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Why does Blogspot website not get indexed in google? [duplicate]

I created a blogspot website few days back and even published a blog over there, but it is not indexed yet. What may be the reasons. I am 10 years old and a newbie here. So can anyone help me with my ...
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How do I make my home web server public when port 80 is forwarded with my CenturyLink router?

I have the latest version of Apache Lounge, and I want to make it accessible to the other people. My Website IP is 192.168.0.61, and in httpd.conf these are the settings I added Listen 192.168.0.61:80 ...
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Is SEO consultant that starts by creating profiles on other sites for backlinks doing legitimate work?

I hired someone to do SEO work on my website. He started by creating free profiles on dozens of sites that have nothing to do with my business. For example, evernote.com, penzu.com, pearltrees.com, ...
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How to block access to all but homepage unless that access comes from the homepage?

Given a homepage at domain.com (e.g., https://example.com/), I want: outside requests to only be able to visit the homepage and no subpages that homepage to successfully redirect visitors to a ...
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Why a plaine website has bad optimization metrics? [closed]

We could think that create a website in HTML and CSS with a couple of images and just a few actions in Javascript could have good metrics if it's well designed. But tests like Chrome Lighthouse show ...
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Does content below the fold affect CLS (cumulative layout shift) score?

From what I've read on CLS it's worked out with the following formula (essentially stuff in the viewport): area of impact region / area of viewport = impact fraction max move distance / viewport ...
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Best page title for single page serving 2 geographical locations

When trying to optimise a single page for 2 geographical locations. In this case 2 bordering counties in UK. Which is the best approach for page title? A: Private Dentist | Somerset & Dorset B: ...
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Given the login wall, why do Instagram pages show in Google SERPs?

If you search for Cristiano Ronaldo on Google, one of the search results is his Instagram page. When you click on that search result, you are met with a login wall (at least on desktop). You cannot ...
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In GA, tracking user who come back to site from email verification

I planning new website tracking with GA. In sign-up process, email verification makes users have to leave website(After input their address). It sends out a link to user's email asking to confirm ...
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Error Message Migrating Wordpress Website with MigrateGuru - Fix Possible? [closed]

Hi I have a quick question... I am trying to migrate my Wordpress site from SiteGround to HostGator. I am using the plugin MigrateGuru to simplify things. At the end of the migrate process I get the ...
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Effect of a CDN on latency of an overseas web server

I'm trying to understand the effect a CDN can have on latency. I tried pinging three different web servers, two of which are based in France. Here are the results I got at the time of the test: ...
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How to setup email if using a third party hosting and the site is hosted on Netlify?

Been researching the site for this but not seeing it and I've ran through: How to setup MX records on a shared application serving multiple domains? How to setup MX records for a static AWS S3 ...
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Adding both Google Analytics code and Google Ads conversion tracking code to the same page

I am managing a very simple single page site, and my client wants to start a Google Ads campaign for it. I had added some days ago the Google Analytics tracking code to the page: <!-- Global site ...
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Could a page with little meaningful content hurt the SEO and rankings of other more important pages of my website?

I have a blog and affiliate links website. I have lots of posts with niche content and some posts with product reviews. And that's my main source of traffic: search engine results that are shown to ...
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Do I get back all the search engine rankings I had after having blocked a domain using robots.txt?

I blocked Google from crawling my domain using a robots.txt rule User-Agent: * Disallow: / by mistake. Just recently I noticed, two months later, and I removed the robots.txt file. The website was ...
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Is it true to say that the terms DNS server and Nameserver are generally synonymous?

Is it true to say that the terms DNS server and Nameserver are generally synonymous? I don't think that in 100% of the cases when someone says a "DNS server" they necessarily mean to a name(...
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Should I verify third party Facebook pixels on my domain with DNS TXT records?

As part of some iOS 14 change, Facebook is now requiring some tracking pixels to have a verified domain (verified by adding a DNS TXT record). On the site I am working on, Facebook pixels belonging to ...
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Hosting old version of website at subdomain - redirects?

I am developing a new website and would like to preserve the old website at a subdomain. (The old website has a lot of content which is useful enough not to just remove completely, but not valuable ...
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What steps should you take to harden your website against censorship? [closed]

I am thinking about making a website for conservative crowdsourcing. Since AWS has shown they will ban customers, who spent who knows how much time building a platform on their infrastructure, I am ...
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File ownership for mediawiki and semantic media wiki

I installed mediawiki & semantic mediawiki on a laptop with Ubuntu 20.04. Questions Should the www-data user own every file of mediawiki? Is it better to let root own the files? Should I run ...
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Facebook Instant Articles gives “Unclaimed URL” error

I don't know which URL paste in the RSS feed. When I try, I get the following error: Production RSS Feed Connect your RSS feed for Insntant Articles here. Learn more about automated publishing ...
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Set a Google AdWords campaign objective for a URL with a query string

We will launch a Google AdWords campaign for our website. On our website, we have a page to let users to send us a form for contact. After a user clicks on Envoyer, the page will be redirected to ...
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Can you hide a server IP address using Cloudflare?

I am in the UK and looking for a new server for my websites. Pricing in the UK is really expensive but I stuck with the UK as that is where my main audience is. I noticed that with providers like ...
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Will including the page number in the title of the articles in a series affect SEO?

Let's say that we'll have an article series: Python Tutorials Is it a good or bad choice to name articles like this? Python Tutorials - Part 1: Functions Python Tutorials - Part 2: Understanding ...
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G Suite says to use five MX records but my DNS host (123-Reg) only allows me to enter one

I'm trying to change the MX records for my domain (with 123-Reg) so that it points to my G Suite email. I have the following MX records from Google's support page: But in my 123-Reg control panel, ...
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Seo and Android WebView

I want to know if android WebView is effective on site SEO or Not. I have a WebView loading Google.com then i search my Keyword and find my expected result and enter it. Is it approved by google and ...
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Can I develop and test WordPress and PHP without a domain name?

I intend to learn and develop a website using WordPress and PHP. I read from the web that as a start, these two are sufficient for a typical website with database storage and retrieval/query ...
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Do the <detail> and <summary> HTML tags which hide text until clicked have any effect on SEO?

For example: <details> <summary> short summary </summary> long details </details> Will Google treat "long details" normally or will it ...
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Search engines indexing only the old site which has been moved to a subdomain

I recently took up a project for a website overhaul. I went on to deploy my website on the client's hosting service. It uses cPanel. On the hosting service they had the old version of the website. I ...
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Cookies for www and non-www different

I just discovered that cookies for www and non-www are different. I now understand that the browser treats example.com and www.example.com as two different domains. In detail, how can I assure that ...
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How to host a custom font on Google Drive (non Google Font) for use on Blogger

This is related to the following: Hosting on google drive how to import webfonts in blogger from google drive? Can I use google fonts in Google Drive web hosting? But 1 is about hosting a static web ...
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Mobile & Desktop Version - SEO sitemap.xml

I am running two different version of my application. One for mobile devices and the other for desktop computers. SEO is a very important topic for us, as we are an online shop that needs to be found ...
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How to point the domain apex to ghs.googlehosted.com or redirect it to www from an external DNS host that doesn't support ALIAS records?

We are running a google hosted website (google apps). According to this guide we can set www.exawple.com using a CNAME this part this clear https://support.google.com/sites/answer/9068867?hl=en and ...
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How to prevent discovery of URLs by search engines?

I crawled my Wordpress site using the Screaming Frog program and noticed a few issues which might have SEO implications and was hoping someone could help identify the problem (if there is one). N.B: I ...
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Should a public site store the language in cookies/handle the Accept-Language header? [duplicate]

There's an idea that if one user sends somebody a link, it most likely wants the other user to see the same content in that specific language. And that coincides with the Google recommendations. Does ...
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A safe way to internationalize a site [duplicate]

I'm about to add another (second) language to a site. I considered a number of options: Top level domains/subdomains/path. The first option seems to be rather for multi-regional sites, which is not ...
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Is there a rule that prevents CAs from issuing certificates for private networks (intranets)?

A while ago I encountered a question asking how to setup SSL/TLS on intranets, I gave an answer which basically says "use a public domain and associated certificate and resolve the domain to the ...
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Why does the Lighthouse API show occasional spikes in total blocking time?

I am using the Lighthouse API to get page load metrics for my site. I'm getting some huge outliers for my Total Blocking Time (TBT) metrics. Since the results are a little different with each request, ...
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Google change of address tool from .co.uk to .com resulted in huge derank

December 2020 I moved a site from a .co.uk to a .com. No other changes, simple 301 redirect and use of the tool in google webmaster tools. The site had existed since 2006 and was the de facto site in ...
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What are clean URLs — What makes a URL clean?

There is this terminology of "clean"/"short"/pretty" URLs. What makes a URL this way? Is it the lack of a Cname value such as www.? Is it the lack of query string variables ...
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Google Lighthouse gives a warning that the Module.css files in my DotNetNuke (DNN) modules are render blocking resources

How can I fix my DotNetNuke modules from causing render blocking?
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Display custom domain in search results rather than wordpress.com subdomain

How to show a custom domain URL instead of domain's URL assigned by wordpress.com in the Google search results? For example, if I have free subdomain like http://example.wordpress.com, how can I show ...
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SoftwareApplication and WebApplication structured data not shown in search console enhancements

I have a pricing page with SoftwareApplication structured data that has a sub-type of WebApplication set. The structured data rendered properly and saved to indexed page content. But I see only these ...
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Is using “in partnership with” enough to tell Google about sponsored links in an article?

If you post an article on a website and it says "in partnership with X agency" and that article has a few backlinks to some brands, does Google recognize that this article is 'sponsored' and ...
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Is cloudlayar a legit protection service?

I recently came across a very cheap protection service similar to Cloudflare called Cloudlayar: https://cloudlayar.com/ It's a bit weird because the prices are too good to be true, no PayPal (so ...
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Is there a way to force a variant in Google Optimize?

Here Google explains how to get the Google Optimize variant and change your page accordingly using gtag. What I need to do is to be able to set the variant number for a specific experiment with ...
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Using Google Analytics to track popularity a series of checkboxes on a webpage

I have a WebPage page that has lots of checkboxes on. Each one does something different. I would like to know which of these checkboxes is most popular with users. I am aware that I can assign ...
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Is it better for SEO to link an entire section, or just the “read more” inside it?

I have an question that I'd like to get an in-depth answer for and could not find an answer. If we assume that both of the following are styled exactly the same, which is better/worse/right/wrong ...
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How to link new Google Analytics (version 4) property with Search Console?

I just created the other day a Google Analytics property for a new website, and it was created using the new Analytics version (v4). Now I'm trying to link it to my existing Search Console account for ...
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I'm being outranked by iframe of my ownsite

My website is being outranked by another third party website through an iframe of my website. Their website is featuring my website through an iFrame on a basic page. This page consists of a header, ...

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