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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Analytics and no detection of Top Keywords

We have being online for 5 years and I always noticed that in Analytics we've always get no keywords in the Top Keywords section of Google Analytics. We use the no provided filter: and this is what ...
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How do I get Google to show my site for variants of a keyword both with spaces and without spaces?

I have site where my target keyword phrase is of pattern withoutspace or with space. But Google search result doesn't show me result for with space and I get the result for withoutspace. How can we ...
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SEO effects of a concise URL path vs a longer one with more keywords

My sister wants to launch a celebrity website, which will have information such as age, height, weight etc. Suppose the website is example.com: www.example.com/demi-lavato → This sounds crisp and ...
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What kind of keyword research is helpful for news websites?

I am adding a "news" section to my website. I understand news stories are based on recent events. Hence, a conventional keyword research using data generated over time (like historical search volume,...
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Does Google index hash tags as keywords?

I'm working on a project where the client wants to add 3-5 hashtags (i.e.: #bikes) to each page of his content. There is a logical reason for these hash tags (or categories, or keywords); given that ...
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How do websites appear in Google for terms not present in the website's text?

I have been doing some searches online to try and figure out where my website ranks and how to improve SEO. I have done a lot of work to improve code quality and add relevant keywords into my text. I ...
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multiple pages targeting the same keyword

If a website has a Q&A pages and blog pages, I use keywords asked by users to write blogs to create more comprehensive content about their queries because the question doesn't give enough ...
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Keywords vs Meta-Keywords

I was hoping someone could help. I have a wordpress/woocommerce online store and use Yoast SEO Plugin which allows me to Add one Focus Keyword and multiple Meta Keywords It does say, however, that ...
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Ranking for alternate ordering of same keywords SEO

I'm currently performing SEO for a childcare centre in a local area and have come across my first issue associated with ordering. It seems that while we may be high ranked for keywords such as '...
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For SEO should you primarily optimize for “<city> <service>” or “<service> in <city>”?

Generally speaking, where should the name of a location be placed when optimizing for something that is geographic in nature? For example: las vegas plumbers plumbers in las vegas Assume that the ...
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Same target keyword for home page and internal page

We are mainly web design company, but do other related things like SEO, Internet Marketing, Graphic Design etc. Our domain: ......webdesign.com Our home page title: Best Web Design Service in India ...
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Does it hurt SEO if the most common phrases on the site are common eCommerce actions such as “add to cart”?

A site for evaluating SEO tells me that my site's most common 2 - 3 word phrase is "add to cart", and in the top 7 I have 3 other phrases that contain "add" and "cart" such as "wooden add" "kennel ...
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What is the meaning of value of Position column in Google Search Analytics?

In Google Webmasters Tools left panel Search Traffic > Search Analytics, mark Position and Queries. Then the table will contain columns queries (perhaps keywords) and Positons. What is the meaning of ...
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How can i get google search query list based on location?

I am looking to get queries searched on google from a particular location is it possible to access those search queries, and what are the searches happening in an area
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Does Google recognize the number “4” as the word “for”?

My company owns several domains, all with the structure service4someone.com( e.g., drivers4millionnaires.com). I'm currently reviewing which ones we need to keep. Some of them are simply used to ...
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How to choose a long tail keyword from such a long list?

I have created this list of different keywords related to Florida villas and villas near Disney. How could I make this a lot smaller and manageable? Would I pick one that sounds well and then just ...
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→ (arrow symbol) in website title causing it to be ranked low on Google?

My blog runs on Ghost and is titled flowing → systems. When I search that exact string, it appears as the first result. However, once I search just for flowing systems, it is nowhere to be found. My ...
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Is it possible to rank on a keyword, even if Google treats the keyword like a location search?

Is it possible to rank on Google with keywords that will only locally appear in the search results? Like if I want to make a site about gyms. If someone searches for this keyword he will only find ...
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Will adding my site's keywords to the end of every URL on the site (regardless of content) help or hurt SEO?

For example, take stackexchange.com, and imagine that at the end of each url, no matter what the page is about, we’ll have two more keyowrds at the end. For example: stackexchange,com/questions/...
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Implement SEO for new domain suppressing the other

I have an existing domain say www.existingdomain.com which shows up on top for a keyword say domain. But now I want to have a new domain say www.newdomain.com appear on top in google search for same ...
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Would Google split a word if it has HTML tags on it?

I need to highlight some letters in a word. I wonder if Google will consider the text as a whole word if the crawler finds HTML tags between the letters. The text "example" will be written in the ...
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How to add SEO related terms in the page to maximize seo rank for certain keywords?

We have platform where users can sell their bikes. The most relevant SEO key terms user type to find online platform to sell the bike is like: Sell bike in new york Sell bike in new jersey (Similar ...
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Will using a keyword twice in a URL hurt SEO?

I have category in my permalinks in the format - example.com/category/few-keywords for my WordPress blog. Now, the category itself is one of the keyword which can get repeated in the latter half to ...
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Will adding 100 meta keywords to the same page hurt or help SEO?

Is it possible to add several keywords to the same page? Will this penalize my page by Google? Example: What is the implication in adding many keywords? I am expecting I get traffic from all ...
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how to increase my blog traffic? [duplicate]

hi Im a newbie and I have been assigned a task for improving traffic to my company blog posts. how can I gain traffic through refferal traffic and improve my position in SERP. and also how to frame ...
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My keywords are decreasing - what should I do? [duplicate]

I have a pet related site and posted 8 articles 2 months ago. Last month when I checked Google Search Console (search analytics) all my targeted keywords (8) for those articles were visible and they ...
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How do generic words in business name affect SEO?

I have a client whose main business is pilgrimages and trips. The name of the business translates to English as roughly Pilgrimage and Tourism Center XYZ ("Centrum Pielgrzymkowo-Turystyczne XYZ")....
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Why do HTTPS referrers from Google sometimes still contain keywords?

Nowadays it is normal to not get any keywords anymore in referrals from Google. However, when somebody uses Google in HTTPS mode, I still occasionally get referers like: https://www.google.de/search?...
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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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Why does my site show up for keyword that is not even on my site?

I have a problem to disassociate a website form unwanted keyword. I don't want my page to be on the SERP for that specific keyword. I already checked the content, page source, keywords used, meta desc,...
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Does Google index the new domain names as “keyword”? (i.e.: dance.club as “dance club”)

I have some doubts about how Google rates new domains. The idea is using the name of the product (using ".name" as domain example). Is product.name better (or at least not worse) than productname....
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Is it always better to include the focus keyword in your content?

Let's say I write articles for a small website, so I target long tail keywords (ex: how to bake an irish carrot cake) to not compete with the big fish that rank 1# on google. Would including the ...
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How to exclude keywords from appearing in keyword density checks?

I have small blog and when I count the density of keywords in that, unexpectedly keywords like "comments", "share", and "admin" comes up as keywords, which I don't want. How can I exclude keywords ...
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Repeat the same word multiple times for each option [duplicate]

I am wonder what is the better choice for multiple options. For example consider the following case. I have main section Web Develepment And there are several options for this section. Frontend ...
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Alexa lists math operations as the top keywords for my website

I viewed my website's Alexa rank for the first time today. I've read that the rank is not very useful, which is fine, but I was confused by one part of the page. The section called "Top Keywords from ...
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Is the SEO ranking or a particular term negatively impacted if a second language is introduced to a website?

My particular case: I have an established site that ranks in the top 5 positions on google for a set of keywords that are all in german. If I were to introduce pages in English on the same domain that ...
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Is it a good idea to add hidden competitor names on our website home page?

Is it a good idea to put the competitor names on our website home page (with the same color of the page background) to drive some traffic to our website?
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Does hyphenation/syllabication hurt SEO?

I have a header with a long keyword in it, which is ”pre-wrapped” per the designer's wish. Like so: <h1>Prewrapped super- ficial header</h1> The css: h1 { white-space: pre-wrap; } ...
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Does Google detect keywords put in grammatically correct forms?

I'm writing blog posts for clients and I wrote an article entitled: "4 ways to finance your TPE or PME" (TPE = very small company, PME = small or middle-sized company). The keywords that seemed the ...
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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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How transfer Google index for a single keyword to another domain

In Google webmaster tools we can change domain. This tools will transfer all indexed pages to another domain. I know this technique, but I have another problem. I have web site that contains ...
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Track keywords and rankings using the Google Custom Seach API

Is it possible to use Google Custom Seach API to allow me to track keywords for our website as well as some of our clients? There are mixed views from what I can tell and read. I'm going to be ...
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Focus keyword in Ecommerce site: Should it be used in Product Category pages or Product Pages?

I am working on an E-commerce website on WooCommerce+WordPress platform. I am using Yoast SEO plugin for SEO. The Yoast SEO plugin recommends you that you can use only one focus keyword on only one ...
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Need to find users flow based on keywords for my website

I am new to SEO, I have a website, I want to find out the keywords that user searched and reached into my website. How can I find out them? is there any existing tools for that? currently having ...
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Are “keyword research” and “keyword analysis” the same?

Are "keyword research" and "keyword analysis" the same? If not, what is the difference?
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Adding thousands of product numbers as keywords

I am building an AngularJS site for my client who sells commercial wholesale parts. He would like the product numbers for all ~4,000 of his items to be searchable on Google; that way he is shown in ...
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Why keyword position is different for search console & live results?

Search console shows the position is 15.7 but in live even it's not in 100 positions.Why this is happening.
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Keyword location in URL permalink structure effect on SEO [duplicate]

I am in the process of a large rebuild and redesign of my real estate website. Through this process, I am expanding my content and number of internal pages which are structured as Wordpress custom ...
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how to remove megamenu's items from significant keywords of SEO?

I have a megamenu in my website which contains hundreds of items, a lot of the lists have numerous items which i had to add a "View all" link at the end of the list to redirect the visitor to the ...
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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", ...