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Cloudflare is it safe?

I am thinking of signing up with cloud flare, but since i'm not very familiar with the technical side of things, I wanted to ask here first. How safe is it to sign up with services, like cloud flare? ...
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Using Associated Press photos

I am kinda unclear on how/if I can use AP photos. There are quite a few sites that use it with a credit underneath it. Is that enough? Do you still need the express written consent they talk about ...
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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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Why do browsers know to lookup the `www` record if DNS query for @ gets NXDOMAIN?

Description If I dig for businessbrief.xyz, I get no results, but the subdomain www returns an address. Entering businessbrief.xyz into any browser's address bar goes to a valid web address. Data Note ...
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Is request rate throttling ok for ad bots?

We're using a header-bidding partner for our website, so we're serving ads from multiple demand partners. A lot of these partners have their bots and so our website is getting accessed by them pretty ...
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System to distribute update files [closed]

I'm a bit new to the web side of programming. Can I use Apache for file hosting and recording of clients that download a file? I need to distribute update files to clients and want to record client ID'...
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The impact of fake comments on Google rankings [closed]

Do fake comments affect SEO or Google rankings?
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Keep back-link power when a site frequently changes domain name due to getting blocked

In my case, my domain will change regularly because streaming sites are always blocked from time to time, Info: all site structure is same, just change domain domainA = first domain domain b,c,d,e = ...
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Does Google analytics count as new users if users not revisit within 24hours on IOS14?

With regards to first party cookies, does Google analytics count as new users if the users not revisit on the website within 24 hours as a first party cookie is deleted within 24 hours?
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same websites on two domains without getting penalized by google? [duplicate]

somerandomwebsite.com somerandomwebsite.london Is it technically possible to host the same entire website on two domains so that google doesn't penalize me?
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Google bots redirecting to admin login page and not indexing the site

I've been submitting my website to the search console for a month. So far, only one keyword has been ranked. When I checked the url Inspection tool to see why this is the case, only the Google Bot ...
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Website for a directory listing of taxi services? [closed]

I'm trying to build a self-listing website around a taxi service domain name that I have. I am looking for a simple script / program that allows users to register, put up details about their taxi ...
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What are Nginx reverseproxy users doing to prevent HTTP Request smuggling? [closed]

Since NGINX does not support sending HTTP/2 requests upstream, what are the present NGINX reverseproxy users doing to mitigate HTTP Request Smuggling vulnerability? I understand that the best way to ...
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Sitemap can be read, but has errors: Unsupported file format [duplicate]

Google Search Console is showing the following error: Sitemap can be read, but has errors Unsupported file format I tried validating the sitemap here, and it shows me the following error: Incorrect ...
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Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) Issue: How to find the cause?

In Google Search Console > Core Web Vitals, I have many 'poor' pages, and the problem GSC is saying is Cumulative Layout Shift CLS. Doing a page speeds insights (PSI) analysis, shows a very poor (...
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Does opting out of the 60-day domain transfer lock allow domains to be sold at any time including the day of purchase for .com domains?

The iCANN rules on this question do not clarify this rule. Sections of the rule reveal information that led me to believe that it is possible to get around this rule with opting out of the 60-day lock ...
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How to tell Google to pick the first page instead of 2nd or 3rd page of the listing?

I have a classified website and it has a great traffic. When I google for a specific term that is related to my site I saw that my site appears in search results but google is picking the 5th page of ...
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Wordpress pages have canonical entry to another website caused by Yoast

I originally posted this question on the main stackoverflow site, but was advised to delete it there and repost it here. If this is still not the right place, please let me know. We have a Wordpress ...
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Show pickup locations on Google Maps and SERP

Having trouble getting a clear answer to this but wondering how do places like Zipcar get their locations on google maps without having a physical location there? Is this all done organically by ...
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Indexing for multilanguage site

I have two language on my site and I'm using multipage vue. I have nl and tr language and I have an index page for who enter except Turkey and Netherlands countries. My pages like this; Index(for ...
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Crawled - currently not indexed after removing www from domain

I am running a Woocommerce based website which had the address http://www.example.com. I then removed www as Adsense will not let me register the site. After that, I add new items but GSC keeps saying ...
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Changing cPanel Mail Directories

I want to change the e-mail address format used by the company I work for. Currently the format is firstname@domain.com and I would like to change that to firstname.lastname@domain.com. I have read on ...
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Registering a .CA domain extension, when I'm not a Canadian citizen?

I want to register a domain name that has a .ca extension, but it's asking me if I am current Canadian citizen. What can happen to me if I lie about it and continue with registration?
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Google Search Console says I have Mobile Usability errors but shows no example URLs

Google Search Console is reporting several errors on my site, each of which has occurs on 1-2 pages per day judging by the red graph, with some days showing no issues at all. I think this variation ...
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10 ranking places of difference between Safari@MacOS and Chrome@Win10

My client's site is differently ranked on MacOS and Windows. Safari@MacOS displays his site on place 7, Chrome@Win10 display him on the place 17. Both surely incognito windows. This ranking difference ...
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Can I tell google to temporarily index certain pages? I don't know if I want it to be permanent

I have a new product I'm creating which will generate tons of content that I want indexed on google, however, if it turns out to not be as fruitful as I hope, I want to remove it. There won't be a ...
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Effect on SEO when placing social icons on the footer

This is my first website that I am trying to create. I am reading the SEO guides for websites, but the question that I couldn't find clear answer is the following: Does keeping the social icons and ...
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google analytics code isn't working

I have the following Google Analytics code installed on my website: <script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r]....
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HTTP to HTTPS Apache redirect doesn't work when used with other redirects

I have been asked to help with an OpenCart 1.5.6.1 installation on shared hosting with some redirection requirements. Some of the redirects were already present and I'm not sure if they are required ...
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Serving Images out of SQL server vs. File system vs. S3 etc

My application (classic asp yay!) has about 2.1 million images @ 25GB and that only represents 90 days of data and I'd like to go 365 at a minimum. I need to get these under control and am ...
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Schema.org's itemscopes that are not mentioned in Google documentation

Schema.org is much richer in items than Google's documentation. For example Quotation or Diet. Google is one of the founders of schema.org, though it is independent. Could you tell me whether schema....
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How JSON works in HTML Script Tag regarding SEO Search availability?

I know this topic already all over the forum. But still, I'm confused if there is no exact example of what they mean with dynamic render using Javascript. so here is the background of my question: I ...
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Domain cookie (_ga) from upper-level domain

I have deleted Google analytics account, Google site Kit plugin and Google .html verification file from the server about 30 min ago. Yet, I see a _ga cookie still being set. For example, we can take ...
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Domain & sub-domain server configuration for DNS & SSL fails with "certificate transparency required" [closed]

Here is the kind of configuration I would love to do: I added an A record for my domain example.com. It is working at Host2 and now it is reachable. I bought an SSL certificate for example.com so ...
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https certificate when you _only_ need backend and don't care about domain name

My application has static front-end content as well as a backend server. I already have an existing mechanism to serve the front-end; I'm running the backend in an AWS EC2 (with Elastic IP). ...
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Does it make sense to host media on a .onion site on the darknet, or can I link to lightweb as well?

There is a resource on the light web (normal Internet), hosted on multiple servers and subdomains. Let's nominally call servers A (main, with code) and B (auxiliary, with photos and videos), and the ...
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CSS & Image Files Are Blocked by Googlebot after Rendering

When rendering my website in Mobile-Friendly Test, I saw that my sites' CSS + Images are blocked. See This Screenshot See This Screenshot The site is built on Elementor, there isn't a cache plugin. I ...
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Connecting domain and email hosting from one.com to Netlify

I am a beginner of webdevelopment and have successfully deployed my website at Netlify. I bought a domain with email hosting at one.com and now I want to redirect it to Netlify DNS to be provided with ...
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Is it okay for SEO to wrap block elements in a link?

We have a request to have an entire block of content be clickable as opposed to just a link field. Questions: Is it good practice to allow for entire block of content to be clickable? If we wrap ...
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My FAQ schema do not shown in google for the home page [duplicate]

I am using the FAQ Schema on my home page(Ulatus.jp) and Json code is correctly implemented, I checked on Search console rich result tool. But, still my FAQ schema is not showing in google, and ...
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Why can't I access an Apache web server on a local network with my phone?

I have a website that needs to work only on my local network, I am hosting it on Apache, I have already done all the steps to make it accessible from any PC and laptop, but for some reasons if I try ...
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10 seconds on site within Google Analytics versus Tag manager Timer

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic coming from our marketing campaigns. For one of our customers we are currently running vastly different campaigns on the same site. To easily split the ...
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How to make url seo change properly [closed]

I have a new site where I have a bunch of urls-location-services with prepositions on it. To make the change from an effective way I have: Changed all urls removing the prepositions. Added a 301 ...
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1answer
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Google AdSense Ad placement above fold in-article

I'm new to AdSense. I want to place an ad on most of the pages of my website, which are articles (mostly text). For mobile devices, I'd like the ad to appear below the headline and below some of the ...
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DNS Flooding? Entire Domain was down after fixing a Cloudflare typo in our name servers. Why did this happen? [closed]

TL;DR: We just had a massive outage that lasted for 2 days. Our critical systems are routed through our domains (Email, VPN and website, AFAIK) We have been making updates to our registrar's NS ...
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How are credentials stored and encrypted in Nexus Repository Manager OSS 2.14?

How does Nexus Repository Manager OSS 2.14 store and encrypt it's user credentials? I couldn’t finy anything in the documentation, knowledge base nor on the web on how credentials (local users) are ...
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Putting altered social media logo icons on my website, can I get sued?

I would say most websites with a somewhat thought-through graphical design use social media icons (i.e Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc) which are altered to fit the theme and design of the site. Now, ...
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IIS: Using Outbound Rules to add Web Analytics tracking code [closed]

I am following https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/iis/extensions/url-rewrite-module/using-outbound-rules-to-add-web-analytics-tracking-code to the letter but always have my pages 500 on me I can't get ...
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1answer
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How to get Google Analytics histogram of users duration (lifespan) during certain period

I have google analytics set up for my app. Let the lifespan of a user be the time difference between the last hit and the first hit it sent during certain period (i.e. during 2016). I want a ...
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Googlebot returning 200 and 300 for the same URLs

Is there a reason why a URL on our website would sometimes return 200 and sometimes return a 301? This appears to happen on a number of our URLs even something basic like example.com/robots.txt When I ...

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