How to Remove URLs From Google Search

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Sometimes you may need a way to remove things from the Google search results. For example, if you just deleted a page and don’t want it to show up anymore. Or if you want to remove low-quality pages from the index for SEO reasons. Here are the three best ways to remove one or many … Read more

5 High-Quality Factors in Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines

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Google publishes a 160+ page document called the Search Quality Rater Guidelines, often abbreviated as the QRG. This document is used by Google’s quality raters, which are people who work for Google and evaluate the quality of the search results. Although these quality raters don’t influence rankings directly, their feedback is used to inform the … Read more

Yandex Webmaster Tools: How to Submit and Verify Your Site

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Yandex is often known as the Russian search engine. It is not only the most popular search engine in Russia but also the second most popular after Google in many countries. However, most of the countries where Yandex is popular have a large Russian-speaking population. Worldwide, Yandex has a market share of around half a … Read more

What Is Yandex? Not Just a Russian Search Engine

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Yandex is a Russian company that is best known for its Yandex search engine. This is a search engine that was originally started in Russian at yandex.ru, but now has a global English version at yandex.com. Yandex is the biggest search engine in Russia. According to Statcounter, they had 48.79% market share in Russia in … Read more

11 WordPress Speed Plugins to Optimize Performance

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WordPress can be lightning-fast when it is properly optimized. Interestingly, making your WordPress site much faster is often as simple as finding the right plugin. If you install some of the plugins below, your site will: Load much faster. Consume less data for your visitors. Have better user experience, which can boost traffic and revenue. … Read more

Should You Have a Trailing Slash at the End of URLs?

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Many webmasters want to know whether to include a trailing slash (/) at the end of URLs. This has potential implications for SEO because search engines like Google don’t always see different URL structures as equivalent. Here’s what Google representative John Mu has said about trailing slashes: I noticed there was some confusion around trailing … Read more