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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How should I label combined image/text links so Google will choose them for sitelinks?

The homepage of my ecommerce ticketing site has links to events with tickets for sale. They consist of an image as well as text describing the event and the price of the ticket, like this: I'd like ...
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So, what's left to do? (GSC Performance Drops) [duplicate]

As a developer, I am quite new in SEO area. I published my website 40 days ago. Before to start this goal, I read and learn much about SEO. I am still learning but actually I can not find so much ...
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Run beta versions of sites SEO safely [duplicate]

We have domain.com and want to test a new site template on beta.domain.com. What is the correct way to run a beta test without affecting SEO of the main domain.com? In the topic SEO safe way to run ...
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If a use same title to post on medium to rank my blog post with different content? Will it rank my main blog post? [duplicate]

One of the YouTubers said in his video if you have a blog post "let's suppose blog post title is "how to make money in Pakistan on youtube?" then he told that to get organic traffic, go ...
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Similar content not ranking for 50 states, but ranking for US territories

This is a follow up on a previous question I asked regarding the best way to set up my website to appropriately show up on Google. I have a calculator for each US state: let's say you plug in your ...
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SEO problem when a competitor's trademark has turned into the generic name of the product

I'm having a problem where my clients' product is known by almost everybody by the trademark of their biggest competitor. For example, imagine that my client is a sticky-tape manufacturer, but ...
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Will web crawlers be able to crawl nested sidebar menu for mobile web

I have a simple question. One clicking on any of the breadcrumbs, an overlay appears as per design. For example, in the above image clicking on Physics will bring up all subjects to choose from and ...
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How to properly index angular universal single page webapp with auto-redirection to language paths for search engines

I'm trying to properly index a multi-lingual express app which is serving an angular universal application. The app redirects the user based on their preferred language, if the provided path is not ...
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Recover Google rankings after overwriting one page with another and getting the duplicate content excluded

One of our pages was on page 1 of Google for a very important keyword. Some mistake from our developer team caused a disastrous issue in indexing that page. The parent page and the child page used the ...
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Is this as a result of google penalty? [duplicate]

I have a site made by wordpress. This site has some google rankings on 1st page in some keywords. Some pages appeared on 1st page of google search. However, since about 2 months ago, some ranking ...
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Why can't Google index my site? [closed]

I want Google to index a number of pages on my website, but when I request Google to index the site, it raises an error. How come? Am I doing anything wrong somewhere? The error it's throwing is a ...
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Is there something I can do to make Google index a brand new news magazine site faster?

three weeks ago I launched an online magazine. Before the launch we had been working hard to make everything perfect. So we have.... unique base content valid sitemap, dynamically updated with every ...
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Could Google penalize randomized, owner-generated content or is it good for SEO?

I'm starting my own web design company, and I've partnered with a local business directory that needs a website redesign. The directory owner has connected with a guy who does SEO, and he's created a ...
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Will deleting and re-upload my new site site help Google index it and resolve duplicate URLs that are now fixed?

I uploaded a new site with a domain name https://example.com (actually the domain consists of 3 words concatenated together). If i do a google search for those three words in Google, the site does ...
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How does google image indexes SVG sprites?

If I use svg sprite, does google image indexes the entire sprite? Or each image separately?
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SEO - onload components seen as separate pages by Google

I have tried to optimized my blog by loading some component after the page load to improve the performance. Since I have done this, the performance has increased but I now see that those components ...
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Google rich snippet always shows “Sold out” for available (ld+json) offer schema

We have listing menu items for the restaurant and something wrong, it always shows "Sold Out" in Google's search results. The items given to Gooogle as ld+json schema with the availability ...
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How do you manage canonical URLs on different subdomains?

We have two sites with minor regional differences, but largely the same page content: www.example.com (English speaking global market) us.example.com (English speaking Americas market) Right now, ...
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SEO best practice for page that is the same for 50 US States

I have a calculator for each US state: for example let's say you plug in your income and it tells you your state tax rate, which depends on your state. The calculator has the same UI for ever state, ...
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Best Way To Implement Site Analytics in WordPress [closed]

I ran an SEO audit on my WP site and one of the recommendations was to "Implement an analytics tracking tool" so I figure instead of just adding any old plugin or adding the code to the page ...
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Can google index site with js? [duplicate]

I want to start optimizing and SEO a website that seems render in client side. in "view page source" I just see links for CSS and Js. none of the html tags are there. Can Google index the ...
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Why is Google showing the outdated contents of www.google.com/amp/s/MYAMPURL?

Recently I updated the contents of 100,000+ AMP pages of my server. However, when I search on my mobile, the results which Google shows are on the following URL: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp....
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Does an infinite-scroll page on its own url and a paginated page on another url with the same content hurt SEO?

My index page is an infinite scrollable page. I also have a paginated page on another url say /posts with the same content; like how SO's index page and /questions page have the same content. Will ...
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How does site name change impact to seo?

I have a site, ranked 1st in my purpose keyword of google search result. I have to change brand name or site name, but I will not change domain url. Does this change impact to seo? Will my site's ...
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Does google bot crawl comment author link?

I have one interesting question about comment backlink. As you know, you can leave a comment in wordpress site's post. Then, you can leave a link to Name field or Comment field as below picture. When ...
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What are the key SEO considerations when building a social network? [closed]

A lot has been said and written about how to do SEO and content strategy for B2B startups and e-commerce. However, what are the key things to cover when building a social network such as Facebook or ...
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Website disappeared suddenly from first page results [duplicate]

-Background- A new webpage that we created for a Hungarian venue site in NodeJS has its 'SSO' behaving oddly. It's online for about two-three-ish weeks at the moment. (iranytiszababolna.hu) The SEO ...
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Why does Google's Rich Results test find structured data that I don't see in the browser?

Using https://search.google.com/test/rich-results I ran a test on this web page: https://www.cwcycles.co.za/product/sram-pc-gx-eagle-chain It returns a found product, and on inspecting where that ...
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Does accessibility (assessed by tools like lighthouse) affect SEO

Google lighthouse report has separate sections for SEO and accessibility. And I guess there could be other tools as well that provide feedback on accessibility metrics (like font background contrast). ...
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Schema JSON codes and their effect on the page speed rank

I searched in many articles but nobody has talked about this stuff. For example, google suggested JSON-LD for structured data but I wanna know if I add dozens line of JSON codes, does not it affect on ...
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Why Google Cache Showing 404 on my React Base Webpages?

My web page is client-side rendered with React. On hitting the cache, it is showing 404 instead of a rendered page. Example Screenshot When I inspect the Page URL on Search Console, Its parsing and ...
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SEO stumper: site redone in English from French, no change in SERP rankings for English kws

I am relatively new to Shopify, so maybe there is something I am not getting with the backend/crawlability but here goes. In my years of doing web copy and being conscious of on-page SEO, I haven't ...
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Is thin content taking into account only the number of words?

I am interested to know whether a page is treated as a thin content page based on only the fact that there are a few words. What if the page has around 100 words but together with that it has a useful ...
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Where to put anchor tags in Angular CSR Applications such that routes get indexed? [duplicate]

I built this site with Angular 10: https://fireflysemantics.com/ And when the top level domain is visited it reroutes to this: https://fireflysemantics.com/welcome However There's no link to that from ...
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Where to put anchor tags in Angular CSR Applications such that URLs get indexed?

I built a site with Angular 10. When the home page is visited it reroutes to this /welcome. However There's no link to that from anywhere within the app, so I don't think Google has any way of ...
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Can we implement hreflang on root domain for one country and on sub-folder for another country?

Is it possible for 2 countries, we can implement hreflang tags on root domain and a sub-folder, for example for US hreflang on www.example.com and for Italy www.example.com/IT can we do it like this? ...
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Image size smaller than recommended size - AMP Warning

I installed AMP version on the website and newly find out the issue which is Image size smaller than recommended size. How to solve this?
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Change domain name without changing host (OVH)

One of my clients is re-branding, and we need to change the domain name for their site as their business name has changed. They're staying with the same host (OVH), same exact site (only the logo will ...
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Can I wrap header, main, and footer HTML tags in divs for SEO?

I'm working on my brand new website and I'm trying to make it as optimized as possible mainly for SEO. In order to reach that goal, I'm trying to do best practices for it's hierarchy. My website is ...
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Site rankings tanked after removing 1750 Blog tags

I recently removed 1750 tags from my company's blog. Many of them were irrelevant or synonyms created by someone who didn't know how to use tags, some were even misspellings. I removed 1730 of them, ...
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Rel=canonical vs. 301 redirect

My website has a bunch of URLs like abc.com/[item-id]/[item-name]. Only the item-id is used to display the page, item-name is there only for SEO purposes. Now, I would like to change that to abc.com/[...
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The best practice of Article / Web 2.0 / Blog submission in off-page SEO?

I am planning for my e-commerce new project. And I am stuck at the best practices of off-page submission for Articles / Web 2.0 / Blogs. I have some questions in my mind which are as follows: Can I ...
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Controlling crawling of a website using semantic headings structure

I implemented website for my company. One of my focuses was using as semantic structure for the HTML as possible. So I used <section>s and marked each section properly with heading tag (<h1&...
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htmx and reachability by google bot

Some days ago I found htmx which I really like. It is simple and gives me a way to use my favorite backend solution, and I can avoid a lot of JavaScript. But I am unsure if the google bot will find ...
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SEO permalinks not constantly showing up properly on google

When searching my site on Google. I have some correct and some wrong when it comes down to the meta permalink. I have a photo that explains itself. Wondering why this is happening to some but not for ...
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Average time on page shows <00:00:01 after moving Google Analytics to Google Tag Manager

Earlier in May 2020 I embedded the Google Analytics code through Google Tag Manager. Tracking seems to be fine, but after implementing that I see a weird pattern on the blog of the website. Blogs ...
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Is the tabbed content in product page hurting SEO? [duplicate]

Is tabbed content in product page bad for SEO? If so, how should I make it more SEO friendly?
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How to structure URL for SEO? [duplicate]

I have a website hosting some competition where there are lots of participants. The url to access participant is: www.abc.com/participant/participant_id/ Now, the participants gets lots of page views....
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Changing product SKU - SEO impact

I'm going to renew my e-commerce website. Since products' SKUs are very long I was thinking about changing them with something shorter. Could product SKU changing have bad result on SEO side?
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Creating dynamic title tag based on URL parameters better for SEO than having just one title?

I'm creating a translation web service, and wondering which approach will be better in terms of SEO. The app will allow users to translate between English, Spanish and French, using two select fields ...

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