Episode #125 of the Stack Overflow podcast is here. We talk Tilde Club and mechanical keyboards. Listen now

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Make search engines show related (by name and otherwise) businesses in search results

So, I manage the website of a restaurant, "ABC". This restaurant has recently opened another outlet in a different area. They called it, "ABC Express". Both restaurants are having their own Google My ...
3
votes
3answers
45 views

Would search engines consider footer links to my other websites to be toxic?

I have a bunch of websites with recipes from around the world. On the footer of each one of them there are links to the others. I was wondering if this technique is good or not for SEO. I own all of ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

My site title or blogpost title, which should be h1?

I'm in the process of coding my personal website. After looking at some articles to help me understand how SEO works, I learned that keywords need to be in H1s. It sounds logical for my blog post ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

domain name keyword found on page too many, can it effect SEO?

I have a domain name which is also a keyword. like "something.deals". My page has 2000 words, and the domain keyword ("something.deals" with a dot) is found 14 times on my website text. I rank for my ...
1
vote
1answer
7 views

Representing a free trial in structured data

Trying to set up the structured data for a software application on the website and am having trouble with how to represent a free trial as an offer if it is at all possible. The product has a free ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

How do I handle broken pagination links for SEO when the number of paginated pages falls?

Example I have A, B, C page dynamically generated based on the 21 rows page A contains 10 rows page B contains 10 rows page C contains 1 row Google suggested pagination has been implemented page A &...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

I don't find my image on google image

I have a little problem on my magento 1.7. My images aren't visible on google image. When i tape "site:evol-mobilites.com" i found a majority of pdf image and picture video. Have you a tips to ...
1
vote
2answers
13 views

Should I have my own mobile app for a [dot]app domain name?

I plan to buy a .app domain name (e.g., www.example.app), however, I don't have a mobile app for that website. Is it really that important to have an app for a .app website? This get.app success ...
2
votes
2answers
22 views

Can a post with low word-count be bad for SEO?

I know that word count isn't a ranking factor. Source: Is word count a large ranking factor for Google? I am going to add a Question and Answer Section for my website. Some questions like "Do meta ...
1
vote
1answer
11 views

Proper way to avoid Google from indexing wordpress attachment pages

I recently noticed that the attachment pages of my friend's website appears in Google search. I applied the Yoast plugin solution to redirect those pages to post itself but I want to guarantee that ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Change image names or create an image sitemap? Or both?

The environment is a classifieds site, where there's products with their description, title and photos and, except for images, all data is stored in a MySQL database. Although there's friendly titles ...
2
votes
0answers
95 views
+50

“Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available..” only in Google Search Results

Why am I getting this search description in Google search (on any browser): "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Duplicate content snippets within same website

I have a pricing table and FAQs which I will be using on multiple pages within the same website. I cannot re-write the content for each page as the services I offer are the same and so are the FAQs. ...
2
votes
0answers
20 views

Website not appearing in Google search results

I just recently took over a website that is hosted on GoDaddy to make enhancements to it. However, I am new to SEO and believe that I may have accidentally removed it from Google searches. As stated, ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Does traffic exchange software that automatically visits network sites in the background affect SEO?

Does traffic exchange software like JingLing affect SEO? Traffic exchange software controls your web browser and automatically visits sites in exchange for other people running the software visiting ...
1
vote
2answers
28 views

Google Search Console reports it is not crawling the hompage but it shows up in a site: search

I recently retouched a corporate site for a client. They also have an ecommerce version of their site at another URL. I've submitted the sitemap and did a manual re-crawl request for the homepage of ...
13
votes
3answers
19k views

What is the difference between “nofollow noopener” vs. just “nofollow”?

I use the WordPress plugin Ultimate Nofollow to easily make links as nofollow. So I expected that plugin will add rel="nofollow". But it added rel="nofollow noopener" Is there a difference between ...
3
votes
2answers
368 views

Prevent Google Indexing SubDomains

I have cPanel Hosting with only 1 IP. I'm in the process of pointing all my TLDs to this server. I have created Addon Domains and all the folders from which it creates are located in sub directories ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

It's possible to Index by google page's anchor (#) as a page

I have a frequent question page (www.example.com/faq#top-inviters), that has every question bellow an anchor. Google index all the content, but when I find a specific question google give the parent ...
3
votes
1answer
78 views

How many links per page maximum can we have in an HTML sitemap?

In the XML sitemap, there is a limit of 50,000 per XML sitemap. Is there a limit of links to be present on the HTML based sitemap? If I have more than 100k pages or posts, Should I used them as ...
2
votes
1answer
145 views

Is the nofollow attribute present in reddit links?

All SEO articles I've read on this subject claim that reddit links are nofollow. I am not questioning that information, but I would like to know how these folks are able to verify that reddit links ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

How can find I the place where the Screaming Frog found a link on my site?

I use screaming frog for my site. For some URLs it finds I don't know where it found those links. This is an example image of my screaming frog:
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Redirect directory olddomain.com/my-site/ to new domain newdomain.com (SEO)

I am in the process of creating a new website newdomain.com. My old site was located within a directory of another domain olddomain.com/my-site. With regards both technical aspects, and SEO, what is ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

AMP pages in Google search results on desktop

I have a WordPress-based website with the "AMP for WP" plugin installed. It seems to be configured properly so that AMP pages point to respective non-AMP pages with "rel canonical", but I noticed some ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Does changing wordpress settings general language affect seo?

When I did an SEO check on my website, it was recommended that... The given language en does not conform with the detected language de. I know I can change the language under Settings>General&...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How can I solve the same meta title for different subdirectory domain?

I have multiple subdirectory domain (example.com/au, example.com/us,etc) with the same language. I have updated the same title for all of subdirectory domains, but Google just only change 1 of them. ...
2
votes
2answers
287 views

When changing domain names, can I keep my existing SEO and Google Search ranking?

Suppose I have been using a domain, say www.bollywoodhatke.com for 3 years, and it has a good Alexa (hypothetical situation). It has backlinks and its has 7,000 pages indexed and 50,000 images indexed,...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Anchor text distribution 2019 [closed]

Could anybody recommend an up-to-date natural anchor text distribution chart?
2
votes
1answer
42 views

If a PHP comments script uses AJAX, is the content not indexed by search engines?

I am interested in installing the PHP comments script Easycomment. The script features include "All Ajax". The comments in the demo above do not show up in the source code of the page. Does this ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Do search engines consider the length of longer percent-encoded URLs or shorter non-English character URLs for SEO?

Do search engines consider the length of non-English characters or do they consider the length of percentage-encoded characters for an SEO score? For example: http://example.com/%d8%b1%d9%88%d8%b3%...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

How can I confirm if my security review request has been submitted properly in Google Search Console?

I submitted a security review request in Google Search Console after my website was hacked but I can see no confirmation anywhere that the issue is pending a review. The only way I can get a message ...
7
votes
5answers
588 views

Does using an img title attribute in addition to the alt attribute help image SEO?

Is there any SEO reason to add title after alt attribute of image? <img src="./cat.jpg" alt="Funny Cat" /> vs <img src="./cat.jpg" alt="Funny Cat" title="Funny Cat" /> I know the title ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Is it OK for SEO to create multiple pages that each use the main keyword but focus on different phrases?

I won't give away my real target keywords here or what it is im trying to rank for. But this example lets say my company provides hairdressing & hairdressing training. example.com/hairdressing ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

Will google blacklist my website for pasting relevant but duplicate articles?

I work at a small startup, and we are struggling to get high ranks on google, in searches relevant to our website. Since "content is king" when it comes to SEO, we want to add articles to our website ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

New website ranking problem [duplicate]

I have a 2 week old blog with 10 articles. Submitted to google search console and sitemap is also submitted. Used yoast seo plugin and on page optimization is good. The problem When I type one of ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Google Search Console change of address: failed 301 redirect from homepage test [closed]

I try to change my website address on the Search Console and i can’t... The console return an error : « 301-redirect from homepage : Couldn’t fetch the page http://myoldwebsite.example » ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

How can I indexing sitemap my website?

I want to optimize the sitelink on my website through the search console / webmaster I want when searching on Google that appears are certain menus. for example menus, a, menu b and menu c I am ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

URL Character Counting - Where to start counting?

I'm rewriting URLs for a website, I know it could affect SEO, but I've no choice but to rewrite them, and 301 redirect the old ones to their new URLs. I want to try to keep the new URLs short and to ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

How keyword density is calculated in this case?

Example: I have the keyword: "how to download advanced systemcare 6.3" And I use the broad match "advanced systemcare 6.3" in my text; I'ts is counted as 3 times ("advanced", "advanced systemcare",...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Product information produces duplicate content (SEO)

Scenario There are thousands of products with individual text blocks but also additional information where some paragraphs stay the same for large groups of products. Examples: there is an ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to handle URL query strings with over 1 million combinations

I have an interactive page on my website that produces millions of combinations. Users can share a link to the specific combination. Something like: website.com/tool?id1=blah&id2=blahagain This ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Is there any point to use absolute URLs for asset files like css/js for SEO optimization?

Should I use absolute paths for CSS or JS resources in <link and <script tags? Is there any reason? Some SEO optimization say fix it, should I do it for any reason? I do not know why, if ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Would a WhatsApp chat popup affect rankings?

One of my new websites is now ranking on the 1st page. If I put a WhatsApp chat popup on the website, would it affect the rankings? Do Google algorithms consider that chat as lead generation and ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

Impact of reviews on SEO

What's the impact of third-party reviews on SEO for non-local e-commerce websites? We already use our own rating system. It's a non-biased and honest system. We display the ratings on our pages and ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

We are blocking bots, crawlers, spiders and scan tools in our servers. Can this affect DA (domain authority)?

I didn't know the concept of domain/page authority in SEO until 1 hour ago. We have been blocking bots, crawlers, spiders and scanners in general directly from Apache through ModSecurity rules (custom ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Job Search website - pop-up window vs new page?

I am a CS first year student and I am building a job search website for a friend of mine. A page search list of the positions available, a user can click on a position and a pop-up window will appear ...
2
votes
2answers
51 views

Does having the name of a country in the site HTML <title> based on geolocation hurt SEO?

My website detects where the visitor is coming from. If the visit is from Guatemala, the title is: <title>[Company name] | Discounts in Guatemala</title> If the visit is from El Salvador,...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

Will a loading indicator over a content before bootstrapping an app will affect my SEO?

I built a landing page using Angular. Since you may know, without Client/Server-side rendering, crawlers can't obtain any data since all the dom is being manipulated by Javascript. Therefore, I ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Redirecting URL with & without query string?

If I setup a 301 redirect for the first URL path below will that also redirect all the paths below that contain a query string? For example: /6-light-oval-chandelier-espresso?pp=0&epik=...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Can I run multiple sites with customized look and feel from a single code base and database?

I want to create a main website say, www.myweb.example which has the main functionality such as admin panels, db's etc. Then I want to offer clients a customised front-end (change of css and logo) ...