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comment Is it OK for SEO and ads on the site if I have the same content on multiple domains?
If you're running a proxy, the proxied content shouldn't be crawlable or indexable at all. How you shuffle your homepage around (assuming you use a rel=canonical to a single indexable version) is up to you.
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answered Should meta tags along with site verification, publisher be used on mobile website as well
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revised What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google?
Removed authorship (deprecated last year), fixed some links, added mobile-friendly note.
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comment How do I prevent Google from indexing text that is generated by JavaScript?
Do users really see this content? I suspect you're trying to fix something that's not broken.
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comment How do I prevent Google from indexing text that is generated by JavaScript?
Don't use cloaking to try to get around this -- it's against Google's Webmaster Guidelines & makes maintenance a big hassle.
May
15
comment href lang annotations in xml sitemap file displays issues
Many mainstream sitemaps generators include a link to a XSL file by default, which is probably what you're seeing.
May
13
comment href lang annotations in xml sitemap file displays issues
By default, XML files aren't meant to be displayed in a browser. They're meant to be read by code, not users. This is why your browser displays it as a single line. You can add an XSL file (see google.com/search?q=sitemaps%20xsl ) if you want to make it more readable, but it's really not something you should need to look at in a browser.
May
13
answered Google only index main page
May
6
comment Webmaster Tools shows URL errors linked from http://com.example.www/:http
@vegemite4me it worked, thanks :)
May
6
comment Webmaster Tools shows URL errors linked from http://com.example.www/:http
This sounds really weird, I'd love to dig in to see where they came from on our side (I work at Google). Is there a chance you could send me the actual URL?
Apr
30
comment Is it possible to make an XML sitemap pretty enough to show to users?
You can do a lot with XSLTs; we made some nice ones back in the day, and many sitemap generators include them by default (eg, johnmu.com/sitemap.xml ), but in the end I don't think they're really that useful to users, I'd just noindex them if they showed up in normal search for the site's keywords (that's probably a sign that something else is wrong with the normal pages anyway).
Apr
28
comment Content removal with Http response of 200
If it's a DMCA issue, you may be able to submit a DMCA removal request to Google too. If it's just an image that was "removed", then it'll take quite some time to recrawl & reindex it (I'd recommend encouraging them to just use a 404 instead).
Apr
28
comment Is it possible to make an XML sitemap pretty enough to show to users?
For a trivial/small site, the navigation should be enough to guide users to the content they need. For a larger site, a sitemap with all URLs will be overwhelming. Sure you can technically do that, but does it really make sense for your users?
Mar
25
comment How should I approach sitemap.xml, hreflang and regions for my website
Yes, you can use the same URL for multiple locations. In this case, I'd try to simplify it though, and use /us/ for "en" (all English variations that aren't otherwise specified) and /uk/ for "en-gb" (just English in Great Britain). If at all possible, use the more generic versions of the hreflang values, since that lets those URLs be used broader. You might even consider using "x-default" here, if that's your global preference -- and of course you can use the same URL for x-default & a more specific variation too.
Mar
25
comment Webmaster Tools: Mobile Usability Warnings - How to deal with adverts?
Your advertisers will likely profit from visibility of your site in mobile search too.
Mar
25
comment Responsive design, injecting code via Javascript: Is it bad practice?
This seems like a perfect place to use media-queries, for example, toggling "display: none" depending on the width that the user sees.
Mar
11
comment How to remove php extension from pages except search results?
I'm not sure why you'd want to do this. Search engines don't care which software powers your website, and most users wouldn't either. What's the goal?
Mar
11
comment What structured data is used for the license info in Google Images?
googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.ch/2009/08/… ?
Mar
10
comment Sitelinks in Google search results run words together when I use a <span> inside <a> in <nav>
That looks like a bug, not something you should have to work around. Send me some sample URLs :)
Mar
4
comment Is it true that Google will effectively penalise mobile-unfriendly sites from April 21, 2015?
@closetnoc yes, only for users on smartphones.