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How to force aol and yahoo search engines to index my site

I have researched extensively but have not found a solution. I own a site dedicated to replica swords and would like to have it indexed on AOL and Yahoo search engines. Currently, I am already indexed ...
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Is .html URL suffixing better for SEO? [duplicate]

When you click to read a Yahoo news article, the URL is suffixed with .html Why Yahoo does not opt for pretty URLs instead? Is .html URL suffixing better for SEO?
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Remove site from search engines for specific keyword

I know normally people want the opposite but I would like to know if someone here knows how to remove a site from search results for a specific keyword. Lately I'm getting a lot of visits from people ...
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Missing "policy" stated by Yahoo since DMARC implementation?

Since the implementation of DMARC on our server we get feedback reports from Yahoo, stating we do not publish a "policy" which therefore cannot be evaluated (to my understanding). However the same ...
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How to notify Google of a new page appeared of the site

I have a blog website coded by me (not Wordpress or any). I'd like to automatically notify Google (and other search engines like Bing, Yahoo...) each time I add a new post. From my prospective I see ...
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Inconsistent site: search results on bing and yahoo

I am trying to understand the numbers I am seeing using the search site:example.com on yahoo & bing. Firstly on yahoo if I use site:https://www.example.com/ using https - Yahoo declares 121 ...
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All about SEO Meta Tag Layout [closed]

Most of the meta tag to the importance we draw closer to Google SEO, but also be friendly to these search engines Bing MSN, DMOZ, Yahoo. Looking at google I have taken the first four pages of the ...
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DMARC: SPF Fail, DKIM Pass, Source IP: not mine!

This is an odd one: <record> <row> <source_ip>65.20.0.12</source_ip> <count>2</count> <policy_evaluated> <...
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how to control the Description section of my web site inside search engine (Google,Bing & Yahoo)

I have published my web site which is based on asp.net mvc-5 web template to the web (4 month ago). and the problem I am facing is that my web site behave differently inside the search engine results ....
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Index "Lazy Loading" images in Bing and Baidu

I read this questions: Lazy loading images and effects on SEO Is this a good approach to image Lazy Loading for SEO? The responses make it clear that there LazyLoad works well in google, but I ...
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Could the removal of exact match keywords cause a drop in rankings on Bing and Yahoo but not Google?

I'm wondering if the removal of an exact match keyword could cause rankings to drop on Bing and Yahoo, but not on Google. A website my company manages recently experienced a dramatic loss in rankings ...
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How many links must a webpage have for it to be ok according to google?

The home page of the help section of my site (help.clubcatcher.com) received the following report after running it through powermapper tools: Avoid "doorway" pages created just for search engines ...
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How can I submit my site's URL to search engines?

I have a site but I cannot get its URL indexed in search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc... Please let me know how I can submit my site's URL to Google.
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Does Yahoo use Bing outside the US/Canada, too?

Yahoo uses the Bingbot at least in the US and Canada to power its search results. Does anyone have some sources on which bot Yahoo uses in other countries?
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Prove to Yahoo and Bing that you are the original author

Yandex (the main Russian search engine) has a form where you can submit text here: https://help.yandex.ru/webmaster/authored-texts/owners.xml If the text does not exist already, then yandex will ...
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Will Bing bot index pages with invalid SSL certificates?

Bingbot and Yahoo Slurp do not support SNI (Server Name Indication) when using SSL. Ignoring other workarounds (multi domain certificates, non-SSL content etc.). Will Bingbot index pages that have an ...
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Yahoo search engine not able to index Ajax content?

Does Yahoo support crawlable Ajax? I'm about solution provided by Google (https://developers.google.com/webmasters/ajax-crawling). How to make my Ajax content crawlable by Yahoo search engine?
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Yahoo sitemap ping URL?

We recently used the URL: http://search.yahooapis.com/SiteExplorerService/V1/updateNotification?appid=YahooDemo&url=.... To ping Yahoo about sitemap changes. This URL turned out to time out and ...
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Search result website title for Bing and Yahoo

I own a website and in the Google Search result, everything is ok, the result have the right title (the <title> tag of my page). On Bing & Yahoo, the title which is displayed on result is ...
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Does Google Analytics show Bing or Yahoo search keywords under organic when traffic was sent by an affiliate?

This is a very specific problem and I have two questions to ask regarding it. Recently, it came to my attention that an outside affiliate was buying PPC search words for a term on Yahoo and Bing. ...
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Sudden increase in spam report from Yahoo

Recently we experienced a sudden increase in spam reports, and all of them come from Yahoo email addresses. We see lots of registration confirmation email got marked as spam. We also saw people ...
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Do web crawlers/spiders index azure web sites?

For somebody who wants their web site to be as discoverable as possible (and who doesn't?), are Microsoft's Azure web sites (azurewebsites.net) a feasible domain to host sites? I have a site that is ...
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What are the search engine affects of registering the same domain on multiple top level domains?

I'm looking to register a few more domains for my company, I have my-company.com at the moment, but now require my-company.com.au and my-company.nl and others, for example .ie. I'm running through my ...
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Why is Yahoo bot hitting a page when my robots.txt file is configured to disallow all bots?

My robots.txt: User-agent: * Disallow: / A page two directories below the root is being hit by a Yahoo bot and getting a 404: HTTP_REFERER: [empty string] HTTP_USER_AGENT: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; ...
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Site Indexed in Yahoo and Bing but not Google [duplicate]

I have a site www.holiday-tuscany.com that has been online for less than a month. If you put the keyword Holiday Tuscany in Google the site doesn't appear in any of Google rankings. If I do the same ...
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Just overhauled our entire site. How do I keep Google, Bing and Yahoo from demoting us?

We just overhauled our entire site. The new site structure doesn't resemble the old one in the slightest. What do I need to do with Google, Bing and Yahoo to keep our ranking from sliding? We have ...
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Email not sending to/from all Microsoft domains after adding dedicated IP and SSL (Hotmail, Outlook, Yahoo!)

I have never experienced this type of issue before, so I don't know where to begin searching to be able to troubleshoot or fix the problem. Also, I hope this is the correct SE website for this type of ...
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How can I force Yahoo to recrawl a site

I have a site that was hacked (someone hid a bunch of Viagra links and text on my pages). I cleaned it up a few weeks ago, but the Yahoo results are still displaying the Viagra text in their ...
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How to resolve canonical issue of a website hosted in yahoo small business (Shared Hosting)

I have a website www.myapp.com hosted in yahoo small business, which is shared hosting and I don't have access to .htaccess file to modify. I called up yahoo team regarding the issue But It cannot be ...
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How to Join Yahoo! Right Media Exchange as a Publisher?

I'm trying to get involved in Right Media as a publisher as an alterntive to adsense and other ad networks. However, there doesn't seem to be a way to signup. I've tried contacting them with no avail. ...
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How many days would it take search engines to update if I modify page title and meta descriptions?

If I adjust the title and meta:description in my page for SEO, how many days would it take for Google, Yahoo, and Bing search engines to update? Would it help if I set my sitemap's changefreq to ...
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How would i rank my keywords in Yahoo search engine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I am working as search engine optimizer team lead in a company and facing problem in a project which ...
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Allow only 5 countries to access my page may lead to get lost or removed from search engines?

Because my resource are limited, I need to cut off strangers (inc. USA) for visiting my page. People from the middle of Europe are allowed (Germany, France, Hungary, Poland etc) are allowed. If they ...
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Help! Requesting a change of URL on Yahoo Directory!

I submitted a couple websites on yahoo directory a month ago. For some reason, the url they listed was not the url I asked for, they listed the Japanese version instead of the submitted English ...
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What is good side of PageRank?

I am doing research about backlinks/PR/SEO/Search Result position and all I read about is that PageRank is not important, that it worth before but now it's not important at all. Only thing I found ...
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Is it free to use Yahoo! smilies in our forum? (caused by copyright issues)

Will there be any problems (I'm talking about copyright...) if we use the lovely smilies of Yahoo! in any of our web apps? eg. forums and so on? I couldn't find any site that says it is legal/illegal....
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Site not indexed in Google, but indexed in Bing and Yahoo [duplicate]

When I search for mytgp.ph on Google, I don't get any relevant results. But when I search using Yahoo or Bing, the site is the 1st result on the first page. Any ideas? Here's my site:mytgp.ph query ...
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Is there any reason to allow Yahoo! Slurp to crawl my site?

I thought a year or more ago Yahoo! would be using another search engine for results, and no longer using their own Slurp bot. However, a couple of the sites I manage Yahoo! Slurp continues to crawl ...
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How to be on google first page results? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I searched the web and find a lot of "techniques" to be on the first page results of google or yahoo. ...
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How would you connect 2 mailing lists?

A friend of mine and I have two mailinglists (one on google groups, one on yahoogroups) concerning a similar topic. It would be convenient to connect those mailing lists, so that every message is ...
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Is it common, or "smart", for high-traffic sites use externally-hosted js/css frameworks?

Many popular JS/CSS frameworks are offered via Google's Libraries API (jQuery, Dojo, MooTools etc.). Yahoo also hosts it's own YUI toolkit, as do many others. Do any high volume/traffic sites ...
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What to do About Wrong Information That Has Propagated Throughout the Internet

Many years ago, someone made an entry into Yahoo! Maps for our small research library that contained the phone number of our librarian. Hundreds of sites accepted this information as authoritative ...
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Text doesn't fit on ONE page - This same text is too large

Lets say I am describing the text in, for example, 2100 words for the same keyword. My purpose would be to have 700 words per page. Obviously I need to have 3 pages so I can divide the text with, in ...
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Only First Link Counts

If anyone hasn't seen yet the following blog: http://www.seomoz.org/ugc/3-ways-to-avoid-the-first-link-counts-rule It is describing that from at least two links (so two or more) that are located on ...
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Does google value blog comments as backlinks?

I recently read an article which said that google doesn't count blog comments as backlinks. I'm not sure about that since, I have 3 sites that rank first with all their backlinks being blog comments. ...
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SEO question regarding huge number of URLs

I'm wondering the best way to handle this situation. I'm about to release a new section on a website where there are literally hundreds of millions of URL combinations that can possibly be crawled ...
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Customized 404 page on yahoo webhosting

I want to add my customized 404 error page. On Apache server an entry made in .htaccess file does this task.I have my website on yahoo web hosting. Yahoo does not support .htaccess file. Can anyone ...
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What is the Google version of Yahoo's Data tables?

I find Yahoo! Data tables very useful. You can access them using YQL (Yahoo query language) to retrieve information such as stock markets, currency rates, etc. See http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/...
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How to Optimize A Site For Yahoo Search?

What are on-site on-page guidelines that can optimize a site for Yahoo search? Its been over 6 years since I have been running a number of websites and for some reason the traffic and ranking from ...
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How long does it take Google, Yahoo or Bing to reindex my website?

I made some changes recently to my website that were substantial. My page rank for my business's name is now #1. However, Google shows wrong information in the search results, as do Bing and Yahoo. ...
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