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From your mentioned old blog says: You can use the rich snippets testing tool to test the markup of our page and see an illustration of what the search result would look like. I tried Movie schema and the result is: Page is eligible for rich results But when I tried MusicRecording schema and the result is: Page not eligible for rich results known by ...


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This doesn't depend on structured data. Google automatically defines important content and shows this in snippets. You can influence this, but no warranty, that your content will be shown like this. I know two popular ways to increase chances put main content into extended snippets: Use tables with <table> tag Use lists with <ul> tag These are ...


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This looks to me like the classic question of subdomains versus subfolders for SEO. When you use subdomains, Google's algorithm has to make a judgement call of whether to treat each subdomain as a separate website for ranking purposes, or coalesce the ranking juice into one logical website, or somewhere in between. When you use subfolders, that's pretty much ...


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Google recently announced an update to how they will generate page titles. Prior to this update page titles were generated using page content in an attempt to generate a better title. These titles could change based on the query used in search. If we've detected that a particular result has one of the above issues with its title, we may try to generate an ...


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The answer to this question is basically a combination of a few concepts: Google often doesn't rank sites based on exact keywords but based on concepts derived from latent semantic analysis. So for the purposes of determining page topic, the latent semantic analysis algorithm will treat the phrases "HTML Exercises", "HTML Quiz", etc. as ...


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The thumbnail versions of images are cached on google's servers, but as soon as the user clicks on one of the image thumbnails to expand the image in image search, their browser will load the full version of the image which is hotlinked. Because the full images are hotlinked like this, you are indeed able to track these hits in your server logs.


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