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Getting link to GMB review for someone else s business

I’m trying to educate a local business referral group on creating a habit of writing a Google My Business Review when business is passed between members. I’m expecting a hurdle at the start will be to ...
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What is the technology stack used to create these live charts? [closed]

How can I go about creating live charts like those in the link below? Please advise on the technology stack that I need to learn to do so. https://www.checkpoint.sg/week Tried inspecting page via ...
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Best way to test search results non personalized results

When testing my ranking for specific keywords and search appearance I usually open a chrome incognito and perform a search. But, it seems this doesn't work as I expect, and other people see results ...
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SSL certificates, cookies/cache, can’t view my own website… [closed]

Can’t access my own site without occasional error message “can’t establish a secure connection”. So I ran a Windows diagnostic, which yielded zero results. So I deleted my cookies and my cache (as ...
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Does Bing execute Javascript when crawling and indexing web pages (like Google)?

Some content on some web pages is only displayed with Javascript when a button is clicked (for example). We know that Google executes Javascript and is (very likely) to find this content, but what ...
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How do I go to the last Google Search result?

When I search on Google, the statistical estimate is wrong (e.g., 33600 results for the sentence "scala di lunghezza d'onda", instead the actual number is 23; 1190 results for the sentence &...
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Should I Add images Subdomain To Search Console?

My website: example.com My images subdomain: images.example.com I added images.example.com to search console a few years ago, because I had read that subdomains should be added to search console. ...
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I have All in one SEO plugin, how can I remove my sitemap.xml.gz?

My website currently facing 2 sitemaps, one is sitemap.xml and the other is sitemap.xml.gz. I want to remove sitemap.xml.gz from my website. How can I do that with my "All in one SEO plugin"?...
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Bots trying to crawl non-existant movie related pages which appear to be from IMDB on my project management website

In the Visitors log in cPanel I can see that googlebot, semrushbot, yandex and others are trying to access non-existant urls. The urls are related to movies & actors and appear to be on IMDB. They ...
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Hosting company lost my domain

My hosting company charges an annual fee for domain renewals (standard enough so far). I have paid up every year, including this year. However, for some unknown reason, they let my domain lapse and it ...
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410 for chinese spam links in .htaccess? Recrawling on GSC

A clients site has been facing a chinese spam links attack. With ~100k spam links already created, with many indexed, before we were onboarded. The links all have either of these two in the slug /...
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Does Google Workspace rely on A records in DNS for anything else apart from bare domain redirect?

I manage a small Google Workspace. In the beginning, many years ago, the primary domain was configured to redirect to the www. subdomain using the relevant Workspace (back then Google Apps?) feature. ...
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How to show a set of images in Google SERP?

If I search for the keyword "urne cinerarie" (that is "cinerary urns") in my country (Italy) the search results show me a list of sites. In addition to title and description, for ...
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My company site suddenly went from first or second result to 20th page on Bing

My company name is a dictionary word. Until a few months ago, when I searched for it in Bing, my site would always be the first or second result. At some point, this abruptly changed and my site doesn'...
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Why would h2 be a class in an h1 tag?

Today, I ran across a tag, in the site of some acquaintances, that seems to have a structural flaw. But, I thought I would check whether my impression is on track before I mention it to them. In what ...
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Replacing A records with CNAME and limiting downtime

I have a subdomain on domain.com and am using A records to point to some IP addresses associated with a github pages site. I am moving my hosting away from github pages to another provider. This ...
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Can I change IP address to domain name inside server system?

I can access my server only by ip:port, because I have some unusual ports open. I can make URL redirect inside the domain service, but on client's browser it will display just ip and port and ...
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How to update DNS records and not affect mail exchange? Migrating web domains

I have two domains, one where my current website is hosted, and another which hosts my email. I am planning on switching the web domain to the domain that hosts my email. I tried to update my DNS ...
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Configuring GA4 to Display Aggregate Traffic on Filtered Pages, Similar to Universal Analytics

In GA4, I want to have a graph showing the total visits on certain pages that I have filtered. With Universal Analytics, when you went to 'Behavior', 'Site Content', 'All Pages', it was possible to ...
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How to Exclude Duck Duck Go Bot Traffic From Google analytics 4

I have been trying to create a filter for excluding Duckduck Go and Baidu search engine Bot Traffic from Google Analytics 4 for one of my websites. I am unable to create a filter for it. Internal &...
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Cloudflare WAF Rule not working properly to block access to pages from specific countries

I have setup cloudflare to block access to WordPress back-end with following WAF rule. It somehow lets me access back-end from other countries other than countries other than Germany and UK. It was ...
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Recovering a lost website with no backup?

Unfortunately, our hosting provider experienced 100% data loss, so I've lost all content for two hosted blog websites: http://blog.stackoverflow.com http://www.codinghorror.com (Yes, yes, I ...
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What are the best ways to improve a site's position in Google?

What are the best ways to improve a site's position in the Google search results?
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Indexed Pages disappeared from Google search results [duplicate]

Some of the indexed pages on our completely disappeared from search results and then appeared after a few days, and now it disappeared for over 2 weeks, no matter how directly I searched for them, and ...
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View chart data by week/month in Google Analytics 4 / GA4

Such a simple thing, but as with so many things I can't find this now in GA4. I just want to view the standard acquisition (views) figures in their default line graphs, but not with data by day, but ...
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.htaccess redirect from HTTP to HTTPS and add canonical

I am having a few problems with Google search console not validating any of my self hosted WordPress blog pages and I have tracked it down to (I think!) a redirect from HTTP to HTTPS. This is my ....
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how to stop getting hits from comment spam

I have been hosting a photoblog using pixelpost, but have realised it was a haven for comments spam. I've since migrated the site to tumblr. The original site was an add-on domain to my hosting plan ...
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DKIM setting for Telus?

Does anyone know what I need to add to create a DKIM record for my domain if my ISP is Telus? I tried contacting Telus tech. support but no one there seems to have any idea what DKIM is. Telus now ...
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What is the best option for JS framework building and running? [closed]

I have been working with Vue.js for frontend development using modules directly (not SPA), but recently I came across some features I was not implementing due to this decision. I made a lot of ...
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How to permanently remove an URL from Google when the URL of the depublished page is catched by a failover page?

Assume that you have a product page with a friendly URL like https://example.com/opel-corsa-70000km-P1023 and a category page that lists all similar products of the same brand: https://example.com/...
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Managing DNS Configuration for Custom Domains in React/Node Ecommerce Platform

I'm currently working on an ecommerce platform built with React and Node.js, similar to Shopify. In our platform, we provide subdomains to store owners upon registration (e.g., subdomain.example.com). ...
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SEO/crawlability impact of HTML Streaming

With the rise of HTML Streaming (e.g. React 18 Streaming), I'm wondering how crawlers handle HTML streams. Most importantly, do crawlers wait until the stream has ended? How does the Google crawler ...
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Seeking Advice: Improving Google Indexing for Company Search Website [duplicate]

We're currently facing a challenge with our company search website (companies.creditreports.dk/en) tailored for the Danish market, and I'm seeking advice for this. The website's company pages are mass-...
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Website is not showing any Traffic on Google, SEMrush and also on other Platforms

I have an issue regarding a website as when I check it on Google Analytics, Semrush, and other tools, it does not show traffic results. I have attached the images of the search and also the admin ...
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hreflang unique situation

i have a unique situation for my international site. I have pricing visable on the EU,UK,CA,US stores and no pricing on the rest of world store. so my plan is to make the international store the main ...
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Redirect double-slash "//" URLs using a rewrite rule in the .htaccess file

Google Search Console is giving me the Duplicate without user-selected canonical error for URLs that contain an unnecessary double slash // in them, like: https://university.edu/~user//dir/ To avoid ...
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Does Google Analytics track localhost activity?

I want to know if Google Analytics is tracking my localhost activity. We have the below GA tracking script on each page and are developing new features on our local machines. Is Google tracking our ...
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Why is GSC saying https://www.example.co.uk/index.html is Duplicate without user-selected canonical but https://www.example.co.uk is not?

I recently (4 weeks or so ago) launched a food recipe website and have been getting Google to index the pages by submitting an updated sitemap and requesting it to index specific pages with some ...
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Since there is no H title on the website consisting of images, is it possible to add H title as display:none?

I am building a client's website and most of the pages consist of images (in HTML). And I can't change this because my client wants it that way. Therefore, we don't need to give captions anywhere as ...
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Blocking fallback form when javascript is enabled [migrated]

I'm trying to setup a page where people can submit data in a form, but the presentation of the form is based on whether the user has javascript and/or CSS enabled or not. Currently I have a code ...
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Website access logs showing abnormal number of single requests from unique ips

I have a website with a around 100k unique pages that are regularly updated. Our search engine rankings have been steadily improving and so has our traffic. Search engines crawl the site constantly ...
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See https sites in local with Debian / Apache2 [closed]

I'm working on Debian Testing. I see local http sites at localhost/~myhome/... To this end I made the classic change to /etc/apache2/mods-available/php8.2.conf To re-enable php in user directories ...
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How to Configure Name Servers using Webmin in Unmanaged VPS on Centos

I want to configure my site's name servers and all related stuff. I'm not able to find any good documentation steps to do it straight-forwardly without understanding the natty-gritty of this. I wish I ...
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Why does URL based tracking require the global site tag installed on all pages?

The About conversion tracking → How conversion tracking works help page has Setting up Conversion Tracking video series, part 1 of 2; creating conversion actions embedded. On 0:20 it says the ...
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How can I test that a webapp is available to users in China?

Does anyone know what the best (quickest) way to test whether a small webapp is viewable inside China? We've already tested with a small but varied group but we're looking to extend our testing ...
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Images of my website are not getting index - please help me in finding out the root cause [closed]

My website has a lot of images and none of them getting indexed this problem is happening only for those images which is getting served from my server which domain is different than my website domain ...
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Moodle: Visitors get automatically connected anonymously, how to prevent that? [migrated]

I had Moodle 3.11. I upgraded to 4.2 following the procedure from the docs. But after the upgrade (I also moved it to a new VM), I notice that when ever I go to the platform, on the top right corner ...
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GA4 - "Pages and screens" report - fewer views than users?

In the "Pages and screens" report of a site I'm looking, a bunch of pages have view counts much lower than users: Is there any reasonable explanation for this, or might there be an actual ...
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TLS bound to another domain in the same hosting

I have a domain for a customer, say my-nice-restaurant.example hosted in a hosting company with cPanel. This cPanel takes all the time one domain like the "primary domain" of my account, say ...
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Google discovers my URL in sitemap-image.xml not sitemap.xml

Looking at GSC, many URLs on my site are listed as "URL is on Google" and "Page is indexed." However, traffic has TANKED and I just noticed that the URLs that are not doing well ...

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