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How can I force Google to re-crawl a link?

Google Webmaster Tools is showing thousands of links from a North Korean travel agency, but when I go to the link, they don't exist! How can I force Google to re-index that link so it drops off my ...
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Is there a way to get unbanned from Google AdSense?

As a young kid(15 years old) I used to open blogs on blogger and put Adsense ads on it. Because I was young and stupid I used to click on my own ads and did a lot of stupid things along that I don't ...
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Does Google index portions of the page that are unique and ignore the duplicate content?

When a page has content on it that is also on other pages on the site but also some unique content, how does Google handle it? Does Google: Index the entire page (including the duplicate content) ...
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If I change my DNS's IP address will that change the Google Compute instance instantly?

I'm currently using Google Compute to host my website. If I change the IP address under Google Cloud DNS will that change the instance instantly? Upgrading Instance Video: ...
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Why isn't my website in Google search results?

Its been sometime and Google has yet to index my site, how can I get Google to index my website?
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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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Does linking to HTTPS or HTTP make a difference for link popularity?

I am considering making my site HTTPS but I was wondering does Google treat a link to HTTP exactly the same as SSL HTTPS site, and will my site rank the same with HTTPS. I guess it makes no ...
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Any alternative to CNAME records for the root domain?

I have couple domain names which I wanted to park the domain with Bodis. But I also need their subdomain to be available for me for email access (i.e. mail.example.com). The domain is registered via ...
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Why does google not index my subdomain [duplicate]

I have a domain, tl-photography.at. The domain is indexed perfectly and can be found on google. I also have subdomain where I offer some simple services vcds.tl-photography.at. But this subdomain is ...
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Link google's +1 to my website's +1 page, or to my website itself

My current Google plus one link is tied to my business' Google+ page and it was nice to see that when I moved my website to another domain the new domain has all the +1s (as its Google+ page hasn't ...
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Sitemap Error: some URLs redirect to other locations

I have a site that is generating this warning: When we tested a sample of URLs from your Sitemap, we found that some URLs redirect to other locations. We recommend that your Sitemap contain URLs ...
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How do I analyze vague Google Analytics data re traffic from Facebook?

We have one Facebook fan page and two personal profiles that could be sending traffic and then there are the many facebook pages of friends etc. I am also running an ad campaign from my FB account ...
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How to retain Google+ share count after server migration?

I have made a URL change with my site. After that it affects all my G+ share counts for specific page - it resets to 0. I want to migrate all the original share counts from old URL to new URL. I did ...
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Should I have both example.com and www.example.com?

I used to have a website which could be addressed by both example.com and www.example.com leading to the same page. Now, I moved to another server and only the example.com works. I got an email from ...
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Dynamic pages in google [duplicate]

I have a page lets say domain.com/article.php?id=12345. Now that article is named "You need to learn seo". Now how would google index that. Its in a mysql database its not just a simple html page. How ...
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Are keywords listed in Google Webmaster Tools tied to ranking, and what does a blank keyword mean?

I have two questions regarding the terms listed under Content Keywords in Google Webmaster Tools: We've recently lost a lot of ranking in Google search after we changed our e-commerce platform and ...
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How to prevent an unflattering article from ranking for my name?

I got requested from my client that they were recorded with a hidden camera about something they didn't want public from a TV channel and an article was written about all this where my client's name ...
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Why are URLs with my domain name at the end showing up in analytics?

I have a multi-language WordPress site that has been live since the last 3 months and today when I checked Analytics, I saw a lot of weird URLs: ...
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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 ...