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Why do "Registration-bots" exist? What do they gain from registering on my site?

When an online account's password is compromised, the hackers will sometimes sign the victim up for accounts on a ton of other online services. They hope that their actual nefarious activities are ...
Michael come lately's user avatar
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Can I use imgur as a CDN?

It looks like they clarified their TOS to specifically shield them from being used as a CDN (emphasis mine): Also, don't use Imgur to host image libraries you link to from elsewhere, content for ...
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Can alt text be the same for multiple product images?

There can be more than one path here, and it depends on a couple of factors: Do you want all the images to be competitive in image search, or are you okay with only your main product image being ...
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Can I use images from the manufacturer's website or other retailers for my eCommerce site?

No. You cannot. Copyright and trademark law applies no matter what you are using it for or for whom. But just ask for permission. This removes all ambiguity. Promoting their product that you are ...
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Payment methods in France

It all depends on the nature of your webshop and the goods you are offering. France tends to be Credit Card, PayPal and Carte-Blue heavy. Credit Card (MasterCard, AmEx) PayPal Carte-Blue (Debit Card) ...
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How to track a product filter in the product list view with Google Analytics?

The most generalized way you can use to see user behavior for filters is : ga('send', { hitType: 'event', eventCategory: 'Filters', eventAction: '{{FilterName}} Set', // FilterName : Color, ...
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Schema.org Product: Same product, different quantities?

You can provide multiple Offer items for the same Product item. Offer allows you to use the eligibleQuantity property: The interval and unit of measurement of ordering quantities for which the offer ...
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What are the SEO benefits of a product specification/detail page vs a product overview page?

This is a question concerning keyword targeting. If there is traffic on a review keyword specifically, it would be easier to target it with a separate page (no matter if that's a blog post). That way ...
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Hierarchical vs Flat sitemap

Your question actually breaks down into a couple categories, each of which has different considerations: XML Sitemap In your XML sitemap, you can specify both change frequency and priority ranking ...
Anson W Han's user avatar
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Can alt text be the same for multiple product images?

Alt text should be written as if it were describing the significant parts of the image to a blind person. So yes, three images can all have the same alt text, but only if all three images are ...
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Solution for real time image resizing

Do you have a Linux sandbox setup? Linux by default uses bash as the default shell. Bash is more than a command prompt it is a full language with variables, conditional statements, loops, functions, ...
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Product position in Google analytics

The product list position is used, at least, in the Product List Performance reports. When sending in product impressions, you can include the product position, as well as the product list name. The ...
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How can I create a rule within BigCommerce to place a customer in a group?

You can classify customers into different segments, or groups, by using the Customer Groups feature, which is available on select BigCommerce plans. Customer groups allow you to organize your ...
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How to use price range inside "Offer" type?

You can have a PriceSpecification for the Offer, by using the priceSpecification property: <article itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product"> <div itemprop="offers" itemscope ...
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How do I configure OpenCart for prices that already include tax?

Hi you can disable the taxes and enter the prices including tax. Go to Admin Dasboard > Settings > Edit Store > In Option tab select Display prices with out taxes
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In a WordPress e-commerce website - Why are product titles with wording better than titles with just numbers?

Titles are always better for image/product searches, ranking and user experience. What do search engines like? Alt text for photos, relevant image titles, and descriptive text. Numbers have little ...
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What are the advantages of using a 3rd party product review aggregator compared to self managing reviews?

It depends.. do you want control of your reviews or allow anyone to leave one even if they never did business with you? Keep in mind the most "helpful" reviews on most review sites are sadly, the bad ...
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How to determine if I should hide a page from search robots

For each page you have three options: Noindex the page to prevent Google from including it Add content to the page and change keywords Do nothing and allow Google to index thin duplicate content ...
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How can I block my website in other countries?

Filter visitors by .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{ENV:IP2LOCATION_COUNTRY_SHORT} ^IN$ RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://Mywebsite/Indiapage.php [L] And for the rest you redirect to world/...
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Google Analytics and ecommerce profit share tracking

You may want to look into UTM codes and/or Campaign URL building Campaign URL Builder tool allows you to easily add campaign parameters to URLs so you can track Custom Campaigns in Google Analytics. ...
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Keyword stuffing occuring unintentionally on e-commerce site

If it would naturally appear (product list) then it's not keyword stuffing. That's a term relevant to an old technique used to make articles seem more on topic. Google now takes a much more holistic ...
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How to add SEO related terms in the page to maximize seo rank for certain keywords?

To me, it appears more to do with website planning and less to do with image etc what you have said. Now, where you got an image with link and text under the image etc, doesn't matter you can place ...
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If I sell the same things that a manufacturer sells on their site, does my SEO suffer if I use their default product descriptions?

If you have a lot of, or even a few, products that have the same exact description as the existing website of the manufacturer, it will be seen as duplicate content. It's better to just rewrite the ...
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If I sell the same things that a manufacturer sells on their site, does my SEO suffer if I use their default product descriptions?

Think about it this way, if you buy products from a manufacturer with the purpose of reselling them, you need information or specs that will help you describe those product back to your clients. If ...
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Do search engines factor in both Product Categories and their Tags, when ranking pages?

The better that you can convey what your page is about to Google, the more you are likely to rank for the keywords that you are targeting. By telling Google that your page is about "Red -> Animal ...
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Why do some sites replace a 'Product Parent Category' with a 'Page'?

Question 1: Using a Page for a top-level category can be beneficial for SEO, because your Site B scenario suggests that each category - both parent and child - is showing only a collection of products....
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JSON-LD for a product brand page as a showcase of a web store

You can use more specific WebPage types: ItemPage for a single-product page CollectionPage for a multiple-product page In both cases, you can use the mainEntity property to reference the primary ...
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Should I provide structured data for the related products on a single product page?

You don't need to provide Schema information for related products. Adding Schema information to the main product of each page is enough to make you eligible for product rich snippets in Google Search. ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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Use forward slashes (/) or dashes (-) for URL design in 2019? (for categories in e-commerce)

It depends. Both will work fine for SEO. The only difference between the two is whether or not you wish to support folder level pages or not. In your first example with dashes, the only ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Which method provides a better user experience?

Neither. Create a single /buy-product page with a form that users can select the activist's name. Make that page work with arguments in the URL. For example /buy-product/?activistName=Sarah. So when ...
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