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Will it be good to use branding TEXT at the start of Meta description?

Will it be good to use branding TEXT at the start of Meta description? Will it harm in anyways if I use it in all my pages? Check out the green box.
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Gmail blocks my mail (marked as spam)

Since i changed to another VPS server my mail is blocked when i sent it to a Gmail account this is the error mail form Gmail : his message was created automatically by mail delivery software. A ...
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Robots.txt - CSS Allow or Disallow

Is css, templates are allowable in robots.txt? Should it cause any Problems? In joomla, css and templates are diallowed in the robots.txt. Please help me find a solution to whether or not put ...
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Google Site Search (commercial) not indexing files in sitemap

I have a client for whom we have purchased Google Site Search. It works well for HTML pages served by the CMS, but files aren't being reliably indexed. I wrote a script to generate an XML feed ...
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Can Googlebot read any hosting stats?

When Google Analytics isn't active for a website, can Googlebot (or any other Google entity) get any traffic stats about that website in any other way?
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Why do some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget?

I noticed that some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget like this: if ($http_user_agent ~* LWP::Simple|wget) { return 403; } Why block Wget? If I use the above code in my ...
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Why do the meta description of my webpage is showing in Google SERP on mobile and not on web?

My aim was to display the meta description on this page to improve CTR - However, I was disappointed because the meta description is only shown in Google SERP on mobile not on Web. Please see the 2 ...
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Associative Arrays [migrated]

I'm needing to rearrange Array 1 by the order of how the [id] (oper-%%%%%%%%%%) appears within Array 2, and I'm not quite sure as to how to approach this. Array 1 Array ( [0] => Array ( [id] ...
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Display values from one associative array whose key exists as the value in another array [migrated]

I have two arrays, one is "OperID" the other is "OperSums". The OperID array contains ID numbers, and the OperSums array contains IDs attached to a total which looks like this: Array 1 (OperID) {[0] ...
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Content keywords are unimportant in Google Webmaster Tools

When I check Google Index > Content Keywords in Google Webmaster Tools, it shows lots of unimportant keywords like: to, is, are, from, in, on, we, you and etc. That's very natural these words are ...
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Amazon ec2 emails for domain [on hold]

I am currently working on a site on an ec2 server from amazon(bracketfanatic.com). What i would like to do is set up emails with the domain. exp. admin@mydomain.com sales@mydomain.com and so on. Not ...
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Installing Horde on CentOS 6 cant find files [migrated]

I am trying to install Horde on a clean install of CentOS on a vps. The install and config seemed to go ok but when I try and open Horde through my domain (mydomain.com/horde) i get nothing, the page ...
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Right way to check if a third party site has been banned by Google?

Is there a proper/reliable test to find out whether a third party site has been banned by Google? An old SO question mentions using: site:PLACE_URL_HERE Is this a reliable option? Someone has ...
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AdSense sent an email saying my account has been approved when it already was approved

My account has been approved and running adverts for quite sometime now. However, today I just got a message (it seems legitimate) from Google AdSense saying: Congratulations, your AdSense ...
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How to deploy a PHP app (e.g. Wordpress) to an open source PaaS without using CLI? [on hold]

I have a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 web server and I want to get rid of the LAMP stack and deploy my PHP/MySQL app (e.g. Wordpress) to a recently trendy PaaS on a private cloud, so that it could scale in the ...
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Email problem with domain registration. [on hold]

I recently bought a domain + hosting for a year from 1and1.com, because I am a dumbo I wrote an incorrect email address. I would like to cancel this as it is by deafult a recurring payment, though I ...
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Amazon ec2 domain redirect loop

I am trying to set up a domain for my running instance in Amazon ec2 server. When i go to bracketfanatic.com i get a redirect loop and the site stops. I believe that everything is set up correctly ...
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Does having a hyphen in the TLD URL affect SEO? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a portfolio for myself and I am not sure whether I should include a hyphen in the URL or not. For instance, if we have two URLs: www.examplesite.com www.example-site.com The ...
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Moved sitemaps to a different subdomain and losing search referrals around the same time. Red herring or correlation?

We started to lose search referral traffic around the same time that I moved some of our sitemaps to a subdomain. Could this have hurt us? I followed Google's steps to creating a sitemap under a ...
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Is good to have Last Search Terms on Feed? [on hold]

I make one code. It shows last search on feed demo getandroidapp.org/feed.php. It's good for my SEO or not?
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Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance setting up domain name

I had a domain transferred to amazon using their Rout 53. at the begining when i went to the IP address 54.69.253.182, or ec2-54-69-253-182.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com my site would show up. ...
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How does Safari Autofill match fields to data?

I'm trying to find documentation on how Safari maps user AutoFill profile data to HTML form input fields. Clearly it's doing some sort of matching on the name attribute, but that's no longer working ...
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Keyword Specific VS Non-Specific Targeting in SEO

Does Keyword specific brings better value in SEO compare to non-specific targeting? Example: <a href="www.companyA.com">Website Design</a> <a href="www.companyB.com">Website Design ...
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Files synced via dropbox cannot be served with IIS because of file permissions

I'm running into the problem of using Dropbox and IIS. I am using the Dropbox Folder Sync plugin to sync a folder outside the Dropbox folder. They are synced into my inetpub\root\downloads\ ...
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“Title” Attribute vs Link Anchor Text in SEO

Both "title" attribute and link anchor text does provide positive influence to SEO. Example: <a href="www.companyA.com">Service Provided</a> <a href="www.companyB.com" title="Service ...
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Limit magento title length in admin

I would really like to limit the title length on products in Magento. What I've tried is adding 'maxlength' => 65 somewhere in \app\code\core\Mage\Adminhtml\Block\, without success. Does someone ...
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What's up with the `- <string>` in Google search result

I recently did a google search of an article I wrote and this is what I see: If I am not wrong the string behind - should be the title of the original website, which is never "v1.0". Actually, ...
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Configuring SSL on tomcat 7 and the files and format required

There exists lot of information on the web and on stackoverflow regarding configuring SSL on Tomcat but it's still confusing and things have not worked for me. I have received two files from the ...
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Is there a free hosting that supports new TLDs? [duplicate]

I can't find a free hosting that supports new gTLDs. On my opinion, these are really good hosting providers: freehosting io, 2freehosting.com and even there I get an error when I try to create an ...
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Using Mod_Rewrite To Block Referrer Based On Domain Extenstion?

I've been in web development for several years now (I'm a student web designer), and recently, I've begun to experiment with mod_rewrite for things like URL shortening. I was wondering, is it ...
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What does “selling traffic” mean?

I've been told that a marketing team want to "sell the traffic" of a website rather than sell adverts on the site. A Google wasn't very successful as to what this means. I thought perhaps it just ...
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Google follows JavaScript string as relative path - produces 404 error

This is my first question on here so I hope I'm not breaking any rules, but I have a problem: I have a site that uses an Adobe Site Catalyst for its online analytics. The suite supports tagging ...
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Emulate ssl for localhost dev site [on hold]

There is a simple way to test a site in ssl in development? I use sites like environment for php and mysql ampps (osx) and then localhost. Does anyone have any help for me? ty
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Internal Links Keyword

Let say I have a tech site and I am writing a post and mentioning "iPhone". I have previous posts about "iPhone", should I link to a post or to a page with the "iPhone" tag?
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Can I hide <h1> tag? Will it hurt SEO?

My pages look better without a heading title. So I don't really want to use a heading, but I don't want to leave <h1> out. Is hiding the element an option? Will it hurt SEO?
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How title structure and separators affect SEO

When viewing a topic on my blog it has a title like: <title>Topic : CakePHP &bull; Blog &bull; driz - Cameron Drysdale</title> Which produces: Topic : CakePHP • Blog • driz - ...
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How to point DNS records to Amazon AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I just created a new environment with AWS and uploaded a .zip file into elastic beanstalk. I used to have a friend's server host my site instead of GoDaddy so I changed my custom DNS name servers from ...
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Analytics - Total events divided by number of unique pages?

I am using Google Analytics events to track keywords on my articles - not necessarily the best system I know but there are too many for variables I can't easily change it right now - and I would like ...
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How come Indiegogo links shared on G+ link to their page instead of displaying URL?

If an Indiegogo link, such as this one, gets shared on G+, their G+ page is displayed in the post in the place where commonly the URL would be displayed. I've tried looking analyzing the HTML, but ...
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Will banning bots make a site harder to find on search engines?

I'm running Apache 2 and a large part of our page views come from bots. Most of those are legitimate ones such as Google and Bing. I want to parse the logs and get accurate statistics as to how many ...
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Website migration from WordPress to a static site and doing 301 redirects without access to existing site?

Currently working on a project that is a hosted on WordPress that is being migrated to a static site. However I presently do not have access to the existing site as it's managed by another developer. ...
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google excluding site for queries for it's exact name

I have a client site with a unique name (not just the FQDN, but the company name that the site is for) that simply will not appear for Google searches using the company name. It's a very simple and ...
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Server wont let me save URLs to MySQL database?

I am posting here because all other forum say it's a server environ issue. I have a site with the ModX CMS on it hosted on a GoDaddy server (not sure about the specific setup is as client has ...
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Does “Service Provider” dimension correspond to “ISP Organization” filter in Analytics?

I'm trying to create a filter based on "Service Provider" dimension (Audience > Technology > Network), but there is no such filter field, only "ISP Organization" (and there is no such dimension in ...
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Is click through rate from the search results an important ranking factor for Google?

I came across this video Attracta claim that the number ONE ranking factor is click through rate i.e. the title and meta description should be compelling, according to the video it claims that it ...
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Is creating Ajax Google Snapshot with less content than original page considered cloaking?

I've read a few posts about Google AJAX snapshot creation and I'm still asking myself a few questions: I have a full AJAX web site with really a lot of pages which differ from one to the other with a ...
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AJAX crawling scheme & redirects

I am about to implement Google's AJAX crawling scheme so for every single pretty URL on my site (apart from the homepage) there will be an equivalent ugly one using _escaped_fragment_ . This means ...
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How demote multiple site links or prevent Google adding any of a page type?

I have a website with lot of member profile pages such as: /profile-1.html /profile-2.html /profile-3.html /profile-4.html ... How can I tell Google not add these profiles in site links? There are ...
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How to make adwords autobidding bid separately on each keyword

I used manual bidding most of the times I worked with Adwords, but recently I encountered client with 4000+ keywords. I tried automatic bidding to save my time, but it does work in weird way. It ...
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Adsense and DFP suddenly stopped with no code changes

Today, for no apparanet reason, with no changes to code and no feedback or alerts in any relevant accounts all the ads on my account stopped serving. I have whipped up a test page with nothing but ...

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