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You really don't need to. Crawlers will find you on their own. However, if you would like to help that process a bit then include your domains in Google Webmaster Tools and Bing Webmaster Tools. Both will provide you with a number of "helpful" stats on your site as well. Also, make sure that you have an XML sitemap on your site. It will assist the crawlers ...


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They will do it for specific arguments only. Querystrings are are part of a unique URL. So example.com/index.php?ID=someID is a completely different URL than site.com/index.php?ID=someID2 to search engines. They make run off the same code but that means nothing to search engines (or users). So you can redirect some and not others as your business ...


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24 hours is too little to suffice as cache control :) Images should never change without their name also changing, so you can set that easily to a year (or a month if you feel more comfortable with that). Think from the users point of few, how often do they come around? Is it reasonable that they come back after a week? If so, how likely is it that the ...


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Google Analytics "Rankings" or SERPs - Search Engine Results Placements? For SERPS, yes HTML/markup can influence it, depending on the depth of the change and the initial value of your markup. Like @bybe said, Google does however reward for good design such as accessibility and responsive design This means that you get improved search results for ...


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Sitemaps are not the be all - end all that most people think they are. Let me set the record straight. From this answer: sitemap.xml for a website with forum As far as sitemaps, they are intended only to inform search engines of what pages your site may have. Generally speaking, sitemaps benefit those sites that are very large, cannot or do not link ...


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I suppose you're talking about the rankings in Google search results? In that case, any change to a site architecture can be risky, but Google has gotten really good at distinguishing the site structure (menus, sidebars, site-wide/repetitive divs) from actual website content. In other words, if you make some changes to the site layout without disturbing ...


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Google should only return image results under Google image search, so if you do site:example.com click image search afterwards and it should return the results. Google will index whatever is embedded to the page regardless if your using a CDN or not, view image will display it on the CDN while visit page will result in visiting the page that its embedded on. ...


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It is a nicety that both www and non-www forms of a site exist. However, it is better for search that this does not happen. It is better that one 301 redirect to the other. The reason for this is simple and two fold: one, no duplicate content; and two, search metrics/prowess is not divided over the two. It is far better to have one site that performs well ...


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The relevant markup from the linked example is: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebPage"> <main itemprop="mainContentOfPage"> <div itemprop="breadcrumb"> <span prefix="v: http://rdf.data-vocabulary.org/#"> <span typeof="v:Breadcrumb"><a href="/" rel="v:url" ...



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