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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd January 2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By michealtech
Noindexing a page will get rid of the mobile usability issues from Google?

Hi,

Unfortunately one of the page we use for internal purpose has been indexed in Google and received the mobile usability issues.

Even though we blocked the page from robots.txt and later with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd January 2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 15
Posted By michealtech
Is that okay to have all internal links 3xx (308) redirects in the site?

Hi,

Our site URLs are actually interlinked to each other without trailing slash (/). But trailing slash will be automatically added when browsing a page internally. So, this is making all the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th November 2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By michealtech
How serious is Google about internal linking report? Considers the links from sub-directories too?

Hi community members,

It's been clearly said by Google to interlink the important pages across the website and they give top interlinked pages in "Links report".

They do consider the links from...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 76
Posted By michealtech
Re: Too many links pointing to our privacy policy page: Hurting our ranking efforts of main pages?

We are receiving almost 1.9 million from same domain which is of low quality and spam. Moreover those pages are not working...I mean the pages which are sending backlinks to us.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th November 2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 76
Posted By michealtech
Too many links pointing to our privacy policy page: Hurting our ranking efforts of main pages?

Hi community,

As per the "Links" report from GSC, there are millions of pages pointing to our privacy policy page. We can expect high number of links to this page being ours an open source...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By michealtech
Our forum links are redirecting to high spammy & NSFW sites: Any impact on main website?

Hi all,

We have a discussion forum like subdomain.website.com. Some spammers have created many links with our subdomain URL which are redirecting to high spammy and NSFW sites (Not sure how they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th November 2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By michealtech
Main article content is shared across few other blog-posts: Duplicate content issue?

Hi all,

We have a high quality content with 10 sections about some buying guide. 5 sections of content has been published as blog-posts. Can we publish the main content now with all 10 sections?...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd October 2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 10
Posted By michealtech
What happens to the shared pages when Opengraph is removed?

Let's say I have shared the website pages in FB, twitter and other channels when they have opengraph implemented. Later openngraph tags are removed from these pages, what happens to these pages on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By michealtech
Any SEO disadvantages with creating pages under a directory page which doesn't exists?

Hi,

Let's say we are going to create pages in the URL path www.website.com/directory/sub-pages/. In case this page www.website.com/directory/ doesn't exists or redirected; will the pages created...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By michealtech
Our site dropped by April 2018 Google update about content relevance: How to recover?

Hi all,

After Google's confirmed core update in April 2018, we dropped globally and couldn't able to recover later. We found the update is about the content relevance as officially stated by...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st May 2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 68
Posted By michealtech
Moz spam score 16 for some pages - Never a manual penalty: Disavow needed?

Hi community,

We have some top hierarchy pages with spam score 16 as per Moz due to the backlinks with very high spam score. I read that we could ignore as long as we are not employing paid links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th May 2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By michealtech
Do content copycats (plagiarism) hurt original website rankings?

Hi all,

Found some websites stolen our content and using the same sentences in their website pages. Does this content hurt our website rankings? Their DA is low, still we are worried about the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By michealtech
Multiple links from same domain (different pages) considered in credibility of backlinks?

Hi,

Let's say there are multiple backlinks from different pages of same domain to different pages of other domain like below:

Website A: Page 1 -----------> Website B: Page 1

Website A:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th May 2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 11
Posted By michealtech
Do orphan pages take away link juice?

Hi,

Just wondering about this whether the orphan pages take away any link juice? We been creating lot of them these days only to link from external sites as landing pages on our site. So, not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 10
Posted By michealtech
Non-indexed or indexed top hierarchy pages get high PageRank at Google?

Hi,

We are creating some pages just to capture leads from blog-posts. We created few pages at top hierarchy like website.com/new-page/. I'm just wondering if these pages will take away more...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 14
Posted By michealtech
Google not showing the recent cache info: How to know the last cached version of a page?

Hi,

We couldn't able to see the last Google cached version of our homepage after March 29th. Just wondering why this is happening with other websites too. When we make some changes to the website,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th April 2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By michealtech
How good/bad the exit intent pop-ups? What is Google's perspective?

Hi all,

We have launched the exit intent pop-ups on our website where a pop-up will appear when the visitor is about to leave the website. This will trigger when the mouse is moved to the top...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By michealtech
Does Google checks the author name of the articles with backlinks to a website?

Hi,

This may sound a little too suspicious; but just want to take your suggestions and experience in this. We are trying to create articles on third party websites to increase backlinks, our brand...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 91
Posted By michealtech
How about reposting all the blog-posts in medium.com? It helps?

Hi,

So I'm just wondering about can we repost all the blog-posts in medium.com with rel=canonical tag. So it'll bring some visitors to the blog and improve the ranking. Please share your views...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By michealtech
Trailing slash redirects not working in https - working in http: What might be the culprit?

Hi,

Our WP website redirects without slash to with slash are not working. When we tried with http mode, they are working. So, not working on https mode. Correct code given at .htaccess file. What...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th March 2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By michealtech
Subdirectories geo-targetting: Tagretting a language to a single country affects in other countries?

Hi all,

We have enabled a plugin which translated our site to subdirectories. We are going to geo target certain language sites to their countires. Like Portuguese site website.com/it/ will be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th March 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 16
Posted By michealtech
Installing translation plugin on wordpress: Any checklist and risks?

Hi,

We are going to install a translation plugin on our wordpress hosted website. It's going to generate sub directories like website.com/it/ or website.com/fr/. The plugin will create hreflang...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th March 2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 30
Posted By michealtech
Google adding main site name to the title tags of pages in the sub folders: How to handle?

Hi community,

Ours is a WP hosted website. We have given our site title which reflects across all the website page title suffix. Like "Moz SEO" will be default at the title for pages like "Local...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 38
Posted By michealtech
New Without slash URLs not redirected with slash URLs; but canonicalised: Any harm at Google?

Hi friends,

Our website pages without slash are not redirecting to with slash and vice-versa. Both the versions are returning 200 response code. Both the versions are pointed to with slash URLs...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th February 2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 21
Posted By michealtech
Tens of duplicate homepages indexed and blocked later: How to remove from Google cache?

Hi community,

Due to some WP plugin issue, many homepages indexed in Google with anonymous URLs. We blocked them later. Still they are in SERP. I wonder whether these are causing some trouble to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th February 2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By michealtech
Need only tens of pages to be indexed out of hundreds: Robots.txt is Okay to proceed with?

Hi all,

We 2 sub domains with hundreds of pages where we need only 50 pages to get indexed which are important. Unfortunately the CMS of these sub domains is very old and not supporting "noindex"...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st February 2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Posted By michealtech
How Google recognises Brand name? And ignores attested keywords?

Hi community,

Our company name got attested with our industry keyword over the years; which also primary keyword of our homepage and all of our industry competitors. Best example is... Moz turns...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th January 2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 25
Posted By michealtech
Does using non-https links (not pages) impact or penalise the website rankings?

Hi community,

We have couple of pages where we we have given non-https (http) hyperlinks by mistake. They will redirect to http links anyway. Does using these http links on page hurt any rankings?...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th December 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 176
Posted By michealtech
Does primary keyword is required in the every page title?

Hi all,

We can see many website page titles are filled with "primary keyword" along with their "brand name" at suffix of the page titles. Just like some SEO websites may add SEO at every page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By michealtech
Re: Internal pages ranking over the homepage: How to optimise to rank better at Google?

Beside homepage and "what is..." pages, if there is any duplicate content across any other different pages; will it results to this situation?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th November 2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By michealtech
Internal pages ranking over the homepage: How to optimise to rank better at Google?

Hi,

We have experienced a shift in SERP from internal pages ranking over website homepage for more than a year. Previously website homepages used to rank for the primary keywords. Now we can see...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By michealtech
Does Google considers the direct traffic on the pages with rel canonical tags?

Hi community,

Let's say there is a duplicate page (A) pointing to original page (B) using rel canonical tag. Pagerank will be passed from Page A to B as the content is very similar and Google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st November 2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By michealtech
Impact of using primary keyword along with brand name

Hi folks,

I am just wondering if this strategy works. How about using the primary keyword along with our brand name everywhere we mention ourselves...like "vertigo tiles" where vertigo is our...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By michealtech
Will the blog-posts linked from website homepage take away pagerank?

Hi,

We are trying with a section on our website homepage where the recent 10 blog-posts will be displayed. But I wonder if this hurts by taking away the pagerank to blogs which is much needed for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th November 2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By michealtech
Blog-posts pages are dominating in search console "Internal Links". Only home-page at top!

Hi all,

Ours is WordPress website and we have a blog...website.com/blog/. All the important pages in the website are well linked from top and footer menu. But in our webmasters...internal links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th October 2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 58
Posted By michealtech
Deceptive content: http link in the WordPress plugin script used in the page?

Hi,

We have recently received "Social engineering content" warning from Google. One of our important pages and it's internal links have been marked with "Deceptive site ahead" notice. But we don't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th October 2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 197
Posted By michealtech
Re: What happens if we remove all the links to internal pages from our homepage?

Thanks for all the suggestions. Everybody says not to remove internal links from homepage as if its going to hurt severely which I didn't expect. I have seen good number of websites which don't link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th July 2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 197
Posted By michealtech
What happens if we remove all the links to internal pages from our homepage?

Hi community,

We wanna give a try by removing all the links from homepage to internal pages and keep just a free trial button. Will this impact our SEO anyway? We have nearly 15 important internal...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th May 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By michealtech
Google: What factors contribute to rank a landing page in a specific country?

Hi community,

I would like to know what is the criteria to rank a landing page in specific country Google search. For example, if we want to rank our landing page for "GDPR Australia", what are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th May 2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By michealtech
Google my business: How "Listing on Maps" are calculated? They are too high for us!

Hi community,

Our business listing on Google show some unbelievable statistics. According to their insights, we have 21K "Listing on Maps" and 1K "Listing on Search". This is impossible. Have you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th April 2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By michealtech
Page content is not very similar but topic is same: Will Google considers the rel canonical tags?

Hi community,

We have multiple pages from our own different sub-domains for same topics. These pages even rank in SERP for related keywords. Now we are planning to show only one of the pages in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 25
Posted By michealtech
How to find if a website has paid or spammy back-links? Latest ways to investigate!

Hi all,

I would like to investigate about our website back-links if something is wrong. If there are any paid or spammy back-links. How to proceed on this exercise? We have been using ahrefs and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th April 2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 25
Posted By michealtech
Any disadvantages of employing additional images which open in new window?

Hi all,

Our website is all about our software product. Generally our website pages are filled with 3 to 6 screenshots of our product features. As Google recently shifting to mobile index and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st April 2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By michealtech
Does Google giving more important to internal pages than homepage recently?

Hi everybody,

I can see the change Google brought in the SERP. Previously website homepages will be shown for primary keywords, now it's slowly and almost switched to showing most related internal...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th March 2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By michealtech
Suddenly ranking dropped in US: What actions required to retain?

Hi community,

Our website has global audience, visitors and clients. Suddenly our website dropped in rankings for main keyword in US; which is our primary targeting country. Not sure why? This is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th March 2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By michealtech
Website relaunched: Both old pages and new pages indexed

Hi all,

We have recently made major changes to our website and relaunched it. We have changed URLs of some pages. We have redirected old URLs to new before taking website live. When I check even...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th March 2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By michealtech
Canonicals from sub-domain to main domain: How much content relevancy matters?

Hi community,

I have this different scenario of using canonicals to solve the duplicate content issue in our site.

Our subdomain and main domain have similar landing pages of same topics with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th March 2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By michealtech
JS and HTML links: Any risk involved being employing two similar links on every page?

Hi all,

We used a have a banner with link from all pages our subdomain. The link is JS link and it's linking to our website homepage from our sub domain. Recently we have added similar HTML link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By michealtech
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd February 2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By michealtech
RE: Website Inversely ranking (Google) in 2 countries for main keyword.

Hi,

I tried to send you a PM, but couldn't able to as I am not eligible with short of my post count. What's the other way to contact you? I don't to disclose my website here.

Thanks
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd February 2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By michealtech
Website Inversely ranking (Google) in 2 countries for main keyword.

Hi community,

Our website got some abnormal ranking issue at Google. If our ranking is improved at one country, it's getting dropped in another country and vice-versa for our main keyword. And...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By michealtech
RE: What happens when a de-indexed subdomain is redirected to another de-indexed subdomain

The intention behind deindexing is to stop users on these sites posting promotional content. So no new pages of the site will be indexed in Google except rare cases. So users will not likely post any...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By michealtech
When rel canonical tag used, which page does Google considers for ranking and indexing?

Hi community,

We have redesigned our website and launched for A/B testing using canonical tags from old website to new website pages, so there will be no duplicate content issues and new website...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By michealtech
RE: What happens when a de-indexed subdomain is redirected to another de-indexed subdomain

The reason to deindex these sites are....they are kind of forums where our product users will create own threads and content. Promotional spammy content has been increasing and we can't control it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By michealtech
RE: What happens when a de-indexed subdomain is redirected to another de-indexed subdomain

The reason to deindex these sites are....they are kind of forums where our product users will create own threads and content. Promotional spammy content has been increasing and we can't control it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By michealtech
RE: What happens when a de-indexed subdomain is redirected to another de-indexed subdomain

Hi Dianna,

Thanks for the answer.

Why we loose all backlinks if we de-index sub-domain B? We are not taking it down right? Just deindexing. Still the pages will be intact right and website...
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