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Should my homepage's url contain the “home” keyword?

I'm thinking about making an SEO improvement. Which URL is better for my homepage? http://example.com/home http://example.com/ Since both URLs provide the same content, should I redirect /home to /,...
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Putting an ampersand (&) in a webpage's path (via WordPress Yoast) can be problematic?

I consider putting an ampersand (&) in a webpage's path (via WordPress Yoast). I have a webpage with the h1 of "Questions and answers" and I'd like the webpage path to be just q&a (like ...
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How much does the URL path affect Google rankings?

Some weeks ago, I changed the address path of one of my sites from www.example.com/product to www.example.com/main/product, because I had to move to another hosting and the change of path appeared ...
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How can I give FTP access to multiple folders in cPanel?

I am trying to create a FTP account in cPanel, and give it FTP access to multiple directories. There are a lot of folders, but I only want to give the user access to two of them. I know how to give ...
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Why would my website suddenly require absolute URLs for CSS?

So for months on this site I've had paths to my CSS files that look like: /css/syles.css and they've worked fine. Today I updated the file and saw my changes weren't being reflected in the browser. ...
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Path Forwarding with cloaking or masking [closed]

I have recently developed a website that allows users to have a sub-domain creation of our online store: www.USERNAME.example.com I need to offer the user the ability to have their own complete ...
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IIS : Test Connection : “Invalid application path”

I have created an application in IIS. Selected the application pool it draws from. But when I 'Test Settings...' I get the error: Test Connection There was an error while performing this operation. ...
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IIS Physical Path Incorrect

I have created a WebSite in IIS, with the following correct physical path: d:\inetpub\wwwroot\nameofsite. When i try and browse for this site, I get a 404 resource missing error. From the webserver, ...
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Usage of special characters in the URL path instead of query-strings to allow relative linking in a web proxy

I've received complaints that the links that my software is generating aren't following the W3C URL-specification. http://www.w3.org/Addressing/URL/url-spec.txt The links generated looks like this: ...
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Image path for multilingual site? Can I use same image file without rewriting every URL?

Suppose I wanted my website to have www.aaa.com/bbbb www.aaa.com/th/bbbb The first one is the default language while second one is in Thai. I think I should prepared my folder structure like this : ...
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How can I setup a redirect using an .htaccess that would keep part of the URL path?

I would like to setup a redirect using an .htaccess file which keeps part of the URL's path in the target URL. For example: I have the domain example.com. I want example.com/social to redirect to ...
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OpenSTV Integration configuration on Windows IIS server

Although this involves a Drupal site, the question is more at the server level, I think. BACKGROUND: Site uses modules "Election" and "Election OpenSTV Integration, the latter one being involved in ...
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View referrals from one part of my site to another in Google Analytics

I have an online shop with a blog structured this way: Shop: example.com Blog: example.com/blog Both index have the same Google Analytic Code (UA). In the blog I write articles about some products ...
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Xampp and file paths

I'm having hard time with xampp, it really getting me crazy. I have few installations of WordPress with Roots Template, which was loading without any css, js..etc. And the solution was to delete ...
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Difference between linking to specific page or folder

Is there a difference between linking to www.example.com/site/index.html and www.example.com/site/ since it'll point to the same page? I point everything i can to a folder on my website, i just think ...
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Should I transliterate my URL paths?

I looked around and can't find any info on this, I must be searching the wrong terms or something because it must be a common question. If you have non-ASCII characters in your URLs, Firefox and ...
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How to allow nonsense characters as web url for example: & * Ö :: and more

I have a database which contain many name with combination of those characters. Once i will reload them, they will become public web url. So that visitor if open this url (its valid??): http://www....
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Routing and relative paths

CodeIgniter and many other PHP frameworks rout URLs, e.g. if default controller is root.php then both URLs will work website.com/ website.com/root if controller has a function 'login' then this URL ...
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What are pitfalls in SEO when internationalizing a website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Ranking Factors Are Used For International Search? There are 2 basic ways I have been looking into to make a website multilingual: 1. subdirectory/subdomain alias e.g. ...
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Search engine friendly? index.php/path/to/page

Some content management systems have one entrance file e.g. index.php and depending on what comes after in the URL path, the system knows what data to pull. My question is if search engines index "...
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Does the url path have to be same with the actualy categories we have setup?

Say for example we got an eshop, with a category "car spare parts" that includes a category called "tires" which has our product in there. We have created a menu on the left where the visitor clicks ...
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URL paths and their effect on SEO

We are developing a website where there will be two distinct types of content: galleries and photos. It makes little sense to use URL paths like /gallery/photo as some photos can appear in more than ...
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Why is it preferable to use paths with slashes instead of query-string variables in a web page URL?

Why is it preferable to use paths with slashes instead of query-string variables in a web page URL?