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Link to full domain on each website menu - does it affect Analytics or SEO

What you're describing are absolute links (https://example.com/page1.htm) and relative links (/page1.htm). It really doesn't make any difference for SEO or analytics. The advantages/disadvantages of ...
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How can I internally link to pages while keeping minimalist aesthetics?

I do have an idea that may very well satisfy the people you work for, but I still recommend your idea of having navigation stand out, but since your bosses come with not-so-wonderful requests, I'll ...
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Are header navigation menu links considered to be internal links by Google?

Every link that points to the same domain as the one that it's on is considered an internal link. Being linked from within the menu links on every page is likely to be considered more important than ...
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Routing in the most SEO friendly way with Angular?

There is more SEO friendly way. Instead of calling function that will do redirect, you can do it directly in HTML. <a [routerLink]="'/'">Home</a>
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SEO impact of breaking one nested menu into two flat menus

There will be no negative impact on this from the SEO vantage point. Maintaining a navigation tree is more of an UX thing than an SEO thing. As long as both the pages are crawlable by spiders, you ...
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SEO impact of breaking one nested menu into two flat menus

Okay. This gets a bit complicated. While no-one short of a search engineer can tell you what any search engine will do specifically, we know a few things based upon what Google tells us in a whole ...
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Menu code in footer, visually fixed on top

Right now, definitely myth. We know that Google reads CSS and JavaScript to "see" a page as a user does. Previously, almost certainly myth. As far as I know, having navigation above content has ...
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Bad to add external link in the navbar?

Question put to John Mueller: A: Just link naturally. The placement of a link within a page doesn't make it "safe" or "unsafe".
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Are facets and categories the same thing?

Where I have come a little stuck, is in establishing the difference between a Facet and a Child Category; primarily when it comes to SEO. Stephen Ostermiller's answer to your previous question ...
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What is the difference between a facet and a category?

Faceted navigation is meant to have multiple facets applied at the same time. Most eCommerce sites won't let you select several categories at once. Facets are often built from the product ...
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Many websites miss the HTML id or name attributes (no support for fragment URI's), what to do about it?

It is impossible to tell why this is less popular but we can make a few guesses: Dynamically loaded content doesn't work with fragments because the content is not there and a fragment does not cause ...
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Many websites miss the HTML id or name attributes (no support for fragment URI's), what to do about it?

The ID scrolling attribute using # links is very useful and you're right, it's probably underutilized. There are some things to consider however. If you're using the ID attribute for this purpose, ...
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How to make a <select> navigation search engine friendly?

I wouldn't be surprised if Google is already able to cope with this navigation "pattern", as it is reasonably common and Google is "good" at processing JavaScript these days. However, this could be ...
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SEO - Responsive Website and Duplicated Menus

Most mobile menu's are "opened" via a button click, essentially opening in a modal window of some sort or another. When it comes to a website meeting accessibility standards - those menu's need to be ...
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Can the positioning of the navigation bar influence SEO?

The placement of the nav bar has no effect on SEO. According to John Mueller, Google's Senior Webmaster Trends Analyst, the positioning of internal links on a website do not impact the site's SEO: ...
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Over 100 internal links according to SEO testers, but we only have 36 pages

Firstly, the reason you are asking this question is because you have used some free SEO tool and its saying you have more than 100 links per page and thats bad. 100 links per page did used to be in ...
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Over 100 internal links according to SEO testers, but we only have 36 pages

If we are talking about less than 100 internal links, you could easily check them by yourself. Nonetheless, I'll recommend you to use Google Seach Console, where you can find a specific tool for ...
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Should Faceted Navigation be approached, exclusive of SEO? Focusing, solely, on user experience?

I think perhaps you have have a small misunderstanding, your title seems to suggest so: Should Faceted Navigation be approached, exclusive of SEO? Focusing, solely, on user experience? Faceted ...
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Will adding an external ecommerce link to a site navigation effect seo?

No it will not seen as malicious - IF the linked site is not a "bad neighbour". Although it will have an effect on SEO as it is an outgoing link on every page, which the crawler will follow.
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Can you change your URL when clicking links to different sections on the same page?

The simplest thing to do would be to just use the same fragment identifier (link with the # symbol) that you are already using. Is there any reason you can't add that as the link in your bread crumb. ...
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Adding breadcrumbs on a particular section of the website but not another

Google follow markup on page itself, it does not care about your directory/section. If some pages have markup and if it follow their markup guidelines, then it will display rich snippet into search ...
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Link to full domain on each website menu - does it affect Analytics or SEO

Browsers and search engine fulfill the URL with the rest of the data. If you use page1.html, on http://www.example.com/dir1/, they read a link for http://www.example.com/dir1/page1.html. If you use /...
Sakura Kinomoto's user avatar
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Will Google skip nav tags when considering what content to use as page descriptions?

I don't have a link but read an article within the last few months, possibly Matt Cutts but definitely from Google, who said Google still does not consider the new HTML5 elements when analyzing ...
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Do search engines penalise for multiple main menu markups?

While this isn't an ideal practice Google is able to now detect the CSS used in a page to detect when elements are being hidden and when elements are visible as long as the robots.txt file isn't ...
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Could moving the text off screen be an SEO workaround to not having text in the nav?

I found that this is against Google Guidelines and shouldn't be done. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/66353 Hiding text or links in your content to manipulate Google’s search rankings ...
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Could moving the text off screen be an SEO workaround to not having text in the nav?

If you hide only one anchor text with any dirty css trick, then it is fine. Such a thing won't impact in seo, unless webmaster main AIM is not about manipulating search ranking. Search engine bot ...
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Is link juice distributed equally to all links on the root page?

Based on Google's Pagerank algorithm which the published in 1998, all links are treated equally. This is also called the "Random Surfer" model where value is assigned because the hypothetical person ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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How does the home page work at the top of a website navigation hierchy? Is that for dropdown menus?

To help with question #1 the Moz hierarchy image represents a typical web site layout with one starting home page usually called index.html. From that first page users can go to any of the sub-pages (...
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Building menus without nested lists impacts on SEO?

its lesser your menu, but rather nesting of your urls/folders, which makes impact on SEO. It means: flatter nesting == better for SEO, because of lesser efforts for Googlebot. About menu: it should ...
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