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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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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 ...
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Should Geo-targeting Subdomains have their own dedicated Social Media Profiles?

I currently have a website owner, looking to expand their Geographical reach. Rather than investing in dedicated ccTLDs, the use of Subdomains have been opted for as follows: en-gb.example.com (...
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How to remove indexed pages from google effectively

My site was getting traffic and it was on the rise, then I added https and somewhere in that time I also created tons of extra link for google to crawl, thinking this will increase traffic in those ...
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Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landingpage reports table

Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landing-page reports table, when my data source is "Search Console URL": in other hand hand when I gather data from "Analytics" data source it shows ...
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How do I get my website to show up and rank higher on google? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there are anything I can do to get my website to appear and rank higher in search engines such as google. Any ideas?
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Weight of geographical back links to other links

I know that back links are a big deal when it comes to ranking in the search engines, but do links originating from the same country (as to where you want your results to be displayed) have more ...
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How Do I Get Visitors to My Site? [duplicate]

I want more visitors on my website but don't know how?. Please suggest me what should I do increase my visitor.
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Cookie consent overlay - Does it affect SEO?

I have a german website with Adsense integrated. To meet Google's compliance requirements, I ask users to accept cookies for personal advertising. To achieve this, I created an overlay which stays in ...
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H1 tag with dynamic text and image at once for SEO

I found many posts about that but I still can't find a clear answer. I read many texts saying that the H1 tag must have text description and we can't used it with img like logo. However, in many ...
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Many sites, same IP address, all linked together

Our client will have 5 domains on the same IP address. he uses Shopware (e-commerce platform). He wants to migrate his shops to a single shop with sub shops. So he can access them all from single /...
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Does long tail keyword rank impact the rank of short tail keywords too?

We have an automobile website with product queries like:- 1) Audi A4 2) Audi A4 Images 3) Audi A4 Mileage 4) Audi A4 Finance We rank decently well on the 1st two keywords (rank 1 to 5 for most ...
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How can I check if certain text-based content is being used somewhere else? [closed]

I have ordered a blog article for my website, which has been written by someone else. Now I've received the text from the original author, but I'm a little bit concerned about if he has copied the ...
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Lazy loading website sections and SEO

I have an interactive Wordpress website with multiple animations/images. I wanted to improve Google speed insight results, but keep the site SEO friendly. The proposed improvement includes lazy ...
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Why Google analytics show zero result in search console section in acquisition?

Google analytics show zero result in search console section in acquisition, While i applied no segment on my result and also long tie a go I connected both GA and Search console by each other. You ...
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Does Google index/crawl display:none divs? [duplicate]

My website has a message on the index file and it will be shown on a special condition. When I search for my site via keywords, google search shows the message. My code looks like as below <div ...
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Is crawl budget and link juice being wasted to URLs with hashes?

On my site I have internal links to URLs with hashes in them, like this one: https://example.com/page.html#music https://example.com/page.html#music has canonical tag with URL pointing to https://...
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How would Google react if I redirected currently ranking landing pages to the home page?

I have some tag pages on my website which contain specific keywords. They appear in the Google search results for those keywords. Those pages bring in a fair amount of traffic but the bounce rate is ...
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Screaming Frog reports “Mailto” link create 404 errors

A site I've built gets too many 404 errors with Screaming Frog All the 404 originate from the "mailto:" links on the site - for some reason the scan identifies non-exist pages which looks like this: ...
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Googlebot can't index my hbs based SPA website

As part of a school project, I have made a single-page application website using server-side rendered handlebars. However, when inspecting the site using Google Search Console, all Google can find is ...
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Implement hreflang with multiple regions same language and page

My search results seem to not be correctly localized since adding a 'Europe' /eu/ page. My header now looks like this (taken from EU page https://example.com/eu/features/). <link rel="canonical" ...
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How can I determine the maximum number of pages in a website should have for SEO?

An SEO analyst interviewer asked me, "How many pages are there in a normal website?" What is the exact answer for this question?
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GEO Meta Tags: When should I use them and when should I not use them? May it be even harmful?

According to various sources GEO Meta Tags are ignored by the standard Google search. Example for GEO Meta Tags: <meta name=”geo.region” content=”DE-BY” /> <meta name=”geo.placename” content=...
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Embedding Google Analytics/Tag Manager and gtag.js correctly (in WordPress): Is it o.k. in the head or does it have to be after the body tag?

The Google devguide says the following: To install the global tracking snippet, copy the following code and paste it immediately after the tag on every page of your site. Replace ...
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Referencement issue with irrelevant suffix

I have a problem concerning the "coverage" on Google Search Console. The website on the company I'm working for have weird errors on this page. Google is telling that it had issues referencing pages ...
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Is Bidvertiser bad for SEO?

I read on several blocks that Bidvertiser uses blackhat SEO, which might let websites that use it to be penalised or even banned, while others are in favour of using it, or even recommending doing so. ...
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How to make domain disappear from the search results without access to the site or to Google Search Console?

One of my friends just lost his domain. I don't really know the reason why, but he can't ever get it back. His website is re-created to a new domain. Without access to the old domain, we can't even ...