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Questions tagged [seo]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural" or "organic" search, it is distinct from paid web advertising.

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Why not use addon-domain.com pointing at domain.com.au/public_html instead of htaccess 301 redirect to domain.com.au?

I am experimenting with Addon domains. I understand that normally one sets up a 301 redirect when pointing, for example, domain.com at domain.com.au (where domain.com.au is to become the new primary ...
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SEO link to main domain or subdomain better? [duplicate]

Got some social media pages for a specific location (Chatswood) and would need to link to example.com website I've tried to link to the subdomains instead of the main domain. Not sure if this is ...
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Are schemas from Schema.org good for SEO or not? [duplicate]

I keep seeing people here saying in comments that SEO is no good for SEO, yet Google's web developer's guide does indicate that structured Schema data is best for SEO as Google Search works hard to ...
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if we have 2500 page and 3 guest post blog what we can do? [on hold]

we have 2500 page (mostly in 5-7 SERP position), and 3 guest post blog opportunity(DA:+70). we decide to choose the link building strategy, for making our SERP position better (my mean more link ...
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woocommerce Products - Google search console Error Missing Product Id, Missing Brand name and Missing availability for [on hold]

i am are looking for solution to fix google search console Missing Product Id, Missing Brand name and Missing availability problem. i visited the discussion https://github.com/woocommerce/woocommerce/...
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Whats the schema.org for a social status post?

I've looked at many schema.org types, but can't find the right one. I want to mark-up a simple post, which could contain up to 3 OPTIONAL pictures and many comments. There is DiscussionForumPosting: ...
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E-commerce aparently using single page applications frameworks as multi page applications

When I see e-commerces in my country I see page reloads that lead me to think that they use MPA and do not use frontend frameworks. I talked with some coworkers and they said that actually they use ...
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100% copied articles with orginal articles

One of my clients needs to publish around 1000+ 100% copied articles on his website. Legally, he has already got permission from the article owner. The purpose of these articles is, keeping the users ...
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Google Search Ranking and Switching to HTTPS

We have switched to an HTTPS site to replace the client's old site. The domain name is the same, but the majority of pages have different names and different URLs compared to the old site. Redirects ...
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Google selects one unrelated page as Canonical for many other pages, blocking our pages from indexing

We have pages such as: https://www.signalogic.com/index.pl?page=surveillance_video_suspect_detection for which Google continues to select this page as Canonical: http://www.signalogic.com/index.pl?...
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Do search engines crawl links with query strings?

If I were to have a url like https://example.com/books, that contained several links to urls such as: https://example.com/books?id=foo https://example.com/books?id=bar https://example.com/books?id=...
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How much we need to pay for traffic and CPU? [on hold]

Suppose we pay $100000 for SEO. How much (approx) we will need to pay for traffic and VPS with powerful enough CPU renting? The site uses WordPress and Nginx (FPM for PHP7).
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JSON-LD for event not needing tickets/performers

I'm currently developing a page for an upcoming unicycling competition where teams from all over the country attend and the entry is completely free for everyone. I tried to support my SEO by ...
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How exactly does GoogleBot discover internal search result pages?

I know internal search result pages can be indexed sometimes but what I don't get is how it is crawled? Crawler only crawls links. Does that mean that someone would have to link to an internal search ...
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Does it matter if I use a different design elements for desktop and mobile versions of my site?

My question is about responsive designs (HTML + CSS). Does it matter if I use a different elements for desktop and mobile versions of my site? I mean that my page isn't really responsive, it only ...
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How can I get a web crawler to see dynamic data injected by JavaScript in 2019?

Originally posted this on stackoverflow and it got put as off-topic so posting here. I recently read this google webmasters article from 2015 on accessibility and SEO for web pages using AJAX. It ...
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Redirects for eCommerce Site Migration

I'm in the process of migrating my ecommerce store to a new platform/server. I have some questions regarding redirects: The website was made in asp.net and a lot of the product listings have ...
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Which performance metrics should I care about for SEO? [duplicate]

I'm trying to optimize our website's speed. When it comes to SEO, I'm wondering if I should care about things such as the fully loaded metric, which this article says is when 2 seconds have passed and ...
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SEO for bibliography/references section of webpage

How do I perform SEO within my references/bibliography section of my website? I have used an aria-label for accessibility purposes, but I don't know how to optimize for the actual citations. If I ...
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Do search engines index folders and subfolders regardless of pages?

I know search engines first index the main page, then follow by its links and do the same with the pages by the links as the main page before. Ok, but what about folders and subfolders? Do search ...
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Is it safe to do a htaccess rewrite for mobile traffic to amp pages?

I have a requirement to use the same URL for both desktop and mobile devices. On mobile, I want to serve amp HTML while on the desktop I want to render normal HTML. In such case is it safe (from SEO ...
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Redirected too many times when I try to force https for all URLs

I want to redirect all website urls to https. I used the code below to do so. My website is built up using simple PHP. I don't use any opensource framework or CMS. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{...
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Can i load images from other websites and display into my website? [duplicate]

Is loading the images from other sites into mysite is good? Will it affect my website in anyways like speed, seo, copyright? please don't mark this ques as off topic or duplicate. I need a clear ...
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Is it necessary for all the keywords in a meta keyword tag to be included in the page's content?

I heard from a guy at work that it's forbidden to add keywords to a keyword meta tag that do not exist in the page's content, and that hurts your SEO ranking, which sounded pretty odd to be honest. ...
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Numerical IDs in URLs optimized for SEO

I'm a server-side developer dabbling in SEO practices for the first time. This question is about getting the url structure right for a web application I'm developing, goal being having some which is ...
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Does Domain name effect in SEO? [duplicate]

I want to start a brand jewelry business and wondering if domain names really help in SEO if it was unknown keyword, for example what is better domain to rank up in google zouss.com or zoussjewelry....
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Did click farms make a cloned site out-perform our real site in an SEO attack?

I do a lot of work for a company in a very competitive legal services niche in the UK. Its website does well on search engines because of a healthy (and white hat) backlinks profile and content by a ...
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Two links to same target, one nofollow, one follow

If there's a website that links two times to the same external target site. One link is marked as nofollow, one link is unmarked. Will Google count one follow link or both as nofollow? I thought I'...
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Google not indexing my site and no issues in Search Console [duplicate]

Hi I have an IT consultancy that been up on Google for the last year or more that was indexed with no issues. Just a few weeks ago Google removed the site from their index and there seems to be no ...
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HTTP Impressions increasing in Search Console since move to HTTPS

In August last year I moved a site to HTTPS. I have recently noticed that I am still getting impressions for HTTP pages in Search Console. In fact the number of clicks and impressions seems to be ...
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Default Order of My Sites Pages in Google?

I have a brand new site. I have around 100 pages. I have a home page, I have Tag pages, I have category pages, and I have articles. Categories make up the navigation, and tags are on each article to ...
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SEO benefits of HTML5 semantic tags [duplicate]

It's widely know that HTML5 offers some elements primarily for semantic purposes. These include: section, article, aside, header, footer, nav, figure, figcaption, time, mark & main. Do any of ...
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Does it matter for SEO which keyword is first in the URL path? [duplicate]

Does it really matter in SEO if my URL is: https://example.com/test/18-apr-2019/author https://example.com/18-apr-2019/test/author https://example.com/author/test/18-apr-2019 Does it really matters ...
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Google Search Console claims my pages are indexed and recently crawled however they do not appear when searched

This may be hard to diagnose All of my pages are indexed on google search console and were all recently crawled. However, if i were to take some of my pages and search the exact content that is in the ...
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How to prioritize which pages to optimize in existing website

I'm hoping this is not an entirely opinion based question, as I think it has value. I'll remove it if the consensus is that it's just opinion based. I'm looking at optimizing an existing website's ...
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Should front marketing pages use a separate platform?

We have a Django website with a lot of backend code for the main functionality after a user logs in. But now we are trying to develop the first landing pages, improve the SEO, add FAQ pages etc. ...
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Soft error 404 and submitted URL is blocked by Robots.txt

Soft error 404 and robots txt error:- we have recently submitted sitemap xml to Search console, but we got a warning stating 131 of the page links are softerror 404 and for the home site it says ...
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one can add a css code for “no indexing” a certain part of a page? [duplicate]

great page!!! Is there any way, one can add a css code for "no indexing" a certain part of a page...but index the rest so to speak, if one wants to no index certain phone number for instance? cheers ...
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Keyword Google Rankings GA / Datastudio

I have a question about to Google Data Studio/Google Analytics/Search Console. I am wondering how to report on keyword top movers as per the attached screenshot? I have been trying to find the ...
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Will Google read my subdomains' sitemap?

I have a setup where my clients can create their own websites under a subdomain. In my sitemap.xml hosted on the root domain example.com, I list all clients "home", e.g. http://subdomain.example.com. ...
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Better seo: landing page root domain directory vs subdirectory [duplicate]

I have a product's page on a subdomain: www.example.com/my-product/ It is very well positioned and linked in many websites on the topic. I'm planning to create a new landing page for a sub-...
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Hreflang for different subdomain for a different region speaking the same language

I have a website that has a different multilanguage domain such as us, au, ie, eu. but the language is the same, the only difference is the pricing of the product. Would we run into duplicate ...
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How to deal with /fix massive exluded pages in google search console? [duplicate]

Recently I noticed a sharp decline in users to my website. When I investigated this, I noticed this was caused by my google traffic. it has declined about 90%! I opened up my Google Search Console and ...
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Will adding content to my site regularly improve SEO performance? [duplicate]

Does putting up content on a daily basis have a positive effect on Google rankings? Will my site appear higher in SERPs?
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Effect of Using Zero-width Non-joiner instead of Space on SEO

I have a website which is in Persian language. While optimizing titles for SEO, I wondered if zero-width non-joiner (U+200c) has a negative effect or not. Wikipedia page about zwnj. As this ...
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How to improve Googlebot's indexing frequency? [closed]

I am experiencing low indexing issues on our website from several months. Google is not indexing the website fast enough. The changes we make take 1 or 2 months to get reflect in search engine. It's a ...
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SEO - Duplicate Content on multiple pages of my website [duplicate]

I have a website that i'm doing SEO for. The company provides Microblading, Microshading, Ombre Brows and Combo Brows. These are all a type of semi permanent eyebrow tattoos. The procedure for all 4 ...
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Recover SEO after accidentally redirecting to another site

My website domain is a.example. I need to change/move to a new hosting. While doing this on my new host, I accidentally made an redirect error that make my URLs (.htaccess): a.example/article-1/ ...
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How to bulk redirect in htaccess from old site with parameters

I'm currently updating an old website, but I don't know much about htaccess redirects. I made a script to get all the pages of the website and here are some examples: For pages: Redirect 301 /index....
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Can I use a query parameter for SEO, or do I need to create a URL path for each page?

I am building a open blog website which users can create posts. Whenever a user creates post, it is being inserted to database and fetching its heading from database in the main page. Whenever a ...