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What is the advantage of subdomains over slashes or vice versa? [duplicate]

I have a MediaWiki website in Hebrew and I which I consider to make bilingual by creating an English version of it. As I understand, both using subdomains, as with he.example.com and en.example.com, ...
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How do I figure which words users typically use together in search?

Not all verbs work with all nouns. It is better to say "fix errors" than "solve errors", for example. These are called collocations. How do I figure out what verbs a person would typically type in ...
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Are “keyword research” and “keyword analysis” the same?

Are "keyword research" and "keyword analysis" the same? If not, what is the difference?
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Does Yext provide any value for web only based businesses?

I've been researching Yext and trying to understand if it provides value to web-only based business. It seems that if you don't have a physical presence then Yext is not any use. Is this accurate?
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Need help choosing between broad match and exact match keyword for organic SEO campaign

I am getting a mixed response on targeting broad match vs exact match keywords in Google keywords tool for organic seo campaign. some say that its not possible to target a broad match keyword using ...
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Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO?

Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO? ----OR ---- does blogging on popular cms platform like wordpress helps in SEO as compared to using a ...
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Choosing a subject to create a site for [closed]

For 6 years I'm working as web developer and I would like to finally create my own site. I thought I have everything needed: programming and administration skills, found a good designer, own servers ...
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How frequent is user feedback on an onsite poll?

I have a feedback poll on my website, and need to find some sourced data or article which states how frequently users generally give feedback when using online polls that look like this: For example ...
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google analytics statistics

I am compiling a report for a client using google analytics. I have observed that the client has unusually good page view times (>5 mins) and excellent bounce rates (<25%). I need to reference ...
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Firefox plugin to learn about technologies used by other web sites

Is there a FireFox plugin that tells you what web server (httpd, Tomcat, IIS), platforms (Drupal, WordPress, Rails, PHP, .NET, Java) and client-side (JavaScript, HTML5, Flex) technologies a particular ...
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What's the 'best' way to publish a written paper to your personal website?

I have a personal website, for things like posting my work from undergrad and grad school (I'm a recent grad student). The main reason is that I need to have an ePortfolio for my Master's degree, but ...
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How can i find keywords or phrase which fetch less than 100 or even no results, without manually doing it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to find out how often a certain query is sent to a search engine? How can i find keywords or phrase which fetch less than 100 or even no results, without ...
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Is there any direct/indirect relationship with the number of search results in choosing a successful keyword phrase?

Is there any direct/indirect relationship with the number of search results in choosing a successful keyword phrase? I have about 22,500,000 results for my keyword phrase, which I intend to target. ...
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Is there a way or tool to search or know, how many results does google fetch and display with lots of keywords?

Is there a way or tool to search or know, how many results does google fetch and display with lots of keywords? I intend to know, how many relevant searches does google display but with thousand of ...
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What are the best resources for a graphic designer looking to get into web design?

A friend of mine is a very competent graphic designer who wants to expand their skills and get into web design (just the visual design, no coding). While some skills certainly transfer over, web ...
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Recent statistics on HTML usage in the wild?

I have seen some fascinating statistics about what HTML markup is actually in use on the web. There is Web Authoring Statistics from Google in 2005, and MAMA from Opera in 2008. Have there been any ...
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Any good research studies on effectiveness of web rating systems?

I'm going to be creating a website that allows users to upload and vote on each others' content (specific kinds of images), and I want a simple rating system in place. I do not care about the users ...
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What are examples of high-volume websites with fixed, proportional, fluid, and hybrid layouts?

For example, Amazon.com I believe would be an example of a hybrid-fluid-fixed. Really have no idea what an example of a purely proportional layout would be. Types of Webpage Layouts are, per ...
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Need stats on the effectiveness of user verification systems on fraud, abuse and/or compliance?

Here's an example, although not a good one from Craigslist.
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Looking for usability studies of user authentication methods and interfaces, do you know of any?

Been having issues with stackexchange creating weird usernames for me and grouping them with my account, it appears to be a known issue, and emailed the stackexchange team... which leads me to my ...
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Google insight question

I am checking the word mobile on google insight. http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=mobile&cmpt=q I see a bar with mobile ]]]]]]]]]]]]] 62 Then on google help page - I get this. However,...
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Keyword research: 'docx converter' in Google

Why did not docxconverter.com show up when I type docx converter in google? The closest match is www.docx-converter.com. My question 1: What are the reasons for www.docxconverter.com not showing up? ...
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How can I get a history of DNS registration information?

Is there a canonical place that stores DNS registration information? For example for a domain that has changed hands a few times, can I see a listing of the owner information* over time and when the ...
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What are some great tools to use for keyword research?

We've been told SEO is important and that we should conduct keyword research so that we can rank better? What is that and what tools will help me in the process?