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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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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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Whats the correct htaccess line to direct from sub-domain to main domain

We have a blog on a subdomain which needs to be moved to the main domain ie: blog.example.com/post-title to example.com/blog/post-title Do I need to create a redirect match for each individual post/...
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Google search console [duplicate]

I am facing this problem on my samakal blog Google search console is showing this message "URLs for your site and alternate URLs in 'BN' that do not have return tags." How can I fix it easily?
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Blog on subdirectory

I have a very simple doubt relate to blogs on subdirectories. I have a main website built with WordPress and I want a blog with it. When we read about the recommendation to put a blog on the ...
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Is copying content from my external blog onto my website bad for my SEO? [duplicate]

I have a website and an external blog (hosted on Medium). To show the blog posts on my website, I have created a script which essentially scrapes the content from the Medium blog. As I am essentially ...
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Using a domain that includes some part of other domain

I recently bought this domain: www.stumbleat.com to blog about various Science and Technology related topics. I realised that there’s a very famous website by the name: StumbleUpon (www.stumbleat.com)...
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Will my SEO be affected if I omit images in my post?

I have a WordPress blog and I have no intention to have a featured image or any image in my post content. Will this affect my SEO? Note: I understand I won't get search traffic for images.
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If a blogging platform doesn't allow deletion of users personal data, who is liable under the GDPR?

I am using a company which offers free blogging service wordpress.com. On that service, there are European blogs with post contacts (name, email, telephone) which is not erasable by the users. ...
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Can the use of lang=“en-US” on a blog affect international traffic?

We have our main domain ranking in Google for 100+ countries. We have WordPress blog setup for this domain which is at: example.com/Blog For this blog, we had many keyword rankings in various ...
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Add blogging functionality into an existing Laravel site vs a separate WordPress blogging site in a sub domain

We have an Internet marketplace project written in Laravel 5. We need to add a blog for this project. Which option is better from SEO perspective?: Extend the existing Laravel site by adding a ...
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SEO impact of native vs. custom blog post types in WordPress

When I was setting up my Wordpress based site, the native blog post type (posts) didn't offer the structure and features I was after, so I created my own custom post type (library) with additional ...
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Is it necessary to have “blog” somewhere in the URL for a blog for SEO?

I am developing a website which will have only blogs, about us page, and contact page. The homepage is listing of all blogs. Should have include blog in the URL like example.com/blog/sample-slug or ...
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Is there a best practice for blog URL formatting (dated vs. non-dated)?

Wondering whether there's any written best practice from an authoritative source (Google or a Google representative like John Mueller) that discusses best practices for blog URL formatting. I believe ...
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Blog is only indexed in Google search under HTTPS and not HTTP

I searched Google for my title match website is not there in the first 300. Domain age close to 9 years. The website has been live since then, though I have actively started maintaining it from ...
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Do I need to prevent users from posting duplicate content from elsewhere for SEO on a multi-author blog?

I made a multi-author website, where volunteer writers publish articles, and in return a description about them is shown under their articles, now I need them to sign a contract, with some statements ...
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How should structured data look for WordPress categories and tags?

Working on rebuilding a WordPress blog with structured data I researched the site and ran across "Using Schema.org for blogging: Article VS BlogPosting" and decided to use the Article schema. ...
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Should I noindex pages with standalone parts of the whole parent blog post?

I have a particular setup on my blog where I make blog posts that consist of 25 items - like "25 things that are this and that...". Each of the 25 items is unique - created by me. These blog posts ...
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How to Change Blogger author name?

I have transferred my Blogger blog having few blogposts, from my old email address to new one. And Make some more posts on it. Now when I check our blog, it showing 2 blogger authors in their new &...
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How will using the Wordpress API affect SEO ranking for company blog?

We are currently discussing various options for implementing a blog engine or Content Managing System. We have a Ruby on Rails application, which gives us the option of using an existing gem, creating ...
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Should a blog article's timezone for 'posted' date/time be that of the author or the visitor?

When a visitor is reading a blog post, should the 'posted' date/time displayed at the top or bottom of the article be based on the author's timezone, or the visitor's timezone? This question isn't ...
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Should I use a separate domain or subdomain for a similar blog in another language?

For my blog in English, I'm thinking of either creating a subdomain like fr.example.com or a separate domain like example2.com It will be a blog basically on the same set of topics but in another ...
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Make a new web section for news/blog on a subdomain? [duplicate]

I need on my website a new section for news/blog. Is this from SEO aspect a good idea to make it on a subdomain?
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Is there any SEO benefit to having blog post links on home page?

Should blog posts be linked on the home page or is it sufficient to have a /blog page with all the links on it? I know the home page generally has the largest page authority so I was wondering ...
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Website hosted on www domain but blog hosted on non-www domain. Does this hurt the website in terms of SEO?

We have a company website that uses the www version using 301 redirects for all non-www versions but our blog which is a WordPress site is on the non-www version. i.e, all our main pages are http://...
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Will displaying author bios on posts, after they were previously hidden, cause SEO problems?

I used to hide author bios from my blog posts. The age of site is 11 months. From now on, if I show the author bios on every post, will it cause any problem with Google?
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Can I include a Ghost blog as an iframe or similar within my website?

I'm a web developer with an interest in creating slick data visualisation applications etc. Most tech websites I see, have some kind of blog. I figure I should have a blog at least - to help with my ...
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What is maximum rate allowed for a duplicate content in a website?

One of my site is having 23% duplicate content when I analysed my site with siteliner.com. Is this rate is admissible for google? But at the same time I have checked my blog content for duplicates ...
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Can back links from question and answer sites like StackExchange and Quora help a blog's SEO?

If I put my blog URL on a question and answer site, like Quora or StackExchange, then can I get better rankings in search engines?
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SEO for a blog site in Weebly [duplicate]

I have a blog that's hosted in the free version of Weebly. I can't seem to get any SEO traction, even if I search an exact sentence in my blog post. Is there some trick with this platform? Should I ...
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Can I mix languages in my blog (from an SEO perspective)

I am writing a rather technical blog in German. But for some topics that are heavily technical (like API tutorials) I feel that the English language would be more appropriate (I assume most people ...
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BlogPosting alone vs. inside Blog for Google's Structured Data?

I have a blog where I had marked up my posts with the BlogPosting schema. Then, I realized there was a markup for Blog, and I tried adding that markup too. So what I did was: I wrapped all by ...
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When using WordPress how do you tell how many read a post when the post is also shown on often visited home page?

I've recently published my first post with Wordpress, however figured out that the blog posts will all be read on the home page - as I'm presuming you can't write different posts on different 'menu' ...
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Will removing a promotional site with little traffic from my main domain and moving my sub-domain blog there affect SEO?

I have a blog under a sub-domain, let's say it's test.example.com. I want to move all my sub-domain content to my main domain example.com and delete my sub-domain. How much will this affect my SEO ...
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How can I prevent a blogspot blog from misusing our company's toll free number?

An unknown blogger is utilizing the toll free number of my company, which is leading to tons of misleading calls. I tried contact the blogger but couldn't find any lead. I even tried asking Google ...
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Differences Between Building a Custom Blog vs Building a Blog on Blogger [closed]

I just wanted to if there is any difference between building a custom blog (i.e. blog with purchased domain and host) and building a blog on blogger. I mean with a blog on blogger, you can create ...
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Can I use the same title as someone else in my blog post?

I want to use the title "What Is React Native" for my a blog next week as I think my type of customer might want to know. However when I did a Google search for it, I found that this title was already ...
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Which Schema.org type is right, “Blog” or “BlogPosting” for a simple blog article? [duplicate]

In reference to the Blog schema, do I use Blog or BlogPosting in the @type field? I've seen examples of both. The example below passes both Google's structured data test and the Structured Data ...
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Why are there requests for non-existent WordPress URLs on my vb.net website?

I have a vb.net website and in the website I've also a WordPress blog website. I'm getting unknown URL in my log file which do not exist in the website. I logged in to Google Webmaster Tools and there ...
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How can a website rank high in SERPs without a blog? [duplicate]

So I'm starting a medical practice, and creating a website for it. We don't want to do a blog, as we see no need to duplicate information out there, and we can't resource ongoing. Yet if we don't have ...
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How to move blogs from BlogSpot to my own domain without harming SEO? [closed]

I am website (riddles) http://example.blogspot.com/ and the solution site http://example2.blogspot.com To my bad i created 2 blogs. Now I am planning to move these 2 blogs into a single site (say ...