Referrer

HTTP referer (originally a misspelling of referrer) is an HTTP header field that identifies the address of the webpage (i.e. the URI or IRI) that linked to the resource being requested. By checking the referer, the new webpage can see where the request originated.In the most common situation this means that when a user clicks a hyperlink in a web browser, the browser sends a request to the server holding the destination webpage. The request includes the referer field, which indicates the last page the user was on (the one where they clicked the link).
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  • 8 Steps for Eliminating Bad Data in Google Analytics

    …. This comes from both the initial referrer that made you viral. It also includes returning direct visits to your website from those who discovered you through that source. Here is what the traffic pattern looks like for the darodar.com forums: Just as soon as it was there, it was gone. No half life. It increased in traffic over time and then got cut…

    Jeff Sauer/ Depth of Knowledgein Google- 20 readers -
  • SEO in 2015: Prediction Trends & Your Action Plan

    … into consideration "no-follow" links to form a comprehensive link profile. Still, keep up your link earning efforts and build relationships the old and proven way to boost your website authority. Beware of negative SEO. It is expected to be a bigger threat this year. Unconventional content distribution channels, like Netflix over TV or podcasts over radio…

    Lyena Solomon/ Search Engine People Blogin SEO Twitter- 17 readers -
  • You’re Not Properly Tracking Your Facebook Traffic

    …… but that’s a story for another time. I needed a way to test mobile traffic, too. Google Analytics’ real time reports proved the perfect solution. Test 1 – Facebook The Question: Does Google Analytics properly attribute Facebook traffic to Facebook? The Hypothesis: GA will recognize Facebook traffic if it’s https, referrer Test 2 – Hootsuite…

    SEER Interactivein Social- 12 readers -
  • On Link Volume for SEO

    … and we’ll get back to that in a moment. As I mentioned, some links are worth more than others. So I could explain this statement a little better, Pete made me this clever interactive chart. Click a point on the chart, then click another point. It’ll tell you how many more times any one value might be “worth” (for want of a better word: this is purely…

    Richard Baxter/ SEOgadgetin SEO- 20 readers -
  • 5 charts about the state of dark social

    … firms like Chartbeat to suspect that some of the traffic that doesn’t have a referrer is actually coming from Facebook, as well as reddit. Parse.ly did some digging and concluded that nearly one-fourth of Facebook referrals weren’t being identified as such. The analytics firm said Facebook is working on a fix, which should enable it to get credit…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social Facebook- 7 readers -
  • The Facebook and Google Duopoly

    … significant of which is that the entire industry and endeavor of SEO is solely focused on one dominant player. Facebook Rises Recently we noticed a striking traffic trend emerge. Since August, our clients’ collective social referrals grew at an unprecedented pace, rising at a rate three times the growth of organic search: From August to November…

    Relevancein Social SEO Google Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Effective Keyword Targeting: The Key To Growing Traffic & Revenue

    … lists top keywords and phrases that have sent search traffic to your website over the years. Export the list of keywords into your spreadsheet. Look at data from as far back as you can. It’s particularly helpful if you can access keyword data from before September 2013, when Google moved to 100% secure search (thus taking away keyword referrer…

    Trond Lyngbø/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 31 readers -
  • Facebook Beefs Up Tools for Publishers

    … ranges, including hourly. We also recently fixed a bug that caused many third-party analytics tools to undercount the percentage of their organic traffic from Facebook. In the past, referrer data was missing from some of our outbound mobile clicks. This issue has been resolved for iOS, with a fix for Android coming soon. Publishers may see…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 11 readers -
  • The four steps to appiness

    … Webmaster Level: intermediate to advanced App deep links are the new kid on the block in organic search, and they’re picking up speed faster than you can say “schema.org ViewAction”! For signed-in users, 15% of Google searches on Android now return deep links to apps through App Indexing. And over just the past quarter, we've seen the number…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 10 readers -
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