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Blogs are journals made of dated entries and published on the web. Their name derives from the term "web log."

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Should I change my Javascript API calls to a backend rendering system?

Currently I have an API setup where I fetch values from to populate items on the page. However, after reading many mixed voices about whether or not Javascript is executed by a crawler, I was ...
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Does a sitemap for a blog/posts list simply contain all paths of the blog?

I have a blog, and I am trying to index the blog posts in a manner quite like SO does. Would this sitemap.xml file act as basically a list and contain all of my blog URLs, or would I have to do ...
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Landing page vs blog post - which to choose [ Content marketing ]

When it comes to content marketing I keep on reading about the great use of landing pages that companies like Zapier or Canva do. But blog posts is also everywhere and it seems to work well too. My ...
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Personal blog vs Medium

I would like to start a blog. Being a developer, I would like to write about new technologies and best practices. I plan to link articles with code repositories on my GitHub or to link my ...
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Domain indexed by Google when using WPGraphQL to fetch content from our WordPress installation

I have a WordPress blog at https://example.blog domain. My main website domain is https://example.in. I am using WPGraphQL to fetch posts from the WordPress blog to my main website developed in React ...
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Off-topic blog hosted on main site

I have a software company where we sell desktop software to a particular niche. Our domain rating according to ahrefs is 70+ and our site performs very well in organic search. I have wanted to have a ...
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Related articles links at the end of each article - SEO

I have some blogs and I was wondering if adding a list of internal "related articles" at the end of each article can be a good SEO practice. From the visitor's perspective, they might be ...
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Does it make any difference if you host a blog at "blog.example.com" vs "example.com/blog"? [duplicate]

Just wondering if there would be any difference to the SEO or search engine rankings for a website if they decided to host the blog part of their website at a subdomain(blog.example.com) instead of ...
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Do subdirectories of a domain have their own kind of internal ranking to the point that it matters in which one we publish new content?

Let's say I have a blog on example.com/blog/ and now I decide to create another blog inside example.com/product/blog/ If example.com/blog/ has been out there for 7 years and its content has been ...
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Wordpress posts with /subdirectory/ in their url, good idea?

so from what I have seen there there are two ways to do this?! Install wordpress in a separate subdirectory Or Create permalinks. Why are permalinks a bad idea? A lot of people say that....
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Would search engines penalize migrating to a new blogging platform while keeping the same content and URLs?

How much does Google penalize search rankings if one takes their blog from WordPress/Square/Webflow/Hugo/etc to another platform - while keeping the same article text body and keeping the same article ...
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Can I integrate an exiting blog platform into my website

I had asked this question on Software Recommendation but did not get any answer. I am working on an e-commerce website, which is developed in ASP.NET MVC... I want to build a blog for the website and ...
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Sub-directory or sub-domain for blog? [duplicate]

I am working on an e-commerce website (written in ASP.NET MVC). I want to build a blog for my website to create some content and improve the Search Engine Ranking of the website/ I can think of 2 ...
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If my blog on the side has no traffic is it still contributing to my home page rank?

In other words, does my blog confer some domain authority to my website, despite the fact that it receives no traffic? Note that my rank is very good, so I'm just trying to determine why. My home page ...
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Rank for a my name and surname when it's not in the content?

I have a website which has the post of the results of some research I do on a monthly basis. It is basically survey results. My name does not appear in my site, and I want my website appear in Google ...
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Site rankings tanked after removing 1750 Blog tags

I recently removed 1750 tags from my company's blog. Many of them were irrelevant or synonyms created by someone who didn't know how to use tags, some were even misspellings. I removed 1730 of them, ...
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Is it right to use canonical on blog posts to category pages to provide value to the category page?

Is it right to transfer the value from blog posts to related category? In my opinion, it's not a good practice and then I think we will be requiring blog category pages to make sure we are driving ...
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Migrating from Medium to blog on company website / "Customize Canonical Link" in Medium

My company has been publishing blog posts on Medium for about 2 years, and it's time for us to migrate to a blog on our own site instead. I'd like to migrate old content over to the company blog, ...
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how to use long-tail keywords in my blog posts?

I'm using wordpress for my blogging and yoast plugin for seo. recently i read a tutorial about "long-tail keyword" usage. but i get confused when i want to use them in my blog posts. take this long-...
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Does the re-use of HTML email newsletter content for blog posts have SEO (or other) repercusions?

I am (in parallel) building both a newsletter subscriber list (using Mailchimp) and also a blog website (using Wordpress). I want to be as efficient as possible with the use of my content / copy. I ...
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Should I upload my CV to a blog I've founded with a friend or should I create a personal website for it instead?

Currently, I'm in a doubt which is related to the structure and conventions pertaining to blogs. I've created a blog with my friend on which we write stuff about technology etc. On that blog, we have ...
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How to port content from Blogger to Hugo while maximizing SEO?

I have an old Google Blogspot website (name.blogspot.com) that I need to port to Hugo. Hugo has better support for Markdown format and loads of other functionality which I would love for my tech blog (...
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Is it legal to use "VMware Workstation 15 Player" with earning money purpose?

I am planning to open a blog webpage, publish technology-based content on it and make money via blogger earning methods like Google AdSense. The software I mentioned in the title, which is available ...
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If I remove the date part from my blog URL using code, do I need to resubmit the sitemap to the Google search console?

If I remove the date part from my blog URL using code in blogger, do I need to resubmit the sitemap to the Google search console? And I redirected my old URLs to new URLs. And does removing date from ...
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AdSense | Get verification for a 'secret' blog

I've posted a similar question ( Hide the relationship between blog articles but still get listed on AdSense ) earlier but this is now more relevant, so please give me a note to delete the ...
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Hide the relationship between blog articles but still get listed on AdSense [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but ... I have a small website where I showcase my work in design/art/photography/etc, and I have developed an article template which I would like to ...
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Should I disable tags and categories on my blog to prevent thin content and duplicate content?

I've recently heard SEO advice that says that tags and categories are bad for my blog. They produce pages with thin content because some tags and categories don't have a lot of posts in them. They ...
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Meta description missing on Google since migration from WordPress to Ghost

I recently migrated my WordPress blog to Ghost, an alternative to WP, powerful and fast. I wrote this topic on the official Ghost forum: https://forum.ghost.org/t/meta-description-is-missing-from-...
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Duplicate h1 on single post page, blog page and category pages in WordPress

I am working on SEO for a website - the site is built with Divi which uses h2 for the post titles on the single post page; I have changed the h2 to h1 by creating a child theme and editing the index....
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Please I want to Restructure this php URL to SEO friendly URL [duplicate]

I have this is the listing page: <div class="group"><a href="/category?id=<?php echo $data->slug;?>"><?php echo $data->title; ?></a></div> I have this https:/...
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New professional blog; should I redirect from my personal blog, or leave content both places?

I've been an on-and-off (mostly off) blogger for years, mixing personal interest and professional topics on a personal blog. I've recently created a new professional website where I duplicated the ...
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Configure a Google Analytics filter for blog posts when URLs are mixed with other content

I have a WordPress site with a blog section but also a lot of other content, that is not directly related to the blog. Now I want to use Google Analytics and only see the blog traffic, meaning users ...
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Drop in traffic due to duplicate content? [duplicate]

I have a blog post on my site, and then a few months later I got asked by another (much larger) website, if they could put that same post on their website as a guest post. Seeing as their site is ...
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Sharing content with "better" websites in exchange for links back to my site

I run a blog like site with programming related content. I have been approached with a proposal to cross post my content on another site. The other site would add a link back to the original page on ...
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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 ...
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Is it acceptable to sell a website+domain without including hosting? [closed]

I recently purchased a new domain for a project that never went ahead, and I've decided I'd like to use it to build a blog site, which I plan to build up and eventually sell. I was planning on ...
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Can I use a query parameter for SEO, or do I need to create a URL path for each page?

I am building a open blog website which users can create posts. Whenever a user creates post, it is being inserted to database and fetching its heading from database in the main page. Whenever a ...
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Migrating out of Medium

I'm moving my company's blog out of Medium to a subdirectory of our domain name. We have three blogs, one on a subdomain (when Medium still allowed it) and two as regular Medium organization blogs. ...
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How to host a wordpress webpage on a host that I don't have admin priviledges on?

I'm not sure how to explain my problem properly. Situation is such: my university offers a free domain to all students, and it basically works by putting website files into the properly named ...
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Is it worth changing my blog URL structure for better SEO, or could that cause a ranking loss?

My blog URL structure is like below: www.example.com/blog/postkeyword www.example.com/blog/category/category-name/subcategory-name Example: www.example.com/blog/category/marketing/seo Does it ...
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Which is more important for Google Adsense, traffic or context?

I have a great amount of experience as an online blogger, but till now i only did my blogging as a hobby and did not use Adsense on my blog(s). Now that I've decided to use Adsense I'm facing a big ...
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Is it okay to cross-post my own posts on multiple separate WordPress.org sites? Is it good or bad for SEO? [duplicate]

I write blog posts for multiple WordPress.org blogs and where content overlaps, I wonder if I should post it separately on multiple blogs or not. Often this happens with posts I write to my personal ...
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Schema.org structured data for blog category page

Is there any Schema.org type that I should use on my category page of my WordPress blogsite for the blogposts that are listed in the category? ItemList doesnt seem apropriate. Any other suggestions?
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Move a blog on a different server from a subdomain to a folder using Nginx

I have a node js application that runs on a VPS, and recently we added a blog to the site, we choose WordPress for the blog CMS, for avoiding configuring VPS for PHP and WP we moved blog to another ...
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Indexing a Webpage with programmatically generated content

So I am creating a serverless blog and I am concerned on the indexing issues that may occur based on the configuration. I am pretty familiar with the concept and technicalities of indexing, but I'm ...
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Follow or nofollow link from translation to the original on another site?

When we translate a blog post from a good resource and insert link to the original in our translation, is it better to be follow or nofollow link?
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Can I move a WordPress blog on its own domain to Medium without a custom domain and not hurt SEO

I'm planning to move my blog from WordPress to Medium. I'm hosting the blog on AWS EC2 currently and the domain name is sqlgossip.com I just want to move to Medium publication without any domain like ...
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Should I add my blog posts as regular HTML pages on my website

I have a main website (http://www.example.com) and a blog (http://blog.example.com), the blog is powered by Blogger. Sometimes users may do a search and it brings up the blog page but I think it would ...
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I've read many books and became an expert in a subject area - would it be a copyright infringement if I share my knowledge on my blog?

Let's say I've read many books and became an expert in a subject area. If I share my knowledge on my blog with details and start to earn some money, would I infringe upon the copyright of these book ...
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Any website builder / blogging platform that has Math Editor in the Rich Content Editor? [closed]

I am looking for a website builder / blogging platform that has Math Editor in the Rich Content Editor[1] Any suggestions? 1.https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12859-4152724160
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