Search is used to look through a body of data, usually text, to find particular results that match some set of criteria.

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Google is using placeholder text from the page in the search results rather than the page title of “Home”

The search result for Google incorrectly appears as "Enter your text here" for my website. The title is correct in the HTML code: "Home". Why is this happening and what can I do to correct it?
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Google is displaying a URL in my site's index with the cache of that result being completely different

Ok, this may turn out to be a silly question but I have observed Google displaying a URL in the index with the cache of that result being completely different when it shouldn't even be there in the ...
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Can we detect which search keyword used for a particular interaction?

Imagine we have a loan application website. We want to understand out of these loan applications, the ones the go through all the way, from what search keywords did they come from? The ones that ...
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How does Mixpanel's Search Keyword work?

I'm curious on how Mixpanel tracks which Search Keywords an event is affiliated with. Is this from the organic search (vs. paid search ads)? If yes, how did they do it? From a glance, I guess ...
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Does Google care and count about requests to a server that are ajax from an extension? [closed]

We have a well ranked dictionary website and our users are really important for us, and we really care about them. recently we developed a new Chrome extension to give good service to our users; We ...
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What value do comments and ratings have anymore?

I am developing a hit-and-run blog style posting mechanism for my already otherwise mind-bending HTML short-hand CMS schema that runs several of my sites. I am getting ready to start over on some ...
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Wrong URL showing up in Google search results resulting in 404 error after migrating from blogger to WordPress

I have ported a blogger blog to a WordPress blog. I have switched the DNS to point to the new WordPress blog. The WordPress blog is up and running fine. I have created sitemaps for the pages on this ...
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How do you filter results by site using Bing?

Using the following on Google and Yahoo filters results by site, but not in Bing: site:example.com keyword Is there a Bing equivalent?
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Why does google.com search results show a newly published post as 2 days old?

We have just put up a post, less than 2 hours ago. We usually rank pretty well, including in this case. Regardless, when I search on google.com for the post by name, it comes up as the first result. ...
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Google has not yet processed traffic even after a week

Inspite of uploading my site's sitemap.xml and submitting the url to be fetched through Google Webmaster (Fetch), search analytics displays this message: Google has not yet processed your ...
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How do I track search queries with Google Analytics when my search engine uses a hash for the query?

My company's search engine generates a hash/pound sign (#) instead of a question mark for search queries: Search.htm#search- followed by exactly the user's input string. ...
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Google Doesn't Obey Canonical meta-tag for cross-domain

I'm working on a website that's normally accessed trough a load-balance. But we also have direct URL to each server. Lately, Google started to index the direct URLs to our servers, which is bad ...
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Not enough Results in Custom Search Engine (Google search API)

I have a really big problem: I'm using the Google Custom Search Engine CSE with the REST API to find some URL but a lot of search engine results are missing. I look on the internet about this fact ...
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How long after installation will the sitelinks search box appear?

A bit of a vague question to ask - I know, but from experience does anybody know how long it takes after installing the JSON-LD markup for Google to add the search bar to the SERPS. In most cases, if ...
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How to remove pages from Google Search Engine Cache

I have deleted some of the low quality posts in my website. But that posts still available in Google search result. Can anyone know how to make Google re-cache my site?
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How do I find, if a page has keywords from my list of keywords? [closed]

I have list of keywords / phrases which based on SEO research I find as optimal. What is the best practice to check if a page already has the keywords / phrases from my list? The list has over 300 ...
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How do I exclude PDF file from a Google site search?

I want to display of the indexed file from a particular section of my website. So I type this into the address bar: https://www.google.com/search?safe=off&q=site:example.com%2Fsubfolder%2F I ...
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How can Google find my company if my company name intentionally has a typo in it

I have a company which has an intentional spelling error in its name, the problem is that, understandably so, people who might be searching for it in google will likely search it with the proper ...
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Is there any relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position?

I think, there is a relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position. Google might not do it explicitly or in a deliberate way, But there is in my experience. For example, ...
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Tool to parse website and search specifc words [closed]

Is there a tool that could help to parse a website and look for a specific word? I've searched using google but haven't found something that would be suitable for the needs I have. Not just the page ...
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Does linking to dead resources give you a SEO penalty?

I've been wondering about this for a while, but cannot find any articles on it. When your website contains a dead link to a resource that is either not there any more, or was never there to begin ...
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How to gracefully and temporarily stop search engines from crawling a website [duplicate]

I run into these moments every now and then where I want to make a major update to my website but then I feel I just cant do it because search engines crawl it at that time. Is there a way I can ...
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Do the internal searches need to be by GET for SEO purposes?

I have a site with products, which can be searched using a convoluted search form, with quite a few input fields. I send the data by POST, to the same page, so I can list all products in the URL: ...
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Is it bad to add “the” to domain name if the domain name is not avaliable? (Updated)

I am designing a website that is like an online magazine about a product and unfortunately product.com is not available and is parked however theproduct.com and productmagazine.com are available. Is ...
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Google not showing the preferred geolocalized domain

I have a multi-language / multi-domain website. I have configured every sitemap for each domain and language. In Google Webmaster Tools, I have indicated the preferred region for each domain. I also ...
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Bing Results Unstable

I am doing SEO and tracking my keyword results for my ecommerce site in Bing. Everyday, even sometimes depending on what time of day or what IP I'm sending the query from Bing is serving me ...
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Best database search implementation for bootstrap? [closed]

I've seen a lot of talk about jQuery bootgrid for database search with bootstrap. I've also seen a bunch of site just using plain old php query search for databases with bootstrap. Is there a better ...
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Domain name not showing on Google search (suggestions list)

Please help with this confusing issue... My domain name not showing on Google search (suggestion list). When I type the domain name (yoxtel) on Google search bar, it does not show on the suggestion ...
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Making one image non-indexable to search engines in webpage

On my contact page, its a form where people can select a department to contact, then they fill out basic information (name, email and message). Additionally, a PHP script is called (via the HTML IMG ...
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What are best practices for SEO on an internal “results page”

I have an online application which has an internal feature that returns blocks of text. You can think of this page almost like a search-results page. Depending on the input variables, different ...
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How to find all files by a certain modified date in cpanel?

Let's say you have been hacked and you found one file and now have an estimated time of what files to look for to clean the site. This is quite a mission on a large site. Is there any way or tools ...
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Google Indexing Stopped at 100,, yet it has over 20,000 pages. Can someone kindly inspect for me this sitemap and robots? [duplicate]

Can someone kindly inspect for me this sitemap and robots? It's over over a month and indexing i just constant, it doesn't change anymore
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Best way to index millions pages in Google search? [duplicate]

we are planing to start a new website with about 13 700 000 custom pages. So what would be the best choice for helping Google to index everything safely without possibility to get any punishment ? ...
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Keywording PDF's on a website and searching for PDFs internally by using a search engine

So, I have been tasked to do several things on my work experience. There are currently PDFs uploaded on the company website. These are troubleshooting and technical/release documents are titled by the ...
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Repeatedly seach site on google

If i search my site repeatedly on google or other search engine by different keyword and click on result for my site, is effect on my seo in long time? my site rank increased ? or search result rank?
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Is there a correlation between the number of search results of a google keyword and it's search volume

So to make it a little bit more clear. If you search a word in google you see the number of search results. If you use adwords you can view the number of times this keyword is searched per day. Is ...
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Can search permission be controlled with BlueSpice extension to MediaWiki?

The BlueSpice extension to MediaWiki introduces permissions control with the introduction of the Namespace manager administration tool. Each namespace can be set to be "Search by default" or not. ...
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Removed parent category path - New URL's not showing up in Google search results

Last month we removed parent category path from the sub category URL's. After that we changed the sitemap file with new URL's and submit it to the webmaster tools for indexing. For example ...
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Advantage of using an SSL cert for hosting static content? [duplicate]

Are there any advantages of using an SSL cert on shared hosting to hold just static content? I know Google now factors it in to organic search, but beyond that, what would be the primary benefits. ...
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Train search engines to learn domain names that are not spelt correctly

I'm in the process of building a web app called Vybecast. I brought vybecast.com (and various other vybecast.tld's) a while back. Since then I've managed to secure and purchase vibecast.com (and also ...
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Show different content depending on the country of visitor

I want to have results from lots of different countries stored in my database. Then I want to grab the country code of the visitor and only show them the results from their country. For example if ...
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Search box in google search results [duplicate]

Sometimes when I search in Google there is a search box in the results that using this search box gets the results from the site that serach box blongs to. for example If you search 'filehippo' the ...
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Can you use Google Keyword Tool to find out key words that get searched?

Can you use Google Keyword Tool to find out key words that get searched? I have looked into Google AdWord and Keyword Tool. All I could find was a way to pay a certain amount everyday for my website ...
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Identify Google Analytics site search categories

My search returns results at the following URLs: (for a single search term) search/keyword/ (for a filtered search using the same term) search/?sections=articles&keywords=keyword In GA, ...
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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 to deal with Internal Near-Duplicates for keywords with ranges?

I'm creating pages to consolidate and display public data for individual physical properties. The problem is, some properties have multiple valid addresses (the keyword). Some times these are ranges, ...
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How to remove php extension from pages except search results?

Using htaccess I have these php rules: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks -MultiViews # Turn mod_rewrite on RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ## don't touch /forum URIs RewriteRule ...
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Is allowing crawling from Baidu and Yandex valuable for English sites?

In the early days, I understand that Baidu and Yandex were both known for excessive crawling with very little value for English sites, but those days seem to be gone now. In those early days, I ...
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Are search-based sites bad for SEO, and should I link to all posts instead?

I would like to pitch a scenario. The front page of my site is a search box and a button which links to a post form. I allow users to post content on the post form which is then searchable from the ...
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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 ...