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Word Count isn't a ranking factor, is there any case study or proof?

According to many information like Is word count a large ranking factor for Google? and https://twitter.com/JohnMu/status/1021690796691607552 word count isn't a ranking factor. But I have never seen ...
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That I need to disallow mediapartners-google on robots.txt?

I found that most of the websites disallow mediapartners-google on robots.txt file, for that, I want to know why I need to do block mediapartners-google? is that can help better on SEO? or has no ...
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Mobile Menu issue on website [on hold]

Noticed an issue on our Magento 2.2.4 website yesterday where our menu doesn't work on mobile for iOS phones. It was working fine last week but there's an issue with it now. It's fine on Android ...
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Godaddy Resourse limit reached for wordpress site

Before jumping into the question let me give details about my site. I have a blog that is a coding blog so I have tutorials and code samples on it. I am running WordPress self-hosted as my platform. ...
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Question about tracking forms as a goal in Google Analytics

I have a directory website, include lots of profiles and acetgories i.e Physicians, hospital and clinics On each page there is a consultation form, I need to track these metrics: Which organic ...
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Pointing a bunch of subdomains to separate pages on a WP site

So I need to deploy a landing page to 30-40 websites/domains. The landing pages are all pretty much the same bar some minor content tweaks and have been built in a wordpress theme. Each page would ...
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What is the difference between “Alerts” in Azure App service and "Alerts: in Application Insights of that same App Service?

I want to create custom alerts on several events (for ex, when site is down, or site misbehaves) - I found that I can do this by setting up alert rules. I have two resources - One is Actual site (App ...
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Google Business Sub Categories for Cleaning/janitorial Company

Is there a place that defines each Google my business category? I am working on SEO for a Cleaning Company that provides janitorial services to local businesses/schools/hospitals.. Upon obtaining ...
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SEO consequences for using IIS Rewrite rule to redirect to static content for crawlers only

I have an AngularJS site that's pretty slow which is causing the SEO to be rather poor. Not to mention, the metadata doesn't render correctly. To fix this, my thought was to use IIS rewrite rules to ...
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Google is counting the domain home page (“/”) as a duplicate of “/index.html”

For only my index pages, I am receiving this warning in Google Search Console: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical I know that this occurs because Google is attempting to track both ...
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A list of all urls that are accessed at my domain

I run joereddington.com and have for years. It's mostly a wordpress install but I also scp lots of files up there to host them and regularly do quick-and-dirty projects with static html updated by ...
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Cant access my wordpress.org locally [migrated]

Hi I have created a wordpress.org website with phpmyadmin where it is located locally on my computer. I went to transfer my domain purchased through namecheap.com and I put my recently purchased ...
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Place language slug in URL or not?

I see that https://developers.google.com/ offers articles in different language. They get the language from browser setting and don't place any language slug in the URL. Is this really a good practise?...
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Apache rewrite to www. unless it is a dev domain

Here is my current rewrite code in my htaccess file: RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\. [NC] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(?:www\.)?(.+)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^ https://www.%1%{...
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Is it harmful to have irrelevant xmlns attributes in a sitemap urlset element?

For example, if a site has absolutely no videos and is not a news site, is there any negative (or positive) impact to having a sitemap urlset element like this: <urlset xmlns="http://www.sitemaps....
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Better US location for Latin American traffic [on hold]

I serve Latin American traffic from a server in Phoenix but I wish to consider migrating to a different location to speed up my website. My host offers a free migration to Chicago. Is it really better?...
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Is it possible to show the hours from google maps on a website, so that the website hours updates when we update google maps?

I was hoping to be pointed in the right direction for this, my boss wants to have the store hours on website linked to the hours on Google Maps/places, that way he can just update the hours and times ...
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allow google chrome to update the website each second for a chat app (ANDROID) [on hold]

how to allow google chrome to update the website each second for a chat app on an android phone ? i am working on a chat app written in " DJANGO , Python3 " it works properly on the laptop but when i ...
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Moving domain/email from MS Exchange to GSuite

I currently have a domain hosted by a company and an exchange email server and users use MS Outlook. I want to change over the domain from the current company to Google Domains and have the email ...
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Order of RewriteRules is affecting the result

This is my current .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^([\w-]+)/([a-z0-9]+)/([a-z-0-9]+)$ index.php?p=$1&bay=$2&map=$3 [L] RewriteRule ^test/([\w-]+)/(\d+)$ index.php?page=$1&tab=$2 [...
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ga events api - Which guidelines should I follow

this description https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/events gtag('event', <action>, { 'event_category': <category>, 'event_label': <label>, '...
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Trying to deploy my flask web app using lighttpd [migrated]

I'm trying to deploy my flask web app using lighttpd. I created this hello.fcgi file #!/usr/bin/python from flup.server.fcgi import WSGIServer from hello import app if __name__ == '__main__': ...
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Migrating out of Medium

I'm moving my company's blog out of Medium to a subdirectory of our domain name. We have three blogs, one on a subdomain (when Medium still allowed it) and two as regular Medium organization blogs. ...
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Which method provides a better user experience? [on hold]

We have a CMS e-commerce website and sell pet foods. But unlike any e-commerce site, our customers do not buy the products for themselves. Our customers buy products to be sent to the animal rights ...
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Forcing trailing slash at end of “fake” folders

The working codes that I've found here most put a slash in everything. I just need force trailing slash in these "fake dirs" (that are part of my rewriting scheme (only directories)) and keep ...
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What is the difference between bounce rate and average time on page?

Some pages in my website(s) have low/high bounce rate but the Avg. Time on Page is more than 4 minutes can anyone explain to me why the bounce rate is still high?
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google search console url inspection live test multiple urls

Is it possible to live test multiple URLs instead of manually submit each url and click the "live test" button in the Google Search Console -> URL Inspection tool?
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How can this be considered as web spam?

One of our websites has suffered ongoing manual action by Google due to a high volume of unnatural links. This was somewhat justified as an SEO company we hired in 2005 submitted our site to numerous ...
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AngularJS based SPA page indexing

I recently worked on a AngularJS based portal. One of the main areas of portal is to list available job opening for the organization. Right now, Google does index some of our job listings. Since jobs ...
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Is it true to say that an hosting provider's DNS server is what links the entire hosting environment to ICANN?

As of my understanding, after we register a domain as our property in ICANN via a local domain-register (authorized by a local internet society branch like ISOC UK for Great Britain), we need to point ...
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MediaWiki: Hiding templates from Google search

MediaWiki: What is the correct way to hide templates from Google search?
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Github Pages create repository and point to my own domain?

It could be hard for me to describe this, so at first I'll state: my final purpose is to point github pages to my own example.com domain - example.com WITHOUT subfolder/path. Right now I'm learning ...
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How to get Google Analytics histogram of users duration (lifespan) during certain period

I have google analytics set up for my app. Let the lifespan of a user be the time difference between the last hit and the first hit it sent during certain period (i.e. during 2016). I want a ...
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Translation of website: new top level domain vs subfolder of current

About 3 months ago, we translated our website to Spanish. Because our brand name has a meaning on its own, we decided to translate the brand name as well. The hope was that it would benefit our SEO. ...
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Do Google Analytics sessions get broken when tracking UserID and ClientID across subdomains that may not send that data?

I have a domain name with three subdomains. One where a user is authenticated and two where they aren't. I'm planning on implementing UserID tracking for Google Analytics in place of the standard ...
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How to redirect resources with A record

How can i show resources from sub.domain2.com on sub.domain1.com. I tried configuring A record with sub.domain1.com to point sub.domain2.com IP. I'm using a WHM, but when i type URL: sub.domain1.com ...
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Track user from adwords in my own community

I want to track adwords users, who register to my website. I want to know which ad was clicked and led to a registration and connect this information to the user. I could f.e. modify the final URL ...
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How to 'noindex' a specific image on a specific page on my website?

I'm generally aware how the noindex HTML tag works and how to use it. However, I haven't managed to find a way to not index specific images on specific pages on my website. I'm looking for a ...
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Why is there almost no “good” website according to Google Page Insights? [on hold]

Even the biggest sites like Amazon, eBay, Facebook, and many other sites. All have bad to average page speed. I know page speed is a VERY important SEO factor according to what I read (I am not sure ...
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URL is not on Google - what does it mean and how to fix? [duplicate]

ANOTHER POSSIBLE DUPLICATE: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical after changing domain I'm new to optimizing pages for ranking in search engines and I've recently got in Google ...
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Implement lots of redirects (a million) without slowing down the site

What's the best way to redirect 1,000,000 unique URLs to another 1,000,000 unique URLs? These pages are all combinations of multiple search filters and queries. We're migrating the site to cleaner ...
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Implement 2000 redirects in an SEO friendly way without slowing the site down [duplicate]

I currently have two e-commerce websites, a new one, built on WooCommerce with ~1700 products and an old one, custom built with ~2100 products. I want to delete the old one and use it's domain and ...
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Google references subfolders

Last week I launched a website and created a robots.txt: User-agent: * Disallow: Sitemap: http://mywebsite.tld/sitemap_robots.xml Now I've checked the indexed pages (Google -> site:mywebsite.tld) ...
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MediaWiki: Hiding drafts from Search engines without changing any file in the website directory

MediaWiki: Hiding drafts from Search engines without changing any file in the website directory, Is this possible or I must change robots.txt for drafts starting as draft:myDraft?
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Domain name of a foreign brand

I have a 20-year old domain name of a foreign brand (not currently trademarked in the US) which was used to retail imported items with that brand product in the US. This foreign brand probably does ...
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Building SEO keywords in page using links with city names

I've been trying to learn SEO in more detail recently. A client of mine has a site competing in 2 specific states - Illinois and New York. Both on Google and SEMRush, the top keyword phrase for my ...
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I need to compress images to speed up my website [duplicate]

My website is extremely slow. One of the main reasons for the slowness is due to large images in the headers of the pages. I have been advised to compress them. How would I go about compressing ...
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How it is possible for sites to have a '.blog' extension when it's not available yet?

According to official site for .blog, their domain extension will be available after November 21: Millions of short, easy to remember domains will be available when the .blog domain goes live ...
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Configuring domain name to cover multiple hosts

Background: I currently host my public-facing website on GoDaddy servers. I am developing the server backend of a mobile application. The business logic and database are hosted on separate instances ...
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Visitors using multiple IPs and determining if they are human

I'm seeing some obvious bot/script traffic that is bloating our Google Analytics(GA) data. I figure the traffic is using something that loads JS, CSS, etc. which is why it's affecting GA. So I put in ...

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