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Many organisations that provide creative commons content make distinctions between commercial websites which are built specifically to make a profit and sites which simply have a few ads on the pages to offset hosting costs. Best bet is to ask but you will find that many won't have an issue with your site having ads on it, the issue would arise if you ...


I have to agree and disagree with the comment from @Simon Hayter. The contents list is a very good feature for the user experience as it allows them to jump to content further down the page without needing to scroll all the way down, and by using ID's for all of your H3 elements they can be linked to directly using the structure file.html#id-of-h3-element ...


I use content from my older sites offline many times , I just had to wait for the old pages to de index , had no issues. Sometimes I had to request pages removed but patience is best.


If you have inbound (back) links to your old pages, these may always come up first in search. However, other than that, the rest is easy. You can copy your content to your new domain. From your old domain, create a canonical link on your pages pointing to your new pages. That is it! Here is the Google page regarding canonical links: ...


Does putting inline CSS on a heading element such as and affect SEO? No, but it might slow down the page a notch since you're expecting the web browser to apply a style on-the-fly. If your clients support javascript, consider styling the tag with it so that most of the page loads very quickly and the style comes on after the bare bones of the page ...


Recent SEO tests show that Google doesn't pay much attention to tags anymore. Using <h1> tags is not really important at all anymore. Google does give more weight to text that is large bold, above the fold, and centered. IE, text that looks like a heading. Styling your h1 tags such that they don't look like headings is going to be ...


The main thing is that you should use separate css file for styles that improve your site's load time. On top of that, you can hide your .css from the SE bots whereas any evil inline css you use will be plainly visible to all the bots. But if you're using nicely, there really is not a big effect on SEO or ranking.


What counts for a search engine is textual content, it will filter out everything else. In-line CSS will contribute to the payload of the page and that affects the load speed.

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