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

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When a user clicks on a Google Ad, hide the referrer from the landing page

I am doing Google Search Ads, after a customers click on my ads they will get forwarded to an affiliate page. Now, I don't want these affiliate networks to know from where my customer came (had bad ...
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Why site instruction returns 4 results? [closed]

I have some junk websites, each of which has thousands of junk posts. When I search on google using "site:example.com", it returns 4 results for all these websites. I'm curious why it ...
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Citing or embedding a summary of a movie review from another website on my blog. What SEO issues might I encounter?

I'm stuck because I want to show summaries of movie reviews from various sources on one page of my blog. Giving a backlink to the original link so that people can read the review on that website. Is ...
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Even after setting 301 redirect, Google Search Console displays 301 redirect error

I want to change my web address to a different domain, and I have added 301 Redirect to my old site, but it still shows an error. Here is the screenshot of Vercel: and the CURL response is 301: ...
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How to cancel a stale site move on Google Search Console

I had two domain names, say A and B, pointing to the same domain, say C. I requested a "site move" from Google for them about a year ago and it's still not processed, so I believe it never ...
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How to use GA4 to track page specific sales data

We are an e-commerce website and we want to track conversion data for category pages using GA4 campaign data tracking. For example, sales data of users who went through Category1, Category2, Category3 ...
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How to track campaign page sales data using GA4 [duplicate]

I have a question about GA4 campaign data tracking We are an e-commerce website and we will create a Black Friday promotion page for the upcoming Black Friday sales, but we want to know the sales data ...
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Why would the "Helpful content" update dislike my website?

https://www.rgraph.net I think the "Helpful content" update has knobbled me for some reason. It hit on the 25th (shown by the line on the chart) and after that, the average position takes a ...
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remove non www version from google index [duplicate]

My site was hacked recently. All non www site was indexed with some hacked url. I have now redirected all non www to www url with 301 redirect. I have submitted new sitemap. How much google will take ...
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Why doesn't Google follow the links on my site while crawling?

Google doesn't seem to realize that there are links on my page. I don't yet have provided a sitemap, and I know that I should (and I will). Regardless, I'm trying to figure out whether I've done ...
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Is there a way to make Google list specific pages in site links? [duplicate]

Is there a definite way you can control which pages (privacy Policy, About Us etc.) Google includes in the site links section of the search results for your site?
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font-css display problem same code on one domain works, on the other it doesn't [closed]

font-css display problem same code on one domain works, on the other it doesn't. Font Family: 'JOST' old site run www.link-motors.it new site not run www.linkmotors.it who can help me understand? the ...
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How do i limit the daily requests a user can make to using my google maps api key, using the new google console?

Google used to allow you to configure a maximum daily amount of API requests per user (ip address). For example if i were to set the maximum amount of daily requests to 50 and a user would make more ...
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No indexing to all the URLs ending in feed

I want to add no indexing to all the URLs ending in "/feed" using an x-robots-tag. There is a code to noindex doc files <FilesMatch ".doc$"> Header set X-Robots-Tag "...
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Both my HTTP and HTTPS version of website are available in Google Search Console

I had recently done some changes to my SSL for my website, but eventually 2 versions of my website came up in Google Search Console, you can check in images: One was HTTP another is HTTPS]. Now ...
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Google seemingly ignoring redirects

So a bit of background. We previously maintained a blog-style news site to supplement our main e-commerce site, on a separate domain, let's call it magazine.example.com. The site was built using ...
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Does the root domain hold more power then an inner page? [duplicate]

I am building a new site and I am just thinking out the structure of the whole site. It's is going to be a pretty big site with a lot of different content and I was wondering if the root domain is ...
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When removing AMP pages, should they be redirected to normal pages?

I have been told not to publish AMP pages anymore, that is was useless for the ranking on Google. Furthermore, I noticed that sometines, people fall into my website from Google search on AMP pages ...
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Is it valid for HowTO schema have description property?

This is a HowTo schema I copied from Google. { "@context": "https://schema.org", "@type": "HowTo", "name": "How to tile a ...
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How to reduce the indexing of a website on the google?

I have to build two websites: one for the staging and another one for the production. and both are hosted on the server, but when I search on google with the website name, both websites are comes ...
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How do local rank trackers ping google maps rankings from specific gps points?

There are a few services like Brightlocal or Whitespark that can show you rankings based on different parts of the city. Can this be done manually? I would struggle to even find a proxy for a specific ...
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How to create regional landing pages?

How can I have different landing pages for different region - different language, image, and other widgets too? For an example, I want to use: Region A: Display language of region A, Images related ...
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SEO / Do backlinks affect Google page rank algorithm? [duplicate]

Do backlinks matter for SEO? If yes, how Google count it?
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Why does Google discover a web page but not crawl it?

Several years ago, posts on my site would be indexed very quickly (usually 1-2 days after I publish them). But now, it takes 2-3 months after publish before pages get indexed. This is not due to low ...
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Multilingual site loses keywords positions on Google during seasonal low organic traffic [duplicate]

We have a multilingual website that provides FIFA Coins for the gamers. And FIFA Coins is a keyword that has seasonal traffic peaks (image attached). Every year, EA launches a new version of the game, ...
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How to show an image beside a web page in Google search results?

How can I specify an image for Google to use alongside my web page in the search results? Please see the following screenshot which illustrates what I am referring to.
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Sitemap.xml for multi language pages without canonicalized

I have a case of an old site that is causing me problems. It's an old wordpress site, which has several pages, with an option to change languages. But, the system makes that for each page, it keeps ...
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301 or 302 Redirect for regularly changing subsites

We have a site https://example.org/forecast/ that at the time of writing redirects to a "time-stamped" (/forecast/month-year/) URL, like so: https://example.org/forecast/june-2022/. Say, in ...
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Official list for PageMap/DataObject tags and values for rich snippets?

To help search engines (like google) in generating "rich results" for your site, you can add a PageMap in the form of commented html-ish markup in your . But how to know all the useful name-...
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Which has better SEO for a large amount of similar products? Shorter or longer product descriptions

I am building a e-commerce site with a large amount (100s) of similar products. Product descriptions will be batch generated and will therefore be very similar, with only slight modifications in the ...
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Does Google index text from CSS and HTML files?

Our website's template is for a job directory site, but it was repurposed for a school directory. The CSS, HTML, and PHP strings still show Company in the code, but the company name can't be seen on ...
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Google autocorrects my friend's company name [duplicate]

My friend is running a social company which aims to help people across the Netherlands. It is an amazing idea, but google is not really helping raising awareness. The company is called Huurprijshulp, ...
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With GA4 server side tracking: Where is the database?

With E.U. based websites, being compliant with the GDPR is a requirement. Googles promise with Google Analytics 4 and server side tracking is, that this setup will be compliant (as per their ...
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Google is indexing pages so slowly that it will take 25 years to index all 8 milliion [duplicate]

We have a website with about 8 million pages https://www.tibrains.com/ We try to index it, but have not very good results We had about 13-14 000 indexed pages for the last several months Then Google ...
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Low impressions, high CTR for the same keywords with one difference - how to interpret?

Let's say you're A/B testing book titles. All the book titles use the same metadata/description and keywords, but the only thing that changes is the title. Why would you only get 1,000 impressions for ...
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Does Google still pay attention to the <!-- google_ad_section_start --> hints?

Does Google still pay attention to the <!-- google_ad_section_start --> and <!-- google_ad_section_end --> or <!-- google_ad_section_start(weight=ignore) --> hints nowadays? I've ...
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What happens if I do not notify Google of the domain change? [duplicate]

If I do not announce the transfer of my site to Google and close the 301 redirect, will the site be introduced as a new site? By site transfer I mean domain change
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Can we request google to crawl our website every single day to update its indexes and tags on our domain?

I m thinking of making a blog website and noticed that google search results appear as per Google's indexing upon the crawled website. And this web crawling by google happens like once in 2 weeks to a ...
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Will my ranking drop if I don't comply with GDPR?

I have a site that is not doing well on search and I don't know why. My site doesn't have the GDPR popup, will that be an issue with Google rankings? If so, how does Google know?
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Can Google show a simple list of URLs visited?

Is there a way for Google Analytics (v4) to show me a simple detail log of URLs visited? I don't want any aggregate data, just a simple HTTP log like the kind you'd get from NGINX or something like ...
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Google search result [duplicate]

I am trying to affect my google search results. Exploring best practices, I have encountered something new. When I explore the search results I saw that for these 4 search results ( Simulator, ...
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Can I only forward specific subdomains with Google Domains? [duplicate]

I have two different sites, one is blog.website.com while the other is website.com. blog.website.com has blog post with URLs configured as blog.website.com/p/name-of-post. Whenever someone just goes ...
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New business website (.co.uk) not appearing in google search - up against an established .com website with the same name

A client has started a business in the UK that shares its name with a bigger established business based in Mexico. They operate in completely different market sectors. The name is a single word and ...
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How can I get search engines to index a website that is inside a virtual tour made in 3D vista?

I have a virtual tour made in 3DVista, and inside there's a website and I would like the content of that website to be indexed by Google. The tour is currently displayed through an iframe.
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Displaying GoogleDocs on my own domain

Is there a way to have pages from a domain I own mirror my googledocs documents? I know that I could set my domain to redirect to a googledoc URL, but basically I want my visitors to see my googledoc, ...
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Remove my website from google search results [duplicate]

My website had a negative reference to it in comments on a prominent website. I contacted their admin (not the site owner who I cannot get hold of) and the comment was removed. However, 2 weeks later ...
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The Value of SiteNavigationElement Structured Data

I've been researching https://schema.org/SiteNavigationElement markup and there's a lot of conflicting information out there as to its value. Some people are suggesting if you define this data in your ...
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URL is not on Google [duplicate]

I have created a website where I create blog posts, however, the website has pages that are discovered but not indexed. Does that mean that the webserver is not good enough to handle the load when ...
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Why can I use Google web fonts in CSS without an Internet connection or them being installed locally on my computer?

I used a Google font for my website, which isn't stored locally on my computer. When I refresh the page, nothing goes wrong and the font is working fine. However, when I disconnect my Internet ...
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Seo using a container with class hidden with links inside as fallback of a carousel SSR

I'm using svelteKit and swiper to make a carousel. It works fine, and it is pretty cool, but the problem is there is no HTML output as SSR. Inside the carousel, I've got a bunch of linked articles. To ...

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