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How to avoid the multiple path to same file in php using htaccess?

php,html,apache,.htaccess,seo
My url is www.abc.com/cbn/either/index.php and I want to access this by only current url. When I change the path of the index.php file, i.e. www.abc.com/cbn/index.php Still, I am accessing index.php file which is a bad approach for SEO point of view because now google will index two URLs of the...

How does using CSS 3D Transforms affect SEO? [closed]

css,3d,seo,transform,googlebot
Google's made a big deal of "if you hide it, it won't count." However, google cache shows it doesn't understand a lot of things correctly. Maybe google sees something as hidden when it should show or shows when it should be hidden. So, I ask about CSS 3D transforms. Take...

I made a website using Yeoman/Grunt with Node.js just to build my application, how do I use the prerender or seo4ajax and index it?

node.js,gruntjs,seo,prerender
I made a website using Yeoman; grunt , generator-angular, $routeParams ... with Node.js just to build my application , how do I use the prerenderor seo4ajax and index it? Using Node.js as an application server could set like this: Run this on the command line: $ npm install prerender-node --save...

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?...

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...

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...

Different addresses for different products

php,seo
I have a table shoes(id,shoename,color,brand,price,imagename,available). I am trying to sell shoes online through my website. Currently what's happening is, catalog.php(a page on my website) shows all the shoes in my table 'shoes'. Here's the code in inside a loop. echo "<div class='shoe-view'>"; echo "<img class='show-view-image' src='scripts/shoes/uploads/".$result["imagename"]."' alt='".$result["imagename"]."'/>"; echo "<form action='viewshoe.php'...

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...

fullPage.js: Make all slides and sections visible in search engine results

jquery,seo,web-crawler,single-page-application,fullpage.js
I'm using fullpage.js jQuery plugin for a Single page application. I'm using mostly default settings and the plugin works like a charm. When I got to the SEO though I couldn't properly make Google crawl my website on a "per slide" basis. All my slides are loaded at the page...

What is more important for images - alt tag or name

seo
I am making a blog with huge ammount of images, and one way to do it, is by using Flickr Gallery plugin, which provides a functional gallery or your albumbs, but the links aren't looking good (www.......5129512891.jpg), but they do have the proper alt tags (Red Carpet From Turkey). So...

Two URLs that you can use to hit the homepage

redirect,seo,sitecore
Having a sitecore website. Situation is for every country, there are two URLs that you can use to hit the homepage. www.abc.com/en/home and www.abc.com/en We only want one - this is bad for both SEO and analytics. I want to retire www.abc.com/en/home and want www.abc.com/en to only work. I already...

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...

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...

Redirect all urls ending in “/”

apache,.htaccess,mod-rewrite,seo,rewrite
I need to redirect all URLs ending in "/" to urls that don't end in "/". Example: domain.com/ -> domain.com domain.com/page1/ -> domain.com/page1 domain.com/category1/ -> domain.com/category1 domain.com/// -> domain.com I've tried the following approaches, but none work: RewriteRule ^(.*)\/+$ http:\/\/www\.%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [R=301,L] RewriteRule (.*)\/+$ http:\/\/www\.%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [R=301,L] ...

AngularJS content and Google

javascript,html,angularjs,seo
Recently I've seen articles stating that Google now crawls sites and renders CSS and Javascript. Example article by Google themselves: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/understanding-web-pages-better.html I have a single page application setup in Angular with HTML5 mode on the routing. An ng-view in my index.html is populated based on the URL like so: app.config(function($routeProvider,...

MixItUp vs PageSpeed Insigths

jquery,seo,pagespeed,mixitup
PageSpeed Insights says “Remove render-blocking scripts” and list jquery.mixitup.min.js :_( But the script is included at the bottom of the page (and minified), and the functions that use MixItUp is also on the bottom of the page! I don’t know what can I do. Any suggestions please? Thanks a lot....

My website Images not indexed by Google, Yahoo and Bing [closed]

php,codeigniter,seo
I'm using codeigniter framework. why Search Engine's not indexed my website images ? My website has been made since 2013. My website is : www.shadyab.com. It likes groupon website(Offering daily deals at restaurants, retailers and service providers.). An image url : http://www.shadyab.com/assests/images/upload/kaktoos4.jpg What should I do to tell search engines...

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...

How to “remove” indexed pages in Google and AngularJS

angularjs,nginx,seo,google-index
I have an AngularJS 1.0.7 web application. Some months ago I sent a sitemap.xml file to Google, so the urls are indexed. Now, I would like to upload a new sitemap file with some updates on those URLs. I mean, the pages are the same but the urls have changed...

in webmaster tools after fetch and render googlebot doesnt show images of website and says “Googlebot couldn't get all resources for this page”

seo,google-webmaster-tools
after fetch and render my URL website in webmaster tools , it doesn't show images of website and says "Google robot couldn't get all resources for this page" and the reason is : error ! without any description.. and i have not any robot file that block my resources form...

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>...

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...

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...

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...

How to increse number of sitemapindex

xml,seo,sitemap,googlebot
I'm intereset if i can have many sitemapindex like this: <sitemapindex xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9"> <sitemap> <loc>https://domain.com/sitemap/destinatieTag.xml</loc> <lastmod>2015-02-01T05:00:34+02:00</lastmod> </sitemap> </sitemapindex> I mean 1 sitemapindex to refer athor sitemapindex , or what is maxium limit for a sitemap? Example if destinatieTag.xml is athor <sitemapindex xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9"> <sitemap>...

Prerender.io conflicting with CRUD in AngularJs application

angularjs,nginx,seo,google-crawlers,prerender
I am using prerender.io to make my AngularJS website crawlable. However, since I started using prerender.io, the majority of my CRUD requests (e.g. update, delete) return an nginx 405 Not Allowed response. Original (working) nginx location block (before using prerender.io): location / { try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$query_string; } Current location...

Does SEO markup need to be on both versions of a website?

html,mobile,seo,canonical-link
Lets say I have 2 pages (1 for mobile and 1 for desktop) Mobile URL: http://www.example.com/mobile/ Desktop URL: http://www.example.com/ And I put these kind of SEO tags in the <head> of the desktop version of my site: <meta name="description" content="Amazing Description"/> <meta property="og:type" content="Website"/> <meta property="og:url" content="http://www.example.com/"/> <meta property="og:title" content="Perfect...

Best method to put url in href for SEO

seo
if possible, I would like to know what is the best practies for SEO to put url in <a href=""> Method 1: <a href="/blog-1"> Method 2: <a href="http://example.com/blog-1"> Can you help me?...

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...

Use `robots.txt` in a multilingual site

seo,sitemap,robots.txt
Having to manage a multilingual site, where users are redirected to a local version of site, like myBurger.com/en // for users from US, UK, etc.. myBurger.com/fr // for users from France, Swiss, etc... How should be organized the robots.txt file in pair with the sitemap? myBurger.com/robots.txt // with - Sitemap:...

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:...

Page Speed - Eliminate render-blocking

performance,optimization,seo,google-pagespeed
I'm trying to improve my Google Page Speed score. Currently 51/100 for mobile and 83/100 for desktop. One of the issues is "Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content". The two items where this is applicable is my minified CSS file and an external Google font file. Is there...

How Google “distinguishes” website articles from news? [closed]

html,seo,google-search
When I search keywords from Google, it shows all articles related to these words and It has separate tab called "News", where Google shows related news. How Goolge "Knows" that article from site is about News? I have opened source codes of multiple news websites and they has "itemprops" in...

Using schema.org/Product image on a non image element

seo,prestashop,product,schema.org,microdata
I am editing a Prestashop installation and have a slightly odd situation. In PS when you add a colour attribute to a product it shows an <a> tag with a background colour to show the colour choices. In the shop I am building for an art supplier, we are having...

Best HTML5 Semantics for SEO article and section?

html5,seo
This question is in regards to the article section and aside tags as it relates to best SEO practices. I've seen some tutorials teach that you should place an article tag and inside the article tag various section tags. However some books I've read have it the other way around...

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...

How much or what exactly will my site lose in google ranking, if the site is not mobile-friendly? [closed]

seo,google-ranking
Here is the source to the information about the impact on ranking, but no details provided on how much will not mobile-friendly sites lose now.

htaccess mod_rewrite and 301 redirect to friendly url

.htaccess,mod-rewrite,redirect,seo,friendly-url
Now, I'm trying to write some htaccess code with mod_rewrite. I have problem with it :( RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^home$ index.php?page=home This is my code in .htaccess file. When I go to domena.com/index.php?page=home it's exactly same like domena.com/home But, It's not friendly for google, 'cos we have double page: domena.com/index.php?page=home...

escaped_fragment in sitemap or shebang?

javascript,ajax,seo,sitemap,shebang
My site is a Single Page Application and uses alot of javascript. I've got my server setup to generate the site the user sees with javascript so Google sees the same content. Google knows about this via the fragment meta tag and converts links with the shebang to escaped_fragment to...

How seo implemented for distancebetween.com website?

seo,google-search
When I Search for distance between bangalore to mumbai in Google, distancebetween.com comes up in the search results. I mean if I search for distance between any source to destination they have results for that. They have one dynamic page where user can enter source and destination and those inputs...

Site name in Google search results for multi-language websites

html,seo,schema.org,google-rich-snippets
Using Schema.org, I can set the name for my website so it’s visible in Google Search: https://developers.google.com/structured-data/site-name Example: <script type="application/ld+json"> { "@context" : "http://schema.org", "@type" : "WebSite", "name" : "Your WebSite Name", "alternateName" : "An alternative name for your WebSite", "url" : "http://www.your-site.com" } </script> What if I have multi-language...

How do I strip out ?_escaped_fragment_= using .htaccess

ajax,.htaccess,mod-rewrite,seo
Google discovered that I'm allowing end users to navigate my content using ajax loading, and is loading my pages as a user client rather than requesting them as new page loads. So instead of trying to index www.mysite.com/page, it's requesting www.mysite.com/?_escaped_fragment_=/page Which is not at all what I want it...

SEO Impact of Bootstraps visible - lg/md/sm/xs - classes

css,twitter-bootstrap,seo
I was wondering if anyone knows about the SEO impact of using bootstraps visible classes for creating a responsive website? I have created a new website with Bootstrap using these classes. On most of the pages the main content is on the left and then there are a number of...

Prevent Google indexing an AngularJS route

javascript,html,angularjs,seo,robots.txt
Usually, if I didn't want Google to crawl a page, I would add the page to my robots.txt file like so: User-agent: * Disallow: /my-page To prevent Google indexing that page, I would remove the page from my sitemap.xml add the following meta tag to the <head> of the page:...

Multiple Aggregate Ratings of Schema.org

seo,search-engine,schema.org,serp
I have multiple aggregate ratings snippets in one page. Is there a way to make one of them the default one? The one that will be displayed in the results of Search Engines? Thanks all! Update: That webpage is, essentially, the page of a Brand. It contains the aggregate ratings...

Strategy for making React image gallery SEO-friendly

javascript,php,node.js,seo,reactjs
I wrote a React image gallery or slideshow. I need to make the alt text indexable by search engines, but because my server is in PHP, React.renderToString is of limited use. The server is in PHP + MySQL. The PHP uses Smarty, a decent PHP template engine, to render the...

Duplicate title error after redirecting with 301 [closed]

.htaccess,redirect,gwt,seo
let you explain every point: I have duplicate title issue with 404 error pages, I have redirect all pages with 301 redirection with use of WordPress Plugin. And it works and decrease the error, After that I have update plugin sitemap-index, and all error are back. I have checked some...

Will google index my “getdata.php” file?

php,.htaccess,seo
I have links like /getdata.php?name=somebody&id=123 masked by .htaccess like /somebody-123 I catched google (or another bot) in Google Analytics looking at my "getdata.php" file. Normally it's impossible to get that file (if you don't know that it exists because it doesn't get mentioned anywhere in a code and it just...

Change the unique generated title names of friendly-id using attribute of another table

ruby-on-rails,ruby,seo,friendly-url,friendly-id
I have a Company Model, and i am using friendly_id like this friendly_id :name, use: :slugged But since there can be many Company with the same name (different branches). I am trying to handle that case by using city attribute from the address of the Company. But the Company address...

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...

how to create direct link to cms articles

php,mysql,seo,content-management-system
I'm creating a simple CMS with a table called 'articles' that all the articles are stored in it. In my AddArticle.php page on the website I have a form that creates the articles and feeds the table. Now I'm confused with article linking. As far as I know a CMS...

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...

Disallow specific folders in robots.txt with wildcards

seo,search-engine,robots.txt,google-crawlers
Can i hide specific folders from crawlers with wildcards like: User-agent: * Disallow: /system/ Disallow: /v* I want to hide all folders starts with "v" character. It will work this way?...

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...

Couple of questions about robots and content blocking

php,seo,bots,robots.txt
I'm configuring the robots.txt file for robots, and can't really understand what dirs I should block from them. Of course, I've read some infos at the internet, but yet there's some gap between what I want to know and what I've been found so far. So, it would be nice...

Child properties of Schema.org property

seo,semantic-web,schema.org,microdata,google-rich-snippets
I've been trying to figure out this riddle from a day now. Lets say that we have a TV Episode as following, <main itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/TVEpisode"> <h1> <a itemprop="url" href="self.html"> Pokemon - <span itemprop="episodeNumber">88</span> </a> </h1> <h2 itemprop="name">In the Pink</h2> <p>Source: <span itemprop="partOfSeries">Pokemon</span> <span itemprop="partOfSeason">Orange Islands</span> </p> </main> Now the problem...

How to evidence a particular page on Google SERP?

seo,sitemap,googlebot,google-sitemap
I noticed that some results of searching on Google are not a single url but a single url with a two-column list of what I call 'important links' of this website. For example: If you open Google and search for "amazon.it", without the double quote, you got this: As you...

google rich snippets (reviews) showing completely incorrectly?

seo,rich-snippets,google-rich-snippets
I'm working on rich snippet review data for a website; there aren't any reviews rich snippets showing on a page that google links to, but the SERP result shows a 5 star rating with 800 ratings? here's the search to see the rating: artworx and here's the page google links...

How can I set the title dynamically per page with Manuel Schoebel's SEO package?

meteor,coffeescript,seo,iron-router
With Meteor 1.0.3.1 and Iron Router, I need to set the title dynamically for some pages, while defaulting to a certain title for other pages, using Manuel Schoebel's SEO package. How can I accomplish setting a dynamic page title for a certain route? I've set SEO up generally like this:...

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...

Dynamic URL variable for SEO with Meteor

meteor,url-rewriting,seo,iron-router
I'm working on a Meteor app which uses ms-seo package. I was wondering if there is a way to make URLs more SEO friendly? Router.route('/item/:_id', { name: 'item.detail', controller: 'ItemsController', action: 'detail', where: 'client', onAfterAction: function() { var data = this.data(); if (data) { SEO.set({ title: data.title + ' -...

How can I get better google indexing results?

seo,google-search,pagerank
I have just launched a new domain, www.nextlevelsmf.com and it's not showing for some keywords I would like it to. Can anyone give me some advice to help it rank better please? I'd like it to show on the first 2 pages for: Managed SMF hosting SMF host/hosting Managed SMF...

SEO with single page application

node.js,seo,single-page-application
I built a node.js social networking web site for noders but I get some serious problems to improve my SEO factors. How can I make it SEO friendly? And yes, given that it is a single page app, it is a little harder!

Schema.org's WebSite vs WebPage

html5,seo,schema.org
I was reading Google documentation on how to impletement Sitelinks Search Box. In the example, they use itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebSite" to implement sub-properties like potentialAction, etc. However, after reading the schema documentation CreativeWork it looks to me that WebSite is inferior to WebPage. They inherit the same properites from CreativeWork WebPage...

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...

How do I retain search engine accessibility when loading external file into html

javascript,jquery,html,seo,cross-platform
I plan to: $('#main.sidecontent').load('/sidecontent.html'); and insert: <div class="sidecontent" id="main"></div> a div on several html pages since the content of this div is the same and I try to straighten my workflow, basically avoiding editing every single html page when this content div changes. My questions: Is this method recommended for...

How to fix Google search SEO after transfer old website and hosting to new framework website and hosting? [closed]

search,seo,transfer
I had an ecommerce website with magento and Nexcess hosting, but now i have changed the website to new framework Kohana and Arxive hosting. Website has SAME DOMAIN NAME. I have moved my website to new framework and hosting for about a month, but Google still cache old information SEO...

How to redirect a domain to another without having SEO issues?

dns,seo,url-redirection
I have two domains: mydomain.com and mydomain.fr . I want people who goes to mydomain.fr to see the exact same wordpress install (same content, articles, users etc and when they post on the .fr it also appears on the .com and vice versa) as the .com's . I can duplicate...

How do i tell google to not crawl a domain completly

seo,opencart,robots.txt,multistore
I have a site in opencart say abc.com and i have opened a multi store with it xyz.com and i have found that google has started crawling xyz.com too which i don't want . Both the domains are pointing to the same directory so i suppose there can only be...

SEO and tags with JavaScript functionality

javascript,html,twitter-bootstrap,seo
Since we are diving into SEO guidelines the past weeks we came across a question for which we didn't find a satisfying answer. (We simply didn't agree on this topic). We would like more opinions on this. Since many projects use jQuery and Bootstrap lately, anchor tags often get used...

Searching multiple labels in google CSE

seo,google-custom-search,google-cse
I know it has been asked before: 1, 2. But I was reading the documents and saw it might be possible. I need to add multiple refinements to the query in google custom search engine. So if I have multiple labels on my CSE, I would like to query a...

How to write my rewriterule so I can have friendly url

.htaccess,seo,rewrite,opencart,friendly-url
My SEO expert asked me to do HTTP 301 redirect to a friendly URL in an Opencart installation. This Opencart installation use SEO url so I have this url (native url in opencart) : http://www.qcbikeshop.com/index.php?route=information/information&information_id=9 and the SEO url is : http://www.qcbikeshop.com/Livraison-Gratuite However, my SEO expert want me to do...

is it fine with respect to seo if we add same product to 5 different categories

magento,seo,robots.txt
I followed this procedure : system > configuration > catalog > seo > Use Categories Path for Product URLs : NO Use Canonical Link Meta Tag For Products : yes in our site we added same product to 5 different categories. we have some 1000 products. if i follow the...

.htaccess remove index.php and hide parameter key from URLs

php,apache,.htaccess,mod-rewrite,seo
I have the following URL www.example.com/index.php?tag= xxx I want to make it like the following using .htaccess www.example.com/xxx I done it with this code: Options +FollowSymLinks -MultiViews # Turn mod_rewrite on RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-l RewriteRule ^(.+?)/?$ /index.php?tag=$1 [L,QSA] SO if...

When choosing the domain name for a CDN, is there anything to be aware of? [closed]

dns,seo,cdn
There don't seem to be any SEO issues I can think of, so I'm wondering if there are any other issues that someone should be aware of when choosing a domain name for a CDN. Does the TLD matter? Are there certain things that will get a domain flagged by...

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...

Is a product microsite a bad idea for google [closed]

seo,google-search,backlink
I am a bit confused to if a product microsite/brochure site is a bad idea. Since back links are not a good thing. I've read a fair few articles but couldn't get to any conclusion. Basically I have this client how sells online hundreds of products on their main website....

Robots.txt file in MVC.NET 4

asp.net,asp.net-mvc-4,seo,robots.txt
I have read an article about ignoring the robots from some url in my ASP MVC.NET project. In his article author said that we should add some action in some off controllers like this. In this example he adds the action to the Home Controller: #region -- Robots() Method --...

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...

AngularJS, URLs mixing languages and SEO

angularjs,seo
I have an AngularJS 1.0.7 web application. In my app.js: $routeProvider.when('/:language/alquiler-barcos-:departure', {templateUrl: 'partials/boat-rental.html', controller: 'Controller1Ctrl'}); $routeProvider.when('/:language/boat-rental-:departure', {templateUrl: 'partials/boat-rental.html', controller: 'Controller1Ctrl'}); This will let this correct URLs like: http://domain/es/alquiler-barcos-mallorca or http://domain/en/boat-rental-majorca. This is right. However, it will also let http://domain/es/boat-rental-mallorca or...

Wordpress - customized pages with blocks - prohibit google seo index of blocks

wordpress,seo,woocommerce,robots.txt,google-sitemap
I'm using Wordpress and WooCommerce for my online shop. With the theme I'm using you can customize the product-category pages by adding "blocks". So if I want to have a text on the top of a product category page I simply create a block page, lets say its called "category-info"....

How can I tell if prerender.io is running correctly on modulus.io?

meteor,seo,prerender,modulus.io
UPDATE I am able to install prerender on the modulus server now. BUT there is a problem with where to place the prerender token: app.use(require('prerender-node').set('prerenderToken', 'YOUR_TOKEN')); Where in the .demeteorized node app does this line go? I am running a meteor app on modulus.io I have installed the https://github.com/prerender/prerender-node package....

Change of domain and company name but keep good SEO

.htaccess,seo
I'm just after a bit of advice please? I have a company that has rebranded recently. There is currently two seperate domains set up for them where the content is fundamentally the same apart from where the company name is mentioned. The newer site has therefore been created with the...

Grails produce seo friendly URLS

grails,seo
I'm very new to grails and I have some questions about creating views with SEO friendly URLs. Lets say I have a page I'd like to call used-products or https://www.sampledomain.com/used-products, how would I go about creating a view and have it resolve for used-products? Another example would be something like...

Best JSON-LD practices: using multiple