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check when a page was first seen by google

Is there a way to see when a page was first published, by checking when it was first cached by Google (obviously its not 100% fool proof because there is a couple of days delay in some cases but it ...
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Google not listing my web site [duplicate]

I have a site which is more than 2 months old and it's not showing up when you directly type the URL into Google. Here is the link of site: www.icarda.org However, the site is listed in Bing and ...
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can't find my site on google search

I write "XXX" on google search with location and language filter and look for 50+ pages and can't see my site, then same filters and search like this "site:www.foo.com XXX" google finds 10+ pages. so ...
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Multilingual sites and Google search results, using sub-folders for language

About three months ago we added an English version of our, previously Japanese only, site under the subfolder /en/ we've tried to follow the sometimes incomplete best practices laid out by Google by ...
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Does Google treat AWS IP addresses as related?

We are hosting several websites on one of our servers, and wondering if because they are on the same subnet that they have been somehow penalized. We are not inter-linking between websites. However ...
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How long does it take for Google to re-index pages or update the link titles?

On one of our classified sites, when doing site:[mysite.com] in Google, the link text is simply [product name] - [mysite.com], where as it should read [product name] classifieds for sale in... I ...
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New blog post shows immediately in google search results where as other HTML content takes time, why?

I have a blog which has been active for 3 years. Recently I posted an article and it immediately appeared in google search. Maybe 5 to 10 minutes. A point to note is I was logged into my google ...
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Remove SSL from Google Search results

I am working on a WordPress site that serves up HTTP pages statically. The problem is that some of the pages are shown as HTTPS in Google Search results. For instance, if the search term "Example ...
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using blank image to improve post value

I have seen people (including popular digital agencies) using 1 x 1px transparent image, so that they can add page title as alt value. Does that really increases the value of a web page or that's a ...
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Why does Google Search Engine reject my title tag's change? [closed]

I made a simple webpage http://pundaquitboat.michaelspages.com/ giving it the the title tag "Boat – Pundaquit" and I have submitted it to Google bot by Google Webmaster Tools. Then I decided to ...
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I have done everything correct on my asp.net website, re: SEO; why aren't google backlinks showing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are my backlinks not showing on google on this asp.net website with all I’ve done? I recently implemented many SEO techniques for a company on their asp.net website; in ...
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Rich Snippets ignored by Google Search [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why would Google Rich Snippets work for one site author but not another? I’m facing one problem here. I made Rich Snippets (with Microdata) for my website but Google ...
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Search Engine Query Word Order

I've pages with titles like 'Alpha to Beta'. For every such page, there is an inverse page 'Beta to Alpha'. Both pages link to each other. When someone on Google searches for 'Beta to Alpha', I'd ...
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How to make Google recognize language for a multilingual website?

A few weeks ago I implemented a translation functionality for my company website. The website now offers content in french and English and I took the time to look on various guides on the internet on ...
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Why is my page ranked *very* low in Google? [closed]

I have created a web site mianatura.net that doesn't even rank in the top 100 results in Google for the query "Mia Natura". I have the text Mia Natura in the domain, <title>, <h1>, I have ...
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My parked domain was de-indexed by Google - what to do?

I have a question about how to handle my domain. In a nutshell, I bought a domain last year from Go Daddy. My intention was to launch a real site with this domain and I have spent the last year ...
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How to figure out recent PageRank of websites or any particular page (Homepage)

I have this question because the most recent algorithm changes by Google have affected my website traffic. I've been wondering why my homepage PageRank has dropped from 6 to 4 (I am not sure exactly)....
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How to specify importance of html elements?

Is it possible to specify what elements of the page are important, or, more specifically, what elements of the page are not important? I'm using HTML5 new elements (nav, header, footer, section, ...
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Company or website logo as the search result image / Google+ profile

I was considering having for this website I'm working on, the website's logo as the image that gets included in the search results for the articles it publishes. So do to this I want to use Google ...
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Linking competitor with the same keyword i am targeting : Good or Bad for Seo?

I am linking one of my competitors from my site for the same keyword which is I am targeting for my site (My competitor is paying me for that). For Example: Me and my competitor both are targeting ...
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How much of a benefit does a changing landing page give in terms of SEO?

I have a friend with a small business with a website. He asked me if he should make a put a section on his landing page under the fold that with his most recent review (or something along those lines)....
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Google Search not displaying results from sub-pages

I published a new site with some delicate content on September 26, 2012 UTC and no results from sub-pages - only from the main page - appear in Google Search. Entering "neven lovrić" "cat out of the ...
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SEO - Hidden content before main site content

I have a two hidden divs before my main site content, one with the login form and another with the signup form. I then have login and signup buttons within the page that use JQuery to show or hide ...
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Google webmastertools soft 404 - How to update google search after updating it to 200

My site has many modules which are indexed by google. Recently there has been a database problem so the site was not appearing well like many links returned 404 i think. Now i have make it working ...
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SEO when loading items through AJAX

Let's say I have standard scenario of commerce site that has categories on the left and items on the right. What I would like to do is that when user clicks on category it will pass it's ID to js, js ...
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No search data in Google Analytics or Webmasters

I have a domain that has been registered in Google Webmasters and using Google Analytics for over 4 months. I get lots of analytics data, but am getting no information on Google searches in ...
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Why the difference in Google search result using script for search and using a browser for search?

I wrote a script to find the position in Google search result for a search keyword. I also did the same with the browser. The two results are different. Let me explain in detail here. I have a ...
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How do I stop googlebot from guessing urls parameters

When the googlebot visits our sites it seemingly tries to visit urls that do not exist resulting in exception being thrown. The url is is like http://ourdomain/thepage.aspx/x/8/x/ etc.x stands for no ...
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What meta tag do you use to provide Google with a publication date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Google recognize publish date of a post I read about the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative and some spotty documentation from Google, but I can't find an official ...
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home page of my site is not appear in google search, when I type site:example.com

I am totally confused, when I place site:example.com in google I see every page of my website in serp(search engine result page) except the home page. I don’t know why it’s happening but I check ...
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Google shows my tumblr blog with original URL instead of custom domain

I'm new to domains and related stuff, I recently bought a custom domain for my tumblr blog, however when I google it, the original tumblr address shows up (jonathanwiesel.tumblr.com) not my custom ...
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Google Places seo? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What determines the order of results for Google Places? I'm familiar with SEO and getting higher Google listings but for allot of services Google has recently been making ...
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HTML snapshotting services

Are there any services out there that will trap Googlebot and serve a html snapshot, rendered by an actual browser, of your website? This is pretty much needed if you want to implement the ajax ...
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Why does google does not ignore the word “languages”, although I have set to ignore it in advanced search settings

Why does google does not ignore the word "languages", although I have set to ignore it in advanced search settings. here is the term I am using in google search: -languages site:http://en.wikipedia....
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Google suddenly only indexes https and not http

So all of a sudden, searches for our site "radiotuna" give out the result as an HTTPS link. https://www.google.com/?q=radiotuna#hl=en&safe=off&output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=radiotuna&...
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Does having a Google “stop word” in a domain name have less SEO benefit than not having it?

Let me explain. Let's say my keyword I want to optimize is "green giraffes". But the domain greengiraffes.com (singular, plural, no hyphen, hyphen, etc.) is not available. I know that the search ...
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How should I handle search engines auto-correcting the spelling of a site's name?

A client's site and company is called 'Tranin Communications' (Tranin is her last name). It ranks well in searches for her name but rather poorly in searches for the name of her site/company. I ...
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Is Google Analytics Part Of Google's Search Engine Algorithm

I was wondering if anyone knows if Google uses the data it receives from Google Analytics to help determine a websites SERP (Search Engine Rank Position). For example, if my website is getting 1000 ...
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will main domains be more seo friendly than subdomains?

Web hosting providers offer services such as hosting multiple domains in one account. Then my concern is about seo friendliness. say the main domain of my account is maindomain.com on which I have ...
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When entered into Google, what's the difference between “link:www.mysite.com” and “links:www.mysite.com”?

I've heard this is the way to measure inbound links to a website? What is the difference between the two and is there a better way besides these?
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Forbid content in google results summary

I put a professional directory project online since few weeks, Google has started to index some pages but i just noticed a flaw in the design of the pages. Each page have an adress, some content and ...
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Did what I can to keep my website SEO friendly, yet newer websites are ranked better? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google? I have a website that gives information about weddings, My site has been up for almost two years now, I ...
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Why isn't my site showing on google.com but it's on top of another local Google search results? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out why my site doesn't show up on google.com (from the United States). Even if I search for the domain name (mysitename.com) on google.com, the site doesn't show up. The only way ...
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Google shows wrong results for site domain search

I entered site:example.com on google search it gave me list of unique pages exists on my website, and then I selected 'Past Week' filter under 'Show search tools' it gives me just 4 results when I ...
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How can one keep an ecommerce site active?

So, you build an e-commerce site, all your products are on there, but then very little changes which obviously causes your site to become less active, and ultimately not ranking as highly in search ...
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How does Google detect duplicate content?

have a quick question about duplicate content. How does google work this all out? In that on my pages I have a form on each page with the same bit of text explaining it, is this going to count against ...
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when optimising for a “location” based term, are links from the countries tld worth more?

When optimizing for a term such as "bike shop london", do links from .co.uk and .com.uk domains carry more weight? ie. Would a link from a identical in every aspect apart from TLD be worth less in ...
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How to save money on AdWords?

Currently I am spending quite a lot on Google AdWord for search campaign, I am looking at methods to save money while maintaining the clicks. I have tried to switch from automatic pricing to manual ...
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How to remove Google plus author profile picture from blog search results

I created a company blog and linked it to my Google plus account for the SEO weight, my problem is now the blog has gained popularity and my profile photo is appearing in the search results for the ...
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Control the ranking of my sites on Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google? I have two sites that I both control and have hooked up to Google Webmaster Tools as different sites. My ...