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htaccess redirect subfolder to root

In the following scenario, example.com is my homepage. I need to: redirect www to non-www redirect index.html to homepage redirect example.com/store to example.com This is my htaccess code # ...
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How to approach 3 different redirects at the same time

So this is the scenario, I have already placed some 301 redirects via the web.config file due to a website redesign recently done. I also need to put in place the non-www to www url redirect and on ...
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Can I use OpenCart in Weebly?

I need the iDeal payment method in Weebly. Since they don't offer it, I need to use a third party shopping cart - OpenCart 2.0. Can OpenCart be added to Weebly? I asked at Weebly and OpenCart before ...
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Is my shared host skimping on memory? Should I switch hosts or try and decrease memory usage in my MVC app?

I am running a .NET MVC 4 site on a shared host and am getting frequent out of memory errors. They are most common after updating the web.config file and / or logging in. I suspect the host is ...
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Can't remove an old domain from Bing when DNS no longer resolves

I'm trying to use Bing's Content Removal page to remove an old domain from search results. The domain belongs to an old staging site and is no longer live, but got picked up by Bing somewhere along ...
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Can I manipulate the DNS protocol to host websites across multiple servers?

Let's pretend that I'm hosting a very big and popular website. Let's also pretend that I have many web servers spread out all around the world. Each web server containing identical files. If I make ...
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Is there a way to emphasize on a single word of a phrase in google search

Example if I am searching "How to enable a google chrome extension only in incognito mode" It shows results from "How to enable a google chrome extension in incognito mode" Obviously this is not ...
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Prepend city name in domain

I'm interested in creating a website that will have a city name as a prepended word for each city it is launched in, like craigslist.com does. Is that possible to do without buying a new domain for ...
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What can I do about the difference between adsense and analytics?

My adsense reports 12,000 monthly pageviews and my analytics reports 15,000 monthly pageviews. How can I act upon this difference and use adsense to fully monetize all the pageviews? Is there some way ...
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Disable ftp://hostname for my website [migrated]

I'm hosting a page and I'm having a problem. If I write ftp://myhostname, the browser asks for FTP username and password and I think this may be a security problem because it doesn't happen with other ...
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When and how do I remove temporary files on server left from abandoned forms?

I have a form on my site to submit posts, it features multiple file upload tool (Mini Ajax File Upload Form) which submits files to server as they are added (before actual post submission) and server ...
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URL requests with [object] in place of parameter values

We're seeing requests to our server with the literal [object] replacing the values where parameters should be. For example: http://example.com/users/[object]. I've found some suggestions that it ...
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What should be the SEO strategy for a very big target [on hold]

Currently I am doing SEO of an Arabic website. I need to optimize it for GCC. Its target is very big i.e. 1 million unique visitors per month (organic). The domain is new means there is no domain ...
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How should I handle a client with a partial site already built who wants me to take over? [on hold]

I'm new to this site and making webpages that aren't only run locally on a single computer. I'm about to start building a website for someone. She already had another person make a basic website but ...
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How to not hurt advertisers AND comply with webmaster guidelines

I'm looking for new ways to filter out bad bot traffic so that advertisers don't get harmed with artificial impressions. I look at the adsense support site at: ...
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RSS Feed / HTML Title and Dscription Limit Per SEO Standard

I'm creating an RSS feed which is meant to be SEO friendly in the invent the content is syndicated and created as a webpage. I'm under the impression currently that this is the going standard: ...
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Strange landing page tracked by GA user behavior

I have this strange issue but not sure how to solve. I will try my best to explain it in detail. I made a new landing page at http://example.com to capture early interest from online users. I then ...
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Google says my website has render blocking css while it doesn't

Google says the mobile version of my website has render blocking css while my website has only one css file that is placed before the closing body tag. I even test putting the css after closing html ...
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Using productontology in Schema.org for another language?

I have a site that is in two languages, German and English. For each version of the site I am defining different schema.org markups. For example, the descriptions provided are in German or English ...
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Microdata: should I use Book or Product type scheme?

I'm developing a site for an antiques shop, specialized in rare and ancient books. Every page for each book will have a description sheet available with several data for the item. Descriptions ...
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error.log file in public_html which is publically viewable?

There is a file in my public_html folder called error.log which is viewable by anyone if they just enter the URL in their browser, like: example.com/error.log I'm running Apache. My question is, how ...
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Internal Server Error 500 .htaccess

For years, I have been using the following .htaccess for PHP to execute within HTML on Apache at GoDaddy: AddHandler fcgid-script .html FCGIWrapper /usr/local/cpanel/cgi-sys/php5 .html A few days ...
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Prevent my hosting server from adding a JavaScript snippet to my page?

My host adds JavaScript in particular cases. I want to prevent that. Maybe through .htaccess? The added code is the following So, even preventing their PHP from executing would be useful.
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Would a “keywords” section on a web page be considered keyword stuffing?

It's known that keyword stuffing may be penalized by search engines. But what if I add a section titled "keywords", somewhere at the bottom of the page, with various forms of the keywords which are ...
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Unable to add new host to Apache webserver

I already have two hosts pointing to my machine, and I am trying to add a third "webmail.user.domain.com, but I receive DNS failure lookup. I created a configuration file for "webmail" with the same ...
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404 outside the scope of ErrorDocument 404 and htaccess

i have an interesting problem, this link: ...
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How to fight off referrer spammers?

Last months I have lots of referrer spammers in my GA statistics. Their count is ~10x higher than count of legit visitors (my site is not very popular yet). I've turned on an option to hide known ...
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Multiple domains or one new domain or sub domains. Pros and cons

We run a website to provide cashback for forex traders from all over the world. Now, we'd like to add new services to our portfolio, such as cashback for poker, binary options and lots of online ...
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How does Google handle <link> elements in the <body>?

As I get from here, link tags can be used in the body as long as they contain Microdata. I understand how this may come handy for specifying all sorts of properties, e.g. from Schema.org: author, ...
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Schema.org WebApplication type for game

I have a web application hosted on a URL. It basically hosts games that students use in school. There are some 100,000 games on it. Is it ok to have the following markup on the game page, for ...
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Duplicate meta tags issue despite having “rel='canonical'” tag

I'm getting more and more duplicate meta tags alerts on Google Webmaster tools everyday. It's a blog and I have setup rel='canonical' tags long before and they are showing up correctly. ...
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How to integrate a content in foreign language (not an version of the site in foreign language) in a wordpress website not to have a bad SEO

I want to renovate a website for a customer bringing the content to wordpress, the site (with .com domain) is in italian language but despite a large part of the site is in english language (so, it's ...
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Are the different types of SSL certificates a bit of a scam?

I'm looking into getting a few SSL certificates for domains to cover the following: autodiscover.example.com remote.example.com www.example.com Wildcard certificates are too expensive, so I'm ...
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EV SSL Certificates - does anyone care?

Is any one aware of any data or studies from an impartial source that show the impact of EV SSL certificates on customer behavior? I've been unable to find any such studies. If an EV SSL certificate ...
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1answer
45 views

Domestic SEO was much easier than expected. How does that impact international strategy?

Domestic SEO was much easier than expected. How does that impact international strategy? I accomplished what I thought is impossible for five pages on my site. We achieved page 1 and 2 ranks after ...
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87 views

How to get a new Adsense account?

I have a websites related to cricket and advertising. How can I apply for google adsense?
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SEO advantages of /blog when forwarding via ProxyPass

We've had requests from clients via their SEO companies to host blogs accompanying ecommerce sites on theirdomain.com/blog rather than on - for example - blog.theirdomain.com As we look after their ...
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Preserve and print a blog

When my daughter was born almost 5 years ago, we had the idea of posting various things about our lives, what she did as she was growing up, etc. The idea at the time was, when she's 18 we'll give ...
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How can google track the average time on site

I wanted to know If google can track website average timing without google analytics. I was checking with fiddler and only way for google to track is when we click the website in SERP and users ...
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WAMP VirtualHost 403

I recently installed WAMP, and started developing on its Apache server. Given that my text editor (Sublime) didn't have permissions to write on C disk directly, I changed my default DocumentRoot to My ...
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Cache an external site that may have a mobile version

In continuation of the answer for the "Nginx Reverse Proxy for Tumblr" question, what is the best way to cache a web-site like Tumblr with nginx, which returns distinct results depending on the ...
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Getting “cannot verify server identity” on iPhone and iPad for Go Daddy SSL

Whenever people navigate to a particular site of ours on an iPhone or iPad they are getting a "cannot verify server identity" message. Our certificate was issued by Go Daddy. I ran this checker as ...
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Email password fails with & in it

Wondering if anyone has seen this before, where on Exim 4.85 an email password fails because it had an & in it? As you can imagine it took ages to get to the bottom of what was going on. Kept ...
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How to configure mod_bwlimited through htaccess

The mod_bwlimited module in htaccess apparently displays an error if bandwidth is exceeded. Anyone know what options are available for configuring it through htaccess?
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51 views

Why do Outdated Page and Cache Removals self-happen in Google Webmaster Tools?

Take a look at the following screenshot I took from Google Webmaster Tools "Remove URLs" page: None of these were performed by me or others who have access to GWT. How do these removal requests ...
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1answer
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stopping accessibility of internal script files via mod_rewrite

Turns out after researching, one site found duplicate content on my website. The reason is because the unfriendly php file that friendly URLs link to was apparently discovered by a robot and then got ...
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1answer
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Link re-interpreted by browser does not work

I have a problem with links generated by php, for example this link works: ...
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14 views

SEO for dynamically loaded content

I feel completely lost concerning SEO and more precisely how to provide my to search engines with my dynamically loaded content. I guess I'm doing something wrong... My website is a directory of ...
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1answer
15k views

Which browsers handle `Content-Encoding: gzip` and which of them has any special requirements on encodinq quality?

I am creating a "hand made" HTTP 1/0, 1/1 server. I recently integrated zip lib so now I can stream encoded gziped data in and out. I wonder Which major browsers (alive ones - IE6-IE10, Chrome, FF, ...
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Why is the date displayed in the Google search result is 3 days older than the actual publication date?

Yesterday I published an article on my website, if I go on Google it says that it has been published 3 days ago. Why? I've WordPress, on a Centos 6,5 VM. System time is wrong of 20 min of my server, ...

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