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If another website is linking to those incorrect URLs (because of a typo) and Google is following those links they will get a 404 page. They may assume that page is supposed to exist because another site is linking to them and are reporting the error to you in case you need to fix it. Naturally after a while they will stop attempting to crawl that URL ...


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Will you lose SEO value? 301-headers will transfer all* SEO value from the naked version to the www version, you have nothing to worry about, as long as the pages keep existing (which should be the case if you only switch to www.). Don't forget sitemaps, and other XML files which might contain your domain. * I've read about loosing the tiniest bit due to a ...


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You do not have an indexing problem. Google Webmasters Tools is the authoritative source of information about your website with Google. Whatever it says there is true. Operators like site: and link: are known to not show all relevant results. This is on purpose as it prevents others from knowing exactly Google is handling your website inhibits any attempts ...


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429 errors are: 429 Too Many Requests The 429 status code indicates that the user has sent too many requests in a given amount of time ("rate limiting"). The response representations SHOULD include details explaining the condition, and MAY include a Retry-After header indicating how long to wait before making a new request. Most web hosts ...


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No, you can't submit the exact same sitemap (same syntax, same URLs), and expect Google to sort out what kinds of assets you're trying to identify. If you submit a sitemap that you intend to be for your videos, and it doesn't have the required Video sitemap syntax, and contain the required video-specific tags, Google won't see it as a video sitemap. It's ...


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Yes, sitemap index files can refer to mRSS files, but you can also submit them individually if you want. You can't link to mRSS files from normal (non-index) sitemap files though. In addition to the help center page you mentioned, there's also a bit about the differences between these files in an older blog post.


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[Disclosure: I run Product Management for Hosting at GoDaddy and am the acting PM on our Managed WordPress product] Based on your question and feedback we have made a few changes to our settings: Bot rate-limiting has been raised from 3 requests / second to 15 requests / second. Bot rate-limiting now excludes static files. Only dynamic, un-cached ...


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Use an alternative verification method. For example, DNS TXT record ("Domain Name Provider").


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This error occur when your robots.txt file exists but is unreachable. Your site should return 200 HTTP status if the file exists or 404 if it doesn't, otherwise you would face such message from google. Before Googlebot crawls your site, it accesses your robots.txt file to determine if your site is blocking Google from crawling any pages or URLs. If ...


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First, I would run some tests on that page using one of the following tools: 1) Google Page Speed 2) WebPageTest.org These two will give you an idea of why your page is slow to respond. It could be the map taking too long to call home or it could be something related to your hosting environment. Usually if its your hosting then the entire site would be ...


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The Fetch as Google was created as a temporary option originally designed to help you see your site the way Google sees it. It does allow you to update the index almost immediately. But this is based upon trust. Google will revisit your page with the regular Googlebot soon after. Because this is based upon trust, it is best not to rely on this option to ...


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It could also be duplicate content filters. Do a site search then go to last page of search results. This may be page 30 or more. At the bottom of the last page you should see something similar to this: In order to show you the most relevant results, we have omitted some entries very similar to the 348 already displayed. If you like, you can repeat ...


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I would give it more time. For a new site that is not crawled often it may take a while to get indexed. Here are a few ways you can speed it up a bit: 1) Having good quality link point to your site will help with crawling. 2) Having positive social media indicators such as likes, shares and etc. will help with crawling 3) You can submit your site to a few ...


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PDF files are crawled and indexed by Google. Links in them do count as backlinks. A few years ago there was a site that got a penalty for distributing PDF files for various websites to post because those files contained links with anchor text of popular search terms. The site on this PDF file resides would have to allow the PDF to be crawled and not ...


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GWT backlinks report is not the one to trust too, I think. It may show links from deindexed pages, and do not show the live ones. To check the backlinks use ahrefs or something. GWT is only an additional tool to see. Regarding indexing by search engines, search for the exact text around the link/anchor (or with anchor) and see the results.


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If "fetch as Google" is able to retrieve the pages without errors, then it sounds like Googlebot just hasn't gotten around to re-crawling all the pages yet. The errors will go away within a couple weeks as Googlebot recrawls the error pages. You can use the "mark as fixed" feature in Google Webmaster Tools. It will remove the errors from your list for ...


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When you added CDN, did you also added site-wide SSL? If you did, your current site in WMT is HTTP and that won't be crawled anymore as you have move away from HTTP. So go ahead, add a new site in WMT as https:// in front of it and it will show you all the impressions and everything back to normal.


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The answer to your question is not very simple but resumes to this: The size of the data sample and the relations the data make. If you open Search Engine Optimization -> Queries, you'll notice at the top the notification: Google Search: Top 1,000 daily queries and then, your data is shown as 14.46% of your total sample of about 300.000 impressions in ...


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First, you need to identify what where the issue is. I would run some tests on that page using one of the following tools: 1) Google Page Speed 2) WebPageTest.org These two will give you an idea of why your page is slow to respond. It could be the map taking too long to call home or it could be something related to your hosting environment. Usually if its ...


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You should probably check a handful in Fetch as Google to make sure Google can find your pages. This will serve as reassurance that pages are accessible before using the MARK AS FIXED button to clear out the errors. Due to any number of configuration/DNS issues it's possible that you can see pages that Googlebot can't. A service like What's My DNS? can help ...


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check htaccess and dns server connectivity. this often occurs in shared hosting. Besides, htaccess has been created before we upload our web file in shared hosting. try to check both of items. If OK in htaccess, then you should contact your host.


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If you're looking for complete Apache referer_log analysis, you will have to use your tools rather than what Google provides you. I think they are trying to provide you a distilled version of referrals which will provide a good but incomplete picture. The answer to your question is in a blog post from Google: The relevant passage is: we're showing a ...



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