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Is there anything wrong with my sitemap index?

I have one sitemap index: https://example.com/sitemap-index.xml.gz There is only one sitemap in it: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <sitemapindex xmlns="http:...
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How to embed a "Book Now" button to Google search page when someone type my website name in the Google search

This question might be asked before in other ways but I couldn't file my answers. I followed these link1, and link2 but I couldn't get. My website is designed in Larave and Vuejs. Currently working on ...
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How to tell search engines not to check a checkbox?

How do I tell search engine crawlers not to check a checkbox when indexing my site? I want to do something like this: <input type="checkbox" rel="nofollow" /> , but the rel ...
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Is it possible to get UPS shipping rates in WooCommerce without having a UPS account [closed]

I am migrating a site from Magento 2 over to WooCommerce. In Magento I have a UPS shipping setup and it doesn't require an account. Does anyone know if there is a WooCommerce plugin that works this ...
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What to do when URL is available to Google, but has issues?

I have a quite long page where I have a well explained content including images, videos, internal linking, external linking etc. The problem is when I want to index it, Google says "URL is ...
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How to block an IP from downloading files

I've attempted to block an IP address from downloading files using: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REMOTE_ADDR} ^169\.150\.234\.167$ RewriteRule .* - [F] This will block a user with the IP address ...
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Optimised URL structure for e-commerce product pages

I am reviewing the URL structure of our marketplace, especially for the product pages (we have around 10,000 product pages). Current format (includes ID for both artist and artwork name): https://www....
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Submitting a 301 Redirect to Google

For the SEO experts: A long time ago, I created a website with some pages that used underscores instead of hyphens to separate words (e.g., "page_1.html"). I understand now that Google likes ...
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Google AdSense error: "Earnings at risk - You need to fix some ads.txt file issues...", even though they're there

OK, I have Been seeing this forever. Earnings at risk - You need to fix some ads.txt file issues to avoid severe impact to your revenue. The ads.txt file is located on every site and was downloaded ...
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How does Google calculate bounce rate for rankings?

Google uses Bounce Rate as an indicator of whether users find a site useful and thus bumps these sites up the ranking. How does Google calculate the bounce rate? Bounce Rate as stated in Google ...
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How should I name my websites, URLs, usernames for better Google search indexing?

I want to change my username on GitHub, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter for better indexing. I want it to be in Google searches when I search my name or website. How should I change it? For e.g. ...
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Will copy and pasting a link from the search results contribute to click through rate?

If I copy and paste a link to a new tab from the search results, will Google count this action towards the click through rate which could influence the ranking? If many people click a link in a search ...
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Is there a way to redirect a domain with a slug to a new domain with a new slug on Namecheap?

So I'm no expert with domain directs, so forgive me if this is a dumb question, but here we go: What we want to do is direct our site's blog posts from our old site (with old root domain and slug) to ...
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Degraded WordPress admin dashboard performance [closed]

My daughter's school asked me to take a look into "why their site is suddenly very slow". It runs on one.com/Wordpress, of which I know almost nothing, my own sites are VPS/Django-based. But ...
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When moving my web hosting but keeping mail hosting, how do I change the SPF TXT DNS record with an IP address?

My website was previously on a windows server A with ip 79.137.24.248 but my mail server was on a Linux hosting with ip of 185.81.99.111. There were three DNS record that were connecting these two ...
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Using apex domain registered at WordPress

I have a domain registered at WordPress, let's say it's example.com. I have my webpage hosted with GitHub pages and was able to add a CNAME record in the WordPress DNS settings pointing to said github....
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SEO friendly URL for items which belongs to multiple categories

I have a website with trainings, which belong to certain categories. So naturally I'd like to organize my website URLs in this way: example.com/trainings/{category name}/{training name} for example ...
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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. The site is built on Elementor, there isn't a cache plugin. I disabled all plugins and it's still the ...
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What iconv command do I need? [migrated]

I've inherited a big collection of web content claiming to use utf-8 encoding, yet clearly random gibberish that shows up when displaying the pages says they are some sort of windows encoding. I've ...
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Reverse proxy SSL with Nginx, do I need a wildcard or a separate cert for every host?

I have Nginx setup and successfully serving SSL to example.com using certbot/letsencrypt. But when I try to reverse proxy to a local machine I get NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID. Here's the ...
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How to get hCaptcha work with contact form 7 (WordPress)?

I don't manage to get hcaptcha to work with Wordpress contact form 7 forms: I have created an account and site at hcaptcha, then installed the hcaptcha plug-in according to the guide at https://...
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Redirect traffic from AWS domain to Wix hosted domain

I have a domain hosted on AWS (www.example.com) and it works fine. I have now a temporary need to route traffic from this domain to a temporary Wix hosted domain (www.example.net). I've tried making a ...
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Can a SEO friendly URL contain a UUID? [duplicate]

I have a website with URLs that look like this : http://my-website.com/event/1b3f7e3d-5db2-4dc6-b8f5-e8a0d7e1b572/details/the-title-of-the-event The long ID (1b3f7e3d-5...) being unique and used to ...
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Fixing duplicate without user-selected canonical in Blogger

I recently started blogging through blogger. On my Google Search Console account, I got the error "Duplicate without user-selected canonical" error. When I inspected the affected pages I ...
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Someone else's site with my cache [closed]

A few months ago, we created a site, even managed to start gaining positions, but after a while all the positions fell, and I saw 183 new incoming links in the Google console. Found out that my site ...
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Sudden extreme drop in google rankings for no apparent reason [duplicate]

In late 2021 I created https://bg3.wiki/ as a fan project for the upcoming video game Baldur's Gate 3. There's another wiki for it hosted by a relatively popular for-profit company (Fextralife), and ...
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Will creating a 301 redirect from old domain to new domain affect Gmail?

I've rebranded a business so I want to redirect the existing site to a new domain name - presumably by setting up a 301 redirect(?) - so anyone who types in xxx1.com (old domain) will be redirected to ...
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Having the Current Search Results Tab Stay Selected When Query Changes

In Google custom search, there are two tabs. Images and Web (Search Results). When you are in the images tab, and you change or reenter your search query, the tab changes back to the Web tab. What ...
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Flush cached selector in Adobe Experience Manager without flushing entire directory

How can I use selector based cache flushing in Adobe Experience Manager? http://example.com/content/myapp/us/en.child1.xml http://example.com/content/myapp/us/en.child2.xml Lets say,we have xml's ...
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GA4 data streams and subdomains

So i have this current setup with GA (universal analytics) where a subscription platform runs on a subdomain therefor we use a different view and different tracking code. But with GA 4, i was ...
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Not registering engagement time in GA4

We've set up a new website, based on Wordpress. We use Google Tag Manager (as on the old website) and new for this website, Google Analytics 4. We're getting a lot of data as you'd expect, but we're ...
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Is it considered as duplicate?

I'm launching a new website, and I want to bulk delete almost 95% of artilces (+put 410 deleted status to the deleted articles) from the old site, and re-publish them on the new website. Can my new ...
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input type="file" default language is system language?

I have a question, let's say I have <input type="file" name="image" />. Will the text of the button will change if user will have different language as his system default one? If so than how can ...
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Change server structure to be able to view files/folders in browser (Dedictaed server)

I'm trying to deploy Wordpress on a red hat Linux server (dedicated server). I'm trying to access it using the normal URL structure [IP]/[rootfoldername]/[nameofthefile] but it's not working. Note ...
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I forwarded my domain at IONOS to my github webpage. But example.com/defaultsite still goes to IONOS template web page. How can I prevent this?

I have a domain purchased from IONOS, call it example.com. I have set it to "HTTP redirect" to example.github.io. However, when I google the name of my website, google finds example.com/...
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Customizing Google AdSense "Privacy and Cookie Settings" popup

I am using Google AdSense's default GDPR consent message. Yet after clicking the consent button, users get this annoying permanent popup on the left bottom corner: Is it possible to move this div to ...
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How do you use 'site:' to search Google for just the domain without all the other subdomains appearing?

When I use the site: operator to search for domains, it returns all the other matched subdomains as well. However, I only want to see what's indexed for the main site. For example: site:google.com ...
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The same google tag triggers for different tags and websites

I have a one Google tags container for 2 websites: web1 and web2. I have one simple trigger created -> "Some Link Clicks" -> click class to check if someone clicks email addresses. ...
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Why is my website loading so slowly on some requests?

I'm currently serving a website using Express on a Raspberry Pi 4B, hooked directly into a wireless gateway via ethernet. Unfortunately, while the website works fine most of the time, every few ...
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How do technical SEO and HTML5 markup for Headline, Section and outlines?

I am looking for a good and safe example / solution for headlines in a <section or <footer or <header markup for 2023. I read up here that by using <main <section etc you can also mix ...
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Can backlinks from ebook previews boost domain authority?

I got an offer to contribute as an author to a book, which will be in printed and ebook version. I am wondering if I can increase domain authority of my website, if there is a link to my personal ...
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If .htaccess redirects domainroot to a localized start page, should the domain root (which should be canonical) be in the sitemap.xml?

When you host a webpage, e.g., https://mydomain.example and .htaccess already takes care of the rewrite from www to without www and from http to https and it is also rewriting with RewriteRule ^$ ...
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stop any search engine from indexing/crawling images in a dedicated folder in wp

How can i prevent a dedicated image folder from crawling/indexing by any search bot? Like Google search or image or bing search/image bot? i would like to give that folder name as /donotindex/ here ...
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If an old redirecting domain expires will it still redirect or affect SEO?

What happens if an old domain redirecting to a new domain expires? Will it still redirect? What is the effect on search engine ranking?
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Landing page vs blog post - which to choose [ Content marketing ]

When it comes to content marketing I keep on reading about the great use of landing pages that companies like Zapier or Canva do. But blog posts is also everywhere and it seems to work well too. My ...
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.htaccess redirect php WHMCS cart ID

For WHMCS I am trying to redirect products to another ID and subdomain. How can I create a .htaccess that will redirect https://www.example.com/clients/cart.php?a=add&pid=17 to https://clients....
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How long would it take to have a domain unbanned from Facebook?

A week ago two of my posts which link to my website were mark as spam, and after I appealed they were recovered in a day. After that I posted another link, and then all of my posts were retracted. All ...
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Web page blocked error when redirected by GoDaddy [closed]

I host my own web site. I can access it easily directly with the IP address: 24.x.y.z:3006 I have a domaine name with GoDaddy (example.org) and I did a redirection to this address. I have this error ...
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Handling # uri fragments as regular URLs in NodeJS / Vue [duplicate]

So I have a one-page website with multiple sections and IDs. Right now, in the nav, I have it going to #about to jump them down to a section with ID=about But I want the user to be able to go to ...
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How to remove spam URL from Google Search Console

When we bought our domain and connect Google search engine we noticed that we had about 1000 spam URLs from 2020, probably someone who used to domain as a source of back links. We have a list of all ...

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