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John Mueller
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213 votes

The Sitemap Paradox

93 votes

Are there any clear indicators that my sitemap file is beneficial?

23 votes
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How can I prevent Google mistakenly offering to translate a page to English when it already is in English?

16 votes
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I'm using a vanity country code top level domain (ccTLD), can I persuade Google to geotarget a different region?

14 votes

Does Google penalize sites on "commercial" country code domains such as .me or .tv?

13 votes
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What should filenames and URLs of images contain for SEO benefit?

13 votes
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Hreflang & duplicate content on a multi-language website

12 votes
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Does Google serve different result according to responsive design?

10 votes
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Are there any technical issues with having an 'internationalized' domain name?

10 votes
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Should I include the current language code in <link rel="alternate" hreflang="" />?

9 votes

Should I set NOINDEX header for my JS, CSS and image files?

9 votes
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Does Googlebot support SPDY?

8 votes

Open Graph breaks Structured Data Testing Tool

7 votes

Is using URL rewritting instead of multiple parameters the only way to make sure all pages are indexed by Google?

7 votes
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SEO implications of hosting a UK-based site on an EC2 instance based in Ireland

6 votes
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What are the SEO rules for HTML 5?

6 votes
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SEO (or other) problems with a 404?

6 votes
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PageRank & SEO results of using a different domain for each company product

5 votes
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Solving "Googlebot encountered extremely large numbers of links on your site."

5 votes

How to fix "404 Not Found" crawl errors reported by Google in Search Console

5 votes
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Sitemap XML version vs simple text (urls list) version, do you know what are the pros?

5 votes
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Google +1 number variations

5 votes

Could an adult site affect the other sites in same server?

5 votes

Can the files robots.txt and sitemap.xml be dynamic through an .htaccess redirect?

5 votes

Is it possible for Google to Index a site with login?

4 votes

Google claims not to find my robots.txt

4 votes

User profile URL design

4 votes

AJAX crawling scheme & redirects

4 votes

How to do SEO for web application?

4 votes
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Hashbang priority vs clean url