3 votes

Google is not choosing the canonical URL I chose

I visited your page. It doesn't show any canonical tag Automatically redirects to the english page It doesn't have any hreflang attributes You have to fix all these things if you want the Portuguese ...
Luis Alberto Barandiaran's user avatar
3 votes

What does it mean, 404 page with noindex and non-self-referencing canonical?

In my opinion, Meta Robots and Canonical should be removed. What would you think? The meta robots (noindex) tag is unnecessary, but it can stay. Providing the response has a 404 HTTP status then ...
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3 votes

Client's Website Was Hacked and 316K Fake URLs Submitted to GSC

Here are some steps / guidance: The URLs must return a 404 or 410 status to clean up the site. Do not block the crawlers' access via Robots.txt Use different tools to scan and verify the site is ...
Luis Alberto Barandiaran's user avatar
3 votes

Is it okay to have <canonical> outside the <head> tag?

https://developers.google.com/search/docs/crawling-indexing/consolidate-duplicate-urls The following text is highlighted in the official Google documentation: If you use a CMS, such as WordPress, Wix,...
ardacarofficial's user avatar
2 votes
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Clicks into site dropped precipitously after internationalizing canonical URL

If your site dropped ~1.7k clicks per day after implementing internationalization, either of two things is true: You did it correctly and you're experiencing the result of a brief hiccup in Google's ...
Mike Ciffone's user avatar
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2 votes

Confused about " Duplicate without user-selected canonical"

The only reason Google has found example.com/index.html is because There is an internal link to it - so change it to example.com There is an external link - redirect it to example.com in .htaccess ...
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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2 votes

What does it mean, 404 page with noindex and non-self-referencing canonical?

The definition of 404 is 404 Not Found The requested resource could not be found but may be available in the future. Subsequent requests by the client are permissible. So you should be generating ...
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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2 votes

indexation and Canonical URL Issue with Personal GitHub-hosted Site on Google Search

"Solved". I sent a message on Google Search Console letting them know the situation and the fixed it, they removed the old site cache. But out of curiosity I duplicated the site again to see ...
cypherz's user avatar
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1 vote

Canonicalize products to category?

No, the role of canonicalization is pointing URLs that are mostly similar to a proper canonical one. That's not the case here. Determine what makes a product "so-so" vs "top" and ...
Mike Ciffone's user avatar
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1 vote

SEO management in Google Search Console for a non-english version of a website

Search Console will look at all the URLs branching from the root. I'm not sure that adding a specific URL within the same domain would achieve anything.
DKenn's user avatar
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1 vote

page not indexed - duplicate without user selected canonical

Google thinks that the contents are very similar - this includes the url, title, description and the actual contents. Try making some changes to make them more different. If you have a single page ...
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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1 vote

Google Search Console indexing page as a separate page even though it was a <link rel="canonical"> in the header

If they are still getting indexed, then there are links to it, either internal or external ones. Remove/change all internal links that have .html Ensure that you are either rewriting these urls to ...
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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1 vote

x-default hreflang and canonical

Google gives the site owner the ability to explain to the search engine that the site works for different languages and countries by supporting the hreflang="x" rel="alternate" ...
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