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SERPs (or singular SERP) is an abbreviation for Search Engine Results Pages or Search Engine Results Positions. Most commonly it describes a page generated by a user's input for a given search phrase or word.

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Is this far-right tabloid newspaper successfully gaming Google's news search results?

If you search for "weather uk" in Google's news tab, the top-three result fields look fishy. The only non-tabloid newspaper appearing there is The Independent: There no highly-acclaimed newspapers, ...
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Why most-used links of my website are shown small in google SERP? [duplicate]

Please search for "لام تا کام" (that's the name of my website). As you can see in the result page, there are 4 internal pages of my website that are known as important pages for google. They are ...
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How can I substitute our site name in the place that the URL usually appears in the Google search results?

Below is a screen shot of a query on Google. The URL usually appears where the green text is. How do you control what that says? For my specific site it displays the URL. I want to put my business ...
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Multiple pages for the same keyword on Serpstat report

Would Serpstat show the new URLs (with the same keyword) on the rank tracker? For example /home/forhotel /hotel-booking-engine Both targetting the same keyword - "Hotel Booking Engine" Will the ...
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My own domain showing up in the Serpstat “Competitors in organic search” report

Is it normal to see my own domain (created as a project in Serpstat) to show up in the "Competitors in organic search" report?
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Hide the date in serp wordpress

In what way can I hide date in google serp for one specific page in my wordpress. I can't figure how to delete it because none date is visible in whole page.
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Website Urls with having Japanese keywords in Google SERP [duplicate]

Actually, my website is hacked and I am getting website URLs including Japanese keywords in Google search engine result page. To solve this issue, my website developer has already removed malicious ...
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Company description not updating with new Schema.org description on main page

I'm trying to add Schema.org JSON-LD to all of my web pages. First, I have added the code to the main page to test it out (but in the body since it's a CMS and the header goes everywhere), I went ...
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Sitelinks showed for both search keys: with and without space [duplicate]

I noticed that, for some sites, if I look for i.e.: "benny ben", I don't see Sitelinks, instead if I look for "bennyben" (which matches with the domain name) then I see them. How can I make Google ...
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Can my country level domain beat the same .com domain which is own by a different company overseas? [duplicate]

I own a country level domain called example.lk in Sri Lanka. Also there was a site called example.com which is own by a reputable company in India. Sadly it is the .com version of my domain. But ...
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Google is showing a date from ten years ago in the search results when the page is much newer

Recently I find out google shows my blog post with wrong date (1997) I search content for this year(1997) but nothing found Sitemap <url> <loc>http://go2tr.com/blog/ZzNxAH34/...
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Google SERP showing same page with different titles and URL pointing to the same website page

I encountered a problem for my website page in Google SERP. I noticed that Google shows two different titles and URLs in the SERP. Both URLs point to the same page on my website. This page was ...
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Why are my PDF pictures indexed by Google showing 180 degrees rotation in image search results?

I'm working on a classic ASP site where we have a PDF bank of links to our product datasheets for visitors to download (approx 30 documents). When I search for our product name in Google, then switch ...
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How to display other pages from my site in the Google search results list how many answers each has?

I was googling and I faced with this: I've searched in the DOM of that page, those links which are listed in the google under that question are all in that page. But how google knows should select ...
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How can I show coupon codes from my site in the search results?

I've recently seen an increase in this type of search result: But cannot find any documentation on how to show this. Does it use meta tags or Open Graph properties?
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How to remove paginated link from the Google search results?

When do i search query on Google like this: site:example.com (WordPress blog) It gives the paginated URLs also in the SERPs like this: https://www.example.com/page/2/ https://www.example.com/page/3/...
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Why did my site votes (stars) disappeared from Google SERP?

I figured out that my website stars disappeared suddenly. What should I do to get my website votes (stars) back? My website stars had been removed since 1 month ago. My website is WordPress and I am ...
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How do I get Google to display a section called “Latest from example.com” for my site?

I would like Google to display the latest articles from my website in a special section when you search for my site. As an example CNN gets such a section in the results:
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Avoiding distortion of Google Search impressions

I'm primarily a software and web developer, but a client asked for SEO help with his low-traffic site. So, using Google Search, I could see their ranking for various search terms. But, doing so will ...
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Click through rate from Google search for a page with video fell drastically when Google put it in a special video section. How can we opt out?

There is a video on the page, embedded as: <div class="imgContainer" data-videosrc="/medien/videos/video.mp4"> <img src="/medien/videos/thumb.jpg" alt="" title=""/> <a href="...
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Is there a right or wrong approach to choosing the right synonym for a Product Category?

Let's say I am looking to sell Curtains, Mirrors and Clocks for example. As such, I would like to create a new Parent Product Category to house these products. The two that would instantly come to ...
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My URL can't be index in Google Search Result [duplicate]

I am not sure why my URL is not indexed on the Google SERP when I check it by site:. Here what I have done so far: Submit the URL via "Fetch as Google" on Google Search Console URL is on the Sitemap ...
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How do you get these links in Google SERP? [duplicate]

Sorry, I don't know another way to call these links. They just appear for some results. First I thought they only showed those links for the very first result in page, but today I saw this: Can ...
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Do I change the date of my posts when I make an update? [duplicate]

For SERP results, is it a good idea to have the modification date shown instead of keeping the creation date? (i.e. making it look like there is fresh content) I tend to make changes to my old posts ...
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How can a verified Google News inclusion site show in the Google search results?

We have been watching about 25-30 days long in Google SERP whenever we search in Google Search Engine with "Fifa World Cup" and "বিশ্বকাপ ফুটবল" with those Keywords then in Google SERP Google is ...
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site lost all traffic after installing ssl and moved to a new domain, 301 redirect

About a month ago, I moved my site from http://www.etihadassessment.com to https://www.cabincrewevents.com. My traffic went from 5k pagesviews a day to only 400-600 a day. I have tested few tools and ...
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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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Why some irrelevant words appearing in News Title?

When we search in Google with the published news title then some irrelevant words are showing in Google News section (See the attached image). These irrelevant words are coming only for the particular ...
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How does Google determine which search engine to redirect to when using Sitelinks Searchbox rich snippets?

We are specifying internal search in our structured data: But, when people search in the sitelinks searchbox, they get redirected to: Search term site:ourbrand.com I am actually happy with this but ...
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Google is trimming my page descriptions to 145 characters

I'm facing serious problems with my site's appearance on Google. I recently added different service locations to the end of the page descriptions, Google seems to have trimmed all of my descriptions ...
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Prevent Google from listing all pages as video results just because the header uses a video

I have embedded a <video> in the header of a website. It is only used for cosmetic reasons and is present on almost all sub pages. Now I noticed that whenever I enter a search term in Google's ...
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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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Tracking rich snippet impressions

Is there a way to track specifically how often a page from my website appears in a Google rich snippet? Or will this number just be added to the total impressions number?
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How to get to number 1 on Google in a specific keyword [duplicate]

I check google console and find that my blog post ranked in a specific keyword. What should I do so that my blog post gets to no 1 in Google SERP? Thanks
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Irrelevant title in Google search results [duplicate]

Google has recently changed my title in the search and displaying an irrelevant title. Can anybody tell me why? Both pages are serving same content:
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Would Child/Grand Children Product Categories, with the same name, cause an issue with Search Engines?

I am currently building the site structure of an eCommerce Arts & Crafts store. One of the Parent Categories is: 'Wall Decor' Within this Parent Category, there are 2 Child Categories: ...
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How can I display a price in Google search results?

How can I display a price in Google search results like in the following screenshot?
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Google not showing any website descrition in SERP's [duplicate]

Suddenly google stop showing meta description of my site (null description), but in Yahoo and Bing it is normal. Only Google stop showing meta description only for saudi arabia domain, i have another ...
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Why should 'Tag' Pages be assigned the 'noinidex' treatment?

For some time now, I have been reading a lot about the notion that Tag pages should not be indexed in search engines. In fact, I have barely come across any articles which say otherwise. I am not ...
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Do search engines factor in both Product Categories and their Tags, when ranking pages?

I am currently working on an Arts & Crafts eCommerce website, with my current focus being on the creation of the Content Inventory/Site Architecture. I am wondering if, as part of their SERP ...
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From where does Google take the descriptions shown in their search results?

I have a website which is structured like a simple blog - on the left side (so first in the HTML code) I have listed some blog posts. On the right side, a I have a column with things like website ...
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using negative keywords with strong target keyword

If I use negative keywords with strong target keyword, which one has targeted by serp the full phrase? or the positive keyword? Let assume we want to target this keyword "bike parts" if I create a ...
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Two websites, two domains, for one brand, SEO issues?

I'm doing SEO for a new real estate company, yet the developer had surprised me with this: The developer had created two websites with two domains for one brand: The first domain/website: ...
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Google site links not displaying sometimes [duplicate]

When i search my website name in different ways in google, sometimes the google site links does not display. Example Google display search result with metadata for DavinciOpticals with the site ...
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Does too many 301 redirects harm SERP rankings

In last 15 months, our website have undergone 3 major structural changes. Due to which we had to create thousands of 301 redirects. We used to retain number 1 slot in Google SERP, but in past 14 ...
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Can you see historical Google search results to compare new schema to old display?

We have implemented the structured data to a client's website. So instead of a boring link on Google, it shows a menu, map, etc. The client wants to know what this link looked like before. We went ...
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Angular4, meta descriptions and Google SERP

SPA or Angular4 websites uses a shadow DOM, so how can I use or show the correct meta description added to the page? Do I need this: <meta name="googlebot" content="code"> or name="googlebot"...
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Do we keep appending new domains in the Google's disavow tool or Just add new entry every time?

I keep getting tons of bad links every week for my domain. My question is, As I find bad links every week, Do I need to keep appending the new bad links in disavow file or Just keep only a new finds ...
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Is a <h1> tag used for ranking by Google only in it's entirety or also partial words and phrases?

When it comes to SEO/SERPs, does Google read tags only in their entirety? For example, let's say I have the following URL: www.example.com/posters/red-posters/ Here, we see a Parent Category and ...
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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. ...