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MPA vs SPA for first-load performance & meta tags?

Let there be a static web application. Let the following be a priority: First loading time (ignore cache etc) User experience Search Engine Optimization (meta tags & bot friendliness) When ...
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How does Microdata rdfa compare to JSON-LD?

The bottom of the Wikipedia "talk" page says that Microdata is dead, and superseded by rdfa and json-ld. What is the difference between the formats (or value), and which one should be used? I'm ...
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How to mark up structured data that is visible upon click with microdata

I have a site that lists several items per page. When the user clicks he can see each item's prices (a list of about 10-20). They are not visible at first because the page will be very long. I want ...
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Implementing SEO for a Zend Framework/PHP/Angular.js application

A team has implemented a web application using MySql, PHP with the Zend framework and Angular.js on the client side. I am in charge of implementing the SEO for this application. I understand I have ...
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How do I ensure my site will be crawled when articles are generated by the database?

I wasn't sure how to ask the question. But basically, it's a textbook scenario. I'm working on a site that's article based, but the article information is stored in a database. Then the page is ...
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Should we still care about _escaped_fragment_ and alternate HTML generation for Single Page Applications?

A few months ago I started a project, which will have two parts – business client overview panel (AngularJS SPA) and public front-end (dynamic HTML with progressive enchancements via XHR). I'd really ...
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Should I implement slugs with my already fairly long URLs? [closed]

I'm considering implementing slugs in my blog. My blog uses MongoDB. One of the side-effects of using MongoDB is that it uses relatively long hex string IDs. Example before: http://lastyearswishes....
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Why is semantic markup given more weight for search engines?

This question follows directly from the part of an answer of this question - Why would one bother marking up properly and semantically? . I would like to understand why SEO techniques gives more ...
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Can display issues affect SEO?

Can website display issues on certain platforms affect a website's search rankings and potentially hinder any SEO efforts?
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How can I get my website's search results into Google's search results?

All I can find online is stuff about search result rankings, which I'm not concerned with at the moment. We're going to have a cloud-based online database and we want Google search results for ...
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Does heavy JavaScript use adversely impact Googleability?

I've been developing the client-side for my web-app in JavaScript. The JavaScript can communicate with my server over REST (HTTP)[JSON, XML, CSV] or RPC (XML, JSON). I'm writing writing this ...
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Is dynamic HTML layout good from an SEO perspective?

Just wondering whether dynamically built HTML layout is fine from SEO perspectives? So let's assume e-commerce engine and its most popular page - products catalog. So 90% of the page is built using ...
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Should we use JavaScript and CGI variables to weed out bots from our visitor reports?

I am using ColdFusion 8 and jQuery 1.7. ** This is a programming question, because the solution I am questioning requires programming. It may not be the right solution to the problem, but if it is, ...
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Do CDNs (such as MSFT and Google) act on the referrer header sent by clients?

Will my site be automatically indexed, or search ranking affected based on my use (or non use) of the Google/MSFT CDN? My clients will be sending them the referrer header which I may or may not want ...
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Can anybody recomend a good SEO book? [closed]

Im currently developing a ASP MVC site. Is there any book out there for ASP MVC SEO or just SEO in general?
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What are the benefits of archiving?

I always see sites that only keeps fresh content on the home or subsections, and the rest of the content is kept in a separate section called 'archive'. Recently I have also heard that NoSQL DB's ...
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SEO for AJAX based website [closed]

My question is that we have a completely ajax based website: http://news.swalif.com/. Now we want to get all the 'pages' crawled by Google and other search engines, but we do not want to move to a PHP ...
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Web design standards

While designing web pages using php, are there standards that should be followed? For example suppose there are two pages. First page looks like this: <body> <div> <?php include 'page2....
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Google review microformats, microdata, RDFa, oh my!

I'm developing a website which includes a section for reviews. I want to include Google's microformat for review information so that details of the review show up in Google's snippet thingy, like this:...