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Rel=alternate / canonical implemented for mobile, canonical not being respected

I manage an ecommerce website that has mobile URLs on a subdomain, so m.rootdomain.com. On the mobile URLs, there's a canonical pointing to the relevant product on the www. subdomain (desktop site). ...
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How to externally host a mobile website?

I've built a cool mobile website/app using JQuery Mobile. I want to offer that to clients, but I want to use my own hosting. Here's what I want to do If a user uses a mobile device to visit ...
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What is more preferable, creating dedicated domains for mobile apps that shares different content or associate them with folders in one domain?

I want to consult you in an SEO matter which I am completely lost with. I've built a social mobile application that allows users to share text content and made all the content that appears on the ...
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is it possible testing a site on a smartphone using a local server and wifi?

Is there any way to access a local server via a smartphone during developement, or must I test it online?
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Is my project a web site or a mobile app?

I am a web developer. I have been developing web sites professionally for 15+ years using ColdFusion, SQL Server, and jQuery. I am doing a project for a client that uses the above technologies. The ...
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Get reports in Google Analytics for smart phones only (not tablets)?

I'm trying to use Google Analytics to see how mobile phone browsers are performing on my site compared to users with larger displays. If I click the 'mobile' tab I can see goal and ecommerce ...
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jquery image slider for jquery mobile website

I have found a fancy looking cubic jquery image slider for jquery mobile website here: http://m.jeep.com/en/mobile/vehicles/selector.html?app=bmo#&ui-state=dialog Now I want to use this slider in ...
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Optimizing data downloaded via 'link' media queries and asynchronous loading

I have a website that tries to make sensible use of media queries and avoid 'expensive' CSS for users of mobile devices. My eventual goal is to make it 'mobile-first' but for now, since it is based on ...
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HTML 5, Fluid Pages and Google Mobile Index

I am currently migrating my site to HTML5, at the same time designing pages so that they are "fluid" and are equally presentable for a mobile or a large screen. I took the fluid approach so as not to ...
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Mobile Browser Usage Statistics

I'm looking for global mobile browsers usage statistics from time to time compared to desktop browsers. Any better ideas than http://gs.statcounter.com/ ? I need it as a reference for my college ...
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Any mobile-friendly Credit Card billing solutions for mobile sites similar to Bango?

Are there any mobile-friendly Credit Card billing solutions for mobile sites similar to Bango? The advantages of Bango I have seen compared to regular Credit Card solutions that make it considerably ...
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SEOs: mobile version using AJAX: how to be properly read by crawlers?

Before anything else, I'd like to emphasize that I've already read this and this. Here's what I can do: First choice: create classical web version with all products in that page - ...
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Mobile site robots.txt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I block indexing of my mobile site? Should I allow webcrawlers to index the mobile versions of my websites? Is that a good practice from a SEO perspective? ...
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File formats to download ringtones

What file formats and other specifications must be used to give ringtones (to download) in a website? I'm interested in giving away just one ringtone. The target audience uses smartphones with ...
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adsense leaderboard 728x90 for mobile?

I use the same html for both desktop and mobile version of my site, with a different css. The problem is the 728x90 leaderboard that doesn't fit into my mobile version layout. Is there a suggested ...
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multilingual mobile site and google seo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should I structure my urls for both SEO and localization? What's the preferred SEO compliance for a mobile website that is multilingual ? I have - web: en: ...
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How is the scrolling in mobile browsers (touch) different from desktop browsers?

I know scrolling works differently on mobile devices since they don't fire the scroll event right away. What else is different? Where can I learn more about it? I want to know if it has any other ...
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What is the most accessible charting framework for mobile devices? [closed]

We are building a finance website and need to chart stocks along an x and y axis and would like to use pinch and zoom interaction to change focus on the charts. What is the most accessible charting ...
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URL for separate mobile site

I've had a look through this site and found several similar questions but none which address my current needs. Normally I create responsive sites but on occasion I will create a 'desktop' and a ...
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How to share web content to mobile?

I am newbie. I built a site. But I am not know how to share web content to mobile? I mean add some button, user click the button, share site url or content to android, iphone or even basic symbian ...
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https (SSL) instead of http for mobile users

I am building myself a new website, out of privacy and security concerns I am contemplating trying to make it https only. It will be mobile-friendly using media queries but I am concerned--especially ...
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Websites or tools similar to Ginwiz (mobile website creator)

I have a website which i want to make more mobile friendly(currently its not). While searching about this i found this awesome website Ginwiz; my website can be modified into an mobile friendly site ...
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Is it legal to charge extra fees for copyrighted content on mobile platforms?

this question just came up as we recently bought content from image stock portals. Many of those altered their license agreement in favor of charging more for using in mobile apps. So instead of using ...
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Will ranking be affected with a mobile XML sitemap for a mobile site with the same URLs as the desktop site?

We have a site with both a desktop version and a mobile version. Most of the content are the same and both versions have the same URL, but the HTML generated is device specific. Looking at Google's ...
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Buttons or text navigation in mobile website

When building a mobile site, will using JPG buttons for navigation penalize the SEO for the site? (Assuming I use proper keyword alt text for the buttons) Stylistically the site obviously looks ...
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Google Analytics: How can I traffic and referrals from iPad applications?

In Google Analytics, there is extensive information on the mobile device, version and browser version. However, this doesn't seem to go beyond the mobile browser. I would like to determine which ...
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In the website for a mobile app, is it legal to show photos of actual phones?

In most websites that showcase mobile apps, photos of actual phones are shown as an example of what the app looks like. Sometimes, the phone's brand is visible; other times, the device is clearly an ...
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Updating Google sitemap for mobile

I have a series of utilities to generate Google sitemaps for my whole site. These files are massive, and slow to build. We want to start telling Google these pages are mobile-crawl-able too, by ...
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How can I test for a URLs existeance before redirecting to it?

I am using Apache's mod_rewrite to redirect mobile users to my mobile site based on their http_user_agent. However not all pages have a mobile equivalent. Also mobile pages end in .html and "full" ...
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Google Analytics: Tracking mobile visits on a different top level domain

I have set up tracking for my website with the async snippet, the website is running on example.com. Now I want to add Analytics tracking to my (perl-based) mobile website example.mobi. I have added ...
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Is there a report in Google Analytics for visit duration for mobile only?

I recently improved the mobile experience of a site and I want to see if it has had an impact. In Google Analytics, can I get a report on the visit duration limited to mobile devices?
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How to make a website fit in mobile browsers

How should a good website work in a mobile browser? Should it adapt to fit the browser window size, or should it redirect to a page that is made to fit in mobile browsers?
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Should I create a mobile version of my site if my Adsense revenue is mostly from mobile visitors?

I have a website running Adsense. According to Google Analytics, most of the revenue is from mobile visitors. Currently the website does not have a mobile version and does not sport a ...
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How to confirm the Mobile Numbers of my users?

How can I confirm the Mobile Numbers of my users in order to reduce the number of scammers claiming to be in the US but who are actually in another country? A free solution would be preferred. I use ...
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Should I index my mobile duplicate of my desktop website on google? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a mobile version of site be considered duplication by Google if the page is the same only the css is different? I have a duplicate of www.example.com with the url ...
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Flash intro or embedded video?

So a client of mine wants his homepage to start off something like this: http://www.roche-bobois.com/#/en-CA/home (It's basically a Flash intro that starts with a vector drawing of a furniture ...
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How can my site detect mobile phones and switch visitors to a mobile Domain?

My Question is that when user enter the website: http://www.example.com then they will just go to automatically to http://www.example.mobi how can i do this .. is their any technique behind that. ...
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Users narrowing window on desktop to see mobile version?

I know this is going to seem like a strange question, but are their any stats on users narrowing their browser window so that media queries kick in and display the mobile optimised version of the ...
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Mobile site: Should I be redirecting to a different subdomain, or just serving mobile-specific markup?

I'm currently putting together a mobile version of an existing site (Django-based) and there seems to be two ways of doing this. I can do one of two things: Detect a mobile useragent and redirect ...
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mobile subdomain seo optimization

Hi we developed a site and just released a subdomain for mobile mysite.com m.mysite.com we have different robots.txt and sitemaps for each so for a search engine they all look totally different ...
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Redirect QR code

Is there a way to "intercept" incoming traffic from a QR code and redirect it to another page of your site? I have a QR code that is printed on physical paper. The scan will take the visitor to my ...
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Can a mobile version of site be considered duplication by Google if the page is the same only the css is different?

Hearing about the problems with mobile browser detection I plan to add a button to my site which enables the users to switch manually between normal/mobile version of the site. The button sets a ...
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View source on smart phones? [closed]

Is this something that should be integrated in smart phone browsers for the future of web developers, programmers and designers? I know there's the Snoopy bookmarklet (and maybe other options I'm not ...
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Low “time on site” and high bounce-rate in Japan

I'm seeing a substantially low "time on site" and high bounce rate from visitors coming from Japan. Comparing to other states, even in languages I don't speak, the stats are still dramatically worse. ...
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Is it possible to create a logo for your web application for Windows Phone, just like for iOS?

We can create logos and have iOS and Android recognize these by using <link rel="apple-touch-icon-precomposed" href="image.png" /> Is there a way to create a logo and include it so that it ...
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Appcache and jquery mobile on a CMS powered site?

Has anyone used the cache manifest to make a CMS site work offline? I've made a demo with static html files which seems to work fine, so I'm assuming it wouldn't be too hard to achieve the same thing ...
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Google Analytics just start tracking Windows Phone as an OS?

Just wondering if anyone else has dug into the Windows Phone traffic they have in Google Analytics? The graph below describes it better than I can. The timeline is showing the last year, and we ...
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state of art paradigm? 1 website for browser and mobile or 2 different websites

I would like to know what the standard aproach for mediumsized websites is, if you want to have users with browser and mobile. Make 1 Website with a lot of if-else because of browser/mobile or make 2 ...
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How can I advertise on Android Market while offering a mobile website for all platforms?

I developed an Android application and I am amazed at how effective Android Market has been at spreading the word about it. It basically advertised my application for free. Now I have an idea for a ...
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How do you create a mobile app that basically allows you to…?

I was wondering what the simplest and cheapest way to create a reliable mobile app (android or iphone) would be for the following situations. We are about to pick one of the following two situations: ...