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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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Why does Google Index Http Urls?

I have a free SSL certificate (brand new website), redirected all HTTP URLs to HTTPS. In my sitemap, all URLs are HTTPS. I added my sitemap to the Google search console. However, when I search my ...
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Why is preventing Googlebot from crawling some pages on my site good for SEO?

Google says that it is effective to prevent Google Crawling Bot from crawling some useless pages in my site. https://developers.google.com/search/docs/advanced/guidelines/how-search-works https://...
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JSON-LD structured data of other companies - allowed?

I am building a website which lists profiles of several local businesses. I've read up on structured data in the JSON-LD format in the Google Documentation. They specifically state: Don't use ...
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Shall I submit sitemap containing all the bad (now 404) urls after the spam url hack?

Earlier this month, one of my sites got hacked and an attacker created near 1 million spam URLs. The site has been fixed relatively fast, however, after one month Google SERP still shows near 500000 ...
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Create a Google entry, while indexing is disabled

I have disabled indexing on my website. I don't want any details on Google. However now, I would like to have an entry on Google, so that if someone searches, they can find me by my "firstname ...
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What generates the preview data for Google search engine?

Well when I search our website through Google site:allsports.app. I notice first that it correctly limited itself to what is (was) defined in the sitemap. I also notice that for most pages it does not ...
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Hide site from google search if visitors country is not Ukraine

I want to hide site from another countries but not Ukraine. It has to be hidden in google search. I heard that it could be done with Cloudflare but I don't know how to do this.
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Is it bad for SEO to load images with javascript?

I try this to load images when they are on screen: JS: var elementvector3 = document.querySelector('#vector3'); var positionvector3 = elementvector3.getBoundingClientRect(); if (positionvector3.top &...
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Remove DMCA removal notice from Google search results

I found a webpage which merely copied my blog entry, so I submitted a DMCA notice to Google. The notice was accepted and the page was removed from the Google search. This happened a couple of weeks ...
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Do I have to include texts twice in HTML and JSON-LD for Google?

Is it possible in 2021 to avoid having to output article, job posting, event, etc. texts twice - in HTML and the JSON-LD structure - while keeping Google happy? Google still does not support linked ...
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Having Trouble indexing a free Wordpress Site for Google Search [duplicate]

I'm having trouble indexing a free wordpress site I made. It won't come up in google search. I followed this guide (https://wordpress.com/support/webmaster-tools/) but to no avail. Most guides involve ...
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Google Domains redirecting website

I bought a domain using Google Domains (let's call it newdomain.com). I also own olddomain.com (bought via register.com) which is hosted on a dedicated server I'm paying for. I bought newdomain.com ...
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I made a new site, what should I do to remove the old site from Google search result and put the new one in? [duplicate]

I have very limited knowledge about SEO. The problem I am facing is that after my new website built with wordpress went live, when I search for my website's name, my old website that was built with ...
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Do empty pages affect SEO in a website?

For example I own a website with thousands of pages, mainly categories and detailed information of products belonging to those categories. My website is a multi-country site, so each category exists ...
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Does a Redirecting Domain Name show the Domain Name it redirects too in a google search? [duplicate]

I have a client that wants to buy domain name A as their main domain, and have a domain name B that solely redirects to domain name A. The client wants the redirecting domain B to show results of his ...
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Any way to get a url as a subpage to a subpage on Google Sites?

As above. Essentially Google Sites seems limited in that you can only have a URL redirect as a sublink to a subpage and not another URL redirect on Google Sites. I was wondering if there was a ...
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Should I add links to the Sitemap that are disallowed in robots.txt?

My robots.txt contains the line Disallow: /search.php. Shall I nevertheless include http://example.com/search.php into my sitemap?
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HTML sitemap with noindex, follow: Matt Cutts vs John Mueller

Ref: Do noindex,follow pages pass pagerank / link juice? I have a requirement wherein I want to create an HTML sitemap to help users navigate to deep pages. This sitemap page will be linked from ...
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Advertising third-party site listing on Google Ads

I have a client who would like to advertise their service on Google Ads, but they do not have a website. They are interested in getting more calls. While I can offer to create a website for them, it ...
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Article url linked via 100s of comment spam - Delete the article or not?

I just noticed that someone has generated hundreds of links to one of our articles through comment spam. I wanted to know if it would be a good idea to delete this article and repost it, thereby ...
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Old business name appearing at the end of page titles on Google - how do I get rid of it? [duplicate]

I’m having some issues with how page titles are appearing on Google. Some pages have our old business name added onto the end of their titles, even though the old name doesn't appear anywhere on our ...
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PageSpeed Insights Field Data Won't Pass Core Web Vitals Assessment!

As you know, Google introduced Core Web Vitals in the end of April 2021 and as of May, the CWV became a ranking factor for Google. Our website was one of those who hit it hard. We lost like 50-70% of ...
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Does Google treat websites with different port as different website? [duplicate]

I've seen similar question on stackexchange, Does Google treat different ports as different sites? However, the answer does not provide whether how Google treats different port website as different ...
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Should I no index the scaled down images?

I have images on the main and the side. On the side, I use scaled-down versions of the main images. Should I remove the scaled-down images from google search results and no index them? If yes, should ...
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Sitemap does not get rendered correctly and has errors

I recently did some changes to my sitemap because i updated my website to support two languages but now i get an error when submitting the sitemap and i don't see where the problem is. Your Sitemap ...
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Indexing problem [duplicate]

There are hundreds of url on my website https://www.resultsup.in showing status Crawled - currently not indexed and Discovered - Currently not indexed. After submitted several times and waiting for ...
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Is mathjax library good for seo in 2021 as google is crawling javascript now

I have a students site and have doubt regarding should I implement mathjax library or use images with alt text.
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My Create-React-app blog website's post appeared in google search, why?

I was just searching my blog title in google and result blow my mind, How google can read title of my blog that render in client side. As i know When googlebot go to any Create-React-app website, it ...
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Why am I missing pages on Google Analytics?

I'm new to GA and I'm trying to create a couple of UTM links to specific pages of my site. I can see that the integration is working as there are visits to the pages when I click on those pages. ...
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Why is Google still remembering my website, even thou I removed if from Search Console a good while ago?

I have a confusing issue with Google A short history: A year ago I registered my domain with Google Search Console (added a property). Circa 2 months ago I removed every google search and analytics ...
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Google results of search queries in other websites? [closed]

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I think the answer will be interesting, so I had to ask. I came across something while searching for this single character: https://www.google.com/...
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DNS Settings and the TXT record for authorizing email sending from the domain

Last night, I added a DNS record to my domain to allow Mailchimp to send emails as an official/authorized source. It doesn't seem to have totally worked, Mailchimp is sending emails but they are not ...
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Google optimise- avoid showing the original after leaving a page

I'm fairly new to google optimise and trying to setup an experiment. The experiment is designed to look at a small change to one page across the site. I've noticed that if I am accessing the site and ...
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Is it better for SEO to use generic meta data that is the same for multiple pages or to omit the meta data?

Our company has developed software to create and publish posts automatically on a WordPress site. Since the posts are published automatically and the images are also saved automatically, is it good ...
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How to clean my client knowledge panel

I have an SEO client who was in the Japanese adult industry, Which helps her appear in the Google Knowledge Panel. Now she is a Dj still Knowledge Panel showing her an adult actor, What I can do to ...
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Google Analytics is not showing Data

I am reaching you because I am unable to see data from today and I am unable to go to the main dashboard after logging in, it has automatically redirected to the admin panel. I do not understand why ...
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My website ads have a zero RPM [duplicate]

As you can see in the print screen I have some impressions on my website, but the ads that come from Google Adwords arent making money (They have a 0 RPM). The ads that come from other companies are ...
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Google Search Console way to export ALL indexed urls of website?

I am looking for a way to export a list of all indexed urls for a given website. In the search console under "index coverage report" I am restricted to 1000 results. Is there any way to get ...
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Mobile usability warnings in Search Console after redirecting to new domain and design

I've just implemented a 301 redirect from a old (bad) website to a new domain with a new design. 1 day after the redirect I'm getting mobile usability errors in google search console. Errors like text ...
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Discovered - Currently not indexed [duplicate]

Discovered - currently not indexed My blog posts aren't indexing from 1 months. from the last 1 months, I have posted 9 posts articles. But only 1 is indexed by google But for other posts, the ...
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Google's priority on "My Business" vs Local Business Structured Data

There are at least two ways for providing rich data about business to Google: Using Google My Business: comes with a convenient web UI and is officially run by Google Using Google Structured Data: ...
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Expired event either use 404 page or redirect to the directory listing page, best for SEO

I have an event listing service where events are still showing up after years of being over. I want to archive these and either show a page not found, or redirect to the events listing page. What ...
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410 Status : Grace Period, Delay and User Experience Impact on SEO

I am raising this question as a follow up to my previous (already answered) question: SEO Safe way to permanently delete thousands of outdated pages Now we are planning to remove about 25% of pages. ...
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Will Google AdSense penalize me for having an image with the word "beer" in it?

I have a website with this image that has the name: "biodegradable-beer-packaging". I do not sell beer or any alcohol products, but will Google still penalize me for using it? Will search ...
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SEO Safe way to permanently delete thousands of outdated pages

Our site is a huge one with about half a million pages built over the years. Many pages rank well for competitive keywords and have attracted high-quality link equity over the years. However, looking ...
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How does a search engine discover/crawl a website page when requested URL loads the content via database?

I am creating a new blog website in Django. All the posts and their details are stored inside an SQLite database (one that comes default with Django). Once a post's URL is requested, the server ...
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How can I track subdomain acquisitions?

My property has multiple subdomains and each subdomain has it's own view. I have Tag Manager setup to use the same cookie for all the domains, but I have not yet added the subdomains to the referral ...
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Encouraging self-canonical on international websites with legitimate duplicate content

We are selling the same products on several websites having country-specific domain names. The website template is always the same, and the content language normally differs based on country, except ...
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Why is my US Google rank so low in countries other than the UK?

My rank in Google in the UK is now 12. Which compared to the 18-20 it has been for years is much nicer. However this is only for the UK - I asked a few people on Facebook who reside in the US to do ...
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How do I show rich snippets for workshop events in the Google search results?

I have a Workshops date in the Website, I want to show those workshop dates in Google search as shown in attached picture. How can i achieve this?

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