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Trying to get Pageviews/Bounce Rates, etc. based on Custom Dimensions

I have a bunch of custom dimensions. Publications 1, 2, and 3 are dimensions 6-8. For any given article on our site, we may or may not push all 3. For this report I am interested in capturing traffic ...
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Consider acceptable to use php from a linux webserver to request sql from a Microsoft SQL server?

I have a linux webserver that requires grabbing data from a windows sql server. Now I read that before the linux server connects to the sql server it must have microsofts OCDB sql driver installed. ...
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Remove all pages from site [duplicate]

I have a staging server that accidentally got indexed by google. I want to remove ALL pages from google for that site: i.e. stagingserver.mycompany.com. I added a robots.txt to the root of the site ...
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TLD has an influence on SEO [duplicate]

I was wondering if the TLD influences my SEO. For a dutch website is it worth it to change .com to .nl? And if this is not the right forum to ask this question I would love to hear what forum is.
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SRV dns records: configure correctly

I would like that when I place in an email client I don't put manually the servers and ports, carddav and caldav. There is the SRV records. For example, in my domain I use Google for Works. And for ...
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Should Schema.org Organization data about my company be on every page?

We have added JSON-LD structured data to our website, so Google knows information about our company (company name, url, logo, address, etc.). We worked from the template on Google's documentation. ...
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Can Open Graph properties be effectively used on tags other than meta/link?

meta and link elements sometimes create a sort of redundancy in the markup. For example, there is already a title element but in order to declare an og:title property one would have to add a separate ...
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HTTP 301 redirect http://.example.com to http://www.example.com

One of my customers has recently had their site reviewed against best practice for security, SEO, end-user experience etc, and interestingly one of the points highlighted in the final report was that ...
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set chrome permission for whole domain?

I have a website running apache. In my conf, I have this at the end: <Directory /usr/local/django/apache> Order deny,allow Allow from all AuthType Basic AuthName "Files Top Secret" ...
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Is there a way to make the text of a video SEO / browser find friendly?

One thing that's always annoyed me about videos (especially tutorial videos) is that you can't search the content, either in your browser or on a search engine. Now granted people have full ...
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Set a Google analytics shortcut to be the opening page when I view that analytics profile

Is there a way to get a google analytics shortcut to be the opening page when i view that analytics profile ? Im able to set the shortcut to save, but cant see how to save it as the opening page.
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What's structured data is needed to show rich snippets for an ecommerce website?

I have ecommerce website (we sell welding equipment) with over 5k product pages (without reviews), 1k categories and many info-pages... but in main template integrated only Microdata for product pages ...
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How to represent disease symptoms in Web Ontology Language

I want to be able to store free text medical records in an ontologically friendly format (preferably owl 2). While I have come across this useful resource: https://schema.org/MedicalSignOrSymptom it ...
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What are the permissions required to edit page in a site in FrontPage 2003?

I'm in the process of upgrading an old web server from Windows 2003 with FrontPage Extensions to Windows 2008. I have to allow FrontPage 2003 to connect to the resulting website. I don't have the ...
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Do links hidden by display:none still pass PageRank

I read through the comments and answers to both How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? and Is hidden content (display: none;) -indexed- by search engines?, but I couldn't see anything related to ...
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How to transfer a website with a *.gd-extention from united domains to Amazon Web Services?

I registered a domain with a .gd-extention on uniteddomains and want it to transfer to amazon web servers (aws). The problem is that aws has 4 dns-domains for the website (for example .com and .net), ...
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MediaWiki: How to put $wgSitename in the sidebar?

I'm working on a group of related wikis. I want $wgSitename to show up prominently in the left sidebar. What's a good way to do this? I could hack the skin but this is not a good way. I looked into ...
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Possible to leave proc_open() enabled on a shared host?

We are working on a PHP component that requires proc_open() for it to work. Because of this, we have trouble running on common shared hosts because proc_open() together with other functions like ...
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Can organic traffic be spoofed in Google Analytics the same way as 'Refer spam'

Ive recently seen a large spike in organic traffic to a website in Google Analytics, to diagnose the spike ive done / will do (will do becuase some of the data is not available yet) the following : ...
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Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache

Noticed a severe drop in organic rankings and traffic, after investigating what might have been the cause we have found 3 websites that have duplicated the site within their domains. When you click on ...
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For how long does the google bot wait after document ready before taking a snapshot of the webpage?

As the google bot lets the JS do its work on the page while crawling, for how long does it wait to let the javascript execute after document ready ? Suppose I have an AJAX response that takes longer ...
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hide text between normal text without bad effect on search engine [duplicate]

I need put some hidden text between my normal text. I do it like this: <p> some text <span class="hide"> hidden text </span> some text </p> .hide{display:none} But I ...
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What is blocking some visitors in htaccess?

How do I figure-out what is blocking some visitors in htaccess when it's NOT the IP range, User-Agent, Referer nor anti-hotlinking? Forbid empty Referer & all other domains from hotlinking to ...
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Efficient use of 301 for large redirect map

EDIT: As requested below, this is the entire ruleset for one product (obsolete now, as I should be able to consolidate these into ONE simple rule that looks for the productID#): RewriteRule ...
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How to see which images Google has indexed from your website?

Ive got a website that is using lazy loading to load in images (so that the browser dose not try and load them all at once before they are required). The only issue with this is that there are some ...
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Redirect from 404 page to homepage after some seconds and SEO impact

I've read a lot about that is bad to redirect 404 page to the homepage (soft 404). But I want to know if it's a good idea to redirect, after some seconds, the user from the 404 page (with the error ...
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Why do search engines “lie”?

It's a question I wouldn't have asked 10 or 15 years ago but now I notice it's being generalized... at least on the search engines I'm using or have tested, namely Google, DuckDuckGo, Yahoo and Bing. ...
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Redirect https://example.com naked to https://www.example.com

I am redirecting all http:// request to https:// using apache2 virtual host file: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example.com ServerAlias www.example.com Redirect / ...
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Is it ok to embed flash games on a site with ads? [closed]

I have a new game website, and I decided I wanted to make some money off of it. The only problem is I don't know if it's OK to make money off of a game I didn't make without permission. I've looked ...
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verification rejected [closed]

Why can't I verify my website with Google? google says:- Verification failed for my site using the Meta tag method (less than a minute ago:. Your site's home page returns a status of 404 (Not found) ...
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Google Webmasters, getting blank errors?

I've been getting blank errors in the Search Appearance -> Structured Data section of Google Webmasters. Here's a screenshot of the errors, clicking on them to show the details doesn't give anymore ...
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Listjs and multiple categories [migrated]

Due to the static nature of Webhook I've decided to use list.js. However I can't get the filtering to work with multiple categories. When I select a category, the only items that show up are the ones ...
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Should I use a subdomain or a subdirectory?

I have setup a system that will allow me to generate sub websites. These will be completely independent websites that will share a single users database and will all fall under video games. The parent ...
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What is the best way to detect if the traffic is legit or (bot) not?

We are planning to start program something similar to youtube where users get paid as per views. But problem we are facing is that people will game the system and send traffic using botnets to gain ...
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What determines the frequency the Wayback Machine crawls one's website?

I understand archive.org takes its website list to crawl from Alexa, but I don't understand how it decides the snapshot frequencies for each website. We can see some websites are crawled multiple ...
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In Google Analytics, how do I figure out which domain is referring to our website the most?

Under the Referral Traffic tab, I get to see a list of which domains are most responsible for referral traffic to my website. Only problem is, this counts facebook.com and m.facebook.com as different ...
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Is it possible to compare users within 2 Google Analytics properties?

I oversee a few web properties. Each is being tracked within the same GA account. I'm wondering if there's any overlap between the site audiences. Is it possible to compare audiences between 2 ...
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With the Google Analytics Meausrement API, is there a way to avoid duplicate hits?

I am logging GA hit events and then sending them one at a time directly to the Measurement API endpoints. It would be convenient to re-start a failed upload process without having to 'remember' which ...
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Hosting a Website from Handover Code [closed]

After a falling out with a website design company, they handed over the code for us to take elsewhere, and I was wondering where I can learn how to host it myself? I understand it might be a steep ...
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How can I stop this page titles being marked as duplicate?

We have a directory of the most influential people in a sector. People can appear in more than one year, with different citation The page title tag is generated dynamically and would change like this ...
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Is it OK to give status 404 to unauthorized users?

In recent months I have come across several sites, which give a 404 status/error page, when there should be 403 or maybe 401. For example, I have a private repository on github.com with link: ...
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Make search engines index options of the select box [duplicate]

My website have some important links in some menus that lead to thousands of pages that they are already indexed in google, as these menus were not working nice in mobiles, in my new design I want to ...
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How to let search engines know which part of page is for mobile?

Some parts inside my page (like div or section, not full page) are duplicated − content is the same, but visibility changes depending of viewport. Is there any tag which lets search engines identify ...
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Why can't I redirect www to non-www on my addon domain?

I have a domain example.com in which I'm doing this to redirect all my traffic from www version to non-www: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.(.+)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://%1/$1 ...
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What is wrong with this website's SEO? [duplicate]

A single page site that I webmaster is difficult, if not impossible, to find on Google. If I do a search containing these phrases that are on that web page: "errand runner services Grand Rapids ...
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MediaWiki VCS backend? (Preferrably DVCS like Git or Mercurial) [closed]

As a long-time MediaWiki user, I would like to start a new wiki project because I really appreciate MediaWiki maturity and very flexible and powerful capabilities. But I have doubts that I want to ...
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33 views

SafeSearch page filtering removal request in Google Webmaster Tools

Why does my site url appear in Google Webmaster Tools as remove url request? The Removal Type is "SafeSearch page filtering", but I did not make the request. What is the cause of this?
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UCC cert for single IIS7.5 site with multiple domains forwarded via rewrites

We have a site that has 80-some-odd aliases. In other words, each host name's DNS entry points to the same IP address and port number, and when they reach our IIS7.5 server they are forwarded to the ...
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Viewing the actual User ID in Google Analytics when using the User ID tracking feature

I believe that I have correctly followed all the steps required to implement Google Analytics User ID tracking on my website. While I can see things like the User-ID coverage report, I can't actually ...
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Adblock Plus blocking a lot of ads on webpages that don't even have ads?

I was just checking my own website and noticed that Adblock Plus v1.9 blocked 13 ads on one of my pages and another 4 on one other. This is interesting to me because I have no ads on my site. I'm ...

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