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Technical SEO: tell google that pieces of blog are connected

I have a few pages of a blog series, for example; /games/finding-games/ /console/installing-games/ /play/starting-a-game/ All these pages are on different URLs but are a part of one sequential ...
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Should eCommerce categories with pagination get noindex beyond the first page? [duplicate]

I have an eCommerce website and most of the categories have multiple pages. I have ran an SEO check on seobility which mentioned duplicate content and pages fighting with each other for the same ...
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Wordpress Post Pagination: How to Stop Page 2+ from Indexing with different URL?

I made a change recently to my wordpress.org blog to make it so that every post is broken up into two pages, an introduction paragraph and then the rest of the post after a nextpage page break. I did ...
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How to remove the duplicate title tags and duplicate meta descriptions from pagination [duplicate]

Google search console detects my duplicate title tags and duplicate meta descriptions... I don't know how can I remove them. These two problems are same. It's from same page. My main page and page 2(...
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How to block pagination URLs in search engine [closed]

We want to block the pagination URLs from Google & other search engines, is this possible without blocking in robots.txt?
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SEO options for AJAX infinite scroll to encourage search engines to link to base url rather than paginated fallback

I've recently updated a web site to use ajax infinite scroll techniques with a fallback to pagination when javascript isn't available. John Mueller's http://scrollsample.appspot.com/items seems to be ...
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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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When using pagination, how can I tell Google to prefer indexing the first page?

I have a website for searching jobs. When user searching for some term, multiple results are displayed, and there is a pagination to browse these results (e.g. "page1", "page2", etc). I would expect, ...
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Pagination based on numbers or date?

In a blog you'll have many many many posts. Every single post has a page. I did read that you shouldn't do an archive based on date but based on topic, which makes sense: https://yoast.com/archive-...
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Can we have Google crawl but ignore our paginated category pages and prefer our individual post pages in the index?

We have a site with a massive content back-end (50.000+) with, lets say, posts. We want to make these posts available to users, so people searching for the content on Google will find one of these ...
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“Invented” URL parameters

This is a question on the best action to take when Google is indexing pages that don't really exist. I have a pretty simple pagination system on a set of news pages where the file is referenced news....
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Implementing canonical URLs for pages using filtering [duplicate]

I'm implementing a filtering option on my website where users can post and upvote images. The filtering options are: trending (by default) and new. The URLs are like this: example.com/tags/sunset/ ← ...
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Can rel=“prev” and rel=“next” attributes be placed on elements other than <link>?

Is this the absolute ONLY correct way to indicate a paginated series of pages to search engines? <head> <link href="www.example.co.uk/news/?page=8" rel="prev"> <link href="www....
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Can HTML popups, and other parts of the page not relevant to the user's query hamper SEO?

We have e-commerce mobile website where most of our traffic comes through SEO. Currently, when user types: "buy Samsung phones", Google ranks our website i.e. https://www.example.com/samsung-phones/ ...
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SEO Infinite scroll recommendation: does query string parameter matter for seo ranking of the infinite scroll page?

The google "Infinite scroll search-friendly guideline" recommends to place <link rel="next" href="fun-items?page=3"> <link rel="prev" href="fun-items?page=1">tags in the head section of ...
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Is there a better way to implement dynamic pagination in javascript for SEO? [closed]

So I don't have access to any server side languages only javascript. I currently have pagination implemented on a page that dynamically pulls in data from an xml file. Below is an example of the ...
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How can I use pagination in Woocommerce with a list of known product IDs?

when I click to a product tag in woocommerce (example: cats), it goes to the landing page (mysite.com/product-tag/cats/) which uses template (product-archieve.php), and that template creates a ...
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Do rel='next' & rel='prev' stop all pagination from being indexed but the first?

On an ecommerce website the category page of a type of product has pagination. A view all system isn't used because the page speed would be too high. The HTML rel='next' & rel='prev' links are ...
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Google search shows outdated results for a high-frequency changing paginated website

I have a paginated website that publishes links to news articles from different news sources in a specific niche every hour in a most-recent-first fashion. The website is paginated so www.example.com?...
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Connecting multi-part blog post series for SEO purposes

I remember reading about a technique at some point to connect multi-part pages or blog posts to indicate to the search engine that this is actually part of one article. I can't however remember the ...
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Multiple paginations on a page, indexing and canonical

In my ruby on rails app, I'm showing multiple paginated items on a single page. For a single items pagination, I know how to use pagination and rel='prev' and 'next' attributes and canonical. But in ...
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Listing content on one page or paginated is better for SEO

I should have to display a few thousand titles with one line description (that links to other pages) and I'm not sure how to structure it. Since there are no images it loads fast on one page, but it ...
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Does rel=“next” have to be in the HEAD?

I'm trying to improve SEO on a platform i'm working with, and was advised to add rel="next" and rel="prev" links to my pages to make it clearer to google which URLS are paginated. My question to you ...
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Should out-of-range pagination query produce a 404?

The answer seems like a plain-as-day yes, but I'd rather have a more certain idea. Should an out-of-range pagination query, e.g. 11 of 10, produce a 404? I'm working on a React.js application where ...
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How do I determine how many users click 'next' given 'next' exists?

I run a site that has a paging list showing a fixed number of items per page. I want to find out how how likely users are to navigate to the next page, given there is a next page. In other words, if ...
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Only rel=“prev” attribute

At my site I can set only <link rel='prev' /> without next part. Will robots index pages in appropriate way (show first page instead of random page from list) with only prev attr?
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Can Googlebot see pagination meta tags created with JavaScript?

I would like to render meta pagination links (<link rel="prev"../> <link rel="next"../>) with JavaScript. As Google Search Console does not show rendered meta data is there any other way ...
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Is this a correct rel next/prev and canonical strategy for paginated listing URLs?

I have listing pages of this format: www.example.com/xyz/abc/pageNo?x=X&y=Y The URL parameters only are used for sorting purpose. "pageNo" is the page number. Here the URL parameters are not ...
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500 error when using htaccess rule for SEO Friendly URL for example.com/archive/?page=1

I'm trying to make example.com/archive/?page=1 SEO friendly but every example I've tried, gives error 500. It might be because of the index.php. Does anybody know how to make: example.com/archive/?...
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Query String Pages - Do You Block Them via Robots.txt? Or Canonicals, `rel=“prev”/rel=“next”` do the Job

can someone please give me an advice on how to deal with query string pages like /index?page=323, ?min=0&max=217, ?dir=asc&order=name, ?mode=listand more like these. 2 known solutions for ...
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Noncrawlable Javascript Pagination Issue

We have just completed a revamp of a website with a new design and I had noticed something when running the sitemap generator for the new site. The new site uses javascript pagination which fits the ...
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Pagination meta tag rel next, vs link attribute?

I am implementing a product listing. Google recommends having rel next and prev meta tags. Would rel next and prev attributes on appropriate anchor tags, achieve the same result? Or is that ...
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Using rel = prev/next/canonical with the pagination of frequently updated content

I am confused about what would be the proper markup for a paginated series, even after reading quite a lot of advice, from google included. The common wisdom seems to be this: Use rel="next" to ...
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Article over multiple pages with “see whole article” link

A trend often found on popular websites is to have an article spread over multiple pages, along with a "read whole article" link to see all the sections in a single page. Now, I was wondering, what ...
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Hidden “< prev” and “next >” pagination links on first and last page respectively

I'm using the Yii Framework, with Bootstrap 3, and have noticed the default pagination behavior on the first and last pages is a little strange. On page 2 of 3 the links look like: < Prev | 1 | 2 ...
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SEO tips on changing blog pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: /blog/...
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SEO tips for blog posts pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: /blog/...
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Pagination, H1 and H2 and SEO

While completing a site in Drupal 7, I have been told by the SEO guy that I must use different H1 and H2 for every single page, including pagination. I have lists of quite a few pages, so I was ...
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Indexing lowest number of items per page instead of indexing the view-all page

According to: https://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.ca/2011/09/view-all-in-search-results.html, google prefers to index view-all portions of paginated content but the problem here is that my site is ...
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Should I use a canonical link which refers to the current URL in a pagination?

I know there are similar questions. But they either was not what I was looking for OR I did not understand them fully, therefore I am asking here. My situation At the moment I am using rel prev and ...
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Shall I add hreflang on pagination sites which are using rel=“prev” and rel=“next”?

At the moment I am using the current solution for pagination (without the view-all solution): <link rel="prev" href="http://www.example.com/category/blablabla/page/2" /> <link rel="next" ...
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How to use rel=canonical/rel=alternate when number of items per page on each site are different?

I have a website that shows photos accessible from a gallery section (that shows relevant photo thumbnails) divided up into pages. On the desktop version of the site, the gallery section is divided ...
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EM or I element is best in pagination?

What I have setup on my site is a pagination unit that consists of two clickable arrows representing previous and next pages, and in between them, I have clickable numbers. Each number is styled ...
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Is pagination better than next/preview 20 results?

From a SEO perspective. Is it better to show a classic pagination Than "just" previous/next buttons
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How many web pages should I create for an online book for SEO and UI?

I'm currently designing an online book reader. I have two options: Every page of the book has its own webpage. This would mean millions of webpages. Upsides: it saves a lot of bandwidth as an ...
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Am I doing the SEO for pagination correctly?

On October 13th, I changed my domain from www.7tutorials.com to www.digitalcitizen.life. I made 301 redirects, kept the content, aliases, meta data, etc. The idea is that the new site is the old site ...
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Search engine ranking of paginated categories, subcategories and tag pages

Suppose we have an E-commerce domain with the following structure: domain/items - contains all items. domain/items/category - contains a narrower spectrum of results than above. domain/items/category/...
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Using <link>s with rel=next and rel=prev when pages are requested using POST

On my site there is paginated content. Because there are many parameters for each page (a search with many filters), using GET for the parameters would produce quite long URLs. So I decided to use ...
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How to avoid duplicate Title, H1 tags on keyword pages?

As my question states i want to avoid duplicate Title and H1 tags on my website. My pages are like this example.com/rock-music-list-1/ ... example.com/rock-music-list-9/ On each page there is a ...
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Rel Canonical for multiple versions of pagination for desktop and mobile

My website is primarily a photo gallery presentation site where the photo thumbnails (that link to the photos) are divided into pages. To maintain compatibility for all users, I give them the option ...