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The area located at the bottom of some search results separated by a horizontal rule is referred to as:
Google’s In-Depth articles was a program started by Google a few years back. It was originally titled as such, but the title was removed in favor of a more subtle “HR.”
When performing an off-page SEO audit, what % of anchor text should be branded?
The robots.txt file:
Which snippet of HTML is correctly formatted:
Which URL structure is optimal for SEO in an example where we are considering an iPhone case:
The Google Penguin algorithm update targets sites that:
The meta keywords HTML tag is currently one of the top ranking factors
Check all analytics programs that can be an alternative to Google Analytics:
Anchor text refers to the URL of the link within a hyperlink.
It is safe to link to your own website, as long as:
In the SEO community, link juice refers to:
Having blog comment spam on your website:
An exact match domain refers to:
Website speed and SSL are both recognized by Google as SEO ranking factors:
Google RankBrain algorithm update penalized over 5% of all websites.
What is the ideal length of a title tag?
The OGP was founded by Facebook and:
A website can have:
The meta robots NOINDEX attribute suggests that Google:
In 2015 Google Maps changed so that most search results only shows:
Examples of an SEO citation are:
Proper SEO citations:
Domain Authority and Page Authority (DA/PA) are terms mainly coined by:
Scrapebox is a blackhat tool only used for spamming backlinks:
Google Search Console shows how many days worth of data in the search traffic / search analytics section:
The following block of code can be interpreted as:
Subdomains and sub-directories are treated differently by Google:
Ahrefs is a company that has developed many tools, primarily:
JSON-LD is a new web standard that helps SEO’s:
Who is the Wizard of Moz:
AMP is a new initiative started by Google to:
SERP is an acronym for:
Pay with a Tweet is a way for users to:
Google has always indexed Tweets:
A doorway page is:
In the past, Google has created special algorithm updates to target which industry(s) (that the public is aware of):
One of the first SEO’s on the scene, and founder of Search Engine Land:
An interstitial refers to:
The following snippet is an example of:
22.214.171.124 – – [23/Jan/2016:11:27:43] “GET / HTTP/1.1” 200 136168 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; +http://www.google.com/bot.html)”
126.96.36.199 – – [23/Jan/2016:15:44:33] “GET /example1/ HTTP/1.1” 200 130143 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; +http://www.google.com/bot.html)”
188.8.131.52 – – [23/Jan/2016:23:47:33] “GET /example2 HTTP/1.1” 200 757 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; +http://www.google.com/bot.html)”
184.108.40.206 – – [23/Jan/2016:23:47:33] “GET /example3 HTTP/1.1” 200 15930 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; +http://www.google.com/bot.html)”
Which of the following are considered ranking factors:
Keyword prominence refers to:
You can use “fetch as Googlebot” in Search Console to see if an error code is returned:
“The decay and fall of guest blogging” was a famous SEO post written by which SEO blogger:
The structured data testing tool is used to:
It is completely safe to re-post your content to other websites, as long as:
Breadcrumbs refer to:
The veteran SEO consultant who lives in California who writes about patents:
The best way to check your website for duplicate content is probably:
The best way to see if your website is mobile friendly is to:
If an SEO said they were going to “disavow” tomorrow, this means:
On the days around Christmas of 2013, Rap Genius:
Mobilegeddon refers to:
Just like a regular sitemap, you can have a special sitemap just for:
Website speed is probably considered a ranking factor because:
Aleyda Solis is an SEO best known for:
/r/bigSEO refers to:
A 404 and a 403 differ in that:
Google indexes images of YouTube videos in Google Images search results:
Branded anchor text refers to:
One way to see if a website is indexed is to:
Xenu is a tool used to:
Which websites are top sources for SEO news:
An example of a gTLD is:
SEO is a regulated industry by the US government.
[Not Provided] Refers to:
Toolbar PageRank is updated:
You wake up and find that you’ve been demoted in Google search engine, what could be the reason(s):
The most common reason to disavow is to:
FTP is used to:
The area to the right of the search results on desktop, that provides useful information, facts, etc is known as:
Google displays different results on desktop than it does on mobile:
Google has a team of technicians that scour the web looking for spammy websites, hacked websites, and other quality related issues. They may manually apply a manual action or “penalty” depending on their findings, and reports submitted from the general public.:
In 2015, Google Webmaster Tools changed the name to Google Search Console:
According to Google, a reconsideration request should only be submitted when:
Repeated violators of Google Webmaster Guidelines may be be:
Always design your pages for search engines, not the users because if search engines can’t rank your page, users will never be able to see it.
Examples of UGC or “user generated content” might be:
Which of the following could be considered off-page SEO factors:
On-page SEO factors refer to SEO factors that can normally be found “on” the site itself.
The .htaccess file can be used to:
Keyword density refers to:
Matt Cutts went on leave from Google after he:
Common ways that SEO’s use to determine a “quality domain” are:
Image alt tags are great for SEO, but is the real reason for an image alt tag:
One of the reasons that WordPress is loved by SEO’s everywhere because:
What were 3 of the hottest topics of discussion and debate in SEO in 2015:
Most SEO’s prefer responsive sites to mobile websites because
John Mueller is the new head of Google webspam, who replaced Matt Cutts after he went on leave
Links coming from Wikipedia are generally:
Who was one of the first SEO bloggers to state: “SEO is dead”
In 2006, BMW was penalized in Google for what blackhat tactic:
PBN stands for:
Common image optimization tactics include
Google’s Webmaster Central Blog resides on what platform:
What is responsive web design?
Check all ways you can validate your website with Google Search Console:
The Skyscraper technique is a term made popular by: