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The process of recording where particular words occur. In the web context search engines crawl the web and make a list of which pages have particular words - this is the index.

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Googlebot and other spiders can process some JavaScript, though it is true that having the content you want indexed in the underlying HTML is always best. One way to verify whether Easycomment's cont …
answered Apr 25 '18 by WebElaine
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Serving a different version to bots is a big no-no. It's against Google's guidelines and likely to get you in trouble. See related: Is it cheating to serve different versions of the same content to us …
answered May 10 '18 by WebElaine
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Rather than blocking with robots.txt it would be better to 301 redirect them. It would also be worth looking into how they got indexed - were they published for awhile and got crawled, or is it possib …
answered Jun 11 '18 by WebElaine
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If you include the actual written text in the PDF, search engines are pretty good at parsing and indexing that content. The only problem is if you have scanned your writing (as an image, without OCR) …
answered Apr 18 '18 by WebElaine
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It varies, depending mostly on how many links are pointing to your site. If you have a lot of inbound links Google will come crawl faster - if not, it may take weeks. It helps to make sure you have th …
answered Apr 26 '18 by WebElaine
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301 redirect the old URL, so that anyone (or anybot) with the old link sees it's been moved. If possible, also add a canonical to the page as an additional confirmation to anyone and anybot that the …
answered Feb 6 by WebElaine
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You can verify that Yoast does indeed 301 (permanently) redirect attachment pages by viewing the Media Library and copying one of the attachment page URLs into a HTTP header check tool. (Yes, they do. …
answered Oct 22 by WebElaine