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They would deal with it. The problem you would have is that formatting almost wholly goes out the window and any signaling with it. Search engines look to the tags for clues as to what the topic is, what the author thinks is important, and how to place the page in the SERPs. Header tags, paragraphs, and the like, are important tools to communicate your ideas ...


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Although Google does submit some forms, your best bet for them to find that content is to use an XML Sitemap. It is intended for telling search engines where to find your content, particularly content that cannot be reached via links. Creating an HTML sitemap would be fine, too. Search engines don't like lists of links when they're used as content. But ...


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For trusted sites such as Facebook, the link structure you use will not affect the SEO of your website at all. There is a small chance that allowing the follow will help your page on Facebook. When you link to content, you are telling Google, "I trust this page." If you have a habit of trusting crappy pages, then Google thinks you have bad taste in friends ...


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The alignment issues is caused by white-space removal. This would cause small alignment issues in most browsers because a carriage return will fill in a non-block elements. If one were to remove the carriage return from a span it would condense. If you add a carriage return it will expand. Without seeing code one can only speculate.


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Should be a comment, but can't highlight this enough: Never purposely serve different content to bots.


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I would tend to go with something like option 4), but instead of using javascript to actually remove <h1> from the DOM after onload, I would apply a new color style declaration to <h1> (in this case, one with 0% opacity). Something like: <script> function changeH1Color() { var heading1 = document.getElementsByTagName('h1')[0]; ...


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What you're looking for is setting a header value for Vary. The following PHP example will add a header value for: Vary: Mozilla/1.22 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; PalmOS 3.0) EudoraWeb 2 <?php $httpRequest->setHeaders(array('Vary' => 'Mozilla/1.22 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; PalmOS 3.0) EudoraWeb 2')); ?> You will want to use PHP's ...


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Just putting this out there if anyone is wondering since it's along the same lines. Google does not penalize you if your HTML is broken on the page. If that was the case, a huge number of sites on the Internet would be penalized. Matt Cutts said: Google does not penalize you if you have invalid HTML This doesn't mean you shouldn't give your HTML a ...


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Yes. It will make those elements compatible with IE6+, Safari 4+ and Firefox 3+.


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AVG is likely picking up on links on the page that have historically spammy anchor text like: Blackjack Casinos Poker Roulette Slots Your "gambling" category resembles the type of SEO spam that is often inserted into hacked sites. Try removing that category and see if the error goes away. If that is the problem, then you could try images rather than ...



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