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Googlebot sends several hundred requests in a minute

I have a website which has several million page views per month. Starting several days ago, a bot named Googlebot sends requests to the site very frequently. It sends several hundred requests to the ...
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My Google Adsense Account Meters An Unusual Reading

I have a Google AdSense account. From the last couple of weeks I have been seeing some unusual activity. A certain day it showed 4 clicks and estimated earning jumped accordingly. After some minutes ...
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How Shopify Facebook Store App Working? [on hold]

Recently I created a store using Shopify E-Commerce, They are offering a Facebook App. By using the Facebook App, we can create a store on our Facebook Page. I added some product through the Shopify ...
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How to merge _ga unique strings in exit events

I have created an Event in GTM that fires on external link clicks. Tag Type Universal Analytics Tracking ID {{uaProperty}} Track Type Event Category Exit Action {{Click URL}} Label {{Page ...
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Proper status code for language redirection (301,302 … 307)?

I have build a websites with multiple languages. The URLs look like: http://www.example.com/en/ http://www.example.com/de/ If the user access the main domain http://www.example.com/ the web server ...
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Unknown line of code. Possible spam? [on hold]

Why do I get a line of code 'go redirect cat' when clicking a link. But clicking the link a second time it shows the correct linked url. The line shows up in the address bar instead of directly ...
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Setting proper hreflang tags for google

There is one Website for the main company translated in two languages: main-company.com/en/ main-company.com/de/ The company also has a subsidiary, linked under: main-company.com/en/subsidiary....
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How is this usage of modal affecting SEO?

I would like to know how my usage of modal in my web application affecting SEO. I will provide an actual example so that my question is clear. My application has a list of items in the home page. In ...
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When should I distribute traffic evenly across all variants of an experiment?

Actually we test our trust symbols in our shop with an GA experiment. (all trust symbols vs. no trust symbols) Our last test run 16 days and declared a winner while it had only 0.26 % better ...
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Collect personal data in europe using google forms

Since there have been issues regarding web service providers that store personal/confidential data of users outside of the European Union, I am somewhat precarious. Am I allowed to collect personal ...
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How lenient should I be when checking the range header parameters?

I made more of my URLs now accept the HTTP range request so that only user requested bytes of the document can be parsed. This is the range header my code supports: range: bytes=s-e where s is the ...
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Embedding Other People's Content

I am a little confused about embedding other peoples' content. I understand the idea that people may not appreciate another person using their content without permission for monetary gain. Here is ...
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Should I nofollow and/or noindex links that are not cached?

I have a Magento store with what they call a layered navigation. Basically a menu with links to things like color, price, etc. I'm currently not caching these links, and so their response time is ...
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SEO effects on moving an established Blogspot blog

I have a blog for the last 3 years on the Blogspot platform. It recently crossed the 100,000 page views mark, and is AdSense approved for the last year. I wish to shift it to a custom domain. Is it ...
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When is .ss domain going to be available? [on hold]

.ss is the designated country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Sudan in the Domain Name System of the Internet. It is derived from the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for South Sudan, which is SS. ...
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What is Google Analytics Paid Search?

Actually I am struggling over a Google Analytics view (Acquisition Overview). There you have following results: Organic Search Generic Paid Search Branded Paid Search Paid Search` I know that ...
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Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data

I keep getting this error message from google page speed and now have spent 48 hours trying everything. I am starting to look like a panda with black eye sockets from late nights. I have tried EWWW ...
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See organic visitors per hour graph in Google Analytics

Is it possible to get a chart in Google Analytics that will show the organic visitors on a given day by the hour? I know you can do this for all traffic, but couldn't see how to do it for organic ...
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1answer
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How to hide product prices from search engines when they vary by country?

We have a site which sells items online only for US customers. The site checks the location based on IP and decides if the price should appear on not. Customers from other locations can buy the ...
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Retire a domain

We have a domain foo.com which was pointing to our main site bar.com (same IP address) Different content rendered for foo.com and bar.com We have decided to retire foo.com. For the last while all foo ...
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Google is dropping indexed pages faster than they are being uploaded

I have recently opened a bounty regarding unnatural links appearing in my search console due to no fault of my own. Many asked for the names of the sites, however, I would prefer to keep it quite - ...
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Created an ad set targeting only users in the USA, but Facebook Pixel has tracked 3 conversations outside of the USA, what's wrong?

I created a facebook ad set targeting only users in the USA. I setup a custom converstion for when users buy my product and see the thank you page. Pixel is tracking the conversations and show my ...
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Multilanguage Website with language parameters inside URL and HTACCESS redirect

I'm experiencing an issue using the Google webmaster tools. My Website homepage is being redirected to the correct language version according to user's browser language. For example if a user from UK ...
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Google Tag Manager fire event when element id/class is on screen

I have Google Tag Manager installed and working on my website. There is one particular thing that I need to track but I can't figure out how to do it. There is a block that gets inserted into a page ...
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Setting up domain name for a different country

I'd like to ask a question regarding domain registration and server details. We have an existing website in .com and we would like to have a .jp site for Japanese. We have already registered the ...
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How to find the customer's visit is from the Google Results Page

As we are moving from the classic Google Analytics to the Universal Google Analytics for the marketing requirement, I need to find out from where the customer is coming from. If he is coming from the ...
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Is Alexa Rank a true representation of growth?

I handle the SEO of the company's website. Last month we peaked at a national Alexa Rank of around 30,000, but in the past 3 weeks it has gone down to 50,000. The executives at my company consider ...
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1answer
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Google Search for main website

If I search for my main domain in Google, it throws up structured data which contains links which do not have a lot of content (in fact some links don't have any content). To give some clarity, in ...
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PHP script that sends SPAM [on hold]

I have found this gem on my site lately, its been sending spam from my page via mail function and hide it self in one of the sub-folders. How the hell it gets there, since my page doesn't have ...
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Is px a good unit to use in css? [on hold]

When styling a website we have to deal with screen sizes and we normally size elements using px unit. I use bootstrap and there as well we have media queries to control at what screen size we should ...
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Automatic Pop-up notification [on hold]

I am using Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04 and if a specific page in Firefox is closed a pop up warning message should appear on screen. Is it possible?
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10 views

How to get Google to consider what appears as object in the right column of SERP [duplicate]

I am trying to get Google to use and show the proper item in a SERP. Yes, I know no one knows the algorithms but I am just wondering what basic things can be done to play by the rules and get Google ...
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Hashbang, images and SEO

I'm implementing a caching plugin to my app, and it adds an hashbang string to the names of the static files. I would like to know your opinion regarding it. Adding an hash to static files like JS or ...
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1answer
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Cloaking JSON-LD data?

Is it considered blackhat if the structured data is only shown to search engines? The data is still present inside the content of the web-site, but it's only displayed when we detect that the visitor ...
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How to user regex to attribute referrer parameter url traffic to organic channel in Google Analytics

CMS is generating a referrer parameter at the end of the URL for clicks from the search engine. So most of the organic traffic is attributed to the Direct channel instead on organic. Here is an ...
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Blogger Refused to execute script from because its MIME type ('text/html') is not executable, and strict MIME type checking is enabled

Hi I have a blogger site with custom domain and the javascript code don't work with the custom domain. When I use the blogspot.com domain then the javascript code works but when I change it to custom ...
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How to rank on google for your own web site address keyword? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to rank #1 for a website address keyword. For example: website URL would be www.proautoservice.com And If people search on Google "Pro auto service", how can I rank #1 for ...
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1answer
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Google Analytic - unknown traffic/tracking

I create a GA ID at early June, 2016. UA-XXXXX-1 is for live site and i set the URL at GA was www.example.com UA-XXXXX-2 is for staging site and the url for GA was www.example.com/staging Then, I ...
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OpenStack Horizon behind reverse proxy (nginx preferred) [migrated]

Current situation: I have a Triple-O OpenStack installation (Liberty) where even the "public" network is in a private environment (10.24.7.0/24 network). The only way to get access to that network is ...
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1answer
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Can browser vulnerabilities effect wesbite security?

Can browser vulnerabilities lead to problems with a website Security? Let's say that I have a website that is globally accessed. Can an old browser having vulnerabilities be trouble for my website ...
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2answers
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Is it SEO safe to embed the H2 or H3 tag in a hyperlink element?

I'm making a new layout for our website, and I want to make a list using the unordered list tag (ul) to show our offers. But because of our design I would like to use the h3 tag into an a element. ...
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How to count newUsers per device ? Google Analytics

I am using google analytics in my ios/android apps. I need to count the following: new downloads : when user download the application from the store for the first time. reDownload : when user ...
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2answers
8 views

Removing query string parameter from Google analytics pageview report

My website uses a querystring parameter to track where on the site a user came from to access the current page. For example: http://example.com/my-page?source=header http://example.com/my-page?source=...
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1answer
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Can one or two links from popular sites with great reputation cause my site to rank noticably better in Google?

Maybe this is a question which stems admittedly out of lack of proper knowledge regarding backlinks despite being involved in the industry for a relatively long time. I have launched a new blog, I ...
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1answer
9 views

Easiest way to setup a tipping/donations system for a marketplace site? [on hold]

I have a site with a lot of suppliers and end users. I would like the end users to be able to give tips to suppliers while taking a commission in between. What's the easiest way to set this up? My ...
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1answer
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Does using WhoIS Guard create false whois records that could be used in an inaccuracy complaint?

For people who use Whois protection services, does this mean that if a inaccuracy complaint was submitted against them that this would actually take effect? Lets say person Y was based in United ...
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1answer
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Ranking with 2 URLs for one keyword | Category page & all product page | Use canonical?

I have a webshop where I have a category page called 'Smartwatch'. On this page I inform but also inspire people about smartwatches. Page title of this page : Smartwatch | Find your Smartwatch. ...
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How to get Google to display the published date of blog post in the search results?

I'd like to display the published date of the posting that I made in the Google search results? Example: I optimized the structured data of my blog last month, the datePublished and dateModified ...
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2answers
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Lazy loading images (with data URI) and effects on SEO

I've seen this question: Lazy loading images and effects on SEO My question is very similar, except that I am using data-uri images like so: <img width="1100" height="340" class="img-responsive ...
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1answer
17 views

Google Websmaster Tools crawl errors reporting a link that does not exist

Google Webmaster Tools seems to be giving me an erroneous report. The crawl Errors (Smart Phone tab) still shows a link to http://mypubguide.com/good-pubs/Blacko from http://mypubguide.com/good-pubs/...

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