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SEO - how to determine if a link if strong or not?

I know most people want links from sites which are PR8 or PR7 and that is sort of the holy grail of SEO. But it occurred to me that Twitter is a PR-8 site. But if I tweet a link, I don't think it ...
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How do I calculate the size in PX of a meta title/description programically?

I have some meta titles / descriptions which holds some dynamic content. Server side, before rendering the page, I wanna detect if that title / description is too long and fallback to a shorter one if ...
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Is there something like anti-seo techniques? To NOT be found by certain keywords? [duplicate]

I wonder if there is something like anti-seo techniques, enabling me to make a website less findable for certain keywords? For example: I manage a massage website. This website is purely for massages ...
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How thumbnails by titles are added in google search?

I see some results with thumbnails like when I google alto (Pic by Our story). How is this done?
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Google SEO no blue buttons appearing [duplicate]

TL;DR The most important links are the following; /reserveren (aka book now page) /veelgestelde-vragen (aka FAQ page) but not appearing in Google search results I’m currently optimising my SEO for ...
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Google does not show all our posts in search results [duplicate]

We have issue with google search console for web site> https://bit.ly/38Xhm97 Our site is written in 2 "languages", Latin and Cyrillic. Sometimes we have problem that our cyrillic posts das not show ...
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Are these expiration headers wrong or could they hurt SEO?

I cannot figure out why my rankings dropped, at the same time I deployed 4 Nginx cache servers on different continents. When I serve the PHP pages, I set this expiration header from the origin server,...
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Google DMCA approved but link not removed

I had filed a DMCA against a website that had stolen my image. My review status shows approved but even after 2 weeks, the links were not removed from google search. While searching the image, it ...
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Where on my site should I add WebSite, LocalBusiness, and Organization schema for Google?

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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Get a list of pages within a domain without a title set

On our webshop, we have about 60k distinct URLs and some of them don't have a <title> set. I know the google parameter intitle: but I can't handle to find those pages using that. Do you have a ...
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Company name change and new URL - Google showing old company name in result title

I have posted this question on a Google Webmasters forum with no luck. I also called Google and spoke with a rep with no luck. Here is our problem. Overview Website launch for a client about a year ...
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Have Google index different languages at the same URL instead of just the default (English)

I have a multilingual PHP site. I have set English as the default language. The language changes automatically according to the browser settings. If it is French, the site will be seen in French. ...
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Single Web Page low speed will affect on the all website speed and rank?

One of the my website page speed is very low. but this is not my ranking url or i don't want to rank this url in SERP. but this page low speed will affect on my another page speed as well as all ...
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Could not featch site map error after perform redirect to a new domain

I have moved my site from one domain to another! and the migration and redirect have been done successfully! Unfortunately, I lost the Google search rank for most of my pages!! Therefore, I am ...
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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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What is the meaning of itemprop=“contentUrl” in HTML img tag?

I see a attribute called itemprop="contentUrl" in a image. But I don't understand the meaning of this.
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Why is my personal website's homepage not displayed until I “repeat the search with the omitted results included”? [closed]

I have a website which is essentially just a blog and a link to my CV. When I google my name the CV is at the top of all the search results. However, the homepage of my website doesn't show up at all. ...
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New Domain but Old Title displayed in Google SERP? [duplicate]

One customer changed its domain name (new design, new brand...). All urls correctly redirected form old to new website. All title and descriptions tags added and checked on new website. Search ...
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Implement redirects properly for SEO in Angular

I'm developing a website where it's really important, that the subpages of the site are indexed properly in Google. A few months ago, we changed the url structure, we added a /<language>/ after ...
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If I remove the date part from my blog URL using code, do I need to resubmit the sitemap to the Google search console?

If I remove the date part from my blog URL using code in blogger, do I need to resubmit the sitemap to the Google search console? And I redirected my old URLs to new URLs. And does removing date from ...
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How do you explain more impressions and less ranking in Google search console?

In google search console, for my website, when the number of impressions increased (red trend in google search console), then the ranking in google search decreased (green trend in google search ...
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Which of these URL is better for SEO? [duplicate]

I am trying to restructure our website that is focus on Healthcare and could you please help me which of these two decisions for URL is better for SEO ? we present best providers for any healthcare ...
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Google “ CONSENT ” cookie. What is it?

Has anyone seen this cookie before? What does it do? Where does Google set this up? This screenshot is from my regular browser window. Just entered google.com with Incognito mode and this was set: ...
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Multiple H1 tags allowed in 2020? [duplicate]

I've searched on this and cant find one concrete answer to this question within recent years/months. I have a website which has the company name as a H1 tag. If i bring in another H1 tag for the ...
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Google initially ranks new pages for a keyword, but then reverts to ranking our home page

I have a WordPress site and every page we build under a specific keyword keeps getting exchanged for the homepage. We manually add every page to Google Search Console and a couple of minutes later it'...
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What to do to recover after deploying a new shopping cart / site and Google smacks you?

I recently deployed a reworked online store that was previously built with a system that suddenly went out of business. It was a rush and I ended up with new URLs for all products with even some ...
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What if Remove page from Google index after the new search console update?

According to the new update in search console, url can be temporarily remove for 6 months or less as 3 month. Can be removed permanently from site also. I have pages that already indexed and ranked. ...
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Home page vanished from Google Search [duplicate]

Since about 20 years, I have had a personal home page, which has for the past 12–14 years or so. For the last 10 years or so, I have not touched the content at all. For many years, it was listed ...
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If you delete a Google Business page, do the reviews also get deleted with it?

Reviews posted against a business on Google appear on Google Maps, within the Google Search results, and on Google+. The scenario is that we have a single negative review against a Google Business ...
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Is it better to create a new level in page hierarchy or add pages at same level?

If the existing site structure is www.example.com/abc/def With the page hierarchy as home>>abc>>def If I want to add a new set of pages, as home>>abc>>def>>ghi, which format of the URL would be ...
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Meta description missing on Google since migration from WordPress to Ghost

I recently migrated my WordPress blog to Ghost, an alternative to WP, powerful and fast. I wrote this topic on the official Ghost forum: https://forum.ghost.org/t/meta-description-is-missing-from-...
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How to tell Google I'm doing a search from another city than mine

Based on the assumption that the search results of a query on Google vary from a location to another, I need to test the search results for the website of a shop in a city far from mine. I can find ...
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Do Google rich cards support webp video thumbnails?

I addded some tags for VideoObject from http://schema.org/VideoObject, i use the same tags that similar websites use. I also tested it on https://search.google.com/test/rich-results, it said that my ...
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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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How to change which image from website is shown in Google search result?

Can anyone tell me how Google decides which image to use when it shows an image with the search results (as is the case with mobile search, sometimes)? If you look at these mobile search results … … ...
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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's Inspect URL shows incorrect source code for my page's “Google Index”, but correct for “Live Test”

My web page is incorrectly indexed and is showing a different header than the one that is actually updated in my website. When I used the URL Inspection Tool in Google Search Console, The index shows ...
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Why Google search console shows wrong SERP position for keywords and pages?

google search console data shows lots of 1st positions for example but when I check it really in google SERP by my self manually, I see its wrong. Can anyone know what is the reason and how I can ...
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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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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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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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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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Spammy microdata penalty reconsideration rejected

I'll be more than happy if someone could give me any hint where I could be wrong. Some time ago the site of a client got a spammy microdata penalty. The situation was following - one local business ...
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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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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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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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