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A URL, or Uniform Resource Locator, is an address for a file or resource that specifies where that resource is, and how to go about retrieving it.

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SEO: example.com/keyword1/keywords2 or example.com/keyword1-keywords2

For search enginges, mostly google, is it better: example.com/keyword1/keywords2 or: example.com/keyword1-keywords2 This specific page has to rank high for keyword 2, and possibly keyword 1 too.
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If a link to my site is sent by a visitor to their friend via email, is this counted as email traffic source in Google Analytics?

Let's say I have tracking set up on my website to capture traffic sources in GA. If someone emails my site to a friend and they click on it, is this counted as an email source? I know an email ...
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How to change the URL of a wordpress website?

By default, my URL was set to example.com/wp/wp-admin instead of the example.com/wp-admin that I used to remember. Also my website's contents show on example.com/wp rather than example.com. How do I ...
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Two websites with same content. Both url not listing in google [duplicate]

I am managing 2 websites of same client. text of both websites are almost same. I have added URL's in google search console even after that it is not listing in google search result. Any solution?
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URL Parameters in GSC contains strange values for recently crawled URLs

I've been fighting the Google canonical page algorithm bug for quite some time. One advice I received is to set GSC URL Parameters to "Every URL", since we use a page generation script with a "page" ...
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invoke a URL Perl script silently, without changing URL visible to client

I've been fighting the Google canonical page algorithm bug for 2+ months. Following various forum advice and suggestions haven't solved it yet, although for sure they've made our website better. One ...
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Do we need slash-separated URLs instead hyphen for better SEO? [duplicate]

Do we need slash-separated URLs instead hyphen for better SEO? In other words, could anyone explain which one is better and why? https://example.com/category/product https://example.com/category-...
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Ajax Request with Push State to Current URL SEO Friendly?

After reading up on getting content indexed in Google that is pulled into a page from an AJAX request, I have found that you can use pushState to change the URL and this will allow Google to find it. ...
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Download a File from a URL [closed]

I am trying to download a file from its URL using Windows Powershell as follows invoke-webrequest -uri "http://www.ead.eurocontrol.int/pamslight/pdf/4e415453/EG/C/EN/AIP/AD/EG_AD_2_EGFF_en" -outfile "...
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How to ignore/redirect all URLs matching a certain string

I am using the WordPress plugin, Timely All-in-One events calendar. Unfortunately it is creating a plethora of duplicate URLs which end in strings like https://www.example.com/events/action~agenda/...
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Nginx + haproxy (or sslh) does not work without trailing slash in URL

Have a setup like the following: haproxy listening on 443 -> nginx listening on 4545 I have also tried this with: sslh listening on 443 -> nginx listening on 4545 This is on ubuntu server For ...
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Website renewed, google still display old url structure [duplicate]

I've a site since 5 years I decide to change it completly and I removed every content on it, and now I'm reuploading everything with some criteria, the problem is I changed even the slugs but google ...
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My webpage is showing strange url on google results [closed]

I'm developing a website for a local school on Wordpress but today noticed someting weird when I look for the page in google this is the result I get: KEELER FORCE ブラック+Creepy Crawler M8090 7.00-16 ...
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SEO: Multilingual website with different subdirectories for each languages [duplicate]

I have a multilingual website with the following structure: example.com <--- Main english version example.com/fr <--- The french version Is it important for SEO reasons to put a ...
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Why do some websites have language specific URLs, when the users still use the .com version?

I'm creating my first multilingual website and I have been looking at examples from other websites. So far I've noticed that many popular websites have a .com version and a kr.example.com or example....
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Domain pointing to a wrong URL after performing a database “search and replace”

Upon migrating a WordPress site from development to production, I used Interconnectit's "Database Search and Replace Script in PHP" to update the site URL from http://dev.example.com to http://example....
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Video thumbnails Issue in SERP just for Unicode URLs

I tested many times and I made sure that Google not interested to show my thumbnails of video when I have URLs with non-English characters. When I rollback canonical and internal links to English ...
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GA Real-Time > content > Page showing same url with different page title

in realtime >content report Some pages showing the different title of the same page, e.g. /logos page actual title is Free Logo Maker ... but its also showing contactus page title for logo similarly ...
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Numerical IDs in URLs optimized for SEO

I'm a server-side developer dabbling in SEO practices for the first time. This question is about getting the url structure right for a web application I'm developing, goal being having some which is ...
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Does it matter for SEO which keyword is first in the URL path? [duplicate]

Does it really matter in SEO if my URL is: https://example.com/test/18-apr-2019/author https://example.com/18-apr-2019/test/author https://example.com/author/test/18-apr-2019 Does it really matters ...
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Can I use a query parameter for SEO, or do I need to create a URL path for each page?

I am building a open blog website which users can create posts. Whenever a user creates post, it is being inserted to database and fetching its heading from database in the main page. Whenever a ...
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Why use “!” after “#” in URL?

I am working on a project where my landing page URLs will be generated dynamically. I keep hearing that I have to use ! after # in URLs that are generated dynamically, for SEO reasons. But no one ...
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Can I get Google Sitelinks for a single page site that uses # fragment identifier URLs to scroll to the various sections?

I have a website up and running which is single-page. I do need site links to appear on google search. Currently, it is placed at top in google search but without site links. I have submitted sitemaps ...
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Can search engines index webpages with path after “.html”?

Are search engines able to index a webpage which has a path after .html? Example: http://example.com/about.html/abc/123 Is it an acceptable implementation for SEO?
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Difference between Short URLs and Clean URLs

Clean URLs is a concept in Drupal; for example Drupal 7 default URL formatting is example.com/?q=node/83 though it could be changed just to example.com/node/83 by activating Clean URLs based on Apache ...
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What is steadfastsystem.com and why my site load resources from this url?

Today I've noticed that my site (I'm using WordPress) request two connections to steadfastsystem.com Despite going to the domain and read, I can't find why my site loads it and send information to it....
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Place language slug in URL or not?

I see that https://developers.google.com/ offers articles in different language. They get the language from browser setting and don't place any language slug in the URL. Is this really a good practise?...
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URL is not on Google - what does it mean and how to fix? [duplicate]

ANOTHER POSSIBLE DUPLICATE: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical after changing domain I'm new to optimizing pages for ranking in search engines and I've recently got in Google ...
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Google Analytics showing the previous page path as the current page

My data shows that for one of my pages, Previous Page Path and the page are the same. After Googling, I see this can be due to page refreshes or uploads. I tried to test this out, by uploading/...
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Redirect domain name to a specific page

I have theses domain names installed: Main domain name: www.example.com Others domains: www.example.org www.example.fr www.animals.example I first made a rule on my .htaccess to redirect all ...
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How do I redirect a subdomain on Google domains to a URL with masking?

I bought a domain (on Google Domains) for a personal webpage and set it up to point to my github.io page I also added a subdomain (say somefile.mydomain.example) and it now redirects to a Google ...
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Nonexistant /408.shtml and /403.shtml URLs being requested on WordPress site

The top two most commonly requested nonexistent pages on my WordPress website are the following: /408.shtml (3500 times) /403.shtml (470 times) I use the Redirection plugin to track 404 requests, ...
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FrontController dosen´t work

i have a example FrontController, its really simple. index.php: if (isset($_GET['page'])) { $requested_page = $_GET['page']; } else { $requested_page = 'home'; } switch($requested_page) { ...
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Should the URL path of my classifieds site include the city for the offer?

My classified ads site has cities. Should the URL of the offered item included the city locale? For example: /city-name/category-name/sub-category-name/abcd.html
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How can I make Xenu Link Sleuth check relative URLs?

I'm using an old free web crawler called Xenu Link Sleuth to find broken links on my site. Normally it works well enough for my needs, but the site that I'm testing it on right now seems to ...
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Use forward slashes (/) or dashes (-) for URL design in 2019? (for categories in e-commerce)

What is a better URL design for an e-commerce website? Case a: http://example.com/shoes-women http://example.com/shoes-women-red http://example.com/high-heels-red http://example.com/high-heels-red-...
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Help with URL structure [duplicate]

I have a site with 3 category levels in some areas, 2 category levels on another areas and only one category level in other areas prior to the content. I am trying to settle in on the most consistent ...
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Changing one of the routes that have the same number of path segments

I have the following two routes: get: /products/{id}/{slug} get: /products/{category}/{subcategory} Of course they collade. What would you do? I don't feel like changing neither of them. First I ...
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google search console url inspection live test multiple urls

Is it possible to live test multiple URLs instead of manually submit each url and click the "live test" button in the Google Search Console -> URL Inspection tool?
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Squarespace removes UTM query variables when redirecting from non-www to www

I'm setting up some redirects for a client's blog, pointing the old URLs to their new Squarespace site. Curiously, I noticed some of URL tracking variables were being stripped out during the redirect....
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Google is reporting a 5xx server error for a page that changed URL

I had a page /example that now changed its URL to /example-us. The following figure from Google Search Console shows an error occurred because that webpage no longer exists now and the URL is ...
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What's the difference between using / and # in a URL? Does it influence the analytics?

I'm creating a few new pages on my website and I'm wondering what is the best approach for the pages that are somehow related,either by topic, or the same category. So, for example, Asana has one ...
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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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Google analytics URL filter for URLs with multiple specific dates

I work for a news outlet and would like to filter for URLs containing several dates. Each date would have more than one URL associated. For example I would like a filter that catches all of these: /...
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How can I determine where a login form is submitted?

I want to write a program which will log in to squareup.com. So for this I need to know where the form is located and to where is it submitted. So the form is located at https://squareup.com/login, ...
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SAAS Based URL Mapping with Branding [duplicate]

We have a SAAS based product with big vision & currently we are rebranding our product model. Is it the best SEO practice if i am going to use my Brand Name in my URL's of the main pages? Eg: ...
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Weird URL in the search console reports

We have been fixing some issues according to the Google Search Console reports. However we have come accross an issue that we dont know where to look for fixing. As you can see in the image, google ...
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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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Do the images located on my domain benefit me when I post them as images on third-party websites with “src” pointing to my domain?

For instance, if example.com is my domain and the following is posted on a third-party website, forum, etc: <img src="example.com/images/img1.jpg" /> Does this benefit example.com?
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Index Bloat Killing my Site SEO

I have a strange problem with my WordPress site that has no common solution. For two months now in the middle of turning my site from a Lifestyle blog to a book-oriented blog and had to delete over ...