Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural" or "organic" search, it is distinct from paid web advertising.

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What could be best way to manage 301 Redirection without affect SEO ranking [duplicate]

I have website and having 40+ URLs which have 404 error. For good SEO I know little bit that I should apply 301 redirection for that. My Questions : Should I redirect all those URLs to Home page? ...
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Does increasing or deacreasing content length impact SEO?

I run a WordPress blog and write a lot of content. The average content length per post is between 1000 and 1500 words. Does increasing or decreasing average content length of my next posts impact SEO ...
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SEO for company blog - subdomain + SSL or subdirectory without SSL

I got an SEO question related to an issue we are having with how we set up our WordPress blog. It revolves around the benefits/penalties of Sub-directory vs sub-domain SSL vs No SSL. Which of ...
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What is the meaning of conversion rate for a free social networking site?

First of all i am a newbie on SEO,conversion rates e.t.c I have a free social networking website aimed to connect fellow muscians, and would like to know the meaning of conversion rates in my ...
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Menu / URL structure for SEO

I am planning to structure my menu and following 4 types came into my mind. Menu 1 Extensions (/extensions) |-- Magento Extensions (/extensions/magento) |-- Prestashop Extensions ...
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Translate articles to improve SEO of a non-English website

This is something that I was always wondering. Case A: I have a website in a non-English language. If I find blog post articles from English websites, contact with them for permission and translate ...
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Redirecting backlinks from other old domain to my new website for SEO

I have owned a website for about 8 years and I have 0 inbound links at the moment. Now that I decide to start the website, I wish to purchase an old domain with 1.6k inbound links and use 301 ...
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Copying content from other websites and linking to the original post

I want to create a website that will grab content from other news websites using their RSS and insert it in my database. I am only going to show the title and an excerpt with a link to the original ...
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Current situation around iFrame web and SEO? [duplicate]

I was searching the web around for relevant information about this, but all I could find are incomplete or outdated information. So consider this: You have your typical business website, but every ...
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SEO Dublicate Content Issue [on hold]

Thanks in advance: We have implemented a website “example.com” where physicians have a profile like http://drjohn.example.com. We chose the Subdomain structure instead of sub-directory form of ...
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Rewrite rule for pretty URL: redirecting 'index.php?parameter' to 'slug/index.html'

My original URL is: http://example.com/video_in.php?video_id=1 and I want my link to be: http://example.com/shaandaar/kinna_sona.html shaandaar and kinna_sona are the slugs in my ...
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Content position Importance

I have a site which has just external news links, I also have a few sentences to describe the page. What is a good position for the page description in terms of UX and bots perspective? These are the ...
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Should I add “rel=”nofollow" to editorial, non-sponsored links to commercial websites?

We have a news website and, sometimes, we mention companies that we cover and include a link to their sites in our articles. In doing so, are we supposed to add a nofollow directives, or are these ...
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Fetch as Google not rendering single-page application (AngularJS) - how to show console logs output

I have an SPA application, and it is not being rendered correctly by Google. I tried going to Google Web Master toolkit, and use the Fetch as google feature. This is showing just the HTML output ...
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What does it mean if Google has its own links to your page displayed in Google Webmaster Tools?

I am just curious about the following: When viewing links to my site in Google Webmaster Tools I see all my usual links, but recently something I find strange has popped up: Google itself is ...
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Does profanity in the URL harm SEO?

I was about to register a domain name which has some profanity in it. Would the profanity have any influence on SEO, in particular would it harm the SEO of the site?
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Should I worry about redirecting index.php to root or not?

I've read in a forum two users saying that Google identifies index.php and the site's root as a single page, that redirecting index.php to root is not something we should worry about, but as they had ...
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SEO question - sub.domain.com or domain.com/sub? [on hold]

It might be a duplicate question, but I have searched and found no answer dated at least a 3-4 ago. Considering that the indexing technics are constantly hanging I will try to ask this over again. TI ...
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difference between `<meta name=“robots” content=“nofollow” />` and `rel=“nofollow”`

Is the meta tag <meta name="robots" content="nofollow" /> The same as rel="nofollow" in a link (apart from the fact the the meta tag would be page wide rather than on a per link basis) Or ...
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An important page has disappeared from SERPs

** I can't share the client's specific site name, but I will try my best to explain the problem.** We have a major brand client whose just launched a new campaign for a new product they offer. This ...
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Multiple sites with similar content

We have a particular situation here, and I would like some advice on the SEO side of things. We have our main site, [businessName.tld], which contains all our marketing-related info, lead-generating ...
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e-commerce sites that using SPA approach and have a SEO

I'm building an Enterprise size e-commerce site, using nodejs+angularjs, now I have a huge issue with seo, what huge sites that using SPA approach you are familiar with? What are the best practice ...
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SEO and 302 redirect from homepage to another domain

There is a product that consists of multiple services that are hosted on different domains. One of the services is used to host user's packages which are available through the URL: ...
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One website for desktops and one for mobile in the same domain

I have two websites, one is served to desktops and the other is served to mobiles and tablets. I redirect users with a JS script. I know redirection isn't a good practise for Google. What is the ...
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Best way to use date in URL for better SEO

There is a website scenario in which a user gives date as input and the result will be something related with that date. Lets take the scenario is my website gives earth quakes happened in Europe on ...
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How to improve SEO for synonyms?

I'm managing an interactive community website for a video game. The video game is about cards which are bundled as decks. One can construct multiple decks with different cards. The website I've built ...
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HD images on eCommerce and SEO

I have an eCommerce website where product images are currently resized to 250x250 max and shown to the user. I shrink the original high-definition images to a size that makes it possible for the page ...
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What is the ranking impact of two domains on two different ip address for the same site

I have a client that has an ecommerce website on xcart and a blog on a subdomain but on a different wordpress site and server (separate ip addresses) . What is the impact on Google SEO Ranking and ...
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SEO: What kind of heading tags do we put on sidebar and footer? [closed]

Am having some trouble with the things below Sidebar on single post/page: a. What is better to put on the widget title, H4 or H5? b. What do we put on the post title links and on post thumbnail ...
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Is it a good practice to make low quality links un-crawlable to increase link juice?

Is it a good practice to make low quality links(usually we put no-follow but also divides link juice) un-crawlable(for search engine spiders) to increase link juice to all other do-follow links? if ...
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What is the timeline of backlink and backlink juice effect on Google search engine? [closed]

If we build a backlink, the first step is indexing by Google. From my experience, this may happen from within one hour to never, depending on various factors. What puzzles me is the next step. It ...
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Moving to another host, what should I do to keep search engines happy

Sorry if this is a very basic or repetitive question. I have a rather well indexed WordPress site whit a few loyal users. I am fed up with my current hosting service and their pricing system, so I ...
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Redirecting from http to https impact SEO?

According to what I have learnt, when we take a decision of permanent redirect, the SEO is impacted like in the folowing example: Redirect www.example.net to www.example.com Redirect ...
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Can HTML5 allow us to combine 25 pages that describe our product and still maintain SEO?

We currently have a web site that advertises a single product (a piece of software that deals with personnel information). That software has many features. Potential customers usually arrive at ...
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dofollow backlink get by guest blog post [closed]

Someone's blog having good position in search ranking alexa 3rank. He offer for guest blog posting on his page to get dofollow backlink. Is it have worth in seo for my blog?
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I want to know what to pratice before my first day at the company as seo? [closed]

Hi I have just got my second job as seo which is a skill based job . whats should I practise before my first day in office . Thanks in advance
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AMP version of entire website

I read about Google's AMP(Accelerated Mobile Pages) and I think it is a nice initiative. But I can't really determine the use of AMP for our website, since to me it seems more for article and product ...
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SEO benefit for a page title of contents with anchor links to page headings

In one of my Wordpress single posts, I'm planning to put a plain text list of my page sub headings (H3 tags) with anchor links that jump to the page section. Is there any benefit or harm of doing so ...
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“nofollow” or “follow” backlinks in 2016

I've started to realise that our website has no external links, despite there being some good opportunities for them. I've have a blog within the website that features news such as donations we've ...
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How to Increase Backlinks of Website [duplicate]

Running many sites.Try to make backlinks but some links that i created manually are working but i need 100 above backlinks what can i do?
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Should I redirect non-existing m.example.com links if they are appearing in Google search results?

I was wondering if it is worth it to redirect non existing m.example.com links that are being displayed in Google, or if it is better to just delete these from Google (if that is possible)?
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Directory Website - How to limit links for good SEO?

I am working on a business directory website. It basically has the following structure. Service Type Page - www.example.com/service-name/ State Page - www.example.com/service-name/california/ City ...
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htaccess need automatic redirect + language + SEO urls

I am trying to achieve more things: HTTP:// should redirect to HTTPS:// www.example.com should redirect to www.example.com/en/ or /it/ depending on client language links should resolve to ...
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Google Analytics bounce rate at 83% average sesion duration is 4:38 on one page website

I designed a website for a friends business. I am not any kind of web developer its just a fun hobby so I am not very knowledgeable. I designed the website on the bootstrap framework and it only has ...
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Do nested <aside> blocks have a meaning for SEO?

I have a portal site that draws content form various places. Some of this content has already included semantic tags like <aside> for ads therein. If I put this content in an <aside> ...
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SEO - moving a regional optimated site (city name in URL) to another city

A SEO optimized website does already exist, but that website is optimizied to a specific city (city A) and has the city name in the URL also the business is moving from that city to another city now ...
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Can an ecommerce website be banned for using the manufacturer's description of a product?

I ran across an article which says this about using manufacturer descriptions for products: If you want to be filtered by the search engines, just add a description from the manufacturer. This action ...
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backlinks from the same ip address with different domain name is legal? [duplicate]

Please i have a question in relation with SEO, I have a lot of website hosted in a dedicated server with one ip adresse but with multiple domain name's 'any website have a domain name'. and i want to ...
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What sort of URL structure should be used to display AMP HTML vs vanilla HTML

There's an existing WordPress plugin that creates AMP formats automatically by adding /amp onto the end of any posts URL. I'm worried about duplicating my content at multiple URLs and wondering if ...
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No more posts, but I will update content. Can I target SEO traffic for that type of site?

I will have a plan to create a website with just 15 page. All pages have 1000+ words and I will update all pages in almost every month. Can I target SEO traffic for that type of site? Or I must ...