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An algorithm used by Google to determine the placement of webpages in Google search results.

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Does it make sense for a low authority website to compete against a high authority website with the same website name but different domain? [closed]

Let's say I buy a website name (.com) and compete against other low authority websites with the same name but different domain (.co), and then manage to get to the top. Would it make sense for the low ...
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301 Redirects and Link Values [duplicate]

I recently moved my website to a new domain but seems like the link values are not passed till yet. I researched it a bit and found on Moz documentation that it may take sometime before the link ...
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From an SEO perspective when would you want to redirect a NEW domain to an OLD domain?

I recently took over as webmaster for a company who lost their webmaster on poor terms, so asking him isn't really an option. Some years ago, this company got a new domain name, and for some reason, ...
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Do URL redirects negatively affect SEO when part of a site restructuring?

I understand that no 'Link Juice' is lost, when implementing a 301 Redirect for the purposes of redirecting from http to https prefixes. What about redirects, when a site goes under a restructure? ...
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How iframe affects SEO of source page (source page, not the page where is iframe used)? [duplicate]

Does iframe affect SEO of its parent page? - gives answer about SEO of page where is iframe used (parent page). My question is about source page (page of origin of iframe). I have website on URL: ...
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Pagination and crawl depths

On a website with ~40 blogs, we have recently switched on pagination meanings blogs are on page 1-8. With google crawl being less likely to crawl over 3 clicks deep, will pages not immediately linked ...
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Old Mobile site redundant now main site is responsive

I have an old site which has a mobile.example.com, I finally got around to updating the main site to a responsive version that means the old mobile site is no longer needed. However I am not sure if ...
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How does PageRank work on individual social media pages? [closed]

I'm using SEOprofiler to check the backlinks to individual pages. When I look at, for example, twitter.com/microsoft, it has very few backlinks (I was able to find just one). However, it shows up at ...
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Need to find PageRank answer for an upcoming exam [closed]

Hi as apart of an exam we need to answer the following question: Write the PageRank technique as a series of steps. Can someone help me answer this because online I can't find simple answers related ...
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Will creating an app that user prefer to the website reduce search engine rankings due to lower usage of the site?

If all users use only iPhone or Android app instead of use the website, will I lose rank of my website on Google? I think when more users visit the website, the rank of website is better in search ...
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Javascript modal and page rank? [duplicate]

I just wanna ask about modals and how they affect Page Rank. Case A It is just modal that appears after user clicks on some button. It's not ad, user is in control so I assume it should be ok for ...
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SEO - Changing a magento website theme would effect my ranking?

I have an e-commerce website built with magento. i working on a new theme, and it is faster and more optimised then the old theme. My question is would theme changing effect my ranking ?!
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How come my website is first on Google but without PageRank?

Well, my question says everything. I don't understand very well how Google chooses which page to pop first in a search. for example I have a website, and I run it through a PageRank scanner website ...
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My website google page rank increased from page 27th to 48 with in 8 hours? [closed]

3 days back my website is at 48th page for the keyword search "mobile app development" in google, today morning i saw my page rank it is at 27th ,but after 8 hours in the evening if i look for my ...
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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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How do I know if a keyword is worth trying to rank for?

I have just hired an SEO company to help me rank better on google, and they are currently negotiating keywords that we intend to rank for. I want to make sure I'm getting my best bang-for-buck and don'...
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Website showing up as part of another domain on google

Background I have shared hosting with hostgator and have two domains on the hosting account. My primary domain which is metalbot.org and another domain with is twocan.co. Each of these are separate ...
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rel=“nofollow” On Quality User Supplied Links

Is it good practice to add rel="nofollow" to user supplied links such as in a question and answer site even if the link in question is relevant and of a high quality. I will use Stack Exchange as an ...
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How to redirect old parameter based content without jeopardizing SEO

We have a large scale ecommerce site that has pretty high PageRank and tops google results in a few keywords, the current issue is that we have revamped our search which now uses SEO friendly urls to ...
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Why is my indexed page not found in google for a targeted keyword [duplicate]

I have started a new blog. The first post has been published, and when I do a google search limiting results to my domain all pages are showing up as expected: site:renaisscience.com This first blog ...
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Does having multiple embeded items effect SEO by leaking PageRank or appearing low quality?

For example if I have 300 words and embed 10 videos from YouTube or 10 pins from Pinterest on my page instead of hosting them on my domain. Does my page send away PageRank away through outbound links ...
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301 redirect a high rank page to low rank page

I have two versions of my website- www and non www. The non www ranks higher than www. Will redirecting the high rank(i.e non www) to low rank (i.e. www) page reduce the overall page rank or the rank ...
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Google has replaced page title and not showing page content. Any idea why? [closed]

This week i tried to upgrade my site to https and i also changed the homepage title from "Home" to "Tech Reviews And Tutorials". My page is https://getgeek.net. After these changes google has dropped ...
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Virtual Pageviews reduce bounce rate and increase pages per session

I add virtual pageviews on my javascript part of website, I see good results, reduce bounce rate, increase pages per session, but don't know this worth I mean, google count that and this affect on my ...
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Is Google PageRank distributed differently to external and internal links?

Google has been internally using PageRank for a long time, so if I have two links in one paragraph, one is my an internal link to my website, and the second is an external link, does Google pass the ...
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Is alexa give more importance to that website which purchase its pro plan?

I want to decrease ,y website's alexa rank. So which steps are required to decrease alexa rank and is it true that alexa give more importance that website which purchase its pro plan? What will ...
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Alexa ranking and other SEO related issue [duplicate]

I desperately need some help in optimizing my website. My website is moderately popular with over 500 daily visitors. I am trying to secure a better spot on Alexa, but so far unable to attract more ...
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how to get page rank 1 in 30 days? [duplicate]

i have a website that is more than 2 years old. but i am not able to get page rank. please help me out. i try everything, i do back linking. i made quality post. but i always wonder how to get page ...
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Is a zero second meta refresh tag to 301 a Blogger post a proper solution?

Blogger does not offer a possibility to 301 redirect a post (or the whole blog) to an external domain name (say mydomain.com). One is suggesting to use some zero second meta refresh tags in the header ...
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Are unrelated high PR DO-FOLLOW Backlinks good for SEO?

After reading multiple online blogs, forums I see that you can get DO FOLLOW back links from some highly trusted and rank webpages. I have a website coming up very soon, ready to launch next month ...
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Does it hurt for domain A to link to a NOINDEX page at domain B?

Two pages A and B are at two different domains: Page A links to page B. After a while, I decided to mark page B NOINDEX using meta robots "noindex, follow". Do I have to add rel=nofollow to page A ...
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Is Alexa Rank a true representation of growth?

I handle the SEO of the company's website. Last month we peaked at a national Alexa Rank of around 30,000, but in the past 3 weeks it has gone down to 50,000. The executives at my company consider ...
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Now whats the substitute for PageRank provided by google which recently got dead?

PageRank provided by google is very helpful in many conditions where i need to know whether site is authenticate or not or to know the popularity of the site. Mostly i used to with trusting site ...
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Ending a 302 redirect and its effect on Pagerank

Please imagine the following scenario: abc.com → 302 (temporary) redirect to def.com After 6 months, we no longer use def.com, so discard the domain and we buy a new domain xyz.com. We then do a 302 ...
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How to track clicks on inbound links besides via URL parameters?

We use a custom CMS on a site and we're having various parameters on inbound links for own tracking and inbound marketing purposes. Usually these URL parameters are added to the links so the system ...
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Will a naked domain that isn't setup hurt PageRank?

Say we have a domain, example.com, and I just want the site to be viewed under www.example.com. I know that the best practice would be to redirect example.com to www.example.com. However, if this ...
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Should I disavow hidden links

I'm optimizing the SEO for a friend's website. The original designer has created a bunch of links on websites they operate in order to increase Google Ranking for the new site. However, these links ...
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If a domain ranks for one keyword, does Google prefer to rank it for similar keywords as well?

Say there's a website example.com If the page example.com/english-action-movies ranks as number 1-10 on google search, is it likely that a new page created later example.com/french-action-movies will ...
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We want to change the URLs of an entire section of the website, what all can go wrong with SEO?

We have the following URL sections: http://www.movie-website.com/movies/movie-name/trailers And we want to change it to: http://www.movie-website.com/trailers/movie-name/ Of course we are looking ...
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What affect, if any, would buying domain names with high volume search terms have on SEO?

Assume the following: I have a website: www.example.com. I want to rank www.example.com/searc-term-1 on the first page of Google. Would it help the SEO of www.example.com/searc-term-1 if I bought ...
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What is a good approximation for a page's (Google) search rank to come back to it's original rank, after it has fallen due to technical errors?

Say we had a web page, which initially had a google rank on the first page. Say these errors occurred after some time: load time Meta title changes Some data not being visible to the crawler etc. ...
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How would Google respond to redirecting visitors clicking on SERP to another page, but not the Googlebot?

This page has a good PageRank on Google: http://www.example.org/myrankedpage.php Many users search on Google and land on myrankedpage.php However, I would like for those users to be redirected to ...
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Lower priority for specific pages

I have some documents that are not as important and I would like to have a lower priority for them. If I generate a sitemap I can set the priority for these pages to a lower value, e.g. 0.1. ...
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SEO optimization when using same content across different urls per destination [duplicate]

We offer a service for international customers and we created different landing page to target those destinations. Now, the content is the same apart from the countries name. We would like to index ...
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How to know which back-link passes good link juice? [duplicate]

Currently i am in the process of removing bad inbound links towards my website. Now apart from PR or domain related significance how i know that which inbound links are passes the good link juice for ...
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CNAME or 301 redirect for two or more domains with identical keywords

I have two domains that contain identical keywords. For example: applesandoranges.com orangesandapples.com Is there any SEO advantage/disadvantage if I do not set a 301 redirect from one of them to ...
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Crawl coverage and Page rank effect if few website pages has broken links

We have millions of pages in our website and most of the pages have indexed by Google. Few days before we generated few pages which have few broken links (showing 404 pages). For example, if page ...
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Crawl Budget economy: what to do with URLs with tracking parameters?

So, a site has inbound links to a lot of important pages and these links have URL parameters. These URL parameters are basically used just for tracking purposes, similar to the way Amazon links to its ...
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Does having the company slogan at the top of every page hurt page rank

At the top of every page I have an image file with a graphic of the company logo. Next to it is the text for the company slogan in a span tag. below that is the top level menu and below that is an h1 ...
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Which sites to link exchange with?

When approaching websites for link exchange (presumably, this is a worthwhile link building exercise?), what factors should one look at to assess whether or not the site is worthwhile the effort? ...