Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural" or "organic" search, it is distinct from paid web advertising. Performance is typically measured by testing the appearance of a website for targeted search terms, and more specifically, ranked positions in search for important keywords. Techniques focus on content optimization, technical optimization and link building.

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I have a page that had a reference to "Adira glanz" on it. I removed this as well as an associated PDF file. THen I went into Google WEbmaster Tools and temporarily removed the page.

A month later the page is back in the index - even though the content is non-existent.

How can I permanently remove a reference in the google index if the page no longer exists?

page is
the website is WordPress and I have full control over it.

I already removed it from BING

Thank you.
Hi, I thought I was doing this correctly, but I'm seeing no results in Google Analytics.

I have a Trustpilot review widget on my home page. I want to know if people are clicking on it. My understanding is, you create the trigger to fire when someone clicks on the element with class .trust-pilot, then you add an event that contains that trigger.

This is what I created in Google Tag Manager:

tag configuration
Hopefully that's enough information for someone to advise me. Let me know if you need more. Thanks. (I do have google tag manager set up on the home page, magickitchen dot com. ).
In a Joomla module I am trying to not show some Adsense ads when the screen resolution is below 350px.  Here is the code I have tried:

<style type="text/css">
.responsive_right_1 { display:inline-block; width: 320px; height: 100px; }
@media (max-width: 350px) { .responsive_right_1  { display: none; } }
@media (min-width: 500px) { .responsive_right_1  { width: 320px; height: 100px; } }
@media (min-width: 900px) { .responsive_right_1  { width: 336px; height: 280px; } }
<script async src="//"></script>
<!-- responsive_right_1 -->
<ins class="adsbygoogle responsive_right_1"
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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However, the ads still appear when the screen resolution is set to 350px or lower.
Hello, My website of my university is  
How can I improve my website to a higher score via webometrics rules?
Please give me some guideline.
I'm having the "FOUC" or "Flash of Unstyled Content" problem with the following website:

Does anyone here have any suggestions one what we can do to resolve this problem -- without delaying the overall page load time and having a negative impact on SEO (ie: Google Page Speed Insights score)?  Please advise.

- Yvan
how can i show the world that i created an article first.
therefore i am writer of article not just copy and paste

is there a submission tool to google that will let the world know (not just google) that i have/had original content
We have a web service which is https only. The web server allows port http connections but forwards them to https since there are no http urls in the database for the site.

I've noticed in the logs that when connections are made to http, they are getting a 301 and being redirected to https.
Is this a problem in terms of configuration and in terms of SEO?
Can anyone explain how come this happened - I just wired up a Magento shop with a large-ish inventory (8k products) , I've done no attempts at link building, and suddenly after being live for just a day, if I type the full name of one of the products into Bing, the site/link comes on page one.

My mystery is that the product 3 levels down in the menu hierarchy before being listed, how can bing have found it?
Is it possible to get Win 10 Pro to search like Server 2010 or 2012 where as soon as you log into server you can search?
I'm trying to explore the capabilities of Google Analytics.

I'm aware that Google Analytics do provides the Average Page View per Session, but can Google Analytics knows how long a user viewing a specified page per session? If yes, how do I know that?

Thank you.
A web development client of mine has a WordPress site with a theme that has what is a very normal and popular look these days: the top of the Home page has the company logo and the site's main menu; underneath this is a full-width image slider; and below the image slider is where the textual content begins.

A buddy of mine who's a web marketing guy maintains that websites of this type, with textual content only appearing "below the fold," are hurting themselves in terms of SEO. But I have trouble accepting that this is the case, when most attractive and professional-looking sites these days have that very look.

In 2017, are web pages with images above the fold and text essentially only beginning below the fold really at a disadvantage in search engine results pages placement? Or has the "above the fold / below the fold" concept become irrelevant by now?

We have a website that comes up as unindexed in Google, Bing or Yahoo when entering it in this site:

Our developer set up a redirect.  The site above says our title is "301 Moved Permanently" and the Sample of the site content is:"10.0 (Ubuntu)".  The site is built with Wordpress and we have used Yoast to include keywords and snippet etc.  

Does anyone know why this is happening and what to do to solve it?

Many thanks in advance.
I need some guidance on these issues.

How can Google Analytics tracks download count?

Will it be automatically tracked or do I need to use some tag manager to do that?

What if the download was done via Javascript? Can it still be tracked? If yes how can we do that?

Thank you.
We recently updated our website, and now I'm addressing 301's.

A good percent of the 404's are to things that simply existed on the old backups of old email promotions...old PDFs from promotions a few years ago/etc.  We just didn't migrate those files over to the new server.

...and as you might imagine, there are hundreds of these things.

What do you do for 301's when the 404's are for content that is obsolete, not really part of the site, etc?  Do I really need to go into htaccess and figure out an appropriate redirect for every single eblast that I chose not to migrate over, or PDF from some campaign a couple of years ago?
simple video teaching housewife how to make money at home doing affiliated marketing

I looked on my own and found how to make $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ and guy just talks about how rich he is.

or it is an ad for his own service
on youtube

I watch computer programming videos

as of 3 days ago; I now see united states president, donald trump videos

in related

I am using an old account

I think youtube changed algorithm

I notice the political videos include "new" word

can I block
politics or new
videos in my right side related videos
Let's say for example I need to find out the translation to Swedish (or find a comprehensive definition) of this term:

blind co-load master

The subject area is transport and shipping (logistics; import/export).

If I search I get 2 hits only. So I wonder if there is a way to find many more hits by searching the deep web?

This is the definition of a blind load:

Master is related to Bill of Lading.
Hi- If you search tech gardens, you'll see this in place of the meta description. I had the same issue before:'s-robots-txt.html

This time, the robots.txt file reads:
User-agent: *
Disallow: /wp-admin/
Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php

I've gone to Google and asked it to fetch as Google, but I'm not sure that's all I need to do. Could you advise me, please and thanks?

Site is, wordpress latest release, Divi theme.

I am trying to improve the SEO for the website As well as the .com domain we also own The site is bound to the same folders as the .com site in IIS and I have set up a URL Re-write rule in IIS to redirect all visitors to the site to the .com site.

My issue is that when re-viewing what backlinks the .com site has (using SEO Profiler) every page from the site is being listed as a backlink and as they all have a Link Influence Score of 0% I think it may be affecting the overall quality of the links.

Does anybody know why the pages would be listed as backlinks and would you know what I would need to do to remove them?

Kind regards,


This question has probably been asked many times before, but I just couldn't find the answer.

For our new site (built on Wordpress) we want 5 selected posts to be displayed directly under the main domain.
Or otherwise - their permalinks to be up to

We don't want to change the overall permalink global settings. We still have the rest of our posts nicely organized/categorized.

I know that I could create a page instead of a post.
Unfortunately we need the post functionalities that are not present for pages in our Wordpress theme/template.

Please, feel free to ask for more information if needed.

Thank you,
I am using srcset and sizes for my images. However when I test my page using Google Page Speed Insight the test seems to recognise just the original image source which is my largest image rather that actual image the browser will actually use. So does google think I have not optimised my images correctly and penalise me for this or should I just ignore this and worry about the overall speed using a test like pingdom?
How is that I have meta tags and descriptions on but this site does not yet, it comes up first using the search term High temp valve testing ?
I have put them first for SEO purposes but I don't know if they really help or harm my site

Here's a page example :

They are under Categories, it's called mots cl├ęs (in french). What you guys think, from an SEO perspective?
Hi guys, I hope that my problem is not too complicated or too specific

I recently changed all my URL titles. Here's an example :

The first one is the old URL and the second one is the new one. I made this for all my products.

It's important to note that the URL format is set within an URL Rewrite which consists of :
<rule name="RewriteArticle" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url="^comparatif/([0-9]+)/([_0-9a-z-]+)" />
          <action type="Rewrite" url="pages/voir_comparatif.aspx?id_comparatif={R:1}&amp;name={R:2}" redirectType="Permanent" />

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So R:1 represents the ID and R:2 the product name

When we browse to one or another of these URLs it obviously works because the title is just for better optimization and is IRRELEVANT for showing content. In other words, my server side code takes the ID and displays the webpage based on that ID.

Problem is, I forced google to reindex my pages via the Google Search Console and now when I type in google the 2 different URLs are shown in the results. Along with that, it looks like Google made my site drop A LOT in rankings since these changes (don't know if it's related but I changed almost nothing else since). Do you think they consider it as duplicate content? Not sure....

So I browsed to 'URL Temporary Removal' from Google Search Console to delete all the old URLs. They are now in a pending mode awaiting process.

Is it the right thing to do?

Thanks in advance

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural" or "organic" search, it is distinct from paid web advertising. Performance is typically measured by testing the appearance of a website for targeted search terms, and more specifically, ranked positions in search for important keywords. Techniques focus on content optimization, technical optimization and link building.