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Do browser extensions worsen the position of pages in Google SERP?

Since March, Google also takes into account how quickly the content is loaded for its SERP metrics and the position of the website in the search results. (Announced https://web.dev/blog/inp-cwv-launch?...
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Why does Chrome think that my website is HTTPS?

Chrome V121.0.6167.185 on Win10/64 When I visit my local router at 191.168.1.1, Chrome connects with http, and shows and labels a "not secure" web site, and works correctly. When I visit my ...
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On-Device Data Saving Blocked By Default in Chrome

I'm auditing a site and have come across something that I've never seen before - by default my browser isn't allowing this site to save data on my device. Normally, I would expect this to be allowed ...
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Reasons cookie with samesite=none is not sent?

I have a fairly high traffic service that relies on a samesite=none cookie. I have seen that this cookie is not sent for about 1% of users in a cross domain context. This is the exact case my site ...
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Chrome "About this page" is incorrect?

On my company website when viewed in Chrome, and you click on the little padlock icon next to the address, there is a "About this site" link at the bottom of the popup menu. Trouble is it ...
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Help with HTACCESS 301 Redirect to different site with URL parameters

I have two websites, elijahstreams.com (OLDSITE) and projectjustcause.com (NEWSITE). I need ID-based URLS to forward from OLDSITE to SEO-friendly URLS on NEWSITE via .htaccess directives. This is what ...
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HTTPS site on Chrome with paid SSL showing as Dangerous

I built a WordPress STAGING site on projectjustcause.com domain. I have installed and tested paid SSL cert and it worked fine. When I added directives to APACHE 2.4 .htaccess file to forward all http ...
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Edited my .htaccess file and now website is downloading, not displaying anymore

I made changes to my .htaccess file and now the website is not loading anymore. Instead, it just downloads a file called "download". This happens on Google Chrome, but on Safari the website ...
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Prevent Google Chrome for suggesting my site as a lookalike URL of some other legitimate site

Google Chrome is now warning users when the visit domains that look like a typo for some other domain. They call this feature "Navigation suggestions for lookalike URLs" However, sometimes ...
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Deceptive site ahead - WordPress Backend Edit Post/Page

Error Message (While Editing Page / Adding Page in WordPress using Google Chrome - Only happens for Chrome Users): "Deceptive site ahead Attackers on 24-tsb.net may trick you into doing something ...
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Why is the Chrome-Lighthouse user agent hitting my server every day?

Every day, I find lines like this one in my access.log file: 74.125.210.42 - - [08/Mar/2023:08:11:13 +0100] "GET /fr/ HTTP/2.0" 200 24160 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel ...
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How to show line numbers for HTML in Developer Tools?

In Firefox Developer Tools, where the HTML is shown, I would like to see the line number, but line numbers are not shown. (It's worth mentioning that I am having the same issue in Chrome, as they are ...
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Why the facebook pixel tests well in Chrome but not in Firefox?

I've a website with a facebook pixel via Tag Manager. I fire a "page view" FB event triggered on the "page view" tag manager event. In chrome I then open the pixel tester on Chrome ...
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When running Lighthouse audit of website on Chrome dev tools, turning on 'legacy navigation' really messes up website performance scores

When running Lighthouse audit of website on chrome dev tools, turning on 'legacy navigation' really messes up website performance scores. It brings performance score down by 10-15 points on some URLs ...
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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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