3
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2answers
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What does the ~ symbol mean in search analytics in Google Search Console?

I'm using search analytics in GSC to figure out how many people access my site through Google on different devices. Sometimes when I do comparisons, I see a ~ as a value. I assume it means the same ...
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1answer
41 views

How to recover from a google penalty

My client's website website that was well established for some very competitive keywords had some technical hiccups for a week or so. "Upgrade your browser" page got cached at the server side and ...
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1answer
20 views

International Targeting & dinamic language page

I have 3 types of pages on my site: example.com/ru/about example.com/en/about example.com/about pages with ru are in Russian, pages with en are in English, but page with none of those can be both ...
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1answer
13 views

Meta tag robots noodp

Does Google still crawl a page when this is used? <meta name="robots" content="noodp"/> And when should this be used? Our robots.txt is set to index all.
3
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1answer
20 views

How does Google rank crawl errors in Search Console

In Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools) I am viewing the report at crawl > crawl errors. I see that Google has set a 'priority' for these 404s. I'm curious how Google determines what is a ...
5
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3answers
256 views

Can a <link /> element's href attribute be relative?

Can I use: <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en" href="?l=en" /> to link pages with different languages for SEO (recommended for example by Google)? Can that URL be relative as in the example ...
3
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1answer
23 views

Will search engine web crawlers see urls that are changed with HTML5 history?

I have a site where the different language versions are on the same url. If the language is not set as a get variable, language is set by a session variable in php, and the url is rewritten ...
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9 views

need help embedding youtube audio on website [closed]

how to embed youtube video but only have playback controls shown? I am basically trying to accomplish this https://rcdewebmasters.wordpress.com/2012/04/19/embed-audio-only-youtube-video/ to only ...
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0answers
20 views

CSS Fonts - How to view already generated font? [closed]

I have downloaded and installed these socialmedia icons but there isn't a linkedIn icon included, so i've started creating one. How can i find out the code for LinkedIn in the font, or even if there ...
0
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0answers
7 views

What is the difference between OpenSearch “ShortName” and “title”?

In my HTML I have <link rel="search" type="application/opensearchdescription+xml" title="Duo Search" href="/opensearch.xml"> with opensearch.xml being: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ...
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0answers
10 views

Number of comments on shares impossibly greater than zero

After clicking on the "reach" number on a Facebook post, as an admin of a Facebook post, I get these numbers: As you can see from this screenshot, this post supposedly has received 24 comments on ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Difference between crawling and indexing [duplicate]

If a website is cached, does it mean that it has been indexed too? In this snapshot cache date is shown as 18th may but when i did site search for this domain I found 0 pages were indexed by google ...
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1answer
36 views

Website cache on google looks broken [closed]

My website's google cache copy looks broken. Below is link to cache. http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://paintcollar.com Can this affect the SERPs and crawling by google? ...
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0answers
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How to make an image sharing website? [closed]

I would like to make an image sharing website, where people could submit their pictures with or without being signed in (Guests). Also they could tag images and search other users' images using those ...
3
votes
2answers
29 views

Videos are “choppy”/“laggy” - Just aren't smooth on web server

I have a video (background) for my website and (I'm sure there's a much more technical word for this) it's choppy, to say the least. I'm wondering if a) I can render it into a better format (file ...
3
votes
2answers
32 views

How to understand results of server load reports

I have performed a load test on on my website but don't understand if the result are good or bad. Here is the server spec: Server Linux/Ubuntu hardware (AMI on Amazon AWS) *-cpu:0 product: ...
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0answers
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Schema.org - Hierarchical or loose layout?

I am tagging the product pages of a webshop using Schema.org. So far, I have used a hierarchical structure where the body tag is marked as ItemPage. Then I can use the property breadcrumb on ItemPage ...
0
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1answer
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Can I fire a GTM tag on both page view and history change without needing separate triggers?

My site uses pushState and popState do I need to have 2 separate triggers for page views (i.e. when the page first loads) and history changes (i.e. javascript backed navigation)?
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0answers
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How do I link a company's Google Plus site to the company's Google Analytics?

Is there any way by which I might link a company's Google Plus site to its Analytics properties? The client wants to track traffic on the G+ site via Analytics. Thanks!
2
votes
1answer
40 views

How to invalidate Google Search results?

Due to a misconfiguration all HTTPS traffic to a specific server showed the wrong content for a while. Google indexed this content including urls that don't exist in the affected sites. For example: ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Blogger for a high trafic code blog [closed]

I have a code blog on a self hosted wordpress site and recently it's getting some high amounts of traffic (YAYYY!!). As the traffic is increasing i could opt for a bigger hosting plan which is an ...
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0answers
14 views

Is it able to disable secure attribute for Cookie on SSL connection?

There are HTTP and HTTPS page on our site on Apache. So We need to convert from HTTPS to HTTP or from HTTP to HTTPS to prevent from login session cookie fired. I already know that it does not make ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Is it normal for webhosts to increase hosting price drastically after the first year?

I signed up with a web host a year ago and remember paying only around $15 for the year at the time. Probably less. Now my renewal is coming up and they want to charge me nearly $40 per year. They ...
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1answer
23 views

What's the criteria for fixing te width of main content of a website?

Some websites fix the main content (or whole website) width to 980px, others to 1200px. What's the criteria for choosing this size?
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1answer
23 views

Pointing a domain name that is already attached to a server

I have a server with a domain name. I also have a website on Nation Builder. What I want is for my my Nation Builder site to show up when you go to my server's domain name. However, I have data I need ...
0
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0answers
4 views

where to begin for better ranking on google and yelp [duplicate]

I have a small mobile manicure business in a small busy tourist town. My business name is Aspens Mobile Manicurist. When using Google or Yelp to find me, my business doesn't come up unless using their ...
4
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1answer
50 views

How to avoid duplicate URL path in SEO

At this time, I started to built e-commerce project. I am new to SEO and never dealing with it before. I've been read some article about SEO and made me feel confused about avoiding duplicate content ...
5
votes
2answers
33 views

How to test a set of browser touch icons, favicons and tiles for a website?

Various browsers and devices have their own specifications and standards for the kinds of favicon-like icons they use to represent web pages. This answer on the graphic design site gives a pretty good ...
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votes
1answer
34 views

How do I look at what landing page is bringing me sales on ecommerce?

I'm using shopify so the ecommerce tracking is already set up and working well. Now what I what to know is which landing pages are making how much money and % of people adding to cart. Once I have ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Google Analytics Country has more Page Views than Sessions

I have a custom report set in Google Analytics and when I view the metrics via Country, it's telling me the lowest page views didn't have any sessions but a small number of page views. I'm trying to ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

navigation vs content, div heights and margins [closed]

I'm trying to fit the navigation with the content . First I'm setting the navar height (10%), then I'm setting up the content top-margin to 10%, but it don't work this way. When the window gets ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

Is this the expected/wanted outcomes using html snapshots and google fetch? SEO/SPA

Just got html snapshots working with the help of html-snapshot node module & following htaccess. RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/$ RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^_escaped_fragment_=/?(.*)$ ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Intel Pentium D Processor 945 3.40 GHz safe temperature level [closed]

What is Intel Pentium D Processor's (945 3.40 GHz) safe temperature level? Speedfan shows it as 49-52C. Is this normal?
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1answer
46 views

How to PREVENT ranking for a keyword?

A client frequently receives unwanted traffic from Google. They do not wish to receive these visitors, mainly because they want not to deal with them through their support channels. So they asked for ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Why does google add “GitHib pages” to search resuls title instead of using document's title?

I tried to search my github pages. The title of index page on my pages is "LoL AutoClient", but on google, I get this: Note that instead of document title, the path auto-client is used for some ...
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0answers
38 views

Website content was copied resulting in decreased traffic

My website with automobile niche has been struggling to stand again plagiarism and bot-attacks from last few months.In last quarter, 3 different domains were setup with exact replica of all the ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How to work with Google AdWords Third Party?

For our website advertisement campaign we hired a third party Google AdWords partner. Here some questions how to work with them: Do we need to have our own Google AdWords account, or does the third ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Does facebook site backlink affect SEO?

I am running website and one FB website. I have backlinks from FB site to my normal site. Does it affect SEO ? Does the FB site backlink count the same as a normal website backlink ?
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votes
0answers
9 views

Best CMS for Software distribution, documentation, etc.? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a CMS that helps to make websites for software projects. What I mean is websites like nodejs.org or python.org. These websites have very similar design, they have a downloads section, ...
3
votes
1answer
25 views

Adwords Tracking Template URL requires Google Analytics vals?

When setting up an Adwords Tracking Template URL, do I need to include parameters that Google Analytics uses to track Adwords clicks? Or does google handle adding those? For example, if my tracking ...
1
vote
2answers
14 views

Google Analytics Goal Destination Regex

I'm using a destination goal in Google Analytics to capture region specific success pages (like /en/contact-us/thanks.aspx and /de-DE/contact-us/thanks.aspx), but I would also like to set up a goal ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

HTML link to add whatsapp contact [closed]

I apologise if this is the wrong area, but i'm not sure where to post. What code can I use to create a HTML link that when clicked adds a number to the users WhatsApp contacts list? For example I ...
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vote
0answers
12 views

Coding aside - how can you learn aesthetics of good web design outside of a formal school or university? [closed]

Coding is something I already know about. I want to learn how to create visually appealing materials. How best to lay out a website, how to know which colors go really well together, how much space ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

How hard is it to optimize a site like this? [closed]

I'm making some sort of search engine, most of the content will be hotlinked images, a video tag will be created if you click on a image. The site would contain almost no text/links, except maybe for ...
3
votes
3answers
92 views

Is Google Webmaster Tools useless?

I've run into various problems with GWT over the past few years and the answer to my question is always "There's a reporting error" or "GWT data is made to be inaccurate". What's the point of using ...
3
votes
2answers
27 views

Request to join a Google analytics account

Is there a way to as to request someone elses google analytics account, if i dont know who the owner/manager is? or find out who that is via UA-id?
1
vote
2answers
29 views

301 Per Redirect .htaccess w/ match to a set of words

I am trying to edit .htaccess to do 301 redirect from old domain to new. I was wondering if there's a way to do a 301 redirect that matches a certain keywords. So instead of writing 301 for each line, ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

What CSS is preventing these images from resizing responsively? [closed]

I am working on a site into which a HTML has been imported from an external source (eBay product listings). I am trying to determine what CSS or HTML is preventing the images in the product ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Search Console Fetch Not Found and Redirect

When fetching a URL in Search Console i get 3 results; success, redirect and not found. Can I ignore the redirect warnings or is Google telling me there is a problem? The not found pages; I can not ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Huge amount of internal links to main page

I checked internal links report in Google Webmaster and it shows that I have about 340 thousand internal links to main page. There are about 5k indexed pages on my site, so it means that every page ...

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