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Can it be destructive to disallow all MediaWiki:Special pages in robots.txt?

I consider preventing indexation of all of MediaWiki 1.33.0's Special pages; (In Hebrew, "מיוחד" means "special"): Disallow: /מיוחד:* Disallow: /index.php?title=מיוחד:* Disallow: /index.php%3Ftitle%...
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Schema.org markup for category list page with content?

I have a website that list available jobs in my area. For each job detailed page, I already add JobPosting and breadcrumb markup, and it work like charm. However, I'm confused on which of the ...
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If all web pages are interchangeably linked by taxonomy (categories), do I still need a sitemap for SEO?

I have a mediaWiki web site with about 350 web pages. If all web pages, without exception, are interchangeably linked by taxonomy (categories), and moreover, there are also other indicators for web ...
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It OK to use product list schema when only some of the products have detail pages and product schema markup?

First and foremost, I'm creating a website for products which we have to hire. I cannot see a reason why I shouldn't use the Product structured data markup, unless anyone suggests otherwise? Secondly,...
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Use forward slashes (/) or dashes (-) for URL design in 2019? (for categories in e-commerce)

What is a better URL design for an e-commerce website? Case a: http://example.com/shoes-women http://example.com/shoes-women-red http://example.com/high-heels-red http://example.com/high-heels-red-...
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Putting Unique ID in Category Section & Sub Category URL will affect SEO?

Consider we are having a website URL www.abc.com/category/sub-category/article-c7228.html. We are planning to add Unique IDs in this fashion- www.abc.com/category-a1352/sub-category-d3826/article-...
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Schema for a list of links on a category list landing page?

I have a page that is structured as https://www.example.com/pages/category. On this page are three links: https://www.example.com/shop/mens https://www.example.com/shop/womens https://www.example....
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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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Homepage of my e-commerce store is always displayed first, then the appropriate categories

I have an e-commerce store, which sells wedding dresses, suits, costumes etc. I have the title of my homepage set like this: The store name | [name of the 4 main categories delimited with coma] Then,...
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DHIS2 attribute category combination shows no dropdown list options

I created a attribute category combination in the DHIS2, But for some reason when I choose the attribute category combination as part of my Dataset form, I can't see the list of category options in ...
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What information is available about a Domain Name [closed]

What information is available about a domain name (one that is registered) such as the owner. the company, industry, location, context it is used in, or other metadata about the domain name.
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Does adding a category link into an article body help with SEO?

I have a news website and I'm looking to improve the SEO ranking of our website. Looking at other websites, the Guardian, for example, they add in category links to the body of their articles. I ...
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Is there a right or wrong approach to choosing the right synonym for a Product Category?

Let's say I am looking to sell Curtains, Mirrors and Clocks for example. As such, I would like to create a new Parent Product Category to house these products. The two that would instantly come to ...
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Would Colour variant Child Categories dilute the SEO efforts of its Parent Category?

I am working on an eCommerce site, where I am considering creating a Child Category page. This Child Category page, would be for a colour variant, of the products within the Parent Category. For ...
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Is it ok to have a Child Category appear in multiple Parent Categories?

I am currrently looking at creating the following URL: www.example.com/floral-canvas-prints/daffodils This is pretty self explanatory. A user would expect the above URL to take them to a product ...
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Is there any advantage or disadvantage to having category breadcrumbs in the page title?

Currently I've got some page titles from an old system that outputs the entire category breadcrumb as part of the title when a category listing is viewed. So you end up with a title like so... ...
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What are the benefits, if any, of redirecting a blog/product category page to a static page?

When it comes to organising a website's layout, I see a lot of resources advising to redirect blog/product category pages to static pages. This static page then becoming the 'parent category' for the ...
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What is the equivalent of WordPress category in Drupal websites for the purpose of SEO?

In WordPress website you can assign a category to each article to boost ranking for the category's keyword. How can I do this in Drupal websites?
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What is the difference between a facet and a category?

I am currently working on a relatively small eCommerce site at present, although there are plans to increase its inventory to over 5,000 products, over the coming months. I am curious to understand ...
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Do parent categories provide any context to their associated child categories?

Say I have an eCommerce website, which sells a variety of photographs. Within the parent category of 'Photographs', there are various child categories. For example: 'Wildlife', 'Sealife' and 'City ...
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Google Business Sub Categories for Cleaning/janitorial Company

Is there a place that defines each Google my business category? I am working on SEO for a Cleaning Company that provides janitorial services to local businesses/schools/hospitals.. Upon obtaining ...
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How to handle old posts & categories that are not in use

I have a few old categories on my website, and I'd like to clean them up, but I'm a little uncertain how to handle two aspects of this. One thing is that I have a category that I used to share photos ...
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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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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 add categories snippet to search result

There's that green structure link in search results, like seen below: When I'm looking at the HTML of that page, there's just a simple place at the bottom with categories: <tbody> <tr ...
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Do we have to submit the WordPress categories in search results? [closed]

I have submitted WordPress categories in search results and now I am seeing the "HTML improvements" area in webmaster tools suggest that single page having multiple tags is perceived as different ...
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Does deleting categories in WordPress affect Google indexing?

I have to do massive categories recreation and deletion on a site. I want to know if modifying categories has any effect on Google indexing? Also, will it generate 404 pages that I should care about?
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Does putting multiple posts into the same blog categories cause duplicate content issues?

In our latest project we have added a blog which has an url of http://www.example.be/tips-en-advies/. Then we have some categories which have an url of http://www.example.be/tips-en-advies/categorie-1/...
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What is the correct way to use the CollectionPage type for a 'category' page?

If I have a category page that has a list of links to the specific items, this page would be a CollectionPage with significantLinks, right? I thought this would be the correct basic implementation: {...
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How to choose right category names for a programming blog?

If I have a new blog with programming tutorial articles, Is it ok for SEO to have categories like "Web", "Network", "Game",... or It should be like "Web Development", "Network Programming", "Game ...
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E-Commerce category filters, rel=canonical and SEO

Concise Question How should I, from an SEO standpoint, handle categories on an e-commerce site that may, at any given point, become very thin, containing very few products, then later grow to be a ...
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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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Handling Duplicate Content & Pagination with Category Description

I have an ecommerce site with paginated product categories. I would like to add a description for each category to improve the "thin content" problem ecommerce pages generally have. I would like ...
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Should the category or the title come first in the URL path?

I've seen a site that has a link structure like this: http://www.example.com/{title}/about/{category} Traditionally sites are using: http://www.example.com/{category}/{title}/ Is it a better ...
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WordPress - Ignoring Parent Category and SEO

I use WordPress for my site and I've just run into this dilemma. I have five major categories on my site and each categories have five sub-categories. Usually, the posts are published under one sub-...
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How to add geographic taxonomy for posts?

I'd like to know what you guys think is the best way to go about creating a geographic taxonomy for a website (disclaimer: I run Wordpress, but more universal standards are welcome). Serving content ...
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How to properly setup Content Groupings in Google Analytics?

On my e-commerce site I have 4 levels of categories for products (i.e. Men/T-shirt/Hawaii Style/Modern, Women/Dress/Summer, Misc). Each category/sub(*)category has designated URL. In my reports I ...
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Using 'rel=canonical' with WordPress sub-categories to their parent category?

In case of a blog with 3-4 main categories and each of them have 3-4 sub-categories. To avoid duplicate content should the child categories use rel=canonical to their parent category?
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How do I handle the URL of an article that sits in more than one category

In our knowledge base (hosted in Wordpress) we have one article that is relevant to 2 categories. I do not want to duplicate the article and have it sitting separately in each category for fear of ...
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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 ...