Questions tagged [ajax]

AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript And XML) is a popular technique for creating interactive websites, though other technologies (e.g. JSON) are often used instead of XML.

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Adding noindex to xrobots to remove Request URL Soft 404

Bit of a technical question here that I'm working on with my dev. I have a load of Ajax request URL's appearing in Search Console as soft 404's. These requests are for buttons on the page i.e. '...
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Ajax Request with Push State to Current URL SEO Friendly?

After reading up on getting content indexed in Google that is pulled into a page from an AJAX request, I have found that you can use pushState to change the URL and this will allow Google to find it. ...
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Why do so many websites use third-party sites for hosting JavaScripts? [duplicate]

What would be the benefit of my hosting JavaScripts from ajax.googleapis.com and other third-party sites instead of hosting these scripts myself?
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Will Google be able to index nested loading via AJAX

Pages on many of my websites load additional page content via AJAX calls. The page shell will load quickly for UX reasons. Then the page shell will make secondary AJAX calls to load additional ...
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SEO Ajax loaded pages - noindex X-Robots-tag

I have on my homepage (page A) html content (ajax) loaded on click of a button (load more) from multiple pages (page B). Googlebot does see content and does follow links loaded from the ajax calls on ...
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Lazy loading website sections and SEO

I have an interactive Wordpress website with multiple animations/images. I wanted to improve Google speed insight results, but keep the site SEO friendly. The proposed improvement includes lazy ...
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Finding all URLs called by a browser for loading a specific URL using Safari, Chrome or Firefox Dev Edition

I would like to sort all URLs of my website into two categories: static (=cacheable) and dynamic. Sadly the shop software does not have a URL structure allowing for this distinction. So what I would ...
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Does Google index ajax data that load after 1 second by setTimeout?

I use load Javascrpt and use Ajax for load content. And i should use setTimeout for run Ajax load function after 1 or 2 second(s). Does Google index and follow this content?
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Form submission without page refresh

I have a form and the details gets updated after submitting it and the page refreshes after that automatically and the details of the form will be shown at the bottom of the form. That means all the ...
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Internal searches using AJAX affects SEO?

I have read in some sites that is a good practice for SEO to use URLs like www.example.com/params-for-your-search as words separated by hyphens. I'm creating a SPA ReactJS Application where I have a ...
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how can file content affect whether its uploading gets a 403 error

I use ajax (POST) in javascript to send text data to be saved as a file on the server by a php program (which simply does an fopen, fwrite and fclose). This generally works OK. However recently I ...
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Crawling a SalesForce site fully generated by JS with Screaming Frog only gets content on some pages

I'm trying to crawl a Salesforce-generated site. This site appears to be fully generated by Javascript (if you load the page with JS disabled only a white screen shows up). For instance, Salesforce's ...
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Why is Facebook Pixel firing the gtm.formSubmit event?

I have a Google Tag Manger container that contains a Facebook Pixel injector tag and a regular form submission tag (with standard form submission trigger). However, when the submit button of a form is ...
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If a PHP comments script uses AJAX, is the content not indexed by search engines?

I am interested in installing the PHP comments script Easycomment. The script features include "All Ajax". The comments in the demo above do not show up in the source code of the page. Does this ...
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SEO implications of loading pages (with e.g. ajax) on a single page

I have an e-commerce site that needs 3 clicks (and page loads) to get to the actual product. This was done with the intention to have more goolgle-bot scannable pages, and therefore better ranking for ...
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AJAX content not indexed by Google

On our page users are opening posts in a modal (like facebook or twitter). The links look like this <a class="showpost" data-mpid="416246" href="/p/416246/">Open Post</a> We catch the ...
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Allow Google to index content loaded by AJAX when clicked

I have read many articles about how Google handles AJAX loaded content, and I am aware that Google is now supposed to index your page like any modern browser now. However, I am still seeing much of ...
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Does using POST vs GET for AJAX affect whether or not Google sees the loaded content?

I have a site that shows some content of its pages using AJAX with a POST method. Google is supposed crawls AJAX content for these pages, but when I try to make "Fetch as Google" on Google webmaster ...
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Should the escaped fragment URL or the hash bang URL be used with Fetch as Google in Search Console?

which one url must be added into url input field of Google search console-> Crawl->Fetch as Google? example.com/?_escaped_fragment_=my-ajax-page or example.com/#!my-ajax-page
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Static page which uses Ajax to fetch “Latest posts” on homepage from Wordpress

I am making a website which has a blog as well as a "normal" website. Would there be any negative consequences of installing Wordpress on a separate blog.domain.com and using AJAX to fetch ...
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Is it SEO friendly to disable link clicks in JavaScript when the click is handled with AJAX or Angular?

If I use the anchor tag as: <a href="/page1" onclick="return false;">page 1</a> Will the Search engines see it? Will pass the link juice to it? Is it OK for SEO? I'm using angular4 to ...
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Can Google see AJAX loaded content and how to test it?

Since I knew that Google had some issue with pages with pages that load contents via AJAX I tested my client website with Google Search Console and How Google use my pages. From that tool Google seems ...
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Make the content of JavaScript and JSON powered review widget searchable in Google

I have created a review widget, which can be injected on any page. The widget will help a page owner generate content from visitors reviews and questions. I have to make this content searchable on any ...
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How is Google's indexing affected by history.pushState? When should it be called?

I am maintaining a single page app and I am trying to make it friendlier to search engines. The way the page works is that when a user clicks on an internal link, an AJAX request is made to fetch new ...
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Safari 11.0 is blocking some of our scripts [closed]

Here is a quick video describing the issue - https://screencast.com/t/zTnbBoWYmY Since the new Safari 11 we have an issue where our content isn't loading properly. We are getting messages such as ...
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AJAX compatibilty [closed]

In 2015 Google stopped supporting their AJAX for Adsense program, So I've researched and developed tons of AJAX content. I understand the flaws so I'm striving for backwards compatibility. loadPage('...
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What URL will Googlebot crawl when you use the meta fragment tag with a regular hash URL?

my client wants to use AJAX crawling (I know that it is deprecated But he wants it to use because of another search engine that still support it such as yandex.ru) So I have URL like this: http://...
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Is loading the article content using jQuery & AJAX bad for SEO?

I am loading the content of main article using jQuery . Is it effective for SEO? Is it bad practice? For example I have a page URL example.com/ariticle?seid=14 Here when the page loads, I fetch the ...
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PHP website page loading is very slow in localhost [closed]

PHP website pages are taking very long time to load for huge data in localhost(using Xampp). The page loading becomes faster for less data. Could anyone tell why how this can be?
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How do I stop Google from indexing AJAX calls within Javascript?

We are getting a number of odd results come up on Google EG: http://www.somedomain.com/somepage/AjaxFunction.aspx?stuff=XXX&other=XXX When I looked at "somepage" the ajax function is not ...
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SEO question in regards to current way of loading my pages [duplicate]

I'm trying to implement SEO-friendly (or at least indexable) way of dynamically displaying categories; first by allowing user to use javascript to dynamically load pages via ajax (.load) and secondly ...
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Prevent Google indexing Ajax Postback

I have a website example.com where I have a number of pages where comments can be made. Instead of using postback to post the comments back to the server, I use Ajax but it seems to have created ...
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Allow bots to read dynamically injected content

I've got a pretty large Angular SPA, and I currently use ?_escaped_fragment_ to serve up static versions of all our pages. I've discovered, however, that this often has issues with newly deployed/...
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Why wouldn't Google be able to read AJAX generated JSON-LD schema.org markup parsed from a Google sheet?

There's a lot going on in that question so here's a breakdown: Every Google sheet has a JSON version that can be parsed (example). I've parsed that data using pure JS and AJAX, and generated schema....
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Does Google index #! (hash bang) URLs?

Just got confused with some blogs as everyone is sure that Google will not index the hash (#) URL but not sure about hash bang (#!) URL. I have seen a "deprecated" doc on Google regarding this, where ...
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Would could Google not index an AJAX news feed after 1 month?

I have a website that in page1.php uses a news API from other website. It has JS calling a PHP method like this: <script id="mdval" src="http://example.com/parvazproject/parvaz.php?c=...
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How to create newsfeed [closed]

I have been working on a project of making a website, and I would like to incorporate a newsfeed (similar to Twitter/fb) where all of my users can see other users updates. I have my login and ...
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Content loaded via XMLHttpRequest (xhr): How to make google aware of it?

According to google itself and another question here, google's bots execute JavaScript on crawled sites and index the rendered content. However, [a]ccording to [the] experience [of at least this ...
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Best way to let Google index page with tabs - SEO

Let' say I have a /pets page with 4 tabs on it: All Dogs Cats Owls The All tab displays all the pets on page load. Each of the 3 other tabs holds a list of dogs/cats/owls, respectively - loaded ...
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Workaround for appearing to change the URL of an infinite scrolling page when pushState is not available due to analytics

I'm building a website and they want it to be an infinite scroll single page design, and to be as SEO friendly as possible. Just to give you an example: Here is an example URL structure: com ...
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Why is Googlebot calling an AJAX method with GET rather than POST?

I have an AJAX call on my site that does a POST and returns data. Googlebot is crawling these URLs but it is attempting to use a GET method rather than a POST. This is causing hundreds of 404 error ...
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How to implement Schema.org markup in Ajax web applications?

I developed a web application using Ajax. Now I want to implement Schema.org markup in the application. I know how I can implement it, but I am confused how search engines crawl Ajax pages of the ...
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Google-SEO-friendly ajax site since Oct 2015

Since Oct 2015, Google have been able to crawl ajax sites automatically (so the recommendations made in former articles like this are officially deprecated). But I'm still having trouble getting ...
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SEO impact of asyncronous loading of home page content

In the home page of my e-shop I usually have banners with links to the (at that time) most important pages. These banners change frequently, like one to twice a month, and they usually don't have ...
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Please clarify me about admin-ajax.php? [closed]

Someone know What is "admin-ajax.php" and its function and how it works. Please explain me if any one have fine description about it.
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Is possible, feasible or even recommended (if possible), to change the title or the keywords of a page using Google Tag Manager?

Does Google Tag Manager could or should be used to change content in a page, like title, keywords or description?
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Is it possible to make a crawlable AJAX web application WITHOUT using HTML snapshots?

Is it possible to make single page application (SPA) crawlable without HTML snapshots with help of HTML5 History API pushState? I have found contradictory meanings. Can you support or refute one of ...
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Does Google index AJAX websites after running the JavaScript?

As I understand Google depreciated its ajax crawling scheme they came up with back in 2009. I run single page app powered by Anguar frontend with push state navigation and my question is around ...
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How should the back button behave when a site is built with AJAX and JavaScript?

I have made several websites and web applications, and still not sure of what the behaviour of the browser's back button should be. In some cases where AJAX and JavaScript technology is used, hitting ...
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Should we still care about ajax-crawling specification?

It seems google crawlers run js. But documentations of ajax-crawling techniques are still available on Google Developers site. Are they still valid and necessary to be followed?