Questions tagged [content]

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

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One longer page vs. several targeted subpages?

We're working on a site and have come to a choice between one long (not too excessive) main page and several subpages. The subpages would have custom meta/title/h2 elements and the content that ...
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Ideal word count per web page?

Are there any kind of standard word limit's based on SEO for web pages? I've read around and I've seen advice saying that pages should aim to be no more than 500 words to maximise the SEO benefits. ...
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How (il)legal is it to get data from a 100% accessible but not “exposed” API

I found a website that provides a huge filterable table with up-to-date data about cities in a country. This site uses an infinite scrolling approach to load the rows for the table. By exploring ...
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Content appearing under multiple categories; anything I can do to prevent duplicate penalty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I'm working with a CMS that allows me to post content in to multiple categories. So, I have ...
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Why do websites have a contact form? isn't an email address enough?

What's reason behind having a contact form on a website, when a simple e-mail link is enough? Why do so many web sites have contact forms? Is it just a habit?
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SEO for websites with very less content and a lot of images [duplicate]

Let's say we have an image exhibition website that has got a lot of images but next to nothing content. The focus keyword for this website is "Artistic wallpapers". What would be the best approach w.r....
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Website content copied - How can I prove that I wrote it?

One of our competitors constantly copies all our website content. Now, I assume the trouble is to proof that we wrote the content first and that it is not the other way round. I checked on http://www....
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Are there any standards for marking the age suitability for website content?

As a responsible webmaster I want to mark some of my content as unsuitable for certain age groups, there's nothing illegal or pornographic but it does feature bad language and violence that might be ...
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Dynamic Content Editor [closed]

I've asked this question around the net and still haven't found exactly what I'm looking for. Basically I have several sites that I run through a custom PHP framework. I'd like to add a way for users ...
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There must be a science to single-page product sales sites. What is it?

The sites I speak of are not landing pages, not really microsites in the sense that I've always had to deal with them. They are sites like the following: Credit Contraction eBook Homemade Strength ...
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Multiple sites, same markup, different content, tier linkage = SEO penalty?

I've developed a site, and I'd like to apply the exact same theme with the same HTML markup but different CSS styling to multiple different sites on different domains. The sites will be related in ...
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Do all the pages on a website help the homepage's SEO?

When it comes to SEO, I hear the saying "content is king" a lot, so I tried to create a bunch of pages on my site with good authentic content. However, does creating a lot of content on a page or ...
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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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Does duplicate content on another site affect my ranking?

A competitors set up a new site and copy and pasted some copy from our home page. When doing a comparison with a duplicate content tool the result was that the pages where 21% similiar. Does the ...
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text to code ratio and SEO

I've run sites that I've developed through various online SEO checkers over the years and some of them have checked me for my text to html ratio. I remember reading about this once or twice as well. ...
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Website “theft” - what is the best way of dealing with these individuals?

I was doing a duplicate content search on the web for our site content and found that someone has downloaded/mirrored our entire website and is hosting it on a subdomain of their own main domain. When ...
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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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SEO for Country & Language Specific content

Currently I am creating a website which has a common topic for an article, but it's going to be different content for each country, and also, each of that content will be provided in several languages....
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SEO effect of many articles having a similar title and content structure?

I'm building a diet directory on my weight loss site, and the structure for those diet descriptions will be similar (the actual content will be unique though). Here are some examples of the ...
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How can I get my site's existing flash videos to work on the iPad?

My website has a number of instructional videos that would be very helpful to be viewable on an iPad. The video player is SWF, and the video itself is FLV. Questions: Can I replace the flash player ...
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Dealing with illegal user-submitted content

I recently got a question from a user that I'm not quite certain how to answer. Basically I run a service that will allow users to submit content for analysis. The data submitted is very rarely stored,...
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Sitemap submission : Do sitemaps need to be resubmitted when they are updated?

In short: Should I resubmit my sitemap through Google Webmasters Tools every time I replace a sitemap.xml with an existing sitemap.xml (i.e., www.domain.com/sitemap.xml)? Or does it check it ...
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Do banner ads make my website a commercial website?

I am preparing a small wiki based tutorial website.I will have to be grabbing lots of contents under the Creative Commons (CCL), and I'm planning to place some ads on the website, to cover the costs ...
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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 a page's minimum word count be in order to be effectively indexed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ideal word count per web page? I'm seeding a new site with hundreds of (high quality) posts, but since I am paying per word written, I'm wondering if anybody in the community ...
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Site blocked by content filter

I run a large and high trafficked WordPress powered platform. One of my editors informed me that our site is blocked at his workspace as a "games site". They use WebCat to filter the traffic. The ...
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Is 100-150 words content enough for a web page?

I have some 20 different combinations of canonical pages featuring images in different categories. Is 100-150 words content okay for a page considering I use rel=canonical on their copies? I mean how'...
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Multidomain site with duplicate content for different countries [duplicate]

Our client wants different domains for different countries where they have headquarters. So we would have www.example1.com, www.example2.us, www.example3.com.br, etc. (it is also multilanguage, with /...
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Can regularly added content improve SEO and achieve better ranking?

Let's say I add a blog to a mostly static website, or simply publish new content every week. Does that help the site rank better in search engines in any way?