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reviewed Approve mod_proxy(_html) and a buggy Webserver (delivers text/html for JSON data)
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reviewed Approve Some questions: about google webmaster tool
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reviewed No Action Needed Getting off of Cox's blacklist
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revised inconsistencies in firefox, ie, and chrome
Fixed formatting.
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comment Domain cloak and redirect shows just the root domain everywhere?
@Borg777 Bummer! It is always best to use paid hosting anyway. One way or another, you pay for the free host and the cost can be more than you want. It is good to get started though and perhaps as you are building your site, you can use the free hosting and then move it when it becomes a bit more established. Good Luck!! Come back- we have some real experts here. This site can surprise you.
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comment Domain cloak and redirect shows just the root domain everywhere?
@Borg777 I updated the answer. I hope this works for you.
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revised Domain cloak and redirect shows just the root domain everywhere?
Added more info based upon updated question.
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answered Domain cloak and redirect shows just the root domain everywhere?
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answered CNAME to direct one domain to another
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comment Drop in traffic and loss of rankings in last month with no changes to site.
If there is specific date or time frame that can be identified, that would help. There has been several updates since March including several that have no specific name or announcement.
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comment Issuu - PDF - Duplicated Content
Short answer. Yes. But I am sure there are things you can do. I will leave that to someone who may have an idea of what to do or what the good options are.
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comment Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?
Go for it! My blog is just for me and it is meant to remember. I will put it up sometime when there is more. It is unpolished and all over the place. Some nice stories and some rather- oh my God did he really do that? Just enjoy. I learned over the years that there is no sense in holding back too much. In he end, it does not really make a difference what people really know about me. It would not have stopped me from my work or my friends or my family.
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comment Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?
I understand the hesitation... I have rather used other words as a point but held off making for a colorful dance around what I really wanted to say. I have blog (not online yet) full of the more colorful language... not a lot... but this time I did not hold back. Afterall the topic, my life, is rather colorful anyway. I have an interesting past- a good one- but interesting to say the least. It was a bit wild.
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comment Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?
I had better explain- I got a no no letter for a cr@p l0@d of bad domain names assigned to an IP address. Apparently I went over the line with several hundred of them. ;-0 Ooohh nooo....
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comment Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?
You should be okay. Some is to be expected from time to time. They just do not want adult content really. Google will just ask you to remove an ad from a specific page if they do not like it. You will have time to remove it. I got a no no letter once for a domain name.
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comment User engagement - do I need all those share buttons? (and formats)
Social buttons do not yield much activity normally, however, on the flip-side, you do not know who is sharing what. It is possible that just one share can really drive a lot of traffic. It is advisable normally, but do not put too many hopes on it.
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comment Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?
Adsense tolerates some level of swear words, however, does not generally like it because their advertiser pool wants to avoid controversy over having their ads appear on inappropriate pages. Otherwise, so far, there is not an issue I see. With all of the updates of late, the jury is still out. I rather suspect that Google is beginning to avoid some content, though I have no evidence of this just yet. Do keep in mind that the adult filter does use a different query mechanism against the Google index which can change a sites performance and not just because of the swear words.
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comment Hacking Causing Website Database Growth Leading to Inability to Access Website
I suggest looking at your web server log file for clues. If you do not have Piwik installed, then I recommend it. You can find it here: piwik.org It would allow you to slice and dice your log file. As well, ModSecurity is something you want to look at and install if you can. You can find that here: modsecurity.org It should stop most attacks right out of the box and has countless recipes you can draw from to protect your site.
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comment Search engine opinion on url's that look like consistent resource but really aren't
Just for your information- both examples are fine, however, the second example is a more natural and native example of a web page/URL prior to CGI applications and therefore the fundamentals of search will prefer this by design. The second example would perform better in search than the first for two reasons: one, URL/URIs are a strong indicator in Google from day one; and two, technically speaking the first example is one page with parameters and therefore treated (somewhat though not exactly) as a single page when weighted.
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comment Is robots.txt preventing indexing of this site?
Oh... if I had just looked a little harder- good catch!!