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All outbound links rel=nofollow? This is common question that arouses in mind of those who avail SEO marketing services There can be only one reason to do so and that is you are linking to all spammy sites on which you do not trust. So this may give a hint to Google that you are doing spam. Which i think will not be good for your SEO. So use rel=nofollow ...


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Closetnoc pretty much sums this up in comments... no benefit. To answer your specific questions: I understand this should not affect search engine ranking at all Correct. However, if mynewbrand.com was already an established domain/website that was already attracting significant traffic then you could benefit (if the subject matter of the original ...


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"keywords" seems a little technical. I'd trying to label it something that wouldn't turn off users. Top searches Blue widgets Widgets in blue Azure thing-a-whizits Doing something like this is fairly common practice and can get synonyms onto the page easily.


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Pagination is not duplicate content... Google will and does index pagination pages regardless of the uniqueness of the page. Also, it is massively common for webmasters to not understand exactly what duplicate content is. Understanding what duplicate content is... Duplicate content is where the exact page appears elsewhere external or internally, ...


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I have an ecommerce site with paginated product categories. I would like to add a description for each category to improve the "thin content" problem ecommerce pages generally have. That can go on the first page of each product category so that people are introduced to the category. I would like this paragraph description to show on each page ...


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I don't think any of your examples are entirely correct. Your ‘gas installation’ Service is offered as part of an OfferCatalog as part of an OfferCatalog given as an itemListElement which itself is an OfferCatalog provided by the ‘building installations’ service. Confusing? Precisely. You've changed your third OfferCatalog's itemListElement to be a Service ...


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As noted by others, tools like Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster Tools will give you a limited insight into your rankings (and other metrics) over time. For more complete data, you'll need 3rd party rank-tracking software. There are many out there, each with their pros and cons, but some popular industry standards are Searchmetrics, SEMRush and Pi ...


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Matt Cuts avised here to give each location a webpage (It could be two domains or within a single domain). However, In my experience is better to use a single domain because of benefits such as concentrated SEO efforts, less costs, content creation, content management and tracking. Because there is no real difference you will need to decide between a ...


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I am no SEO expert but in my opinion if the services supplied are basically the same then one website would be suffice. I would host a single website with service differences for each store / office and have each domain name pointing to the single website, a landing page can be setup with each stores logo/name or build it into a single site such as example, ...


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There is no advantage to choosing a .net over .com or any name over another in terms of domain names. But for best results, keep the following in mind: Make sure that you choose a name that does not break any law or corporations interests, for example, don't name your domain as burgerkingisbad.com or alldrugsarelegal.com, etc. Also, to help make your site ...


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If you're logged into your Google account, you can get a user-profile neutral search by clicking this button (borrowed an image from Google): This private search will give you an idea of where you really rank. Search Console will return where you averagely rank on the user influenced searches. If someone has recently been clicking links to your site - ...


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When you divide an article into sections, you want to apply pagination HTML in your code to make search engines understand that what you are presenting are sections of a document (much like pages of a book). This URL shows HTML code you can use for pagination: https://yoast.com/rel-next-prev-paginated-archives/ If you don't use proper pagination, then ...


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We get this question a lot. Use canonical tags (at least). A canonical tag simply points to the original page. It allows Google to know which page is to be indexed. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/139066?hl=en Look for the heading Indicate the preferred URL with the rel="canonical" link element for an example. There is also other good ...


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You need to remember that is against Google Guidelines to use 301's for any other reason than moving your site to a new address, or consolidating several pages into one within the same website. Technically is possible to do thousands of 301's is the purpose is to transfer authority to a "new" domain as long as you don't do a chain of 301s However, I will ...


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I have used similar tactic to get more page rank. But google undertands 301 redirections and it is indexing only main website. Moreover, it is not illegal for google but no positive effect on page rank : link


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I think there should be a standalone page for every image that is NOT connected to any article or content... You should create standalone page just for images used for example as background images or logos... Then, it doesnt matter what description is showed.


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You can provide Schema.org properties multiple times. So each Service can have multiple areaServed values: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Service"> <ul> <li itemprop="areaServed">…</li> <li itemprop="areaServed">…</li> <li itemprop="areaServed">…</li> </ul> </div>


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The differences are their semantic functions, and I recommend referring to the W3 HTML specification for details rather than 3rd parties. I suggest looking at the definitions in that specification for <em>, <i>, <b> and <strong> and using the one that conveys the correct meaning in each instance. In terms of SEO impact, the benefit ...


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On WordPress install a plugin to do 301 redirects... Yoast SEO and Redirection plugin both do this. They allow you to input the old URLs, and map them individually to the new URL's. I would advised first making a spreadsheet with all your old urls indexed by google, and submitted by your old xml sitemaps.


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In HTML5, keywords is one of the standard metadata names. It defines steps that user agents must follow to obtain the page’s list of keywords. One of these steps is: Split the value of the element's content attribute on commas. As the linked definition of "split a string on commas" explains, "leading and trailing whitespace" will be stripped: ...


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The impact of those styling tags (itself) is very big near nothing. Ok, why is this exactly not what it seems to be? Several sources are talking about the impact of CSS styling, the impact of responsiveness (See links at question), and the impact of semanticity and saying usually completely different things. (Not least because they are created at different ...


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If I understand your use case correctly, you have a multi-lingual game in which players can choose a country. Assuming that it should be possible for an English speaking player from Germany to choose the ingame country France, you have to make sure to separate these three things (language, country, ingame country). As you only use the visitor’s current ...


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Use Google Webmaster Tools: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools After adding all your sites (http - www, non-www, https - www, non-www) you can find your rankings Under Search Traffic -> Search Analytics. Only one site should show keyword rankings, you do have everything 301 redirected to a single site, right? As User Snovelli pointed out, Google ...


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I am not a lawyer. I am not qualified or licensed to give legal advice. That said, here is my opinion: Google has a process for DMCA claims related to it. File a counter notification with Google as described here, towards the bottom of the page. If that doesn't work, you'll have to lawyer up as the DMCA process is kind of broken with respect to things like ...


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In my opinion -it doesnt have to be true- it is not bad idea but it will not help you so much with new visitors because they will go away instantly if they cant speak Slovak. But maybe it can help your pagerank. As simon hayter commented "page rank is dead and relevance is key" so i dont think so it is worth doing it if you are doing it just for pagerank. If ...


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Google is very good at interpreting javascript/jquery even for the evaluation of backlinks. I suspect that they will use the data on the left hand side of the screenshot titled "This is how Googlebot saw the page:" for gathering content and the right to ensure that you are giving the correct content to users. Since the render on both parts is exactly the ...


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I would very much like to use wildcard redirects where possible (like in the directory structure that contains 2,000 MP3 files). If your server software is apache, then you can use the rewrite module to redirect some URLs to others using wildcard character sequences in the regex. For example, to redirect http://example.com/apple1, ...


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Search engines have no obligation to honor this tag and no major search engine does. It does not affect a page's ranking, inclusion in a search engine's index, or crawl rate.


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https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/1663744?hl=en Each page needs to be its own canonical, with rel= link pointing to next and/or previous pages. This is often mis-interperated as only page 1 needs canonical. Nope, it's every page as its own canonical. In our stores we append " - Page 2" to the end of the page title so that users coming from SERPS ...


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I don't see any point to divide the website and point your users based on their location especially if those website contain the same content in same language. It will make sense to create websites divided by languages. Just if your services that you offer are completely different in other countries so you may chose in this option. Make sure to use ...


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why countries? divide into languages! so you will have two folders: english and dutch. even better to have only english, which is understandable in both of belgiё and holland. Seriously, use any possibility to simplify your site and take any thinkable way to avoid duplicated content. less folders/less content → less crawling → better indexing → better ...


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The best you can do is disavow these domains in Google Search Console (webmaster tools). You can also block any referral from these sites so that anyone that follows the link will get an error. 403 is traditional and often signals to Google that you disapprove of the link though this is not absolute.


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Javascript redirect: Yes this will hurt SEO as this would be considered as a sneaky redirect. 301 permanent redirect from backend: will hurt it badly as you are giving an indication to crawler that you are moving your page example.com/username/ → example.com/username/broadcastid/ which is wrong and you will lose your ranking on main profile page. I would ...


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Best practice is to use 302 redirect. If you are using JS redirects then the usual JS redir considerations apply. In general it will hurt. How much? That's difficult to say, but for most websites an importance of google indexing user profile pages is marginal. However if you find them to be essential for your website at a very least make sure that when your ...


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How can you know if you have set the title appropriately: You look in the HTML source code for the page and see a <title> tag like the tag for this page: <title>google webmaster tools - Online SEO checker reporting no title - Webmasters Stack Exchange</title> The title appears in tabs the browser title bar in your web browser: If those ...


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It used to be possible to get that data for organic search visitors, but it isn't anymore. When a visitor lands on your site, Google sends a "referrer" string. Google used to include the search terms in the referrer, but recently stopped doing so. Now you only get that data about 25% of the time. See http://www.notprovidedcount.com/ which tracks the ...


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As per http://stackoverflow.com/a/15278642/1983389 it is probably better to submit a re-crawl request than trying to purge the existing data: Go to: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/ and log in If you haven't already, add and verify the site with the "Add a Site" button Click on the site name for the one you want to manage Click Crawl -> Fetch as ...


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I tried to redirect the plural domain to singular domain but it had some negative impact. What "negative impact"? What you are proposing (linking to just one domain) is essentially the same thing, but in a roundabout sort of way. Is it bad... Bad for who? It's harder to maintain (depending on how you manage your links). Costs a few more bytes ...


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See each deal in itself is a new content even though it belongs to the same business owner/ deal provider. So rel = canonical should not be used. If the same deal is changed / renewed, then it should ideally be done on the same page/ already existing deal page and you can enhance its visibility on site. If a new page is still required for above case, then ...


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In your case, yes. If the deal content is not new & the the business owner is the same old one, better use rel=canonical.


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If you automatically translate into a number of different languages, then you are producing "auto-generated content" which is penalized by Google. I suppose a more important question is how you will be able to attract users to your site with unprofessional translations? You won't be ranking in Google in those countries so it will be difficult to determine ...


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Definitely you can promote the same, If you can't compete HP you will definitely get rank next to HP and if you have effective marketing strategy than you can even get higher rank to HP, but note that it can take long time to get rank ahead HP as they have huge traffic on their website. I think you might face Copyright Issue for name, if they had registered ...


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While in the end both "/" and "%2f" represent the same character, search engine robots will treat both URLs independently (they are technically not the same). For example you will get two hits on your server by Googlebot instead of one (I have lots of server logs which prove this). In the end it's the same issue as with all "nearly the same" URLs: It's a ...


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Using ALM Performance as your keyword will mean you always struggle to compete with HP for that search term and anyone searching for your tool will find the HP tool instead, I would suggest choosing an alternate name.


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It's a good question but I think the short answer is "you can't" for the reasons you've described. GA doesn't seem to differentiate by http/https but by site identification which I've personally observed is the same. The only way you're going to differentiate is to have two different domains. For example: www.example.com (for http traffic, your present ...


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You can purchase separate IP addresses assigned to each domain name from Your hosting company.


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The problem is that "Home" is not a great title. Your page title should be something like: Kallpachay Summer Camp "Home" is a generic title used by lots of sites. Google is ignoring it because it doesn't describe your site at all. The text that Google is choosing is from a heading tag in the page source: <h2 class="Title ...


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Changing URLs is very risky. As your website is already established, it is dangerous. Your challenges would be Handling all the external links that leads to your site. Internal Links - Sometimes it is possible to overlook how the content is linked internally & How you can resolve. Is it OK if the traffic goes down suddenly? Because we cant quite tell ...


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Crowded markup is advantageous these days for a couple of reasons: Anyone who wants to steal part of your code to make it their own will have a harder time doing so when all the HTML is crowded together as one instead of html with nice comments between blocks of code. The amount of bytes required for crowding your HTML is often less than that of pretty ...



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