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Added a second office to the page with address schema for both and original business listing ranks worse

I have a site which has recently grown and have a second office. They have registered for business listings (so they tell me) but their business listing has dropped. As well as having an individual ...
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Should I use the 'noreferrer' attribute on my website links (to open in a new window) as a safety measure?

There are many sites on the internet that recommend you to add the noopener noreferrer attributes to your link as a safety measure. This is to avoid malicious scripts from other domains to take ...
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Number of Breadcrumbs on Google SERP is one less than it should be

My site has been in existence for more than 2 years now and pages are well indexed in Google. However, I am struggling to get the correct number and type of breadcrumbs despite the long running ...
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If a web crawler get a 404 error, will it not index that url?

Say I have a page page.example.com/page. In my (python) server, you only get served html if you are logged in, which you can do at page.example.com/login. If you aren't logged in, the server responds ...
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Do errors in Javascript (console errors like reference errors) affect SEO?

Suppose I have an error in my console on a couple of pages, like the following: (index):239 Uncaught ReferenceError: incom is not defined at (index):239 at dispatch (jquery.min.js?ver=1.8.3:2)...
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Redirect 404 Sub Directories to the equivalent sub-domain

We're moving thousands of sub directories, to a sub domain. The exact same slug, but its a sub domain now. All of these sub directories are going to cause a 404. Using htaccess, how can I take the ...
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Would there be any SEO or accessibility repercussions for having a blog article title appear twice in the HTML markup but only once visually?

On pages where I display a single blog post, my HTML markup structure can be broken down into the following: <body> <header><h1>Site Header</h1></header> <...
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Why is it recommended to combine WordPress and Godaddy for hosting?

I am learning how to build and maintain a website, but I'm coming across a lot of suggestions that sound redundant without explanation. For example, if I already have a website on WordPress but want ...
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Redirecting in NGINX with masking target URL

I've set up redirection on NGINX with the help of this answer and now I want to set up it with hiding redirection from user, i.e. keeping original example.com. Things I've tried: rewrite server{ ...
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How do I share my site so it is available to people looking at my resume, but not on search engines?

I need to show a static web page created from scratch (HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap 4, Google APIs, pictures) to potential employers. I already purchased a domain name from Hover.com and the next step will ...
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How does geo targeting affect SEO if I set it or leave it unchecked in Google Search Console?

I have a tech blog which is aiming to get a global audience just like the gsmarena (popular tech blog) does. Do I need to set any specific geolocation or leave it unchecked? I don't want to rank ...
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Submitted URLS removal google [duplicate]

I have 1230 urls that have been submitted to google by previous webmaster that should have never submitted all these pages are is just a image and should not show in search, these pages are relevant ...
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If a page has links to itself, is it good for SEO or bad? [duplicate]

I want to know if I get a link to the same page, how would it affect the SEO for that page? Is it a good practice or bad? for example : making this link "site.com/aa" to the same page "site.com/aa"
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Pros and cons of using Individual domains vs Subdomains? [duplicate]

I'm working on the renewal of a large website. In the past, several brands were added to the website. You can access these brand via the menu. Each brand has its own subdirectory as follows: www....
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Are there any disadvantages of static sites compared to dynamic ones if we consider sites with a few thousands of pages and mostly static content? [duplicate]

I always thought static sites are not practical, because you have to regenerate lots of pages if you change something, but recently I read more about them and learned that performance oriented static ...
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Issue in Indexing the Meta tags in Google [duplicate]

I have created new website. The website has vast and valuable content. It's been 5 days, i just check that google has indexed new website. But its not showing the meta title and description. Google ...
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Recommend Method for Showing Filtered Data?

Let's say you're displaying a list of products and you can filter the products by different attributes. The filtering is purely front end. Is it recommended to put all the products in the HTML and use ...
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Can someone purchase a google subdomain?

Is it possible to buy a sub-domain of Google? For example blabla.google.com
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Reverse-proxy to hide iframe origin. How does that work?

Somebody told me to use a reverse proxy to make iframe content relevant for the website embedding it. But I can't get my head around how would that work? As I understand it, I would need a reverse ...
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How many H1 tag, Can we use in One html Page? [duplicate]

Some years ago, everybody who work in Seo field, Recommended that Use only One H1 tag in page, but I heard We can use as many as necessary H1 tag and it doesn't make any problem for Seo (Google search ...
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SEO relevance of content shared via iframe [duplicate]

I am working on a system to share the same content (with slight differences depending on the receiver) with a bunch of websites. The content will be delivered via iframe on the client-websites. How ...
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Will robots- noindex meta tag completely prevent searching from indexing page

I am wondering if meta tag <meta name="robots" content="noindex,follow"> will completely prevent website page from being indexed. i noticed one of the website has following noindex meta tag on ...
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How to map many old URLs to a new host with a redirect under Apache cPanel?

I moved some of the content on my website to an external site. However, a lot of places on the Internet still link to the missing pages, resulting in 404 messages. What is the best method of ...
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Changing name when a domain holder is a citizen of one country; possible problems

I am a citizen of Israel and I desire to generally cut all ties with it besides generally with family, friends and job. Currently I live in another state as a temporary resident. I consider changing ...
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Is a child element set to visible while its parent set to hidden bad for SEO?

To modify the style of a component within a framework, I need to set the visibility of the parent container to hidden and the visibility of its child that contains the content to visible. Is that bad ...
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New professional blog; should I redirect from my personal blog, or leave content both places?

I've been an on-and-off (mostly off) blogger for years, mixing personal interest and professional topics on a personal blog. I've recently created a new professional website where I duplicated the ...
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Google Search Console: Breadcrumbs > Missing field “position”

I am working on an e-commerce website. I am getting the following error on Google Search Console: Breadcrumbs > Missing field "position" This is one of the URLs which has this error: https://my-...
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Does adding a canonical URL affect underlying (subdirectory) URLs?

I am uncertain about a certain change. We have the following structure. Domain: ranks for keyword X /main-category (has strong relation to domain name itself and possibly cannibalizes the man domain ...
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How long it takes for new images to get indexed by Google in general? (now i'm on a Squarespace site if it makes any difference)

i'm wondering, if there is some benchmark out there on this info? I see many sources say it's about 4 days to 4 weeks to get new sites indexed But it's about general web crawling and not ...
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Embedded YouTube videos make my site fail Google's mobile optimization tests

I have a website with a responsive theme optimized for mobile. Despite that, many pages don't pass the "mobile-friendly test" from Google (https://search.google.com/test/mobile-friendly) Here is the ...
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Laravel 5.6 Auth Logout Fail [migrated]

commerce with Laravel. I click the "Log Out" button, but the Exit Process does not work. I'm not getting any errors. He's just leading me to the homepage. web.php Code Route::group(['prefix'=>'...
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Why does Google Pagespeed have two different meaurements for First Contentful Paint (FCP)?

I'm auditing the speed of some top pages on my site, and want to collect load time data so I can compare in the coming months. I'm using PageSpeed Insights to measure my pages, but I'm confused ...
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Cloudflare + Forced SSL + auth on directory

I hope I'm asking in the right area. Here's what I have. Apache 2.4.18 on Ubuntu 16.04 server. I have my main website in a vhost, call it domain.com. This is proxied through CloudFlare. I also ...
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How to create a sitemap for my sub-sites that duplicate pages from my main site?

I have a website containing around 8000 vacancies (and growing each day): https://www.example.com , this website consists (at the moment) out of 3 languages, www.example.com/nl-be/, www.example.com/fr-...
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How do I redirect thousands of WordPress URLs to a subdirectory?

I have a WordPress website and it has almost 22,000 blog posts. It has been running with good SEO for the past 6 years. The contents are scattered in almost all social media and backlinked in a lot ...
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htaccess rewriterule not working for old urls for site rebuild

I am struggling to get the rewrite rules working in .htaccess for search links on a property rental website I am working on. The old links are like this: example.com/index.php?proptype=Villa&...
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Use .htaccess to remove a directory and .php extension from the URL

I am running a Wordpress website, but I have some folders not related to the wordpress CMS, but in the same directory where all Wordpress folders are. The .htaccess in root WP folder has its standard ...
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Different favicon icon is showing in google search result

I have a blogger blog. My blog's favicon icon is showing different icon in Google search result. But it's showing the correct one in Chrome tab. My favicon ico link is: <link href='https://www....
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Can a JS redirect to a not found page work in place of a real 404?

I need assistance with some issues on a Big Commerce site. To preface, it is not my site and the IT team has a complex technology stack being utilized to build the site. The issue is that adding an ...
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Google showing pages for old out of date events rather than pages for the current events from our site

I manage a website for a company that offers classroom training in a niche topic. Our training page is well optimized and ranks on page 1. The page lists our upcoming sessions. We have json-ld ...
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How to prevent duplicate content [duplicate]

I have a website build for two groups both groups are working on a different domain but this domain points to the same website en show partly the same and partly different content. Is this going to be ...
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How can I stop pagination URLs from getting indexed? [duplicate]

I want to prevent pagination URLs from being crawled or indexed anywhere. When I check site:example.com, the search results looks like this. /blog/page/69/ /blog/page/55/ I have not listed this ...
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How to check if a page is indexed for getting a backlink from it?

I have been creating backlinks for a website for the last 2 months. However, I am unable to see any improvement in rankings. How can I check before creating a link on any website, whether or not ...
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Which Google pricing is correct, from tha API usage or the maps platform?

I'm doing PHP cURL requests to: https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/place/findplacefromtext/json?input={$address}&inputtype=textquery&fields=formatted_address,name,geometry/location&key=...
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Can I use content translated by Google Translate for SEO purposes after proofreading and curating it?

I have a Greek website which I am interested on translating to English. I was never keen of the idea of google translating the content. I want high quality content on both languages and additionally I ...
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In a sitemap, should I update the lastmod tag of a url based on the text content or html content? [duplicate]

Imagine I have this blogging / ecommerce website with 1000 posts / products. And I've built a sitemap for it, which is dynamically generated. Basically it's a list with a bunch of <url> and <...
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robots.txt is blocking root domain

My robots.txt is below. Why does my google search console give me an error of "blocked by robots.txt"? It's specifically the root of the domain that is blocked by robots.txt and no other URL. What am ...
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How to have Nameserver records for a custom Nameserver, with said records on those nameservers

I've recently started hosting my own dns, I like being able to brand it on my own. The way I'm doing it right now, I still have the domain the nameservers are on hosted on external dns, so I can point ...
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If I make changes in the template I use for a product page, do I need to update all <lastmod> tags for all product pages in my sitemap.xml?

I'm currently building a sitemap for my web app. Note: my app is a single page app built with React and Firebase. Basically I wan to index blogPost and product pages. So I intend to generate my ...
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Could SEO be negatively impacted if an anchor tag has been used without an href attribute in several places?

I have a site where anchor tags are used without any href attribute and the site's ranking is not good. Is it possible that there's a negative impact on SEO if anchor tags have been used without an ...

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