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Technical SEO is the process of editing a website's code to make it more readable and desirable to web search crawlers. It includes improving page performance, internal link structures, proper use of "meta noindex" and robots.txt, removal of broken links and duplicate content, and updating to HTTPS.

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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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How to decrease the response time of Crawl request

I'm searching for documents related to crawl and indexing. I don't know how to decrease the response time of Google crawl And what impacts on it? Hope you can help me!
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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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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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Google Search Console in Indexing the Wrong Page

This is surely obvious but I can't find clear instructions on this. I've probably read 20 articles and downloaded the AIOSEO browser extension. We have an HTML website with one single page named index....
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google search console crawl stats average response time jump after temporary network change

I have one windows IIS server to serve my website images and it works good enough . for a part of time, starting from 27 Dec 2023 to 16 Jan 2024, I changed public or valid ip of IIS web server and set ...
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Robot.txt commands and re-indexing

We gave a client the recommendation to add an item to their robot.txt (see below) to allow Google to crawl the full site. The idea was that this would allow them to crawl and index any pages that aren'...
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Since there is no H title on the website consisting of images, is it possible to add H title as display:none?

I am building a client's website and most of the pages consist of images (in HTML). And I can't change this because my client wants it that way. Therefore, we don't need to give captions anywhere as ...
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How can I notify Google that my content is human-written, not AI?

I am in a dilemma as I have written many articles myself. I didn't get any help from any AI content generator tool. When I check my content using many AI Content Detector Tools, they all are showing ...
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I removed the 404 pages from GSC "Removals" tool. After that can I add robots meta tag in HTML code for permanently removing the pages

Please let me know whether adding the robots meta tag to these pages is possible after removing all 404 pages using the GSC "Removals" tool. Although the deleted pages from GSC are only ...
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Why my website showing in lower case in google serp? [duplicate]

My website is focused on custom logo neon signs and meta title optimize with capital letter. When users search for "custom logo neon sign," I have noticed that the title of my website in the ...
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Are keeping longterm redirects necessary, to maintain SEO Trust?

Problem background: I work in a project where the client has a blog and different guides built during the last 9 years. So there are thousands of articles. There are a lot of backlinks in online news ...
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How to remove a deleted subdomain website from Google Search?

I made a website in the past on my website's subdomain. But when I saw that all the posts and pages on that subdomain became indexed in Google Search, I was shocked. I didn't want the subdomain to be ...
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Client's Website Was Hacked and 316K Fake URLs Submitted to GSC

First, I wish you all a pleasant weekend. I have a unique situation. My client's website was hacked before working with me, and now I'm trying to fix it to the best of my abilities. We started working ...
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Is it OK to dynamically generate sitemaps upon request?

So I am building a custom website that will support multiple languages through different domains, I.E. example.com, example.nl, etc. Now I am having trouble with how I should generate the sitemap for ...
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How can Noindex a parked domain?

I have a main domain and it is index and follow. and another domain is parked on main domain. how can Noindex parked domain? I don't want Google to index the parked domain.
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Is it okay to have <canonical> outside the <head> tag?

Is it completely fine to add rel=canonical tag outside the head section? I ran a website audit and the crawler highlighted the issue to have rel=canonical tag inside the head tag.
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Where to put schema markup code. In <head> or <body> tag?

I am wondering where should i put the schema markup code? Should i put it in the <head> tag or in the <body> tag? This is a sample code from Google and they haved added it in the tag but ...
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How can I add alternate tags to my multilingual site in Hugo?

I am designing a multilingual site with Hugo CMS, but I need to add tags between the headings to make it SEO compatible. I have 2 different languages and I want to add the default language feature. ...
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How will Google discover and remove all my new NoIndex pages?

We had around 100 pages indexed which were actually outdated, thin content and causing SEO keyword cannibalisation issues. For administrative purposes we are unable to remove the pages (as need them ...
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Effect of SEO on Mixed Language Content in a Single page

I want to know what will happen, if I prepare a single page content in two languages. For example English & Hindi content in same page. Main keywords are in English. By considering Google can ...
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Why Ranked Keywords Lead to the Homepage rather than to the Actual Article - as a result users couldn't get the things that they were looking for?

I am watching my Google Site KIt, Most of the traffic that we are getting to our Archive Pages and Homepage. After some research, I found the problems: When I search the entire title of my article, ...
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Technical SEO: 8 month old site still is NOT indexed

Around 8 months ago, I launched a new website. I wrote about 200 articles for the website to get complete topical authority about the subject. Now 8 months later, I would expect to start seeing some ...
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How to change breadcrumb title?

I'm using Google Tag Manager to implement my breadcrumb schema. But instead of the name I'm assigning, breadcrumbs show page title which looks really bad. My script is in JSON-LD and doesn't have any ...
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Do URLs that only consist of an id, for example, a timestamp, have a chance to succeed in SEO?

For example: https://example.com/12345678912/ vs https://example.com/keyword1-some-words/ Is URL still an important factor for Google?
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Google rankings tanked a month ago, can't understand why [duplicate]

Started my site in July 2022, but it never started to rank. Might be because I messed up trying to make it multi-language. 301 redirect Because my site never started to rank, I did a 301 redirect to a ...
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Is it better to have a large chunk of text, or individual p tags for SEO

We have a website, where a lot of text is required for SEO to be preloaded on to the website. Currently, it has been loaded with each text/sentence loaded into it's own <p> [...] </p> tag, ...
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What is the Query to add in robots.txt for blocking URLs has some special characters?

I was going through the Google Search Console pages issues and one of the issue reason is "Alternate page with proper canonical tag" and this has some URLs which look like below example.com/...
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How to Solve Pages with Duplicate Meta Duplicate Tags & Content Error due to multilingual pages?

I am using one of popular SEO tool and it showing me error of duplicate meta tags and content for below type of URL structures (I am taking as example) and I am working for agency. www.example.com/abc/...
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Issue with pagination

I am facing a problem : When scanning the blog in Screaming Frog, several pages were found, at the end of the URL of which: blog?start=20. The number at the end can be changed in the URL itself ...
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Which tag is used to change the website name/URL in Google's Index?

See the image below, GREEN is what I want to achieve and RED is what it shows now: I tried to use: <meta property="og:site_name" content="something something" /> But it did ...
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negative keywords for on-page optimization?

I have frequently used negative keywords in a PPC environment. However, I'm curious if anyone has pursued applying negative keywords organically for additional on-page optimization. For general ...
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Markup for amusing, non-factual content

On a webpage with factual information, I'd like to add a 'Did you know' box with an amusing, non-factual piece of text; a little joke to add a bit of flair to the page. However, I intend this page to ...
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Post link indexed only as images. Doesn't return in SERP when searching for the exact URL

Lately, when I'm searching for my posts in Google with the exact URL, Google only returns the images from that post, but not the actual title and description in the results. Do you know why this ...
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Should I use mainEntity markup for the headline of the generated content?

The content of every page on my website is generated after user input, which in turn modifies the URLs. However, when accessing the website, only a basic landing page is shown. To improve its ...
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How to Make Dynamic Website SEO Friendly?

The content of every page on my website is generated after user input, which in turn modifies the URLs. However, upon accessing the website, only a basic landing page is displayed, and all the ...
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How good is Google in indexing and crawling SPA webpages?

I am about to relaunch our website, but I am uncertain whether I should go with a Vue.js SPA webpage or a Nuxt.js SSR webpage. The big advantage of an SPA webpage is that it has an app-like feeling ...
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Can multiple breadcrumb trails lead to the same url?

Suppose there is a url to a real estate broker who covers Miami and Orlando. There will be several breadcrumb trails to the broker page: RE Brokers > Florida > Miami > John Doe RE ...
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Will multiple business under umbrella URL hurl local search ranking?

I have a client who owns a waterfront restaurant (+ bar + wedding venue) and a marina (+ boat sales + boat service). He wants the entire property under one umbrella brand URL (thewaterfrontbusiness....
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In the GSC page indexing issues: Found a URL with a two different file names

Strange URLs in Search Console's Page with a redirect, Alternate page with Proper Canonical Tag' Search Console is showing 240 excluded pages with 'Page with a redirect, Alternate Page with Proper ...
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Use a simplified HTML version for search bots

As my site is an Angular single page application, for search bots, I serve a static preloaded version of HTML for search bots using prerender. SEO tools are complaining that the HTML to text ratio is ...
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Is my Google search console property broken after creating it when the site was under construction?

Domain property and https://www.example.com/ property are not getting indexed well The thing is, I created the property before the under construction was deactivated on my WordPress website. Now some ...
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State and City in breadcrumbs

We are designing breadcrumbs trail for a 'Products for Sale' site. Site will have products from several retail companies. Breadcrumbs will have Home > Prod Category > Prod sub category > ...
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Yandex Ranking Leak - Which Specific Ranking Signal Should be a Focus?

From the recent Yandex ranking Leak, https://searchengineland.com/yandex-search-ranking-factors-leak-392323 which of the following signals will have the most relevance for every site in 2023 on Google?...
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Best seo pratice for category pages

Let's say you have an e-commerce store that has a category page of "Easter Offers" with an URL of /easter-offers which contains special discounted products which only easter for Easter. ...
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Multilangual content in single website: should I seperate content by language?

I'm building a website where I plan to publish some content in two languages: Arabic and French. Since this is a one-man job, I wanted to avoid unnecessary complexity and have one single page to list ...
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SEO optimization of near me keyword searches

Suppose I have a web page for product P. That web page is optimized content-wise for near me type searches, for example, "P near me" by detecting geolocation based on user IP addrsss. Since ...
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301 Redirects & SEO

I'll keep it short and sweet. My website features a gallery set up as posts that showcase products on vehicles. Example 1: website.com/product-1-ford-f150/ Example 2: website.com/product-2-ford-f150/ ...
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How do technical SEO and HTML5 markup for Headline, Section and outlines?

I am looking for a good and safe example/solution for headlines in a <section> or <footer> or <header> markup for 2023. I read here that by using <main> <section> etc you ...
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