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SEO - why my sites images are not showing in google search [on hold]

I have got SEO suggestion like this: "Make sure that Googlebot can crawl your JavaScript, CSS and image files by using the Fetch as Google feature in Google Webmaster Tools." So how to know why is ...
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301 redirect: does Google automatically update its index to the new URL?

If I do a site wide 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS, will Google update its index with the new URLs?
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Google Webmaster Tools can't access robots.txt and the home page is “temporarily unreachable”

My site www.chennaionnet.com suddenly disappeared from Google search and Webmaster Tools says it can't access robots.txt. Fetch as Google says "temporarily unreachable" for robots.txt and even for the ...
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sudden drop in google rankings [duplicate]

Just today I discovered that the meta title and description attributes for most of my pages have been stripped in Google search results. By stripped I mean that there is absolutely nothing in ...
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Isn't responsive design a con? [on hold]

Google are apparently going to be updating their algorithms tomorrow to prioritize responsive design. I have seen that most sites like bbc.co.uk are using responsive design which alters the width and ...
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How to avoid html tags in google search summary

I am using ckeditor to let people describe their organization with all the styles and fonts. So when it saves in the database its like < gets saved as &gt and rest all you know for the html ...
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How much privacy is disclosed when looking at Google cached pages?

I have a question on something I read in the article found at this URL: http://navigators.com/cached.html "Many internet researchers incorrectly assume that clicking on Google's "cached" in a search ...
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Limiting Google Search results to domain not path [closed]

I'm trying to use the Google Search Operators to restrict a search of multiple keywords to be in the domain of a site. I know of inurl: [keyword] and allinurl: [keyword, keyword2] and these are ...
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Google search results mobile adding ?m=1 to end of site address

I recently helped a friend migrate from Blogger to Wordpress. Everything is working great, and everything seems to be propagated. Google search results are already displaying the new site ...
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Google Site: listing Parent Domain directory Index

Currently when we search site:domain.com on google we get a return of 3.6 million pages indexed, About 3,650,000 results (0.31 seconds). When we search site:domain.com/childdirectory we get 3.8 ...
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Is the aside element recognised by Google?

My page has a set up as below. As you can see it follows a simple structure but there are a number of elements of body text related to the various links. These text elements appear on the page using a ...
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Google Webmaster Tools Url Parameters & Magento Filter URLs

I am utilizing product attributes within Magento. I am also allowing using to filter via these attributes, this then generates new URLs. In Google webmaster tools under URL Parameters I have alot of ...
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How to create Google Rich Snippets?

As the title says how to create link like this I see many companies doing this, and ThemeForest also sells WordPress themes that allow you to create Rich Snippets. I wanna know how to create it? ...
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URL appearance in Google results

Why do some Google results show the http prefix in the green URL and some don’t?
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Making google prefer “event detail” page to listing (index) page?

I have a event calendar site which on the homepage ("/") contains a list (table) of all events. When you click on one of them, you go to event detail page, which contains much more information about ...
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displaying number of search results on google results page [duplicate]

How can I make google display the number of search results from my website on google search results page. The highlight yellow shows the number of search results. How can I make it happen for my ...
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Google recently changed my title. How to restore to my original title or prevent google doing so? [duplicate]

I think I have the best title given on one of my webpage and was getting a good CTR. Google recently seems to change titles of some of my important pages. How to restore to my original title or ...
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When does Google use article published date vs article modified date in SERP?

I have a website with a number of long form content articles that I keep updated. The page generates two date snippets from this: <time itemprop="datePublished" ...
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Google search links lead to pages with very old content

I have a website that is updated fairly often. It has only been online since Jan (about 3 months). I don't manually update the site, the site gets new content from users. The backend stores the ...
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Google: Fix Mobile Usability Issues warning - Is Redirect Sufficient?

So recently Google sent out a mass warning to many of us to either fix Mobile Usability Issues on our website or risk having its rankings suffer. Google systems have tested 120 pages from your ...
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Buying a domain SEO friendly or the brand name? [duplicate]

I have the company name SOME COMPANY and my main keyword some keyword. What is more clever to do, to buy somecompany.com or some-keyword.com What is the best approach? In the old days i would ...
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What can I do to show my app on google results? [duplicate]

I uploaded my website to the server 2 days ago. I'm already being indexed by google and bing. I have a sitemap that they can read as it's confirmed in my g-analytic report and webmaster tools. Robots ...
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What can I do to show my app on google results? [duplicate]

I uploaded my website to the server 2 days ago. I'm already being indexed by google and bing. I have a sitemap that they can read as it's confirmed in my g-analytic report and webmaster tools. Robots ...
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Question About Traffic From Google And GEO Location OF Website

I want to know lets say a person who lives in South Wimbledon, UK, runs a website and then outsource the website work (like writing articles and posting and other site management work etc..) to a ...
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How to deal with Internal Near-Duplicates for keywords with ranges?

I'm creating pages to consolidate and display public data for individual physical properties. The problem is, some properties have multiple valid addresses (the keyword). Some times these are ranges, ...
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Is hypen a word separator in the title?

We all are quite aware that hyphen is the title word separator as described in this video by Matt Cutts. But I was shocked to find that Google was listing the matching page titled "SomePrefix ...
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Schema.org mainContentOfPage property is not recognized by Google

I'm developing a website for a property portal, that when a user enter the required inputs it shows a listing of the properties. I want to give them a product that includes Microdata. But when I ...
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How can I search in Google for specific domain?

If I want to get all blog lists which have domain called : wordpress.com then how can I search , is there any trick? I want to search all blogs which have above domain so result output should be: ...
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SEO - Add google sitelinks search box for URL sub path

Is it possible and usefull to add a google sitelinks search box to a sub path of the website? For instance we have following structure with site in sites for our clients: Main search: ...
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Site URL being displayed before TITLE on SERP

Apologies if the question is a repeated one but I couldn't find a solution for this. I have following HTML code on the home page of my website. <head> <title>Sample title for ...
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Are “m dot” sites a valid solution to Google's new “mobile-friendly” ranking algorithm?

Given a site which is not optimized for mobile (and not responsive), Google's new ranking algorithm, which is set to go into effect April 21, 2015, will result in a lower ranking. If the site does ...
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Is it true that Google will effectively penalise mobile-unfriendly sites from April 21, 2015?

I have heard that Google will boost mobile-friendly websites in search results. My website is not mobile-friendly. Will my website penalised in the Google search results if I have not made the ...
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Trigger Google (re)crawl with ping [duplicate]

I have a site A with daily updated content. Right after the update, I send a webblog ping using various ping services, like http://rpc.pingomatic.com. Moments later, the updated homepage lands in the ...
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Which is a better folder name to use in my URL? [closed]

We are putting together a knowledge base with various self service articles as well as technical documentation for an opensource application we're building. We obviously want the articles to be ...
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How do I make it clear to Google that my domain name contains `www` like www.wwwexample.com?

I've noticed that domain names containing www (e.g., http://www.wwwexample.com) sometimes are ranked lower in search results. I have also noticed that Google assumes it to be www.example.com. For ...
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Why do certain Google+ profiles display in the right hand sidebar of the Google search results page for certain keywords? [duplicate]

I manage a number of sites for businesses and noticed that one companies Google+ profile was showing when a certain keyword was searched. This is great but i'm interested in why this is happening and ...
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Moved a site and now it has disappeared from Google?

We just moved a client's website (i.e. example.com) to our servers from a competitor's. During the design and review phase, we registered a new domain .net version (i.e. example.net) so we could have ...
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How can I know if a page that links to my site is actually indexed by Google?

I want to know if a page that contains links to my site is indexed by Google. The classic site: works for URL like in: fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Râle_de_Platen but not for URL like: ...
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Multiple language domain name, seo keywords in both english and spanish [duplicate]

I just thought about instead of having two websites with two different languages. Have 1 website with the same keyword except in both english and spanish. I need to know a few things: how does this ...
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Why doesn't Google Webmaster Tools show more than one query to my popular site?

I am looking at the webmaster tools site dashboard for a prominent website I have. The account is linked with analytics. I'm confused as to why I only have item listed under the queries. For the past ...
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How do I get Google to index my 30 million pages? [duplicate]

I am releasing a website which has 30 million pages of content. (This isn't spam material). It has a detail page for each of the 30 million places around the World. e.g ...
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How to tell googlebot crawl more page from my site? [duplicate]

I have a small local news site, every one increase hundreds of articles. I have set a crontab, list new articles' url into a sitemap by hour. for example, I have 24 sitemaps which is generated by ...
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Filtering Google search results to find indexed links with just the HTTP or HTTPS protocol

I'm moving some sites from HTTP to HTTPS. Most of these have 100's of pages indexed. Is there a way to find out which pages in Google's index are still on HTTP, e.g. through Google search operators? ...
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Incorrect subdomain of staging site showing up in Google SERP

I have a staging site where we do our work and show to clients. The site was created before I started and it wasn't set up with a disallow / in robots.txt or a meta no-index before it was created, so ...
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Is it possible to refer our old domain name in Google search results if someone search my new domain name?

We moved our site to a new domain. Is it possible that the results that appear when someone Google our previous name, also appear when someone Google our new name?
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Why in the search results of Google does not appear the unique name of my website?

I have a website with a unique name, already indexed and with a perfect SEO. Although there are no websites with the same unique name, when I'm searching on Google I found my homepage listed on the ...
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How to add this rich snippet if this is a rich snippet?

I noticed on SERPs that some of the websites have a little gray arrow and when you click on it you get more information about this website. Some results don't have it. I attached a picture with an ...
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What URL with French words does Google like?

We are looking for an answer to "what to do with French URL's?" We are going to generate a lot of French URL's this include characters like: L'test tést thîs is a test So we have a few ...
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Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content

When you seek speed score in Google Page Insight, you may be seen a warning like "Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content ", i have been looking for a solution to fix ...
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Google Search, acronyms and SEO

How can I achieve a high search ranking for a site where the business name initials relate to an understood acronym, without the business having anything to do with the area related to the acronym, ...