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A generic term for the text, images, video that make up the information on a web site.

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Show content from a back end server on another host in a Wordpress sub directory without changing the URL

We currently have a bunch of ASP.NET applications which are all accessible through one domain. So www.example.com connects to the main website. www.example.com/documents is a separate application ...
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Will an animation built from a series of images cause Google to misinterpret the page or hurt SEO?

I am currently creating my website and I have a problem. During the first visit to the website, an animation is played, it is a sequence of images that follow each other in full screen that disappear ...
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Indexing pages with few text (like tags with just one article) is penalizing for the SEO?

Have you done any experiment or read of any case study to check if too many tags are really damaging the SEO of a website?
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Does having two pages under different URLs affect SEO? [duplicate]

I've always thought that having duplicate content within a site is a bad thing for SEO. However, after doing some research I found that Google doesn't have a penalty for having duplicate content and ...
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Can hidden lines in heading tags and content sections help SEO? [duplicate]

Will the hidden lines in this H1 tag and content section help SEO? For example: <h1>Red Carpet <span style="display:none"> Made to measure floor carpet in England with Premium quality <...
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Will creating more pages around keywords for which we are already ranking help SEO or hurt?

I have researched this but got mixed and confusing information. We are trying to rank our India based company which provides the following services: Engineering Design Services Architectural Design ...
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How should I optimise for Product Variants?

I am working on a website, which sells Canvas Prints. It's simplified Sitemap is as follows: Each Canvas Print comes with the following options: Type: Stretched Canvas Prints Gallery Canvas ...
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What exactly is a 'Topic', when it comes to website content?

What exactly is a 'Topic', when it comes to website content, and how should it be integrated into a website? My current understanding is, that a 'Topic' is larger than a single blog post but too ...
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What should I do with old (project) websites / historic content?

I have a few old websites with some nice content, artist projects. Not relevant for business but quite interesting in a historical way. My feeling says it would be not enought to keep the page alive, ...
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How can I address my website product content being considered duplicate because it's on retailer websites?

Currently I provide retailers (e.g. Amazon) with the same product content that's on my website. However, I want to do my best to get my website ranking over retailers, especially for brand terms. ...
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Redirecting old posts to homepage [duplicate]

I have a site which was related to general tech articles like windows 8 tips, nokia phone issues, etc. It is an authority site and I am changing it to blogging related site. What I have done for now ...
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Keywords and semantic tags : put relevant content in the right tags

How to place content as optimzed as possible for Search engines? My client has a product with a very generic word: Mosaic, he writes it differently but it's still very generic. The text I was given ...
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Writing page titles, headings and meta descriptions effectively

I read somewhere that page titles and main page heading shouldn't be identical, but they should be consistent with each other, and it's this idea of consistent that has me a little confused. If I ...
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Is it better to archive posts rather than unpublish them?

My supervisor and I are working on the creation of a small website whose main purpose is to inform users about the latest social activities offered by the client, such as trips, concerts, sports ...
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Does gated content (webinars, whitepapers) hurt organic rankings?

I have this logic-based assumption that gated content like webinars and whitepapers should not be included in the organic journey, e.g. the natural, crawlable web journey through the main navigation ...
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Does constantly doing small edits to a website affect its SEO?

Are there SEO reasons to not keep a page static for several years even though it doesn't really need to be changed content wise? That is, is it good for SEO to do some small changes on the page here ...
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What is better: one page or some pages?

What do you mean is better in terms of SEO (all aspects of it: internal linking, content, index management): to have one page with unique content or to have some pages with similar content to the ...
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For SEO, should I prevent Google from indexing my affiliate products and just have my main pages indexded?

I have a site with a bunch of products on it, about 1600 to 1700 or so. Each product is a different WordPress post. I don't really want Google to index all my posts, I would be happy for it just to ...
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How to choose a long tail keyword from such a long list?

I have created this list of different keywords related to Florida villas and villas near Disney. How could I make this a lot smaller and manageable? Would I pick one that sounds well and then just ...
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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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Does it matter if I have low-quality articles in same site?

I have a website, where some of the articles are low-quality - I mean, only 50-60 words, which solves specific problem. (And those articles have very few views also, because those topics are needed by ...
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SEO vs. content writing - Should writer's follow SEO?

I've got a team of content writers clashing with the SEO guys. The writers are debating that the SEO guys should build their strategy around what they write, and that the SEO guys are giving out ...
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How to overcome situations like mostly coded less content website? [duplicate]

Background about site : I have a website which is similar to question and answer site like StackOverFlow, but NOT user generated content and only one answer. Me and a few friend create the pages / ...
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Local SEO | Repetitive use of City Name on-page in H tags

We are getting advice from an SEO professional that for our local not for profit site offering arts programming to perform well in local SEO we need to liberally use our City name in H1 or H2 tags on-...
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Which is best for SEO, one long or several short pages? [duplicate]

I'm writing the manual for a SaaS and will publish it to our website. Is it better to divide into several smaller pages or one single long one? Regarding the user experience, I can make it work with ...
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Show content from one free host at the URL of another free host

I have two free domains hosted by different services eg. GoodURL.BadFeatures.com and BadURL.GoodFeatures.com What is a way to display the good URL in the browser but loading from the bad URL site? ...
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Are there more suitable formats than word processors for preparing online content?

In a typical content workflow: A writer writes an article The article gets sent to an editor The editor sends back an edited version Optionally, someone reviews it (legal, accuracy) The article gets ...
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What is actually meant by “quality content” for SEO?

I have read thousands time "quality content is the key" or "write quality content" to be first page on Google. But, what is actually meant by "quality content"? Ex Title : "Top 10 Internet Marketing ...
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SEO impact of redirecting pages for individual properties to pages that each list multiple properties

I just wanted to ask a question about a situation we have in job. We have Property pages that are e.g 3 bedroom, four bedroom these are on separate pages so they have a unique name but also there is a ...
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Can I find out who filed a DMCA request with AdSense against my genuine website?

So basically AdSense reported today that two of my pages have been DMCA and ads for those two pages are disabled. Now I think my pages are genuine, I wrote the text my self without plagiarism: it's a ...
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Do empty pages or pages with no content affect SEO?

How do search engines see empty pages? Is it a good thing or a bad thing for a website to have pages with no content?
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Will text hidden except for screen readers be problematic for search engines?

I'm have an accessibility & SEO problem. I want to display more information and punctuation for the people using a screen reader. Will this code will be understand as duplicate content by Google ...
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Showing different content conditionally depending on refer URL - regarded as dodgy by Google?

On particular products' pages, I want to show/hide reviews of the product depending on the page that the user came from. For the purposes of this question I am 'hiding' content by not loading it in ...
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Will lazyloading or deferring load of products on a category page have negative SEO effect on the ranking of the category keyword?

Let's say I have a clothing store. In that store, I have a page for the "Shoes Category." By default, the server processes and outputs 50 products per paginated page of a category. In an effort ...
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Does blogging help improve rank index page? [duplicate]

I am new to SEO and am starting to blog more and more related to my services (graphic designs), will this help boost my websites home page (indexpage) for the keyword like - "graphic design + ...
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Adding new content to improve Google rankings

I notice that my site's ranking drops in Google if I leave it dormant for a week or two and jumps back up once I add new content. I was wondering if anyone had insights on if Google wants to see be a ...
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301 an “extinct” URL to a “404” page with 200 status code

This is a bit of a weird one but I'll explain as best I can: After a redesign, content was migrated and mapped to a new URL structure (same domain). However, there are still a lot of URLs 404ing that ...
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Is it ok to grab de-indexed content from out of service websites?

Sometimes I see some links to websites, and they are bankrupt or gone. Then I do an archive.org search, and find the old content, sometimes it's good stuff. Then I check on copyscape and Google if ...
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What is it called when a web server returns arbitrary content with 200/OK when the client requests nonexistent directories or files?

Example: Client: GET http://www.example.com/nonexistent/foo Server: 200 OK <html... "Foo has three products in their Favorites list."... accompanied by three arbitrary products from other parts ...
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Is a database-oriented site (IMDb-like) likely to be considered as lacking “original content?”

I’m working for a website that I call “database-oriented”, meaning it is similar to IMDb (but for a different field, of course), as it’s based on a rich database of names, works and places, all linked ...
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Can meta description content be exactly the same as the page content?

I have a web site with very limited amount of content on every page (only two sentences), each page represents a product from our 150 products repository. The SEO is very important to me and I don't ...
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How to prevent browser to block mixed content (http content in a https site)

I'm installing SSL in many websites, almost all of those don't give me any problem at all, but some of them do. One of the sites uses a 3rd party weather script on a remote server that does not use ...
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Can I change a site's content niche for SEO, or should I start a new site?

I have website with technology related articles from 2-3 years ago. Since then I added hosting related articles. Now, I am thinking of changing the niche and writing articles about the top 10 phones,...
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Will space typos help my page ranking? (Dutch language)

In the Dutch language we concatenate all words that are a combined noun. Some examples of English words where this happens: spacebar, doorbell and whitespace. In Dutch words like "app development", ...
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Trying to have multiple domains, connect to a same XAMPP server but with different websites

I have 2 domains each going to the same IP address. Would it be possible to have the website recognise which domain is connecting to it and show a certain page accordingly? It is only a small ...
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Is it good for SEO to leave up old web pages?

For instance a 2014, 2015 sale. Is it better to update that page, or create a new one each year and leave the old ones up?
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Including meta descriptions content into the main body copy

Will my website get penalized if I include my meta descriptions into the main body copy? For example my meta description is "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod ...
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Display recently added products on 404 page

Is it ok to display recently added products on 404 page? What are the best practices? Does Google like it? Sure the main message would be "Page not found".
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Can scripts that import RSS feeds be used to get SEO traffic?

I have noticed lately some websites that have a script that is capable of getting RSS feeds from different sources. It then takes the content and inserts it into the website. Can this kind of ...
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Should blank pages get a noindex tag or get deleted?

I was using webceo and came across pages that are blank. They of course have a URL, but no content. So how do I know whether they should be noindexed (because they serve for functionality purposes) ...