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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using personal email account to use google services [closed]

I was wondering, how people uses there personal email e.g abc@yahoo.com on google as use their services? I tried to register my personal email but fail, do I need to buy G suite?
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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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Drop in traffic due to duplicate content? [duplicate]

I have a blog post on my site, and then a few months later I got asked by another (much larger) website, if they could put that same post on their website as a guest post. Seeing as their site is ...
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Weird /'http URL pattern leading to many 404s

I got very weird 404s from the Google Search Console. It shows me some kind of URL mix up and I cannot pinpoint where this pattern comes from. It is a WordPress installation. https://example.com/...
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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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Google Analytics show different data from January now than it did last month

Last week I took sessions and user data from google analytics for January 2019. This week I look at the same month, and the figures are different. Can anyone explain to me why it changed? I've ...
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Google Crawl Stats: What's included in “time spent downloading a page” metric?

Background I'm the owner of a quite large site (millions of pages). I'm trying to optimize the site for "time spent downloading a page"-metric in google search console. Currently my stats in Search ...
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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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Proper way to avoid Google from indexing wordpress attachment pages

I recently noticed that the attachment pages of my friend's website appears in Google search. I applied the Yoast plugin solution to redirect those pages to post itself but I want to guarantee that ...
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Can a post with low word-count be bad for SEO?

I know that word count isn't a ranking factor. Source: Is word count a large ranking factor for Google? I am going to add a Question and Answer Section for my website. Some questions like "Do meta ...
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Website not appearing in Google search results

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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Will google blacklist my website for pasting relevant but duplicate articles?

I work at a small startup, and we are struggling to get high ranks on google, in searches relevant to our website. Since "content is king" when it comes to SEO, we want to add articles to our website ...
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Google and Duplicate Content: Product details vs. separate feature explanation page

I run the site https://example.de and I'm really really looking for an answer to the following question. We had three SEO agencies and each one gave a different answer. The products need an ...
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Remove hacked url from google index not working

I keep getting hacked url's index by google when i type site:mydomain.com.au My site was hacked previously (was using wordpress). Now it uses JavaScript (React/Node) and built from scratch and hosted ...
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(JSON-LD) Adding recommended fields that are not visible on page

I'm using the type "GovernmentOrganization" to describe some content on my homepage. I have subOrganizations of type "GovernmentOffice" listed and the following fields filled out for each of them: ...
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Using prerender.io for SEO on my AngularJS app - Dynamic and static web pages

I have a website that was built with AngularJS. I want the website to be crawled by search engines (with the dynamic content). I've tried to use Google services to do the crawl (from a sitemap.xml ...
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How to setup site with second specialised domain name with same content

I got a website: company-name-counselling.co.uk I have setup all 4 versions of the domain to redirect to the https://www.company-name-counselelling.co.uk I have also bought nearby-town-counselling....
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Find visitors source(google source) who completes lead generation form?

I'm tracking the lead generation form conversions using Google Analytics and using Google Ads to drive paid traffic to the website. I'm using Drupal 7 as CMS for the website. Most of the inorganic ...
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Does Google limit how much traffic it sends to a domain via search results?

I've started to notice that I seem to get a set amount of results sent to me via Google search. On an average day, certain pages will get consistent hits from search results. Whenever I post something ...
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How should be sitemap strucuture for QnA website like Quora and stackoverflow?

We have a Question and Answer section on our website and want to create sitemap for that. What should be sitemap format for that. Basically there are types of pages: 1) Question listing page - Where ...
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hreflang region targeting - multiple regions displaying in SERPS

I'm slightly stumped, with one of my websites. The hreflang appears to be installed correctly and the majority of the regions are targetted in the international targeting report, apart from with EU ...
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How to update Google's index for AJAX fragments?

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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Page cannibalising ranking?

My site glueckundsegen.de is seeing declining rankings and I wonder whether the following might be a reason for that and whether there is something that can be done to resolve that. The keyword I'm ...
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Ranking for ideal query reducing [duplicate]

I am trying to rank in the SERP's for the query "t-slot aluminum" or "t slot aluminum". I was beginning to see some progress and peaked at a position of 15.2 on August 11. Since that date, my ranking ...
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Can you write a review schema for a place that charges an entry fee?

Google's recently changed it's schema protocals https://searchengineland.com/google-cracks-down-on-some-review-rich-results-322143 In regards to star ratings ... I'm guessing that a place which ...
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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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Schema ratings is not appearing [duplicate]

I applied schema (Star Ratings) to my site. It's been more than 5 days, and I checked it in Google's Structured Data Testing Tool too. There are also no errors or warnings, but still it is not applied....
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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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Would Google My Business allow these two businesses to share the same address?

I have a question about Google's preferences for businesses that share a location. A roofing company and a construction company are run out of the same building. They're both owned by the same person,...
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Social Login - Google login button missing (Adifier) Can't find PHP file relating to page [closed]

Using the Adifier plugin I have set it up so users can login with Facebook and Google. Facebook Login working, but for some reason no button shows up for Google. I cannot find the PHP page relating ...
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How do I tell Google to ignore an entire fourth level wildcard subdomain with several sites?

I have multiple servers which host several sites, some of them being QA environments. Unfortunately, Google has found its way to some of them, and it is displaying results which are in fact competing ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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=...