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Canonical vs. Hreflang

Google clarifies webmaster questions around potential conflicting nature of rel canonical and hreflang annotation.


Briefly about rel=”alternate” hreflang=”x”

Websites which serve the same content in multiple languages can utilise the rel=”alternate” hreflang=”x” annotations to help Google decide which version to …

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Google Search Quality: 50 Changes in March

Google’s search quality department announced 50 important changes which took place in March this year.

Here’s the summary:
  1. Symbols: Inclusion in autocomplete.
  2. Symbols: Improved indexing.
  3. News Results: Scoring system for news groups improved.
  4. Sitelinks: Fresher and faster updates.
  5. Autocomplete: Now

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Google Account Activity Beta Released

“We want Google to work so well, it just blends into your life. But sometimes it’s helpful to step back and take stock of what you’re doing online”, says Andreas Tuerk from Google while announcing their new service called “Account …

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March in Keywords

Keyword visualisation compiled from the most frequently asked SEO questions and issues webmasters faced in March 2012.

March SEO Keywords

 In the period between 1st and 20th of March there were 330 questions asked while only 30 marked as answered.

Prominent keywords and …

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Error URLs Lose PageRank

We knew it already but now Google confirms. Pages which give errors such as 404 or 500 eventually drop out of index and lose PageRank and are unable to accumulate or pass any search engine signals.

crawl errors filter

“If a URL becomes

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New +1 Button

New +1 Button

Google+ Developers Team has announced that the new +1 button design is to be rolled out to all users today.

In a recent article we explain Google’s new attitude towards product development and launch, which is now a lot more …

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New Set of Crawl Errors Data in GWT

When doing onsite audits and figuring out technical issues that need to be fixed we first take a look at what Google Webmaster Tools has to say, and then do the manual work. Well, the first part got a lot …

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Google Unified

The Merge

The next stage in Google’s product evolution is undoubtedly unification. Google’s many projects and shatterlings spread over a decade of development in a frantic search for the next big thing are coming back home, empty handed. Now they’re merging into …

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