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Dramatic increase in time spent downloading a page and barely no pages crawled per day

For the past 2 months, Google has been barely been crawling our website while the increase in time spent downloading a page has gone up tremendously. Our website is fast and optimized, on average 77 ...
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Valuable Inventory: No content

i m running blog-spot.com URL since 2010 adsense adds everything was working fine, i buy a new domain from go-daddy.com November 2018 and my ads space become blank i add my site in google adsense "ADD ...
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How to redirect my-doamin.tdl/someurl to an index file in a different folder than webroot with nginx?

I've installd rocketchat on ubunru with nginx and like to redirect https://chat.myserver.tdl/privacy-policy to /a/folder/outside/webroot/index.html which redirection rule to apply in this usecase?
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URLs appearing twice in Google Search

While checking using site:example.com in Google, certain URLs are seen twice. The URLs are exactly the same. Can anyone explain why so?
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Sitemap couldn't fetch

I'm trying to submit my sitemap on my Google console but every time I add it, it keeps saying it couldn't fetch, I have uploaded my sitemap.xml into my domain root directory but still Google is not ...
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301 redirect in the htaccess file issues

This is driving me crazy, can anybody tell me why this 301 redirect does not work. I just get a 404 error with the old /about page. Here is the code for info: {ENV:WPR_SSL}.html%{ENV:WPR_ENC}" -f ...
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Is it okay to cross-post my own posts on multiple separate WordPress.org sites? Is it good or bad for SEO? [duplicate]

I write blog posts for multiple WordPress.org blogs and where content overlaps, I wonder if I should post it separately on multiple blogs or not. Often this happens with posts I write to my personal ...
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Is it possible that the server location of my hosting does not match the IP location?

I have hosting hired with a2hosting with the data center of Amsterdam, Europe. On their website they state that those centers have the following IPs: USA-Michigan Data Center: 75.98.175.109 USA-...
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Why would a bot net keep loading my site?

In blocking a lot of scrapping activity, I found a puzzling situation - that my site is accessed about 35,000 times per day by around 30,000 different IPs. I started blocking these IPs with a script, ...
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Will preventing right click using JavasSript hurt SEO?

I am currently using this WordPress plugin, which uses JavaScript to prevent users to access the site contents. Will search engines be able to read the content and index my site? Will it hurt my SEO?...
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Site not globally available

This is the site: https://za.mojcoek.mk - I received reports from multiple locations that it's not available. The config goes like this: The .mk registrar points to AWS Route53 hosting zone for the ...
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Correcting bad multiple city pages to single landing page

I have a website that has a different page for different cities. Each page has similar content, i.e. like “We buy gold ‘city’” or “We buy used cars ‘city’”. Most of my competitors follow a similar ...
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What data is available in server-side Google Analytics?

I'm exploring the possibility of replacing the traditional Google Analytics javascript implementation with a server-side approach. The information I found so far is quite scarce (this undocumented ...
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Missing Google Shopping Clicks in Analytics

I want to get the click cost data from Google Shopping into Analytics but isn't working the way I want. The clicks from Google Shopping are not coming through. I am filtering on the keyword but ...
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Google stops my site listing [duplicate]

I 've been facing this issue for a while now, whenever I do fetch as Google my listing starts to display on google but only for 24 hours or so before being disappear again. It requires me to do fetch ...
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How to point apache to the php binary used by the php docker image [migrated]

I'm trying to use the php docker image to set up an apache web server: FROM php:7-alpine3.8 apk add apache2 php7-apache2 When I print phpinfo() from the webserver I see that it is running with the ...
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Can I use robots.txt to allow Google to access some folders, but disallow everything else?

I want to allow Google bots to crawl only my index.php and the content of some folders. Would that work? User-agent: * Allow: /index*.php Allow: /folder1/ Allow: /folder2/ Allow: /folder3/ Allow: /...
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Can I use a nofollow a tag in the my header to nofollow all links to a page?

<a href="http://example.com/wordpress/wishlist" rel="nofollow"></a> or <a href="http://example.com/wordpress/wishlist" rel="nofollow"> I want to nofollow all the links to http://...
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Why TLD domains cost different amounts

Not considering how the same domains are different prices at different providers, I'm wondering why different TLDs are different prices. For example, you might find this: .com: $15 .net: $10 .co: $5 ....
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Does google index and view the text via OCR on images?

I have a business with a google places address. Now I need that same business address for another one of my websites. I don't want to use the same text address for new website as this will dilute ...
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Is There A Way To Auto-Stock Media Files To Every Site On A Wordpress Network? [migrated]

I'm trying to find a way to upload images for everyone on my network to use, but I don't want sites sharing each other's media files. In other words, I want to stock sites with default media for them ...
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Should I make extra pages for SEO that are not used within the website?

I have a website with all the information about one city. One of the pages contains a complete overview of all the businesses in this area. For example: you can choose some categories like "...
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Should I dns-prefetch all Google Ads domains?

On our website, we dns-prefetch our domains (static files, subdomains, etc) as they may not be known. 1) Does it make sense to dns-prefetch Google Ads or Analytics domains as they are popular? 2) If ...
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Adsense ads with my own ads

I have a website. It consists of Excel VBA lessons. I have put Google Adsense ads in it. Now I want to put my own advertisements in it. (To get some freelancing programming jobs.) For an example, ...
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Should I redirect “ugly” URL to friendly URL?

I use mod_rewrite to rewrite https://example.com/?page=some-page&tab=2 to https://example.com/articles/some-page/2. But people can still access both URLs. I want to know: should I redirect the "...
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Do follow link redirection

I am new to SEO and using WordPress. I got a do-follow back link from a website. The link's structure was /2018/03/03/abc/. After that I changed the permalink structure. So the link became /abc and ...
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Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical on home page

So I am getting the common warning in Webmaster tools, indicating duplicate content. Flagging up a non-www version of the homepage - as below. The issue here is that there is no mention of a non-...
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Long tail physical product marketing: is Wordpress suitable? [closed]

A small-medium size company selling to business, government and wholesalers manufactures 10,000 products. Company has a skilled graphic designer and a couple of programmers (including php) but none ...
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If my webpage has multiple internal links, will that affect my website's SEO?

So my website is a programming tutorial site, and some of my pages have multiple internal links using <a href=" ">. In my website, a list of programs will be show like this: program to print ...
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Rewriterule redirects to URL and shows different URL?

I've a website hosted on an Apache server which hosts other domains. Therefore, I can't access the Apache configuration. On our website, I've several domains. For one of them (domain example.com), I'...
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All pages excluded: Alternate page with proper canonical tag

I can see all my pages on my website are Excluded from indexing with Google Search Console and marked as: "Alternate page with proper canonical tag". All pages, except the main domain. I wonder does ...
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How to point an enom domain purchased from Google to a Google site?

I pay for a domain every year (e.g., example.com) that is registered by enom through Google on my behalf. I have made a website using Google Sites which you can be found at a URL that's similar to: ...
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Why does Google PageSpeed recommended serving images in “Next Gen formats” after July 2018 update?

I'm confused why after Google's July 2018 PageSpeed Insights tool update with bias to mobile seems to recommend serving images in "Next Gen Formats" like JPEG 2000, JPEG XR, or WebP? Almost no one ...
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HTTPS proxy in Apache without certificates

The TLS handshake initiation contains the requested domain in cleartext, to allow a server to select the correct certificate. Therefore, the server should be able to proxy the handshake, and all ...
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Virtualmin: Creating new virtual server shows “IP address” as address instead of “*” in apache2 .conf file

When I create a new virtual server or sub-server this is how "Webmin -> Apache Webserver -> Existing virtual host" looks like this. Type Address Port Server Name ...
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How long does Chrome take for HSTS preload list inclusion?

Assuming that my domain meets the inclusion requirements, and I successfully submit it to hstspreload.org, how long does it take on average until Chrome comes out with a new stable release with my ...
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Search traffic significantly reduced - potential causes? [duplicate]

My website has seen a dramatic drop in traffic over the last few months: The major change at this time was the move to https from http. I verified the https property only and stopped the http one ...
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When I have multiple .htaccess files between several sites, which is the active one?

I have 4 sites hosted with the same ISP. The sites were modified endless times, and now, I have several .htaccess files. One of the is at the main root. The others are spread in different places. For ...
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Review website and Schema.org

I'm rescripting a review website in which we review certain online services (for the sake of an example let's say antivirus subscriptions). I'm struggling to find the right way to implement Schema....
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In Case of 404 Page should the url be 404 or we can change the content to 404 and url remains the same

I have a confusion regarding 404 Page Suppose I've a landing page: https://www.example.com/testing-page The page no longer exists so what should I do with it? Case 1: Should I redirect the URL to ...
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Recently Google Search Console reported some amp errors when I have not AMP applied in my website at all!

Recently Google Search Console reported amp errors. There's no amp applied in my website at all. How is that possible? Check the screenshot below:
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Does a facebook like-box or twitter follow pop up hurt SEO

I have a website with consistent SEO traffic. I would like to display facebook like-box (and/or twitter follow) in a pop up after the user spends certain time (say 5 seconds) on a page. Will such an ...
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How can I put canonical tag in thousands of posts in WordPress?

I have a WordPress website and I have thousands post in my site. In Google Search Console I've got more than 7,000 "Alternate page with proper canonical tag." How can I fix it? I saw in some post ...
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How to redirect domain to server's ip address (problem with <frameset> from namechap Mask) [closed]

I have made a little website hosted on a server on a public network. So I've got a domain on namecheap to reach it easily, problem is that if I mask it to render it within a frame, and this doesn't ...
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How to fix 404 error caused by WordPress attachment URLs? Using Yoast causes 404 errors

Right now I am using Yoast for SEO. I found 3000+ URLs indexed in Google Search Console, while I have just 100+ posts. By adding other stuff like tags and categories there should be around 300+ URLs. ...
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Schema.org structured data for blog category page

Is there any Schema.org type that I should use on my category page of my WordPress blogsite for the blogposts that are listed in the category? ItemList doesnt seem apropriate. Any other suggestions?
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Creating new virtual server or Sub-server breaks all existing domains

Hellow, I have 3 domains and several subdomains in Virtualmin which works fine. For the past 1 year, I didn't do any server maintenance except for updating the packages which shown in the Webmin ...
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Error parsing certificate request: x509: unsupported elliptic curve from Let's Encrypt

I'm trying to obtain an EC-based X509 certificate using secp256 from Let's Encrypt. Let's Encrypt is returning an error instead of issuing the certificate: $ letsencrypt --manual --csr ~/cryptopp-com....
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How to setup domain DNS records for cPanel WHM

I'm a newbie on this kind of things. I've deployed a cPanel on an AWS instance but failed to set up my domain DNS records, private nameservers etc. Let me explain the whole situation. I'm currently ...
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How are timestamps for news articles determined in google results? What can be done if they appear incorrect? [duplicate]

Working for a major website and noticing that some of our articles have an incorrect timestamp in the carousel on google results. Inspecting the URLs in structured data testing tool reveals that some ...

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