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Google's Search Engine

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Google search results snippet for our site is a warning about not being able to play HTML5 video

All of a sudden, changing nothing on our index.html, our site is showing up in Google search results (on multiple browsers and devices) with Google Preview text that — instead of giving a summary of ...
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Is it possible to have deep links open in the mobile app when installed rather than going to AMP pages?

We have both app indexed deep linking + amp pages support for one of the product on our websites. Initially the flow was that if a user has app installed the link used to take user to app and if app ...
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Would a JavaScript redirect for location based on the IP affect SEO?

So, we've got 2 separate-but-identical sites (one for US, one for the rest of the world), and were planning on redirecting visitors to their correct one, provided we can guess their location by their ...
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Prevent Google from listing all pages as video results just because the header uses a video

I have embedded a <video> in the header of a website. It is only used for cosmetic reasons and is present on almost all sub pages. Now I noticed that whenever I enter a search term in Google's ...
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New content is showing up in a site: search for my old domain name, despite 301 redirects to new domain

So, I changed my website domain one week ago, made 301 redirect from the old domain to the new domain and told Google about the change in the Search Console. However, some of the new pages (created ...
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though 301 website redirect from .de to .com, google indexes .de Website

I had a website example.de . Than I changed the domain with example.com . I added example.com also in google search console and than I did every steps in https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/...
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How do I make Google show rich snippets in the search results now that I have implemented structured data?

I have written and inserted Google Search Gallery scripts into our website so that to see article carousels, company logo, info, etc in the search results. Now when I search specific keywords I don't ...
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Will using same Google account hurt my new site if one site under my account is penalized?

Is there any problem for using same Google account if one of my site is penalized by Google? How carefully will my new site get looked over by Google. Would it be rigorous and the review of my new ...
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Google indexing and cached a page from another site on the same server, despite 404

Strange situation in Google index. We're running Magento with two store-fronts on different domains. Somehow Google index is displaying some pages from one store as belonging to the correct store but ...
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Rank images from a foreign language site in English Google image search

I have big medical domain about ECG, with 100 pages. But all domain is in Slovak language (and slovak online medical market is small), and I have on domain more than 500 special medical ECG images. (...
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Webpage removed from search results after protocol change

My website was running all right until my employer wanted to change protocol (http:// to https://) Since then, my website was removed from search results. I already tried using a robots.txt and it's ...
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Prevent page indexing externally _without_ affecting internal google site search?

Is it possible to prevent google search from indexing a page, but still allow that page to be indexed by the custom search engine used for on-site search? Our presenting problem concerns content we ...
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Company profile not loading in Google search after disabling Google+ and implementing alternatives

I had setup a google plus account for the organization and the profile was appearing in google. But for some reason I decided not to put google plus profile, so I disabled it and I found the ...
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Mobile version of a website showing up on my desktop google search

I search certain keywords in desktop google search and mobile version of my website shows up, vise versa. I use some methods to solve this problem: use <link rel="alternate"> and <link rel="...
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Search analytics data from Google Search Console differs when downloaded to Excel

I downloaded all of the search analytics data for my website for last 3 months. I moved 5000 records at a time and exported it as an MS-Excel file. I can see that the data in the online console and ...
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Prevent Google from replacing “|” with “:” in search results

I have a title of 34 characters. I noticed that Google replaced the pipe | separator with colon :. I like pipe separator more. Should I use &nbsp;|&nbsp; to make it explicit? Will this help?
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Date in SERPs a day early

(originally posted on Google productforums, which has yielded no response) Can anyone give me any pointers about how Google decides what date to display for the SERPS? We have noticed that dates ...
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What is the 'breadcrumb' label in Google Webmaster for webpages markup

Recently, I've noticed a 'breadcrumb' label show up in the Structure Markup section of Webmaster. Nothing shows up under that label for any of my breadcrumbs: They do show up for that page under the ...
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Price mark up does not display for 2 sites in Google, but is fine for our other 4 sites

We have eCommerce sites in 6 different countries and have had schema mark up for product data for a couple of years. However the Price snippets do not display for our sites in Indonesia and Thailand, ...
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SEO - Search result listing shows up in a foreign language

Yesterday I moved our company's Wordpress site to a new server. Not long after, and perhaps only coincidentally, the search result for that site in Google started showing up with a Japanese name and ...
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Homepage isn't appearing anywhere when searching site:example.com

When doing google search with site:www.example.com the homepage can't be found anywhere in the returned results. It used to come as first result till a few days ago. At the same time, a regular ...
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Wrong page is indexing for a specific keyword phrase on my site

When you search for the keyword phrase "New Camaro Car," the page for "New Mustang Car" appears in the results instead of "New Camaro Car." Page #1- Page Title: New Camaro Car URL: /new-camaro-car H1:...
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google displays wrong language on multi language website because it takes cookies into consideration

I have a multiple language website that uses both subdomains and cookies to display the right language. Here is the logic on the website: de subdomain will display the German version fr subdomain ...
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Google shows different results for my brandname in their SERP

When I typed site:example.com in Google's search box, it's displaying a different title and meta description, but the thing puzzling me is the site URL is being displayed correctly and redirected to ...
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Google Search Console says page is “Not on Google” but shows in search results

A client asked me to make sure his old, nonexistent pages got removed from the Google search results. I made sure all the old links returned a 404/410 error or have the noindex tag and then used the ...
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Competitor websites in the “recent” results for a Google search on my business name

I try to keep aware of my online presence with things like Google Alerts & checking for mention of my business name within the past 24 hours etc. Recently I noticed two competing websites appear ...
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URLs appearing twice in Google Search

While checking using site:example.com in Google, certain URLs are seen twice. The URLs are exactly the same. Can anyone explain why so?
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Google has dramatically decreased crawling of our site

We made some changes a month ago to make the site faster and general SEO fixes. Right after we did, Google said our site was taking 2-3x as long to download a page and slowed the crawling of our site....
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Title multi-page articles such that users can search Google for all the pages of the article, or any single page unambiguously

I am using a custom .com domain with Blogger so my site appears as regular web site. I have not modified the search code. Some of larger articles will be divided into multiple chapters. I don't wish ...
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Why does Google index a URL with UTM parameters when the canonical URL does not include them?

I've noticed some strange behavior in the search results, where Google includes only the "duplicated" landing page in the search results. Searchmetrics website status then also picks up this page, but ...
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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 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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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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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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How can I make sure that I am not penalized for using Google Rich Snippets?

I am using the WordPress plugin Yasr – Yet Another Stars Rating which is used to provide star ratings. It works fine but one of the users of this plugin posted following review: BEWARE of this ...
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Structured data testing tool is showing preview for rich result, but rich result test says “Page not eligible for rich results known by this test”

Google's structured data testing tool is showing a preview for the type http://schema.org/Course, but the rich result test shows Page not eligible for rich results known by this test Any idea ...
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How to add reviews from Facebook to Google

I have a website which I created with WordPress. I want to know how to add reviews from Facebook in Google search. Also I want to know is there any way to show recent posts using Google business. ...
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How can a verified Google News inclusion site show in the Google search results?

We have been watching about 25-30 days long in Google SERP whenever we search in Google Search Engine with "Fifa World Cup" and "বিশ্বকাপ ফুটবল" with those Keywords then in Google SERP Google is ...
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Google Search Console: Continuous Decrease in Search Impressions While There is Almost No Change in Position

One of my clients has a website that is visited by tens of thousands of users per day. Google Search Console is showing continuous decrease in search impressions starting from 01-April-2018. The ...
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How does StackOverflow know that the referral traffic is coming from Google organic search?

A lot of StackOverflow's results in Google search append a parameter at the end to indicate that the traffic came from Google. I assume this is largely used for internal search volume tracking. ?...
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Google custom search results published date

The published date of the results can be displayed on Google search in a browser by using &as_qdr=y15. Example Link How to get this information from the Google Custom Search API? https://www....
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How do I get Google to show my site for variants of a keyword both with spaces and without spaces?

I have site where my target keyword phrase is of pattern withoutspace or with space. But Google search result doesn't show me result for with space and I get the result for withoutspace. How can we ...
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Can you see historical Google search results to compare new schema to old display?

We have implemented the structured data to a client's website. So instead of a boring link on Google, it shows a menu, map, etc. The client wants to know what this link looked like before. We went ...
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Google is indexing both the AMP and Canonical version of a page. Is this normal?

Looking at the results for a branded search I saw Google was listing a page and directly below this the amp version was appearing. Is this normal? I thought Google would list one of the other.
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Have you noticed any difference in Google's desktop SERP meta descriptions?

I was not able to find anything about this change in SERP, possibly it's some sort of 'bug' on the G side. But this morning I've noticed that SERP results are a bit different. Google is showing ...
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Product carousel in the Google Search sidebar

What type of markup should a website use to have such a snippet in Google search results? In particular I mean the carousel with arrows. Can't find an example. (Link to search results. Seems like ...
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Google Analytic Real-Time Overview not Responding?

My page Analytic sudden show this message on Real-Time Overview Page. What does that mean? How it's occurred. Need a Solution?
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Google not indexing a site that is not available to US visitors despite sitemaps and hreflangs

I have a website that is forbidden for users in the USA, and all of the deep link pages redirect to the home page which has content explaining that the content if forbidden. For the rest of the ...
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How does Google Chrome determine URL patterns for Site Search?

I have recently started monitoring my site jujubuy.com on Google Webmasters Tools. I have added codes to generate JSON-LD based structured data for Sitelinks Searchbox. I've supplied correct URL ...
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When migrating a website from Joomla to WordPress, Google is not updating some metadata, description, and snippets of URLs where the content changed

After migrating/updating/redesign a site from Joomla to WordPress I am facing a problem that affect my SEO. I noticed in my Webmaster Tools, Google is crawling old site urls. Some (pretty) permalinks ...