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Google Search Console: Separate Subdomain Property from Top Level Property

I'm working with a website and there's a subdomain which I don't have access to. In Google Search Console, the "Property" consists of the entire domain, including this subdomain. (It's all part of 1 ...
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Google Adsense related query

Suppose a visitor on my website visits 3 pages and the SAME ad appears more than once. Will that be counted as just one ad impression or three?
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New hostile web crawler from China throttling server

My server has been crashes several times the last 24 hours by a new extremely aggressive hostile distributed web crawler. It is hitting over 1000 pages per minute and seems to be crawling all content ...
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How to do SEO for dynamically user generated content? [duplicate]

I've read tens of SEO guides and none of them seem to talk about this kind of stuff, I understand that if I have a static website like a blog, I got to pay attention to keywords, title, relevancy all ...
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How to prevent google index for a specific subpath?

I have my website, say www.example.com, and I want it to be indexed. Anyway I also have one section, www.example.com/section that I don't want to be indexed. I tried adding the following headers to ...
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domain redirect to another same domain with another tld [closed]

I had a domain example.com registered from name.com but did expire from 42 days, and to renew it costs a lot of money so I registered a new domain but with different TLD example.net from NameCheap, ...
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crawl-delay: x ------— has someone here managed to understand how the math works there?

From prior research of reading different articles, I understand that a robots.txt crawl delay such as crawl-delay: 1 allows a given search engine to crawl x number of webpages per one second, and than ...
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Why does Googlebot attempt to crawl /admin/install.php?

On one site I own, I recently started seeing Googlebot checking for non-existing URIs: 66.249.76.89 - - [23/Feb/2020:10:18:48 +0100] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.1" 404 118 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; ...
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Search Console Shows “Indexed, Not Submitted in Sitemap” while The URL is actually in Sitemap

I encountered this problem with search console. It is showing Indexed but not submitted in sitemap when the URL is actually present in the website. What is going on?
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Favicon is not being Showing under Mobile Google Search Result (Using Clodflair)

I already tried all instructions from google regarding favicon. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/9290858?hl=en One of our sites is under cloudflare and our favicon is not being Showing ...
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Why are the events set up in Google Tag Manager not being tracked in Google Analytics?

I think I'm experiencing a bug linking my GTag and Analytics account. In my Google Tag account I have the following event set up: As you can see every time there is a page visited that contains ...
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Thousands of page views but none are unique

I have a page that is getting thousands of page views, but very few are unique. Looking more closely, the ones that are not unique have the 'Previous page path' as itself. The page does not link to ...
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Do the LetsEncrypt DNS01 challenges change and how to they interoperate with HTTP challenges?

I typically use HTTP challenges to generate LetsEncrypt certs. However, there are some cases where this is not practical. I've not used DNS challenges before So a couple of related questions - Do ...
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What should I do with my Dynamic DNS URL? [closed]

So I have setup a raspberry pi with A LAMP using Nginx configuration, bought my domain and use duck dns for my dynamic DNS. I have ask setup for my domain and all is well. Then I thought about the ...
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whois - The Sponsored Listings displayed above are served automatically by a third party [closed]

I was scammed by someone. I know his domain name. I tried to search about him on who is but it shows " The Sponsored Listings displayed above are served automatically by a third party. Neither ...
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Why are post, get and put needed on top of HTTPS protocol? [duplicate]

I understand that the HTTP protocol, especially of the secured type, secured with some data encryption method such as TLS and certified with some SSL certification, is the main way to transfer data in ...
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Impact on SEO for scraped news content

I'm making a finance website and apart from our core features, I also want to show the latest news. These news articles are scraped from RSS feeds (full-article scraping) of some reputed news ...
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Are these expiration headers wrong or could they hurt SEO?

I cannot figure out why my rankings dropped, at the same time I deployed 4 Nginx cache servers on different continents. When I serve the PHP pages, I set this expiration header from the origin server,...
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Restrict crawling of region/lang combinations other than the provided ones in robots.txt

I want to allow crawling of my website only if the URL starts with accepted region/language combinations which are us/en, gb/en and fr/fr. Other language combinations must be restricted. On the other ...
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HTTPS migration: 302 redirection instead of 301 [closed]

I migrated my website from http://example.com to https://example.com, by inserting these three lines at the beginning of my '.htaccess' file: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteRule ^/?...
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HTTPS migration: thousands of “Duplicate without user-selected canonical”

I migrated a website of 500,000 URLs from HTTP to HTTPS in 2017 (through a 301 redirection via htaccess). Today I've been checking the 'Coverage' section of the old HTTP property (within 'Google ...
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problem with a bootstrap grid not web responsive [closed]

I have this Bootstrap grid https://www.codeply.com/p/FuHGj3t94N It works fine with large desktop , but on mobile all is messed up. Especially the "NEW" text is not visible in mobile and is not ...
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What is the proper metadata to set on temporary 500 errors?

Context I am building a web application with server side rendering on top of a headless CMS. Sometimes the CMS is down and the frontend has no idea what to display to the user, other than showing a ...
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How much time does a search console take to show mobile and desktop speed(experimental)?

I have submitted my one of the website on google search console in Nov. 2019 but right now(Feb 2020) they not show mobile and desktop speed(experimental) data. why? How much they take a time?
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403 Forbidden error for Wordpress login after whitelisting Cloudflare IPs in htaccess

I’m using Cloudflare nameservers and tried to whitelist Cloudflare IPs through htaccess file, but it results in a 403 Forbidden error for my Wordpress login. Here are the directives I used in ...
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How to use the same base url prefix for category and product pages in Woocommerce?

I checked out this article https://docs.woocommerce.com/document/removing-product-product-category-or-shop-from-the-urls/ which explains that it is not good to remove the product and category bases ...
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Google DMCA approved but link not removed

I had filed a DMCA against a website that had stolen my image. My review status shows approved but even after 2 weeks, the links were not removed from google search. While searching the image, it ...
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Google Search Console still reporting spammy keywords on our site even after cleaning up a hack

Just before the previous Christmas our website was hacked, and our Christmas present was some files put on our server and a redirect to an online pharmacy selling viagra! Happy Christmas us! Luckily ...
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Pagespeed - Render Blocking Resources [closed]

I know there are a few questions on this but I was wondering where I can actually see the scripts that are blocking rendering. Pagespeed Insights will provide a few scripts and CSS, but is there a ...
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hreflang - do I need to prefix links on the different versions of my pages?

hreflang has proven extremely frustrating for me to implement with my previously clean site layout. I've finally bitten the bullet to risk it because Google still doesn't index our translated versions ...
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Was there a Jan 9 2019 Google analytics change affecting bounce rate?

Is there a known change that started at Google between Jan 6 and 9 2019? I've seen a few posts about this particular date range and the bounce rate on my site changed on that day and has stayed the ...
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apache .htacess redirect to treat root domain with or withought / as a single page not 2 page [duplicate]

I have developed a dynamic PHP website and code is written in core PHP (NO CMS or Framework used). When I am checking with SEO tools it is saying duplicate content for https://sattamatkaa.in/ and ...
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Menu Item Hiding Automatically [closed]

My business site is built on WordPress and I am using the "Shifters Lite" WP theme right now. My issue is: One of my primary menu item (designed as per my web-pages) is getting hidden on the Header ...
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How to decide domain of CanonicalUrl

I assume that I have two domains http://www.domain1.com and http://www.domain2.com with the same contents. By default, accessing DOMAIN 1 will be redirected to DOMAIN 2. Now I want to add the Facebook ...
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When setting up a campaign, Facebook is crawling my website using an Iphone user agent

Whenever I'm I'm setting up a campaing on Facebook, I get two visits from Facebook's auto crawlers. The first one I can identify as a robot and serve the SSR (HTML) version to it. The user agent is: ...
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How to resolve “Text too small to read” error from Google Search Console's mobile usability report?

What is the meaning of Text too small to read in the mobile usability section of Google search console?
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How do I calculate the size in PX of a meta title/description programically?

I have some meta titles / descriptions which holds some dynamic content. Server side, before rendering the page, I wanna detect if that title / description is too long and fallback to a shorter one if ...
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How to add event tracking to an anchor link click without an Address Bar change

Our WordPress website is using Divi, which prevents the anchor address being added to the address bar when clicking on anchor links. How do we use Google Tag Manager to track in Google Analytics ...
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Are <button role=“link”>s indexable by Google?

For complicated reasons, we can't use <a href=""> tags on part of one of our pages. If we use <button role="link">, will Search Engines crawl the page? If not, is there another way to ...
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How to efficiently update the sitemap without losing previous indexes?

I have a sitemap uploaded for my web application. The webmasters has indexed 10% of all the URLs in sitemap so far and marked the remaining as excluded(discovered not indexed). I have made some ...
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Why are video tube sites switching to adaptive streaming instead of progressive downloading? [closed]

I find this current trend very discordant, when all I want to do is watch a video in a traditional browser.. progressive downloading is just the simpler protocol and more user friendly. So I dont ...
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Why is Google making up pages to crawl on my site?

For some reason Google is listing a series of pages that do not exist on my website such as: https://www.my_domain.com/index.php/about_us.php It lists them as 'Duplicate, Google chose different ...
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Shop product structured data, does it need a certain product image aspect ratio or size?

I am building an online shop for a client and I was taking a look at google's info in regards to the "product" structured data. I noticed in their article they specify to point to a product picture ( ...
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QuickTime VR functionality with HTML5 + JS? [closed]

Apple QuickTime VR format is basically a sequence of images that QuickTime player lets user drag to make impression like they pan 3D model around (demo). I have similar image sequence of 25 jpg files ...
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How should I restructure my URLs to make development easier while preserving SEO?

I am trying to fix the URL structure of an ecommerce site that has about 90k part pages. The site has no URL directory structure. Thus, all 90k pages are under the root like example.com/part-page-one. ...
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GA cohort style graph by user domain

I am trying to create a user retention graph that is similar to the cohorts analysis report, but instead of having users based on acquisition date, I want it to be based on domain name accessing the ...
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Is there any way to remove mixed content warning from my blogger website after adding affiliate banners?

Is there any way to remove the mixed content warning from my blogger website after adding affiliate banners that are served over HTTP but my website is https? I am trying to add Amazon affiliate ...
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Numbered lists using <h2> and <h3> tags

I have several blog posts with list or a series of steps. I.e., 1. First Item/Step blah, blah, blah 2. Second Item/Step blah, blah, blah 3. Third Item/Step blah, blah, blah These steps are ...
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Should I have separate pages for different categories or one page with multiple unrelated categories for SEO?

If my website caters to multiple categories which are mutually exclusive to each other, then which of the following is more preferable in terms of SEO? having one page with important keywords from ...
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Fix DFP error: “Div div-gpt-ad-XXXXXX is not mapped to a known ad unit.”

I set up an ad manager campaign. I clearly followed all the step from DFP, but ads are not showing on the my domain. The delivery tool of ad manager shows the following error on the same domain where ...

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