Search Engine Land – SEO Testing Questions and Ans.


What is a mobile subdomain?
A subdomain that the web server will send users to based on their user agent.

What is responsive web design?
A site design that uses CSS to dynamically adapt the HTML to fit the user’s device and screen size.

What does dynamic serving deliver?
A site that determines the user agent of the browser and sends different HTML sized for optimal viewing.

Of the items listed below, what is the single most important on-page SEO factor?
Use of the target keyword in the title tag.

What is the most important heading tag on a page?
The highest level heading tag used on the page.

What is the most important SEO ranking factor related to on-page content?
The relevance and breadth of the content on the page.

What’s the ideal length for content on a web page?
Whatever is most appropriate to the topic and focus of the web page.

What is keyword cannibalization?
When multiple pages on a site are optimized for the same keywords.

What is duplicate content?
When there are substantive blocks of content on a web page that either completely match, or are appreciably similar to, content on another web page.

What are hreflang tags?
They are used to tell search engines what language, or what language and country a website is intended to serve.

What does the Vary: User-Agent HTTP Header do?
It tells caching servers that a site’s content varies by user agent.

How do you recover from Panda?
Fix thin and poor-quality content on the pages of your site, and wait.

How do you recover from Penguin?
Clean up links from web directories, article directories, countries where you don’t do business and where you have too much rich anchor text, and then wait.

How do you recover from a manual link penalty?
Remove or disavow all links that do not appear to be editorially given, and file a reconsideration request.

When do you use the rel=”canonical” tag?
To help resolve potential duplicate content problems. And To point to the desktop version of mobile pages when you have a mobile subdomain.

When do you use meta robots noindex tags?
To prevent pages from appearing in search results.

What do rel prev/next tags do?
A. They are used by publishers to identify groups of paginated URLs.B. They cause search engines to treat all links into any of the pages in a group of paginated URLs to be considered links to the entire group. C. They help eliminate concerns with perceived duplicate content for paginated URLs.D. All of the above. (Correct Answer)

Does Google care about where content is located on a page?
Yes; placement on the page says something about the importance of the content

When implementing different filters or sort orders for products on your site, which of these should you leverage to minimize duplicate content/thin content risks?
rel=”canonical

When implementing pagination for products on your site, which of these should you leverage to minimize duplicate content/thin content risks?
rel=prev/next

Panda 4.2! – Refreshment of panda 4.1 | Panda Updates!


Google Panda 4.2 Google has launched new panda update 4.2 . Lots of web bloggers or blog writers have explained this update. After reading most of updated sites and blogs, we come at point that it’s not more than panda 4.1 refreshment. Panda 4.2 is slowly rolling out. It will take months to fully roll out. “Google said this affected about 2%–3% of English language queries” It is a site-wide algorithm. But “No Need to Worry” this Panda update. Those who have already used panda 4.1, here is the luring opportunity for all to bring their websites on top by using 4.2 panda google search algorithm, provided if you have taken off/root out all the bugs pointed in panda 4.1. In short keep your site content fresh and full of relevant information on point to point topic. Get design of your site according to user access, which can be navigate easily and SEO friendly. Feel free from all types of On-line Updates basically panda algo update.

Stop Word List – 2015 | English Stop Words List


English Stop Words List 2015 – Most of search engines remove some of the most common words such as the, is, at, which, and on. In this case, stop words can cause problems when searching for phrases that include them, particularly in names such as ‘The Who’, ‘The The’, or ‘Take That’. Please ignore following words which are including in Stop Words list

Stop words list 2015

Stop words list 2015

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$stopwords = array(“a”, “about”, “above”, “above”, “across”, “after”, “afterwards”, “again”, “against”, “all”, “almost”, “alone”, “along”, “already”, “also”,”although”,”always”,”am”,”among”, “amongst”, “amoungst”, “amount”, “an”, “and”, “another”, “any”,”anyhow”,”anyone”,”anything”,”anyway”, “anywhere”, “are”, “around”, “as”, “at”, “back”,”be”,”became”, “because”,”become”,”becomes”, “becoming”, “been”, “before”, “beforehand”, “behind”, “being”, “below”, “beside”, “besides”, “between”, “beyond”, “bill”, “both”, “bottom”,”but”, “by”, “call”, “can”, “cannot”, “cant”, “co”, “con”, “could”, “couldnt”, “cry”, “de”, “describe”, “detail”, “do”, “done”, “down”, “due”, “during”, “each”, “eg”, “eight”, “either”, “eleven”,”else”, “elsewhere”, “empty”, “enough”, “etc”, “even”, “ever”, “every”, “everyone”, “everything”, “everywhere”, “except”, “few”, “fifteen”, “fify”, “fill”, “find”, “fire”, “first”, “five”, “for”, “former”, “formerly”, “forty”, “found”, “four”, “from”, “front”, “full”, “further”, “get”, “give”, “go”, “had”, “has”, “hasnt”, “have”, “he”, “hence”, “her”, “here”, “hereafter”, “hereby”, “herein”, “hereupon”, “hers”, “herself”, “him”, “himself”, “his”, “how”, “however”, “hundred”, “ie”, “if”, “in”, “inc”, “indeed”, “interest”, “into”, “is”, “it”, “its”, “itself”, “keep”, “last”, “latter”, “latterly”, “least”, “less”, “ltd”, “made”, “many”, “may”, “me”, “meanwhile”, “might”, “mill”, “mine”, “more”, “moreover”, “most”, “mostly”, “move”, “much”, “must”, “my”, “myself”, “name”, “namely”, “neither”, “never”, “nevertheless”, “next”, “nine”, “no”, “nobody”, “none”, “noone”, “nor”, “not”, “nothing”, “now”, “nowhere”, “of”, “off”, “often”, “on”, “once”, “one”, “only”, “onto”, “or”, “other”, “others”, “otherwise”, “our”, “ours”, “ourselves”, “out”, “over”, “own”,”part”, “per”, “perhaps”, “please”, “put”, “rather”, “re”, “same”, “see”, “seem”, “seemed”, “seeming”, “seems”, “serious”, “several”, “she”, “should”, “show”, “side”, “since”, “sincere”, “six”, “sixty”, “so”, “some”, “somehow”, “someone”, “something”, “sometime”, “sometimes”, “somewhere”, “still”, “such”, “system”, “take”, “ten”, “than”, “that”, “the”, “their”, “them”, “themselves”, “then”, “thence”, “there”, “thereafter”, “thereby”, “therefore”, “therein”, “thereupon”, “these”, “they”, “thickv”, “thin”, “third”, “this”, “those”, “though”, “three”, “through”, “throughout”, “thru”, “thus”, “to”, “together”, “too”, “top”, “toward”, “towards”, “twelve”, “twenty”, “two”, “un”, “under”, “until”, “up”, “upon”, “us”, “very”, “via”, “was”, “we”, “well”, “were”, “what”, “whatever”, “when”, “whence”, “whenever”, “where”, “whereafter”, “whereas”, “whereby”, “wherein”, “whereupon”, “wherever”, “whether”, “which”, “while”, “whither”, “who”, “whoever”, “whole”, “whom”, “whose”, “why”, “will”, “with”, “within”, “without”, “would”, “yet”, “you”, “your”, “yours”, “yourself”, “yourselves”, “the”);

How to add stars rating for Facebook Page???


Today while surfing net I find that most of Facebook pages are without “Stars Rating” and most of questioned are posted by facebook page users asking the question “How to add stars rating for Facebook Page” So LOL if you want to give “Rating Stars at facebook page” Don’t worry, There are some clicks / steps that can solve your issue……

  1. Avoid Mozila OR Firefox browsers: – While adding this feature first of all avoid Mozila OR Firefox browsers, because this feature won’t be supportive in both the browsers. Open your facebook page in INTERNET EXPLORER
  2. Login your Profile: – After get login your profile, open your page on that you want to add “star rating”. Go and click on about tab listed nearby timeline option
  3. Click on Page Info: – Check out Address in all given details.
  4. Edit Address: – Add your exact address with proper city and postal code. After that you’ll get Map location in this section
  5. Check Mark on Box: – “Show map, check-ins and star ratings on the Page”.
  6. Save Changes: – Click on save changes.

Note: – Make sure your pages has been reviewed and given stars rating by peoples to get reflection, Otherwise you won’t find Stars. If you have not reviewed already please get review by your friends.

Google Panda Update | How will Google’s Panda update affect your SEO?


View the complete Google Panda Update Algorithm Change History – How will Google’s Panda update affect your SEO?

New Google Panda 4.1, rolled out on Sept. 25, 2014

Panda 4.1

Panda Update in 2011
Panda Update 1, AKA
Panda 1.0, Feb. 24, 2011 (11.8% of queries; announced; English in US only)
Panda Update 2, AKA
Panda 2.0, April 11, 2011 (2% of queries; announced; rolled out in English internationally)
Panda Update 3, May 10, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
Panda Update 4, June 16, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
Panda Update 5, July 23, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
Panda Update 6, Aug. 12, 2011 (6-9% of queries in many non-English languages; announced)
Panda Update 7, Sept. 28, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
Panda Update 8 AKA
Panda 3.0, Oct. 19, 2011 (about 2% of queries; belatedly confirmed)
Panda Update 9, Nov. 18, 2011: (less than 1% of queries; announced)

Panda Update in 2012
Panda Update 10, Jan. 18, 2012 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
Panda Update 11, Feb. 27, 2012 (no change given; announced)
Panda Update 12, March 23, 2012 (about 1.6% of queries impacted; announced)
Panda Update 13, April 19, 2012 (no change given; belatedly revealed)
Panda Update 14, April 27, 2012: (no change given; confirmed; first update within days of another)
Panda Update 15, June 9, 2012: (1% of queries; belatedly announced)
Panda Update 16, June 25, 2012: (about 1% of queries; announced)
Panda Update 17, July 24, 2012:(about 1% of queries; announced)
Panda Update 18, Aug. 20, 2012: (about 1% of queries; belatedly announced)
Panda Update 19, Sept. 18, 2012: (less than 0.7% of queries; announced)
Panda Update 20 , Sept. 27, 2012 (2.4% English queries, impacted, belatedly announced
Panda Update 21, Nov. 5, 2012 (1.1% of English-language queries in US; 0.4% worldwide; confirmed, not announced)
Panda Update 22, Nov. 21, 2012 (0.8% of English queries were affected; confirmed, not announced)
Panda Update 23, Dec. 21, 2012 (1.3% of English queries were affected; confirmed, announced)

Panda Update in 2013
Panda Update 24, Jan. 22, 2013 (1.2% of English queries were affected; confirmed, announced)
Panda Update 25, March 15, 2013 (confirmed as coming; not confirmed as having happened)
Panda Update 26 AKA

Panda Update in 2014
Panda 4.0, May 20, 2014 (7.5% of English queries were affected; confirmed, announced)
Panda Update 27 AKA
Panda 4.1, Sept. 25, 2014 (3-5% of queries were affected; confirmed, announced)

!!! Pigeon update – for Local SEO !!!


Pigeon update with detailed major alterations:
1. Local listing packs disappear for a huge number of keywords.
2. Local rankings are expected to depend more on website authority.
3. Ranking boost is seen for Yelp and other local directories.
4. Local carousel remains a way to gain extra exposure.

Pigeon Update

Google’s Pigeon Update for Local SEO


Check few general steps & practices for local rankings improvement:
1. Create strong Google+ Local page for your business
2. Your Google+ Local page should be proper categorized according to services
3. Verify Google+ Local page with Local area code
4. Get large number of positive reviews on Google+ Local page and on third-party sources
5. Business City / state should be included in title tags of your website.
6. Use Products and service keyword in business title

SEARCH ENGINE SUBMISSION SITES LIST 2014


Do you have website? Do you want to get huge amount of traffic to your website or blog? Do you want to get profit from your website? Submit your site in Top Search Engines List.
search engine sites
http://www.rediff.com/search/submit.htm
http://www.bing.com/toolbox/submit-site-url
http://www.google.com/addurl/?continue=/addurl
http://search.yahoo.com/info/submit.html
http://www.dmoz.org/add.html
http://www.search.aol.com/
http://webmaster.yandex.com/addurl.xml
http://www.entireweb.com/free_submission/

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