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Better question would be: Are two words a relevant pagetitle to that page? It's a bit minimal, but if relevant, it's no problem. But I dont think it can be very relevant with only two words.


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Just use Page title - site title instead of the other way around (like this site and millions of others do). It makes listings in search results for the page title keywords much more meaningful, and still allows your pages to rank for your site's title.


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Redirecting visitors to the homepage when they've requested a subpage is generally a bad idea because: Search engines will cease to index subpage content, resulting in big traffic drops. Users will struggle to find the information that brought them to the site in the first place. However, if there's a very good reason to do so (and I can think of few), ...


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Page speed is a ranking factor to some degree, as mentioned by Matt Cutts in this related video (Aug 2013): Is page speed a more important factor for mobile sites?. However, pages are also ranked on their own merits. So that one page may not (should not) bring down the ranking of the other (fast) pages on your site (if that is what you are implying). But ...


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For such a small website there is no harm in repeating the the phrase in all of the page titles as long as it isn't the actual page title for all of the pages. But having a portion of the title being identical accross the pages won't hurt the site's SEO efforts at all and is a very common thing to do. I wouln't give it any special consideration or concern at ...


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Yes, you could/should add the markup on any page where relevant content can be marked up. However, you should not add several items for the same thing on the same page, unless something like Microdata’s itemid can be used to specify that the items are actually about the same thing. You might use the itemref attribute if you have relevant data about the same ...


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From the Google's support page you can find that Page titles should be descriptive and concise. Avoid vague descriptors like "Home" for your home page, or "Profile" for a specific person's profile A title tag is the most important tag in your page. It tells the search engines what your page is about so avoid two word title for your page. But there ...


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Instead of just showing 1000 links all at once, you could introduce: a pagination feature - showing between 10 and 30 links per page, e.g. 50 pages of 20 links each, or 20 pages of 50 links each. For example: |< < Page 3 of 20 > >| a search box - enabling users to seach for a document using related keywords instead of scrolling through an ...


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Source: http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1211158 Google currently supports rich snippets for people, events, reviews, products, recipes, and breadcrumb navigation. So, no address information will be shown in SERP. However, Google may change it's algorithms some time later, like showing pin icon or anything else. And ...


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The only solution I found until now (Joomla 3.0) is adding the following snippet in your template's index.php file before <jdoc:include type="head" />. The snippet for my page looks like this: <?php if (!strncmp($this->getTitle(), "Home", 4)) { $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $this->setTitle( $app->getCfg( 'sitename' ) ); } ?> ...


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You can only scrape the peoples names who have liked the competitions page, however you would need to have access-rights to view those names, and if you don't then the answer is NO. Now, may I suggest you try a different tactic, because you may find that this backfires if you approach all of those people, some people might not appreciate that sort of ...


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The average time on page is readily available by going to: Content -> Overview. The Avg. Time on page is displayed and from there you can drill down into individual pages to see the avg time on each individual page.


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A page has to have 25 fans/likes before they can select a vanity URL. If a page doesn't have enough fans/likes or doesn't choose a vanity URL they will use the default one assigned to them by Facebook.


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One of the reasons is likely to be that your old domain uses a 302 (temporary) redirect to the new one. This should be a 301 (permanent) redirect. The other reasons would be around where your back-links are coming from (and to), since PR is a measurement of backlinks...


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I do not really know how they do it exactly, but I know a method of how it can be done. HTML5 has this option build in. It is done by local storage. Check out this link: http://diveintohtml5.org/storage.html But maybe there are other methods, maybe by javascript which could be compatible with more browsers.


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The meta tags are only used to prove you're the owner of the site. It doesn't run any script to keep track of visitors or anything so as long as it's loaded once, it's ok. Alexa site ranking is based on the number of pageviews/visits from people that have the Alexa toolbar installed. An infinite scroll page will probably only count as 1 view. Alexa rank ...


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Short titles are okay if concise and complete. However, I have always recommended using of much of the entire real estate as possible for performance and here is what I mean. It is rare that one or two words offer a complete title that engages a user and performs well for click-through rates (CTR). The CTR is extremely important. What would be the point of ...


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as John said you need at least 25 likes of that page to be able to customize the url. Once you get 25 likes/fans go to facebook.com/username and you can customize it there.


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I recently investigated on this for the same reasons as yours. W3C answer: Authors should use titles that identify their documents even when they are used out of context, for example in a user's history or bookmarks, or in search results. Google answer: Avoid repeated or boilerplate titles. [...] Long titles that vary by only a single piece of ...


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From a user experience viewpoint, I'd recommend making the beginning of the title as descriptive of the particular page as possible. That's because the beginning of the title (and the favicon) are what the user will see when they bookmark one of your pages or open it in a browser tab. When a user does that, presumably it's because they'll want to find the ...


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Go to your Joomla! 2.5 backend --> Menu Manager --> Main Menu. Click on Home and take note of the menu item id. In this example, it's 101. Add the following code to your template's index.php file, before <jdoc:include type="head" /> <?php $menuItemId = JRequest::getInt('Itemid'); if ($menuItemId == 101) $this->setTitle(''); ?> If you ...


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Yes, it's OK to have Schema Product Properties for multiple products on a page, as demonstrated here: Schema.org Markup of a SERP / Product Listing (And in the top example of this related question) If Google's Structured Data Testing Tool displays each of the items under the Extracted structured data section with the correct data, as it does here (using ...


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It'd be perfectly valid to mark up the same content in multiple locations. The point of microdata is that it makes your information understandable to machines (search engines, browsers, applications, what have you), so wherever data occurs on your site that you can mark up with microdata, you should mark it up. Generally speaking, I would recommend using as ...


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I do understand your concern about SEO. However don't forget about your visitors: what will help them the most? A 404 or a redirect to your front page which contains all the content you have on your site. Personally I think a 404 error might break the single page user experience you're creating. However in case there is need for a 404 error, your visitors ...


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Google as been able to render pages even with JavaScript for years now, however, part of it's functions was calculating in a predictive fashion where elements were on a page. You and I can look at the rendered page and instantly recognize the various elements and their location and relationships to each other, but because the placement calculations were ...


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If you want the page to rank and be returned for queries relevant to the scientific papers within it, you will have to change the page structure. Right now, it's a list of 1000 links. That's a useful resource to Googlebot for discovering all the papers you link to, but not a useful page for human visitors. The New York Times has a similar approach for ...


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If your only link to these internal pages in one link each from your home page, the problem is that they don't each get enough Pagerank. Pagerank is a measure of the link juice passed to a page from its inbound links. Your home page only has so much Pagerank and it can only pass a very tiny amount when you divide it up between 1,000 links. One of the ...


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Since you're just launching, be safe in regards to SEO. If you get hit by Panda, it's a very deep hole to crawl out of, so avoid that ;) For these pages you're considering, separate the utility for human visitors from the utility for search engines. If the pages help a visitor find a specific product offered by a specific local retailer, then they ...


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Depending upon your requirements (low network bandwidth), I think splitting your website is such a bad idea since it will result in many requests. I don't recommend dynamic loading for navigational purposes since the headers and menus are only lightweight. Here are the answers to your questions: Maybe. It depends upon the size of your dynamic content and ...


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It shouldn't effect serp placement vs a descriptive word such as "price", "cost", "cheap" etc. as keywords. Those types of keywords serve a specific search intent, namely transactional search intent. Adding actual numbers would affect click-through rates, however for search engine placement price numbers would be negligible unless paired directly a ...



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