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What is the difference between "nofollow" and "noreferrer" link from SEO perspective?
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The difference is that, in theory, rel="noreferrer" should not have any SEO impact, while nofollow clearly specifies that the link does not endorse in any way the target URL. nofollow was invented by ...

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Which one does Google prefer, Microdata or JSON-LD?
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The document that recommends JSON-LD is more recent and it clearly states that Google recommends using JSON-LD where possible (over Microdata) specifically for the following reasons: "The markup does ...

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Is <meta name="title"> redundant?
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Yes, <meta name="title" ../> is superfluous. It is clear, after reading the HTML specification of the meta tag: The meta element represents various kinds of metadata that cannot be ...

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How to get social profile links to show up in a business listing aka "Knowledge Graph" on the right of the Google search results?
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The structured data of the website social profiles are correct. From the tests I made it doesn't have to do with the fact that it's a local business, but with the google search preferences used when ...

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Are the "author" and "publisher" link types still relevant for Google+? (2016)
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The tag attributerel="autor" is not relevant for Google anymore, the preferred way to specify the authorship is through the proper schema.org snippet. Authorship in web-search Authorship ...

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How disqus comments (inside cross domain iframe) are indexed by google?
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This is because what you had read is not fully true, as Google says: Google tries to associate framed content with the page containing the frames, but we don't guarantee that we will. Or it was ...

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For SEO, are headings still worth it?
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Yes, headings are still relevant for SEO, because they briefly describe topics of sections, they help organize your web page in a clear way, useful to show organized content for end users and help ...

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rel="nofollow" on randomly generated internal links
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Showing random post from your site is a pretty common practice, adding rel="nofollow" to such links makes no sense at all because it goes against what nofollow really means. nofollow just indicates ...

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Personal page - name with foreign accent
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The right way to handle this situation is to have two index.html files, one for each language. Then you will need to fill the title html tag and meta description tag in English and in the other page ...

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Does a website require a domain name (.com, .org etc) or can an I.P. address be registered on its own?
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You don't need a domain name to access a website. You just need a web server with a static IP and every time you want to access that server you should remember that number. That is what the domain ...

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How to correctly mark up different versions of the same document which are non-canonical
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I've seen cases like yours when browsing technical documentation like Django docs. There aren't any specific tag to add in this case but you can use the following strategies to hint Google that you ...

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I turned off domain parking and my domain is no longer available. Is that bad for SEO?
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Turning off a parked domain doesn't affect the domain reputation at all, in fact, parked domains are pretty much ignored by Google and are not likely to appear in search results because they do not ...

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How to move posts from a website to another without hurting SEO?
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To make the transition as seamless as possible, redirect each page from the old B site url, to its new location in the new A site url.

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Using rel = prev/next/canonical with the pagination of frequently updated content
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1st of all, posts are displayed newest first so rel="next" for previous posts is not too intuitive, to say the least. Wolud it be more useful if it were rel="prev" for older entries? rel="next" ...

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Should we use <nav> for global navigation since it is sectioning content?
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In html5 the nav element should be used to represent a section of a page that links to other pages or to parts within the page So depending what kind of links you are specifying in the footer ...

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Can I set a priority for images in a sitemap?
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You can use structured data markup to specify which image you prefer as more meaningful to that webpage, so it is more likely to be used that image in SERP instead of the older one. For https://...

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When you use dash as space what do you use for dash?
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The URL does not need to contain such level of detail. It is perfectly fine to have the url you propose: example.com/user/freddy-double-barrel for Freddy Double-Barrel. From a SEO point of view, the ...

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Data disappears from Google Webmaster Tools after configuring a canonical URL in my site
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You need to have two webmaster tools profiles, one for www.example.com and the other for example.com. From now on, you should be looking on example.com webmaster tools profile. Also you need to ...

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Do ad-impressions count if the user is using an adblocker?
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Regarding one of the most popular advertisement services, Doubleclick, to have an ad impressions, there should be a call initially in the javascript script tag to retrieve the ad content. Some ad ...

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How to get youtube-style ads in adsense on website?
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I was curious about them too, so digging a bit into that website, the kind of ads they are using are possible by Google IMA SDK for HTML5, it allows developers to request and track VAST ads in a ...

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Is it OK to merge pages and make other changes while the site is undergoing AdSense review?
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Once you start using Adsense, they detect that you have placed the ad code on the specific page you sent when signing up, they will automatically review your entire site (not just the page that ...

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Can I randomly change the page title for users while showing search engines a static title?
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Yes, Google has started supporting javascript in their bots, this is due to the increasing popularity of javascript in the web and frameworks like Angularjs. Taking the bigger picture, the web isn't ...

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How to tell google (and other search engines) that some content belongs to a different website?
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There are specific elements of HTML to handle this situation. Using canonical to indicate that your page contains much content from another web would literally make your page undiscoverable through ...

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Set up non-index.html home page to change daily
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As you have access to ssh, just copy your file replacing the server's index.html file scp <localfile.html> <remoteuser>@<remoteserver>:<remote-path>/index.html for example: ...

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Can I list multiple sitemaps inside one sitemap.xml and specify that in my robots.txt?
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Your main sitemap.xml group multiple sitemap files which is a practice part of the sitemap protocol. If you do provide multiple Sitemaps, you should then list each Sitemap file in a Sitemap index ...

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What should be the right h1 tag?
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Yes, remove the h1 tag from the logo, a common error is to use it just to use its styling but it has no sense from a semantic point of view. An h1 element represents the heading with the highest rank ...

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What is the difference between the searches site:http://example.com and info:http://example.com?
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The reason that site search shows hundreds of pages for the site and the info search only returns the home page is in because the site operator get results from your domain, it list all the webpages ...

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Microdata markup - do I add to EACH markup reference?
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The important thing is to understand that when writing a tag like the one in the example <li itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Event"> that URL is not being called, you are providing meta ...

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Is there a way to mark unusual words as spelled correctly so search engines don't think the site has poor spelling?
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Misspelled words should be enclosed with the HTML <i> Element. As there is no sic tag equivalent in HTML, in HTML 5 the <i> element has a new meaning replacing the previous non-semantic ...

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should I exclude file with duplicate content from sitemap?
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Yes, you should exclude the duplicate content from sitemap, you need to add only your preferred url for duplicate webpages, as Google says: Pick a canonical (preferred) URL for each of your pages, ...

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