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Why is Google Webmaster Tools marking empty pages as Soft 404s?

I have a set of pages in user profiles which, depending on the user's actions, may or may not have any information on it. It's essentially a feed of the user's comments. Some users add comments, some ...
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Google Analytics + Kickstarter

need a little help. We have a website where both non-www and www.domain.com forward to an ongoing Kickstarter campaign. Kickstarter has its own reporting tools, which shows the domains (and ...
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How to stop Google Webmaster Tools from emailing me about a removed domain?

I have an old site that I used to manage through Google Webmaster Tools, which I have since abandoned (took down website and no longer own the domain). I deleted the site from my webmaster tools ...
2
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1answer
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Single Page vs. Multi-page Websites [on hold]

A colleague and I are tasked with creating a new website that will be used for configuring devices (hardware), displaying general as well as specific information. He's a recently new comer to the web ...
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13 views

Very big difference between Structured Data number of pages and Indexed pages in Google Webmaster Tools

I have a website with approximately 30,000 pages. Google index is OK, almost all pages are indexed, but in Structured data I see only 48 pages detected for schema.org. Schema.org is identical of whole ...
0
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1answer
12 views

differences between ICANN-Accredited Registrars and the others

I'm planning to buy my first domain and i was just wondering what's the difference between ICANN-Accredited Registrars and not ICANN-Accredited Registrars. Will my website be more visible on a ...
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12 views

Where to ask SEO Questions [on hold]

If someone could explain a couple SEO items to me i would greatly appreciate it. Googleing "google pagerank" Takes me here: checkpagerank net Seems like as good a place as any and when i put in my ...
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5 views

Facebook Ads click tracking through url parameters/tags is it possible?

Is there something like ValueTrack for AdWords but for Facebook ads? And I'm not talking about Google Analytics UTM tags. Looking through documentation, brought me to some API documentation that is ...
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0answers
10 views

Structured Data not working with my site [on hold]

I'm trying to use Rich snippets and I have place the code in my page.But When I use Structured Data Testing Tool I got Two messages: First: The excerpt from the page will show up here. The reason we ...
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0answers
11 views

Is it possible to use multiple sub domains using only one WordPress install [on hold]

I'm helping a friend of mine with his website, he's an artist and he makes music and films. He wants to have 2 separate websites using sub domains e.g: music.example.com films.example.com I want ...
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1answer
58 views

Where is the best place for page's ID in a user friendly URL?

I searched within the site but none where addressing exactly my question, So I ask it here: Which one of these structures for a user-friendly url is the best with regards to search engines and user ...
2
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1answer
18 views

How do product resellers get round the duplicate content problem?

We have a customer who is the local distributor or reseller for a German-based supplier. The products are high quality and beautiful images, videos and elegant English-language text are made ...
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0answers
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Facebook's header image: how to control compression? [migrated]

I am trying to set up a Facebook page for a business. The page is here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hotel-Jacobeo/311595949045476 And the problem I'm having is that Facebook recompresses my ...
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1answer
12 views

How my website will be ranked if I host multilanguage blogs under my domain?

I want to make two weblogs in two different languages under my personal domain, such as blog1.domain.org and blog2.domain.org. I want to optimize my website in such a way that with searchs in either ...
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1answer
9 views

Tracking source/medium across domain to subdomain

My website is hosted on a domain such as example.com, and website visitors progress from example.com to sub.example.com where we host surveys. At the moment, visitor data lists example.com as the main ...
0
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1answer
15 views

Internal Links Keyword

Let say I have a tech site and I am writing a post and mentioning "iPhone". I have previous posts about "iPhone", should I link to a post or to a page with the "iPhone" tag?
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2 domain names with 1 IP address in a server

I want to change my web site domain name but still want to use the same IP address of the website. I want to make the change that both old name and new name are accessible for 6 months. After 6 ...
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0answers
12 views

Apache 404 Issue after upgrading from Mavericks to Yosemites

Good afternoon fellow StachExachangers, Background story: I have recently upgraded my macbook pro from Mavericks to Yosemites, everything went well except my local development environment got ...
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Google Analytics - Track Products Through Checkout Flow

When the user goes to the Cart page, we have a CTA button that allows then to 'upgrade' their product to a more deluxe version. Whether they decide to upgrade or not, they will be sent to an ...
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2answers
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Is there any risk to a network if it allows FTP access to third party websites? [on hold]

I was not able to FTP access to my website on my college's network. (The college has a cyberoam-firewalled newtork). It would fail at point when directory listing would show up othewise. I later ...
2
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1answer
18 views

Do I need a wildcard SSL certificate for inclusion in the HSTS preload list?

I'd like to submit my personal site into the Chrome HSTS preload list. The site there says: In order to be included on the HSTS preload list, your site must: Have a valid certificate. ...
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which CMS is most appropriate for [duplicate]

a website which provides pages of hotlinks to lists of member submitted - news articles - events articles - job articles (html headed by member logo) Where folk can submit in html.. or plain text ...
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0answers
12 views

what's the best way to develop web sites? [on hold]

in the past days I was talking with some web developers and ended up with some new knowledge and some questions about the best way to develop websites. there are out some good frameworks and a very ...
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2answers
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Does Google use .com as a ranking factor compared to other generic top level domains?

Given the exact same page with some real data for example a page for Bangkok Dog Cafe, would search engines prefer one of the following because of the top level domain? singapore-dog-cafe.com ...
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Woocommerce checkbox to add an additional discounted product

Using woocommerce, I am selling a few different items, one of the items is a polishing cloth for $3.00 and different pairs of earrings. If someone goes to buy a pair of earrings I want to have a check ...
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0answers
8 views

Submiting new verbiage content for site redesign [on hold]

I am currently putting together a verbiage content document for a website redesign and I am finding it difficult to determine the best format for submission. The content needs to be reviewed by ...
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0answers
8 views

Output HTML form to text file locally [on hold]

Hi I have the following code that allows me to create a text file from my input in the TEXT AREA and download it with my specified file name. However I am unable to create a HTML FORM that will do the ...
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1answer
15 views

Google not indexing translated content using url params

I have a website that uses a URL param (http://example.com?lang=es) to translate each page content. I know that this option is not recommended, but technically is the only one I can provide atm. I ...
0
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0answers
3 views

Why isn't this Custom Javascript Macro in Google Tag Manager returning the expected results? [migrated]

I am trying to build a custom macro in GTM that runs through two datalayers and builds a list for a 3rd party tag. This is in the data layers: 'cartSkus': [ '12345','56789' ] 'cartQuantities': [ ...
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0answers
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Will the new TLDs will supports 2 letter domains? [on hold]

Will the new TLDs will ever support a 2 letter domain? 1 letter domains? Or will it be reserved for auctions later on?
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Is a Video Sitemap feasible when the video is SWF and the other is a fallback copy in MP4?

I want to create a Google-friendly Video Sitemap (details here) for pages on my website that feature cartoon animations. The problem is, the video files are in two formats - SWF and MP4. I'm using the ...
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2answers
51 views

How to display “Not Found” instead of automatic redirecting?

how to redirect to 404 in .htaccess file ? Example www.domain.com/ja/any_post or www.domain.com/ja/all_posts www.domain.com/fr/any_post or www.domain.com/fr/all_posts A little bit more ...
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1answer
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Why do two different +1 buttons on the same page but for different urls show the same counts?

The following buttons always display the same count (which is the count of the page without the querystring) despite being different urls: <div class="g-plusone" data-size="small" ...
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0answers
15 views

htaccess specify php location

I'm using shared hosting, can create .htaccess and php.ini and have access to ssh. I have PHP 5.6 installed to ~/public_html/php56 and can use this path with ssh, cron and exec() but not on the web. ...
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1answer
20 views

How to make files (hosted on free hosting website) ready for 'fast download'?

I have hosted some files on a free website hosting account. I am used to transferring my files via an FTP client and it works well. But sometimes I need to download the files via a web browser. Here ...
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votes
1answer
15 views

How do i get Google to crawl and associate foreign content with my site?

We have an HR application that is hosted by the supplier. There are recruiting functionality in it including a publicly available client so people can apply for jobs. We are iframing this clients ...
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votes
0answers
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which one is good from seo point of view - a hosted sub-domain or a pointed sub-domain? [on hold]

Hosting a sub domain - seo.abc.com, with independent hosting is good for SEO point of view? OR If not, there is another way like - create folder structure abc.com/seo/ and point it to sub-domain ...
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0answers
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CName redirects to www.domain.com but not to http://domain.com

I moved a site to WP Engine. I changed the zone file cname to point to the wpengine domain. So now I can access www.mysite.com, but I cannot access http://mysite.com (takes me to godaddy no site ...
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1answer
18 views

Setting up a second domain to my web server

I have a domain name which points to my web server, and we added a secondary domain for short urls, which points to the same ip address, however with the new domain, it is giving "Forbidden You ...
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0answers
13 views

How much does would it cost to make a website with certain features? [on hold]

we are working on planning a small business and are trying to figure out how much it would cost to make a website for it. The company would handle private transportation of workers, using ...
0
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1answer
7 views

Best practice for running development and production servers [on hold]

I've been doing web development for some years now and have always questioned my methods when it comes to deploying a site, or doing maintenance. I have so far done the development locally, and ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Will I lose old Google Analytics data if I create a new account

I am looking to create a new account for a website for Google Analytics data. I will be taking over the analytics for a client, but want to be able to compare old historical data to the analytics. ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

how to map a file path to a ip address

I want to map a path to a domain and the most easy way i can think of is to try to map a path a ip and map that ip to a domain in the windows hosts file.But i don't know how to map a path to a ip.
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0answers
4 views

Wordpress, change text colour of contact form plugin [on hold]

I'm using the CForm Builder for my Wordpress Site. My site uses a dark theme, but the contact form uses black text and so it is hard to see. I want to set the text to white so that it can be seen ...
1
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1answer
15 views

What is an optimum redirect / canonical path for this instance?

In assisting with the migration of a friend's site, we discovered that 301 redirects had been created for what are, ultimately, temporary pages. These temporary pages then point to a canonical URL ...
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0answers
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Redirecting domain to subfolder, one hosting account, avoid redirect loop. masking?

i know similar questions have been asked, but i've been at this for weeks. please humor me! i have two domains (giving actual domain names for simplicity and also to avoid in-head conversions for my ...
3
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1answer
22 views

Update and republish wordpress post. SEO penalization?

I'm currently working on improving some old posts, adding content, notes and so... I plan to publish them again on every update so it is showed again in the homescreen with the new date. Do you know ...
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0answers
5 views

Backlinks in Webmaster Tools from a CDN - The CDN can no longer be crawled but backlinks remain

For our site we set up a CDN url using a CNAME pointed to our main domain. Unbeknownst to us, this caused a very large pool of duplicate content, since google could crawl the CDN and reach all the ...
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votes
0answers
5 views

Most flexible oauth2 server with nodejs and PHP [on hold]

I need to create a oauth2 server and I could see that there is a lot of implementations for this feature. Some of them seem to be abandoned, others seem to be not flexible. My website need to register ...
0
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0answers
8 views

JPG Image Quality [migrated]

I'm currently dealing with a problem of image quality for my website background image. I have a big blurred background image I'd like to use but would like it to be as small as possible in size for ...

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