there is an ! after the ...
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How do I determine how many of my webpages rank on 1st page of Google, and for what terms?

How do I find out how many pages of a website ranks on the first page of Google? And for what terms? I mean, if the website has 100 webpages, I want to know: How many pages rank on first page ...
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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 other content, not about technology) inside of it ...
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Why Does the Same Site in Different SERPs Contain and Not Contain Google Sitelinks

Is there a way to get sitelinks on a Google SERP when searching on a site's name vs. the sites' web address? Example, if you search "twin city kings", the first result is the website for Twin City ...
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Is multiple domain names and links from same IP causing poor search engine rankings?

I have an ecommerce website which is not doing so well in Google. I am trying to improve this of course, and am looking at some possibilities for why it isn't doing well. The website has four domain ...
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My sitemap is indexed but I don't see the site pages being indexed

Hi I have a site and my site map is being indexed by google correctly (almost I have 1.165 links and it indexed 1.156). But when I go to the Indexed pages view in Google webmaster tools it only show ...
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Will content from my site's RSS feed that is published on other sites be considered duplicate content by search engines?

I know Google is giving a penalties for websites with duplicate content. What happens if I'm having an RSS feed with news articles and other sites publishes on their website my news? Isn't it ...
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One site being on a subdirectory of another. Does google count this against you?

I have created two similar websites (relating to monetary systems). So far, one appears to be loved by Google and the other hated. I'm struggling to work out why. This is a mystery to me because both ...
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Google Fetch issue

When I do a Google fetch on any of my webpages the results are all the same (below). I'm not a programmer but I'm pretty sure this is not correct. Out of all the fetches I have done only one was ...
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Google crawls my website too slowly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google? I think Google crawls it too slowly (every three days). I updated it daily and it's kind of ...
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GAPI output doesn't match Google Analytics website

I have to get the main info about my Google Analytics Goals. I'm using GAPI lib, with this code: <?php require_once 'conf.inc'; require_once 'gapi.class.php'; $ga = new ...
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What measures can be taken to make sure Google is aware of the existence of a newly created page?

Consider a website with a large number of pages. New pages are published regularly. When publishing a new page the website operator wants to get the newly created paged crawled/indexed in Google as ...
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How would a search engine see url encoded characters?

I've got my URL however some of the strings would contain &. Obviously I can't use them as best practice so I've replaced them with +. However if I encoded my & instead it would become %26. ...
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Multilingual website URL & SEO

For example, I see most of the Google's properties is using the hl query string, e.g. http://www.youtube.com/?hl=zh-TW and compare the above URL with http://www.youtube.com/zh-TW/.. From the SEO ...
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Getting less impressions than my website's position in search results would suggest

I have a site that ranks 3rd for the term "e decorating". According to google's keyword tool that gets 12,000 monthly impressions. However, according to google's webmaster's tools, I'm only getting ...
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How do I track multiple domain in Google Analytics?

I have 2 unrelated websites with different content. mydomain1.com mydomain2.com I already have a Google Analytics account for http://mydomain1.com. Now I want to add my second domain ...
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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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SEO - Hidden content before main site content

I have a two hidden divs before my main site content, one with the login form and another with the signup form. I then have login and signup buttons within the page that use JQuery to show or hide ...
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How much of a benefit does a changing landing page give in terms of SEO?

I have a friend with a small business with a website. He asked me if he should make a put a section on his landing page under the fold that with his most recent review (or something along those ...
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How do Search Engines Segment Against Locale?

Assume I run a multi-lingual website. If I had a Spanish section, it should be included in Spanish-segmented search engines such as Google Spain Google Peru Google El Salvador and excluded in the ...
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Keep Google Analytics in a backup site or not?

I backed up my website and uploaded it to another server for testing and backup purposes. Should I remove or edit the Google Analytics snippet from the index.php (which is for the real site), or does ...
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Google on capital letters in url

I created one of my websites with the following url structure: http://domain.com/Animal/Pig http://domain.com/Pigs If I change the url map to lower case letters instead, will google reindex those ...
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Can mass different log-in pages result in SEO duplicate and/or low quality punishments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I have internal pages that rely on an external API which I would like to build upon user ...
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How to Automate Checking for Stolen Content?

So I know about tools like Copyscape and Google Alerts.. great tools, but it's quite tedious for me to copy and paste an URL or phrase for every one of my pages in my sites. Is there any tool out ...
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Price comparison sites and its effect on Google ranking

I am the webmaster of a website that contains roughly 10,000 products. I would be possibly interested to index those products in a price comparison site like PriceGrabber, Nextag, Shopbot, etc. The ...
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SEO when loading items through AJAX

Let's say I have standard scenario of commerce site that has categories on the left and items on the right. What I would like to do is that when user clicks on category it will pass it's ID to js, js ...
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IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions Module and Googlebot

I consider using IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions Module in order to make it hard for DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. But I am not sure how that would work out for search engine bots like Googlebot. Any ...
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Geographic location settings

I am building an website. It has an .nl domain. Now only my domain is showing up on google.nl I hope I can change this somehow that it could be findable in all google's (like google.com / co.uk) and ...
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Any ideas why Google not caching my site?

The site is www.books-for-children.com, developed in Wordpress CMS. It was launched about two months ago and still has not been cached by Google, which seems highly unusual. Any ideas where I might ...
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When will my old page stop appearing on Google? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Old pages still appearing in Google? I recently bought a new address for my Blogger blog, from yannbane.blogspot.com to www.yannbane.com. However, www.yannbane.com ...
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Duplicate content appearing for multi lingual sites

I have a site which has a default url say "http://www.blahblah.com/" (which is default in english language). In my site there is support for multi languages. I am having few links at my home page say ...
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Webmaster Tools show the “Total Indexed” number to be zero

I recently switched my domain from yannbane.blogspot.com to www.yannbane.com, and added my new domain to my Webmaster Tools account. After a few days, I went there and checked the data, and I was a ...
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Google suddenly only indexes https and not http

So all of a sudden, searches for our site "radiotuna" give out the result as an HTTPS link. ...
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browse-able hierarchy vs. sitemap

The current site navigation is done through a search form. UX wise, I feel it's the best solution we can currently offer our uses. Because this is the case, I have a sitemap that covers all the pages ...
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Google Analytics Goal Tracking for Sub-Domains?

I am trying to track goals in Google Analytics for a website that has the goal URL on a sub-domain. The main domain for example is: domain.com and the sub-domain is my.domain.com. I have Google ...
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How long does it take for Google Webmasters to index site after submitting sitemap? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my website in Google search results? I have submitted my website today into Google search using Google Webmasters using sitemaps. The status on the ...
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How to deal with overly aggressive “Link Take Down Demands”?

I've been receiving a large number of emails recently requesting I clean from link spam from my forum. Initially the emails were very polite and professional, and I was happy to remove the links. ...
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SEO: Firefox addon/plugin to see Google results with a position number?

Do you know a Firefox addon that adds postion number to Google/Yahoo results. When I do SEO report for www.some-site.com by keyphrase "some-keyphrase" I usually show results in blocks of 100 results ...
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Why Google Analytics is displaying wrong landing pages?

I see all of my pages as Landing Pages in Google Analytics which cannot be true as I did not post those pages anywhere and I don't see any traffic hitting directly to that page. Also, I am using ...
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Return first image source from google images

Is there a way to fetch the first image source from google search if I have a search term? For example if input is tomato, ouput would be ...
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Why does google does not ignore the word “languages”, although I have set to ignore it in advanced search settings

Why does google does not ignore the word "languages", although I have set to ignore it in advanced search settings. here is the term I am using in google search: -languages ...
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Canonical Tag Not Being Recognized

I'm puzzled by the first Google search result in this list. The first result has the following rel="canonical" tag: <link rel="canonical" ...