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RFC 5785 can be paraphrased: If you create a new URL such as robots.txt or favicon.ico that is expected to be at a certain place on every website, you shall henceforth make such a URL start with /.well-known/. Furthermore, you will register all such URLs with the IETF so that there is a big central list of all these URLs. The registry appears to ...


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There's a fairly small range of mobile device viewport sizes. Everything else will be regarded as "desktop". And: When the meta viewport element is absent, mobile browsers default to rendering the page at a desktop screen width (usually about 980px, though this varies across devices). [source] Googlebot Smartphone is basically a mobile browser, so ...


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The example IP addresses are Google alright! However, it should be no more than 1 request per 2 seconds though that may have changed in the past few years. For the record, Google has always behaved rather well and has always stayed within the 1 request per 2 seconds rule. Still, it is not uncommon for small flurries of requests throughout the day and maybe ...


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There are two ways you could handle it - unfortunately both are not ideal solutions... You could remove the microformats markup from your pages - but this will affect the people both in the US and outside looking at your results You could create different versions of your website for different countries to be indexed in results for these countries. This ...


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Google has written a blog post at https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2012/08/website-testing-google-search.html on the best way to handle indexing with A/B testing and multi-variant testing such as what you are doing. The first thing to note in the article is that cloaking is still not allowed even during testing. It doesn't look as though any of their ...


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Check if the these pages are linked from any other page. Remove those links and mark the errors as fixed. Make sure there are no backlinks on that pages. If there are any backlinks coming to that page make sure you display 404 and submit all those domains to disavow file.


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Just tested it and Bing found page with all text build purely by JavaScript. Google also finds it of course.


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While the Googlebot could be at fault here as you ask in the comments it is unlikely. Based on your question and your follow up comments it sounds as though your server may have malware or a virus. I would recommend running antivirus toolkits, and malware scanners, and potentially even reloading your site from a backup to deal with any changes that may have ...



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