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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of web content in search engines using an understanding of search engines' processes and algorithms. Also known as "natural" or "organic" search, it is distinct from paid web advertising.

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Wordpress: Reuse sections of post on another Wordpress post without hurting SEO

I have wine "trip reports" that are long Wordpress posts that contain stories about visiting specific wineries. Each trip report post is sturctured chronologically and each winery has its ...
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How solving the problem with three slashes in WordPress URLs

I'm writing because I have a problem that I can't find a solution to. Google Search Console tells me that my site has over 30 pages in the "Page crawled, but not currently indexed" section. ...
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42 Character Long Domain Name, Exception?

Without getting too specific, I am a photographer trying to improve my SEO. The other day, I noticed that when I typed my website name into Google, my website doesn’t appear as a search result. I am ...
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Google search console error, index page cant be indexed

I have a website learn2hack.io and when i submit to google search console i keep getting errors, first it was duplicate without canonical now its page with redirect error. i have included <link rel=...
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SEO: How to handle closed account subdomains in a multi-tenant SaaS app?

We have a multi-tenant SaaS app where each customer gets their own subdomain. Currently, when a customer closes their account their login page is still visible on their subdomain - https://customer1....
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Tell gsc my site has moved before or after upgrade

So either tonight or tomorrow i will be upgrading my free wordpress blog to a paid domain. I've been told to use google search console to tell google my site has moved to the paid domain. Never done ...
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Website Magazine backlinks

How bad is it for a website to have 42 backlinks from a online tourism website/magazine? I've seen a number of these type websites for tourism all over the place. They provide good content for people ...
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Question regarding 301 redirects and rankings transfer time frame

A few months ago i upgraded my free wordpress site to a paid plan. The free site is redirecting to the new paid domain now. I'm still waiting on the rankings to be transferred to the new domain. My ...
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My website auto generate hundreds of URLs with the same pattern, and it affects my SEO, how can i stop that and delete them?

i bought an expired domain, and i noticed in google search console that their is +2500 craweled URLs that has the same pattern (ex : www.website.com/?3567hyvz7582zmo1041590_html) and most of them lead ...
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Multi language website without prefixed pathnames (main content has single language)

A site like Twitter or Google Search lets users adjust their language in the user settings. If a user is not logged in, the language is determined based on the accept-language header. The language is ...
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Duplicate content concern when moving from free WordPress site to custom domain

I have a free wordpress site that I'm looking to upgrade to an actual domain. Wordpress puts a 301 redirect from the free site to the new domain but doesn't redirect any other page but the homepage (...
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Google advertise my site as "For Sale" in search result's page titles [closed]

site:legacy2.net First result for me is: "Privacy Policy - Legacy2.net is for sale" While the page title is "Legacy2 - Privacy Policy" I have a clue that years ago this domain was ...
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Squarespace analytics showing 20x more visits from Google Search Console. Why?

We have a relatively small corporate site hosted on Square Space. When looking at the analytis for the last 3 months, Squarespace reports roughly 600 visits from Google Searches in the Traffic Reports....
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SEO: Does redirect using Status 200 provide accurate Signals to Google?

Summary I am currently maintaining my blog using the Jekyll Static Site Generator. To manage redirects, I use a plugin called the jekyll-redirect-from plugin. Context For the example that I have ...
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Hiring organisation logo for the Google job Posting website is not showing

I am posting a job on google and it also getting shown inside the google search gallery but the issue is that the hiring organization logo is not showing? I have did a lot of R&D but still unable ...
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Does server location and responsiveness affect SEO and how much? [duplicate]

I would like to ask if server location and responsiveness affect SEO and how much? If I would like to reach for example Czech republic audience, is it better to have hosting with company having ...
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Google SERP not being updated despite new title and meta

When I first published and submitted/indexed my site, I didn't have any html tags. I realized that quickly and fixed the problem. I've resubmitted my site with the proper seo stuff, but it's not ...
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How do I deal with my old site suddenly being reindexed and causing problems with SEO?

Newbie here. This question is a little similar to a post from over five years ago (link at the bottom). In this instance, I've already taken some action, probably a little hastily, but need advice ...
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Multiple consecutive hyphens in slug without words between them

Does Google care about multiple consecutive dashes without characters between them in URL? I mean something like how-to-----cook. Does Google lower the rank of these URLs in SERP?
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Site is Indexed by Google. But not listed in Google Search [duplicate]

Introduction I have a site that has pages that are already indexed by Google, but the page is somehow not available in google search. Google Search Console Google search console indicates that the ...
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Site is not indexed by Google. All technical SEO implementation is as per executed (see ticket) [duplicate]

Introduction The blog is hosted at my subdomain. The main domain is dormant and un-used. On-Page SEO Sitemap and robots.txt is only configured for the subdomain: Robots.txt is here: https://blog....
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SEO: How is a javascript history.back link treated by search engines?

I have an back button on each page and subpage on my website. I always takes the user to the previous page, no matter how many posts and redirects etc. happened on the subpage the user is on Now I'm ...
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How to write 'medicalSpeciality' schema - is my code correct?

I have a webpage that is about Medical Specialty (heart disease) and it's a landing page. I was wondering how to write a medicalSpeciality schema for the above webpage? Could someone please help me ...
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Does changing hosting (I.P.) and website design at the same time affect SEO negatively

I'm starting a web design company and I understand through research that changing the hosting company for a customer will have minimal effect on the SEO of the domain (provided it is still the same ...
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How to choose a SEO friendly URL structure for user generated content? [duplicate]

I am currently designing the URL structure for a web application serving user generated content. For SEO purposes, I want the user generated name in the URL, e.g. example.com/collection/user-generated-...
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Google indexing Multilanguage sub directories

I'm trying to get my website indexed on google for the past couple weeks(takes a bit of time between submitting a 'fix'). I've been having trouble with different issues regarding redirects and ...
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Duplicated content risk for translated content: how much unique content do I need to have per article?

I have 2 websites in The Netherlands, lets call them example1.nl and example2.nl. They both have articles on the same topics. I wrote all the articles myself. I want to go international with example1. ...
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What is the best solution if the website is the same but needs to target Google.de and Google.at?

Following situation: I run an online shop, which is currently targeting Germany and Austria using the same domain "mydomain.at". In Austria (google.at) the SEO is strong, but in Germany (...
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DeepL translated content: publish before or after having it proofread by a native?

I have a Dutch website that I am translating into a few different languages. Currently I translate the content with DeepL, have someone who speaks the language native proofread and edit the content ...
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Is it good SEO to meta refresh / JavaScript an error page to my homepage?

At present my website has out of service URLs after migrating from Wordpress. Google's report sees those pages. Is it bad, neutral, or good for Google's purposes to have, say, a 404 page with a meta ...
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Are there ways to get crawl error data from Google Search Console

I have 100s of accounts to manage. I want to build an aggregated report of all the crawl errors for all my websites. Is there a way to export this data for all my websites at once? I am looking for ...
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Redirect to Accept-Language with Default

I have a website that offers ten UI languages. The root (https://example.com/) redirects via htaccess to subfolders (https://example.com/en https://example.com/de etc.) depending on the user's browser ...
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Why aren't search engines showing my site anymore? [duplicate]

I have created a site as a home project but for some reason, it stopped showing my site in Google. I connected my site to Google Search Console and most of the pages are indexed. At least I can see it ...
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Is it beneficial or detrimental to delete and re-add Search Console?

My site was running well, suddenly the site had some server related issues due to which the search visitors of the site decreased from 22 November 2023. This has gone down and now I can't recover it. ...
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Shopping card value of organic channels becomes lower. Why?

I monitor lowering of the shopping card value of organic channel. The shopping card value doesnt drop, but becomes lower, minus 25% while last three months. Other channels (paid, affiliate, newsletter)...
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Seo and ecommerce revenue: how do you forcast?

Roi of SEA channel comes more or less immediately. But what do you say, jf you as a SEO executive are asked, how exactly influence SEO measures ecommerce revenue?
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Same description shows dynamically on corresponding pages. Will it hurt SEO?

I am developing an Image Converter site. In their various conversation tools are available like JPG to PNG, PNG to BMP, JPG to BMP etc... So at converting page lets say you are in JPG to PNG page. I ...
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Should landing pages for sensitive topics live on separate domains so that they can't hurt the SEO of the main site?

I've a new customer who previously worked with a marketing agency that created landing pages for his marketing campaigns. Imagine the customer's main website running on example.org. The agency created ...
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SEO: can Google penalize me if i reuse same video / images content for an other website?

I created a funny video sites that is containing around 10.000 videos and 5000 images. It become quitly good on my Google local search then now i decided to create a second site that is offering ...
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Is google ranking higher social media and forum answers in results?

I know SERP pages can differ based on search history and other factors, but on my computer on Mar. 17, 2024, this search: "social media has so many views it destroys brain" highlights a ...
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Usage of "contentUrl" and "embedUrl" for video markup

I encountered a problem today when I decided to implement structured data for a YouTube video on my website. I was puzzled about the "contentURL" and "embedUrl". While the "...
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Does deleting domain and removing property from Google Search Console remove a website from search results?

I had a staging site and added it to my Google Search Console and got it indexed. Now I deployed the site to my main domain. I also deleted the old subdomain / staging domain, and deleted the ...
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Hreflang Tags on Paginated Pages

I have a question with regards to Hreflang tags on paginated pages. Let's say I have english version and german version website for /blog category So my URL's will be - www.example.com/blog - EN ...
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Google Search - Business Attribute incorrect in image search results

Recently, Google image search started to display our business name as "Custom Mugs" as opposed to "Mugshots" which is the name of the business. I have checked our Business Profile ...
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301 Old content to New Content but now different language (negative SEO effect?)

I have a question. I have a Dutch website and used to receive backlinks from good and high-quality websites. Now, I want to 301 redirect the Dutch page to an English page. Will this affect my website'...
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Product Image of Product Listing Page is Not Visible in Google Search Result Page

Below are the activities, I have updated. Updated All Schema tag. Updated Image Sitemap Updated robots.txt - User-agent: Googlebot-image Disallow: Updated all Alt tag present in image. Verified the ...
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Facebook debugger not finding meta tags

Currently my site (made in Laravel) only displays title and url when shared, even though the og:image and og:description tags are present. I use the laravel SeoTools package, and as far as I can see, ...
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First Input Delay (FID) and Interaction to Next Paint (INP) showing N/A in the google pagespeed for a Website

When I use Google PageSpeed to evaluate my website, I receive 100 ratings. Furthermore, essential web vitals also indicate passing. However, why am I receiving a N/A for First Input Delay and ...
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My Video Related evens increase and drop largely in GA4, Why?

So, my website's video events have had big changes lately. Take the video_start event as an example: starting from Dec 31, it was stable, around 5 to 6K. Then, the next week (Jan 1 to 7), it went up ...
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Will Google frown if I create sites to create backlinks?

I have several old unused domains which currently redirect to my website. It occurred to me that rather than having them redirect, I could make web pages for each one with links to my website, and ...
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