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Pantheon Dev Site Trapped in Google Index (with injected robots.txt)

We have a bizarre scenario I'd like opinions on. A site at thisdomain.com is being built on pantheon, using their thisdomain.pantheon.io staging / dev URL*. Pantheon's development platform injects ...
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Correct google analytics on ajax load more

I have an ajax on the category page and on load more, post-load via ajax and after success function URL changes. On that success function, I have placed this google analytics code to push URL in the ...
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Google doesn't send me to correct robots.txt directory

So I want to set a robots.txt in my site. Pretty straight forward place in root directory and good. But Google spits out a 404 error telling me the robots.txt is not in the place it expects. Not ...
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Google Could Not Fetch Sitemap

Sitemaps are necessary part of our web work, and we need them to get more "Google love". But for the past one month or so, I have not been able to submit sitemaps on Google search console. I used ...
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It's possible to Index by google page's anchor (#) as a page

I have a frequent question page (www.example.com/faq#top-inviters), that has every question bellow an anchor. Google index all the content, but when I find a specific question google give the parent ...
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If we use goo.gl for a link, will Google be the referrer for that link?

For example, I can shorten http://example.com with Google URL shortener goo.gl. If I get clicks to the Google shortened URL https://goo.gl/..., will I see goo.gl as the referrer in the analytics for ...
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link rel=“alternate”, multiple languages and canonical urls

Context: We've got a website which is available in multiple language versions. However, the content is the same. Each translated version of the site is available on a distinct subdomain. On some ...
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Discrepancy between Google Ads clicks and Google Analytics sessions

After a month of ads with Google Ads Shopping campaigns and continuously identifying, day after day, a significant discrepancy of clicks on Google Ads and Sessions in Google Analytics (as well as ...
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When will Google domains support .eu? [on hold]

I wanted to move all my domains from different registrars to one place: Google Domains. Easy to use, simple, affordable and with a very nice GUI. Surprisingly though from the huge list of supported ...
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How Google does fingerprint authentication from Chrome? [on hold]

So how Google does this? I would want to do this too, and I want to know how it does. Is it sort of Google-only thing, or more specifically Google Chrome-only thing?
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Do ads that pop up in a new tab hurt SEO?

Today a lot ad companies offer propeller ads instead of popup ads. I read how popup ads can hurt Google rankings. Those articles say that Google hates ads that pop up in new window. However, ...
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How rank a product based based on year or certain variant related keywords?

We have an automobile product website. Earlier people used to type i.e. "cbr 1000" when looking for bike but now lot of queries are like " abs" i.e. "cbr 1000 abs" and like " year" i.e. "cbr 1000 ...
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When to use the specified type of json-ld [closed]

I wanna to implement json-ld into my website, but I have some question about it, before I do that. What @type should I use for a page with a list of sub-categories, also that page represent category ...
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Do we have an “m-dot” site?

Attempting to follow Mobile First Indexing Dynamic Serving / Separate URLs I currently work for a company that dynamically serves content based on the user agent. However, it is not divided by ...
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Google advance search for a specific domain doesnt find the page which is on website

I am trying to find information using Google advance search for a specific domain but its not picking up the link for keywords example (Markus Wischenbart, United Arab Emirates, Al Habtoor Group ) ...
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Access of Google My Business reviews

Is it anyhow possible to access Google My Business ratings+reviews of some certain businesses? I.e. to access ratings of Google Shopping participants one can insert the domain name into the link ...
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Why are URLs with my domain name at the end showing up in analytics?

I have a multi-language WordPress site that has been live since the last 3 months and today when I checked Analytics, I saw a lot of weird URLs: /menswear-fashion-autumn-winter-2013-2014/www.domain....
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How do blog pages feature in `google discover` in android and iphone

Blog pages how does this get featured in google Discover
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Google AdWords ads are disapproved because “destination not working”

We have been having an issue setting up adwords for one of our clients and despite multiple phone calls to Google we cannot get an answer out of them as to why our ads are being disapproved. ...
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Does Google consider a domain's TLD when matching keywords?

There are two cases I'm thinking of: If the search string is "we buy homes", and the domain is webuy.homes Same search string, but the domain is webuyhom.es I see more and more domains using the 2nd ...
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Option to change domain name not appearing in Google Search Console site settings

I want to tell Google that my address is changed from one domain to another But I am not getting the option to change the address:
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Google Ads broad match keyword: Show keywords for clicks

I have a broad match keyword-phrase (+keyword1 +keyword2 +keyword2), which was clicked multiple times in my Google Ads account. How can I display the exact phrases where the clicks came from? As it ...
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How to rank pages that require user input?

We have an automobile product page where we describe details about the specific car / bike like it's images, videos, news, reviews etc. Now, we are planning to show the price and EMI of these ...
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When my maindomain is targetted for India and I want to target my subdomain worldwide, How to achieve this?

My main domain is targetted for India, Can I use my sub-domain to target throughout the world ? How can I achieve this ?
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Google Business Sub Categories for Cleaning/janitorial Company

Is there a place that defines each Google my business category? I am working on SEO for a Cleaning Company that provides janitorial services to local businesses/schools/hospitals.. Upon obtaining ...
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Creating a sub domain to rank in google search carousal

i manage a media/news website. It was hit by google penalty in the past, due to which we never get featured in google search carousal listing again. our website primary is in English. I have a sub ...
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Does Google consider deep URLs with and without a trailing slash to be the same? [duplicate]

Will it hit my ranking if I have the same URLs where / on the end is the only difference? Those URLs return the same content and one redirects to another or they both redirects to some 3rd URL. ...
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Google gives another Titel on the search [duplicate]

I to test my Website how to show it on google search. How to show it on Google search, What I don't Understand because give it another Titel that I to give, How to see my <head>, <meta name=...
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What is the purpose of user agent node-fetch fetching just the base URL from our site?

The user agent node-fetch/1.0 (+https://github.com/bitinn/node-fetch) has been fetching the base URL from IP's belonging to 251.232.178.107.gae.googleusercontent.com. It is fairly aggressive and ...
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Google Search Console says “submitted URL blocked by robots.txt” even though there is no robots.txt file

Today I got a email notice from Google that there were search problems with my site. I logged into Google Search Console. It shows that 1 file was being blocked by robots.txt, and has been for ...
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How can I change description Google shows in the search results for a 301 redirect URL?

We transferred our domain from our old CMS to our new one but we still have the same domain. Let's say our domain is now example.com. I Googled our domain protein powder and a page from our old site ...
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Index Coverage Status: “Submitted and indexed”, except it isn't

A couple of months ago I created a new property in the Google Search Console. We all know: Google takes his time and I patiently waited, checked now and then, until the status of my sites were updated ...
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Can I track visits to a Google Drive file with Google Analytics?

My university's website profile of me has a link to my CV, which is hosted on Google Drive (on my personal account, over which I have ownership). I would like to track visits to my CV with Google ...
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Google unable to load all page resources which is causing script errors and may be hurting our SEO

We just came to the fact that most of our websites have the same errors, but we don't know how to solve it. https://search.google.com/test/mobile-friendly It looks like some scripts on the websites ...
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When you use a cdn to deliver images how does google index it?

I have started using a CDN on my website, the image links are as follows: "https://cdn.shortpixel.ai/client/q_lossy,ret_img/https://my-domain-name.example/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/logo-1.png In ...
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“Submitted URL not found (404)” Submitted where?

Inside the Google search console it's showing an error with the code "Submitted URL not found (404)" We can click on the little zooming glass to get more details about where the page was submitted (...
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Can you use a custom subdomain with G Suite if it doesn't have anything hosted there?

I purchased a domain from Namecheap, say myname.example. I'm not hosting anything with this domain or or any of its subdomains. I want to create a G Suite account with the subdomain subdomain.myname....
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Google Analytics subdomain filter is filtering out virtual page views

I have a reporting view setup with a filter to show only the traffic to the subdomain. I can see in realtime view that it is correctly showing only traffic to the subdomain. However, it seems that no ...
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Robots.txt, php.ini, .htaccess, etc

This will be my first website, so I am completely new to all of this. I cannot seem to find an answer anywhere, as to whether or not I should disallow configuration files like /php.ini or hidden ...
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Difference between search volume values by AdWords API and Keyword Planer GUI

In short, the problem is in the title. I realized, that search volume values, delivered by querying AdWords API are different (higher) than values shown by Keyword Planer GUI of Google Ads. Language ...
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How long should a the Google change of address tool take?

I requested a Google Search Console change of address back in May 2019 but it still hasn't updated on Google. Just wondering if anyone gone through the process of changing their address and with ...
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Error in disavow links file at line 177, column 1: URL line too short

I hae 875 links to my site from Spammy site picswe (dot) com. I am getting the above error message. I saved it to an excel file and it wouldn't upload to disavow on google, then I saved it in a word ...
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What are the seemingly obvious things to improve search engine rank? [duplicate]

One thing that seems like the most obvious thing I can think of, at least when it comes to businesses, is to register your business with Google My Business. I can't think of anything more obvious that ...
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What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google?

What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google?
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Two WordPress blogs on the same domain - How to add the sitemap?

I have two WordPress blogs on the same domain. example.com - One WordPress installation, and, example.com/tutorials - another WordPress installation example.com has very less content (as well as ...
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Google SERP penalty for Multiple Business websites on one server?

I have tried to Google the answer to my question and Bing'ed my head against my desk after not being able to find a clear answer. This could have something to do with me lacking in not being able to ...
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Google search results say “No information available for the page” instead of the meta description or a snippet

I have a WordPress website and I am using the Yoast SEO plugin for its SEO. I have added my site to the Google Search Console too. Something strange has happened recently: Google showed the site's ...
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How can I make Google crawl and index multiple pages?

There are several pages on the web that are not under my direct control but contain content about a product I'm involved with. I'd like make Google robots crawl and index those pages, is there a ...
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Google analytics section views

I have a page which has multiple images, each image appears per fold, Using google analytics is it possible to increment the page views counter. SO let's say if 3 images on a page the page has total ...
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What IP address range do URLFetch queries come from?

I want to set my firewall to only allow HTTP connections that originate from Apps Script. My Google Spreadsheets project uses URLFetch make queries back to my server. For development, that "server" ...