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How to make a text website hostile only to machine-learning models while maintaining smooth experience for humans?

So, we're building a website that showcases some niche information and tries to present it in a way to build up a knowledge base. We want to maximize accessibility to people and spider bots, while ...
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Roundcube Layout Default

I'm trying to migrate clients from an old version of Roundcube to a recent release, but it seems that a number of defaults have changed (I suspect in Roundcube 1.3) One of these is that Roundcube ...
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How can I identify a font from an image and use it on my website?

I'm not able to reproduce this character in HTML. It is a 'I', I'm not sure what font to apply to have it look like the image.
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GA4 data streams and subdomains

So i have this current setup with GA (universal analytics) where a subscription platform runs on a subdomain therefor we use a different view and different tracking code. But with GA 4, i was ...
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Is there a term for URL 'autocorrect' redirection?

I stumbled upon the fact that my website can 'autocorrect' URLs, when they are close enough to an actual URL: E.g. https://example.com/widgets/metric-time.htm Can also be reached by: https://example....
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Is RewriteMod for WordPress site: site.ro -> site.com/?lang=ro possible?

I'm not much of a WordPress specialist - is it possible to redirect new domain to the same site, but with ?lang=ro query parameter so it shows the old site with selected language? Result I want: site....
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Do I need to buy a domain for each sub domain I want to use with nginx?

I want to set up an nginx server on a vps to reverse proxy to some Minecraft servers that I am hosting and running locally on my home IP. I understand I will need to buy an A record for my domain(I ...
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If article:published_time and article:modified_time have the same dates, should I use article:modified_time?

<meta property="article:published_time" content="2022-11-17T17:16:45+00:00"/> <meta property="article:modified_time" content="2022-11-17T17:16:45+00:00"...
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JSON-LD Structured data headings

I have a question regarding structured data (JSON-LD) for SEO. What I would like to know if it is possible to add H1, H2, H3 tags in my JSON-LD code in my page header. Example : H1 : My wonderful ...
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How to resolve certificates for CNAME records

I have a custom domain name (let's call it example.com) and I would like to route traffic from test.example.com to google.com with AWS for testing purposes. I already have a Route53 Hosted Zone with ...
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Errant URLs from an acquired site

I recently acquired a website for an ecommerce company that I am now running, and am trying to get it up to snuff for SEO. It was previously a WordPress site but is now hosted on Shopify. I'm in the ...
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GA4 Dual tagging broke reporting

I was following the guide on this page to try to set up Dual Tagging. Looking at a GA debugger in chrome I can see both UA and GA4 events being fired. However, it looks like on releasing the code to ...
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Is using two TLDs okay? (FQDN - DNS Hierarchy (gTLD + ccTLD) websites)

I have seen so many websites with two TLDs, like this one below: example.com.ph (not real FQDN, by the way) I am confused on whether what is the actual TLD server that the root server is redirecting ...
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Are CNAMES records only used for the subdomains?

I'm trying to wrap my head around DNS and records. Let's say I have a root AWS account with a Route53 Hosted Zone with a domain of example.com, now I want to route beta.example.com traffic to another ...
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What are these t.co twitter referrals with an empty user-agent string

I have a pdf that I link on my Twitter profile page (as my “website”). I like to track how many people click on it. It is hosted on AWS Cloudfront. My Cloudfront dashboard has the total clicks, and I ...
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Google not indexing pages using php variables [duplicate]

For example google isnt indexing this page. https://yorkes.live/beach.php?location=flahertys however does index; https://yorkes.live/privacy-policy-yorkes.pdf I have a sitemap.xml up and working. This ...
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WordPress doesn't identify the subfolder

I have a subfolder with a separate WordPress running on it. When I click on a link which should lead to the destination in the new website (the subfolder) it reads everything except the mentioned ...
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Find referring email from Google Analytics

Recently I've found a huge spike in web traffic in the Google Analytics "email" category. I can guess at where this is from, but because it's not an actual website it's hard to see the ...
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Can showing maintenance page during deployment affect SEO?

I have an Azure App Service web application. I have big traffic 24h and this is a problem when it comes to deploy. The definitive solution would be to bring the application deployment downtime to 0, ...
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Facebook referrer - my FB page or someone else sharing my web page

I have a FB page with FB posts. Each posts contains a link to one of my website articles. On my website, I also have links on my blog articles to allow a user to "Like/Share" the article. ...
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Do article pages need to have an RSS Feed page?

I am working on a blog software. This blog has a home page, category pages and articles. I will add an RSS feed to this blog. I added the RSS feed to the home page by adding /feed to the end of the ...
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How to index full size images but return thumbnails in Google Image Search?

Many website owners use Google Image Search to download images from my website to use on their own website. I want to return a thumbnail image when clicking "open image in new tab" from ...
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How do I set a profile picture in RoundCube? [duplicate]

Given that Google+ is no longer a thing the answer suggested here is incorrect: How to set a "Profile Picture" in Roundcube Webmail
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How to change 403 page for phpMyAdmin

Just wondering where is the phpMyAdmin 403 page? I tried insert the code on .htaccess file in root page Error Document 403 /home/ But it still show default 403 page I have phpMyAdmin in my Ubuntu ...
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Google Bots Crawling Invalid URL

Google Bots crawl URLs by appending trailing 200 and false for all the article pages. I am unsure what the issue is here and why that is getting appended on every article page. I have tried scanning ...
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SEO effect of http-equiv="REFRESH" for redirect

Question Moving Pages to New URL's - Unable to Use 301 Redirects to Tell Search Engines The Pages Have Moved got me thinking - If there is only access to change the content of a page to affect ...
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What is the actual HTML rendered to bots?

We have a product page in which 4 item carousels are present, showing mostly related products. All these 4 carousels are client side rendered. 1. Scenario1: Google rich results Now, we have observed ...
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Moving Pages to New URL's - Unable to Use 301 Redirects to Tell Search Engines The Pages Have Moved

I am considering moving some of my website pages to new paths, but I cannot do 301 redirects as I use Google Sites. What's the best way to tell Google the pages have moved? I could: Request removals ...
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I forwarded my domain at IONOS to my github webpage. But example.com/defaultsite still goes to IONOS template web page. How can I prevent this?

I have a domain purchased from IONOS, call it example.com. I have set it to "HTTP redirect" to example.github.io. However, when I google the name of my website, google finds example.com/...
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Google search console fails to read robots, sitemap, index files or verify ownership

I am, as a volunteer, taking care of our local YMCA websites (thereof refered to as [sub].domain where sub refers to different websites). For some reason, a few months ago google stopped indexing our ...
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How to handle additional content on paginated pages?

we have category pages with a few hundred products per category. The category pages are properly paginated according to Googles guidelines for pagination. One page shows 16 products. In addition to ...
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Reduce CDN latency that is affecting core web vitals

Below image shows an image being downloaded by chrome from my site. This image is served from Google CDN. I have throttled the network to fast 3g to simulate lighthouse. Downloading LCP image at 1.53 ...
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How to Remove URLs from Google Search Console

I first connected my .com domain to a Blogger blog and wrote on the blog for three months and manually indexed about a hundred url in Google Console. Later, I bought a hosting and connected my domain ...
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Images on Google Search Results not showing from S3

For a django-based website that uses Amazon S3 to handle static images, Google seems to inconsistently show the page's main image in the search results. Sometimes it shows, and sometime's it doesn't. ...
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Is setting Priority Hint fetchpriority=low for favicon.svg and/or site.webmanifest a good idea for website speed / Core Web Vitals?

I've noticed in a chromium desktop browser web console that the default priority (fetchpriority) for favicon.svg and site.webmanifest as assigned by the browser is high. Would it be a good idea to set ...
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How is Googlebot finding a 404 from a referring page that also doesn't exist?

I had a problem with a Japanese keyword hack a while ago and am still having 404 issues in GSC. I 410'd all pages that don't exist but am still having problems. Whenever I inspect a page that ...
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SEO: Changing product name and domain name to be found when searching for the old name

When switching to a new product name (and also new domain), it seems to make sense to place 301 redirects from all old pages to the new domains pages. But: what if almost everyone searches for the old ...
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Multiple 301 redirects

I have a scenario, where I am doing a site migration but the requirement is to show some message on the new site that "We have moved to a new site". Here's 2 options I could think of: Add ...
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How can I handle https://website-IP showing up in Google SERPs?

Both my website's domain name (https://example.com) and its IP address (https://123.456.789.012/) show up in Google search results. I use Let's Encrypt, who don't allow SSL certificates for bare IP ...
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My website 301 response crawl requests has risen 10 times

My website's 301 response crawl requests has risen 10 times (from 150-250 to 2000-4000). What is/are the cause/s? Has anyone experienced it? Does it heart SEO in long term? What is the solution for ...
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Does linking to sister websites help or hurt SEO? [duplicate]

I have a traveling website, so I want to discuss some issues which I am facing on the website. The problem is that the website keywords ranking is at the top of the search engine for the previous ...
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I have a URL problem in google arabic site

I made an arabic site using google new sites. The page titles have to be in arabic. When i write the page title the URL looks funny and it has been 3 months now and google was not ablr to index the ...
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Why has someone copied my website, and why is it showing up as a referral in GoAccess?

I recently created a simple website to serve as a resume. I run it off of a VM that I configured myself with Ubuntu and Nginx. I also installed a tool called GoAccess that allows me to see things like ...
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Is React based website is search engine friendly

I'm asking question because most of the content will be loading in dynamically created html. I'm planning to develop an online store (a very small project) I'm planning to use React for the first time ...
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Php header 301 redirect still let google to index content but now from newly redirected domain

I've redirect my oldsite.tld site via PHP header like this. <?php $url_sufix = "blabla"; header("Location: http://www.newsite.tld/".$url_sufix, true, 301); exit; After 3 mo I ...
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Why . htaccess file is necessary?

Actually some hosting provider disable . htaccess file in window hosting. Is this necessary file? If this file is necessary then how to enable it?
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What type of security certificate do I need

Our website is information only, what we do, what we've done and contact info. We do not do any ecommerce or provide any downloads for visitors. The person that ran our web hosting company passsed ...
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Avoid having pages showing up as 'events' in Google search results

We have some pages that are not events (they are job postings), but they are showing up as events in Google search results. How can we avoid this? The pages do not have structured data, but they ...
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Problem with Apache rewrite with wildcard domains

I have a PHP app on Apache2 that is supposed to treat subdomains on the code level. My goal is to redirect any wildcard subdomain to the main domain's index.php. I do not use .htaccess. I searched ...
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If .htaccess redirects domainroot to a localized start page, should the domain root (which should be canonical) be in the sitemap.xml?

When you host a webpage, e.g., https://mydomain.example and .htaccess already takes care of the rewrite from www to without www and from http to https and it is also rewriting with RewriteRule ^$ ...

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