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Screaming frog runs out of memory: will this affect crawling and ranking?

Screaming Frog uses your computer's memory, so lowering the amount of URLs crawled per second will likely help you. Will that get you through the whole site? I don't know. Perhaps just run it off a ...
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Are SVG images well supported enough to use in emails?

Here are the results of SVG background in email test. From this test, I would say that most clients don't support it well enough.
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Does it matter what url the canonical url is?

The way you/Magento are doing it is correct. As long as you have breadcrumb markup Google will display the category chain in SERP. In the case of multiple categories, the chain displayed depends on ...
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Magento 1 adds a trailing slash at the end of CMS page

Yes, regardless of how this is being added, a 301 redirect of www.example.com/MyCMSpage/ to www.example.com/MyCMSpage should solve the issue without it affecting your SEO. Make sure you get the ...
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Magento site images are not indexed by Google

tl;dr I think your images are indexed OK, but you are simply not able to see all the images that Google has indexed. i did search in google image search and counted the number of images. it was ...
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Magento site images are not indexed by Google

When you search for site:www.example.com images on Google, you're looking for pages on www.example.com that contain the word images. Try searching for site:www.example.com on Google Image Search. I'...
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Magento Backup using mysqldump

Doesn't matter what directory you run the command in, however it will save the sql dump file into the folder your currently in if using SSH to run the command. If you would like to save the file in an ...
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Can I change the magento logging timestamps offset?

change /lib/Zend/Log.php:345 protected function _packEvent($message, $priority) { return array_merge(array( 'timestamp' => date($this->_timestampFormat), 'message' =...
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How do i increase speed of my site by reduce time to fetch dns of my website?

It did not take two seconds to lookup the DNS in the image to posted, seems like it took about 0.65. Getting it to zero is not possible, the only way for the DNS lookup to be zero is if the client has ...
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What's the SEO impact of using a shared CDN URL

Google and other search engines generally value content where they are embedded and not where they are physically hosted. It's common for companies and bloggers to use content delivery networks ...
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Magento vs. WooCommerce for small shops

As i understand, the problem you have is (mostly) of financial art: whether you are ready to pay more for more hardware (server/CPU/RAM) to run more sophisticated and cushy software (Magento), which ...
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Unable to export Magento database using Xampp PhpMyAdmin due to too many input fields that exceed PHP max_input_vars

Add the following lines to php.ini file, max_input_vars = 5000 suhosin.request.max_vars = 5000 suhosin.post.max_vars = 5000
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Unable to export Magento database using Xampp PhpMyAdmin due to too many input fields that exceed PHP max_input_vars

Export from command line if you have having issues with exporting from phpMyAdmin. backup/export: # mysqldump -u root -p[root_password] [database_name] > dumpfilename.sql restore: # mysql -...
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DNS for a cPanel addon domain to resolve to a dedicated IP address?

I received this answer from CPanel This is not a feature that is supported in the WHM or cPanel frontend, however it is possible to change the ip address of an addon domain by manual editing. Here is ...
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How to check all installed in Magento extensions?

The original question asked how to 'check'. This could mean a few different things, such as what modules are installed, which are active, so on. Another thing to check would be version number, to see ...
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Site not indexed after moving site from WordPress to Magento

As W3dk says in the comments, a more correct robots.txt file would be: User-agent: * Disallow: sitemap: http://www.example.com/sitemap.xml But your biggest problem is most likely that you didn't ...
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Magento robots.txt rule also blocking JavaScript from WordPress

What I understood is that you have a Magento website on https://www.example.com and a Wordpress website on https://www.example.com/blog You want to keep Disallow: /*? but at the same time allow the ...
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Google search results say "no information is available for this page" instead of meta description for page not blocked by robots.txt

That page is blocked by robots.txt. The URL on your site is /catalogsearch/result/index/?f=shop+by+brand+little+darling+nb+accessories&q=shop+by+brand+little+darling And your robots.txt contains ...
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Screaming frog runs out of memory: will this affect crawling and ranking?

I largely agree with Mike Ciffone's answer: Your faceted navigation is generating a very large number of URLs due to combinations of filters. Screaming Frog has to crawl so many URLs that it is ...
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Magento site images are not indexed by Google

"Is there anything like it will index only from particular path?" It sounds like you want a "canonical URL" for each image. That's smart; it may help "improve link and ranking signals for content ...
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Will using Google's PageSpeed module help to speed up a site with Magento?

The PageSpeed module will only speed up the "front end" of the site - for example reducing HTTP requests and minifying CSS/JS. It will certainly improve speed somewhat, but how much depends on how ...
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Will using Google's PageSpeed module help to speed up a site with Magento?

Using Google PageSpeed will speed up a magento based site. The improvement will be somewhere from noticeable to amazing, depending which features you do enable in your pagespeed configuration and the ...
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How to change whole folder from http to https

I think this line might be the problem: RewriteRule ^checkout/$ https://idfr.com/checkout/ [R=301,L] ----^ ----^ This line rewites the url if the url 'starts with' (^) and 'ends with' ($)...
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How to change whole folder from http to https

Place in your /checkout/ folder a htaccess with this content: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} !^443$ RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=...
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How do i increase speed of my site by reduce time to fetch dns of my website?

The problem is with your hosting not the DNS. Since your using Pingdom (which may I add is a biased checker) you should look at the bottom of the legends, YELLOW = The web browser is waiting for data ...
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What is the recommended way to backup a Magento website?

You won't be able to generate the backups using FTP. Not unless you have shell access. Generating the backups from admin panel will be a good option if you are on a shared web host. It creates the ...
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Multi Language website with subfolders, what to do with root domain?

You have several possibilities: Choose one language Choose one language and redirect. If you have a "main" language then this might be the best option. Automatically detect the language Use the ...
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Removed parent category path - New URL's not showing up in Google search results

What you can try is to go to Google Webmaster Tools, then select the website then the gear icon then site settings and select that you'll define the crawl rate (instead of letting google choose it). ...
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Removed parent category path - New URL's not showing up in Google search results

Search engines are notoriously slow. The reason for this is simple. The internet is so vast that it is impossible for any search engine to highly responsive. I am sure some of your pages will show-up ...
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How to Safely Share Access with Freelance web developers

You have already created a new SFTP account with restricted directory access, which is one of the precautions to consider. If you are worried about the freelancer guy tampering your database, that ...
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