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What are common reasons to disallow crawling on pages with unique and rank-able content?

I'm trying to figure out the right strategy to differentiate between content I want to appear in search results, and content I don't. I've found example in which a site has unique content, which has ...
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Can I disable Google Web Light for my website?

Google Web Light is designed to re-format pages to optimize them for mobile browsers. When it does so with my site, it does a really awful job. Some part of my website are not working and it looks ...
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Google analytics : Multi events goals processed as only 1 Goal

I'm trying to integrate Dave McClure Pirate metrics into my google analytics data measurment model. I'd like to create a goal named "Activation" and this goal could be [Visitor >10 sec] or ...
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Author Google Analytics-Squarespace

In Wordpress, you can install a plugin that can link to your Google Analytics account and sent a per author report. In squarespace, will it be possible to see the per-author statistic? Squarespace as ...
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Is Fabelsources a valid blacklist and does it affect SEO to be listed on here?

I found my IP address was listed on Fabelsources. When I contacted my web host (Hostgator), I was told it's not a valid blacklist and won't affect SEO and Google ranking. I'd just like to hear what ...
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Indexing lowest number of items per page instead of indexing the view-all page

According to: https://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.ca/2011/09/view-all-in-search-results.html, google prefers to index view-all portions of paginated content but the problem here is that my site is ...
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How to properly tell Google they have no right to access the download. What status do I use?

I'm looking for the SEO way to tell Google not to download pictures. I have a script that generates one of two things based on who accesses the site: If an unauthorized robot accesses the site, they ...
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Which is more accurate? Google Webmaster or Google Analytics

I see differences between Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Why are they different and which is more accurate. How can i interpret data from both correctly?
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Force searchaction (Google Sitelinks Search) to pull new meta information

We use the Yoast SEO tool for Wordpress, and a recent feature added the SearchAction meta tags to allow for sitesearch on the google search results page. After a while, I realized that this tool was ...
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Does fetch and render + submit to index interrupt Google's crawl period?

If you resubmit your site to the index in Webmaster Tools, will pending crawls get cancelled? I ask because a client's site has been up for 72 hours now and has not been crawled. I submitted to index ...
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How to use rel=canonical/rel=alternate when number of items per page on each site are different?

I have a website that shows photos accessible from a gallery section (that shows relevant photo thumbnails) divided up into pages. On the desktop version of the site, the gallery section is divided ...
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Links to CSS in another folder are broken when trying to host a simple site on Google Drive

I have a simple website that I'd like to host on Google Drive. I have the contents separated into multiple folders, one for HTML, one for CSS, etc... and they're all stored in a main folder which I ...
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How to permanently delete a page on your site such that search engines no longer index it?

I have a domain managed with CrownPeak. On this domain I have a page nested deeply within the site: www.example.com/exampleFolder/anotherExampleFolder/lastExample.aspx In my CMS, I've deleted the ...
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My website has sitelinks but doesn't have a search box below it; is there anything I can do?

See for example this google query for wikipedia; the first result has both sitelinks and a search box to search within the website. My site only has sitelinks. Is there anything I can do to make the ...
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Stop Google from crawling proxied pages but still allow the proxy itself to be found via search engines

I have a proxy at http://rahul2001.com/proxy/ I site can be 'proxied' by like this: http://rahul2001.com/proxy/proxy.php/http://site-to-be-proxied.example.com/ The problem is that Google seems to be ...
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Referral traffic from main website to separately tracked subdomain showing as direct in Google Analytics

We manage the subdomain website subdomain.example.com A completely separate company manage www.example.com which has a separate analytics account that we do not have access to. We've noticed that ...
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Hijacked meta description

On my site: faithhopeandfiction someone hacked into my website and now it's displaying wrong Meta description on Google search results. I've verified this using "view source" that meta description and ...
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Will it affect SEO if site is move to a hosting company in another country? [duplicate]

I have a personal blog made with WordPress and it's hosted in my country (east europe). Will it affect my rankings if I move my website to another hosting company located in New York?!
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Is it possible to have a 200% CTR in Adwords?

For one impression, My Adword campaigning is having 2 clicks how is it possible ? Many times, I feel Adword is over charging the customer like this.
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Google thinks my domain doesn't exist or is misspelled when users search for it

I created a website for ecommerce, but am having problems with the Google search. My site link is "banilla.com.br" or "www.banilla.com.br", but Google thinks they are both misspellings (on either ...
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How could Google identify if a video is duplicate? SEO duplicate content theme

A few days ago Google's John Mueller said this: We do try to understand when something is a duplicate and treat it appropriately. So we do that with textual content, webpages for example, we try ...
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Is it possible to cloak a subdomain forward?

With Google Domains I'm trying to forward foo.example.com to example.com:8811 but "cloak" the URL so it still appears as foo.example.com. AfraidDNS has this feature, but it I can't figure out if ...
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Is my ajax content crawlable with the Masonry Append method?

Quick note: I couldn't make up my mind which section to post this question on - Webmasters or SO but considering this is more to do with SEO, I decided to post it here so forgive me if I have indeed ...
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Does the Google spider render JavaScript?

Does the Google spider knows how to render JavaScript, or only HTML?
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What % of users click on Ad position 1 & 2 & 3 in Adword?

I want to get the data on what % of users click on all the Ad position in google adwords ? At least in India it is true that, Most of the Indians compare the price before buying product online. So, ...
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How to know the exact position for each conversion in Adword?

I think, Adword display Avg.Pos for "Search Terms" for the clicks that campaign received. How can I know the exact position for each conversion happened, so that I can optimize for the position which ...
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Choosing seo long tail google adwords [closed]

Can anyone suggest a good tool for helping us decide on some long tail terms for using as google adwords? All the best
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Different results when searching for website with “site:”?

I'm looking at the website www.example.com and when it's Googled by itself, it returns the normal results that are expected for it. When you Google "site:www.example.com" it comes up with information ...
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Google “index of” pages and “Not mobile friendly”

I noticed that in webmaster tools that Google indexed 40K of "index of" pages, ie: www.mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/.... I have lot of image galleries and they are stored by Wordpress default ...
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WordPress and Google Indexing

One of my domains i am working on, the site is using wordpress and literally a barebone site. A couple of sample pages not even an SEO plugin or site map generated as yet, why? - Well i setup the ...
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Google analytics Real time continously showing visitors from one location

I have two sites about tablet pc. In "Real-Time" option in Google analytics, both sites at any movement of time shows active visitors from Putney which is located in UK. One the site is ...
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SEO optimization when using same content across different urls per destination [duplicate]

We offer a service for international customers and we created different landing page to target those destinations. Now, the content is the same apart from the countries name. We would like to index ...
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How do I get a nice looking “sub-google index”? [duplicate]

I've a website running wordpress. I installed Yoast SEO and followed this tutorial: watch?v=R9DqDEG9I0Y I reported the sitemap to google webmaster tools and I also used their "fetch as google". All ...
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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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Is there a way to tell if my website might have been hit by Panda 4.0 penalties?

I just came to realization that our site might have been hit by the Panda 4.0 update. Before May, 2014 our site received 1.5 million pageviews/mo, and after the update, it has never received more ...
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Canonicalization for pages each comparing two products

What is the best way to handle canonicalization for product comparison pages? For example: Page that compares item 1 against item 2 Page that compares item 2 against item 3 In the above example, ...
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How do I specify your social profiles to Google?

A while back I began noticing that big organisations (for example, Nike) have social icons in the search results (knowledge graph). After a little digging, I found a guide on how to specify your ...
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Will Google Analytics automatically convert breadcrumbs when running an experiment?

I want to run an experiment to try out alternative pages using Google Analytics experiments. What I want to know though is will my breadcrumbs be handled by Google or will I have to update them ...
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<meta name=“robots” content=“noindex”> in “Fetch as Google”

I don't know why but when I execute "fetch as Google" it returns me HTTP/1.1 200 OK Cache-Control: private Content-Type: text/html Content-Encoding: gzip Vary: Accept-Encoding Server: ...
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Remove URL from “Fetch as Google” - in Google Webmaster Tools

I need to remove a URL from Health -> Fetch as Google in Google Webmaster Tools. Is it possible?
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Hacked content detected email from Google

I received an email from Google listing two links to a site of mine witch resolve on my regular "Page not found" page, the listed hacked links are: http://example.com/Cialis ...
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Will Google lower my rankings for boilerplate titles?

Will Google lower my rankings for titles with one-word difference (AKA boilerplate titles)? For example: Title #1: "Keyword A - Keyword 1 Included | Example Website" Title #2: "Keyword A - Keyword ...
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Are website review links toxic such that they should be disavowed?

You know, there are tons of sites on the internet which check the value of sites, showing traffic details about sites, seo score checker sites, whois checker sites etc.. Also, some of them are 4-5-6 ...
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How to notify Google about changes to my website so that it updates the search results right away?

I have tried notifying Google via "Fetch as Google" & via "Google Ping", but I have seen no effect on Google search engine result. I have done some changes to my website. All the updates are very ...
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Omit bad content in sitemap

My site basically consists out of user generated content (UGC). A user can submit a tutorial. Other users can vote on tutorials. Ratings can be negative too, SE style more or less. Now I want to ...
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Google+1 button strategy - Combined +1s or separate +1s?

I have included the Google+1 button on my blog. Each post outputs a +1 button on the bottom. Depending if you are viewing the actual post or just the main page the +1 button will "+1" either the post ...
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Why would Google rank my website for an irrelevant search term based on a site search result?

My website search string result is on top of Google for some reason For example: security officer chest camera We don't sell these cameras, but we are on the top of the Google search results. The ...
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Why can't GoogleBot forget a 404 File Does Not Exist?

For two months now, googlebot is trying to get a file which does not exist anymore. This is just one example out of many: I had renamed the file to a better name and removed the old file. Now, why ...
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Trouble with Analytics SPAM and GTM

let me show you my problem: I Installed Analytics by GTM with UA tag My Website is an Wordpress based Started tracking access Then, in JetPack plugin statistics, the pageviews and monitoring are ...
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CNAME or 301 redirect for two or more domains with identical keywords

I have two domains that contain identical keywords. For example: applesandoranges.com orangesandapples.com Is there any SEO advantage/disadvantage if I do not set a 301 redirect from one of them ...