3
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2answers
21 views

Split 3.5M pages under different subdomains. Good idea?

I have a website with 3.5M pages (one page for a product) but Google is only indexing about 1M pages according to google.com/webmasters I was thinking of classifying these products in a few ...
3
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3answers
215 views

Duplicate content due to URL parameters ('canonical' link type can’t be used)

There are over 40k pages of duplicate content that was flagged during an audit. It seems that most are due to the parameters in the URLs. The format is below: http://example.org/site/UserLogin http:/...
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0answers
11 views

Owning multiple unestablished domains and redirecting to one domain

If I was to own multiple unestablished domain names such as abc.com xyz.com hij.co.uk etc... for the purpose of keeping them away from my competitors, and then I was to 301 redirect them to one domain;...
2
votes
1answer
264 views

Do ad-impressions count if the user is using an adblocker?

Companies serving advertisements have a few different ways of billing you, with the most common being CPI (Cost Per Impression) and CPM (Cost Per Mille [Thousand] Impressions). When placing an ...
2
votes
1answer
17 views

Cold calling using information from domain name WHOIS records

Increasingly I am receiving a lot of cold calls, especially every time after purchasing a domain name, from companies across the globe offering website design or app development services. The terms ...
-1
votes
0answers
4 views

Plugin to test other sites onpage SEO [closed]

Does anyone know a plugin or extension to integrate in my wordpress site to test other sites onpage-seo? On my site the user should enter his website-url and get information about his title, robots....
2
votes
1answer
9 views

cPanel discrepancy between “total disk space used” & “quota limit used”

Shared hosting cPanel says: 10,564.19 MB total disk space used. 20,000.00 MB quota limit (4,084.34 MB used). These figures may not reflect recent changes to your account’s disk usage. ...
3
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3answers
37 views

wordpress 301 redirect tag to main page

I have posted previously about wordpress tags and archives and whether it can lead to duplicate content problems, the overwhelming response was NO google is smart enough to realise the difference. ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Disavow subdomains no longer in use without using webmaster tools

Back in the day I had several subdomains to the same domain to my site in an effort to boost performance SEO-wise. Now when I look back, it seems that putting everything in one domain results in ...
2
votes
2answers
28 views

Does blocking content for some users and showing it to Google for indexing affect SEO

Does Google consider an example of Wall Street Journal where User who are not subscribed to WSJ do not see the full article http://www.wsj.com/articles/supreme-court-upholds-affirmative-action-in-...
3
votes
2answers
221 views

What to do with unwanted URLs that link to my website?

A few days ago, my site was affected by malware. There were lot of URLs that linked to my site and the malware used to redirect to some place. I have gotten rid of all the malware, but still there are ...
1
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2answers
38 views

How should I track user state and purchases in Google Analytics?

I want to track a simple subscription product with Google Analytics and need to determine how to best track (a) User State, and (b) Subscription conversion rate. At any given time, a user can be a: ...
3
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0answers
22 views

Can domains be owned by an organization?

Can domains be owned by an organization? For example: A group that has meetups across the state and people are constantly coming and going from the group. They don't want one single person to ...
5
votes
1answer
73 views

Do website owners have a right to not allow linking their site from other sites?

You can search for this phrase on Google/Bing 'Hypertext or other links to this website are prohibited without the consent of …' and you'll see a very long list of companies that state the same about ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

Site showing up in an iframe, how to get rid of it?

I have a client I installed a WordPress site. I went to try to log in and install a new security plugin, and the site is being displayed in an iframe. When I navigate to sub pages, the page URL no ...
1
vote
0answers
5 views

Using Easy Google Fonts to override theme header: How can I find the right selector?

I'm using the theme "Healing Touch" for WordPress and I cannot find the selector to use with Google fonts that will let me change the font face for the title in the header section. I've looked at ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Share Secure Url Between Multiple Sites

I have a customer who has a bunch of websites, such as islandwidgets.com, mainewidgets.com, etc..., but he would like to have them all use secure.widgets.com when using https. Is something like this ...
2
votes
1answer
17 views

Folder architecture for a multilanguage website with multiple index.html files

I just translated my website into French. As usual, the original version of the site has its index.html file in the root directory, where is also the rest of the pages in English. I created an /fr/ ...
3
votes
1answer
10 views

How to hide/archive a Property and/or View from the Google Analytics UI

I have many Properties for sites that do not exist anymore. I have many Views which may have old filters or otherwise aren't the View I use day-to-day. I don't want to delete these because they ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Share Secure Url Between Multiple Sites [closed]

I have a customer who has a bunch of websites, such as islandwidgets.com, mainewidgets.com, etc..., but he would like to have them all use secure.widgets.com when using https. Is something like this ...
3
votes
0answers
16 views

Are there any reasons to not to set speed sample rate to 100 in Google Analytics?

While searching for performance problems, I found out that we have several entries where our page load time is zero or extremly high (>150s). After a short research I found out that this happens ...
3
votes
1answer
52 views

Alexa SEO audit reports that all crawlers are blocked despite “Allow: /” for specific crawlers in robots.txt

I had got done a SEO Audit by Alexa for my website. It reported that all the crawlers are blocked from my website because of my robots.txt. My robots.txt looks something like User-agent: * Disallow: ...
0
votes
0answers
1 view

Deploying Google Appengine on Windows [migrated]

I have been using Linux (Ubuntu) for a long time and I am using the hosting on Google SQL cloud engine. I would like to move to Windows. Steps to set it up on Linux were: Download go_appengine ...
3
votes
1answer
20 views

How does Google track impressions for SEO: does it count times where it is in the results, but not visible?

I am quite aware about what SEO impressions are: i.e. number of times your site result are listed in the Google search results. But are the impressions are counted if they are visible at least once in ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Private Ad Server with bidding, keyword targeting and native advertisements [closed]

I have been searching, unsuccessfully, for an Ad Server that has the following: Native Advertisements Real time bidding for CPM/CPC Keyword targeting Context targeting would be great, too ...
5
votes
1answer
78 views

Redirecting all child pages from subdomain

I can't get this redirect working... Can someone point me in the right direction please? On a WordPress site I want to prevent access to all pages that sit beneath a given parent page. All I want ...
-1
votes
0answers
8 views

website is not working Error 110 [closed]

error shows unable to send data.sometimes it shows error 110.like that Error 110: Connection timed out.It is hosted on nayatel, they are saying no problem from our side.
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votes
0answers
14 views

403 (Forbidden) in safari browser version 9.1 [closed]

Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 403 (Forbidden) the error occur in angularjs for safari browser 9.1
3
votes
0answers
47 views

Is it possible for Google Analytics to keep tracking even when the tracking code was removed if there is a parent tracking code present?

For quite a few years the University library where I work has used Google Analytics to track usage of our web pages. Recently I noticed it wasn't working. The code had some how disappeared from the ...
4
votes
1answer
33 views

Is it OK to merge pages and make other changes while the site is undergoing AdSense review?

My website is currently under stage-2 AdSense review. I have identified some key user experience issues which I can easily fix, however I'm worried that it will affect the review process. Can I ...
4
votes
1answer
43 views

Can I randomly change the page title for users while showing search engines a static title?

Let's say I wanted to make a website or series of pages where the title (or at least what appears on your browser's tab) alternates randomly each time it's loaded - just for giggles. I have a bank of ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How to keep unfriendly bots from accessing site? [duplicate]

I have a number of websites that I created where I have noticed that the errordoc file shows that some "bad" bots have crawled the site. This causes Webroot to flag the site as suspicious even though ...
3
votes
4answers
63 views

If multiple h1 elements are bad practice, how come Optimizely has more than one h1?

Optimizley landing page banner has 2 h1 elements: <div class="header-container tooltip-container"> <h1 class="mkt-hero__header optly-header-one">Hello!</h1> <h1 class="mkt-...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

VPS solution for simple node.js app? [closed]

I have made a simple 2 player puzzle game using node.js and I want to test it live with real players. Since node.js can't be used on shared web hosting I am considering using Heroku or purchasing a ...
0
votes
2answers
36 views

How to make a clickable link with HTML Editey

I am an HTML beginner and I'm making a website using HTML Editey. I know how to do things like make bold text or make an underline under the letter or number, but I don't know how to make a clickable ...
3
votes
1answer
43 views

Which is best SEO practice to markup source code on web page?

What is the best way to present source code to users without affecting SEO? Let's say my website is HTML tutorials and I need to present HTML code to the user so that they can copy it. If my main ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Redirect loop from two domain using the same .htaccess

How our FTP was setup, the root level is Website #1. Website #2 has it's own directory folder inside that root. Both websites refer to the same .htaccess. If I do Redirect 301 /example/ http://www....
3
votes
1answer
40 views

According to Google Analytics 80% of my visitors are “direct”, but I suspect that isn't true, what can I do?

I have a small site representing a software hosted on github.io domain. I use Google Analytics. For the last week or so, I get this statistics at the user acquisition tab: Visits ...
3
votes
3answers
762 views

Is there an alternative to .htaccess?

Is there an alternative to .htaccess, in case the webhoster disabled the use of .htaccess files? I can set some PHP variables and headers inside the PHP files but how can I perform actions like ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 403 (Forbidden) [closed]

safari browser version 9.1 run in angularjs ui.router concepts the error is Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 403 (Forbidden)
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vote
0answers
9 views

Is linking Search Console and Analytics as property owner by delegation possible?

If my email ID is added as a property owner of a website in Google Search Console and if I am an admin user of the same website in Google Analytics, will I be able to link the Search Console & ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Generate static SEO pages for AngularJS + Spring MVC website [closed]

I have a project using Spring MVC + AngularJS. All the data is dynamic. Have some big database of locations in this app. For SEO purposes, need to generate a static page for each location and put ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How to get website traffic from all countries? [closed]

My PHP website is online from more than 6 months but still the user count is 100 only. How can I get the traffic from all countries? Especially, I want to target European countries but my website is ...
3
votes
2answers
19 views

Is switching topics a viable SEO strategy or will it harm existing ranking?

I acquired a 16 year old authority blog about medieval armor, and it ranks #1 in all search engines for many armor related terms and how to's, 100% of the traffic (about 6k-7k visitors / month) comes ...
4
votes
3answers
869 views

How does Googlebot find a new page on a website?

I was wondering how Google identifies a new article or piece of content on a website. What is the method it uses to do so for all websites?
2
votes
2answers
45 views

Site blacklisted by Google

As we all know Google detects malware on websites and if found it will add a warning to that site in its search results. It will also add it to a blacklist that Chrome (and other browsers?) use, so if ...
5
votes
2answers
82 views

What's the benefit in using Schema.org markup as Google already knows all the information

I was wondering if it was worth the effort of adding Schema.org markup to an existing local business website when it seems to me that Google already know most (if not all!) of the information I am ...
-1
votes
0answers
6 views

Wordpress plugin for paid math tests [closed]

Could anyone recommend me a plugin to create math tests (quizzes) in WP? Here are my requirements: Support for paid tests. Put simply, user will need to pay a small fee for EACH test he wants to ...
2
votes
1answer
15 views

Historic sitemap contains <mobile:mobile/> - is an additional sitemap without it required?

We are reviewing an old sitemap which requires a refresh, and it contains the mobile tag for each URL (the site is dynamically served). Do we have to generate and upload an additional sitemap which ...
1
vote
2answers
21 views

Fixing my mail servers outgoing IP being on spam blacklists

According to MXToolBox.com, my GoDaddy's outgoing mail server IP address is on a couple blacklists for spam and I'm not spamming anyone. Since I'm on a shared IP address with other sites, I'm sure one ...

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