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  • Hi all, I've been using Moz to research, optimise and grade a broad range of copy and blog posts over the years. After the optimisation process I've always seen a relatively quick improvement of pages/posts in SERPs. I am currently working on a new website launched earlier in the year on a subdomain. There's a sitemap, fresh content added every month and the site has an verified Google Analytics and Search Console account. The content is quite niche with low traffic data for related terms, however, I am finding that after three or four weeks the optimised posts aren't displaying in the top 50 results in Google. These are the posts: - optimised for "Cut the cost of customer support" (and also  "Cut the cost of customer support: use a work-at-home model") - optimised for "Quality and compliance" (and also "Quality and compliance in a work-at-home environment") As a new website launched on a subdomain there aren't currently any inbound links, but I wanted to know if I am simply being impatient in expecting the above posts to rank higher (if only slightly), or if there could be a reason optimised content with a Moz A grade isn't showing in the first 50 results. Any advice or pointers would be much appreciated. Jonathan

    Intermediate & Advanced SEO | | JCN-SBWD

    crawl crawl errors

    hello moz . my site is papion shopping but when i start to add it an error appears that it cant gather any data in moz!! what can i do>???

    Moz Tools | | valigholami1386

    moz crawler


    Moz Tools | | Anderik

    seo audit seo tactics

    hello . i am a user that runs parsp website . i really need to know how to run a site audit to keep my job clean and my site works well ! i need help and i am a newbie in this job . thanks moz !

    Moz Tools | | valigholami1386

  • indexation indexed urls

    Over the past 5 months many of our clients are having indexing issues for their blog posts.
    A blog from 5 months ago could be indexed, and a blog from 1 month ago could be indexed but blogs from 4, 3 and 2 months ago aren't indexed. It isn't consistent and there is not commonality across all of these clients that would point to why this is happening. We've checked sitemap, robots, canonical issues, internal linking, combed through Search Console, run Moz reports, run SEM Rush reports (sorry Moz), but can't find anything. We are now manually submitting URLs to be indexed to try and ensure they get into the index. Search console reports for many of the URLs will show that the blog has been fetched and crawled, but not indexed (with no errors). In some cases we find that the blog paginated pages (i.e. blog/page/2 , blog/page/3 , etc.) are getting indexed but not the blogs themselves. There aren't any nofollow tags on the links going to the blogs either. Any ideas? *I've added a screenshot of one of the URL inspection reports from Search Console alt text

    Technical SEO | | JohnBracamontes

  • pagination

    Question on Pagination Because we could have /blog/ or /blog/?page=1 as page one would this be the correct way to markup the difference between these two URL? The first page of a sequence could start with either one of these URLs. Clarity around what to do on this first page would be helpful. Example… Would this be the correct way to do this as these two URLs would have the exact content? Internal links would likely link to /blog/ so signal could be muddy. URL:
    <link rel="canonical" href=""> URL:
    <link rel="canonical" href=""> Google is now saying to just use the canonical to the correct paginated URL with page number. You can read that here: But they do not clarify what to do on /blog/?page=1 vs /blog/ as they are the exact same thing. Thanks for your help.

    Technical SEO | | jorgensoncompanies

    moz pro keywords

    Hi, I'm just digging through Moz pro at the moment, and really like the true competitor feature, but would like to be able to see the keywords our competitors rank for and we don't, rather than just the overlapping ones. Is this possible at all? Thanks

    Moz Pro | | pm-mbc

  • moz crawler

    Hi, i need help regarding Moz Can't Crawl Your Site i also share screenshot that Moz was unable to crawl your site on Mar 26, 2022. Our crawler was not able to access the robots.txt file on your site. This often occurs because of a server error from the robots.txt. Although this may have been caused by a temporary outage, we recommend making sure your robots.txt file is accessible and that your network and server are working correctly. Typically errors like this should be investigated and fixed by the site webmaster.
    my robts.txt also ok i checked it
    Here is my website
    just check it please as soon as possibe

    Technical SEO | | JasonTorney

  • 404 error

    Hello everyone! I have always known enough about Google Analytics and SEO to be dangerous, but was not a focus for me. I am working on a project were I am looking at stuff where my knowledge is limited. The scenario is that the domain I am looking at will serve a 404 error, but keeps the url, I guess for tracking purposes. At the same time, there is a page "Page_Not_Found" that has elevated visits. I am not sure how to tell where the visits are coming from to the PNF since the Previous Page is mostly identified as "(entrance)" Is the PNF correlated to the process of serving an error page but not changing the URL? Ideally, I am looking to identify and improve the 404 visits. I hope that I provided clear enough information. Happy to provide more as needed.

    Intermediate & Advanced SEO | | HankHoffmeier

    cancelation cancelmyaccount

    Hello, I need to cancel my account, how do I do that?

    Product Support | | ray96

    schema markup schema local seo technical seo

    Hello! I've been having a hard time finding an answer to this specific question so I figured I'd drop it here. I always add custom LocalBusiness markup to clients' homepages, but sometimes the client's website provider will include their own automated LocalBusiness markup. The codes I create often include more information. Assuming the website provider is unwilling to remove their markup, is it a bad idea to include my code as well? It seems like it could potentially be read as spammy by Google. Do the pros of having more detailed markup outweigh that potential negative impact?

    Local Website Optimization | | GoogleAlgoServant

  • Hi Experts, I have follow backlinks from a domain for 6 months, but its not apear in Links to Your Site tools (search console) that domain has 302k indexed pages in google! Could you please explain me why google not showing this type of backlinks?

    Technical SEO | | denakalami

    nextjs canonical title

    We recently migrated our page to next JS which is supposed to be great for SEO
    On almost all our pages we are getting the same errors Missing Canonical Tag Missing Title Missing or Invalid H1 Missing Description We don't understand this because we have all of that content on every page. We believe that maybe NextJs is having a incompatibility with Moz. Has anyone had any experience with this?

    Moz Pro | | 4thWhale

  • shared hosting to vps www to non www

    Hi SEO gurus,
    I am trying to move my site from shared hosting to VPS hosting and also moving from www to non www version.
    What is the best possible way to avoid any issue and without losing the backlinks.
    Is it good or bad to do? URL:

    Intermediate & Advanced SEO | | SeoBlogs61


    I'm trying to use it during SEO training over here and the KW button goes to a "Get Page Optimization Score with MozBar Premium - Try Free", with a link that takes you to: | NA&utm_adgroup=Brand - MozBar&utm_term=mozbar&gclid=CjwKCAjwxOCRBhA8EiwA0X8hi4Tx1YaOVwzWZaCGmzmYdBO4JEON8YlRMw52stp2AyfEBbH4uWDnARoCum0QAvD_BwE? Didn't this used to accept keywords and allow keyword checking? My training materials have the KW button behaving like this: [1] Do Keyword Research in MozBar.
    1. Click the icon with KW and a magnifying glass.
    2. Enter a term related to your subject. For example, "cyber security".
    There is a section telling you the keyword score, the relevancy to your page, and giving you optimizations that you can make to the page regarding this term.... Thus, I feel sure KW had useful and free features and not a button for a trial and paid Moz Bar Premium account. What is the pricing for this feature now? Or am I missing something? Thanks,

    Moz Bar | | EricaJorgensen

    google ads

    I have been running some google ads - in the past 7 days I've had no clicks or impressions is this common? #ads

    Paid Search Marketing | | PermaTherm

  • So here comes the hard part of working with SEO.... I've been doing SEO for a quite long time now and as far as I concern, it has been working and that's why I can tell people I'm a SEO Manager! It was all good until 3/4 months ago when I got this client that wanted me to do SEO for his Escort Agency. I've analysed his website and came across some structure error, poor linking and so on... I've started by reformulating his website, re-structuring his urls, keeping good pages and throwing alway the poor content ones, requested some website owners to remove links to that website and so on.... All good and sorted, but when it came to do the off-page optimisation it  became a nightmare! It's pretty easy to get links for a clothing website or any other (not "obscure") kind of websites, but no serious and authority websites would link to an escort agency; It's also very easy to create something funny and nice and post it on a page of your website to get people sharing and liking on facebook, but again very hard to get people to share and like things posted by an escort agency... You can't really advertise on escorts directories and use keywords on the ad because godfather google would penalize you.... I really don't know what to do anymore, so I will list some questions and if guys SEO experts could help me out, I would be so grateful!!! How can I get people linking to the website without paying for it? How can I get good authority links to this kind of website? How can I advertise on paid directories without being penalised by google? How can i get shares and likes on social network websites? The website has about 3000 pages, been online since 2010, have at least 3 lengthy articles posted a day! Please guys help me out with this case that is making me loose my nights of sleep... If you guys need the website address and the targeted keyword I can PM you (I dont know if the forum allows me to post it here) Thank You so much for the help in advance....

    Social Media | | douglasapuc

  • My website DA is gradually decreasing while I am updating my website regularly. Please suggest me good method to increase it. Site is Thanks

    Link Building | | james11223

  • Open Site Explorer is reporting "0" value under "Total Internal Links" as well as "Internal Followed Links" metrics for my website. I have a good interlinking of pages throughout the site.
    Is there an issue with OSE (Open Site Explorer) crawler ? OR There are some crawling problems with our Website's structure ?
    Can anybody please give an idea or recommendations on this ?

    Link Explorer | | vivekrathore

    crawl errors 403 errors url issue fix error help

    A bit at a loss here. I ran a URL crawl report at the end of January on a website( ). There were no major critical issues at the time. No updates were made on the website (that I'm aware of), but after running another crawl on March 14, the report was short about 90 pages on the site and suddenly had a ton of 403 errors. I ran a crawl again on March 15 to check if there was perhaps a discrepancy, and the report crawled even fewer pages and had completely different results again. Is there a reason the results are differing from report to report? Is there something about the reports that I'm not understanding or is there a serious issue within the website that needs to be addressed? Jan. 28 results:
    Screen Shot 2022-03-16 at 3.00.52 PM.png March 14 results:
    Screen Shot 2022-03-15 at 10.31.22 AM.png March 15 results:
    Screen Shot 2022-03-15 at 4.06.42 PM.png

    Reporting & Analytics | | OliviaKantyka

  • wordpress seo duplicate content

    Hi, I keep getting alert for duplicate content. It seems Wordpress is creating it through a /tag Something in the way we've got Wordpress set up?

    Technical SEO | | curveballmedia

  • Hello, How Moz can help me in finding less competitive keywords for a site based on omega masticating juicer. I had tried other tools but i am not satisfied with it. Kindly tell me the process to find it. Thanks.

    Keyword Research | | romanjames

  • long url url issue

    I am running a multi-language website (Ar/En): When I carry out Audit using Moz Pro, I see many issues related to long URL length in Arabic pages although they don't exceed 65 characters long in the Arabic language. Can you help me with this issue, please?

    Technical SEO | | MoamenNada

  • www to non www ssl

    Hello, when I try to access my website using www i would like it to redirect to non www but instead it shows a sal error message.

    On-Page Optimization | | Voopoo

  • Hi all, what experience do you have with links? Can I use it for backlinking management?

    Intermediate & Advanced SEO | | Tormar

  • My website is,it is a E-commerce Portal and Moz shows a spam score of 8,may i know why my site spam score is high and how can i reduce it,after all it is a dubai store portal.

    Link Building | | offilery

  • DISQUS COMMENTS backlinks-good for seo? YES/NO? I have just started commenting on "powered by disquus" websites in the Disqus comments box and left a link to my website in the name field! Having googled whether Disqus comments backlinks are any good for seo purposes i have discovered that there is a 50/50 view on the subject with some people saying they are a "goldmine" for getting high PR backlinks and others saying they are a waste of time because googlebot cannot read Java. My own experience of commenting on Disqus powered websites is that wordpress blogs powered by disqus comments ARE INDEXED by GOOGLE and the "BACKLINK IS IN THE SOURCE OF THE PAGE" When i comment on normal websites using the Disqus comment system i have found that my Disqus comments ARE NOT indexed by Google and there IS NO BACKLINK in the page source! Has anybody got any views on whether Disqus comments backlinks are any good?

    Technical SEO | | Freebetsuk

  • I have a website that has recently been removed from Bing's index, but can't figure out why. The website isn't new, and it is indexed just fine on Google. These are the steps I've tried: The website is verified in Bing Webmaster Tools and successfully submitted the sitemap. I tested the URL to ensure that Bingbot is allowed to crawl the site I submitted URLs to Bing via the URL Submission tool There isn't a "noindex" on the site preventing it from being indexed When I do a URL Inspection, an error message comes up saying "The inspected URL is known to Bing but has some issues which are preventing us from serving it to our users. We recommend you to follow Bing Webmaster Guidelines." I contacted Bing to ask whether the website was removed in error, but received a reply that the website doesn't comply with Bing's quality guidelines, but they wouldn't go into detail as to which guidelines the website isn't meeting. The website URL is Can anyone offer any advice or insight as to why Bing won't index our site?  Thank you!

    Intermediate & Advanced SEO | | lindsey.steinkamp

    image alt tag reporting monitoring site crawl

    We had a client come to us and let us know another vendor had notified them that many of the images on their site are missing alt tags / text. I know this was a big deal back in the day, but I haven't heard much about it lately. I am assuming if it doesn't even show up in the Moz site crawl, it must not be a big deal any more, but I would love to have more info about how important image alt tags are and if they are important, why Moz does not report them.

    Moz Pro | | CaliberMG

  • seo audit google analytics

    Hi My website was infected with the malware. We have cleaned it and during the process we had to delete the cache. Now website is showing like this on the google. How can i fix this? 3e8e9111-eac7-4238-a691-9678542eb4cf-image.png Secondly, As i have lost all the ranking, how can i get back quickly? Please help Thanks in advance

    On-Page Optimization | | fslpso

    keyword rankings keywords

    HI I'm just setting up a new project/client and see Moz has auto-populated the keyword field in the new project setup form. Where does it get these from? Since I'm looking at the client's site through the Moz browser and cant see any of these KW in the usual/ obvious places? Whats the data source for this auto-population? All Best

    Moz Pro | | Dan-Lawrence

  • Bing is crawling our site, but not indexing it, and we cannot figure out why -- plus it's being indexed fine in Google. Any ideas on what the issue with Bing might be? Here's are some details to let you know what we've already checked/established: We have 4 301’s and the rest of our site checks out We’ve already established our Robots is ok, and that we are fixing our site map/it's in fine shape We do not see anything blocking bingbot access to the site There is no varnish or any load balancers, so nothing on that end that would be blocking the access We also don't see any rules in the apache or the .htaccess config that would be blocking the access

    Technical SEO | | Alex_RevelInteractive

  • how can i check spam score and tf cf of my mygiftcardsite

    Getting Started | | johnvella

  • moz pro url issue shopify

    Hi everyone, I have a question regarding broken URL links on my website. Late last year I move my site from an old platform to Shopify, and now have broken URL links giving out 4xx errors. When I look at Moz Pro>Campaigns>Insights>links, I can see the top broken URL links, however there is a difference if copy & paste URL directly from Moz Pro and by Export CSV file. For example below, If I copy and paste links direct from Moz Pro, it has the “http://” in front as below: But when I export the list of links as an CSV file, the http:// is removed. Another Example below: By copy & paste URL direct from Moz Pro By export CSV file. Which one do I use to enter into the “Redirect From” field in Shopify URL Redirects? Do I need to have the http:// in front of the URL? Or is it not required for redirects to work? Kind Regards, John Wall
    The Hair Hub

    Technical SEO | | johnwall


    In the rush to get our account set up and running our team added about 250+ keywords. Many are really close duplicates or a close rephrasing of the same idea. I'd say almost 100 of them fit into this category. Does it make sense to just leave these and continue to add better keywords or should we do some purging? Help!

    Keyword Explorer | | andrewyb


    The domain authority has not changed for a few months; even I got some high-quality links from authority sites, and Moz has not crawled them yet? Can someone tell me how much time it generally Moz takes to crawl new links for a domain and update DA?
    My domain is

    Moz Tools | | peaceforchange00

    moz pro crawl errors wrong insight canonical

    I'm trying MozPro considering using it.
    One of the tool which is appealing is the crawl and insights.
    After quick use, I really question many of the alerts, for instance, I got a "missing canonical tag" on this url: but when I check my markup, there's clearly a canonical tag: <link rel="canonical" href=""> Anybody can explain?
    I asked Moz Pro staff when being onboarded but didn't get an answer...
    Honestly, I'm questioning the value of these crawls, or may be I miss something?

    Moz Pro | | rolandvintners

  • For our domain, Semrush is reporting 46 linking domains, and Moz is reporting 7. Does anyone know where there is such a large discrepancy?

    Link Building | | shelbythomas

  • Hi guys -- Still waiting on Moz to index a page of mine. We launched a new site over two months ago. In the meantime, I really just need a list of internal links to a specific page because I want to change its URL. Does anybody know how to find that list (of internal links to 1 of my pages) without the Moz index? I appreciate the help!

    Technical SEO | | marchexmarketingmcc

  • content

    Hi friends, I have a question. I want to know how Google detects the author of a content.

    Content Development | | Alopii

  • I know there has been a lot of discussion lately about FAQs pages and I'm wondering when and if they are still warranted useful and what if they have positive or negative effects on page rankings. Regards, John Brown
    Essay Writer

    Content Development | | JohnBrown75

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