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How to define an URL in Article schema on mobile domain

I'm testing the Schema.org Article schema on our site. The problem I encountered is that we serve our content over two different domains (one for desktop site.domain, and site.m.domain subdomain for ...
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How difficult is it to rank number 1 in Google search if there are other established websites? [closed]

I'm not sure if this question makes sense because I'm not an expert in SEO, but my assumption (obviously has the potential to be wrong), is that websites in rank 1-3 of Google search have a monopoly ...
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Shop in subdomain or subdirectory [duplicate]

I've read a lot about the pros and cons of putting a blog in a subdomain or a subdirectory, but I didn't come across a lot of articles with regard to a shop addition. We started a news website a ...
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Precautions while redesigning site appearing in google search first page [duplicate]

One of our clients site need to be re-designed. The updates would be mostly presentational including graphics, page layout updates (re-order page elements), color, icons, fonts, making it responsive ...
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Help me setup my website for Google Search [duplicate]

I've recently created an online forum and submited it to google. I want to ask two questions about this because I'm new to this thing and I've never done this before. Here are my questions: 1. What is ...
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Make google search term with forward slash

Wanted to see if it was possible to make my site searchable including a special character, in this case it's a forward slash '/' Say i have a common 2 character term like 'AB', but I want to optimize ...
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Why most-used links of my website are shown small in google SERP? [duplicate]

Please search for "لام تا کام" (that's the name of my website). As you can see in the result page, there are 4 internal pages of my website that are known as important pages for google. They are ...
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What if to load duplicated blocks e.g. header and footer by JS

If we use static site generators (SSG) and edit some block duplicated on many pages e.g. header or footer, we need to regenerate all the HTML pages using this block. Regardless of the speed of our SSG,...
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Will an animation built from a series of images cause Google to misinterpret the page or hurt SEO?

I am currently creating my website and I have a problem. During the first visit to the website, an animation is played, it is a sequence of images that follow each other in full screen that disappear ...
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Remove site from search engines for specific keyword

I know normally people want the opposite but I would like to know if someone here knows how to remove a site from search results for a specific keyword. Lately I'm getting a lot of visits from people ...
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Copy content of expired domain

Are there problems with using copied content from an expired domain which was crawled by Google, but now that domain is closed (website is closed by owner)? I want to use that content on my new ...
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Do AggregateRatings counts in Recipes need to be in Review markup?

If you look at the recipe rich result documentation for aggregateRating, it says to Follow the Review snippet guidelines and list of required and recommended AggregateRating properties. Common ...
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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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Will Google Search penalize a sudden increase of reviews?

I have a site with reviews / ratings. Now I have a lot of ratings to import from a gdocs survey and I need to update the total of aggregate ratings to include this new data. Today I have, let's say, ...
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Google's review rich result with “reviews” instead of “votes”

I wanted to show the Ratings on Google Search result but caught up in type selection for ratings. We wanted to show our Reviews as Review Rating: but for some reason, they were appearing as Vote ...
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Deleted posts don't seem to be completely removed

I asked a webmaster to remove some posts on his website where some pictures and content referring to me appeared. He removed pictures and content but they still appear as results on google search, and ...
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Google site-related links [duplicate]

I have a website I'm currently working with, I was wondering about the default behaviour of search. Currently, to show a subset of links related to the page under the same search result, I have to use ...
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How to find one of my accelerated mobile pages that is cached by Google already?

For AMP (Accelerated mobile pages) pages, I know about the API to find out if a URL is cached or not. However, I'm having trouble finding one that is cached. I need to find a cached AMP URL to ...
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How can I specify the title for a Google results entry for a PDF linked from my site?

I maintain a small personal website,which is indexed by Google, with one PDF document (a curriculum vitae) generated using LaTeX. Currently, the PDF and the site homepage are the top hits for my name, ...
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Website Urls with having Japanese keywords in Google SERP [duplicate]

Actually, my website is hacked and I am getting website URLs including Japanese keywords in Google search engine result page. To solve this issue, my website developer has already removed malicious ...
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Company description not updating with new Schema.org description on main page

I'm trying to add Schema.org JSON-LD to all of my web pages. First, I have added the code to the main page to test it out (but in the body since it's a CMS and the header goes everywhere), I went ...
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Which element (title tag, h1, slug, etc.) does Google show in the Sitelinks?

Does Google refer to the title tag, h1 or slug to be used as sitelinks text? Could the length of titles be penalyzing for sitelinks being showed or not?
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I changed my name on Google+ but in the search results still show my old name

I edited my name on Google+, by substituting my real name with a nickname. If I enter my real name in the Google search bar (and on other search engines as well), I get links to my Google+ profile. ...
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Sitelinks showed for both search keys: with and without space [duplicate]

I noticed that, for some sites, if I look for i.e.: "benny ben", I don't see Sitelinks, instead if I look for "bennyben" (which matches with the domain name) then I see them. How can I make Google ...
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Google is showing a date from ten years ago in the search results when the page is much newer

Recently I find out google shows my blog post with wrong date (1997) I search content for this year(1997) but nothing found Sitemap <url> <loc>http://go2tr.com/blog/ZzNxAH34/...
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How much time Google needs to retrieve the new structured data in a page

In a web page we added new structured data in JSON-LD format for Google to display more information about the company as written here: https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/corporate-...
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Google search Showing the title for a different (but very similar) page on a different website [duplicate]

Doing a search for site:https://www.windowsolutionsaspen.co” shows a page with a title of “Roller & Solar Shades | Los Angeles, CA | F & R Blinds, Inc”. That's a problem because "F & R ...
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Swapping canonical urls [duplicate]

Let's say I have previously registered a domain blab.la and have already submitted it to google search console, it is indexed and available in search results. Now, I have purchased another domain ...
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Get big dates in Google search for events

For some events, putting the event name followed by "dates" gives the dates in full size, and for some, even putting just the event name gives the date. How could I do this for my event? I have ...
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Can a .US domain Rank better in India among highly competitive Keywords? [duplicate]

I want to rank a for a keyword in India among highly competitive websites say keyword. Now as all other extensions like .com, .net, .org, .in, .co, .co.in, etc has already been registered except .us, ...
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Is Google Bot indexing the content of a textarea?

For one of my projects that provides pages with different content in a textarea, I need to make sure that Google Bot is indexing the content of those textareas. I could not find an answer online. ...
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Security Issue - Harmful content

I am trying to solve an issue with my website already for some time but without any luck. Google has detected somewhere in my website harmful content (Malware). But the problem is, I could not find ...
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Google cache returning 404 error for all pages on my website [duplicate]

I have checked my website cached date on Google searches and it shows 404 error. I have checked all pages of my website and all pages show the same result. Any suggestion and help really be ...
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Google is showing my site in the search results with dashes in the www subdomain

I'm experience something I find weird. On google searches, my links are alright but for some reason some of them are showing like this: w-ww.example.com www-.example.com
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How to get a public Google map show up in Google search results?

I'm a runner and I've spent a lot of time using Google maps to compile a collection of drinking fountain locations in Boston where I often run. I've made it public so others can benefit from this ...
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Site included in the Google News but the indexed articles are only shown in Sorted by Date in News Section, Why?

We have recently switched from http to https, we have set our new webmaster tools and sitemap. Google team has set ournew settings for our domain in their side and confirmed it is included in the News ...
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Google Indexing exclusion errors [duplicate]

I find a lot of my website's URLs being excluded from indexing in Google search console. I tried to find the reasons for it with the idea of fixing it, but could not find what the problem is and why ...
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Stop Google from accsesing pages without robots.txt

Is it possible to get Google to stop crawling certain pages without using robots.txt? My understanding is robots.txt can block Google from accsesing a page, but if using noindex (meta or header) ...
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Could a Backlink loss cause clicks drop on Google / Organic Search clicks?

Here is a specific example: my website is pretty much new and I did not base my popularity on backlinks. Anyway, I did get 3 or 4 backlinks on very authoritative websites. One month later I got ...
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Could using the Google URL removal tool for a specific page also have removed the home page?

I noticed today my Homepage URL is not on Google Search Result anymore. Firstly for specific keyword where i ranked #1 than for domain itself. it is my brand keyword which I get most traffic from. I ...
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Making personal github pages google searcheable [duplicate]

I am a researcher and have made a new webpage using R studio that I'm more or less happy with. Trouble is I cannot seem to 'find' it when I google it (even though I know what I'm looking for). I ...
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LocalBusiness markup without the image of the company, can I always use the same generic icon?

I am developing a business directory website for my client, I am implementing in every page containing a company the LocalBusiness markup. The problem is that Google requires in order to pass the ...
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Internal searches using AJAX affects SEO?

I have read in some sites that is a good practice for SEO to use URLs like www.example.com/params-for-your-search as words separated by hyphens. I'm creating a SPA ReactJS Application where I have a ...
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Google Search is displaying the wrong snippet [duplicate]

If you search for my website in google you'll get 3 results, one of them works as requested, right title right snippet description, on has only the right title and one only the right description. I ...
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Changing lay-out of page affect google ranking [duplicate]

I'm redesigning a website but only the lay-out, not the text. Can or will this affect my ranking in Google? The site is now 8 years old and not mobile responsive, not HTTPS protected, ... When ...
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How can I show coupon codes from my site in the search results?

I've recently seen an increase in this type of search result: But cannot find any documentation on how to show this. Does it use meta tags or Open Graph properties?
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Why does Search Console count impressions where the searcher hasn't even scrolled far enough down the SERP to see my site?

Why does Search Console count impressions where the searcher hasn't even scrolled far enough down the SERP to see my site? Google Search console lists the keywords people use in search to visit my ...
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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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Why did my site votes (stars) disappeared from Google SERP?

I figured out that my website stars disappeared suddenly. What should I do to get my website votes (stars) back? My website stars had been removed since 1 month ago. My website is WordPress and I am ...
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Does Google take into account page title changes due to JavaScript? [duplicate]

One of my pages is set up so that the initial page title is just some placeholder title, and it changes after an AJAX call. Here's what the process looks like: Initial page load AJAX call to ...