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How to print HTML into the <head> HTML tag of all MediaWiki web pages?

How to print HTML into the HTML tag of all MediaWiki web pages? In /skins/mySkin/includes/mySkinTemplate.php I didn't find anything that do with <head>. I found no global template file and I ...
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How authoritative is chrome lighthouse score?

I have a site which scores very good numbers in chrome lighthouse audit. But the client is using some third party service for same purpose, and for which the same site is scoring relatively lower than ...
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Pagination without pagination URLs - is it bad for SEO?

I've read a few articles about pagination pitfalls but none really describe my situation. I have a products page rendered with ReactJS with about 300 products and pagination (I am also using server-...
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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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Can I send a confirmation E-Mail to imported E-Mail addresses in MailChimp?

I have a list of E-Mail addresses opting in to subscribe to a newsletter. However, the form that collected the addresses did not send out a "double-opt-in" confirmation E-Mail, which is legally ...
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Will having lots of relevant internal links affect the ranking of pages, and is there a limit?

We are revisiting our internal linking strategy at my workplace. The current implementation takes a bunch links and puts them on a number of pages that are reachable from the header. Some links ...
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My website crashes after a few clicks [on hold]

I have a very urgent situation.While someone spend time on my website and if they click things just a bit fast,their browser crashes and throws ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED after a few clicks.I dont have any ...
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Can't register a domain name that is “confiscated”

I want to buy a .com domain name that is supposed to be expired for 64 days now (according to whois.net). DNS says the domain does not exist. Wayback Machine shows it was a parking 3 years ago but ...
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First domain name: ensuring the name availability in the future

I am about to register my first domain name consisting of my fairly common name (say, "Eugene") for my personal work-related blog. I found several acceptable options, but I am somewhat uncertain about ...
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How do “tiered price” domains work?

I noticed that registrars are starting to charge more for common word second level domain names even if the domain is not already registered. Hover seems to call this "tiered pricing" but other ...
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How to configure sitemap for a mediawiki website?

I'm mainly referencing this line: If you want to see a human-readable sitemap, allow read access for sitemap.xsl file in your site config (.htacces file or other) Which is related to a ...
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Punycode and similar characters

How does Punycode solve (or plan to solve) the issue with identical characters? In most browsers now Punycode is disabled unless you enable it in language preferences. This works great except many ...
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Error “Field name is required” - Google Analytics API

I'm trying to make API calls to the Google Analytics API v3. Simple read-only calls work just fine, but when trying to update data views (or any update method) I always end up with the following ...
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How can I resolve htaccess causing social media bots to see 404 response even though the page displays correctly?

I use the below htaccess code which appears to function correctly to rewrite URLS, however when a page is shared to social networks or scanned by bots like AHREFs, they all return 404 yet the pages at ...
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How to know what are all the MediaWiki web pages without categories?

In some large wikis one might find some rare web pages that don't have categories (for example, when these pages were created, the creator forgot to add a category). How to know what are all the ...
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Internal links to pages vs. sitemap.xml links to pages

I have a page that is not linked to from anywhere, but it is listed in sitemap.xml. It will be crawled and display in the SERP. Would it be preferable, from a SEO perspective, to have the page ...
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Contact form service for website, is there such a thing? [on hold]

Say I decided that I don't want to set an email server, email DNS records like MX, TXT and some others, or use an email proxy like with ssmtp, Imagine a type of service of a company that says: We ...
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Can i use 301 redirect for sitemap.xml file location

I want to keep the autogenerated sitemap.xml on a different server. Will google follow 301 redirect while trying to fetch sitemap.xml? https://example.com/sitemap.xml --301--> https://static....
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Can i add a paypal support/donate button on my opensource project on github in India(Specifically). And How should i do it? [on hold]

If the below question is not the best stack exchange forum to post this .please tell me which forum to put this question in . I ll remove the question from here. I am an open source developer from ...
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New SSL certificate is not propagated

I have installed a new SSL certificate on my server and removed the old one but when I open the website using new PC and new browsers, I still view the old certificate in the browser. I have windows ...
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What makes MediaWiki's LocalSettings.php file blank in web browsers?

I have a MediaWiki website; like any other MediaWiki website, it has a LocalSettings.php file. If I navigate in a browser to: https://example.com/LocalSettings.php either when logged in as an admin or ...
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How to recover a website from google cache?

My host provider told me last night their server crashed and they had restored the website from from an image they had from months ago, They told me this is the only backup they have. I also have no ...
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Block backlinks to search results page

For some strange reasons there are hundreds of thousands links from SPAMMY sites linking to search results page of our site. They link to search terms that doesn't even exist on our site.
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If you delete a Google Business page, do the reviews also get deleted with it?

Reviews posted against a business on Google appear on Google Maps, within the Google Search results, and on Google+. The scenario is that we have a single negative review against a Google Business ...
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In Google Analytics direct traffic has only 12% of returning users. How could it be?

For quite a long time (at least a year), the statistics of our site is very stable: more than half of the site’s traffic is Organic, with 16% of returning users (the average for the entire site is 14%)...
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Old Url will no longer be available, how to redirect to new URL in IIS?

We currently have a site running of 2 URLs OldSite.subdomain.domain.example newSite.newDomain.example There is the talk of getting rid of the 1st URL completely. Is there anything that can be done ...
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Sequences don´t calculate properly

I want to track 2 different scenarios: if the users click an event + the confirm button (898.391 events), or another event + the confirmation button (117.916 events). The problem arrives when I want ...
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How to use User Ids in Firebase analytics?

We have been using firebase for months now. But we started putting user_id via setUserId() in android application as follow: firebaseAnalytics.setUserId(viewModel.userInfo.id) I can see these user-...
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Is it non-beneficial for my website if I pass do follow link to another website?

If I provide outbound link to a similar niche website with do-follow tag, that website will sure be benefitted but will it harm my website in any ways ?
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Google Structured Data Reviews without penalize SEO

I was implementing structured data in my companies website when I found this guide: https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/sd-policies Well, there's a point that bothers me: note that ...
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Confused by zalando.co.uk website behaviour [on hold]

I am currently crawling www.zalando.co.uk for all of its products when I realised something. You can navigate through all of the pages of the women's products through changing the page number on this ...
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If all web pages are interchangeably linked by taxonomy (categories), do I still need a sitemap for SEO?

I have a mediaWiki web site with about 350 web pages. If all web pages, without exception, are interchangeably linked by taxonomy (categories), and moreover, there are also other indicators for web ...
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Cons of running a home web server? [duplicate]

Provided that I have access to free electricity and my connection is 1000/100M, what would be the cons of running my home webserver? Bonus question: would a 6-year old laptop be a good machine to ...
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how do I set up a cloudflare failover without having control of their DNS?

I'm trying to use Cloudflare's fail-over system, but I won't be able to transfer the domain's DNS to Cloudflare. The owner of the domain has offered to set up a CNAME but I don't know how that would ...
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Domain pointing to a wrong URL after performing a database “search and replace”

Upon migrating a WordPress site from development to production, I used Interconnectit's "Database Search and Replace Script in PHP" to update the site URL from http://dev.example.com to http://example....
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All my pages have canonical except home page. I still get Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical

In my website, All other pages have canonical urls in the head section like so: <link rel="canonical" href="https://example.com/" /> The only page without canonical is the home page '/' When ...
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How am I supposed to add support for “next-gen” formatted images?

No matter how much unnecessary css/js or general load time I shave off my website, Google Audits always penalises me massively for not using "next-gen formats" such as JPEG2000, JPEGXR and WebP in my ...
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Rewrite rule to give 410 Gone for a specific URL doesn't work

I'm French. A week ago, my website was hacked with the old version (http). The hack created 404 spams and I want to ensure they have "410 Gone" status. My problem on the site is: https://www.example....
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What are some web templates (Bootstrap or Wordpress) similar to the 4AD site? [on hold]

Not looking for subjective recommendations. I want a template that looks reasonably like https://4ad.com/ . Obviously I'm not expecting it to be exactly like. But closer than the average generic ...
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How to make a virtual ip across local network only?

Using apache local server.. I'm serving my projects using virtualhosts so that it's easy to work with more than project and see results in my browser using hosts file I'm using my device ip (xxx.xxx....
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Configure apache to make local website available for external people

I would like to make my local website (running on a virtual CentOs machine) accessible for my mate who is also working on the website. I have created a new line in my router config to forward all ...
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HTTPS Redirect without changing the URL

How To Redirect to a HTTPS Domain Without Changing The URL, We have tried with the following rule but in ends in infinite loop. RewriteRule ^/$ https://www.example.com/en/home [P,L]. so if the end ...
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Cannot access repository via cPanel Git™ Version Control module

I cannot see any repositories in the cPanel Git™ Version Control module, even though the files were successfully pulled from the remote and are visible in the file system. I am trying to setup ...
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Using competitors domain with different ending to boost traffic

Imagine my competitor is getting 1000s of views a day and is established in Google search engine. I plan to launch my website in a weeks time but will have to work hard to get into google search ...
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Website in 2nd page for only one keyword lost ranking in top 10 pages [on hold]

One of my client's website lost it's ranking.It was ranking on one keyword at 14th position.Now it's not even in 10th page.Also google webmaster doesn't suggest any things.It's ranking is good in ...
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Google SEO search keyword. get to know how each word is converting

Is there any way to pull the SEO keywords from Google and merge it with my data and understand the conversion rate of each keyword? I want to try and focus on promoting only relevant keywords. Not ...
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Genuine Google Bug - Sitemaps

Posting this here because this post doesn't seem to show up on the Google Webmaster Community forum (must have some sort of keyword that causes it to be shadow banned). I want to stress that I would ...
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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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Adding a contact form to MediaWiki

There are a few contact form extensions for MediaWiki that one can download and install but I don't want to use extensions at all (or changing the PHP) if there is another solution in HTML-Javascript. ...
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Japanese keyword hacking error on website causing multiple URLs(not associated with our website) appearing in SERP [duplicate]

Our website has showing Japanese keywords in Search engine result pages, there are multiple URL's that are appearing on the result page which is not associated with our website In starting the URL's ...

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