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Does Google Search Ranking Algorithm Updated on 15 Jan 2019?

I am working for a site and it was on page 3, listing 3 at SERP. When I checked it today, i found it on listing 10 of page 7. It's a huge change I have seen on last 3 months I have started working on ...
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Google Analytics - find exit rate for events, rather than pages?

I have a single-page application, and I am tracking events on the page, in Google Analytics, passing our internal user ID and timestamp as attributes on the event. I would like to know the best way ...
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What determines which 404 errors gets listed on a website's Google Search Console?

If I put https://example.com/french-fries in a browser, I get a 404. Will that 404 get listed on example.com's Google Search Console? Or does /french-fries have to be a coded link, get crawled and ...
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.htaccess redirect with all parameters

I have a simple rule in the .htaccess file, to redirect all requests to inwork.php: RewriteRule .* php/inwork.php?refpage=%{REQUEST_URI} [L] But all parameters are missing. For the request http://...
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Character set 'utf-8' is not a compiled character set and is not specified in the '/usr/share/mysql/charsets/Index.xml' file

We are trying to upgrade our MediaWiki software. According to Manual:Upgrading -> UPGRADE -> Manual:Backing_up_a_wiki, we are supposed to backup the database with: mysqldump -h hostname -u userid -p -...
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Rewrite rule for JBoss7.0

Users currently connect to the app on URLs such as: http://myServer01/crr/ http://example.com/crr/ We'd like to simplify this to: http://myServer01/ http://example.com/ with out my app name can ...
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Rendering Issue - Homepage

Recently, my client's hosting provider migrated http://kastenhandelaars.nl to http://indoorhomeline.nl. (both Wordpress websites) Appropriate redirects were placed and we changed the homepage. ...
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Building an Ecommerce website from scratch [on hold]

I am a total noib in programming but I have make a few websites using online web software. I want to create a shopping site equivilent for ebay. I am not being ambiotous at all I have set myself a ...
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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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Jetty9 authentication without credentials

I have a Mendelson AS2 server with Jetty9 as the https server. Currently all my vendors use basic authentication and certificate to connect to the AS2 server. I now have a vendor that does not support ...
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If you can place hidden text and HTML on page for SEO in white hat case

Say you have your website built all in WebGL or SVG. All your text is in there like that too. I'm wondering, then, if you could put duplicate text in HTML but just make it invisible. So you would have ...
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HTTPS Re-directing

We built a site for a client to advertise a new block of apartments they had built. The apartments have now all been sold so we have been asked to forward the domain to another domain until there is ...
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Do noindexed pages contribute to relevancy of page they link to?

Imagine following setup: 1 There is a category page, like canon-inc-cartridges.html. This page has content pieces, like `<a name="canon-1234-inc-cartridges"><h3>canon 1234 inc cartridges&...
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Can Cloudflare redirect a referrer before they hit the site?

History I have a few WordPress sites that I manage and I've coded the 404 and 403 to email a dedicated account with hits to these pages. On a local machine daily the emails are compiled to a CSV and ...
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Do you use the country or country and language for subdomains?

We need to do translated pages where we have multiple countries that will be using the same language. The URLs will be based on the Subdomain option or Subdomains with gTLD. What is the correct ...
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What is cisco meraki doing as referral in your analytics?

Looking at the referrals of my website I noticed the second highest source is n213.network-auth.com which comes from the Cisco Meraki cloud management platform. I am puzzled to why it is in there and ...
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Is there a time delay before Google Adsense ads are shown when you first put the ad code on a new website?

I have recently created a new website and have added a Google ad in the header area and also Google Analytics. However on the website the ad space just adds some padding rather than showing the ...
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Automation of a script for querying an heavily loaded booking site [on hold]

I am looking for a client script able to automate the booking process on a Web site, which is very heavily overloaded. Hence the latter answers very slowly, and I get a "Bad Gateway" reply from my ...
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Technical Term for Invisible Gap/Position

I'm wondering if there is a associated technical term for describing the distance between rankings. For example if you have a site that is ranked 1st and another site ranked 2nd, the distance between ...
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Do non-existent 'category' pages in URLs present a problem for search engines?

Say for example if I have a news site and my URL structure is: example.com/news/random-article If there is no page at example.com/news/, in other words it results in a 404 error, is that problematic ...
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Proper File Name Conventions for File Indexes [duplicate]

I have a subdomain set up as an online file index. However, I am interested in the best practices for filenames. For example, all of my directories are lowercase, but some of my files contain ...
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How long does it take for Google to remove page from index? Or, why aren't these pages excluded?

A set of pages are marked as noindex and nofollow, both in robots.txt and with X-Robots-Tag: noindex, nofollow When checking with Google Webmaster Tools, the pages are reported as "Denied by robots....
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JSON-LD script is showing on Google Structured Data Testing tool and page source but not in Mobile Friendly Test

We have an Angular Universal application which has dynamically loading JSON-LD script tags. These script tags are showing in the page source. We've tested the same using the Structured Data Testing ...
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Loading multiple pictures as sprites?

I've read it's a good idea to combine images as sprites (and use background positioning) to have less dns lookups and therefore speed up your site. But it seems all the images are loading ...
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Facebook advertising: the CooldownStartTime field can not be changed to be in the past

Trying to setup a conversion campaign with split testing here. Next day I return to my laptop, to see this error: Fix 1 error in 1 ad Time fields can only be changed to a date that is in the ...
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Multi-Channel Funnel calculated position based not matching Model Comparison Tool

If I attempt to calculate a position based model off of the Multi Channel Funnel (MCF) report or API, this does not match what is reported in the position based model in the model comparison tool. ...
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How to grab website renders to clickable images? [on hold]

Does anyone know a tool/app that grabs website to clickable images at once? I need to make real websites mockup for portfolio purposes. I don't want to grab offline HTML/CSS version (e.g. SiteSucker)....
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SEOMoz: Domain Authority not increasing after moving domain

I have recently moved from old-domain.example to new-domain.example. I have tried to follow all best practices and old-domain.example currently does a 301 to new-domain.example My ranking has not ...
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Why tracking pixels opposed to JavaScript calls? Aren't there caching issues?

As I understand it, a "tracking pixel" is a script that contains code that includes a header that make the response appear to be an image, which is then called using an image tag, like: <img src="...
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Can't unlink Google AdWords customer account from test manager account

I'm trying to unlink a customer account from my Google AdWords test manager account. But got: Every account must have either a user with administrative access or a manager account with ...
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How to limit requests to certain domain in nginx?

I have a domain like sub.example.com. I'd like to allow GET access to certain paths uploads only through example.com Something like this: location ~ ^/uploads { allow example.com; ...
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How can I create a domain name with a custom extension, like .example instead of .com? [duplicate]

Is it possible to get my own website with a special ending prefix? Instead of .com I want to have my initials instead or something like that. Is that plausible by any chance? I went to websites like ...
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Republishing long blog post chapters as individual posts - duplication penalty? [duplicate]

I have a 5,800 word blog post formed of 7 chapters, if I republish each chapter on its own will google penalise me for duplication? I'm using the long one as a lead magnet and have it hidden from ...
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How to delete, not cancel google ads account?

I create a lots of google ads account. I follow this guide: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/2424604?co=ADWORDS.IsAWNCustomer%3Dfalse&hl=en But it tell you how to cancel google ...
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What nameservers should I use for GitHub Pages when using a custom domain?

I am using a custom domain for a GitHub Pages site. They said to set CNAME or A record. But what nameservers should I use? What is the default, or should I leave it blank?
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Do I got scammed? [on hold]

Someone told me that I have won 10,000USD last new year in the chat box in favorite..they told me to download WhatsApp and email zwerllottomanagement@gmail.com, that I followed.. suddenly he ask my ...
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WordPress Multisite - how to import ALL admins' emails into MailChimp?

The setup is pretty straightforward: WordPress Multisite Network 100+ sub-blogs already running on the network New sub-blogs being created, even more expected on a daily basis I have yet to figure ...
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Are “trustmarks” such as McAfee Secure worth the cost?

There are a number of services that will scan a website for vulnerabilities and allow the display of a trustmark image if the site passes their tests. This allegedly increases the level of trust a ...
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phpMyAdmin Times Out When Excecuting Table Creation Query [on hold]

When phpMyAdmin is used outside of the local network, using a firewall, it times out when a query is run to create tables. No errors are being listed in the log files for the MySQL server. Anyone else ...
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Can I configure Google Domains to redirect a bare domain to a subdomain over HTTPS?

I'm using a "synthetic record" at Google Domains to redirect traffic from the bare domain example.com to www.example.com: This works for requests to http://example.com, of which there are 4 A records ...
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Content hidden on mobile responsive design

As much as this should have been a well-covered issue, I couldn't find a definite answer to this specific question anywhere. We run a scientific website which displays lots of well-established data ...
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Redirect to website with parameters - namecheap

I'm struggling to redirect using the namecheap dashboard. Specifically I want to redirect based parameter. So for example: mywebsite.com/2345 would redirect to otherwebsite.com/query?=2345 Is this ...
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Do service workers require consent under GDPR?

I notice that Chrome puts service workers, indexed databases and local/session storage under "cookies" in the site info dropdown. Are these things in any way considered ways to access personal ...
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Handling multiple request at the same time on same resource [on hold]

I got some new case for me so there is an item A in database that has a quantity 1 and we got 2 user that want to checkout 1 Item A at the same time. How should the API response for these type of ...
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My website's name doesn't appear on google [duplicate]

My website has been online for 10 days. (content complete) I've allowed Google boots. I also sent a sitemap to the search console. (I use yoast seo by the way) In this 10 days pages were added to ...
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.htaccess - How to properly disable the execution of scripts in a folder?

I have this folder path: pulic_html/user/269851516/in the folder /user/ i have many subfolders that is created when the user create a account, and they can upload avatars to this folder, i want to ...
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DNS issue with add-on domain [on hold]

I bought a new website, and the company gave me another free domain name, so when I asked for the second they created it and they told me to change the DNS to look like the first one. It's been a ...
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Problem with DNS: getting my host's default page with an error message

I bought a new website, and the company gave me another free domain name, so when I asked for the second they created it and they told me to change the DNS to look like the first one. It's been a ...
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Can a website built entirely in SVG have good SEO?

Can a website built entirely in SVG have SEO as good as a website built in HTML? If not, what are the drawbacks to using 100% SVG for a website?
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Using Xenu's Link Sleuth to remove bad 301's / broken page-local links

I'm trying to fix 2 issues based on the report from Xenu's Link Sleuth. I have numerous 301 Redirects from Wordpress SQL based URLs despite using post name URLs. Despite using post name based URLs (...

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