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comment Understanding google's doumentation of crawling sites
I saw that. It is possible that they knew there would be a backlash since it seemed the chatter was already at a high volume. I remember when the Fetch as Google feature was in beta, there was a concern that there would be over-usage. I was pleasantly surprised that the spammers did not jump on the option. BTW- I have written answers that were not received well and upon a re-read, I could understand why. Ooopppsss! I knew you had a good intent! Honest!!
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comment Understanding google's doumentation of crawling sites
Again, with respect, when I read this answer, the take-away (to me anyway) is that the Fetch as Google is the solution you are recommending. Fair credit: I do like the answer: the detail, the explanation, etc.
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comment Black listing and hacking
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is not about webmastering.
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comment Black listing and hacking
Odds are heavy against you- do not expect to ever use that e-mail address again. Give it up and start over.
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comment On-demand removal - should i block off with robots.txt?
The order of removing a page from the index is: 404 or 410 error (if gone); or robots.txt; or noindex. Do not be in a hurry. Search engines are notoriously slow no matter what you do. Do not try and make any search engine real-time. It is not possible. Do not make them mad trying.
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comment Understanding google's doumentation of crawling sites
With respect, it is very very bad advice to recommend using Fetch as Google as routine. Abuse of this feature will assure that it disappears. Trying to hurry Google up is not a good idea. Google gets mad. Google uses a TTL style metric that adjusts based upon a pages freshness. The proper advice is to make sure that content is added and updated regularly according to what is natural. I only recommend using the Fetch as Google to correct critical errors in small doses. Other than that, just let any search engine do what it does best- especially Google since it is fairly responsive already.
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comment Is there anything unusual or nefarious about private IP addresses in server logs?
The statement coming from your local environment, your ISP, or the address has been "spoofed" is not necessarily true. Unfortunately, a ton of routers route packets in either direction that are not supposed to be routable. This problem is so pervasive, that it is possible to route private IP addresses through the Internet. However, short of the local network, it is still extremely unlikely that a private IP is coming from the Internet without being spoofed. For this reason, regardless of the access, it is wise to always block private IP addresses for security reasons.
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revised Why would a website with keyword stuffing rank higher than one without in google search results?
Fixed small misquote.
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comment SEO : How to add Wikipedia Page to the sidebar on the right when doing a Google Search?
Simple answer. You cant. It is purely up to Google and the Knowledge Vault. Just make sure you have used schema.org mark-up for the company name and contact information so that Google can create a link between your site and the wikipedia page and make sure you have as many branding signals as you can create. I count 46.
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comment Are there any server side only website analytics solutions?
Recommendations are off-limits, however, I would suggest checking out piwik.org to see if that supports your needs. It can use a web bug and/or read the log file. It is free and one of the best out there. Good luck!!
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answered Improving SEO on images when the company name has generic word?
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comment Is there a limit on directory removal with Google Webmaster Tools?
@runners3431 There is a limit, but I cannot tell you what that is, I just do not know. I avoid using this option as much as I can. When you submit a URL removal in Webmaster Tools, it will tell you how many requests remain- at least it did the last time I looked almost 2-3 years ago. Honestly, the robots.txt is the fastest way. I ended up resorting to using the robots.txt file the last time because the Remove URL request did not seem to have an effect. This is because if there is a link or the page resolves, Google will continue to list the URL if it is not blocked using the robots.txt file.
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comment Improving SEO on images when the company name has generic word?
This can be a rather broad topic even though you have narrowed it down a bit. Helps us help you. What have you tried or have in mind to try??
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comment How do you implement a www to naked domain redirect in Google Apps with Flask?
What web server are you using? This will help. I am sure we have an IIS and Nginx example somewhere.
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answered Is there a limit on directory removal with Google Webmaster Tools?
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comment Is it a good idea to change/add keywords to an already well-ranking page?
Before you get carried away, you should read this answer: webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/81551/… (ignore the title) This answer will help you with background knowledge.
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comment Should I create a sitemap for an invite only website?
Sitemaps are largely ignored except for comparison and should only be used for sites that are very very large, have a paywall, or have a login and only then if you want those pages indexed. They do not help with SEO at all. I explain it in the link above.
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comment How to find out which links of website posted on Twitter
This may sound obvious and do not mean any insult, but I tend to search in the search textbox on the Twitter site for my domain name without the TLD. It may not get everything, but so far I think it has.
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comment Which whois is the most frequently updated?
@MissM Both nslookup and whois work fine, but I tend to use whois almost exclusively. There is no difference really. You would have to open a terminal window then type whois example.com.
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comment Google Webmaster Tools search analytics Queries volume drop
I would like to see more so that you can get a good answer or some idea as to what is going on. As it sits, there is nothing to really grasp.