We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Questions tagged [articles]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
22
votes
3answers
5k views

How do I make my site compatible with Firefox's Reader View feature

The latest version of Firefox has a button called "Reader View" that is supposed to hide the clutter on the page such as sidebars and headers and only show the article. https://support.mozilla.org/en-...
12
votes
2answers
7k views

When does Google use article published date vs article modified date in SERP?

I have a website with a number of long form content articles that I keep updated. The page generates two date snippets from this: <time itemprop="datePublished" datetime="2014-04-29T14:08:40+01:00"...
4
votes
2answers
183 views

Will Google punish me if I import a story from my own blog to content sharing sites such as Medium.com?

I've heard that Google punishes sites with duplicate content. If I write an article on my blog then import it on Medium (basically a copy/paste) will Google regard it as a duplicate? Medium.com is ...
4
votes
2answers
965 views

Can dateModified be unset on a Schema.org Article, if so when should it be set for the first time?

I am trying to understand what the various dates mean in Article from Schema.org. From what I can understand is the following: dateCreated is when the writer first starting with the article. Nothing ...
4
votes
1answer
106 views

The Necessity of a Disclaimer

I am a blogger. I write science articles. I study science and write articles in my blog in simple words for the general public to understand. Does this require a disclaimer as I do not want to see ...
4
votes
2answers
70 views

I dont want to hide my headings, but I dont want untitled articles

I'm currently building a site, that contains tabs (Bootstrap) for the articles. I dont want to show headings in the articles, because the tabs work as headings for the user. But the tab buttons are ...
3
votes
4answers
153 views

A frequently updated mixed bag blog OR several seldom updated niche sites?

I am a member of a website where I have about a hundred articles (and I'm always writing more.) Aside from temporary problems I would deal with when removing content from the and putting it on my own ...
3
votes
2answers
79 views

Article over multiple pages with “see whole article” link

A trend often found on popular websites is to have an article spread over multiple pages, along with a "read whole article" link to see all the sections in a single page. Now, I was wondering, what ...
3
votes
1answer
176 views

Is WebPage or Article correct for in-depth guides?

I want to apply structured data to my website and I'm trying to decide which Schema.org type I should use for an in-depth guides on particular topics. For example: An in-depth guide on how to find ...
3
votes
5answers
179 views

Modifying Article - Effect On SEO

lets assume, I have a article that is ranked well (but not top) in search engine. Now, If I want to modify it a little more optimized, will the modification hurt on existing ranking in any ways? ...
3
votes
2answers
96 views

User generated articles, how to do meta description?

If users submit a lot of good quality articles on the site, what is the best way to approach the meta description tag? I see two options: Have a description box and rely on them to fill it sensibly ...
3
votes
2answers
397 views

Is there differences between deleting low quality articles vs no-indexing low quality articles SEO wise?

I am auditing the SEO for a site. I found a few low quality articles which I think Google hate.... So I have two options. Delete those article. No-index those article Is there any difference in ...
3
votes
2answers
155 views

Does increasing or deacreasing content length impact SEO?

I run a WordPress blog and write a lot of content. The average content length per post is between 1000 and 1500 words. Does increasing or decreasing average content length of my next posts impact SEO ...
3
votes
1answer
92 views

What are the best blogs for submitting new startups?

There are some blogs where user can submit their start-ups for a review. Among them TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, StartupTunes, The Next Web etc are common. But what are others we can try submitting our ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Can entire long articles be tagged as Schema.org articleBody, or is there a word count limit?

I have long articles on my website, so I was wondering if there are any limits on word count for articleBody while implementing Schema.org. Should I tag the whole text as articleBody or just a brief?
3
votes
1answer
101 views

How to use <article> tags in the home page of a blog?

I have a home page of a blog where I have the img, title, date, and a brief summary or intro for each post. Then a link to the full text in another page. I am not sure how I should use <article> ...
3
votes
1answer
102 views

How to make a Parent Category a menu item in Joomla 3?

I migrated a Joomla 1.5 site to Joomla 3 and the sections properly became parent categories. But when I try to create a menu item with that parent category it says Warning: Save failed with the ...
3
votes
1answer
93 views

Is it a good idea to make “safety copy” of articles from referring sites?

My wife has a small business with a website, of which I am the maintainer. (I am not a trained web developer, but know the basics of HTML and CSS.) There are already a few articles / blogs / news ...
3
votes
1answer
151 views

Moving article (Deleting the original) to another blog - SEO MISTAKE?

I'm trying to move an article to another blog, I already deleted the one from my blog and gave it to the other blogger, however, it is still indexed in Google, but if someone click it, he'll see a 404 ...
2
votes
4answers
289 views

What role do article submission directories play in SEO?

There are several popular article directories, namely: ArticleBase EzineArticles Buzzle And hundreds if not thousands of smaller ones all over the internet. How can these websites be used to ...
2
votes
1answer
730 views

How to implement LiveBlogPosting schema?

My website is using the LiveBlogPosting Schema for the iPhoneX event, but Google Search results are not showing the Live Red Label for it. The same event is updated by Verge using LiveBlogPosting ...
2
votes
2answers
100 views

Strategy for image sizes

I run a site that has a lot of writers that generate quite a few articles a day. I require them to provide two image sizes (one for the big headline image and one as the thumbnail). I've been wanting ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Schema.org BlogPosting mainEntityOfPage vs. WebPage mainEntity

I am still having difficulty in trying to understand what the mainEntityOfPage.@id is and why it is recommended by Google. I am referring specifically to articles, blog posts and similar schemas. Here ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

How can I migrate articles from one Joomla 2.5 installation to another Joomla 2.5 installation?

I want to move some articles from an existing J! 2.5.x installation to another J! 2.5.x installation. I have had a look in the extensions but there is not a non commercial component that does this. ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

Explanation of ARTICLE tag

In explanation of tag W3SCHOOL : The tag defines external content. What's the meaning of external content exactly ? It's mean quoted (from somewhere) text ?
1
vote
2answers
78 views

All articles with infinite scroll, or one per page for usability and SEO?

Imagine a hypothetical website with all user generated content of single page articles. Here are some ways to structuring such a website: Putting up more than one article in one page and creating an ...
1
vote
1answer
93 views

Is there any value in reposting someone else's article?

Say you get permission from the article's author to repost his article on your own site, and give a link back to the original author; is there any SEO value?
1
vote
2answers
586 views

Republish / Change Publish Date Of An Article - Any SEO Help/Harm?

My sites has some old tutorials, which I am planning to update according to the latest version and change the publish date so that visitors can see it as a fresh tutorial. I am just concerned whether ...
1
vote
1answer
375 views

Bold Text vs Header tags for Titles and Subtitles

I am debating if Google and search engines would treat my SEO and indexing of my articles better or different if I use <h2>Sub-title in my article</h2> for subtitles of my articles over ...
1
vote
1answer
225 views

List of Article Submission Directories

I used to have a link to the top 50 article submission directories arranged by PR, Alexa, and maybe some other factors. Anyone have this link (and others), that show a ton of article submission ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Does Google News submission require that a website only submits news articles or can they be “how to” or “top 10 series” articles?

Do you require to create a separate news category URL to submit website under Google news. Does it have to only contain news articles? Can it also have "how to" or "top 10 series" articles?
1
vote
2answers
70 views

Will having short news articles on my site hurt the SEO of my more in depth articles?

My research says long thorough articles on a topic like 2k+ words really rank well in Google search results. Google's algorithm doesn't treat short articles like 200+ words really well. Also, they ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Tags/Categories appearing in Google instead of the page for the new article

I've noticed a weird thing on my blog. Let's say I just created an article which has this title: This article is now showing on Google search results but a random tag/category of a page is So, ...
1
vote
2answers
62 views

Duplicate / Similar content across many articles

So I am building my website up, so far so good, only 2 categories and about 40 articles. Each category is different and several of the articles in each category are reviews. My question is this... I ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

The titles of my articles are not indexed on google [duplicate]

My site is istorikathemata.com a Greek history site and has been founded at 2009. In the last year roughly google search engine has stopped displaying my articles. I create an article, publish it in ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Is there any problem with posting the same content on multiple Websites?

I find the same question on multiple websites but no one understands the question. means If I create an article and publish on multiple websites, not on my original website. just for backlinking. I ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Restrict number of articles user allowed to read, but allow Google to index all [duplicate]

I have seen several newspaper sites that have started to restrict the number of articles the user is allowed to read, before being prompted to register/subscribe. e.g. http://www.heraldnet.com/ I ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

How to move articles to a new website without problems with SEO or rewriting? [duplicate]

How do you do. My old website was based on uCoz. It was desined badly and was based on uCoz free domain. I decided to create the new site version myself, going to another hosting and changing the ...
1
vote
1answer
309 views

What schema should mark up comment that are in response to other comments?

I have an article that has user comments. I would like to have other comments inside each comment as responses: <article id="com1" itemprop="comment" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

What books or articles are must reads for learning about SSL management [closed]

I have found it very hard to find any books or articles that assume no understanding and take you from nothing to a master at managing SSL certificates on web servers. Most articles I have found deal ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Article marketing for back links [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What role do article submission directories play in SEO? I'm interested what the consensus is on the likes of ezinearticles as a form of backlink building. There are a couple ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Similar article by the same Google Author

I have two websites which are focusing on two different things (both are timbers, but different type of timber). Let's say if I post in both sites an article (the article is about bush fire) which ...
0
votes
2answers
97 views

May I reuse my previous deactivated blog post (article) on my new site?

2–3 months has passed since my domain and hosting expired on my old site. There were almost 10 posts on my previous (expired) blog. May I reuse my old post/article on my new site? Is there any issue ...