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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 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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How to Index 700,000 pages? [duplicate]

The client I'm working with is an eCommerce giant and has very good name in the local market in our country. He says that he currently has more than 7,00,000 different products. I suggested him to ...
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Data from custom UTM parameter won't show up as a custom dimension in Google Analytics [on hold]

We are currently using up all 5 Google Analytics UTM parameters. Now we have a need to use a custom UTM parameter so we decided to follow Step Up Your Game & Track Custom UTM Parameters in Google ...
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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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How can i get more traffic in my website [duplicate]

www.tagonews.com we provide world news for USA people. We provide trending news, world news, stories, technology news, politics news, sports news, international news.
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My site simply disappeared from SERPS! [duplicate]

my problem is this, my site missed the rankings it had a few weeks ago, It was not because of any manual action, because I did not receive any notifications in the search console, Some errors ...
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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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Why does search.google.com's inspect feature say that a sub folder of my site a different “property”?

When I use search.google.com to try to "inspect" a URL that's in a subdirectory of my site's main directory I get "URL not in property." If the sub folder is in the site why is a file in the ...
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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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SEO - What to use for a site containing absolutely different topics: subdomains or subpages? [duplicate]

I've got some amount of unique information, that I think it might be useful for other people as well. I'm planning to split the information into 5-10 huge single-page articles (long-reads). The ...
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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 ...
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Does google index content of datalist tags

Does google index content of datalist tags? https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/datalist
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Google Indexing and Google Cashed Issue [duplicate]

I have created a new page for a campaign purpose and for early indexing I have submitted to Fetch as Google 3 times (10-19-2018, 10-20-2018 & 10-21-2018). After 1st time submitting to Fetch as ...
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How can I substitute our site name in the place that the URL usually appears in the Google search results?

Below is a screen shot of a query on Google. The URL usually appears where the green text is. How do you control what that says? For my specific site it displays the URL. I want to put my business ...
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How long will it take for google to release a deleted account username [closed]

I had been using a google account long back. I am unable to access it now. Either me or google had deleted the account. How long will google take to release the username of the deleted account to use ...
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How can we know what phrases visitors search for on before visiting our site and which search terms we rank on the first page in Google?

To visit our site, what phrases have visitors searched for on Google? How do I know? How do I know than What words do we have on Google's first page?
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Google ignores canonical and selects alt but still shows canonical

This is kind of complicated scenario. I have this URL: www.example.com/this-is-page-A Which has correctly implemented canonical and hreflang directives. On Google console i can see Google decided ...
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Google site-related links [duplicate]

I have a website I'm currently working with, I was wondering about the default behaviour of search. Currently, to show a subset of links related to the page under the same search result, I have to use ...
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Google is indexing a useless page for each image uploaded to my WordPress site

I found that when I create a blog post and insert images, WordPress automatically generates page for each one. When I check index status in Google with a site: search, I see 4 to 5 or more pages for ...
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How can I meta tag properly in a CMS where every page has the same <head> code?

I'm helping someone update their website with code similar to this <title>keywords | brand</title> <link rel="shortcut icon" type=" "/> <link rel="canonical" href="http://website....
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

We have recently had a website redesign, still with the same web address and host. Since launching the redesign Google Analytics has shown a huge drop in visitors, first to half and in the last three ...
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What's the best practice (from SEO perspective) to remove pages from your website

Removing products from Shopify resulted in 404 when google kept redirecting traffic to indexed links which resulted in gradual drop in the site ranking as well as organic traffic. Right now we're ...
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Is there a way to track internet connection speeds with Google Analytics?

We have a client who says their website is slow on 3g. We want to compile a report about his users connection speeds through analytics which can show him if optimizing for 3g is worth the cost. Is ...
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How to connect adwords conversion tracking and analytics goals?

I am using AdWords conversion tracking using AdWords and Tag Manger. What I did is the following: 1) In AdWords: Tools -> Conversion -> New conversion -> Website -> Fill in all the conversion ...
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Will be a identical title for the same url with different parameters known as duplicate title?

As you know google will punish you when two different pages of your website have the same "title". Now I want to know, is having "questions list" title for these pages known as duplicate titles? ...