Questions tagged [content]

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

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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) ...
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Are multiple H1 tags on a carousel better for SEO?

Does having a hero-slider with more content above the fold have an effect on SEO compared to a static hero with less content? I am aware that sliders have terrible click-through rates past the first ...
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If I translate French article to English, can google detect it?

I noticed that if I translate content from French into English, CopyScape passes that content. Can Google detect that the content was translated? CopyScape determined that it is plagiarism free. I'...
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Is it good from SEO perspective to use Content in Side Stickers?

Please advise is it good from SEO perspective if my website content is in side sticker like in attached Screen Shot. If I will click any where outside this content get hide, also I need to use slider ...
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A page has been removed from Google due to DMCA, are its inbound links still valuable?

Ok here is what I believe is a tricky question: So you have a website where a DMCA removal was made against a post, which received a humongous amount of traffic, the DMCA removal may or may not have ...
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Articles with a few changes in the content

I wanna create 100 articles, each for a city. Their content is similar, only the name of the city and the information about the city is different in them. Each has its own URL. Is it bad for SEO?
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Site: search gives indication of page strength?

I was curious if you do a site search, you will usually get your home page and navbar links first...right? Thus my question, when you move onto page2/3 etc, of the index / search results, are those ...
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SEO for repurposing a URL and moving already indexed content to a new URL

I need to shift a page to another URL, so I can use the current URL of that page for another content. Can this be done without problems for Google? Let's explain the situation. Current situation: ...
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What could cause a page to stop from appearing on StumbleUpon?

I've got a page that got some attention from stumbleupon (~100 likes and ~2700 views), and then suddenly 'disappeared' - stumbles stopped completely. The page content wasn't changed in any way. ...
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Migrating Iframe comments to a forum

I have previously posted about trying to start a forum on my website without success despite some very good traffic numbers. I believe the reason for the lack of forum posts, despite good traffic (...
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Is it a wise move to turnoff Wordpress tags and categories

I originally wanted to ask whether wordpress tags & categories can lead to duplicate issues, but I found an answer on this post However opinion seems to be divided, the accepted answer from a ...
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Eliminating need to create near-duplicate content

Ever since I included the tutorial feature on my site, my adsense income consistently went to the bottom every day since the feature was added. Now I feel the only way I can make money again is to ...
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Is it considered cloaking if I show different content to users depending on wether or not the pageview was a “landing”?

If a user comes to my website from an external source, the page they landed on will be modified to include all the "landing page tips and tricks that increase conversion," plus a small message pops up ...
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alternative to adding a box initially covering content that actually helps users

I made a photo collage editor system on my site and I tried to made the page with a lot of text so that users know what is going on. This is the URL if anyone is wondering: http://new.clubcatcher....
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Ranking a Search Engine - 70,000 pages to index without internal links

I've launched a new website which is essentially a search engine for a large amount of data. The website has a homepage with some content and a search box. Search results aren't indexed, and each ...
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Wrapping text around adsense ad for my website for mobile screens having widths under 320px

The attached picture is a picture of my web browser resized to a 240 pixel width so that I can emulate my phone. Adsense seems to like it when I wrap text (aka what they call "content") around the ad,...
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If I redesign my site and change the content, will AdSense continue?

I have a user content driven site, kind of like a blog or something. I had done it in good old PHP and MySQL. I display ads in it using Google AdSense. But the website has gone stale now. So I am ...
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Moving content from one site to another - keep content on both sites

I have 1 domain with about 100 posts I would like to move those 100 posts to another (new) domain BUT also keep the posts on the existing (old) domain! Would copying the content to the new domain, ...
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Inline CSS on Header Tag

Does putting inline CSS on a heading element such as <h1> and <h2> affect SEO? If so, how?
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I had an old website with tons of content that is offline, can I reuse the content for my new site?

I have an old archived site with tons of text content. I did a google search, and the text does not exist anymore in the search and it shows as results not found, this is after using the " " operators....
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SEO impact of asyncronous loading of home page content

In the home page of my e-shop I usually have banners with links to the (at that time) most important pages. These banners change frequently, like one to twice a month, and they usually don't have ...
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Is a properly made website with more content has advantage in SEO?

Somewhere I was reading about SEO and it was noted that for search engines, it is beneficial if a website has: Many pages within Long pages (~pages filled with a lot of content) Of course these mean ...
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Is it possible to recover the content of a website no more available?

Some years ago I charged some information and pictures on a web platform which let companies and freelancers keeping in touch for professional purposes. In the meanwhile the website stopped working. ...
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Large image and ad unit above the fold on mobile site

(A.T.F. stands for Above The Fold, in case anyone is confused.) I read the following on google: Is placing a 300x250 ad unit on top of a high-end mobile optimized page considered a policy ...
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Does increasing or deacreasing content length impact SEO?

I run a WordPress blog and write a lot of content. The average content length per post is between 1000 and 1500 words. Does increasing or decreasing average content length of my next posts impact SEO ...
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SEO benefit for a page title of contents with anchor links to page headings

In one of my Wordpress single posts, I'm planning to put a plain text list of my page sub headings (H3 tags) with anchor links that jump to the page section. Is there any benefit or harm of doing so ...
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Rhythmyx CMS no items to display, only admins can see anything other than folders

Recently, our CMS system running Rhythmx suddenly stopped displaying items to users and instead is only displaying folders. The bigger issue however is that admin users can see the files but no other ...
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Is it okay to have irrelevant text in paragraph tags?

My Magento site and theme has a total of 30 paragraphs (<p>) in the source code of the product page. Only 5 are relevant to the product. Others include the the welcome message, phone number, ...
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Canonicalization for pages each comparing two products

What is the best way to handle canonicalization for product comparison pages? For example: Page that compares item 1 against item 2 Page that compares item 2 against item 3 In the above example, the ...
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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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How many characters of text would count as sufficient “content” above the fold for mobile?

It seems that google still refuses to pay for my idea of having the most important part of my mobile web page (the picture) to fill the screen. I guess this is because google believes all the content ...
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Could adding a forum hurt SEO?

I have a WordPress blog (blogging and technology niche) with 10,000 monthly traffic from search engines (95% from Google). I have decided to add a forum using bbPress to that blog (www.example.com/...
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Make Clear to user which areas covered without keyword stuffing

Hi we have a catering website one of our main niches is birthday party catering. One of our main selling points is that we cover all suburbs and towns. It is essential for us (or at least for my boss)...
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How many links must a webpage have for it to be ok according to google?

The home page of the help section of my site (help.clubcatcher.com) received the following report after running it through powermapper tools: Avoid "doorway" pages created just for search engines ...
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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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Should I build links to my images?

I know a basic of image seo is that we optimize image tag with "alt" and "title", but I noticed that my specific page get on top with some keywords but my images doesn't. Why? How can I improve it? ...
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Overhaul website - completely remove old content?

I am working on a client's website. It currently runs on WordPress and has a ton of pages which are badly created keyword stuffed, and not user friendly at all. Our plan is to completely overhaul the ...
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Targeting Locations in content seen as keyword dumping

Lets say I have the following page about catering it reads something like this: We do Catering in All mayor cities in Australia including Perth, Sydney, Melbourne..etc. Lets say the user clicks the ...
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Do good web pages including a good video get a better SERP click rate?

Several studies describe the average click rate distribution from position 1 to position 10 on the first page of Google results. Some people claim that web pages with videos are often not displayed ...
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When changing page title/heading of a page should the URL stay the same?

I have a page containing products on sale. There are three different sales during a year, most of the times the products stay the same throughout all sale, what changes for each sale is: Title/Name ...
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What's the proper way to check page similarity? [duplicate]

The following are two sample web pages I have created: example.com/index1.htm example.com/index2.htm I have deliberately used the same HTML markup and same bloated in-line stylesheet code in both. ...
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Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?

I thought this is the right section - my main concern is search results, visibility, etc., not necessarily peoples' perception, as it's a blog-type of a site. I saw recently a very popular site allow ...
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Wordpress DataBase Local Content different from Remote Content

Problem Description I am developing a project using Wordpress as a CMS for a web page of a Scientific Research Group to Publish Information, News, Publications and Projects of the Scientific Group. ...