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Will removing my keyword from breadcrumb title to simplify UI hurt page SEO?

Working on the UI of a new site and I would like to simplify some breadcrumb titles so they do not take up as much space. They will still communicate the same message to user. See example below: ...
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What is the Ideal Keyword Placement in a URL for Inner Location Pages? [duplicate]

I'm working on a website with 100s of locations. There is a location search page (Find Widget Dealer), a page for each state (Tennessee Widget Dealers) and finally a page for each individual location ...
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Web based download manager for website [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to implement a web based file downloader. This would allow users to download files to their local computer, whilst remaining on the website. Yes yes i know this can be a massive ...
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What is the right method to build a mobile friendly website [on hold]

I have observed that there are different ways to make a website mobile friendly. Create a responsive website and serve it to all users. Create a separate website for mobile users at ...
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UK Hosting with mod_pagespeed [duplicate]

Are there any UK-located hosting solutions which support the mod_pagespeed apache plugin?
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What are spiders trying to achieve on my site by fetching lots of non-existant urls such as various versions of phpMyAdmin?

I've recently set up a build server that compiles Java source on Github webhooks. I created a public page for downloading latest .jars with a top level domain and I'm logging requests to it. What are ...
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SEO impact of dynamically serving cropped images based on device type

I have a website and try to optimize it regarding device size. Due to a large image slider on the front page I could halve the size by serving smaller images for mobile devices (via simple user-agent ...
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TYPO3 + realurl, use baseURL or absRefprefix?

I'm using TYPO3 4.5 with latest realurl. The realurl manual says in the beginning that it is required to set config.baseURL to the domain (like http://www.example.com/). But later it says it is now ...
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How to enable httpS without cross redline Ubuntu14.04 with XAMPP 1.8.3 (64bit) [on hold]

System configuration Ubuntu 14.04 + XAMPP 1.8.3-5 with PHP 5.5.15 + Chrome 38.xx (64 bit) Now when I run https://localhost/projectName then itc omes red overlines over https and lock icon ...
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How to Index my website? [duplicate]

How can i Index my website? I have tried all things which google suggesting me still my website is not getting Indexed from last 30 Days?
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Can I share a cookie with a subdomain?

Suppose I want my site to be accessible at https://www.example.com and https://example.com. Is it possible to set a cookie when visiting one domain so that it is accessible in the other?
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i have a problem with understanding how the script works [on hold]

What's up guys I'm a new Website Developer and I'm creating a learning website that contains Tutorials. An example of the tutorials I do have problems on how I can Managed to Record the Text Step by ...
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Will serving the same content from two different domain names (using DNS CNAME records) hurt SEO?

I'm considering setting up a mobile website. This site will be hosted on someone else's server with a domain such as: mysite.theirsite.com My issue is that currently, mysite.com is decently ranked ...
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Private folders which are not indexable

I have a requirement where I need to distribute about 400 copies of a pdf document (about 6 MB) and .pub files, that are personalized for each user. Every user must have access to only his/her set of ...
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When does a .io domain drop and become available once it has expired

There is a .io domain name that has expired and I would like to purchase it. I understand with top level generic domains such as .com .net and .org they have several phases before they actually drop. ...
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If I need to redirect my WordPress site to a new domain with new hosting, how do I do so?

I have a Wordpress web site but need to change the name (from abc.com to tty.com). I was planning on duplicating the old web site to the new site. I don't want the old url to die, just in case ...
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Google Calendar feed issues? [on hold]

Are you experiencing Google Calendar feed issues? Looking at the help group, it appears many are. In my case, I can see my calendars and open them in a Google calendar, but my gcal script that pulls ...
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Use .htaccess to configure subdomains serve content from folders rather than from the root domain

Here is site http://www.glassnow.com.au/ With 3 subdomains: brisbane.glassnow.com.au goldcoast.glassnow.com.au sunshinecoast.glassnow.com.au Here is htaccess RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ...
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Is it a problem if someone disavows my site? I'm getting threats that other sites will do that if I don't remove links

I've been getting to many of these emails: My name is John Doe web manager of www.somewebsite. This is our 3rd and final request to you to remove links from your website to ours. If we don't ...
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Bing webmaster tool's SEO reports complain about multiple <h1> tags?

I have analyzed my websites in Bing Webmaster Tools and it's showing the error “There are multiple <h1> tags on the page.” I have analyze the pages manually and I haven’t found multiple H1 ...
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When using a framed redirect, which site does Google attribute content to for SEO purposes?

I want to setup a WordPress blog on blog.example.com. After that, I want to also show this blog in blog.example2.com using an <iframe>. Will Googlebot collect my blog information under ...
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PSD Template for Responsive Grid [on hold]

I have been using 960GS for long time. Designing website layouts for 960GS was too easy beacause that provides PSD template with grids, one can design according to those grids. Now I have started ...
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Using a gTLD for a SaaS website URL [on hold]

Let's say that I've got a company name called Wooper Ltd, and I wish to create a SaaS upon this website, however because I'm 20 years late on the bandwagon and the domain 'wooper.com' is taken. So, ...
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Ways to receive delivery error notifications when sending mail via Outlook through Mandrill SMTP service [on hold]

I was curious about something. I'm using Mandrill's SMTP servers to send out my (manual) email messages composed via Microsoft Outlook Express. After reviewing the outbound log on the Mandrill site I ...
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How do I get back a suspended yahoo account? [closed]

I would like to know if there is away to recover my suspended yahoo account? Recently my account on Yahoo answers has been suspended and I would like to know how do I get it back? For several months ...
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Semalt ignores robots.txt, does their own form actually do what they promise?

Semalt is blatantly ignoring robots.txt and the best way to block them as a webmaster seems to be blocking Semalt referral traffic through e.g. .htaccess. I just found out that they're also have a ...
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Semantic way to mark-up distinct lines in one paragraph [closed]

I'm wondering what is the most semantic and appropriate way to mark-up a set of sentences that must be on one line each but act as a unit. This is on a language learning website, and I frequently ...
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Would a redirect from “/” to “http://www.mydomain.com” (to add the www) delist a site?

I am taking over a site for a client, and their SERP is very low for no obvious reason. I found that there is a 301 that looks like this: Redirect 301 / http://www.mydomain.org/ When I look at the ...
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Can I use reviews hosted on my own domain for AdWords review extension?

I am gathering reviews for my eshop by a third party service but the service is not using schema.org to mark up the reviews. This means that I can't use them for AdWords review extensions. I have ...
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Does hiding some content with CSS hurt SEO when “Read more” is used to show the rest? [duplicate]

I have content that is hidden by these css height: 220px; overflow: hidden; which content height is problably about 1000px, so no display: none is used on the page. I hide it because below that are ...
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How can I convince our clients that running 3rd party javascript advertising is a bad idea? [closed]

We have a large-ish client site that a number of existing 3rd party advertising and tracking tags. For the most part this is just Google Analytics and some img pixels. Now the client's marketing ...
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How do I generate a PayPal payment/donation page without using the PayPal button?

I want to ask people to donate to my website. Right now, I have a big, friendly "Donate via PayPal" button on my site, and when someone clicks on it, it takes them to PayPal, and they can enter the ...
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Forbid users from accessing a long URL while allowing access to a shorter one with mod_rewrite

I'm trying to block the following URL: www.example.com/Ayurveda/article/guna/alkalizing/contains/non-vegan/experience/relieves-burning But I want to allow: ...
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Does a “comments” link for each post on my blog hurt SEO?

Does it have any sense to have a link to comments for each post in a list (e.g. category page)? If so, does it have any impact on SEO? Here's an example of a posts list page snippet: <span> ...
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Why is domain showing in AdSense stats without any page views, clicks or earnings? [on hold]

A domain is showing in my AdSense stats (Sites) without any page views, clicks or earnings. Why is this happening? AdSense is only showing this specific domain, not any other domains that didn't have ...
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Can adding a blog be an effective method for improving SEO?

It seems like these days everyone is preaching about adding a blog to your website to benefit your SEO, but just how effective is it? I know it will depend partly the on content etc. but with everyone ...
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When is the G+ Business page displayed in search results?

I added a keyword to my business name on G+Business local and the page was displayed along ads when the keyword was being searched for locally. I have now noticed that my G+ page is almost never ...
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How important are Google+ reviews when ranking a website?

There are a few things that come into this question that's based around Google+ reviews (formerly Google places). I have always been advised to get as many reviews as possible on my Google+ business ...
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According to Piwik, many Facebook users appear to exit before page has loaded

I am using Piwik to monitor web stats and have noticed that it appears like some users click a link to my site and then close it before the page has even loaded. I have based this on the fact that ...
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Is there a recognised set of fields for storing international postal/street addresses?

I am setting up an event calendaring site that needs to store venue addresses. Street/postal addresses rather than email or IP or any other addresses. As I would like my site to work internationally, ...
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Does more traffic to my website improve SERP? [duplicate]

I have a few very popular blog posts that rank highly on keywords I am not focusing on. My question is does my website's SERP benefits from this high traffic? Is there an official information out ...
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Impact of domain name coinciding with other popular domain

I have a website whose name coincides with another popular domain. Meaning if you add two letters at the end of my website name, you get the name of already popular domain. After registering and ...
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Should I split the site by language for better SEO when the English site has low quality content?

We have two versions of our website English and Arabic. Arabic is in a sub-directory (not a sub-domain). When we started looking at SEO, we found that most of our articles are plagiarized from ...
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Pre-1996 internet archive [closed]

Before 1996 there were few websites, less than 10,000 in 1994, for example. Is there any record or aggregation of these web sites? I have tried the Waback machine, but it doesn't go back that far.
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How long should I wait before adding content to a 'moved' website?

I 'moved' my website from domain A to domain B. Did all the necessary things (301, notified Google in Webmaster Tools). The question is, how long should I wait until I can put new content on domain ...
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error connection reset only on my home network [closed]

Certain sites give me the error message "ERR_Connection_RESET", not all, but the problem is these sites do work normally at my workplace. Also those sites do give the same message if i try from other ...
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Nofollow on share links?

I looked up on Google about this and most of the articles talk about not making nofollow links my social pages, instead making them rel="me", I got that. But I want to know if it is a good idea to add ...
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Pointing a domain name to a webpage

I'm hosting a project page on github at somedude.github.io/thingeroo and I own the thingeroo.com domain name (through 1&1.com). I know that I can set up a CNAME to point from thingeroo.com to ...
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Non existent image files are not being handled by PHP as they should due to ngnix configuration

I am currently building a web application. In order for it to work properly I wrote this rule: location / { if (!-e $request_filename) { expires 168h; add_header Pragma public; ...
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How to know in what way the website is ranked? [closed]

I'm building a website, not much of an SEO-er myself, but is there anyway to understand how a website was ranked ? For example, I'm using Moz Bar to see DA and PA, also its backlink. But that's it, ...

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