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Detecting mixed character codes to catch spam

I manage code detecting spam in contact forms, a common technique spammers use is mixing character codes so content checks will not recognise the phrases but a user will, as long as they are viewing ...
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How to solve error: Missing return tags hreflang in multilanguage website

I have a multilanguage website, which has the following properties: It does not have a .com/ page, it always usex suffixes for every language, i.e. example.com/es, example.com/en, etc. I have ...
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Adding Subpage to Google Search Console (Things to be careful)

I have 4 versions (http/https) x (www/non www) of my website in search console. But I realised that I needed search analytics information on a subpage's ranking on google, but when I check search ...
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Drop and expire all cookies with a specific prefix

We're running a WordPress site with WooCommerce. A third party plugin was injecting (sbjs_*) cookies into our site to track purchases and provide us with additional reporting. Unfortunately, something'...
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Disallowing a handler in robots.txt while adding its dynamic URLs to the XML sitemap

I'm using ASP.NET webforms, and I have a page lets call it Subjects.aspx, I don't want crawlers to crawl that page but I want them to crawl the dynamic URLs that are powered by it. For example /...
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Is there any effect to SEO if I redirecting the .com to the .app of my domain?

So, say I purchase a brand new example.com and example.app. I want to redirect all traffic reaching example.com to example.app (i.e. the .com is a pure redirect). Does that have any impact on SEO? ...
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Does using wordpress builders affect SEO rank?

In our blog, we used to use the normal WordPress editor to publish any new post to our blog, but now we aim to use a unified skeleton for each post where each post is divided into 4 or 5 different ...
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How can I find out how many times a specific term has been searched on Google?

Is this information possible to get? If not is there any other source of information that can provide this?
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Is there any SEO benefit for the h1 of a post to contain a hyperlink?

I've seen a lot of websites where posts have h1 headers that contain hyperlinks: <h1 class="title"> <a href="link">Title</a> </h1> enter code here I don't know if this ...
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Should we have two copies of the same content or do a redirect?

We are a web app for icons and we've got 2 versions of our app: Old one with icon URLs like http://icons8.com/icons/#!/73/home New one with icon URLs like http://icons8.com/web-app/73/Home Both ...
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How do I make images smaller without making them darker?

OK - my manager hit me with this one today, and I need a reality check. She asked me to color-correct an image because, "images get darker in Photoshop when you make them smaller." I've never seen ...
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Google Search Console URL Parameter Tool reports no URLs monitored

Why doesn't Google Search Console monitor any parameters on my pages? I tried to change the URL parameters on November 2019, but Google still hasn't recognized the changes.
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Google Search Console reports: “No structured data found on your site” even though the structured data testing tool finds it

I have a website and I am working over its SEO. I have put all required structured data in it as per my knowledge and have also tested it with Google Webmaster's Structured Data Testing Tool and it ...
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About News Meta Tag - Good or bad for SEO?

Does it help seo using "News_Keywords" meta tag for a website that is not including news literally? Or does it hurt ranking on google?
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Interactive links from AMP to non-AMP without affecting crawl budget

I am maintaining a website with several million pages of user generated content. On each page, there is a calculator implemented allowing people to press a [+] or [-] button to increase or decrease a ...
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What URL am I supposed to use in <video:player_loc> for my sitemap when adding a YouTube video?

I'm somewhat confused. I'm following this example on how to create video sitemap. So say, I need to add the <video:video> tag to my page's sitemap that contains this YouTube video: https://www....
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Why subdomains of Blogspot/WordPress like sites are treated as different domains or sites?

As I know, maps.google.com or mail.google.com all comes under the same domain and its all are subdomain. Entire web treats these subdomain as the part of main domain and they have same Alexa rank, ...
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How do I get rid of white space around a div set to width 100% that is only inside a body tag?

I have this meticulous problem, I have a test html page whose body content is a single div tag. I made the width and height of the div tag to 100% and colored the background red. And I get irritated ...
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Internal Linking Help | Multiple Collections in Shopify

We sell products online using Shopify and I have a question related to internal linking. We have several "Collections" and all of these collections have product overlap. For example, we have ...
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Hosting static aboutus page on S3 bucket and linking to godaddy

I have a domain through godaddy (www.example.com) and it is hosted on a different server. I also have a static aboutus page that I have in an S3 bucket. How do I link my aboutus page to the main ...
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How to use Google Indexing API to have Google Bot crawl my pages instantly

I recently came across a few articles that said that using the Google Indexing API will make Google Bot instantly crawl and index all my website's pages. As I have a large number of pages on my site, ...
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Multiple products in an article - how to use structured data

I have an article containing several products. Let's say 'Bulb page' with 'White bulb' as a product, 'Yellow bulb' as another product and so on. It seems that the product schema must be used when a ...
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Problems ranking in different countries for .com TLD

Certain page on my site shows up on the first page of 'google.com' but when I'm searching for the same phrase in google by changing the country in the Google's search settings, it doesn't show up on ...
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How Does A Changed Nofollow to Dofollow Link Affect SEO?

I have been having this thought pondering on my mind so I decided to ask the community. The question is: A link that was already rel=nofollow and then crawled by Google, and later changes to dofollow ...
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Will App Universal linking improve domain ranking?

I build a mobile app. It'll have "share" button, which will be sharing link like https://example.com/share?some=thing&someother=thing... The https://example.com itself is a one-page ...
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Is SEO effected by having a forward slash for the homepage? [duplicate]

Im refactoring how URLs work on my site. Is there an SEO difference when you have a forward slash or not for the homepage? Eg website.com?xxx Vs website.com/?xxx
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Is Google Analytics considered a tracker that violates user privacy?

I like having Analytics on my site for all the great stats it provides, but I am aware that my customers don't necessarily want to be tracked. But my understanding is that GA isn't a "tracker&...
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What's the unicode for the Share icon (or do I need to use SVG instead)?

A commonly recognised share icon looks like this: I'm guessing there must be (surely) a Unicode symbol out there for this, but so far - despite pretty thorough searching - I've come up empty-handed. ...
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Do VPSs guarantee resources (CPU, memory) ? Or are they like a shared host (in terms of resources) but you can also manage your own site?

Shared hosts usually don't guarantee resources, they just say unlimited bandwith and things like that and the performance is best effort. Is it different with a VPS? For example, it says 1 vCores, ...
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redirect www to non-www (CNAME needed?)

I want to redirect http://www.example.com to http://example.com. I would like to avoid duplicated content. Is 301 redirect in nginx sufficent? Is it needed for me to add a CNAME record? My concern ...
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Google Search Console alert: Harmful content - Uncommon Downloads

today Google Search Console show me some alert on my website click on link "Malware detected?" open a page with details: but the list "Sample URLs" is empty and also "Download all samples" download ...
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How can I create a user that is not allowed to change its own password on mediawiki?

I am currently creating a mediawiki where there are administrators and writers, and everyone else in the project only needs read access. Our current approach is having all the read-only users share a ...
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How would Google treat a GitHub-Pages site, that is based on the same content as the GitHub repository itself?

I've just created a GitHub Pages "site", out of one of my repositories on Github. Basically it's just a landing page, that pretty-prints my readme.md file(that is found in the repo). GitHub ...
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Google Analytics: Need to understand some data in user flow

I just started using Google Analytics, for learning purpose, I'm a little obsessed with some data discrepancy, hope someone can explain to me. I was checking user flow by landing page Here it shows ...
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Form-locked PDFs in JSON-LD

I'm setting up downloads functionality with form-locked PDFs - available after the user fills-out a form. I want the PDFs to be indexable by search engines though. Im trying to create a JSON-LD markup,...
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Are SVG inline “images” (XML inside HTML) indexed by Google as images?

I have a site on which I want to generate many svg dynamically with JS. I make them dynamically because they are like 20.000 and making them as real images on the server would be a nightmare... So I ...
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Why i get less visitors in google analytics? [duplicate]

I started having fewer organic visitors in the Google Analytics report, but when I check the search console, I always get the same number of clicks, for example, I get 1400 clicks in the search ...
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DHIS 2 API for pulling Data Element ID,Data Element Name and Data Element Value

Am trying to build a mobile app and am stuck on what API I can use to bring Data Element ID,Data Element Name and Data Element Value in one array/json? Am currently using the following: For Data ...
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How to track from which area of ​the website does the users enter a specific page?

I would like to see from which area of ​​my web site does the users enter a specific page. For instance, I have this category page: /Nike-Shoes. There are many places that the users can enter to this ...
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Japanese keyword hack in Laravel website [duplicate]

I have a website build in Laravel , but I am experiencing Japanese keyword hack now what can I do?
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DMARC report: systematic SPF failure for a domain

I get DMARC reports sent from various different sources. All of the reports generally have <result>pass</result> for all of the sections. However, the reports from Google always have SPF ...
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How to redirect some URLs to another local port with .htaccess?

I have the .htaccess file in the root public_html directory. It contains the following: Options -Indexes Redirect / /dali RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^api/(.*[^/])/?$ http://%{HTTP_HOST}:5000/$1 [R=...
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Is letsencrypt compatible with DANE TLSA?

What is the relationship between letsencrypt and DANE TLSA? Can or should letsencrypt be used together with DANE TLSA? Is DANE TLSA a full replacement for letsencrypt [and any certificate authority (...
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Is it legal for U.S. based websites to serve online gambling ads?

I have a site that hits the sweet spot for that demographic but my user base is 90% in the U.S.
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Largest contentful paint (LCP)>2.5

Google (GSC) has flagged almost half of my content as taking longer than 2.5 seconds to LCP on mobile. I've spent several days trying to optimize my site to reduce the time it takes, but I can't get ...
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How should I structure schema for a company website that has a blog as a subfolder?

Let's say I have a company with the domain www.company.com and I use the following schema: <script type="application/ld+json"> { "@context": "https://schema.org", ...
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Local files vs. CDN

If website load time is a concern, which is generally better to use when referencing a JavaScript or CSS file? Would using a CDN be better or would that just add more HTTP requests?
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Converting nearly 200 redirects into redirectmatches

I have close to 200 redirects that I would I to bring down to maybe a few dozen. Most look like the following. Redirect permanent /Fandom/Fictional_artifacts.pl /Fandom/index.pl?page=Fictional+...
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how to delete old wp-ajax row

i was using side cart plugin on my website. here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/side-cart-woocommerce/ i noticed that, the plugin charges heavy process on my web site so i decided to remove the plugin....
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SEO effect of inline svg

I wanted to optimize the rendering of our logo which is in svg format. I wanted to try out inlining the svg code of the image on our site's html just so we could eliminate the need of requesting the ...

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