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Root directory and on page word count

I have a page featuring previews of weekly sporting events Example: week-1 round-1 will have 7 fixtures I will write about a 1000 word previews about each fixture. Week-2 round-2 has 7 fixtures I ...
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55 views

Flat vs. Hierarchical Tree Structure (vol. 2)

This relevant question deals with whether a site URL structure is better (SEO-wise) to be flat or hierarchical. How much important is it for a site ranking if the overall structure is flat or ...
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27 views

Providing search engines with hints on contents vs navigation and sidebars

Currently, certain search engines prefer showing sidebar information instead of content in search results. Is there a way to hint the search engines which <div> represents content on the ...
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1answer
45 views

SEO for Google: navigation, company info, video [duplicate]

I often stumble upon search results in Google that get a special treatment, like: having the site navigation (and more) being displayed on the search results page having a company's location, ...
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1answer
75 views

how do we organize our site's (navigation) pages in Google search? [duplicate]

Is there a HTML technique for organizing my site's main pages in Google (navigation)? Or is it made by a Google's specific tool for creating a result layout like in this picture? Look at the ...
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2answers
112 views

SEO Ramifications of double breadcrumbs

I have a website that lists hotels, restaurants, bars, etc for a small resort town in Asia. I employ breadcrumbs to aid in user navigation, but I ran into an issue regarding categorization. Many ...
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166 views

Reverse iframe breakout

I have around 500 pages, some of which are simply PDF files, that are meant to be viewed within an iframe on a seperate domain parent page (files are subdomained, however reside on a different ...
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1answer
161 views

What ways can I modify my large website navigation menu to allow me to Silo properly?

I currently have a large site navigation in the header of my site which links 3 levels deep in a large catalog of pages. I am going to be updating my website to silo the content and wish Google to not ...
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1answer
972 views

Flat vs. Hierarchical Tree Structure

I'm a developer in the middle of the development of a medium-sized website. A requirement that we just received from the resident SEO person on the project is for all the URLs on the site be just off ...
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610 views

Site navigation and SEO best practices

I've been reading several SEO books in preparation for a full site re-write. One of the suggestions that I've seen several times is that content should come before navigation in the site's markup. ...
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3k views

Do navigation menu links negatively impact SEO for pages' content?

I've always had my doubts about navigation menus effect on SEO. You know, the vertical menus on the top that show in every page in the site linking to main sections and subsections. My issue is that ...
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67 views

Archiving web content annually. One site or sites by year?

I run scientific conferences and over the past 15 years have amassed tens of thousands of abstracts, videos, and digital posters from presentations. Over the last couple of years we've started ...
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183 views

Navigation: Sub-menu item for section page

I'm considering some small navigation changes to one of my sites. Consider the following (simplified) site structure: About Some Technology About Some Technology Our Products Products Overview ...
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1answer
173 views

Category redirect in breadcrumbs - bad SEO?

If I have breadcrumbs like this: home > products > categoryA > subcategory > product But the only pages I have is the first products page and the end product page the two categories in the middle ...
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1answer
196 views

Building a SEO friendly ecommerce navigation

I'm building a tire ecommerce website, and i'm doing some SEO strategy before i move on. My plan is to let the user use a filter-based navigation where you can filter tires by type, size, speedlimit ...
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2answers
79 views

SEO: Navigation of Multiple Page Results

When displaying product pages I only show a subset of products to save server bandwidth and increase load times. Each page is implement as a link. I recently converted from a drop down selector that ...
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3answers
309 views

Large site footers

I have noticed that lots of new site use a gigantic footer with columns that represent their navigation? What is the philosophy behind them? Are they for SEO, semantic layout, or is that information ...