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Why new type of schema-markup caused links get unindex in google search engine?

My question is about the type of schema markup. Here is my website which is a dictionary. from the first until 2 weeks ago, the type of my website (in schema markup) was specified as dataset. 2 ...
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The time it takes to download a page from our website is increasing in Google Search Console, what should I do?

The time for pages on my site is really increasing, so the number of our pages getting indexed is decreasing. What should I do?
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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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What can we do against fake pages spoofing our site?

There is a malicious agent who is creating crude fake versions of my employer's website. Even if they made a really bad copy there are still people falling for it. And nothing prevents them from ...
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Google indexed my domain name, but my entity's name with spaces isn't returned [duplicate]

Working for my client, Google has indexed for some time the index page of my website example.com. If a search is done for "example company" however, Google returns no results. If the search is done ...
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Is a canonical tag pointing to my home page causing Google to remove my pages from the search index?

Google was indexing 1,400,000 of my pages. For the last 15 days, the number of indexed pages drops each day by 5,000 to 10,000. I have not seen any warnings or notices in Google webmaster tools. I ...
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After website migration a year ago, some URLs from the old domain are still in Google. Should I block the old domain now?

I had an old domain which was migrated to a new domain. However, for a few pages redirects are not working properly and still being indexed in results. The migration was done a year ago. Would it ...
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Google indexing duplicate content despite a canonical tag pointing to external URL. Am I risking a penalty from Google?

I have a website. It has content that already exists somewhere on other sites. I have added a canonical tag, nevertheless Google index those URLs. I'm not concerned about these pages being indexed, ...
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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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Remove old version of the site from Google index

I had a website with a few static pages and hundreds of products, it was indexed for quite a long time. A little while ago I've launched a brand new version of this site. The structure is the same, ...
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Prevent Google from prepending our brand name to the title of each of our pages in the search results [duplicate]

I have a website where post pages contains a title element without our brand name like: <title>Post 1</title> But whenever I'm searching on Google for my site posts, Google adds the ...
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Does Google index/crawl display:none divs? [duplicate]

My website has a message on the index file and it will be shown on a special condition. When I search for my site via keywords, google search shows the message. My code looks like as below <div ...
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It's possible to Index by google page's anchor (#) as a page

I have a frequent question page (www.example.com/faq#top-inviters), that has every question bellow an anchor. Google index all the content, but when I find a specific question google give the parent ...
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Will removing a Google Search Console property remove the site Google's index?

I removed property (website) from Google Search Console. The purpose was to remove the website from the search engine results. Will it do that?
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My site is indexed. Why does Search Console not show that?

There is only one page is indexed, and it is the homepage. Yet, it seems that my site is indexed successfully, test by searching for random excerpts. There is google / organic entry in my Google ...
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After submitting a site removal request with Google, the tool is showing severe health problems, how do I re-include my site in the index?

I had a major issue in the last week where a site was found to be showing huge numbers of pages that it shouldn't have been. Naturally Google indexed all of these pages! Rather than manually remove ...
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Pruning expired pages using noindex?

I have a busy website which contains several hundred thousand event pages. Due to their very nature, they expire once the event has passed, so there will always be more past events than upcoming. I'...
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Some issues with indexing by Google and Google Live Test

I implemented my website using AngularJs, It works correctly on any browsers and locations I've tested. Although they claimed that Google Search Engine sees exactly what modern browsers display, my ...
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Allow Google to index content loaded by AJAX when clicked

I have read many articles about how Google handles AJAX loaded content, and I am aware that Google is now supposed to index your page like any modern browser now. However, I am still seeing much of ...
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How to test multiple Sitemap.xml file?

Is there a way to test multiple sitemap.xml file? Validation works fine, Google is accepting all sub files, but "Server response check" in Yandex is returning "Document contains no text". By the ...
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Informing Google of URL Structure Change

I have a website and the URLS were constructed like so: /index.php/Topic /index.php/AnotherTopic These were indexed in google and search results returned that pointed to these. However, I've ...
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Does blocking URL parameters in Google Search Console remove pages from index?

In GSC there is a possibility of telling Google how to deal with URL parameters. Google suddenly started to index 600k+ URLs with parameters on our website. I have set the parameter in GSC as ...
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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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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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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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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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Blogspot noindex search label

The default robots.txt of Blogspot is: User-agent: Mediapartners-Google Disallow: User-agent: * Disallow: /search Allow: / Sitemap: http://castbird-sourcing.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?orderby=...
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Is there a penalty for submitting URLs for indexing too often?

I frequently submit URLs using the Submit URL method here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url I have noticed that when I submit URLs that need to be re-crawled, they do not get ...
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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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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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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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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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How long will it take for Google to unindex dead websites?

I was wondering if someone knows how many days or months does it take for Google to remove the dead sites from their index? I've made test websites with tags for hosting images and texts, let it ...
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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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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 references subfolders

Last week I launched a website and created a robots.txt: User-agent: * Disallow: Sitemap: http://mywebsite.tld/sitemap_robots.xml Now I've checked the indexed pages (Google -> site:mywebsite.tld) ...
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Google Search Console reports my URLs are indexed but they are not showing in search result even for a site: search

All my URLs has been indexed and is showing in Google search result except for /product directory. For example you can search in Google: site:https://www.zanemroozi.com/product/ Google Search ...
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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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Weird 301 redirection by google crawler

I have some pages on my website www.acethem.com which are having 301 redirection but they are not actually 301 redirects. e.g. www.acethem.com/pastpapers/by-year/2007/ is seen as a 301 redirection to ...
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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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Google reports a sudden increase in 404 errors from crawling pages

My server went down for a couple days.(2-3 august) 15 days later, Google Webmaster Tools notified me of increase in 404 errors. The problem is that Google reports 70,000 error pages while it has ...
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Google ignore me after server down [closed]

One week ago our server went down for 2 days. After one day, Google completely removed my website from search results. Before that it was in average in 2nd position for 3 keywords for about 7 months. ...
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Why isn't my website in Google search results? [duplicate]

It's been sometime and Google has yet to index my site. How can I get Google to index my website?
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How to stop certain urls from being indexed

When I type site:example.com(using my domain obviously), I get several link errors showing up in the listing. Typically, they are of the form: /some/fixed/path/admin/unblockUser/11 I am thinking of ...
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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. ...