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Questions tagged [google-search]

Google's Search Engine

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How to tell google not to index my website on specific keywords?

I have 2 websites that have the same brand. One of them should not appear when searching the brand on the search engines. Do you have an Idea How to do this?
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Is possible to prevent third-party links to web page from appearing in Google Search results?

We have a situation in which a sensitive website is blocked from being crawled using a robots.txt file. This works well, however the problem is that for a period of time the team used semantic urls in ...
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Please help with the image (logo) of the company [on hold]

How can I show the company logo by implementing Dataset and correct the accents? I send my code and the image of how it is shown in the search engine
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Can search engine index website with path after .HTML?

Can search engines be able to index website which has a path after .html? Example: http://example.com/about.html/abc/123 Is it an acceptable implementation for SEO
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Multilingual site: what to do with untranslated pages?

We have this setup for our website: https://www.example.com/something.php --> English version https://www.example.com/es/something.php --> Spanish version Same for other languages. We also have ...
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How can I improve my English WordPress site's position in google.es (for Spain)?

For a long time I've been struggling with my WordPress homepage. At the moment I live in Switzerland and my site is just in English. You can find my website easily in Google in all the countries (e.g....
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Appealing a denied Google-search-console “Remove outdated content” request

Using the Google Search Console "Removed Outdated Content": https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals I requested the removal or re-indexing of my profile pages on two 3rd-party sites, that I ...
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My site was removed from one keyword [duplicate]

one day I noticed that my site was crawled by google and after this crawl my website was removed from one keyword. It may have been error on my part because I made menu item with thas tag as H1, maybe ...
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Will a permanent redirecting domain appear in Google search results?

I have a domain A which will permanently redirect to domain B. May I know if there is a chance domain A will appear from Google search results? Or it will not appear at all? In this case, how do I ...
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Translation of website: new top level domain vs subfolder of current

About 3 months ago, we translated our website to Spanish. Because our brand name has a meaning on its own, we decided to translate the brand name as well. The hope was that it would benefit our SEO. ...
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How to stop Google from indexing my webpage? [duplicate]

I have a webpage /user/login , I want to keep it private but Google has indexed the page. I have tried lots of ways: In robos.txt, I added a new line:Disallow: /user/, added header header("Robots: ...
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Redirect domain name to a specific page

I have theses domain names installed: Main domain name: www.example.com Others domains: www.example.org www.example.fr www.animals.example I first made a rule on my .htaccess to redirect all ...
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After updating Meta Description of my blogs, would google recrawl it in some time or do I have request re-indexing?

I have published a few blogs that have value to offer it's receiving significant impressions on Google SERP but not influencing CTR, so my question is after updating meta description would google ...
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TripAdvisor use two H1 tags, why is this and is it ok? [duplicate]

I'm guessing its probably ok if TripAdvisor are doing it, I am slightly confused as to why the H1 on the line of the breadcrumbs is a H1 (is it just TripAdvisor trying to rank higher for keywords?)
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Homepage Rich Snippet Star Ratings not showing in Google SERP

I have added Schema Aggregate Rating Reviews to my site and I can confirm that Google's Rich Snippet Testing Tool has no issues with my code. After waiting some time Google has enabled review stars on ...
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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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Mysterious rank drops from page 1 after subdomain went rogue [duplicate]

To give a bit of background, we're a web design agency and ranked highly on page 1 for web design in our region. We had a lot of traffic from this, as well as other minor sub domains. We host client ...
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Searching for the exact post title doesn't return it in Google SERP [duplicate]

I noticed this today for some posts. Not new ones, but some that have been posted quite a while ago. I am searching for the exact title (which is quite long) and I'm returned with either pages that ...
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How to show important links in search result with Brand Name search [duplicate]

A simple search with brand name shows me undesirable result while a search with full domain name gives the desired result. Please have a look at Images Attached. Why this any SEO error or Schema error?...
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Extra Domain (TLD) in Google Breadcrumb

We are using structured data breadcrumbs, and everything looks good on desktop, but on mobile it shows extra .io after the root. I'm not really sure what might be causing this / whether it's from ...
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Displayed Google meta description varies depending on whether the URL is partial or not

Using React, I have a meta description in my index.html file and am adding meta descriptions on individual blog articles with react-helmet on each article page load. When I search on Google with ...
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Google Analytics Not Providing Google Traffic Keywords [duplicate]

Why Google analytics not tracking my organic google keywords and can track other search engines like bing, yahoo, etc? screenshot: http://prnt.sc/n60ahn
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Google shows “search instead for” when searching for our website

Our website is new and the name is similar (only one letter different than another website) completely different type and company though. searching for xxxxxA works OK in Google and we find ...
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Google Search with Image [duplicate]

I am running Rent a car bussines and I am wondering how to setup image for google search... When someone search for Skoda Fabia, I am SEO optimised enough to be shown on the first page of google ...
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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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Meta Description says “Your browser does not currently recognize video format”

My site is indexed on google search but the description is "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 ...
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When does Google use article published date vs article modified date in SERP?

I have a website with a number of long form content articles that I keep updated. The page generates two date snippets from this: <time itemprop="datePublished" datetime="2014-04-29T14:08:40+01:00"...
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How to can I change the date displayed in Google Search's snippets to the modified date instead of the published date?

I've read this previous question, and the answer there was to have only the modified date show on the website in order for Google to update the date displayed in their search results. So how do I ...
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Showing icon in google mobile search

There is a preview image shown in the second result of the search (yellow lemon). I couldn't find how to do that. Can anyone help? Thanks
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How to protect my site's SEO reputation from random 404 backlinks [duplicate]

After I read some articles about SEO 404 issues, I found that 404 pages can hurt a site's SEO reputation. I think if Google finds a lot of 404 pages on a domain, Google will decrease its SEO rank for ...
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Add Wordpress subdomain sites and mapped domains to Google Search Console [duplicate]

I have a WordPress subdomain network with 14 sites like this: https://mynetwork.example/ https://site1.mynetwork.example/ https://site2.mynetwork.example/ https://site3.mynetwork.example/ ... https://...
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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 to find out what # you are for google keyword

I'm trying to find out if there's a way to form a Google query to quickly find out what position you are for a search term. I know that Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics has something ...
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Reduce or remove search engine ranking for mirrored (via RSS) content

I have a site which publishes blog articles. The site has an RSS feed and the RSS feed is consumed by a support-ticket system: This is necessary because some users only visit the support site and I ...
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Google is indexing the page title but not the meta description

The pages on my clients website, are built with SEO best practices. Please note that I am not an SEO expert, more of a web dev but make sure the SEO practices like proper title, description, hreflangs ...
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SEO: Google Search Console Redirect [closed]

i'm facing some serious problems when I try to myke our multilangual website SEO friendly. When you access our website https://url.com You get immediately redirected by your current browser local ...
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Is there a way to find out the search keywords in YouTube with Google's Keyword Planner?

Google's Keyword Planner tool enable you to find out the popularity for any key words searched in Google. I want to know if Google's Keyword Planner tool or any other tool enable to find out the ...
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Should I use rel=“me” or itemprop=“sameAs” when linking to social networks like Google+

I'm currently using this: <a href="http://twitter.com/username" rel="me">Twitter</a> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/userfacebookpage" rel="me">Facebook</a> <a ...
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Did anyone experience negative SERP movement after implementing rel=author?

I am not interested in why I don't see the picture in SERPs. So I know this is borderline off-limits but I turned every stone in the web (including DDgo) trying to find anybody experiencing a worse ...
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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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Root domain missing description in Google's index after redirecting to subdomain

I have set up my site at www.mysite.example. Google did index it and I can search it, find it and view the site description and title. I have created a redirect rule from mysite.example to www.mysite....
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Google Search Console change of address tool is not listing my new .org domain despite verifying it, how do I change to it from my .in domain?

I have moved my website to dot org (.org) from dot in (.in) to rank globally and made a redirection from old domain to new domain but how can I inform this to Google. I have added my new domain in ...
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Many sites, same IP address, all linked together

Our client will have 5 domains on the same IP address. he uses Shopware (e-commerce platform). He wants to migrate his shops to a single shop with sub shops. So he can access them all from single /...
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Sitemap in different domain and robots.txt crawling

I have the following subdomains: www.example.com api.example.com The subdomain api.example.com is supposed to be invisible to Google. Its robots.txt had a Disallow / directive. But I don't want any ...
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Help Google to recognise forum threads

I have seen some cases where Google search results can actually tell you how many posts/replies there are in a topic, how many pages there are, and I think I even saw it tell me the specific author of ...
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SEO domain setup for network of locations

I am looking for some industry expert weigh-in on best practices to how to best approach the business scenario described below. Tim runs a business, timsbusinesswebsite.com. Tim's business has ...
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Structuring URLs of an online shop for SEO

I have an online store with categories that have a tree structure (meaning they can be nested inside other categories) and products inside these categories. What is the best way to structure the URLs ...
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How would Google react if I redirected currently ranking landing pages to the home page?

I have some tag pages on my website which contain specific keywords. They appear in the Google search results for those keywords. Those pages bring in a fair amount of traffic but the bounce rate is ...
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Get expanded results from Google.com searches for your own site [duplicate]

For some pages, when I search for them on Google.com, I get a form of expanded result with a search box and links to some of the main site's subpages (see image below). Is it possible to get ...