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Search is used to look through a body of data, usually text, to find particular results that match some set of criteria.

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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 do i add custom fields in google search results?

I want to display custom fields like how search results pointing to wikipedia. For example, try searching Tesla on Google and check the search results, One of the search is like this, See the ...
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Are anchor tags an option to index lazy loaded images?

I am using a gallery that has lazy loading implemented. Only the thumb images are indexed by Google, the large images are not. Functionality, for context: Many thumbs are displayed, when a thumb is ...
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Not able to submit a sitemap in the Search Console

I run a few sites and one client mentioned that their web traffic has gone down and that their home page is no longer listed on Google. The site has been running for 10 years with no issues. I ...
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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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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 does SEO relates to a website's search [closed]

I have a website which uses search. I'm curious how do the search results on my website get indexed by engines like google. E.g. you can type in google "LinkedIn Apple Inc" or "Facebook Apple Inc" and ...
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Which One has more chance to rank in google image post vs text post?

Which post will rank in Search Engines such as (Google, Yahoo, Bing)if I create two posts one is with the full-page image with alt tag and title tag and another one with full text-based. I Know that ...
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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=...
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How to resolve Google “Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt” warning for a user login protected page?

Or, in other words, how can I tell google this is a user login protected page? The website is basically a single page app with server side rendering. That said, if the visitor is asking for a web ...
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Irrelevant post and review on my website

Reviews and post from customers for a juice center are getting posted in the Google maps which aren't relevant to my business profile. The juice center is below my office apartment. Please assist how ...
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Google selects one unrelated page as Canonical for many other pages, blocking our pages from indexing

Since start of April, we have many pages such as: https://www.example.com/index.pl?page=directcore for which Google continues to select this page as canonical: https://www.example.com/index.pl?page=...
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How to move site.net <site.net> to site.com/blog <site.com/blog> without losing page ranking [duplicate]

Here is the case: I moved my blog from "www.site.net" to "www.site.com/blog", and I want to tell google webmaster tools about this change, I tried to use the "Change of Address" tool but it only ...
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google says Indexed, not submitted in sitemap but it is not indexed [duplicate]

Search Console of google shows my url is "indexed but not submitted in sitemap". I have tested for https://www.dreamboxgate.net/forum/dream502062/ which is in sitemap but Google says its not and not ...
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More than one version of my site is indexed, is this normal? [duplicate]

SSL cert is set to force HTTPS - but i can’t seem to set it so the only version that is accessible is secure WWW version. I’ve added all 4 versions to search console. I also submitted a sitemap for ...
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How do I access an entire website list that is continually generated when scrolling? [closed]

I am trying to acquire all the information from a list of songs on ranker, however as I keep scrolling down new songs appear in an ever growing list, as the name suggests its a voting website so I am ...
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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 Search Console still shows clicks on the HTTP site years after moving to HTTPS

After switch to https, traffic isn't showing in Analytics says: Google Webmaster Tools treats HTTP and HTTPS as different properties. Hence you will get traffic on both for sometime, where ...
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Pages still showing on Bing despite using Block URLs tool

I have 12 pages which previously hosted PDFs. e.g. (www.site.com/downloads/category/PDFname1) We removed the files and have 301 redirected the URLS to homepage. Content removal was fine via Google ...
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Move from HTTP to HTTPS and crawling requests

I have moved my web site from http to https, http is fully redirected to https and they are identical in content. I have added both properties to Google Search Console, when I ask Google for crawl (...
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Why Google officially to end some old search console features? [closed]

Here are some of the upcoming changes in Search Console that google planning on making towards end of March, 2019: Crawl errors in the new Index Coverage report Sitemaps data in Index Coverage Using ...
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Search site by two possible abbreviation combinations - with space and without

I have a case where company name is registered as abbrevation, lets call it KUBER. But first two letters represent names of two founders so the client wishes that website will be found on search ...
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One site, multiple domains pointing to one CDN, search console questions

My company currently has one main domain abc.com which is pointed to a CDN server using CNAME. However for our affiliates we have multiple domains that are pointed to the same CDN server using CNAME ...
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Recently Google Search Console reported some amp errors when I have not AMP applied in my website at all!

Recently Google Search Console reported amp errors. There's no amp applied in my website at all. How is that possible? Check the screenshot below:
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Google displaying business for search terms related to a totally different business

Google is displaying our business for searches related to a totally different business. We display for the terms "next lincoln, next opening times" & emrsh says we get a lot of traffic from these ...
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What's the best practice (from SEO perspective) to remove pages from your website

Removing products from Shopify resulted in 404 when google kept redirecting traffic to indexed links which resulted in gradual drop in the site ranking as well as organic traffic. Right now we're ...
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Creating search form with Bootstrap and Perlfect

I have built a website using Bootstrap v4.0.0-beta. I want to add the ability to search the site. I am attempting to use a script called Perlfect Search 3.37. Though it hasn't been updated in a while ...
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How to verify all four variants of the URL to Google Search Console for Shopify?

How to verify all four variants of the URL to Google Search Console for Shopify? I have a main variant with www. It's conected with the Analitycs (this one shows the data), but Google Search Console ...
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Does it help SEO to search the website using “keywords site:domain”?

When search on Google, I can add "site:mydomain" as suffix, does it help SEO? It should mean to tell Google my site contains this keywords, and Google will create index to link to my site, right?
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Do single page applications cause indexing problems for site search solutions?

While I've seen a lot of discussion on how Single Page Applications can present challenges for Search Engine Optimization due to indexing issues, I can't find any information about whether using site ...
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Noticing a lot of crawl errors in Google Search Console for pages that never existed on our site

I recently began work on an existing Wordpress website that was extensively revamped 3 months ago. https://thedoctorwithin.com. I'm a bit new to Wordpress, so I thought I should reach out to some of ...
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Multi-regional site, same language - Google penalization [duplicate]

Let's suppose there is a company "acme", that ships products world-wide. They have multiple sites, for example there is a site for Australia - acme.com.au and a site for UK - acme.co.uk. Both sites ...
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The word 'behance' appears instead of my title in Google search results

I've just noticed that when I search for articles on my website in Google, the name of my website has been replaced with 'behance'. I have no idea who/what 'behance' is and how to correct this ...
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Is there any way to restore a deleted Google Webmasters property?

We have a situation that, when our client created a new "https" property under Google webmaster, he accidentally deleted the existing "http" property which had a good ranking. Since then (looks like) ...
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Indexed pages dashboard: New or old, which is correct?

There is a discrepancy between the data in my "Index" dashboard in the new search console versus the old one and I am not sure which I should believe. Plausibly of more concern, the old one shows a ...
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Why does Google Analytics report higher “organic search” on days with lots of Reddit referrals?

The following data comes from Google Analytics. Site is new. The site gets a traffic spike when published on Reddit, along with the traffic increase comes the "organic search" increase. Then when the ...
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How should I deal with Search page for SEO [duplicate]

A website I'm building has a product search page with many options. Name, size, category, etc. Currently the url is search.php and the GET string (when the user submits the form) effectively just ...
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Google change of address: from (site1.example and site2.example) to (newsite.example/1 and newsite.example/2)

I'm trying to tell Google that I'm merging two sites into one, with the following URLs: site1.example to newsite.example/1 site2.example to newsite.example/2 I already set 301s to the relevant pages ...
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Why does Google Search Console think failed searches should return 404?

I have recently been getting a lot of errors in Google Search Console saying that my search page has a lot of soft 404s, because whenever it enters a search term into my site that returns no results, ...
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How does Google Chrome determine URL patterns for Site Search?

I have recently started monitoring my site jujubuy.com on Google Webmasters Tools. I have added codes to generate JSON-LD based structured data for Sitelinks Searchbox. I've supplied correct URL ...
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Will URLs that search my database hurt search engine visibility?

I have a tool on my site made for searching a database. By default, the tool is located at example.com/databasesearch One thing you can search by are tags. If you select a tag to search by, it ...
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Any recommendation after Google site search got discontinued? [closed]

Google has discontinued sale/renewal of the Google Site Search since Apr 1 2017. The product will be completely shut down by April 1, 2018. Source: https://enterprise.google.com/search/products/gss....
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Main Domain & Subfolders to Main Domain and Subdomains (Search Console)

Hi want to know we launch a new redesign of site (multi regional) we went from one main domain and subfolders to main domain and subdomains, question is in search console, do I delete the main site ...
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Google Search Console - Scan Request does not work

I have a problem with Google's Search Console. When I "Fetch as Google" and status is Complete, I click on "Request Indexing", fill in the Captcha and Submit. Nothing happens after i click on Submit,...
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Google Search Console suddenly reports “no data available” instead of the usual 800 backlinks

My client Website has 800+ back links to his website from different domains. Suddenly one morning Google Search Console showed no data available in links to my site and internal links. I usually ...
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How to make Google index users posts when there are no direct links and the posts are loaded with infinite scroll?

In a website that has posts system similar to Facebook, where the user has option to: Keep his posts private (needs login to view) Make them public (anyone can see them) In case #2 I want to allow ...
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How to fix xml and php live search [closed]

Hi i have been wondering on how to make a live search on my movie website and im trying to do it without a database. So i decided to go with php and xml. These are my code so far. please help me fix ...
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Google Confused (Two Sites on One Server)

I have two sites / domains (https://www.pcfixes.com & https://www.flcleaner.com) on same server. Having tweaked the nginx profiles for both sites, I believe Gbot went on PCfixes.com and was ...
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How do I track internal search analytics in Google Analytics for a separate specific, non-site search

We're currently using Google Analytics to track internal site search. Query parameter in View settings for this is set to 'q' as results are returned as '/search?q=publications'. This works well and ...
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Using URL without query parameter for Sitelinks Searchbox?

All the examples I see to attempt to gain a search box in sitelinks in the SERPs use a target URL that has a URL parameter like so: https://example.com/search?q={search-string} Can any URL be used ...