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A search engine is program that searches documents for specified keywords and returns a list of the documents where the keywords were found.

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How to keep the rank in google search engine database when changing ip address [duplicate]

I am a newbie in the field of website making. I currently made a website using Django and host it using digital ocean, I learn all of it by myself and I am very interested. However, I would like to ...
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SEO - What to use for a site containing absolutely different topics: subdomains or subpages? [duplicate]

I've got some amount of unique information, that I think it might be useful for other people as well. I'm planning to split the information into 5-10 huge single-page articles (long-reads). The ...
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What if to load duplicated blocks e.g. header and footer by JS

If we use static site generators (SSG) and edit some block duplicated on many pages e.g. header or footer, we need to regenerate all the HTML pages using this block. Regardless of the speed of our SSG,...
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Remove site from search engines for specific keyword

I know normally people want the opposite but I would like to know if someone here knows how to remove a site from search results for a specific keyword. Lately I'm getting a lot of visits from people ...
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Submitting sitemap to Baidu [duplicate]

I've created a Baidu account to submit my sitemap.xml file to Baidu Search Console. I've also verified my phone number & email address. But when I try to submit my sitemap, they want the name as ...
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Deleted posts don't seem to be completely removed

I asked a webmaster to remove some posts on his website where some pictures and content referring to me appeared. He removed pictures and content but they still appear as results on google search, and ...
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Move a site to my own host [closed]

I have a Tech blog site with +350 articles that hosted on a free plan WordPress with enabled default WordAD and a paid domain. Some people advise me to move my blog to my own host on Godaddy or any ...
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I changed my name on Google+ but in the search results still show my old name

I edited my name on Google+, by substituting my real name with a nickname. If I enter my real name in the Google search bar (and on other search engines as well), I get links to my Google+ profile. ...
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Sitemap generation strategy for massive dynamic website

I need to put in place a system that will generate sitemap files (https://www.sitemaps.org) for a huge website with content changing dynamically. These are example figures, but I'm thinking of ...
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How to get a public Google map show up in Google search results?

I'm a runner and I've spent a lot of time using Google maps to compile a collection of drinking fountain locations in Boston where I often run. I've made it public so others can benefit from this ...
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How long will deleted content will be visible on search engines and why?

I posted a note on Facebook an then set the privacy mode to "visible to me only", and then deactivated my account, and then deleted the note, but the screen of it still appears on the indexed results ...
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Google Indexing exclusion errors [duplicate]

I find a lot of my website's URLs being excluded from indexing in Google search console. I tried to find the reasons for it with the idea of fixing it, but could not find what the problem is and why ...
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Could a Backlink loss cause clicks drop on Google / Organic Search clicks?

Here is a specific example: my website is pretty much new and I did not base my popularity on backlinks. Anyway, I did get 3 or 4 backlinks on very authoritative websites. One month later I got ...
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Why does Search Console count impressions where the searcher hasn't even scrolled far enough down the SERP to see my site?

Why does Search Console count impressions where the searcher hasn't even scrolled far enough down the SERP to see my site? Google Search console lists the keywords people use in search to visit my ...
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Precautions while reorganizing sitemaps

I am reorganizing my sitemaps. I am breaking some large sitemaps into smaller ones, merging some and so on. More importantly I am renaming all the sitemaps (I am assigning meaningful suffixes ...
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Does too much JavaScript discourage bots from indexing?

Along with lengthy content I am using many JavaScript components like client-side graphs (Google charts API), DoubleClick (with Adsense) and others. When I fetch and render from Search Console, I can ...
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Time lag between crawling and indexing [duplicate]

The new version of search console is reporting status 'Crawled currently not indexed' for several URLs. The urls are new and the sitemap was submitted only a couple of days back. My question is how ...
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Search engine pessimisation: Can I tell search engines not to rank legacy pages above live ones?

I maintain a website for an organisation. It has undergone a couple of rebuilds, and each time the pages of the old site have been kept available for historical interest. It has been brought to my ...
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Prevent Indexing of Images from my website but hosted on S3 / Cloudinary

I understand that as a website/domain owner (eg: example.com), we can prevent images from our website from being indexed by Google (GoogleBot / GoogleBot-Image). We could add a meta tag to the whole ...
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Google Search Console: Continuous Decrease in Search Impressions While There is Almost No Change in Position

One of my clients has a website that is visited by tens of thousands of users per day. Google Search Console is showing continuous decrease in search impressions starting from 01-April-2018. The ...
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Do any search engines exist which disobey rel=“nofollow” or “Disallow”? [closed]

Moving beyond the big players - Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask, DDG (who all obey "nofollow"s), are there any search engines out there which deliberately disobey rel='nofollow' links and Disallow rules in ...
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How to make Google display only Country-specific search results based on user's location

My question goes like this: I own a multinational company with the following websites www.abc.com/us/ www.abc.com/uk/ www.abc.com/apac/ I advertise my product (let's name it "device") on each of my ...
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Can we use URL pattern in google remove URL webmaster?

I am working on a project which has some private information. They are indexed in google and is showing as a snippet. Now I want to remove those URL from google index. I have gone through the google ...
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Newly verified property is not showing up in Webmaster Google Search Console

UPDATE: (2018-04-23) - While revising this post to add more detail I went through the steps to add a property again. However, this time I googled "Google Webmaster Tools" and then used the link in ...
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Is there a way to indicate that a web page may have “disturbing” content for OpenGraph/Google etc

I am working on a website that hosts medical imagery. Some of those images might be considered "explicit" or "disturbing", e.g. surgery or diseases. We would like to add metadata to those web pages ...
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How do I get the subdomains that my MVC5 application will have to be crawled by search engines?

I am setting up a multitenant application using MVC5. I have figured out most of the implementation and deployment details. However, I have some questions around SEO. Basically, multitenancy means ...
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Website rank based on keyword search

is there any possibility to get a list of website that have very good rank based on a keyword search. For example keyword is cat food , then i have to get list the top 100 website that have high ...
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Website with Apps and SE rankings

Currently I have a website that is very popular for related search terms, with very little bounce rates and it is ranking very well. It is an ecommerce site. I want to offer apps for my regular users ...
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SEO impact of native vs. custom blog post types in WordPress

When I was setting up my Wordpress based site, the native blog post type (posts) didn't offer the structure and features I was after, so I created my own custom post type (library) with additional ...
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Google is not showing the English subdomain in the search results when searching for our domain name

We have a dual language news portal. We had changed domain name in December, 2017. Nowadays, when we search for the domain name it only shows the "bn" language website. Google doesn't show the "en" ...
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Should I delete http property in search console after adding https version [duplicate]

I just started using SSL for my website. I have redirected all the urls from http to https. From some of the previous questions and answers I understand I should add https version of my site as new ...
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Googlebot flooding server with requests for junk URLs with random data

I'm having some trouble with GoogleBot. It keeps requesting a random URL that doesn't exist. It is trying to access:www.example.com/index.php/{TOKEN} That {TOKEN} is really random, no idea where it ...
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New Blog Post not Showing on Search Result? [duplicate]

https://www.mobileblog24.com/ Here is my Blog Site. 2 month ago it has server error,now it solved.The keywords i worked after fixing problem, search for every keyword on Google but no Blog Post ...
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Submit to Google without logging in? [duplicate]

I want to submit certain web pages to Google so they can be indexed after they have been added or updated, but currently Google seems to be requiring a web master to login to do this. I do not want ...
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Google Search Console - Submitted URL not selected as canonical

We have 3 product pages in which we have added some internal links (PDF links), the crawl report Google search console is showing an error called "Submitted URL not selected as canonical". The PDF is ...
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Search Console not matching with own search

Why does search console show that avg position is 2.8 out of 7000 impressions, while it does not show up in first page when I or my college type different top search queries? I am aware of possible ...
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Can we call a site search result page “SERP”?

I've worked in SEO company and I'm familiar with SERP term. I've moved to another company and in this company, we have an Elastic Search server which we send data to it and use it as search handler. ...
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How do you specify alternate pages with different content for users in different countries?

I have two versions of my website one is www.example.com and other is at www.example.com/us for users from two different countries. These two versions have the same number of pages and in same order. ...
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Will social sharing help my website rank in search engines?

I am owner of travel related website and recently found that two twitter users have shared a link from my website on their profile. Those profiles are not related to travel. One profile is sharing ...
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Website Home Page URL Not Show On Google Search [duplicate]

If i search like site:www.paka.tv my main homepage URL not showing, but categories of my site pages showing on results. How to show my website URL (www.pakka.tv) on google search.
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How to Disavow Bad Backlinks Automatically?

I have this website which is relatively new and I am trying to rank it in Google. But, I have this enemy who keeps building bad/spam links to my site. So, every time I see some rank improvement in my ...
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Will creating an app that user prefer to the website reduce search engine rankings due to lower usage of the site?

If all users use only iPhone or Android app instead of use the website, will I lose rank of my website on Google? I think when more users visit the website, the rank of website is better in search ...
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Are internal links to pages more valuable than sitemap.xml links [duplicate]

So part of my site is asynchronously loaded with javascript. This part contains links to products. All these links also exist in my sitemap.xml. I've tested with Googlebot Fetch and it doesnt see ...
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Other than people, what “reliable” and trustworthy search engine should we optimize for? [closed]

I have looked at this question: Other than Google, how do I decide which search engines to optimize for? but it doesn't match what I will ask. When I made my website, I make it primarily for people ...
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Move to SSL and have 2 x domains, make one canonical or not?

This is an updated version of 2 x domains for same site in Google make canonical or not and I am posting it again as A) there is a new SSL aspect to the question and B) it's nearly 4 years old and ...
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Can .in domain rank well in duckduckgo and Google ALL OVER THE WORLD? [duplicate]

As I read through this question (here), I found out they said .in domain can't be target globally, but while I search the term hahow which is an online learning platform with domain : hahow.in, it ...
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Site's description not showing for robots.txt? [duplicate]

When I search on Google through WordPress site domain name without TLD, it shows the site's information but, in the Title section it shows only www.example.com, no title and description section like ...
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Should an Allow or Disallow directive be used in robots.txt to allow Googlebot to crawl the whole site?

User-agent: * Disallow: / User-agent: Googlebot Allow: / I use this command in my robots.txt file. But i do not think this is right. What should be the right command? Some article i have found where ...
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Does using dynamic DNS hurt SEO?

I am planning to launch a new website targeting the country I am based in. Webhosting here is very expensive and for what you pay in other places for a dedicated server you will get the shared hosting ...
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How to disappear from the first page of search engines' search results?

I finished building my website a few days ago. I built it just for the purpose of having a presentable branding, and don't want people to contact me frequently. But now it's already appearing on the ...