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Renaming subdomain and keeping traffic

I would like to use a reverse proxy (NGINX) to redirect traffic from let's call it SUBDOMAIN1.example.com/EXAMPLEPAGE to SUBDOMAIN2.example.com/EXAMPLEPAGE Currently, I rank position 1-2 for most ...
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Why does Google show foreign language text my website does not contain?

If I Google "Energy Council" Google shows me search results like this: Le Restaurant Restaurant à Sainte-savine/ Troyes proposant des plats simples 'fait-maison' avec des produits de qualité....
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Does using web analytics tools other than Google Analytics put my sites at a disadvantage in Google SEO?

I've been opting for an open source lightweight alternative to Google Analytics on my websites lately. Could this hurt my rankings or 'click-through-rate' on Google search results, even if I register ...
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Google thinks my webpage has a video when it doesn't (since June 2022)

I have many webpages which Google has been indexing since 2019. These are product pages which have an image that is displayed prominently and also set as the image in the <meta name="thumbnail&...
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When a user clicks on a Google Ad, hide the referrer from the landing page

I am doing Google Search Ads, after a customers click on my ads they will get forwarded to an affiliate page. Now, I don't want these affiliate networks to know from where my customer came (had bad ...
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Why site instruction returns 4 results? [closed]

I have some junk websites, each of which has thousands of junk posts. When I search on google using "site:example.com", it returns 4 results for all these websites. I'm curious why it ...
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Even after setting 301 redirect, Google Search Console displays 301 redirect error

I want to change my web address to a different domain, and I have added 301 Redirect to my old site, but it still shows an error. Here is the screenshot of Vercel: and the CURL response is 301: ...
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Removing subdomain from Google crawling

Our example.com and example.com/blog links to our web app at app.example.com. The issue is that app.example.com returns a 404 on an uncached load, but the correct page does load — it's a weird setup ...
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Is there a way to make Google list specific pages in site links? [duplicate]

Is there a definite way you can control which pages (privacy Policy, About Us etc.) Google includes in the site links section of the search results for your site?
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What does Google and another search engine do with sites that collect information

What do Google and another search engine do with sites that collect information and display it in categories? This information is not unique in the internet. How well those sites rank? Do they get ...
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Favicon doesn't show up in google result [duplicate]

These are my link tags in my index.html (inside the head tag): <link rel="icon" href="./iconePourOnglet.png" type="image/png" /> <link rel="apple-touch-icon&...
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Blocked due to other 4xx issue in Google Search Console

I have problems with error "Blocked due to other 4xx issue" in Google Search Console. I dont know how to fix that and what is problem. I just have on website "call button" for ...
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Does the root domain hold more power then an inner page? [duplicate]

I am building a new site and I am just thinking out the structure of the whole site. It's is going to be a pretty big site with a lot of different content and I was wondering if the root domain is ...
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Site showing on Google Maps but not Google search [closed]

My website is showing on google maps, but not on Google search unless I specifically search for the website name. If I enter "House for Sale Jersey" on Google maps, the website lists at ...
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Google Search result: How to show the associated image against it

Google search results now show an image against some of the results, as shown below. How can this be done? Is there some tag that needs to be added on the webpage so that when it gets indexed it shows ...
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Schema types for Google enhancement Event & Video

I'm working to publish the meta information for a SaaS platform emitting live events, video broadcasts live shopping sessions. In order to take advantage of Google search enhancements for each ...
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Two subdomains with same layout and website hierarchy but different content. How to tell Google? [duplicate]

I have two subdomains for the same real-estate company. Each domain is targeting a different country. E.g. country1.example.com country2.example.com Both subdomains have the same exact styling and ...
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Why does Google discover a web page but not crawl it?

Several years ago, posts on my site would be indexed very quickly (usually 1-2 days after I publish them). But now, it takes 2-3 months after publish before pages get indexed. This is not due to low ...
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How to use indexifembedded tag with subpages in iframe

Google released a new meta tag: <meta name="googlebot" content="noindex,indexifembedded" />, this year. It allows to index content inside iFrame. I'm trying to use it on our ...
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Website search results sub pages show incorrect content

I'm helping a small business with their SEO and one of the things we noticed is when you search for their website specifically the suggested sub pages (I'm not sure what this is technically called) ...
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What would cause numbers to show up as popular keywords?

I'm digging into Google Analytics of a website and I went to check the most popular keywords and they're just numbers (these are just an example, not the actual numbers in the report): ...
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Is it a problem if site and domain name includes "hub"

My site and domain name includes the word part "hub". This was the main reason why my site get rejected firstly for "Google News" because it was connected with sexual content (...
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How to show a set of images in Google SERP?

If I search for the keyword "urne cinerarie" (that is "cinerary urns") in my country (Italy) the search results show me a list of sites. In addition to title and description, for ...
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Can you have multiple schemas markups of the same type on one page?

I'm a dev for an AEM site and we have an FAQ Component that generates schema markup JSON with "@type": "FAQPage" for Google. The issue is if the author adds two FAQ components to ...
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Site doesn't appear for a specific keyword (does contain keyword, is indexed, is Google Business)

My website doesn't appear in Google for the relevant keyword. The keyword is "psychotherapy" in conjunction with the name of the town where I pracise (e.g. "psychotherapy barcelona"...
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Why my website is crawled and indexed but doesn’t appear on serp at all? [duplicate]

I’m working on a project which started almost 2 months ago. When I check GSC (Google Search Console) everything looks good, url is on Google, and when i search my site this way: “site:mysite.com”, i ...
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What happens if I do not notify Google of the domain change?

If I do not announce the transfer of my site to Google and close the 301 redirect, will the site be introduced as a new site? By site transfer I mean domain change.
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Can we request google to crawl our website every single day to update its indexes and tags on our domain?

I m thinking of making a blog website and noticed that google search results appear as per Google's indexing upon the crawled website. And this web crawling by google happens like once in 2 weeks to a ...
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Should services detail be put in hasOfferCatalog within LocalBusiness schema or on service pages via Service schema?

Should services detail be put in hasOfferCatalog within LocalBusiness schema in home page, or should it be put on service pages via Service schema?
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Should I put my LocalBusiness schema on the home page or contact page?

As I understand Google don't need LocalBusiness or Organization schema on every page, and in fact need only on one page of the website. So my question is should it be put on home page or contact page? ...
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New business website (.co.uk) not appearing in google search - up against an established .com website with the same name

A client has started a business in the UK that shares its name with a bigger established business based in Mexico. They operate in completely different market sectors. The name is a single word and ...
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Should user-generated-content be noindexed when it appears on localized versions of the site that don't match its language?

I am working on a site with hundreds of thousands of pages in multiple languages. Most of the content is user generated, the problem is that this creates a lot of duplicates. For instance, a German ...
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Is it risky for SEO to change URLs with 301 redirects? [duplicate]

Our company has URLs that are well ranked which is vital for us. But we need to change all the structure of thousands of URLs and I am afraid of a negative impact on our natural indexing and ranking ...
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Is having having two similar companies in a different suite numbers negatively impacting Google SEO?

I launched a new website a a few months ago, but I have not been able to get it to show up any higher than the 5th page on any searches that don't include the exact company name. There is clearly ...
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If I buy a domain based on my personal name and redirect it to a blog, will my domain appear when people search for my name?

I have a main webpage that ranks well in a specific city (myprofession+city.com). My problem is that I also want a personal domain (e.g., JohnDoe.com). So I was thinking if it's possible to buy ...
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How to redirect without Google following it?

I originally asked this on StackOverflow, but got told to move it here, so here I am. I'm running a host and want to redirect visitors to a page on my main site if the client hasn't set up any content ...
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Internal linked pages count in Google Search Console (GSC) does not add up

I have an e-commerce site which has approx. 2500 pages most of which are e-commerce products page. There are approx. 50 pages which are static pages and rest of the pages are dynamic and all the ...
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Position tracking via Google Search console API

Is it possible to track the positions of a list of keywords in Google Search via Google Search console API?
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Google search preview shows unrelated thumbnail in search suggestions

Does anyone know where Google retrieves these preview/thumbnail images from in search suggestions? As shown below with the example of Apple. Is there a hierarchy of locations that Google search to ...
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Does Google return search results based on words that are found only in the site's domain name?

I want to create a website called forname-lastname.com and publish various articles on this website. These articles should be indexed commonly by the keywords on the article pages. However, when you ...
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How to get back referral traffic from googleapis.com?

My website is one year old. I was writing on my website for the last year but hardly got any traffic. But in the first week of this year, the website got huge traffic of 20k visits per day (while it ...
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Ratio of real visitors to search engine views

I know it is highly website-dependent, but is there any statistics/study/report on the ratio of real visitors websites get and the visits made by the search engine crawler? Services like Alexa reports ...
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How to use Google Programmable Search as an internal search engine when it doesn't index new pages quickly?

We've developed a Firebase Web App like Wikipedia for students, where each page is an essay that they write for their course assignments and link to one another. Firebase offers multiple third-party ...
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Are pre-rendering or server-side rendering needed for SEO of a React application?

I am a java developer who is upskilling myself and learning React, so that I can develop frontend application completely using React. But I read couple of articles which states that it could cause SEO ...
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Do affiliate work with Parallel Tracking in Google ads or Bing ads [closed]

For affiliate offer to work, a user need to go through the affiliate link and it a mandatory. if user did not went through the affiliate link then the commission will not get generated for affiliaters....
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How to make my webSite indexed by Google Search [duplicate]

I have been trying to make my website indexed by google. I tried every solution on the internet, and passed more than 1 week and Google haven't indexed it yet. I don't know what I can do. What I did: ...
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Enable Crawl for Google Search on Public Documents with Metadata in Azure Blob Storage

I have an existing sharepoint site which contains both pages and documents under single domain name. Currently Google search console is setup to crawl this site and in sitemap.xml we are adding urls ...
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htaccess for redirects and gone 410

I am facing a problem. THE Problem is that in google search there some spam links that are of type HTTP and I would like to return 410 for those urls that actually do not exist. but for people who ...
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Why is my coverage empty google search / index console [duplicate]

I successfully added my site map . I successfully inspected my homepage in the inspector. But its been like 8 hours and still my "coverage" tab is empty and I can't google myself yet
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Can you indicate to Google Images which image it should index from srcset?

Related Github issue: https://github.com/browniebroke/gatsby-image-gallery/issues/844 So I'm using Gatsby and an image gallery. The gallery generates two images, a thumbnail and the gallery image. The ...
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