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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 ...
2
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1answer
108 views

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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31 views

Google Calendar feed issues? [closed]

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 ...
1
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2answers
28 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
28 views

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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1answer
21 views

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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11 views

PSD Template for Responsive Grid [closed]

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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13 views

Using a gTLD for a SaaS website URL [closed]

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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0answers
9 views

Ways to receive delivery error notifications when sending mail via Outlook through Mandrill SMTP service [closed]

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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1answer
50 views

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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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 ...
2
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1answer
18 views

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 ...
1
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0answers
15 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
15 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
31 views

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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2answers
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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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0answers
17 views

Why is domain showing in AdSense stats without any page views, clicks or earnings? [closed]

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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5answers
1k views

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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1answer
18 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
28 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
57 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
20 views

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, ...
2
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2answers
112 views

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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1answer
29 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
54 views

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 ...
1
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0answers
19 views

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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1answer
40 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
21 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
30 views

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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1answer
41 views

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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0answers
34 views

GET 404 errors, when trying to access the web interface of Odoo/OpenERP after installation [closed]

I try to host Odoo on a shard-hosting server and after installation I only get this part of the website: It's looking like this in the awesome Network Monitor of Firefox: Here's a small snippet ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Two WordPress Blogs on Same Domain - How to add SiteMap?

I have a two WordPress blogs on same domain. Ex : example.com -- 0ne WordPress installation and example.com/tutorials -- another WordPress installation example.com has very less content(As well as ...
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0answers
12 views

How to use multiple keyword domains for maximum SEO benefit [duplicate]

I have the possibility to acquire several domains around the keyword that I am interested in. It would go like: house.com, houses.com, villa.com, housing.com. Only one of these will host a ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

Does having a site devoted to entirely different topics effect SEO ranking?

I have my website divided into several sub-folders i.e www.mysite.com/dogs www.mysite.com/cats www.mysite.com/submarines www.mysite.com/art . . . Each with different layout and high quality ...
0
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0answers
9 views

How to fix 404 error on Google webmaster tools? [duplicate]

I added a forum for my WordPress blog. Then I removed it. I removed that directory from Google web master tools. But still it shoes 1000+ 404 errors. :-( How to fix it?
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0answers
16 views

How to log in to Domjudge after setting the password during installation

I am trying to install Domjudge on my VPS. I ran ./configure, make and config database. At this point I should be able to login at /public/login.php with the user/pass: judgehost/judge but it ...
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3answers
43 views

How much time for robots.txt to remove my website from google

I created a robots.txt file in my root but the website is still indexed by Google. How much time for robots.txt to remove my website from Google?
1
vote
1answer
35 views

When choosing an SSL certificate, what is the minimum encryption level needed to benefit from Google's HTTPS ranking signal?

In August, Google announced HTTPS as a ranking signal. But in order to benefit from this ranking factor, you need to use a 2048-bit encryption. I have only seen websites with 128-bit and 256-bit ...
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1answer
134 views

Why are the new TLD's so expensive?

Recently new TLD's such as .actor, .agency and many more were introduced. There is a significant price difference between the 'old' and new TLD's. For example: I can buy a .com for $9.45 but .ceo ...
4
votes
3answers
139 views
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How to remove a fragment / hash URL from Google search results?

My old site used to write the URLs without !. Eg: www.example.com/#/products But it has been more than 6 months since I changed it to include ! in the URL like so: www.example.com/#!/products But ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

How do I add additional translated items via the MediaWiki Universal Language Selector extension?

I have added some contents to the MediaWiki sidebar (MediaWiki:Sidebar). When I changed the language from English to Malayalam using the Universal Language Selector, everything in the sidebar except ...
3
votes
2answers
134 views

Make my logo with white text show up better on Facebook and Google+ since they have white backgrounds

I have a logo with white text and a transparent background. The site is a dark theme. When Facebook and Google+ brings in my links. It is quite hard to see the logo. Is there way to tell these ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Is it bad SEO practice to redirect home page to a specific article on site?

I have a specific page on my site that I want for now to be the one viewed by default when a user connect to example.com. Still, I want that specific article to maintain his "URL identity" with his ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Location of Cpanel passwords?

As we know,in cpanel, the password of emails storing in shadow file like this user1:$THE_HASH_OF_USER_1:16283:::::: but what about the CPanel password? for example in this case we have user1 and in ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Where do whois servers get their data and can a site owner control the info about their site?

I have doing some searching on how whois actually works and I still don't have a clear understanding on how it works. Say I am running a whois server, how would I then procure all the names of the ...
0
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0answers
1 views

How can I copy events from a Google Calendar from a certain span of time onto a new Google Calendar? [migrated]

I hold an executive position in an organization that uses Google Calendar and I use one for personal use. I had simply synched the position's calendar to my own and have been using that for a year. I ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

How to change the links in hundreds of eBay listings (due to website hosting change)?

One of my client currently runs his store on several platforms. Despite having his own server, he's been using a different host for the products he's listing on eBay for several years now. Recently, ...
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votes
0answers
13 views

Redirect cause double authentication

So i have a sub-directory on a pair server. Their is a htaccess file in the directory that points to a password file in a top folder. the problem that i m running to is double authentication. when i ...

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