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The sitemaps with errors, I guess those speak for themselfs. To answer the remainder of your question: Yes it is normal that they dont index all. This number will slowly increase in time, but cán stop before it'll reach 100%. That means they find some pages not worth their while. That could be because of duplicate content, bad content/title/description, ...


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I assume you're referring to http://www.andreexpress.be/diensten/ramenwasser/. Was the page's <title> tag ever "ramen en vitrines"? If you changed the title after Google indexed the page, Google is probably using a cached version of the page. Give them time to re-index the page and the title will be updated accordingly.


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Two URLs should not target the same page. It is consider as duplicate. Make it one page by using 301 redirection. It's far better to use words in URLs when possible, otherwise there may be a chance for making mistakes in development and testing.


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It would be much better practice to have the one destination accessible from different areas of the site. If you had for example store/productpage/theproduct and from wherever you place the product it was just to use this link then you avoid copied content and there is no need to redirect. If the pages have been indexed though then you may want to follow the ...


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If two URLs are indexed by Google, it most probably considers that two URLs imply a duplicate content issue and it can penalize SEO of your two pages. A good way to avoid this is to implement 301 redirect from one URL to the other or use the rel="canonical" tag on one URL. Read the Google support page on duplicate content for more information.


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If you can catch them, and you can find a matching new result, I suggest you header like this (in php, maybe you want something else): header("HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently"); header("Location: /new_location_here"); That way, if you have /some/TESTPAGE with some PR value, and you link it to /new/TESTPAGE via a 301, you move the PR value with it, instead ...


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Showing the rich snippets is not that directly connected to authority of the domain, rather than the proper RFD markup. So if you have proper RFD tags, then Google site search should be displayed with the rich snippets.


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You should be fine with noindexing the page, as there is no legal requirement to have T&C pages indexed (nor even included on a site). However you might want to do a back link check and check traffic to the page in GA first; perhaps people are linking to the page (unlikely) or it gets a lot of traffic and this could be why it keeps getting picked? If ...


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You already did the important steps and answered your question with: almost all of them say "Make SEO and wait". There is a few other ideas which may or may not work for you. Try out a Facebook Page, Twitter, and Social Networking. That usually gets people involved some more within your site and the activities of the site when you post on the social ...


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It will be a matter of waiting for the pages to be recrawled and the noindex seen. I would not block by robots.txt as this is not a definite method of removing already indexed pages, allow the pages to be crawled for the noindex tag to be seen. If I block Google from crawling a page using a robots.txt disallow directive, will it disappear from ...


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Actually, your site is not slow. The graph is in milliseconds. Your download speeds hover around 1 to 1.5 seconds. That is actually pretty good. Yes there are faster sites, but you would be surprised by what sites are slower. Keep in mind that Google is not kind when measuring these numbers. And your numbers are okay. Keep in mind, much of your download ...


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I have included this link to a similar question that I answered. It is a rather extensive and thorough answer. How to tell how old a page is? In the case of a download that is a binary file, various parsers exits to read many of these files, however, there may not always be a good clue for Google to assess a date. It may be that in some cases, the date is ...


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You should disallow your archives in the robots.txt file.


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Specifying a canonical on the filter pages to the parent (non-filter) page is perfectly fine but you can also serve a meta noindex, nofollow on these filter pages as well and instruct Google what to do with these filter URL's (if they contain parameters) from the section of Google WMT you've already mentioned. Disallowing them in robots.txt is also another ...


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Max, Google does support structured data for Organization markups, but they don't support rich snippets for the type. If you change schema.org/Organization to schema.org/LocalBusiness in your markup, you'll see the testing tool results change and the rich snippets displaying. So the error message you're seeing is in regards to rich snippets, not the ...


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This topic can be quiet debatable as stated. However, there are 2 general rules. make the url simple understandable and relevant i.e site.com/shop/pens is much better then site.com/this/shop/sells/pens?id=123123123 make the step to get to the desired location as short as possible If you follow these two rules then regardless of if your url is "optimised" ...


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I believe instant preview in Webmaster tools does take in account of robots.txt as the faqs for Instant Preview state that an error would be generated if blocked. Roboted: The resource is being disallowed from being fetched through a robots.txt directive for Googlebot. https://sites.google.com/site/webmasterhelpforum/en/faq-instant-previews#14


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It is not the perceived depth of directory that google factors into rankings, urls with so called deep directories can be indexed and ranked just as shorter ones can. http://www.searchenginejournal.com/url-structure-seo/11801/ Though Google does recommend you keep urls as simple as possible. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/76329?hl=en


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Is the SEO specialist right? Yes and no (or more appropriately, debateable). That said, the closer you are to the root domain (in your example mysite.com) the better. The lower down in the path you are, the less prominence Google will give to your page. So in your example: www.mysite.com/products/page_name/123 Is definitely the preferred way to do it, ...


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If you followed https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/156449?hl=en then you should be fine. The robot.txt should block those areas properly. Wait a couple of days to a week or so then check Webmaster Tools (sign up if you haven't already) and it will show you how many pages were blocked by robots.txt and you will see those pages vanish from Google ...


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For the labels of the roads you don't have to set the color of the label, but only style the 'hue', 'saturation' and 'lightness'. For example: var styles = [ { "featureType": "road", "elementType": "labels.icon", "stylers": [ { "Hue": "#0a9ad7" }, { "saturation": 100 }, { "lightness" : -20 } ...


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Which option should I choose and why? I would probably choose the second option, but add to that list text/css and text/javascript. Basically you want to compress any text-based content, but not content like images, as these are already compressed. I have omitted the type="text/css" attributes from all CSS references, as well as the ...


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Google reads hyphens (-) as word separators in URL's so they can quite easily distinguish this-is-my-image.jpg as This is my image. From a readability perspective, we always follow the format of hyphenating words in file names. You can learn more about this here and to quote from the article:- Google has confirmed that the point (.), the comma (,) and ...


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To update the answer above, it's now 10 full re-crawls (URL and linked pages) per month, not per week. If Googlebot can successfully fetch your page, you can submit that page to the Google index. Just click Submit to Google index. You can submit either the URL itself (limit of 500 URLs per week per Webmaster Tools account), or the URL and all pages ...


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In most cases, the homepage has more SEO weight because it gets more backlinks to it than other pages. If you want to see showing up on Google Search each page of your site for specific keywords, you can try: to optimize each page for these specific keywords (<title>, <h1>, etc.) to get more backlinks to these internal pages


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Okay so the first thing to make clear here is that you're using the Google Analytics URL Builder to add campaign parameters. And you're correct, you're confused by the terminology used... Source: The source sending the traffic via the URL. Medium: What type of traffic is it. Term: A term that identifies the specifics of the type of traffic. Content: ...


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Google doesn't care about the length of your articles. It cares about whether your page satisfies the searchers that it sends to your site. With that in mind, the length of your articles should be: Long enough to inform the user. Short enough that most users read the whole thing. There is no "minimum length" for web pages to be indexed. Web pages ...


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I would suggest you using private navigation on Chrome to check the exact position. Also you can check rankings on Google WebMaster Tools. The last option will be to use an external tool, for example, Rankerizer or Serpbook. Hope that helps.


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Google usually knows which content is unique, which is repetitive and behaves according to that. I would add a descriptive meta title + meta description that will tell a lot about your content to people that are searching for it. The meta data has to be written in accordance with the goal of each specific page (sell product, tell a story, get feedback). ...


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The home page of a website generally ranks higher than most other pages, especially new pages which don't have many incoming links and are newly indexed. Google, and presumably other search engines, dynamically generate titles and descriptions based on the query. The fact that your homepage, which features posts in the traditional blog style (reverse ...


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Actually in that situation, where you have one long document spread through multiple pages, you want to link the pages together using the next and previous links in your <head> tag. For example, for page 3 you could have something like this: <link rel="prev" type="text/html" title="Page 2" href="/youth-basketball-tournaments/kansas?page=2"/> ...


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I am not exactly sure I am following you so I will repeat what I think I understand. You have a blog home page that list recent post snippets using the post titles and some text. When you search tor the title of a particular post, the home page is listed in the search engine result page (SERP) first. The scenario that comes to mind is this. Your post has ...


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It would certainly hurt your SEO for code search engines.


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You don't state the reason to do that, so the general answer is no. JavaScript files are not usually crawled, search engines know they are there, but they usually don't do anything with them because they don't have any content for users. So there is no need to do that from the Search Engines/Crawlers perspective. From the perspective of normal users, it ...


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All three of the methods work for what you are trying to do. The question is which are you willing to use? OR which is easier for you to do? As for my personal preference, I prefer Hashbang. For me, is the easiest to pick up and use and understand the documentation and implementation into working code.


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The graph you are looking at in Webmaster Tools showing 'removed' I presume that is the index status graph and if so, that shows URLs removed by manual request and not through normal 404 site maintenance. Look under Crawl > Crawl Errors and you should see recent 404 pages.


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Days, Weeks and Months... It can take Google days, weeks and even months for Google to remove pages marked noindex, robots and 404's. Generally it takes Google several crawls before Google acts on the new information of a page. User Errors It should be also noted that more than often users make human errors and create 404's, noindexs and so forth by ...


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Sadly, you are taking all of the steps with the removal process. Google Webmasters also explains this issue with their YouTube video. It takes a good while for the actual removal process from all of Google and the search engine. Try to be patient now, and it will happen. Also, you have to remember, Google is indexing, re-indexing, and deleting records from ...


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If you marked those pages with a noindex meta tag, there are two possible reasons I see: Googlebot didn't reindex the site yet and you don't have wait enough (it can take a lot of time like several weeks, it depends on the site crawl rate) You use 404 instead of 410 HTTP status (Gone)


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The only consideration I see is that the words download, PDF, and article will become likely the top three or at least within the top ten keywords your site is known for therefore the site topic as seen by Google and/or Bing maybe that of article download. There may be two problems with that: Your site is not about article downloading. It can dilute the ...


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If your repeated content is used to help your users and doesn't content keywords of your website, I don't think it would be considered as keyword stuffing by search engines. However, if you want to avoid potential duplicate content issues, you can avoid repeating this paragraph over your all pages and migrate it to a new page like an "help center to ...


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Your biggest issue here are the 80 words: how relevant are they? I highly doubt you'll get a conclusive answer on a ratio, so I'm just gonna share my experience. If you think about headers, menus, footers and all of that, most websites are pretty repetitive. I have been very successful in one website for example, where the only different content in many ...


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These all work to help the removal process, but Google WebMasters has a YouTube Video explaining that when a pages goes to 404 statues, and with how many links are being indexed, removed, modified, it is going to take time for them to remove the link permanently from the system.


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No. Google won't penalize your site for removing a part of it, you can do it. However, if you can't redirect old URLs from the new ones, mark your old URLs as Gone (410 HTTP status) with an .htaccess file (if you use Apache as a web server).


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Yes, Google will penalize for removing indexed pages. If you remove the indexed pages, it will show a 404 not found error. You will have to redirect the removed page URL's to relevant pages of your website. I understand that you might be facing some limitations. But, it's a must. If you don't do it, 404 not found error list will keep growing in the ...


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This post on the help section of Google Webmaster Tools should give you a reasonable answer. But basically, if you are targeting people from different places, then keep it as unlisted, that way, if your site has relevant information to a search query in the area or for the subject, it will appear on the results.


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I would not hide anything just in case of a penalty. I would promote the use of the part number into an element that search engines specifically look to for keywords such as URL (path/file name), title tag, and first h1 tag. Other elements may not give you the desired results, however, I would also consider using it within the description meta-tag too. ...


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Hiding your text is a signal to Google to not index it. It's worth remembering that Google wants your web site to be a good user experience and part of that is having relevant text readable by humans. Hiding text looks like spammy behavior to Google and it will hurt your rankings. Don't do it. That being said, this is a job for Microdata (aka Structured ...


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Whenever I have seen cloaking detected by Google, the 'punishment' has been for the pages to be deindexed, but your pages would be returning a 404 anyway, so nothing will be indexed, and nor are you trying to trick Google into indexing a page with content not seen by a user. I also would speculate that the situation would likely be viewed as a ...


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Segments sound like the best and easiest solution, you also have historic data. Content grouping is another approach you can try. You can create a segment for the forum section with a condition that includes all pages with "forum" in the URI. No need for filters or other views, though you can setup those just for best measures (with no historic data).



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