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Site migration questions— PHP, link structure & SEO

I'm working on a massive site overhaul and the main structural change will be a move from static HTML to PHP. I work for an art gallery, and having the artist names in URLs is critical. We already ...
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line monitoring of phonograms (songs) of radio [closed]

I need to create a monitoring system of phonograms (songs) of radio and television online through streaming so on, but my team and know the way to develop this monitoring system, I know there ...
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What more to use for SEO? [duplicate]

I was wondering how I could optimise the Google results? when I type the name of my company it wil show up, but I would like it to also show up if I type (design langezwaag) or (webdesign langezwaag) ...
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How to perform a 301 redirect with .htaccess and PHP

The website I am referencing in my question is http://www.bgmenus.com. I have successfully created clean urls like this for my listings: http://bgmenus.com/five-guys/341 I rewrote those using this: ...
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142 views

Generate a sitemap automatically, does it need to be XML?

I want to create an XML sitemap (for the sake of SEO), my first attempt to achieve this was by including the website main menu/navigation links using <?php include ("assets/includes/menu.inc"); ...
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63 views

How do I get thousands of PDF files “found” by google search

I have approximately 5,000 PDF files in 4 different categories on our Joomla website that are currently only accessible by via a PHP/mySQL seach script. The filenames (which are numbers) and file ...
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1answer
83 views

How to make better RESTful links SEO on static content website with Apache and PHP Router

I have a pretty old website (running on Apache) that serves around 50 static HTML pages. And so I want to change it and add PHP Router to help me serve content in a RESTful way. Now I have tried ...
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41 views

Can a PHP generated main page be indexed by Google? [duplicate]

I generate an index.html file in a PHP script to avoid PHP code within HTML and to show content that is delivered by another script hourly. (Like next flights within an hour.) This script overwrites ...
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Main index redirect to sub folder (e.g. domain.com/site) [duplicate]

Main index file is at mydomain.com/site I want to do a redirect from mydomain.com to mydomain.com/site. What is the most google-friendly way to do this?
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123 views

Cannot solve errors on W3C validator

I have found a webpage that can check for errors in my webpage's code. Here are the errors I couldn't solve: End of file seen and there were open elements. Unclosed element div. <div ...
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1answer
56 views

Will echoing content from a simple XML loaded with PHP cause the page to show up in search results (SEO)?

I want to know if I'm using PHP right to create search friendly content. I'd like my images to start showing up in Google for my website, so I'm passing an RSS feed to PHP file using the ...
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1answer
15 views

Updating Pages after migration of website

My web site was coded in Coldfusion and over the years has obtained a good ranking. I recently migrated the front-end to a Wordpress site and wanted to know what is ideal way of updating Google and ...
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Do GET variables have bad effects on a page? [duplicate]

I am developing my own site, and I want to add multilanguage to my site. My approach is to have a GET variable lang=LANG to handle different languages. So, my URLs will be as such: ...
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246 views

Does it make sense to throw a 404 error with PHP?

Problem Description Hi, The current setting of my .htaccess file does not allow any kind of 404 (as far as I know). I mean, it captures every kind of url like mysite.com/asfasfasf then sends it to ...
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156 views

Best way to replace/publish the restructured website in SEO friendly manner

I had a website which contains several subdomains. http://sub1.example.com/stories/23/job-done.html http://sub2.example.com/stories/23/job-done.html At present I decided to restructure my website ...
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1answer
55 views

SEO consideration for downloadable files

I used to serve PDF files as static file: http://domain.com/pdf/file1.pdf and PDF files perfectly indexed by Google and other search engines. Then I decided to change my structure to place pdf ...
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2answers
218 views

How to do a JavaScript redirection to the same page without hurting my SEO?

I did something that does that when people land on my page for the first time, they get a JavaScript redirection to the same page, but with PHP $_GET URL queries, then this page redirect back to the ...
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2answers
194 views

HREF link for Excel Files Generated using PHP

I would like to get your inputs on the "preferred" way of linking to dynamically generated excel files using PHP. Using PHPExcel (or any other Excel writer for that matter) I have to generate a ...
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1answer
59 views

SEO effects of intermix of WP blog, custom PHP site and FB app game

We're a melbourne tech company in the process of building a custom site in PHP. We plan to launch a "pre-launch" page which is also custom coded (CSS3 on twitter bootstrap framework + HTML5 front end ...
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1answer
176 views

How Do I Make A Dynamic PHP Link 'No-Follow'?

I want to make the Footer links on my website 'No Follow'. How would I do it on these dynamic PHP links? <ul> <li><a ...
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1answer
50 views

Are 307 Temporary Redirects safe for temporary new web site tests?

Our current site is getting close to being replaced. I was looking to do a test of our new sales funnel on the new site and compare the traffic and conversion ratios for a few days. So I was planning ...
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1answer
41 views

Why Can I See 301'd URL in Google Index

I have a domain, www.timeclockmtsonline that I have 301'd to www.timeclockmts-online.com using the following PHP: <?php header( "HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently" ); header( "Location: ...
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1answer
311 views

SEO Help - Using Rich Snippets

I launched my web comics website, www.hittingtreeswithsticks.com, late November of last year and would like to improve its SEO. Go Daddy provides Search Engine Visibility assistance... so I'm trying ...
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2answers
186 views

How to fix 404 crawl error of a website

I have a navigational links in a php page nav.php, Which is included in all pages of my website. I have got folder structure like below +top_folder -config.php +includes_folder ...
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2answers
160 views

How does duplicate file and directory names affects SEO

I have some 40 crawl errors in my website, those are pointing to files which are not existing. and I want to resolve all 404 errors I dont have acccess to .htaccess file. Because i am on shared ...
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1answer
194 views

Removing 301 redirect from site root

I'm having a look at a friends website (a fairly old PHP based one) which they've been advised needs re-structuring. The key points being: URLs should be lower case and more "friendly". The root ...
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1answer
46 views

Toggle CNAME entries using PHP?

Is it possible with PHP to dynamically toggle CNAME entries? For example I have two mirrors with media to be served on my website. Mirror 1 has a monthly bandwidth cap so upon reaching it I want to ...
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1answer
221 views

SEO and suboptimal source code

I have a wordpress website for my business and its success will be largely dependent on google ranking. The structure of the theme I'm using is designed for a blog, not for a business website. That ...
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3answers
253 views

Including title page name in PHP URLs

How do I show titles of the page in URLs? Currently: http://websitename.com/index.php?c_id=18&start=0&m_id=1 Change To: ...
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2answers
81 views

what should i be doing for seo as a programmer? [closed]

I'm working on a niche classifieds/listings type site. What should i be doing to make each page on the site to be uniquely indexable by search engines. As per my understanding, basically i need to ...
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1answer
701 views

How to increase visitors of my Website per day [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I increase the traffic to my site? My website is fully implemented with SEO and registered in all webmaster tool like of Google,Bing,Yahoo etc.. As result, ...
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2answers
161 views

Google and random redirects

I have a site where homepage "example.com" redirects to random joke(example.com/random-joke). First I redirected with php, but then google indexed that joke page(rather to be empty). I used "302 ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I make SEO friendly URLs from my PHP pages?

I'm pretty new to this and was wondering how to turn my site URLs into SEO friendly URLs using .htaccess and mod_rewrite? My URLs take the form mydomain.com/index.php?pid=1&pagename=Some Page I ...
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3answers
77 views

Comments Application SEO

I am developing a commenting application. Users will be able to integrate this application in Blogs. I am unsure how to make the comments searchable in Search Engines. What I want is all the comments ...
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2answers
289 views

Change content of page depending on Google search

A client has asked me to tailor the content of their homepage based on how the user got there from Google. His example is something like: If a user searches Google for Cars in Barcelona, then the ...
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1answer
199 views

SEO & Multilingual: would be this a good practise?

I am currently making a bilingual website and I'd like to get nice SEO results of course. Here's my idea: The internal links would be composed of the "www" subdomain so that people can share links ...
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548 views

seo and php get variables

I'm building my own blogging system for my own website. If all I preload them using php get variables, will Google recognize and index them as different pages or do I need to do something in addition ...
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6answers
588 views

SEO - which URL's are the best?

I'm using .htaccess with RewriteRule to create SEO-friendly URL's. However, I have a few questions about this: First of all, I noticed many websites end their URL's with .html (or another ...
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1answer
190 views

Redirection with PHP or .htaccess - which is better for SEO?

I need one practical advice - is better to redirect with .htaccess Redirect 301 rules, or to use PHP header function (after parsing URL)? Which one is better to Google and SEO? Tnx in adv!
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567 views

If my page titles are dynamically created with PHP will Google be able to read them?

My page titles are dynamically created with PHP: I set my page title in my PHP functions, and when the function is triggered the title is set. Is Google able to read the page titles?
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3answers
536 views

client website compromised, found a strange .php file. any ideas?

I do support work for a web development company and I found a suspicious file today on the website of one of our clients called "hope.php" which contained several ...
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116 views

Will PHP Meta hurt SEO?

If I use PHP to place my meta tags such as keywords and descriptions will that hurt SEO? Will the bots not be able to crawl through the keywords and descriptions?
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1answer
159 views

Is SEO effected when URL changes from .php to not including .php [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO - Changing file extension Hi, Is SEO effected when URL changes from .php to not including .php? For example, if you change a URL from example.com/about.php ...
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1answer
55 views

SEO for different content displayed via PHP

Do search engines index, crawl, and display content that is shown only to certain users via php? For example, I have a page which looks like this: some content1 php if user is x user some content2 ...
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5answers
694 views

Seo for collapsed text?

I have been tasked to make a pretty simple site which have to be SEO friendly. Now, i was told that the articles should take minimal space when listed so i thought of a "read more" expandable plugin. ...
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5answers
378 views

SEO problems with multilanguage site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get search engines to crawl my site and see a localised view of my data? I have recently started a CMS project in PHP, the site will be multilingual. ...
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6answers
3k views

SEO .html, .php or nothing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I use a file extension or not? Hi Guys, When I make a site, should I use the .php extension, rewrite it to .html or just remove it (.htaccess)? What's your ...
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2answers
147 views

Am I correctly handling duplicate URLs for my homepage?

I own a Job Search site named www.conservationjobboard.com and have a concern about how the domain is viewed by search engines. The issue is that when the site was first designed, the default page was ...
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246 views

Is it safe to redirect to ajax enabled content if its not google bot visiting?

At a webshop I'm currently working on I have several links that show a fancybox with product information. The link works without ajax, it shows the same content as the fancybox links etc will not ...
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1answer
262 views

Avoiding Duplicate Content Penalties on a Corporate/Franchise website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? My question is really an extension of a previous question that was ported from ...