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Questions tagged [seo]

SEO is search engine optimization, altering a web site so as to improve its ranking in search engines.

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How to hide elasticbeanstalk.com address from public(search engine crawlers)

I have purchased a domain from godaddy( mentioning here as xyz.com ). I have hosted my website on aws using elasticbeanstalk which has generated a cname (mentioning here as abc.elasticbeanstalk.com). ...
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Googlebot requesting pages of 1 site on another site

Problem: Using Prerender.io to index/store pages of one site, I keep getting path requests that only exist on my old site Example: on Prerender I'll see that Googlebot requested http://www.new-site....
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Best way to redirect a bad-rated domain to a new one?

I recently bought a domain that has an Alexa rank of ~50000. However the domain has a poor history as the previous owner didn't responded to abuse emails nor any DMCA notices. Long story short, the ...
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Trying to test Domain Collapsing / Consoldiation validity for SEO purposes

At work, we're trying to determine the effectiveness of domain collapsing for SEO purposes. Our current structure is to have multiple web apps served from different servers, such as PUBLIC URLS - ...
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Apache directive to force https

I would like to force all visitors to access my website on https:// Does this look standard and SEO friendly? <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on ...
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How to efficiently permanently redirect 150.000 images?

For SEO purposes I need to rename around 150.000 images, then I'd like to permanently redirect the previous url locations requests to the new locations. The current url to every image is something ...
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Nginx simple redirect old uri to new uri

I've got problems with simple SEO friendly redirect. Web page has changed and I'd like to redirect old uris to new ones. For example I'd like to redirect /contact to /contact.html I've tried ...
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Subdomain is preventing my search results from rising as expected in page rank

My problem is that I have a site which has requires a dedicated page for every city I choose to support. Early on, I decided to use subdomains rather than a directly after my domain (ie i used la....
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htaccess without redirect HTTP & HTTPS non-www to HTTPS www

i have SEO problem for http to https and non-www to https://www Please help me how to solve this problem? this is my htaccess code: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteCond %{...
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IIS Rewrite with optional query string or adding defaults

I am using IIS 8 and just learning about rewrites as I haven't ever written anything that cared about SEO. I have the following rules that is working assuming the url looks like this: /survey/abc123/...
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Enabling TLS/SSL with SNI on a subset of websites, without losing SEO ranking on the non-TLS sites

We run a number of LAMP servers on AWS with a few dozen websites on them, that customers pay us to design, build and host. They're Ubuntu 14.04 servers with Varnish, Apache and PHP. Currently, if a ...
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old URLs to new URLs using nginx

I need to: replace old SEO unfriendly URLs with new SEO friendly URLs e.g. replace http://../products/?type=genre.main.key&key=DAN&title=Dance&page=1 with http://../genres/dance?key=...
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Hyphen character encoded as “%2D” with IIS6

A customer has set up a website on a server IIS6. In older versions of Firefox, they have a problem with a URL containing a hyphen character. When they request http://www.example.es/mas-info they ...
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htaccess, errordocument and joomla rewrite

I need to setup a 404 error handling in my .htaccess, besides handling some 301 redirects for the links of an old website. The new site is made with Joomla, the old site was written in asp. Sef urls ...
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stop ssl redirect going to home page

A site we are working on siterequires forcing to https and www removal When we make that happen using this .htaccess code RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\. RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://safe.org.nz%{...
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Need help on Nginx redirects for old url pattern now 404

How to redirect old urls with capturing only the variable end and add multiple possible targets before OLD URLS domain.com/product/product-link-xyz ... TO domain.com/products/brand1/product-link-...