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Robots.txt - CSS allow or disallow

Are CSS and templates allowed in robots.txt? Should it cause any problems? In Joomla, CSS and templates are disallowed in the robots.txt. Please help me find a solution to whether or not put ...
Manju George's user avatar
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Can you use googleon and googleoff comments to prevent Googlebot from indexing part of a page?

I've seen code like for preventing Google from indexing part of a page: <p>This is a paragraph that will be indexed by Google.</p> <!--googleoff: index--> <p>This is a ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
7 votes
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Should I hide the content inside the cookies law compliance banner from search engines?

I am working on my first website.I am working on the last steps before deploying it. Now I am facing the law compliance requirements. Right now it is mandatory by GDPR to show the cookies compliance ...
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Will Googlebot click a button/link to reveal AJAX content?

my client has to inform it's customers about some new regulations that the Googlebot should NOT crawl. It is not possible to place this information on a separate page and disallow Google to crawl it. ...
pixelbash's user avatar
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Prevent search engines from indexing specific images on a page

A website I'm working on has a team section. Every team member has a dedicated site. On the site's bottom of each team member three other team members are displayed randomly. What happens here is ...
Kiril's user avatar
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How to prevent a search engines from indexing a section of a page?

I have many pages with lots of text in it. But I will always have two sections of text and I want to prevent one section from appearing in search results, the other section must be indexed. <p ...
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is it a good seo practice to put relative keywords in a hidden div? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: hidden texts and page rank I was wondering what would happen if we put some (around 25) relative keywords in the page using a hidden div so that the actual user does not see ...
2hamed's user avatar
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3 votes
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Restrict google from indexingcertain content on my page

I have an ecommerce shop with ~10 000 items. I wrote parser to load this items to my website from another website. But items description is not unique. So I am afraid that google can bun my website. ...
user2950593's user avatar
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How to tell Google to crawl distinct part of the webpage?

What approach should I take to make the website Google-friendly, The problem is that when a specific content is being requested (eg. user is taken ...
Gajus's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer

Get local search to focus on our main office address and ignore satellite offices without using text images

We have 1 head office and 2 satellite offices in different cities. Our SEO focuses on our head office in various citation listings. We have been recommended to change our contact page so that our ...
Mr DC's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer

Is blocking googlebot from accessing portions of the site with robots.txt penalized by Google?

I was reading this question. Let's say i have a div with something useful for users but i don't want it to be considered by Google. If i put this on an iframe and block the googlebot with robots.txt ...
Michael Rogers's user avatar
1 vote
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How to avoid that H1 tag is used for SEO, "fake" H1 with CSS

What is the best and easiest way to provide something like the H1 tag but in a way that it doesn't affect google rankings? Our homepage sometimes is used for advertisement, this should be in the H1 ...
Tim Schmelter's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Keep search engine from indexing specific content on your site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Preventing robots from crawling specific part of a page I've got a pretty weird scenario that I was wondering someone could help me out with. I recently created a blog site ...
Chopps's user avatar
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1 vote
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Prevent search engines from indexing the text in the sidebar that isn't related to the main content but still allow them to follow the links there

I am developing a CMS in PHP. I have a sidebar on most pages and also some other widgets. For example "read other articles" or a list of categories. Google does index that random-like content as part ...
user4438328's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Preventing some parts of the pages of a site from being indexed [duplicate]

My website has links like: <a href="messages.aspx">Messages<span>3</span></a> Well google indexes these links as: Messages3 I have read some articles for preventing google ...
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