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Favicon not showing on new google search result Format [duplicate]

I tried all instructions from google forums but nothing worked. I have also added favicon on the root of website still it's not showing on the google search page.
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Wrong prices shown in Google snippet due to website geolocation feature

I run a webshop based in EU, Website is translated in 5 languages, each language have its own virtual URI (/en /it /fr etc.) and proper hreflang had been set. I use geolocation based IP recognition ...
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Google Structured Data: Which to add where?

The question ist not about "what they are" and "how to implement them technically", it is about where on a website I should put which of them? A website with a typical structure like Homepage (the ...
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What to do when a product page outranks the entire category

I have only recently begun to deeply optimize my product categories for SEO and making great headway. However there is a single product which, being very popular and amassing heavy backlinks and ...
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Is there a way to get Google Search crawler to detect meta tags when they are injected asynchronously?

I have an issue with the Google search crawler that I need some help resolving. We have a vue.js application that reaches out to our Prismic CMS for meta tag data. For example, title, description, etc....
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Google sometimes show the “aggregate rating” rich snippet but sometimes shows the “how to” snippet instead

I wrote json-dl code "How to" structured data for some pages so they show show a list of steps in the search results. However for some of the pages my "Aggregate Rating" structured data is used ...
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Multiple products in an article - how to use structured data

I have an article containing several products. Let's say 'Bulb page' with 'White bulb' as a product, 'Yellow bulb' as another product and so on. It seems that the product schema must be used when a ...
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Can I verify a WordPress.com free site with Google Search Console?

I have created a free website at wordpress.com and I want to get it indexed in Google's search engine. I came across a video saying, you need to verify your website in "Google search console" in order ...
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Why would my Iranian website only appear in search results outside Iran?

I have a shopping site in Iran, but when I search in Google, it won't come up in the search results. The only way I can find the site at all in Google from inside Iran is after a long search in image ...
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Google is indexing my website pages with hash bang fragment parameters not used in my web application

In the Google Search Console I have a lot of "Alternate page with proper canonical tag" (34k for 46k valid pages) with these weird fragment identifier parameters: https://example.com/somepage#!&...
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Does navigation to a site NOT from google increase its ranking in google search?

Let's stay I have a website with the link www.example.com If I navigate directly to this website, not from google, will it google search ranking increase? Or do I have to enter this website from a ...
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Getting a Article/BlogPosting Rich Result in Google Search without using AMP

Has anyone ever had any success with getting a non-AMP-encoded page to appear in Google search as a Rich Result using either the Article or BlogPosting Schema.org Item Type? I tried with numerous ...
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Google shows “General HTP error” fetching sitemap and no pages indexed from my site

I am working on a project that just rebranded. Using Google Search Console I am getting some weird errors. Despite my sitemap_index.xml and robot.txt working properly, google cannot seem to fetch it ...
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How does the google search 'verbatim' option work? [closed]

I know what it does (finding original content), but what I wish to know is if two pages are the same how is determined what is the original one ?
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How unique should articles be for better Google SEO

I need to create about 15,000 articles consisting of 300 words each. The content is for a so called location template (place in the world). For each location, I would like to have some generic content ...
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URLs appearing in Google Search Console that don't exist in our site [duplicate]

I have a domain name like xyz.com with many other URLs, but we see in Google Search Console other types of URLs that do not exist in our site. For example: xyz.com/xyz?fb_xd_fragment/celebrity/adah-...
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How can I update my company's new name in Google Search? [duplicate]

My company changed its name (from P&S Market Research to P&S Intelligence) but when I search in Google it shows the company's old name in meta tags. How can I fix it?
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Mobile Google Search Result Icon/Favicon Not Showing Up

I have put link rel=icon in the HTML with 48px icon size, tried with .ico and .png but the custom main site icon is not showing up in Google Search Result (Mobile). I have request reindex in Search ...
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How does Google judge page performance if audience is from one specific region & server is also in same region

I want to know how does Google Judge page performance, let us our server are located in India as our audience is from India and page speed over all is fine based on FF developer tools & Chrome .. ...
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How to affect a domain's title in Google Search?

Recently, Google has been replacing many domains in SERPs with website titles, e.g. "Stack Exchange" instead of "stackexchange.com". However many smaller sites, including my own, only show a URL and ...
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How do i add custom fields in google search results?

I want to display custom fields like how search results pointing to wikipedia. For example, try searching Tesla on Google and check the search results, One of the search is like this, See the ...
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Does Google index page URLs with languages parameters as a different page?

If I implement multilingual access to the resource through the parameter: 1) https://example.com/en/article-1 2) https://example.com/article-1?l=en So, does Google index both of them as a single ...
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Added a second office to the page with address schema for both and original business listing ranks worse

I have a site which has recently grown and have a second office. They have registered for business listings (so they tell me) but their business listing has dropped. As well as having an individual ...
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Submitted URLS removal google [duplicate]

I have 1230 urls that have been submitted to google by previous webmaster that should have never submitted all these pages are is just a image and should not show in search, these pages are relevant ...
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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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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/...