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Google Analytics: Exit page report differs from conversions

I have an issue determining my checkout pages exit percentage. Looking at the site's database event information for a single day I am given the following information: Entered checkout - 306 ...
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Registering similar domain name [duplicate]

There is a business (A) that exists: Carrentals.com which is also their registered trademark. Would it be infringement to company A's trademark if I were to set up a similar business and call it ...
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Proper way to avoid Google from indexing wordpress attachment pages

I recently noticed that the attachment pages of my friend's website appears in Google search. I applied the Yoast plugin solution to redirect those pages to post itself but I want to guarantee that ...
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subdirectory htaccess url rewrites

I have a project with this skimmed structure: -proj -----pages ---------example -------------pages -------------.htaccess ---------.htaccess I managed to get it working so that all url's go to /...
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Facebook article preview: “Curl error” or “Could not resolve hostname”

When I share my posts and articles from site to Facebook, it shows blank preview . Meanwhile, when I post to Twitter, there's no problem. Since it is showing a blank preview, I decided to go to ...
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Should I have my own mobile app for a [dot]app domain name?

I plan to buy a .app domain name (e.g., www.example.app), however, I don't have a mobile app for that website. Is it really that important to have an app for a .app website? This get.app success ...
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Can a post with low word-count be bad for SEO?

I know that word count isn't a ranking factor. Source: Is word count a large ranking factor for Google? I am going to add a Question and Answer Section for my website. Some questions like "Do meta ...
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Why do we have to pay for web hosting rather than do it ourselves?

I am very unfamiliar with this concept, and have seen something's around the web that just don't make sense to me. I am curious as to how you can build your own website. Then host it on your own home ...
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Events as Goals in Google Analytics for funnel visualization & flow

tl;dr Can Events (triggered and passed to GA by Tag Manager) be set up as Goals in GA to be used in funnel visualisation & flow without setting up a virtual pageview? Context Our lead funnel is ...
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Duplicate content snippets within same website

I have a pricing table and FAQs which I will be using on multiple pages within the same website. I cannot re-write the content for each page as the services I offer are the same and so are the FAQs. ...
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Website not appearing in Google search results

I just recently took over a website that is hosted on GoDaddy to make enhancements to it. However, I am new to SEO and believe that I may have accidentally removed it from Google searches. As stated, ...
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Clubbing together network websites as subdomains and impact on Google Analytics reporting

We have set two milestones for our business that has a network of websites: To generate 50,000 impressions per month so as to make our site eligible for selling ad space on a premium marketplace for ...
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Inserting a shortcode to render a form in a custom built website

I'm putting together a specification to built a custom site, it will incorporate amongst other things a form and number of pages. However when built there should be little need to create further pages ...
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After rewriting RoundCube URLs, CSS, JS, and image resource links are broken

What I'd like to do is that I want to make nice URLs for my roundcube pages with .htaccess. For example: RewriteRule ^latest/$ index.php?_action=news&type=latest [NC,L] If I go to this ...
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Google Search Console reports it is not crawling the hompage but it shows up in a site: search

I recently retouched a corporate site for a client. They also have an ecommerce version of their site at another URL. I've submitted the sitemap and did a manual re-crawl request for the homepage of ...
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Is it safe to BAN ASN from Hosting providers?

I have some bot problem, i found their ASN and it comes from web hosting providers. Not ISP's. For example: Hetzner: AS24940 Digital Ocean: AS14061 AMAZON-AES: AS14618 Is it safe to ban entire ASN's ...
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Does traffic exchange software that automatically visits network sites in the background affect SEO?

Does traffic exchange software like JingLing affect SEO? Traffic exchange software controls your web browser and automatically visits sites in exchange for other people running the software visiting ...
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Making the contents of a Sub Directory appear more prominent

Lets assume that you own a number of zines or small blogs that are all different in theme, and all rest on seperate domains: http://example-one.com . http://example-two.com . http://example-three.com ...
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Add Failthrough server of a LAN IP to Nginx?

I'm trying to add my machine's LAN IP as a 'failthrough' location to use in the event the main server has issues. Lately, my main server name (i.e. https://myserver.domain.com) has been having some ...
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My root domain is not resolving to my server, but the www. subdomain works fine

I have the DNS configured like this: So, my domain example.mx is working as http://www.example.mx. With www there is no problem, but with non-www like http://example.mx it's not working. As you can ...
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Opengraph image and license

For our website, we sometimes re-syndicate articles and blog posts that mention our organization in our own blog on our site. We summarize the article, and include a link back to the original source. ...
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Do redirects affect google analytics?

I have a website that redirects in the following manner: https://example.com/drugs/paracetamol.html http://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html - 302 https://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html -...
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Change image names or create an image sitemap? Or both?

The environment is a classifieds site, where there's products with their description, title and photos and, except for images, all data is stored in a MySQL database. Although there's friendly titles ...
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Would search engines consider footer links to my other websites to be toxic?

I have a bunch of websites with recipes from around the world. On the footer of each one of them there are links to the others. I was wondering if this technique is good or not for SEO. I own all of ...
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Redirect directory olddomain.com/my-site/ to new domain newdomain.com (SEO)

I am in the process of creating a new website newdomain.com. My old site was located within a directory of another domain olddomain.com/my-site. With regards both technical aspects, and SEO, what is ...
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Display only the Post title by avoiding site name?

I am using wordpress. How i can remove the site name from search result. I want to show just the title of my post. Below is an example.
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Google Analytics data changing

Last week I took sessions and user data from google analytics. This week I look at the same month (January 2019) and the figures are different. Can anyone explain to me why both are changing? Ive ...
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Is it good to put X-Robots-Tag for 410 pages which are still in Google's Index?

Google is still indexing 410 pages which was implemented 2-3 month ago. These pages should have gone away at this time. So, Should it be logical to implement X-Robots-Tag: Noindex,Noarchive while ...
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How can I solve the same meta title for different subdirectory domain?

I have multiple subdirectory domain (example.com/au, example.com/us,etc) with the same language. I have updated the same title for all of subdirectory domains, but Google just only change 1 of them. ...
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AMP pages in Google search results on desktop

I have a WordPress-based website with the "AMP for WP" plugin installed. It seems to be configured properly so that AMP pages point to respective non-AMP pages with "rel canonical", but I noticed some ...
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Using ItemList in an Article and/or NewsArticle

I have a site that offers product recommendations in the form of articles. These product recommendations are broken town in a sort of Top 5 countdown. Unfortunately it doesn't look ItemLists are ...
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Google Search Console reports my site is only appearing in the search results for 8 keywords

Google Search Console is only showing 8 keywords in the search analytics report. It's been more than two months since last keyword appear there. I want to know the reason why that report isn't listing ...
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Does changing wordpress settings general language affect seo?

When I did an SEO check on my website, it was recommended that... The given language en does not conform with the detected language de. I know I can change the language under Settings>General&...
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AMP-page link to a redirected page

I recently changed the URLs of my articles and they are now 301 redirected to the new URL format. However, the AMP equivalent version of those articles rel="canonical" tag still links to the old ...
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Why doesn't my .htaccess file redirect my old WordPress permalink structure?

About 9 months ago i changed my permalink structure in WordPress from the domain.com/year/month/article-name format to the domain.com/article-name one. I hired someone to do the rewrite rules for ...
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Application Pool Goes Down Very Often and Needs Recycling

I have a C# ASP.NET MVC application (MVC V.4 & .NET Framework 4.5) running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 S.P.1 Datacenter as an application pool and in the last month has started going down every 3 ...
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should small videos be added to video-sitemap.xml

I have several professional videos listed on my site that I have included in both a video-sitemap.xml file and added schema.org/video JSON-LD to the individual pages. See here. For my latest blog post ...
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Privacy protection service (i.e. WhoisGuard) for registrars that don't support it?

I have a .com, .me and .info domain registered with a registrar that doesn't support WhoisGuard, and transferring to another registrar is not an option for me. According to my registrar, I am ...
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Do search engines consider the length of longer percent-encoded URLs or shorter non-English character URLs for SEO?

Do search engines consider the length of non-English characters or do they consider the length of percentage-encoded characters for an SEO score? For example: http://example.com/%d8%b1%d9%88%d8%b3%...
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How can I confirm if my security review request has been submitted properly in Google Search Console?

I submitted a security review request in Google Search Console after my website was hacked but I can see no confirmation anywhere that the issue is pending a review. The only way I can get a message ...
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WP Apache .htaccess redirect .com traffic to .co.uk Issue

I have a website I am looking to redirect .com traffic to .co.uk. For the moment, when I navigate to https://example.com, it redirects to https://www.example.co.uk and displays as such in the address ...
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Is it OK for SEO to remove 10 of 16 translations of our site in subdirectories?

Our website has 16 different languages, each in a subdirectory. hreflang is not implemented. We are now trying to redesign the website and we want 6 languages to be active. The rest of the languages ...
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Is it OK for SEO to create multiple pages that each use the main keyword but focus on different phrases?

I won't give away my real target keywords here or what it is im trying to rank for. But this example lets say my company provides hairdressing & hairdressing training. example.com/hairdressing ...
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Will google blacklist my website for pasting relevant but duplicate articles?

I work at a small startup, and we are struggling to get high ranks on google, in searches relevant to our website. Since "content is king" when it comes to SEO, we want to add articles to our website ...
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How to install mcrypt via cPanel [duplicate]

I am trying to install a script via softaculous and it keeps giving error that mcrypt is not installed. My current php is version 7.3 or latest. Any advice as to how I can install the mcrypt via ...
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Cheapest way to use a MySql Database on Microsoft Azure

I am currently evaluating features of Microsoft Azure, and want to try their Azure Database for MySQL service in a little test project. I just need a very basic database with minimal performance and ...
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New website ranking problem [duplicate]

I have a 2 week old blog with 10 articles. Submitted to google search console and sitemap is also submitted. Used yoast seo plugin and on page optimization is good. The problem When I type one of ...
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Avg Page Load time is 0.00 for pageviews > 100 in a week and its higher for p.v. <100 in a week

Some of the pages in my client's website are with pageviews > 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Load Time is 0.00 sec and if PageViews < 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Time is displayed. ...
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Why does my Facebook Analytics have so many unknown values?

I've checked whether I install the code correctly and it seems fine. Do you know why is that?
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How can i create conversion rate dashboard report for product pages with one type of information?

I am trying to get a dashboard reporting on product pages with certain type of information (Example: Product with youtube video vs product without youtube video). So i have create a datalayer and ...

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