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Automatic reauthenticate at oauth2 endpoint

I am currently (ab)using an oauth2 endpoint of an API to enable users of the API to login to my site (using response_type=code). I do not save refresh tokens or even access_token as that oauth2 ...
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Any problems with including a unique identifier in bulk email from address?

I understand that VERP allows you to encode the recipient's email address into the sending email address and we can use this to identify the recipient in bounce management system. But if I instead ...
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Add custom domain on Azure without application restart?

Few months ago Azure started restarting applications when change occurs in custom domains. This behavior is, of course, quite bothersome as, aside of unnecessary restarts, startup on Azure can't ...
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Migrate Blogger Atom feed to self hosted blog

I have a blog running on blogger using my own domain (lets say www.example.com). The standard blogger Atom feed is available at www.example.com/feeds/posts/default Now I want to migrate my blog to a ...
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How do I make my website available via IPV6 under an AWS load balancer?

What do I need to do to make my website available under IPV6? My site is running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) behind a load balancer. I just saw that Amazon has announced support elastic load ...
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Search Console: Server Connectivity Error - Connect Timeout

Over the last 4 days server connectivity errors have started to pop up in my Search Console. Specifically, it is the connection timeout error. I have been talking to my hosting provider and they ...
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Why doesn't Edge/16.17025 send referrers?

Does anyone know why Edge/16.17025 wouldn't send referrers? Are there any registry keys or options to control this? There are meta tags on the page that have Referrer-Policy set to unsafe-url and ...
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How I give Apache access to users vhosts and keep it secure?

I have 2 RHEL 7 servers running Apache 2.4 behind a load-balancer. Both connect to an NFS data store where web pages are held and both servers run ssh to allow users to put web data on them. The users ...
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Why am I seeing “*QUERYSTRINGPII_REMOVED*” in the query string of a lot of requests

I regularly see URIs like the following that contain *QUERYSTRINGPII_REMOVED* and the IDS blows them away without further examination. I could just allow the asterisk character but it isn't legitimate ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't enable .htaccess

I'm developing a website local and just switched from Windows to Ubuntu 16.04 - Sadly my .htaccess doesn't seems to work since rewrite rules don't apply and sources can't be found. I activated: sudo ...
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Fetch as google Content-length: 0 when using IIS with active request routing (ARR)

I'm very new to this and just had a new issue dropped on my desk which I could use help with. Basically all requests for domain name www.xyz.com are routed through an IIS with active request routing (...
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Bing + React: Inconsistent indexing

I have a page written in React.js, the whole content (including meta tags) is rendered using javascript. Google indexing works flawlessly for these pages, but Bing is inconsistent. Title some used ...
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Angular2 on Heroku ask for ssl while using symfony2 api

I launched a nodejs app on Heroku which is basically the front of a website in angular2. The app should receive the database information from an api powered by symfony3 hosted on OVH. It seems that ...
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Some Android browsers don't cache Apple Touch Icons

Looking at my server logs, I found quite a few Android clients that don't cache the Apple Touch Icon and reload it on every page view. I have the following in the <head> of my HTML pages: <...
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WHM's Exim Advanced Editor not accepting settings for DKIM

I'm running Centos 6.7 and WHM 54.0, with Exim running on it: Exim version 4.86_1 #1 built 04-Mar-2016 17:12:16 I'm trying to configure DKIM for my outbound mail, which in part I've mostly got ...
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How to display an HREF PDF in an object element in Chrome?

I am having an issue with viewing a PDF in an object element in Chrome. The initial PDF loads, but when I go to a different HTML, then HREF, it will not display. I 'think' I am getting the following ...
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mod_ruid2 not working with apache 2.4.18

I thought I did good service to my server by upgrading everything to php 5.6, and apache 2.4.18 through the easyapache interface, but now, apache won't start. ! Executing custom hook '/usr/local/...
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Using Nginx to rewrite a friendly URL to index.php handler gives 404 errors

I am having some issues getting the below to work the way I expect. What I am trying to do is take a url like https://example.com/TOPIC/courses/details/143911 but have it sent to php with the URI ...
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Problem using mod_deflate with ProxyPass

Using Apache 2.0 (2.0.53) on a particular legacy system, enabling mod_deflate causes directly-served content to be gzip-encoded just fine. However, and this is my problem, content proxied from another ...
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Google not showing cache option on the following url in SERP results?

Google is not showing option to check cache on the following url that I have mentioned below in SERP results.
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“prev. next.” text in Google search results meta description

Strange things happend when I check my website in Google search results. I'm using Wordpress and Yoast SEO plugin. Meta description of site was typed in Yoast SEO plugin so everything is fine but at ...
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Google search results snippet for our site is a warning about not being able to play HTML5 video

All of a sudden, changing nothing on our index.html, our site is showing up in Google search results (on multiple browsers and devices) with Google Preview text that — instead of giving a summary of ...
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Google Mobile Friendly Test doesn't download css/js/images reliably (cloudfront + ALB)

I use CloudFront and ALB with AWS and my site always looks good from mobile, desktop and tablet browsers. But in the Google mobile-friendly tool, it often doesn't have random images, css, and ...
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How does proxy work in Virtualmin, and can I forward whatever.domain.com to an internal ip address with a different port?

In Virtualmin, I've read that you can setup a proxy website under a subdomain. All traffic on port 80 hits Apache where there are multiple virtual servers sharing the internal server IP. I have a ...
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Redirecting www and non www to HTTPS on blogger

I have a blog on Blogger and have activated HTTPS. This link works: https://www.example.com But this does not: https://example.com/ Is there a solution to this problem?
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Google Chrome anti-virus checks take too long for downloads from our site. Can it be bypassed or sped up?

I host a windows software website. I noticed that new version of Google Chrome checks downloaded files presumably for viruses and it takes about 10-20 seconds to complete. Is there any way to white ...
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Header to describe available `content-type` responses?

It's a little cumbersome to scrape through the HTTP RFC for this particular question, so I'm hoping someone can help me short-circuit an answer: Does the HTTP spec contain functionality for a server ...
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How can I “mark as fixed” in Google's new Search Console

In the "old" Google Search Console (and Google Webmaster Tools) there was an option to Mark as fixed to clear errors once fixed. This allowed us to keep the error list clean and only show errors that ...
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What is the name for a paginated scrolling effect with distinct stopping points in the scroll?

For example: http://deppo.tkdemos.com/portfolio/grid-references-in-the-latest-issue/ What is the name of the scrolling effect used on the link above? Where when you scroll or arrow down the page ...
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AdSense causing cross-origin read blocking (CORB) warnings in Chrome console log

I have 1 ad unit and 2 link units of several pages of my site. On these pages, the loading of ads is good. However, when viewing console log in chrome (F12), I am seeing CORB warnings. Interestingly ...
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Responding other 'Content-Type' different from 'Accept' list

As all you know (else follow this question) the requesting Accept header allows client to specify the expected MIME types for response content. But my case is: client indicates an Accept of type ...
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Is it necessary to block googlebot and googlebot-video to block video crawl?

We have problem with declining CTR caused by unwanted video snippet on SERP. Therefore we have taken measure to block the Googlebot from crawling our video file. User-Agent: Googlebot Disallow: /*....
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Increase in self-referrals in Google Analytics since implementation of CDN

Since the implementation of a CDN, my self-referrals have gone from being non-existent to thousands per day, the referral report in analytics with full referrer as a secondary dimension show that the ...
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What does cookie opt-out mean in the context of the EU Cookie Law?

The site of Cookie Consent tells me that in Germany, I need to offer an opt-out on cookies. That, however, is impossible, as any decision made by the visitor has to be recorded in a cookie or it's ...
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If a blogging platform doesn't allow deletion of users personal data, who is liable under the GDPR?

I am using a company which offers free blogging service wordpress.com. On that service, there are European blogs with post contacts (name, email, telephone) which is not erasable by the users. ...
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Migrating Wordpress to Hugo (or generic markdown)

I have a blog which I want to migrate from Wordpress to Hugo. The problem is that the blog has a lot of posts which contain code examples, including HTML code. I'm using Codecolorer as Wordpress ...
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Google analytics - Find out Returning Users from time span less than two years

I know that Google Analytics considers a user who has visited a site in the last 2 years a Returning User. I'm trying to find out whether it would be possible to check what % of users were Returning ...
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How to delete an ad unit displaying on categories page in WordPress?

I want to delete an ad unit attached to a post. That ad unit is not present in the post, but it is still appearing on the categories page. This is not a featured image. How do I do that?
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Google Search Console does ot recognize JSON-LD dynamically added to head in angular app

In my Angular(v1) application, I have a directive that on routeChanging event, remove last added JSON-LDs and add JSON-LD of that page to head element. // .. some codes here angular.element('....
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Google change of address: from (site1.com and site2.com) to (newsite.com/1 and newsite.com/2)

I'm trying to tell Google that I'm merging two sites into one, with the following URLs: site1.com to newsite.com/1 site2.com to newsite.com/2 I already set 301s to the relevant pages of newsite.com ...
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How do I get the Structured Data Testing Tool to ignore template elements?

I’m using Web Components to build a site, and one of the biggest features is my use of the <template> element. Here’s an example: <ul> <template> <li> <div ...
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Is it possible to have deep links open in the mobile app when installed rather than going to AMP pages?

We have both app indexed deep linking + amp pages support for one of the product on our websites. Initially the flow was that if a user has app installed the link used to take user to app and if app ...
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Can meta tags replace structured data for Google News articles?

I've a news website included in Google News. I've used to use hEntry schema to give my news articles the structured data of articles. Now I want to remove my structured data tags/attributes and rely ...
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Is Cloudflare's auto-minify feature compatible with Railgun?

I have burned the last two days wondering why the minification from Cloudflare doesn't work and what is happening. First I thought it was related to caching. Then it got me by reading something ...
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Can you move content to a new URL when Google is using it in instant answer box?

If you move content that currently appears in the instant answer box in SERPs to a different URL on the same domain, do you risk losing that position? Not sure how big a role page authority may play ...
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Running Nodejs application and wordpress in same server

I am using one EC2 instance of AWS, I have two domains which I will connect with ec2 elastic ip but one domain will have wordpress running on it and other will have nodejs application running on it. ...
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Why is a spam/hacked website appearing in the “Linked from” list for 404 Crawl Errors in Google Search Console?

A website I manage is listing numerous crawl errors in Google Search Console for URLs that don't exist on my site and never existed. eg Images/mage.asp?id=buy-my-dodgy-pharmaceuticals-12345.html When ...
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“google.co.uk / referral” in Source/Medium of Google Analytics

Google Search results appear to be coming up in our Google Analytics as Referrals. I've tested using a Realtime report, and it's definitely proper search results, not traffic from a different Google ...
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How can I check if my metadata tags for Google Scholar work?

I’m creating a site where I would like to use tags for indexing my pages on Google Scholar, but I don’t know if my tags works. Should we use https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool/ ...
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I want search-engines to prefer newer version of my webpage (301-Redirect and Canonical ignored)

I've a very curious problem with the index-status of my webpage. It's a little difficult to explain. I launched my webpage in summer 2008 with around 8K sub-pages. Until 2012 all of the 8K pages ...

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