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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural"…
Google Inc. is an American multinational public corporation invested in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies.
Google Analytics is a free web analytics solution provided by Google, featuring several client-side APIs, as well as REST APIs for Data Export and for Management.
A Google web-based console that provides additional insight into a registered website's search performance and potential issues.
Domains are hostnames that identify Internet Protocol (IP) resources such as web sites. They provide a human-friendly, easily recognizable and memorizable names to numerically addressed Internet resou…
Google's Search Engine
Directory-level configuration file found mostly on Apache web servers
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A page, link or command that points URL requests to another URL in the world wide web. Redirects can be either server-side or client-side through the use of javascript.
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The setting up and running of a server to serve web pages via the Internet or LAN. Technical questions about the server (if you have access to it) maybe best asked on Read the answers…
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WordPress is an open source content management system running on PHP and MySQL often used as a blog engine. There is a WordPress StackExchange at if your question …
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HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the predominant markup language used for creating web pages. In modern web pages, HTML is used to markup the contents of the website, while CSS and Javascript are u…
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A URL, or Uniform Resource Locator, is an address for a file or resource that specifies where that resource is, and how to go about retrieving it.
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DNS is the Domain Name System, a hierarchical, distributed database to map various information together, such as hostnames to IP addresses. The name is also used as a synonym for nameservers, the spec…
The Apache HTTP Server is an Open Source Web server, which originated from a series of patches to the NCSA HTTPd. Apache is the world's most popular Web server, which is run on 54.90% of all Web serve…
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PHP is a free server-side, general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development. Originally PHP stood for Personal Home Page, now it stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.
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301 is the HTTP status code for a permanent redirect.
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HTTPS is the secure version of the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). It usually uses port 443 and is powered by the TLS (formerly SSL) cryptographic protocol.
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The process of recording where particular words occur. In the web context search engines crawl the web and make a list of which pages have particular words - this is the index.
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Googlebot is the bot software that Google uses to crawl over 20 billion pages each day, the data obtained during a crawl is then analyzed and ranked on Google Search.
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A computer program that accesses web pages for various purposes (to scrape content, to provide search engines with information about your site, etc.)
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A site map (or sitemap) is a list of pages of a web site accessible to crawlers or users.
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JavaScript is a dialect of the standardized ECMAScript programming language, primarily used for scripting web-pages. Use this tag for questions regarding ECMAScript and its dialects/ implementations: …
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Subdomain is a domain which is a part of a larger domain. For example, '' is subdomain of '' domain.
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A search engine is program that searches documents for specified keywords and returns a list of the documents where the keywords were found.
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(Different from "Google Ads") Google AdSense is a program run by Google through which website publishers in the Google Network of content sites serve text, images, video, or interactive media advertis…
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Web development is the development of sites on the World Wide Web or private intranets. It includes many topics including server side programming, client side scripting, web services and site design. …
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Robots.txt is text file used by Website owners to give instructions about their site to web robots. Basically it tells robots which parts of the site are open and which parts are closed. This is calle…
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The same content on different webpages, including on pages on different websites. Search engines may penalise websites which have duplicate content on them.
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CSS, short for Cascading Style Sheets, is a language used to control the presentation (including colors, layout, and fonts) of HTML and XHTML documents.
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Method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients.
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For questions related to analytics methods and tools.
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Covers the delivery and display of photographs, graphics and other visual elements.
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mod_rewrite is a URL rewriting module for the Apache web server. It is commonly used for so-called "pretty" URLs because of its ability to redirect on the server side (transparent to clients and their…
637 questions is a collaboration from several search engines, defining logic data model and vocabulary for structured data based on entity relationships model. It has proposed in the model the set of ent…
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A reference to another webpage that the user can follow (click on) to access that document.
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For webpages which may duplicate some or all of their content with other pages (for legitimate reasons), the canonical URL is the URL of the page which search engines should link to. This tag is used …
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