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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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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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Googlebot encountering JavaScript errors due to rendering outdated HTML files with newer JS files

We recently encountered an issue where we added a JavaScript variable (e.g. var GLOBAL_VAR = true;) to an HTML page (e.g. /Search/Index) and updated the separate JS file (e.g. /Scripts/search/index.js)...
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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 redirect Pages to the Subdomain with same URL Format?

How do I redirect Pages from the main site with 404 Status to the Subdomain with same URL Structure? This for example: https://www.example.com/rent this returns a 404 Error and must be redirected ...
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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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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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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.example.com are routed through an IIS with active request ...
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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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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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How to use <q> with RTL Hebrew alphabet

If I have a section of text with Hebrew characters: <p> אאאאא <q>הללויה</q> פֿון לענאָרד כּהן אויף ייִדיש </p> <p> <q>הללויה</q> פֿון לענאָרד ...
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Why does Chrome show 304 in Response Headers section but 200 in Status code?

Why does Chrome show 304 in Response Headers section but 200 in Status code? Why doesn't it show 304 in Status code (BTW, that is NOT 200 memory cache.)? If it shows 200 I can't know it is ...
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Googlebot ignores robots.txt

Two months ago i disallowed some directories from crawling with robots.txt. Since then i monitor logfiles everyday and realize, that Googlebot absolutely ignores robots.txt. Really, it crawls every ...
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Why do external links on Google Search Console vary so much from month to month

I keep an eye on external links to my website that google reports in its webmaster dashboard for my blog (technical tipps). According to that dashboard, my website has a wildly varying number of ...
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Can I use a reverse proxy service to route web requests to some other port than 80 on my home server to avoid breaking my ISP's ToS?

Is there a way to route all requests thru a proxy service, like Amazon Gateway, to specific ports on my home internet? This will increase security at my home and will allow me to operate with the ...
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How to make a site built with google.sites read right to left for Arabic language?

I have google.sites in Arabic, and I'd like to make it right to left so that combination of Arabic-English can be displayed correctly on each line. This can be achieved by adding direction="rtl"‍‍ to ...
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How to stop Google translation on a link?

I use Mailchimp for campaigns. They have a feature where a person that receives the email can click the email in a web browser and translate to another language. The issue is the links in the email ...
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What does `gtag('js', new Date());` do in snippet proviced by gtag.js

quotation from https://developers.google.com/gtagjs/reference/api gtag(<command>, <command parameters>); <command> is one of three gtag commands: config, set, or event. but snippet ...
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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, without any change in the 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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Is it harmful to have irrelevant xmlns attributes in a sitemap urlset element?

For example, if a site has absolutely no videos and is not a news site, is there any negative (or positive) impact to having a sitemap urlset element like this: <urlset xmlns="http://www.sitemaps....
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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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isAccessibleForFree and paywalled content delivered to Googlebots

I've got a site with some paywalled articles. We want to ensure that Googlebots can index the paywalled content, but we don't want to be accused of cloaking. I've got two types of articles: Premium ...
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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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Why do my web logs not correspond with the number of clicks from adwords?

I set up a small site a while back and I've never used Adwords before so I thought I'd give it a spin. Basically the problem is that on a given day Google might report that I have had my ad clicked 50 ...
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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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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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Is it possible to create a “all keywords in adgroup must contain X”?

I run a Google AdWords campaign with (amongst others) the following AdGroups: Accounting Accounting non profits in each group I have a bunch of keywords. I use broad match with a + before it. Like: ...
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How does cPanel's addon domain work?

So, I am new to the world of cPanel. How does cPanel's addon domain feature work? Does it utilise Apache Web server's VirtualHost feature? Or does it do something else?
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Would adding links between pages help Google index more of our site?

We have a hotel search website. We have identified some concepts that we would like Google to index, for example, we have a landing page for "Boutique Hotels in Chicago, IL", Given number of cities in ...
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Is It possible to deploy second website on 1 instance in AWS?

In Amazon Web Services, I have added second Network Interface and added Elastic IP and associated it with secondary Private IP. How can I deploy my second website on that Elastic IP?
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NGINX configuration for the same folder protection rewrites in each of thousands of subdirectories

The following code allows me to protect a specific folder with the membership software we're using. The problem is if we have 1,000 folders we need to protect, we need to copy/paste this same code for ...
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How to handle AdSense ads on an SPA - single page app?

I have an SPA (single page app) that I'll display AdSense ads on it. The main reason I've designed as an SPA, is because I do not want users to refresh the page in order to see different content. All ...
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How do I point a subdomain to a different nameserver use Google Domains?

I discovered this question: Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains? And I tried it out using Google domains. I currently have a site hosted with AWS. However, I'd like to use ...
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How to disable vBulletin birthday emails?

Another year, another inbox full of birthday messages from random vBulletin forums I signed up for once and have not visited in years: Happy Birthday from FORUM_NAME Forums Hello USER_NAME, ...
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Redirected to www, but Google is indexing no-www without snippets, should I use noindex instead?

I started my blog a month ago and was using non www version for my website. Then, I recently decided to stick to www.example.com version. So I changed it and Google has indexed the www version ...
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405 for POST requests, download triggered for GET requests for specific php file only

Apologies, I know this is a basic question, but I'm learning nginx! I've inherited a Nginx driven site, the problem is that when browsing to a specific php file it initiates a download. The file, ...
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How to choose canonical when one desktop URL is broken up into several mobile URLs?

I have an adaptive website, and in the mobile version, we put the same data as the desktop version, but in special tabs which are accessible via route URL change. For example, we have the profile ...
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Pantheon Dev Site Trapped in Google Index (with injected robots.txt)

We have a bizarre scenario I'd like opinions on. A site at example.com is being built on pantheon, using their example.pantheon.io staging / dev URL*. Pantheon's development platform injects a ...
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How to prove third party review and ratings to be correct and real?

We are developing an App which of course has a website. I added some of our ratings and reviews from the users given in Google Play and Apple Store and corresponding JSON-LD's. I could not find the ...
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How does Google domains resolve conflicting wildcard rules for email forwarding?

I am using Google Domains for my website. I also get a free email-forwarding facility. However, there is no documentation on how the wildcard entries are resolved. For example: I have the following ...
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Having many redirected affiliate link with 301 Redirection

We have many affiliate link like below. example.com/123.html example.com/456.html example.com/789.html example.com/555.html example.com/666.html ....more than 1000 URLs All these links are 301 ...

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