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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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Which has better SEO for a large amount of similar products? Shorter or longer product descriptions

I am building a e-commerce site with a large amount (100s) of similar products. Product descriptions will be batch generated and will therefore be very similar, with only slight modifications in the ...
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How do I improve the client-rendered content for SEO?

I have a website with many links on it. Some of the links are user generated. For instance: example.com/?some_information example.com/?some_other_information The page will utilize the parameter to ...
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How to show a set of images in Google SERP?

If I search for the keyword "urne cinerarie" (that is "cinerary urns") in my country (Italy) the search results show me a list of sites. In addition to title and description, for ...
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How can we hide the Google Review Button and show other buttons instead?

We wanted to hide the Google Review button and add overview & course admission buttons. For example: If you see our Google Page, the review button is coming on top. But if you see any other Google ...
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Google Search Console- wrong counter

I've created two sitemaps. One sitemap has over 400.000 links and I use a sitemap index for that. The Search Console gives me the status that the links are submitted and indexed but I don't see any ...
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Which url(s) need to be included in sitemap.xml if I have different urls for different regions?

I have a .com website. I have some lamda function on AWS which redirect URL to specific country URL Ex: for India: www.example.com/in for US: www.example.com.us I have up to 12 geographical regions ...
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sitemap.txt stops being indexed at 999 lines in Google Search Console

This is a weird behaviour of the sitemap upload tool in Google Search Console. Uploading a sitemap with anything past 1000 lines doesn't get indexed. The "Discovered URLs" stops at 999. I ...
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Google autocorrects my friend's company name [duplicate]

My friend is running a social company which aims to help people across the Netherlands. It is an amazing idea, but google is not really helping raising awareness. The company is called Huurprijshulp, ...
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SEO issue with orphan pages and dynamic content

On my page I have a blog page with pagination (arrows for navigation). Upon clicking on these arrows, new blog posts are dynamically rendered on the same page. Because of this functionality, any blog ...
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Can regex or wildcards be used in Google Temporary Removals?

The problem /[venue]/program The above url accesses a program page to which a date parameter is added. This url will give the program for todays date at a particular venue: /[venue]/program?date=[...
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Is necessary to insert H1 on page that lists multiple blog posts?

I had an argument with my coworker about this. So, in the article page there is no space to put H1 and then IT teams decided to hide H1. I personally think that H1 is not necessary in this case. ...
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Does Googlebot index closed HTML details element?

I have the following HTML details element that is closed by default. <details> <summary>Details</summary> <p> Something small enough to escape casual notice. </p&...
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Google is indexing pages so slowly that it will take 25 years to index all 8 milliion [duplicate]

We have a website with about 8 million pages https://www.tibrains.com/ We try to index it, but have not very good results We had about 13-14 000 indexed pages for the last several months Then Google ...
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How to reduce duplicate Anchor Texts when Sourcing/Citing Websites

I'm new to web-developement and SEO. I'm creating a news website that writes articles about the latest video-game news. On some articles I include the source at the bottom of the page: <a href=&...
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Using a redirect link in rel=canonical link tag bad for SEO?

I have in my Django site's template: <link rel="canonical" href="https://www.my-domain.example/post/1"/> But the actual link is https://www.my-actual-domain.example/post/1 ...
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Will search engines skip role="presentation"?

<img src="/..." alt="Description"> <p>Description</p> Above is a sample where screen readers will mention the word "Description" twice. What would be ...
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All-In-One-SEO plugin sitemap is blank

recently I was working on a project and needed to upload the sitemap to Google search console, I am using All-in-One-SEO plugin for generating sitemap and SEO of this site. However when I go to the ...
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How Google Lighthouse check Speed index time

I am tuning the performance of a wordpress website. So I use the Google Lighthouse, which is built in function of browser console, to check the score the website. The homepage is an article page with ...
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Can you have multiple schemas markups of the same type on one page?

I'm a dev for an AEM site and we have an FAQ Component that generates schema markup JSON with "@type": "FAQPage" for Google. The issue is if the author adds two FAQ components to ...
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Can Google index page that is login-required and redirects to Login page?

I have one link that is login-required http://example.com/secret If user access the page without authentication it will be redirected to http://example.com/login page. My question is can Google bot ...
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Would using Bootstrap heading classes over semantic heading tags negatively impact SEO?

Will heading classes over semantic heading tags negatively impact SEO? Bootstrap Heading classes: <p class="h1">Heading 1</p> Semantic HTML Tags: <h1>Heading 1</h1>
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Best way to allow search engines to index login-protected page

I have pages on my site that only make sense with a login. For example I have a user settings page at /user and a list of a user's subscriptions at /subscriptions. It would be useful to users if ...
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Removed jQuery and started to load Stripe and PayPal SDKs async - my SEO is slaughtered [duplicate]

I am using https://web.dev/measure/ to help understand what improvements I can make to make my site load faster and rank higher. From my audit result I got the suggestion to: Eliminate render-...
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Site doesn't appear for a specific keyword (does contain keyword, is indexed, is Google Business)

My website doesn't appear in Google for the relevant keyword. The keyword is "psychotherapy" in conjunction with the name of the town where I pracise (e.g. "psychotherapy barcelona"...
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How to Filter the Sessions on AMP Pages in GA4?

I started using Google Analytics 4 recently. I'm trying to view the organic sessions on my AMP pages. In the earlier version of Google Analytics, I used [Site Content >> Landing Pages] and ...
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SEO problem after changing the domain of the site [duplicate]

I redirected my site to my new domain with 301 redirect and I also informed Google about the domain change, I also created a sitemap and robots.txt. The problem of late content indexing in Google ...
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Best way to configure URL and subdomain

I am configuring a new brand which is a sub-entity of a well established organisation with excellent Google standing. I was thinking to configure the new site as a subdomain, new.old-brand.example, ...
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Why is Google indexing my robots.txt file?

Google Search is indexing my robots.txt file. I know this because when I search site:example.com on Google, my robots.txt shows in the list of results. I don't want my robots.txt to show in Google. ...
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Prevent Google from indexing the no-www domain now that Google Search Console doesn't have a preferred domain setting

I am hosting a Nuxt js app with Digital Ocean and I have my domain with godaddy. I am facing a painful issue as godaddy does not accept alias and I actually can not change DNS provider at the moment. ...
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What happens if I do not notify Google of the domain change? [duplicate]

If I do not announce the transfer of my site to Google and close the 301 redirect, will the site be introduced as a new site? By site transfer I mean domain change
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Can we request google to crawl our website every single day to update its indexes and tags on our domain?

I m thinking of making a blog website and noticed that google search results appear as per Google's indexing upon the crawled website. And this web crawling by google happens like once in 2 weeks to a ...
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To pass Core web vitals you need a website close to amp level [closed]

So Google is rolling out AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) but increasing the pressure on CWV with new experimental metrics. To pass CWV, you will need to render a page almost identical to amp level. Do ...
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Coverage error in Search Console after modification of htaccess

In the last year, my website has had a problem with many 404 errors where .html was added to URLs that shouldn't have it. To resolve this problem I modified the HTACCESS with this line: RewriteEngine ...
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How does CWV pass P75 threshold if FID & CLS needs interaction from the user?

How does Core web vitals pass the 75% threshold if FID & CLS needs interaction from the user? For example: If we got data for 1K page views with LCP and only 100 page views were recorded for FID ...
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How does a "28 day window" work for core web vitals? [closed]

I'm lost in understanding the 28-day window for core web vitals. When did the 28-day collection period start for CWV? Then, if a site has fluctuations on a metric between the 28-day window. For ...
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Putting special content to search engine indexers [duplicate]

Is it OK to give specially modified content to WEB crawlers? For example, you give full page content to a search engine indexer, but when anonymous user comes to the page, you show them only part of ...
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How to solve the problem of short-lived item, in SEO [duplicate]

I sell these two products to my customers: online shops online real estate ad platform I have encountered a big challenge in SEO. For shops, products are usually permanent. If you sell a purse, you ...
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Getting Robots.txt Not Found 404 Error on Google Search Console

I have created robots.txt in my root directory and when I navigate to my website address like https://example.ca/robots.txt I am able to see the rules User-agent:* Disallow: /captcha/ Disallow: /...
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How can I get search engines to index a website that is inside a virtual tour made in 3D vista?

I have a virtual tour made in 3DVista, and inside there's a website and I would like the content of that website to be indexed by Google. The tour is currently displayed through an iframe.
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Geolocation Redirect Popup SEO

What is the correct SEO way of redirecting customers to other websites based on their IP? We currently have 2 websites, one is for brazil and one is for other Latin America. The 2 websites are ...
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Is it possible to redirect Cloudflare's pages url to the main domain (from someurl.pages.dev to someurl.com)?

Is it possible to redirect example.pages.dev to example.com using Cloudflare's DNS dashboard or pages? So basically what I want is if someone visits example.pages.dev, the person should be redirected ...
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Googlebot is crawling unpublished pages from Adobe AEM and getting 404 errors

My company is currently using Adobe AEM as a CMS for our company website. We are currently having issues with 4xx errors appearing specifically 404 as unpublished pages are still being crawled. What ...
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How can pages behind a search input field be accessible to search engine bots?

Maybe the situation I am facing is weird, but I have an application where product pages are found via an search input field and there isn't any kind of products list with their respective links ...
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Lighthouse SEO score does not improve when sitemap.xml is expanded

I am currently working on improving my sites SEO score by identifying to Google which pages are canonical, and based on my research and feedback the best and easiest way is to expand our sitemap.xml ...
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SEO-friendly duplicated (decorative) text

is there any "SEO-friendly" way to show a page title like below? It's easy to implement with an HTML code like this: <h2>Sample Title</h2> <span class="shadow">...
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Should user-generated-content be noindexed when it appears on localized versions of the site that don't match its language?

I am working on a site with hundreds of thousands of pages in multiple languages. Most of the content is user generated, the problem is that this creates a lot of duplicates. For instance, a German ...
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Lighthouse in Chrome vs PageSpeed Insights and Core Web Vital Metrics

From what I understand, Core web vital assessment (the top section of PageSpeed Insight result) uses field data and the lighthouse section uses lab data. And the core web vital assessment is what ...
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Should canonical links for pagination include the page number, or are they not needed at all when using rel=next and rel=prev?

I have set pagination on index page of my website so URLs are like https://www.example.com and https://www.example.com?page=2 and https://www.example.com?page=3 so on. I am little confused how should ...
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CDN changes URLs to cdn.example.com

I am testing a CDN. All the website URLs are being changed from www.example.com to cdn.example.com and this will lead to a SEO drop. I have followed the procedure and asked the support service, with ...
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Remove my website from google search results [duplicate]

My website had a negative reference to it in comments on a prominent website. I contacted their admin (not the site owner who I cannot get hold of) and the comment was removed. However, 2 weeks later ...
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