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 am teaching myself Marketing, specifically SEO and I have a Java React Web app that I’d like to start adding Long-tail keywords so that I can optimize for voice search.

I’m pretty old school and recall putting keywords in Metadata in the header of an HTML page. Can someone please point me in the right direction of where to place these long-tail phrases so that Google can spider them?

Thanks for your help.
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This course will introduce you to Ruby, as well as teach you about classes, methods, variables, data structures, loops, enumerable methods, and finishing touches.

In March last year due to Yoast Media Bug (which caused images being indexed as a page with nothing but one image without any additional text) the traffic on my website dropped 80%!
- https://yoast.com/media-attachment-urls/

The cause of this traffic loss was identified in the end of December last year which makes almost 10 months of low traffic and thousands of indexed pages (URLs which should never be indexed) instead of hundreds (real number).

Another problem was the "forgotten" phpBB board installed on the same domain which started to have a lot of spam posts which probably contributed to additional traffic loss later in the summer.

All this made a lot of first page search result URLs virtually non-existent - they do not appear up to 5th or 10th search result pages.

Now, everything is fixed (phpBB uninstalled, sitemap has only hundreds of high quality URLs, and the unwanted URLs respond with 410 and 404 error codes) but the traffic is the same low for 3 weeks after fix already.

How long do you think it will take to recover?

And is there anything more I could do?
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We are looking to develop landing  pages like: https://www.paykobo.com/connected, however, have problems getting it to show on google. We have written that page almost 5years ago.

We understand, we might need to now: chooses relevant keywords and proper analysis. But don't know how to go about it. Kindly recommend training videos, or professional support to be able to do this. so that our team of content writers will be able to learn and adapt it as a necessary skill
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Need expires headers to satisfy yslow on GMetrix.  I am on an Apache 2.4 Linux system.

When I use this code I get an 500 Internal Server Error

# Optimize cache-control
<IfModule mod_expires.c>
ExpiresActive on
ExpiresDefault “access plus 1 month”
ExpiresByType image/gif “access plus 1 month”
ExpiresByType image/png “access plus 1 month”
ExpiresByType image/jpg “access plus 1 month”
ExpiresByType image/jpeg “access plus 1 month”
ExpiresByType text/html “access plus 3 days”
ExpiresByType text/xml “access plus 1 seconds”
ExpiresByType text/plain “access plus 1 seconds”
ExpiresByType application/xml “access plus 1 seconds”
ExpiresByType application/rss+xml “access plus 1 seconds”
ExpiresByType application/json “access plus 1 seconds”
ExpiresByType text/css “access plus 1 week”
ExpiresByType text/javascript “access plus 1 week”
ExpiresByType application/javascript “access plus 1 week”
ExpiresByType application/x-javascript “access plus 1 week”
ExpiresByType image/x-ico “access plus 1 year”
ExpiresByType image/x-icon “access plus 1 year”
ExpiresByType application/pdf “access plus 1 month”
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header unset ETag
Header unset Pragma
Header unset Last-Modified
Header append Cache-Control “public, no-transform, must-revalidate”
Header set Last-modified “Mon, 1 Oct 2018 10:10:10 GMT”
</IfModule>
</IfModule> 

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my headers in htaccess looks like this

# BEGIN Really_Simple_SSL_UPGRADE_INSECURE_REQUESTS
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header always set Content-Security-Policy "upgrade-insecure-requests;"
</IfModule>
# END Really_Simple_SSL_UPGRADE_INSECURE_REQUESTS

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The log says
[Sun Dec 23 12:59:33.053088 2018] [core:alert] [pid 7617:tid 140692416341760] [client 1.1.1.1] /data/web/abc.com/.htaccess: ExpiresDefault takes one argument, an expiry date code

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Seems everything on the internet and the plugins are not suited for Apache 2.4.  Please help.

Thanks,
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Can you recommend some resources for SEO, especially YouTube SEO?
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I have a website https://mybigdata.co.uk and organic search is broken, meaning 0 visitors from organic search. There are 0 backlinks. Is that the cause and where can backlinks be created?
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Since our website was redesigned a few months ago, we have totally 'dropped off the grid' when searching google, etc.....  We are in dire need of someone who specializes in webdesign and implementing SEO.  FoxReviewer lists recommendations and issues that need to be resolved.   Our web developer is not available, so we need help!   I can send you the FoxReviewer report if that will help in providing us with a bid.

Our webserver is hosted locally on a Server 2016 Standard box and integrates with our Server 2008 SQL server.   I believe the webserver pulls data from our SQL server (which houses a proprietary application), and uses this data to offer up to our clients after logging in.  So someone who also has knowledge of SQL programming, IIS and perhaps C++ would be beneficial.  Thanking you in advance!
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Why my Google MyBusiness location is getting suspended now & then instead of following Google Guidelines ??
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After doing all the web positioning work (SEO) what should i do for proper reach to customer?
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On our website we have a common footer for all pages. So the footer is defined once and called in each html page. The code for this is given below.
Now my question is will googlebot consider the contents of footer ? Because when I checked in serach consol and tried to fetch as google, it did not show me the contents.


**Footer opt1**
=================================================== -->
        <div id="footer_offer"></div>

        <!-- Scroll to top -->
        <a href="#" class="scroll-top"><i class="fa fa-angle-up" aria-hidden="true"></i></a>

        <!-- jQuery first, then Popper.js, then Bootstrap JS -->
        <script src="js/jquery.min.js"></script>
        <!-- Header - Footer Script -->
        <script>
                  $("#header").load("includes/header.html");
            $("#footer_offer").load("includes/footer.html");
        </script>
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I've tried to dig more into this and there was a kind of a smaller solution I figured out but after looking into it very close I see that it will be a problem in a long run so I'm trying to find the best way of getting let me say the list or all if possible internet web addresses, like if a new domain is registered I should also get it, my question is how can I find these, I know we may think crawling sites, but the reality now is that crawling sites will be something that wont be supported in a near future, that because I've also tried to check some sites that I wanted to crawl so that I can get more sites addresses to visit and crawl but people are now preventing crawling by hiding the addresses or links, like for instance a site that people post business ads for free, they hide the link that shows the full detailed ad details of the post by using some ad id which there script understands and dynamically loads the ad to the user, so crawling such sites require each custom site crawler after you have figured out how are they hiding this.

Bing, Google do find these information, how can I also find this information. I'm more interested in fining domains/sites urls.

Any one who can help on this?
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Hot to do best off page SEO?
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i change the forums vb to xenforo but it same link forums.mysitename.com

i want to Redirect like

Old Url forums.mysitename.co/t104315/

New Url forums.mysitename.co/threads/104315/

Old Url forums.mysitename.co/showthread.php?t=34474

New Url forums.mysitename.co/threads/34474/

Old Url forums.mysitename.co/forumdisplay.php?f=27

New Url forums.mysitename.co/forums/27/
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How to Find Quality PBN Domains with good backlink?
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Hello!

We have an intranet that's behind a username/password page and one of our biggest struggles is search. We've implemented a basic search tool and it does okay at best. If searching for the word book, it'll return pages with the word book in it. However, it runs into issues when using multiple words, quotations, and does not rank the results for the user. Our intranet is using php and CodeIgniter. I looked around at codecanyon.net for php search engine scripts, but nothing really stuck out to me. Does an expert have a suggestion on what a good search solution might be for an intranet?
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Hi there,
Is there a way/tool/ search engine that would allow me to search for multiple variations of the same phrase at the same time?
For example, I want to search for "revealing his true belief". But I also want to search for all the phrases that have the same or similar meaning like"betraying their real opinion".
The total number of words here is 8 but there are many different ways to combine the words so there are many different potential alternative phrases: "revealing his true opinion" "revealing his real opinion" "betraying our real opinion" etc….
Is there a way to accomplish this in two conditions?
1- I determine the alternatives. So I specify that for "word 1 word 2 word 3 word4", the alternatives for word 1 are: Only revealing or showing.
2- Use all the possible synonyms or even antonyms for "revealing" in word 1.
The tips I got so far from Reddit
"
Word2Vec or Doc2Vec is something that can be used for this, depending on whether you just wish to substitute synonyms or match the distributional semantics of arbitrary phrases.

---
If you don’t know your alternatives (e.g., you don’t know that revealing is similar to showing), then you need something than can do synonyms. Most search engines (e.g., Google) can do this, as can some natural language processing programs.

If you do know the alternatives, you can describe your pattern to a search engine or most computer programs using regular expressions. A regex that would match your example would be …
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How can I host subdomain with root website?

We provide cloud-based hotel management system and restaurant management system globally.
Now, we want to target country-wise. So any expert here who can explain the process of subdomain initialization.

Our current domains are:
pureautomate.com
pureipos.com
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Increase website traffic
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Hello! I was just checking my friends website seo problems on a free seo checking tool and found alot of errors , more of them I can understand & fix but few don't know how to resolve .

Here is my scan result https://foxreviewer.com/domain/fwcindia.com

The most important thing that I wanted to know which issues I need to fix on priority & which I can ignore ?

Thanks
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In SEO have many different methods used for boost our brand; but which one method is more effective for our brand promotion and how to identify best SEO service company in our local area.
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Augmented Reality
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My technical blog site google page rank is Zero. Can somebody suggest me how to work on yoast SEO free edition. I need to know whether my existing configuration is wrong or not?
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What is the most effective way to increase traffic to your website?
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I need help figuring out why after several years, suddenly my site:

http://achesawaytoronto.ca

dropped from page 1 to like page 20 in local search for keywords 'massage Toronto'. I'm still showing top 3 in maps. Even some sub pages are ranking higher than my main page.

I've also ranked highly for Osteopathy Toronto, Acupuncture Toronto, posture Toronto and have dropped dramatically for all of those.

It is fairly obvious that I'm being penalized (no manual penalty) but I have no clue why.

Actions I think might be related.

1: I installed yoast seo and submitted a sitemap after several years
2: I had a newly added link on my page pointing to a site that Google suddenly ranked as a spam site (now removed)
3: I expanded recently and added a bunch of new pages to my site.

Thank you,
Faz
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is there anyone who can explain me about social bookmarking sites that what type of sites helping for any sites and blog?
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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.