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Prevent Google Chrome from tagging the website as deceptive because of an embedded image

Is there a way to prevent Google Chrome from tagging the website because of an embedded image loaded from a deceptive site? The issue is when someone posts a comment in a blog with an image source ...
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DNS resolver is not working for a my domain name

I have a problem when I'm trying to access my website by the domain name. It's a free domain name from Freenom. (kesaralive.ml) It shows this error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN in google chrome. when I'...
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Chrome Dev Tools network panel behaving strangely

I've been having some strange behavior when using Chrome Dev Tools: (1) In the Network Tab. When I rollover a bar in the Waterfall section, I only numbers, now. The bars that visualize the numbers ...
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How to get cart data showing up in google chrome blank 'new tab'

I've been seeing that this is somewhat of a new feature but I have just experienced it myself for the first time Do I need to have a certain schema for my cart/checkout page? I'm not sure what the ...
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Google Analytics showing a big spike of Linux Chrome users

So I've noticed in my August Google Analytics for our Canadian municipal website, Linux Chrome users have gone from 0.25% of our users in June to 10.58% in July and now 26.75% in August. Any idea what ...
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What browser is Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 10; SM-A202F) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/91.0.4472.120 Mobile Safari/537.36?

Is it Chrome, or Safari, and how should I be able to know? I know a UA can be spoofed, but let's assume it isn't, as it's just from a typical user who would have no reason to - but I'm trying to debug ...
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Why does Google Chrome use the wrong device pixel ratio to choose the image size on a Moto G4?

Google Chrome takes account of DPR(device pixel ratio) while calculating Image width to download for a specific device. But recently I found an anomaly. I simulated on (Moto G4 device having DPR 3) ...
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Google Lighthouse Contrast Ratio - bad contrast ratio but it's not

I have a site where chrome dev tools light house is saying stuff does not have a sufficient contrast ratio: Steps: Go to https://curtainrodclub.net/product/architrac-94001-overlap-master-left/ Open ...
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How did Google, Comscore and Grapeshot learn of a secret page [duplicate]

I have a secret web page, let's call it something123.php, and looking through my Apache webserver access.log I waas surprised to see that two entities have learned of this page. Google Grapeshot.co....
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How does Google Chrome determine a safe and unsafe website?

Google chrome has a way of determining safe and unsafe websites. When it does find an unsafe one, it says that your connection isn't private and that attackers could be on the same website. However, ...
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How to prevent pictures from being downloaded by right-clicking on them or Inspecting the web page?

When there's an image on a website, it can be downloaded by the following ways: Right click on the picture and press Save As from the pop-up context menu Right click on the webpage in Chrome, press ...
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Chrome incorrectly marking our domain without a hyphen as deceptive when we own and use both versions

Chrome has a fairly new "lookalike URL" or "typo squatting" detection feature. The aim is to warn users if they are accidentally going to the wrong URL. We own two sites (made up ...
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max-width and data-srcset: Chrome is loading the wider version on mobile

I've been trying to use responsive+lazyload images on my website, and I created the following piece of code: <center><picture> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width:...
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Chrome bug: headless window not rendered (new tab in background) if outerWidth is referenced

[see updates at bottom] When I click on a to my website, it opens correctly in Google Chrome. When I command-click the link, opening a new tab in the background, the page seems to load (correct ...
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Google search says No information is available for my GitHub page

Today I search my GitHub page in Google Chrome and Firefox (Through Google search) and for the first time, it says no information is available (it says 2019- GitHub under that it says no information ...
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Chrome Mobile: window.open starts up a Chrome PWA instead of opening a new browser tab

I have a PWA which, most of the time, I tend to use in-browser. In Firefox Mobile, I can click on a <button> to execute window.open which then opens a new tab in the browser, displaying custom ...
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How are these URLs highlighting text?

I've noticed some web URLs link to a web page with highlighted text. This appears to be controlled by an escape sequence in the URL of the form #:~:text=StartText,EndText, where StartText indicates ...
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On startup, Chrome ignores "cache-control: no-cache" and does not revalidate when configured to "Continue where you left off"

I am working on a web-based editor, where I can edit HMTL pages online. I have my Apache webserver configured to send Cache-control: no-cache with all responses, which means that: The response may ...
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What is 'Research Online' as displayed in Chrome Dev Tools Lighthouse?

When I run a Lighthouse performance audit on our site, one of the 'Opportunities' it flags is to 'Reduce the impact of third-party code'. It lists all the third-party code used by our site, however ...
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"Uncommon download" warnings in Chrome

Our site is a private service -- that is, firewalls and user authorisation keeps both the general public and Google's indexing off it. The site generates dynamic DocX files, which the customer ...
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Why is Chrome losing some background images in a PDF when retrieved remotely but not locally?

I posted a 9.1 MB, 58 page, PDF to our website. The staff member who created the PDF reported to me that the image on the next to last page was not showing up, displaying a white background instead. ...
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Chrome gives a content-security-policy warning when viewing an image in its own tab on my site

I'm setting Content-Security-Policy in htaccess. I use a pretty basic and strict policy: Header always set Content-Security-Policy "default-src 'self'; script-src 'self' http: https: *.googleapis....
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Chrome 80 clears session cookies for users returning from payment gateway

I'm managing several e-commerce websites, they are all custom build and they all accept credit card payments via bank redirection (website redirects the client to bank's payment page, bank redirects ...
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Why does Chrome show 304 in Response Headers section but 200 in Status code?

Why does Chrome show 304 in Response Headers section but 200 in Status code? Why doesn't it show 304 in Status code (BTW, that is NOT 200 memory cache.)? If it shows 200 I can't know it is ...
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Does Google index hidden pages based on direct visits on Chrome?

Suppose I have a "hidden" page on a website, but I don't explicitly tell bots to ignore it (no noindex tag, not disallowed in robots.txt, etc). It's not linked to anywhere, doesn't appear on the ...
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Would a preconnection of DNS, TCP and TLS stay open after being used?

Google Developers says that Google Chrome closes a preconnection established with HTML code such as <link rel="preconnect" href="https://example.com"> if the connection isn’t used within 10 ...
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Problem with padding on Firefox and Chrome

I am trying to make a responsive website (Desktop, Tablet, and Smartphone), and I would like to show it in different browsers. This is how I built my links with nav-element on my html site: <nav ...
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Site unexpectedly closed the connection when in HTTPS

I make no bones about it. I am a noob at websites. Saying that I tend to research questions before asking for help. Today I was working with Hostgator to get SSL on my site. They got it on there and ...
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Chrome flickering while DevTools is open [closed]

For a few months now, making me believe this is completely a Chrome update (Version 76.0.3809.100) that I just can't adjust, whenever I open DevTools, my production sites flicker. In the console, it ...
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Why is Chrome's session per user rate higher than other browsers'?

I'm trying to figure out why the Chrome's session/user rate is higher than that of other browsers. More specifically the session/user rate for each browser is: Does it mean something for Chrome ...
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What is "resources" in Google Chrome Develper Tools Network Section?

My page is 1.4MB in size (Calculated by GTMetrix). When I checked with developer tools, I can also confirm that in "transferred" indicator in Network tab. (image below) However I don't understand ...
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How to find which script is causing my website to keep loading

When loading my website in Google Chrome, I sometimes have the issue that the website just keeps loading. I think it has something to do with a request to Google Ads, but I'm not sture. I thought I ...
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How long does Chrome take for HSTS preload list inclusion?

Assuming that my domain meets the inclusion requirements, and I successfully submit it to hstspreload.org, then: How long does it take on average until Chrome comes out with a new stable release with ...
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Google Chrome anti-virus checks take too long for downloads from our site. Can it be bypassed or sped up?

I host a windows software website. I noticed that new version of Google Chrome checks downloaded files presumably for viruses and it takes about 10-20 seconds to complete. Is there any way to white ...
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How can I let my site provide smart answers in the Chrome omnibox?

Chrome 69 now shows rich answers directly in the Omnibox (source) without the user having to load a new tab. Is there a way to encourage Google to use specific data in the Omnibox? So if I'm building ...
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How to determine how much memory 1 million particles in WebGL is using

I would like to know how much memory is being used by a system of 1 million particles in WebGL: I am not really too sure on what to look for in the performance/memory panels in the Chrome devtools / ...
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Chrome isn't loading static content due to HTTP2_SESSION_RECV_INVALID_HEADER - Invalid character in header name - last-modified

HTTP2_SESSION_RECV_INVALID_HEADER --> error = "Invalid character in header name." --> header_name = "last-modified:" --> header_value = "Thursday,%2009-Aug-2018%2001:21:53%20GMT" This error ...
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AdSense causing cross-origin read blocking (CORB) warnings in Chrome console log

I have 1 ad unit and 2 link units of several pages of my site. On these pages, the loading of ads is good. However, when viewing console log in chrome (F12), I am seeing CORB warnings. Interestingly ...
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Why is the Chrome Developer Tools interface cropping my page? [closed]

This doesn't seem to be a common problem as I haven't found anything related. Chrome(Chromium in my case) DevTools seems to be behaving strange for me. It is cropping the right side of my page. ...
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What to do about certificates being distrusted by Google Chrome?

Recently Google Chrome started issuing a warning on the console which says: The SSL certificate used to load resources from https://www.example.com will be distrusted in M70. Once distrusted, ...
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HTTPS for website without form and login

I would like to know if it is necessary, to avoid Google penalties and chrome warnings, by enabled HTTPS on a website that does not have a login page or a form. In some cases the website can have a ...
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HTTP webpage is showing "Not Secure" in Chrome

I've called GoDaddy a few different times and they said that it looks like it is a problem with my HTML file. Except, my HTML file is the basic outline of a webpage, nothing fancy at all. Chrome ...
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How does Google Chrome determine URL patterns for Site Search?

I have recently started monitoring my site jujubuy.com on Google Webmasters Tools. I have added codes to generate JSON-LD based structured data for Sitelinks Searchbox. I've supplied correct URL ...
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Are there other options besides HTTPS for securing a website to avoid text input warnings in Chrome?

One week ago Google sent me an email to go HTTPS. If I won't transfer HTTP to HTTPS then it will show my connection unsecured to all of my site visitors who will try to input text in my site. Without ...
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Why is Chrome not allowing resources to load?

I have a web server, built into a device, sitting behind a firewall. The web server is on port 80, but many times port 80 is already in use by some other device. i.e. DVR. To access the server from ...
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How to create site search feature in address bar of Chrome?

When you go to stackoverflow.com in Google Chrome and if you put a space infront of last character, the address bar changes to that in my screen shot below. Then you can press Tab and you can type ...
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Chrome doesn't remember vertical scroll position of my website when reloading the page?

Chrome seems to remember the last vertical scroll position of most websites when reloading the page or going back to it from another page. However, it's not working on my site. The site is a fairly ...
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Session drop to -77% in Chrome browser [closed]

I have used GTM and GA to implement analytics for one of my client. Last week all of a sudden there is a session drop to -77% in chrome browser. This is the top browser that most of the sessions are ...
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Apache - Firefox - Chrome RewriteCond help

We have a rule that rewrites all HTTP to HTTPS. That's fine. Then we have the *:443 host that also works. I am trying to make a rule that will change any access to the server to the FQDN. The ...
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Why is Chrome caching my login page?

Our literacy web site for kids with disabilities is causing some users issues with logging in. You can visit the site at http://tarheelreader.org/. If you login at https://tarheelreader.org/login/, ...
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