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13 views

Larger Google Ads on high-resolution displays

I'm wondering, is it somehow possible to serve ad-units from Google on large screens and still keep their size in percentage of viewport width. What I mean is that banner 768x90px is OK for 1024px ...
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9 views

How To Backup And Restore WP Installation And Database On Various Local Partitions? [on hold]

I am running a local development environment with WAMP on partition C and have a WordPress database there. My WordPress installation however is on partition D in a subfolder of my web projects, ...
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20 views

Multiple domains for one site (but different locations)

I've developed a website for a building company. They have an "investments" page with their buildings for sale. They are available through http://example.com/investments/new-york/building1 and they ...
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1answer
15 views

What are the “host record” options available?

When setting up a new A Record / Host Record there's an option to enter the "host", and then one to enter the "IP". What are the options available for host? I've seen www, @, *... are there others? I ...
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4 views

SEO Category and sub category [duplicate]

I have some issues with my SEO. The goal of the web site I am creating is to display all of my products by category and then by sub-category. My question is: if I display my products in archive ...
0
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1answer
13 views

Advantage of Using Azure CDN [on hold]

We have a couple sites hosted on Azure's cloud, and we're using an external CDN for some content. Would there be any advantages in terms of performance if we were to use Azure's own CDN?
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1answer
19 views

.htaccess not passing GET parameters

I have a .htaccess file that looks like this: RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^login$ /login.php? [L,R=301] However when I do any get parameters such as /login?random=get&params=true they don't ...
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1answer
19 views

My site breaks on specific resolutions

It is all started here : How Google decided how websites will look to my visitors? Google told me that my site looks bad for my visitors and "Barnettt" answered me that it is happening in specific ...
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1answer
24 views

SEO with unexpected “keywords”

My boss wants to keep the "more information" and other stuff like that in his home page. The problem is that there are 12 "more information" and then, this words will count as "keyword". Moreover, we ...
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2answers
29 views

Rich Snippet/Structured Data Testing Tool errors

I try to create rich snippets for my blog posts, and after I write my articles, add images, I fill in all the data in the Rich Snippet plugin. Then I do Markup through the Webmaster Tools. (So all the ...
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1answer
18 views

SEO for a website where data comes from API after few seconds

I've created a website which is fully implemented on Angular and Webservice based but I've few doubts that site HTML is loaded immediately but its data comes from Angular Ajax call so it takes few ...
0
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2answers
24 views

my website sitemap on google webmasters indexing is too slow [on hold]

website content is very heavy and indexed are only 1500 from 1000000. can you tell me what is problem?
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0answers
15 views

Java vs PHP for heavy math and logic [on hold]

I am developing an engineering / product selection type website and need to choose a server side language for all the calculations and to read/write to a MySQL database. There will be a lot of math ...
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0answers
13 views

Architecture and Programming Language for an Interactive Engineering/Design Site [on hold]

My intention is to build a site that hobbyists and engineers can use to choose various technical parts from a library, perform engineering calculations on their combination of parts, and then generate ...
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1answer
12 views

Add Google Analytics to site hosted on Adobe Business Catalyst?

I inherited an Adobe BC site. I've poked around the admin interface but am failing to figure out how I should add Google's analystic scripts to the site. I gather that BC sites are rendered, so I'm ...
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2answers
17 views

Internet Explorer won't play m4a file

I've got an m4a file that loads properly in all browsers, except for Internet Explorer (no surprise). The error is: "Invalid source". My code looks like this: <audio controls> <source ...
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3answers
43 views

Duplicate content on international websites

I'm helping on the SEO of an international group. Among others, there's a company.com website and a company.com.sa website (Saudi Arabia). They have got a new FAQ section on the .com website, in ...
3
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1answer
32 views

Images as hyperlinks and SEO implications

I manage several websites, one of which is an e-commerce site with a lot of images. At the top of some product category pages, there are image links to specific products (think image banners). I am ...
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2answers
23 views

301 or canonical for URLs with a '/'?

Is it better to use 301 redirects to URLs with a trailing / to a URL without a trailing / or is it better to canonicalise one version?
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1answer
29 views

What technologies do i need to learn to make a blog? [on hold]

I am making my first website which will be my personal blog. My main purpose to make this is to learn website development. I know a fair amount of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I understand these are all ...
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0answers
19 views

Adressing external Wordpress Installation from primary Domain

I have a primary domain, let's call it company.com for example's sake. Under this domain there's a wordpress installation running where i am currently working on my "main Site". I also currently ...
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1answer
17 views

Google Analytics - Different “Total Events” value when clicking the event category

I am using GA event tracking. On the main "top events" screen I see that there were ~250k events for that category. BUT When I click on the event category, the Total Events value changes to nearly ...
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0answers
14 views

Prevent smaller ad creative from showing in larger ad slot

I'm having a 300x250 size creative show in a 300x600 ad slot. The header call defines only one size, 300x600 like so: googletag.defineSlot('/1030735/website_300x600', [300, 600], ...
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1answer
24 views

Do I need to have a company to create a website that collects users' personal info

I want to build a website (or more like a personal project) that collects users' personal info (eg. email address). Is there any legal issue for that? I think I do need something like Privacy Policy, ...
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0answers
10 views

IIS : Test Connection : “Invalid application path”

I have creation an application in IIS. Selected the application pool it draws from. But when I 'Test Settings...' I get the error: Test Connection There was an error while performing this operation. ...
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0answers
16 views

What is the best timing for off page in seo.? [on hold]

perfect timing for off page technique in SEO like:- classifieds,directory submission,social bookmarking and etc.
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1answer
35 views

What are the htaccess mechanics of preventing search engines from indexing PDF files?

There are already a variety of posts on how to block certain files (in my case, PDFs) from a search engine like Google. The most relevant for this post was here: How to protect PDF file from indexing. ...
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0answers
9 views

Strange rapid grow in visitors [on hold]

I have a hosting that I use to host 5 websites. One of them is my personal website that consists of two static html pages. I haven't updated it for 6 month. It used to have about 100 visits per month ...
0
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1answer
11 views

In Google Analytics report for event tracking, what is the right number of events sent?

I'm using Google Analytics event tracking to count the number of unique users that did some action on my site. A flag on localStorage is used to determine who is new and who is returning. I am aware ...
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0answers
12 views

Is there any way to increase site visit of my website [duplicate]

Hope you are doing well;I have a website.I am getting 10k organic traffic per day.However,I want to increase it from 200k per day within a given time frame of 8-9 months. Kindly,suggest me the way to ...
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0answers
9 views

royalty free video coding format for IE [on hold]

Hi we sell videos as stream on our homepage. We decided to use the vp9 codec, because we don't have to pay any licensing fees. But IE seems to support only MP4 ...
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1answer
10 views

Product vs brand ratings and reviews

I have a website selling branded items. I want to implement ratings and reviews on a product level. Will it help for better conversion if the consumer sees that a brand (that I sell on my website) ...
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1answer
15 views

On Google Analytics, is it possible to trace the behavior path of a conversion back to the landing page?

On Google Analytics, I am looking to see the exact path that a user took up until the point that a goal conversion was made. Currently, I can see the last three steps via Reverse Goal Path, but I ...
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1answer
26 views

How to manage the leverage browser caching for third party JS files?

Is it possible to set and expiration date for the file http://assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit_main.js? And the other stuff down the list? I want to bring up my score as high as possible. I'm using ...
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0answers
23 views

My Website is getting a lot of traffic from an unresolved IP address [on hold]

My website is getting lot of traffic from an unresolved IP. I am using AWStats and it is showing that I am getting huge amount of hits within few seconds. My hosting company suspended my website ...
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1answer
31 views

Can .com domains be disputed if the holder does not have a reason for reserving the domain?

According to Wikipedia: Domain name registrations may be successfully challenged if the holder cannot prove an outside relation justifying reservation of the name, to prevent "squatting". Does ...
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1answer
23 views

Good idea to reveal server error logs to strangers for help diagnosing?

I have a WordPress website that's being served, but with a 500 status code. I want help diagnosing the problem behind the error, but don't know what information in the logs I should keep under wraps ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Page not getting picked up on Google Search

We're running into an issue where when we do an internal search on our website, we're not showing a particular page (http://education.illinois.edu/faculty/mercier). We're using the Google Search tool. ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

What's the difference between Returning Visitors and Multisession?

I used both predefined segments on GA but they are different. Isn't a returning visitor automatically a multisession user (and vice versa)? In this case, Returning are 38% of all traffic and ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

403 or 301 domain pointing to our domain?

We recently discovered that a large, publicly traded corporation purchased a domain that they have pointing to our domain. Both the corporation and the domain are completely unrelated to our type of ...
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0answers
13 views

Recurring spike in visitors at specific time, doesn't seem like a bot

I'm seeing some unusual behavior for my website which normally I'd attribute to a bot, but can't in this case. Website is for a mobile app, and there's little to do on there than read a few pages of ...
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0answers
14 views

Database relations with php [on hold]

Im wondering for a longer while, I am using phpmyadmin which is mysql. I create there a database add tables etc, but is there any reasonable reason to make relations inner phpmyadmin? since while php ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Should I include both GZ and XML sitemaps in robots.txt?

My sitemap generator has created a sitemap.xml and sitemap.xml.gz file. Should I include just the .gz file in the robots.txt or both? And does it do any harm to submit both sitemaps to Google et al?
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0answers
12 views

Udacity vs Udemy online courses for learning web development [on hold]

Note: I was unsure whether to ask this question on this site (Webmasters) or on the Academia site. Just let me know if it needs to be moved. Currently I'm planning on creating a personal webpage but ...
2
votes
1answer
11 views

Preserve “unowned” URL in browser after redirect

So, my university's communications department plans to provide a shared infrastructure for all departments to build websites on. However, my lab has an urgent need to publish a website now. I've built ...
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1answer
26 views

Multi Language website with subfolders, what to do with root domain?

I am setting a Magento multilanguage website with subfolder as suggested by many SEO and Google guideline. For example: example.com/it (Italian default) example.com/en (English) example.com/fr ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

How Google decided how websites will look to my visitors?

I have a small WordPress website, Google shows me a print screen of how the visitors of my site see it : And as you can see in the image on the right, it seems like all the thumbnails gone and the ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Use PHP to get Apache2 error code [on hold]

I'm making a PHP error page and I was wondering if there would be any way I could get the error code that resulted in the error and display it. Then, I could just use the same but have PHP display a ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

SEO images with 301 redirect

We all know that it is a best practice to use images like samsung-galaxy-s6.jpg instead of img01231.jpg. But, what if I'll use an image like http://www.example.com/img/samsung-galaxy-s6.jpg that ...
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votes
0answers
17 views

Google PageSpeed Insight: Improve server response time [on hold]

I have a wordpress site that uses page/database/resource caching + cloudflare. The Google PageSpeed tool complains that I should improve server response time. It responded in 240ms. Honnestly, do ...

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