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Am I doing the SEO for pagination correctly?

On October 13th, I changed my domain from www.7tutorials.com to www.digitalcitizen.life. I made 301 redirects, kept the content, aliases, meta data, etc. The idea is that the new site is the old site ...
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Will Google lower my rankings for boilerplate titles?

Will Google lower my rankings for titles with one-word difference (AKA boilerplate titles)? For example: Title #1: "Keyword A - Keyword 1 Included | Example Website" Title #2: "Keyword A - Keyword ...
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Why does my staging site show up in Google even though my robots.txt file shouldn't allow it? [duplicate]

I'm having a lot of trouble with something that should be simple. I don't want my development site indexed by Google. According to Google's instructions, and just about everything else I can find says ...
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How remove/de-index a page from Google? [ [duplicate]

How do you remove/de-index a page from Google? When doing a search on google some outdated and incorrect info comes up and I would like to de index it.
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How does google check for responsive design?

I know that google is checking for responsiveness when ranking sites and I'm wondering, how it is done.. is it looking at media queries only? I want to make a page with many absolutely positioned ...
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GWT Remove URLs Tab has requests for removal I didn't put [duplicate]

I'm seeing in GWT a bunch of request of removal of pages, which weren't submitted from someone in my organization. I'm referring to the tab under Google Index->Remove URLs. Does it include any ...
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How to add a Google Search Box to search results? [duplicate]

I would like to add a search box to the Google search results, just like Stack Overflow seen here. I have been trying for several days but no luck. How can I add this to my own site?
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Google INDEED crawls ajax? [duplicate]

I don't understand how this didn't make a bigger BOOM online. It is well known in the industry that google does not index AJAX (just google-search "google crawls ajax") and see dozens of articles ...
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Do I need to re-index my site in Google when changing preferred domain?

I have recently changed my site from www.mysite.com to mysite.com and have updated it in Google webmaster tools and .htaccess file. However, to do this I actually had to add mysite.com as a new domain ...
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Should i noindex low/quality duplicate content tag pages?

Google have indexed 300k tag pages of my site, these are automatically generated based on the words on the title of each entry so it's likely to see pages which doesn't make much sense like: ...
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How to make SEO friendly blogging community? [closed]

I am going to build a blogging community like blogenage, klinkk. As you already know, most of pages are low qualty because it has nearly 50 words and even they are copied from users blog. So it is ...
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Google keywords content of Wordpress sidebars

I am running widgets in the sidebars of my wordpress blogs. In one blog e.g. I use the "Archive" Widget which allows access to all articles of a given month. As the blog is existing for a while this ...
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Google Change of Address tool when redirecting to a new domain and subdirectory

I realize that other forms of this question have been asked and answered (and marked as duplicate) here before. However, I haven't seen a question that responds to my particular use case, which is to ...
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Google mobile friendly test is showing a responsive website only at a wide size

I recently had a re-think about my website and decided that if I was going to build something new I might as well go all the way and make it responsive with CSS. So I've built it and tested it out by ...
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Getting Google to index main section instead of nav in SERPs

I have a problem here where Google shows my <nav> instead of my main section in the SERPs. On top of that, because my nav is made up of inline elements, the result gets really messy: ...
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Should I translate URL for better SEO?

I have a website about TV shows, that for default (EN) pages, it's like this: example.com/en/show/actors example.com/en/show/episodes The site is localized in different languages, and I was ...
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SEO - link closer to TLD vs. folder structure with keyword [duplicate]

Let's say I want to build just another voucher code website (don't worry, I don't) and also I'd like to categorize my listed shops. What would be the best URL structure? My ideas are as follows: ...
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SEO. Redirecting a website to my own website

I manage a website www.example.com. I have found another website called www.example2.com. I want to talk and merge it with my own completely, so when people enter www.example2.com they will end up on ...
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How SEO is affected after switching routing technique? [duplicate]

Website currently has static php pages: our-company-staff.php about-us.php our-programs.php news-article-title-date.php And I want to switch to stateful routing: /aboutus /ourstaff ...
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Google fonts Hebrew works only in Chrome

I want to use a Hebrew font from Google font. So I included the font: <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Alef:400,700"> An styled my elements: ...
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Google Analytics: (not set) showing up in SEO > Queries

I have linked my GA account to my Webmaster Tools account, so I'm getting access to the Search Engine Optmization -> Queries report. But the top query listed in that report is (not set). Note: ...
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Google displaying wrong site title and snippet [duplicate]

I am having an issue where a website that displays the incorrect site title and snippet in Google Search. From the content it is clear that some spammer has infected the site, but I cannot figure out ...
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How to identify if IP address is really google's IP

From what I learned in my server logs, IP addresses starting with 64.249 belong to google. When I do a host lookup on my computer for google I receive 11 different IP addresses all starting with ...
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Google Webmaster Tool says I have malware, but it doesn't show the urls

So, I have a website hosting various freeware software for Windows (all clean): GWT says I have malware but it doesn't report any records: I have already tried to submit a "request a review" but ...
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Trailing slashes, duplicate content and spam?

so a website has the homepage URL with a trailing slash and without, both indexed by Google. e.g. domain.com and domain.com/ The site owner runs into the duplicate content issue. It is easier for ...
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checking for duplicate title and meta description tags across multiple subdomains

I know in Google Webmaster Tools, under "search appearance" for any domain, there's an "HTML Improvements" section which only checks crawled URLs specifically for that domain. My website has ...
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Can not set preferred domain after setting change of address in Google webmasters

I have created a new website and have added and verified 4 variation of the website (with and without www for both http and https). I have set change of address for my old website in the google ...
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Will many social media webpages hurt my ranking?

I have an old website and I'm working on a new website section dedicated to fun and very short news, sometimes with pictures. Unlike my classic pages, I don't care about SEO trafic of this new ...
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Incorrect Titles, Descriptions and Redirects in Google [duplicate]

I'm at a loss for why Google is indexing my site incorrectly. I just uploaded a new version of the site last night and "fetched as google" last night as well. Also uploaded sitemap. ...
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Is it harmful to block google while I continue to build content?

I have been blocking all IPs to my website (except my own) while it is in development. But now I am at a point, where I want other people to be able to see it, but I still don't want googlebot on it ...
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why does google request apple-app-site-association from every domain on the server?

I received the following in my log: [Mon Oct 05 11:04:35 2015] [error] [client 66.249.75.xxx] File does not exist: /path/to/user/public_html/apple-app-site-association xxx in the log is a number ...
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How to check if I have bad links in my Wordpress site?

I have Wordpress site and recently receive bad from AdSense for invalid activity. Honestly I don't know why, but one of the things that may be is hidden link in my theme. The theme is not ...
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.com and .net domains , SEO difference [duplicate]

I am in search of starting a new website , How ever all my favorite .com domains are gone, but some good and short .net domains are available . I want to ask is there some difference in SEO ranking of ...
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How to tell search engines to not index entire image domain without making them waste server bandwidth or making google complain

From what I learned, there's one way I could cause all URLs on a domain strictly serving images not to be indexed and that is with the x-robots-tag HTTP header. Now I check my logs and find out that ...
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Domain name not showing on Google search (suggestions list)

Please help with this confusing issue... My domain name not showing on Google search (suggestion list). When I type the domain name (yoxtel) on Google search bar, it does not show on the suggestion ...
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deindexing a whole domain with robots.txt created problems in google webmaster tools

In my robots.txt for my domain that just hosts images, I used the following lines: user-agent: * noindex: / I thought I was doing search engines a wonderful favor by not having them crawl through ...
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How can I get my organization brand to appear to the right of Google search? [duplicate]

This was originally marked as a duplicate, however, I believe it is necessary to ask again as the requirements to accomplish the intent have changed significantly in the years since. Previous answers ...
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Why is my site's landing page ranking below the about page on Google?

When I search for my site ("twolips dating"), the organic search results has the "about" page listed above the landing page. This isn't desirable because I want my linked Google+ brand to show on ...
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Can I configure Google Domains to redirect a bare domain to a subdomain over HTTPS?

I'm using a "synthetic record" at Google Domains to redirect traffic from the bare domain example.com to www.example.com: This works for requests to http://example.com, of which there are 4 A ...
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Preventing some parts of the pages of a site from being indexed [duplicate]

My website has links like: <a href="messages.aspx">Messages<span>3</span></a> Well google indexes these links as: Messages3 I have read some articles for preventing google ...
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Google is displaying wrong business address

When you search for my client's company, in the search listings in Google it displays the wrong address. In fact, the address displayed is not relevant to my clients company. What is the best method ...
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Variants do not triggering my Ad on Broad Match Modifier (AdWords)

Variants do not triggering my Ad on Broad Match Modifier. Previously I use to get, but not now. I used BMM and was happy that I was getting good impressions, but suddenly my ads is not being ...
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How do I index watermarked images to bots and allow users to see high quality unwatermarked image?

I have a site where much of the focus are the images themselves. When people visit the website directly (with an AdSense ad shown), the image shows in normal high-quality. When robots visit the ...
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Making one image non-indexable to search engines in webpage

On my contact page, its a form where people can select a department to contact, then they fill out basic information (name, email and message). Additionally, a PHP script is called (via the HTML IMG ...
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Tracking RTP data by Industry - Google Analytics

I linked my Google Analytics report to my Marketo data and am loving the new visibility. Is there a way to reproduce Google Analytics' behavior flow based on the industry (or any other Marketo field) ...
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Seo-wise way to remove a portion of website [duplicate]

I have a website with 5000+ products driven from a MySQL database, so far so good. My links are friendly structured; http://www.example.com/brand/product/ About a year ago, I decide to add reviews ...
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Another Google-Based Test/Referrer Hitting Our Site, This Time it Hints We are a Test “Fuzz” Case

Noticing today that there is yet another strange visitor hitting our server/site from a Google IP. It came via a path to an old image that was never linked out to my knowledge. This disturbs me ...
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Why would a site completely drop out of Google Webmaster Tools Search Analytics chart?

Do you guys have any idea why the main site for eg, say xyz.com would completely drop out of Google Webmaster Tools charts like this? I have never seen anything like this. It just looks like the ...
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Google index on/off not working anymore [duplicate]

I'm using these two tags on a website, but they doesn't seem to work anymore? Indexed by Google <!--googleoff: index--> Not indexed by Google <!--googleon: index--> Indexed by Google ...
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Using your other web properties for link building

We have two websites whose content align with each other: Site #1 - Industry editorial website that provides high quality, original and current content. This site is mature and has high authority ...