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Godaddy one page hosting

Disclaimer: not sure this is the right place for this kind of question, sorry in advance, just point me to the right place and I'll move it. In godaddy when paying only for domain, without hosting, ...
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301 redirect to 404 page or set status code to 404 and stay on page?

I have a number of pages on my website that only administrators can access and access to these pages is given if a querystring value if found and correctly set. For example: ...
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CDN caching my HTML pages too!

Recently I started using Amazon CloudFront to serve my site's JS,CSS and images via CDN. However, seems like with those, CloudFront serving my HTML pages as well? Thus http://mydomain.com and ...
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1answer
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Google is re-indexing pages after redirecting URLs from HTTP to HTTPS incorrectly

I upgraded my site so that all pages have gone from using HTTP to HTTPS. I didn't consider that Google treats HTTPS pages differently than HTTP. I recreated my sitemap to so that all links now ...
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1answer
20 views

Move old website with bad SEO to other domain: redirect or start from scratch?

I have an old website with very bad SEO and PR, but still with some visitors per-day. Lately I've rebuilt the app and the concept of it and I'm going to deploy everything in a new domain. I would ...
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2answers
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Prevent request via IP address of server

I'm pretty sure there's a way to prevent access to a website through the server IP address and to force the user to enter the domain name instead. so that http://156.56.75.87 should trigger a 403 and ...
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How to smartly optimize ads on website

I've a content website that presents ads. Now, my team want to optimize it for a better experience for the users. (we really believe our ads are good for our users.) We are sure that every website ...
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Will removing unused query string parameters negatively affect SEO?

Will changing links to remove query string parameters that are no longer used have any negative impact on search engine rankings? Say I have a page about.php on my site, and all of my links to this ...
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19 views

Does having multiple URIs mapping to the same resource help SEO?

Let's say I have a site with products that have tags, if each resource is available at GET '/products/tagged/:tag_list/:product_permalink' Could that be better for SEO than just one permalink? For ...
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26 views

Apache2 and FTP

I just set up an Apache web server on my Raspberry Pi, along with MySQL and PHP5, and to upload files i set up vsftpd. The thing is that the ftp connection sent me to my pi user home directory, ...
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phpBB - Reducing Spam [duplicate]

I've installed phpBB Forums last week and the past 2 days I've been getting users sign up and posting spam chinese emails on each topic. I have:- Added captcha on registration Made sure users have ...
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Facebook: Sending private messages to FB profile from a static website [migrated]

I need to setup a static website for people to: Complete a form. And using anything from Facebook API, GET the form output via message to a Facebook Profile. I've been punching my head against ...
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1answer
49 views

What is the best way to have the same website in multiple domains?

I would like to have the same website to sell a specific product, in multiple domains , to take advantage of keywords matching the domain name, for several different searches. However, I understand ...
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1answer
49 views

How to stop browser from rejecting my downloads?

I have a portfolio site where I am trying to host some of my work, so people can download my work. Some of these files include exe executables, and some are .jar executables, which are run through ...
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1answer
27 views

Duplicate page content and the Google index

I have a static pages with dynamically expanding content that google is indexing. I also have deep links into virtually duplicate pages which will pre-expand the relevant section of content into the ...
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1answer
25 views

Subdomains vs. URL Path in shareable links

I am building a web application for questions and answers. Each question/answer page has all the required metadata for Facebook and Twitter, and we encourage users to share these pages. I have a ...
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1answer
43 views

As per SEO can we use 'CSS Ellipsis' to cut link title?

Few anchor URL are very big in my page, So can I use 'CSS Ellipsis' to hide/cut this? text-overflow: ellipsis; width: 200px; white-space: nowrap; overflow: hidden; Ex Name: Institute of ...
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38 views

Hidden text and links appearing just on click for SEO?

I am working on a site that has neat clean/minimalistic design/layout. Menu items are "hidden" behind an icon, to see them, users need to click on that icon to get a javascript toggled overlay with ...
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27 views

pages still show up in google search even after disallowed in robots.txt [duplicate]

Why is it that some pages still show up in google search even though disallowed in robots.txt? Is the best solution here to remove the Disallow from Robots.txt and just add noindex, nofollow meta tag ...
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2answers
37 views

In Google Analytics, how can I plot behavior over time (example: Session Duration)

Is it possible to plot or graph "Behavior" over time? In particular Audience->Behavior->Engagement->Session Duration. I'd like to know if we're getting better or worse. So far I've found a way to ...
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2answers
50 views

SEO: does Google index search result pages?

I have a site with a search form. When someone searches, the url for the results page has PHP variables in it and looks like: ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Analytics and AdSense Integration

I tried to link my Analytics and AdSense accounts. But there exist a problem. Analytics redirects me to AdSense account and AdSense is redirects me to Analytics. And this is unlimited loop. On this ...
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1answer
19 views

404 code/header for search engines, on removed user content?

I just got an email, from a former user on my website He was complaining that Google still shows the contact page he created on my site, even though he deleted it a month ago This is the first time ...
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4 views

Display Call To Action bar on page load [migrated]

I am using the following code to load the bar on click but I can't figure our how to load it on page load automatically. <script> var autohide; $('body').prepend('<div ...
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3answers
40 views

How can I make a browser trust my SSL certificate when I request resources from an external server?

I have installed an SSL certificate on one of my domains and it works perfectly, but on some pages I include a Google Font, which causes my certificate icon to change in: instead of: The reason, ...
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1answer
13 views

IP blocked because: (smtpauth) Failed SMTP AUTH login from - can someone explain?

Today I had a few users blocked in our server firewall because of: (smtpauth) Failed SMTP AUTH login from Can someone explain the reason? What does it exactly mean? Could someone be using the our ...
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1answer
17 views

In Google Analytics real-time how is it determined if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user?

In Google Analytics real-time visitors, how does Google determine if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user? By resolution of the device? By browser headers (seems unlikely because I believe it's ...
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27 views

Why does Google mark one e-mail as spam while does not the other?

I've a Postfix installation which works fine, I don't get any trouble with mails sent through a mail client (in my case, Thunderbird or RoundCube) when the To: address is a GMail account. However, I ...
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1answer
25 views

Understanding the maximum hit-rate supported by a web-server

I would like to crawl a publicly available site (and one that's legal to crawl) for a personal project. From a brief trial of the crawler, I gathered that my program hits the server with a new ...
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1answer
27 views

Does CSS Positioning Affect SEO [duplicate]

If I positioned the very first content that appears in my code below the fold, would that content be given less weight and therefore be less effective with SEO? In addition, if I had a large image ...
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1answer
24 views

Can I display AdSense ads in a mobile app?

Does Google allow AdSense ads to be displayed in a mobile app, or is it only for web pages? I heard that people were banned for displaying AdSense ads in mobile apps. I'm asking because I recently ...
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0answers
16 views

How to close AdSense account after upgrading AdMob account?

I only want AdMob account but had to upgrade from legacy to the new account which has AdSense and AdWords. The Google instructions tells me: "In the “Account information” section, click cancel ...
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0answers
11 views

Make Offscreen Sliding Content Without Hurting SEO [duplicate]

On my website I have content which is positioned off the screen, and then slides in when you click a button. For example, when you click the news button, content slides in with news. It didn't occur ...
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2answers
20 views

HostGator hosting account and DNS servers

I have a hosting package on HostGator on domain example.com I also got a VPS server from Digital Ocean and have setup the DNS Details on the server there (A Record pointing on DO server IP with @ as ...
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1answer
30 views

Ranking hit after site migration

I migrated my site from its old domain over a month ago. I followed Google Webmaster Tools completely, including 301 redirects from every existing URL to the new domain, and then submitting a change ...
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0answers
6 views

Does Anyone Know how to Export the Drop off Rate for all the pages in Google Analytics?

What i want is to be able to export the drop off rate information from user flow in GA. As you guys know, The only way to see this information is to actually click in each "group" within the user ...
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2answers
24 views

What sort of phone numbers are allowed as the WHOIS contact?

Are there any restrictions on the type of phone number I can give as my WHOIS contact? Notwithstanding that it is a phone number which can be used to contact the domain holder. For example, what if I ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Ubuntu server MySQL remote access from MySQL Workbench [on hold]

I have a newly install Ubuntu installed the MySQL server. After the basic config: I changed the my.cnf file and commented out the bind_address I can start the server and added iptable for 3306. I ...
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1answer
13 views

Adserving Service for specific ads [closed]

I am looking into adserving services for a web application that is in development. I know there are the regulars like AdSense, DoubleClick, etc but the client wants the ability to sell of sections of ...
2
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1answer
45 views

What happens when my domain provider cancels order after domain transfer?

A year has gone missing from my domains. What can I do to get it back? Here is the complete history (I have assumed abc.com and xyz.in as the domain names as I do not want to disclose my own domain ...
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2answers
47 views

Setting Gmail as mail server

I’m in a slightly weird situation right now, and I don’t have sufficient knowledge to sort this myself without truly understand what I’m doing. Yesterday, I’ve registered a domain (.com) and ordered ...
2
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0answers
28 views

Facebook likes reset after moving to HTTPS

I've got a question regarding the Facebook like button. We worked on a piece recently that embeds a number of social share buttons (please see the source code below). When the piece was released, it ...
1
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1answer
38 views

Avoid pagination pages from appearing higher than real content in SERPS

I have a gallery-type website that has about 20k of pages and naturally it uses pagination. However, sometimes /page/2 appears higher in search results than /post/201339 for example. I'd like to give ...
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9answers
2k views

How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

I have an online presentation to do next week and I have it all ready to go. The website is HTML and CSS only (no DB), and currently resides on my shared hosting account. Now, although my shared ...
0
votes
2answers
44 views

Waiting for googleads.g.doubleclick.net

When I load my pages, I see the ads are not showing up and there is this message at the bottom of Chrome saying that the browser is waiting for googleads.g.doubleclick.net. How can I speed this up so ...
1
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1answer
27 views

Dedicated IPs for each ccTLD

We are about to launch our web site in 3 languages: German .de, French .fr and Spanish .es All ccTLDs point to one server with one IP address. When I set the PTR record for this IP I can only input ...
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1answer
22 views

How to embed woff fonts for iframe source pages?

I am trying to make and embed a slideshow (of text, photo, audio, video, etc) in my site (HTML5) by loading webpages consecutively inside an iframe embedded in my first page. Most or all of the frame ...
2
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0answers
12 views

Why are passwords exportable as plain text in WordPress? [migrated]

On my WordPress 3.9.2 installation can I extract the users plain text passwords by going to Users, select all users, and choosing Bulk Actions Export. When I look in the mySQL database with ...
4
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3answers
161 views

Index page content identical to page 1 of a gallery-type website

I have a gallery type website, e.g. a site that lists blog posts or pictures in a paginated manner. However, I have 2 pages that have identical content: example.com/index.html example.com/page/1 ...
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2answers
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Lost website rankings as a result of using a 302 redirect instead of a 301

I have an online store and during the last 2 days I noticed a big change in its SERPS for some keywords. The site is indexed in local Google for 5 keywords, and the online store is based on Magento ...

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