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    Cool My homepage not ranking for generic term while a random subpage is!


    Hello there,

    I have created a new website jan 2015 that I opened to SERP bots since approximatively 3 months. I read here and there that you needed to wait 3-6 months before seing SEO results.

    Here is my issue: my HomePage (HP) is not ranking well, not even in the top100 results for the generic term ("argent colloidal"), whereas a random subpage of my website is ranked page 6 for the same term

    I've been through the webmaster tools and it seems there is an issue: the bot seems to have some trouble to read my HP by not seing any words. I took a quick Youtube video to illustrate it (left box is how the bot sees it, right box is how an internet user sees it):
    youtube.com/watch?v=Hgz-vY8MESA

    Though, when I look how Google sees my HP, all the content seems to be crawled (wix uses AJAX technology, showing to bots different pages)

    Would any of you guys know what could explain that strange behaviour?

    Other useful info:
    - I am using WIX
    - I created around 200 pages of unique content
    - did some backlinking on social networks, blogs and forums

    Thanks in advance for your help!
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    Hey there,

    So when you say that Google can't read your page because there are no words, you mean that your Homepage is just images? As far as I know, search engines are still deal primarily with text - so I think you need to find a way to get some text in there for Google to read.
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    Originally Posted by markroberts
    Hey there,

    So when you say that Google can't read your page because there are no words, you mean that your Homepage is just images? As far as I know, search engines are still deal primarily with text - so I think you need to find a way to get some text in there for Google to read.
    Thanks Mark for your help. Actually, WIX is having SEO issues since Google's change of guidelines regarding AJAX:
    http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.fr/2015/10/deprecating-our-ajax-crawling-scheme.html

    Apparently, since Oct 15th, everything is going back to normal since a few changes have been implemented. I can see my traffic peaking up as my indexed pages.
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    Ahhh, I see! Thank you for returning to explain that - and glad to hear the good news that your traffic is recovering.

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