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Redirecting IP address to domain address

Google has indexed the IP address of my site rather than the domain, so now I'm trying to set up a 301 redirect that will redirect the IP address and all subsequent pages to the domain. I currently ...
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What effect does using itemprop=“significantLinks” on anchors have for SEO and what is the ideal use?

I'm practicing application of microdata via http://schema.org. Anyone who's browsed the documentation there knows that there's a lot of need for improvement for more clear understandings on use for ...
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Bad Bot blocking Revisited

I've read a lot about bad bot blocking, php scripts, .htaccess techniques, etc... Is this a valid method? Since .htacces can rewrite and send a bad bot a 403 deny or forward to something like spam ...
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Subdomain Is Redirected and Causing an Error Because www. is Added

On my site, say example.com, if I try to access test.example.com, Firefox automatically adds www. to test.example.com, making it www.test.example.com, which causes an error. However, if I visit a site ...
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753 views

Managing 404 error pages with noindex and url rewrite

Currently I use custom 404 error pages, having the following meta on them : <meta content="noindex" name="robots"> My guess is this way Google will remove deleted pages faster from the index, ...
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How can IIS 7.5 have the error pages for a site reset to the default configuration?

A mishap occurred with web.config to accommodate a subsite existing. I made use of “<location path="." inheritInChildApplications="false">”. Essentially it was a workaround put in place for ...
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273 views

Displaying thumbnails in google search results for flash games?

Some sites are somehow displaying video preview thumbnails for pages that contain flash games in google search results. For example search for: site:www.thorgaming.com game I see this only on small ...
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4k views

List of websites/domain name that's registered daily [closed]

I want to know if there is a website that can provide me a list of domain names that is registered on a certain date. For example today or last week thursday? Does that website which can provide me ...
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1answer
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Finding out what features of regular expressions are supported by mod_rewrite in Apache 1.3?

Is there a particular regular expression engine that is used by mod_rewrite on Apache 1.3? I want to know so I can get a list of supported and non-supported features.
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194 views

Extension to add button “Report to Bugzilla”?

We have: internal MediaWiki installation for internal documents (we don't use it in completely wiki-like style—only maintainers should normally make changes) internal Bugzilla installation for ...
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1answer
84 views

CSS just for most basic HTML [closed]

I've read that my note system Wikidpad, which exports to very simple HTML, can use CSS (http://wikidpad.sourceforge.net/help/HtmlCss.html) The elements in the output are not more than basic headings, ...
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1answer
328 views

.XML Sitemaps and HTML Sitemaps Clarification

I've got a website with about 170 pages and I want to create an effective Sitemap for it as it is long due. The website is internally linked very well but I still want to take advantage of creating a ...
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1answer
763 views

Why Google asks for “Title” for MIME type “image/*” in Google Webmasters?

In my Google Webmasters account, in Optimization section, under HTML improvements I see that Google has indexed more than 100 links complaining that these links has no Title associated with them ...
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Make Google Plus One only work for the domain and not the path [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make Google +1 button +1 a specific URL rather than the URL it's on? I'm creating an image sharing website, and since it's going to have many thousand links, then ...
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1answer
66 views

Tracking Search Filter Parameters Using Google Analytics

I'm just wondering if there is a way to do this using Google Analytics. Let's say I have a search filter like the one used in Trulia.com There is a text search for the location with other ...
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370 views

breadcrumb dilemma -SEO impact

i am updating the breadcrumb module of an commerce website, implementing microdata (schema.org). My dilemma is about showing last page: a.product name on breadcrumb or not? b.Should that be active ...
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1answer
757 views

What is the difference between Cloud hosting and cPanel hosting?

I just want to know whether both of these hosting model provides easy to use interface? Like phpMyAdmin and FTP server to upload file from FileZilla?
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419 views

wordpress sites are slow on shared hosting but plain html/css sites are fast

I've got a shared hosting account, unlimited sites, unlimited GB, unlimited bandwidth etc etc. Of course because it's shared and a cheap one at that - there's too many sites on each server and it ...
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2answers
219 views

Robots.txt and “Bad” Robots

I understand robots.txt and its purpose. I have read some people saying that using a Robots.txt gives "bad" robots or robots who do not obey a robots.txt a way to access pages on your site that you do ...
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1answer
114 views

Will rewriting your .htaccess to 404 to return search results from your site negatively effect your ranking in Google?

Depending on the type of site that you are running, it may or may not be advantageous to display search results instead of a 404 page, when someone visits a non-existent page on your site. I believe ...
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1answer
3k views

Where does one find syntax descriptions for IIS URL Rewrite condition input variables?

The need to understand what the variable represents and also perhaps examples of what it contains would be helpful. I've seen such postings for URL Rewrite of Apache in the documentation, but nothing ...
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1answer
584 views

Why does Google Analytics show false referrals?

Ever since Google revamped their Analytics interface I've been noticing a weird "bug" while viewing the "Real-Time" overview area. From this area I can obviously see live stats of visitors to my ...
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1answer
1k views

web.config to redirect except some given IPs

I'm looking for a web.config which is equivalent as the .htaccess file below. <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} !^123\.123\.123\.123 RewriteCond ...
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4answers
332 views

Sample size and statistical significance in Google Analytics

I have been asked to compile a report into dropout rates during checkout for a global webstore I have used a sample size over one month as my sample because: google analytics slows to a crawl over ...
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1answer
251 views

SEO and suboptimal source code

I have a wordpress website for my business and its success will be largely dependent on google ranking. The structure of the theme I'm using is designed for a blog, not for a business website. That ...
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2answers
534 views

Does URL encoding create duplicate content?

An SEO expert was testing my site, and noticed that my URLs contained the special character :. He said that would create duplicate content, because google would interpret any url containing : as two ...
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2answers
447 views

Why do I get this error about file not being found?

I am getting this error: File does not exist: /var/www/user/home/user/public_html/cgi-sys I have only .html files in the document root. Can anyone tell why I am getting this error?
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1answer
564 views

Multiple 301 redirect and massive loss of ranking

I just remade from scratch a website for a client, the client ask me to preserve their ranking by making 301 redirect from the original URL to the new URL. For example the following URL: ...
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1answer
263 views

404 crawl error for mailto:info@mydoamin.co.uk in Google Webmaster Tools

I'm getting a 404 crawl error for mailto:info@mydoamin.co.uk, in Google webmaster tools under the health > crawl errors. Surly Google should see that mailto: is related to an email not a webpage.. ...
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2answers
238 views

Google Analytics Visitors drop-off for certain region of site only

I have an issue with the tracking on my site where I have seen a dramatic drop off of visitors to the site from a certain region. I have four regions on my site at the moment, these are UK, EU, US and ...
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In Robots.txt, how do I disallow all pages except for the index page?

I want google to index my index page, but do not index any other pages. User-agent: * Disallow: / So far I have this. However...when I do this, Google does not index my index page. When I search ...
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2answers
58 views

Why would a web site keep my signup information for a limited time only?

I have just created account at (some web service, well, actually it was Transifex, a localization service). Registration form requested typical things: accont name, e-mail adress, password (twice), ...
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4answers
1k views

Limit magento title length in admin

I would really like to limit the title length on products in Magento. What I've tried is adding 'maxlength' => 65 somewhere in \app\code\core\Mage\Adminhtml\Block\, without success. Does someone ...
4
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1answer
318 views

.htaccess and gzip compression

i have question about GZIP compression, actualy my wordpress website doesn't have .htaccess to be able to use that feature, so can i create .htaccess file only for gzip, it won't change anything on ...
2
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2answers
491 views

Creating a Sub Domain on Dreamhost [closed]

I am trying to create a sub domain play.mink7.com i went to Domains and Add Domain and added the Subdomain. It created the DNS records. Now when i go to the website http://play.mink7.com am getting ...
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{font-family:} for fonts in emails?

Is there an email equivalent of the CSS property font-family? As emails don't embed the font, the reader has to have the font installed on their computer. If they don't, the font will render in ...
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3answers
535 views

Pages are indexed but disappear after few days

My pages get indexed after 1 day, but some days later disappear from search results. Any idea why this happens? I've been trying to find any of the usual problems like hidden links or other issues, ...
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4answers
2k views

Loading main javascript on every page? Or breaking it up to relevant pages?

I have a 700kb decompressed JS file which is loaded on every page. Before I had 12 javascript files on each page but to reduce http requests I compressed them all into 1 file. This file is ~130kb ...
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2answers
437 views

Traffic from site like pu.gg, goo.gl?

Why is it that I get pageviews from sites like pu.gg, goo.gl? What does it mean? Am I visited by hackers? Is there any way to block this kind of page view from my analytics? I am kind'a alarm with ...
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1answer
1k views

Apache (XAMPP 1.8.0) access.log/Intrusion Detection Concern

[I originally posted on SO but it earned me a Tumbleweed badge. This looks like a better venue for the question.] I have Apache (XAMPP 1.8.0) running on Vista Pro x64. A couple times now I have seen ...
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2answers
90 views

Rendering citations and references in HTML using PHP/Perl/Python/

Is there a PHP/Perl/Python/... library for picking citations out of an HTML file and rendering a nice list of references at the bottom, like in Wikipedia? I'm developing a website with ...
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3answers
290 views

Do easy scripts like this make site traffic meaningless? [closed]

Do easy scripts like this which generate can traffic massive amounts of traffic in a way that seems 'natural' make site traffic meaningless? Essentially we are getting better and better at faking site ...
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2answers
77 views

Is there a weight for html link?

I would like to know if there is any weight associated with a html link (its backlink) when google does crawling/indexing. Will 1,2 & 3 be ever considered as a backlink by Google? 1. <a ...
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1answer
503 views

IP Locator not working with Cloudflare

I have set up an IP Locator service. Worked fine, until I started using Cloudflare: Instead of showing the user's IP address, Cloudflare shows its server's IP! What can I do? My Site: ...
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1answer
532 views

How to find out which ads were clicked with Google Adsense?

If you are running Adsense (and Google Analytics) on your site, it is possible to find out which ads people clicked on? That would be very useful marketing information about what products people are ...
2
votes
2answers
122 views

410 Responses when your CMS host doesn't support them?

Sending a 410 responses for a page that no longer exist should make Google stop crawling for that page. The site I am working on has been recently migrated, and very little of the content was ...
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2answers
5k views

Exclude a sub directory in a protected directory

I need to exclude protection on one of the folder inside a protected directory with .htaccess I put .htaccess in here: /home/mysite/public_html/new/administrator/.htaccess The directory need to ...
1
vote
3answers
996 views

Nginx or Apache for a VPS? [closed]

I consider myself to be an inexperienced user/administrator when it comes to running my VPS. I can get by with a few CLI commands, I can set up Webmin and I can set up Yum repos, but beyond the very ...
1
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2answers
542 views

Multilingual website without language component in the URL

I'm working on a website for Canada which will have French and English versions. For SEO purposes, I would like to avoid using any language tag in URLs because I believe it will have more impact (e.g. ...
0
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2answers
191 views

How to force user to use subdomain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I prevent access to an add-on domain's root directory from main hosting domain name I am hosting a webshop with OpenCart and its current URL is e.g. ...

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