Questions tagged [javascript]

JavaScript is a dialect of the standardized ECMAScript programming language, primarily used for scripting web-pages. Use this tag for questions regarding ECMAScript and its dialects/ implementations: JavaScript, JScript, etc., excluding ActionScript.

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Pagespeed Insights reports that Google Analytics is blocking main thread in page load

I'm chasing page speed, partly as proof that getting 90%+ is consistently achievable. My main issue now is Google Analytics. In the below example, it's loaded via Google Tag Manager, so there's just ...
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MediaWiki Template error Lua 126 [closed]

I am getting an error: Lua 126, even after editing multiple permission settings that wasn't suggested by the software itself. I've pretty much tried everything, I am just trying to use the {{Age}} ...
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Can I link to a Bootstrap carousel slide AND scroll to the slide? [migrated]

I'm using a typical Bootstrap carousel in the body of my page. At the top of my page, I'd like to be able to link to a slide. This is easy and done like: <a href="#" data-slide-to="0">First ...
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GTmetrix says Statcounter slowing website, any benefit to removing its code?

A few years ago, I installed Statcounter code on my website. It's at the end of pages, just before body tag. It loads asynchronously. When I check my pages on gtmetrix, it states that there are 2 ...
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How reduce the execution time of JavaScript on Adsense script

sorry for my English.. my knowledge for Server Site is very simple... All my Site has on <head> this, <title>my title</title> <meta name="google-site-verification" content="...
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Should I use the 'noreferrer' attribute on my website links (to open in a new window) as a safety measure?

There are many sites on the internet that recommend you to add the noopener noreferrer attributes to your link as a safety measure. This is to avoid malicious scripts from other domains to take ...
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Do errors in Javascript (console errors like reference errors) affect SEO?

Suppose I have an error in my console on a couple of pages, like the following: (index):239 Uncaught ReferenceError: incom is not defined at (index):239 at dispatch (jquery.min.js?ver=1.8.3:2)...
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Is there a way to use js templating with wordpress without impacting seo or ux?

I have one JSON file that contains the text content for my hundreds of Wordpress posts. I am using templating, mustache.js, to insert the text content and render the posts. This saves me a lot of time,...
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Norton Alert on Java script : Web Attack: Fake Tech Support Website 374

I used JavaScript function to get browser information.I added this code : isIEedge = window.navigator.userAgent.indexOf("Edge") > -1; It has trouble with Norton Anti-virus, I am interested to ...
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Explanation needed with Django and AMP logic using 1 url

I'm using AMP at one of my parts of the website with Django template and python, my question is what will happen to a page (*SEO wise) if I take and break an AMPed page (only on desktop) and leave the ...
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How can I optimize Google Analytics for GTmetrix?

I'm optimizing my website using GTmetrix and I've got good grades, but it's still not perfect. Look at this image for PageSpeed: And this one for YSlow: The picture shows that my value is not ...
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How can I track button click in google analitycs?

I had register my website in the google analytics and I had put the script in my default index like this : <html> <head> <meta name="google-site-verification" content="**********...
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Can it save the google tag manager script in an external js file?

My default index html like this : <html> <head> <meta name="google-site-verification" content="****************" /> <script async src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/...
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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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Delete Firefox JavaScript console history?

How do I the clear the command history of Firefox's JavaScript console? Clearing all history, cookies, cache, etc., doesn't clear the JavaScript console history.
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Standard or common way to secure a destination-email-address of a client-side contact-form

I have a website with a minimal, client-side HTML-CSS-JavaScript contact form but I desire to hide the destination email address of that form from the HTML source code so that form users would not be ...
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How can I combining many external Javascript scripts into one?

I check my website using gtmetrix and my website is recommended for fewer HTTP requests and reduce DNS lookups. So I must to combining combining many external Javascript scripts into one In my layout ...
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Can Google crawl dynamic structured data added in a window.onload() event?

I inject some JSON-LD into a page dynamically via Javascript, when I test the page using Google's Structured Data Testing Tool, the expected output appears and I can see the Product Element is ...
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How can I improve performance score website in the gtmetrix? [closed]

I test my web with gtmetrix. The result like this : I want to improve grade of add expires headers, compress component with gzip and all recommendation which has a bad grade How can I do it? ...
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Is there a problem in adding Adsense verification code via JavaScript?

I work with a certain CMS (MediaWiki) in which there is no direct control over HTML (as there is in Drupal Twig files for example); Hence, in this case, I have to load my Adsense verification code via ...
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What are the benefits of utilizing a Web Server vs opening an HTML file directly via your browser

I've just begun coding in Javascript. I'm looking for an in depth answer that explains the features that are available to me when using a web server to serve up my index.html file vs simply opening ...
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Do search engines crawl JavaScript generated pages?

I'm considering building a new website using react.js and am doing quite a bit of research before embarking into anything. I have found quite a few articles stating that websites that have content ...
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How to fix Mobile Usability Issues (page resources are not loaded) in Google Search Console

Our website is responsive but it is showing the below mobile usability issues at Google search console. 1. Content wider than screen 2. Clickable elements too close together 3. Text too small to read ...
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What is the difference between Google Analytics experiment and gtag snippets? Do I need both?

I have a website with two Analytic codes: <!-- Google Analytics Content Experiment code --> <script>function utmx_section(){}function utmx(){}(function(){var k='1234567-0',d=document,l=d....
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Does Javascript Obfuscating effect SEO?

Does protecting Javascript source code using an obfuscator (so it will be harder to read it by visitors) can hurt Google Ranking?
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Getting this in Google SDTT Tool: “The URL could not be rendered. Some markup may be missing.”

Structured Data Testing Tool giving error in testing via fetch url but working fine when pasting the code. I have some JS code which fetches some content and dynamically inject in the HTML. So I am ...
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SEO for daily changing content with infinite scroll or load more strategy

I have implemented a page that has Listings with shortened teaser content. It infinite scrolls to continue revealing more listings as you scroll via Javascript. The result is something like Quora. ...
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Pagination without pagination URLs - is it bad for SEO?

I've read a few articles about pagination pitfalls but none really describe my situation. I have a products page rendered with ReactJS with about 300 products and pagination (I am also using server-...
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Adding a contact form to MediaWiki

There are a few contact form extensions for MediaWiki that one can download and install but I don't want to use extensions at all (or changing the PHP) if there is another solution in HTML-Javascript. ...
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MediaWiki: Hiding certain HTML elements for non-logged-in users

In a MediaWiki-based non-communal website there are some HTML elements that should be presented only for logged-in-users (an administration menu or some of its links). Usually if I want to hide ...
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Could it be correct to have two Google Analytics UA codes in my site?

OK, I started out on a new job and working on SEO. I saw that it has two UA codes. Since I am a newbie on this, I wanted to know if the use of these codes are correct? Just wanted to know if there is ...
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How does googlebot indexing javascript mixed links (href & onclick on same element)

It's been about 5 years since google indexing javascript and I'm still confused about details. I read here ( Does Google perform onClick actions? ) basics. And then I know that javascript created ...
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Ajax Request with Push State to Current URL SEO Friendly?

After reading up on getting content indexed in Google that is pulled into a page from an AJAX request, I have found that you can use pushState to change the URL and this will allow Google to find it. ...
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How to see how scripts are being loaded in a page?

Using the Inspector tool in a browser, a waterfall can be seen. Also the type of cause for loading specific elements is mentioned, and it can be explored further in the Stack tab for that specific ...
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Does Javascript need to be supported by the server hosting the script?

So, if you want to run a PHP script for example, whatever is hosting you needs to be able to run PHP. Does this also apply to Javascript? As in, if I want to include Javascript on my webpages, do I ...
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Not receiving any data from Google Analytics

I setup a GA property: <script> window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-XXXXXXXXX-2', { ‘anonymize_ip’:...
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Is search engine cloaking caused by JavaScript changing the document object model?

This current article from Wikipedia defines Cloaking as: Cloaking is a search engine optimization (SEO) technique in which the content presented to the search engine spider is different from that ...
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How can I get a web crawler to see dynamic data injected by JavaScript in 2019?

Originally posted this on stackoverflow and it got put as off-topic so posting here. I recently read this google webmasters article from 2015 on accessibility and SEO for web pages using AJAX. It ...
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Mobile Web: Sliding whole page over to reveal navigation underneath

I'm making an all new mobile version of one of my sites. And I've decided that the way I want to do navigation is to have the 'hamburger' button cause the entire page to slide to the right, revealing ...
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Why do so many websites use third-party sites for hosting JavaScripts? [duplicate]

What would be the benefit of my hosting JavaScripts from ajax.googleapis.com and other third-party sites instead of hosting these scripts myself?
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Why use “!” after “#” in URL?

I am working on a project where my landing page URLs will be generated dynamically. I keep hearing that I have to use ! after # in URLs that are generated dynamically, for SEO reasons. But no one ...
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SEO consequences for using IIS Rewrite rule to redirect to static content for crawlers only

I have an AngularJS site that's pretty slow which is causing the SEO to be rather poor. Not to mention, the metadata doesn't render correctly. To fix this, my thought was to use IIS rewrite rules to ...
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How can I fix JavaScript error for my live tested page in Google Search Console? [closed]

This is is a screenshot of my tested page on search console. Can Googlebot read this error and dramatically effect my ranking?
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MediaWiki: How to delete the about page?

in a MediaWiki project I don't need the automatically created About webpage because in this case the homepage already covers the about details of the project. I can delete any webpage but for some ...
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How does CloudFlare Handle JS Redirects?

I need to implement a couple Javascript redirects using window.location on my site. This redirect fires in very specific circumstances and I don't want that redirect cached. I found info about how ...
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Make JavaScript Generated content appear on Search Engines, where content differs on a Single Page

I have a PWA hosted on Firebase. On the main URL, like example.com, there's a lot of content that is generated by JavaScript. At the same time, whenever someone accesses example.com/?key=value, where ...
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Google Analytics doesn't track events, everything else is correctly tracked

I've set Analytics for my new landing page. Everything works correctly( real-time data as well) except for Events tracking. Actually, this is the first time I'm working with Analytics Events tracking,...
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Can I prevent loading some HTML body and head in PWA when javascript is enabled?

We have restricted resource and we can not use server side technology in our website.We are using PWA technology.What is our solution to pages indexed correctly in Google? Can we load some head tags ...
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Embedding Google Analytics/Tag Manager and gtag.js correctly (in WordPress): Is it o.k. in the head or does it have to be after the body tag?

The Google devguide says the following: To install the global tracking snippet, copy the following code and paste it immediately after the tag on every page of your site. Replace ...
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Do I have to add Google Analytics events if I have Javacsript buttons on a page or can Analytics track time on page without them by itself?

On one of my pages I have Javascript code, so when the user clicks buttons the page responds without going to an other page or doing an Ajax call. So the user can be on the page for a while pushing ...