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All web resources crawled by Google bots and recorded in Google databases.

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Why pages not blocked by robots.txt are not indexing? [duplicate]

In my google search console's coverage section, the diagram tells that there are 114 excluded pages. It says 40 of them is blocked by robots.txt and 22 of them is excluded by 'noindex' tab, but I didn'...
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Does deleting old posts harm to website seo?

I have a auto feed news website that get new posts from some other websites and publish in my website automatically.I want to know is it OK if I delete posts older than 6 months - 1 year or it will ...
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PWA keeps being delisted as “Soft 404”

Our main root domain for our PWA is here: https://editor.construct.net There are many versions of the product, all accessible in sub folders, EG: https://editor.construct.net/r150/ https://editor....
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what is the best practice for indexing the pages that can be edit or delete by authenticated users in any time?

consider a website that authenticated users can create a content for example "bmw 1987 tuning for sale" and I need this pages to be index by google so if some one looking for this car in google can ...
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UK/USA Exact Copy English Causing Error “Duplicate submitted url not set as canonical”

starting around February 25th, 2019 we have been having pages excluded from indexing for our UK website with the error "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical". We have not had this issue ...
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26k pages indexed and over 765k excluded [duplicate]

I have a site that is that has 780k pages. I am trying to get them indexed, but there is just no movement. These are ship names, so it is extremely important for our results. I have put in a ...
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De-indexing microsites in Google

I need to de-index some content from Google. We have a main domain main.example.com which has listing of E-commerce products. Also, we give this for internal use to companies on their subdomain. ...
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Google not indexing my site and no issues in Search Console [duplicate]

Hi I have an IT consultancy that been up on Google for the last year or more that was indexed with no issues. Just a few weeks ago Google removed the site from their index and there seems to be no ...
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URL will be indexed only if certain conditions are met

I've got a few pages of my site that are coming up in G Webmaster Tools with errors. The pages are fully working, not restricted by noindex or robots.txt file. The pages don'r have a lot of content, ...
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Recover SEO after accidentally redirecting to another site

My website domain is a.example. I need to change/move to a new hosting. While doing this on my new host, I accidentally made an redirect error that make my URLs (.htaccess): a.example/article-1/ ...
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why google doesn't update my updated posts? [closed]

Recently I updated some posts from website and change seo yoast title that should change the title on the google search result. But after a while the title is the old one and didn't update!!!
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Google cache isn't updating after redoing my website [duplicate]

I have a website I completely redid almost a month ago. However, Google is still caching the copy before then. I've tried submitting a request to remove it from Google Search Console several times, ...
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Removing old webpages from google index [duplicate]

I have completly remade a website 6 months ago. The pages of the old website still compare in the search results and when they are accessed they return 404. I can't remove these pages from the index. ...
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How to De-index Non-existing Pages URL from Google

How I can remove the non-existing pages URL from Google. There are a lot of pages which doesn't exist on our website. How to remove their URL from Google.
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How to push google to update data about what I recently change in my page?

I change my page title and meta desc, and also change indexability status to index. Should I wait till google crawl again or change by itself? or I can notify google that I change something and ...
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Brand name is an otherwise unused acronym however Google only ranks my site when searched with an added space

How does google index website names? I'd like my website to appear in Google search like this: Yet when we search by the full name without any spaces, Google is completely clueless. Only when we ...
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How to prevent pages from being indexed in Google Search by using robots.txt? [duplicate]

In my robots.txt I disallowed some of the "thank you" pages on my site that I don't want to indexed by Google or be in Google search results. But those pages have recently become searchable on 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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How many internal links does Googlebot care about per page?

I read somewhere something like this: Penguin (Google algorithm) indexes (cares/reviews) only the first 5 internal links in the DOM from the top. I that true? You know, I have a "related posts ...
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Can we safely add pages that Google has already indexed to our XML sitemap?

Most of my website pages are indexed in Google. But in my website's XML sitemap we have fewer pages than the number indexed. Can we add all those indexed pages in my sitemap.xml file? It hurt ...
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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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What URL can I submit as a sitemap for a Blogger blog to Google Search Console?

In many of the articles, I found that I can submit sitemap of my blogger blog by inputting atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 as my sitemap URL. But when I did this, I got a ...
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Remove indexed IP address from Google

I developed my website under /var/www/html (for the development part) so I can consult the website when I enter the server's IP address into my web browser. On the same server I have the same products ...
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How to randomize pagination results without hurting SEO?

I ve an tshirt e-commmerce page (wordpress/woocommerce) and I want to shuffle my shop page, which is listing all my products with a pagination. (30 pages total each has 50 products) I want to shuffle ...
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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 Google index ajax data that load after 1 second by setTimeout?

I use load Javascrpt and use Ajax for load content. And i should use setTimeout for run Ajax load function after 1 or 2 second(s). Does Google index and follow this content?
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Google Search Console reports more pages from the sitemap are indexed than the overall count. A site: search gives yet a third number

When i checked in Google Search Console in Google Index -> Index Status that time only 36 URL Indexed. But When i check in Crawl Section --> Sitemaps that time 616 webpages submitted and 249 ...
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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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Why indexed links from sitemap are constantly falling? [duplicate]

One week ago, I've added some sitemaps for my website. It's a dictionary website. Please take a look at this image: When I added sitemap, 1,00,443 links submitted and it is unchanged so far. The next ...
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Google index spamming with our company name

One of our competitors has somehow spammed our full company name into the Google index like this: http://www.competitorwebsite.example/our-full-company-name/ When we visit the link, though, it goes ...
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Ampersand (&) in actual URL and sitemap

I have a sitemap (which is submitted to Google for indexing) in which I am adding URLs which have an ampersand (&) in it. Since in sitemap & has to be escaped I replaced & with & ...
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Google SERP showing same page with different titles and URL pointing to the same website page

I encountered a problem for my website page in Google SERP. I noticed that Google shows two different titles and URLs in the SERP. Both URLs point to the same page on my website. This page was ...
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Will random text and links hidden by CSS around our content to prevent it from being crawled and parsed prevent Google from indexing those pages?

I have a Q/A website which is lunched for about 3 months. I don't know why the single pages will not be indexed in the google. For example when I search for جهت مستفیض شدن از ماه محرم, I will see the ...
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Why the Download Pages of our products are not indexed by Google? [duplicate]

I have a question about pages indexed, hope you can help me out, thank you in advance. Recently, we found our French site's two download pages are not indexed by Google. The URL of the French site ...
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Problem with Google index in my multilingual site

Well, I have a multilingual site, in English and in German. But recently I found that, Google displays the German Page no longer. Even I search my site in German, it shows all English Page. Is there a ...
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Page gets indexed by Google, then it's gone after 2 days, then back again after 1wk. Why?

I've recently (2 months ago) launched a new website on WordPress with https. I submitted it in GWMT and it got indexed just fine. Then I noticed that every time I publish a new post and submit it via ...
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Does it help SEO to search the website using “keywords site:domain”?

When search on Google, I can add "site:mydomain" as suffix, does it help SEO? It should mean to tell Google my site contains this keywords, and Google will create index to link to my site, right?
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Indexing/Ranking/Caching Issue [duplicate]

I am hoping someone can help me out. I co-run a support site for people with mental health problems and suicidal feelings. We scoop up the folks that are searching for suicide methods pulling them ...
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Does AngularJS make it more likely that URLs will be “Discovered - currently not indexed ” in Google Search Console?

According to What can cause "Discovered - currently not indexed" in the new GWT This status means that the google doesn't think the content should be indexed. In our case, this an NG (...
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Index status not increasing

We have revamped our website and removed old dummy pages few month ago (we had around 600 and now 90 pages) Now our SEO guy complaining that site index goes down due to poor development. He says the ...
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Multiple forms of index page being indexed by search engines

I noticed Search Engines were flagging my index or home page with duplicate content/title/description, etc. Basically, it was indexing: http://www.example.com https://www.example.com http://www....
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Google Scholar Content Gone

The content on my website was on Google Scholar but now is gone. We added the citation_title class to the element containing our articles titles. We also modified the style of that class so it is the ...
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Indexing Slideshow Pages versus Indexing Individual Images

My site is made up of a large content of resource images which are organized into groups shown in a Javascript slideshow. Only very small thumbnails are visible on the main web page itself. If I were ...
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What's the difference between Google's “submit URL” tool and just having a URL on your submitted xml sitemap?

I've used Google's "submit URL" feature in hopes of getting certain URLs indexed (or updated in the index), but I'm curious if submitting the URLs you want to be indexed via the xml sitemap is ...
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Does Google follow and count a backlink that goes through a JavaScript location.href redirect page?

example.com has a link on their website which is on same domain like, <a href="https://example.com?ref=mywebsite.tld">Reference</a> example.com?ref=mywebsite.tld doesn't redirect with ...
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How can I remove this URL from Google?

Do you know how I deindex this page? "https://www.example.com/click/B00354KQHA/US/mybestroadbikes-20/" There are several links similar to this one that appear on the Google results. I am using ...
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SEO : how to index subpages and toppage, but not pages between?

This should be indexed : http://example.com/ http://example.com/products/9823948 http://example.com/products/3984239 ... but not this : http://example.com/products In other words, it is possible ...
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Googlebot not indexing language subdirectory

I've language based subdirectories, which is changed by user's country. Let's say if user request from Poland example.com 302 redirects to example.com/pl example.com/pl 301 redirects to example.com/...
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Google is trimming my page descriptions to 145 characters

I'm facing serious problems with my site's appearance on Google. I recently added different service locations to the end of the page descriptions, Google seems to have trimmed all of my descriptions ...
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How to instruct Google to ignore URLs with given suffix/parameter?

Hi there I need to temporarily instruct Google to exclude from indexing all URLs that contain the following suffix: ?lang=it How can I achieve this?