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h1 tags inside a paragraph effect seo?

html,seo
Ok so I'm not sure if this will effect my page seo? What I've done is created a paragraph and put my h1 tags in the middle of it. I'm trying to rank for freelance web design belfast and it's in the middle of the text and because it looks...

Multiple modals with galleries vs. a single dynamic one

javascript,dom,seo,image-gallery,bootstrap-modal
Lets say we have a long list of posts on a single page. Each of those posts has a hidden div with multiple img tags inside it. When a user clicks on the post, the images inside the hidden div should be showcased in a modal gallery. Which approach is...

Redirects required for pages no longer in sitemap

.htaccess,redirect,seo,sitemap,google-webmaster-tools
I have a relatively new site that has just started to pick up a bit of traction in the SERP's. My problem is that I have published it and had it indexed with PHP URL extensions, as follows: www.example.com/page.php www.example.com/product.php And so on. Obviously it is a fairly easy matter...

301 Redirect All Blog Posts To New Subfolder

regex,apache,.htaccess,mod-rewrite,seo
I am currently using this .htaccess rewrite to get pretty urls for my blog posts: RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9-]+)$ /item.php?slug=$1 [L] This ends up looking like: example.com/my-new-awesome-blog-post What I would like is to move all my posts to a new folder called items so that it would look like: example.com/items/my-new-awesome-blog-post I not...

Heading order in HTML5

html5,seo,semantic-markup
This is a webpage example of my site: <html> <title> artilce header </title> <body> <header> <h1> nme of website</h1></header> <section> <h2> name of section</h2> <article> <h3>article header</h3> </article> </section> </body> </html> I want to know if this order is correct? Or does it maybe have a bad effect on SEO?...

proper use link hreflang

html,seo,multiple-languages
I use below link tag for multiple language, have two question should I add <link href="http://domain.com/" rel="canonical"> in url http://domain.com/?hl=en or http://domain.com/?hl=es? should I add <html lang='en'> in url http://domain.com/?hl=en and <html lang='es'> in http://domain.com/?hl=es? <head> <!-- … --> <link href="http://domain.com/" hreflang="x-default" rel="alternate"> <link href="http://domain.com/?hl=en" hreflang="en" rel="alternate"> <link href="http://domain.com/?hl=es"...

SEO and user-friendly URLs for multi-language website

url,seo,multilingual,usability
Let's say I have a website that has 2 languages, one uses Latin and the second one Cyrillic transcriptions in URLs. For example: example.com/link example.com/ссылка My question is which is more user and SEO friendly, if I leave them as is or if I add the language prefix, so they'd...

single page website translation, indexation and SEO

javascript,html,seo,translation
I have a webpage, let say www.mypage.com/index.html. I have a javascript function able to fill the page with my own translation of the content thanks to json dictionaries. In the end, www.mypage.com/?lang=en will display the content and fill it with the english language. www.mypage.com/?lang=fr will display the content and fill...

Sort keyword data to show highest searches with lowest competition

seo,keyword,google-adwords
I've used the Google Adwords tool to find suggested keywords. I want to take this data a step further: Is there a formula or a way to sort this data to show the highest searches with the lowest competition? I'm looking to create an additional column that will output some...

Canonical url for google to prevent duplicate meta?

seo,meta-tags,google-webmaster-tools
Today i went to Google Webmaster Tools to check for duplicate meta description. On almost all my news pages, this is true cause my rss feeds links to the news piece with a parameter (?rs=rss) so i can track my traffic from rss feeds. I thought the following snippet would...

Server side vs client side website

javascript,html,ajax,html5,seo
We have to build a website and we have to chose where to manage the content, in the server (PHP or JSP) or on the client (JavaScript). This article: http://searchenginewatch.com/sew/how-to/2358775/seo-strategies-for-javascript-heavy-single-page-applications-or-ajax-sites enlighted me a bit but Im still doubting. Good SEO is the most important thing to achieve. Can anyone relate...

disqus SEO google crawler doesn't load comments

seo,disqus
I see in google webmaster We were unable to load Disqus. If you are a moderator please see our troubleshooting guide. instead of comments. But i read in the Internet, disqus comments are readable by google Crawler. As i understand to show "We were unable to load..." google had to...

Code Igniter SEO friendly URL rewriting

php,.htaccess,codeigniter,url-rewriting,seo
I'm facing issues while rewriting URLs in codeigniter framework. Here is my URL http://localhost/article/lg-watch-urbane-vs-moto-360-a-detailed-real-world-comparison/19 And I've a controller like this : class Article extends CI_Controller { function __construct() { $this->set_page_name( "View Article" ); } function index($perma_link="",$id="") { $this->response['article'] = $this->restutil->get("portal/articles/get/".$id,array('id'=>$id))->article; $this->render_view('articles/view'); } } And my .htaccess is like this:...

SERP is just showing the main page but none of the subpages

javascript,html,ajax,seo,google-search
Have a look on this search where you can see that just my main page is indexed. But why does Google/Search engines not take arda-maps.org/about/ and the other subpages? Is my deep linking done in a wrong way? Do the search engines need more time? If they do need more...

SEO, content duplication and pagination [closed]

pagination,seo
I have a layout similar to this, only it's not debates, so I'll use this as an example for the question. As you can see, they have 3 different tabs, for rounds, comments and votes but these are all in one page, whereas in my case, I have different pages...

Yoast SEO multilanguage site

wordpress,wordpress-plugin,seo,multilanguage
I have the following issue. I'm building a website that have 4 languages. I've installed BWS multilanguage plugin to do the different language version. With this plugin I can only change the post language but the SEO meta are ever the same. How can I have different metas for each...

What should be the name of the sitemap file for Google SEO?

seo,sitemap,google-search
I created a sitemap for my website that contains the below code: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <urlset xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9 http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9/sitemap.xsd"> <url> <loc>http://www.example.com/</loc> </url> <url> <loc>http://www.example.com/aboutus.html</loc> </url> <url>...

si​tem​ap-​tax​-po​st_​tag​.xm​l not found - webmaster tools

wordpress,seo
I'm a newbie in webmaster tools. I get 3 errors in webmaster tools: 1.2: We encountered an error while trying to access your Sitemap. Please ensure your Sitemap follows our guidelines and can be accessed at the location you provided and then resubmit. *General HTTP error: 404 not found Sitemap:...

Fully Understanding hreflang

html5,internationalization,seo
I have a website which currently displays all prices in US dollars. I'd like to change it to pounds if you are from the UK and euros if you are from France or Germany. The text on the page will always be displayed in English. I've explored the various options...

Schema.org mandatory fields and the time needed until Google shows changes

seo,schema.org,google-rich-snippets
I have implemented Schema.org (using Microdata) inside my product pages and when I check Google Webmaster Tools it is crawled by Googlebot and interpreted successfully. The point is I have not implemented some properties inside Product type like brand. I need to know whether there is some subset of all...

Convert MVC Website to be Responsive

mobile,model-view-controller,seo
While investigating the Google SEO issue with respect to not having a mobile web site. I've learned recently that lack of proper mobile site would reduce the search ratings, and a different content for a mobile and a desktop sites might hurt your SEO as well. Currently we have a...

From where I should learn about htaccess

.htaccess,mod-rewrite,seo
I'm working in PHP but didn't know about htaccess. And these days I know how much the value of htaccess. So, I decide to learn first htacces then step forward. But don't know from where I should start? Please provide your guidelines. I want to learn complete tips & tricks...

Block “cloner” servers rendering content from our server

apache,seo,clone,cracking
I have a website of mine (freeofficefinder.com) that is being cloned (see here: thelawyerserviceratings.org) There are actually over 25 websites that are currently cloning our website. Obviously this is hurting our SEO ranking greatly due to "duplicate content". Is there something that I could add to the Apache config file...

WooRank Touchscreen Readiness Failing

responsive-design,seo,responsiveness
I'm currently using the WooRank website to improve my sites SEO> However, it keeps failing on "Touchscreen Readiness". It states my buttons should be 40px in height/width which they appear to be.. but it's failing. Any advice? URL: http://www.answer-hut.com...

Contact form in footer, or on contact page for better SEO?

seo,contact-form
I would like to place the form in the footer of the page, and use the "Contact" link in the main <nav> as an anchor to the <footer>. Would this be fine from an SEO perspective, or should I scrap this idea and stick with a straight-up contact page? Or...

Page Keyword and description strategy for online store SEO

asp.net,vb.net,seo
I am trying to figure out the best method of adding keywords and descriptions for the page on my online store in order to have the best SEO that I can. I am mostly unfamiliar with the best strategies to use for SEO and I don't know if I'm going...

Best JSON-LD practices: using multiple