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awkward URL structures used to search for duplicate content

I think I sort-of figured google out with its duplicate content checks but I want to make sure I nailed all of the URLs. Already, I forced all URLs on my site to be lower-case. But now, I believe ...
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Which Open Graph type should be used for product overview pages

What is the Open Graph type I should use for product overview pages? E.g. example.com/laptops which shows a number of laptops. I already use Open Graph metadata per product on this page, but if ...
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PDF file sizes when attached to a webpage article and hosted on own server

When you host a PDF on your own website and server, and then link to that PDF in an article, does the size of the PDF file matter? Or is the size only a factor when clicked, because of the time it ...
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1&1 virtual host, no websites will load.

I have a vps with 1&1 with paarallels plesk installed and have used it to host several websites for 2-3 years. Yesterday I made an update to mysite and it was working when I exited the website ...
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I updated my On page work,But i didnt get proper result? [duplicate]

Could you sugges me what is the current technique to be follow in SEO.Anyone help me?
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Can img alt tag replace only one word and have good SEO optimization?

I've seen that it is OK to have <img alt="Company name" src="path..."> in, for example, h1 tag and still look like "Company name" (like tekst) in search engines. My question is can we use it to ...
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How to find all files by a certain modified date in cpanel?

Let's say you have been hacked and you found one file and now have an estimated time of what files to look for to clean the site. This is quite a mission on a large site. Is there any way or tools ...
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Best domain for a personal/blogging website?

I'm looking to buy a domain name where I can setup my businesscard/blog/professional matters to be announced. Unfortunately firstname+lastname.com is already taken and it's not for sale. I do have ...
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Breadcrumbs without links?

I think breadcrumbs can be used for two things: navigation, showing some kind of hierarchy. Is it possible to use breadcrumbs only to show hierarchy? For example consider webpage which ...
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Do we have any redirect solution for all of subURL?

Suppose I redirect exmpale0.com to example1.com , example1.com is newer. Already , I promoted my exmpale0.com into social networks , Suppose I had: http://example0.com/blahblah Now I have ...
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Document root owner and privileges, Apache web server

I am configuring a website for public use. The document root is currently /var/www/html and the owner/group is root/root. So, I'm guessing that it would be best or at least better to change the ...
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Javascript in Facebooks in app browser

I am having issues tracking page views on a single page application using Google Tag Manager and events placed in a Javascript file. The main culprit is Facebook which I am losing about 2/3rds of my ...
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automatically detect browser specific issues from usage statistics

Suppose you have a website that sells dog food (why not?) to people using a variety of browsers. Is there some way to automatically be notified if sales (or some other activity) suddenly stops for a ...
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301 redirect for pages not in sitemap

I am thinking of creating 301 redirects for pages that are updated versions of existing pages, on the same site. The old and new pages will have very similar content. But, I want better URLs and ...
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Does image dimensions outside image tag also slow page loading?

I am using height and width for images in css before img tag (css in same page header) so I think there is no need to set dimensions in img tag. But when I checked speed in different online tools, ...
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Has anyone got product rich snippets to work with ld+json? [duplicate]

Has anyone got this to work? Snippets appearing in search results? Reason I ask is because I've added the script but it's not showing up in Google search results. I added the script last week and ...
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How can I create a git repo that contains several other git repos?

Lets say that I want the create a new website and use git to track my revisions. Now I want to include several helpful things in my site that come from other people's git repos like: ...
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Product Snippets with JSON-LD + Schema.org - Are there any live examples in Google index?

Google seems to be flip flopping JSON-LD -> Schema.org product [or other types of] snippets. The snippets verify without error in both the testing tool and long term (10+ months) across 5 properties ...
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CMS for creating modular integrated pages [duplicate]

finding the right cms is quiet a challenge. Here is what I'm looking for: Overall Goal: People should have an easy possibility to create new pages based upon an aggreatation of predefined ...
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How can I force AOL to index the site?

My site is fully indexed by Google, but particularly not by AOL. What can I do to force AOL to index it all? I have read a lot of info that AOL uses Google database. The site is submitted to Google ...
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Will my search ranking be penalized if I change layout but keep content?

I've upgraded my site's layout - changed it completly and built a new one from scratch (even though I did not use dynamically generated content, ajax calls or parallax effects). I kept the same ...
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Does the actual hyphenated url matter in google results?

I have read through all the documents from Google Webmasters but was unable to figure this out. My site has schema.org microdata elements to make it more googlebot friendly. There is an event with a ...
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How do i find out the URL of my official Google+ page?

I've created a Google Plus site for one of our group of companies. However, Google says "Google has suspended your page due to quality issues". The problem is Google will not show the updated contact ...
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Niche directory website SEO optimization [duplicate]

I am going to oversee a new niche web directory fir a specific industry. Aside from the data mining, I am worried about how I could optimize this kind of website for SEO purposes. The website will ...
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Setting a preferred domain in Google webmaster tools

I have a site like "example.com". Questions 1: I can access to my site through "example.com" and www.example.com in web browser. Both non www and www version redirects to example.com. So, is it ...
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Need help to understand URL encoding

As I understand, characters in URL are either reserved(have a special meaning) or unreserved(do not have a special meaning). Am I correct that percent-encoding is used in URL if one needs to send ...
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Should I block an .htm resource in robots.txt

We use scripts to create static .htm files to show content on our site. Mainly in an effort to reduce database calls. For example, a script that builds a file every 5 minutes that contains a list of ...
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Does /? always equal /defaultscript?

I'm trying to reduce the number of redirects and number of duplicate content pages and somehow I think that the first occurrence of /? in a URL actually means /firstfoundscript? where ...
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Screaming Frog displaying deleted subdomain

In Screaming Frog, when I do a basic crawl of one of my website's in the 'Internal' tab it shows a sub-domain at the very top. This sub-domain was one I had previously created, but I removed it quite ...
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where did they get my gmail address? [migrated]

I pointed my browser at the website of a web developer I barely know, and the page returned was his home page, with the message "Welcome myname@gmail.com!" Whoa. Where did it get my gmail address? ...
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Images Clear on Windows but Fuzzy on Mac

So I have a website and it has a carousel on one of the sidebars. On windows, the pictures that flip through are crisp and clear, but I looked at them on a Mac and they're all fuzzy. Does this have to ...
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How do search engines behave when encountering noindex?

I have a question about the behaviour of search engines when they encounter meta name="robots" content="noindex" If I use the meta tag format of robots, I know that search engines will not index the ...
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Google Webmaster Tools - Duplicate content (slash and none slash version of a page)

Google Webmaster Tools shows a lot of duplicate content in the following pages: www.example.com/example www.example.com/example/ I do NOT offer two versions of any page on my website, when you ...
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When there are two links to home page (logo and navigation) how should it be optimized for search engines?

How to SEO optimize when there are 2 links to home page: Logo image linked to homepage. Navigation bar text (categories) linked to homepage. There are also 2 links to contact page with different ...
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Will JavaScript influence my search position in Google?

I have a script which does some position fixes within my site - things like $(".slider_text").css("paddingLeft", procentaj_stdr); $(".slider_text").css("paddingTop", procentaj_slider/12); There are ...
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How to stop Japanese characters displaying badly on Windows?

I'm making a site that targets English speakers, but due to the subject nature (general Japanese culture), it's becoming increasingly obvious that there'll be some chunks of Japanese text on at least ...
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Help to remove spam links leading to 404 page

One day my site was hacked. Someone inserted spam pages to my site. I resolved the issue, cleaned database, protected login area etc. But these links are still present in all search engines including ...
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Can a website meet standards without a single link returning 404 status?

According to woorank.com seo tools, I read that its not best practice for a website to not have a custom 404 error page. But here's why I don't have it on a domain. Currently I and one other person ...
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Correct hreflang tags leading to incorrect local search results

I've got an international ecommerce site that geotargets using the following hreflang tags: <link rel="alternate" href="https://example.com/product/" hreflang="en" /> <link rel="alternate" ...
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How to add meta keywords in each Blogger post?

Recently I saw some "how to" articles about putting the meta keywords in each Blogger post individually. According these articles, you have to put some code many times, e.g. if the blog contains 100 ...
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Can an HTTP status 400 be a substitute for a 410?

As I shift many URL's on my site from non-friendly to friendly, I came across an old URL that was used for testing that google later ended up scanning but now I no longer use the URL. Its in the ...
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127.0.0.1 as referrer url

I have written some code to my website that shows some information about online users to admin user. one of these information was the host of referrer url of the user. I saw some 127.0.0.1 in the ...
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How to handle SEO for pages with similar textual content? [duplicate]

I have 3 pages with similar text content. For example /hardwell/top-songs/ /hardwell/latest-songs/ /hardwell/similar-djs/ The main text content of the page is the biography on the top. It is the ...
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What type of server do I need? [duplicate]

I am creating a social network site which will have a something similar to a forum and files being transferred. I am hoping to have a 100,000 people signed up by next year and i know i can always have ...
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Keyword domain pointing to main domain subdirectory (SEO)

Keyword domain pointing to main site subdirectory This one has always boggled me. Suppose one has a high ranking good DA domain. Say dog food or shirts. And there is a category page (subdirectory, ...
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May I reuse my previous deactivated blog post (article) on my new site?

2–3 months has passed since my domain and hosting expired on my old site. There were almost 10 posts on my previous (expired) blog. May I reuse my old post/article on my new site? Is there any issue ...
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making friendly urls without making unfriendly url accessible to anyone

As many know, one can make a friendly URL with mod_rewrite in their .htaccess file like so: RewriteRule ^category/(.*)$ /somescript.php?category=$1 [L] This works as long as somescript.php is ...
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Google Indexing Stopped at 100,, yet it has over 20,000 pages. Can someone kindly inspect for me this sitemap and robots? [duplicate]

Can someone kindly inspect for me this sitemap and robots? It's over over a month and indexing i just constant, it doesn't change anymore
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Custom Advertisement above website content. Proper standard semantic format wanted

Until recently, my website was following proper semantic standards with H1 tags before H2 and H3 tags. Now, on my site I was asked to put an advertisement of a festival for the owner at the top of ...
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Using CNAME with Route 53

I'm also aware that I'm unable to have a CNAME as the domains root under the ruling 3.6.2 of RFC 1034 as in this post. I'm trying to add an external blog hosting service. So I have my domain at ...

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