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Can you create rich websites (more than just text) using Google Sites?

After trying out Google Sites to create a website, I feel it is very limited to mainly text features. I have tried to find a way to implement elements directly using HTML, but to no avail. Buttons are ...
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Are there any CMS's that will handle mobile only websites? [duplicate]

I'm looking to build multiple mobile websites. I do not want responsive designs because I'm finding that they all seem to have problems here or there regarding the way they respond. On top of that, ...
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Are name, address, and phone number important SEO signals for a SaaS business website?

Knowing that NAP (name, address, and phone) are important search engine optimizations for local businesses that are city specific, e.g. plumbers, lawyers etc. Is NAP still useful to a software as a ...
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108 views

Should you prompt users to update old browsers?

Is it good practice to prompt users to update their out-of-date browser (older than IE9)? I know that we should develop sites which work with older versions of browsers, but is the extra effort worth ...
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92 views

Duplicate Campaign Parameters Google analytics

I can't understand what i need to change to fix this issue in google analytics, i was playing with filters there but this error is still on google analytics Property mysite.com is receiving hits with ...
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66 views

Not receiving email sent from PHP mail() after cPanel migration?

I just moved my site example.com from one host to another by cPanel account backup and restore. Name servers are changed a few hours ago. info@example.com is hosted at Google apps with MX records ...
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Difference between div~div and div:not(:first-of-type)? [migrated]

Is there a difference between div~div and div:not(first-of-type)? Aside from IE6 whatever errors, are there cases where they would do different things?
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MediaWiki links to new articles don't work even after the new article is created until the page with the link is edited

I'm experiencing this issue with MediaWiki 1.23.6. First I update the Main Page with a link to a new article: [[New Article]] Then I click on that link (which is red because the article doesn't ...
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1answer
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Weebly HTML Customization

I've been using Weebly to create multiple websites for various reasons. Being quite advanced in raw HTML, I've come to no avail with editing Weebly sites directly using HTML. They offer HTML files ...
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1answer
21 views

Browser Language Preference Statistics by Country

I'm wondering which languages are most popular with internet users in countries around the world. My initial research found browser usage statistics by country, but nothing about proportional ...
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1answer
45 views

Should “next posts pages” be included in the sitemap?

I wonder if including the "next posts pages" to sitemap would be a good idea. With "next posts pages" I mean for example domain/page/{num}, or domain/category/foo/page/{num}, or even ...
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Ranking of dublicate content website [duplicate]

1.IF I have a website www.example.com and someone copies content from page A. In page A I have keywords X and y. Then how Google decides the ranking of those keywords. How can we protect website from ...
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How to change the directory in which MediaWiki is installed after upgrading a temporary directory?

I have a section in my website which uses MediaWiki. eg. sitename.com/codewiki/ It has been 3 years since I installed MediaWiki. Now i am getting errors so i wanted to upgrade to the latest version. ...
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66 views

How long does it take to be approved to the Dmoz directory? [duplicate]

In directories Dmoz has special preference for directory listing. I had submitted 60 days back in dmoz still it not displaying my site, what is the problem with my site or still I have to wait?
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Where should I put the sitemap of mobile version of my site?

I have two sites www.example.com and m.example.com. As it is shown, the latter is the mobile version of the first site. Basically each URL in the www.example.com have a counterpart with same URL ...
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22 views

Finding the Google+ post that links to my site

This question is pretty similar to this: Finding the Facebook post or page that links to my site. Obviously this time I'm talking about Google+. My website has some traffic coming from a Goolge+ URL, ...
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1answer
29 views

How much Traffic from google does a Pagerank X generates ?

Yesterday was the birthday of my website, I have achieved the milestone of an average of 400 visitors from Google, yet my pagerank = 0 Do you guys have an idea on how much traffic generates PR1 , 2 ...
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Can GA be a security risk in a Public GitHub repo?

I have added my GA tracking code to a website which is hosted via a GitHub public repository and I am concerned that, using my account number, they could effectively "hack" my GA account. Is this ...
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Duplicate Content - Categories - SEO [duplicate]

I have a site that I can't see a way around having duplicate content. For example, lets say I have an article on apples, that is about colour, one that is about size and one that is about price. I ...
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1answer
32 views

Robots.txt exclude certain urls and include others

I have a robots text file which needs to mass exclude certain urls, currently setup as so Disallow: /somestring Disallow: /*/somestring However, some of my URLs generated by users are coming back ...
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51 views

301ing a 301 URL to yet another 301, bad for SEO?

I am working on a website that has a huge amount of 301s in it due to new versions of the website being roled out and thus different URL structures being used. I have noticed that some of the old ...
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1answer
39 views

Does IIS 7.5 use a separate “AppDomain” for each subdomain?

Within an IIS worker process, separate sites (i.e. domains) run in their own app domain. I have a site example.com which has a wildcard DNS record (i.e. *.example.com pointed to an IP.) Will ...
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2answers
104 views

Scraped content from my website posted on Blogspot is outranking my site and causing Google penalty

I noticed that starting from October the organic traffic is very low on my website. I searched on Google for some text phrases from my website and I noticed that there is a Blogspot website, a blog ...
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2answers
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How does multiple non-targeted (key)words affect page?

Let's say I have a site listing a bunch of different products, hovering over each product brings up a "view more" tab, but not as an image, a div with text link... <div class="tabbed-content"> ...
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22 views

Cause a PDF from a website to be viewed automatically, even on phones

I have a PDF on my website. It works fine when on a computer, but on a phone, there is an extra step for the user. After going to the link with the PDF, they then have to click a link to view it. ...
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1answer
17 views

Grant Permission to File Folder

I am making a website, and I want the users to be able to access a file folder. I have a link to a folder. When I do this locally, all works fine. But when I upload it to my site, I get: Forbidden ...
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51 views

How to deal with tabbed content which rewrites the URL in terms of SEO?

Scenario We have several pages that utilize tabs controlled by JavaScript. All the content of the entire page is loaded in the HTML document, but portions are hidden and shown based on the tab that ...
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1answer
24 views

Which is better for a file sharing website: VPS or Dedicated hosting? [closed]

I'm going to start a file sharing website but I can't decide what to choose : VPS or dedicated , dedicated is expensive and I'm not sure if VPS is enough for this, I know that I need Hard Disk space ...
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20 views

Can country geo targeting be overridden for country code top level domains in Google Webmaster Tools? [duplicate]

Google Webmaster Tools automatically associated your website with the TLD that you're in. This is nice if the website is targeted towards that country, but its not always the case. In some instances, ...
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1answer
28 views

Using htaccess to internally and externally redirect a page at the same time [duplicate]

I've been trying to figure this out for two hours, and I give up. I want to externally redirect about.php to about/, and also have about/ internally redirect to about.php RewriteRule ^about/$ ...
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9 views

Where can I find a place to upload m applets? [duplicate]

Good afternoon! I am in a beginner java class and am currently learning about making applets. Chrome is not letting me run them locally (they do run in appletviewer no problem) and I would like to ...
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47 views

Indexing several editions of a same event [closed]

We have a website presenting sport events, mostly annual. Each URL contains the event's year and name. E.g: /marathon/my-event-2014 /marathon/my-event-2015 /marathon/my-event-2016 (the reason why ...
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What could be causing heavy bursts of traffic from single IP address to old inactive URL

Looking at Google Analytics recently I noticed a strange phenomenon. For the past few weeks I had 3 unique users making 600 requests for an URL that is not being used anymore. I investigated further ...
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49 views

Will search engines penalize duplicate content between my site and my Facebook page?

If I post on my Facebook page and then copy the same content to my website, does Google recognize it as an unoriginal content?
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1answer
29 views

Can I submit duplicate image, video, and content sitemaps to Google Webmaster Tools?

Can I submit 3 duplicate sitemaps (image, video, content) which have same URLs to Google Webmaster Tools? Image Sitemap 1: <loc>http://mywebsite.com/article1</loc> <video:video> ...
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2answers
212 views

Is using an external blogging platform and URL bad for SEO?

I want to add a blog to my website to update the user on the new features. The rest of the website is custom code and does not use any CMS. For the blog, I want to use something like Blogger and put ...
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1answer
24 views

Does using H1 tags for each page section create SEO problems? [duplicate]

Some SEO articles have suggested "You should never have more than one H1 tag on a page." Can I use H1 tags more than once? Can I use an H1 tag in each section tag or article?
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1answer
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Does using IDs in the URL make Google view the URLs as duplicate?

In my site, I use query string for navigate between products. Example: /ProductView.aspx?ProductID=1 /ProductView.aspx?ProductID=2 /ProductView.aspx?ProductID=3 Am I faced with link duplicates ...
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1answer
26 views

Can I use sitemap index for media RSS (mRrss) files?

I have a lot of mRSS (media Rss) files. I plan to create sitemap index to contain them. Are sitemaps allowed to contain mRss files? To my knowledge, they are only allowed to contain image, video, ...
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1answer
40 views

301 redirect to www from non-www and index.html

Currently the home page of my website is accessible via these URL's: www.example.com, example.com, www.example.com/index.html, and example.com/index.html So I'm trying to set up redirects so that ...
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What is semalt.semalt.com that shows up in Google Analytics under Referrals? [duplicate]

How does it work? How does it drive traffic and referrals? When I go there, it wants me to sign up for something. Is it a scam? It is 10% of my traffic for the last week.
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1answer
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Will multiple url's pointing to slightly different content rank poorly with search engines

Background We currently have a site that displays information about our products, the product is known by a different name and has different branding in different states within the same country. This ...
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1answer
16 views

Google Webmaster change of address from old root to new subfolder [duplicate]

I have successfully done a 301 from example.com to newexample.com/example but Google Webmaster Tools will ONLY let me submit a change of address for root level domains e.g. from example.com to ...
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1answer
34 views

How to fix separate virtual hosts serving intermingled content?

I tried to search Google for one of my domains. I'm hosting multiple different websites on a VPS account, they are obviously sharing the same IP address. To my surprise, the search results on one of ...
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1answer
35 views

Detecting Android tablets vs phones with User Agent

I inherited a site that has PHP code that decides to either serve the dedicated mobile site or desktop site to the user. I would prefer that tablets get served the mobile site. Currently Android ...
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What schema should mark up comment that are in response to other comments?

I have an article that has user comments. I would like to have other comments inside each comment as responses: <article id="com1" itemprop="comment" itemscope="" ...
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Trying to include a file from parent domain in subdomain?

I am trying to include a php file from a parent domain in a subdomain. In subdomain.parentdomain.com/test.php i have include ('/var/www/vhosts/parentdomain.com/website/wp-blog-header.php'); My ...
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1answer
40 views

Notify search engine crawlers about user generated content so that our rankings are not biased by keywords used by users

Is there a meta tag or a way to notify crawlers that a page is generated by the user? To clarify the issue, We have a website already promoted by SEO and we want to add dynamic user generated content ...
4
votes
2answers
96 views

Many “429” crawl errors in Google Webmaster Tools with GoDaddy Managed Wordpress Hosting and Cloudflare

Following setup: GoDaddy Managed Wordpress Hosting + SSL Cloudflare as CDN Google Webmaster Tools shows all pages with 429 crawl error. I tested manually and with tools like monitor.us and I ...
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1answer
207 views

Broken URL requests with “?rand=0.nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn” querystrings from Chrome users

I've recently noticed a number of errors in our sites' error logs which are a result of what appears to be a cache-buster being incorrectly added to URLs. The requests in question all seem to have ...

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