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Structured Data | JSON | Help me validate my structured data for Google

I am not able to get my structured data to return an error free response from Google's Structured Data Testing Tool. This is the code I am putting in: <script type="application/ld+json"> { "...
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Will “data-nosnippet” attribute work for inserted tags?

Google says that "data-nosnippet" works with div, span and section. But will it work for inserted tags? For example, will it work in this case: <div data-nosnippet> <p> Some text i want ...
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Why is my adsense not showing, only blank spaces [closed]

An ad serving limit was placed on my site and now ads ain't showing, only blank spaces
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Indexation issue: high volume of indexed pages and nearly no clicks [closed]

Good day, The website has about 80% of content indexed (700K indexed vs 115K excluded pages) and no errors in Google Search Console. Although it seems correct, there are nearly no clicks coming from ...
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Localization by language without translating

I would like to localize content on a few of my landing pages by making some slight changes to the dynamic content that I show (the website is a marketplace website and the products are very dependent ...
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SEO - tailoring recommendations based on accept-language header

It appears that Google strongly recommends providing a separate URL for content that's fitted to a user's locale: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-locale-aware-geo-language-pages-19780.html ...
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Google sometimes show the “aggregate rating” rich snippet but sometimes shows the “how to” snippet instead

I wrote json-dl code "How to" structured data for some pages so they show show a list of steps in the search results. However for some of the pages my "Aggregate Rating" structured data is used ...
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What URL will Google index when affiliate URLs first 302 redirect and then have a canonical?

Look please at this setup: There is a main vendor on the main domain, https://example.com. There are different (many) affiliates, having own subdomains, sub1.example.com, sub2.example.com, Affiliate ...
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Canonical instead of canonicalized in the index - is it a rule?

I experienced in some cases, that if one page is canonicalized to the another one, then, if i search for the canonicalized page in Google, in SERP appears the canonical page, and canonicalized page is ...
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How will geo-ip redirects affect which geo-targeted pages Google indexes?

We are an Indian company and have an online store. We sell in India as well as abroad. The products are sold at different prices in India and abroad and there are two site versions for Indian prices ...
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How can I redirect my Google App Engine naked domain to www and preserve the URL path

Google Adsense now requires a file "ads.txt" in the root of the domain: Upload the file to the root level domain of your site (for example, https://example.com/ads.txt). I use enom with Google ...
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Why is my noindex tag not working?

I've implemented a no index tag in my staging website header because I've realized it was being indexed. But when we run this page in screaming frog or this tool here to verify the noidex is present ...
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Google search console error: Sitemap couldn't fetch

My webpage (https://www.example.com/, sitemap can be found here: https://www.example.com/sitemap.xml) is heavily reliant on organic traffic, but my SEO updates haven't been captured since November ...
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Prestashop: Number of transactions are not equals to products sold

I'm a newbie with Google Analytics and Google Data Studio and between two dates I've got a number X of transactions. Of course, in each transaction, you can buy one or more products, but we are going ...
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Google Analytics - Show logged in users and user status

I have control on the site and can set cookies or whatever necessary to mark the users, but not sure hot to set google analytics to allow me see breakdown of users by the login status and member ...
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Overnight and dramatic drop of ranking in almost all keywords [duplicate]

I was ranking high on the first page for many keywords with low bounce rate and over 2mins of average session duration. Users seemed to have loved the pages they were viewing and my ranking was ...
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Google Data Studio: How Do I Multiply Two Score Cards?

I am using Google Data Studio and Dashboard that has a couple of score cards on it. Some of these score cards are affected by filters and some are not. I want to multiply these score cards together ...
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Abrupt drop in ranking, does google tell me why? [duplicate]

The Google ranking of my website has dropped from 1st to 60th. I am aware that performance is lacking, but why the sudden drop? Does Google tell you why?
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Tell Google to recrawl external pages whose low quality links to my site have been removed

I had some bad backlinks removed recently from some weird link directories. They are low quality pages and have a cache date which is at least 2 months old. I was wondering if there would be a way to ...
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Does localised content between two cities in the same country cause duplicate content issues for search engines?

I realize this question is very similar to many questions already asked, but please bear with me as I haven't been able to find any answers that apply to my situation specifically. Basically I'm ...
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Correct value for ItemAvailability in structured data vs. google shopping feed

I've been working on implementing a data feed for Google merchant center and after submitting it for the first time I noticed that Google's automatic update changed some of our items' availability ...
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Can I be notified when Google indexes a web page (either mine or a competitor's)?

Is there a way to be notified by Google (or someone else) when Google indexes a new page on a website? I have a few websites that I want to keep track of and be notified when they add new products ...
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The website is facing a Japanese keyword hack issue. What to do? [duplicate]

We are currently facing a Japanese keyword hack issue on our website (https://example.com/). The issue is faced on 25-11-2019 when we got the mail that shows someone is the new google search console ...
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page indexed by google search console but has very bad rank [duplicate]

my page indexed by google search console but has very bad rank. i used top search tags and wrote enough relative words for my product but when i search in google it won't find my page in search. even ...
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How to affect a domain's title in Google Search?

Recently, Google has been replacing many domains in SERPs with website titles, e.g. "Stack Exchange" instead of "stackexchange.com". However many smaller sites, including my own, only show a URL and ...
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Can't get g:item_group_id to work

We have all similar products share the same g:item_group_id attribute. The goal is to have them grouped together on the search results page. Even though the feed XML source looks correct, Google ...
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How to optimize site like Digg (Less Content but High Qulaity Links) [closed]

I already read What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google? But what is going to build isn't a normal blog or a normal website. I want to build a site like Digg for a specific ...
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How do I create a Line Item without end date in Google Ad Manager (DFP)?

I am using Google Ad Manager to display ads on my website. I am trying to combine it with Adtraction (adtraction.com) to display some affiliate ads. These should take priority over the default AdSense....
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Different favicon icon is showing in google search result

I have a blogger blog. My blog's favicon icon is showing different icon in Google search result. But it's showing the correct one in Chrome tab. My favicon ico link is: <link href='https://www....
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robots.txt is blocking root domain

My robots.txt is below. Why does my google search console give me an error of "blocked by robots.txt"? It's specifically the root of the domain that is blocked by robots.txt and no other URL. What am ...
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Can I export my users' third party cookies such as those from Yandex to Google Ads?

I have been collecting cookies by different services like Yandex, Mautic, Facebook pixel etc. Now I need to share/import these Cookies to Google for make remarketing from my WEB by Google Ads. ...
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SEO tools say no <h1>, <h2>, etc. when they are loaded by AJAX. Is that a problem for Google?

All SEO tools I've tested report "No h1" etc. for my most important page. But there are h1, h2 etc. but they are placed in content that is loaded via JavaScript, which is a mandatory property of the ...
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What should I do about spammy backlinks from suspect websites reported in Search Engine Console?

I have a lot of backlinks (it seems crawlers or something similar) in google console from domains like these : https://gallos-de-pelea.info/ https://nationaldayofreconciliation.com/ https://...
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Why am I getting search traffic for a page even though its ranking is very low?

As per Google Search Console, a certain page on my website has a ranking of ~50 yet it's getting increasingly more organic traffic. For example, today it had about 10 unique visits from Google. How is ...
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How does a typical, healthy Google Search Console history look like?

The following is a snapshot of my website's Google Search console history in the past 6 months. Unfortunately, I don't have any reference to understand whether this looks bad, healthy/typical, or even ...
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How to add site speed over the users chart in Google Analytics?

I am looking at a default "audience" chart, it shows total users per day, how can I add data over that chart in order to see average page speed ? So that I can see total users per day vs average ...
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Can google crawl WebGL/Canvas content? [duplicate]

If I had an online store completely made in WebGL/canvas/javascript, would google be able to understand the content? Or is it still depended on tags? Would a sitemap with mydomain/product1, mydomain/...
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How is it possible that Google Analytics is showing a high bounce rate (50%) on a cart and checkout page?

The cart and checkout pages are not landing pages so it isn't possible for that to be the first page in their session. The exit rate is way too low (approximately 15%) which signals to me that the ...
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Meta name description in og:description

I would like to ask if is there any difference when I have description and og:description separately and together. Is there just only difference that when it's separately I can add different text and ...
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How to classify channel, source, and medium from downloaded analytics data the same way GA shows it?

I am trying classify Channel and Source/Medium from Original Data into Channel and Source/Medium as Dashboard of Google Analysis It means that: I exported Original Data from Google Analytics. I ...
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Google Search Console reports “no return tags” even after removing all hreflang tags

Google console emailed me a msg. I click on the link and show, there are plenty of "no return tags" errors. My site is targeted globally, so I haven't selected a country to target. I have no idea ...
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Would Google accept a text sitemap if the URL had a .php extension?

Google accepts a sitemap as .txt file with a list of URLs separated each by a newline. Would Google also allow the same text file format with a .php? Ie.mysitemap.php instead of mysitemap.txt?
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Both Http & Https are showing in SERP [duplicate]

We migrated to Https in Jan 2018. We redirected(301) Http urls to Https. That redirection is working fine. But suddenly from November both URLs are coming in SERP. Please suggest how to get rid of ...
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New competitor websites outrank me even though I have good DA, PA and write good content [duplicate]

My domain is quite old and it should be ranked better compared to the newcomers in my niche. I write good content than some top-ranked domains (they even have less DA and PA or Trust score). I design ...
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Google Dynamic Search Ads (DSA) pull landing / exit page specific data from API

We build a tool which links onsite visitor data and google Ads data. For the non-DSA ads we get specific information which we can link to the unique visitor. FOr some reason google Ads seem to only ...
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The property “eventSchedule” is not recognized by Google for an object of type Event

I used the below code for event scheduling of my event. But it prompts the below error in Google's Structured Data Testing Tool. The property "eventSchedule" is not recognized by Google for an ...
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Ask Google to remove thousands of pages from its index after cleaning up from hacked site

I've had my website hacked. I have cleaned it and searched google site:example.com and made a list of all the results. Removed the actual links that are OK and made a list of the ones in the format of ...
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Drop in traffic due to duplicate content? [duplicate]

I have a blog post on my site, and then a few months later I got asked by another (much larger) website, if they could put that same post on their website as a guest post. Seeing as their site is ...
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Weird /'http URL pattern leading to many 404s

I got very weird 404s from the Google Search Console. It shows me some kind of URL mix up and I cannot pinpoint where this pattern comes from. It is a WordPress installation. https://example.com/...
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Is it possible to programmability ping search engines for specific updated pages?

I spent a lot of hours into making my website useful to the user and extremely friendly. However, Google seems to not update the indexed content and is not indexing new pages fast enough. The website ...