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If the page content is only based on the user agent and is not accessible by different URLs then the search engines are only ever going to see one version of the page and that is the version that will be indexed. But this is also a problem for users. Users don't always search for help (or whatever "instruction" you are providing) using the device that they ...


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I don't speak Albanian, but I ran a little test on google.al. When I type keng in the search box, it offered me kenge and keng popullore in the drop box. keng popullore returns many music videos and some include the këngë spelling in their title. This confirms what I thought. Google can deal with incorrect spellings in your language. If I were you, I would ...


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A single site linking to yours is unlikely to trigger any of Google's spam alerts for your domain. Google penalizes a site when it sees a pattern of spammy links from many domains. Your site will also have plenty of legitimate, non-spammy inbound links. Those good links will innoculate your site against ill effects from links from few bad sites. My own ...


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The HTTP status code 301 is named "Moved Permanently": The requested resource has been assigned a new permanent URI and any future references to this resource SHOULD use one of the returned URIs. So the resource (i.e., your document) would stay the same, it just gets a new URI. As your front page http://example.com/ is (usually) not the same resource ...


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Here is a visualization of the number of links on the homepages of top 98 webpages. Very few have less than 100, and many have 500 or more. Google used to recommend that any page have no more than 100 links per page. However, they removed the "100 links per page" from the webmaster guidelines some time ago. Matt Cutts released a video where he says that ...


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I'm gonna attempt to go simple as the OP requests. Each webpage with a title and meta description will contain source code with these lines in it near the beginning of the code: <title>insert title here</title> <meta name="description" content="insert description here"> ...Except that "insert title here" is meant to be the actual title ...


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Amazon has a an affiliate program. You earn 4-10% of purchases where your referred the buyer. Amazon offers several options for linking to them such as: Product links (image, text, or both) Widgets Banners Mini Store Here is the link for applying. I've used Amazon links to monetize pages that are specifically about a product that is offered on ...


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As you can see here on the Support Google-Page there is no benefit of having it either with www or without, but you should stick with the one you decide to have. Also you should have the right settings in the Google Webmaster Tools, and use 301 redirects and/or canonicalisation to your prefered one, just as you already said. (I think in case of 301 ...


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I lost 90% of my traffic over night because of duplicate content and I was able to get all my traffic back by using Blockquote with the cite attribute, but also increase by traffic by +82.5%. I wrote a blog post with all data, traffic changes and graphs here (http://condopilot.com/blog/marketing/how-i-increased-my-traffic-825-after-being-penaliz/) and you ...


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While for the purposes of SEO, it may be true that the order is not significant, it is not true when considering other things like security, content (character) display, or loading speed. It is a good idea to order your page’s head roughly thus (presuming HTML5 for syntax): <head> So far in the document, you should not have used any non-ASCII ...


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If you are moving your site from http to https, you would need to submite the https site as a new site. I was advised that I need not do it and over a period of time I saw that the stats were not reliable - the index status, crawl errors etc. Suddently, I saw a big drop in the indexed pages as well. But the actual site traffic was not affected in any way; ...


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Google Webmaster Tools treats HTTP and HTTPS as separate sites. When adding a site, simply type the URL including the https:// prefix. You will then have two sites in Google Webmaster Tools. This fits with the general principle that http://www.example.com is considered a different URL from https://www.example.com and may validly serve different content, ...


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Redirecting pages to the homepage is the last resort as it can lower the SEO value of your homepage which is what you don't want to happen. You need to try and redirect to the next best page. Think about if you are a user and get to the original page then are redirected to the homepage and think "what happened? Why am I here and why didn't I get the page I ...


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Redirecting pages to the most-relevant pages is best, but make sure you don't end up with a large chain of redirects. This means, don't make it where when a user acceses one page, they are redirected to another URL which in turn redirects to another URL after that. That will increase overall loading time for the user by at least 300 milliseconds per redirect ...


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Here's a little trick you can try, if that site is using fetching your whole coding, you can try JavaScript redirect Check this thread


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I will not approach your questions head-on. Instead, I will explain a bit so that you will understand the whole Google SSL thing better. Here we go. A fair majority of all of the metrics that dictate performance in the SERPs are domain related- meaning that in the database, the metric is relationally linked to the domain and not to a page or other site ...


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It's impossible to tell without looking at your site, but I think you're using the AJAX crawling scheme incorrectly. If you have http://example.com/about and add the fragment meta tag to that page (so when you curl http://example.com/about it returns the meta tag in the response), then the URL that would be fetched for indexing would be ...


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I would think this would be the expected behaviour would be this instead: www.example.com -> example.com www.example.com/test.html -> example.com/test.html That's a good idea. Just map the last parts of the URL (particularly folder and file) from the old domain to the new domain. You can easily use mod-rewrite if you have apache. Just make an ...


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You only need to use vary header if you dynamically change the content for specific devices on the same URL depending on the user agent. You can see this outlined here: Google guide on Dynamic Serving If you use separate URLs for mobile you do not need to use the vary header. You should however tell Google the relationship between two URLs by tagging them ...


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I would highly recommend the Screaming Frog SEO Spider. He gets you all URLs, Status Codes, Titles, Descriptions, Images on your Website, etc. It's really a great SEO tool, as far as I know most SEOs use it. You can export csv- and Excel-files, as you requested, and also you can create sitemaps, image-sitemaps, and so on. The problem here is that the free ...


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Ideal would probably be 50. 100 works too if you want to go on the higher side. Taking your points one at a time: UX: Unless I misunderstood how this website is to be used, a search feature would be much more useful than a list of IP addresses. That way, people can look up the domain or IP of any websites that they have had issues with. However, maybe if ...


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Google will automatically crawl links as it finds them unless it runs into a link labeled as "nofollow" or a page with a robots tag containing "nofollow" in it. If you plan to make a webpage on your site as a sitemap page, then try to make it user friendly by giving some sort of description of what each set of target URLs are about. To make google ...


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John Mueller from Google said in its wbemaster hangouts videos that links from irrelevant but non-spammy websites have no negative impact on target sites. No need to disavow them. Google also detect spammy sites and neutralize their links automatically (they are treated as nofollow). Besides, if a website linking to you is manually penalized by Google, it ...


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For starters, I don't think that your domain name is spammy in terms of SEO but most importantly the words you use in your domain don't have much SEO value anymore. Here is a very insightful and data driven article on URL length and URL keywords from Search Engine Journal. Regarding SPAM. I would check to make sure that your domain is not blacklisted. ...


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Like everything regarding SEO and domain structure, the answer is 'it depends' By operating a website with a subdomain you do not own, you are always at the mercy of the owner of the domains - this is why any .edu subdomains you create via afraid.org cannot be indexed by Google, else they would be subject to abuse. But other subdomain examples showcase ...


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It depends on your clients\the segments you serve as service provider. What do they expect from a professional or from an agency? Do they need both or they just need one? I'm not talking about "state of the industry" or "average", but I'm talking about the specific people\segment\niche you want to serve\provide your service. It's more about marketing. If ...


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It partly depends on whether you might want to sell the businesses separately. If the two businesses have a mixed website, you couldn't sell the business separately and have the website go along with it. Also see this very similar question from somebody who asks about a funeral home and several cemeteries: Can different properties be on multiple domains or ...


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From a pure SEO perspective, start both businesses on the same website, because it takes content and size to rank. By starting together, they will support each other in attracting traffic which might be coming for one reason and be interested in the other. It is ok to have two phone numbers too, one for each service. Users won't complain if they are ...


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This is an easy one. Keyword density is a myth- sorta. At least it is now. What is important to note is how the terms are used and not how many times the terms are used. SEOs like to intentionally confuse the issue to keep you dependent upon them and paying for tools and advice. P.T. Barnum used to say that there is a sucker born every minute. In SEO, the ...


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Yes, find a way to fix this. You're not the only one getting these errors, your users will as well. The indication icon in the URL-bar will show a faulty connection icon because not everything is https, thus it's not 100% safe (assuming full https is 100%). This will scare off people. You should try to link to //www.example.com/img.jpg, without http(s) If ...



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