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Run .htaccess rule to remove trailing slash only if such a file exists

I have the following .htaccess rule but I would only like it to run it if a file exists without the removed trailing slash: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteRule ^(.*)/$ /$1 [L,R=301] I use ...
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How does SEO tool SEMRUSH gets the traffic and ranked keywords report of any website?

I just want to know that SEO tools like semrush , ubbersuggest , moz etc.. how do they get the data of traffic and ranked keywords of any website. Does Google provide it to them?
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Is it forbidden to include "irrelevant" info in a European privacy policy?

I have several German project web sites, using different components. Let's say one site uses a social media plugin an the other site doesn't. Can I use the same, generalized data protection policy ...
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How to redirect all pages of Site A to home page of Site B using .htaccess to track referrals using Google UTM

I want 301 redirect from all pages of SiteA.example to Home Page of SiteB.example using .htaccess rewrite rule, Since I am not PHP guy I am not sure if below rule is correct RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://...
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First Contentful Paint on localhost

I have a sample express.js app: const express = require('express') const app = express() const port = 3000 app.get('/', (req, res) => { res.send(`<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> ...
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Site A with 301 redirect to site B not showing Site A as referral in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I am redirecting traffic from Site A using 301 redirect to Site B. When I am checking traffic stats using Google Analytics I notice traffic in realtime but when I check Source or Referral on it doesn'...
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How Remove Owner From Google Search Console Property?

I want to remove myself from the Google Search Console Property, however I am the owner (Verified owner) of that property and also providing access to other person. Other Owner can remove me as I am ...
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Is it possible to search / filter google analytics data by IP address? [duplicate]

Is it possible in Google Analytics to search for users actions by IP address ? Eg. if i wanted to see how a user with an IP of 000.000.000.000 came to a website (eg. Organic SEO or PPC) would that be ...
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Changing HTML and CSS files don't show the change on the Apache virtual host?

I've been working on a website and I'm testing it on a virtual server hosted by my desktop. Whenever I change something on the HTML or CSS file I'm in, it shows the change I did on the LiveServer (the ...
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Google Search result: How to show the associated image against it

Google search results now show an image against some of the results, as shown below. How can this be done? Is there some tag that needs to be added on the webpage so that when it gets indexed it shows ...
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How long does Googlebot take to crawl a page?

Googlebot crawls a certain number of pages daily, depending on the size of the site. However, how long does it take for a particular page. In other words, how many seconds or minutes does it spend on ...
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When running Lighthouse audit of website on Chrome dev tools, turning on 'legacy navigation' really messes up website performance scores

When running Lighthouse audit of website on chrome dev tools, turning on 'legacy navigation' really messes up website performance scores. It brings performance score down by 10-15 points on some URLs ...
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Should I Add images Subdomain To Search Console?

My website: example.com My images subdomain: images.example.com I added images.example.com to search console a few years ago, because I had read that subdomains should be added to search console. ...
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Creating a multilingual page or two different versions of a page?

My website is totally in turkish language. But I needed a page example.php to be both turkish and english. I am planning on creating 2 different versions like example_tr.php, and example_en.php. The ...
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How can my server code record a purchase inside my Google Analytics instance?

I have Analytics set up on my ecommerce web site (all custom coded). It records purchases made through the web site and monitors site traffic. I also have scripts running on a cron job that ...
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Bing refuses to index my site at all

I have been trying for months now to get Bing to index my personal website, to no avail. I'm not talking about ranking, as I expect it to rank quite low. It is invisible. I don't care about Bing in ...
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PHP file triggers on every page load?

I've got a WordPress website that has a script which seems to be triggering every time any user loads a page. This PHP script is very simple (less than 25 lines) and is meant to be an API endpoint, so ...
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Schema types for Google enhancement Event & Video

I'm working to publish the meta information for a SaaS platform emitting live events, video broadcasts live shopping sessions. In order to take advantage of Google search enhancements for each ...
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Email from my Cloudflare server always go to spam folder of my recipient, how will I fix this?

All my emails are sent to spam folder of my recipients. I already set up SPF, DKIM, and DMARC on my cloudflare, however, still it didn't make any difference. Is there any alternative way to resolved ...
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Why is google console showing url as anchor text instead of actual anchor text?

I have deployed a website using Django. This is my very first app so still trying to learn. So I was checking my SEO progress and ended up checking my google search console and saw this: The very ...
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Other text tags (p, a etc) before H1 tag

Does it make sence to have the first text as h1 in a page? Is there any negative impact for semantic seo? For example. I have a slider and the description of this slider is an anchor tag with a ...
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How to reduce the indexing of a website on the google?

I have to build two websites: one for the staging and another one for the production. and both are hosted on the server, but when I search on google with the website name, both websites are comes ...
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How to keep translated pages related to the original in Google Analytics

How do I keep translated pages related to the original page in GA and get consolidated analytics data for a page? For example, the original page slug looks like this: /type/blog/database-management-...
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How do local rank trackers ping google maps rankings from specific gps points?

There are a few services like Brightlocal or Whitespark that can show you rankings based on different parts of the city. Can this be done manually? I would struggle to even find a proxy for a specific ...
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Recreating content for 404 backlinks

I have bought a domain with a lot of backlinks from fairly high authority sites. Almost all of those 404 now, since the content no longer exists. In most cases I have to infer from the link what the ...
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Found a bug in the URL rewrite module that we can't fix. Need suggestions for outbound URL rewriting [migrated]

I'm looking for some high-level options for coding around a bug I discovered in the URL rewrite module for outbound URL's. We're at an impasse with Microsoft because they need a full crash dump, which ...
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Identify Google Ad Service

We have recently noticed that our competitors use some advertising service of Google on their websites to advertise their own Youtube channel using animated banners created in Google Web Designer. We ...
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Shared Files Between WebServers

I am running 4-5 webservers for a website right now when updates come to the website I login to the FTP manager for each server an update manually which really gets tiresome if there is a bunch of ...
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Should I redirect requests for index.html to index

For months, at the start of the year, Google Search Console has been complaining about the clickable elements too close together and text too small to read. I ended up making the buttons ridiculously ...
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What is a proper schema.org markup for an About us page about a brand?

I have a standalone website dedicated to a particular software brand of a parent development company. I'm trying to optimize the About us page and schema.org markup so Google would show the Knowledge ...
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Is it a good practice to add text after products?

I want to add text to a category page with products. Is it ok to add 2-3 lines before the products and the rest of the text after them?
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When a business closes, how to transfer the rankings and domain authority from its website to another?

We have two restaurants A & B, restaurant A is closing and we want all the traffic to redirect to restaurant B website. As restaurant B will offer some of the menu offered by A. Restaurant A has ...
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How to get SPF and TXT record for mail?

On a new site development I need to establish email for a splash page. Currently I have a domain from one company (will call Company1), using Netlify or GitHub pages for hosting the site, and using an ...
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Laymen's description of "modals" to clients [migrated]

Our company runs about 1,000 websites for various clients, and we just implemented a feature that will allow them to create their own modals in a "back end" that we've created for them. ...
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How do I debug "Couln't fetch" in the sitemap page of Google Search Console?

I read a lot of questions related to this problem, but it seems nothing applies to this case. From the Google Search Console, the sitemap for a Wordpress website using Yoast is reported as "...
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IIS Root redirect to subfolder with HTTPS and SSL certification

I need to redirect all HTTP requests to HTTPS with a subdirectory. Currently all requests that go to http://example.org needs to be redirected to https://example.org/subdirectory. As an example: https:...
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Switch to Google Analytics 4

I've been using Google Analytics for a few years now which I think is using Universal Analytics property (the property starts with UA-). A few months back I migrated/added GA4 property on the back of ...
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Bulk Removals in Search Console

Will this work? Remove all URLs with this prefix in the search console. https://www.example.com/^*.html
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How to create regional landing pages?

How can I have different landing pages for different region - different language, image, and other widgets too? For an example, I want to use: Region A: Display language of region A, Images related ...
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Does adding a huge list of bots on .htaccess slow the site down?

This huge list of known bad bots is useful (GitHub) The list is huge with over 1,800 "known" bots, and I think it's a good thing to add this - I mean - why not? However, my main question is -...
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Proxy requests from origin to CDN

Reading Google's web.dev article on Optimize Largest Contentful Paint (https://web.dev/optimize-lcp), there is a section that talks about using CDNs which says While image CDNs are a great way to ...
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GSC URL inspection's limit to 2k URLs - what are the limit's rules?

A single GSC property limits its URL inspection to 2.000 URLs. In case there are more than 2.000 URLs - how GSC decides, which data to deliver? Are the 2.000 URLs those with the most traffic or random ...
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Avoid duplicate content with rel=canonical

I have multiples pages that refer to the pretty similar content and I decided to set the rel="canonical" tag to let Google know what is the actual original content. I'm not sure though ...
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Google search console says 2 redirect errors out of 15 pages using hreflang

My website on Github Pages has 15 different pages for different languages and locales. They all have the following in the head block. <link rel="alternate" href="https://...
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Mobile Navbar SSR

Currently, we serve our site using SSR. On some parts of the site, we render components based on the screen size (mobile navbar for example). The SSR is serving the desktop version. So, Googlebot ...
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Submitting Sitemap URL Variations for GoogleSearchConsole?

I understand that in order to index and rank on Google you are required to submit Sitemaps to GoogleSearchConsole. However I can't seem to find any information on whether you need to add different ...
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SEO / Do backlinks affect Google page rank algorithm? [duplicate]

Do backlinks matter for SEO? If yes, how Google count it?
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Index content if there are external duplicates

My website contains a large database which includes descriptions about thousands of products. These descriptions are already available on other websites so it's some kind of external duplicate content....
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I'm trying to figure out why this website is not being indexed [duplicate]

Is this robots.txt file the issue, and if it is, how should it be written and why? User-agent: * Disallow:
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How can I find out the email address I used to log into Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I set up Google Analytics for a client some time ago, so the tracking code is installed. I can't find which email account I used to set it up, so now I can't access the status of analytics. Is it ...
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