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Can different laws and regulations for a ccTLD in an unfamilar country be problematic?

I'd like to register a .gy domain though this is probably applicable to others like .me, .cc, .tv, etc. These are ccTLDs for countries which I am not familiar with. Should I be concerned with this ...
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1answer
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Google for business - multiple locations with same phone number

I am trying to add more than 10 locations for my business inside Google for business service. I have read that it's good to have different phone numbers for each location, otherwise Google will be ...
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Creating redirects list from a domain alias to a primary domain

I am trying to set up a list of redirects in my .htaccess to create a manually defined 'short url' list, whereby the short url domain ("short.com") is set up as an alias for the destination domain ...
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1answer
31 views

Should Isolated Content appear in Sitemap for SEO purposes?

I have a website with some content that I purposefully want to leave isolated (no incoming internal links) from the rest of the website. I do however want SEO benefits from the content of these pages ...
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1answer
24 views

Should I make those links no follow or do follow? [duplicate]

Post Title : Top 10 WordPress Custom Post Type Tutorials I am going to link 10 WordPress custom post type tutorials blog posts which I found from the internet in to the above post. Should I make ...
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0answers
3 views

Why can't Chromium connect to http://[::1]:8080/ (i.e. IPv6 localhost)? [migrated]

For developing a statically generated website on my laptop running Debian, I use weborf running on IPv6 localhost, port 8080: weborf -i ::1 -p 8080 -b .. I can connect to http://[::1]:8080/ without ...
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How should an expired content be handled?

Let's imagine this simplified case: An auction website has "auction detail" pages. A few weeks after the auction is over, the "auction detail" page is no more available. We are simply serving a ...
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148 views

How should websites handle hostname with trailing dot?

I read this question How can URLs have a dot . at the end, e.g. www.bla.de.? and realise that FQDN should contain a trailing . for the root label of the DNS tree: example.com. instead of example.com ...
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1answer
28 views

What are the performance implications of loading static files as links vs. sending everything (including static files) inline

I was wondering what would be faster: Loading Static Files vs. Sending everything (including static files) in one HTML file? For example if I had a page that needs: jQuery font awesome CSS I ...
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2answers
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Why do some domains have a '/' at the end of the home page URL? [duplicate]

I am wondering why some websites have a / at the end of their URL, but others don't. For example: www.google.com/ but then www.khanacademy.org (No /)
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2answers
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A schema.org schema for a menu item in a restaurant

schema.org features a schema for a restaurant: Thing > Organization > LocalBusiness > FoodEstablishment > Restaurant One of its fields is a menu: Property: menu Expected type: URL or ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to define and refer to constants in MediaWiki?

Is it it possible in MediaWiki to define a constant and then include the constant in other pages? E.g. could MY_HELP_MESSAGE be defined as If you want help, contact help@somedomain… and ...
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1answer
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Redirect my site according to Country [closed]

I want to redirect my website according to location so as to display pages and price plans according to place like for Indian users price should be in INR and for US. What is the best way or script ...
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0answers
11 views

SEO best practices for image based web sites [duplicate]

How should I optimize an image based web site (art gallery, www.cavalet.bg ) to improve the SEO rank for a specific key word (in this case the bulgarian word for paintings - картини)? The truth is I ...
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0answers
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Two sites with the same postal address both getting indexed for the keywords on one of the sites

I have developed two websites with different domain names that are hosted on two different servers: Site-A and Site-B. Everything is different between the two websites, but only the geographic postal ...
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0answers
7 views

jQuery to remove <p><br><br></p> [migrated]

What would be the jQuery to remove. <p> <br> <br> </p> I have this $('p').each(function () { if ($.trim($(this).html()) === '<br>') $(this).remove(); }); ...
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Javascript slideDown [migrated]

On my mega menu style navigation it currently slides down/up, but I want it to just appear so it seems quicker. Below is the code, hopefully the right bit as I'm useless at javascript! Thanks :) if ...
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1answer
31 views

Should we have two copies of the same content or do a redirect?

We are a web app for icons and we've got 2 versions of our app: Old one with icon URLs like http://icons8.com/icons/#!/73/home New one with icon URLs like http://icons8.com/web-app/73/Home Both ...
5
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1answer
91 views

Where Did this 404 Error Come From?

I was looking in Google Webmaster Tools and it said I had the following 404 error: Page Response Code Date Detected lglegl.html 404 11/27/14 The site is for a lawyer ...
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0answers
7 views

Which is good for seo - A multilingual site or different sites for different languages [duplicate]

I have my website hosted in 6 different languages in 6 different domains. Like english in mysite.co.uk, french in mysite.fr etc. Now I am facing hard time managing all the 6 websites. I am thinking ...
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Homepage is not listing in search engine results [duplicate]

I'm working on a site where the home page is not showing up in search engine results, while interior pages are. Looking at the home page, it lists the main keyword within headings, content, image alt ...
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0answers
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Have other elements observe the position of a fixed element [migrated]

I am trying to build a page with two tables. One table is a small "key" and I want it to always remain visible even after scrolling, which is required by the 2nd much larger table. I can accomplish ...
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1answer
18 views

100% bounce rate with non-zero average time in Google Analytics?

Getting this on keyword reports: 100% bounce rate, 1 pageview and average session duration 24 minutes. I've gone through all of my other analytics properties and this is the first time I see this ...
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1answer
28 views

DMOZ Link SEO Benefit Dead in 2014?

I am considering buying a site listed with same niche as mine that is linked in DMOZ. It is a site dedicated for region. The link is 9 levels down from the root. I check the page rank of the page ...
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What do the different parameters in an Amazon Associates (affiliates) URL do? (Why use the Associates interface?)

I know it's possible to turn any Amazon link into an affiliate link simply by appending your Associates tracking ID to the end of the Amazon URL, so this: amazon.com/gp/product/B002RPCOH8/ becomes ...
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1answer
34 views

How can Iframes be optimized for search engines?

If my site has an Iframe. What is the best way to optimize this for search engines? We want to keep the Iframe. I have read that blocking Iframes in robot.txt is a good way to go, but this seems ...
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2answers
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Google crawl rate dropped after activating CloudFront

Previously we've been using Amazon CloudFront for our static content (js, css etc). But to be able to reduce load on our origin servers and to be able to give our international users a good user ...
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1answer
53 views

Is it possible to purchase a domain name from Google to take advantage of their two factor authentication?

We are planning to purchase a domain name from Google. Somewhere I have seen GoDaddy.com and eNom.com are the Google's partner. So can I purchase domain from Google? The reason for purchasing from ...
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3answers
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How can URLs have a dot . at the end, e.g. www.bla.de.?

I never believed URLs could have a period at the end, as in www.google.de. (which obvious is not working). However, www.youtu.be. is working perfectly well. How did they manage that?
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1answer
17 views

Google snippet customisation

Some months ago i created a website for a friend of mine. Now i want to do a little SEO on this website. Thing is, that when you search for this website on google, it looks like this: It is because ...
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1answer
28 views

With Google Analytics goal tracking how can I have more checkouts than made it to the last step of the funnel?

I have a a Google Analytics goal and funnel questions that I cannot work out. It is for a vehicle rental booking website. I need to work out how to create a funnel that tracks correctly through a ...
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3answers
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Google's Rich Snippets testing tool error on Recipe

I marked up a page for Recipe Rich Snippets with Microdata, however I'm getting an error in Google's Testing Tool: Error: In order to generate a preview with rich snippets, at least 2 of the ...
1
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1answer
25 views

I can't track page on analytics

I have a form on a page that I have received 78 responses from. When I try to find and track this page to see how many people didn't submit the form, I can't find the page in analytics anywhere.
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1answer
36 views

Is getting more than 300 backlinks from a site OK for SEO?

I once mentioned my site on a site and now after 2 months I see more than 300 links to my site from that site according to Google Webmaster Tools. All the links pointing to my root domain. Is this ...
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1answer
52 views

Providing hyperlink in a page to the top of the page with <a href="#top>. Any problems with that?

I know I can do this by putting a bookmark at the top but I thought there was another way to do that. I tried just linking to #top and it worked, but just wondering if there are any problems with ...
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1answer
11 views

Graphing user sessions vs transactions

I'm trying to graph user sessions (or page views) against transactions on our website via Google Analytics. I can easily get transactions OR sessions to show up, but not both. In the picture below ...
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7answers
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How (il)legal is it to get data from a 100% accessible but not “exposed” API

I found a website that provides a huge filterable table with up-to-date data about cities in a country. This site uses an infinite scrolling approach to load the rows for the table. By exploring ...
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1answer
20 views

Domain Transfer Email Question

I have a domain name owned by Company A, webhosting and emailhosting package in the hands of Company B, And I want to transfer the webhosting and emails from B to C. I'm guessing I need to contact A ...
1
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1answer
24 views

How to fix Adsense error: “Our crawler was unable to access the pages” when those pages had been removed and are 404 not found?

I have a website and we recently changed content management systems. With the new system came new URLs/hierarchy. Google Webmaster Tools doesn't have any issues with the site and I get no crawler ...
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1answer
10 views

Must the fulltext version of papers be in the same subdirectory as the html abstract to be indexed by Google Scholar?

I have recently made an online repository of papers for an academic organisation. But we are not being picked up by Google Scholar. I think it might be because the fulltext urls are not in a format ...
3
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2answers
58 views

Meta descriptions for paginated single posts

I'm using the popular Wordpress SEO by Yoast plugin. I can use a wildcard (%%page%%) for the title of paginated posts, so that the title becomes: 1st post page: The Title 2nd post page: The Title - ...
3
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1answer
49 views

Is Google less likely to index URLs that don't match the directory structure of the page they are linked from?

Worded the question title the best I could. I have a website. The site has a category of articles - award winners. the URL to this category, a page with a list of winners, is: ...
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1answer
37 views

Put a Subdomain on a Different Server Hosting

I have a domain (www.mydomain.com) hosted on Hosting A. How can I have the subdomain (sub.mydomain.com) to be hosted on Hosting B?
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1answer
45 views

Website Performance Testing Tools [closed]

I have a contract before me that says our client will use "the following metrics will be used to determine performance standards" of the MVC4 based web site we want to deploy for them. I am looking ...
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1answer
18 views

Removing Spam Links from Google Index

Last week a site I help administer was compromised. A confluence of events (move to new hosting, brand new web application released, etc.) makes it difficult to track down why it happened, but ...
3
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1answer
38 views

How does Google penalize for word-for-word copied content and “aggregation”?

I found a similar answer here but it doesn't make sense to me because I found the following on the first page of Google: I found two similar blurbs These two blurbs seem very similar and when you ...
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0answers
5 views

Is there a file system only XML/XSLT based cms project? [duplicate]

Wondering if anybody has any suggestions - I've done the usual googling and searchings and whatnot but still haven't found precisely what I'm looking for: A very simple xml based cms that works ...
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1answer
14 views

Apache Configuration - Directory

I am trying to figure out why i can not access my folder for web-mail yet i have got the correct location and copied a working directory above. Forbidden You don't have permission to access /mail ...
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3answers
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Can canonical tags be placed in the sitemap rather than in each page?

We have canonical tags spread across our web pages. Is it possible to add the canonical tags in our sitemap instead? If yes, how?
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0answers
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Forbidden access when saving an edited question post using Question2answer script

I installed Question2answer on my paid server. After I published a post/question on my Question2answer site I tried to edit it, but when I was trying to save the post, it outputs an error that says: ...

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