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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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Tell Google to recrawl external pages whose low quality links to my site have been removed

I had some bad backlinks removed recently from some weird link directories. They are low quality pages and have a cache date which is at least 2 months old. I was wondering if there would be a way to ...
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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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Is there way to force Google to think that sub domain as totally separated are from main domain?

Is there way to force Google to think that sub domain as totally separated are from main domain? This is the situation. We have a web design agency. We have made some online tools for public. Free ...
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Does localised content between two cities in the same country cause duplicate content issues for search engines?

I realize this question is very similar to many questions already asked, but please bear with me as I haven't been able to find any answers that apply to my situation specifically. Basically I'm ...
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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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Why do Google and other senior developers hate iframe so much? [closed]

Could anyone answer in detail what damage does it cause to a content creator if I show his/her content in an iframe(let's suppose the content doesn't have any ad)? Because as far as I know, every time ...
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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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Correct value for ItemAvailability in structured data vs. google shopping feed

I've been working on implementing a data feed for Google merchant center and after submitting it for the first time I noticed that Google's automatic update changed some of our items' availability ...
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Can I be notified when Google indexes a web page (either mine or a competitor's)?

Is there a way to be notified by Google (or someone else) when Google indexes a new page on a website? I have a few websites that I want to keep track of and be notified when they add new products ...
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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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The website is facing a Japanese keyword hack issue. What to do? [duplicate]

We are currently facing a Japanese keyword hack issue on our website (https://example.com/). The issue is faced on 25-11-2019 when we got the mail that shows someone is the new google search console ...
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How to delete a Google Search Console property

Is it possible to remove a property from Google Search Console?
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page indexed by google search console but has very bad rank [duplicate]

my page indexed by google search console but has very bad rank. i used top search tags and wrote enough relative words for my product but when i search in google it won't find my page in search. even ...
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How to affect a domain's title in Google Search?

Recently, Google has been replacing many domains in SERPs with website titles, e.g. "Stack Exchange" instead of "stackexchange.com". However many smaller sites, including my own, only show a URL and ...
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How do I create a Line Item without end date in Google Ad Manager (DFP)?

I am using Google Ad Manager to display ads on my website. I am trying to combine it with Adtraction (adtraction.com) to display some affiliate ads. These should take priority over the default AdSense....
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How does removing pages from a site affect Google SEO?

I have been told by one of my clients that Google must be notified if you intend to remove pages (e.g. discontinued product pages) from a site, because Google will penalize your search results if you ...
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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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Does server location and geo location based on IP impact SEO?

I was browsing through a VPS provider and came across this information for additional IPs. Is this true? One of the main criteria Google takes into account when ranking every website is loading ...
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How to optimize site like Digg (Less Content but High Qulaity Links) [closed]

I already read What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google? But what is going to build isn't a normal blog or a normal website. I want to build a site like Digg for a specific ...
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Can I request a site removal from Google and then re-index a new site on that domain?

. Basically I have replaced my site completely but upon searching Google, it returned some old pages that didn't exist anymore, so I have used the Google index -> Remove URLs from Google Webmaster ...
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Different favicon icon is showing in google search result

I have a blogger blog. My blog's favicon icon is showing different icon in Google search result. But it's showing the correct one in Chrome tab. My favicon ico link is: <link href='https://www....
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Website not appearing in Google search results [duplicate]

I just recently took over a website that is hosted on GoDaddy to make enhancements to it. However, I am new to SEO and believe that I may have accidentally removed it from Google searches. As stated, ...
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Can I export my users' third party cookies such as those from Yandex to Google Ads?

I have been collecting cookies by different services like Yandex, Mautic, Facebook pixel etc. Now I need to share/import these Cookies to Google for make remarketing from my WEB by Google Ads. ...
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robots.txt is blocking root domain

My robots.txt is below. Why does my google search console give me an error of "blocked by robots.txt"? It's specifically the root of the domain that is blocked by robots.txt and no other URL. What am ...
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SEO tools say no <h1>, <h2>, etc. when they are loaded by AJAX. Is that a problem for Google?

All SEO tools I've tested report "No h1" etc. for my most important page. But there are h1, h2 etc. but they are placed in content that is loaded via JavaScript, which is a mandatory property of the ...
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Meta name description in og:description

I would like to ask if is there any difference when I have description and og:description separately and together. Is there just only difference that when it's separately I can add different text and ...
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Google Analytics Goal Special URL Parameters based on {{page URL}} event

In my Google Tag Manager Events, I am tracking Downloads use {{Page URL}} as the action. However, in my Analytics Goals, I'd like to use an event to track downloads of a SPECIFIC PAGE. So, ...
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How many links (internal) is too many?

Let's have some fun shall we?? At the bottom of the content for about 1/3rd of my pages, but not in the footer, I create an internal link for each related IP address to the page on my site for that ...
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What should I do about spammy backlinks from suspect websites reported in Search Engine Console?

I have a lot of backlinks (it seems crawlers or something similar) in google console from domains like these : https://gallos-de-pelea.info/ https://nationaldayofreconciliation.com/ https://...
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Why am I getting search traffic for a page even though its ranking is very low?

As per Google Search Console, a certain page on my website has a ranking of ~50 yet it's getting increasingly more organic traffic. For example, today it had about 10 unique visits from Google. How is ...
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How does a typical, healthy Google Search Console history look like?

The following is a snapshot of my website's Google Search console history in the past 6 months. Unfortunately, I don't have any reference to understand whether this looks bad, healthy/typical, or even ...
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How is it possible that Google Analytics is showing a high bounce rate (50%) on a cart and checkout page?

The cart and checkout pages are not landing pages so it isn't possible for that to be the first page in their session. The exit rate is way too low (approximately 15%) which signals to me that the ...
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How to add site speed over the users chart in Google Analytics?

I am looking at a default "audience" chart, it shows total users per day, how can I add data over that chart in order to see average page speed ? So that I can see total users per day vs average ...
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Months after implementing JS redirects, hash bang URLs are still indexed in Google beside their replacements

We replaced our old site with a WordPress site around 6 months ago. Our old store plugin used links with AJAX fragments which were indexed in Google, like so: https://www.example.com/store.php#!/item/...
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Can google crawl WebGL/Canvas content? [duplicate]

If I had an online store completely made in WebGL/canvas/javascript, would google be able to understand the content? Or is it still depended on tags? Would a sitemap with mydomain/product1, mydomain/...
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How to classify channel, source, and medium from downloaded analytics data the same way GA shows it?

I am trying classify Channel and Source/Medium from Original Data into Channel and Source/Medium as Dashboard of Google Analysis It means that: I exported Original Data from Google Analytics. I ...
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Will unlinked pages on a WordPress site get indexed by Google?

When you add a page to WordPress but you don't create a menu item for it and you don't have any link on your website to the page, will the page still be indexed by Google?
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Google Search Console reports “no return tags” even after removing all hreflang tags

Google console emailed me a msg. I click on the link and show, there are plenty of "no return tags" errors. My site is targeted globally, so I haven't selected a country to target. I have no idea ...
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Would Google accept a text sitemap if the URL had a .php extension?

Google accepts a sitemap as .txt file with a list of URLs separated each by a newline. Would Google also allow the same text file format with a .php? Ie.mysitemap.php instead of mysitemap.txt?
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Both Http & Https are showing in SERP [duplicate]

We migrated to Https in Jan 2018. We redirected(301) Http urls to Https. That redirection is working fine. But suddenly from November both URLs are coming in SERP. Please suggest how to get rid of ...
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Why would my different product pages with similar content have different search engine rankings?

We have a product based automobile website where we publish content for cars and bikes. This includes automobile's images, videos, pricing, reviews, similar offerings. We want to improve our Google ...
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How stop google from giving too much link juice to particular URLs?

We have a product website with separate pages for product details, product images, product videos, product reviews. We want to design a card for our products which we can use everywhere i.e. on ...
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How to outrank well reputed Websites?

I have already read What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google? and applied almost every on-page SEO advice from the answers to that question. One of my site (internal link) ...
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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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New competitor websites outrank me even though I have good DA, PA and write good content [duplicate]

My domain is quite old and it should be ranked better compared to the newcomers in my niche. I write good content than some top-ranked domains (they even have less DA and PA or Trust score). I design ...
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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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Google Dynamic Search Ads (DSA) pull landing / exit page specific data from API

We build a tool which links onsite visitor data and google Ads data. For the non-DSA ads we get specific information which we can link to the unique visitor. FOr some reason google Ads seem to only ...
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The property “eventSchedule” is not recognized by Google for an object of type Event

I used the below code for event scheduling of my event. But it prompts the below error in Google's Structured Data Testing Tool. The property "eventSchedule" is not recognized by Google for an ...
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Ask Google to remove thousands of pages from its index after cleaning up from hacked site

I've had my website hacked. I have cleaned it and searched google site:example.com and made a list of all the results. Removed the actual links that are OK and made a list of the ones in the format of ...
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Lower Google traffic after adding more pages?

I recently added a new feature to a website, which resulted in a few hundred extra pages being added to the site. I added these new pages to google sitemaps, with the hope that they would attract ...