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Position of a web site or a web page in Google results.

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I DO NOT HAVE RANK DROP, rather good rank on Google for my Keyword, but less search impression therby traffic. Earlier it was fine. What went wrong? [duplicate]

I have store that was giving me good result due to good position on Google. Now I still have top position for the keyword but getting almost no traffic. On search console too there is very few ...
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301 Old content to New Content but now different language (negative SEO effect?)

I have a question. I have a Dutch website and used to receive backlinks from good and high-quality websites. Now, I want to 301 redirect the Dutch page to an English page. Will this affect my website'...
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Sudden drop in search engine position [duplicate]

how should I handle a sudden surge in backlinks for a specific keyword and a rapid response from Google resulting in a drop in rankings for that keyword and others as well? Is it necessary to disavow ...
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Google Search Console Insights data vs real search data

I have a small directory website and when I look at my Google Search Console Insights my website looks like the image below: Ranking is between 10-15, but in real searches my Google ranking is very ...
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My tool site is indexed but not ranking on Google which is 1 year and 164 days old [duplicate]

I have a tool site, which is created by me and published before 1 year. The site is available on Google. But till now the site is not ranking on Google. On the other hand, My tool sites are ranked in ...
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What is the impact on SEO if a blog post has both a published date and a last updated date, and which date will search engines prioritize?

We have a content blog application where we recently added two date fields: originally authored date and last updated date. The originally authored date signifies when an article is created, while the ...
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Will correcting the timezone of a WordPress installation effect the search engine rankings of all the posts?

I am using WordPress CMS. I had started my blog 2 years ago. Right now I have 284 blog posts in my sitemap. When I started my blog, I made a mistake while selecting time zone. I live in India my time ...
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Publication wrong date in google search result

I am working on Website developed by ANgular+Nojdejs. I work now especially on SEO. I noticed that my pages are displayed with the wrong dates in google search results. I am using several structured ...
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How can I remove the indexing to my site of a secondary domain no longer owned by me whose only function was to redirect to the main one from Google?

I had a series of domains that redirected to a main domain (let's call it A) where the website is located. One of them is no longer owned by me, and a few hours after being removed from the previous ...
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Optimizing URL Parameters for Google Search

My website isn't ranking great on Google, so I've been going through pages to see what I can optimize. I've come across one section of the website where there are 5 pages, but the url is dynamically ...
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The right landing page is not ranking

I have been trying to rank the right landing page for some specific keywords. But the page struggles to rank for the specific keywords. They are only ranking for the home page. The landing page is ...
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How to detect whether a hidden content will cause a penalty from Google or not?

I've read the answers here and here both saying that Google penalizes for a hidden content when it is done for the purposes of manipulating the search engines But there are at least two reasons why ...
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Google search console is showing far fewer external links than other sources, could this be the cause of ranking problems?

I have been facing issue with my website ranking. I realized today that Google search console is not getting new inbound links and keep showing around 3000 links only whereas other back links checking ...
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Why does my website keep sinking back after a rise in Google rank? [closed]

I have an awful time trying to rank my website on Google. Every so often, (usually corresponding with a Google update), it will rise in rank. But then, after a short period, it will always sinks back ...
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Can page text HTML structure big change affect on ranking?

On my website I use Wordpress and WP Bakery Page Builder plugin to construct my pages. I want to switch from WPBakery PageBuilder to Gutenberg editor. This will change the text HTML structure. Will ...
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Does PageSpeed Insights performance score somehow affect your website SEO? How much?

I often see that popular websites have red-orange performance scores in PageSpeed Insights. So I'm wondering if that somehow affect SEO or not?
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10 ranking places of difference between Safari@MacOS and Chrome@Win10

My client's site is differently ranked on MacOS and Windows. Safari@MacOS displays his site on place 7, Chrome@Win10 display him on the place 17. Both surely incognito windows. This ranking difference ...
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Schema.org's itemscopes that are not mentioned in Google documentation

Schema.org is much richer in items than Google's documentation. For example Quotation or Diet. Google is one of the founders of schema.org, though it is independent. Could you tell me whether schema....
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Woocommerce multisite seo and duplicate content

I have a client who runs a renting business. Actualy he's got an old wordpress where clients fills a form containing name, adress, the product they want to rent plus other optional infos. When he ...
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Does ARIA help SEO? Have you experienced any benefits for organic search?

I've seen mention of ARIA benefitting SEO, but the author cites no evidence — none of the articles cited mention this. I have also searched and haven't found any reliable resources to suggest that ...
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Does Google Search Ranking punish websites which use fingerprint tracking?

My website uses flexible sampling to limit the number of free articles unregistered users can view. I use fingerprint tracking to keep track of which customers have reached their monthly view limit. ...
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PageSpeed Insights Field Data Won't Pass Core Web Vitals Assessment!

As you know, Google introduced Core Web Vitals in the end of April 2021 and as of May, the CWV became a ranking factor for Google. Our website was one of those who hit it hard. We lost like 50-70% of ...
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Effect of 301 redirecting many pages from one directory/folder to another (same domain)?

I'd like to see the effects of 301 redirecting a bunch of pages from one path to another on the same domain. Example: From: mysite.com/stuff/[product_id] To: mysite.com/products/[product_id] I would ...
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UUID or SLUG first in the url for better ranking? Does it change with canonicals?

I'm faced with a decision with creating my paths and not sure which would have the best ranking approach. example.com/product/[slug]-[uuid] example.com/product/[uuid]-[slug] example.com/product/[slug]...
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I'm being outranked by iframe of my ownsite

My website is being outranked by another third party website through an iframe of my website. Their website is featuring my website through an iFrame on a basic page. This page consists of a header, ...
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How to understand why my page is not ranking with any word despite all the work?

I have a 2500 words page full of focused content, photos, videos, links etc. . The majority of the keyphrases are centered around one topic "content creation services". But no matter what ...
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GSC: Big changes in coverage of HTTP property after HTTPS migration. Is this acceptable?

Some weeks ago, I migrated a 500k-webpage site from HTTP to HTTPS I implemented the appropriate 301 redirection I removed the sitemap of the HTTP property within Google Search Console Today I found ...
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Difficulty getting good ranking in Google [duplicate]

I have a new website that offers a collection of free sheet music. It currently has 300 pages of individual pieces of music. I am having difficulty getting the index page to rank competitively in ...
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High rankings and impressions but very low clicks [closed]

My website is ranking top on google (organic results) like in the first or second position and also i am getting high number of impressions for each keywords but the clicks rate is too low. What will ...
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How will copy-pasting articles from my supplier affect my SEO?

My supplier has interesting blog posts on his website, and I'm allowed to copy-paste these articles onto my own website. That's great! But I'm worried about my Google ranking being affected by ...
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Do internal outgoing links affect rank of the origin page

I have few hundred top ranking pages (with good SEPRs) on my website. Now I would like to add links to internal pages from those top ranking pages (aimed at additional value for users). But I have a ...
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Does a country code secondary domain (such as .com.nl) have lower ranking than a ccTLD (such as .nl) with content specific for that country?

I know that search engines like Google value more country code top level domains (ccTLD) on content that is specific to residents living in said countries, that is, the website hosted at voorbeeld.nl ...
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Is there an app that would detect my over- or under-optimization errors in my unpublished article?

I know of Website Auditor, SEO Spyglass, Rank Tracker, and Link Assistant - I downloaded them all. But Website Auditor is only good for keywords, Rank Tracker only works on published articles, the ...
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Google search algorithm and SERP

Why would google rank some pages of a website in the top 2 positions, and not rank at all the other pages and some in between? If Google's algorithm follows strict rules and guidelines, then won't all ...
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Redirect 301 from local TLD to .com or cannonical for multi-domain strategy

Best approach for a multi-domain strategy for ranking purposes I have a domain with a local TLD www.example.cl; and I've been trying to rank for a while with some keywords www.exaple.cl/mykeyword. I ...
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Best way to move ranking from one domain to another

Domain learn-blazor.com appears on the first page in Google given a specific search word (Blazor), whereas site my site (blazor-university.com) appears on the 5th page. learn-blazor.com is an ...
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How to efficiently update the sitemap without losing previous indexes?

I have a sitemap uploaded for my web application. The webmasters has indexed 10% of all the URLs in sitemap so far and marked the remaining as excluded(discovered not indexed). I have made some ...
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Google Search Console reports back links from a number of non-existing domains pointing to my site

In Google Search Console, there are a high number of links from domains which actually do not exists,pointing to more than one posts on my site. My site is losing organic traffic day by day. Should I ...
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How can search engine rankings be checked if search engines personalize search results?

I see this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filter_bubble So if I search for keywords related to my website to check the actual rank will the results be biased?
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Can a post with low word-count be bad for SEO?

I know that word count isn't a ranking factor. Source: Is word count a large ranking factor for Google? I am going to add a Question and Answer Section for my website. Some questions like "Do meta ...
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How does a live test in Google search console affect ranking if it doesn't pick up all the images and other content?

In google search console I conducted live test URL for my site's home page. However, the screenshot of the live test does not look like my home page. There are not many images and text. My home page ...
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What is the impact when purchasing a competitor domain?

I have a website for designers of wedding invites. They show their work on the site. Where my goal is to send as much traffic as I can to the designers websites. In return the pay me for their spot on ...
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Is it a good practice to deindex 20,000 pages in 1 go?

If I found that 20,000 pages on my website are not generating any traffic from organic. Is it a good practice to remove those 20,000 pages in one go or do it over the period of 3 to 4 months. Is, it ...
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Does Google consider deep URLs with and without a trailing slash to be the same? [duplicate]

Will it hit my ranking if I have the same URLs where / on the end is the only difference? Those URLs return the same content and one redirects to another or they both redirects to some 3rd URL. ...
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Why would my different product pages with similar content have different search engine rankings?

We have a product based automobile website where we publish content for cars and bikes. This includes automobile's images, videos, pricing, reviews, similar offerings. We want to improve our Google ...
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SEO impact of using one image for several different posts on my site

What is the impact of using one image for several post on my site? Does it have a negative affect on SEO? For several posts, I use one picture. because all of them are Q & A. Am I wrong? is it ...
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Is there any evidence that Google randomizes the SERP results for equivalent domains?

I realize that there's been a lot of apparent Google fluctuations over the past few months. However, to me, it looks as though Google might be randomly ordering positions 3-10 in my particular niche ...
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Who will get more benefit if domain1.example is linked to domain2.example

I have two websites, domain1.example and domain2.example I have placed a link of domain2.example on homepage of domain1.example. I am noticing that domain1.example is getting more benefits of that ...
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Google SERP ranks wrong URL for target keywords [duplicate]

I have [1] https://www.example.com/landing-1 ranking for "landing-1" keyword. I have created [2] https://www.example.com/landing-2 page for "landing-2" keyword. When I observed my rankings in google,...
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Was Google search ranking algorithm updated on 15 Jan 2019?

I am working for a site and it was on page 3, listing 3 at SERP. When I checked it today, I found it on listing 10 of page 7. It's a huge change I have seen on last 3 months I have started working on ...
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