How Wikipedia ranks?

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  1. blackshadowseo

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    When we type anything in the search box the wikipedia shows up in top 10 results.It's difficult to rank for a single keyword.How are they ranking for all the keywords?
     
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  2. redarrow

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    no one will no that unless you own there system.

    there indexing is there algo and that a hidden secret.

    wiki not used like Google it a complete different beast.

    the idea of wiki is to enter somethink you need to understand or research .

    the only thing you can do with wiki seo point of view is take over broken links to get a free link and boost indexing.

    you can also use wiki for on page seo if you learn it ....

    or use wiki if you own somethink online and want to show how it works.

    wiki is a very powerfull tool but you need to learn how to use it with seo projects .

    good luck.
     
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    because it has Top 5 authority
     
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  4. GrandPlaton

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    It is still no well known. It is a well known fact that it works really different than other search engines though.
     
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    links: 272k RD not bad.
     
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  7. Calithran

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    Some sites outranked Wikipedia. If course there are all authority sites. It all based on relevancy. Just because you outranked Wikipedia, it doesn't mean that you will make lots of money, because most of the keywords dominated by that site are just definition-like keywords.
     
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    I'm pretty sure Wikipedia is on a "special" ranking list at Google, and they deserve to be there.
     
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    Definitely.

    Google probably has special lists for travel, wiki and especially shopping. They quote wiki content straight on their serps.
     
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    Wikipedia forms part of Google knowledge graph. If you want to beat wikipedia, get some links on the site. Use broken links method or build from foreign languages
     
  11. hilda8

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    Really interesting thread... Wikipedia is definitely in the best 10 results but sometimes I cannot trust info there.... that is so strange
     
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    Did it work?
     
  13. CokeAndCake

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    Because of:

    • high added value
    • long page sessions (when someone clicks on a wikipedia article hes most likely trying to find some information so he's reading through the article)
    • high site authoroty
    • really great internal linking system
    • fast page speed
    There are probably other factors, those are just the ones I could think of by now.
     
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    Probably the billions of natural backlinks from real users. That might have something to do with it.
     
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    Wikipedia also has following things so only they get top result page,
    Unique and in-depth content
    Targeted webpages for key terms
    Very strong domain authority
    Great internal linking structure
    Excellent page authority
     
  16. hilda8

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    I agree with all points but I found it difficult to trust 100% to the content. Of course, it depends on the topic! if it is smth simple than I would trust Wikipedia but if I look for smth scientific I cannot trust 100% Wikipedia.