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Should I nofollow and/or noindex links that are not cached?

I have a Magento store with what they call a layered navigation. Basically a menu with links to things like color, price, etc. I'm currently not caching these links, and so their response time is ...
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SEO effects on moving an established Blogspot blog

I have a blog for the last 3 years on the Blogspot platform. It recently crossed the 100,000 page views mark, and is AdSense approved for the last year. I wish to shift it to a custom domain. Is it ...
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When is .ss domain going to be available? [closed]

The Wikipedia article for the .ss ccTLD states: .ss is the designated country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Sudan in the Domain Name System of the Internet. It is derived from the ISO ...
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What is Google Analytics Paid Search?

Actually I am struggling over a Google Analytics view (Acquisition Overview). There you have following results: Organic Search Generic Paid Search Branded Paid Search Paid Search` I know that ...
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Google page speed says “Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data”

I keep getting this error message from Google page speed and now have spent 48 hours trying everything. I am starting to look like a panda with black eye sockets from late nights. I have tried EWWW ...
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16 views

See organic visitors per hour graph in Google Analytics

Is it possible to get a chart in Google Analytics that will show the organic visitors on a given day by the hour? I know you can do this for all traffic, but couldn't see how to do it for organic ...
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How to hide product prices from search engines when they vary by country?

We have a site which sells items online only for US customers. The site checks the location based on IP and decides if the price should appear on not. Customers from other locations can buy the ...
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Retire a domain

We have a domain foo.com which was pointing to our main site bar.com (same IP address) Different content rendered for foo.com and bar.com We have decided to retire foo.com. For the last while all foo ...
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Google is dropping indexed pages faster than they are being uploaded

I have recently opened a bounty regarding unnatural links appearing in my search console due to no fault of my own. Many asked for the names of the sites, however, I would prefer to keep it quite - ...
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Created an ad set targeting only users in the USA, but Facebook Pixel has tracked 3 conversations outside of the USA, what's wrong?

I created a facebook ad set targeting only users in the USA. I setup a custom converstion for when users buy my product and see the thank you page. Pixel is tracking the conversations and show my ...
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Multilanguage Website with language parameters inside URL and HTACCESS redirect

I'm experiencing an issue using the Google webmaster tools. My Website homepage is being redirected to the correct language version according to user's browser language. For example if a user from UK ...
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1answer
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Google Tag Manager fire event when element id/class is on screen

I have Google Tag Manager installed and working on my website. There is one particular thing that I need to track but I can't figure out how to do it. There is a block that gets inserted into a page ...
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Setting up domain name for a different country

I'd like to ask a question regarding domain registration and server details. We have an existing website in .com and we would like to have a .jp site for Japanese. We have already registered the ...
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1answer
21 views

How to find the customer's visit is from the Google Results Page

As we are moving from the classic Google Analytics to the Universal Google Analytics for the marketing requirement, I need to find out from where the customer is coming from. If he is coming from the ...
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Is Alexa Rank a true representation of growth?

I handle the SEO of the company's website. Last month we peaked at a national Alexa Rank of around 30,000, but in the past 3 weeks it has gone down to 50,000. The executives at my company consider ...
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1answer
27 views

Google Search for main website

If I search for my main domain in Google, it throws up structured data which contains links which do not have a lot of content (in fact some links don't have any content). To give some clarity, in ...
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Should i remove ecommerce tracking after added enhanced ecommerce tracking?

I was using Ecommerce tracking tag which is ga('ecommerce:addTransaction', { 'id': '1234', // Transaction ID. Required. 'affiliation': 'Acme Clothing', // Affiliation or ...
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27 views

Is px a good unit to use in css? [closed]

When styling a website we have to deal with screen sizes and we normally size elements using px unit. I use bootstrap and there as well we have media queries to control at what screen size we should ...
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How to get Google to consider what appears as object in the right column of SERP [duplicate]

I am trying to get Google to use and show the proper item in a SERP. Yes, I know no one knows the algorithms but I am just wondering what basic things can be done to play by the rules and get Google ...
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1answer
42 views

Hashbang, images and SEO

I'm implementing a caching plugin to my app, and it adds an hashbang string to the names of the static files. I would like to know your opinion regarding it. Adding an hash to static files like JS or ...
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1answer
38 views

Is it considered blackhat to show structured data to search engine bots but not humans?

Is it considered blackhat if the JSON-LD structured data is only shown to search engines? The content is still present on the web-site for users, but it's only marked up as structured data when we ...
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27 views

How to user regex to attribute referrer parameter url traffic to organic channel in Google Analytics

CMS is generating a referrer parameter at the end of the URL for clicks from the search engine. So most of the organic traffic is attributed to the Direct channel instead on organic. Here is an ...
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24 views

Blogger Refused to execute script from because its MIME type ('text/html') is not executable, and strict MIME type checking is enabled

Hi I have a blogger site with custom domain and the javascript code don't work with the custom domain. When I use the blogspot.com domain then the javascript code works but when I change it to custom ...
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9 views

How to rank on google for your own web site address keyword? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to rank #1 for a website address keyword. For example: website URL would be www.proautoservice.com And If people search on Google "Pro auto service", how can I rank #1 for ...
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1answer
29 views

Google Analytic - unknown traffic/tracking

I create a GA ID at early June, 2016. UA-XXXXX-1 is for live site and i set the URL at GA was www.example.com UA-XXXXX-2 is for staging site and the url for GA was www.example.com/staging Then, I ...
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OpenStack Horizon behind reverse proxy (nginx preferred) [migrated]

Current situation: I have a Triple-O OpenStack installation (Liberty) where even the "public" network is in a private environment (10.24.7.0/24 network). The only way to get access to that network is ...
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1answer
14 views

Can browser vulnerabilities effect wesbite security?

Can browser vulnerabilities lead to problems with a website Security? Let's say that I have a website that is globally accessed. Can an old browser having vulnerabilities be trouble for my website ...
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69 views

Is it SEO safe to embed the H2 or H3 tag in a hyperlink element?

I'm making a new layout for our website, and I want to make a list using the unordered list tag (ul) to show our offers. But because of our design I would like to use the h3 tag into an a element. ...
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10 views

How to count newUsers per device ? Google Analytics

I am using google analytics in my ios/android apps. I need to count the following: new downloads : when user download the application from the store for the first time. reDownload : when user ...
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2answers
17 views

Removing query string parameter from Google analytics pageview report

My website uses a querystring parameter to track where on the site a user came from to access the current page. For example: http://example.com/my-page?source=header http://example.com/my-page?source=...
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1answer
35 views

Can one or two links from popular sites with great reputation cause my site to rank noticably better in Google?

Maybe this is a question which stems admittedly out of lack of proper knowledge regarding backlinks despite being involved in the industry for a relatively long time. I have launched a new blog, I ...
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1answer
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Does using WhoIS Guard create false whois records that could be used in an inaccuracy complaint?

For people who use Whois protection services, does this mean that if a inaccuracy complaint was submitted against them that this would actually take effect? Lets say person Y was based in United ...
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1answer
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Ranking with 2 URLs for one keyword | Category page & all product page | Use canonical?

I have a webshop where I have a category page called 'Smartwatch'. On this page I inform but also inspire people about smartwatches. Page title of this page : Smartwatch | Find your Smartwatch. ...
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Gzip compression not working

I have enabled mod_rewrite, mod_deflate, mod_headers and mod_setenvif in Apache and not mod_gzip, mod_filter. Tried <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Compress HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Text, XML and ...
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2answers
28 views

How to get Google to display the published date of blog post in the search results?

I'd like to display the published date of the posting that I made in the Google search results? Example: I optimized the structured data of my blog last month, the datePublished and dateModified ...
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votes
3answers
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Lazy loading images (with data URI) and effects on SEO

I've seen this question: Lazy loading images and effects on SEO My question is very similar, except that I am using data-uri images like so: <img width="1100" height="340" class="img-responsive ...
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1answer
19 views

Google Websmaster Tools crawl errors reporting a link that does not exist

Google Webmaster Tools seems to be giving me an erroneous report. The crawl Errors (Smart Phone tab) still shows a link to http://mypubguide.com/good-pubs/Blacko from http://mypubguide.com/good-pubs/...
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1answer
20 views

How does online advertising works?

How does online advertising works? When I type in the URL bar www.publisherwebsite.com, what happens from the initial request until my page is fully displayed? My guesses, observation and researchs ...
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votes
1answer
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Adsense dormant account to clarify

After going in circles to email Google Adsense few days ago to seek clarification on the status of my inactive Adsense account since 2008 following their then announcement to retire google Adsense ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Strange discrepancy in map pack listings, anyone else seen this?

If you search for "pharmacies medford or" or "banks medford or", the map pack list that displays does not show reviews or even say "no reviews", even though they have reviews. If you search instead ...
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0answers
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Google Analytics not sending data from mobile

I have a website with a few webpages that have GA universal tracking code. When I visit the site from a desktop, I am getting the real time data absolutely fine as expected. However, when I visit the ...
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0answers
21 views

Some of my webpages will appear then disappear for my targeted keywords

Last week one of my webpages appeared for a keyword phrase I was targeting. Then, two days later it disappeared completely. Today the same thing happened for another keyword, and within 10 minutes the ...
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vote
1answer
15 views

Omitting Domain Registrant/Admin Name

I've noticed, with a quick domain lookup, that Facebook omits some informations in the Whois Records. Instead of writing a real name, the Registrant/Amin/Tech Name is "Domain Administrator". How is it ...
3
votes
3answers
56 views

Google indexes a completely DIFFERENT title for my web site. What can I do?

I have a strange problem. I have read about this problem in other questions but mine is different in a strange way. After a back up at my web hosting company, Google indexes my website with tags such ...
4
votes
3answers
64 views

Remove large number of useless page from Google index using robots.txt

A large number of auto-generated pages from the search of my site has been indexed by Google due to an error. I'm trying to clean this in order to be sure that only the most high quality content is ...
4
votes
2answers
51 views

How can I copy posts from my old (but still active) blog without SEO penalty?

I have had an old blog (which is still active) where I published some articles which I also want to publish on the new blog? How can I do this without SEO penalty?
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10 views

Declaring parts of page as multi-language friendly

The main parts of my site are multiple-language friendly since every user naturally selects pictures and thumbnails they want to see. The text (which to most guests is very unimportant) is english. ...
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1answer
24 views

Multiple Websites with Multiple Sitemaps under single IIS Endpoint

We have multiple websites with different domains under single IIS endpoint. Each website has its own sitemap - sitemap1.xml and sitemap2.xml. Can we implement rewrite rules so that www.example1.com/...
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0answers
44 views

App opening standard browser instead of active browser [migrated]

Say you have a smartphone with two browsers, DefaultBrowser and OtherBrowser. You visit the webshop by opening Otherbrowser, and proceed through the cart steps At the end, you go from OtherBrowser ...
3
votes
2answers
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Will repeatedly searching and clicking increase search engine rankings?

My website is showing in Google search for a particular keyword. I am now searching for my website many times with this keyword. Is doing so going to effect the position of the website within the ...

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