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Link rel=“next” and rel=“previous” pagination in header

how can i apply pagination-with-relnext-and-relprev to pagination in the header? i want to add <link rel="next" href="http://www.example.com/article?story=abc&page=3" /> and <link ...
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Expresso Store - Add product SKU to page title on product detail pages

I'm trying to automate the output of SKU's into the page's title for all my product pages for SEO reasons however I'm struggling on how to go about this. I'm using SEO lite for outputting page titles ...
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Customizable, canonical URL for Solspace Tag entries

I'm using Solspace Tag to display a bunch of entries by particular tag. What I need to do is to set a Canonical URL for this list of entries. The Canonical URL might be to a completely different page. ...
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What is the best method for automating SEO META data on a site

Ok, I could be over complicating things, but here is what I am up against and what all I have tried... I am working on rebuilding a site in which they do not want their users to have to worry about ...
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SEO addon - recommendations?

I'm about to work on some basic SEO for my EE site. I'm trying to dynamically set the title, meta description, OpenGraph tags, and do XML Sitemaps. I've already started trying to dynamically set the ...
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Ability to add custom Canonical link

Is there any way to add custom Canonical link, title, meta description and keywords with any addon in EE?
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Exclude ?URL redirect from site 404's

I'm administering EE site with forum. On the forum, there are many redirects in the form of http://domain.com/?URL=http://third-party-site.com/page.html Recently, Google started returning 404 for my ...
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Solspace Calendar and SEO Lite

I'm using both Solspace Calendar and SEO Lite. Was wondering how to get the {event_title} from Calendar to display in the browser title when the event detail page is viewed. Any recommendations? ...
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Define links with a trailing slash /

I have a site where all the main navigation links (Top Navigation, footer nav and html sitemap page) link to URLs without a trailing slash, however the canonical tags for all pages end with trailing ...
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Using hyphens opposed to underscores with in page URLs

Someone told me the other day that Google likes url's with hyphens (e.g. a-page-title) opposed to url's with underscores (e.g. a_page_title). Assuming this is correct is there a way to make ...
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How to disable expression engine URL [closed]

want to disable the SEO URL structure of Expression engine, i don't understand how to do that
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SEO meta - Multiple fallback options?

I've looked at SEO Lite and NSM Better Meta. These SEO addons come with 1 default fallback template. By "fallback" I am referring to fallback meta data that displays if there is no title, ...
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'pubsubhubbub' support for EE?

A little background, we have a theory that content scrappers are using our feeds to scape and post our site content and it might be negatively effecting or search results. This topic was mentioned by ...
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Question - Wordpress Better SEO integratedd than EE?

There exist a local webdesign company that they say, that with wordpress ,every site they build with it , or passed from something else to wordpress, it worked much better as the traffic income was ...
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Adding Page Titles and Meta Info to Home Page and Non Channal Entry Pages

What is the best way to add custom page titles and meta info to non entry pages like the home page or a landing page for a portfolio? I want to give users the ability to edit the page title and meta ...
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At what point does the 404 template send it's response code?

I've recently launched a new site for a client. Their old site contained a lot of product pages with url parameters such as id=0123. To try and alleviate people following dead links from Google etc ...
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SEO Lite & Switchee

OK, so i've had a great deal of help on here on the rebuild of my site, and I'm onto the last part which is to make sure my pages meta, titles etc are working well. I have switched (pun) a lot of my ...
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Renaming image file names

I have a client that would like to edit file names for photos that site members have uploaded. She wants to rename them for SEO purposes. (e.g. changing name from DSC_00234.jpg to ...
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SEO & SEO friendly URLs

My Channel entry page's URL is something like the following: http://site.com/template_group/entry_id/{field_1}-{field_2}-{field_3}... The {field_1}-{field_2}-{field_3}... part is actually just ...
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Changing the url structure of established site?

Just a quick question regarding the URL (template) structures in expression engine. I have an established site that has been live for almost a year. I was brand new to EE when I set up and therefore ...
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index.php and page rank

Does the inclusion of index.php in the URL negatively affect the page rank of each page within an expressionengine site? Example: www.domain.com/index.php/about-us vs www.domain.com/about-us ...
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ExpressionEngine pagination: access last segment

I am working on some search engine optimisation for my ExpressionEngine site. I need to add some link tags into my head to allow Google crawlers to acknowledge the relationship between paginated ...
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Is this a good use for the redirect tag?

How does Google view the redirect tag, e.g: {if segment_4 == ""} {exp:channel:entries limit="1" entry_id="{segment_3}" ...
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How do you a hide a page from search engine results in EE?

I have a page I want to share with specific group of users. I'm thinking the best way to keep it exclusive is to keep it out of search results. Any ideas or suggestions?
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Can jquery-based sorting or loading, like isotope or infinite scroll have a negative effect on for SEO?

I'm curious what the community thinking is on this point. While infinite scrolling may present a user-friendly tool for listing a large number of entries, isn't there potentially a downside from an ...
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How do you “hide” sites from search engines during development?

I'm in the process of tweaking my base install and was wondering how you hide sites from search engines when deployed to a publicly accessible DEV or STAGING server? I currently: Add a robot.txt ...