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HTTP is a standard method, a protocol, for transporting information. REST is a non-standard method for representing state of that information. REST requests take place using the HTTP protocol. That protocol gives methods of exchanging data via GET, POST, DELETE, etc. REST defines how to use those methods but those methods are part of HTTP. Bad example, HTTP ...


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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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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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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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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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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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Just keep it like that, clean. It's quite easy to remove index.html from a URL with mod_rewrite. Let's say we want to redirect www.example.com/index.html to www.dense13.com: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^index\.html$ / [R=301,L] If you're not familiar with .htaccess syntax the RewriteRule directive has three parts, a pattern (^index.html$), a ...


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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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If you are using WordPress as CMS you can install Yoast SEO and in that you can set permalink to overcome this issue. If you are using PHP you will need code to set permalink.


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See page 8-9 on the Google page SEO guidelines http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/www.google.com/en//webmasters/docs/search-engine-optimization-starter-guide.pdf Opinion based: Matching URL's with titles & menus is best practice in my view. Avoid hashes - URL's - same as titles should be human readable and in best case helpful to the ...


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That is a textbook case of keyword stuffed doorway pages generated by script. It would be disallowed by any search engine rules I have ever seen, on several counts. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I don't recommend this.


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Regardless of whether you were ever hacked, those links will also be coming from other sites. They don't hack your site only; they hack sites by the thousands (using automated methods which attack known bugs of popular CMS's) and have each site link to each other in a classic link exchange SEO strategy. So potentially hundreds of other sites also link to ...


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Some SEOs are wary of using these non-Latin characters in URLs because of the way it might display in certain browsers, or in certain text cases when the link is copied and pasted somewhere online. While having spammy-looking links is never a good thing, I personally think the possible benefit in search results is worth the drawback. For ...


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Proper selection of title / url permalink does make a difference to your seo rankings as the title / url put a strong emphasis on what the content of the page looks like and it should ideally match the content of your page as crawler is intelligent enough to identify the title you are giving to your page and content on that page. These matters for most of ...


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I think it's doesn't matter for SEO. Search engine want you to offer unique and relevant content on your site


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So, those are pronouns. A pronoun (I, me, he, she, herself, you, it, that, they, each, few, many, who, whoever, whose, someone, everybody, etc.) is a word that takes the place of a noun. People who are linguists or professors of languages advise speakers not to use pronoun - noun or noun - pronoun types of words. So, linguistically, the correct way to use ...


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Setup the domain with your web host as well that way both domains will load the same content. This can cause SEO duplicated content issues but if all you want to be able to do is access the site from different domains but the site work the same way then parking the new domain ontop of your current one will work. If you are using cPanel add the new domain as ...



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