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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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Google reports mobile issues for directory listing page, will it hurt the rest of my site?

We have some mobile-friendly issues affecting /domains/.well-known/ This page simply displays: Index of /domains/.well-known Parent Directory (a link) pki-validation/ (a link) Do the mobility ...
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How to determine where a open_basedir restriction is coming from

We are trying to upgrade to Mediawiki 1.30 through Mediawiki's release tarball. upgrade.php is failing because the release tarball is missing components (for example, PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: ...
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Will premium DNS speed up TLS/SSL?

I'm trialing out CloudFlare (which I only want for speed optimisation). I'm guessing I should wait a bit longer to test the true benefits, due to propagation. One thing I can't find out is if such ...
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Google has dramatically decreased crawling of our site

We made some changes a month ago to make the site faster and general SEO fixes. Right after we did, Google said our site was taking 2-3x as long to download a page and slowed the crawling of our site....
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Add HTTPS (SSL certificate) to users custom domain names on a website builder

I have a website builder where users can add their domain name, and I need some direction on how to get it set up with HTTPS, I presume through LetsEncrypt. Example: Without domain: djdemo.vibecast....
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Giving alternate to pdf which is a duplicate to Web page

I have a webpage namely - https://example.com/url/ I have generated a pdf with the same content of the above webpage namely - https://example.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/url.pdf. I have given ...
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Unexplained URL's on my site

About 6 weeks ago my traffic stats jumped tremendously. I started noticing "top searches" for variations of porn words. In looking at my top landing pages in Google Analytics, it is showing landing ...
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Google page rank with pseudo SPA Angular web app

I will explain what i mean by pseudo-spa. It's been almost 2 years since i'm throwing lots of hours trying to index an Angular SPA project called braapfinder dot com. At some point months ago i ...
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Who is <admin> for install.php during Mediawiki install?

I'm installing Mediawiki 1.31 on CentOS 7. I'm following the instructions at Manual:Installing_MediaWiki. I'm having a trouble running install.php. An earlier step had me create the MySQL database ...
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Property for my website is not receiving hits

I received this notification from google analytics: Property http://www.example.net is not receiving hits. Either your site is not receiving any sessions or it is not tagged correctly. ...
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Pages with irrelevant content on a sitemap bad signals to search engines? [duplicate]

I have many WordPress sites with a pulgin which is automatically generating a sitemap.xml file. By default the sitemap will include pages such as 'categories' or 'author' which are either empty or ...
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Realtime conversions not showing destination funnel

I'm trying to make my custom destination funnel work. Here's how it's set up: I confirm the individual steps are being recorded in the Content page: However, when I finish the flow, I don't see the ...
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Dhis2 data set is not shown in the data entry drop down

I created a data set and assign it to organization units. Now I notice that the data entry drop down shows nothing when I select the organization Unit. What is going wrong? I use Dhis version 2.31.
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Wordpress blog is 100% excluded from Google Index [duplicate]

first time here, I hope I follow all rules. I'm desperate. For over 5 years now, I have a self hosted Wordpress blog, where I blog about my work as a Citrix administrator. I post content more or ...
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Can I show contributors to my website a Google Analytics report of the visitors to their posts? [closed]

I have a website where specific users can post different types of content. I want each user to be able to know how many visits each of their posts got. So I thought about linking Google Analytics ...
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Which Vimeo URLs can I include in a video sitemap that are not redirected or forbidden?

I am not entirely sure what Vimeo URLs I can use for video sitemaps as they either seem to "redirect" or "forbidden" - both which would not really be acceptable in Google video XML sitemaps. How do ...
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Measuring Event Differences in Google Analytics

I've started rolling out new features to a site using Netlify's branch split testing so I can say ex. 10% of users gets a branch with a specific UI change to see if it produces measurably different ...
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Certificate rejected by some browsers on Android

I'm having an odd issue that some browsers (Brave) on my phone trust the SSL-certificate I installed: while others do: I am familiar with the issue that Android sometimes rejects SSL-certificates, ...
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My www version has better metrics than the non-www, so I'm preferring it in search console now. What else do I need to do?

I am working on a website which was originally registered in Google Search Console as http://example.com/. After a few months I noticed that the http://www.example.com/ has higher domain authority (...
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Why does Google only find my site's domain name when it ends with .com? [duplicate]

When I am trying to find my site on Google by typing just a domain name, Google finds nothing. When I search with example.com however, it finds the site. I'd like that my visitors can search for my ...
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How do I tell Googlebot and Bingbot that there will be more links below the current viewport

So I have a blog post which is rendered on the server, so this should not be a problem. Now below the post there is a standard "Recommended Section" with related posts, but I fetch these posts only if ...
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facebook “like page” button without javacript sdk [closed]

We have the "like page" code on our site now (from facebook dev page), but I've noticed the javascript sdk is slowing page speed of our site (another external request!). Rather than including the ...
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Is bad for SEO if browser need to run synchronous JS to get content?

I'm developing a site using symfony + Vue. The problem is that this HTML with non-standard tags (components) gets into the browser. All that contained in the <div id="app"> element must ...
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In Google Analytics I have some “properties & apps” that are no longer used. How can I delete them?

From my Analytics page, there is the pull-down titled "All Web Site Data" where it lists each of the apps/properties I have set up. Some of these are out-dated and no longer used. I don't see anywhere ...
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is there really such thing as SEO friendly url? [duplicate]

I am working on a wordpress theme design and wanted to solve the problem of making mistakes with the title of blog posts where when you go and correct the title the url changes and old url will 404 ...
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Is it okay for SEO to wrap block elements in a link?

We have a request to have an entire block of content be clickable as opposed to just a link field. Questions: Is it good practice to allow for entire block of content to be clickable? If we wrap ...
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Schema.org properties for message boards/forums

Note: I've successfully come across the correct schema properties for message board posts via DiscussionForumPosting. No need for guidance in that regard. What would be the most appropriate ...
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Google isn't finding content in paginated lists

We have a website which lists machine parts by code number. These show in a paginated list: /parts?page=1 has records 1 to 25 of 356736. We use canonical, next, and prev links. The list may be ...
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Why are some google snippet results bold?

Recently, when I search for keyword "best mlm software" I got a featured snippet having "List of Multi Level Marketing Software". I noted that two of list's item were BOLD text. Didn't know why??? Can ...
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My team wants to move news section of our website to subdomain [duplicate]

My team wants to move news section of our website to subdomain ex "news.website.com" does it affect SEO? Can anyone tell me pro and cons of this thing?
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.mht files display as junk text from Jetty server

I have some .mht files which load fine from local files but when loaded from the Jetty web server display as junk text. What can I do to make them work correctly from my Jetty web server? I know ...
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How do I make my server-sider rendered Angular application not “flicker” when it transitions to the javascript application?

For our business, SEO is exceptionally important, so though we have an Angular 7 app, we use server-side rendering so that Google et al. can easily access our content. (I know they supposedly render ...
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Discrepancy between Events and Goal Completions

There has been a discrepancy between Events and Goal Completions in Google Analytics. These events are sent from Salesforce using Measurement Protocol and the events don't match goal completions. For ...
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Events not showing in any view except Raw view?

For some reason some events sent from a Zoho CRM extension via Measurement protocol don’t appear in any views besides raw view (and that copying filters to raw views doesn’t seem to make a difference)....
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Understanding the web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG): alternative for audio sample of musical instrument?

Guideline 1.2.1 of WCAG says: Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A) For prerecorded audio-only and prerecorded video-only media, the following are true, except when the audio or ...
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How get download stats in Matomo analytics for static content that's served by my CDN (Cloudflare)?

I'm considering enabling Cloudflare for my site, which will make it so that static content is loaded from their servers instead of mine. If that's the case, how can I tally the request in our ...
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Does Google Crawl Rate have an impact on Google's Image Bot

I have a relatively large website. Each page has several images. Google indexes my website very slowly, but it actively crawls my pictures. Does changing the Google Crawl Rate have an impact on Google'...
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Is it good for SEO to change an article's slug when changing its title?

I have the following URL view: example.com/article/{slug}-{id} If I change the title of the article, then the slug will also change so that there is no disagreement. Please note that the article ...
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Firefox and Internet Explorer not sending POST request after receiving 200 OK after OPTIONS request - Works fine in Chrome [migrated]

I am working on a new service where I have a REST API built inside a C++ application. The C++ applications listens on a particular port and receives HTTP/S traffic, processes what is sent, and then ...
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Why is google.com trying to send emails from my domain?

I pulled up a DMARC Analyzer report showing emails received on behalf of my domain: In addition to my normal authorized (SPF+DKIM aligned) personal emails from the protonmail.ch domain, there are ...
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Impact of not filling image attribute in article schema or filling a constant one

We have an existing site with thousands of articles without images. Google are saying that an image attribute for the Article schema of AMP pages is required. Additionaly said: Only a marked-up ...
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How to Index 700,000 pages? [duplicate]

The client I'm working with is an eCommerce giant and has very good name in the local market in our country. He says that he currently has more than 7,00,000 different products. I suggested him to ...
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Ideal way to keep Webmaster error free [duplicate]

So I have a site which is installed without www in Wordpress and using https. Basically it is https://exampundit.in - Now, I want to know that what versions should I keep in webmaster. I have www, ...
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Can Book schema be used to a web page containing only a single page of a book

If we have web pages, each AMP web page contains a single page of a book, can the Book schema be used in each one of them? or it must be used only in a full book?
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Can I check for thumbnail existence with RewriteCond !-f and have my controller create files that don't exist?

My team have an application written in PHP. Most requests are rewritten to our index.php file using the condition below, in the Apache .conf RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /...
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How to prevent pages from being indexed in Google Search by using robots.txt? [duplicate]

In my robots.txt I disallowed some of the "thank you" pages on my site that I don't want to indexed by Google or be in Google search results. But those pages have recently become searchable on Google. ...
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Temporarily turn off redirects on all virtualhosts

Is there a configuration parameter I can set in the global configuration to disable redirects in all virtual hosts? I've got a server with a bunch of virtual hosts with varying configurations, many ...
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Will a free domain show up on the search engines? [duplicate]

I have a website with a free domain that doesn’t show up when I search for it. Could it be the optimization or Google doesn’t accept free domains?
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How do you serve Jekyll pages with gzip compression on GitLab Pages?

GitLab Pages doesn’t compress files automatically before sending them to clients. Is it possible to enable gzip compression when using Jekyll (or another static site generator) on GitLab Pages?

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