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Does changing the picture folder path of older website affect SEO?

I have a 2 years old WordPress based picture website. Now I am planning to use CDN for my website. But the problem is I have to move my picture folder to a subdomain. For instance my current path is ...
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1answer
562 views

How to forward real .com domain to XAMPP subfolder using httpd-vhosts.conf?

I am trying to emulate some Google Apps app installation functionality and in order to effectively debug it, I need it running on my local Windows 7 machine (using XAMPP). I am behind a router and I'...
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266 views

Google follows disabled options on “get” forms

I have the following get form on my website for language switching. <form method="get" action="?"> <label for="language">Language: </label> <select id="language" name="...
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395 views

How does a new website's PR calculated if multiple domains permanently redirected to that new domain?

I know if I permanently redirect a domain to a new domain address it won't affect my new domain in SEO point of view (PageRank, Page authority, etc.) and the new one would get the PageRank of my old ...
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1answer
46 views

Home Page plagiarism risks from a competitors [duplicate]

What are SEO risks and what are the best courses of action via Google, when an industry competitor duplicates 95% of your home page content and passes it as their own. Especially when your own website ...
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1answer
74 views

Why does Firefox suggest I have mistyped my domain?

If I type my own domain into the Firefox address bar it will suggest that I may have mistyped it and offer to "protect me" by redirecting to a large commercial website which is the same as my own ...
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514 views

SSL Certificates for a Citrix CAG - How to move from Thawte to GoDaddy

I have a citrix CAG which currently uses Thawte's certificate. What is the process to start using GoDaddy's SSL certificate?
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295 views

Does Google Analytics have any problem tracking app_offline.htm?

I use app_offline.htm for ASP.net v4.0 to temporarily shuts the site down with a check back soon message on that page. I still want to track this page for the number of visitors. Just curious, does ...
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130 views

Handling duplicate content caused by 'new' smart-url structure

I used to have an URL structure like this: mydomain.com/search.php?key=value which I've since changed to: mydomain.com/key/value. I've changed all the internal links in my site, but Google ...
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110 views

SEO affect of a small sister site

I have a client who is keen to add a small landing page style site, since he has had a very popular URL purchased for a number of years but never actually used it. He wants to add some content and ...
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1answer
68 views

Should the most important page for SEO be my homepage?

I have a website that over time has accumulated a few hundred links, mainly on the homepage. It markets an iPhone app and we didn't optimize it for SEO. Recently, we launched a more professional tool ...
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1answer
74 views

How to keep my site error-free after chaning my site's URLS?

My site is almost static. It has 64 pages. These pages before today were named with underscore. After checking my sites SEO with WooRank, the site advices me to change underscore links to dash links. ...
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967 views

Issues with trailing slash vs no trailing slash and if I even need to redirect? [duplicate]

my question pertains to the trailing slash and no slash in domains and the correct method for setting this up in Google Webmaster tools. I have read all other threads on this site related to this ...
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46 views

When a user changes their password, should I let the old password be valid for a few days?

I'm building a new web site. I'm now writing the code where a user can request an email to reset a lost password. As I'm writing it, it occurs to me that there could be several scenarios: The user ...
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1answer
245 views

Does operating a web crawler/scraper use up my website bandwidth?

I would like to operate a website crawler/scraper from my web server (doing so ethically of course). What I am wondering is whether this uses my website bandwidth up? If so how badly and is it ...
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1answer
62 views

My website pages not getting indexed by Google [duplicate]

The website www.itztechgadget.com isn't getting indexed at all. When I check about it in Websmater Tools, it shows 0 pages indexed. I'm not getting why is this problem happening. Googlebot fetches ...
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827 views

Is there any way to get data from Google Analytics Per Page Visit

I am using Google Analytics to track visitors of my website. I also want to track IP address of the visitor but Google doesn't allow this. Now I am thinking that I must save IP address of the visitor ...
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3answers
5k views

What is the difference between the description and abstract meta tags?

There are two meta tags that seem very similar: description and abstract. What is the difference between the two?
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161 views

How to implement an unspammable email address

Providing info email or contact email in plain text helps spammer (robots) to extract the email using regex or any technique, currently I provided an image like this: But this method has usability ...
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1answer
542 views

Twitter share link: how to properly implement counter when using a URL shortener?

I've implemented a share-URL-popup for Twitter but I think sometimes text + URL will not fit in to the 140 allowed chars of Twitter: "https://twitter.com/intent/tweet" + "?text=" + encodeURIComponent(...
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2answers
284 views

What is the best WordPress permalink structure for a website with daily new posts and updates?

I have a WordPress website where users contribute a lot of posts and comments. I am now using /date/post-name as the permalink structure, but I've read and heard that it's better to use just the post-...
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1answer
88 views

Duplicate title and meta description

Recently I found out from Webmaster Tools, one of my blogs has 154 duplicate title and 156 duplicate meta description. On closer look, both URLs lead to the same blog post. One is with the date ...
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3answers
247 views

Title placement for good SEO?

Where should the <title> tag be placed for best SEO in relevance to <meta name=description content="" /> tag? Does placing it upper the <meta name=description content="" /> or below ...
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2answers
85 views

Is keyword density computed by keywords exact matches or approximations also count?

When compting the keyword density on your text, do you also count approximations or just exact matches? For example if I' targeting the keyword: "chocolate cheesecakes" but in my text I use "...
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1answer
124 views

Microformats, reviews and duplicate content

Let's say I have a site that sells widgets, and the URL structure is like so: /[type-of-widget]/[sub-type]/[widget-name]/ So, a URL for a widget might be: /screwdrivers/philips-screwdrivers/acme-...
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2answers
646 views

AdSense not allowed on adult page or site?

On the same page Google guideline is telling me two contradictory things under the same paragraph. (a) Publishers may not place AdSense code on pages with content [...] (b) Sites with Google ...
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103 views

Confusion for specifying rel=“canonical” for pages

I read this link & even this also, but I am still confused. That's why I plan to ask here, Please confirm me with your answer. My doubt is I have two pages: GridViewPage.php & ListViewPage....
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59 views

Page views in Google Analytics are off compared to a similar metric

We have a page where a user can sign a pledge to recycle by clicking a pledge button. A script writes it to a text file which updates the number on the page. In the past 2 days there have been 185 ...
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3k views

How can I delete all (or any) discussions from my Disqus admin?

I put Disqus on my site. This automatically created discussions and URLs in Disqus admin. However, I noticed I have some of the URLs have mistakes. There are many discussions; I don't want to edit ...
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3answers
4k views

How to fix robots.txt file error in my GWT?

In my blog’s Webmaster Tools, there is a notification in Crawl Errors section, that is Google couldn't crawl your site because we were unable to access the robots.txt file. My blog’s robots.txt file ...
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2answers
584 views

Browsers treat vertical tab characters in input type=text differently. Is one of them correct?

In developing some server side validation I discovered that (the latest Windows versions as of this writing of) Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer handle vertical tab characters differently in ...
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2answers
142 views

Web page has well over 100 anchor tags - how to improve SEO without taking anchors out?

I have a website where the main menu has 10 level 1 items and each has roughly 10 level 2 items plus there are links in the header and footer and side bar plus some links in the content. All these ...
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1answer
212 views

Cyclic redirection in .htaccess

I have the following .htaccess file: AddDefaultCharset utf-8 RewriteEngine on Options +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch RewriteBase / # redirect all www-requests to no-www # - RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\....
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1answer
84 views

2 developers working on the same site, avoid overwriting each other [closed]

Recently my company took on another developer to work alongside me. We both use Coda 2 and there's times where we're both working on the same sites. It recently happened that we both wrote over each ...
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2answers
3k views

Can't view the website on the LAN stored on XAMPP server

I'm trying to access website located on XAMPP server on my other computer located on the same LAN network. I am able to see welcome screen of XAMPP server, i.e., 192.168.0.22/xampp/ but when I am ...
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1answer
90 views

How Google counts the number of anchor texts and keywords in a Blogspot home page?

Since Google consider the anchor text and keyword counts of a webpage for search ranking, I have one doubt regarding this; how Google counts the number of anchor texts and keywords in a Blogspot home ...
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2answers
585 views

HREF link for Excel Files Generated using PHP

I would like to get your inputs on the "preferred" way of linking to dynamically generated excel files using PHP. Using PHPExcel (or any other Excel writer for that matter) I have to generate a ...
2
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1answer
110 views

Google is fetching body as title [duplicate]

I'm encountering a strange behaviour of Google. Pages in my site has the form : .. <title>Title of Article - mysite</title> </head> <body> <img alt='mysite logo'> .. ...
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votes
2answers
939 views

Can I configure Apache's HTTP Authentication (.htpasswd) to require the name/password of a local user account?

I'd like to restrict access to a certain directory in my webroot to all users that belong to a specific group. I know that I can create a .htpasswd file that specifies a user, or even several users, ...
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132 views

How can I create (or do I even need to create) an alias of a DNS MX record?

I am in the process of moving my DNS records from Network Solutions to the Amazon Route 53 service. While I know and understand a little about the basic kinds of records, I am stumped on how to create ...
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1answer
300 views

Removing / pushing down an image in search results

There is an image of one of our staff that pops up in search results that is in relation to an old business that we don't really want featured. Is there an approach to remove or try to push an image (...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

Paypal: Subscribe Buttons and Inventory

Paypal lets you create purchase buttons, and one option is to make the purchase actually trigger an autopay - they call it a Subscription/Subscribe button. They also let you enter inventory for a ...
2
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3answers
555 views

Are keywords listed in Google Webmaster Tools tied to ranking, and what does a blank keyword mean?

I have two questions regarding the terms listed under Content Keywords in Google Webmaster Tools: We've recently lost a lot of ranking in Google search after we changed our e-commerce platform and ...
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2answers
3k views

Why doesn't Segoe UI font work in Google Chrome on Metro Bootstrap?

When viewing the Metro bootstrap in Firefox, the font looks as it should, while in Chrome it defaults to what I assume is Helvetica. The problem is that I don't know where that "nice" font which shows ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to get business map location displayed in the right hand sidebar of the Google search results page?

Does anyone know how to get your business map location displayed in the right hand sidebar of the Google search results page? As in the screenshot below: I already added my business to this link: ...
4
votes
1answer
132 views

Will switching from home grown news page to a Facebook feed hurt SEO?

We are thinking of dumping our home curated news page and going to an embedded Facebook feed instead. One of the purposes of the news page is to boost SEO. The intention is that keywords will occur ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

How does Google determine important links on a website to display in search results? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I search for something on Google it shows some results (website links), but it also shows some important links on that website. Is it a feature of the website or does Google use ...
0
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2answers
994 views

What are the security implications of using Google Analytics?

I'd like to start using an analytics tool (namely Google Analytics) to collect information on how my web app is used, by whom, and what our user's technical capabilities are. As part of the ...
4
votes
2answers
239 views

One million redirects

What's the best way to redirect 1,000,000 unique URLs to another 1,000,000 unique URLs? These pages are all combinations of multiple search filters and queries. We're migrating the site to cleaner ...
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29 views

How can I match size information in an AdWords query?

I want to create keywords containing a size. eg. rugs 90 x 60 rugs 180 x 120 rugs 400 x 300 It seems this is possible as Amazon actually shows ads like this for such a query. They also insert it ...

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