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What affects and how to change search appearance? [on hold]

The title says it all! Images attached!
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Do class names affect search result snippit? [duplicate]

Hopefully this isn't considered a duplicate is it refers specifically to result snippits/meta descriptions rather than ranking factor. My case - A carousel of testimonials just under the home hero - ...
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Could using the Google URL removal tool for a specific page also have removed the home page?

I noticed today my Homepage URL is not on Google Search Result anymore. Firstly for specific keyword where i ranked #1 than for domain itself. it is my brand keyword which I get most traffic from. I ...
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When searching for my own site on Google, I see spam for the page title and description

When I do a Google search for my website "Mike Grossman Consulting" the result with my URL mikegrossmanconsulting.com contains spam like information. (The page title and description contain spam ...
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JSON-LD makes website result with no thumbnail in Mobile Search [duplicate]

I saw that it was picking one of the images from my portfolio, so I planned to add explicitly one image for Google Mobile Search result to pick up using JSON-LD tags. A funny thing is that, it says ...
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google consider my domain error and offer another domain [duplicate]

Dears i have a website : www.book2trip.com when type it in google search : it shows Did you mean: bookatrip.com I don't know what to do. Already contacted with google analytics and checked ....
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Has Google reduced the meta description length with a recent Update?

Only one month ago I changed all of page's of the meta description from 155 (old) to 300-320 (New) characters. However, now Google is showing only 155 characters meta description in the search ...
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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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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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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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Google doesn't show all indexed pages of site in search results [duplicate]

guys! Recently I updated sitemap for my website and made sure that all of my webpages are up and running, seo friendly etc. Month ago I requested indexing and rendering of all my pages, and sumbitted ...
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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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ranking problems after changes [duplicate]

The site has been up for 5 years with little change and has been on the second/third page. I added a couple of pages and altered and added to update the info. I added a couple of links to suppliers. ...
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Is it possible to rank on a keyword, even if Google treats the keyword like a location search?

Is it possible to rank on Google with keywords that will only locally appear in the search results? Like if I want to make a site about gyms. If someone searches for this keyword he will only find ...
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Google continues to index Word documents and PDF files that were blocked by robots.txt and have been removed from the server

I've been having some issues removing some content from Google's search results. I have some word documents and pdf files in public directories that I have since password protected. When you try to ...
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How do I make Google show rich snippets in the search results now that I have implemented structured data?

I have written and inserted Google Search Gallery scripts into our website so that to see article carousels, company logo, info, etc in the search results. Now when I search specific keywords I don't ...
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Adding Subpage to Google Search Console (Things to be careful)

I have 4 versions (http/https) x (www/non www) of my website in search console. But I realised that I needed search analytics information on a subpage's ranking on google, but when I check search ...
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Does text outputted to a page from an sql database appear in search engines?

I'm working on improving SEO for my website, and one of the ways I want to drive traffic to my site is by writing a blog. Every post of my blog is saved to my sql database, then outputted on my ...
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What's wrong with alexa? [duplicate]

I have a problem from the beginning of this year. The problem is my website is losing its rank and keep losing it. I installed Alexa Toolbar to check the website every day, but it still give me the ...
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Removing content in specific directories from Google search results

We are using a plugin on our website to handle job application submissions. I found out recently that the applications were being uploaded into a public directory. We've had some individuals approach ...
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Why is Google rewriting the page title with '[3]' in the search results?

Some of our pages in Google search are showing with a [3] in the title of the page. When this happens the title of the page is <page name> - [3]<domain name>. When it's not happening it'...
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How to instruct search engines to only display result from subdomain when user is in US?

A client's Shopify site has us.clientsite.com subdomain which is outcompeting clientsite.com which is focused on the rest of the world. Is there any way to tell search engines to only display the us....
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SEO friendly URL and site structure for an anagram site?

Quoting Googles Doorway pages guidelines: Substantially similar pages that are closer to search results than a clearly defined, browseable hierarchy In case of a site such as Anagram solver - A ...
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HTTP links still in Google's SERPs after moving to HTTPS

I've moved my WordPress site from HTTP to HTTPS almost a month ago. Here are the steps that I've taken: Replace all the internal links over the site like navigation etc. (HTTP links still there in ...
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Does Semantic Search also mean Semantic SEO?

I am doing a long essay on SEO and just wanted to be totally clear on the fact Semantic Search - the process of optimizing search engines to understand the query and display information accurately, ...
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Find out index date of Google search result

Is there any possibility to get detail information on when I specific page that appears in the Google search results, was indexed? Background: I have been contacted by a company that claims that I ...
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Why are Library of Congress searches treated as live sessions?

Something unusual happened yesterday. I was asking a question in another SE, and had searched, in another browser tab, the Library of Congress (LoC) for the book title, programming the Z80. As I was ...
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Geographical landing pages not showing up on Google search results [duplicate]

Problem we have: One markets' geographical landing pages do not appear on search results. Few months ago we discovered that robots.txt are blocking Google from indexing that markets' pages. We fixed ...
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Landing page and development site

We currently have a Landing page for our website with no navigation or links only a contact form. However, I am adding content to other pages on the LIVE site that only I can get to for now. Will ...
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Will search engines match search terms with domains that use the domain extension to create the keyword

Sorry if I butchered the title/question. Say my name is John Fernandes and my website is "johnfernand.es". If someone Googles "John Fernandes" will it match "johnfernand.es" like it would "twitter.com/...
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Image still appears in google search results in spite it has been removed from original source

I have reported an image to google for removal under "remove outdated content" and in search console it says "This content is no longer live on the website", however the image still appears in google ...
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Logo on Google AMP cards is not displayed in Google Search results

Recently I started working on this news portal http://tichyseinblick.de. Its desktop and mobile/responsive version are quite bad in terms SEO and performance (inline scripts, non-progressive/...
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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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How do I get google to show my page's structure in its results? [duplicate]

I know that for some pages Google lists the results as can be seen in the following screenshot: As you can see, main navigation pages (About, Constructed, Contact etc.) are shown in an indented and ...
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Do search engines treat the new themed top-level domains the same as historical gTLDs?

Since the new themed top-level domains (e.g. .photo, .club) surfaced online, I have rarely seen them in the search results. I know that some businesses use these new gTLDs, but it seems that ...
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My website URLs have fake search term query strings that are appering in Google search

A few days ago I was informed that my website appears when searching some random terms with a URL that, as far as I know, does not belong to it. My domain: example.com Search terms: "olympic" Result ...
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Why use “SearchResultsPage”? Are there any rich snippets effect on SERPs?

I am curious about why use SearchResultsPage? (See the definition SearchResultsPage - schema.org.) In 2007, Matt Cuts said that Google Search does not like to index search results in websites (ref: ...
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Google is indexing wrong page for search terms not on that page

I’m having a problem … the wrong page is indexing with Google, for search phrases “not on that page”. Explained … On a website I developed, I have four products. For example sake, we’ll say these ...
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Splitting an Existing Large Webpage into multiple pages

My website is 5 years old. Each page is big. The content of pages are cached by google and other search engines and showing in search results. I want to split each large page into small pages for ...
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How to invalidate Google Search results?

Due to a misconfiguration all HTTPS traffic to a specific server showed the wrong content for a while. Google indexed this content including urls that don't exist in the affected sites. For example: ...
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Does Google search prefer PDF files over HTML files in its search results?

I have noticed for some time, that when I search for something using Google search, I gets lots of hits that are all PDF links. (I know I can tell it not to find PDF hits using -filetype:pdf) But the ...
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Prevent mobile webpages from showing up in desktop search if mobile page doesn't have a corresponding desktop version

For example, if I have a long single page desktop site and I break that site down into 3 individual mobile pages, do I say that the single desktop page is the desktop version of every mobile page? If ...
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How to customize the site in search engine results?

Is there a cross search engine solution to customize the name&description of a site in search engine results without it's explicit specifying on the index page? StackOverflow is displayed in ...
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Google Webmaster Tools reports first page presence on major search term but no sign of website on Google

On a major search term Webmaster shows that it has achieved an average first page presence of 3.5 over last 28 days (250 impressions - no clicks) But when I search this search term on Google the site ...
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Does Google.com show UK websites to UK users

Example: I have a website: www.example.co.uk And www.example.com which redirects to the former. Let's say my niche idea has only 20 competitors in the world. All of these competitors are in the US ...
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How to make Google Search results show these links for my website?

Does anyone know how to get my Google results as below? Are there any specific rules I have to follow like microdata, etc. ?
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Domain indexed in Google with UTM from another site

A site of mine is quite new (couple of months), α few others in the same niche have added links to mine from their sites. One of them has added a utm to it like: http://www.domain.com/?utm_source=...
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Writing meta description for listings pages

As per my research, they say either have unique meta description tags for each page or don't have them at all. I was okay not having them but the snippet google is showing in search results is really ...
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Do Google results differ between states? Sales are not coming from expected regions despite appearing to rank

I manage a website that sells snow-related products. It ranks pretty well in Google. Oddly though, of the states that typically receive snow in the US, in 2015, only people from 2 states have ...
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Virgin Media search (Enhanced by Google) not returning website

I have made a website for a client and worked very hard on the SEO for Google and Bing. The site is now being returned on the first page for both. The client found a strange issue as he uses http://...