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What is the smallest size of text that is allowed for an Adsense advertisement label?

What is the smallest size of text that is allowed for an Adsense advertisement label? I ask this because on my mobile pages, I don't really have much screen space to work with for above-the-fold ...
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Can it be an issue to search engines if a primary image in a webpage is not declared with an image tag?

I was looking at my reports on google adsense, and on my mobile site, google reports that people see ads about 1% of the time. The stats are much more in my favor on the desktop site where the ads are ...
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text size adjustment on adsense ad units

Back in the day, on the adsense website, I was able to change both the font AND the size of the text for my text-based ads that appear on my website. Now, the option to change the size is no longer ...
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How important is the text on your frontpage for SEO?

I see many cool funky websites these days who have good page rank, but have little to no text on their homepage. It's been my understanding for a while now that search engines parse through your text ...
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Textarea tags and SEO

On my site, I want to give the user the ability to copy the code for our little support badge, and then paste it onto their site/blog. I'm accomplishing this by adding <textarea></textarea&...
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Will googlebot misinterpret my site if I had no spacing between anchor tags?

Some sections of my website involve displaying a list of photo thumbnails. The source code to that is similar to the following when condensed: <div> <a href="1">1</a> <a href="2"&...
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How many characters of text would count as sufficient “content” above the fold for mobile?

It seems that google still refuses to pay for my idea of having the most important part of my mobile web page (the picture) to fill the screen. I guess this is because google believes all the content ...
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A large image placed at top of page causes page-speed insights to complain

I made a site that's basically a site asking people to vote for a person and the first page mostly shows a picture of a person which is what the site is about. Most of the text is underneath and ...
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forcing text-only adsense ads with legal settings

I have set up a couple of adsense ad units on my site to display text-only ads from within google adsense interface. I then later check the ads, only to find out that image ads are displayed instead ...
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Why is 320x50 the smallest “recommended” ad unit for adsense?

According to google documentation, I supposedly should make more money if I use their recommended ad units for my website, and the smallest one I can find is 320x50px. Because I'm optimizing for older ...
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Anchor text and SEO

I'm trying to figure out in terms of anchor text what types of words are good or bad for a single web page. It doesn't matter what the page is, but I want to avoid being red-flagged by search engines. ...
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Hidden text and links appearing just on click for SEO?

I am working on a site that has neat clean/minimalistic design/layout. Menu items are "hidden" behind an icon, to see them, users need to click on that icon to get a javascript toggled overlay with ...
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Is it possible to represent MySQL database as text files?

I find manually editing MySQL databases tedious. If the whole database was optionally represented as text files (as per Unix "everything is a file") for quick manually edits, searching and replacing ...
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SEO: h1 with text vs. h1 with bg image and hidden text

Having an h1 with "real" text in it is just as good for SEO as having that h1 with an image background and the same text, but set to be indented to -9999px and ltr?
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how to retrieve img alt text with jquery or javascript? [closed]

Which is the code with which we can retreive alternative text of image: It is a Cataloge with clothes. Dressers, Shirts, Skirts e.t.c. in front page of a site. The featured images of the categories ...
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Image SEO with overlaid text?

I have a single image that I am using repeatedly with different text overlaid. If you hover over this image it will also give you a tooltip with more information. Of course, the text overlaid could ...
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How to make image only website friendly to googlebot? [duplicate]

so I making this portfolio site for some artist. She draw all the menus and texts manually(on paper), then scanned, some "post processing" in photoshop and that's how the whole layout was created. ...
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How can I make a web browser view my .h file as text?

I want to post a .h file from a project I'm working on. I set a simple href link to it, like: <p>Click here to download the <a href=project_strings.h>strings file</a>. When I ...
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do text ads count as backlinks?

Do text link ads, like the ones from text-link-ads.com act as backlinks ? Surly they work as normal anchor text, but are search engines wise to this technique and just not count them ?
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Magnifier glass for text

I've seen scripts that allow you to zoom images, i want to do the same for text, is this possible? Like onmouseover or hover it zooms images. i want it for text! is it possible?
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How do I get images containing text to be indexed by search engines?

I am building a small portfolio website for a friend, and being in advertising and all, she hates the standard fonts and wants everything written in a custom font. As CSS font-embedding is not really ...
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SEO for multimedia site with little text

How would one optimize a flash website that consists primarily of images and video and has minimal text (i.e. only navigation), without changing the visual design of the site? If one were to use the ...
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What's the best way to implement texting into my webapp?

I'd like to allow users to text to a certian number in order to complete actions on their accounts. An example would be update name with Captain Basically what I'm asking is about is a service that ...
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Text files vs. text in database

I'm designing a new site, deciding whether to keep the bulk of the content for each page in a text file, with just the file name in a database record for that page, or to keep the entire text in the ...