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Using the link: operator is not an accurate or official way to find out what links you have to your website. Google omits links on purpose to prevent SEO analysis of other websites you do not control. To get an accurate report of your incoming links you need a Google Webmaster Tools account. Under Search Traffic > Incoming Links you will see what links ...


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No, you won't get better results simply from using Google Analytics and Google doesn't favour sites with Google Analytics over sites without it installed. Google Analytics is of course a great analytic tool and when the data is studied correctly, it can influence on your SEO efforts and thus can indirectly affect your SEO. (As could any other types of ...


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No they will not cause any issues (nor do you need to do any kind of redirect). RFC 3986 (the official URI spec) specifies a "Reference Resolution" section which states any path segments (between slashes) containing only dots should be removed. Single dots are removed entirely while double dots essentially remove the previous directory from the URL. Also ...


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It is highly likely that Google reduces the linkjuice passed from one site to another if it is on the same IP address because Google makes the logical and reasonable assumption that the link isn't an unbiased link. Google uses links as 'votes' for how important a site is - the more links it gets from other sites the higher it's 'authority'. The more links ...


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There is no such thing as binding social networks to a website. Basically, if those tools (whose values is debatable. I think they're worthless) don't work, they don't work. Contact the tool owner and let them know their tools shortcomings and maybe they'll fix it.


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For future readers, I would like to say this. Unless you have been a really bad spammer, porn site, or something just plain horrible, there is no need to move your site to another domain to repair your placement in search engines. You are actually making the problem worse. You lose any of the positive metrics your domain name has amassed over the years at ...


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You are talking about a keyword density tool. The best free one is: http://tools.seobook.com/general/keyword-density/ which allows one page at a time. I prefer ranks.nl which costs a monthly fee. It is far superior to all the rest and definitely worth the fee if you are in the business. As a side note. Keyword density in regard to SEO is a myth. It is still ...


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As John Conde pointed out, the link: method is ridiculously inaccurate. However, I'd also like to point out that Google Webmaster Tools isn't fully accurate either and that it can take a noticeable amount of time before links begin to display (Google have admitted this themselves). If you read this FAQ, you'll see: Q: I know I have [one / several / ...


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First things first. I am going to assume that your site is new or less than a year old. Often the very foundation of good SEO is ignored choosing to jump into that nitty-gritty of on-page, off-page, backlinks, and other SEO efforts that are important but of secondary importance. I will cover the foundation of SEO which all other SEO efforts rely. It is only ...


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Focus on your content. The most important factor for your page rank is the content on your site. If your content is original and useful, it will draw more visitors than a page with poor content. Update your website regularly with new content. Websites that stagnate and do not stay current will drop in the ranks. Ensure that your content matches your site ...


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Q: My site's PageRank has gone up / gone down / not changed in months! A: Don't worry. In fact, don't bother thinking about it. We only update the PageRank displayed in Google Toolbar a few times a year; this is our respectful hint for you to worry less about PageRank, which is just one of over 200 signals that can affect how your site is crawled, ...


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To be safe, it certainly would not hurt to leave the category off the product description/name if the category page has an h1 tag, and title tag along with bread-crumbs all with the category name. Create your links to your category pages with the category name as well. This is enough of a signal for search engines that they will be able to return search ...


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No you cannot add the x-JP wildcard as you want, but since your site is in English (EN) and German (DE) only, then you would do it like this: <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en-JP" href="http://www.example.com/japan/" /> <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en-AR" href="http://www.example.com/argentina/" /> <link rel="alternate" ...


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No you cannot do this using hreflang, they are primarily for language and location is optional, but you cannot just mark up the location: Do not specify a country code by itself! Google does not automatically derive the language from the country code. Use hreflang for language and regional URLs I think the other option here is to try and detect what ...


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If you consider the position of the h1 element important (at least I do) then what actually matters is its position within the code of your page. Google certainly won't "see" what the Web developer Plug-In for Chrome presents to you. Instead what does count is the position in relation to the other page elements such as h2 etc. I do actually cosider the ...


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Google allows you to demote a sitelink but not modify one. At the moment, sitelinks are automated. We're always working to improve our sitelinks algorithms, and we may incorporate webmaster input in the future. There are best practices you can follow, however, to improve the quality of your sitelinks. For example, for your site's internal links, make ...


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Google has its own pre-fetch both at bot and browser-client level, and there is a high chance it wont run that JS as a bot. Actually it doesnt run most JS unless its from its own Googroot (like conversion, analytics, tagmanager container). That being said, there are significantly better layers to optimize for pagespeed. Google even has its own Apache module ...


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Although there are some great answers here, there is one explanation missing, how PageRank is actually calculated. In the simplest form, PageRank is an algorithm that is calculated on the number and quality of links that are linking to your site. The higher the PR of the sites linking to a page, the higher the PR should be. More info here: PageRank from ...


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If a website main content loaded via Ajax (but not the Advertisement, Header and Footer). So Google adsense or Google can not able to find violation in the page. Is this correct? It used to be, but not anymore. Google bots can now crawl ajax and javascript content. If a website displays main content only by visitor login (but not the ...


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No. It's a different domain, and even though your .com started failing, you can recover the old good SEO status. Actually, you didn't need to ask this question: The first result for a search for techhamlet is your .net site :)


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As of September 14th, 2014, the googlebot does NOT support tls 1.2. You get notified about 100% inaccessibility and thats it. I am affected by this directly. Using TLS 1.2 SSL enforcement to get on my page. Here is the proof that google doesn't like to crawl tls 1.2 pages as of now:


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I recently moved several of my sites to SSL and the pagerank was not affected either positively or negatively. I followed all of Google's guidelines, which are basically just like you described: Get your site working smoothly with HTTPS. My biggest needed change was to only use relative and protocol relative links. For example: href="page.html" and when ...


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Actually, the answer above is incorrect. You would need to read the question carefully. In this case, the title tag is too long and Google decided to use what it determines as a brand which is simply the domain name without the TLD. I detailed the process in this answer: My title tag doesn't appear to be getting crawled by Google properly But I will ...


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Here is an updated view for 2014 with a brief historical explanation. In the early days of search engines, Google seems to be the focus here and so I will speak to Google, the methods of determining the site and page subject was to evaluate several things from the links to a page, the title tag, the header tags primarily the h1 tag, for a period the ...



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