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Sitemaps can be dynamic just like web pages. Just have a PHP script grab those names from the database and make a loop to echo out the XML for each one. Also, make sure you output the proper content type for your XML. That's it. The code below is a basic script for generating a dynamic XML sitemap. Please not this is only an example intended to point you, ...


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Defeating this is easy and has nothing to do with doing this on the server side. All they have to do is compare a page that you serve to the Googlebot user agent and one to a bot or human that is not. The pages will be different and you will be caught and penalized for cloaking. It's that simple.


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Be careful! The cited link (http://moz.com/search-ranking-factors/survey) is a list of reported beliefs from SEOs. It often does not reflect reality, but rather how far afield our so-called SEO experts are while living in an echo-chamber of their own making. This yearly survey is evidence of the echo which is growing quite weary. It is no wonder why the ...


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The Google Webmaster Quality Guidelines clearly specifies that using hidden text is viewed as deceptive and a violation. Using Irrelevant keywords could also be considered keyword stuffing, which they indicate here refers to: loading a webpage with keywords or numbers in an attempt to manipulate a site's ranking in Google search results. Often these ...


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No SEO campaign is perfect. So please throw this notion out of the window. Since search engines change strategies and updates come on the average of several a day, it is impossible to have a perfect SEO score at anytime. However, you can have a highly competitive score regardless of the changes if done well. Without knowing your website name and any terms ...


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A sitemap does not usually help get pages indexed. See The Sitemap Paradox. To get pages indexed: You need to link to each page from some other page or preferably multiple other pages. Include enough unique content on each profile that Google doesn't view the pages as duplicate. Provide a good landing page experience for anybody coming to the page ...


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Yes, they are allowed in the meta description tag. They are valid HTML entities and will be handled and displayed correctly by search engines.


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It's absolutely fine to use trademarked terms on your website providing you cannot be perceived as passing yourself off as that company... Simply linking to websites using the brand name as the anchor is certainly no cause for concern.


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Treating Google and other bots as users You should always treat Google exactly the same as your users, I can understand the benefits of having a seamless experience by not having to leave the current page but still having the SEO benefits of having multiple pages. There are many methods of having a website operate this way without having to detect crawlers ...


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Short answer. No. No issues what so ever short of performance metrics. Long answer. TLDs are scored for quality over time and that a .de site would be preferred over others based upon it's reputation. With any new gTDL, these metrics do not exist yet. As well, the search engine penetration any new gTLD is not known. It is assumed that .museum would enjoy ...


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I wouldn't say so, because, first of all, it contains some of the keywords and keyphrases when combined with a domain name, and second of all, who else is keeping track with all this more than Search Engines? I have seen these new gTLDs used on Russian internet by people making a living out of SEO and they do not seem to have any problems. Besides, domain ...


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When you redirect your example.com to www.example.com, using a 301 redirect, all your existing link-juice will also transfer to the www version. But if you're going to redirect it using a 302, that may block link-juice from flowing to www version. So redirect your site without the www to the one with the www using a 301 redirect, and also put a canonical ...


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When you state your website uses a unique name, does that mean that the name isn't a word in any language? If that is the case, I'm wondering what type of results occur on the first 5 results pages. If the name is a word in some language, I would expect you would see many pages of results before spotting your website. If I perform a Google search on the ...


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Extended information Just because you see extended information on the right side doesn't necessary mean they are using rich snippets. Popular sites are often favored and will return additional information obtained from other websites, for example in the Macy's it has a reference to Wikipedia of which is not something a rich snippet has done. Off page ...


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The new gTLDs are not inferior to .com in a technical way. Google's Matt Cutts has spoke about this in video. What you need to watch are country specific because they do carry more weight for the country they are issued for. He has also talked about this on video. UX is a large decision maker for me. Depending on which one, some look spammy and users may ...


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You may add links on your site to your Facebook profile, YouTube page, etc. In that case, this is not a problem of copyright. You may add them if you want to.


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What you have is basically a fancy nav-bar. Most web sites have duplicate navigation links which can be ignored. What really matters is the amount of unique content on the page. If your POST LOADS HERE content is at least as large as the .post link boxes, then you should be fine. Just put a lot of unique text into your main content area for each page.


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I'm not sure if the Google bot is able to execute your JavaScript code but to be sure you could just block the access for the bots to the directory "/projects" in your robots.txt or install a SEO plugin and set the meta "robots" of the post_type projects to "noindex". BTW You can set this yourself with a hook: function noindex_for_projects() { if ( ...


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If you've fixed all of the errors that caused the penalty, and Google is still not indexing your pages, you likely need to file a reconsideration request. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35843?hl=en


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According to moz, each website having two kind of authority. One is Page authority and other is domain authority. So if blog.example.com got a few backlinks, that will help the page to gain more authority also will improve domain authority. When a website having a good Domain authority, all of it's pages likely to get better search ranking. So in that way, ...


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Subdomains are not considered in the website SEO scoring the same as subfolders are considered - they are treated as separate but related properties with a separate score/rank etc. Therefore, having a blog at blog.example.com will definately influence the overall SEO/page ranks of your website at www.example.com, but not as much as if it were at ...


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yes, you can register xyzwallpapers on Facebook fan page, for e.g. you have a website name (hdwallpapers.com or hd-wallpapers.com) and you have no choice on fb fan page to create hd-wallpapers, then in this situation you should register hdwallpapers, because search engines only focus on targeted keyword like your targeted keyword is (hd wallpaper) so you ...


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This is more of a marketing question, really. But, this is my procedure if the domain I have is already locked (in your case: xyz-backgrounds.com) and the exact domain names are already in use as either usernames or vanity URLs on social media sites: Check if abbreviations of your domain name might work. (i.e. xyzbckgrnds) Check if uppercase/lowercase ...


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That doesn't sound like a good idea at all. Google isn't likely to be keen on the bilingual content (as it sees it), and there's also the issue of people using old web browsers that may not have JavaScript or CSS support. I suggest finding a way to separate the content into separate URLs.



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