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How stop google from giving too much link juice to particular URLs?

We have a product website with separate pages for product details, product images, product videos, product reviews. We want to design a card for our products which we can use everywhere i.e. on ...
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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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Does a `rel=canonical` Tag send any relevancy signals to the duplicate content's Category Page?

Below is a variation to my other question about rel=canonical. I am working on an eCommerce site, which sells Canvas Prints. Each Canvas Print is available in a variety of ways. As such, every ...
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Does a Parent Page receive any SEO benefits, from the successes of its Children Pages?

For a web page to perform well, in search results, I understand it needs to tick many boxes. To name a few: Provide, regular, quality content; Earn Back links, from reputable sources; Link out to ...
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Why do some eCommerce sites fail to include Product Categories within any Navigational Links? Error or a strategy?

I have come across many eCommerce websites, often large established ones, which have many Product Categories which do not appear within any of their Navigational Links. Furthermore, I cannot seem to '...
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Would internally linking from inside a Silo to another Silo cause any negative SEO issues?

I am of the impression that internal linking, should ideally go up and down a site's structure, with horizontal linking restricted to Parent level pages only. Even then, these should only really link ...
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Should rel=nofollow be used, when internally linking to cousin pages?

I am currently working on an eCommerce website. I am thinking of creating a structure, which would allow the visitor to browse the site by Product Category, Room and Theme. As such, I would end up ...
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Is a Silo Landing Page reserved for static Pages only or can Blog/Product Categories be used as a Silo instead?

I am aware that a Silo structure, is a way to logically organise website content; with vertical linking, within each Silo, helping visitors and search engines understand a site's overall theme(s)/...
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Are there instances where duplicate content could positively affect SEO?

I feel the simple answer, to my question, would be a No! Simply because search engines do not want duplicate content in their results pages. That said, I have come across a lot of websites which ...
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SEO implications of loading pages (with e.g. ajax) on a single page

I have an e-commerce site that needs 3 clicks (and page loads) to get to the actual product. This was done with the intention to have more goolgle-bot scannable pages, and therefore better ranking for ...
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Why do some websites have none existing 'parent pages'? [closed]

For the purpose of this question, I would like to highlight the following URL: https://www.therange.co.uk/occasions/birthdays/ Upon selection, you will be successfully directed to a page displaying '...
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Why do some sites replace a 'Product Parent Category' with a 'Page'?

Recently, I have been looking at how websites structure their eCommerce sites. After browsing quite a few sites, I have noticed there seems to be 2 primary approaches in how to handle 'Parent' and '...
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Why should 'Tag' Pages be assigned the 'noinidex' treatment?

For some time now, I have been reading a lot about the notion that Tag pages should not be indexed in search engines. In fact, I have barely come across any articles which say otherwise. I am not ...
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Do Child Categories have any influence on Parent Categories, when it comes to SEO/SERP?

I am currently working on a WordPress e-commerce website, where the chosen shopping platform is WooCommerce. I am in the early stages of planning, where I am currently focusing on the overall site ...
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Why do these major ticketing sites have backward or flat URL structures?

In basically any SEO post you read, or site you visit or develop, the recommended site structure is basically the same - the "tree" structure. I can see why a site would want a flattened URL ...
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How to update a website's homepage to use a static AWS S3 site just for the homepage

I have developed the browser based game over at http://ninjawars.net. Currently, the game site homepage is essentially like a single-page app, it is a php backed homepage with an iframe, links to ...
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Pages or posts for reference site

I have a suburban farm website that I made using wordpress. It is really just for fun but I want to build it with best practise in mind in case I ever want to do more with it. To this point I have ...
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Why Google Structure Data Tools is Showing SiteNavigationElement Twice?

I have submitted Site Navigation Element (Structure Data) through the plugin to my website. Plugin I am using is "Schema.org Settings List." While I have run the website in structre data testing tool, ...
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Do similar products across different categories affect SEO?

If I have one category Long Sleeve T-Shirt With its products Family Long Sleeve T-Shirt Children Long Sleeve T-Shirt Vintage Long Sleeve T-Shirt Now I have another category Jersey T-Shirt But ...
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Should I block new low value category pages

I run a job board, which has three different taxonomies; category, location and job type. I currently have all my category and location pages indexed by Google. They've been in the indexed for many ...
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Inconsistent internal links in Google search console

We have around 300k pages on our site. Only 194 pages can be seen on internal link section of search console. We expect to have atleast 100k pages there. What can the possible issue be here? Other ...
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Correct way(s) of separating URLs of static pages from main content

Let's say I have a dictionary-like website where I have canonical URLs like example.com/egregious which displays the definition of the word "egregious". However, I have a couple of "static pages" ...
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Is it OK to use only special characters in an URL segment?

I wanted to separate a section of my website using an URL segment that contains a special (but URL-safe) character like hyphen or tilde, so that some pages would like this: example.com/-/about or ...
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Website structure with multiple sub directories [duplicate]

We are going to work on a new project which is a website that contains many details of commercial companies in an area. People can search for bars, shops, garages and so on. We are brainstorming on ...
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Understanding of Typo3 folder structure for own files/directories (file list, ftp)

sadly someone in my family decided to be a casual Typo3 user. I want to help him, but I don't get their directory structure and want to keep my work clean in a Typo3 way. So here are some questions: ...
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SEO consequences for category pages 404-ing

Question, is it ok for one of the pages levels to 404? (SEO-wise) Let's say I have a sitemap like this: example.com --/services --/foo --/bar --/sectors --/my-sector --/another-sector --/...
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How do I get google to show my page's structure in its results? [duplicate]

I know that for some pages Google lists the results as can be seen in the following screenshot: As you can see, main navigation pages (About, Constructed, Contact etc.) are shown in an indented and ...
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How bad is it to call a landing page “landing.html”?

I want a landing page whose URL will be emailed after a few days to people who have downloaded my software. The landing page asks them how happy they are with the software, links to tutorials, and ...
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E-Commerce category filters, rel=canonical and SEO

Concise Question How should I, from an SEO standpoint, handle categories on an e-commerce site that may, at any given point, become very thin, containing very few products, then later grow to be a ...
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Duplicate content on same-language region

I'm currently working on a multi-language website. I want to target different regions and each region should have its own site. I currently have two languages for my website: Dutch and English. So I ...
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How to handle Partials in a Sitemap?

Let's say I've got all of my pages laid out like root/page.php combined with root/content/page.php page.php includes: header.php footer.php sometemplate.php menu.php submenu.php /content/page.php ...
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Looking for easy-to-maintain and secure directory structure for multipart site

I recently inherited an older custom PHP website that consists of three parts: a public section for all to see, a members section, and an administrator section. The directory section resembles the ...
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“Node is empty” warning displayed in Google Structured Data Testing Tool

With the latest version of the Google Structured Data Testing Tool, I got 5 warning messages saying: Node is empty. Double check that this is desired and consider removing. How can I remove this ...
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Subdirectories for countries, but no content in the root level - a problem?

We are in New Zealand and operate in NZ and Australia. We have a .com domain with /nz and /au subdirectories. All content is in the subdirectories and the root level only has a splash page to select ...
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In what location does Tiki store articles: in the file system or in the MySQL database?

I have a dump of the directory structure from an old Tiki website from around 2010 that is no longer up. I would like to view the raw text of the articles but am unable to locate any files that ...
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Where does TWiki store articles: in the file system or in the MySQL database?

I have a dump of the directory structure from an old TWiki website from around 2010 that is no longer up. I would like to view the raw text of the articles but am unable to locate any files that ...
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What is a typical hierarchical structure with related to internal link building?

I read somewhere in webmaster SE, that link structure is good when done in a typical hierarchical structure. I want to know what does it mean. Please explain me. I am more of a visual person.
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URL strategy for local business and multilingual website [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the best structure for a local business service that has a multilingual website. Actually, the website has a simple structure: www.brand.com/fr/ www.brand.com/en/ I'm considering ...
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Do all the pages on a website help the homepage's SEO?

When it comes to SEO, I hear the saying "content is king" a lot, so I tried to create a bunch of pages on my site with good authentic content. However, does creating a lot of content on a page or ...
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SEO and multiple simple websites [duplicate]

From a SEO point of view, which one is "better" for a not so little company: Having one huge site containing everything regarding the company or having multiple one? I think one site is better, ...
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All articles with infinite scroll, or one per page for usability and SEO?

Imagine a hypothetical website with all user generated content of single page articles. Here are some ways to structuring such a website: Putting up more than one article in one page and creating an ...
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index.html in subdirectory will not open

I want to have a website structure like this: example.com/ - homepage example.com/solutions/ - this will be the solution parent page example.com/solutions/solution-one - child solution page example....
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Consolidating to one page when multiple pages appearing in SERPs

I've got a web site which for historical reasons has two or three pages that appear closely in serps for any given search term. The site is a spanish language site with two different but related ...
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Is it necessary to link to all landing pages from the homepage?

What I am wanting to do is build quite a few landing pages targeting specific keywords from google search. These pages will give a brief explanation of what we do and how we can help them with what ...
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URL structure with 3 subcategories

I have 1 main category and 1 subcategory and 1 additional "topic" or "area": main categories: news, interview, tutorial subcategories e.g. for news: shopping, entertainment, politics, sport ...
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URL path structure for a website with several directories

I am making a website with several directories that will have a high amount of content. For now I have separated the URLs into categories so that they’re like this: www.example.com/student/ www....
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Keyword diversification/ site structure issues

I am wondering if you could help me out with some keyword/ site structure issues that I have. Firstly I will mention our background (to give context), and then I will mention the question at hand. ...
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What does the double slash mean in URLs?

What does double slashes often found in URL's mean exactly? For example: http://www.example.com/A/B//C/ Please note that I'm not referring to the beginning right after http:.