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Google does not display http://, it does however display https:// and does this to indicate to users that the site uses SSL. Sites that do not force SSL will display with no protocol. Google is pushing for SSL to become the standard while it has users security in mind but it is also my opinion that they have an agenda behind this... because when all search ...


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What you can do is create a redirection either through a webserver configuration file (such as adding rewriterules with a R=301 flag in apache's .htaccess) or modify the section(s) of your script that is handling the m=1 parameter so that it redirects to the valid site without the m=1. When you are done the changes, update at least the sitemaps containing ...


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Yes, BUT Ensure you don't have a 301 redirect chain like: http://olddomain.com/test => http://www.olddomain.com/test => http://intermediatedomain.com/test => https://www.newdomain.com Once I had a 301 redirect chain only for some pages, and guess what? Those pages had "difficulties" to get updated in Google. Also, Matt Cutts from Google said you should ...


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Google should only return image results under Google image search, so if you do site:example.com click image search afterwards and it should return the results. Google will index whatever is embedded to the page regardless if your using a CDN or not, view image will display it on the CDN while visit page will result in visiting the page that its embedded on. ...


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You need to add structured data to your documents. You can either do this by hand, by using services like Google’s Structured Data Markup Helper, or by using CMS/themes/plugins - the only thing that matters is the result, i.e., that your documents contain the structured data which you want to convey about your content. Google recognizes (some parts of) ...


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Using site: is highly unreliable for counting indexed pages. It is often out of date, incorrect and actual serps is limited to sample data only. You should opt to use Google Webmaster Tools for a more accurate index count.


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Site: searches will always display the home page first if it is in the result set. For the additional search terms as by your example, if the home pages is in the result set, Google will always place the sites home page first then will display the remaining results in order of importance as Google sees it. This will change over time as search trends come and ...


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This is a function of the Structured Data markup schema. Go to your Google Webmaster tools profile and under Search Appearance you will find tools for data highlighting. The structured data markup can help you accomplish this in your sites code.


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Historically, Google said they ignored structured data which was not used to markup visible content. Because your snippet shows both date published and date updated as visible on-page content but the Moz example shows date published as non-visible meta data, I'd try tweaking that and seeing if it works to get Google to show the last update date instead.



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