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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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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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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 backlinks from question and answer sites such as StackExchange and Quora, help a blog's SEO?

If I put my blog URL on a question and answer site, like Quora or StackExchange, will it help in my site's SEO and will I get better rankings in search engines?
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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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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 ...
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how to increase my blog traffic? [duplicate]

hi Im a newbie and I have been assigned a task for improving traffic to my company blog posts. how can I gain traffic through refferal traffic and improve my position in SERP. and also how to frame ...
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Is it OK for SEO for a blog post to link to an ecommerce product page and vice versa?

I am referring to an e-commerce environment, there is the blog part and the website part. I know that the blog should link to the product page, but is it a wise choice to link a product page back to ...
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Wordpress permalink structure with mutliple categories [duplicate]

I am trying to find out whether the permalink structure affects ranking and which of these two permalinks is better to use. I have nested categories on my blog, now my link looks as follows https://...
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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> ...
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Moving a custom domain google blogger blog to WordPress

The title tells what I'm trying, but here's some specific questions which I could not find answers for on the WordPress FAQ. Just to get the order of things right. Can I just move everything to a ....
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Website Blog Hacked. Solution Required [closed]

The blog section of my website is currently hacked. When I do a site: I can find a lot of new pages with Japanese text(randomly creating directories) that have been indexed. I have gone through the ...
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Blog and BlogPosting for Google

Schema.org has Article, Blog and BlogPosting. Structured Data Markup Helper only uses Article. If I understand Blog and BlogPosting are types of Article. So I suppose it is just a way to be more ...
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Preventing Duplicate Meta Errors in Multi-page Sections

I'm getting duplicate meta description errors in Google Search Console on the categories of my blog. As new posts are added and cap the amount of posts per page, a new page is created (Global ...
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Possessive form with nickname/name for a blog title

I am trying to find out whether it is a good idea to use the possessive form with a nickname. I am creating my personal blog, I am hesitating between the simple nickname/name form and the possessive ...
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Do blog titles that exceed the recommended amount for title tags hurt SEO?

Some of our blog posts on the company site get flagged in Moz Site Crawl as having title tags with more characters than recommended. Does this hurt SEO? My thinking is that since blog titles are ...
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Should you target popular (i.e competitive) keywords as a small website?

I am now writing articles for blog posts on a website that is about to be launched in a very competitive space (dating advice). It is very unlikely we will get the links necessary to compete on ...
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Google analytics reports that a deleted blog still receives traffic

I had a blog on my WordPress site and I deleted it a couple of months ago but I still notice sessions to this page in my Google Analytics Results. What are the possible measures I can take to stop ...
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Connecting multi-part blog post series for SEO purposes

I remember reading about a technique at some point to connect multi-part pages or blog posts to indicate to the search engine that this is actually part of one article. I can't however remember the ...
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Will running several thematic blogs help speed up indexing of my site by Google?

I've recently started a standalone site that contains multiple tests and quizes on a specific subject. My main concern is that it's being indexed by Google/Bing very slowly. My intent is: Take some ...
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What is the SEO impact of pointing a Medium blog to a subdomain on my site?

I am using the Medium blogging platform to blog, but it is pointed to my site and appears at blog.example.com. Since the content is hosted on Medium and pointed to my subdomain via an A Record / ...
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How can I transfer a domain from get.blog to another registrar?

I've registered a .blog domain on http://get.blog, now I want to transfer it to another registrar, how can I do that? I can't find any option on the control panel to generate the Authorization Code or ...
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How do I add Meta Descriptions for Shopify Blog?

I'm trying to add Meta Descriptions for my Shopify website in the following urls: Does anyone know how to do this?
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Googlebot takes a week to index my blog, how do I increase the rate?

Right now I see it comes after 7 days. I am using a Wordpress plugin for SiteMap generator and just changed it's frequency from monthly to weekly. I know there's a manual submission option available ...
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Schema.org 'CollectionPage' for list of blog posts by specific author

I'm trying to mark up a page and I'm trying to use CollectionPage with a number of blog links on the page. Would this be fine? { "@context":"http://schema.org/", "@type":"CollectionPage", "name"...
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Schema.org for a list of blogs

What is the recommended Schema.org markup for a page with a list of blog posts? For example this page: https://www.ultimatelifestylist.com/author/mahum-masood/ Would it be: ItemList, CollectionPage ...
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Should a business create social media accounts for founders in addition to a company social media account?

Is it a good idea to have a company profile on social media as well as individual accounts of people that are involved in the company, for example the founders, CEO, etc.? I am thinking of a business ...
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May I use custom images in a wordpress theme (not mine)?

My blog is powered by Altervista on the ComicPress theme. I may customize my website for I purchased the second level domain (.com). I'm trying to post bigger images by following the tutorial below-...
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Should an IP be automatically blacklisted for a given timeframe after so many bad requests within a minute?

This seemed like the best site to ask this question based on the tour so here goes. I have a WordPress blog site that I've developed a custom theme for and when someone lands on the 404.php file from ...
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Thoughts on often re-dating of a blog post

I would obviously change a post date manually if I added more than 300 words to a blog post. But is it okay (or not) to change the date of the post if the tweaks are 20 words and/or photos? I worry ...
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Does Content Syndication to a Microblogging websites help in Link building?

Let say I've a blog and a medium.com account. Now, I use an API and syndicate all my blog content to medium.com with rel=canonical tag. Does this helps in Brand Reputation Building? Does this helps ...
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How can I copy posts from my old (but still active) blog without SEO penalty?

I have had an old blog (which is still active) where I published some articles which I also want to publish on the new blog? How can I do this without SEO penalty?
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Should I remove rel next/prev from a single WordPress article?

First of all, this is not a question of 'how to remove', it's a question of 'should I remove'. I've just noticed rel next and prev links on our single WordPress blogs. I'm not sure if they are new ...
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is it worthwhile to choose a less attractive domain name to get the .com extension? [closed]

I have to purchase a second level domain and choosing the name for my website, which is basically a comic strips blog. That's to say it doesn't have commercial purposes mainly, but I don't exclude the ...
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Hosting a blog on website VS using a blogging service (in terms of SEO)

I am programming an ecommerce website and I know I am going to add a blog to the mix. I am unsure, however, if it is better for me build the blog portion into the website or could I just use a service ...
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Does Google really care if your WordPress site has a “blog page” or not?

I'm developing a WP site with a blog. I want to show the blog posts by assigning "blog" as a parent category to all posts and using that category archive page to show the blog posts. I would not use ...
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Discounts for free blog post

We are thinking about offering a discount for our service (real estate listing site) if a client (real estate agent, rental agent) writes a blog post about our service, or an endorsement for our ...
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WordPress subcategories and SEO

I have questions about categories. Is it okay to have child (nested categories)? For example: Software Development -- Web ---- Java Script ---- PHP ---- HTML 5 -- Low level ---- C ---- Assembly ...

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