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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 blackboxlogic.github.io which is referenced by a CNAME at alexhennings.dev which is the URL I want visitors to see. I ...
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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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Github Pages create repository and point to my own domain?

It could be hard for me to describe this, so at first I'll state: my final purpose is to point github pages to my own example.com domain - example.com WITHOUT subfolder/path. Right now I'm learning ...
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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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Will my domain setup (GoDaddy) work with Github pages CDN?

I've registered an Apex domain (example.com) on GoDaddy. I'd like to link it to a project page (gh-pages branch). My GoDaddy setup is as follows: Two A records that point to Github IPs. A CNAME ...
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A way to exclude Jekyll from some pages on Github?

I have a GitHub Pages site and was wondering: is there any way to add Jekyll to it, but exclude a few files? I would not like it to render on the index file, how would I achieve that? Thanks, ...
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How to get a github release filesize using CURL without downloading a file? [closed]

For a project I need to fetch the file size of a GitHub release file using CURL without actually downloading the entire file. $url = 'https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.10.2/AtomSetup....
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Spider-Trap on a GitHub Site

I have a GitHub site and I hate web-crawlers that disobey or ignore robots.txt. How would I set up a Spider-Trap on a GitHub site that the robots.txt disallows the trap, so the good bots aren't ...
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How can I redirect both HTTP and HTTPS for a domain hosted on 1and1 to GitHub?

I recently bought a domain from 1and1. I then redirected it to my GitHub page, (e.g., http://example.com to https://foo.github.io) using 1and1's Domain Center (see the screenshot below): Now I need ...
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How to configure GoDaddy domain to point to a specific github pages repository?

We have a github repository which is configured to point to nordible.com: Hitting nordible.github.io successfully lands to nordible.com. So, we've successfully connected a github website to a ...
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GitHub hosted page shows github.io URL in search results

I have a website hosted using GitHub Pages, and have set up a custom domain according to the GitHub documentation (https://help.github.com/articles/using-a-custom-domain-with-github-pages/) As a ...
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/ci3/contact not found after ci3-fire-start installation

I installed apache2 on my ubuntu 16 and the localhost folder is located in /var/www/html/ Downloaded ci3-fire-starter and extracted the folder to /var/www/html/ci3-fire-starter-folder I also ...
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Custom domain GitHub and HostGator

I've read all about my theme but just can't get trough! So, I have a website on GitHub and it is published as https://namesecondname.github.io/repositoryname/. and I bought a domain on HostGator. I'...
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