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Not able to see structered data in search results even when it looks fine in the Google Structured Data Testing Tool

My website uses structured data schema. It is showing up correctly in the Google Structured Data Testing Tool. It still is not showing in search results. Why is that and what can I do about it?
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Google Analytics is not tracking time on page

I'm using some kind of a server setup that uses Node.js/Express to build a web-application (a collaborative whiteboard). The way I have things setup on my server is this. My user visits this URL: ...
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Best SEO practice for static pages: having “index.html” or not?

I'm trying to SEO optimize my blog, and I'm not sure which method is the best SEO practice. I seem to google conflicting results. Some say 1. is best because of days old, other says nowadays index....
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Are hyphens bad for domain names? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it better to put hyphens in a domain name ? I would just trying to think of a popular website that has hyphens in its domain, and honestly - I was having problems naming ...
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same company names, different domain extensions, similar focus

I registered a .com domain in 2014, 2 months later someone else registered .org. Though my website was not up, I was curating content with name on a content curation platform. The .org owners later ...
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Schema.org for a list of blogs

What is the recommended Schema.org markup for a page with a list of blog posts? For example this page: https://www.ultimatelifestylist.com/author/mahum-masood/ Would it be: ItemList, CollectionPage ...
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My Big Rock webserver analytics does not matches with Alexa and Google Analytics

I am managing a website with WordPress. As per Alexa (Amazon Product), 90% of my visitors are from India and 5% from US. As per Webserver (Big Rock), 75% from India, 9% from Canada, 5% from US. ...
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How long will Google take to index our site correctly after cleaning up a pharmaceutical hack?

I help make edits to a hockey association website. It was recently hacked and now in Google search it shows pharmaceutical info for titles and page info, and then takes it to a pharmaceutical site, or ...
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Incoming Cname does not show the subdomain

I have a subdomain: sub.domain-one.com which has a CNAME which points to sub.domain-two.com. All good. But when I enter sub.domain-one.com I don't see the sub.domain-two.com, but the basic page of ...
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How to get out of google penalty for spammy links linking to my site?

One day I checked my google analytics and there was like a 60% drop in search traffic. There was no panda updates in that time. I checked my webmaster tools and saw about 200 spammy sites linking to ...
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How can I force AOL to index the site?

My site is fully indexed by Google, but particularly not by AOL. What can I do to force AOL to index it all? I have read a lot of info that AOL uses Google database. The site is submitted to Google ...
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Redirect old domain to new domain SEO friendly

We are about the release a new version of a website for one of our clients. His current website is on www.domain.be, the new domain with a complete different structure is located on www.newdomain.be ...
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How do I properly set up Google Analytics to track conversions that start on my landing pages on a subdomain to the checkout page?

This is the current set up: I have a landing page hosted on a subdomain dedicated to landing pages (ex. lp.mysite.com/product-01 and lp.mysite.com/product-02). Each landing page has a Buy Now button,...
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My site's performance decreased after the Penguin 4.0 and Possum updates, is there something specific I should look at?

Lately I have been monitoring my site's performance, especially now that the Penguin 4.0 and Possum local algorithm updates have been rolled out. The site has a new design and it went live around ...
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Is it needed to have your blog title and description in H1 and H2

I have read an article that states that it is not necessary to have your blog title and description on your website at all. Just have the titles of the posts in h1, on the index and the post page. ...
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how to create new tables in mediawki 1.25+?

How is the hook set up to create new database tables when an extension is registered in MediaWiki 1.25+? The manual says Possibly the Hooks section of extensions.json should be used... What I ...
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How do I decrease first byte time with GoDaddy and GitHub pages?

I've been trying to optimize my site as much as possible. One thing I can't figure out is reducing first byte time as WebPagetest gives me an "F". Does anyone have any tips for this? My site domain is ...
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vBulletin 3 spam solutions

We use vBulletin 3 for our forums, with a ReCaptcha, a simple "To verify you're a real person, what is the FIRST letter of the English alphabet?" question on signup, and a verified email address ...
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What is a good replacement for MS Frontpage? [closed]

I've been using MS Frontpage 2003 to maintain our company website for years. Looking for a replacement that can: Import/convert a MS FrontPage website and "modernize it" (clean up the HTML to make it ...
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Service to give access to download after Tweet / FB Like etc

I remember stumbling across a free service that you could integrate with your website that would give visitors access to a download (PDF/ebook/white paper etc) if you Tweeted/ Facebook Liked etc. but ...
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Is there any relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position?

I think, there is a relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position. Google might not do it explicitly or in a deliberate way, But there is in my experience. For example, ...
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Blocking IP Range for a Domain

I am getting lots of click bombs from xlhost.com. Here is a list of IP addresses that I collected from access_log. 209.51.205.58 209.51.197.114 173.45.90.90 207.182.146.34 209.51.199.34 209.51.197....
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How soon does site migration to new server reflect SEO?

In last 12 months I had very constant Google positions for 2 main keywords. In UK and Europe it was 1st and 2nd place and for US it was 3rd place for both keywords. I used external tools to check ...
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How do I hide a 301 redirect from my root domain?

I was analyzing my webpage SEO using an online tool where I saw that my HTTP status for my root domain name www.example.com was resulting in a 301 redirect to www.example.com/index.html. I would much ...
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What are the potential disadvantages to registering a website in someone else's name and address?

This is kind of a follow-up to this question: Is it necessary to be a US resident or citizen to register a domain name in the US? To narrow the scope of the question, please assume that trust with ...
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Script + template to generate static web site?

After giving it more thought, I don't actually need a PHP-based CMS for a small, static web site. Does someone know of a good solution that can run on Windows that would take basic HTML pages and JPG ...
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Is it necessary to be a US resident or citizen to register a domain name in the US?

My father who lives in Europe (and is not American) wants to create a .com website to host some of his work. A friend of his thought it might be best for his business (the site would serve ...
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Rich snippet rating and review data not showing on Google SRP [duplicate]

Searching Google for for responsible+pest+control+reviews returns no reviews data for my website even through I have correct review markup. Is it an error in page tagging or just a matter of time ...
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Using cookies on a site to redirect based on location - Googlebot crawling

I've recently began working on a Wordpress site that uses cookies to redirect a user to the appropriate regional page based on their location with geolocation. One thing I've noticed is that this ...
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Litmus test to determine if javascript content is crawlable

Already read this: How can I create links in javascript that are crawlable by search engines? I make the assumption that if you view source on a page and can find content / links hidden by javascript ...
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Why can't I find a certain text on my site in Google?

I can't find certain text on my site in Google, even if I'm searching specifically on the page that this text in on: site:mysite.com/page.html hidden text I tried searching just for "site:mysite.com/...
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Tool or plugin required to show out in which html files a given css selectors is used [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to identlfy unused css selectors and rules for css pages which cover multiple pages and are installed locally? I'm looking for a tool which is capable of indicating in ...
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How to notify Google about changes to my website so that it updates the search results right away?

I have tried notifying Google via "Fetch as Google" & via "Google Ping", but I have seen no effect on Google search engine result. I have done some changes to my website. All the updates are very ...
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IP of my site in the shared hosting got changed and did not reflect yet. what will be the SEO concequence? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Effect on Google rankings if my site is down? My hosting company changes IP in the range of 6 months... May be either the change the servers or the IP. So for the past 20 ...
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Is it legal to cache RSS images on my server?

I have some RSS feeds showing on my website, for speed up loading time I like to cache images directly on my server. Is it legal to credits the source inside the post and store images from those ...
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Would changing the expiry header for `analytics.js` from Google Analytics mess things up?

I'm using GTMetrix to help figure ways to speed up my page load times. One of the suggestions is to Leverage Browser Caching, which indicates wanting resources to expire 1 week or longer. One of the ...
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Do sort and page parameters count as duplicate content?

I'm running into duplicate content warnings on my site. I have product overview pages which can be sorted on price, popularity and more. I end up with URLs like these: www.example.com/products?sort=...
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Canonical Tags and, 301 and Legacy/Old format URLs indexed

I have posted another question too which is related, but separate. Removing old format URLS This question is slightly confusing because I changed the domain. Previously, we were running the site at ...
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When does Google Webmaster Tools re-evaluate re-submitted sitemaps?

When I alter and re-submit a sitemap does GWTs immediately re-evaluate it or do I have to wait 'til GoogleBot crawls our site again? I just re-submitted a problematic sitemap and it now displays the ...
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Crawl Budget economy: what to do with URLs with tracking parameters?

So, a site has inbound links to a lot of important pages and these links have URL parameters. These URL parameters are basically used just for tracking purposes, similar to the way Amazon links to its ...
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Proper way to create and work with a subdomain?

My site got effected by Panda, and I am trying to see if making a subdomain would work. The site is comehike.com, and I created a subdomain which is currently empty at hiking.comehike.com I have a ...
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Is there an upper limit on the number of Adsense adverts placed on one page?

I would like to add 20 Google banner ads below my web page's content so I can increase my Pay Per Impression earnings, is there any upper limit on the number of adverts I can display?
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If I have multiple pages of documentation about a product can/should I place schema markup for that product on every page about that product?

I'm guessing the answer is yes as long as the markup for the product is identical on every page?
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Changing internal URL path for SEO

I have a site where Google has already indexed about 1 million pages, and I want to change all the URL paths for SEO purposes, ensuring that we always have our keywords in the path. Technically I ...
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Google finding irrelevant keywords on my pages?

I have a dynamic site with thousands of pages (database driven). Every page has a log in link up in the header. Not so unusual. All of my pages have a title which is an H2 (I am changing it to H1 ...
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After switch to https, traffic isn't showing in Analytics

A client has been providing his website with http and https for a few years now and decided to switch to https-only a few months ago. We've started with the usual of changing the internal page links ...
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Domain names similar to another

So we have a 4 letter domain name we bought last year but it's been in existence for a decade or longer. One of our competitors has the same name only with a dash in theirs and when searching, they ...
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Control Panel to host java based sites [closed]

i am new to web hosting and want to know something about it. I have 2 dedicated servers with full control over them 1 with Linux (CentOS5.5) other with Windows 2008 server Please suggest me some FREE ...
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Google Analytics referrerless ghost direct traffic

This week Google Analytics' accuracy has taken a nose dive from its already very low starting point with dozens of alleged single hit sessions per day on the home pages of most of my sites with the ...
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When a “Bank of America Online Banking” page is available on my WordPress site, is it hacked with a phishing scam?

We just got a note from CloudFlare that we got reported for phishing. The link they provided was (domain name removed): /wp-content/plugins/scure-bank/fea7b6cabec2fd724dd2d1b4ca7e898d/thankyou.php ...

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