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Rankings plummeted when I changed H1 tags to match the title, can I recover my rankings by reversing the changes?

I recently changed a lot (most?) of H1 tags on my site to match the page title. Then my rankings plummeted. I'm now on page 5. I then learned that matching title and H1 tags may be considered over-...
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Page title not showing on google search due to embedded videos [duplicate]

I have two pages on my website, both have one embedded youtube video each. But on google search engine, original page titles are not showing rather some garbage titles are showing. Look at the picture ...
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Old business name appearing at the end of page titles on Google - how do I get rid of it? [duplicate]

I’m having some issues with how page titles are appearing on Google. Some pages have our old business name added onto the end of their titles, even though the old name doesn't appear anywhere on our ...
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Google showing static title instead of dynamically set javascript title

Let's say I have set my title using HTML to "Something - Example" and with Javascript I change the title to "Apple - Example". When I google my website (after waiting for it to ...
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Best page title for single page serving 2 geographical locations

When trying to optimise a single page for 2 geographical locations. In this case 2 bordering counties in UK. Which is the best approach for page title? A: Private Dentist | Somerset & Dorset B: ...
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Will including the page number in the title of the articles in a series affect SEO?

Let's say that we'll have an article series: Python Tutorials Is it a good or bad choice to name articles like this? Python Tutorials - Part 1: Functions Python Tutorials - Part 2: Understanding ...
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How to create a custom landing page dimension that displays the title of the page, not the link?

I want to create a custom dimension called Landing Page Title. In short it's the same with the built-in Landing Page except that it displays the title of the page instead of the url. How to create ...
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Why emojis are not appearing in Google's SERP when being added into the <title>?

I would like to know what it takes to use emojis in Google's SERP. Here's how an example result shows up: And here's the code behind that: Now, as you can see, the title and description have emojis, ...
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Screaming Frog reporting duplication between two canonicalized pages

I have Page-A with canonical pointing towards page B. Page B should be considered the original and should be ranked in SERPS. But the Screaming Frog crawler is showing that page A and B are ...
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Google page title not matching html <title> tag

I've written an online book. When I search for the book on Google, it is labeled as <no_title> rather than the title in the HTML's <title> tag. Any idea how I can update the title in the ...
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Is it OK for SEO to also use the page title as the meta description?

I am new at content writing and SEO. I am bit confused with the meta tags. When I write the meta tags for my website, is it OK to have the title same as the description? When I am writing about the ...
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What is the correct way to use image in place of the H2 tag without affecting the SEO ranking in a bad way?

I'm designing a WordPress post template where I have more than one section on the page each section has a picture as it's main heading. my question here is what is the best practice to implement this ...
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› vs - vs | , which title separator is suggested for the best Google SEO practice?

Try to compare these 3 titles: What Is My IP Address - See Your Public Address What Is My IP Address › See Your Public Address What Is My IP Address | See Your Public Address Which one is best for ...
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Changed site title by SEO plugin! [closed]

If the plug-in is disabled. The site name is displayed. But enabled, the site name changes.And the number 41 is displayed ?! My SEO plugin is Yoast seo.
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Moves in serps after changing title and description - how long does it take? [duplicate]

I have a question. Some time ago I have changed my title and description of my site. The changes were visible in google after a short while - day or two (new titles visible). But now, after about two ...
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How to affect a domain's title in Google Search?

Recently, Google has been replacing many domains in SERPs with website titles, e.g. "Stack Exchange" instead of "stackexchange.com". However many smaller sites, including my own, only show a URL and ...
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How can I solve the same meta title for different subdirectory domain?

I have multiple subdirectory domain (example.com/au, example.com/us,etc) with the same language. I have updated the same title for all of subdirectory domains, but Google just only change 1 of them. ...
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Does having the name of a country in the site HTML <title> based on geolocation hurt SEO?

My website detects where the visitor is coming from. If the visit is from Guatemala, the title is: <title>[Company name] | Discounts in Guatemala</title> If the visit is from El Salvador,...
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How can I measure the impact of using Math Sans Bold font to get bold titles in Google Search results?

While browsing around, realized that you can use bold or some other font for the title to be presented as a search result on Google. Have anyone tried this yet? Do you know what is the right way to ...
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For SEO, can I put an English title on a foreign language blog post?

I'm writing blog content by Japanese mainly. I think making the blog multi language for English is better idea for SEO. but I have no much time to write additional content with foreign languages. I ...
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Google changing my SEO title via Yoast [duplicate]

I'm currently developing a website in wordpress, with just two pages, homepage and gallery. I'm using the plugin Polylang for multiple languages, and Yoast for SEO. My homepage in my native language (...
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My site title or blogpost title, which should be h1?

I'm in the process of coding my personal website. After looking at some articles to help me understand how SEO works, I learned that keywords need to be in H1s. It sounds logical for my blog post ...
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Google removed me from search results after title SEO?

I am improving the SEO for out website. According to the best practices, I have changed more than 3 thousands of our content titles to become SEO friendly: Shortened them to under 70 characters (they ...
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Pages whose titles differ by only one letter (selling designed alphabet letters) are not ranking well in search engines

I am working on SEO for a client who has 15,000 products She sells Letters A-Z for home decoration. Each Product is different in some way than the other. Each product page title starts with the word {...
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Google is indexing the page title but not the meta description

The pages on my clients website, are built with SEO best practices. Please note that I am not an SEO expert, more of a web dev but make sure the SEO practices like proper title, description, hreflangs ...
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Same og:title and title on a page

Does it make sense to render og:title and <title> that have the same value on a page? Facebook & co take the <title> tag as fallback.
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Hacked site created foreign language tags pages, can we block them in robots.txt to remove them from Google?

Our WordPress website was hacked which is now revamped and updated to the WP v5.0.3 but still Tags and 35fc4a-50164960-421910 or 6d285b-31601402-365308 type URLs are indexed in Google. Can we block ...
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The symbol | on a title of a website and its semantics

In Google Search if you search for "Dog | Golden Retriever" you get results for exactly that. Basic topic | More specific subcategory. Assuming we got a A | B type title on a site. Example: <...
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An SEO agency suggests removing a keyword from the title of a ranking page to get another page to rank. Is this good advice?

I'm technically responsible for a small website. There are two pages which have a title containing the same word ("Stammbücher"). Now an SEO agency is telling me that this is a severe problem and we ...
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Google showing dynamic page title set by JavaScript rather than the static title embedded in the HTML

On my website the title is initially set through the title tag in the html served by my server. It is then changed to its dynamic equivalent through JavaScript. I want Google to show my website's ...
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SEO method to set page titles differently? (same header PHP)

My PHP-based site files start off with <?php include("PHP/header.php"); ?> which includes all the HTML (metadata, scripts, etc.) shared by every page - along <head> and <title>. The ...
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Will be a identical title for the same url with different parameters known as duplicate title?

As you know google will punish you when two different pages of your website have the same "title". Now I want to know, is having "questions list" title for these pages known as duplicate titles? ...
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Should the brand name appear in each tag title even if it repeats keywords or dilutes from the targeted keyword phrase?

I found in other question that the brand name repeated in every tag title doesn't add any value for SEO. But I'd like to include the brand name in tag title to give strength to the name of the company ...
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H1 followed by H2 without text among the titles afflicts the SEO?

Is it a correct way if I write a H1 without any text under and then immediately after I write the H2? The H2 will be instead followed by the text of my page. To be clearest as possible the structure ...
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Will duplicate articles with changed titles help me rank for multiple keywords?

For example, I have an article about how to take photos in low light. This article is applicable to several cameras. The explanation is exactly the same for all these cameras. I currently have a ...
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Is it OK for SEO to write page titles with the company name in English but the keywords in some other language?

Does writing titles in pages of the form: company name in English | keyword in page language | keyword in page language Have bad effect on SEO?
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Can I use "The Google of" as a marketing text for a search engine?

I've got a search engine and I'm wondering, can I legally use "the Google of [some special thing]" as a marketing text for a search engine? will I get punished by Google ranking for this?
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Different words on page title than in URL for SEO purposes

May I benefit (or not, or be punished) in my SEO rankings if I use different words on my URL than on the page's title? For instance: Page Title: Our Offices URL: https://example.com/heavy-duty-...
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The word 'behance' appears instead of my title in Google search results

I've just noticed that when I search for articles on my website in Google, the name of my website has been replaced with 'behance'. I have no idea who/what 'behance' is and how to correct this ...
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Is there any advantage or disadvantage to having category breadcrumbs in the page title?

Currently I've got some page titles from an old system that outputs the entire category breadcrumb as part of the title when a category listing is viewed. So you end up with a title like so... ...
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Correct formatting for page title

I have a website that speaks about videogames, and I have news, guides, reviews and articles. Which is the best format for the title? Let me explain better with an example. Said that I have a guide, ...
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Writing page titles, headings and meta descriptions effectively

I read somewhere that page titles and main page heading shouldn't be identical, but they should be consistent with each other, and it's this idea of consistent that has me a little confused. If I ...
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Will Google recognize a comma as a separator in page titles without spaces?

I know that it is allowed in SEO to use comma as separator but, is it ok to add comma as a separator between keywords in title without leaving a space? Example: <title>High blood pressure,...
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Having or not having Brand Name of end of the title has any effect SEO Wise

Assume that my website is examplewebdesign.com. Having or not having Brand Name of end of the title has any effect SEO Wise? Ex 01 : Why your website should be mobile friendly? Ex 02 : Why your ...
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Include page name in title?

Should a title include the page's name, for example on an "About us" page: About us | Discover the history of our online store | Amazon.com Or should I just use the keyword filed: Discover the ...
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Would title tags that are only slightly different still be considered duplicate titles?

I know that it's bad to use duplicate content, including duplicate titles. Does duplicate titles mean that they are 100% the same though? Would there be enough distinction to not be considered ...
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How to tell Google that each subfolder is a different site? Otherwise, Google appends the main site's name to every other subfolder

One of our Korean clients (who would like to remain unamed) has a problem with their section of their website (subfolder). They are part of an international organization. Let's call them "Foobar" for ...
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Title too long - SEO implications?

From things I read around, it seems like page title has an impact on SEO rating. As far as I understand, it is recommended to put a relevant keywords inside it. I'm developing a website for jobs ...
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Changed Title and Meta description in Yoast seo for some pages, but it was not showing in the website even after google crawls the website. [duplicate]

Changed Title and Meta description in Yoast seo for some pages, but it was not showing in the website even after google crawls the website. Instead it was showing the same old title that we put in the ...
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Title and Meta Description not found by SEO checking websites [closed]

I have a website and I'm trying to improve it's SEO ranking. I checked on several SEO checking websites and all of them say the Title and Meta Description are not found. I'm sure there are there: ...

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