Questions tagged [keywords]

Keywords (or "keyphrases") are words which describe or refer to a thing. In the context of SEO, keywords are the metadata used by search engines to rank webpages.

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Why my webpage isn't showing up for a keyword in Google Search? [duplicate]

I have created a news aggregator site. It's a dynamic webpage, of course the content is changing every minute. I'm using Server-side rendering / Dynamic rendering, and I can confirm, Google sees and ...
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Why my keyword is showing 30 average position on search console but isn't showing in top 100 in google?

When I go to google search console, I see the average position of one of my keywords at 30th, but when I manually search for that keyword in that specific area my keyword is not on even 100th position....
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Preventing cannibalisation across content mentioning same keywords through hyperlinks to core content

Is it possible to prevent cannibalisation by hyperlinking a keyword on a piece of content to the core content that is optimised for that keyword? Example of what I mean: Core content - optimised for ...
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Does Google return search results based on words that are found only in the site's domain name?

I want to create a website called forname-lastname.com and publish various articles on this website. These articles should be indexed commonly by the keywords on the article pages. However, when you ...
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Homepage & Keywords Optimization

I am currently creating a website and because i am a total nooby in SEO i have some questions regarding the Keyword / Site structure of the Startpage. Lets say my Website is about Reiki and courses i ...
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My keyword is not ranking on google [duplicate]

On Jan 12 I start to post my blog on the website. And I checked SERP on the second week. All keywords are ranked on google. Then in 3 rd week, i checked SERP of my keyword it's not on the google ...
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Do search engines crawl the contents of the details tag?

I'm working with some pages that are only partially visible because most of the content is behind a paywall. In order to help the page be discoverable in organic searches, I am in the process of ...
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How would Google know which topics that don't have overlapping keywords are related to a pillar page?

I understand about creating the authority / pillar page the 'ultimate whatever' page with a lot of info, for a specific keyphrase. For example Italian Cooking. I understand about creating sub pages in ...
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Should I create a separate webpage for related keywords?

I am setting up a website for a dentist in Turkey, and I'm not sure whether or not I should set up two different webpages for "Dental Veneers Turkey" and "Laminate Veneers Turkey". ...
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Does having the same keyword for two different countries count as keyword cannibalization and consequently affect ranking on Google?

I've got a website that sells different kinds of industrial belts. It features a collection of products we sell and information about those products. Our website doesn't have a store and the primary ...
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How long does it take for a new keyword added to an existing post to rank

I am working for a small company as the SEO person and would like to know whether or not adding a new keyword to an existing post will get it ranked in the same time as a newly posted content would (3-...
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Can I split my target keyphrase to make grammatical sense, or do I need to use it verbatim for SEO?

My keyword is "website performance zurich". My content should be about to say that we are a web agency in Zurich that can optimize the performance of your website. If I use the keyword ...
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Why won't Google show two pages from my site in the search results for the same keyword?

I have created two pages on my site for a one keyword. These pages have unique content. But their keyword is the same. But in Google search results, the new page replaces the previous page. Why don't ...
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How to create content for an e-commerce website which has a lot of expiring content?

I am working on an e-commerce website. Our website is similar Ebay. Users can list ad and advertise their products. For example, an employer who is looking for a SQL developer, would create a job ...
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Is stuffing keywords into the bottom of my page going to hurt my SEO or help my site rank for those keywords?

I trying to get most visitors in least effort and least money. Does spamming on site like this improves search results I see lots of site use that get boosted in very high in results the drop on ...
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Is placing the folder after the page in the URL better for SEO?

I read on https://moz.com/learn/seo/url that google prioritizes the folder over the path/page. Which wold mean that a url such as: coffeeshop.example/*home-brew-coffee*/**types** would perform better ...
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Low SEO difficulty but high number of backlinks required? (Ubersuggest)

I have recently started using Ubersuggest, and while doing keyword research, I noticed that certain keywords are set quite a low SEO difficulty (indicating that it is not too difficult to rank ...
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Does mobile canonicalisation penalise page ranking [duplicate]

yesterday I asked the question given with the following link: Changing category subject in short intervals I basically asked whether changing the subject of a category page with backlinks applicable ...
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Why are there multiple instances of my domain ranking #1 for a keyword but not even ranking rank#100 for a typo or plural version of said keyword?

Yesterday I realised that my domain won't rank for different version of the same keyword. Example: example.com ranks #1 for "Keyword" but is beyond rank#100 for "Keywords". ...
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Changing category subject in short intervals

I would like to know if it is possible to not get penalised by google for changing the subject of a category entirely. I would like to swap a category that I have built on a webpage, for one with a ...
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Ahrefs reports that a page a few weeks old is ranking for few organic keywords

We recently created a web page. It's indexed on google and everything looks right when we check it through the search console but, for some reason, tools such as ahrefs and moz show there is are no ...
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Keyword in URLs vs. short URLs

My website is all about long holidays. This brings me to the following dilemma: is it better to have "long-holidays" in nearly all URLs of the website or not, given that it will make the ...
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Does The Name Of The Subdomain Affect SEO

I want to ask if the name of a subdomain can affect search engine optimization (SEO) I am making a tech website like cnet.com and also adding a downloads page like download.cnet.com , which will have ...
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Does Google Search Console tell me the keyword that makes my page show up in the search results?

This tab shows what pages in my site show up in Google Search. Can I know what keywords that are used?
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Delete old articles or perform redirect to the new one covering the same topic?

In my site, I had noticed that I have 2 old articles for the same topic but diffrent content as below: Data Migration Part 1 Data Migration part 2 Now I have a new article that already published ...
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How can you determine organic search engine keywords that result in conversions?

When using paid search, Google reports the keywords searched in the query-string so a webmaster can identify the ROI for individual keyword. For unpaid organic search is there any way to correlate the ...
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High rankings and impressions but very low clicks [closed]

My website is ranking top on google (organic results) like in the first or second position and also i am getting high number of impressions for each keywords but the clicks rate is too low. What will ...
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Why do my two sites targeted at the same keywords never appear in the Google search result together?

I have two sites now, and had been doing Google SEO working about 6 months. One site appeared on the 1st page of google search result of target keywords. The other site also appeared for some ...
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how to use long-tail keywords in my blog posts?

I'm using wordpress for my blogging and yoast plugin for seo. recently i read a tutorial about "long-tail keyword" usage. but i get confused when i want to use them in my blog posts. take this long-...
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Repetition Keyword URL Subfolder + Slug?

here's the question. In this sense, it is not keyword stuffing in the URL if it is mentioned once as slug and category. It would be more user friendly to have a short URL but it is questionable which ...
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Can I create a keyword subdirectory for my home page to help SEO?

My website consists of an English-language Homepage (my index.html file), and a German and Russian translation of this page (de.html + ru.html), which are accessible through a button on the top-right. ...
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Why couldn't my very specific page appear on Google search results even when I put my site name beside the search terms? [duplicate]

I made an article on "nexgrill vs char broil". I used keywords, I optimized, improved my readability, but still, when I search "nexgrill vs char broil", I see only 2 or 3 websites (on the first page ...
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How VPN can affect the position of keywords in search engines?

I am trying for a keyword in google. When I use VPN, the keyword positions well in google results but without using VPN, the results differs and the keyword position is not acceptable. Why the keyword ...
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How to increase AdWords landing page quality score highly searched descriptive words that can't be used on the page

I'm creating an Google Ads search campaign for a website that sells PVC and wooden windows and doors. In general it works fine, but I noticed that people are actually searching mainly for "plastic ...
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Can two key phrases for which we wish to rank be combined into one phrase with a comma to remove duplication for Google?

I am setting up a website for a company that hand makes curtains. From research it seems that we want to target these keywords; Handmade curtains Custom curtains "Hand made" probably explains it the ...
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Google Search Console still reporting spammy keywords on our site even after cleaning up a hack

Just before the previous Christmas our website was hacked, and our Christmas present was some files put on our server and a redirect to an online pharmacy selling viagra! Happy Christmas us! Luckily ...
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Lost rankings after redirecting keyword page to home page, can I optimize my home page for that keyword?

I had been ranked for a desirable phrase in the past, but I redirected that page to the homepage. This was a bad mistake. Now my homepage isn't ranking in the search results nearly as well for that ...
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What is the traffic difference for ranking in various positions in search results?

What is generally (some kind of average) difference between the number of website hits and its ranking in search results? Example: Let us consider the hypothetical query "example". Now, If a website ...
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If my website rank for bad words (like piracy) on Google can it effect SEO?

My website is a legal site, but since I have a message published on some articles with sentences like "we don't publish pirate tools...", my website now ranks for piracy keywords ("something crack" ...
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Targeting popular keywords for Google Ads and less popular keywords for Google search

I'm a web and mobile app developer with some SEO experience but I'm certainly not an expert. Lately I've been putting more thought into our property management website's SEO, and specifically keyword ...
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An old page is ranking for a keyword, but I'd prefer my new page to rank

I recently created a page on my website with compelling content and proper SEO. Now, about 10 days later, I realize that I had another page targeting the same keyword that is a few years old. The old ...
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Is it an SEO problem if I overuse a keyword in my page text when it is my domain name?

I have a domain name which is also a keyword. like clothes.deals. My page has 2000 words, and the domain keyword ("clothes.deals" with a dot) is found 14 times on my website text. I rank for my domain ...
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Google Search Console reports my site is only appearing in the search results for 8 keywords

Google Search Console is only showing 8 keywords in the search analytics report. It's been more than two months since last keyword appear there. I want to know the reason why that report isn't listing ...
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Is it OK for SEO to create multiple pages that each use the main keyword but focus on different phrases?

I won't give away my real target keywords here or what it is im trying to rank for. But this example lets say my company provides hairdressing & hairdressing training. example.com/hairdressing ...
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How keyword density is calculated in this case?

Example: I have the keyword: "how to download advanced systemcare 6.3" And I use the broad match "advanced systemcare 6.3" in my text; I'ts is counted as 3 times ("advanced", "advanced systemcare",...
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Is it possible to block being ranked for a specific keyword in Google results without blocking all of your results?

I operate a site that ranks for a keyword that isn't actually anywhere on the site. I'd like to NEVER show up for any searches including this keyword, but otherwise remain in the index for other ...
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Can Google Analytics be configured to merge keywords that differ only in capitalization / case sensitivity?

I'm looking at my company's paid keywords under Acquisition > Google Ads > Keywords in Analytics, and I notice that I have two separate results for my brand keyword, e.g. example ... (not the real ...
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Does Google consider a domain's TLD when matching keywords?

There are two cases I'm thinking of: If the search string is "we buy homes", and the domain is webuy.homes Same search string, but the domain is webuyhom.es I see more and more domains using the 2nd ...
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Does using focus key phrase slightly too much (as warned by Yoast) hurt SEO?

My company has an issue with the Yoast SEO focus keyphrase. When we write our blog content on WordPress, there is a warning saying we use too the focus key phrase too much in our post. But we only a ...
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How rank a product based based on year or certain variant related keywords?

We have an automobile product website. Earlier people used to type i.e. "cbr 1000" when looking for bike but now lot of queries are like " abs" i.e. "cbr 1000 abs" and like " year" i.e. "cbr 1000 ...
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