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You say you have checked Google's multilingual guidelines pages, but have you implemented the rel="alternate" hreflang= mark up, either on the pages source code or in sitemaps? If not you should do that, as it can help Google discover and understand the connection between your translated pages. If you haven't already, make sure all your URLs are in a ...


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Usually all it takes is a single link from one site to another. Once your site is discoverable via links, it will eventually be crawled as the spiders move throughout the web. As for why you are just now seeing it, no idea. There could be a number of factors in play with this, including a simple frequency increase as the search engines decide that you ...


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Since this is an AJAX application anyway, write the data into the pages separately from your escaped fragments. Users would generate two AJAX requests: GET /fragment?id=12345 that would contain the text and HTML for the screen with a placeholder for the data GET /data?id=12345 that would be the actual data to write into the screen (maybe the data would ...


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In my opinion, you shouldn’t serve different content for users and search engines; it’s called cloaking and as you most probably know, it’s a bad SEO practice. And even if you don’t want to manipulate search engines results, I think Google bots couldn’t make any difference; as you know, they’re only bots. When you say search engines wouldn’t care about fake ...


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Google does not reliably index text contained in JavaScript or CSS, even if it is visible to users on the page. I found out about the JavaScript part recently when I asked How can I get Google to index content that is written into the page with JavaScript? I also use text in css before on that site. If I search for the text that is in the CSS, Google ...



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