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Is using SiteGround CPanel over http secure?

I have a website hosted on SiteGround. Their CPanel can be served via http or https ( http://cpanel.us261.siteground.us/login/ ). In my case it is not working via https; the support says it's because ...
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SERP states “Parked”, but it's not

We're in the process of migrating our domain from A to B. This is the first time I have done this, so I started researching best practices. Going straight to the source, I watched Matthew Cutts "...
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Can a favicon at the root path be in a different image format than ICO?

Most clients use the favicon if it is named favicon.ico and placed in the root path of a website. Is it possible to use an image format other than .ico?
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Is it important to point the domain to server IP to get them linked?

I am trying to link my domain registerd from exabytes.com.my and I want to link it with my server in GoDaddy. exabytes.com.my allowed me to modify nameservers only , I set name servers as : ns1....
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Ensuring that user answers correctly without scaring him

At first I was going to write in a yes/no dialog: Are you sure that this contact conforms to our conditions for a contract? Answering "yes" in the case if it does not conform constitutes cheating ...
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Why won't Google webmaster tools index my subdomain? [on hold]

Hellos Stemcells.bioxcellerator.com is a subdomain we have on the hubspot platform. I am attempting to get pages on that subdomain to index and verify through webmaster tools. Can anyone look or ...
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Google is Crawling my url but the crawled page is the old version

Google is constantly crawling my site as it is constantly updated but the title tag and meta description are not updated in the SERP results. So, I checked the crawled page and it is not crawling the ...
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I made a DIV with 3 buttons but for some reason any button link i put on top isnt working help? [on hold]

Also i would like to know how to make both left and right columns the same height. Thanks { box-sizing: border-box; } body{ margin: 0; } /header website title and logo/ .header{ ...
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Disallow URLs with an ID from being crawled

I have a website with around 100K URLs. I want to disallow crawling for all URLs that have an ID with this pattern: www.example.com/node/sport/category/id but not those without the ID: www.example....
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Clicks in Google Search Console have fallen to near zero but Google Analytics shows no drop in traffic

There is a considerable difference between Google search console and Google analytics data for traffic report. Within a short period, the traffic drops to almost zero in Google search console while in ...
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Using cloudflare with separate domain registrar & hosting company

I have a site built on GoDaddy shared hosting, and a domain registered with Dynadot. I've been able to point the domain to the hosting quite easily, but I'd like to use Cloudflare cloud hosting, which ...
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Does it make a difference if your URL path ends in a trailing slash or not?

Does it make any difference to SEO ratings what-so-ever if your url has a trailing slash: http://www.example.com/some/slug/paths/ as opposed to one that does not: http://www.example.com/some/slug/...
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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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Is stylised h1 tag SEO friendly? [duplicate]

I'm using this kind of markup to stylise my h1 title : <h1><span class="">M</span><span class="">y</span> <span class="">t</span><span class="">i</...
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prevent IIS from executing scripts in a specific directory

I have a php web application that allows file uploads to a specific directory. I would like to prevent the execution of any file that is uploaded into that directory whether it is ASP, PHP, or ...
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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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Googlebot encountering JavaScript errors due to rendering outdated HTML files with newer JS files

We recently encountered an issue where we added a JavaScript variable (e.g. var GLOBAL_VAR = true;) to an HTML page (e.g. /Search/Index) and updated the separate JS file (e.g. /Scripts/search/index.js)...
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100% copied articles with orginal articles

One of my clients needs to publish around 1000+ 100% copied articles on his website. Legally, he has already got permission from the article owner. The purpose of these articles is, keeping the users ...
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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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How is the Google Analytics Real-time Overview Active Users calculated?

Does anyone know what formula is used for this value specifically in the context of the Google Analytics dashboard? I want to set up a load test to match this value.
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Does TTFB refers to loading a webpage totally or just until fold?

Does TTFB refers to loading a webpage totally or just until fold? By fold I mean to the fold as in "Render blocking Above-The-Fold content".
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Where to see a list of all MediaWiki non-special web pages?

I get the impression that in MediaWiki there are two main groups of non-article and non-talk web pages: Special web pages (like special:categories) Media-Wiki System web pages (like media-wiki:common....
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How to remove the related videos at end of YouTube embedded video?

I am trying to get the embedded videos to stop showing at the end of the embedded YouTube videos on my website. I have tried the ?rel=0 and it does not work. Any other ideas?
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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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Google Analytics dashboard won't show “search query” data even when linked to Search Console

My website's Google Analytics account is linked with Google Search Console. I see all search console data in the "Acquisition" report. When I create a custom dashboard and make widgets for getting "...
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Proper status code for language redirection (301, 302, … 307)?

I have build a websites with multiple languages. The URLs look like: http://www.example.com/en/ http://www.example.com/de/ If the user access the main domain http://www.example.com/ the web server ...
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Soft 404, Fetch and Render showing js bundle temporarily unreachable

We recently launched a new page to our site. Previously our whole site has been in classic asp and this page is an angular SPA with asp.net on the backend. Since the launch of the new page our amount ...
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Language problems with Symfony site in Google

I have i 2 language site, based on Symfony3. Currently I have there German and English langs. The problem is that Google indexing only english version on site and, as I seen in Google Webconsole, ...
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Sitemaps - one per subdomain or one for the base domain?

I have more than 5 subdomains on a project, say developer, www, staff and some more, what is the best practice in creating sitemaps? All subdomains that share a same sitemap at base domain (example....
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Not receiving any data from Google Analytics

I setup a GA property: <script> window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-XXXXXXXXX-2', { ‘anonymize_ip’:...
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How do i find out the URL of my official Google+ page?

I've created a Google Plus site for one of our group of companies. However, Google says "Google has suspended your page due to quality issues". The problem is Google will not show the updated contact ...
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Google Thinks My Pages Are Duplicates, But They Are Not

Google is reporting that the pages I want to index are duplicates because I'm getting this message in my search console: Duplicate without user-selected canonical Problem is they are not ...
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Multiple (same type) schema objects on the page - any way to set one property for all of them without repeating it for each object?

I'm setting up the Structured Data for a new site that publishes buyer's guides for products. These guides will be in the form of articles with roughly 10 items each, and I'm implementing Review ...
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What is appending the “bmi_MfsTid” parameter to the URLs on our website

In our server logs, we see that some HTTP requests contain the parameter bmi_MfsTid=<number>. We are not using this parameter. Is there a known client or proxy that appends this?
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How do I link a domain verified Google Search Console site to Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect a Google Search Console property to Google Analytics. It's supposed to be as easy as: Admin > Property Settings > Add a Search Console Site (that's been verified). This ...
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How does duplicate Google Analytics tracking code affect a site?

I have a site where I can see that the tracking code has been added twice (once in the Drupal GA module, and once added manually in the template file). Both scripts are pointing to the exact same ...
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Why do some websites have language specific URLs, when the users still use the .com version?

I'm creating my first multilingual website and I have been looking at examples from other websites. So far I've noticed that many popular websites have a .com version and a kr.example.com or example....
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How to Fix or deal with Dynamic Paginated Urls in Classified Website

We have a classified website where we have different categories like male clothes, female clothes etc Following are the url structure of the paginated pages: https://in.mywebsite.com/female-clothes?...
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Does Google Analytics track localhost activity?

I want to know if Google Analytics is tracking my localhost activity. We have the below GA tracking script on each page and are developing new features on our local machines. Is Google tracking our ...
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How to find all the google maps business locations showing under my business name nationwide?

My client's business is showing some random business names when customers does a search for their business from different locations. I tried searching in google maps for "brand" but all these ...
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How can I upload a sitemap to my Google Sites site with a custom URL?

I created a site for an e-portfolio using the new Google Sites. Google sites automatically generates a sitemap for you at sites.google.com/yoursite/system/feeds/sitemap, which can then be submitted ...
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Google shows redirected old pages

A few months ago, we have redirected some pages with 301 to their new urls. At the moment google shows both old and new urls. It is a simple thing and I cant figure out why old urls not getting ...
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How can I stop Google from indexing embedded iframes?

I have iframe widgets of external sources embedded on my website. For some reason Google seems to be indexing the URLs of the iframes and showing 404 errors for such URLs in the Crawl Section of ...
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Invalid traffic coming from Sogou

I have not indexed my website in Sogou. I have only very less visitors. But i am getting traffic from Sogou daily. The search keyword is "site:mywebsitename" and is from China. Just visiting main page....
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Google custom search API giving a 405 error for a post request

My website has a chatbot on it. This bot is attempting to do a POST request to the google custom search tool. I have a custom search page set up already. When I make the POST request, I receive a ...
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forcing SSL without 301 redirect

Is there a way to force an SSL lock without using a 301 redirect, such as server side? I'm happy to supply context if requested.
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How do I point a domain registered with Dynadot to a subdirectory of my Godaddy Hosting? [duplicate]

I have a domain registered with Dynadot and I'd like to use my GoDaddy hosting to build the site to save having to pay out for more hosting. I'd need to set it up on a subdomain e.g. subdomain.example....
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UK/USA Exact Copy English Causing Error “Duplicate submitted url not set as canonical”

starting around February 25th, 2019 we have been having pages excluded from indexing for our UK website with the error "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical". We have not had this issue ...
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Could someone explain what these .htaccess rules and “.well-known” conditions are for?

I am confused about both the purpose of .well-known exceptions and so many conditions. Is this just something temporarily put in place by the host or is it best practice to keep it in place? Why are ...
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Crawler web form submissions with “Crawler typing text” in field

We have a form on our public website that users can use to request an account from us. Just today we had hundreds of form submissions that said "crawler typing text..." in the email and name field, ...

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