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Problem with Google Mobile Test - Blocking images

I have a situation when I check my Drupal 7 website on Google Mobile Friendly Test, it says that my website is mobile friendly, but beneath there is a sentence saying: "This page uses 56 resources ...
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Drop in traffic and loss of rankings in last month with no changes to site. [on hold]

My company tracks our Google Analytics traffic and our ranking keywords on a month-by-month basis. This month we saw our traffic drop to the lowest its been since 2012, and 30 of the 43 keywords we ...
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Using swear language - affects Google results and SEO in general negatively?

I thought this is the right section - my main concern is search results, visibility, etc., not necessarily peoples' perception, as it's a blog-type of a site. I saw recently a very popular site allow ...
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Removing Non Ssl Content From Google Cache

We had switched our e-commerce site to HTTPS. Currently the site is working properly. I made redirect from http to https via apache. According to Webmaster tool, all organic visitors is coming from ...
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“404. That’s an error.” when viewing from Google cache

My site is getting 404. That’s an error. message when I click on cached from Google search results. This is the error message from Google: That’s an error. The requested URL ...
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Will history of a domain affect rankings for new site?

Bought the domain and initially parked the domain. Google did not rank the domain because it was parked, it has however began to index in the last day or so. My question is will the fact that the site ...
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My website was spammed and my ranking dropped by half [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover my inclusion in google results after being penalized for receiving comment spam? I put an update of my site live and I forgot to enable to comment ...
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Why is the date displayed in the Google search result is 3 days older than the actual publication date?

Yesterday I published an article on my website, if I go on Google it says that it has been published 3 days ago. Why? I've WordPress, on a Centos 6,5 VM. System time is wrong of 20 min of my server, ...
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Hide post from google result when i type my url

Right now I'm confused & urgently need some help. My website content is continuously copied by a new website. Sorry but I can't mention my site & the other site. I searched in Google, how to ...
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Which is good to target, singular or plural keyword?

Which keyword is better for targeting and on-page optimization, singular or plural? Like "baseball bat" or "baseball bats"?
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Odd requests from AdsBot-Google which re-include the domain name

It appears that since we started an AdWords campaign, our servers get tons of bogus requests from AdsBot-Google that for some reason include our own domain name in them. Example, if our website has ...
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Should I place rel='nofollow' in Google drive's file download link for good SEO?

I have a lot of Google drive's file download links in my blog. So should I place rel='nofollow' in Google drive's file download link for good SEO?
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Google removing full path in search results

Just noticed something strange and would like to see if anyone knows why this is happening. On my own website and the BYBE blog the pages that appear in Google's search results do not return the full ...
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Google Analytic Goal / Funnel Wildcard

I am attempting to implement a goal for an ecommerce site in Google Analytics and I am experiencing troubles. So the goal / final destination for a purchase looks something like: ...
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Creating a site in France using English as main language

I'd like to create a website in France using English as the main language. Is google likely to penalise me for this?
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Google Youtube account: “Two completely different accounts are using the <your email> address”

(I hope this is the right stack exchange site for this question) I manage the youtube and google analytics accounts for my firm. My google login for these accounts is "me@mycompany.com" (e.g. not a ...
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How do i find out the URL of my official Google+ page?

I've created a Google Plus site for one of our group of companies. However, Google says "Google has suspended your page due to quality issues". The problem is Google will not show the updated contact ...
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Why does google think this URL is located in Australia? [closed]

I have an article that is located on a gTLD, hosted on a CDN with global POPs, has no geotargeting set via Google Webmaster Tools and does not use hreflang. Despite that, when I google for the ...
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Google index result only on mobile

I was checking my Google webmaster, saw that my website is indexed on page 3. Whenever check this on desktop it showes nothing of my websites on page 1 to 5. But strangely I found out that it's ...
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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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Is there a way to distinguish organic search referrers from users that perform a site: search on Google from my site?

My web-site automatically redirects everyone to Google when people try to search. This is done with the following nice and simple nginx code: set $goog ...
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How became my posts first rank in Google [duplicate]

I have a WordPress site. How to get my articles appear in the first page of search results in Google
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Javascript in Facebooks in app browser

I am having issues tracking page views on a single page application using Google Tag Manager and events placed in a Javascript file. The main culprit is Facebook which I am losing about 2/3rds of my ...
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Some questions: about google webmaster tool

I have a site like "example.com". Questions 1: I can access to my site through "example.com" and www.example.com in web browser. Both non www and www version redirects to example.com. So, is it ...
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When will google report correct results with its fetch tool?

I visited Google Webmaster Tools today after resubmitting sitemaps for my website, and while google is happy to index more HTML pages of my site, it however has not indexed a single image yet. So I ...
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Does the actual hyphenated url matter in google results?

I have read through all the documents from Google Webmasters but was unable to figure this out. My site has schema.org microdata elements to make it more googlebot friendly. There is an event with a ...
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Will my search ranking be penalized if I change layout but keep content?

I've upgraded my site's layout - changed it completly and built a new one from scratch (even though I did not use dynamically generated content, ajax calls or parallax effects). I kept the same ...
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Google Webmaster Tools - Duplicate content (slash and none slash version of a page)

Google Webmaster Tools shows a lot of duplicate content in the following pages: www.example.com/example www.example.com/example/ I do NOT offer two versions of any page on my website, when you ...
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where did they get my gmail address? [migrated]

I pointed my browser at the website of a web developer I barely know, and the page returned was his home page, with the message "Welcome myname@gmail.com!" Whoa. Where did it get my gmail address? ...
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Will JavaScript influence my search position in Google?

I have a script which does some position fixes within my site - things like $(".slider_text").css("paddingLeft", procentaj_stdr); $(".slider_text").css("paddingTop", procentaj_slider/12); There are ...
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Correct way to handle translated pages

I have a page: www.domain.com/contact-us This page is in en-US language. It is also avaliable in 3 other languages: www.domain.com/de/contact-us (German) www.domain.com/zh-hans/contact-us ...
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How to handle SEO for pages with similar textual content? [duplicate]

I have 3 pages with similar text content. For example /hardwell/top-songs/ /hardwell/latest-songs/ /hardwell/similar-djs/ The main text content of the page is the biography on the top. It is the ...
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May I reuse my previous deactivated blog post (article) on my new site?

2–3 months has passed since my domain and hosting expired on my old site. There were almost 10 posts on my previous (expired) blog. May I reuse my old post/article on my new site? Is there any issue ...
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how to enable google apps chat with normal gmail users

I know that you must change some SV records for it to work but I have no idea which is which because Google just gives a string and GoDaddy has no idea how to input that string into their settings, ...
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Does a sudden increase in no-follow backlinks hurt my site?

It's a two-month old website. Nearly a thousand unnatural no-follow backlinks were generated within 6 days with the same anchor text (which has nothing to do with my website keywords) and the same ...
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Is the same theme on multiple sites considered duplicate content?

I have two sites, using the same theme with a similar layout/appearance and images, but with entirely different content. Would Google consider this duplicate content?
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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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Google Analytics referrerless ghost direct traffic

This week Google Analytics' accuracy has taken a nose dive from its already very low starting point with dozens of alleged single hit sessions per day on the home pages of most of my sites with the ...
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How do you filter out traffic from your own IP address in Google Analytics when using IP Anonymization?

I'm using Universal Analytics via Googe Tag Manager. I want to filter out my own IP in a view. Since I'm using IP address anonymization, I'm filtering both my full and my IP ending with 0. (e.g. ...
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Should sitemap contain URL for all categories of Product?

I am having open cart eCommerce website. Here I need to add one product under multiple Categories. By default what opencart produces SITEMAP.xml, it includes URL for all the categroies for that ...
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Google Sitelinks meta tags not updating in search results

A site I run has 6 sitelinks in Google search results. I recently updated all the meta descriptions for the pages that sitelinks are provided for to give better summary text for each link. I then ...
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Google Transliterator (input tools) is not suggesting words as typed when used on my site

I want a transliterator (Google's) to be embedded in my site. I tried embedding it and I mostly succeeded. It is showing translations, but all of them for a word typed one letter at a time like it ...
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Are microformats prefered by Google over structured data markup?

The Mozbar, which is a popular tool for checking domain authority, has a new tab for microformats under their markup section. However from the official microformats.org website it is impossible to ...
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How much privacy is disclosed when looking at Google cached pages?

I have a question on something I read in the article found at this URL: http://navigators.com/cached.html "Many internet researchers incorrectly assume that clicking on Google's "cached" in a search ...
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Allow google to index page loaded by ajax, but link to parent page

I have a website with a page with 10 tabs, each tab's contents is loaded by AJAX. I would like google to index the content of the tabs (loaded by AJAX), but google should allow links ONLY to the ...
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Can a subdomain interfere with the ranking of a root domain?

We have recently added a free subdomain for SEO purposes. We are getting a high position in searches, but the problem is Google is not showing our main website in some of our keywords any more. I ...
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Sitemap Error - some URLs redirect to other locations

I have www.massage2book.com and generates 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 ...
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In Google Webmaster tools is indexed Urls and subset or in addition to Submitted Urls

My website has 500,000 pages, Ive submitted urls to my Google webmaster tools account Every week I check and the number of Urls indexed is slowly creeping up, the number of urls submitted is ...
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can't remove blocks on my resources in google webmaster tools

I received an alert from Google Webmaster Tools a couple weeks ago that stated: "Google systems have recently detected an issue with your homepage that affects how well our algorithms render and ...
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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 ...