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How do I handle broken pagination links for SEO when the number of paginated pages falls?

Example I have A, B, C page dynamically generated based on the 21 rows page A contains 10 rows page B contains 10 rows page C contains 1 row Google suggested pagination has been implemented page A &...
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Schema.org markup for category list page with content?

I have a website that list available jobs in my area. For each job detailed page, I already add JobPosting and breadcrumb markup, and it work like charm. However, I'm confused on which of the ...
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Can I use brand names like Amazon/AWS, WordPress and Magento in Google Ads?

My question is very simple: I'm configuring Google Ads for a client, who is offering managed hosting services on the AWS cloud. Is it possible to use brand names like Amazon/AWS, WordPress and Magento ...
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SEO and A/B testing for product sorting

I have read some articles on this matter: this and this. One thing caught my attention is No cloaking. If we serve two different set of products for different users (and bot, we will just ignore user-...
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Preventing MediaWiki from wrapping space-indented content in <pre> HTML tags

MediaWiki wraps all space-indented nested content in <pre> HTML tags. To reproduce go to a MediaWiki edit page, add some HTML content, add some space-indented nested HTML content inside it, and ...
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What happens in GA when a user follows multiple UTM links in the same session

Consider the following scenario - A user follows a UTM-tracked link to our website utm_campaign=external-campaign (and for example medium: social-network, source: linkedin) - During the registration ...
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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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How do you prevent web pages from appearing in the Google search index?

I have some web pages that Google has indexed. I have now added a robots.txt file to exclude them, but should I also add a noindex tag? If so, then how do I do so?
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How to create ftp account [on hold]

I need to ask that does ftp ip should be similar to public ipv4 of aws instance in order to access ftp account. Actually my client has ftp that I could not able to access I think because its ip is ...
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Can I have multiple Google Site Verification TXT records on one domain?

Our company's domain already has a google-site-verification= TXT record on it, so I guess somebody else set up Google Search Console at one point. However, I'm not sure who in the company that might ...
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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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How to make my site appear in Google News' Local News section?

My site already appears in Google News as news provider, also, recent news appears without problems. But my site doesn't appear in Local News section, so people in my city won't be able to see my ...
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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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SEO for daily changing content with infinite scroll or load more strategy

I have implemented a page that has Listings with shortened teaser content. It infinite scrolls to continue revealing more listings as you scroll via Javascript. The result is something like Quora. ...
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How to make DNS server propagate faster if you are a site owner?

It's often the case that I want to change name servers because my site is messed up. Well, it takes a very long time for the name server to propagate. Is there something in DNS, or registrar or ...
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Do browser developer tools expose your PHP code?

Browser "development tools" are a great way to learn from others, but are they a security risk? I'm working on a project using PHP. My understanding is that PHP code is hidden. So, someone calling for ...
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What is a “data-ad-slot” for Google Adsense and why is inline styling required?

I have this adsense ad code: <script async src="http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:...
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Changed website from http to https: what to do in Webmaster Tools?

So now I have two domains in my Webmaster Tools, as I have migrated to HTTPS. Migration here means that I have enabled HTTPS and enforced it, that's it. My question: should I do something in ...
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Ftp does not connect [on hold]

My client's Magento website is hosted with AWS and he wanted to migrate it to siteground. But the problem is that its ftp account is not connected. we ask siteground's migration team to migrate it to ...
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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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Can Cloudflare be used without it showing the “redirecting” screen to the user? [on hold]

Essentially, can I have Cloudflare instantly load my website? My website is already fast enough, but for good measure I'd like to use Cloudflare (in addition to it's anti-DDos benefits). From what I'...
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How do i allow MediaWiki spamming & vandalism

After stopping spam & vandalism on my Mediawiki website how do I allow spam and vandalism on my MediaWiki website?
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What is the consensus on handling pagination in 2019 on big result sets?

According to my research, old methods of consolidating paginated URLs into one are not recommended anymore. Old ways: Using rel=prev/next, but: "Rel=prev/next is not an indexing signal anymore" (...
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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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Blogspot noindex search label

The default robots.txt of Blogspot is: User-agent: Mediapartners-Google Disallow: User-agent: * Disallow: /search Allow: / Sitemap: http://castbird-sourcing.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?orderby=...
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The Googlebot is only fetching my website's assets [duplicate]

When I try to use Fetch as Google on pages for my website, the Googlebot fetches it partially, and when I check the crawl log, tells me that some of my assets are temporarily unreachable: What should ...
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Rasterizer Paint in Chrome Dev Tools [on hold]

Can anyone break down what Rasterizer Paint is in Chrome Dev tools? It seems to only last for micro seconds or milli seconds but then it will stay on for many seconds, or minutes and my CPU usage goes ...
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Google Search Console reporting sending 75% more traffic than Google Analytics measures for organic

For one of my websites, the Google Search Console click count is 75% greater than the traffic data on GA from Organic Medium. I'm really not getting what's the issue here, as the GA tracking code is ...
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Fake traffic from “http-kit” to my website

I've started to receive fake traffic from "http-kit" that shows under browser category on GA. I'm not aware of were this traffic is from, not able to track & get the ip. Just found this under ...
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Is there a penalty for submitting URLs for indexing too often?

I frequently submit URLs using the Submit URL method here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url I have noticed that when I submit URLs that need to be re-crawled, they do not get ...
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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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Javascript Memory Issues [on hold]

I am currently having memory issues with my website. Once the page opens, chrome uses around 270MB of Memory and after a while it creeps up and starts bugging at around 450MB. However when i look at ...
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Self assessment / survey-based content personalization vs SEO

In order to increase relevancy, and respect user's attention, a new site we're developing utilizes content personalization. The way how it works is: the user lands on a page, site asks a number of ...
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Simple script using browser to save dynamic web pages [on hold]

I want to crawl some web Pages, Reading plain HTML Is quote Easy, but when It comes to Reading Dynamic web Pages there would be the Need of a complete browser. Is there ant simple way to let a ...
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Restrict access for cognito user to cloudfront files backed by s3

What is the simplest way to restrict access to cloudfront distributed files which are stored in S3 to users not authenticated via cognito? More precisely: I have files stored in S3 the distribution ...
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MediaWiki destroys CSS aesthetics for <code> tag

In MediaWiki:Common.css I gave these essential directives: code { display: block; } then I created an article with this content: <code> <x> <y> <z></z> ...
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Are there any e-commerce systems that support user-defined ways to interact with the product database? [on hold]

Background I work as an editor for a small publishing house. As the only person there with any IT skills, I also function as the de facto IT guy, including server admin for our website. There used to ...
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URL Parameters in the new Google Search Console?

Google recently moved to a new Search Console. In the old Search Console it's (in February 2019 still) possible to tell how Googlebot should interpret URL parameters. Help Google crawl your site ...
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Should I add my blog posts as regular HTML pages on my website

I have a main website (http://www.example.com) and a blog (http://blog.example.com), the blog is powered by Blogger. Sometimes users may do a search and it brings up the blog page but I think it would ...
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Google Analytics Block Bot Strategy

I looked in Google Analytics to view my website traffic. Out of over 900 landing pages, nearly half look like bot traffic. Here is what I am looking at: Acquisition > All Traffic > Channels > Direct >...
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Adsense in MediaWiki

I use MediaWiki version 1.32.0 with PHP 7.1.30 (cgi-fcgi) and MySQL 5.6.40-84.0-log. I try to add Adsense advertisements to the site's header, sidebar and footer. At first I considered the Widgets ...
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Adding HTML into the <head> HTML tag for all MediaWiki web pages

How to add HTML into the HTML tag for all MediaWiki web pages? In /skins/mySkin/includes/mySkinTemplate.php I didn't find anything that does with <head>. I found no global template file and I ...
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Will using x-Robots-Tag on a 302 redirect URL from advertising prevent Google penalties when the publisher doesn't support nofollow links?

Usually we buy ads banner on some website (not with SEO purpose) and we use this approach: publisher-website.example -> banner -> short-link.example/1234/ On this domain we have configured a ...
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What triggers Google Ads to load amp4ads-v0.js?

I have a site that displays banners through Google Ads (formerly DFP). Analyzing page speed using https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ , I notice that one of the script file really ...
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In a Google image sitemap, is the title or the caption more important?

Here is the document about google image sitemaps. Of <image:caption> and <image:title>, which is more important? If I have only one description of this image, which part is better to be ...
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Restricting post method and authentication to specifc URL paths in Apache .htaccess

I shall start with an example. I want to restrict to POST requests only for http://path/to/logical/abc.xml and restrict to GET only for http://path/to/logical/def.xml. How do I put constraints like ...
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Windows shutdown issue [on hold]

It's been 4 years am using the same laptop(windows 8). Now it has been encountered with the problem of shutting down while connecting with the internet. I can use it for few hours without internet. ...
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Can I restrict access to certain areas of my site using the user's access to restricted areas of another site?

I'd like to restrict access to certain areas of my site (site X) based on whether or not the user has access to certain restricted areas of another site (site Y), which is not under my control. To be ...
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What is the purpose of GETting this external file?

A website I am visiting occasionally makes XHR requests to http://detectportal.firefox.com/success.txt which is a text/plain resource whose body contains the text success. I am unable to figure out ...
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Google excluding site for queries for its exact name

I have a client site with a unique name (not just the FQDN, but the company name that the site is for) that simply will not appear for Google searches using the company name. It's a very simple and ...

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