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Different counts of indexed pages for site: search on Google with trailing and without trailing slash

I am checking my website for the indexed pages using the site command. I am getting the following results site:in.example.com (about 23,000 results) [Without trailing slash] site:in.example.com/ (...
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Google Custom Search - I want search results to come from subdomain sites that share canonical content

I have Google Custom Search on my site, lets call it www.sitename.com, and I also have different subdomain sites that are supposed to represent state regions. So I have nevada.sitename.com or idaho....
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Set-up Custom Google Search across subsites and exclude main

I have a wordpress site with over 200K articles and categories. Due to high number of content, site was loading extremely slow and sometimes timeout. I ended up splitting the content into 5 sites ...
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The home page is not the first Google site search result, other pages from the site come first

For a few months, when I check my site on Google Search with command site: example.com I'm seeing that the main page of the site is below other pages, here is an example: I have tried to re-render ...
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Google Tag Manager / Google Analytics - multiple internal site searches and parameter cleaning of uris

I use Google Analytics to track the searches users do on my website. I have no query parameter for searches (nothing like q=mykeyword). Therefore I use Google Tag Manager to send a "fake" value for ...
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Homepage not at the top of the results for a “site:” search on Google

When I do site: on Google for my website, the homepage is nowhere in search results. In fact, I can't find it anywhere at all. If I search my brand name, it comes up and the pages are indexing. My ...
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Parts number and Google Site Search

I am using Google Site Search on our site and am looking for a way to get our parts number to show on the results page when searched. For example, if a user searches E23-457-123 or E45-65-322 or ...
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Customizing Google Site Search with rich snippets

I am considering adding Google Site Search to my eCommerce site. However, I wanted to have the results displayed as nicely as possible, ideally with an image. Is it possible to have rich snippets ...
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Top hits bias in Google Site Search

I am considering implementing Google Site Search on a website. Unfortunately documentation on the features seems somewhat limited and google.com/sitesearch returns 404. In my search I want to ...
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Google Site Search (commercial) not indexing files in sitemap

I have a client for whom we have purchased Google Site Search. It works well for HTML pages served by the CMS, but files aren't being reliably indexed. I wrote a script to generate an XML feed (...
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Google Site Search reindexing

At the moment, Google Site Search isn't really working for me. I checked Google Cache and it says that the site was last updated on Dec 16 back when there was very little content. How do I get Google ...
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Is it possible to extract labels from single pages? [closed]

If using Google Site Search (GSS) you can specify labels for different sites, so users can later refine their search with facets generated from these labels. This works fine if you can label pages ...
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Google Site Search on pre-launch website

We have a website being developed. It is currently on a staging URL, e.g. stage.example.com. We want to use Google Site Search for searching on the site. To make the site go live we need sign-off and ...
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Google Site Search — How to use as API?

I am trying to get an API that I can use to do searches on my own site. Google has something called Site Search and something called Custom Search. What is the difference? I make a new site search, ...