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How to reliably measure user analytics on GitHub Pages site?

My static site is on GitHub Pages. And my audience is very tech-savvy, so rather likely to be using AdBlock, uBlock, NoScript, etc. GitHub Pages does not provide any kind of web traffic information. ...
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SEO, Github repo not appearing in Google search results even after 6 months [duplicate]

I created a public repo EbaySharp 6 months ago, when I search by repo name "EbaySharp", I see my nuget package but I can't find github repo. Is there anything special I need to do so it can ...
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Separate subdomains on one GitHub page

I'm looking to host two very different sections of my website in the same GitHub Pages site. For example, say I a section of my website hosts cat videos, and one that hosts dog videos, and both are ...
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Connecting WordPress.com site to Github?

I volunteered to work on a WordPress site recently. The site owners have some customizations they want on the site which might only be possible with custom coding, so I thought of connecting the site ...
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How can I redirect a GitHub project to another location?

How can I redirect a GitHub project to another location? Example: I have this project: https://github.com/myuser/foo And I manually moved the content from the old repository to a folder inside a new ...
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"Building" content of the page using Github Pages [closed]

Prelude I have a simple daemon service that generates data (in plain text) and then a script pushes it to repo. This data is needed to generate graphs for time periods. Requirement I don't have/can't ...
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Prevent GitHub Write role from approving PRs [closed]

I manage a GitHub organization in which users submit PRs, receive approvals from other users, then merge their own PRs into the main branch. However, I'd like approval reviews to be granted not by ...
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Using CloudFlare with GitHub Pages and SSL/TLS Full or Full (Strict) and Proxied DNS prevents GitHub Pages' Certificate Renewal

I am hosting my personal webpage on GitHub Pages with a custom domain and using CloudFlare for DNS etc. I am using the Full (Strict) mode for TLS/SSL and Proxied DNS. When The GitHub Pages tries to ...
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Github Pages configure both Apex and www domains

Github allows to serve content for a custom domain from user's repository. Documentation describes how to configure www subdomain, and it also describes how to configure apex domain, like example.com ...
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Using apex domain registered at WordPress

I have a domain registered at WordPress, let's say it's example.com. I have my webpage hosted with GitHub pages and was able to add a CNAME record in the WordPress DNS settings pointing to said github....
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Does using GitHub Pages affect your SEO?

Would my site's SEO be impacted if I used GitHub pages?
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Stop indexing of Github pages published from forks

This is similar to this question on Stack Overflow, but I want to keep the indexing of the original repo and stop indexing of the GitHub pages sites that are generated from the forks of the original ...
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How to embed GitHub "Discussions" thread within your website

I've newly added "Discussions" to my GitHub repo for a website I am hosting on GitHub. I've checked the YouTubes and the Googles and can't find anywhere about how to embed your discussions ...
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How to make markdown files in Git repositories indexable by search engines?

If I google "@typescript-eslint no-invalid-void-type", the first search result will be typescript-eslint/no-invalid-void-type.md at main - GitHub, the markdown file in @typescript-eslint ...
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Suggestions for tracking a MediaWiki wiki with Git version control?

In my research I found that there seems to be no "single source of truth" for where to post MediaWiki questions. MediaWiki questions have been posted on these many Stack Exchange network ...
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Wildcard redirects for some paths but not others in Google Domains

The Goal: redirect www.example.com/product/* to www.example.com/product using Google Domains Background: I'm using github pages to host my site so I cannot add an .htaccess file like a more ...
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SEO on GitLab/GitHub Pages

GitLab/GitHub pages are excellent ways to host static (or SPA) application especially because the code and deployment resides in the same place. However, does the use of GitLab/GitHub pages instead of ...
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TXT DNS record for static GitHub site

Context I'm playing with basic hosting and DNS. I have a static page hosted at example.github.io which is referenced by a CNAME at example.com which is the URL I want visitors to see. I want to use ...
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Putting a Github Pages site onto a custom domain causes css to go missing?

I have a website for a education project. It lives at this github repo. I tested it at https://equalitytime.github.io/whitewaterwriters-site/ and it worked as expected, but then I changed it to a ...
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GitHub updates to .md widgets not visible on site

I’ve just started creating a personal website, using Hugo/Academic, Netlify CMS, and GitHub hosting. I edited the content in the various .md files under /content/home/, but these edits are not shown ...
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Redirect existing github pages site to custom domain without breaking links

I have my blog hosted at https://example.github.io and it's been around for a while - and search engines etc. have indexed the pages. I want to keep hosting the site on github pages (for now) but I ...
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How would Google treat a GitHub-Pages site, that is based on the same content as the GitHub repository itself?

I've just created a GitHub Pages "site", out of one of my repositories on Github. Basically it's just a landing page, that pretty-prints my readme.md file(that is found in the repo). GitHub ...
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indexing github account [duplicate]

Its been 7 months since i created my github account. However Google still hasn't indexed my github page. Does anyone know what to do ?
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Putting WordPress, Git and Plesk at work together [closed]

I am developing a WordPress 5.2.3 site. My provider offers Plesk Obsidian 18.0.21 as admin tool. I want to store the custom PHP source code and the image upload area on a private GitHub repository. ...
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How to setup domain email for a site that uses Github Pages?

I've purchased a domain, built the site documentation in Jekyll but now I need email accounts for that domain I have forwarding to the Github Pages repo. Per research I did not see this question asked....
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How to use utm_source with Github analytics

I have a resource hosted in a public Github repository. I am using Github Analytics to estimate the traffic coming to the resource. Since Github also shows referring sites on the traffic page, I'd ...
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How do I share my site so it is available to people looking at my resume, but not on search engines?

I need to show a static web page created from scratch (HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap 4, Google APIs, pictures) to potential employers. I already purchased a domain name from Hover.com and the next step will ...
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Google pointing to old GitHub repository

I have a GitHub repository called phpat, but Google's first result points to an old repo (404 error) How much time does it take for Google to update this? Is there any way to inform the search ...
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How to Push AWS-Hosted WordPress Site Changes to GitHub Repo?

What I am looking to do: In order to achieve version control via git; whenever I make changes on the Wordpress site, these changes are push to a GitHub repo. I have other projects where I make changes ...
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What is the purpose of user agent node-fetch fetching just the base URL from our site?

The user agent node-fetch/1.0 (+https://github.com/bitinn/node-fetch) has been fetching the base URL from IP's belonging to 251.232.178.107.gae.googleusercontent.com. It is fairly aggressive and ...
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How may I show an incomplete web application on Linkedin or on my resume?

I'm developing a dynamic webpage. It's not complete but it's already running as regard to the core features; several technologies are involved: HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript, Jquery, JSON, APIs, ...
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How to host two Github Repositories on a single domain?

I am using one Github repository to host a portfolio website on the root of my domain. Now I want a separate GitHub repository to host the blog section at the subdirectory of my domain "www.example....
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How to use a git repository to version control a whole website including databases that are made with phpmyadmin? [closed]

In the past I didn't use git and just created my web-projects local on my computer using XAMPP. By that I could create databases via phpmyadmin and simply save my other website files in the htdocs-...
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Git hub repository pages inside the nested folder are not ranking [duplicate]

I have a git hub repository for hackerrank solutions which is ranking very well. Here is the link- https://github.com/Java-aid/Hackerrank-Solutions My repository is ranking well if someone searches ...
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"GitHub Pages currently does not support IPv6" when using my domain registered at Google domains

Your site's DNS settings are using a custom subdomain, jacksonscott.net, that's set up with an AAAA record. GitHub Pages currently does not support IPv6. For more information, see https://help....
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Hosting a site on Github and Heroku with custom domain name

Apologies if this question seems very simple, but I am new to the web-hosting world, and have a slight dilemma. I started off by hosting a single-page website on Github pages with a custom domain. I ...
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Making personal github pages google searcheable [duplicate]

I am a researcher and have made a new webpage using R studio that I'm more or less happy with. Trouble is I cannot seem to 'find' it when I google it (even though I know what I'm looking for). I ...
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point custom .com.ar domain to github pages

...yet another question about github pages and custom domains, sorry. I couldn't find a solution in other questions, I think that's very specific to my registrar. Also, I'm not a webmaster or sysadmin,...
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My web page does not collect any data. Should I disclose my hosting company (which may log requests) in my privacy policy?

I have a static blog hosted on GitHub. I do not collect any data about anyone. GitHub pretty straightforward states that they do collect some data in their GitHub Privacy Statement. So if a user go to ...
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Setup Github pages with an ANAME record?

I want to set up my GitHub pages user page to use a custom apex domain and www subdomain, as described in the GitHub pages help. I have it working via A and CNAME records (see below), but GitHub ...
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How to enable gzip compression for CSV files on Github Pages?

Pretty much title. The majority of my Github Pages site is being gzipped, but for some reason CSV files are ignored. This is unfortunate, because for some client-side visualizations a 10 megabyte CSV ...
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Re-add Netlify deploy key to Github

I deauthorized Netlify from my Github but re-authorized it again. How can I get the Netlify deploy key so that I can re-add it to my Github repo? It was auto removed when i deauthorized Netlify.
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How allow others to update my site using Github? [closed]

Some sites are configured to update based on what is in a Github repository: Example 1: http://wpgear.org/ can be updated via https://github.com/ranukaherath/WordPress-Gear Example 2 : http://...
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Can math formulas in LaTeX get rendered properly in an RSS feed?

At the moment, I am running my blog through Github Pages, which lets you serve a website through Jekyll. Within my site, I have MathJax enabled through the header of my theme, so all of the ...
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Use git to deploy updates to my site directory through cPanel

I am trying to workout how I can get my public_html dir to update directly from a git repository. On looking through Google at the tutorials available they all include the step of a local machine - I ...
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Even though Github pages is static, can I make a domain availability lookup site?

I am building a website to be hosted on Github. The documentation says Github pages is for static websites. Will I be able build a feature on the website that allows others to look up domain ...
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CloudFlare DNS: How to setup a GitHub Repository to a custom sub domain?

I have a github pages site, and I want to add it as a subdomain to my cloudflare domain without using a page rule
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GitHub Page Custom Domain - www is redirected to https

I have a custom domain http://jstock.org mapped to my github page : http://yccheok.github.io I setup it using https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/9645/2208/how-do-i-link-my-...
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How would one setup a website like MSDN Powershell documentation? [closed]

Not fully sure if this is the place to ask, but here goes nothing: The MSDN PowerShell documentation uses a git repository for its source. I would like to setup something similar. I tried with ...
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How to set up URL masking on gh-pages and GoDaddy

I have a domain that currently redirects www.example.com to example.com. It is hosted on gh-pages. However, there is a resource link I access from index.html called privacy.html via <a href=...
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