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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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/category1/item-slug" /> Put the above code in your <head> tag and it will tell Google that you want the other URL to be indexed instead of the current page. …
answered Mar 31 '18 by Michael d
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Case sensitivity does have value. If there are 26 letters, each of them with the ability to capitalized, that's 52 characters. 4 characters has the possiblity of 52*52*52*52 combinations, equaling …
answered Feb 19 '18 by Michael d
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Wikipedia uses subdomains for different languages. Amazon uses different domains (amazon.co.in). Both have strong merits. With subdomains (es.wikipedia.org) and domains (amazon.com vs amazon.co.in), …
answered Mar 29 '18 by Michael d
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If a webmaster isn't using an index file in a directory, a person visiting that directory url will see all of the folders and files in that directory. To protect the code of a website, a webmaster … preferable not to return a 404 on a directory URL. A 301 redirect or an index.html might be best. But if the webmaster isn't linking to that directory, he probably assumes that very few people will …
answered Apr 19 '18 by Michael d
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There are likely advantages to using URL shorteners on your own domain instead of a service who will do it for you. For one, 301 redirects are known to pass 90-100% of link juice. So when a link … likely retains on your own domain. Htaccess redirects are considered slow, but we are talking about milliseconds. It's possible that a url shortening service may be optimized to be faster for redirects …
answered Apr 11 '18 by Michael d
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I think having the date in the URL is primarily useful if you're writing news articles that pertain to events of a specific day. Let's say that in 5 months from now, someone is searching for a … headline that they know happened on March 21st, 2018. Having 3-21-18 in the URL could be useful to them as they know that your article was written on that day. However, for most blogs that are trying to …
answered Mar 21 '18 by Michael d
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Google does weigh a page based on keywords that are in the URL. And so longtail URLs can be very helpful in this regard. But longtail URLs when structured well can also be very helpful to people who … realize that this page actually has her weight listed. Whereas a page with the URL example.com/Demi-Lovato/Age-Weight-And-Height clearly indicates that this page will have her weight listed on that …
answered Feb 17 '18 by Michael d
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You can tell Googlebot how to handle your site's parameters in search console here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/crawl-url-parameters?hl=en&siteUrl= Simplly click "add parameter" and then … add lang=it. Select yes from the dropdown menu. From there you can tell Googlebot not to index pages with that parameter in your URL. …
answered Apr 19 '18 by Michael d
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are often pulling those query parameters off of their databases and usually work in JSON language. So when you'd see a URL such as: ?color=red&style=abstract&subject=roses Usually the above URL … means that the server is querying the SUBJECT database for "roses", and out of those results, only find STYLE tags of "abstract" that have the COLOR "red". The server reads the URL and pulls the …
answered Apr 16 '18 by Michael d
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It's usually better to have as clean of a URL as possible. And for that reason, in most cases, I would not add /blog/ to your URLs. If you are really trying to rank your website for the keyword …
answered Mar 21 '18 by Michael d
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Subdomains are considered separate domains from their parent domain. Google will indeed choose whether to rank replacephone-carriername.example.com or to rank example.com. So in a sense yes, they can …
answered Mar 7 '18 by Michael d
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is no duplicate content issues. Anchor links are a very common and useful URL protocol across the web. It can be very helpful for example.com/kittens to link to example.com/animals#cats so that the …
answered Mar 29 '18 by Michael d
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Google understands the URL structures of directories. There likely isn't a difference in using hyphens or backslashes in terms of URL keywords. For instance www.example.com/photographs/wildlife … / and www.example.com/photographs-wildlife/ are probably the same thing to Google, both have the keyword "Photograph Wildlife" But let's say you were to use the URL www.example.com …
answered Apr 11 '18 by Michael d
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%20-%20Riddhi%20Enter. The problem is that the second URL is too long and is causing server errors from too many redirects. When I fetch these URLs in search console, Google cannot render them …
asked May 8 '18 by Michael d
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set directories of a url for geotargeting. There is conflicting opinions as to how effective search console geotargeting is and whether Google puts much emphasis on it, but the tool is there for a …
answered Mar 27 '18 by Michael d

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