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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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External URL with Redirection - How can I handle without negative SEO

This is a WordPress site. There are some post like Best WordPress Themes, Best Articles, etc Because of some technical reason, we can't just add linked those items. This is a sample article. ...
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SEO impact of hundreds of internal links for browsing reports by alphabet

On my website, I have finance related research reports of around 1000 companies. The template is common. Already I have a search box to help visitors locate a firm's report. But I feel the users will ...
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Google indexed my home page with a completely wrong domain

I have searched but didn't find exactly like my situation, so need clues to understand this. I have just hosted a site for client. Submitted sitemap on google search console. Rest of the URLs are ...
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My Competitor is bidding my brand name in their ads. How I could outrank their ads?

My competitor is using my brand as their keyword. I am running a resort at example.com and when the user type my brand name "example" on Google search my competitor domain is in first position. How ...
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How do I get comment back links on show up in Google Search Console?

How I can get Google to crawl and pay attention to my comment back links? Whenever I create a back link, it is not showing in Google Webmaster tool.
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My Google Search Console is showing very less Backlinks from my website [duplicate]

My Google Search Console is showing very less Backlinks from my website. Google Search Console is showing only less than half of all my backlinks. What I can do to resolve this issue?
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Google indexing Wordpress wp-content directories and all internal files

Recently I noticed that the total number of crawl pages have been increased. So I searched on google using site: and got several pages with a directory wp-content. I also checked Google Search Console,...
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Status Code 500 to Googlebot but url working

I have a URL on my site that is working perfectly. I have the robots with the index and follow, but when I Fetch as Google in the WMT says Unreachable and gives me this message in the crawl errors ...
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How to filter Google Analytics to see page stats by categories?

A website is available in several languages and has several URL categories. I'd like to know the exact number of sessions per category per language. Site structure: www.site.com/en/category1/ www....
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Noticing a lot of crawl errors in Google Search Console for pages that never existed on our site

I recently began work on an existing Wordpress website that was extensively revamped 3 months ago. https://thedoctorwithin.com. I'm a bit new to Wordpress, so I thought I should reach out to some of ...
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Negative Canonical Attacks, do they work? how to recover? how to prevent?

Backstory... Today I received an email from the Google Search Console reporting a huge increase of 404 pages on my site. Upon investigating I found hundreds of sites linking to my pages that simply ...
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Lost rankings and new articles don't rank after yoast version 7 bug

I have fixed the bug on 23rd June and there's no improvement of my rankings. My new articles are also not ranking, they're ranking in the 5th page, crap and old articles are ranking better. Before ...
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how to let google spider detect the url correctly for front end rendering single

I am building a front end rendering SPA using react. It seems that the spider from google is able to run the js script, perform the ajax requests, render the whole page and cache it which is nice. ...
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Multi-regional site, same language - Google penalization [duplicate]

Let's suppose there is a company "acme", that ships products world-wide. They have multiple sites, for example there is a site for Australia - acme.com.au and a site for UK - acme.co.uk. Both sites ...
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Google Analytics - scheduled emails

I've setup a scheduled email report for Google Analytics to an email group. I've recently changed the email group that the report goes to and it doesn't seem to be sending to that email, at least not ...
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Schema.org and violating the search engine rules [duplicate]

The Schema.org is a great tool to attract people. As I found from few sources, it doesn't provide any SEO benefits, besides the neat UI from search engines, though I wonder whether Google or any other ...
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Indexing Slideshow Pages versus Indexing Individual Images

My site is made up of a large content of resource images which are organized into groups shown in a Javascript slideshow. Only very small thumbnails are visible on the main web page itself. If I were ...
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Can the “People also ask” google snippet be used for keyword research?

I tried running keywords I found under the "people also ask" google snippet. One was "How do you take the bitterness out of tea?". Since it's a snippet I assumed people search for this query, but two ...
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Google Search Console Limit for Fetching

I want to ask this cause I always notice it. Is the "Fetch as Google" now limited to 12 URLs per day? I always got an error after 12 "Request indexing".
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SEO after website blocked [duplicate]

We live in Iran and some website are blocked by GOV, For example I created a bitcoin news website, And GOV blocked it and you can't see my website with Iranian IP ranges, And I should change my domain ...
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How to make search engines to take care more about exclusive contents? [duplicate]

We have a website that lots of our contents are from other sources and we also have a link to those sources at the bottom of each content, but recently we started to generate content by ourselves, ...
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The word 'behance' appears instead of my title in Google search results

I've just noticed that when I search for articles on my website in Google, the name of my website has been replaced with 'behance'. I have no idea who/what 'behance' is and how to correct this ...
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All webpages broken in Google Cache but not when Fetching/Rendering Pages in GSC [duplicate]

All pages of my website appear to be broken in Google's cache. Can't seem to figure out exactly why. I've read some threads about relative vs absolute stylesheet hrefs and I think mine are all ...
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Google Console 404s for non-existent URLs (…/0)

Google Console is telling me that I have a quite a few 404s on my site. For example, it tells me the following is a 404: https://www.ThisIsMySite.com/accessories/0 There pages where it tells me I'm ...
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New Google Sites and new domain/URL

I migrated an old site to the New Google Sites. Rather than having a long URL https://sites.google.com/site/mywebsite, I would like to have a short one, like https://mycompany.com. So I bought the ...
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How to host multiple countries website on single domain? [duplicate]

I would like to use single domain for multiple countries web site. So, instead of using second level domain for each country like: us.mysite.com uk.mysite.com fr.mysite.com de.mysite.com I would ...
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Prevent bad rankings on a Q and A site for questions without an answer by using noindex until answered [duplicate]

I have a website on which users can ask a question & also they can answer it. So, when a user asks a question, it creates a new web-page on the website & below that question lies it's answers ...
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blocking website in my country where it has been copied a lot [closed]

I have an issue that my website has been copying in my country. i want to block in my country. does it impact on SEO?
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Google sees links that are not encoded

I'm working on an already existing project from a new client, so I am not very aware of the websites history. Also I barely ever touch SEO topics so I do lack knowlegde in this area. There are couple ...
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Will a shorter version of our domain show up in Google?

Our domain is www.blablablablaXXblablablba.com We do not want to change this, but instead we want to "add" a redirection domain (301 redirect): www.XX.eu (which will make it easier for people to ...
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calculate seo return on investment in actual dollor [duplicate]

is there any way to calculate SEO campaign investment in the actual dollar? I had run some campaigns for generating content and content-backlink for one year and now I want to know the return on ...
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Will changing my backend systems or CMS hurt my search engine rankings?

What will happen to my website's search engine rankings if I change: CMS programming language framework database engine other programming-related stuff For example, what if I change my website ...
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Google showing Pages with `noindex` meta tag [duplicate]

I have a website running on Django, Python. I have 2 simple questions, First: A week ago I made few changes in the main urls of website. For example https://example.com/user/account/profile is ...
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Does Googlebot cache JavaScript files between two pages if they expire in one year?

My question is about javascript websites. Suppose GoogleBot has crawled example.com/index.html?id=1 Does it request all the javascript files again when crawling example.com/index.html?id=2? index....
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Is scraped content supported by Google Adsense

Scraper site is an abbreviation of "screen scraper site" screen scraping is a technique where automated tools are used to download a web page and extract (scrape) some of the information on that page ...
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Big reduction: indexed pages, structured data items, pages crawled [closed]

While it doesn't appear like we have more errors or specific problems, there has been a big reduction since mid-Feburary in number of pages crawled, number of structured data items, number of indexed ...
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How to ensure historic backlinks point to primary domain

Hope someone can assist with this DNS/Redirection issue. I'll try to keep this to the point. There are two domains and two subdomains to deal with. olddomain.com is with registrar A. newdomain.com ...
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Google Job Posting for an unspecified employer

The official content guidelines from Google for a Job Posting mention that the hiringOrganization is required and that "You must include the required properties for your structured data to display in ...
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No of Indexed Pages are less with site command but high in Search Console [duplicate]

I am working as Freelance SEO Consultant. I joined this community to get some help because right now I am facing problems with Google Indexing. This is my first question According to Google Search ...
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How to Measure the ROI from SEO Campaigns

How can I measure SEO activities ROI: including on-page and Off-page SEO. As you know any big business has a common organic traffic growth. also, SEO can affect direct traffic. so is there any way ...
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How to notify Google of a new page appeared of the site

I have a blog website coded by me (not Wordpress or any). I'd like to automatically notify Google (and other search engines like Bing, Yahoo...) each time I add a new post. From my prospective I see ...
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Google is trimming my page descriptions to 145 characters

I'm facing serious problems with my site's appearance on Google. I recently added different service locations to the end of the page descriptions, Google seems to have trimmed all of my descriptions ...
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Google 410 crawl errors for pages that never existed

I managed to get my WordPress installation down to zero crawl errors, but recently the number of 410 errors has grown substantially: What I can't grasp is why pages that don't exist keep getting ...
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Impact of switching from an exact match domain name (EMD) to a business name domain

We have a 6-year-old keywordy 34 letter "EMD" domain name (3 words with hyphens). We want to switch to a new 35 letter business name domain name (yes our business name is 35 characters without ...
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Single, Static Page Ranking on Google Search [duplicate]

So, I made myself a single static webpage hosted on AWS to populate my own domain. Since I don't have much to share with the internet, I decided to design the page as if it was my business card (link ...
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Google Search Console reports only 11 indexed pages when there used to be thousands

So I have a site I would prefer not to mention but when I search for my sitename on Google I get too many pages to count of hits. But if I look on the search console it tell me this Does this mean I ...
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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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Getting the same site to show with a different domain extension in Google

We have one site: sitea.co.uk We also own the domain: sitea.com (redirects to sitea.co.uk) We want US visitors to see sitea.com both in the browser and in Google when searching for our company ...
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SEO: Redirect root to a sub-dir, build new content on root, keep old rankings for redirected sub-dir

I want to move our page from site.example to www.site.example/home but keep the SEO rankings from when that same content resided on the root domain. Then I want to build back up the site.example ...
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What to do with the heroku subdomain for SEO after getting a custom domain?

I've been working on a website for a couple of months and it started to get some viewership after making improvements to SEO, while it was still accessible only through a .heroku.com domain. I thought ...