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How do I find when an URL was first indexed by Google?

How do I find out when a particular URL was first indexed by Google? I'd prefer a solution that works even for competitors' URLs that are not owned by me.
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When does Google use article published date vs article modified date in SERP?

I have a website with a number of long form content articles that I keep updated. The page generates two date snippets from this: <time itemprop="datePublished" datetime="2014-04-29T14:08:40+01:00"...
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Benefit of date in URL segments

I was curious about the date in URL segments, is there any SEO point of benefit? For example the following URLs: http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/18/netflix-will-launch-in-the-netherlands-later-this-...
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Posting old content on a new website. Which date to use?

I have been writing a sort of diary for quite some time (5 years) that I store locally on my computer. Now I have decided to make some if this content publicly available in the shape of a WordPress ...
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Can dateModified be unset on a Schema.org Article, if so when should it be set for the first time?

I am trying to understand what the various dates mean in Article from Schema.org. From what I can understand is the following: dateCreated is when the writer first starting with the article. Nothing ...
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How to get Google to display the published date of blog post in the search results?

I'd like to display the published date of the posting that I made in the Google search results? Example: I optimized the structured data of my blog last month, the datePublished and dateModified ...
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Publication date - only for articles? Can it be updated?

In Google's search results there are often publication dates of articles. Google finds this date on its own or takes it from DC.date.issued meta tag. Is this date only supposed to be displayed for ...
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Is it possible to keep the old registration date for my domain that is shown in whois when moving my website to a new domain?

I would like to transform my website from www.namesite.example to www.namesite2.example. Is it possible to get the whois data to show the original data of the first domain registration? Or it is ...
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How should “Midnight” be represented in Schema.org markup for openingHours?

I'm trying to write HTML+Microdata Schema.org for a local business that closes at midnight every night. Below is what I currently have, but I was wondering specifically about how midnight should be ...
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Best way to use date in URL for better SEO

There is a website scenario in which a user gives date as input and the result will be something related with that date. Lets take the scenario is my website gives earth quakes happened in Europe on ...
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Chrome isn't loading static content due to HTTP2_SESSION_RECV_INVALID_HEADER - Invalid character in header name - last-modified

HTTP2_SESSION_RECV_INVALID_HEADER --> error = "Invalid character in header name." --> header_name = "last-modified:" --> header_value = "Thursday,%2009-Aug-2018%2001:21:53%20GMT" This error ...
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Meta-content or time-datetime

How to show datePublished and dateModified Microdata? (I want to prioritize dateModified, this is why I do not show datePublished to the public) Option 1. If I understand this is not correct. Div ...
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How to enable dates for specific blog post only in blogger?

I am trying to enable dates for selective blog posts i.e. for which information date information is relevant, but want to disable them for evergreen posts. Blogger doesn't provide an out-of-box ...
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Google showing pages for old out of date events rather than pages for the current events from our site

I manage a website for a company that offers classroom training in a niche topic. Our training page is well optimized and ranks on page 1. The page lists our upcoming sessions. We have json-ld ...
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Should a blog article's timezone for 'posted' date/time be that of the author or the visitor?

When a visitor is reading a blog post, should the 'posted' date/time displayed at the top or bottom of the article be based on the author's timezone, or the visitor's timezone? This question isn't ...
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Date in SERPs a day early

(originally posted on Google productforums, which has yielded no response) Can anyone give me any pointers about how Google decides what date to display for the SERPS? We have noticed that dates ...
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Thoughts on often re-dating of a blog post

I would obviously change a post date manually if I added more than 300 words to a blog post. But is it okay (or not) to change the date of the post if the tweaks are 20 words and/or photos? I worry ...
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Google analytics URL filter for URLs with multiple specific dates

I work for a news outlet and would like to filter for URLs containing several dates. Each date would have more than one URL associated. For example I would like a filter that catches all of these: /...
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SERP - Google Rich Snippets showing the wrong date for updated post

When I update my post, changing the date of publication, Google News reads me the right date and Google SERP classic not (as you can see in the pictures). What am I doing wrong? Here is my code: &...
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Google Rich Snippets showing the wrong date only for landing pages

I noticed today that rich snippets belonging to my landing pages are showing an incorrect date. In the screenshot provided above, you can see that the bitbond landing page is showing the 22nd of ...
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Two datePublished for LiveBlogPosting

Based on the information below, I understand having a datePublished for the actual post on the WordPress blog index page, but it required a datePublished for the actual blog. How does Google treats ...
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Do I change the date of my posts when I make an update? [duplicate]

For SERP results, is it a good idea to have the modification date shown instead of keeping the creation date? (i.e. making it look like there is fresh content) I tend to make changes to my old posts ...
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Joomla article dates displaying in erroneous format [closed]

All my article dates started showing as %AM, %22 %041 %2015 %00:%Sep. I have looked at language overrides for DATE_FORMATL1, and others. They are all set to F j, Y. There are two languages loaded, ...
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Is a Server and Date HTTP header really necessary for error or redirecting pages?

On practically every URL I visit using the command-line tool CURL, there is always a server identification header and date header outputted regardless of the status of the request. For example, on my ...
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Country changes time zone behavior [closed]

My country used to change from -3 to -2 first Sunday of October and then back in March. Four or five months ago government announced the time will not change this year. Yesterday was the first ...
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How not to display the date on certain WordPress pages?

On most posts on my website the date is displayed. There are however some posts where I would not like to show the date. Would it be better to use display:none; via css or actually remove the code ...
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Which is better for SEO, early publish date or a late one?

On one hand, I read that Google prefers the page to have the earliest publish date, in order to prioritize original content over scraping websites. On the other hand, Google also prioritizes fresh ...
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Hide the date in serp wordpress

In what way can I hide date in google serp for one specific page in my wordpress. I can't figure how to delete it because none date is visible in whole page.
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Dates in USA for the normal user

I am from Europe. I am confused about dates in USA. I have seen different ways to show the date in USA: Rss feed: Thu, 15 August 2017 Schema and Sitemap: 2017-08-15 Wikipedia: August 15, 2017 https://...
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Why does Google not recognize hentry updated?

I have the following code for my date in my blogpost: <time class="date updated" datetime="2015-10-06"> <a href="http://www.foo.de/2015/10/06/">6. Oktober 2015</a> </time> ...
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Does using calendar other than Gregorian for page date is going to influence SEO?

I was wondering if using calendar other than Gregorian (Jalali or Persian calendar to be exact) is going to influence SEO, and is the Google is able to recognize such dates?