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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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Fetch as google Content-length: 0 when using IIS with active request routing (ARR)

I'm very new to this and just had a new issue dropped on my desk which I could use help with. Basically all requests for domain name www.example.com are routed through an IIS with active request ...
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How to stop Google translation on a link?

I use Mailchimp for campaigns. They have a feature where a person that receives the email can click the email in a web browser and translate to another language. The issue is the links in the email ...
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Google Mobile Friendly Test doesn't download css/js/images reliably (cloudfront + ALB)

I use CloudFront and ALB with AWS and my site always looks good from mobile, desktop and tablet browsers. But in the Google mobile-friendly tool, it often doesn't have random images, css, and ...
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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 example.com is being built on pantheon, using their example.pantheon.io staging / dev URL*. Pantheon's development platform injects a ...
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Is it possible to create a “all keywords in adgroup must contain X”?

I run a Google AdWords campaign with (amongst others) the following AdGroups: Accounting Accounting non profits in each group I have a bunch of keywords. I use broad match with a + before it. Like: ...
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Can't get g:item_group_id to work

We have all similar products share the same g:item_group_id attribute. The goal is to have them grouped together on the search results page. Even though the feed XML source looks correct, Google ...
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Is it possible to programmability ping search engines for specific updated pages?

I spent a lot of hours into making my website useful to the user and extremely friendly. However, Google seems to not update the indexed content and is not indexing new pages fast enough. The website ...
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Make search engines show related businesses(by name and otherwise), in the search results

So, I manage the website of a restaurant, "ABC". They have recently opened another outlet in a different area. They called it, "ABC Express". Both restaurants have their own Google My Business pages. ...
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How can I add my movie rank to google

Google has added two of my rivals to the search result, I'm jealous How did they do that?
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How ensure that user lands scrolled down to the section of the page as shown in Google's featured snippet or description?

I have observed that google picks content from our page and shows it as a featured snippet. But once the user opens the link, the content in the featured snippet is at the bottom which would make it ...
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Removed development subdomain still listed in Google site: search after several months

When building websites I always do this on a test domain. This domain was subdomain of the main one. Now I have an issue. I forgot to make sure that bots wouldn't crawl the web page while developing. ...
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Analytics imported conversions show as “No recent conversions”

I have imported a few goals from Analytics into Google Ads, but they show as "No recent conversions": The reason it's confusing me is that there are quite a few conversions in Analytics. I believe ...
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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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Google Search Console “Mobile Usability issues” but live test shows “Page is mobile friendly”

Looking into a customers site that has been having issues with Mobile Usability issues in the google search console. Specific issues are: Clickable elements too close together Text too small to read ...
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Google “Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical” between UK and IE sites with same content meant for different audiences

We have an /ie and /uk variation of our site. /ie uses € and /uk £'s, both are in English. Both sites are submitted to google as we want the IE site to return in googole.ie and UK site to return in ...
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Google has dramatically decreased crawling of our site

We made some changes a month ago to make the site faster and general SEO fixes. Right after we did, Google said our site was taking 2-3x as long to download a page and slowed the crawling of our site....
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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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Responsive yet fluid Google DFP - display ads at 100% screen width below a certain breakpoint

I have an example setup here: https://www.iq-mag.net/dfp.php So - leaderboard advert is 900px wife for any screen size over 768px, otherwise it reverts to an advert 456px wide. So far, so good. ...
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Is it possible to have deep links open in the mobile app when installed rather than going to AMP pages?

We have both app indexed deep linking + amp pages support for one of the product on our websites. Initially the flow was that if a user has app installed the link used to take user to app and if app ...
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Get site listed in Google's categorized directory at the top of some search results?

When I googled School Information Management System (https://www.google.com/search?q=student+information+system+software&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS746US746&oq=student+information+system+software&aqs=...
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Does Google consider as duplicate percent encoded URL with different cases (upper and lower)?

We have the following two URLs: https://example.com/%D1%82%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%82 https://example.com/%d1%82%d0%b5%d1%81%d1%82 Both are identical except the the case (upper vs lower). Will Google ...
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How do update the mobile restaurant menu on Google My Business?

I added our restaurant menu to a Google listing. The issue with the listing is that there is a second party that has linked to the mobile menu. That mobile menu has not been updated in Google My ...
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SEO Infinite scroll recommendation: does query string parameter matter for seo ranking of the infinite scroll page?

The google "Infinite scroll search-friendly guideline" recommends to place <link rel="next" href="fun-items?page=3"> <link rel="prev" href="fun-items?page=1">tags in the head section of ...
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Will using same Google account hurt my new site if one site under my account is penalized?

Is there any problem for using same Google account if one of my site is penalized by Google? How carefully will my new site get looked over by Google. Would it be rigorous and the review of my new ...
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Rank images from a foreign language site in English Google image search

I have big medical domain about ECG, with 100 pages. But all domain is in Slovak language (and slovak online medical market is small), and I have on domain more than 500 special medical ECG images. (...
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Adsense ads only for one topic?

In my AdSense account under sites I can block some categories, but this is limited and I cannot do it exactly, so my question is it is possible to limit ads only for games?
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After changing Google Analytics Custom Dimensions from user id to user name, some ids are still showing up in reports

I have a WordPress website and I setup a custom dimension in Google Analytics to log, as a custom dimension, the blog post authors user ID. This worked fine. I have since changed this to now log the ...
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Could my personal hosting package be blacklisted by Google? New sites created with it won't rank

I've had a website design site up for a while now, it's very localised (mentions target town heavily without stuffing) but doesn't appear until page 7 on a reasonably worded localised search (website ...
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Website appearing and then disappearing automatically after a few days on Google My Business

I am facing a rather weird problem with Google My Business. I am having my music school listed in Google My Business. I provided my website in the listing mentioned. Now the problem is that, my ...
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Language problems with Symfony site in Google

I have i 2 language site, based on Symfony3. Currently I have there German and English langs. The problem is that Google indexing only english version on site and, as I seen in Google Webconsole, ...
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Google Cloud Platform - Application suddenly start charging billing hours?

I have several Java applications running on Google Cloud Platform. There is a free quota of 28 frontend instance hours a day. I have a cron job running every 5 minutes to keep one instance running all ...
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SEO returning very different results according to which country you look from

A newbie question here. I just finished my first website for an artist and put in online. When I look for it by putting the name of the artist that the website is for, google returns the website ...
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Will running several thematic blogs help speed up indexing of my site by Google?

I've recently started a standalone site that contains multiple tests and quizes on a specific subject. My main concern is that it's being indexed by Google/Bing very slowly. My intent is: Take some ...
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Configure Adsense and Google Analytics to consistently use ascending date format in reports

This might not be a big issue for some, but it bugs me a lot. The date format for google Adsense, Analytics and AdMob is M/dd/YYYY eg. Feb 1 2017. In some reports the date is mm/dd/yyyy eg. 01/02/...
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Google Tag Manager malware warning caused by tracking pixel from our safe domain

I send my tracking pixel code to a client that uses Google Tag Manager (GTM). Once he added the pixel as a custom HTML he got a malware warning after a few hours. We already have a link with the same ...
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Google Proxy IP's in my company website access log from company user

For whatever strange reason, a user within my company has requests proxied through google proxy servers to our company website.. Instead of her requests coming from office ip to our website, its ...
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SEO issues after HTTPS switch relating to shared IP and SSL (SNI)

I'm having some trouble getting my site to appear in search rankings. I ran into the problem when I switched my domain over to ssl/https. The website remained on a shared IP address and since it was ...
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Facebook Audience Network(FAN) Ads with Adsense ads, is it policy compliant?

In my responsive website I want to implement both Adsense and FAN on same page for mobile visitors. Is it policy compliant? I'm not using DFP.
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English version of my site is showing up in Google.sv instead of the Swedish version of my site

I have a website that's in English on example.com and in Swedish on example.com/sv. I have corresponding hreflangs for each language. <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en" href="http://example.com/"&...
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Google “Define:” command API

I had a quick question about Google. Whenever you use the "define" command it gives you a definition of the word. For example, if I type define:living into Google, it will pull up a card-like result ...
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Fetch as Google not rendering single-page application (AngularJS) - how to show console logs output

I have an SPA application, and it is not being rendered correctly by Google. I tried going to Google Web Master toolkit, and use the Fetch as google feature. This is showing just the HTML output ...
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Tracking RTP data by Industry - Google Analytics

I linked my Google Analytics report to my Marketo data and am loving the new visibility. Is there a way to reproduce Google Analytics' behavior flow based on the industry (or any other Marketo field) ...
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SEO: Deindex member profile pages?

I have a forum where users can register and automatically a profile page is created, like here in Stackexchange. The problem with these pages is that sometimes users creates accounts at different ...
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href lang annotations in xml sitemap file displays issues

Following Google guidelines for creating an sitemap.xml file to add a href lang annotations, I'm getting display issue when viewing the sitemap.xml file in my browser. Instead of looking like a ...
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Tracking goals in Google Analytics content experiments

I seem to have a hard time getting goals to track properly in GA's content experiments. I have my landing page which has the GA tracking code. On the conversion page (this is on a different domain ...
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Is it possible to make a crawlable AJAX web application WITHOUT using HTML snapshots?

Is it possible to make single page application (SPA) crawlable without HTML snapshots with help of HTML5 History API pushState? I have found contradictory meanings. Can you support or refute one of ...
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Does long tail keyword rank impact the rank of short tail keywords too?

We have an automobile website with product queries like:- 1) Audi A4 2) Audi A4 Images 3) Audi A4 Mileage 4) Audi A4 Finance We rank decently well on the 1st two keywords (rank 1 to 5 for most ...
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How can I get jobs to show up on Google Job search

Hi I have a client who wants there jobs to show up on Google job search. They currently have a vacancy page which is built with ninja forms - and from research, it doesn't look like this can be ...
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Multiple URL's in Google Analytics Goals Funnel Step

Have a landing page with 3 packages: 1 of the product, 3 of the product, 6 of the product, each option has their own checkout URL but all will have /thank-you in the URL once purchased. So they all ...
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Google sometimes show the “aggregate rating” rich snippet but sometimes shows the “how to” snippet instead

I wrote json-dl code "How to" structured data for some pages so they show show a list of steps in the search results. However for some of the pages my "Aggregate Rating" structured data is used ...

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