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Google says no Structured Data exists but it does

I have a website and I am working over its SEO. I have put all required structured data as per my knowledge in it and have also tested it with Google Webmaster's Structured Data Testing Tool and it ...
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Caching Google do not

I'm trying to test the speed of my site with monitoring-transactionnel.com I have an error Vary: Accept-Encoding with Google but I do not know how to settle the problem.
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Google Analytics Day/Week reports not matching - SUM(DAYS) != WEEK

I'm having a hard time understanding non matching data in Google Analytics. When I view unique visitors, and press the PER DAY resolution, I get a pretty steady picture: Although, if I click the PER ...
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Warning in Google structured data: either price or review or availability needs to be present

I am using the Google structured data testing tool to validate a site. All seems to work fine however I have not been able to solve the following warning (although availability is clearly present) ...
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When does Google consider linking as bad-neighborhood / link scheme/ spamming etc.?

I cannot understand this concept, please give me some clarity on this. If I link to a site, and it links to me, then is it a link scheme ? I see many seo companies link to their other sites, from ...
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Should I accept the outsiders blog content creators offerings?

It's become quite common to receive offers of blog-posts content for a dynamic website. Some of these offers are unrelated, and of-course shouldn't be published. However, I did get some related offers ...
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Putting Custom page summary in meta description

if putting "Custom" meta description for EVERY page of site, is harmful for SEO? (for example, summary of each article) And Google will show them on SERPs?
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Google sometimes hides my site, and sometimes shows it [closed]

I'm running a blog and it seems that Google isn't placing it in the search results properly. For example, one of my posts is called "changing Exposure in gimp". I searched that exact phrase in Google ...
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Best SEO Practice for a long domain name?

I'm starting a website, with a domain name longer than 20 characters. The domain name is long but it is "memorizable", and it targets the keywords nearly perfect. So let's say my site is about ...
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Can Google see CSS transitions?

I heard that Google "rewards" you for styling the links differenty from other text that are not ought to be clicked. It makes sense I guess. But what if my links are black, like the rest of the page, ...
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Which order of the links is important? Visible, or in source code?

I heard that Google bot places weight on links, according to their order in the page. So the first link is higher in importance, relevance etc. Is it true? And if so, I wonder how the "order" is ...
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Customising Google Maps breaks highway label blocks

I'm trying to customise a Google map to use shades of a particular colour. It's working nicely except the blocks that contain major road names / numbers is illegible. I've figured out how to target ...
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Increase Website Traffic [duplicate]

I make one website for online shopping deals and offer code but last 5 to 6 months i updated every day but traffic not increased i request to all SEO Expert please suggest us. how to increase my ...
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Getting page indexed after fixing rel canonical error

I found a WordPress plugin created a rel="canonical" error in a section of my site. This error caused lower pages to point to the main page via a rel="canonical". I fixed the error 3 weeks ago and ...
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Which CMS scenario should I choose for SEO?

I have a website, about web design and programming, which uses WordPress. I also list some applications that I have made, in pages like: mysite.com/myapp1 mysite.com/myapp2 (note: these pages are ...
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Canonical links for huge websites

Let's say I have 5 products that are identical but the product code, the product color specifications and the product image. The title, meta and description are identical (by the way the color is in a ...
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Client's website is not showing up as expected in Google local searches or maps [duplicate]

I'm working for a client who runs a wellness center. He has a website as well as a Google Places account for the business. The Google Places account has a lot of tags associated with it that are ...
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Does updating site too frequently hurt SEO rankings?

I recently updated my site, like 3-4 times in 2 months. At first everything was good, (i.e., Google was updating my pages' SERP content in 2-3 days). But now I did kind of a major change, I switched ...
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Get Website Listed in Google News

I've developed a wordpress website and with the help of Yoast News SEO plugin, I've created the News Sitemap XML. However, when I submit the Sitemap to Google Webmasters, I get an error as below ...
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Is it normal to not be indexed in Google after a month? [duplicate]

I started 2 new sites at pretty much the same time. They are both small blogs, running the exact same blogging software (even the same template). The content is different, of course. One of them ...
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Where to put rich data markups?

I have a company website which I'm trying to make rich snippets. Where should I put the <span itemscope.. tags for Corporation? In every page? Or just the "about us" and/or "contact" pages? P.S ...
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SEO: why this site won't index? [duplicate]

I recently built a one-page-site, All main pages are loaded via ajax, so they exist as standalone too versions as well in HTML format through jQuery, only pages' content is loaded in the ...
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Is it bad to hide content for SEO?

I'm designing a mobile CSS file for my website. It normally has a top navigation bar, like in here, Stack Exchange's sites. In my mobile version, I plan to hide the topbar, and put a button, which ...
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What effects that new content shows on Google right away? [duplicate]

When I post a question or content on some websites (for example StackOverFlow is a great example) and then when I search on Google for same content, I can see my question/content on search results in ...
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When using Google Apps, is it possible to have multiple email addresses without being charged as additional users?

Google Apps for Business, now charges $5/mo/user. I would like to create multiple email addresses info@, sales@, etc... but all go to the same mailbox (me). Is there a way to go about this without ...
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A new WP website and Google-indexed 0 pages? [duplicate]

I haven't seen this before, but google has indexed 0 pages of a WP based website i am working on. It's a simple website and the content is handled by the client, all technical stuff is up to me. It's ...
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Google shows wrong title [duplicate]

Few weeks ago I redirected my site using 301 redirect. I went to G Webmaster and set it up. I was using fetch as google, but it still shows wrong title. I really don't know why. Everything is fine on ...
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Virtual Pageview Goal Funnel Not Tracking Correctly

I have an AJAX form that has three stages: 1. The landing page where a user fills out a form and selects between three question sets and clicks begin assessment 2. The assessment page, where users ...
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Compare referrer domains over time in Google Analytics without an “all traffic” line?

I would like to look at my referral traffic over time on a per domain-basis in Google Analytics. This is what I have done: Set New visits as advanced segment Navigated to traffic-sources -> ...
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Google Analytics property permissions

I have a Google analytics account that contains 20 properties with only one login to all those properties. I'm trying to give permissions to a client for only one of those properties. How do I give ...
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Basename/URL reuse and Pagerank

I'm working with an SEO consultant that is recommending basename/URL reuse. The idea is that Google recognizes a given URL as high value and that URL will maintain value over time if the content is ...
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Facebook and Website SEO [duplicate]

I am the webmaster of a website, and one issue that I'm having is getting our home website to appear above our Facebook page. Are there any Google Webmaster Tools or meta data tricks I can employ to ...
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Google crawl speed — how fast can it go?

I have a huge website with 5 million pages. Currently Google indexes about 10,000 pages per day. This is very slow, I still have lots of pages that I can't get indexed. Does anyone know what is the ...
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What to do if Google start to index less pages of your site?

How may I find why Google indexes less webpages in my site? I´ve recently find this: And I wonder why could make Google index less pages. I´ve then tried the Google help, and it wasn´t that ...
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Why was my small site penalized in Google?

My website has never received a ton of traffic, but it was building up nicely until recently when it started to drop. Google webmaster tools says its dropped about 33% for some of my top keywords. The ...
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Google/Facebook vote buttons if you already have share and follow

If I'm already using AddThis (Layers) to provide my visitors with the ability to share my pages and follow my social media handles is there any reason why I might also want to add a Google Plus or ...
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SEO: backlinks from the same IP [duplicate]

I searched on Google, and here, and I haven't found an answer. Does Google consider inlinks from different sites, hosted on the same IP server? I have five different sites on the same server (same ...
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Is adding a couple of keywords in the footer (no links) considered wrong doing?

Many posts claim that putting links with keywords in the footer is not considered a good practice by Google. Some claim Google may penalize you. But, is adding a couple of keywords without links in ...
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hosting location [duplicate]

I have an e-commerce site based in the UK, but the UK hosting companies really are not helpful. I had to use a European one, well actually godaddy UK, whose servers are located in the Netherlands. I ...
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Why is the full URL in my Google result not showing?

When I do a Google search for my individual event pages, the page is usually found but the URL shown under the title seems to always link to my events index. (Title links to the individual page are ...
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Making my domain show up instead of my sitemap.xml in Google search results

If I search Google for a term or my site name, Google returns the URL sitename.com/sitemap.xml on the first or second page of the results. I want the main site to return in the results and not the ...
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What is the screen size used by Google's PageSpeed Insights for mobile previews?

Google's PageSpeed Insights allows one to check a website's speed issues for both desktop and smartphone devices. I have some media query CSS for smartphones on my website, but I am unsure about ...
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How to hide part of page from Google? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to hide, say a <div>, from Google. The reason is, the content is session based, and not represents the page really. It says "you are logged in as $username" is there any ...
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Is there evidence that linking to quality, reputable and popular website helps with ranking?

Is there any evidence that linking to external quality, reputable and popular websites helps with ranking (directly or indirectly)? Is there an established correlation? Some posts on the web do claim ...
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Why is this site's rank dropping? [duplicate]

I built a site for a company a couple of months ago to bring it up to date: Proper coding, SEO, the works. Their old site was poorly compiled HTML* Apparently, they used a service through a company ...
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Why is my Google Analytics data removed?

I'm sure I had several visitors from Germany but now I don't see any visits from Germany in my analytics report. What could be the reason? I'm looking at Audience -> Overview section. Does it reset ...
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Does Google use keyword stemming for ad selection?

Keyword stemming is the process of finding keyword variations (plurals, synonyms, related concepts, etc.). We know that Google scans HTML body content to find which ad to display. In the process of ...
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Tracking user who register and paid in a site

We'd like to know which traffic sources converts the best on our site. My problem is that i can't set up a single goal (payment succeeded), because users should have register first. Because we have a ...
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Is it recommend to create sitemaps with query strings (i.e. URL parameters)?

I am considering creating a "My products" page on a site where a user will be able to search for product information. This page will also display the product information. I need google to know about ...
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robots.txt file Question

User-agent: Mediapartners-Google Disallow: User-agent: * Disallow: /account.php Disallow: /cart.php Is the above actually blocking crawlers? i just saw the extra "disallow" after the Google