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Action to get a position in results of search engines (for a web site or a web page).

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How difficult is it to rank number 1 in Google search if there are other established websites? [closed]

I'm not sure if this question makes sense because I'm not an expert in SEO, but my assumption (obviously has the potential to be wrong), is that websites in rank 1-3 of Google search have a monopoly ...
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Is this far-right tabloid newspaper successfully gaming Google's news search results?

If you search for "weather uk" in Google's news tab, the top-three result fields look fishy. The only non-tabloid newspaper appearing there is The Independent: There no highly-acclaimed newspapers, ...
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Precautions while redesigning site appearing in google search first page [duplicate]

One of our clients site need to be re-designed. The updates would be mostly presentational including graphics, page layout updates (re-order page elements), color, icons, fonts, making it responsive ...
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Do Google Ads expenses influence Serps? [duplicate]

i'm considering turning off google ads expenses but I'm afraid my rankings are going to be influenced. Does anyone have experience with that?
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what factors can cause major drop in ranking after site migration? [duplicate]

My client has implemented the changes below: website platform URL path structure (adding some subfolders) removing www from the URL content (meta tags) They have lost theirs ranking even for branded ...
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Can my country level domain beat the same .com domain which is own by a different company overseas? [duplicate]

I own a country level domain called example.lk in Sri Lanka. Also there was a site called example.com which is own by a reputable company in India. Sadly it is the .com version of my domain. But ...
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Why the Download Pages of our products are not indexed by Google? [duplicate]

I have a question about pages indexed, hope you can help me out, thank you in advance. Recently, we found our French site's two download pages are not indexed by Google. The URL of the French site ...
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Does using keywords in the image URL help the image rank for those keywords in Google image search? [duplicate]

I've always been told to use URL Rewriting on my sites because it was better for SEO. (http://example.com/articles?id=255 => http://example.com/articles/rewriting-img-links) Now, I can see on this ...
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How to get Google to index two sites with the same theme but unique content when one is a CNAME of the other [duplicate]

Website mylittlecats.com has 10 pages indexed in Google and all of them being in TOP for keywords with long tail. Over the time it start to CNAMEd to cats.allanimals.com with thousands indexed pages. ...
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Duplicate contents based on differnt url on same website is that bad for ranking [duplicate]

I have blog website and has hundreds of blog items and blog can be accessed via different URL, it is mentioned that duplicate contents on website affects google ranking, defining single url as ...
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Can a penalized site be indexed again

I have an expired domain it is penalized in google can it be reindexed? I think it is penalized due to some bad backlinks if I disow the bad backlinks in google webmasters can it be reindexed?
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Avoiding distortion of Google Search impressions

I'm primarily a software and web developer, but a client asked for SEO help with his low-traffic site. So, using Google Search, I could see their ranking for various search terms. But, doing so will ...
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Moving Content to a New Domain Name and Hosting Company

I created a new domain name on a new hosting company, I want to copy the content from my old website/hosting to the new website/hosting. But I worry Google would "think" that I am copying the content ...
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Does Google have a problem with exactly the same SEO content on two pages? [duplicate]

I have multiple instances where two pages show the same content (The website is an ecommerce store and category pages can have the same products). In this case, I'm lazy and I don't want to write a ...
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Page Rank: Is it okay for /general-content/ to also have all the content that is on /general-content/specific-content/?

I'm building some pages with before-and-after photo galleries on them, and I'm trying to figure out the best site structure that would yield the highest ranked pages. There is a page called /before-...
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Search engine pessimisation: Can I tell search engines not to rank legacy pages above live ones?

I maintain a website for an organisation. It has undergone a couple of rebuilds, and each time the pages of the old site have been kept available for historical interest. It has been brought to my ...
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Merging two active (distinct) domains

I'm an SEO rookie. My company has two websites. One for the main company, and one for a recruiting aspect of that company. Normally I'd say the recruiting content should have been a sub-directory ...
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Will creating more pages around keywords for which we are already ranking help SEO or hurt?

I have researched this but got mixed and confusing information. We are trying to rank our India based company which provides the following services: Engineering Design Services Architectural Design ...
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send new content every daay but website rank drop [duplicate]

i have ecommerce website i post between 5 to 20 product(include non-physical - downloadable product) and resubmit my site map on google webmaster console but my website rank drop every day near 100 to ...
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Lost rankings and new articles don't rank after yoast version 7 bug

I have fixed the bug on 23rd June and there's no improvement of my rankings. My new articles are also not ranking, they're ranking in the 5th page, crap and old articles are ranking better. Before ...
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Ranking Drops after Redirect Pages [duplicate]

My site was hacked a few months back, hacker published many pages on my site and those urls indexed in Google. Then I removed all those urls and redirect all those indexed (404 not found) pages on ...
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Is there an SEO difference at targeting a keyword with a Wordpress page versus a post?

My questions are, what is best practice for targeting long tail keyword phrase with pages or posts. Text content WordPress page optimized for keyword phrase, linked to homepage, category page or post....
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SEO after page has been deleted - but URL is still valid

I was wondering, we currently have a webpage for a specific product where we would like to invest in some SEO activities. However - our company's management has decided that the template for all ...
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Canonicalised page ranks higher than the one we are trying to rank for

We have two Pages: A and B. They are very similar content-wise, but different purpose-wise. Page A is a description of a service and was created earlier, and Page B is landing page for that service, ...
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Will redesigning your website affect your site's search engine rankings?

We are giving our web site a new look and reorganizing the contents within our web pages so it's easier for visitors to get to the relevant contents. The basic structure of the site is not changing. ...
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How to get a page with only a search box and a logo to rank in search engines?

I have a webpage that has its index.php page that looks like like Google's home page. I mean it only has a search input box and a logo on it. It is not a Google like search engine but it is a search ...
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Should I post to an old out of date site that used to do really well (I haven't posted to it in 2 years) or post to a fresh new site?

I have a SEO question: I have a celebrity niched site that I used to post to all the time and it was up to 4,000+ uniques a day from Google traffic (2 years ago), but I have't posted any new content ...
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Multiple webapps, same URL path [duplicate]

Is the following considered duplicate content by Google, and globally by search engines: Website 1: http://website1.com/product/123/slug Website 2: http://website2.com/product/123/slug Website 3: ...
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How to display related links in google search results? [duplicate]

When searching google for a particular keyword certain results have related links just below the meta description. Wanted to know how to display these links? Refer image 'website portfolio', 'client ...
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How to improve SEO ranking of keyword with least content on the webpage?

I have a challenge to rank my page for few keywords. But the dilemma is my page is bound to have very less content being a chat login page. On top of it my page is not the primary page of parent site, ...
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Is page age a ranking factor?

My website is quite new, only about an year old. I publish one post per day. I am seeing a pattern where pages start getting SEO traffic 15 to 30 days after posting. Is this normal for new sites? If ...
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My blog post lost all rankings after posting the same content on Medium and don't have it back after removing the Medium post

I copied my article to a medium post, I lost all my ranking. Initially, I was ranking #1 for the article, but now it shows N/A. I don't have any authority for my site, ranking was all due to the ...
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During a website redesign, how will removing unused pages/URLs affect SEO ranking?

I have been designing a new company website on Wordpress. Its design and content is all entirely different from the old site. The old site was quite confusing, organizationally speaking, with lots of ...
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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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SEO - switching domains on an established site to a brand new domain

I made a new site for a client that is a huge improvement in terms of asset optimisation, page loads, on-page SEO etc. Rather than use the existing domain that has decent authority he wants to move to ...
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Can I use Selenium to create automated traffic for improving SEO?

Can I use selenium automated traffic for improving SEO of my website? Because Selenium traffic is shown in Google Analytics, I'm thinking it might be helpful for improving my website's search ...
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Semantically correct URL structure vs. user experience

I have spent some time on SEO, recently, focusing on site architecture and domain URL structure. Logically, they go hand in hand. Through the many contradictions, the two consistent theories are: ...
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Is a <h1> tag used for ranking by Google only in it's entirety or also partial words and phrases?

When it comes to SEO/SERPs, does Google read tags only in their entirety? For example, let's say I have the following URL: www.example.com/posters/red-posters/ Here, we see a Parent Category and ...
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How can I get a country rank for a website with Alexa?

I am working on a website's SEO where the Alexa global rank is around 6 million, but the country rank showing "No data". A country flag was displayed till last week, now it has disappeared. So how ...
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Will social sharing help my website rank in search engines?

I am owner of travel related website and recently found that two twitter users have shared a link from my website on their profile. Those profiles are not related to travel. One profile is sharing ...
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Site going low in google page search [duplicate]

my site was ranking almost around 1-2 link 1 month ago for major of the post search terms like "alan walker - Faded Mp3" but now when i search for my latest post or my old post the site is not even ...
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How to check previous ranking of a website in search engine?

I re-built the website in 2014 and I want to know if website ranking is improved after I built. Is there a way in which I can see previous ranking position of website and current ranking position of ...
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Domain Authority and Page Authority staying on 1

For some reason, my DA and PA of my website (https://codetheweb.blog) are 1, according to: http://www.seoreviewtools.com/website-authority-checker/ http://www.checkmoz.com/moz-metrics/ When I try ...
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What is the best parctice to point old website to new domain with new design [duplicate]

We have an website with domain name www.oldWebsite.com and this website has been revamped with new design and also given a new domain name (www.NewWebsite.com), now the developer was old domain to ...
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Site Disappeared From Google Search [duplicate]

I got my site Captain Commandaria listed on Google the other day. Everything was well, for captain commandaria it was the first result on Google across all pages. Yesterday, all of a sudden the site ...
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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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Reduce total page size for seo and good speed performance (Page size Vs Page speed) [duplicate]

currently we developed a website . After we test the website speed in https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/. So we can see that because of the image size the webpage is loading ...
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Google Analytics ranking-(loss) because of domain suffix? [duplicate]

I have a general question about Google Analytics. Unfortunately I have not found a satisfactory answer to this on the internet. My main domain looks like this: www.maindomain.de/de Can it basically ...
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Is showing pop up in front of main page good idea from seo perspective? [duplicate]

We are creating an e-commerce website where if a user lands without the city in the URL, we will open a pop up to ask the user city. As per current design, the city pop-up looks like: Once user lands ...
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Moving product website to company subdomain without losing SEO rankings

I manage a website related to a product, let's say www.product.com. The company used for years its company domain (let's say "www.company.com") as a redirect to www.product.com. Now we need to ...