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Site changed. Google started to show new meta title/desc. After a few days, it shows the old ones again [duplicate]

My site was changed. It is way better than before in terms of SEO, content, speed, responsiveness, basically everything. The new meta title and descriptions are better, more logical, up to date and ...
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Does wordpress give a disadvantage to your page speed score?

I have a website for instance that only contains the default "Hello World" and other headers and internal links as it is a new wordpress installation. It uses the Twenty Nineteen theme which I believe ...
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How to fix warning messages in the SDTT if the data is not available?

One of my client is e-commerce marketplace. For their offer listing pages, I have provided a JSON structured data Product markup using aggregateRating as follows: <script type="application/ld+json"...
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Is a site going to get blacklisted if it serves different versions to Google's Pagespeed crawlers and normal users?

The question is really two-fold: Is it possible to cheat a pagespeed analyzer by detecting the useragent (~Lighthouse | other pagespeed crawlers) and serving a reduced and faster version of the ...
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When submitting a cross-domain sitemap, does robots.txt need to list individual XML file, or just the index?

I am trying to move a bunch of sitemap files out of my website into a separate site that just has static assets, however I am struggling to understand the cross-site submissions mentioned on sitemaps....
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Redirect 301 with an exception

Good evening, having to "dismiss" the old gov.it site in favor of the new edu.it, they advised me to set the following .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.oldsite\.gov\.it$ [...
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Simple redirection with countdown [closed]

I would like to redirect visitors to my new website. I would like to show a page where there is a countdown "you will be directed to the new site by 4..5..3..2..1 seconds" but I would like the user to ...
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New LAMP server running wordpress with 4GB instead of 1GB RAM, which settings to change?

I was having some problems with a LAMP server running a wordpress website. The server would become unresponsive even via ssh. The average memory usage was 90% according to 'sar -r'. Now the average ...
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Nonexistant /408.shtml and /403.shtml URLs being requested on WordPress site

The top two most commonly requested nonexistent pages on my WordPress website are the following: /408.shtml (3500 times) /403.shtml (470 times) I use the Redirection plugin to track 404 requests, ...
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Robots.txt allow directory root while disallowing all deeper URLs

I would like to allow a path and disallow everything else in the directory. User-Agent: * Allow: /example/ Disallow: /example/* Will this work? If not what would be a better way of doing this?
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Transfer Google Search Console Ownership

I am going to start a website re-design project. The previous web designer has used his personal email address instead of the client email address to add the website to Google Search Console. ...
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FrontController dosen´t work

i have a example FrontController, its really simple. index.php: if (isset($_GET['page'])) { $requested_page = $_GET['page']; } else { $requested_page = 'home'; } switch($requested_page) { ...
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Google Analytics Not Providing Google Traffic Keywords [duplicate]

Why Google analytics not tracking my organic google keywords and can track other search engines like bing, yahoo, etc? screenshot: http://prnt.sc/n60ahn
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Google search console says XML sitemap “can't fetch”, yet sitemap passes test and is visible in browser

I've submitted a couple of sitemaps in search console but they are stuck on the 'cant fetch' status and have been for weeks now. If I go to the URL I can see the sitemap OK and if I go to the old ...
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Should the URL path of my classifieds site include the city for the offer?

My classified ads site has cities. Should the URL of the offered item included the city locale? For example: /city-name/category-name/sub-category-name/abcd.html
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I have a page with two domains and I want to redirect one of the domains to a specific page via htaccess

I am using the domains ergonomi.example and fysiarbejdsliv.example I want fysiarbejdsliv.example to redirect to https://fysiarbejdsliv.example/dansk-selskab-for-fysioterapi-i-arbejdsliv. I have ...
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Are eventParameters in gtag event required?

Simple question, in a gtag event, can we do just this : gtag('event', 'generate_lead'); instead of gtag('event', 'generate_lead', { 'value': '2', 'currency': 'USD', '...
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Alias subdomain to subfolder (not redirect) with .htaccess (with HTTPS), error ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS

Well, I'm trying to accomplish this task by using this .htaccess: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On # HTTPS (not working: ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS) # RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off # RewriteRule (.*)...
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Google Analytics Dimensions Not Feeding Through

I have setup custom dimensions as follows My source code shows as this: <script> window.ga=window.ga||function(){(ga.q=ga.q||[]).push(arguments)};ga.l=+new Date; ga('create', 'UA-...
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Do we need to include schema JSON-LD in our every pages? [duplicate]

I am trying to implement <script type="application/ld+json"> { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "Corporation", "name": "Outside", "alternateName": "Outside", "description": ...
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Does Google Search Console respect rel=“nofollow” when doing validations?

I have a 3 links on my site that are throwing failures in the Mobile Usability section of the Google Search Console for: Text too small to read Viewport not set Google has no need to crawl these ...
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Will Google be able to index nested loading via AJAX

Pages on many of my websites load additional page content via AJAX calls. The page shell will load quickly for UX reasons. Then the page shell will make secondary AJAX calls to load additional ...
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404 after transfer from old server to new server in WHM [duplicate]

I've just transferred a domain from one WHM/cpanel server to another newly setup server. I used the WHM transfer function, which seems great. The transfer went fine. No errors. When I click the new ...
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SEO Primer… What are 10 most important DOs and DON'Ts related to SEO? [duplicate]

I've been developing and hosting web sites for over 20 years. Most of these have a 'front office' side and a large 'back office management' side. I haven't been doing much explicitly related to SEO ...
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What happens if my domain expires - will the web hosting also be canceled?

I currently have a website created with WordPress. Domain name registered with namecheap.com and host plan with hostgator.com. Both created on the 25th April last year (one year plan) and set to ...
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Does My E-Commerce Website Need To Utilize Structured Data / Schema.org

Does my e-commerce website need to utilize Structured Data / Schema.org? When i view Amazon's page source on a particular product page and search for "Offer" or "ld+json" or "schema.org" there is ...
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serving conf files returns 403 - cpanel

I recently moved to a new linux hosting with cpanel. I provide static .conf file to my clients. They can download them directly. They use to download them directly without any problem going to http://...
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Is this a penalty? [closed]

In the last months I noted that one of my main keywords (website section) was dropping quickly, did I do maybe something wrong? For instance to add a menu entry and a h1 with the exact keyword which ...
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Google Analytics: does “referral” apply too to sites in your same domain?

I have a website, let's say example.com. We have recently launched a new product and set up a new site in the same domain, newservice.example.com, and have added a prominent link on the existing ...
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Is it recommended to add SSL certificate protection to the domain's subdomains (webmail,webdisk,cpanel)?

I bought web hosting under FastComet and they have a free Let's Encrypt SSL service that comes with the package. There is an option to include the domain's subdomains (webmail,webdisk,cpanel) to ...
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Transfer Domain name from one hosting to another [closed]

Good day! When I was just in college, I created my very own website, bought a domain name from namecheap then hosted it to my friends server(sentora). Now that I have graduated, I have created my ...
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How can I redirect a Blogger blog to another blog

I have a blogger blog with its own domain (I'll call it www.example.com); that's to say: this site used to be a www.example.blogspot.com and I purchased a name domain later; I can continue to manage ...
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Using multiple Nameservers to use different services

Well, my question is pretty simple, but I don't know what to do exactly because I don't know my possibilities. I bought a domain at name.com. This website also provides a DNS resolving service. I ...
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Cookie consent message needed for web game high score?

I'm making an online word game and I want to use a cookie to store the user's high score so it will always show it when they play the game, not just for the session. To comply with the EU GDPR do I ...
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Structured data implementation using GTM (removal of old codes)

Consider we have created structured data using JSON-LD. After coming to know that we can do it using Google Tag Manager (GTM). We are planning to do it using GTM. What measures & precautions we ...
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Point a domain to ip address with port number [duplicate]

I am trying to point my public ip address to my domain using no ip service. I have setup my public ip address to my domain successfully. myDomain.com -> 111.111.111.111 I have a few different ...
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Configure apache forwards my site to index.php for root [closed]

Struggling with following issue: CPanel on shared hosting force index to be index.php and fowards any requests to root i.e. '/' to it. I already tried to use htaccess file to override this - without ...
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How long should I expect it to take to get ads on a web site?

I recently had an idea for a web site that I wanted to monetize. A big part of this site revolved around an infrequent conference which only happens every few years, and it just so happens I had ...
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Google Search with Image [duplicate]

I am running Rent a car bussines and I am wondering how to setup image for google search... When someone search for Skoda Fabia, I am SEO optimised enough to be shown on the first page of google ...
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“ItemAvailability” value for factory direct (non stocking distribution) items?

Anyone know the best way to communicate ItemAvailability in cases where the item cannot be stocked, but the item is available direct from the manufacturer/factory? In other words, sometime a ...
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Is it possible to have a better position on Google then my partners sites

I have a site like a marketplace. I sell what my partners sell on their sites. When someone search for some partner company name on Google, my partners site appear at first position and my site at ...
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nginx - check if try_files succeeded or not [migrated]

I'm trying to do some troubleshooting on a server and would like to setup a conditional header in the event nginx try_files succeeds to find a file. I currently have nginx setup as a reverse proxy to ...
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A sitemap index needs to be in the website root, but do the referenced sub-sitemaps also need to be in the root?

My Website have to split on three Sections , Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7 .Now build Three articles which explain how install Virtual Box on Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7 , therefore ...
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Google Shopping UPC/GTIN - To specify color or not to specify color in the code

We are a manufacturer of aluminum roof vents which we sell retail on our site, and also sell through large online outlets like Home Depot (not all of our products). We're now selling through Google ...
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Sitemap confusion on Google Console: One website accessible by two URLs

I am a novice when it comes to websites, the language and technical side. Excuse if this sounds elementary. If you have one website accessible by two URLs, do I need to add a sitemap for each one? ...
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Can I use a rewrite rule to send all requests to a single file?

Can I make a single regular expression for all my RewriteRules? I'm rewriting everything to a single file and this this acts like a front-controller. My example: RewriteRule ^de/kontakt/anfahrt$ ...
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Duplicated content as guest post

I wrote an article in my blog. Then another site in the same niche request me to re-publish the same text in their blog, as guest post, with my bio profile included and backlink to original content. ...
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Google Error but in phone its mobile responsive [duplicate]

How to correct this three errors : 1. Clickable element too close together 2.Wider Screen 3.Font too small Suggest some good way to correct this using plugin.
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How to stop someone else using up our Google Map API quota

Our website has been using a few google map api to display map, auto-complete addresses, geo-coding, etc.. We followed best practices from google to protect the key such as limit referrer to ourdomain....
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Status of the .book TLD

According to Wikipedia, .book is an existing top level domain. However, it apparently is not yet available for registration. I've been able to learn that Amazon bought the rights in 2014, but I can ...

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