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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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Question on search engine optimization for nodejs website

I just made my first website and I had some questions about how google would index it. For this website, content is only generated once the user interacts with a map seen on the website. I read this ...
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Is it SEO problematic to create footnotes with frontend JavaScript?

I have an RTL (Hebrew) MediaWiki 1.34.0 website in which I am having a serious problem creating footnotes for articles with the core Extension:Cite because its de facto lack of support in Hebrew, as ...
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How can a search engine crawl a dynamically generated website?

A dynamically generated website doesn't have most of its content hard coded on the HTML file. Sometimes it waits for a user to login or wait for an input to generate its views. So it would look ...
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Is there a penalty risk from Google with a page containing 70+ outbound links to high quality sites

I have a page that links to about 70+ high-quality websites. The page looks like this: <a href="website#1">website name</a> - info about the site (~20 words) <a href="website#1">...
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When syndicating an article to a third party site which is then the canonical, how should I update the json-ld Article schema URLs?

If I have a duplicate content because my article is syndicated to a third party site. which URLs should I use in json-ld Article schema? To be precise, let's say I want to publish an article from my ...
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Does having an extended validation SSL certificate increase your Google search ranking? [duplicate]

I am assisting an retailer obtain and install an extended validation (EV) SSL certificate for their online shop. After a week of back and forth paperwork with the CA, I wonder whether it's worth the ...
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Site organization when targeting several locations

This is a followup on my previous question: Site for the same service in different locations: how to avoid duplicate content? I'm building a series of sites offering, say, cab services in different ...
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How to tell google that xyz.com & www.xyz.com are same?

I have my blog and I am checking it's SEO on woorank.com and found that there are some issues with URLs described in the below image that I am getting there.
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Use new domain with already strong backlinks effectively?

I bought an expired domain, which I found out that it already has backlinks from spiegel.de, t3n.de (german top magazines) and a few more. What would be the wisest way for me to get the maximum SEO ...
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Will disrupting the Parent/Child Category relationship, with Static Pages, negatively affect SEO efforts?

I am working on my personal website where, for the purpose of this question, we can assume the site structure is as follows: At present, the 'Keeping Fit' and 'Healthy Eating' Pages are Parent ...
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Zero impressions to a lot of pages while I can see still see them in Google? Huge drop

In Google Search Console I can see hundreds of search queries dropping impressions from e.g. 800 to literally 0 (!), while I can still see them on Google when I search for them. I know that Google did ...
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My domain does not show up in any SEO analysis websites [closed]

My client's domain worktrak.in seems to be totally invisible in the SEO analysis websites. Like for example when we query the domain "worktrak.in" for the following... Organic keywords Organic ...
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Is server side rendering without any styling acceptable for a single page application (that is heavily styled) in order to satisfy most search bots?

Let's say that you have a big / heavy single page application (SPA) that can be represented statically in 100,000+ pages. Will it be acceptable to have a back-end that dynamically generates pages ...
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What SEO benefits do WordPress Tags offer that Categories do not already offer?

I am in the process of putting together a Personal Blog, powered by WordPress, where I am trying to plan out how I will be looking to integrate the Category and Tag Taxonomies. Although I have been ...
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How do popular sites like Pinterest with such mobile unfriendly interfaces rank so high?

Just did a Google image search and I got hundreds of images. A large number of them came from pInterest. When you click on the link, you're required to either log into the site or use their app before ...
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Site for the same service in different locations: how to avoid duplicate content?

I built a site for a specific service (let's say, a cab service) that catered to a specific location. The URL was: https://www.getacabcity1.com (It was targeted towards City 1). Now the client ...
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Different content in different countries : subfolders or subdomains? [duplicate]

My company wants to launch a new website for a new offer in 4 different countries : France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland. I was asked for advice about what kind of URL organisation to choose for ...
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seo and documenting multiple version of our software

How to markup the documentation of the different version of our product? considering that The content is not strictly identical across version, but it is very often the same, we wish newer version ...
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Google SEO - Sports Website - Display live scores in search results

What would it take for Google to recognise live scores of a Sports League and display in search results? Could not find any relevant documentation. An example from here -
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Homepage in breadcrumb

Well... there have been many topics about this but I am looking for clear answer regarding placing home page at the beginning of breadcrumb trail. First of all, I set in the breadcrumb trail - ...
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Will adding a Age Disclaimer landing page to a site make it less search engine optimised?

I need to add an age disclaimer landing page for an adults only website but am worried that it will make the site less search engine optimised. The page will have a button (<18) which will ...
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These pages showing url too long and poorly formatted in uber suggest in terms of seo.How to solve this problem

I have a word press site and doing SEO with yoast premium plugin all other SEO related issue are solved but these pagination problem is a headache I search the internet but didn't find solution for ...
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What is the name of “More results from ____” in google SERP and how to get it on your site?

What is the name of this section of Google search? It's not sitelinks - those are different sections of the website. Is this in any way linked to Q&A html microdata Google uses?
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Google ranking for new pages not consistent

I have a website where I create very similar pages besides the city name and do the exact same thing for each page, but some will rank well while others do not. Why is this, if they are nearly the ...
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Will adding a Age Disclaimer landing page to a site make it less search engine optimised?

I need to add an age disclaimer landing page for an adults only website but am worried that it will make the site less search engine optimised. The page will have a button (<18) which will ...
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/states/louisiana/ or just /louisiana/ in the URL path for SEO of a restaurant site based on WordPress? [duplicate]

Hoping to find a site structuring best practice for a Wordpress site that features restaurants by state, that is still readable enough to Google's bots so as to not be detrimental to the SEO. Is it ...
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How to host a PDF on a Wix website using a SEO-optimised path?

I just created my first website with Wix. I want to add a PDF file to it. Wix suggests to upload the file to the Wix and then add a button/icon for users to open. The problem is, the path to this file ...
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indexing github account [duplicate]

Its been 7 months since i created my github account. However Google still hasn't indexed my github page. Does anyone know what to do ?
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Do I need to arrange the links under XML Sitemap?

We use Yoast on WordPress website and it generates a https://www.website.com/page-sitemap.xml, arranged base on the last date of modification. Do we need to have arranged it base on our navigation ...
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Should I include a trailing slash for my <xhtml:link rel=“alternate” href=“URL” hreflang=“en-US”/> URLs?

I'm implementing hreflang on my web app. Google does not mention anything on https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/189077?hl=en But they use it (trailing slashes) on their own Sitemap. https:...
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Is there an app that would detect my over- or under-optimization errors in my unpublished article?

I know of Website Auditor, SEO Spyglass, Rank Tracker, and Link Assistant - I downloaded them all. But Website Auditor is only good for keywords, Rank Tracker only works on published articles, the ...
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Should I do a redirect when trailing slash and http is changed?

I have noticed that all my internal links (and I have a lot of them) were being linked like so: https://websitenamehere[dot]com/post-title Yet, my posts have actually a trailing slash after the ...
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What is the preview box of Google called?

Tell me what is the red box and how to get it shown on Google.
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Is it bad SEO practice to link to hundreds of internal pages on one page? [duplicate]

I have a site with 200 pages. On each page, I would like to set up links to the rest 199 pages. I did this because I want my users to link to other pages easily. But is this a very bad practice for ...
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Why Google Search Console is not picking up the bio back-link in my blog?

I have been writing some blogs, in order to create some back-links for my website. One of the website that I used is c-sharpcorner.com I have my profile page: my-profile-page-on-c-sharpcorner And I ...
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External links and effect on SEO: how can we link to relevant posts?

I have a website that wants to link to a 1000+ pages on my website (because they are all pages that extend the information on his website), but we are both afraid that this might have a negative ...
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Will /blog/ at the start of the URL path for my WordPress articles help SEO?

I have a WordPress website for a business. And they have many pages, Custom Posts, etc. And they do have a Blog also. At present their blog urls are like this: Main page for blog: example.com/blog ...
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Should I use and iFrame or Javascript for the best SEO [duplicate]

I am currently doing some research as I'm wanting to build a sort of jobs board. Users can add jobs on my site, and then embed the list of jobs onto their site. From my research, I can tell there are ...
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How to set H1 tag on my site's homepage that has a logo?

Hi so on my website I only have a logo etc, and I don't use any headline/banner (h1) on the homepage. I wanted to ask how do I place a H1 tag into this homepage which I've read is good for SEO? My ...
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Google Analytics: Embedded Contact Forms Are Being Counted as Referral Sources

We use iframe contact forms from a marketing software provider. When someone lands on our site and fills out a form, they are redirected to a thank you page. However, the domain of these iframes is ...
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Should I report to Google a page with high Page Authority, but is also spam?

I have an interesting situation. My website is indexed properly and well by Google, but I also see a lot of spam sites just copying my content or linking to my website, while I have never asked for ...
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Can having too many noindex pages hurt ranking? [duplicate]

Can having too many noindex pages hurt ranking? Eg: 50,000 low quality noindex forum posts with 1,000 indexed quality posts. Can those 50,000 low quality noindex forum posts affect for 1,000 ...
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What's the best way to redirect from domain to subdomain with protected content?

My goal is to figure out the best way to add protected content using a subdomain. I have an established website (mydomain.com) that has article abstracts and author info for seo purposes. I'd like to ...
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What does “no data” in search appearance of google webmaster tool/search console mean?

Search appearance section has no data to show. It has been months since some of the pages and posts of my website got indexed to google. But I see no data in search appearance. Does this mean that ...
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How to get rid of unnecessary url's from google search console?

66 pages of my website which are all deleted still appears in page report of google search console. My eagerness is knowing all the possibilities. Questions include: 1. does this affect SEO? 2. How ...
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Why is my website shows abnormally low CTR in Google Search Console?

The problem is my website has abnormally low CTR in all query words including "my own website name" keyword but let me explain using only when people search my website name as an example. The ...
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Why couldn't my very specific page appear on Google search results even when I put my site name beside the search terms? [duplicate]

I made an article on "nexgrill vs char broil". I used keywords, I optimized, improved my readability, but still, when I search "nexgrill vs char broil", I see only 2 or 3 websites (on the first page ...
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Remove pagination from e-commerce category page while preserving SEO text relevance

I am administering an e-commerce website where currently we have pagination implemented on every category page. On the first page of each category, we have SEO text in the bottom – a description of ...
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Can I use the “UGC” link attribute to mark paragraphs of content submitted by users?

Google recently advised us to use the following link attributes: nofollow sponsored ugc "dofollow" is by default if not stated. So, sponsored is for affiliate links (for example) and "ugc" is "...
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Will Google value links to expired domains that have been down for months if I create a new site there?

I found some new dropped domains that I buy that have decent links that are all 404 of course. When a domain is dropped and the link has been 404'd for over 100 days does Google 100% ignore that ...