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See Google Analytics tracking stats from short cross domain redirect URL used in print media

I am using a different domain for some ads to track how many people access the main site through this domain. How can I see this in Google Analytics? I have DOMAIN A (on the ad) redirecting to ...
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GA4 massive spam spikes from cities in different country

More than a Month now our website has massive spikes in direct traffic. So my thoughts are spam. I discovered a lot of traffic from certain cities, especially Boardman, Montreal, Columbus. What is the ...
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Can I move my custom email names from GoDaddy to Azure to save money?

I have a domain name (ex. www.mysite.com) that I purchased from Godaddy.com and I pay a yearly fee. I also purchased 4 email accounts (Microsoft 365) for my domain, but Godaddy.com charges me $8.00/...
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Google Ads - Unavailable landing page ??? What?

Having a hard time with google ads. I have 15 items in merchant center and want to promote them with a google shopping ad. On day one, all 15 items were eligible for ads and I got several ...
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How to handle subtagline on landing page, above the fold, for mobile, without getting penalized by Google?

So I have a pretty good above the fold page for desktop, and it's structured like this: The issue is, I am changing my website to make it more mobile friendly. On mobile, when I use the same landing ...
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Content strategy for 2 web shops with same content, to avoid duplicate content penalty

We're building two web shops where one web shops sells one cosmetic brand, and second one that one and two others. Part of our blog posts, categories, products, product categories and pages is 100% ...
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Page resources shows N/A

My page resources shows N/A after crawl in Search console. Please see the screenshot, also my sitemap shows No referring sitemaps detected Please see the screenshot for all issues
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Has my website been hacked?

On four of my websites, the complete public_html folder was wiped clean. They are all on the same host. I have one more on the same host and that was intact. Curiously, it's only the public_html ...
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Chrome "About this page" is incorrect?

On my company website when viewed in Chrome, and you click on the little padlock icon next to the address, there is a "About this site" link at the bottom of the popup menu. Trouble is it ...
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Which metrics to use to evaluate web hosting performance from all over the world?

I have a website that is hosted in Europe but most of the visitors are coming from the U.S. When testing the website from a quick USA VPN it shown really poor speed load performance: >6 seconds ...
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google tag manager preview button missing

Why is the preview btn not showing? I'm following these instructions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2LTMQkf8X0&t=10s&ab_channel=AnalyticsMania-GoogleTagManager%26Analytics where u can see ...
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How do I control which 'Google My Business' images show in the Google search results?

In Google My Business I want to change the photos that are marked with the red and blue squares in the image below, and specifically which forms in the Google My Business admin relate to the photo ...
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Server Side Amazon Affiliate Ads Possible?

Is it possible to have server-side Amazon Affiliate ads - from my server, in order to bypass ad blockers? If I use the code supplied by the Amazon Affiliate tools, I get something like this (...
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Can a press release have a positive impact on website SEO in 2024?

I have the option of issuing an important press-release to the Canadian market in the next month and was wondering if this might have the potential to have a positive impact on my website SEO. The ...
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Should I canonicalize image URLs for SEO purposes?

At the moment, you can load picture from my website using a path such as: /supplements/vitamin-d3-14016/images/label.webp I am working to add avif support, i.e. The same picture can now be loaded ...
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What is the meaning of `Disallow: /? in a robots.txt file?

What is the meaning of `Disallow: /? in a robots.txt file? User-agent: * Disallow: /?*
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Duplicate content for desktop and mobile

front end dev here. Quite often the design team I work with produces desktop and mobile designs which are quite difficult to create responsively. While it can be done, I feel like I am using an ...
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What are the `al:` properties in meta tag for?

In this page https://www.facebook.com/groups/562933844569060/ there are these <meta> properties: al:android:app_name al:android:package al:android:url al:ios:app_name al:ios:app_store_id al:ios:...
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UTM Tracking in GA4 | Firing Problem?

I've created a few UTM links for social media tracking and have validated them as working/proper with multiple tools. That said, when I try to replicate an organic user with the UTM link on a ...
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Why Googlebot is crawling only one page?

I am trying to understand why Google bot is crawling only one page only on my website. At the Google console I registered a small XML sitemap with 9 URLs. Only one URL I marked as a high priority (0.8)...
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Prevent low quality placeholder images being used in search results

On a site that uses low quality placeholder images in the src attribute which are then replaced with higher quality images with LazySizes, these low quality images are showing up in search results and ...
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PageSpeed Insights is not showing CrUX data | How to fix? Alternatives for real-user (field) stats?

Summary Performing a performance analysis on my site. Intending to check: PageSpeed Insights (lighthouse, lab) data Real World Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX), Web Core Vitals (field) data ...
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Which press release distribution service in Canada is most effective from an SEO perspective? [closed]

I will be issuing an important press-release for my small company in the next month to a Canadian audience and was wondering which distribution service you found to be most effective from an SEO ...
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Load php functions only once per session

May be this a stupid question as I am not a coder, just learning php, and started to build my very first php website for study, and I am curious how this works. So here is my question: I have a head....
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Is this a valid sitemap formal (XSL) for Google Search Console?

I'm using Joomla's JLSitemap extenion with XSL enabled in settings. This is what's generated: https://lenkraddesign.eu/sitemap.xml I tried submitting that to Google 3 times now. Last time on 2nd June, ...
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Why Does This Website Has the isPartOf Property Under the mainEntityOfPage Property?

I am in the process of learning schema markup, and one of the Blog Posts I reviewed as a reference has the isPartOf property under the mainEntityOfPage property. The main Schema Markup type in this ...
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Private nameservers and DNS records

I just transferred an existing domain from one registrar to another. It has had private name servers with dnsmadeeasy.com for a long time. At the new registrar, they have the correct nameservers ...
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How to write this Google query in Bing? (site + inurl) [closed]

I'm using this in Google and I see 44.8k results: site:reddit.com and inurl:r/singularity In Bing I'm trying this but I get only 4.36k results: site:reddit.com instreamset:url:r/singularity With this ...
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How to reliably measure user analytics on GitHub Pages site?

My static site is on GitHub Pages. And my audience is very tech-savvy, so rather likely to be using AdBlock, uBlock, NoScript, etc. GitHub Pages does not provide any kind of web traffic information. ...
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How can I use "Google Earth" or "GPS exchange format" files to enhance my SEO ranking?

Google claims that it knows certain file types. This includes Google Earth (.kml, .kmz) and GPS eXchange Format (.gpx) files. I have some clients who are active regarding locations. For example, a ...
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"Alternate page with proper canonical tag" - Same page, different URL, should I use redirect to fix the issue?

I have recently came across to an issue with "Alternate page with proper canonical tag" in Google Search Console. I've got several pages that are been flagged here: Here is an example: The ...
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Why does Chrome think that my website is HTTPS?

Chrome V121.0.6167.185 on Win10/64 When I visit my local router at 191.168.1.1, Chrome connects with http, and shows and labels a "not secure" web site, and works correctly. When I visit my ...
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What is the best place to add the language folder in url from an SEO perspective?

I have a website with multiple languages so we added the language folder after the root domain directly, and then each folder after that is localized to the same language. For example: XYZ.com/en/blog/...
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Can I style <dt> directly within the tags?

I've inherited a project that contains a small web UI, which is a completely foreign land for me. Elements are displayed using the <dt> and <dd> tags that are styled using a CSS. However, ...
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Postmaster: DMARC PASS, DKIM PASS, SPF FAIL, on postmaster

We are setting up our domain to meet gmails new policy. Our company domain passed DMARC and DKIM but failing SPF on postmaster. The success rate of SPF is 0%. The header of the received emails from ...
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Any idea why I have discrepancies between Google Looker and the LSA platform?

I am looking at the costs for a date range in both a Google Looker report and in the GLSA platform. Across all accounts the GLSA costs are lower than what shows in Google Looker. The date ranges match ...
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Non-English German Website Indexation Issue On Google

We are having issues in indexing one of our non-english store. Here is the timeline of events: Event 1: Back 2022, we mistakenly made the website in english and english URLs got indexed Event 2: We ...
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Webmaster tools with Google, Yahoo and Bing

I am currently using Google webmaster tools. I submitted my sitemap using their tool, etc. I am aware of the fact that Yahoo and Bing offer theit own webmaster tools section. Can I use all three ...
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Invite to someone's Google Analytics Account

I received an email invite to look at someone's Google Analytics account to check if there is tracking. Here is the email: But for some reason, when I click the link, it just takes me to my own ...
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Site Going Live

I have hired a Marketing Company to "rebuild" my company's site and advertise it. There is an issue trying to get the site to go live and I am not allowing them to do anything until I know ...
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Will my site be penalized in search engines for using data from a public API?

I am developing a website that utilizes the CoinGecko API to display cryptocurrency coin prices. I would like to understand the potential pitfalls or common issues I should be aware of as I proceed. ...
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Does my website need a sitemap for SEO if links are not visible

I have a modern SPA programmed with Vue. There are links on the website that are not linked to by any page stemming from the home page. They are there for SEO landing page purposes. Do I need to write ...
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Linking between 2 legitimate websites

My friend has 2 legitimate businesses, the first and eco-friendly consulting, the second an eco-friendly product she developed independently and much later. She has links in the bios of both websites ...
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Not indexed by Bing [closed]

I registered my blog with Bing Webmaster Tools, but only the top page is indexed. Could you please advise on how to get other pages indexed? The error message is as follows: Blocked The URL cannot ...
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My wordpress posts wont get indexed/displayed anymore in Google image search

Suddenly my website seems to be locked out of Google image search. None of the articles of the website get indexed when I search, however search console says the urls are getting crawled. I have ...
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Is it normal or concerning that a significant number of users are accessing my website through Tor?

There would be absolutely no reason to access my website through Tor. It is just a plain old website that has no (controversially or politically) interesting information and is primarily used for work....
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Can a mailbox display name be styled?

When sending batch messages via e-mail, it would be nice to be able to italicise a section of the brand name that I intend to use. Is this possible? I'm aware that the context of a message can contain ...
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How is a website using url "example.com/index.php?id=" for every page storing and calling its content?

It's been a while since I've been heavy into webdev and I have a question about ?id=. The website in question is not using a typical silo structure, as in: "example.com" > "example....
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How to create POSITIVE keywords in a google ad campaign?

I have a google ads campaign. If I go to Google Ads, click on Campaigns on the left, Choose my campaign, then choose the ad group, Next I choose "Audiences, keywords and content", Then &...
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Unable to edit .NET application startup file in Plesk

I got a problem that I cannot edit path of the .NET application startup file in Plesk although I logged in as administrator. unable to edit application startup file However, it seems like can be ...

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