A Google web-based console that provides additional insight into a registered website's search performance and potential issues.

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Unwanted results in Search Results from Domains we control

I'm not sure how to word this. But basically when you search our company's name, some of our clients are coming up in the results. That alone is strange because we don't have any links outbound to ...
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How do the combinations of http/https and naked/www in Google Search Console work?

When I added my site to Google Search Console (previously Google Webmaster Tools?) it asked me to add combinations of my site, with http and https and no www and with www, so now I have four. I had to ...
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how new google account affect my seo?

I need to make another google account, can I sign in to google and webmaster tools website to re-add my sites for seo!? i added this site with my old gmail account. this work affect my seo!? thanks
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Google Structured Data and sitemap resubmit?

I've submitted sitemap in google search console a few weeks ago and slowly being indexed. I just implemented Google Structure Data to all the pages. How strong does it for the data to show up in ...
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Different index number in GWT and Google SERP [duplicate]

I launched my site about 2 months ago.Several Days ago,I submit my sitemaps and I find the index number in GWT is 800,000 but it shows 223,000 results when I try to search in google with ...
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Google Sitelinks across Subdomains

We have a multi-tenant CMS like system where each tenant gets their own subdomain from the main brand site. The subdomains have nothing to do with each other apart that they all use our system. We ...
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How to get Google to do a deep index of my content? [duplicate]

Previously Google was unable to find events on the site I'm working on because it was restricted to logged in users. We specifically added a small feature to view upcoming and past events by ...
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Moving from 23 separate subdomains to 23 subfolders under the www subdomain

Our current GWT setup reflects our current setup of 23 geotargetted individual sites each on its own subdomain of the same parent domain. We will be moving all to subfolders/subdirectories all ...
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“no return tag error” despite correct tagging?

I structured my website following this tutorial that explains to do the following when you deal with profile pages that have menus translated but their contents are probably in the language of the ...
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Website visits from US and Russia government/military domains?

I am using Google Analytics to track visits to my personal academic website, which only contains my CV and (non-sensitive) research work. Usually, all my visitors are from a university service ...
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Can't verify URL in Google Webmaster Tools

I want to verify my URL with Google Webmaster tools but it wouldn't let me, I've tried various methods but none seem to work and the reason maybe, that the URL forwards to a different domain. I have a ...
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Why Google Cant able to Index all my webpages? [closed]

I created a website using Bootstrap and JS. and using JSON data for website content. But google cant able to index all of my web pages. What i have to include in my code so that Google Index my page. ...
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'uploads' and 'jpg' amongst my 10 top keywords in Google Webmaster Tools

Amongst my 10 top keywords in Google WebMaster Tools (Search Console) I have noticed that 'uploads' and 'jpg' show up in 4th and 5th position. This does not make sense to me although I suspect the ...
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Sitemap contains urls which are blocked by robots.txt but these url are not in the sitemap

When i have just tested my latest sitemap using the google websmaster sitemap tester, i am getting a warning saying it contains URLs which are blocked by my robots.txt file, however when i check my ...
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Google Webmaster Tools don't find sitemap.xml

I have a domain which I use in combination with GitHub Pages for my homepage. I have a sitemap.xml, which I submitted to Google Webmaster Tools. Unfortunately I get this error message: Redirection ...
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What's the need of Bing Webmaster Tools if i have already configured GWT

I have an e-commerce site for which the TG is in USA & UK demographics. I've already configured the Google Analytics & Google Webmaster Tools for the same. All is working well. Now, my ...
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links deindexing issues with my website [closed]

my website having 5 sitemaps, in that 2 sitemap are De-indexing daily , don't know what is the reason. As i checked the seo plugin and sitemap is opening, as url's are customized in htaccess. from ...
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Google Analytics - Redundant host name

I am an absolute rookie at google analytics and would really appreciate some help. I got a notification Redundant Hostnames Property xxxxxxx.com.au is receiving data from redundant hostnames. So I ...
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Google Webmaster Tools not showing search analytics after CDN

I enabled CloudFront CDN for js, css and images on my Wordpress + Woocommerce website on November 12. Everything was working as expected and speed increased by 200%. Today I logged into Google ...
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Registering a change of address to a site with a popup

I am registering a change of address from abc.edu to xyz.edu. The 301's are in place but abc.edu redirects to xyz.edu/mpop?=abc. This query string is a js pop-up that contains messaging to users that ...
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How to find the “dangerous pages” in Google Webmaster Tools?

In google webmaster tools how can I find the dangerous pages in my website? i.e When I check the security of my website in Google, it says there are dangerous pages in my website. So how can I ...
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Mobile Sitemap - Error 404 - WMT dont index it?

I have a site that is not responsive , It has 3 versions : pc tablet and mobile, every version has different pages . I have made 2 sitemaps one for the pc version and one for the mobile version. the ...
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beta/tags and tags not found error in webmaster tool?

Everyday I'm clearing crawl errors in my W M T but, stills everyday I'm getting beta/tags/tag_name and tags/tag_name errors. As few tags are forming not found error like i have 8000+ tags, in that ...
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Google not indexing my site at all [closed]

I am working on a site right now and it does not appear in the google search results at all. I have submitted the url at : https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url as well. I have ...
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Using analytics to find what pages brought users to a 404

I am looking at my traffic data for users that have 'not found' in the page title, which is what is title content when the server uses the 404 template. In analytics: behavior > site content > ...
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Disallow Crawling of All Search Pages

Using robots.txt I am attempting to stop all crawling of search URLs Disallow: /rest_of_url/search&tour* Above is what I am using. Our URL looks like the following for all search results. ...
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Website being indexed twice by Google [duplicate]

Website is being indexed by Google twice. Both indexes have the right SEO information for the home page, such as title and description. However for the sublinks there are two versions, one version of ...
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Right way to index photos with different formats on website

I am working on a website with a lot of pro photos. So I've decided to create 4 different formats for each photo: *_sm.jpg - thumbnail when you click on a photo you will get a bigger photo in the ...
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Using URL Parameters setting in Google Webmaster Tools to exclude temporary parameters

I'm checking out the URL Parameters Google Webmaster Tools to exclude certain URL parameters, but I have to be careful according to Google. So here's my question: Through this URL: ...
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Configuring webmaster tools to report all 301 statuses regardless of number of redirects

I check Google webmaster tools a few times a week to see what issues they have with my site. Most of the time, I receive 404 and 410 status codes about pages that no longer exist which is ok and ...
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Google Search Console(WMT) not showing clicks or CTR, how do I fix it?

Got an issue with WMT this month for one of the sites that we monitor. It's showing impressions and average position and there has been no decrease in organic traffic (in Analytics). I've had a look ...
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How should I render a widget with many links inside a blog so google don't penalize the blog?

We run a service (will not mention the URL, as this is not a pitch) and need advice on Google-viewing-links matters. The service is for bloggers and allows them to create a "linkup" inside their blog ...
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Google not crawling all pages [duplicate]

I have over 200,000 pages but only about 23,000 pages are crawled by Google as is evident when i search for site:mywebsite.com and the result comes as About 22,900 results (0.18 seconds) I have over ...
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Google Webmaster Tools: Structured Data (products) [duplicate]

We have a store page using Magento. We've set up schema.org metadata to describe all products (about 16000). The structured data tester shows the data correctly. Now, after a few months, GWT still ...
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URLs not allowed error for one property, but not for the other?

All of our XML sitemaps are located on another domain than the domain they're referring to, for instance: - Sitemaps would be located at sitemap-domain.com/sitemap-1.xml - URLs being referenced in ...
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Force sending event for sessions without a logged in user

Is there any possibility using the Google Analytics API to check if the session is logged in or not? I have a problem with destination page (it is not set), and I want to resend the event when the ...
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How to correctly remove parameters from the Google index?

Within the GWT console under URL Parameters there are two settings that I'm not clear on. What is the difference between setting a URL parameter to: No: Doesn't affect page content and ...
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Google News Crawl Errors

Recently one of our clients had their news listings taken off Google listings for many crawl errors, our attempts to get them back online by fixing most errors pointed in our dashboard were ...
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Website being indexed twice by Google, one with the correct sublinks and the other with all sublinks redirecting to homepage

As that title says, my website is being indexed by Google twice. Both indexes have the right SEO information for the home page, such as title and description. However for the sublinks there are two ...
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Can the word “daddy” be used as a suffix in a domain name? [closed]

1) Can the word "daddy" be used as suffix in a domain name? 2) When hearing "productdaddy.com", will people confuse "daddy" with "dady"? I know that "daddy" is familiar to us "webmasters" because of ...
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404 errors in webmaster tools on URLs containing swedish characters like å, ä ö

How can I handle the Swedish, Danish and Russian characters in URLs so that Webmaster tools would stop returning 404 errors. Note that opening the URL using the character "as is" is fine, but Google ...
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Google Webmaster Tools- Do I need to mark my SSL domain as a duplicate of my non-SSL domain?

I have a Drupal 7 site served exclusively using SSL with the "bare" domain (no www). But, I see that in Google Webmaster Tools, I can add the following: http://example.com http://www.example.com ...
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Remove backlinks from bad sources or not?

I've been reading that Google can actually penalize you if some spammy websites backlinks to you, which I found totally unfair as I have lots of websites linking to me that I've never heard of. And ...
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Is it bad to add “the” to domain name if the domain name is not avaliable? (Updated)

I am designing a website that is like an online magazine about a product and unfortunately product.com is not available and is parked however theproduct.com and productmagazine.com are available. Is ...
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website SEO advice needed [duplicate]

I have a website and it's been 4 days since I have provided sitemap file to Google. None of URLs are shown in Google. Google Webmaster Tools shows 4 URLs indexed. My website is session protected is ...
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Search queries report empty after moving site to HTTPS

I've noticed a few awkward bumps in analytics/search when moving my site from http to https, but almost all of them worked their way out...but the Aquisition > SEO > Queries report in Google ...
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Multiple websites with same topic

I want to create 10 websites about same topic. Each website has its own template and each will have around 10 unique articles. Topcis/titles of the articles will be identical. I will not link sites ...
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Remove several URL of website from Google

I want to remove multiple URL in my website (developped in ASP MVC) All these URL have the format www.mysite.com/planning/xxx I have already adapted the code to make 301 redirect and indicate to ...
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Responsive site? Is it really important for Google? [closed]

I have 10 year old sites and all the sites are not yet responsive. All the sites was built using tables. I was wondering how much difference does it make for Google's eyes, converting them to ...
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Can it be a harm to google indexing or ranking on random posts?

Will there be any harm to google indexing or google ranking on showing random posts/ad-listings on front page of website? 5-6 posts on front page will change every time a user refreshes his page.