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Why Google Search Console coverage reports show excluded pages that don't exist at all

My new website is only about a month old and it has only 27 different web pages. I submitted sitemap.xml to the Google Search Console and it successfully indexed all my pages. However, in the Coverage ...
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Two websites with same content. Both url not listing in google [duplicate]

I am managing 2 websites of same client. text of both websites are almost same. I have added URL's in google search console even after that it is not listing in google search result. Any solution?
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Googleboot keep crawling non-existing page, not my actual page

I started to build my website 6 months ago. Since I started until now for 6 months. Googlebot keep crawling non-existing page on my site. Googlebot randomly generates those links. They accessed to ...
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Website ranks on google and disappears again [duplicate]

I've created a website with WordPress about two months ago. The website mainly focuses on content writing services with up to 5 pages for different writing services & also a blog with more than 10 ...
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Is duplicate H1 tags from other websites duplicate content?

i was thinking about the problem of the scenario. lets think that i own this website: example.com. and i have a section that has some list of titles like below: Title one Title Two Title Three Title ...
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Can I use BreadcrumbList Structured Data on my site if I don't display a breadcrumb trail on the page or in my URL structure?

I have read that breadcrumbs help Google understand the structure of your site better so I would like to implement it on mine. However, I don't currently have a breadcrumb trail that's visible on the ...
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strange “w.”-subdomain appearing in Google search results

The name of my site is https://www.example.com, but during a routine check, I've found that along with the usual search results, Google also brought up 1 weird "subdomain" page (only a single page) in ...
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Why doesn't Google index the diameter sign ⌀

I am using the diameter sign ⌀ in a few titles on my website but google did not index the sign, only skipped it and indexed the rest of the title. But i saw that other sites us the Ø sign for ...
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How can I create breadcrumbs with Google support?

I have never dealt with SEO before, and I found out recently that breadcrumbs have a connection with SEO. I would like to use the JSON-LD method, but I do not understand something - my question is: ...
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Website renewed, google still display old url structure [duplicate]

I've a site since 5 years I decide to change it completly and I removed every content on it, and now I'm reuploading everything with some criteria, the problem is I changed even the slugs but google ...
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SEO-Being penalized by Google Fonts

I'm using a font that is in Google Fonts on my site and I'm importing through css: @import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat:100,300,300i,400,400i,600,600i,700,800,900'); The ...
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Multiple (same type) schema objects on the page - any way to set one property for all of them without repeating it for each object?

I'm setting up the Structured Data for a new site that publishes buyer's guides for products. These guides will be in the form of articles with roughly 10 items each, and I'm implementing Review ...
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Google shows redirected old pages

A few months ago, we have redirected some pages with 301 to their new urls. At the moment google shows both old and new urls. It is a simple thing and I cant figure out why old urls not getting ...
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UK/USA Exact Copy English Causing Error “Duplicate submitted url not set as canonical”

starting around February 25th, 2019 we have been having pages excluded from indexing for our UK website with the error "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical". We have not had this issue ...
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How to find all the google maps business locations showing under my business name nationwide?

My client's business is showing some random business names when customers does a search for their business from different locations. I tried searching in google maps for "brand" but all these ...
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Google is Crawling my url but the crawled page is the old version

Google is constantly crawling my site as it is constantly updated but the title tag and meta description are not updated in the SERP results. So, I checked the crawled page and it is not crawling the ...
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What Schema.org type should you use for a cruise?

After looking at the different schema types that are utilised by Google, I have been driven towards Event. However, this type appears to be incorrect. Google says: Don’t promote non-event ...
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Permalink Structure change killed traffic - change back?

On my website I had a wordpress permalink structure that was as follows: http://example.com/2012/03/post-name/ Having read in many places that a simpler permalink structure could boost SEO rankings, ...
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Webtrends tracking parameters on our site URLs are causing duplicate content and SEO problems

We have some issue with duplicate content on Google SERP. The problem is that we are using Click Tracking on Webtrends that adds a parameter after the URL. This is what a URL can look like when ...
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Whats the schema.org for a social status post?

I've looked at many schema.org types, but can't find the right one. I want to mark-up a simple post, which could contain up to 3 OPTIONAL pictures and many comments. There is DiscussionForumPosting: ...
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What is the equivalent of a meta description for a PDF file to get a snippet in the search results?

What PDF metadata does Google take as description into SERP snippet? Is it always the subject or has somebody experienced something else like author, keywords, or first text paragraph?
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HTTP Impressions increasing in Search Console since move to HTTPS

In August last year I moved a site to HTTPS. I have recently noticed that I am still getting impressions for HTTP pages in Search Console. In fact the number of clicks and impressions seems to be ...
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Default Order of My Sites Pages in Google?

I have a brand new site. I have around 100 pages. I have a home page, I have Tag pages, I have category pages, and I have articles. Categories make up the navigation, and tags are on each article to ...
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Google Search Console claims my pages are indexed and recently crawled however they do not appear when searched

This may be hard to diagnose All of my pages are indexed on google search console and were all recently crawled. However, if i were to take some of my pages and search the exact content that is in the ...
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Effect of Using Zero-width Non-joiner instead of Space on SEO

I have a website which is in Persian language. While optimizing titles for SEO, I wondered if zero-width non-joiner (U+200c) has a negative effect or not. Wikipedia page about zwnj. As this ...
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How to improve Googlebot's indexing frequency? [closed]

I am experiencing low indexing issues on our website from several months. Google is not indexing the website fast enough. The changes we make take 1 or 2 months to get reflect in search engine. It's a ...
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Can Google crawlers read the content of a page that has a 301 redirect?

I'm facing an issue of Google not picking up my new meta description for a specific page template. This page is currently being redirected to a different page on the site. Previously, the meta ...
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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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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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How can I influence what Google shows under the rich result “Latest from [domain.com]”?

For the website that I am working on, Google has been displaying for a while a rich result consisting of three cards under the title "Latest from [name of the website]". The problem with these ...
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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 some ...
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Appealing a denied Google-search-console “Remove outdated content” request [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to get whitelist my IP address in GMAIL? [duplicate]

How to get white-list my IP address in GMAIL?
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Meta Description says “Your browser does not currently recognize video format” [duplicate]

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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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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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