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It is a confusing state of affairs, but here are some pointers: Don't use the canonical tag in the way you were thinking. Content translated into several languages is not duplicate content. So you don't want to be pointing /fr/ --canonical--> /en/ at all. Use rel="alternate" hreflang="en" instead. Use canonical within a given language to account for ...


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Make sure the page is issuing a 302 header code. This indicates a temporary redirect and shouldn't adversely impact rankings if it's temporary. An alternative is a 503 maintenance code which does not impact Google ranks if it's temporary. Keep in mind that Google will legitimately assume the content being searched for can't be found and begin demoting if it ...


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Google's documentation clearly states For language/country selectors or auto-redirecting homepages, you should add an annotation for the hreflang value "x-default" So in this case your x-default should be www.example.com and not www.example.com/en/. To simplify the answer, your use case does not seem to indicate any need for rel=canonical at all. ...


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I had faced the same situation with few of my clients & make a lot analysis upon it. Firstly you should need the answer about why it happened. Your Adwords campaign is configured for your TG (Including, Demographic, Age, Keywords, Interest etc) So you get the more leads from your campaign because the users landed upon it's already intent about to ...


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301 redirect is not an option in this situation. That's the first thing NOT to do. I think that best approach here is this second option (Rename index.html to moreInfo.html and put the landing page as index.html with a rel="canonical" to moreInfo.html(the old home page) as to preserve rankings and link equity) with this option, you are saving ...


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You generally cannot outrank established websites for these terms due to amount of historical backlinks and other ranking factors aside from just on-page content. You can, however, try and outrank for long-tail queries first then build authority on the topic. This is more of a long-term play and is a great strategy for taking some traffic from the big guys. ...


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It depends. First: what are the websites you want to outrank? Second: how many backlinks your webpage receives from good sources? If the websites you want to outrank are very well known like CNN, ESPN, Yahoo etc. or even the most famous blogs in the category, there's no way you can do it now, and if you don't do inbound marketing for the future. In case ...


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Next page path is deprecated . Google Analytics tracks the page you are on, and it records the page you came from. Since it can't know where you are going next, it can't record the 'next page'. In the application, the 'next page' is actually the same as the 'page'. The 'previous page' is where they came from. They intended that you use 'next page' and ...



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