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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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I live a period in one country and a period in another; what do I do with both local websites?

I live in country X for 6 months and in country Y for 6 months. I have a local website for country X and a local website for country Y. Both websites have local phone numbers; so if people visiting ...
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Questions about React CSR [on hold]

I've created a website using React that it purely client-side rendered. I really want to avoid adding SSR (or a mixture) due to the time involved. The site is being indexed by Google, and I'm aware ...
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Who will get more benefit if domain1.com is linked to domain2.com

I have two websites, domain1.com and domain2.com I have placed a link of domain2.com on homepage of domain1.com. I am noticing that domain1.com is getting more benefits of that link, as i can see the ...
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Is an H1 tag that contains a style block with CSS as well as an image with alt text Google-friendly?

Here is how my website's H1 tag shows up in the Moz tool (or any other SEO tool I used so far): The website is build through Shopify platform and Shopify says it's perfectly fine but I have my doubts,...
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Is YouTube video fetching by API (WordPress plugin) indexed by Google?

I have a WordPress website. I displayed all videos thumbnail (25 videos) from a YouTube channel by `API (WP plugin). The video is in a popup and start playing when I click on this thumbnail. That ...
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How to protect my site's SEO reputation from random 404 backlinks [duplicate]

After I read some articles about SEO 404 issues, I found that 404 pages can hurt a site's SEO reputation. I think if Google finds a lot of 404 pages on a domain, Google will decrease its SEO rank for ...
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Add Wordpress subdomain sites and mapped domains to Google Search Console [duplicate]

I have a WordPress subdomain network with 14 sites like this: https://mynetwork.example/ https://site1.mynetwork.example/ https://site2.mynetwork.example/ https://site3.mynetwork.example/ ... https://...
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Two steps have pages with similar titles which gives a warning from Yoast SEO

my custom product designer web application is in the following page of my site: www.example.com/designyourself This page can show different designable product based on Query String, example: www....
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Errors in Structured Data

We are updating Structured data manually to 100s of our articles created daily. Can we automate this process by any means? And also another worry is that current structured data shows many errors. ...
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How to set Google Images Visit button link

I have a webpage with a lot of images which I want to show up in Google Image search. I have submitted a sitemap with each image indexed as shown below. Google shows the sitemap indexed successfully ...
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How to merge 2 domains without causing SEO issues? [duplicate]

We have 2 stores with similar products (mostly duplicated content) and decided to merge them into one. example.com - is older and we would like to keep it as our main store. demo.com - is newer, we ...
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When my maindomain is targetted for India and I want to target my subdomain worldwide, How to achieve this?

My main domain is targetted for India, Can I use my sub-domain to target throughout the world ? How can I achieve this ?
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Is RSS feed submission a search engine ranking factor now?

Is RSS submission worth doing now? Is it still considered as SEO ranking factor?
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Active user meaning when combine all togethers?

I know active users is unique users that in the data range visit our site. but my misunderstanding point is that what is the interpretation when we use 1-day, 7-day, 14-day together? what is the ...
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What happens if we forgot to write meta tags?

If we forgot to write meta tags, especially meta title and meta description, how will search engines crawl and index?
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SEO - URLS submitted in sitemap is excluded( 'Discovered not indexed ') in coverage report [duplicate]

I submitted a new sitemap for the items that should be listed in google. But it is seen that out of 300 only 21 is indexed. Rest went to 'Discovered not indexed'. The urls in sitemap are not duplicate ...
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Can we automate internal links of large websites?

Consider a Large website with more than 2,00,000+ Pages like News websites. In News websites we are updating the content daily. Means more than 100+ articles are updated to website daily. Interlinking ...
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SEO impact on switching the landing page language

Say you had a .com website which is currently not in English, and that you decide to both add English and make it the default language for the landing page. Would there be any SEO impact ? The ...
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Is <a> in <noscript> wasting linkjuice?

One simple question due to a delayed loading (lazyLoad extensions) of images. Does the usage of an a element within a noscript element influence the internal link juice of a webpage? (yes, Google will ...
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Can I assign multiple HREFLANG Attributes to the same Domain? [duplicate]

I am working on a website, which is looking to targeting multiple Regions and Languages, using the following Domains: www.example.com (American English targeting US Traffic); en-gb.example.com (...
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How do search engines behave with canonical URLs between an SPA and a server-rendered version?

I'm planning to build an application which will end up displaying duplicate content. app.domain.com/content/ID # Completely rendered on the client, behind a wall of JS www.domain.com/content/ID # ...
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Seo Breadcrumbs in Google showing only 3 and not the correct 3 of our breadcrumb path: how to change?

google only shows 3 breadcrumbs in search something like Our paths are 4 breadcrumbs deep and the complete string is https://store.com › Cars › Colors > Blue The problem is that for the below ...
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Is it bad for SEO to embed static sections of a page in a JavaScript file so that they can be cached?

Is it a bad idea to embed unimportant static HTML code in a JavaScript file? Could it harm SEO? For example, the footer or header HTML code is constant and those sections load for many different ...
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Unknown Spam Backlinks Linking to my Website, affecting rankings

From the middle of February 2019, I started noticing drop in the traffic we generate for our website. I heard that some Google SE updates are around and I don't really know if my traffic drop is ...
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How to avoid Duplicate Content issues when dealing with 'Language Only' and 'Language and Location' URLs [duplicate]

I am working on an eCommerce site, which wants to target the UK, US and Australia. Due to their cultural variations in the English language, and the fact they all have their own currency, the website'...
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Google Local Listings map and distance

I know that local Google map listings are partly dependent on proximity and citations. My site consistently ranks on page one for city specific key words, but it only shows up on the local map if the ...
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What is the impact of 404 web manifest file?

The web app manifest is a simple JSON file that tells the browser about your web application and how it should behave when ‘installed’ on the user’s mobile device or desktop, such as when the user ...
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Putting Unique ID in Category Section & Sub Category URL will affect SEO?

Consider we are having a website URL www.abc.com/category/sub-category/article-c7228.html. We are planning to add Unique IDs in this fashion- www.abc.com/category-a1352/sub-category-d3826/article-...
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Git hub repository pages inside the nested folder are not ranking [duplicate]

I have a git hub repository for hackerrank solutions which is ranking very well. Here is the link- https://github.com/Java-aid/Hackerrank-Solutions My repository is ranking well if someone searches ...
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SEO: Google Search Console Redirect [closed]

i'm facing some serious problems when I try to myke our multilangual website SEO friendly. When you access our website https://url.com You get immediately redirected by your current browser local ...
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Duplicate Content on Category Pages in different location eCommerce

I have an issue with possible duplicate content. So, I have e-commerce and its parent URL is example.com. It's followed by regional URL ( Cities) example.com/city-1 example.com/city-2 example.com/...
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What's the purpose of HTML headings? [duplicate]

Please clear this thing up for me. What is the purpose of HTML headings (h1, h2, h3 tags etc)? Is it to let the search engine know what content is important on the page... OR to show what is the ...
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How should I do dynamic product listning which rendering with js correctly for seo?

I'm working on an e-Commerce project. I need to display the products on the category page with js (using vue.js). In my case, the browser sends the following html to the user: <div class="product-...
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Can I prevent loading some HTML body and head in PWA when javascript is enabled?

We have restricted resource and we can not use server side technology in our website.We are using PWA technology.What is our solution to pages indexed correctly in Google? Can we load some head tags ...
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How will it affect SEO if I hide images on desktop but display them on mobile?

I have 2 columns next to each other with equal height, one column with text and the other columns with a background image that is set to cover the column. I worry that my image is not SEO friendly if ...
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How to copy the content from other website without duplicate content issue for genuine cause [duplicate]

first of all, this is not a duplicate question. i have verified all the question which was suggested by SE at the time of posting. I have developed a product based on open source. Now, I have to copy ...
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Display new info when IE is detected

not sure if I should ask this here but I am creating a new site using alot of the new technologies that arn't found in IE or older browsers so I have added a bit javascript that loads a new css file ...
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SEO Ajax loaded pages - noindex X-Robots-tag

I have on my homepage (page A) html content (ajax) loaded on click of a button (load more) from multiple pages (page B). Googlebot does see content and does follow links loaded from the ajax calls on ...
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Root domain missing description in Google's index after redirecting to subdomain

I have set up my site at www.mysite.example. Google did index it and I can search it, find it and view the site description and title. I have created a redirect rule from mysite.example to www.mysite....
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Google Indexing a Page I am Working On

I have a few web pages that I am working on. The pages will be ready to be added to a navigation in about a month. Well, Google is already indexing those pages even though they are not ready to be ...
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Should the 'Unlisted' International Targeting option, be used in the Google Webmasters Tools/Search Console, when looking to target Europe as a whole?

I have an eCommerce website, which wants to target the USA, UK and Europe. The targeting will be done through Subdomains as follows: www.example.com (USA with Dollars and American English) en-eb....
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Can I have multiple Schema markups on the same webpage?

I make articles on specific ingredients and provide their nutrition facts. On my article page, I have this current schema for the Article type which works perfectly fine from what I know. But I'd ...
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ccTLD (e.g. .it) instead of a gTLD (e.g. .com) for a multicountry AND multilang site

I use a ccTLD for my website and I want to use it as a gTLD. Will Google punish me for using a ccTLD instead of a gTLD (e.g. .com) for a multicountry AND multilang site? The URL structure I'm aiming ...
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hreflang return tag error (for magento2 extension)

I am getting this error on hreflang tag validator please help me. Return tag error (page does not link back) Language-region code has no standalone language code
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What are the SEO benefits of a product specification/detail page vs a product overview page?

Is or should there be a difference between these two pages or should they be combined to form one page? I'm just curious because I haven't seen a product page on an ecommerce site go into heavy detail ...
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Canoical vs robots disallow for sorted content

I have a web page that displays 5 items (each with a headline, image and short content like in a microblog). Item 1 Item 2 ... Item 5 Based on the query parameter in the URL, I will be sorting the ...
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Google Search Console Products Schema Problem, We are a wholesaler bags

Today, I receive from Google a couple of errors in the products section of Google search console, In our store, the prices are missing because we are a wholesaler of bags, so we sell only to the ...
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Google selected canonical overwriting non-duplicate translated pages in another language

Google is ignoring the canonicals & hreflangs for perfectly valid and non-duplicate content Originally the url after language (/de/ or /en/) were the same so I localised those parts as well but ...
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Same og:title and title on a page

Does it make sense to render og:title and <title> that have the same value on a page? Facebook & co take the <title> tag as fallback.
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Are money words considered poison words in SEO?

It seems like in the long distant past, I read that money words like price, sell, and buy were bad for SEO. When googling for this I cannot seem to find anything other than some very old articles and ...