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Questions tagged [google]

Google Inc. is an American multinational public corporation invested in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies.

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Transfer Search Console Ownership from one google account to another

I have 2 google accounts. One has my search console, google analytics and similar services. The other has my gmail account. I need to move my search console to my gmail account. What's the best/...
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Word Count isn't a ranking factor, is there any case study or proof? [duplicate]

According to many information like Is word count a large ranking factor for Google? and https://twitter.com/JohnMu/status/1021690796691607552 word count isn't a ranking factor. But I have never seen ...
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Do I need to disallow mediapartners-google in robots.txt for SEO?

I found that most of the websites disallow mediapartners-google in robots.txt. Why do I need to do block mediapartners-google? Can blocking it help withp better SEO or does it not matter for SEO?
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Track user from adwords in my own community

I want to track adwords users, who register to my website. I want to know which ad was clicked and led to a registration and connect this information to the user. I could f.e. modify the final URL ...
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How to stop Google from indexing my webpage? [duplicate]

I have a webpage /user/login , I want to keep it private but Google has indexed the page. I have tried lots of ways: In robos.txt, I added a new line:Disallow: /user/, added header header("Robots: ...
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Google custom search API giving a 405 error for a post request

My website has a chatbot on it. This bot is attempting to do a POST request to the google custom search tool. I have a custom search page set up already. When I make the POST request, I receive a ...
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Hidden Body to prevent flash of unstyled content

We want to implement Critical CSS on our site using the guidelines provided by Optimize CSS Delivery on our site. We were able to get it setup so that it works by adding the above the fold css within ...
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Mysterious rank drops from page 1 after subdomain went rogue [duplicate]

To give a bit of background, we're a web design agency and ranked highly on page 1 for web design in our region. We had a lot of traffic from this, as well as other minor sub domains. We host client ...
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Why are hacking attempts coming from IP addresses owned by Google?

I catch, save, and report all suspicious or malicious acts against my servers. Among the things I track are port scans on vulnerable ports (including the default ports for SSH, RDP, Plesk, and Webmin, ...
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How to block external links from websites that have loaded our website in an iframe?

There's website lilpot which has listed URLs to millions of website from it's domain and is loading those websites in iframe. Recently, it has started doing the same for my domain too. We want to ...
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How to show important links in search result with Brand Name search [duplicate]

A simple search with brand name shows me undesirable result while a search with full domain name gives the desired result. Please have a look at Images Attached. Why this any SEO error or Schema error?...
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Google Search console get and remove 301 HTTP redirections

We have used many bad 301 redirections due to sysadmin error. We are afraid that Google will no longer index these URL. Is there a way (With API or user interface) to get the redirections saved by ...
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Google is trying to index the mail.mydomain.example domain and says this is a coverage issue

I have sub domains for my domains. mail.mydomain.example, ftp.mydomain.example, etc. These sub domains are configured with the DNS server for the domains. Without doing anything on my part Google ...
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Is a site going to get blacklisted if it serves different versions to Google's Pagespeed crawlers and normal users?

The question is really two-fold: Is it possible to cheat a pagespeed analyzer by detecting the useragent (~Lighthouse | other pagespeed crawlers) and serving a reduced and faster version of the ...
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Does Google Search Console respect rel=“nofollow” when doing validations?

I have a 3 links on my site that are throwing failures in the Mobile Usability section of the Google Search Console for: Text too small to read Viewport not set Google has no need to crawl these ...
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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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Is this a penalty? [closed]

In the last months I noted that one of my main keywords (website section) was dropping quickly, did I do maybe something wrong? For instance to add a menu entry and a h1 with the exact keyword which ...
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Is it possible to have a better position on Google then my partners sites

I have a site like a marketplace. I sell what my partners sell on their sites. When someone search for some partner company name on Google, my partners site appear at first position and my site at ...
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Google Shopping UPC/GTIN - To specify color or not to specify color in the code

We are a manufacturer of aluminum roof vents which we sell retail on our site, and also sell through large online outlets like Home Depot (not all of our products). We're now selling through Google ...
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Sitemap confusion on Google Console: One website accessible by two URLs

I am a novice when it comes to websites, the language and technical side. Excuse if this sounds elementary. If you have one website accessible by two URLs, do I need to add a sitemap for each one? ...
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Google Error but in phone its mobile responsive [duplicate]

How to correct this three errors : 1. Clickable element too close together 2.Wider Screen 3.Font too small Suggest some good way to correct this using plugin.
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Intentional duplicate content. Google indexes the wrong domain

We have a group of websites that are very similar to each other. All the websites are for the same type of business and they all have mostly the same products etc. The websites are supposed to be 90%...
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Does duplicate linkage of the same page causes SEO penalty?

We have an automobile website with a product page for each bikes/cars available in the Indian market. The product page has product description and different slugs to show other relevant products too i....
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Session per User (LTV) calculation?

I have one diagram in google analytics: and others as: My question is how Day 0 is calculated as 1.09?
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Google SEO / Search - Returning Sub Categories with Search ? SiteMap ? XML ? Yoast? [duplicate]

What is the correct way to get Google to display a search result like (syncfusion) shown below ? Is there a sitemap layout ? XML pattern one should use ? Secondly.. if you use Wordpress + Yoast SEO (...
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French language comes up before English language site for site: search on English version of Google

Our homepage has two versions: https://www.construct.net/fr https://www.construct.net/en The first being in French, the second English. Both versions have been online for many weeks. Searching on ...
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Dynamic data from database on google side [duplicate]

I am quite new in programming. I am here today to ask a question about dynamic data on the website. I want to create a website whose content will be managed by CMS which I will create. In the CMS ...
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Sudden Drop In Google Analytics Search Console Metrics After Linking HTTPS Property

I recently switched to HTTPS having no prior experience with GA, GSC, etc. I didn't realize until last week that I had to change the property and view settings in GA accordingly so I did that. I then ...
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When my maindomain is targetted for India and I want to target my subdomain worldwide, How to achieve this?

My main domain is targetted for India, Can I use my sub-domain to target throughout the world ? How can I achieve this ?
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Active user meaning when combine all togethers?

I know active users is unique users that in the data range visit our site. but my misunderstanding point is that what is the interpretation when we use 1-day, 7-day, 14-day together? what is the ...
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Seo Breadcrumbs in Google showing only 3 and not the correct 3 of our breadcrumb path: how to change?

google only shows 3 breadcrumbs in search something like Our paths are 4 breadcrumbs deep and the complete string is https://store.com › Cars › Colors > Blue The problem is that for the below ...
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Do broken backlinks from HTTP websites matter or does Google only count HTTPS links now?

Some pages have been removed not redirected from the website of a client and now there are some broken backlinks but mainly coming from websites that are HTTP (have not migrated to HTTPS). How does ...
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Something is wrong with my XML Sitemap, how to fix

My question is related to my previous question How to remove indexed pages from google effectively where I was advised to create XML sitemap and submit it to google. The advice looked solid so I ...
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JavaScript rendered translated versions of pages not indexed separately

My app serves local content from separate subdomains. eg: fr.example.com serves content for french users, www.example.com for global etc. The content on the page is javascript rendered. if I check ...
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Google is marking as duplicate my unique URLs powered by Angular Universal

I have a problem in the search console, and google is marking my unique urls as duplicate The application is build with Angular Universal and is rendered in the server Note: This site is only ...
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How to copy the content from other website without duplicate content issue for genuine cause [duplicate]

first of all, this is not a duplicate question. i have verified all the question which was suggested by SE at the time of posting. I have developed a product based on open source. Now, I have to copy ...
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Rejected by Google Adsense for weapon related content but my site should be allowed because it is about video game guns, not real ones

I created a Fortnite website a couple months back called http://fortnitegunstatistics.com. The website contains the statistics for all of the virtual weapons in the video game. My site got rejected ...
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Google Search Console emailing “New Mobile Usability issue detected” but live test shows “Page is mobile friendly”

I have a site with 20,000 URLs per language. Each language is added as a separate property in Google Search Console. This month Google started emailing me about each of the properties due to "New ...
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What is appropriate format for Google places phone number?

For google places phone number, what is the best format? +1 604-221-6684 +1 (604)-221-6684 604-221-6684 (604)-221-6684 6042216684 I mean logically, the last option would be best, because some ...
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Canoical vs robots disallow for sorted content

I have a web page that displays 5 items (each with a headline, image and short content like in a microblog). Item 1 Item 2 ... Item 5 Based on the query parameter in the URL, I will be sorting the ...
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GA - Days since last session - when there are multiple sessions in a time frame

What about if the time frame I am looking at is 7 days and some users return more than once? If a user visits monday, than returns wednesday, and then again thursday, that would count 1, 2 or 3 days?
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Does long tail keyword rank impact the rank of short tail keywords too?

We have an automobile website with product queries like:- 1) Audi A4 2) Audi A4 Images 3) Audi A4 Mileage 4) Audi A4 Finance We rank decently well on the 1st two keywords (rank 1 to 5 for most ...
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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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How to De-index Non-existing Pages URL from Google

How I can remove the non-existing pages URL from Google. There are a lot of pages which doesn't exist on our website. How to remove their URL from Google.
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Google Analytics Goal Special URL Parameters based on {{page URL]] event

In my Google Tag Manager Events, I am tracking Downloads use {{Page URL}} as the action. However, in my Analytics Goals, I'd like to use an event to track downloads of a SPECIFIC PAGE. So, ...
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Would using mouse movement to change how the page is rendered be considered “cloaking” to Google?

My site can enhance itself to client side rendered (CSR) (ish) if a prediction can be made by mouse movement analysis. It can gauge a visitor's familiarity with the site, confusion, etc. The content ...
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Lose In Ranking During migration [duplicate]

Hi I have a very old website, with a country level tld, for example - xyz.us. I then migrated the told to .com, which became - xyz.com. But after doing this I lost all the rankings in a week (also DA ...
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Different Domains For Google and Users

We have a shopping cart site with a course attached to it like so: www.example.com is the cart Magento Platform www.example.com/course/ is the course Wordpress Platform Both the sites are linked both ...
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Google Search Console reports almost no impressions or clicks after migrating to HTTPS

One of our website has ranked well on Google and showed good Google Impression & Clicks etc.. Around July we implemented SSL for our website and website was now only available over https://www....
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Google Webmaster tool complains about blocked URL, but it isn't

We have recently integrated with google webmaster tools. Now, on one of the pages, google complains: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt Our robots.txt looks like this: User-agent: * Disallow: /...