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Can I use GA to monitor action per user?

I have a form for submit registering a service. I want to track how many times user visit site before submitting this form and can view this information per user. I havent much experience with Google ...
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How to detect if a browser has English spellcheck enabled?

I'm building a language learning app and there are some input fields (using CKEditor 5) where users can input English text. CKEditor 5 has spellcheck plugins, but I am trying to keep my website as ...
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Prevent crawling of mobile site will impact the actual's site ranking or indexing?

We have a responsive mobile-first indexing site in place. Unfortunately, the m.example.com - mobile version is also there and it ranks for certain keywords. We don't want to have such a separate m....
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Clean URL structure: /{id}/{slug} vs /{id}-{slug} [duplicate]

I am making a url structure similar to that of Stack Exchange webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/{id}/{slug}, where no matter the slug you type there will be a 301 redirect to the correct slug as ...
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Updated htaccess to redirect, now receiving ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when I access my site via Search

I made a couple of edits to my htaccess file today to redirect. htaccess now has this: Redirect 301 / https://www.newsite.org If I type my domain into the address bar, it redirects properly. However, ...
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Google Analytics 4 conversions don't show up in Google Ads account

I started a Google Analytics account from my personal account and I started Google Ads from my company account. I set up GA4 events in my website and marked them as conversions in Google Analytics. My ...
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Why are there 2 listing for the same keyword in SERP?

recently I have seen multiple similar pages being shown by google for one keyword. Earlier there used to be only one page ranking for the website. Because of this, my rank, though being 7-8 on ...
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What motivates users to click on "About Us" versus "Home" after landing on a blog page

My site is a small niche site, primarily using informative blogs to attract readers. Some users click on "Contact Us" from the footer. Others click on "About us" or "Home&...
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How can I check whether a port is open in cPanel on a shared hosting account?

I need to check if port 3000 is open because when I try to access example.com:3000 I can't connect. How can I check this for sure on cPanel taking into consideration I'm on a shared hosting account ...
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How to find which of the users accessing specific page end up converting

I have a blog. I have products on my page that I sell through a third-party service (that allows me to include analytics and trigger events if I want to). Now, I would like to know how many visitors ...
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nginx how to configure nginx to nevigate to a subpage for reactjs app

I have following nginx setup where I used proxy configuration to redirect my landing page (built with reactjs) to my domain, say (www.example.com), here is my nginx configuration server { listen 80; ...
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SEO impact on using headless CMS for assets and images

So I have a Gatsby site with the content managed by Contentful. When I upload images and documents to Contentful, I'm supposed to retrieve those from images.ctfassets.net and assets.ctfassets.net ...
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Should you use "rel=sponsored" on internal links?

Should you use rel=sponsored on internal links? Here is the scenario: a company accepts money from one of their partners to place a prominent link on their home page. That link goes to an internal ...
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Does partial duplicate content hurts SEO? [duplicate]

I have a website that offers different services, and a unique page for each of those. Thing is, I want every individual page to be self sufficient, so I have the contact form on every page, and also ...
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Updating all website url to contain a slash at the end

For some technical reasons, one of the websites I am currently working with have to change it's url pattern from www.example.com/about to www.example.com/about/ This website is already indexed by ...
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Found a lot of 404 Html Pages in Google Analytics, how to fix it?

I have found some 404 Html pages in my google analytics account, which have a good amount of traffic. But when I am checking my website or indexed pages, I can't see any missing pages myself when I am ...
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How to deploy a server side rendering (SSR) react application (bundled by webpack) on windows server 2016 / IIS

just a heads up: This is the first time I try to deploy a react application on a custom built windows server, but I’ve managed to do it successfully on Heroku and Linux (PM2), so I know that the ...
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How to hide a dodgy website as a referring page in Google Search Console?

I have a website that shows up in the google search console under URL inspection with a referring page that is another website entirely. I did a reindex a couple of days ago and it was last crawled on ...
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Is an HTML only website a problem for SEO?

I consider to build a website without any JavaScript/CSS. I want it to be the most light weight a website can be ever. Only HTML. There won't be any images, videos, audios, embeddings, iframes or ...
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Domain names mirroring my domain except for small details

I am just an amateur web editor and have had a non-commercial personal website www.mysurname.example with useful technical tips and culture content since 1999. I code my web pages directly in HTML and ...
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Does ARIA help SEO? Have you experienced any benefits for organic search?

I've seen mention of ARIA benefitting SEO, but the author cites no evidence — none of the articles cited mention this. I have also searched and haven't found any reliable resources to suggest that ...
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Should the URL in the "SeekToAction" Video Schema point to your own site or can it point to Vimeo, Youtube, or another video host?

Google recently launched "SeektoAction" as an addition to the Video Schema, however, what URL you add is not clear. Here is their example: "@type": "SeekToAction", "...
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How to link Google Custom Search Engine with Google Analytics 4?

I use Google Custom Search Engine (a.k.a. Google Programmable Search Engine) on a website. I have added a search box to a page and search results are displayed on another page (the URL of search ...
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Is there a way to check how Googlebot would render non-public pages?

I have a page which uses react, and from what I understood docs, Google bot, before indexing, is executing JS (see here: JavaScript SEO Basics). First thing which I want to ask, is if my thinking is ...
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Change of address in Google Search Console says an old domain no longer registered by me is moving to my new domain

I did change of address in Google Search Console. The old domain has now expired and is registered by someone else, but I still see the notification that says the old domain is moving to my new domain....
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Sitemap(XML) can be accessed by url but cannot be fetched (http 404)by google search console

I deployed a website on github pages. I've added a sitemap file to my repository with the name sitemap.xml. I am able to access it by going to https://sitemaptest.github.io/sitemap.xml however, when ...
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Can I prevent social sharing on Facebook from showing punycode for my Internationalized Domain Name (IDN)?

I am currently configuring the different metatags for social sharing on a website that uses an IDN (Internationalized Domain Name). I came to the realization that the URL shown to the end-user on the ...
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Is there a way to set up a redirect in htaccess to convert a folder/paths to a params

After trawling through posts I have this RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example.software$ RewriteRule ^downloads$ https://example.software\?mode\=downloads&%{QUERY_STRING} [R=302,L] This works fine ...
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sitemap and canonical url for website that has only one page: "index.html" hosted using GitHub Pages

I have the almost same question as this: How do I correctly add index page to xml sitemap - do I need a canonical expression? But I am confused with the accepted answer, as for my case, the website ...
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How to change domain name and retain SEO rank? [duplicate]

I have web page ranking high on Google. Want to change domain name, keep the web page identical. Will this affect the page’s SEO ranking? How should I do this to retain my SEO ranking?
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Allowing POST requests to bypass Basic Auth if on given pages

Current Implementation: SetEnvIfNoCase Host ^example\.com$ passreq AuthType Basic AuthName "Restricted Area" AuthUserFile /html/.htpasswd Order Deny,Allow Deny from all Satisfy any Require ...
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Avoid unnecessary crawling of ad landing URLs by disallowing query string with robots.txt

Will the following configuration allow me to run an Ads campaign for products with the ?string parameter in the URL? User-agent: * Disallow: /*?string User-agent: AdsBot-Google Allow: / User-agent: ...
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GTM Container not found in Preview mode

I got access to this Google Tag Manager (GTM) account. Tags and triggers seem to work and appear in Google Analytics reports. But the preview mode in GTM doesn't allow me to do anything. You can see ...
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Yoast installation asks me for my SFTP/FTP details

I am a WordPress user and I made a website using WordPress and I got the paid hosting and paid domain from godaddy. I wanted to do the SEO for my website. After seeing many tutorials most of them ...
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Do "add to cart" links with nofollow in woocommerce hurt SEO?

In WooCommerce, add to cart URLs are like example.com/?add-to-cart=3061. These URLs are set to nofollow, which IMO, means they shouldn't cause any SEO related issues. I went on a little WooShop hunt ...
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How do I find the Ad Unit Id in Google Ad Manager

I want to check the ad unit id for some banner ads in Google Ad Manager so I can display ads in my app, how do find it?
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SEO and not accepted cookie banner

I have a generic question about SEO and cookies. Particularly when the site is hosted in the EU (like my private homepage). I'm currently redesigned my page and also improved the underlying PHP code. ...
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Is email obfuscation with JavaScript still valid in 2021?

We built a website with all our team members and their email addresses displayed on our About page. Now the question arose if bots will be able get their email addresses and send spam using those. ...
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Issue using htaccess to redirect to main domain's subdir for everything except specific subdomains (and subdirs)

Currently we have an htaccess setup using the below settings; RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^(staged|foobar)\.example\.com$ [NC] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/(Press_Kits|logos|admin|console|shop)/ [NC] ...
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Is it better for speed and reliability to use one domain, or multiple (sub)domains?

I have a plan to start a website with different topics and tools. And my doubt here is... is it okay to present all these topics on a single domain (example.com), or is it better to make some ...
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How can I enable "Avg Page Load Time (sec)" and "Avg Page Download Time(sec)" in my Google Analytics?

I just read an article on Cloudflare. https://community.cloudflare.com/t/testing-argo-performance/3304 There is screenshot and two metrics are "Avg Page Load Time (sec)" and "Avg Page ...
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Discovered - currently not indexed VS Crawled - currently not indexed [duplicate]

In Google search console I have a 883 webpages Discovered - currently not indexed and only 4 webpages Crawled - currently not indexed. But, from a site:example.com it appears that 45 webpages are ...
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Do package managers like NPM and Yarn affect watchers and executions? [closed]

There are package managers like NPM and Yarn. They handle the package installations a bit different. When all the packages has been installed, does the package managers do anything more? When starting ...
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Does noreferrer or noopener impact SEO [duplicate]

I was wondering if the html attribute tag noreferrer or noopener had an impact on my google SEO, and if yes, how?
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Cloudflare plus Nginx plus Tomcat - is Nginx redundant?

With my past project, I have Nginx serving static files as well as being a reverse proxy for Tomcat (backend written in Java). There was no Cloudflare or other CDN. With my current project, I have ...
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What could cause a huge drop-off in traffic from two specific countries? (Germany and US)

We launched a new website in March this year and site traffic has been fairly consistent, however, since the beginning of September I noticed a huge drop off in traffic, all of which seems to be ...
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Linking relevant ecommerce links with nofollow

I have a price comparison website which lists different products. On the product pages it lists 10-20 webshops per product where the item can be purchased. At the moment I am linking these sites with ...
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Does inserting meta elements into the <head/> using JS effect SEO?

I am developing a static HTML/CSS website I have multiple meta tags I add to the head on each page. As it stands currently whenever I want to change the meta information I need to manually update each ...
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Trigger event from external domain Google Analytics

I have a shop on a third party service. I want to trigger a event when the product gets purchased. The third party service allows us to add script snippets. I'm doing this, but I can't see any custom ...
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How do I get the top n search keywords from google? [closed]

I need the top billion or so google search results for a project I'm working on. I've tried using google-trends api to find this data, but it only gives me the top 10 - 20 results. https://trends....

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