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The `rel` HTML attribute describes the relationship between the elements content and the current document.

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Google show warning for duplicat title of two pages with rel next rel prev [duplicate]

In search console there is a warning for two pages with the same title, in such these case we mostly use rel next rel prev, we did it, but google still show this warning. How should we correct it?
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What is the difference between “nofollow noopener” vs. just “nofollow”?

I use the WordPress plugin Ultimate Nofollow to easily make links as nofollow. So I expected that plugin will add rel="nofollow". But it added rel="nofollow noopener" Is there a difference between ...
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Do “noopener noreferrer” links count as backlinks?

I have bought ad links in some websites with a link, but when I saw the sites, they add an attribute noopener noreferrer on my website link. Does Google count this as backlink?
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What is meaning of “nofollow me noreferrer” in a rel attribute of a link?

Recently I was checking the source code of a website. I was expecting the links to do follow or no follow but what I observed was this: <a href="http://www.website.com" rel="nofollow me noreferrer"...
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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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What if using rel=“dofollow” and rel=“nofollow” together for a link?

How does google consider these links? for example : <a href="url" rel="nofollow" rel="dofollow">text</a> Is it a dofollow link or nofollow? Which one has more priority over the other one?...
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Chrome prerender “Non-Empty Browsing Instance”

I'm experimenting with Chrome rel="prerender". On one specific site, the page I'm suggesting gets prerendered, but is then loaded again, not switched when the link is clicked. As reported on chrome://...
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Should I remove rel next/prev from a single WordPress article?

First of all, this is not a question of 'how to remove', it's a question of 'should I remove'. I've just noticed rel next and prev links on our single WordPress blogs. I'm not sure if they are new ...
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Are the “author” and “publisher” link types still relevant for Google+? (2016)

I was searching a lot regarding rel=publish and rel=author but got some doubts because most articles are from 2013 and 2014. First, I understood that Google is not showing author's picture in SERPs ...
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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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Should <link ref=“dns-prefetch”> tag be placed as high as possible in <head> website?

I'm implementing the new dns-prefetch tag for my web application and I wonder where I should place it in the <head> tag? Should I place it as the first tag in <head> so that browser ...
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rel=“prev” and rel=“next” inserting using javascript

does adding the rel="next" tag after the page is loaded with a small javascript still useful for SEO and google? i have a problem in my code, basically the total number of pages in the catalog is ...
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Should I use rel=“me” or itemprop=“sameAs” when linking to social networks like Google+

I'm currently using this: <a href="http://twitter.com/username" rel="me">Twitter</a> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/userfacebookpage" rel="me">Facebook</a> <a ...
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What is the meaning of a link rel file-list in the HTML head?

I little while ago I saw a website with the HTML code: <link rel="File-List" href="index_files/filelist.xml"> The content of the file is: <xml xmlns:o="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:...
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Schema.org for links to member organizations

I'm finishing up a site for a client who is a member of multiple organizations and wants to display links to those organizations on their website as in: Client Company is a Proud Member of: ...
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Google is not showing the publisher. Added rel=publisher two months back

I have added rel=publisher as: <link href="https://plus.google.com/....." rel="publisher" /> Google plus page is working fine and showing it as validated. But after two months of time Google ...
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What is the difference between using dofollow and omitting rel?

My main concern is whether dofollow is interpreted as more important than links without any rel attribute. Does it make any difference for search engines?
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Should or can I set the rel=“publisher” link on all my webpages?

One can establish a link from a website to a Google+ page by adding a rel="publisher" link in the head of the index.html document (for example). But, should or can this link be set on all pages of ...
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Getting page indexed after fixing rel canonical error

I found a WordPress plugin created a rel="canonical" error in a section of my site. This error caused lower pages to point to the main page via a rel="canonical". I fixed the error 3 weeks ago and ...
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Is it acceptable SEO to have rel=“nofollow” on internal links that are not part of my keyword strategy?

After reviewing my content keywords in Webmaster Tools, it seems that Google is identifying the text in non-relevant links as keywords. Is it acceptable practice to implement rel="nofollow" within the ...
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Using rel=next and rel=prev with multiple sets of paginated content on the same page

We are running into issues with trying to figure out how to implement rel="next" and rel="prev" -- coupled with rel="canonical" -- with multiple sets of paginated content on the same page, with pages ...
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Could the rel=“author” just be a username?

I want to use rel="author", however the type of blog I run is about a game, and doesn't relate to my real identity. I'm more known for my screen name, so would this still be okay to use for the rel="...
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Can I use rel=“canonical” on div?

I have a page which displays summary versions of content from other pages on the site. The page is essentially a category directory, it's links to other pages followed by a summary of that page. I've ...
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rel=“next” in anchor tag is not working

I have 100's of duplicate meta description issue in google webmaster tool because of the pagination. Pagination pages are showing as duplicate in tool. So I added the rel="next" and rel="prev" to the ...
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Web designer's link back to own website (rel=“designer” / rel=“nofollow”)

I read somewhere that web designers' habit of placing a default "follow" link in the footer of their client websites is bad for SEO. Is this true? If so, should we use rel="nofollow" instead. I ...
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Can rel=“next” and rel=“prev” can be ignored in blog listings

We have a blog - which is current spread to 9 pages, every page has a unique title - page 1, page 2, page 3 and so on. Also, as it's a blog, every page has unique 10 listing entry on one page. Is ...
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Does link with rel=“me” attribute provide any link juice advantage?

On my Squidoo profile page I found my websites's link is in a rel="me" attribute. Does this attribute provide any link juice advantage to my website?
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How to link my content to a Google+ profile using “rel=author”?

I googled this question and found the answer from here but in featured Google+ I didn't find the options that are mentioned in the above URL. I need my Google+ profile should be resulted in Google ...
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Pagination for product listing, what to use? “canonical” or “rel-prev-next” or do nothing?

I want to make sure my product listing is 10 products per page which are not in a series (link). They have explained how to use canonical or rel prev for pagination when a long page has been divided ...
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How important is that we use REL=“NOFOLLOW” in external links?

I hear to improve pagerank and other SEO factors, we should use rel="nofollow" on links to external sites. Why is this? So if I'm not using rel="nofollow" will search engine bots credit the linked ...
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meaning of HTML “<a rel=douche” rel Attribute?

I have met the following HTML code: <a rel="douche" href="...">blah</a> And I am wondering what is the effect of the "douche" attribute.
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Is It Bad for SEO to Have Multiple Domain Names If You Set Up rel=“alternate” Tags Correctly?

We have several sites that have multiple domain names. Rather than forwarding to one domain name, we set up rel="alternate" tags in the header of each page, pointing to the other versions of that page,...
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rel=author and rel=me without Google profile

Based on the post at Google Webmasters, a Google profile seems to be needed for rel=author to work. But this post on our forum does not indicate that. How do I implement rel=author and rel=me ...
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Canonical reference for rel=“foo”

The answers to a lot of google-juice questions seem to involve the use of rel= in a tags (eg rel="canonical"). Is there an exhaustive list somewhere of all of the possible options for this tag and ...
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Page authorship using rel=me link for non-article, non-textual sites?

Google’s recent addition of authorship with the combination of Google Plus and the rel=me link and verification of the Google Plus profile makes for some very compelling links for a site in the Google ...
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How to implement rel=author on a page with multiple authors?

I have a forum, and I would like to add rel=author to my pages. However, each page has multiple authors, and I'm not sure how I should implement rel=author if I have multiple authors. Does anyone ...
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Rel = translation

I can't find much online about rel="translation" We have tutorials and manual entries which we are going to get users to translate. If the original page in English is: http://www.scirra.com/...
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Author rel tag works on one author but not another

Here's one page I've managed to get authors set up on properly, no errors: http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.scirra.com%2Fblog%2F42%2Fwelcome-to-the-new-website&...
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When to use rel=“tag”?

I’ve been looking at the Microformat rel="tag", but am a little confused as to its propper use. From the spec: By adding rel="tag" to a hyperlink, a page indicates that the destination of that ...
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rel=“nofollow” in img tags?

Does it make sense to have a rel="nofollow" attribute in img tag? Do search engines' crawlers use this attribute in some way for calculating PageRank score? What is the practical sense for using it (...
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About the <link rel=“index” /> tag

I'm trying to figure out how to use it. I understand that this tag tell Google which page is the root parent / parent of the current page. So, for example, on a page that's listing a product from a ...
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Rel no follow on EVERY link?

Forgive me for asking such a simple question, I understand why you would want to rel nofollow untrusted links (forum posts, blog comments etc), but why would you not want to do it on EVERY link on ...