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Questions tagged [homepage]

The main page in a website, which can usually be accessed by going to domainnamehere.com

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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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Root index.html file of a multi-language website [duplicate]

I have a multi-language website and according to the Google guidelines for multi-language sites, I should keep the two or more versions of my website in two different subfolders, like: www.example....
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Is there a benefit of specifying the canonical URL for the homepage, or can search engines figure out common index, www, and https variants?

Currently I am considering adding a canonical tag onto the homepage of my website as there appear to be a few other URLs that Google and other search engines are picking up on. Realistically the ...
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Is it bad for SEO to 301 redirect the homepage URL to a deeper URL?

For some reason we need to 301 redirect homepage URL to another URL for a while. Eg: we would use a 301 redirect from www.example.com to www.example.com/a-catgory/b-catgory we would add a canonical &...
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404 to 301 Permanent Redirect a good idea?

I have a domain which I bought in 2013 and stopped working on it in 2015. I recently started to work on it again. The website had around 150 articles which I deleted a long time ago. While none of ...
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Should my homepage's url contain the “home” keyword?

I'm thinking about making an SEO improvement. Which URL is better for my homepage? http://example.com/home http://example.com/ Since both URLs provide the same content, should I redirect /home to /,...
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Do I need JSON-LD on all pages or just the home page?

Below is an example of the JSON-LD I've added to my home page (company name removed). My question, is it generally recommended that this be added to all pages of a site, or just the home page? <...
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Will a separate JSON-LD snippet help in enhancing latest NewsArticle on homepage?

Although I mark-up all my NewsArticle items using JSON-LD, but I want to know that if for the homepage till the time the latest articles remain on the homepage (usually 24hrs), will it be good (Google ...
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What canonical URL should be used for sub-pages? The sub-page itself, the home page,or something else?

I was wondering what canonical url to use for my site's pages other than the home page. For example, if I have https://example.com/page-1, which should I use: https://example.com/page-1 https://...
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Will posting on a powerful site with keyword rich links to our homepage help or hurt SEO?

We post content three times a week on a powerful site related to our site and link in all content with a fixed phrase to the home page of our site. Will SEO be beneficial or harmful?
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Should JSON-LD contact markup be placed on a homepage or Contact Us page?

I am wondering if JSON-LD contact markup should be placed on a homepage or Contact Us information page, or if both is fine.
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my homepage is completely deindexed by google [duplicate]

homepage of my site is completely de indexed by google.when we search cache of our site,it shows 404 error.Please help me out.
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Showing the home page first in Google search results for searches for the domain name

I have example.com built in WordPress, SEO done using YOAST, if you search "website.com" for it on Bing or Yahoo or DuckDuckGo, then it will appear on top, followed by example.com/page … and that's ...
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Is there any SEO benefit to having blog post links on home page?

Should blog posts be linked on the home page or is it sufficient to have a /blog page with all the links on it? I know the home page generally has the largest page authority so I was wondering ...
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H1 tag solutions for the main page

I know that the question has beed asked a lot but I'm asking for your advice and "best practices" on the real example. I know what H1 tag is but I'm always in trouble when it comes to the main / home ...
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When using WordPress how do you tell how many read a post when the post is also shown on often visited home page?

I've recently published my first post with Wordpress, however figured out that the blog posts will all be read on the home page - as I'm presuming you can't write different posts on different 'menu' ...
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When the root URL of a domain doesn't have a specific site, how should visitors be directed to language folders?

My question is not technical (how to do it using X technology), it's about choosing proper approach that is good for SEO. Description Let's say I have a website example.com. It's a multilingual site,...
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Will a home page with minimum text hurt SEO?

I'm in the process of setting up a new website for my web and graphic design business. I'm planning a home page that uses a very minimalist design: It will feature a large H1 title, a simple "...
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Google initially ranks new pages for a keyword, but then reverts to ranking our home page

I have a WordPress site and every page we build under a specific keyword keeps getting exchanged for the homepage. We manually add every page to Google Search Console and a couple of minutes later it'...
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404 page on a static decommissioned webpage

We have decommissioned an old website and replaced the homepage with a similar static page stating that the offer is no longer available. We are returning the homepage with a 200 header if navigated ...
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Google's Featured Rich snippets ratings for organisation not being showed on Google Search [duplicate]

I have added Schema Code (Json Ld) for organisation with ratings, there's no error in the Structured data testing tool + it shows correctly in the preview result. But even then the Ratings are not ...
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Homepage redirection after making vistors choose between B2B or B2C client type

We have a site where a business is running since a while, and quite well known by Google. Let's call it example.com . This site is dedicated to one type of client (B2B) We now want to start the ...
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Google not enlisting our root page

The structure of our angularjs site is like / /main /page1 ... /page9 where / is redirecting to /main. So we have 10 pages and Google lists 10 pages like www.ourpage ourpage/page1 ... ourpage/page9 ...
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Include the homepage or not in breadcrumbs?

According to the Google guidelines for breadcrumbs using Schema.org markup the first breadcrumbs trail should NOT be the homepage. I tried using this markup and using the first trail as the homepage ...
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How long does Google take to refresh home page title? [duplicate]

My site was recently the victim of malware/hacking and it is displaying some Asian title on google. I was wondering how long it takes for google to adjust back to the correct title as it is still ...
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Is there a disadvantage in implementing schema.org on a home page?

I see a lot of websites, including news sites like bbc.com, amazon.com, imdb.com all of them who publish rich content and implementing schema.org on their leaf pages, leaving out their home page from ...
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Is it a good idea to prefetch the homepage?

With so many visitors coming from search or social media, the homepage is obviously not the first things they see on most websites. And while some hit the home button - maybe 1 in 10 - most don't, ...
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Why do larger companies put little text in webpage and then add it all in the title of the page?

I have read all over not to got over 100 characters in a title tag but I see large companies in my trade add all the text they have on the page in the meta title tag?
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How can I see what filename my browser is reading when it's on a site?

It would be valuable to know what file a browser has found to read to render the home page of domain. I know the browser goes to something like google.com and then starts to look for default file ...
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What is an appropriate total page size for a homepage, including full-screen background images so that they load fast but don't look blurry?

I am in a dilemma. My customer wants to put several nice pictures as a background on Homepage, each of them being 1200 x 650 and sized about 1.5MB. I tried to compress them to a reasonable size at ...
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SEO: Should my homepage be a blog page?

From an SEO point of view, should my homepage be my posts page? We run a business and we have a website that details our services, our prices, our office, it has a who we are page etc... It also has ...
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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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Home page keyword cannot be in the URL

I have been looking into SEO for a few weeks now trying to perfect a homepage. Going through various sources such as MOZ, and other examples of checklists. I keep seeing that you should have your ...
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hreflang tag to be added on each page of the website or only on homepage?

I'm planning to add hreflang attribute to my websites which are in different languages, including my main website which is in English. So I have few questions regarding this. Is the hreflang ...
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Does Google still crawl pages with dynamically changing content like news feeds?

Some websites like the following have a news feed on their homepage that provides the majority of content, which is an increasingly popular feature: https://www.producthunt.com/ https://www.tripoto....
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How to correctly display homepage “url” property value using Schema.org

How do you correctly display the url property value of your website's landing page? Do I need to specify the full name like "www.example.com" or is "/" sufficient? I currently have it like this: &...
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How to show your homepage on www.example.com rather than /Index.html

How do you configure a site so that when someone is on your home page, they are looking at www.example.com, rather than www.example.com/Index.html? I would like it to show the way that Google's ...
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SEO and 302 redirect from homepage to another domain

There is a product that consists of multiple services that are hosted on different domains. One of the services is used to host user's packages which are available through the URL: service....
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Is it possible to have different starting pages for visitors and logged in users using DokuWiki?

Within the DokuWiki config I can specify a startpage which is opened when my base URL is requested. I'd like to split my traffic of internal and external users on different startpages. Is it ...
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Multilingual site, links to homepage

Basically, I have two sites, each for separate language: example.com (for EN readers) example.pl (for pl_PL readers) Data on these sites is not exactly the same, so I cannot link one subpage from ...
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Homepage Rich Snippet Star Ratings not showing in Google SERP

I have added Schema Aggregate Rating Reviews to my site and I can confirm that Google's Rich Snippet Testing Tool has no issues with my code. After waiting some time Google has enabled review stars on ...
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Is index.html required?

I understand that a web server looks for a default page file to serve such as (source): index.html index.htm default.html (Windows servers) However, I am wondering if this is necessary and what ...
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Temporarily use different URL

Client asked me to temporarily replace homepage for product list, until he decides what should be on the homepage (that's not my business :)) I would like to know, how big impact it will have on the ...
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Can you get rich snippets to show on homepage?

I have a home page that is a landing page for a software product. I have read that you can't get rich snippets to show for the homepage. Is there tricks or alternatives to get the rich snippets to ...
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Homepage is indexed in Google with a different page title!

I'm having the latest WordPress and it's been long that I'm seeing my website's front page is being indexed with a different page title that I'm setting everywhere, at Settings->General->Site Title, ...
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SEO relevance of sitewide link to own homepage

Most websites link from every page to the frontpage via a href placed in a logo or home button. I'm maintaining this website where there isn't such a link per se. Navigation to the homepage is done ...
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Should a Sitemap include the home page?

I have seen some sitemaps that include the home page, eg http://example.com and others that do not. Is including a home page of any use and recommended in any reputable documentation? Edit: The ...
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Is having a static homepage harmful for my SEO?

My homepage is a static page, not a page showing latest posts. Is this harmful for my SEO?
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Did redirecting the root of the domain to a deep page hurt search engine rankings?

A client had a Wordpress website with a very plain landing page which would redirect to the "home" page once clicked. The "home" page lived under the address example.com/home, the landing page was ...
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Rich Snippets Review Rating on Homepage

I have a site which is a health service and we have independent reviews taken by a Google approved reviews website (TrustPilot). Is it acceptable to add review Rich Snippets with our aggregate rating ...