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If I change a Wordpress Theme then will it result in Performance and Page Loading Speed Improvements?

Always Look for Better Solutions As a rule-of-thumb, always look to see if there are any better solutions. Themes often become dated or even abanded when the developers move on or focus on a new ...
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What are typical key performance indicators (KPIs) for a marketing agency working on SEO?

When it comes to marketing agencies, there are some common KPI's that you see on proposals. Generally, they lean less toward technical SEO and more into the content territory; that means anything from ...
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Can deleting less visited content help recover from Google's algorithmic penalties?

Having low traffic articles doesn't usually hurt sites. This site has 100 or more low traffic questions for each question that gets a decent amount of search traffic. Unless you have evidence that ...
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Google not crawling my site (robots.txt error)

some say it's good to include even if you have no URLs to block This simply prevents your logs being polluted with a lot of unnecessary 404s - since the bots will request it anyway. But this isn't ...
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What are typical key performance indicators (KPIs) for a marketing agency working on SEO?

SEO is very different in comparison to other marketing campaigns like SEM. I have slightly different take on this. How to assess SEO work? Firstly, forget about keywords, ranking, backlink etc for ...
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Is hiding text in links bad if the links are icon fonts?

I would recommend using the sr-only class for this. Your example is good, but the hide-text class has been deprecated as of Bootstrap 4.1, and it will be removed entirely with the release of 5.0 (...
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Moz website and Chrome toolbar show inconsistent values for my site's page and domain authority

A few weeks ago, Moz announced that they were no longer updating the index database, for their Free Keyword Tool 'Open Site Explorer'. For purposes of clarity, the index database, is where all SEO ...
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Know which keywords google has associated to my website

look at Google Search Console to see what search terms you are getting impressions & clicks for. Just having a keyword in the page title and H1 doesn't mean Google are going to think you are ...
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How can find I the place where the Screaming Frog found a link on my site?

It's in the "crawl path" report. I found it via the third point in this article: 10 Features In The SEO Spider You Should Really Know | Screaming Frog
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Implement hreflang with multiple regions same language and page

Most of your hreflang are unneeded, maybe because you are confusing languages and localizations. See https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5646.html#section-2.2.4 : Region subtags are used to indicate ...
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Should tag and author pages be disallowed in robots.txt?

Very few sites are limited by Googlebot's crawl budget. Googlebot is usually willing to crawl 10 times as many pages at it is willing to index. I wouldn't block Googlebot from crawling those pages ...
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How to justify implenting a quality HTML coding standard will help in SEO ranking?

SEO is probably the last reason to implement a coding standard. Google has long said that they index sites is they find them, including poorly built sites, as long as they work for users. In fact, ...
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How to use Lighthouse scoring Guide for Accessibility Audit?

They don't have metric score values like the Performance Score. Each Accessibility test is a simple pass or fail with the particular category's weight contributing too the final score out of 100 for ...
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How to tell google that xyz.com & www.xyz.com are same?

The easiest way is just to redirect your www.domain.com to domain.com or redirect your domain.com to www.domain.com. Another way to use the canonical meta tag. Most of WP SEO plugins have this ...
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How can we find 404 pages on a website without google search console or conducting a crawl?

Check the server's "access log". This is really the main way to check for what URLs are being requested that are triggering 404s. "Crawling a site" checks for broken (internal) ...
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I am not able to generate .XML sitemap through xml-sitemaps.com

Using a crawler to generate your sitemap is pointless. If the sitemap crawler can crawl your site, so can Googlebot. Google's John Mueller says: Automate it on your backend (generate the files ...
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Is it a good practice to deindex 20,000 pages in 1 go?

"Not generating any traffic from organic" is a poor measure of "low quality". It could hurt your site to remove content that isn't truly low quality, even if that content isn't getting any search ...
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How to remove old domain that we don't have control over for branded searches that should only show our new site?

The domain tirnav.in doesn't appear to be currently registered or resolving. If you can re-purchase the domain and put 301 redirects in place to the new one, that would be ideal if you have backlinks ...
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How much Server Optimization Matters for SEO?

The SEO-relevant difference between shared and dedicated server could be IP neighborhood - bad sites, which are hosted on the same server (even on shared server you can buy own IP) Speed - if any ...
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Website appears in search results sporadically

Google webmaster shows only an estimated position for a keyword. for my own site, I found that Google webmaster shows position 8th for a keyword. and this position was in Ireland & 18th in ...
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Website appears in search results sporadically

I think that Search Console should be accurate. You can filter by queries. Enter in "Watermark Images" in the queries filter. It will tell you how many impressions you received as well as your search ...
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Are automatically generated spam backlinks that I didn't create likely to be a negative SEO attack from a competitor?

Google is pretty good at detecting link schemes, especially automatically generated link schemes. Nowadays they just ignore those incoming links, that way you won't have any advantages or ...
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Are automatically generated spam backlinks that I didn't create likely to be a negative SEO attack from a competitor?

I prefer search console link data over any link analysis tool for my own site, because it gives me more accurate data. Ahrefs sometimes show more backlinks, that Google might already ignore it on ...
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Stop Googlebot accessing externally cached dynamic CSS/JS files

It sounds like the site is still linking to old previous versions or they are linked somewhere like the sitemap or the HTML of the page. Setup a 301 redirect to resolve the symptom of the problem. Do ...
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Google position volatility (Webmaster Tools)

Good question. Firstly Google Webmaster Tool gives you an estimate and it changes over time but its good place to monitor, it may not reflect live ranking. Generally, your actual position may be ...
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Subdomain Redirection Question

Basically, the steps are: Ensure that both the subdomain and main domain are verified properties in Google Search Console. Redirect (301 permanent) all pages from the subdomain to the main domain. (...
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How can I keep mediawiki not-yet-created pages from cluttering my google webmaster console with 404s?

404s do not directly affect your rankings. 404s are bad when the user is expecting there to be a page and there is not as this can badly affect user experience which can indirectly affect rankings. ...
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Title tag content length based on character pixel width

It's the pixel length on Google. This applies to both platforms, they're moving towards a material card design that has been turning up on Google.com for users assigned to the test group. This would ...
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