An algorithm used by Google to determine the placement of webpages in Google search results.

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Since Google reduces the value of links alongside nofollow links, what is an alternative?

Since 2009, Google counts nofollow links also as outgoing links, and thus reduces the value of the other links. What are some alternatives to stop Google counting outside links from my page? If I ...
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Does Google counts backlinks from homepage to inside pages?

I have a site with good PR and my inside pages are getting increase of PR, but they don't have links pointing to them, only from my homepage. Does that means that Google counts ALL links on my ...
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Link count on high PR website, which is better?

i have search this question for quite long but i cannot find the answer. may be because i don't know what keyword should i enter. i wonder, which is better to have let say 100 link only one one ...
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Does Google rank businesses that are closer to me geographically to a higher postion

If I do a search on Google using a key word phrase used on our website, does it rank the business I work for higher because it can work out that it is a close geographical match (and the key word ...
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Migrated website: PageRank and 404's

We have recently migrated our website and a lot of pages that existed on the old website no longer exist on the new website. We did create redirect rules to match the URLs from the old and the new ...
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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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Pass Google Juice to another domain without a 301 redirect

Is there a way to move juice from one domain to another (either the whole domain or page-by-page)? I was thinking on adding a rel="canonical" on every page on the old domain linking to the new one, ...
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Is the organic search page rank I see the same as the organic search page rank you see?

The short story is that I'm trying to find out whether we'd all get the same results (more or less) from Google if we all searched for the same term at the same time. Our site targets 10 specific ...
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Creating a CDN to boost page ranking?

I had a thought about CDNs and if they affect page rankings. Lets say hypothetically if I was to create a CDN as a subfolder in my site. This folder would contain a resource that is useful e.g. ...
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Will replacing 'to' with 2 or 'for' with 4 improve my site's PageRank

Is it true that replacing words such as "to" and "for" with numbers (2 and 4 respectively) help increase my website's PageRank. Is it a useful SEO technique and if so why does it work?
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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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what counts as a “pageview”

My main index.html page consists of 2 parts (it is written in html & jquery/javascript): a fixed header that is always at the top of the page a content page that is loaded when a user clicks a ...
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Page Rank not showing correctly everywhere?

Okay, so I checked the page rank again, and http://www.namhost.com's page rank is now 4. But I get this warning: Google Pagerank for: http://www.namhost.com 4/10 Pagerank is valid! Attention! This ...
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why my website isn't recognised by google? [closed]

i have a big problem. My website is invisible by google. Why ? i have made my robots.txt and sitemap.xml and all looks pretty good. my website : (removed; potentially spam) thanks à lot Forthomme ...
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Moving blog to another host - what is the impact to SEO to be expected?

I run a blog under mywebsite.com/blog. This is a self-hosted Movable-type installation. Now I want to get rid of the blog installation and use a hosted (WordPress.com) solution instead. The blog is ...
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Importance of having EDU backlinks

I've built a few links on 50 EDU / GOV websites. 1 of them has PR 8, 3 of them have PR 7, 8 of them PR6,7 of them PR5,12 of them PR4,8 of them PR3, 1 of them PR2, 6 of them PR1, 10 of them PR0. My ...
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Moving to a custom domain in blogger spoiled my pagerank. Need help?

I had www.chankeypathak.blogspot.com as my blog on Blogger. I then purchased a domain www.chankeypathak.com and then I followed the procedure of redirecting all old pages to new ones (301 redirect). ...
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new domain, old links are 301'd from old domain to new, how will this affect my rankings?

I built up good rankings with search engines over the years with my old domain. I recently changed my domain name and have all the links 301 redirected from my old domain to my new domain. I also used ...
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Are the page rank and backlinks just for a single page or for the whole website?

I was wondering if the page rank and the backlinks are just for one page? If this is so then should we optimize each and every page of the site and try to bring backlinks to each of them?
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Page Rank Impact On 301 redirecting a directory (folder) to a new domain?

I write a lot about programming and Linux, especially because I am relatively new to both of them. But now, I would like to separate them both - - programming stuff on the same domain (say ...
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My website was spammed with Russian porn links and my ranking dropped by half [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover my inclusion in google results after being penalized for receiving comment spam? I put an update of my site live and I forgot to enable to comment ...
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Buying expired domains - what to look for?

I want to purchase a few expired domains, who have some backlinks, but some of those sites have PR of -1 with backlinks which are pretty bad. But what exactly do I need to look for when looking for ...
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Proper way to create and work with a subdomain?

My site got effected by Panda, and I am trying to see if making a subdomain would work. The site is comehike.com, and I created a subdomain which is currently empty at hiking.comehike.com I have a ...
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Is it worth paying for a domain with a PageRank of 6?

I am looking to start on online magazine and I don't have a special name for it yet, and I am intending to monetise it through adds. I found a good domain that has a PageRank of 6 for 600$. is it ...
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Does the date that appears in the Search Engine Result Page affect the page rank?

question in the title + how do I change the date appearing in the result page?
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How are Google Site links generated in search results? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most important things I need to do to encourage Google Sitelinks? I just met a fellow designer who runs a website with the same pagerank as mine. When ...
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Moving a WordPress installation from a subdomain to its own domain without losing PageRank

I'd like to move a WP installation from a subdomain to its own without losing the PageRank achieved by that subdomain. What are the best steps in order to do this properly? Especially how do I set ...
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What causes a website's alexa page-rank and traffic data to display highly regular sine wave patterns over a period of 30 days?

At first I wondered if it was due to the traffic difference between day and night, but that turned out not to be the case, since the period of rise and drop in traffic was about a week, not overnight. ...
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Is there any browser add-on or extension or anything, by which we can see their current page views?

Is there any browser add-on or extension or anything, by which we can see their current page views of websites displayed in google search results? or give us the page views of websites opened in ...
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google search result : webpage ranking order

I want to know when I typed - cheapest mobile phone in india. I get this website title inside the red box first (The title is not relevant to my typed phrase), whereas which is relevant, inside the ...
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My old domain is getting more PR while new is at PR 0, Please help me understand this

I am a web developer and I had a website for over 3 years, I mostly work local so no high traffic. Recently I started a blog on my website and around 2 months ago I got PageRank 1. After that I ...
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Search and Tags for robots.txt

After setting up a blog at blogspot.com I added the site to my webmasters tools of google. I noticed an error: "Restricted by robots.txt" and looked a little into the matter. I found in the ...
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Single backlink vs Multiple backlinks on the same page

Having one backlink of a website on other's website's page. vs Having more than one backlink of the same url on other's website's page (same page). Will the effect be same on PR?
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438 web pages, 7,675 page view per day from organic searches, just wondering how? [closed]

I am just wondering how this site - indiahowto(dot)com with just 438 pages is managing to achieve 7,675 pageviews per day with just organic searches. Note : I believe it is not listed in dmoz or have ...
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Can outbound links increase PageRank?

We all know that the backlinks increases the pagerank of a website. Do outbound links affect PageRank?
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SEO: targeted or generic URLs performance

I'm working on a website that sells DYI products. 2 of the products categories are save-paint and save-cabling. Since the products can help you save money they could also be part of a save-money ...
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rel=“nofollow” SEO effect

Google Webmasters Tools shows rel="nofollow" links as a backlink. I believe that rel="nofollow" helps SEO and PageRank but according to many people it is not. What is your idea about this? Did you see ...
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Will domain change affect my pagerank? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Renaming a domain and preserving PageRank I have two blogger's blog. (http://chankeypathak.blogspot.com and http://javaenthusiastic.blogspot.com) One blog has PR 3 and ...
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Effect of adding link from PR1 site to PR0 site?

Site A and B are both new, with few incoming links, and no 'do-follow' outgoing links. Site A has PR1, and site B has PR0. I am curious - Can anyone predict what might happen to the respective PRs ...
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Google: What does a return to PR 'Unranked' mean?

One of my sites is very new (about 3 months). When first launched its pages had (unsurprisingly) a Google PR of 'Unranked' [From Google toolbar stats, via the firefox SearchStatus plugin]. After a ...
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How do PR checkers work? [closed]

How do the millions of online 'pagerank checker' tools work? Don't get me wrong, pagerank means very little to me, I just wondered how they give you a pagerank number, given that many of them give ...
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How to check if my site was penalized by Google?

I suspect that my site is penalized by Google. Is there a way to check if it's true? EDIT: Webmaster Tools don't show any messages. Sometimes there are warnings about inaccessible (404, Soft 404s) ...
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SEO script/link to another website

I am improving my centralized CMS system design. Till now, all the CSS, images, javascript were loading from the central domain name, i.e. domain a.com, c.com, d.com CSS/JS/images loads from b.com. I ...
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Moving domains with webmaster tools - dropped serp

I had an application on a domain while it was in development, for around one year. During that time content grew steadily but the application was buggy and google found plenty of errors. Four months ...
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Will a 301 redirect help in maintaining proper page rank?

I have http://www.example.com/article Due to rampant content development by authors in my site, http://example.com/article has also been widely indexed by Google. Now, both are there roughly in ...
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Increasing the pagerank to my blogs index page, removing the links to posts

I want to increase page rank on my main index blog page and categories. If i remove the links to my posts from my index page and have only links to categories, will that help? Anyone tried it? Ty
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PageRank flow percentage

Has Google ever published or has anybody ever calculated how much PageRank juice follows from one page linking to another? For example, if I have a page about cats with a PR of 3 and I link to ...
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domain, subdomain and ranking

we have a well ranking site on the domain(e.g. www.test.com) running for 2 years having good PR i.e. 5 and the site having its 400000+ url indexed and then we have a new site on the subdomain(e.g. ...
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Does no follow prevent my pages from search engine penalisation?

Can I link to websites that contain similar contents to my own and not be penalised by search engines if I use the rel=nofollow on the anchor tag?
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No Page Rank after switching domains

Our website hasn't had a Page Rank since it started a year ago. It has been 0 ever since we changed the to domain to http://www.accessiblehomehealthcare.com from www.accessiblehhc.com so that we ...