A URL, or Uniform Resource Locator, is an address for a file or resource that specifies where that resource is, and how to go about retrieving it.

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How to add special characters in the post url for Blogger?

I believe when keyword is used in the URL then posts will come up on top of the Google search. My keyword is C++, so I wish to add this keyword in my all C++ related posts. Since URLs don't accept ...
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When xml namespaces declaration is automated validated and generate internet traffic [on hold]

if I can use the location of namespace URL as a validation reference for a part of small web pages.(Example : all button from my web pages to be compared with a standard button red with reference ...
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When you use dash as space what do you use for dash?

The design decision was to automatically replace spaces with dash (-) when building URLs. This led to URLS such as example.com/user/john-smith. This was fine as long as names were "JohnSmith" and "...
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Proper Robots.txt Block URL

I want to block the url like: /services/online.html?dir=asc&limit=12&order=price but I want to allow: /services/online.html I have added this on the Robots.txt: Allow: /services/online....
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.htaccess - setting up SEO friendly URLs and 301 redirects [closed]

I recently changed all my product-page.php links to SEO friendly URLs such as /product-name/ To ensure I've done this correctly, and for anyone else wanting to know how to do it, I just wanted to ...
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SEO for repurposing a URL and moving already indexed content to a new URL

I need to shift a page to another URL, so I can use the current URL of that page for another content. Can this be done without problems for Google? Let's explain the situation. Current situation: ...
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Changing internal URL path for SEO

I have a site where Google has already indexed about 1 million pages, and I want to change all the URL paths for SEO purposes, ensuring that we always have our keywords in the path. Technically I ...
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Domain name appended to the end of every URL as tracked in Google Analytics

We have been tracking the content pages which are getting the traffic from different sources through Google Analytics for our website. Google Analytics append the domain URL after every content page ...
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Similar URL, different content, same keyword - bad for SEO?

I'm thinking about adding a page to my website, this will be extremly good for users, but could this be bad for seo? Page 1 (currently exists, ranks good): URL: example.com/formula-1 Title: Formula ...
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Should I add URL parameters to webmasters that only show flash message?

I have an paginated category URL that displays all items in a category. Each item has its own individual view page. In the event that an item has gone permanently offline I have implemented a 301 ...
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Is there any SEO difference between /blog and /blogs?

In trying to categorize posts in a blog I'd like to use /blogs in the domain. Will this have any negative SEO impact? Or is it the same as /blog ?
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My users are getting 302 Found page if they don't write https in address bar, how can I prevent this?

I host a forum website in DigitalOcean's cloud servers, using Ubuntu 16.04, Apache 2.4.20, PHP 7.0.8 and MySQL 5.7.12. I tried to troubleshoot with cURL about what is the problem, these are the ...
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website marked as “may be hacked” by google

My website is marked by google as "may be hacked". Through the admin panel of google search console, I see several links that are list as "URL injections". My site is built with opencart. As you ...
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Multilanguage Website with language parameters inside URL and HTACCESS redirect

I'm experiencing an issue using the Google webmaster tools. My Website homepage is being redirected to the correct language version according to user's browser language. For example if a user from UK ...
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Using both original name and English name in a URL

Let's say, I am adapting a URL structure like: [domain]/neuschwanstein-castle-schloss-neuschwanstein Neuschwanstein Castle is a castle in Germany and its original name is Schloss Neuschwanstein in ...
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Does breadcrumbs and url inconsistency affect SEO? [closed]

If a website has inconsistency between URL structure and Breadcrumbs structure is it good, neutral or bad for SEO? For example on Yoast site "Wordpress Plugins" page https://yoast.com/wordpress/...
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Previously submitted my sitemap but now I changed most of my pages URLs, what should i do?

I had previously submitted my websites sitemap to google search console. It submitted all my pages and indexed most of them. However, recently I have changed most of my pages URLs due to SEO. Since I ...
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Google is unable to crawl both my UK and USA sites that use IP detection redirects

The URL's of my website open as per IP detection. That is, for UK it is example.com and for USA it is example.com/usa. But Google is unable to crawl example.com/usa. It is crawling just example.com. ...
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my blog hosted site wont display if i dont add www at the end [duplicate]

I observed that whenever I type the URL of my blog site without putting www, it wont display e.g. typing example.com in the address bar will not display the web address but bring error unless i put ...
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How to split a ranked page or category?

This is a general question and not related to specified URL. I have some websites that contains many categories. Now i want to split some categories. For example: I have "office table and chair" ...
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Is it possible to change from domains to phrases in the URL bar?

You can change a URL like google.com to google.com/test without reloading the page by JavaScript. Is it possible to completely change the URL like from google.com to Welcom.To.The.Website using the ...
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AMP Content and Domains

apologies if this is known science around the web mastering community, I haven't had to worry about content in a number of years and don't know where to start :) I'm considering implementing Google's ...
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Do I need to update the sitemap.xml file after removing some URLs?

Do I need to update the sitemap.xml file after removing some URLs from the website and merge three different URLs to a single one. For example, three different URLs: www.example.com/one.html (main ...
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Are spaces in “href” valid?

Is <a href=" #id "> (note spaces) correct (X)HTML? Does it mean the same as <a href="#id">?
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Dynamic URL generation and SEO

We are integrating some web-services in our website and it is mostly about integrating post codes search within the website. There are couple of ways to build this, the easiest is below but we are ...
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WordPress creating URLs which are not found

For each post or page I create, WordPress creates URLLs like this: about-us/timcoetzee about-us/thesportingfreak@gmail.com contact-us/@sportingfreak sa-might-never-host-major-sports-tournament/...
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What are the differences between a regular HTTP web server and a REST server?

I am learning about REST services and from what I understood until now the only difference is the language of the file that is outputted by the script that runs as a backend. Can a regular web server ...
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SEO tips on changing blog pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: /blog/...
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SEO tips for blog posts pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: /blog/...
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Duplicate content on same-language region

I'm currently working on a multi-language website. I want to target different regions and each region should have its own site. I currently have two languages for my website: Dutch and English. So I ...
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Is it bad to link internal URL with http?

I have couple of domains. One in the singular form and other in the plural. The singular one has more traffic and plural one is new and has a chance of getting visitors on the homepage. Both the ...
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Advice on URL structure [duplicate]

I'm looking for some advice on my URL structure for a project I'm working on. I'm a web developer so my SEO knowledge is relatively limited. My website's purpose is to essentially provide specialised ...
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Are these programmatically generated pages a correct SEO approach?

I am presently working on a taxi booking website. As a test case, the website (which is not yet online) can presently take bookings from 20 cities and booking can be made for 626 destinations (cities) ...
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SEO impact of using non-Latin characters in URL

Is there a negative SEO impact if I use non-Latin characters in my URL? For example, suppose I want to have a page about sweets. I am targeting the keyword お菓子 which is in Japanese. Should I go for ...
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Namecheap URL Redirect for all subpages?

I have a Namecheap account for mydomain.com, which I would like to use to mask uglydomain.com. I currently have URL Redirects (masked) set up for the @ and www hosts on the Advanced DNS settings of ...
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Language of friendly URLs

I am doing a site where the language of the entire content is Portuguese. My URLs are friendly, however they are in English. Should I change all URL to Portuguese, too? For example: from: example....
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Should the category or the title come first in the URL path?

I've seen a site that has a link structure like this: http://www.example.com/{title}/about/{category} Traditionally sites are using: http://www.example.com/{category}/{title}/ Is it a better ...
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How can I stop search engines from crawling tel links?

I have a site that has a call now button for mobile device to directly dial from the site. This works fine, but I am getting errors on my SEO reporting tool. It is throwing errors for every page that ...
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How to track internal campaigns (without writing any code)?

So, UTMs work really well for tracking external campaigns in Google Analytics. I use UTMs all the time for the sites that I work with. But I'm wondering how to properly track these campaigns easily if ...
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Why are redirected URLs displayed in SERP?

I use a permalink redirect mode for affiliate links. Something similar to www.example.com/out/google → this will 302 redirect to google.com. All these redirected URLs display in search using the ...
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Remove hash URLs from Google search results after removing the hash [duplicate]

I recently removed the hash from the URLs of my website built with AngularJS. Now I would like to remove the old URLs from the Google search results to avoid duplicate content. Problem is, when I ...
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Wrong URL showing up in Google search results resulting in 404 error after migrating from blogger to WordPress

I have ported a blogger blog to a WordPress blog. I have switched the DNS to point to the new WordPress blog. The WordPress blog is up and running fine. I have created sitemaps for the pages on this ...
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.htaccess redirect url to a subfolder on a subdomain with exceptions

I have a CMS installed on a subdomain (say blog.domain.com). I created a site on it but the site can be accessed at (blog.domain.com/sites/mysite). I also have to use other links like blog.domain.com/#...
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Home page keyword cannot be in the URL

I have been looking into SEO for a few weeks now trying to perfect a homepage. Going through various sources such as MOZ, and other examples of checklists. I keep seeing that you should have your ...
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How do I link to web pages with umlauts in their filename?

I am trying to create an HTML link to a web page hosted on an Apache server that contains umlauts (in my test case it is ä.html). So I tried the following in HTML: <a href='ä.html'>ä.html</...
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How do I track search queries with Google Analytics when my search engine uses a hash for the query?

My company's search engine generates a hash/pound sign (#) instead of a question mark for search queries: Search.htm#search- followed by exactly the user's input string. http://www.example.com/...
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Is it valid to include digits and question marks in the URL slug for a permalink?

Is it valid (and maybe even a best practice) to create "Aliases" or "Slugs" that contain numbers and question marks? The numbers would be integer only, floats are out of the question. For example: ...
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“About” or “About us”? “Contact” or “Contact us”? “Services” or “Our services”?

There are about 5-10 most basic pages that some would say it's a best practice to include them in many sites. These are, for example: About us, Contact us, Our services, Privacy policy, Portfolio, ...
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Why is my Blogger subdomain appearing in URLs on my page instead of my custom domain?

Recently I bought a new domain (example.com) and pointed it to my blogger account. My domain is working well. But the problem is my sitemap contains the http://subdomain.blogspot.com which is the ...
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Crafting AdSense-friendly URLs for special webpages

When many people make websites, they create simple friendly URLs with simple logic, however, my question involves more complex URLs. Here's the story: On my website, people can use an editor to make ...