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Do subdomain rank lower than domain? Is it bad to use subdomain as main domain?

somebody told me recently "Subdomain generally ranks lower than domain", this is not the only one to say to avoid use subdomain. So here's my questions : 1) can a subdomain rank as a root domain? 2) ...
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Should we improve time to first byte or Page Speed Insights score for SEO?

Google posted last summer that "page speed" will impact the search result rankings also on mobile devices. But I think there is a little confusion about the term "page speed". The test tool which ...
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Page is not showing up in search results [on hold]

I have this page https://www.tripjohn.com/rent-a-car/abu-dhabi. I have included keywords in the title, meta description and wherever required. But still, it isn't able to come up in search results. ...
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which of these paths is a back link to my site? [on hold]

I want to get back link from site B for my site A. We have an application too and we are going to put a banner of the page in site B which have links to our site in our application. So our users in ...
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WWW version of site missing from Sitemap

I moved from blogger to Wordpress 5 months ago and my url structure changed from https://example.com to https://www.example.com The www was added manually. I currently have 94 articles on my site ...
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Telephone number displays below description in Google

I've noticed that Google is displaying a phone number immediately below some descriptions in the organic SERPs. It displays as a line below the description with the telephone icon next to it. ...
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How do you handle over half of traffic views a single page? [on hold]

I have a Django web application with Mysql, Nginx. Is there a way to increase performance for a certain page or ? All I know about increasing performance is using Nginx Caching, DB Caching. But they ...
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How do I register a custom domain in Azure when I cannot add the Azure Web App hostname as a CNAME to our domain?

Let's assume we're running a website on greatwebsite.com. This is a multilingual website, and we're using /en, /de, /fr as path prefixes to handle languages (and not via top level domains). We're ...
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For a personal domain name better user lastname.com or firstname.lastname.com? [on hold]

my name is Pierre Aribaut (Aribaut is the last name), i own aribaut.com but i didn't really use it yet, as i used to use my nickname as domain name. I'm thinking of using this domain name instead of ...
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Heroku email server custom domain

I am hosting a webapp on heroku using the free plan. I have also bought a domain name from godaddy.com. My webapp and godaddy are linked through the cloudflare service in order to protect against DOS ...
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How do I move a second website onto my new hosting account?

I have a website example.gov.it that I will call "old site", on a hosting that will expire soon. I bought another hosting to work on another website example.edu.it that I will call "site under ...
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Warning Notice 'SOA Expire Value out of recommended range' Still appears despite modifying SOA Expire Value

I have a website, which is hosted on a VPS, where I entered it into MXToolbox's 'Domain Health' resource. All was fine, except for 2 DNS related issues as follows: SOA Expire Value out of ...
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Does Google AdSense require a privacy politcy and cookie notification popup?

I use to run ads from AdSense a few years ago on a website but because the website was not generating profit so much I stop running the ads. Now my AdSense account has to be activated again because it ...
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.htaccess clean url to GET variable with WordPress

I'm struggling to get a .htaccess rule to work. I'm trying to cleanup a URL for a WordPress site. Instead of /illustration?rid=123, I'd like /illustration/123. I've tried solutions from many of the ...
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How to build Backlinks for a multi directory website

When building backlinks for a multi language website, should it point directly to the language directory, or to the main “default language” page? I have a multi-language website with two directories ...
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What is the latest update of google in Feburary 2019 [on hold]

is there any update of google in Feburary 2019, lots of saying there is huge cahnge in ranking and traffic. So what is the latest change can anyone explain?
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How to share a url on whatsapp with some sensible text as url [on hold]

Is there any way to share a url like 'https://appsnwebs4u.blogspot.com/2019/01/creative-commons-license.html?m=1' on whatsapp by using some text instead of url?
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Index Bloat Killing my Site SEO

I have a strange problem with my WordPress site that has no common solution. For two months now in the middle of turning my site from a Lifestyle blog to a book-oriented blog and had to delete over ...
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Can one always make webpages using a “framework” that runs on approved server software?

I know I haven't been here much but today, my server co-administrator has asked me to setup his domain so he can build his website. He also specified as the requirements: "grind framework on nodejs ...
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Academic papers (PDF) not being indexed on site [duplicate]

I administer an academic website that has many journal papers in PDF format which are hosted on the site and can be accessed by links on the "publications" page. It's a Wordpress site where thing are ...
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Default Featured Image versus Custom Featured Image, which one is better for the SEO purposes?

I have a WordPress website. The 99% of mine content is texts, so I'm not uploading any images or videos to the post. I know that having the "featured image" on a post is crucial for SEO purposes(...
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URL Unreachable/Unable to Index [duplicate]

I have 4 links that are marked with "Submitted URL has crawl issue" on my WordPress site. Each of them don't return anything when I run "fetch as google" and "View as search result", but through ...
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How can I do a Content Audit with Google Search Console given that I don't have an Analytics account? [on hold]

I'm working on a WordPress website for a client. The client had no analytics codes or Google tracking IDs on their site, but I was able to see their historical data by adding their website as a new ...
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When a Google Search Console removal request expires, could that content return to the Google index?

I had content removed using the google search console and removal requests because the links and images were outdated. It has expired on some of them now. Does that meant the links could return onto ...
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Has the owner ignored the domain for 9 years?

I'm interested in a domain that already has an owner. I checked with Whois , and Whois reports that the domain has Creation Date and Updated Date of 5/15/2010. On the other hand, the Registration ...
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Will linking new Google Analytics account to old Search Console remove all historical data?

I'm doing SEO work on an existing WordPress site for a client and I'm wondering if by linking a brand new Google Analytics tracking ID to their Google Search Console data if it will erase/destroy all ...
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Make a container element with a CSS style rule so that it expands around its floated content [migrated]

I have to make a container element with a style rule so that it expands around its floated content. I've already coded the html part, but in the CSS I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do. #container ...
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Does replacing ad units in AdSense affect earnings due to history with the specific placements?

I created a website using blogger.com and I have AdSense ads in that website. Sometimes I remove Adsense Ads from the blogger template and create new Adsense ads to replace them. Then I noticed that ...
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Redirect to remove everything after the second slash (first directory)

I'm trying to redirect a lot of pages on a website I own. There are a few pages indexed and I need to fix them for example: /vloerafwerking/projecttapijt/raamafwerking/ needs to go to /vloerafwerking/...
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IIS 10 only compressing data after restarting application pool [on hold]

I just discovered this very strange behavior that IIS application pool needs to be manually restarted after a reboot for the compression to start working. Otherwise there is no compression. What could ...
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Does google recognize city abbreviations in page titles?

All my competitors (as a small, local business) use the full - Los Angeles, but I'm wondering if I can't get away with LA County in my homepage title. I assume it's important for SEO to have that in ...
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Display of unknown characters on apps page in DHIS2 2.28 [on hold]

Running DHIS2 2.28, most apps such as users, data entry app displays unknown characters on chrom and mozilla even when languages has been set to English. But It appears when on internet explorer.
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Why is the Correct Image Not Showing with Facebook Open Graph?

I've set up the Facebook Open Graph meta tags on my site inset.agency, but when I use the Facebook Debugger the image I wish to use isn't displayed — it just picks the second image down on my the ...
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How to create a Social Media site like Facebook and Twitter without crashing the servers? [on hold]

In order for Twitter and Facebook to send out a tweet/message to everyone on a followers list, each time a person posts something that post needs to be added to every follower's feed. This can be done ...
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Web Server is redirecting to root URL causing analytics issues [on hold]

I created a few UTM campaigns with Google Analytics. Here is an example: https://www.example.com/?utm_source=socialmedia&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Garysales but every time i click on ...
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Is the CSS [attribute=“value”] Selector unnecessary? [migrated]

I'm taking one of the edX classes on CSS and they've included: [class*='example'] { background-color: orange; } in the CSS stylesheet. Not familiar with that type of an attribute, so I looked it up....
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2 LocalBusiness schema markups on same location page

We have a company with multiple locations around the U.S. When we built our website we used a Google My Business reviews plugin to dynamically pull in reviews from our Google My Business page. Within ...
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Spammy mirror sites [duplicate]

I have a (growing) problem with many of my sites. Someone, is creating mirrors of my sites (don't know if he does it only with my sites or others too) and replaces text with spam keywords. My SERPS ...
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Service that processes my form POST and emails it to me? [on hold]

I manage a lot of sites that contain one or more contact forms. Lately these sites have been hit with a LOT of spam. This is unacceptable for me because it creates a huge workload to go through all ...
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Indexing Issue on our UK. site [duplicate]

We have noticed an indexing issue with our uk. (uk.example.com) site. We have noticed that our site is dropping off Google SERP's and it seems to be after Google started to change the URL's over from ...
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Hreflang on product pages, how Google will treat the rest of the site?

We're planning on introducing hreflang on specific pages on our site (mostly product). Scenario: Main US site: https://www.example.com/ Hreflang will be introduced only on product pages, example: ...
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Why Google search console shows wrong SERP position for keywords and pages?

google search console data shows lots of 1st positions for example but when I check it really in google SERP by my self manually, I see its wrong. Can anyone know what is the reason and how I can ...
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HTTP redirection target has Content-Disposition header so browsers show the redirecting URL. Does that affect SEO?

www.example.com/fpdfile/ gets a 301 to www.othersite.example/filepdf/ and there we have attached Content-Disposition header. The user sees only the www.example.com/fpdfile/ in address bar, but the ...
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Are FTP accounts available in VestaCP for free?

I'm planning to deploy VestaCP on a VPS hosted in OVH. I know that VestaCP needs a license for the file manager. Does it include free FTP accounts to manage my future site in WordPress? Do I need to ...
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Google's Inspect URL shows incorrect source code for my page's “Google Index”, but correct for “Live Test”

My web page is incorrectly indexed and is showing a different header than the one that is actually updated in my website. When I used the URL Inspection Tool in Google Search Console, The index shows ...
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Is redirecting homepage to a page with keyword it's targeting helps in SEO?

My site is fairly new, e.g. example.com. I need to optimize the home page(example.com) for a keyword, e.g. healthy-food. Does redirecting home page to example.com/healthy-food, would help in terms ...
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How can I aggregate Google Analytics events by event name?

How can I aggregate events by name? We're running focus groups on our new eCommerce site and I'm collecting events which appear in GA as: When user clicks a product: Event Category: Event Action:...
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Twitter Card - Image with port not showing, but showing without port

Images without port is working. But if image with port, it won't load. Those images with port are not loading: https://webro.ml:8083/images/sprite.png?1446554103 https://www.findmyprofession.com:...
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Hashtags in URLs not indexing [on hold]

I have a site that I use Scrollify to control the scrolling. The scrolling adds hashtags to the URLs to perfectly land the scroll at a section of the page. Unfortunately, Google is trying and can't ...
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Dealing with Currency, Location and Language together

I currently have an eCommerce website, run on WordPress/WooCommerce, where I would like the website to reach out to different Locations, Languages and Currencies. At present, I have the following ...

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