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comment Does generating page content on client side affect SEO?
"content is generated by java script by getting JSON from the server" - on page load or as the result of a user action?
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comment Does adding a second language and content affect first language ranking?
Your new URL does not look correct, is this a typo... www.mywebsite.com/en/{second language}? What language/content exists at example.com/?
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Formatting, grammar, removed "thanks". Exemplified domain according to FAQ.
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revised Are there any SEO benefits to gzipping sitemap.xml?
added 27 characters in body
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answered Are there any SEO benefits to gzipping sitemap.xml?
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reviewed Reviewed Can I install Laravel 5 on GoDaddy shared linux hosting?
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Grammar, formatting in title and body
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comment How to use htaccess to redirect from www to non-www version of the site
Ideally, you should only have 1 RewriteEngine On and 1 RewriteBase directive at the top of your .htaccess file.
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comment How to use htaccess to redirect from www to non-www version of the site
@AndreaF The above directives need to go at the top your .htaccess file, before the WordPress rewrites.
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answered Internal Server Error 500 .htaccess
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answered .htaccess not passing GET parameters
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revised Internet Explorer won't play m4a file
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comment What are the htaccess mechanics of preventing search engines from indexing PDF files?
@SimonHayter Whether Google "sometimes" crawls blocked-with-robots.txt content is irrelevant, the fact is that most-of-the-time it doesn't. So, most of the time the noindex header would not be seen. Google recommends that when using noindex (meta tag or HTTP response header), "the page must not be blocked by a robots.txt file." support.google.com/webmasters/answer/93710?hl=en
Jul
30
comment What are the htaccess mechanics of preventing search engines from indexing PDF files?
Renaming these files seems a bit drastic and possibly annoying for legitimate users. Presumably it would be OK for users to add personal bookmarks? A bit of an aside, but I would be utterly amazed if Google Scholar did not honour the X-Robots-Tag header. There is no special google-scholar-bot, at least there is nothing listed on the Google Crawlers page.
Jul
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comment What are the htaccess mechanics of preventing search engines from indexing PDF files?
@SimonHayter You don't "reforce it with robots.txt" - if you block it with robots.txt then Google should never even make the request and so would never see the "noindex" header.
Jul
30
comment 301 or canonical for URLs with a '/'?
Unless you are overriding the server's behaviour then a URL with or without a trailing slash refers to a different resource. So, it's not just a personal preference, it might be a technical requirement to use one of the other.
Jul
29
comment After change to new software stack, Chinese pages require setting encoding in browser
Apache itself does not set a charset by default and this did not change in Apache 2.4, as stated in the documentation‌​. (Although specific distributions could override this.)