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Content keywords are incorrect in Google Webmaster Tools

I have recently opened a Shopify store however the content keywords are linking back to the 'opening soon' message on the storefront password page. That page was there for about 2 months but I had ...
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Google Webmaster Highlight Data for paginated blog entries

I'm trying to get google to recognise my entries as articles using the "Start Highlighting" tool in the Webmasters Toolkit. Problem is that if I put a page set "...blog/*/*/" it says, "Pattern does ...
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Why do webhosts make you explicitly add which IP addresses can remotely connect to their MySQL databases?

In order to connect to a MySQL database, you typically use the following command: mysql -h host_address database_name -u db_user -p where db_user is associated with the database in question. ...
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Which browsers support SNI?

Because of the way web servers and SSL work, previously a dedicated IP address was required for running an SSL certificate on a domain. But with a new technique (SNI, abbreviation for Server Name ...
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Issues sending emails via Mandrill service. Sometimes messages disappear

I've been using the Mandrill service to deliver automated emails from my web site (using their php APIs.) The service seems to work, except sometimes I get questions from my customers that claim that ...
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Using WordPress account on a domain?

I just got my own domain from SiteGround (first time doing anything like this.) and installed WordPress on it. Is it possible I could use that as my main WordPress account? I'm not seeing any option ...
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Should URL paths be case sensitive?

My website's URLs are currently case-insensitive. For example, both of the following links show the exact same page: http://example.com/about http://example.com/About However, taking a look at the ...
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Are these SEO methods guaranteed? [closed]

I've been reading some SEO articles and found the following methods for creating high quality backlinks. You help people with their problems, then they get you a backlink. Techniques: Repair Broken ...
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How do I add “Results from” search box to my Google SERP? [duplicate]

A lot of sites now display a sub search box when shown in Google's results page. How do I go about doing the same for my ecommerce site?
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For Facebook advertising, should I spend money on ads or promoting posts? [closed]

I am working with a start up that has relatively few (~600) likes for their Facebook page. The end goal is to get people using the startup's site regularly. I realize a potent way to get people to ...
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Forbidden 403 for js file on localhost?

apologies if this isn't the right place to post this. I posted it on Stack Overflow and a user suggested I put it here. Anyway, I've looked all over google and the site and none of the solutions I've ...
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Outgoing Links - Can they be routed through an internal link

I am very new to SEO so I apologize if this question seems basic. If I have a site that relies on outgoing links, however the links are routed through an internal link (e.g. to link to ...
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Does linking to HTTPS or HTTP make a difference for link popularity?

I am considering making my site HTTPS but I was wondering does Google treat a link to HTTP exactly the same as SSL HTTPS site, and will my site rank the same with HTTPS. I guess it makes no ...
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explicitly whitelist every page using robots.txt

I need to allow only specific pages at some site. Let's say: / /page1 /page2 ... Now I don't get how to whitelist the root page at robots.txt Disallow: / # block everything Allow: /page1 ...
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What is a good link profile ratio/balance? Internal links vs. External links

I have been doing some competition research using Open Site Explorer and I am a bit confused about Internal Links vs. External links reports. Ratios are all over the place when I compare them with my ...
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Excluding all locations in AdWords except US

Is there a way to exclude all locations in AdWords except the US? I'm not sure if the only way to do this is the manually add countries that aren't US (I know the limit is 1,000. I'm also aware that ...
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Where and how should I host images for fast access and with least headache

I'm deploying my website on Heroku. I need to store around 5000 profile picture and each will be accessed around 100 times per week. All my traffic is coming from Europe, so I'd prefer them to be ...
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How to remove a website completely from search engine indexes except the home page?

I want to de-index all the pages of my website except home page. This is because it is an exact match domain (EMD) and I'm getting traffic on website just because of Domain name. I want to restart ...
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“Temporarily unreachable” when using fetch as Googlebot from Webmasters Tools

The page I'm trying to fetch is public. The server logs show no request. Google reports that any page on my site is "Temporarily unreachable". It won't even fetch the verification file, a static ...
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What are the effects on loading times when conditionally loading and concatenating scripts?

Suppose you have a script in your theme that you always need on every page - say 'animate-menu.js' (10KB) - and you have one that you only need on one specific page - say 'validate-contactform.js' ...
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What is the correct way of creating backlinks and anchor text?

I'm creating dofollow backlinks at web 2.0 websites, but I believe I'm doing something wrong. Here is what I'm doing: Have only one anchor text method, for example, right in the beginning of the ...
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2nd domain name pointing to 1st only works on some machines

I have 2 domain names. example.com is associated with the site and server and works fine. I want to point example.net to the same site and server. To do this I have example.net as a Domain Alias in ...
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How do I find out where my server is?

I have this image hosted through Dropbox and it loads slowly. I need to determine if the location of the server is too far away from my main audience so I can determine if that is the cause of the ...
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Does a link to your site with a URL parameter pass link juice?

If I link to http://example.com/?id=344, will that still provide link juice to example.com? Or will it provide link juice only to http://example.com/?id=344, which might have a link to example.com ...
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Good, or Bad? 'www A Record (IPv4)' - “website has a CName Record.”

Question #1: One DNS Look-up service I use states: (BTW, moodle.org is not my website!) Your website www.moodle.org does not have CName Record which is good. Why is this "good"? Introduction ...
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Limit pageviews from Google Analytics API to the last 30 minutes

I am trying to find a way to query Google Analytics through the API to get pageviews for the last 30 minutes. Like they have available through the Google Analytics console, but I want to put it in an ...
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How to make a whole colum bold? [migrated]

I have a big HTML table and I want to make easily the 16th column bold. Using <colgroup> and <col> is obviously not working: <HTML> <BODY> <TABLE BORDER='1'> ...
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Is it possible to configure a .htaccess file to access example.com/subdomain/ without any redirects?

I need to configure 2 CMS's on a domain. The first is on example.com. The other is on subdomain.example.com. Is it possible to configure a .htaccess file so that the second CMS is accessible as ...
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Is it legal to link to a potentially copyrighted PDF file made available by the owner?

I.e there is a large directory of PDF files and the publisher makes them available on his website. He does not charge for them and they are available without any requirements for authentication ...
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Can I use AdSense and AdExchange enabled networks together on a website

I run a website where I have 3 AdSense units and 2 ad units from another ad network. The OTHER ad network sent me an DFP AdExchange invitation, saying that by signing up, they would be able to send ...
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Hosting email & web for domain on separate cpanel accounts

We're currently transitioning our web site & email infrastructure from a single shared hosting account onto a new linux VPS, which we manage using WHM and cpanel. There are two big chunks we need ...
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Apache Redirect for Internal Traffic Only

We have a page, gateway.school.edu, where users have to fill out a recaptcha before being directed forward to our password reset. I would like any internal traffic, any user agent on our network with ...
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Abuse on server, thousands of hits on /error/list/socks5.php

For several monts now, I've been noticing several IPs at random time hitting our server without providing any virtual host. The hits are all 404 errors and repeat every second for a period of time. ...
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Does using a CDN such as Amazon Cloudfront save hosting bandwidth?

I have a site hosted on a shared server with limited bandwidth. Does using a CDN like cloud front minimise bandwidth usage on my hosting server?
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Any evidence that subdomain can help with domain authority and vice-versa?

Many articles about subdomain vs subfolders report that subdomains can help with the domain authority of the parent domain and vice versa (I am assuming one owns both domain names). Yet, I cannot find ...
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Google doesn't show advertisements when sexual words are in the content

In a Spanish curious news site. AdSense seems to block ads inside any page which contains some sexual words. In fact, these pages are scientific articles or curious news, like Bears also practice oral ...
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Mail not getting to users on Google when MX records specified in Amazon Route 53 [migrated]

I configured the MX on my Amazon AWS Route53 and I was told that some of the users don't get any emails with this domain. When I send myself an email everything works fine now, and I doubt that ...
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How to use DNS to set the subfolder of one domain to point to another domain

I have a situation where I need a subfolder in one domain to point to a second domain, so that http://domain1.com/domain2/ points to http://domain2.com. I need the root folder of domain1.com to ...
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Can Item Types Inherit Item Properties From Other Item Types?

I'm looking to start incorporating "Structured Data", "Rich Snippets", or what ever terms may be associated with the schema.org vocabulary. I'm specifically interested in microdata rules. Most of the ...
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In MediaWiki templates how to show empty default value

In a MediaWiki template I'm making, I want to let it to become [[CODE-value]] when CODE=value is used and empty when CODE=value is not given in the actual page. The current version ...
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Facebook “Share” and “Like” buttons always in English even when I specify another language

I'm displaying the Facebook share button on my website, but it always displays in English, even though I followed the guidelines for using another language. Here's my code: <script> ...
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How to create product lists that use h1, h2 and h3 tags without keyword stuffing

We remanufacture and sell industrial diesel engines such as CAT Engines, Cummins, Detroit and a few others. Would creating an inventory page with a list of our different engines, each containing make ...
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WAMP VirtualHost 403

I recently installed WAMP, and started developing on its Apache server. Given that my text editor (Sublime) didn't have permissions to write on C disk directly, I changed my default DocumentRoot to My ...
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Reasonable lifetime for a page view cookie

I have a simple page view counter on my website, that just counts the number of page views pr post. I am curious to what is a reasonable lifetime for the page view cookie. I currently have it set to ...
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Will inserting dummy hidden text via CSS for layout purposes harm SEO?

I have a website with a rather complicated input form, which can vary a lot (it has different fields depending on what the user has entered until now). When I was making the CSS, I noticed that there ...
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Google PageSpeed: Generating critical css for css file served from CDN

We were trying to optimise the website using google pagespeed and now having some issue: We're using nginx_pagespeed module Trying to enable the prioritize_critical_css filter Since the CSS files ...
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URL rewrite rule need help [duplicate]

I am new to this concept. I am planning to do the following rewrite rule in IIS using url rewrite www.example.com/abc/ to www.example.com/test/test.aspx Please help in creating a rewrite rule. ...
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Modifying existing Google analytics events, retaining data associations

We have numerous google analytics events that are setup and have existed for a couple years collecting data. I want to add additional events and in some cases, modify some of the existing ones to ...
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I need to host large mp3 files & link them on website for download [closed]

I have a requirement where i need to lost large mp3 files on a web server. file size may vary from 1MB - 120MB (where most of the files are more than 20MB) With large size in mind i cant host these ...
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SEO URL, Category vs Location Priority

We are building a website for listing out brand information. As a reference it is comparable to yelp.com. Basically a brand will belong to a category and an area. From SEO point of view what will be ...

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