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Splash screens are acceptable according to Google. They do offer some best practices however, when using multi-language/multi-regional sites. In this article, Google recommends the use of the hreflang tag within <link rel="alternate" ... /> tag in the head. The specific excerpt from the article is below: For language/country selectors or ...


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This assumes that p, id or catid always appears at the start of the query string, and that the value of this parameter is the "file" basename in the new URL, as per your code examples. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^(p|id|catid)=(\d+) RewriteRule ^$ /%2.php? [R=301,L] The ^$ pattern only processes requests for the document root (ie. ...


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The idea is usually to track such clicks and remove the SEO benefit. Most such links will not be counted by Google and will not have a direct SEO benefit for your site. Even if Google does process the JS redirect script and discovers your linked page via such a redirect, it wouldn't give it the benefit of being counted as a regular plain-text editorial link ...


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I figured out how to solve the second part of the question where the ID= was found at the end like the following: example.com/index.php/archived-content?id=206 by adding a line to the .htaccess like: RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^id=206 RewriteRule (.*) /some-file-name.php? [R=301,L]


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Its a slightly longer process that the 3 options you've suggested, although still doable. Blogspot won't allow 301 redirects, so you can't simply redirect the whole site + link juice. You will need to tell Google that the duplicate content (i.e. your new site - assuming you have copied all content over already) is the most relevant. You do this using the ...



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