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All three are Moz Metrics based on your back links linking back to you. So if you change something on page it will not change those score directly. Those Metrics are developed my moz.com so be aware they are not affiliated with Google as organization by any way. MozRank represents a link popularity score. It reflects the importance of any given web page on ...


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You might be one step ahead of google bots at this point in time since they primarily scan human readable text on web pages to assess duplicate content, but I highly would suggest not to make multiple copies of the same content as PDFs. Also, publishing copies of the PDF does not necessarily mean more people will visit your site since they have other web ...


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The simple answer is that no, you can't really get a URL that is redirected somewhere else to show up in a Google search result. I'm assuming here that the alias is setup to redirect with a 301 status response code to your full website URL. But, in your case, that is probably a really good thing. There are a couple big reasons for that: 1) Chances are good ...


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If you have changes on your sitemap there is no problem to resubmitted as often as it is needed. Also you can speed up how often google bot come on your site "craw rate". https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/48620?hl=en


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I think you have misunderstood the WMT sitemap submission tool. Once you submit the location of your sitemap, you don't need to resubmit it again unless you are changing the location/name of the sitemap file. You just update the sitemap at the location and it will be processed on regular intervals by google. You can also see the last processed date on ...


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Absoloute URL's are inflexible as they don't adapt to their context. Though if they're generated on the fly from a system then that's not a big problem. Relative URL's come in different forms and there are some benefits. Page relative URL's (e.g. ../../about.html) Domain relative URL's (e.g. /about.html) Protocol relative URL's (e.g. ...


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AFAIK, not really a noticable difference. I prefer relative (always from document root, but no domain). If you'd change to https, you don't need to update every internal link in my website. If you rename your site, or change from 'always www.' to 'never www.' (for whatever reason) you don't need to update everything. This pro increases when you created ...


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I do recommend to conduct some analysis for this. Keywords with most traffic doesn't always mean that there is gold. Get what I mean? OK here we go - example only: baseball bat - 5k monthly searches with 20 monthly conversion/s. baseball bats - 10k monthly searches with only 2 monthly conversion/s. Perhaps, an experiment would probably a good idea ...


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XMP, IPC and EXIF In addition to the alt and longdesc attributes, the image can include the text embedded in it using XMP, IPC or EXIF fields. These can be added quickly and easily using many photo editors, including free apps and some websites. Completing the License field with a license allowing reuse will encourage others to copy the image and attribute ...


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Submit the second one in google webmaster tools Resubmit sitemap in GWT Check all pages with "fetch as googlebot" and send them to index Set craw rate to maximum https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/34592?hl=en


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You should note that the text around your image is correlated with what your image is supposed to be, so perhaps the best way is to add a summarize of your content text (the one inside your image) just near your image. Also try to use rich anchor text (with keywords summarizing the main semantic of your image not all the text) to link to your image. Then ...


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If you have access to the source then you could consider using SVG, that way Google can read the text. – from Simon Hayter in comments If you just want the text indexed for search engines and don't care about accessibility, then you can add a caption to the image in the sitemap: <image:image> ...


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This one is simple. Your title tag is too long! This is a common mistake that I detail in these answers: Title in Google does not match <title> of document Title tag different from title appearing in Google? There is a limit of 512 pixels at least for Google. I cannot speak for Bing. Any wider character such as W, G, D, or X will take up additional ...


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It happens to a number of websites, not just yours. Google likes to keep a cache of web pages so that users can have an option to see the real site or if the real site breaks down, the user can choose to view Google's cached copy of the site. What you can do is: Resubmit your sitemaps Change site settings in webmaster tools and make google crawl more ...


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What I want to do is detect the language of the browser in my PHP-script and serve the different versions based on that (there will probably be a button to switch the language as well). However, with that approach, both versions of the same page would share one URL (e.g. example.com/about would show either versions of the page, depending on the user's ...


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You need to click on the gear in the upper right hand corner of the page, and then click on the Users and Property Owners link. Delete any person who should not have access and change your password.


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I found that using Google+ Pages to manage business listings caused this to happen for a client as well. Switching them over to Google My Business Locations fixed the problem. Also, verifying the locations with Google helps a great deal, either via phone or post.


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this involved a code snippet and needs jquery plus moment.js to set the citation_online_data meta tag to the current date. Add to the <head> tag <script type="text/javascript"> $(document).ready(function(){ var dateModified = moment(document.lastModified).format("YYYY/MM/DD"); $('head').append( '<meta name="citation_online_date" ...


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You needn't to use exact match keyword to rank well for it in serps. Research more informations about "cocitation" and how SE or other machine learning systems use semantic to forecast intents or to rank sth.


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Yes, just put keyword one time on title tag. Title tag just 2-3 important keywords and don't repeat it. closetnoc explain very clear and details in this post: How many times can I repeat a keyword without looking spammy to Google?


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While some will argue that an image is content, and in a manner of speaking it is, when your web page is indexed and analyzed, the two are completely separate and therefore one cannot influence the other such as you are suggesting. Let me explain. From the very beginning when Google was a research project, textual content has been indexed separate from ...


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Yes, that is the purpose of the alt tag on images: to provide alternate text if the image can't be read, in this case by a search engine. You can see this in action by looking at the text-only view of the Google cache of the page: the sentence looks normal and integrates the content of the alt attribute.


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You're probably right that search engines could have trouble identifying the right pages if the sitemap can't be edited, so only the old URLs will be listed there, not the new ones. If you can add new pages & create redirects, then this might be your best solution: Create your new pages Redirect (301) to them from the old URLs Create a new sitemap ...


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As a belated followup for anyone else experiencing this issue, it took my site about two weeks to fully recover, and there was no permanent damage done to my SEO ranking. Once the site was fully recovered I introduced conical links to all pages to help google identify out of place pages in the event of another such mishap.


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You're thinking right. Use 301 redirects from the old pages to the new pages. I'd recommend advertising only the new URLs in your sitemap that point to actual webpages with content people can see. It is not necessary to advertise the old URLs since Google automatically follows redirects. Eventually, Google will only index the new URLs and remove the old ...


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I agree with googlify's answer. Also, rather than having to use schema.org/Product. You might consider using schema.org/Offer instead and then with the itemprop=offers to help you nest it inside like you want it. Although, take my advice and stop using the schema.org/WebPageElement itemtype tag all together. It;s over redundant and nit that useful. you can ...


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Tom, You need to re-read Google's Href Lang page. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/189077?hl=en Href lang tags are used for the pages with the SAME CONTENT but different languages. If you have different products for different countries, then Href Lang tags are not a solution for your problem (possible solutions include different pages or ...


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There are many variables in place here. You need to ask yourself the following questions. Is your new layout responsive? Does your new layout load quickly for your users? Can your users find the content they're looking for quickly? Is your content above the fold? Did you keep your titles and headers the same? Google's algorithm takes many things into ...


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In general, hyphenated URLs are better for seo than the id. Two main advantages - Google Ranking - The keywords in link have some ranking factor as it tells a lot about the content inside the page. Although this factor is just 1 out of only G knows how many. Higher CTR - I believe this is very important reason for having nice readable URLs. The keywords ...


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Try to use: site:.example.com -www.example.com


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What I don't know is whether it also blocks the URL from showing up in search results, or just that particular content with that URL. If you have a noindex robots tag then the URL should not appear in the search results. (It should be noted, however, that if you block the crawling of this URL, eg. with robots.txt, then Google won't be able to see the ...


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In the Google database, the single most important table of the schema is the document table which hosts the URL and document id. All other database tables and data elements rely completely on this. While there is a unique document id (allows for a smaller index size), the URL uniquely identifies a page since there cannot be two pages on any given URL. ...


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While there is no rule that says that you cannot have two templated links to your home page via an image and then navigation, I would advise against it as a rule. As well, I advise against creating two different links to any page within your template design generally. However, this is sometimes done in places such as the footer and this is okay. Google will ...


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You should NOT use nofollow on one of the links. nofollow tells search engines that you can't vouch fer the authenticity of the link. It may have been automatically created by a user or spammer. If you tell search engines they can't trust one such link on the page, they will automatically assume they can't trust either link on the page. Using nofollow ...


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Don't worry about small things like this. It's perfectly fine to have both links. Don't nofollow either of the links. With regard to the home page links… Having the logo linked to the homepage provides the conventional link to the root. http://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/81727/why-is-it-standard-for-a-website-logo-to-navigate-to-the-home-page Having ...


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No! There will be no specific influence in your Google SERP if you use JavaScript in your webpage. In older days Google was not that much smart to fetch dynamically generating contents, JavaScript and AJAX but now Google algorithm is very smart to Crawl and Index those contents. Historically, SEO recommendations have centered around having ‘plain text’ ...


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There are some behavior differences you should be aware of that may help you. After a relaunch of my site and after a period of 301 redirects to new pages, I decided to issue 404 errors but recapture the traffic that might have gotten lost with custom HTML. The 404 page worked as expected, however, when I dropped the custom 404 HTML, I found 2 of my pages ...


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Google has gotten really good at reading & processing JavaScript-based content for web-search. For the most part, if the files (JS, CSS, as well as any AJAX/JSON/JSONP responses) aren't blocked by robots.txt and can be crawled normally, we'll be able to render the pages like a browser would, and will use that for web-search. I suspect at some point we'll ...


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If both domains are available, buy both domains and redirect the incorrectly spelled one to the correctly spelled one.


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The main text content of the page is the biography on the top. It is the same for all the 3 pages. But the main content of the page is different, even though it is not text-heavy. Search engine crawlers at this time don't use image file contents as a factor for content and because of this, your pages (based on two I have checked) are at least 75% ...


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You can use @closetnoc method if your old article is no longer indexed by google. But if its sitll exist on google search, make sure you redirect your old article from Gogle Webmaster Tools to your new site.


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I took a look at your page. If only the lists change, then these will likely be seen as duplicate. If there is enough overlap in the lists, this can get you into dangerous areas. Even if the lists are not identical, it is possible that they will weigh less than the regular content on the page and still may be seen as duplicate. This is because at one point, ...


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Once your old blog no longer shows up in the Google SERPs, then you can add your article to the new blog. That is the technically correct answer. Now for my answer. If your blog is dead and will not show up again and you are sure of that, there is no problem adding your article now. One duplicate page will not harm you especially when the old one is gone. ...


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First of all, beware: canonical and hreflang at the same time sounds dangerous. You would have to use canonical only for duplication within the same language. Back to the main topic: Automatic redirection is not a good idea... You can read this from Google's documentation for international targeting: Avoid automatic redirection based on the user’s ...


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well well well.... all is fine now, the urls are showing when I type info:url last night I've noticed that the number of indexed urls in my sitemap had dropped and I thought it was related to that. It turns out it is a bug in search console : https://twitter.com/methode/status/634308230940872704


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I would argue it is essential for a company tasked with SEO work to be able to access Google Webmaster Tools and similar tools at least in a read-only capacity in order to review the website's performance and address issues raised, therefore I would suggest you carefully choose an SEO company that does not also work for your direct competitors to ensure ...


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There will be no ranking benefit or devaluation based on the domain. But you need to think of the user here. I'm guessing your brand will still include the two Rs, so when a user types your name directly in to the browser they may get a DNS failure or another site thinking it has two Rs. Also think about people that may want to link to you, it would easy ...



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