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URLs is indexed but doesn't show up in the search results

Some of the URLs marked as indexed in Google search console are not shown in search results when related keywords are searched. The URLs in question include query strings and their canonical URL is ...
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Submit URLs created by our client side rendered Angular site through Google Search Console or will Google automatically find them?

When deploying an Angular App with client side rendering only, do we need to take additional steps for Google to index the app, or is it automatic. I did go to search console and register the site, ...
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Teaching Google to Show a Menu for an Angular App? [duplicate]

If we Google "Panera" google shows Panera Bread as the top ranked result and below the description there's things like "Menu", "Locations", etc. How do we get these ...
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SEO permalinks not constantly showing up properly on google

When searching my site on Google. I have some correct and some wrong when it comes down to the meta permalink. I have a photo that explains itself. Wondering why this is happening to some but not for ...
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Website disappeared from google search results [closed]

Yesterday I updated the index.html of my website and re-uploaded the file to my hosting site. Today, my site doesn't appear on google for any search at all, even though before it was the top result ...
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The best practice of Article / Web 2.0 / Blog submission in off-page SEO?

I am planning for my e-commerce new project. And I am stuck at the best practices of off-page submission for Articles / Web 2.0 / Blogs. I have some questions in my mind which are as follows: Can I ...
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Google search algorithm and SERP

Why would google rank some pages of a website in the top 2 positions, and not rank at all the other pages and some in between? If Google's algorithm follows strict rules and guidelines, then won't all ...
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Google won't update page cache

I had a virus donatelloflowfirstly on my page. After cleaning the virus, the site looks like it was before (from any device and IP I tested). However, Google page cache for homepage is still the virus ...
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I've moved to a new domain a long time ago but a site:search for the old domain still shows results, can I request removal of those now?

My website is located at example.cc. Another domain, example.com, redirects to it. I wonder why searching for site:example.com yields different results with site:example.cc? Shouldn't Google detect ...
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How do I permanently remove all deleted pages Google (only the home page should remain)?

Google seems to have many pages in its index that I deleted years ago. My site currently has only the home page at example.com/index.html. What do I do in Apache to permanently remove all those ...
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How to rank a book in the Google search book categories carousel?

I am an author of a farming book, I need to make my book to appear on the list of Google books as shown on the screenshot, I tried to use the http://schema.org/Book but i cant find anything that ...
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Where does the text at the top of each search result come from?

I'm referring to the Merriam-Webster text, it is nowhere on the page HTML, is it from the domain name?
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Does Google ignore empty tags?

In my source code, I have two H1 tags. The first is used for my page title and the second is in not populated: (<h1></h1>) Does Google read this as an H1 tag still, or will it ignore this ...
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I'v indexed my pages in search console, but Google didnt show them in search results [duplicate]

I have indexed all of my webpages into google search console tools.. but Google did not show the results in search results. Can you help me please.. see the latests articles, they wont show in search ...
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Keyword loosing rank when not having a Regional word in it [duplicate]

This question has nothing to do with Improving my Overall Position on Search or my SEO . I Very simply want to understand why ONE keyword in particular is Worse off on search under the Following ...
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List of potential origins of host domains through which google bot crawls?

What is the potential list of origins of the host domains through which google bot crawls? e.g.: Like Google cache uses the following domain to crawl the APIs: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/ I ...
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Problems with my sitemap.txt in Google Search Console for indexing PDFs [duplicate]

Here is the contents of my sitemap.txt http://www.merrittnet.org/Papers/ http://www.merrittnet.org/Marmot/ in these 2 directories are around 50 PDF files it has been around 5 days now and when I ...
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Will a url-shortened link to my-name.com on some-site.com make some-site.com appear in google search results searching for 'my name'?

Bear with me as the question is more specific than mentioned in the title (otherwise too long as a title). Imagine this setup: Site B contains a shortened url that links to my personal site (site A)...
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Should Schema.org Organization data about my company be on every page?

We have added JSON-LD structured data to our website, so Google knows information about our company (company name, url, logo, address, etc.). We worked from the template on Google's documentation. ...
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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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How/why did non-www version of page on my site get indexed?

For some reason there are 3 or 4 pages on my site for which Google has indexed the non-www version. I 301 redirect all requests to https and www in .htaccess but it's very odd to me that when I search ...
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Should I noindex or remove the old site after moving

I moved from wordpress.com that was mapped to a domain A.net to another domain B.com for 8 months ago. Now the mapping between domain A.net and wordpress.com is expired but still domain A.net ...
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PDF file has top Google search ranking—if replaced with another file with same name, are there any implications?

I have a pdf file at Website.com/file.pdf (which is a url with a top google search ranking for my keywords) I added more content to the pdf since it’s outdated. Can I simply replace the file via FTP ...
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No data in Search Analytics > Queries for established site - Google Search Console

Over a year ago I set up a landing page for one of my business's software products. I am concerned there is something wrong as There is no data for this set of filters. appears under the Queries ...
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Google autocorrect spelling of search terms

I have reviewed this: How to remove "Did You Mean:" from Google Search? but it does not answer my question. The suggested fixes in this question is to set up FB, IG, and other social media ...
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Generating URLs according to the search engine query

What is the name of following technique: When you search a multi word keyword, for example "download physics book edition 218324", the search engine finds a page from a website with exactly ...
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After verify site ownership is it ok to remove html meta tag from index html file?

we have verified our site ownership using HTML tag in index file of our website <meta name="google-site-verification" content="your verification string"> we have added above ...
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How does changing to a new host / changing IP address affect SEO? [duplicate]

I am looking to change hosts (transfer fron a dedicated cloud to a dedicated cloud), but I'm worried my high traffic site will lose a lot of SEO authority due to changing the IP address of the the ...
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Google is showing a short title in the mobile results taken from the navigation menu rather than using the page title

We found out that Google shows different site titles on the SERP depending on whether the search happens on mobile or desktop (see images below). We set the title tag to be "Rise above mundane ...
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Google Search and YouTube search change spelling to spelling with zero results [duplicate]

NOTE: How to remove "Did You Mean:" from Google Search? does not answer this question. The suggested fixes in this question is to set up FB, IG, and other social media pages. We have had ...
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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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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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should I set images to no index to avoid crawl budget limit

Most of my posts in search console are showing URL is on Google, but has issues I checked Crawl Page more info section and found out the blog post with many images show other error and the image ...
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Google ignoring LocalBusiness sub-categories?

I'm working for a review website, where we (of course) want a reference to our reviews to show up in the Local Business listing in the Google search results. The local businesses are various medical ...
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How to get financial info area in Google SERP?

I've noticed that some results in Google have additional snippets with a selection of financial information: What's the name of this area? How to get this data to show up in the search results? ...
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How to estimate the search volume on Google given a keyword?

I came across many SaaS products or Chrome extensions, which could show estimated search volume given a keyword. Then I start thinking how they are built and work, but not sure exactly, hope people ...
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Does googlebot index base64 encoded images

I was wondering if google can crawl image like this: <img src="data:image/png;base64..." title="relevant title" alt="relevant alt" /> I found this link that says no:...
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why my date is not shown in SERP

I am using WordPress with permalink as domain/post_name Although my theme provide modified and published date and theses info shown in the google structure test I have noted that the date doesn’t ...
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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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Schema.org for table of contents

I've noticed Google has taken some of my table of contents and put into the SERPs. I don't have any Schema.org embedded on these pages at all. But I do like the result. I've searched for a table of ...
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Subdomain not appearing without writing name of main domain [duplicate]

So I have a main website, example.com. I created a subdomain for a client. Let's say it is called client.example.com. This client is a coffee shop website. I already registered it and it is indexed on ...
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How Google search engine's algorithm determines the desirability of a website [duplicate]

This is a very general question: How exactly does Google determine the desirability of the content of a website to users (and therefore rank websites), given some search keywords? I kept seeing people ...
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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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Website not appearing on Google search after being indexed [closed]

I built a website for people to live stream their studying/working and to find study/work buddies (salon-live.website). The website has been indexed by Google Search. However, when I tried to search ...
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Is forbidding a destkop website and going all mobile good idea?

I'm running a WordPress website that has certain footprint on desktop devices. I also have a separate PWA version that runs on mobile. As the content keeps growing everyday it's hard for me to keep up ...
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Does an image post or a text post have a better chance of ranking in Google?

if I create two posts ,one is with the full-page image with alt tag and title tag and another one with full text-based, which post will rank in search engines such as (Google, Yahoo, Bing)? I know ...
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Best practice to remove a full website from Google and Bing search index

I've got a website coolevent.example.com, which I want completely removed from Google and Bing index. What is the fastest and most reliable way to get rid of it? Should I remove the website files (and ...
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Adding Subpage to Google Search Console (Things to be careful)

I have 4 versions (http/https) x (www/non www) of my website in search console. But I realised that I needed search analytics information on a subpage's ranking on google, but when I check search ...
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How can I find out how many times a specific term has been searched on Google?

Is this information possible to get? If not is there any other source of information that can provide this?
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What URL am I supposed to use in <video:player_loc> for my sitemap when adding a YouTube video?

I'm somewhat confused. I'm following this example on how to create video sitemap. So say, I need to add the <video:video> tag to my page's sitemap that contains this YouTube video: https://www....

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