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Wordpress blog is 100% excluded from Google Index [duplicate]

first time here, I hope I follow all rules. I'm desperate. For over 5 years now, I have a self hosted Wordpress blog, where I blog about my work as a Citrix administrator. I post content more or ...
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When I search for a 301 redirected domain Google shows a message from GoDaddy rather than following the 301 redirect

I have a domain name registered at Godaddy. I also have a website that I created at Google Sites. I forward the URL to go to the Google Site. I did this using the Godaddy Domain Manager Forwarding ...
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Remove old version of the site from Google index

I had a website with a few static pages and hundreds of products, it was indexed for quite a long time. A little while ago I've launched a brand new version of this site. The structure is the same, ...
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Redundant Non-gzip Index File

My site is full of pre-compressed gzip files. In all cases, except for the index.html file, I don't need the non-gzip versions. For example, if I have 1.html.gz, then I don't need to also have 1.html ...
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What's the difference between Google's “submit URL” tool and just having a URL on your submitted xml sitemap?

I've used Google's "submit URL" feature in hopes of getting certain URLs indexed (or updated in the index), but I'm curious if submitting the URLs you want to be indexed via the xml sitemap is ...
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Is there differences between deleting low quality articles vs no-indexing low quality articles SEO wise?

I am auditing the SEO for a site. I found a few low quality articles which I think Google hate.... So I have two options. Delete those article. No-index those article Is there any difference in ...
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How to link PDF and PS for best indexing while still maintaining proper design?

Assume that you are having a single web page with several links to your papers: ... Author list 1, Paper Title 1 [PDF] [PS], publication venue 1, year 1 Author list 2, Paper Title 2 [PDF] ...
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After website migration a year ago, some URLs from the old domain are still in Google. Should I block the old domain now?

I had an old domain which was migrated to a new domain. However, for a few pages redirects are not working properly and still being indexed in results. The migration was done a year ago. Would it ...
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URL's are not getting indexed even after requesting it through Google Fetch and Render Option [duplicate]

We have done some changes in the URL structure recently and submitted those new URL's for indexing using Google Fetch. But even after multiple attempts new URL's are not getting indexed. Could anyone ...
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Virtual Pageviews reduce bounce rate and increase pages per session

I add virtual pageviews on my javascript part of website, I see good results, reduce bounce rate, increase pages per session, but don't know this worth I mean, google count that and this affect on my ...
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Google indexing duplicate content despite a canonical tag pointing to an extarnal URL. Am I risking a penalty from Google?

I have a website. It has content that already exists somewhere on other sites. I have added a canonical tag, nevertheless Google index those URLs. I'm not concerned about these pages being indexed, ...
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Block third domain from being indexed

We have a web application that handles many websites that have test and production environment. This application has only one folder and it's hosted with IIS. We already have noindex nofollow, index ...
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Only my index is shown [duplicate]

THIS QUESTION IS NOT RELATED TO SITELINKS BUT THE ACTUAL INDEXING So I have a problem, when I search "mysite" only my index page is ranked on search engines as the top result followed by my ...
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How robust is court ordered content removal from Google search?

Do search engines like Google remove content from their search results (after a court or a person asks to) from the index? If the same content is uploaded in other IP address does Google ...
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Google Indexing URL First?

Does Google index a website's URL link first before the rest of the website? For example, if I search for "FedEx" on Google, is it safe to assume that Google will index "www.fedex.com" and display it ...
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The webpage is in JS but still text browsers are reading the content. How is it? [closed]

I was checking the site giftedandtalented.com. first of all the the source code is so cluttered. When i disabled the JS in my browser, except for top navigation nothing showed up but when i checked ...
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After almost 6 months, why google is still indexing my old site?

I purchased a domain steakovercooked.com to replace the domain zhihua-lai.com in Jan 2016. I do a 301 redirect in zhihua-lai.com/.htacess RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^zhihua-lai.com ...
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Google indexed my domain name, but my entity's name with spaces isn't returned [duplicate]

Working for my client, Google has indexed for some time the index page of my website example.com. If a search is done for "example company" however, Google returns no results. If the search is done ...
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Using one index file in all directories and subdirectories

I have an index.php file, which processes content of a directory it is located in and renders output to the browser. The problem is that the directory structure it is supposed to serve is rather ...
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Does the client ever explicitly request index.html when facing a directory?

The Cengage Learning textbook New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2013 says this on page IB5: If a URL does not include a filename, many web browsers will load the file that contains the website's ...
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Is a canonical tag pointing to my home page causing Google to remove my pages from the search index?

Google was indexing 1,400,000 of my pages. For the last 15 days, the number of indexed pages drops each day by 5,000 to 10,000. I have not seen any warnings or notices in Google webmaster tools. I ...
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How to properly tell Google they have no right to access the download. What status do I use?

I'm looking for the SEO way to tell Google not to download pictures. I have a script that generates one of two things based on who accesses the site: If an unauthorized robot accesses the site, they ...