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Duplicate meta title and description displayed in Google Webmaster Tools

In Google Webmaster Tools under Search Appearance --> HTML Improvements it's showing: Duplicate Meta Titles - 166 Duplicate Meta Descriptions - 275 For example: Duplicate title tags Offer prices ...
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Choose the Google Sitelinks that are shown when somebody searches for my website

How can I remove Search for product, About us, Log in, etc. which are displayed in Google Search? And how can I add particular categories like Automobiles, Mobiles & Tablets, etc.?
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My site needs help with Google Structured Data Testing Tool

I have a site and these days Google is not searching my images. When I open Google Webmaster Tools, I see thousands of errors in my images list. Here is an example link. If I put it in the Google ...
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Duplicate title error in Webmaster Tools

I have changed some URLs in my site then to prevent Webmaster Tools duplicate error I redirected (301) old URLs to new URLs also I tried to remove old URLs in "Optimization > Remove URLs" section of ...
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Why have the number of impressions reported by Google Webmaster Tools become so little? [duplicate]

Why have the number of impressions reported by Google Webmaster Tools become so little? It used to be 10000 Daily but now is 2500 Daily! My Site: http://Lordia.ir
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I have removed some pages from the Google index using webmaster tools but it still shows up in the search results

I have removed some pages from the Google index using webmaster tools but it still shows up in the search results. So you have any idea what would be the problem? You can see the screenshots below
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Help Google to identify my site as a “web application”

I have a web application, and I want Google to identify it as a "web application". I've had a look at Rich Snippets, but there is just an option to "software application" which refers to a desktop ...
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Google is not indexing my site although it is crawling it

I have a site that has around 12,000 pages. A couple of days ago I uploaded the site, I removed the disallow option from my robots.txt, I run "fetch as Google" and I got the message: URL and ...
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What is the best way to let Google know the difference between a Production, Development, and Staging environment?

We have three domain names with pretty close to duplicate content (they're Magento sites). We'll call them production.com, development.com, and staging.com. I have robots no-index on development.com ...
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Original domain (which is 301 redirected) meta description doesn't update

I have a domain name example.com which I 301 redirected to www.example.com. Problem is when I search for the website on Google, it shows the .com rather than the www. So the .com meta description ...
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How to remove a cache of a page with an offline photo within a website using Google Content Removal tool?

By using Google's Content Removal page, I could put in a request for removal, for example if a page is no longer online, changed or now gone, and submit it by entering a word that no longer appears in ...
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Subdomain and Googlebot can't access your site

I have a subdomain and Google Webmaster Tools, told me this: Googlebot can't access your site This is not the first time that I receive this message from Google's Webmaster Tools. I need to ...
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Google Rich Snippets indexing fall

To 12th November 2013 there were about 3000 pages with structured data indexed for our site according to Google Webmaster Tools. There were stars and all related information in search results. But ...
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Schema.org or data-vocab.org which one is better to use? [closed]

Schema.org or data-vocab.org which one is better to use? Im aware of the fact that data-vocab is considered to be outdated version of itemscope and the schema is the newly introduced itemscope . but ...
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“Access denied” error in Google Webmaster tools

I have an access denied problem in my webmaster tools. It says 404 errors. How can I solve this? I have already fixed the errors, but they are not removed from Google Webmaster Tools.
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Why do www site and naked site have much of the same data in Webmaster Tools?

My naked domain has always had a 301 redirect to the www domain. SERPs always display the www version. I added the www domain to Webmasters tools a while back. I recently added the naked domain as a ...
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Moved sitemaps to a different subdomain and losing search referrals around the same time. Red herring or correlation?

We started to lose search referral traffic around the same time that I moved some of our sitemaps to a subdomain. Could this have hurt us? I followed Google's steps to creating a sitemap under a ...
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How to delete Analytics property from list in Webmaster Tools?

When I look at the Google Analytics Property page in Webmaster Tools (where you associate a Google Analytics web property with a Webmaster Tools site), I see a list of a bunch of properties with weird ...
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URL/Crawl Errors continue to increase after pharma hack

I'm working with a site that was hacked a couple of months ago and was sending out a ton of spam. The problem seemed to have started with a dormant WordPress blog that was part of the site (so the ...
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Affiliate backlinks with 301 redirect not displaying in Webmaster Tools

I have an affiliate program that is hosted on a different site and server. It is an eCommerce site that accepts payments for my products. So all my affiliate links are pointing to this eCommerce site ...
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How do I stop Soft 404 errors from piling up for “No Results” page?

Recently, I noticed that I have a growing list of Soft 404 errors in Google Webmaster Tools. They are all for dynamically generated search result pages that report "No matches found". I do understand ...
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Google Analytics and Webmasters Tools for multilingual website

This is the first time I am doing a multilingual website and I have a few issues: I have 3 languages, each in its separated folder: en/, it/, ru/. In the <head> section of each one I have ...
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Indexed URLs in Google Webmaster Tools are missing after migrating to another framework

I migrated my site last week from an old .aspx framework to a new site hosted via WordPress. The domain name is the same and I am seeing no errors when I test and submit the sitemap via Google ...
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Finding bad links to use for the Google disavow links tool

So, I have found domains that link to my site, and they seem to be banned as searching for site:domain.com on them doesn't produce any results at all. I now need to use the Google disavow links tool ...
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Most significant content keywords in Google Webmaster Tools are not on my website

There are multiple content keywords in the content keyword list of the Google Webmaster Tools that are not on my website. For example, according to that list, the word one appears 6 times on my site ...
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Remove Lots of index pages from google bot from same directory.

My question is about Google bot, seo and webmaster. may be this is not right place for ask, but if person not know so where he place his question he doesn't know!!! If you know my question's answer ...
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How long for data highlighter mark up to appear in structured data tool?

I used the data highlighter in webmaster tools over 3 weeks ago to mark up some local business data, but there is still no structured data being detected in webmaster tools. Does any body have any ...
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Can Googlebot handle robots.txt with a 302 redirect?

In Google Webmaster Tools, I get an error: Google couldn't crawl your site because we were unable to access your site's robots.txt file The associated help says: If your robots.txt file ...
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Issue with redirecting an HTTP homepage to an HTTPS homepage

In July, we changed our homepage to HTTPS via a 301 redirect from HTTP (the only page on our site with HTTPS). Even though we have significantly increased backlinks to our homepage, we have had no ...
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SEOquake is not recogonizng microformats

I generated Rich snippets (for organization) microcode for one of my websites, using instructions like https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/146897?hl=en ...
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change of address to subdomain [duplicate]

I have moved a domain "http://flymusic" to "http://www.1.flymusic". The "Change of Address Tool" in webmasters tools won't allow me to tell Google about the new URL because it is a sub-domain. and ...
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Querystring case differences and duplicate content [duplicate]

I'm wondering if the difference in case with the following two querystring parameters would cause any duplicate content issues for Google? /detail.aspx?aID=164 /detail.aspx?aid=164 Within the web ...
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Number of pages with structured data

I'm using Webmaster Tools to track (beside other things) structured data, part of website is WordPress based, and part of it is custom developed website. Until one month ago, Google reported that I ...
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Can not get rid of duplicated title tags

As I said in title, I can not get rid of duplicated titles, indexed by Google and reported in Google Webmaster tools. Links that gives me problems are like: http://www.example.com/send-gifts/e6/ ...
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How can I track scrolling in a Google Analytics custom report?

I want to track scrolling on my website since it's a long page (rather than multiple pages). I saw several different methods, with and without an underscore for trackEvent, with and without spaces ...
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301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS - how to be sure Google is fetching the correct information?

I'm hoping somebody might be able to provide a bit of advice on an issue I am having. I have one site where we implemented a 301 redirect on the homepage from HTTP to HTTPS. We have links on the ...
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Google Webmaster Tools is showing duplicate URLs based on page title differences

I have 700+ title tag duplicates showing in WMT. Every first link in that picture is as duplicate link of second one. I don't know from where the first link got indexed by Google when that link ...
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Using schema.org to represent Person, Google's webmaster tool doesn't see it

I set a bunch of pages about people with the schema.org metadata for Person. The testing tool sees the metadata perfectly. However, the webmaster tools search appearance says there's no structured ...
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On which page(s) to add canonical?

I have two pages with same content and same meta title and meta description. They also have very simular URL: http://www.mysite.com/new-york http://www.mysite.com/new_york I need first link to be ...
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robots.txt dissalow url containing string with a '/' at the end

i have a website with thousands of dynamic pages. I want to use the robots.txt file in order to dissalow certain url patterns corresponding to pages with duplicate content. For example i have a page ...
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Somehow Google considers a properly 301'd URL as 200 and is still indexing the new content in old page?

We redirected all the old URL's to new ones properly using .htaccess. The problem is Google, somehow is still finding content in the old page (which it shouldn't) and stores it in the cache rather ...
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Any ideas why my Google search traffic dropped considerably after 29th Oct 2013? [closed]

I've noticed a sizable dip in traffic with www.topomap.co.nz so headed over to Google Webmaster Tools to see if Google had encountered any issues with the site. Was quite surprised to discover that ...
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How to delete all your old website data from the internet?

I had my website on rohbits.com but for some reasons I had to delete it and recreate it with this URL wwww.rohbits.com/blog. My problem is that the old links are still visible on google search and ...
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How are 301 redirected URL backlinks reported in GWT?

Say www.SiteA.com acquires www.SiteB.com and 301 redirects www.SiteB.com to www.SiteA.com properly. How does Google Webmaster Tools handle the backlinks to www.SiteB.com? Are these progressively ...
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Google shows “search instead for” when searching for our website

Our website is new and the name is similar (only one letter different than another website) completely different type and company though. searching for xxxxxA works OK in Google and we find ...
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Why does Google report a soft 404 when I redirect to the signup page?

In the last month, I've got an increased number of "soft 404" errors reported by Google webmaster tools which actually work well for users. Configuration (maybe useless): I have a website built ...
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The number of soft 404 errors is increasing because of redirects to the home page

I have an increase in soft 404 errors. Using Apache in my .htaccess file I have: Redirect 301 /test.html‎ /page/pop/test Redirect 301 /about.html‎ /about I have also tried: Redirect 301 ...
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Is there a way I can filter traffic by page-type based upon URL structure in Google-Analytics or Google Webmaster Tools?

I have a local business directory site. I'm trying to segment my incoming traffic by page-type such that I can find out what percentage of traffic is going to zip code pages exclusively and what ...
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Are bad backlinks causing thousands of 404 and 410 errors in webmaster tools?

Our webmaster tools account is showing 250.000 errors related with weird links from other sites. These URLs are comming mostly from non existent sites or are being generated directly by our website. ...
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Google Webmaster Tools incorrect rel-alternate-hreflang implementation warning message

I'm getting this warning message in Google Webmaster Tools: Incorrect rel-alternate-hreflang implementation In particular, there seems to be a problem with missing or incorrect bi-directional ...