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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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How do I have my javascript “dynamically injected into the page's contents”?

I have a script off site for a Schema (structured data). My Antiquated CMS does not recognize HTML5 and will modify Javascript in the html so I have to have it in a separate file. The problem is ...
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How do I get Google to display a section called “Latest from example.com” for my site?

I would like Google to display the latest articles from my website in a special section when you search for my site. As an example CNN gets such a section in the results:
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How to increase the page rank for a website? [duplicate]

I have been studying SEO for two months. Methods I learn to increase page rank 1.On-page seo- Analyse the competitors and give keywords in meta description, Title tag, H1,H2,H3 and in content(Relevant ...
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Can you help me with my website about traffic? [duplicate]

I have a website that I did from WordPress.I've worked hard to increase the number of visitors, but I couldn't. I did all the SEO work but there is no increase. My website's name's https://megagriff....
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When should I update lastmod value in the sitemap?

I have a website like Stackoverflow. I'm creating a sitemap for it. I want to know, what timestamp should be as the value of last-modified for a page? (a question and all its answers) All I'm trying ...
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When searching for my own site on Google, I see spam for the page title and description

When I do a Google search for my website "Mike Grossman Consulting" the result with my URL mikegrossmanconsulting.com contains spam like information. (The page title and description contain spam ...
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Avoiding distortion of Google Search impressions

I'm primarily a software and web developer, but a client asked for SEO help with his low-traffic site. So, using Google Search, I could see their ranking for various search terms. But, doing so will ...
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Google keywords comparison tool

Is there a Google tool to check or to compare two keywords? I would like to know if "string1" is more searched than "string2". Or how many times "string1" is search in last 30 days, or something like ...
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Same categories in WP + woocommerce SEO wise?

Any experience with same categories within posts and products( WP + Woocommerce )? I would like to have a dedicated page for each category within posts, where I'll show couple of pictures and long ...
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Is it OK for SEO to use a photo's tags in the img alt text when a caption isn't available?

Is it OK with SEO to use page tags as image alt and <image:caption>? Images we are using doesn't have any caption or title. They just have tags (some of them 15 tags). We were even thinking about ...
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Promoting the same product on two websites [duplicate]

I have a publisher who houses all their books on a main website. They have an imprint for a line of specialty books, and are proposing a new website for the imprint and its books to allow for unique ...
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Metadata to block pages from being posted on social media

I am working on a website that contains pages that some contributors do not want posted on social media, but they still want pages to be indexed by search engines. For these pages, we add robots meta ...
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Indexing/Ranking/Caching Issue [duplicate]

I am hoping someone can help me out. I co-run a support site for people with mental health problems and suicidal feelings. We scoop up the folks that are searching for suicide methods pulling them ...
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Will introducing a CDN for images on a subdomain dilute our PageRank or hurt our rankings?

Background: We run a product aggregator site. We list 20k products which will grow to 200k within the next year and also have a section of the site where users can take those product images and ...
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Moving Content to a New Domain Name and Hosting Company

I created a new domain name on a new hosting company, I want to copy the content from my old website/hosting to the new website/hosting. But I worry Google would "think" that I am copying the content ...
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my blog is not being indexed by bing [on hold]

it is two years that i have set up my website and i have good ranking in google and 12000 pages in google index however bing does not index my website. i am not professional and i just made this site ...
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Sub directory or subdomain is more good for location specifc website? [duplicate]

We have a main website that is targeting in Australia . So in the search console we are mentioning that the served area is Australia .Ie international targeting is Australia . And this website have ...
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Why would the Google cache and Googlebot not render images?

I’m auditing an e-commerce website but I’m having really difficult time figuring out why Googlebot can’t render the pages correctly. When I check the cache of the pages I see that Googlebot couldn’t ...
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Disallow URLs made with mod_rewrite in robots.txts [closed]

Here is my robots.txt file: User-agent: * Disallow: /head.php Disallow: /head/ Disallow: /head Disallow: /header.php Disallow: /header/ Disallow: /header Disallow: /footer.php Disallow: /footer/ ...
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Is an image linking strategy with 1 link per image valuable?

I have an idea for a link strategy for my site. It's based on creating personalized images highly relevant to clients, and offering it to them in exchange in order to get a link. The problem is all ...
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SEO for bilinguals: What's the best way to handle translated/transliterated terms?

I run a website for English-speaking expats, who search for terms in English, the local language, and translations of the local language into English (which have their own variations depending on ...
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Can I show results of previous to prospective clients - i.e. keyword position data?

I've been building an SEO business over the last couple of years on my own. I have a couple clients who've seen great results over the last 6 - 12 months. I would like to be able to share with a ...
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What is the recommended way to make inline SVG images indexable?

On pages that have many SVG images, it would be desirable to inline all the svg images since this will reduce the number of HTTP requests and significantly reduce the size of all SVGs combined because ...
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Is it OK for SEO to write page titles with the company name in English but the keywords in some other language?

Does writing titles in pages of the form: company name in English | keyword in page language | keyword in page language Have bad effect on SEO?
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Why has my website home page lost traffic in migration? [duplicate]

I recently migrated my website as I'm using a different CMS. I've experienced a loss in organic traffic, but in my page traffic breakdown in Analytics the home page has seen the biggest loss. Has ...
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Loading a background image above-the-fold and SEO [closed]

INTRODUCTION I'm developing a website and went on trying with different approaches to improve loading speed. I didn't worry about backward compatibility or users with JavaScript disabled, and decided ...
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Does Google have a problem with exactly the same SEO content on two pages? [duplicate]

I have multiple instances where two pages show the same content (The website is an ecommerce store and category pages can have the same products). In this case, I'm lazy and I don't want to write a ...
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After creating embedded YouTube videos that increase the time on page, why haven't I seen better search engine rankings?

I am a food blogger, and I have a YouTube channel. My web pages have a fair amount of traffic (tens of thousands per month), and I am now making videos for those “recipes.” I upload them to YouTube ...
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How to Join 2 existing website into 1 without killing SEO? [duplicate]

I have a good trafic website (with a nasty domain name) and a low trafic site (with a good domain name) My idea is to join both websites and finally have 1 website with the good domaine name (where I ...
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How do you use keywords in a link to a page without making the page containing the link start to rank for those keywords?

How do I write a good descriptive link, without ranking the linking page for the same keywords of the same article?
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How to manage multi-city or multi-area content within a country? [duplicate]

We have a gold jewellery website with 1000 products available in 500 cities. Based on the city- the price, offers, and physical stores are different for each product. Currently, we have 1 webpage ...
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Is this the correct way to manipulate zombie traffic to my website?

I have a website which is part of a small series of blogs I write regarding Cyber Security companies, this is a new one with very little content. It seems that whoever had the website before me was ...
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Is it bad to use a content paragraph on 6-7 different pages being 20% of them? [closed]

If I write a paragraph for a heritage site like Tajmahal and circulate this para over 6-7 different articles having categories of heritage sites where this para will constitute 20% of those pages, ...
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How can I make sure that I am not penalized for using Google Rich Snippets?

I am using the WordPress plugin Yasr – Yet Another Stars Rating which is used to provide star ratings. It works fine but one of the users of this plugin posted following review: BEWARE of this ...
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Google Search Console fetch and render says CSS, fonts and images are “Temporarily unreachable” [duplicate]

I have requested that Google index (Fetch and render in Search Console) my website on 4th August 2018 but still it didn't get indexed and it is stating that some scripts, style sheets, fonts and ...
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Is having a foreign language poem on a page bad for SEO?

I'm making a website for a French audience with haiku poems. They are written in French and translated in Japanese or in Chinese. Only the poems are translated, the rest of the website is only in ...
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Backlinks - Effect of Links shorteners on SEO [duplicate]

I have a basic question regarding SEO. I basically use Link shorteners (mainly google and bitly) while promoting my products/services on social media. I want to know the following: If a user click ...
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SEO impact of changing versions (and names) of external CSS

A website of mine uses a WordPress plugin for CSS minification. The plugin regenerates the CSS file on every update to the style-sheet. When it does, the plugin also changes the version and hence name ...
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Internal Near-Duplicate with canonical, Will it work? [closed]

I want to write articles on heritage site of different countries. Now lets say for a country having 6 monuments, I wrote a article Top 6 Heritage site in India which will target those users who will ...
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Old Site - 301 Redirect To New HTTPS Domain Then Canonical For Different Capitalization

I am wondering whether this setup is correct. I have a website running HTTP domain1.com and I redirect links to domain2.com using a 301 redirect Now domain2 works fine but I decided to implement URL ...
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How to get search results like this [duplicate]

Is this a paid service or just part of SEO? If neither what is the best way to accomplish this? Thanks
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Can we use Google Search Console to merge 40 high authority domains into one?

We have 40 domains that each have high page authority and domain authority. We redirected 301 all the domains to the main website. Is there any way in Google Search Console to tell Google that these ...
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How to deal with duplicate content that I know is also on other domains I don't manage where I also can't just remove the content on my own site [duplicate]

This needs a quick bit of background... I'm webmaster of a medium sized website that promotes hotels. We work with a collection of hotel suppliers so the properties are not ours. All suppliers have ...
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How do I get a description in my Google knowledge panel?

If I search google for the phrase "rgraph about" I get the little boxout pictured below. Whilst this has my logo - how would I go about adding a description too?
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Google's cache shows a blank page but Fetch as Google shows the content. Can Google index my site?

My site content is loaded by ReactJS by fetching a webservice (in componentDidLoad). I need a strong SEO positioning on my pages, so I am trying to understand if Googlebot can read the content. ...
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Is Google SEO mobile speed performance ranking per domain or per page?

Google announced that from July 2018 - Mobile speed is a ranking factor. While I am not sure how exactly this is measured, but google hints that the speed score is taken from the CrUX report. Google ...
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Relative URLs vs absolute URLs for SEO [duplicate]

This question has some fantastic answers on StackOverflow, especially from the dev perspective like this one https://stackoverflow.com/a/21828923/728236, but how about from an SEO perspective? There'...
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Does a different site architecture in international subdirectories hurt SEO?

I have a top level domain example.com, it's a site for the US already well positioned. The business is expanding to EU and we are going to create subdirectories to use the DA of example.com. Like: ...
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Precautions while reorganizing sitemaps

I am reorganizing my sitemaps. I am breaking some large sitemaps into smaller ones, merging some and so on. More importantly I am renaming all the sitemaps (I am assigning meaningful suffixes ...
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Where is the best place to put a rel=“canonical” tag in a custom E-Commerce site? (Link to Product Page or Category Page?)

We have a custom E-Commerce website with a lot of content and sometimes the same keywords may pop up for certain products as we have products with different attributes. This is the link to our ...