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Deny access to Archive.is

I would like to deny archive.is from having access to my website. (I do not want this website to cache mine without my consent). Do you know if it is possible?
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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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1answer
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How do I access the old version of Google Search Console?

I recently started using Google Search Console for the first time, and for the most part it's been working well. I only have experience with the new version of the console released in 2018. However, ...
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Different counts of indexed pages for site: search on Google with trailing and without trailing slash

I am checking my website for the indexed pages using the site command. I am getting the following results site:in.example.com (about 23,000 results) [Without trailing slash] site:in.example.com/ (...
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0answers
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Will adding a random letter to the end of the URL prevent content from being scraped and stolen while allowing SEO?

I have built a website which is a directory of venues / places in a country and client has asked me to make URLs more SEO friendly. There has been some misunderstanding in communication and I have ...
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Wordpress load fine some time super slow [on hold]

website sometimes it runs fine, and other times it takes forever to load .the web site load sometimes fine but other time slow i'm istalling wordpress on ubuntu 14.04 vps Wordpress 5.2.2 Newspaper 9 ...
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1answer
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Image alt VS title attributes while inside anchor tag SEO

I am looking to use an image as a link but still want to pass the best description through the link to the next page. <a href="#"><img src="#" alt="Floating red balloon"></a> VS &...
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1answer
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How to handle 404-pages caused by missing translation on multilingual websites

I'm currently working on a customers multilingual website that has a language switch in the menu bar. On every blog article you can click that switch. However, some articles don't have a translations. ...
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1answer
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saving webfont to users local machine

We have some webfonts we define in our stylesheet, but we want to have these fonts available in emails that our clients receive. If a user has been to the site they have seen those webfonts, the ...
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Is it OK for SEO to redirect a subdomain to its corresponding add-on domain after Google indexed the subdomain rather than the add-on domain?

I put in place a 301 redirection for the add-on domain subdomain.domain.example to subdomain.example, because Google was sometimes indexing subdomain.domain.example. Is this 301 redirection the ...
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website not reachable with http://example.com [on hold]

For some time I have a Wordpress website running on my NAS. The DNS settings are that A-records point www.example and example.com to my IP address. When I enter example.com or www.example.com or ...
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0answers
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SEO for woocommerce – I redirect the woocommerce product pages to “normal” WP pages : noindex? [on hold]

Here is what I did manually to improve seo: noindex for cart checkout myaccount I guess it's better/clear if these pages don't show up in the xml sitemap as well. Right? My question is: 1) I ...
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0answers
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Set User-ID tracking on website and make User-ID View on GA

I'd like to set User-ID tracking on my website and make User-ID View on GA. For my goal, I'd like to use Attribution Analytics(※) based on User-ID. But, Analytics Help writes only that User-ID View ...
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0answers
194 views

URL will be indexed only if certain conditions are met

I've got a few pages of my site that are coming up in G Webmaster Tools with errors. The pages are fully working, not restricted by noindex or robots.txt file. The pages don'r have a lot of content, ...
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1answer
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Redirect With Masking

I've a domain purchased from godaddy and i want to host it to my local ip. the local IP i have stays same always and I've already set it up to access able globally. Now in Manage DNS settings of ...
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Google still indexes pages months after redirecting

We have an event search engine on our site. When an event is over, we keep it viewable for 3 months along with a message telling people that this event is over. After these 3 month, we simply redirect ...
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Do putting more ads on the first screen turn away users in long-term?

I tried to put more ads (bigger sizes, from 1 banner to 2 banners) and generated a better revenue (about 40% higher). I am very happy with the revenue boosting but also worried about any possible bad ...
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1answer
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Preventing MediaWiki from wrapping space-indented content in <pre> HTML tags [on hold]

MediaWiki wraps all space-indented nested content in <pre> HTML tags. To reproduce go to a MediaWiki web site with the skin "Vector", go to an edit page, add some HTML content, add some space-...
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1answer
2k views

Adwords traffic showing up in Analytics as organic traffic, not paid?

I've got Adsense ads running driving PPC traffic to my site. When I go into Google Analytics under the tab Traffic Sources > Search > Organic, I get all the search terms people have come through for. ...
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2answers
514 views

Microdata Without Reviews

I have not been able to find a clear issue on omitting reviews from Microdata. I understand that Microdata values for reviews will default to a certain number when omitted, but I was wondering if it ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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AdSense balance not updating despite estimated earnings going up

I have installed adsense on my website a bit over a month ago. During the first few days estimated earnings started to update my overall balance (increasing it). My balance was at ca.80usd from having ...
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File owner and writing permission on plesk

My apache webserver runs as user www-data and is in the groups www-data, psaserv and psasb. I have created a subscription in plesk. All files from all domains in this description are owned by user ...
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1answer
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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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0answers
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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-...
2
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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6answers
252 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
758 views

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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
472 views

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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