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A mapping and geographical information service from Google.

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Does GoogleMaps plugin/widget create Google My Business listing?

I do NOT want a Google My Business listing. I know it's good for local SEO but I don't want to manage reviews. If I use the GoogleMaps widget on my WordPress website, will that automatically create a ...
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Merge 2 different Google my Business accounts with 2 different locations for same company

I have for a client 2 different GMB accounts, 2 different locations since it has 2 shops but I want to merge these accounts since they belong to the same brand name. How is that possible?
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What is needed to get a business on Google Maps?

Two days ago I registered a shop on Google Business. It did not yet appear on Google Maps. A 2012 page: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/google-mapmaker/ykYOPA5oGTE says that a reviewer or ...
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How to connect photos to a google my business listing [closed]

Sometimes i browse through google maps properties. I guess all google my business listings (GMB, formerly knows as google places). Then i see photo's: From the owner of the place From people that ...
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Can I get Google maps to show our branch location on the embedded map without zooming in?

I have a listing of bank's branch done. But I can't see that on normal map unless zoomed in to that particular location, whereas other locations can be even seen without zooming in. Can anyone ...
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Has anyone found a way to get Google “Questions and Answers” data via some API or creative coding?

When people use Google Search to find our website (a state government department), they are presented with the "Ask a question" sidebar within their search results page (see diagram below). This "...
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Should I use the Google Maps API or the Google Maps iframe embed feature for a static site?

Is it common to use Google maps embedded <iframe> for a static site? Or is it best practice to use the Google Maps JavaScript API when deploying the website?
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How to prevent Google Maps from using an image of my webpage?

I own a site with static content, from which Google Maps took images to show them when searching for the physical address of the company associated to that web page. How can I prevent Google Maps ...
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Googlebot submitting thousands of requests to our map locater and using up the API quota

We have a store locater page on our customer's site. The end user enters their postcode and a search radius and we display results on a Google Map. Recently we had begun to notice that the site was ...
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Local SEO: Does Google My Business care about UK Counties (Bournemouth is in Dorset)

If your a business owner or SEO guru then you most likely read somewhere about the importance of having correct citation consistency. It is even recommended that you use either Rd, Road, St. or Street ...
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SEO - Pages are blocked because google failed to get the resource since it is blocked by robots.txt [duplicate]

I would like to index all the pages in my angular site by Google. I used ngMeta in my application for dynamically apply page titles and description. Is the dynamic meta tags really a problem? When I ...
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Is it possible to show the hours from google maps on a website, so that the website hours updates when we update google maps?

I was hoping to be pointed in the right direction for this, my boss wants to have the store hours on website linked to the hours on Google Maps/places, that way he can just update the hours and times ...
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Fake local business added my website as his business website

I've a website ranking serp #1 for lots of important keywords suddenly I found somenone registered his local business at google business but inserted my ranked page as his business website and google ...
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How to improve the Autosuggestion Google Maps

I have seen the following example of the Autosuggestion Google Maps feature https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/places-autocomplete?hl=en However, if I put a given ...
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Google My Business not displaying in Google Maps Organics Results

I’m not sure what to make of this, but Google maps is not displaying my business ‘BYBE’ in Google Maps organic search results. The business is located on Knyveton Road in Bournemouth yet is not ...
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restricting Google Maps js API keys to just my domain

My site uses the Google Maps javascript API, so I'm using a "Browser key", which is plainly visible in my javascript to anyone who does "View Source". Google's documentation on Browser keys in ...
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Business not appearing in Google Maps when searched by street address

We run five businesses from a single physical address. Each business has its own website and phone number. Each business relates to a different category (HVAC Contractor, Electronic Parts Supplier, ...
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How important is it to have unique descriptions on Google Maps for the same business for multiple locations?

A company operates in 6 different cities, each with its own unique address and phone number. This company offers the same service in each city. We have a Google My Business page for each of the cities....
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What are the local SEO implications of having multiple Google Pages for the same business address?

A law firm has a Google My Business page for each of the attorneys. The names of the pages are written as <company name> <attorney name>and they all point to the same exact address on ...
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Google Master Tool: How allow external links in robots.txt

I have a problem with google rendering. Googlebot couldn't get all resources for this page. Because it's blocked by its own google robots.txt file. Here's an example of an external link. https://www....
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Where can I find the API key for my Google APIs in the Google Developer Console?

I need to use the Google Maps Javascript API and the Google Maps Geocoding API for my project. I created a new project and got an API Key. The API key works with Google Maps Javascript API but not ...
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Should Google Maps and Apple Maps businesses be registered with the owner's account?

It is OK to register businesses at Google Maps or Apple Maps platforms with the owner account? I want to manage some customers' businesses with the reviews, ads, analytics and Disqus data, but I'm not ...
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Show location with Google search result

I want to show the map for my business on the right side in search results, or at least show the pinpoint location sign with the address at the bottom of the result. I'm interested in the second link ...
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Displaying multiple branch locations on the map that appears in Google Search results

About six months ago, a friend opened her second store (in a village adjacent to that of her first store). Both stores have their own Google+ profiles, with appropriate address/contact information. ...
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MySQL and SQL inserting data into JavaScript variable! [closed]

I have a javascript file that has the variable named locations, with some data in quotes for example, 'name', '123 lane', and etc. I want the variable to get data from a database and not the plain ...
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What to do when Google has identified and blocked a page as spam?

I recently worked on getting my company on Google maps because some unknown person marked our location somewhere way off, which caused a lot of trouble for our interview candidates! So here is what I ...
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Place google map on website [closed]

I want to place google map on my website, how can I place google map on my website? can you give any already placed google map link and explain how can I add it on my website also!!!
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Saving a Google API-generated dynamic map to a static image

I have a series of coordinates data which I plot onto an API-generated heatmap visualization using Google Maps API. The data changes daily, and I'd like to capture the heatmap and save it as a PNG or ...
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Can I use a link rel publisher tag in the head of both of my business websites to connect them to my Google business page?

To connect my website to my Google business page, I should add <link href="https://plus.google.com/xxx" rel="publisher">. But I have 2 pages because I have 2 different addresses. Should I add ...
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How to embed Google maps locations in an iframe

I have a custom set of locations on Google maps, at https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zzX-BuFGi82s.kBQeXTGL4SqY . When I try to embed this in an iframe, I get the following console error: ...
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Can Googlebot crawl and index data shown on a map (powered by Google)?

I have a web service that includes mainly data on map. Can Google fetch these data (asynchronously loaded )? The solution I'm opting right now is to set the data URLs in a regular sitemap, but there ...
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Can Google track the referring URL from their Google Maps URL Scheme on Android and iOS devices?

If you click on a Google Maps URL link (comgooglemaps://) on a website in Safari or Chrome on an Android or iOS device that opens up the native Google Maps App, can/does Google track the referring ...
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SEO for Google Maps applications? [duplicate]

I have a webapp that is a customized Google Map; it's an interactive map of the Paris Metro. In Google's SERP, the only thing that appears beneath the domain name is "Sorry, we have no imagery here", ...
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Google Maps links: deprecated attributes

When I validate this page, I'm getting kind of these errors: Error Line 161, Column 438: The scrolling attribute on the iframe element is obsolete. Use CSS instead. …95,0.023378&z=14&...
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Google-bot sees “Sorry, we have no imagery here” on pages with Google Maps

I have a site with Google Maps on most of the pages. When inspecting content keywords in Google Webmaster tools, content keywords identified by Google-bot for the site include "imagery", "sorry" and "...
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Client's website is not showing up as expected in Google local searches or maps [duplicate]

I'm working for a client who runs a wellness center. He has a website as well as a Google Places account for the business. The Google Places account has a lot of tags associated with it that are ...
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Alternatives to google static maps [closed]

Goood Day Essentially I am getting hammered with costs for google static maps as I have a reasonably high traffic website and need to place a static map image on many of the web pages. Google want to ...
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Google Maps iframe VS API (which is faster, if any)

Many sites embed Google maps at the bottom of the page as you may be aware, while I don't normally do it myself I've been tasked with the job. I've proceeded with the lazy route of embedding the ...
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SEO for maps-based websites that require user interaction

I have a website that basically shows a lot of locations worldwide on a Google Maps like interface. The map itself is built using the Leaflet library and Open Street Map tiles. In the map, I show ...
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Understanding the Google “show map of” feature

I noticed that the "show map of" link has recently popped up in the Google listings of some of my projects. I searched on the net to understand the mechanics behind this feature, but I couldn't find ...
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Using Google Maps as an input method

I'm wondering if it's possible to use gmaps pretty much as a type of input. Normally for location a user has to enter: street address town/city state/province postal code country This seems too ...
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Am I allowed to display a small image on top of a Google Maps Static Api map?

I am the webmaster to my company's website. I was asked to make the Google Map on this page smaller, but the interactive map doesn't work well at all at 300x200. I was asked to place a screenshot ...
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Google Maps API: Premier License or excess map loads?

I am currently looking for a way on how to deal with the Google Maps API usage limits. I am planning a redesign of our page that will probably get around 2 million map loads per month. This will ...
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Google maps premier license [closed]

I would like to buy Google maps premier license. I tried to contact Google maps through their web site (online inquiry form). No one got back to me. I would appreciate if someone can help me with ...
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What to do About Wrong Information That Has Propagated Throughout the Internet

Many years ago, someone made an entry into Yahoo! Maps for our small research library that contained the phone number of our librarian. Hundreds of sites accepted this information as authoritative ...
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Business not appearing in Google maps at all

I'm having problems with listing my business on Google Places for Business. I wish I can send you a link to my business page but can't find it even if I type on google my business address!. Anyway, ...
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Developing hotel website [closed]

I know HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and some of PHP/MySQL. I've decided to create simple hotel website, just to exercise my skills, and to see what i can really do. I wrote concrete technical details of my ...
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Why my Google listing not showing up in maps.google.com search?

Why my Google local listing not showing up even if searched with exact title in maps.Google.com? Its showing mostly results from US when searched. My bi solution company map location listing comes ...
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Are you allowed to save Google static map images?

I wanted to know if you are allowed to save a static image of an area of a map so the usage limit does not run out and gets replaced with an quota exceeded image. If it's allowed, then I can save the ...
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Display Business on Google Map

I want to be able to display my company on Google Maps. I have a places page set up. If you search for it Google will show my business with a red marker which links to my places page. I want it to ...