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Google Inc. is an American multinational public corporation invested in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies.

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Web Designer - Google Maps Creation Process on behalf of Customer [closed]

I hope I'm posting this on the right sub-site of SO. Anyway, the question is as follows. How do you guys handle the Google Maps registration process for customers? Now that Google Maps is no longer '...
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Using both JSON+LD and Microdata to markup the exact same information on a page

This Quora Answer: https://www.quora.com/Can-I-mix-microdata-and-JSON-LD/answer/Aaron-Bradley The above answer from 2015 mentions there being a potential problem when marking up the same entity with ...
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How deep do search engine crawlers go?

I have 2 sites with very similar HTML structure and I would like to know how google or any other crawler rank these 2 sites. Will they penalize me due the sites sharing a structure? The content ...
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Sitemap generation strategy for massive dynamic website

I need to put in place a system that will generate sitemap files (https://www.sitemaps.org) for a huge website with content changing dynamically. These are example figures, but I'm thinking of ...
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Why there is no back links displayed from SN sites (twitter, Facebook, gplus) in Google Webmaster?

We have built backlinks from Social networking websites such as gplus, Facebook and LinkedIn for many websites. For some websites, In web master, We see very less number of links and for some ...
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How do I know what keywords and ads led to a sign-up conversion?

I have two domains: mainsite.example.com and signup.example.com. The former is built by marketing, has SEO, and keyword tracking using Google Ads. The latter has a Google Tag Manager integration. ...
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How to get a public Google map show up in Google search results?

I'm a runner and I've spent a lot of time using Google maps to compile a collection of drinking fountain locations in Boston where I often run. I've made it public so others can benefit from this ...
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Status code vs. Response Header Status: what is the rule for bots?

Assuming we have a page, which has as Status Code 200 OK and as Response Headers Status HTTP/1.1 410 Gone, like on image: What is the behavior of bots / Googlebot? To crawl/index or not?
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How to display other pages from my site in the Google search results list how many answers each has?

I was googling and I faced with this: I've searched in the DOM of that page, those links which are listed in the google under that question are all in that page. But how google knows should select ...
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Does Google's own bot contribute to my Google Maps API fees?

Does Googlebot, when crawling pages which display maps using the Javascript API, cause a billable API usage on each page request?
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Duplicate contents based on differnt url on same website is that bad for ranking [duplicate]

I have blog website and has hundreds of blog items and blog can be accessed via different URL, it is mentioned that duplicate contents on website affects google ranking, defining single url as ...
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html use multiple tag in a tag [duplicate]

My code is : <article class="product"> <a href="#"> <h2>My product title</h2> <p>My product small description and text</p> <span>...
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A website has more than 5000 404 Errors, is this a problem? [duplicate]

I have a website of one of my clients that allows the user to delete pages by themselves with a form. When a page is deleted the website generates a 404 Error. The deleted pages total about 5000, and ...
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How to verify all four variants of the URL to Google Search Console for Shopify?

How to verify all four variants of the URL to Google Search Console for Shopify? I have a main variant with www. It's conected with the Analitycs (this one shows the data), but Google Search Console ...
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Why does Search Console count impressions where the searcher hasn't even scrolled far enough down the SERP to see my site?

Why does Search Console count impressions where the searcher hasn't even scrolled far enough down the SERP to see my site? Google Search console lists the keywords people use in search to visit my ...
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How to remove paginated link from the Google search results?

When do i search query on Google like this: site:example.com (WordPress blog) It gives the paginated URLs also in the SERPs like this: https://www.example.com/page/2/ https://www.example.com/page/3/...
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Can a penalized site be indexed again

I have an expired domain it is penalized in google can it be reindexed? I think it is penalized due to some bad backlinks if I disow the bad backlinks in google webmasters can it be reindexed?
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Should I be worried by random/spam sites using my content as bait?

One of sites (my oldest, largest, best known one naturally) seems to be a target of bots that scrape the content and republish it on random domains which then generate Google alerts back to me. ...
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How to rank price list of different automobile variant in google featured snippet results?

We have an automobile pricing website. We want to show prices of all variants of cars in the featured snippet query. For example, if someone types "bmw x3 price" in google search, we want to show ...
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Does Google Safe Browsing mark WHOLE WEBSITES or INDIVIDUAL PAGES as phishing?

Does Google Safe Browsing mark WHOLE WEBSITES or INDIVIDUAL PAGES as phishing? If I create 1 phishing page, will all pages of my site be penalized?
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JavaScript Charts Vs Server Side Generated Images For SEO

I am currently using Google Visualization (Charts) API to display charts on my website. Fetch and Render on Search Console renders blank spaces in places of charts (quite understandably), while charts ...
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Google keywords comparison tool

Is there a Google tool to check or to compare two keywords? I would like to know if "string1" is more searched than "string2". Or how many times "string1" is search in last 30 days, or something like ...
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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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Moving Content to a New Domain Name and Hosting Company

I created a new domain name on a new hosting company, I want to copy the content from my old website/hosting to the new website/hosting. But I worry Google would "think" that I am copying the content ...
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Does using an open graph description that duplicates the meta description prevent Google from using the description in the search results?

I have a site which is using both an OpenGraph meta description property: <meta property="og:description" ...as well a bog standard Meta description property: <meta name="description" ...
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Google Domains fails to redirect https non-www, results in 403

I have a weird issue with Google Domains not redirecting https and non-www domain. When I enter example.org it correctly redirects to https://www.example.org, however when I enter https://example.org ...
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After creating embedded YouTube videos that increase the time on page, why haven't I seen better search engine rankings?

I am a food blogger, and I have a YouTube channel. My web pages have a fair amount of traffic (tens of thousands per month), and I am now making videos for those “recipes.” I upload them to YouTube ...
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sudden drop in google index, any good ideas what to do? [duplicate]

we are experiencing a sudden drop in google index, clicks, impressions, basically everything but we haven't changed anything really. What can I use to figure out what is going on and the revert the ...
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Google mark spam if the review html markup is hidden for paginating - Structured data

Recently I got below message from google in Webmasters Manual Actions tab: Site-wide matches Affects Spammy structured markup Markup on some pages on this site appears to use techniques ...
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What causes “redirect notice” in Google search?

Occasionally, I get "Redirect Notice" pages when I click on Google search results. My website does have a landing page redirect, but no redirect notice shows up when I click on it in Google search. I ...
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How do I get a description in my Google knowledge panel?

If I search google for the phrase "rgraph about" I get the little boxout pictured below. Whilst this has my logo - how would I go about adding a description too?
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Is Google SEO mobile speed performance ranking per domain or per page?

Google announced that from July 2018 - Mobile speed is a ranking factor. While I am not sure how exactly this is measured, but google hints that the speed score is taken from the CrUX report. Google ...
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Precautions while reorganizing sitemaps

I am reorganizing my sitemaps. I am breaking some large sitemaps into smaller ones, merging some and so on. More importantly I am renaming all the sitemaps (I am assigning meaningful suffixes ...
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Click through rate from Google search for a page with video fell drastically when Google put it in a special video section. How can we opt out?

There is a video on the page, embedded as: <div class="imgContainer" data-videosrc="/medien/videos/video.mp4"> <img src="/medien/videos/thumb.jpg" alt="" title=""/> <a href="...
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Are temporary (one month) links to my site from a powerful source good for SEO?

If a powerful site links to my site, but removes it after a month,is useful or harmful for my Google rankings?
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Time lag between crawling and indexing [duplicate]

The new version of search console is reporting status 'Crawled currently not indexed' for several URLs. The urls are new and the sitemap was submitted only a couple of days back. My question is how ...
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What happened to .dev TLD?

What happened to the .dev TLD? The official planned release was at the begin of may, but there was no release and I couldn't find anything new about it since then. Actually I wanted to buy one, has ...
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How to Reindex Removed URL in Google WebMaster [duplicate]

I requested from Google Webmaster to remove an URL called example.com/demo some months ago and the URL was removed from the search engine and now the status is expired. Today I want to reindex the ...
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Installing a free world-compatible SSL certificate in WHM/Cpanel

It's been a while but here I am again. I just found out today that users of chrome 69 or later will see a big "insecure" message for webpages beginning with http:// such as mine and even Bing's ...
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301 Redirection for a New URL in New Website

I have a internal page in example.com with around 10,000 organic traffic per month, but I am not making any money from it. I am building a new blog called example2.com in near future with monetizing ...
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Effect of Breadcrumbs in SEO and How to do it correctly?

Is there any effect of breadcrumbs in SEO? This is my blog posts structure example.com/blog/what-is-seo example.com/blog/seo-tips This is my category structure example.com/category/seo ...
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Metric for if person EVENTUALLY went to certain page

I want to know if people are EVENTUALLY going to a certain page on my website. In my custom report, the primary dimension is keyword. Since people don't seem to be going directly to the page I want ...
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Use English for h1 tag and title tag for non-English blog

I have a non-English blog, but users in our country don't usually search via our local language even they like to read local language articles. Ex: People search like "Lates Sinhala News", "Make ...
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How NOT to rank top in Google Adwords?

We use Adwords for long time in our business and I have more than 8 years experience in Adwords. Whenever our Ads are displayed in the first place/top position in Adwords, We lose lots of money and ...
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How can I fix Authentication Failed error in Google Merchants while fetching the feed?

When I fetching the feed in my Google merchants Center, it shows below error: Global feed issues 1 ERROR: Authentication failed.. Download failed due to authentication error. Please check username ...
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header tags offscreen - punished by google? [duplicate]

If I put a few h2 and h3 tags with seo phrases on my site then used css or js to move them off the visible screen would googlebot be able to see that and would they punish me for doing so? There are ...
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How do I handle 404 errors from Android Google Quick Search Box?

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has a Drupal website, example.com. In Google Analytics, I'm noticing a lot of strange 404 errors that are coming from android-app://com.google....
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Google PageSpeed Inisghts cannot render page

I am getting "The URL was fetched, but nothing was rendered" error in PageSpeed Inisghts, consistently over a few days. It's a new website. Every other tool I tried says there's nothing wrong: ...
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Is it possible to forward a subdomain to the apex domain with a port and have it masked using google domains?

Suppose I own example.com and I have several services I want to expose to the internet. I'd like to create a subdomain devil.example.com and point it to http://example.com:6666. I can do this right ...
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Is combining / concatenation of CSS and JS technique considered deprecated?

Google used to recommend webmasters to combine external CSS and JS files to improve the page speed. One of these pages was here: https://developers.google.com/speed/docs/best-practices/rtt#...