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Questions tagged [search]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Does using a country domain (TLD) negatively effect a site's search ranking if the site content isn't country specific? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google penalize .me or .tv sites? I have a website in which the content is not country specific. The TLD is currently .it but the company is hosted and based in the ...
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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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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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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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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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Archive page of post showing up ahead of actual post in google

Not exactly sure why the main page of my website which shows the latest post is being shown first when searching for post I made. The main page of my website shows up with the seo description showing ...
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How can I search DNS records by registrant or admin contact info, email address for example? [closed]

I'd like to search for all domain names administered by jon.doe@example.com for example. Are there any search tools out there that allow such a search?
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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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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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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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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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Provide Search Across Multiple PDFs

I know there are probably many solutions, but what's the easiest and/or most user friendly way to provide search capabilities across PDF files? I'm thinking of a webpage that links to several PDFs 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 ...
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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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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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Not enough Results in Custom Search Engine (Google search API)

I have a really big problem: I'm using the Google Custom Search Engine CSE with the REST API to find some URL but a lot of search engine results are missing. I look on the internet about this fact ...
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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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How do I exclude PDF file from a Google site search?

I want to display of the indexed file from a particular section of my website. So I type this into the address bar: https://www.google.com/search?safe=off&q=site:example.com%2Fsubfolder%2F I ...
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Removing the result from Google search

When I search google with my name. Site by person A comes up in the search result. But the page does not contain my name. How can I remove this site from the Google search result?
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Train search engines to learn domain names that are not spelt correctly

I'm in the process of building a web app called Vybecast. I brought vybecast.com (and various other vybecast.tld's) a while back. Since then I've managed to secure and purchase vibecast.com (and also ...
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Google showing H1 text instead of page TITLE in search result?

I always thought Google shows page title (whatever is in the <title> tag of the page) as 1st line of each result. But looking at the search "orologi da collezione" below, it seems Google is ...
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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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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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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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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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SEO & Google Search for a Small, Self-Hosted Blog

I am thinking of changing my domain name and here is why - how does this search in google getbounds jekyll turfjs not list this url https://getbounds.com/slides/neohio-gis-2016-leaflet-jekyll-...
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Can you use Google Keyword Tool to find out key words that get searched?

Can you use Google Keyword Tool to find out key words that get searched? I have looked into Google AdWord and Keyword Tool. All I could find was a way to pay a certain amount everyday for my website ...
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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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Rich snippet stars back then disappeared again?

I have been trying to get Rich Snippets to work on my site for a long while now and the other day my prayers seemed to be answered as at 40 reviews, we seemed to have re-gained our star privilege. ...
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Is there any relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position?

I think, there is a relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position. Google might not do it explicitly or in a deliberate way, But there is in my experience. For example, ...
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How do I track search queries with Google Analytics when my search engine uses a hash for the query?

My company's search engine generates a hash/pound sign (#) instead of a question mark for search queries: Search.htm#search- followed by exactly the user's input string. http://www.example.com/...
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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 ...