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comment Googlebot follows rel=“nofollow” links
In Google search console (webmaster tools) you can do a URL removal for entire subfolders. If all the pages you do not wanted indexed reside in the same subfolder/s and there aren't' pages within there that you do want indexded, you can request the subfolder be removed using the URL removal tool. As long as all the pages have the noindex tag they will be removed from Google a lot faster than waiting for Google to honour the noindex tag.
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comment site move in Google WebMaster Tool
Even if you set 301s correctly and do a change of address in search console the old URLs can stay indexed for a very long time. Example, seomoz.com re branded to moz.com in March, 2013, yet there are still semoz.com URLS indexed and you can bet they did the domains switch correctly: goo.gl/s4kxUr
Jun
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comment Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache
If you viewed Google's cache of our site, where it states 'This is Google's cache of: xxxxxxxx' its was stating the hacked domains, where the site was duplicated, and the cache looked like our site, but all internal links would be for the hacked sites. They hacked site were also ranking above our site.I actually cannot do a screen shot now, the cache has updated to state our site and the rankings have now comeback. Not sure if this was a manual intervention by Google or not, but they said they were looking into it.
Jun
25
comment Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache
Thanks Rich, yeah I know they can simply copy the site without hacking it, but how is Google seeing the cached version of our site, as if its the hacked site? That's the biggie! This seems to have been resolved now, the cache for our site is actually displaying our site. I pestered Google and think I managed to get a manual review. Rankings are coming back now. Still would love to know how Google could show the wrong cache, hope I get a answer on fthis from them.
Jun
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comment Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache
Thanks Rich, I have already submitted a DMCA for all three sites, scrapper report and malware reports to Google. They are dynamically copying the site, as we changed some thing and it shows up in the cache on these hacked site after. The big question though is why is Google seeing the cache of our site as if its the hacked sites? I dont see how this could happen unless our site is compromosed, but we been assured it is not.
Jun
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asked Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache
Jun
22
answered How to see which images Google has indexed from your website?
Jun
20
comment Weird 301 redirection by google crawler
Did you ever find out what is causing this? I have just encountered the same issues, any paginated page over 9 gets redirected to home page when the user agent is Google-Bot.
Jun
10
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Jun
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comment Soft 404 for smartphones
Once they are 404'ed you can use the URL removal in Search Console/Webmaster Tools to speed up removal.
Jun
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asked Tracking App indexing in Google Analytics
May
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comment What does redirecting my duplicate domains do to SEO?
No. Unless say the domains had a good Google history themselves, i.e, they had a website on that ranked well themselves, they had quality backlinks pointing to them. Simpy redirecting domains to another domain wont increase your SEO
May
28
answered Different number in Google Analytics “SEO landing pages” vs. custom report google/organic entries
May
28
answered “Verify live version” not available in Google Webmaster Tools
May
28
comment Improving SEO on images when the company name has generic word?
I disagree massively with bybe, if you have really bad on site seo it can really hamper your seo. Optimising your images like this is great advice, improves your on page seo and improves the chances of being found in image search.
May
26
reviewed Approve When an add-on domain is created in cPanel it automatically generates a subdomain, why?
May
26
comment Is it OK for SEO and ads on the site if I have the same content on multiple domains?
He said he would block them from being indexed in Google, so it should't be an issue, least in Google.
May
26
comment Google's Fetch and Insights not rendering
You might want to join webmaster hangout to ask the question directly. It seem this is the best avenue at the moment for getting answers for Google products: sites.google.com/site/webmasterhelpforum/en/office-hours
May
25
answered robots meta not blocking indexing
May
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answered Are multiple unrelated links to my site from a single domain damaging?