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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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129 views

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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161 views

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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380 views

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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106 views

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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941 views

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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314 views

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=“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 ...