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How does Google treat hash fragment inside a canonical URL

I have seen many websites using slugs in their URL to boost SEO such as this: http://example.com/article/1543/how-to-boost-seo/ I was thinking if I could do something like this instead: http://...
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Using two salts for user authentication?

When storing user credentials in a database, we all know that hashing the password is the bare minimum you should do, but salting it before hashing is better. The salt should be randomly generated, ...
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Get search engines to index hash-based URLs

I have a client who has website with multiple pages. Now, each page has tabbed content which is accessible through #. For example: example.com/page1#content1 example.com/page1#content2 example.com/...
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Sitemap to display hash tag links or not?

I am just creating sitemap for my site and wanted to find out if I should include # links for SEO? For Example: www.mydomain.com/#comment1 www.mydomain.com/#comment2 Does this help with SEO or ...
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Redirect URLs with a # in .htaccess

On one of my sites I get 404s because some scripts are fetching all URLs from the start page as raw URLs, so they include the # in the URL. Normal browsers don’t ever send that part to the server, but ...
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Optimal way to implement very big redirect list in Apache2

I have about 6000 URLs that need to be redirected after changing the CMS. All those URLs are stored in a DB table together with an ID that allows me to tell what is being referenced. Using this table ...
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Title of the page in search results and title of google's cached version are different. Why?

Check this: http://www.google.com/search?q=site:gunlawsbystate.com+kansas+gun+laws The title of the first result is "Kansas Gun Laws - Gun Laws By State". Although, on the page google has cached the ...
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Content of html snapshot for Search engines

I've asked this before on Stackoverflow, but I figured moving it here would be appropriate. For presentational reasons, I'm currently build an Ajax/parameter driven page. I'm trying to figure out ...
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how can i display the MD5 or SHA1 of files in a web server directory?

When you don't have an index.html, most web servers will show a list of files in the directory. Can I get preferably lighttpd (but Apache as a backup) to do show a file's MD5/SHA1 (along with ...
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Google Analytics track url hash fragment identifier

I have a few pages on a website where some sections use a JavaScript slider to display content and I was wondering if it's possible for Google Analytics to track those sections? For now when a ...
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Using 'fetch as Google' for an Angular.js page with a hash in the URL fails [closed]

I tried to add website URLs in Google Search Console by clicking on Fetch as Google. It removes the hash and shows that URL as the home page. URL /mygharseva.prod/#/service/home-cleaning only shows ...
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.htaccess 301 Redirect Hash Tag Redirect

How do I do a .htaccess redirect that has a hash tag in it? Example Source: domain.com/#/subdir Target: newdomain.com/whatever/something Everything I've tried ignores the hash tag and either doesn'...
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Why use “!” after “#” in URL?

I am working on a project where my landing page URLs will be generated dynamically. I keep hearing that I have to use ! after # in URLs that are generated dynamically, for SEO reasons. But no one ...
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When I use #! with my URLs the same content appears, could this hurt SEO?

My website URL contains a #! (hashbang): www.example.com/index.html www.example.com/index.html#! When user visit either two URLs above, the same content appears. Does Google consider both URLs the ...
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Is crawl budget and link juice being wasted to URLs with hashes?

On my site I have internal links to URLs with hashes in them, like this one: https://example.com/page.html#music https://example.com/page.html#music has canonical tag with URL pointing to https://...
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How to remove ajax URLs (with specific hash tags) from Google Index

Google is indexing ajax pages with hastags since 2015: https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2015/10/deprecating-our-ajax-crawling-scheme.html However, is there a possibility to exclude specific URLs ...
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Location of Cpanel passwords?

As we know,in cpanel, the password of emails storing in shadow file like this user1:$THE_HASH_OF_USER_1:16283:::::: but what about the CPanel password? for example in this case we have user1 and in ...
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Proper password handling for login

I have read a lot about PHP login security recently, but many questions on Stack Overflow regarding security are outdated. I understand bcrypt is one of the best ways of hashing passwords today. ...
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Is hashbang in URL still SEO friendly in 2018?

I have seen old posts that say you can make sure your website is crawled by Google crawlers if you add #! in it. E.g. www.example.com/guns#!colt. But those posts are way old from 2014. And I've also ...
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Can the sitemap contain URLs only differentiated by a # (hash)?

My website is a single page and uses the anchor tags to navigate. When I generated my sitemap using an online tool, it generated 2 URLs: <url> <loc>https://www.example.com/</loc> ...
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Google index hash url - What about the backlinks?

We started a project where all the backlinks go to an overlay URL with hash. So it's possible to show interesting content for publishers on the site we want to build backlinks. Today we saw that ...
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How does the back button work on Grooveshark?

I recently started to use Grooveshark. I noticed that although they have a dynamic interface in sense that you never leave the one page, but the back (and forward) buttons work anyway. If you press ...