Returning 404 but showing home page

A non-SEO guy here, couldn't google anything regarding this. So there are a couple of links we wish to remove from the website, and the client doesn't want to show any kind of 404 page (but is okay with returning 404 status code). So the idea was to...
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2017-01-16 11:01 (0) Answers

Truncated pages getting indexed in Google

We have recently noticed that some of the pages of our website in google index are truncated. We initially though this might me because of some sort of timeout being appplied by the web server, or may be an abrupt break in the socket connection. This...
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2017-01-16 05:01 (0) Answers

SEO - how to get rid of duplicite web URLs

On my webpage I have nice URL addresses like this: myweb.com/category Then I have some filter which adds to the URL address a string, the URL address then looks like this: myweb.com/category/?type=1 The problem is than on Google I can see these...
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2017-01-13 17:01 (0) Answers

Wordpress Breadcrumbs and SEO

How can I add breadcrumbs to my wordpress site? Which type of pages are these usually contained on? Pages? Posts? Both? I am told that breadcrumbs help with SEO. How can I make sure the breadcrumbs are formatted such that Google likes what i...
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2017-01-12 05:01 (1) Answers

Buddypress post activity with META-title

how can I get also meta-title and meta-description as an excerpt of the first 12 words of the buddypress activity post? actually each activity post has as title >activity | pagename< see example here normal wordpress post http://socialize.wpeng...
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2017-01-11 19:01 (0) Answers

404 issues with Webmaster tools (Opencart)

I have seen over the past few weeks that Webmaster tools has rapidly increased the amount of 404 errors on my site. (www.corrchilled.co.uk). I am currently running Opencart 1.5.5.1. In simple terms google is claiming pages have a status code of 404...
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2017-01-10 10:01 (0) Answers

File content needs to index as page in Google

I have a basic page "Brochure" with some content and a PDF link in it ( direct link ). I don't want to show the PDF direct link in Google result, so I have blocked PDF path by using robots.txt But I want to show the Brochure page in Google result i...
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2017-01-10 07:01 (0) Answers

Not Getting Much Traffic{PLease Suggest Few Tips}

My blog isn't receiving much traffic I receive up to 100 pageviews per day. Can Your please suggest me few tips for getting traffic to my blog. Please review my blog and also tell how is the quality of my content. It's been 1 and a half month start...
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2017-01-09 16:01 (0) Answers

Render image if it exists

Say, instead of saving Boolean in database, i'll just make client side of webapp check if image exists and if so, then display it, otherwise - default image. Are there any negative consequences? For SEO? What if i'll not even bother about "check if...
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2017-01-08 20:01 (1) Answers

Wordpress URLs not returning 404 Pages

I need some help with WordPress following a hack. I've cleaned the hack completely and Google has removed the "This site may be hacked" flag. The hack submitted a plethora of URLs to Google that contain a random string at the end of each valid URL....
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2017-01-08 19:01 (2) Answers

How to implement slug replacing id's in the URL

Presently I have a home page (index.php) which contains several links to an another page (story.php).In order to load different stories my hyper links are as follows <a href=”story.php?cat_id=0&n_id=2”>Best Mobile Phones of 2016</a...
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2017-01-08 12:01 (1) Answers

Robots.txt disallow by regex

On my website I have a page for the cart, that is: http://www.example.com/cart and another for the cartoons: http://www.example.com/cartoons. How should I write on my robots.txt file to ignore only the cart page? The cart page does not accept an end...
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2017-01-06 16:01 (2) Answers

opencart custom seo url not working in cart page?

currently, i am working on to add custom seo url in opencart apart from default opencart seo feature, but in cart page, but when i click product remove button, cart only gets clear, however page wasn't redirecting, so i went to catalog/view/javascri...
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2017-01-06 10:01 (0) Answers