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

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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 ...
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How to Preserve PageRank for Disappearing Pages?

Pretend that USA Today has a section of their site where the sell electronics, which they locate at http://electronics.usatoday.com. The subdomain is powered by an online electronics store called ...
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The best approach to ranking well when site is NOT content oriented?

I'm just about to launch a website and I'm concerned about ranking well on Google's SERPs. I've done a lot of searching for information regarding this new change to their algorithm and all I keep ...
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SEO - PageRank on Facebook pages, but pages have no back links to them?

have a look at these two pages: 1) http://www.facebook.com/zvz.ro (PageRank 4 from Google toolbar) Amazingly it has got NO links to it (you can see it with Majestic SEO free report): ...
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Do irrelevant links help PageRank?

I was recently asked for a link exchange between my PR1 site and someone's PR4 site. They are not related, and even in different languages. Disregarding the degraded user experience and assuming the ...
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Move subdomain into subdirectory SEO question

I have read this article: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/subdomains-and-subdirectories/ But I'm not 100% clear if moving my subdomain website into a subdirectory on the main domain would change ...
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Information about links disappeared from Webmaster Tools

I discovered that all information about links to my site disappeared from Google Webmaster Tools. Last time I checked the "Links to your site" page in GWT there was nice list of linking domains and ...
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301 redirect and page ranking

Say I have a site 123example.com, with roughly 100 backlinks, which has increased from a google page 27 to page 12 for my keywords over the last month and continues toward the top 10... I have another ...
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page rank 0 penalty

I have a wordpress blog and a www-website on the same domain for about one year. Together it is about 170 pages. The page rank is still 0. I understand that page rank 0 is a penalty for duplicate ...
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Internal pages PR

My homepage has a PR of 5. However, 99% of my internal pages have PR of 0 for some reason. What can be the cause of it? I have a sitemap and Google Webmaster Tools shows that all my website pages are ...
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Google search question, front page not showing

I know this is probably a dumb question but I hope someone can give me some insight; I was ranked on Google first page of search results for "funny st patricks day shirts" but I was third from the ...
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PageRank sharing between domains?

I own three domains, say.. example.com, example.in, example.co.in I have bought the .in and .co.in TLDs (Top Level Domains) only to protect the brand. But I have this question: If I make the other ...
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Gaining back page rank and seach engine ranking

I have my blog website with alot of do-follow links posted. If i remove all those links do my search engine ranking gets down or not?
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Moving and redesigning a website

I am currently in the process of redesigning a successful business website. First I will be moving the site to a new web host. Once it is up and running I will begin porting the site into Joomla. ...
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Miscellaneous ways to get higher pagerank

I would like to get higher pagerank for my blog. I know good contents are most important for SEO. But I guess there are miscellaneous things(but legal) which site operators should know. These are ...
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Why is the page rank of this site low even after redirection from a high PR site?

The title may seem funny, but deal is this: www.cricinfo.com was a famous and I think PR 7 site. Few months back, they changed name to www.espncricinfo.com . www.cricinfo.com now redirects to ...
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DNS question and Google PageRank from domains

I'm not so good at DNS at all but I do know some basics. A while ago i have noticed, that my blog have different Page Ranks, PR 3 for domain www.example.com and PR 1 for domain example.com. In dns ...
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Why Google may decrease PR of a site?

I found that Google decreased PR of my site and wonder why. Except recent submit of my programs to download sites and change of Google Analytics to asynchronous code there were no other changes to ...
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Not so popular web : Change Domain and Web Name, SEO implications. Duplicate?

I have owned a site for two years, but never become popular. Today Google income from "clicks" is almost nothing. So I started to redesign the site: more features, a cooler design, and more data. I ...
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Why Google not ranking my websites..?

Please observe http://www.panbeli.in and http://www.softwaregenius.net Why is this site does not get ranked by Google Spider? It has been grayed in Google Tool Bar for a while. Google has the ...
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SEO one longer page vs. several targeted subpages?

We're working on a site and have come to a choice between one long (not too excessive) main page and several subpages. The subpages would have custom metas/titles/h2 tags and the content that ...
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Which is best for PageRank? When multi-Aliases point to same server, with multi-language folders

Imagine situation where multiple aliases point to the same server, where htacces divides them into their own language folders. Example: mywebsite.fr >> /fr/home mywebsite.de >> ...
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Does changing domain ownership affect SEO?

I have heard that when domain ownership changes, the domain loses its page rank. My theory on this is: Lots of sites selling high PR domains actually cheat. They invest in high PR links for the ...
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If I have a page rank of 5, and I get alot of backlinks from sites with PR 1, will I then decrease in PR?

As the title says, will I? Ex: I have PR 5, and suddenly a thousand sites link to me and they all have just PR 0, 1 or 2, will this cause my PR to drop?
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Moving from a static site to a CMS with new URLs and meta-data for pages

I am in the process of rebuilding a site from static pages to a CMS which will be using mod_rewrite to generate new page URLs. In this process our marketing people and myself have decided to tidy up ...
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Help! My articles are not indexed correctly by search engines

Something is seriously wrong after I updated my site with new templates, moved to a new server and started writing on English rather than Norwegian. I know from Google Analytics, that most of my ...
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Why is Google not ranking my page?

After I re-designed my website, Google stoped ranking my page. I have no idea why. I'm not banned from Google, because my website is position #1 on the search. And my META tags for robots look like ...