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Google is not showing the publisher. Added rel=publisher two months back

I have added rel=publisher as: <link href="https://plus.google.com/....." rel="publisher" /> Google plus page is working fine and showing it as validated. But after two months of time Google ...
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What is the difference between using dofollow and omitting rel?

My main concern is whether dofollow is interpreted as more important than links without any rel attribute. Does it make any difference for search engines?
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Should or can I set the rel=“publisher” link on all my webpages?

One can establish a link from a website to a Google+ page by adding a rel="publisher" link in the head of the index.html document (for example). But, should or can this link be set on all pages of ...
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Getting page indexed after fixing rel canonical error

I found a WordPress plugin created a rel="canonical" error in a section of my site. This error caused lower pages to point to the main page via a rel="canonical". I fixed the error 3 weeks ago and ...
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Is it acceptable SEO to have rel=“nofollow” on internal links that are not part of my keyword strategy?

After reviewing my content keywords in Webmaster Tools, it seems that Google is identifying the text in non-relevant links as keywords. Is it acceptable practice to implement rel="nofollow" within the ...
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Using rel=next and rel=prev with multiple sets of paginated content on the same page

We are running into issues with trying to figure out how to implement rel="next" and rel="prev" -- coupled with rel="canonical" -- with multiple sets of paginated content on the same page, with pages ...
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Could the rel=“author” just be a username?

I want to use rel="author", however the type of blog I run is about a game, and doesn't relate to my real identity. I'm more known for my screen name, so would this still be okay to use for the ...
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Can I use rel=“canonical” on div?

I have a page which displays summary versions of content from other pages on the site. The page is essentially a category directory, it's links to other pages followed by a summary of that page. I've ...
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rel=“next” in anchor tag is not working

I have 100's of duplicate meta description issue in google webmaster tool because of the pagination. Pagination pages are showing as duplicate in tool. So I added the rel="next" and rel="prev" to the ...
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Web designer's link back to own website (rel=“designer” / rel=“nofollow”)

I read somewhere that web designers' habit of placing a default "follow" link in the footer of their client websites is bad for SEO. Is this true? If so, should we use rel="nofollow" instead. I ...
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Can rel=“next” and rel=“prev” can be ignored in blog listings

We have a blog - which is current spread to 9 pages, every page has a unique title - page 1, page 2, page 3 and so on. Also, as it's a blog, every page has unique 10 listing entry on one page. Is ...
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Does link with rel=“me” attribute provide any link juice advantage?

On my Squidoo profile page I found my websites's link is in a rel="me" attribute. Does this attribute provide any link juice advantage to my website?
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How to link my content to a Google+ profile using “rel=author”?

I googled this question and found the answer from here but in featured Google+ I didn't find the options that are mentioned in the above URL. I need my Google+ profile should be resulted in Google ...
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Pagination for product listing, what to use? “canonical” or “rel-prev-next” or do nothing?

I want to make sure my product listing is 10 products per page which are not in a series (link). They have explained how to use canonical or rel prev for pagination when a long page has been divided ...
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How important is that we use REL=“NOFOLLOW” in external links?

I hear to improve pagerank and other SEO factors, we should use rel="nofollow" on links to external sites. Why is this? So if I'm not using rel="nofollow" will search engine bots credit the linked ...
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meaning of HTML “<a rel=douche” rel Attribute?

I have met the following HTML code: <a rel="douche" href="...">blah</a> And I am wondering what is the effect of the "douche" attribute.
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Is It Bad for SEO to Have Multiple Domain Names If You Set Up rel=“alternate” Tags Correctly?

We have several sites that have multiple domain names. Rather than forwarding to one domain name, we set up rel="alternate" tags in the header of each page, pointing to the other versions of that ...
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Canonical reference for rel=“foo”

The answers to a lot of google-juice questions seem to involve the use of rel= in a tags (eg rel="canonical"). Is there an exhaustive list somewhere of all of the possible options for this tag and ...
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Rel = translation

I can't find much online about rel="translation" We have tutorials and manual entries which we are going to get users to translate. If the original page in English is: ...
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Author rel tag works on one author but not another

Here's one page I've managed to get authors set up on properly, no errors: ...
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rel=“nofollow” in img tags?

Does it make sense to have a rel="nofollow" attribute in img tag? Do search engines' crawlers use this attribute in some way for calculating PageRank score? What is the practical sense for using it ...
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Rel no follow on EVERY link?

Forgive me for asking such a simple question, I understand why you would want to rel nofollow untrusted links (forum posts, blog comments etc), but why would you not want to do it on EVERY link on ...