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Google showing pages for old out of date events rather than pages for the current events from our site

I manage a website for a company that offers classroom training in a niche topic. Our training page is well optimized and ranks on page 1. The page lists our upcoming sessions. We have json-ld ...
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Google's “More results from domain” don't include subdomain which causes rewritten titles

Okay so, Google has this thing where when you search for a company it comes up with the result, a few categories from the result and then a link that reads, "More results from domain.com". My domain ...
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Mark Google Search Console noindex warnings as solved

In the Google Search Console I get errors about pages being set to "noindex". This is on purpose so there is no need to act here. Is there a way to mark these problems as "solved" so that the Search ...
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Why am I getting search traffic for a page even though its ranking is very low?

As per Google Search Console, a certain page on my website has a ranking of ~50 yet it's getting increasingly more organic traffic. For example, today it had about 10 unique visits from Google. How is ...
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Where can I find a FULL list of all Notices of DMCA removal from Google Search (NOT DUPLICATE, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)? [closed]

Where else can I get a full detailed list of links in the particular DMCA complaint other than on Lumen site which all the answers seem to point me to? The fact is that they hide these links for some ...
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How does a typical, healthy Google Search Console history look like?

The following is a snapshot of my website's Google Search console history in the past 6 months. Unfortunately, I don't have any reference to understand whether this looks bad, healthy/typical, or even ...
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Can organizations no longer be review authors to get Google stars rich snippets?

I've noticed in the last few months after Google restricted schema review stars in certain cases that another side effect seems to have happened: If a review "author" is marked up as an Organization,...
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Bizarre rankings drop in Google [duplicate]

I have a legal site started in 2011, which used to rank top 5 for a particular keyword now disappeared to 6th page in google organic rankings. The site hit its peak in 2017, but dropped in rankings ...
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Is it possible to programmability ping search engines for specific updated pages?

I spent a lot of hours into making my website useful to the user and extremely friendly. However, Google seems to not update the indexed content and is not indexing new pages fast enough. The website ...
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Website not appearing in Google search results [duplicate]

I just recently took over a website that is hosted on GoDaddy to make enhancements to it. However, I am new to SEO and believe that I may have accidentally removed it from Google searches. As stated, ...
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AMP pages in Google search results on desktop

I have a WordPress-based website with the "AMP for WP" plugin installed. It seems to be configured properly so that AMP pages point to respective non-AMP pages with "rel canonical", but I noticed some ...
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Can AMP pages use a redirecting URL in the canonical tag?

I recently changed the URLs of my articles and they are now 301 redirected to the new URL format. However, the AMP equivalent version of those articles rel="canonical" tag still links to the old ...
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New website ranking problem [duplicate]

I have a 2 week old blog with 10 articles. Submitted to google search console and sitemap is also submitted. Used yoast seo plugin and on page optimization is good. The problem When I type one of ...
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Suddenly falling google search ranking [duplicate]

I registered my site a month ago, and appeared in google search result of focused keyword. The ranking is not so bad, my site placed in 4th~5th page when google results have 9~10 pages. But after 1 ...
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Remove hacked url from google index not working

I keep getting hacked url's index by google when i type site:mydomain.com.au My site was hacked previously (was using wordpress). Now it uses JavaScript (React/Node) and built from scratch and hosted ...
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Page ranks for a keyword that does not even occur in content

I am currently experiencing weird ranking fluctuations with google for some of my pages. The scenario is the following: There are landingpages like www.example.com/topic/destination There are ...
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Google DMCA removal - proper way to react to avoid being de-listed from SERP

Our site receives DMCA removal requests from Google and our pages being removed from Google. Our content is user generated (adult site). We want to remove the video but not the page itself (we can ...
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Why is Google indexing our robots.txt file and showing it in search results?

For some reason, Google is indexing the robots.txt file for some of our sites and showing it in search results. See screenshots below. Our robots.txt file is not linked from anywhere on the site ...
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Google Search Console errors (nofollow?)

I have a web site where some internal links take you to another pages of the same site, passing some parameters. Eg.: <a href="/BookMgm/PreparePayment?quantity=1&itemId=123">Book</a> ...
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Remove internal indexed pages from Google search

I received a Wordpress site created as a one-page site. The site has a menu to access different blocks with an url hash: example.com/#about-as. The problem is that Google indexed different contents, ...
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Does Google TRULY respect noindex and nofollow?

Does google REALLY respect noindex, nofollow and blocking content to being indexed and seen via .htacess or robots.txt file? I need to be sure of this 100%, I need to use duplicate content on some ...
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How to setup site with second specialised domain name with same content

I got a website: company-name-counselling.co.uk I have setup all 4 versions of the domain to redirect to the https://www.company-name-counselelling.co.uk I have also bought nearby-town-counselling....
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Using the FAQ schema doesn't show a rich snippet in Google Search results

I put the FAQ schema code on my single page (WordPress) and it doesn't display on Google result. The code is right but I don't know why it doesn't work. <!-- FAQ schema--> <?php if(...
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hreflang region targeting - multiple regions displaying in SERPS

I'm slightly stumped, with one of my websites. The hreflang appears to be installed correctly and the majority of the regions are targetted in the international targeting report, apart from with EU ...
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Will my SEO rankings be penalized for duplicate content on my subdomain?

I have a site called www.xyz.com and it has a bunch of WordPress Blog posts on it ranking pretty well in google. The only issue is they want to move the blogs over to news.xyz.com (also a WP site). My ...
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What is this section called in Google Search? [duplicate]

I want to have something like this for my website: What is this called?
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Months after implementing JS redirects, hash bang URLs are still indexed in Google beside their replacements

We replaced our old site with a WordPress site around 6 months ago. Our old store plugin used links with AJAX fragments which were indexed in Google, like so: https://www.example.com/store.php#!/item/...
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Mozbar not showing correct PR/DA info

Just installed Mozbar and worked few days fine. Now it's showing Page rank - 1 / Domain authority - 1 in every search results like this. Uninstall extension and reinstall, Chrome browser updated to ...
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Google Result Shows Archive Instead Of Title Tag

I have a problem with my review category. My posts on other categories are shown in a normal way. I mean google shows title tags in the search result, but for the posts in review category, instead of ...
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Google pointing to old GitHub repository

I have a GitHub repository called phpat, but Google's first result points to an old repo (404 error) How much time does it take for Google to update this? Is there any way to inform the search ...
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Mark coverage issue as resolved

After submitting my sitemap.xml url to Search Console, I'm getting emails about a "coverage issue" and that example.com/sitemap.html has a meta no-follow on it. I imagine the Wordpress plug-in I used ...
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Thumbnails in Google search results for mobile are cropped [closed]

I have a problem with the thumbnail images shown on google search results page. If I search for "Kevin Sneader" on mobile (iOS or Android), the images seem to be cropped in the thumbnail in Google ...
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Implement review schema on about page to get star rich snippets and have “sameAs” markup on your home page to get the stars for that too?

A few months back I started up a new project and I would like to use rich snippets now. In specific, I would like to implement a possibility of giving my business a rating on a specific page (let's ...
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Google advance search for a specific domain doesnt find the page which is on website

I am trying to find information using Google advance search for a specific domain but its not picking up the link for keywords example (Markus Wischenbart, United Arab Emirates, Al Habtoor Group ) ...
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Which One has more chance to rank in google image post vs text post?

Which post will rank in Search Engines such as (Google, Yahoo, Bing)if I create two posts one is with the full-page image with alt tag and title tag and another one with full text-based. I Know that ...
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Favicon won't appear on Google search results, after migration to https

I've recently migrated a website of mine to https and now the favicon in Google's search results shows the general globe instead of the site's favicon. This is how the favicon is defined: <link ...
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Old website still found on google but redirects to new site

We have launched a new website replacing our old one, and Google now finds the new and the old website. Our old website was published under /public, the new one is published under /web: Setup until ...
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How long should a the Google change of address tool take?

I requested a Google Search Console change of address back in May 2019 but it still hasn't updated on Google. Just wondering if anyone gone through the process of changing their address and with ...
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Google search showing AWS elastic IP instead of domain URL

I have one domain codesharehub.com that is hosted on AWS EC2 with elastic IP 52.66.150.16, I have added A record in DNS to map domain with IP but on google search of codesharehub I get IP address ...
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Google search results say “No information available for the page” instead of the meta description or a snippet

I have a WordPress website and I am using the Yoast SEO plugin for its SEO. I have added my site to the Google Search Console too. Something strange has happened recently: Google showed the site's ...
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How to resolve Google “Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt” warning for a user login protected page?

Or, in other words, how can I tell google this is a user login protected page? The website is basically a single page app with server side rendering. That said, if the visitor is asking for a web ...
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Change my website's photo on a the mobile Google search results

I have noticed that google has started to show little images next to search results on mobile devices. The first photo I have displayed on my website is my logo. Currently this is the image that is ...
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Q&A Schema doesn't recognize title

{ "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "QAPage", "mainEntity": { "@type": "Question", "name": "اقدام برای بارداری بچه پسر", "keywords": "اقدام بارداری , تعیین جنسیت", "...
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Search results went invisible in google [duplicate]

we have countered a seriously weird problem. 3 of our very most popular search results went invisible. This means, that they still show avg. position, they still get impressions. But they don't get ...
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How to stop google from indexing old URLs of a website which redirects to new URLs

My old WordPress configuration added index.php to the permalinks of all my pages. e.g: https://example.com/index.php/contact etc., It was indexed already by google crawler. Now I reconfigured ...
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Get Google to forget site [duplicate]

Is it possible to make Google "forget" a site and reindex it? I have a site that I changed dramatically, and I want to do SEO on my new site, but Google isn't deindexing the old site. How could I do ...
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Amp links apper in desktop search results

I used AMP service in my website but I had problem sometimes the amp Links appeared in desktop search results . I checked the canonical link and I found it true. Amp version link: AMP Link Normal ...
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Schema.org for table of contents

I've noticed Google has taken some of my table of contents and put into the SERPs. I don't have any Schema.org embedded on these pages at all. But I do like the result. I've searched for a table of ...
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“Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available..” only in Google Search Results [duplicate]

Why am I getting this search description in Google search (on any browser): "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently ...
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Will a url-shortened link to my-name.com on some-site.com make some-site.com appear in google search results searching for 'my name'?

Bear with me as the question is more specific than mentioned in the title (otherwise too long as a title). Imagine this setup: Site B contains a shortened url that links to my personal site (site A)...