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Based on a strict reading of Google's webmaster guidelines and definitions it is considered cloaking, it may not have been designed to present alternate content to Google over the users but as it has that effect Google needs to treat it as such.


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Per Google's definition, this could be considered cloaking. It really depends on how much the content varies and if it's consistent otherwise. There's bound to be some give but Google is the only one who can tell you if you've crossed it. Check Search Console for any Manual Actions.


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It will very likely dilute how your site is found and can ultimately effect bounce rates when users click on links for antique armor and find something else negatively effecting how a site performs. SERP CTR and bounce rates are a major factor. It would be too fuzzy differentiating the difference between the two. I would advise against it. Go for another ...


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Someone is trying to manipulate your URLs and getting away with them because of a flaw in your original PHP script. Your script is allowing anything entered between /directory/ and /index.php to be rewritten (through your mod_rewrite rules) and 'allowing' it to actually return a valid page instead of a 404. So if I am your competitor or just a malicious ...


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Having something appended to your URLs in search console is usually either a malformed link on your site (in this case your twitter link probably), or Googlebot being dumb and interpreting a JavaScript string like var="tag/tutorials/news@example.com"; as something that the JS could use as a link, maybe. The first would effect users, but not the second. ...


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The main problem you're having is that you expect numbers put out by Google to be accurate, but they aren't. This isn't specific to Google, it's true for all major web search engines. The total result count is just an estimate, and it's easy to see: http://searchengineland.com/why-google-cant-count-results-properly-53559 The numbers published by Webmaster ...


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If your site shows Google what is basically advertising content that is unrelated to the actual site, you've been hacked. If you have enough knowledge of WordPress and also server security to detect and clean the hack, go for it. If you are at all uncertain about how to do this, hire a professional security service to do it for you such as Sucuri or ...


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The AdsBot crawler with user agent AdsBot-Google (+http://www.google.com/adsbot.html), is part of AdWords not AdSense. It is supposedly used for checking landing page content to determine quality score. This bot appears to also visit pages that are not ad landing pages, including pages with no ads on them, no ads to them, and no links to them. Based on the ...


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These are sitelinks, you can read all about this over here : https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/47334?hl=en Demote a sitelink URL: On the Search Console Home page, click the site you want. Under Search Appearance, click Sitelinks. In the For this search result box, complete the URL for which you don't want a specific sitelink URL to appear. (How ...


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...with other web sniffing tools the HTTP HEADERS are correct. Tell the programmers of those web sniffing tools that they need to reprogram those tools because I looked at the HTML source code of your page and things need changing. What can I do? Stop confusing the robots. I look at your code and you have TWO title tags as follows separated by ...


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I've been thinking of ways to try to expand the number of visitors and I noticed the commercial "body armor" market gets a lot of traffic. So is it viable to make an SEO leap from armor in the medieval sense to armor in the modern sense of body armor? Why not combine the two instead of switching? After all, you say you have 6-7k visitors a month about ...


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Here is an article about this where they explain how to implement it. Show full images on your own site, but only show the watermarked version in Google image search. The basic technique is to choose which version to serve (watermarked or clean) based on HTTP Referer and User Agent. If the HTTP Referer is from your own site, show the clean version. If ...


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It's easiest way to enable leverage browser caching in cpanel via your .htaccess file. Login Your Cpanel : Go To Your Hosting Panel or Cpanel. Find .htaccess File : Find .htaccess file in root directory. Open .htaccess File : Open .htaccess file in your web browser. Add IfModule Code : Add IfModule Code in your .htaccess file given below. Save .htaccess ...


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One thing you should try is using the domain instead of a relative slash / for home. But if that doesn't fix it, yes there is an error. Google shouldn't be displaying home like that, it takes the form of domain. Why? Who knows. But here is what we do, this could change at any time: If you properly mark up your breadcrumbs with the older data-vocab syntax ...


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Good question! I'd never thought of attempting to redefine/rename the root. The root directory is assumed to be the domain itself. By defining it with a link, you've caused it to create a new directory 'Home' that is assuming the same position as the root. This has created both the assumed root and the 'Home' directory in the structure and the situation you'...


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You can add and manage business places here: Google My Business


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This article suggests that Google will cache content loaded by an onscroll event: http://dinbror.dk/blog/lazy-load-images-seo-problem/ Admittedly that is for images, but I can't see why it wouldn't work for other content. I would test though.


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There are several things you can do to improve your site's visibility in a geographical / linguistic area. First, you should add hreflang tags to your html code. Hreflang annotations are used by Google as signs for the intended linguistic and geographical targeting of the content. Two good sources of information: The hreflang Tags Generator Tool Using ...


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One, two or even a few months sometimes isn't enough time for Google to update its index with changes in a website and start displaying results in the way the website owner is desiring. And it's not only time what is needed, but thorough SEO work in all aspects. Now, regarding Google showing main links pages for a certain website like in your screenshot, it ...



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