Questions tagged [ranking]

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

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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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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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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Should I post to an old out of date site that used to do really well (I haven't posted to it in 2 years) or post to a fresh new site?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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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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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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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 ...
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How to disappear from the first page of search engines' search results?

I finished building my website a few days ago. I built it just for the purpose of having a presentable branding, and don't want people to contact me frequently. But now it's already appearing on the ...
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Is it OK to place an other user's video on my page?

My idea is to take my article and add a video best describing my topic in the bottom of the page. My thought is this will enhance my visitors experience, make stays on the page longer an therefore ...
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How to safely test SEO impact of rearranged content

I'm currently managing a website for a client which has a high position in the search engines and also relies very much on that high position. About 80% of traffic comes from them. Currently the most ...
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Get back to number 1 position for keyword [duplicate]

Our site is prikkabelled.nl. We deal in prikkabel which is Dutch for (Illumination cable). We used to have the number one spot for the keyword prikkabel for almost a year, but we dropped to the second ...
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What are typical key performance indicators (KPIs) for a marketing agency working on SEO?

We are cooperating with one marketing agency in terms of our website SEO. This week they are going to send us a report with actions and KPIs. I want to understand how usually SEO KPIs are measured and ...
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Changing domain through 301 redirects - will I lose ranking position?

I have a few articles that are in the top 3 of Google search results. They are currently accessed by the URL http://example.com/myarticle1. Now, I want to move that article to the other URL http://...
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Link juice from a 301 redirect question

I've just finished redesigning the website and had some new URLs that didn't match up to old ones. I did a 301 redirect to those pages. Now the old and the new page are ranking first and second in ...
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SEO Impact on presenting User details without login

I am looking to develop a functionality on our website in which i can a show user their name based on cookie data. There will be no login required. we will retrieve user's name based on the previous ...
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Moving Page and Maintaining Rank

I own a domain "adjectivetopica.com". I have a page, "Adjective TopicB" at url "http:adjectivetopica.com/adjective-topicb" that consistently ranks in the top 2 for a google search of "Adjective ...
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Is someone doing negative SEO for my website? [duplicate]

We are getting too many clicks and links from some junk websites, most of the websites are expired domain when we try to visit it. We have got these list of domains from using our web master tools ...
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Do web pages that change constantly rank higher than pages with static content?

We are building car selling website where users can upload their second hand cars to be sold to other interested buyers. Currently we have a simple form where we ask user the vehicle and personal ...
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Is it a Good Practice to move a blog from HTTP to HTTPS?

I have an e-commerce that is on https://www.example.com/, and I have a blog on the same URL, and it is on http://www.example.com/myblog/. Now, according to Google's guidelines, they are giving more ...
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Sudden SEO rankings drop for a specific domain of a multinational site [duplicate]

EDIT 19/6: the issue is apparently solving itself Unfortunately I cannot see any indication of what worked. It could be the spammy-looking domain which we disavowed links from, but it can also be a ...
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Domain & Subdomain have the same title tag

We have 2 e-shops, one B2B and one B2C. Both of them are under the same domain. Both shops have similar products, therefore a lot of times different pages have the same title tag (since the title tag ...
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Ranked for main keyword on Bing and Yahoo but not on Google

My website is indexed by google (29000 pages indexed), I am not ranked at all for main keyword in google although: I am ranked in top 10 in Bing and Yahoo I am ranked for other keywords! I have ...
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does old off-page techniques work?

There was a time when blog commenting, social bookmarking, forum posting used to work on niche related sites but now does it work any longer?
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HTTPS or HTTP based on previous records

I hope i'm not the wrong guy asking this in webmasters.stackexchange.com Based on google webmaster records, in the previous month, I found improved ranking in google SERP. When I turn the website into ...
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How do you properly SEO-tag an app that is only a catalogue of images?

I am making a little helper app that mostly links a lot of graphs and images. There is also some text explaining a couple of things, but more importantly that text will probably never (or very rarely) ...
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Adding new content to improve Google rankings

I notice that my site's ranking drops in Google if I leave it dormant for a week or two and jumps back up once I add new content. I was wondering if anyone had insights on if Google wants to see be a ...
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Why does sometimes my ads in google adwords show and sometimes it doesn't?

It takes many previews to just get a glimpse of my ad. I do not know. Why does adwords sometimes show and when previewed again it does not show. Any Idea?
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Moving Product Site Under Parent Domain - Affect Rankings?

We have a site www.product.com which ranks well for its various keywords.We are looking at restructuring our sites and instead of having a separate site for each product, we are looking at housing ...
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My webpage has been removed from search results [closed]

A page of my site is removed from search results! Until 2 or 3 days ago this web page was the second link in google search results while searching for specific keywords. But last day I realized that ...
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Google Confused (Two Sites on One Server)

I have two sites / domains (https://www.pcfixes.com & https://www.flcleaner.com) on same server. Having tweaked the nginx profiles for both sites, I believe Gbot went on PCfixes.com and was ...
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How do I rank equally on mobile & desktop? [duplicate]

I have a site that ranks #1 on Google for a specific keyword on mobile. On desktop, it ranks #3. What are the likely considerations I need to be aware of to try and bump up my desktop ranking? ...
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How transfer Google index for a single keyword to another domain

In Google webmaster tools we can change domain. This tools will transfer all indexed pages to another domain. I know this technique, but I have another problem. I have web site that contains ...
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Will adding (moving) a well-visited blog to my site subdomain improve its ranking?

I have a website and a blog. My website generates business directly, my blog indirectly. These are currently on two different domains. My website consistently ranks 2-3 for relevant search terms in ...
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How do I contact Google after my search result rankings got heavily downgraded?

I have a website with lots of traffic from 5+ languages, and today suddenly I found that every keyword (every one of them, not just in one language) got downgraded. Many of my keywords on the 1st ...
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Prevent International Subdomain Ranking Higher than National Website

I have a national website and an international website. The international website covers the rest of the world so not country specific. This website is based on a subdomain of my national site When I ...
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Will space typos help my page ranking? (Dutch language)

In the Dutch language we concatenate all words that are a combined noun. Some examples of English words where this happens: spacebar, doorbell and whitespace. In Dutch words like "app development", ...

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