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Is it legitimate for rel prev / next links to indicate a circular sequence of pages?

Before anything else, yes, Google no longer takes note of rel prev / next and has not done so (officially) for nearly a year. Google officially deprecated rel prev / next as a crawl / indexing factor ...
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Query string parameter (?) after fragment identifier (#)

My dev is rewriting the filters plugin for my eCommerce site as our current plugin slows pageload, and part of this is to rewrite pagination and he has asked me how the query strings should be handled....
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How can I stop pagination URLs from getting indexed? [duplicate]

I want to prevent pagination URLs from being crawled or indexed anywhere. When I check site:example.com, the search results looks like this. /blog/page/69/ /blog/page/55/ I have not listed this ...
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Google search console reports indexing my pages with pagination parameters even though they redirect

I recently saw in search console that Google is indexing some of my WordPress posts with pagination. For example example.com/post/page/2. The coverage report says "indexed but not submitted." It ...
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Should I add category page number to breadcrumbs on product page

I am currently working on a website which has paginated content. It is a list of products. There are many categories, but for simplicity, let's assume that I have just one category with many pages. I ...
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Old WordPress pagination URLs still show first page of content and Google indexes some of them

We use self-hosted Wordpress and earlier we were using paginated posts in our article like. www.example.com/some-article.html www.example.com/some-article.html/2 www.example.com/some-article.html/3 ...
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Hreflang alternate for multilingual sites with pagination

So I'm setting up hreflang tags on an ecommerce site. The sites are in the USA, Canada, etc... . The Canadian site will have fewer products than the American site, meaning that there won't be as many ...
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What is the consensus on handling pagination in 2019 on big result sets?

According to my research, old methods of consolidating paginated URLs into one are not recommended anymore. Old ways: Using rel=prev/next, but: "Rel=prev/next is not an indexing signal anymore" (...
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Pagination without pagination URLs - is it bad for SEO?

I've read a few articles about pagination pitfalls but none really describe my situation. I have a products page rendered with ReactJS with about 300 products and pagination (I am also using server-...
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How to Fix or deal with Dynamic Paginated Urls in Classified Website

We have a classified website where we have different categories like male clothes, female clothes etc Following are the url structure of the paginated pages: https://in.mywebsite.com/female-clothes?...
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Should I take any action over “Crawled - currently not indexed” or let it go?

More of these pages are appearing on the "crawled currently not indexed" section of the Google Search Console coverage report. I believe this is somewhat related to pagination and I should block it. ...
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How do I handle broken pagination links for SEO when the number of paginated pages falls?

Example I have A, B, C page dynamically generated based on the 21 rows page A contains 10 rows page B contains 10 rows page C contains 1 row Google suggested pagination has been implemented page A &...
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Will crawlers index my paginated collection of items using just rel=next and rel=prev?

I have a list of items that I have to paginate. In <head> I added rel="prev" and rel="next" links. At the moment I have a built-in pagination component where the buttons to go to a certain ...
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How to randomize pagination results without hurting SEO?

I ve an tshirt e-commmerce page (wordpress/woocommerce) and I want to shuffle my shop page, which is listing all my products with a pagination. (30 pages total each has 50 products) I want to shuffle ...
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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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How to remove paginated link from the Google search results?

When do i search query on Google like this: site:example.com (WordPress blog) It gives the paginated URLs also in the SERPs like this: https://www.example.com/page/2/ https://www.example.com/page/3/...
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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 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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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? [closed]

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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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 ...