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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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How to stop Google translation on a link?

I use Mailchimp for campaigns. They have a feature where a person that receives the email can click the email in a web browser and translate to another language. The issue is the links in the email ...
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Rewrite rule for JBoss7.0

Users currently connect to the app on URLs such as: http://myServer01/crr/ http://example.com/crr/ We'd like to simplify this to: http://myServer01/ http://example.com/ with out my app name can ...
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Do you use the country or country and language for subdomains?

We need to do translated pages where we have multiple countries that will be using the same language. The URLs will be based on the Subdomain option or Subdomains with gTLD. What is the correct ...
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Republishing long blog post chapters as individual posts - duplication penalty? [duplicate]

I have a 5,800 word blog post formed of 7 chapters, if I republish each chapter on its own will google penalise me for duplication? I'm using the long one as a lead magnet and have it hidden from ...
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My website's name doesn't appear on google [duplicate]

My website has been online for 10 days. (content complete) I've allowed Google boots. I also sent a sitemap to the search console. (I use yoast seo by the way) In this 10 days pages were added to ...
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JSON-LD script is showing on Google Structured Data Testing tool and page source but not in Mobile Friendly Test

We have an Angular Universal application which has dynamically loading JSON-LD script tags. These script tags are showing in the page source. We've tested the same using the Structured Data Testing ...
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No cached date in Google cache for PDF files

Google displays no cache date in their cached version of PDF files. Does somebody know any way to determine when a certain PDF file was cached?
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Is URL required when making an Image Sitemap

The reason I ask, is I am making a script that searches a folder for images, so I don't necessarily know where they are used or the exact page. Example from google <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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Site appears in Google in the US with a site: operator, but won't show up in Google India

When I am trying to see my page over google using search operator site: From United States the url got visible but when I search the same url using the same search operator with an Indian IP the url ...
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Microdata (Schema.org) - referring to JSON id within microdata [duplicate]

I'm using both JSON aswell as Microdata on my pages to specify schema.org data. In the Head, using JSON, my organization is specified (with logo etc etc). In the microdata "article" part Google's ...
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Does it consider republishing(not the whole content) news with source as copyright? [duplicate]

Eg: According to BBC, China has said that it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such landing. The more information about this was published on ...
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Community homepage: domain root redirect to subpage for logged-in users bad for SEO?

I run a community website. I plan to distinguish between guests (wich also contains search engines) and logged-in users for the domain root, because logged-in uses should see an overview of new ...
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Prevent Google from indexing any page on my WordPress site other than the home page

For months now, I have been removing old URLs that used to exist on my website going back years, using the Google Webmaster removal tool. When I think I've removed all of the existing URLs/slugs that ...
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SERP Google - Mobile URL in incognito and normal URL on Desktop

Something strange is shown in Google SERP. My website have a desktop version and mobile version with a /m/ in URL that differ them. The problem or strange behavior i see is that: When i search for ...
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Should I make extra pages for SEO that are not used within the website?

I have a website with all the information about one city. One of the pages contains a complete overview of all the businesses in this area. For example: you can choose some categories like "...
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All pages excluded: Alternate page with proper canonical tag

I can see all my pages on my website are Excluded from indexing with Google Search Console and marked as: "Alternate page with proper canonical tag". All pages, except the main domain. I wonder does ...
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Why does Google PageSpeed recommended serving images in “Next Gen formats” after July 2018 update?

I'm confused why after Google's July 2018 PageSpeed Insights tool update with bias to mobile seems to recommend serving images in "Next Gen Formats" like JPEG 2000, JPEG XR, or WebP? Almost no one ...
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Google has dramatically decreased crawling of our site

We made some changes a month ago to make the site faster and general SEO fixes. Right after we did, Google said our site was taking 2-3x as long to download a page and slowed the crawling of our site....
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Property for my website is not receiving hits

I received this notification from google analytics: Property http://www.example.net is not receiving hits. Either your site is not receiving any sessions or it is not tagged correctly. ...
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Wordpress blog is 100% excluded from Google Index [duplicate]

first time here, I hope I follow all rules. I'm desperate. For over 5 years now, I have a self hosted Wordpress blog, where I blog about my work as a Citrix administrator. I post content more or ...
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How do I tell Googlebot and Bingbot that there will be more links below the current viewport

So I have a blog post which is rendered on the server, so this should not be a problem. Now below the post there is a standard "Recommended Section" with related posts, but I fetch these posts only if ...
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Google isn't finding content in paginated lists

We have a website which lists machine parts by code number. These show in a paginated list: /parts?page=1 has records 1 to 25 of 356736. We use canonical, next, and prev links. The list may be ...
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Why would the number of pages that Google is indexing fluctuate wildly?

The number of pages Google is indexing looks like this: We have 12,000 pages total. Is there any explanation as to why google is doing this? it's very unsatisfying because if the index is up, we ...
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Can alternate language versions rely on canonicals to satisfy the requirement to point back to the original page?

Say I have 4 URLs: www.example.com/en/main-content www.example.com/en/almost-identical-to-main-content www.example.com/fr/main-content www.example.com/fr/almost-identical-to-main-content The ...
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Is it advisable to redirect all similar websites to a single website now ? (Can It give a positive result in SEO rank)

Is it safe to redirect other similar domains I own to a my brand website now ? can it have a positive or negative impact on the ranking. I understand that, Google handles the 301 redirection ...
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Will Google de-index pages with zero to very low traffic?

I am observing a pattern on my website where pages with zero to very less traffic for about 6 months are being de-indexed. I am not sure if this is just a coincidence.
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Google Search Console says “submitted URL blocked by robots.txt” even though there is no robots.txt file

Today I got a email notice from Google that there were search problems with my site. I logged into Google Search Console. It shows that 1 file was being blocked by robots.txt, and has been for ...
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My website is listed on Google fine but not showing in search result [duplicate]

Hostokay(.)com I have added my site to Google webmaster and there is no errors but Google shows only home page link when i search for my site in Google search. Inner pages are not showing. I have ...
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How to know which URL/Landing pages are gaining traffic in Google using analytics?

When we get more traffic, i.e increase in Google organic results, How do we know, Which URLs are gaining traffic and how much traffic is gained over the last few weeks ? And in similar way, How do we ...
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Google says an indexed page is not in the sitemap even though it is in the sitemap

Search Console of google shows my website is "indexed but not submitted in sitemap". However, I have submitted the URL in site map. It's been so long. I have tested for https://www.example.com/...
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Double counting sessions in GA?

I am seeing a weird thing in my GA data, where the referral traffic conversions are in multiples of 3! And in some of the referral sites, the user numbers are exactly the same as sessions. Not sure if ...
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Google Search Console says: “Please update your links to point to the new report”

Today when I visited Search Console for my website, I seen this: Important: This report will soon be replaced by the new Performance Report . Please update your links to point to the new report. ...
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Can I track visits to a Google Drive file with Google Analytics?

My university's website profile of me has a link to my CV, which is hosted on Google Drive (on my personal account, over which I have ownership). I would like to track visits to my CV with Google ...
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How can I be outranked by another site that objectively worse in every way: metrics from majestic, Alexa rank, plus a poor design

My website: 29 trust flow 33 citation flow 15 domain authority 15 page authority 370 back links no Alexa ranking The other website: 1 trust flow 5 citation flow 3 domain authority 3 page authority ...
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Google Mobile Friendly Test doesn't download css/js/images reliably (cloudfront + ALB)

I use CloudFront and ALB with AWS and my site always looks good from mobile, desktop and tablet browsers. But in the Google mobile-friendly tool, it often doesn't have random images, css, and ...
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When I search for a 301 redirected domain Google shows a message from GoDaddy rather than following the 301 redirect

I have a domain name registered at Godaddy. I also have a website that I created at Google Sites. I forward the URL to go to the Google Site. I did this using the Godaddy Domain Manager Forwarding ...
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Deleted tags & categories from my blog still come up in Google search results

I am a newbie in blogging. I've deleted some of the unwanted tags and categories from my wordpress blog but they kinda still come put in the search results when I search my website on Google. How do ...
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Does the canonical URL need to change for different parameters to a dynamic page that shows different content?

I have a page located at example.com/tagged, which shows posts that contain the selected tag for which a person has searched. So, if someone searched for #apple, then example.com/tagged/apple would ...
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Google Ads - Billing transactions don't match campaign amount spent

I have a client who has spent $3,000.00 on Google Ads within the last 6 months. Or at least this is what the campaign is saying within google ads. We have hit the 3,000 dollar spend and have paused ...
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How can I get my site to show again in Google? [duplicate]

The site in reference is a client site and I do not want to mention it, so I'll use the made up FooBar for this example. The other day, if you searched for FooBar Google would show you the website ...
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False DMCA complaint filed by competitor

How do I find out which of my competitors filed a DMCA complaint using my company's name as the one filing the complaint? We own trademark & copyright to this product and I have been working with ...
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Does moving eCommerce platforms have the potential to tank SEO initially even if we expect better SEO in the long term?

We are currently re-platforming from an old e-seller pro eCommerce website to Magento. our domain has been registered for over 15 years and Google has indexed the existing website, we even show on ...
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Will Google consider it duplicate content if we re-publish our previously accidentally deleted content on a new URL?

Around 100 pages of our website got deleted accidentally due to the programming mistake. They then got deindexed from Google, since those pages were not accessible to Google for about a month. Now, ...
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Multilanguage and Effect on Live Website's SEO

I'm new and learning to SEO. My question is, if I already have a website that has a pretty decent rank with just one language and I wanted to add another language, do it affecting my previous rank? ...
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I have one more day before the end of the month and I have no conversion in Google Ad Grant, what should I do to stay compliant?

I have a client that has one more day to get compliant with Google Ad Grants' policy of having at least 1 conversion. What should I do to stay compliant?
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Difference between sitemap urls number and Search Console urls number

My sitemap is 4000 urls but Google Search Console shows 9603 sent web pages, why? Should I be concerned about it?
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Google displaying business for search terms related to a totally different business

Google is displaying our business for searches related to a totally different business. We display for the terms "next lincoln, next opening times" & emrsh says we get a lot of traffic from these ...
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How do I implement a setTimeout event to adjust the bounce rate with Google Analytics snippet included in Google Tag Manager?

We use this Google Tag Manager (GTM) code on our website: <script> (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=w[l]||[];w[l].push({'gtm.start': new Date().getTime(),event:'gtm.js'});var f=d.getElementsByTagName(...
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How can I move the eCommerce section to Shopify while preserving an image subfolder without breaking SEO?

I have a pretty unique situation so I'm wondering how to properly get this handled. Basically our old site consists of 2 things: An eCommerce site hosted directly on the domain (ex: mysite.com). A ...
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Google Ads - Is there a way to create a report which shows Search Queries by Location?

I have a campaign which has location targeting to the entire radius of my city. It has collected data from various areas within the city. Now my client wants to open a new location in a specific ...