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If a user lands on my page, stays for 2 mins, then hits a reload link, stays on the same page for 3 mins, what's my page's avg. visit duration? [closed]

Say I have a user coming from Google search or whatsoever. He/She is a first visit to my website. The landing page is thispage.html. He/she stayed for 2 minutes on my site, viewed this and that, and ...
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Trying to get large sitelinks, I have small sitelinks

I'm at my wits end and I have no idea what I can do to my site to get sitelinks. I've done everything the SEO "experts" say you should do: Site is indexed and has over 300 clicks per day, ...
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Does a sites URL structure need to match its breadcrumb structure? [duplicate]

Suppose I have a page on my site with the breadcrumb order: Site Name --> Products --> Product 1 Should I have the URL be https://example.com/products/product-1, or should I have the URL be ...
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Should the same hreflang localization links be repeated under the <loc> for different languages in an XML sitemap?

So I know that alternative links should be put like the below in a sitemap... <url> <loc>http://www.mywebsite.com/lang/french/</loc> <xhtml:link rel="alternate&...
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sitemap in google search console showing “see index coverage” link disabled

In Google Search Console I observed that "See Index Coverage" is disabled. also it is not indexing 2 post from last 20-30 days what i have tried is delete existing sitemap and added new with ...
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Do subdirectories of a domain have their own kind of internal ranking to the point that it matters in which one we publish new content?

Let's say I have a blog on example.com/blog/ and now I decide to create another blog inside example.com/product/blog/ If example.com/blog/ has been out there for 7 years and its content has been ...
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Meta Titles appearing incorrectly on Google [duplicate]

I was hoping you could help me with a question about a Meta Title query as they seem to be appearing inaccurately - and its driving me mad. Few considerations: Google seems to be displaying our old ...
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SEO: Domain name with dash or binded together

As I have made some research on different "SEO" websites and blogs, everyone recommends NOT using dash/hyphen in their domain names for readability and not looking spammy. I did not found ...
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Page is loading fine but still GSC showing 5xx issue when submitting from URL Inspection

Google Search Console is showing a 5xx error when I check some URLs of my website. Pages are working properly and still, GSC is not accepting it. I have checked Robots.txt of the website as well ...
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hreflang tags implementation not reflecting in Google Search results

My website homepage has 3 versions: one for India (unitedwecare.test/in), one for Canada (unitedwecare.test/ca) and one for rest of world (unitedwecare.test/). All the rest of the pages are the same. ...
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How to clean my client knowledge panel

I have an SEO client who was in the Japanese adult industry, Which helps her appear in the Google Knowledge Panel. Now she is a Dj still Knowledge Panel showing her an adult actor, What I can do to ...
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What is @Id in JSON-LD schema? [duplicate]

I am working on JSON-LD schema for SEO purpose and stuck at @id. What type of value can I use? Or is there anything specific value that should I use? Or How it is works? Or How much it is useful? It ...
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How can we troubleshoot why a 404 page doesn't retain its url rather changes to another 404 page of its own?

I am working on a client website for a technical SEO audit for the first time. They have a 404 page where the URL of the missing page is not retained, instead, it goes to a separate 404 page. For ...
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Why a plaine website has bad optimization metrics? [closed]

We could think that create a website in HTML and CSS with a couple of images and just a few actions in Javascript could have good metrics if it's well designed. But tests like Chrome Lighthouse show ...
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How crawler decides which one is original if use the canonical tag (self reference) on each version of the duplicate content or page?

To understand the query, let's take two sites https://www.abc.example/a https://www.xyz.example/a https://www.abc.example/a is an already existing site (it is already self canonicalize <link href=...
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Does Google ignore empty tags?

In my source code, I have two H1 tags. The first is used for my page title and the second is in not populated: (<h1></h1>) Does Google read this as an H1 tag still, or will it ignore this ...
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Impact on Google Shopping of Blocking UTM Parameters in Robots.txt File

I am optimising the crawling experience of the website as a large portion of the site isn't being crawled. A large portion of the 'crawl budget' is being used on crawling URLs with utm parameters for ...
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Google Crawl rate & the log file mystery

According to Google Search Console for a website I am working on, Googlebot crawls ~5000 pages per day (min 2500, max 8500). However, when looking at the Apache log files, GoogleBot only shows up ~10 ...
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What is the consensus on handling pagination in 2019 on big result sets?

According to my research, old methods of consolidating paginated URLs into one are not recommended anymore. Old ways: Using rel=prev/next, but: "Rel=prev/next is not an indexing signal anymore" (...
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JSON-LD schema for category pages

I'm doing JSON-LD schema for an ecommerce site. While I have the product detail pages and the homepage down, I'm running into some confusion on other types of pages (I'm quite new to schema). I need ...
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SAAS Based URL Mapping with Branding [duplicate]

We have a SAAS based product with big vision & currently we are rebranding our product model. Is it the best SEO practice if i am going to use my Brand Name in my URL's of the main pages? Eg: ...
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Hreflang on product pages, how Google will treat the rest of the site?

We're planning on introducing hreflang on specific pages on our site (mostly product). Scenario: Main US site: https://www.example.com/ Hreflang will be introduced only on product pages, example: ...