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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Google play is not found in chrom os, installed in desktop pc

Recently, I installed the latest chrome os (32 bit) version in my "hp compac 6005" computer only for the purpose of getting access to android apps on the PC. I got a free version of "chrombook home ...
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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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How to change website display layout in search engines? [duplicate]

Pardon me. My question might be wrong. I didn't know what that thing is called and gave a try. Image below shows search result of a news site and you can see the layout. Site name is at top ...
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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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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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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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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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Chrome flickering while DevTools is open

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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Google Chrome displays the wrong favicon that I've linked to in my html

I have an HTML file with the following markup in the head tag: <link rel="shortcut icon" href="myFavicon.ico" /> With that, I expect to see my "myFavicon.ico" icon display in Chrome's tab and ...
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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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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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Google Chrome for Mac, CSS colors and display profiles

So, I'm aware that some browsers correct the colors in images in accordance with system settings, and that browsers differ in how they do this. But I'm very surprised when a color specified in a ...
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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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Chrome's built-in PDF viewer won't display our PDF forms

On our web site, we have numerous Acrobat PDF forms. When users click on those forms, if they are using Google Chrome, they get this message: Please wait... If this message is not eventually ...
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Why does the internet think Microsoft Edge is Google Chrome?

I am currently using Microsoft Edge. Edge is the new Internet Browser from Microsoft. I tried running a Unity3D Program in Edge, and it gave me the error that it was not available in Chrome: Then I ...
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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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Chrome refused to execute this JavaScript file

In the head of my HTML page, I have: <script src="https://raw.github.com/cloudhead/less.js/master/dist/less-1.3.3.js"></script> When I load the page in my browser (Google Chrome v 27.0....
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How can I tell Chrome to use all 6 concurrent connections asap?

I would like to improve rendering performance of http://www.camping.info/campinplaetze. Running a test on WebPageTest.org I see in the waterfall chart that for images loaded from http://images-camping....
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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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Firefox accusing me of distributing malware on my site

I noticed that Firefox has decided to block some EXE installers from my site, showing a label Blocked: May contain virus or spyware. I right-click the file, select Unblock, and this message is shown ...
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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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Is there an easy way to see amount of compression in Chrome?

I am busy checking how my webserver is doing gzip. I'm confident now that gzip is on as chrome shows the content-encoding: gzip header. Is there a easy way to see how much a file was compressed in ...
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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 does XFBML work everywhere but in Chrome?

I try to add simple Like button to my Facebook Canvas app (iframe). The button (and all other XFBML elements) works in Safari, Firefox, Opera, but in Google Chrome. How can I find the problem? ...
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Where does “Google Favicon” useragent come from?

I'm testing a webapp and found logentries that didn't make sense because I did not remember doing the requests. The remarkable thing is that they were all done using this useragent string Mozilla/...
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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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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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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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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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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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Do I need a wildcard SSL certificate for inclusion in the HSTS preload list?

I'd like to submit my personal site into the Chrome HSTS preload list. The site there says: In order to be included on the HSTS preload list, your site must: Have a valid certificate. ...
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Why does Chrome resolve websitename.localhost as localhost?

I've been using .localhost as a TLD for locally hosted sites that I am working on. Usually when I start a new site I create an entry in the apache virutal host configuration file and then add an entry ...
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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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Broken URL requests with “?rand=0.nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn” querystrings from Chrome users

I've recently noticed a number of errors in our sites' error logs which are a result of what appears to be a cache-buster being incorrectly added to URLs. The requests in question all seem to have "?...
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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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What is the cause of page speed performing extremely poorly on Chrome on Windows and Safari on Linux?

I am more interested in the cause of poor page loading speed on Chrome/Windows, since this combo covers the vast majority of our users. The average page speed in the last month is 55 seconds for ...
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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 ...