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I am taking the web server for a domain offline - but keeping the domain - what should I do with the DNS 'A' record?

I have a few domains where I plan to take the VPS server that hosts the content offline. I will be keeping the domains. What is the general best practice regarding the DNS A records? I'm assuming once ...
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FTP connection timeout forces reconnect before every action

I'm uploading and modifying files on my Apache 2 server via FileZilla and after I perform any action, the connection times out after five seconds, so it keeps having to reconnect every time I perform ...
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How to add a prefix to my domain name?

How do I add something like 'www.CI.domain.com' or 'www.SOMETHING.domain.com' I am pretty sure its probably something to do with my DNS but how would I get it to point to that specific page? ...
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Adsense “unable to process your request at this time” about 10% of the time

Lately I've been receiving screens like the following when I check the performance tab of my adsense account. In the screenshot, I use < email address > instead of the actual email address I use ...
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Does Google now factor the prominence of how a link is rendered into their PageRank algorithm?

Google's John Mueller now says that Googlebot renders the pages it crawls to determine what content is on them. They do this because so many sites are now heavily JavaScript centric and this allows ...
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GoDaddy forwarding while preserving structure of the content

I have a domain, handcrafted.codes, managed through GoDaddy. My host is through my local ISP, Suddenlink in this case. What I would like to accomplish is straightforward: Point handcrafted.codes to ...
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Spamhaus is blocking my url for no reason

I own a small business that sells window decal stickers online. I changed hosting providers of my website to a new host because the old host was having some issues. The day I changed over, I ...
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The parent dropdown menu button does not navigate to href location [migrated]

I have the following code for a drop downmenu on my site but when I click on it nothing happens. How can I get this to follow the href link? <li class="dropdown"> <a href="iaas/index.html" ...
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My website does not connect properly with my domain?

I made a website in wix for free. I registered a free .tk domain and hosted the domain in 1freehosting.com. I used file2hd.com to save my wix website. After that i uploaded that file to the ftp so ...
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What is the point of Jekyll in a single page website?

My boss gave me a single page website to develop, and Jekyll is mandatory. of course I dont directly question my hierarchy. I'm not really used to jekyll so perhaps there is something I didn't get. ...
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In DFP, Is it possible to track where the click originated (referrer report)?

I would like to know exactly on which page the click originated in my reports. This is valuable when you want to know which creative worked better on each page. Unfortunately creating different ...
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Change of domain name

I have a the following case. A client of mine had a domain name (registered to his company), but anyways the domain was arbitrated by another company that won it. The problem is that now we can't ...
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Duplicate meta descriptions & title tags

I have website and have some issue with duplicate description and title. Can any body help me to solve this error in easy and simple words?
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25 views

Does lightbox ads hurt website traffic

The ad company that I use, publishes ads on my website is now offering a new ad type that is a big ad in a lightbox with a big close button and ad also closes if the user clicks outside the ad ...
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Is this really GoogleBot, or is this a spammer?

I found this IP in my access log posting repeatedly thousands of times. Is this really GoogleBot, or is it a spammer? I hesitate to block it. 185.62.188.98 - - [13/May/2015:18:54:33 -0400] "POST ...
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Are webmaster accounts required for non-email domains?

I see that best-practice for domains using email should have a webmaster account (and the other normal accounts), but what if you don't have any email addresses for that domain? We have our primary ...
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1answer
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Returning 404 error after using RewriteRule on localhost

I would like to use localhost/projects/project1/page/x instead of localhost/projects/project1/index.php?page=x. But after I had redirected the URL in .htaccess using RewriteRule, it returned my 404 ...
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1answer
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Store utm values on my server

Is it possible to know, what campaign source, media, etc are set for current session in google analytics? Is there some javascript method on Tracker instance maybe? or some serverside code? Or does ...
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Referrer from merlot-ops-labeling-devel.corp.google.com

A mysterious entity from Google is checking out our site from time to time, curious why. We have referrers from merlot-ops-labeling-devel.corp.google.com as well as 74.125.239.132/url (which will 404 ...
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How does SEO work for “non standard” languages?

I couldn't find a better word than "non standard" to describe my native language. It is quite an old language and it is spoken by around seven million people. The problem is that most of the people ...
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How to contact Google support for removal of restaurant “place an order” links?

Last week, Google rolled out a new feature on Google mobile search that presumably added convenience to the consumer by providing a "Place an Order" link on individual restaurant business listings. ...
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How to display summaries only on front page in Wordpress

The question What is the prescribed way to configure Wordpress to display only article summaries on the front page (with 'Read more...' type links)? The background I know this seems like a trivial ...
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1answer
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Diagnosing spike in 'direct traffic' in google analytics

Recently ive seen a spike in the direct traffic in google analytics its up between 100-200% depending on what day you look at since last week. I cant tell if this is just referral spam, which would ...
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Duplicate Sitemap URLs

I'm in the process of replacing my old sitemaps with a new form which should better represent our site. However, as bots can take days or even weeks to scan all of our urls after submitted I do not ...
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Multiple Websites on Multiple Servers behind One External IP

Brief I’m currently working on a project to bring two of our hosted servers (one email, one web) in-house to run alongside our other web server. Hosting one web server is fairly straightforward, but ...
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SEO Ajax problems

I'm trying to improve my SEO for my backbone/Ajax website. I have followed all the guidelines so far : included the meta fragment tag the website delivers an html snapshot when ?_escaped_fragment_= ...
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How many links (internal) is too many?

Let's have some fun shall we?? At the bottom of the content for about 1/3rd of my pages, but not in the footer, I create an internal link for each related IP address to the page on my site for that ...
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How to use segments in google analytics API

In google analytics, We are able to create segments like below: From the Google analytics API explorer, we can pull the segment information be it by segment id or by its code: I would assume we ...
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Why do some sites append a number to the www of their domain? [duplicate]

I have been seeing this more and more on web sites lately. At first is though this was some artifact from development or internal process but as I see more sites with it I am beginning to assume it's ...
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1answer
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How to Add Multiple websites to Google Places with single address?

Currently I have five different-different location based websites but i have only oine physical address so how can i verify 5 google pages for all website with single address. P.S. i need to use same ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to download the demographic data day by day in Google Analytics?

When checking demographics data in GA, I can see each day's detailed data by moving the cursor over the graph. But how can I download a full version of that data? I tried export data but it only ...
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2answers
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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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Generating a list of URLs including metadata [closed]

Basically I want to do an editorial sweep on my website, I need a program to crawl my website and generate a list of URLS and their metadata. A program that produces something like a CSV would be ...
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3answers
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Cleaning up web results after SEO spam attack

A while ago my Wordpress-based personal site was hacked with SEO spam. I've since cleaned it up (removed and reinstalled wordpress, manually checked through all files, manually checked database ...
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Will a site that's been impacted by a spam action from Google no longer show up in it and its partner sites?

Is it true that a site impacted by an algorithmic or manual spam action may no longer show up in Google.com or its partner's sites? I found an article on Webmaster Guidelines by Google here, and ...
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How can I remove referral spam using a .htaccess file? [duplicate]

I have three websites on various topics, but I can't decrease the bounce rate for them. Some spam referrers have been increasing my site's bounce rate day-by-day. How can I remove this type of ...
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2answers
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Dynamically PHP-generated content and SEO

So I'm using a function in my functions.php file to add some text to all my posts. I was wondering if that will be used by Google when it indexes my website, and how that will affect my SEO ratings. ...
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Get IP address of website

How do i access my website using ip address. I try to ping my site example.com and its give the ip address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, but when i try to browse my website using ip address its gave me "pageok". ...
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Escaping ampersand for Google Analytics UTM on Tumblr

I'm trying to track referrals to my site from links within Tumblr posts on the mobile app. According to google, the UTM code should look something like the following: ...
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https not using in google search engine

I had installed ssl certificate on my wordpress website and I had also setup redirect from http to https (301 Redirects), My website pages showing with https in google search but posts are not showing ...
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1answer
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The postal address showing on google search results is incorrect

I have been asked to be the webmaster of a website. When I type in the name of the company on Google, the address that comes up on the Google search results page is not the correct address. The ...
2
votes
2answers
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Why is 320x50 the smallest “recommended” ad unit for adsense?

According to google documentation, I supposedly should make more money if I use their recommended ad units for my website, and the smallest one I can find is 320x50px. Because I'm optimizing for older ...
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0answers
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Google Search Results and location of search term

I am using Google Custom Search Engine on our site. I also have server side FAQs that load from a database in tabs on our product pages. If I search a term that should be on a FAQs, the link goes to ...
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How valid are the Demographics on Google (Premium) Account?

Im trying to find information regarding some demographics included into Google Analytics. Particularly the age cohorts in general. Is there a way to determine the validity of this data? Or is there ...
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0answers
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How to totally block inbound mail on cPanel / WHM?

Is it possible to completely block inbound email on WHM / cPanel (without blocking sendmail / PHPMail from working)? If so, what config steps are required?
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Lending website to someone else to get ads for the website

My website has potential to generate nice revenue from advertising but as I live in Iran and google does pay to Iran, I'm not able to accept ads. I have talked to a friend in Turkey to lend him my ...
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1answer
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Vary: User-Agent in case of redirect?

Should we use Vary: User-Agent in our headers when the regular url www.mydomain.com is forwarded to m.mydomain.com? Or is it not needed for Google due the redirect?
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Correct schema.org classifcation: Product or service [closed]

We are providing a service call (in Germany) that ensures that users are constantly in the right electricity, mobile phone and dsl plan. For example, for the electricity category, we aggregate about ...
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What would be the best microformat for offers?

I was accustomed to microformat, and I used them for blog posts, products in e-commerce sites etc. But recently I'm working for a site that announces interesting offers, discounts, sale offers etc. ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to get rid of Google Analytics event tracking spam?

I'm using event-tracking via the GA-collector (https://ssl.google-analytics.com/collect) to see the usage of an API. When checking the event-category in GA the first line is always to use this ...

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