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Questions tagged [keyword-stuffing]

Keyword stuffing, a practice which is used for loading a webpage with keywords to influence the website’s ranking in Google search results.

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Competitor websites in the “recent” results for a Google search on my business name

I try to keep aware of my online presence with things like Google Alerts & checking for mention of my business name within the past 24 hours etc. Recently I noticed two competing websites appear ...
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Should I add my keywords to the about page url? [duplicate]

I have a website regarding foo services in hello city. So I chose the domain name as www.fooservicesinhello.com Now I have about page as about.php whose URL is www.fooservicesinhello.com/about.php. ...
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Will quick links to sub sections look like keyword stuffing to search engines?

I have a query regarding the use of quick links (table of contents) for lengthy posts. On my website, my posts are in the range of 2000 to 5000 words. I break my post into subsections. Each subsection ...
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Is it considered keyword stuffing to use similar alt text on all images in a thumbnail gallery?

I have a thumbnail gallery of 50 photos under the category of "Mustang 1969". Now for each image I have this alt attribute: alt="blue ford mustang 1969" The only part that's changing is the first ...
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Reporting a site for keyword stuffing?

So as the title asks how would one go about reporting a site for keyword stuffing to google? I can't seem to find anyway to do this other than reporting a site for being "spammy".
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Dealing with Duplicate content and Keyword stuffed landing pages

I've started work on a newly acquired website app and am wanting to know the best path to deal with a large amount of keyword stuffed, duplicate content, landing pages. This website is a webapp ...
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Keyword stuffing occuring unintentionally on e-commerce site

I am working on a category page of an e-commerce site. I want to rank this category page for a particular keyword. This category page has almost 30 products having the same keyword in the title with ...
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Will keyword stuffing on the front page affect other pages?

Say that www.onlyasamlple.com has keyword stuffed on "sample". Will this stuffing reduce the ranking for www.onlyasample.com/othersample on "sample" as well?
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Losing indexed page count rapidly since 2016 August 15

The website I am working on has a lot of news and much more content. We had the site since around 2010 and index was gradually growing up-to 350,000 pages. After 2016-08-15 we are losing indexed pages ...
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Is that considered as “keyword stuffing”

I manage a website, and one of the pages lists all musical events around a city. I would like to explain that the events cover all musical styles, but I don't know if it is considered as keyword ...
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Does Google penalise for “local” keyword stuffing?

I want to optimise a site for local SEO on a website I'm working on, and some advice I've come across suggests putting local keywords everywhere you can. i.e. content, headers, title, alt text, URL... ...
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Optimizing headings on product pages [duplicate]

My product page headings are the same all over the site: <h1>{Product Name}</h1> <h2>Product description</h2> <h2>Addidtionnal information</h2> <h2>...
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If I edit old posts to improve SEO, will Google re-index them?

I have an old and active website which ranks poorly on Google. When I created it I did not understand what SEO means. I thought SEO means only meta tags. I just finished rebuilding my web site ...
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Using both original name and English name in a URL

Let's say, I am adapting a URL structure like: [domain]/neuschwanstein-castle-schloss-neuschwanstein Neuschwanstein Castle is a castle in Germany and its original name is Schloss Neuschwanstein in ...
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Is having a keyword appear twice in the URL good?

Let's say the keyword i am targeting is "JavaScript" for seo of my website And My domain name is JavaScript.com. Now i post a blog something like "What is the scope of variables in JavaScript". So my ...
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How To Setup A “Services” List Using Header Tags, But Without Keyword Stuffing?

I have a client with very little text on his site, and I would like to make the most out of his services page. The only information on this particular page are the names of the services. ie: Painting ...
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SEO over optimization and anchor text values

Ive read a bit about search engine over optimization, where googles, all mighty Mike Cutts, talked about how they are going to start penalizing websites that are over optimized from 2012 Im looking ...
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Using Schema.org's “keywords” property - and keyword stuffing

I'm including rich snippets on a website, and I'd like to use the Schema.org property for a list of keywords: https://schema.org/keywords Keywords or tags used to describe this content. Multiple ...
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SEO with unexpected “keywords”

My boss wants to keep the "more information" and other stuff like that in his home page. The problem is that there are 12 "more information" and then, this words will count as "keyword". Moreover, we ...
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Would a “keywords” section on a web page be considered keyword stuffing?

It's known that keyword stuffing may be penalized by search engines. But what if I add a section titled "keywords", somewhere at the bottom of the page, with various forms of the keywords which are ...
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Why would a website with keyword stuffing rank higher than one without in google search results?

Like some other websites, I try to maintain a balance in keywords in comparison to other words. I ran tests of my (optimized) website as well as a (keyword stuffed) competitor website via this SEO ...
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How to lower keyword density and prevent keyword stuffing penalty on an image site where most of the page text is links to other images?

My website is about collections of photos at clubs. I have a two-column design where one column is narrow and has the same information on every page and the other column has information specific to ...
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SEO impact of text in the footer of a webpage that has little to do with its content

I am going to be developing a new site for a local company. I noticed in their footer (above the copyright) they have various keywords and cities listed that are terms that a person could search for. ...
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How to create product lists that use h1, h2 and h3 tags without keyword stuffing

We re-manufacture and sell industrial diesel engines such as CAT Engines, Cummins, Detroit and a few others. Would creating an inventory page with a list of our different engines, each containing ...
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Listings with keywords count as keyword stuffing / spamming?

I'm managing some "Hotel-Booking" projects where I get large lists with hotels. Let's say I want my main keywords to be "Foo-Town hotels" and I've around 180 hotels in that city. I already cut this ...
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Regarding SEO, is repeating some content in different pages considered as keyword stuffing?

We know that repeating keywords in one page is spam and Google calls it keyword stuffing. But, if we repeat some content in all pages of a website to help users, is it keyword stuffing too? For ...
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Similar category titles with minor changes

I have an eshop that has say a 100 categories. 50 of them are different types of products, say potatoes, tomatos etc. The other 50 are another classification of the same products (a different menu) ...
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Is repeating titles on a forum considered keyword stuffing?

My forum shows 50 posts per page, and each post has a <h3>-tag with the topic title in it. The meta title and actual title also use this sentence. More often than not, the thread itself also ...
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Google fetched a title from the body instead of keyword stuffed title tags - could that be a problem for SEO?

I have a website that contains keywords repeated in the <title> tag, so Google fetched the most relevant keywords from the body of the page. There is no problem so far and my website is ranking ...
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Would including some of the same words in every product URL be considered keyword stuffing?

I have about 130 products on my site, and I want the URL to look like this example.com/unique-product-name-ratings-reviews-prices. Since I have 130 of these pages, I am concerned about the (ratings-...