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Apache Rewrite Rule www to non-www + http to https + add trailing slash

I really need the following 3 features of my website: www to non-www HTTP to HTTPS force trailing slash at the end of the URLs I have a current implementation but I face a very bad bug. When I ...
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Should a hreflang site for a language also show pages for that language and a specific region?

It's the first time for me that I implement a multi-language and regional website. I read all the google information about how to implement hreflang tags and I also read a few other information on the ...
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XML Sitemap submitted but few page show indexed via Google site: search [duplicate]

I submitted a sitemap of my website to Google. (japan1900.com) The sitemap : (https://japan1900.com/en/module/lgsitemaps/sitemap?fc=module&name=product_1_1) The robots.txt : https://japan1900.com/...
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robots.txt query string disallow except for one case

I can't find solution for my task. For example, I have 2 pages: / and /some-category/. Both of them have GET parameters: page and several filters. I need the result: /, /?page=x, /some-category/ to be ...
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What is the UA “Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; adscanner/)/1.0 (http://seocompany.store; spider@seocompany.store)” doing on my web server?

Since a few days ago, I have lots of web request from one or more user agents that identify themselves with Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; adscanner/)/1.0 (http://seocompany.store; spider@seocompany.store)....
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What is the exact difference between Google Analytics Sessions by Type and Top Channels, why am I getting different results on my reports?

In Google Analytics -> Acquisition -> Overview you can get a month to month comparison of Top Channels which shows incoming traffic for direct, organic, etc. In my Customization -> Dashboards ...
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Do internal outgoing links affect rank of the origin page

I have few hundred top ranking pages (with good SEPRs) on my website. Now I would like to add links to internal pages from those top ranking pages (aimed at additional value for users). But I have a ...
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Why is Google My Business info not being displayed in SERPs?

We opened a new business 2 weeks ago in mid-June 2020. We set up a Google My Business account for it. Their first verification postcard never arrived, but a second try succeeded. We got the postcard ...
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Unpublishing content from google index

How do I unpublish content from my old site from google index database to prevent it from duplicating on my new domain name.
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DFP targeting doesn't work: “Cannot find targeting attribute”

I've got a website set up with DFP (small business), and I'm trying to differentiate ads by project id. I went into the DFP back-end, and set up (in Inventory - Key-values) a targeting key "...
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Is forbidding a destkop website and going all mobile good idea?

I'm running a WordPress website that has certain footprint on desktop devices. I also have a separate PWA version that runs on mobile. As the content keeps growing everyday it's hard for me to keep up ...
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What is the time interval that reputable search engines can hit pages of your website during a crawl?

I'm trying to implement some protection against automated attacks on my website (mostly via scripts, probing for SQL injection, etc.) So I'm checking if two consecutive visits from the same IP fall ...
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Methods to secure multiple sellers

I am in the process of creating a site that accommodates multiple sellers (multi-vendor). Sellers can perform Crud on their products. My query concerns methods of data separation for sellers. Which ...
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How to get my domain name back before a squatter grabs it?

I let my domain name expire by mistake. And it's even beyond the time where I can reinstate it. It's now in pending delete status. What is the best way to get it back before a squatter picks it up? My ...
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Is this link spamming? WordPress blog profile page and monthly archive pages

I am a contributor on a blog (WordPress based) and I have a profile page there, where I've put a short bio and a link to my personal website. On that profile page, there are links to "monthly ...
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Where is the Trusted Root Certification Authorities store located?

My webhost has installed an SSL certificate for my website. When I navigate to the website, it complains about not being secure. The error shown is This CA Root certificate is not trusted because it ...
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SEO for blog with async content

I have a blog website and I want to perform Search Engine Optimization on it. My website, which is built in Angular 8, takes part of the URL route and uses that to search for the blog. For example, ...
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Should image URL slugs use the article URL slug, or their own description slug for SEO?

I have a WordPress website. The slug of my articles is automatically generated from the title and the same slug is also used for image thumbnails. The titles and slugs are in Arabic. Should ...
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IIS 10 and PHP 7.3 cant upload 4M file in one POST request

I have changed the maxfile size in the php.ini settings, but i do not know how to change it in the IIS 10 config. My hphinfo: I am getting the error 1 in the $_FILE array (which as I understand ...
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Colliding record error when connecting Google App Engine with my subdomain via A, AAAA, and CNAME records

Our website is hosted with loopia at example.com, but we also have a webapp running on Google App Engine which we would like to run on subdomain.example.com. We also have a couple of other subdomains ...
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Should I add the CDN or the source URL of an image to the XML image sitemap?

I'm creating a WP plugin and I have the source URL for the image and the CDN URL to the image as well that is generated by replacing the host to the CDN host. Which is better, if I add the source URL ...
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Switch properly from HTML website to WordPress without hurting Google rankings

I'm about to switch my current HTML website to WordPress. My website has been up since 2006. I think my situation is pretty standard. Here are the main details of the transition: My current site is ...
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How to setup site with second specialised domain name with same content

I got a website: company-name-counselling.co.uk I have setup all 4 versions of the domain to redirect to the https://www.company-name-counselelling.co.uk I have also bought nearby-town-counselling....
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How to get Unbounce sitemap submitted to Search Console?

We have created few landing pages with Unbounce as subdomains to our website. However, Search Console shows no data in Search Traffic or any other. It does not allow us to submit a sitemap as these ...
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Removed development subdomain still listed in Google site: search after several months

When building websites I always do this on a test domain. This domain was subdomain of the main one. Now I have an issue. I forgot to make sure that bots wouldn't crawl the web page while developing. ...
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Does an image post or a text post have a better chance of ranking in Google?

if I create two posts ,one is with the full-page image with alt tag and title tag and another one with full text-based, which post will rank in search engines such as (Google, Yahoo, Bing)? I know ...
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CPanel Rearrange account can't find home2

I want to move an account using WHM/CPanel from the /home folder to /home2 folder, but the tool does not find the /home2, it says: "The user is already installed on the only usable partition on ...
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How do I modify WordPress such that the Facebook crawler can't see my canonical tags?

I get content from an external sources via RSS. I've set "canonical" so google knows the content is not original. However when I post the link of my articles on Facebook, I get the original URL post ...
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How do I edit robots.txt on a Google site?

I need to make changes to someone's robots.txt file, but their site is managed by Google (so no FTPing). I have full access to the site via the browser (Site Actions / Manage Site, etc.) but how do I ...
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For SEO can a paragraph contain headings rather than using headings above paragraphs?

Instead of the usual form <h1>header1</h1> <h2>header2</h2> <h3>header3</h3> <p>paragraph containing header1 and header2 and header3</p> would it it ...
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Does a conversion reset the attribution in Google Analytics?

Using the Last Google Ads Click attribution model a sale is attributed to "Paid Search" if there was a valid ad click within the conversion window regardless of any other channel clicks that happened ...
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Find Wordpress sites hosted by specific hosting provider

I'm looking to potentially upgrade my Wordpress hosting to improve performance. I've read through How to find web hosting that meets my requirements?. However, before moving my site to a new ...
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How do you enable store visit conversions in Google Analytics

I noticed a new tab under conversions for a specific account but cant figure out how to enable it on other accounts. Does anyone know how to enable this on other accounts?
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Will a self hosted video get indexed on google video if I use iframe?

We created a hosting domain for the videos, and embedding them on our website using iframe. Will that stand in the way of crawlers indexing them in Google video?
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Is this Robots.txt ok for blogger/blogspot?

User-agent: * Allow: /ads.txt Disallow: /ads Disallow: /search User-agent: Mediapartners-Google Disallow: Allow: / Sitemap: https://example.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-...
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What is the origin of the term “punycode”?

I don't see any explanation of the name in the RFC, in the Wikipedia article on punycode, or elsewhere in my google searches, but maybe I didn't look hard enough. Why is it called "punycode"?...
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How can we pass custom variables in Google Analytics

I have a task of getting username, company and other desired data in a Google Analytics report. I want to know how I can get them in report. I tried this: How can I find the IP address for my ...
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Do I have to include the file extensions in the canonical links?

I submitted a page to Google Search Console and got an error message "Duplicate without user-selected canonical". The full URL is https://example.com/french-english-translator-iphone-ipad.html but I ...
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How to target different countries using same URL? [duplicate]

We are based in India Digital Marketing company , we want to target us, uk, middle east countries with the same website, language is English. How to tell to robots this from sitemap?
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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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Can i change the niche of my blog for the same domain name?

I am working on my book. But actually my interest is towards the life-lessons and motivational things and my most summaries are based on such kind of books. So now I want to change my Niche. I want to ...
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How to make money with video site?

What I really mean is i don't get how these smaller but still popular video/tube sites make money. They host their own videos not embedded ones. How do they afford the bandwidth? if bandwidth is 0.18 ...
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PageSpeed reports that Google Analyics is “unused Javascript” when installed by GTM

I'm setting up a new Drupal 9 site. I have added Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager. I'm using Universal Analytics and these are my tags: Track link clicks Track page views Track scroll depth ...
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Difference between the Accept and Content-Type HTTP headers

So the Accept header tells the server the MIME-type of the resource the browser is looking for. For example, the server can send plain text, HTML, JSON, etc. OK, that makes sense, but when I look at ...
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Dealing with spam by blocking URLs?

I run a giant community. Many spammers will use link shorteners or .tk domains that 301 to their spam offer. How are sites detecting the final domain and is this a viable solution to block spam? ex. ...
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Why do CDNs use push for larger files?

As I learn about Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), every source I read online says that pull zones are used more frequently, while push zones are used for larger files or files that don't change often....
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Porting my website from managed hosting to Scaleway VPS

I have decided to port my website from managed hosting to VPS as I need access to full functionality of linux to install different packages (I want to publish versions of my website developed with ...
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Best practice to remove a full website from Google and Bing search index

I've got a website coolevent.example.com, which I want completely removed from Google and Bing index. What is the fastest and most reliable way to get rid of it? Should I remove the website files (and ...
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How to set default page, but keep URL extension?

I am trying to set {mydomain}/forum to be the default URL that people are brought to when they go to {mydomain}. I have this working, as in my .htaccess I wrote DirectoryIndex index.php?route=/forum/ (...
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Where is the public_html directory in my DreamHost account?

I would like to setup https://github.com/NamelessMC/Nameless version 1.0.21 on my DreamHost web hosting. I tried following this guide, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3u8RThdflY. However, when I use ...

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