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Okay. This is a rather odd one, but not as tragic as you would think. I am not sure what the payoff would be. This makes absolutely no sense to me as to why someone would do this. I cannot see an advantage for the hacker at all. The good news is the visitor is reaching your site. However, there will be a hit from an SEO standpoint so you want to fix this ...


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To know the age of an URL you can follow this link by replacing www.example.com by the URL you want: https://www.google.com/search?tbs=cdr%3A1%2Ccd_min%3A1%2F1%2F2000&q=site%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.example.com&safe=active&gws_rd=ssl For example, here's the result from Google for the Meta site of Stack Overflow: Otherwise, the Wayback machine is ...


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Sadly Google's Webmaster Tools doesn't use REALTIME DATA and is updated in intervals from a few days and sometimes I've seen some data missing for up to 2 weeks. So there's nothing to be worried about, your URLS are indexed as Google updates the rankings more often they do Webmaster Tools. You will also find similar problems with Traffic, and Keyword Data ...


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I researched the answer to this question this way: using Google since this is the example I have, how Google gets creation dates and modified dates, and date formats that Google recognizes. Please understand that this information does not exist on just a few pages and I had to ferret out the data from very many sources some of which do not seem to apply ...


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It is just part of the process. There is nothing for you to do until you actually get errors. To understand the categories, you need to understand how indexing works which is something that is done pretty much continuously: Googlebot fetches a page which means downloading its content onto Google servers. When this happens, the page is crawled. It later ...


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The main reason for your pages not being indexed is because there are no html links. You're providing javascript links to the other pages and while the #! denotes that it should be a different page - you're not upholding your end of Google's javascript crawling agreement: An agreement between crawler and server In order to make your AJAX application ...


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Wordpress is set to ping Google whenever you write a new post. From http://wordpress.org/support/topic/google-blog-pinging Settings->Writing. At the bottom you'll find a list of "Update Services". The default is to ping the pingomatic server, which then pings a dozen or more other places for you, Google included. However, if you want to ping Google ...


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Zistoloen found a way to have Google display the date when it first indexed the content of the page. I'm adding it to my answer as well because I think I can explain it more clearly. Search Google for something that brings up the page you want as a result Use "Search Tools" Select "Custom Range..." from the "Any time" drop down Put in a large date range ...


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The URLs you have indexed have both the HTTPS and HTTP protocol in them along with www. These would be reported separately in Webmaster Tools, so if your verified site in Webmaster Tools is HTTP plus www, the sitemap count wont report on the HTTPS links and vice-versa. As you seem to be redirecting to HTTPS, ensure you have an HTTPS version verified and a ...


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You could do this using the following rewrite rule in .htaccess: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} searchkey RewriteRule .* - [G,L] .* means that it will do this for any URL on your site (as long as the condition of having "searchkey" in the query string is met) - means to leave the URL alone and not change it G means "Gone" -- send the 410 ...


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You do not have an indexing problem. Google Webmasters Tools is the authoritative source of information about your website with Google. Whatever it says there is true. Operators like site: and link: are known to not show all relevant results. This is on purpose as it prevents others from knowing exactly Google is handling your website inhibits any attempts ...


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Google is only going to index millions of pages from a site with lots of reputation. I'd estimate that your site would have to have at least PageRank 6 before Google were willing to index that many pages on your site. That is especially true when the pages are only listed in a sitemap (as tillinberlin suggests). User profile pages are often low quality. ...


7

Hash bang URLs are most definitely deprecated. Wix (a popular web site builder) is probably one of the biggest facilitators of getting people stuck in them. The problem comes into play when you can never give a 301 Redirect for a hash bang URL from your end. Meaning that once you dig into using those types of URLs, changing sites/urls to somewhere else ...


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In my opinion, the best way to solve your problem is to: Make 301 redirects from your old URLs to new ones Google will understand easily if you changed your sitemap.xml, internal links and if there is no more 404 pages. In your case, Google says you must follow these rules.


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You can remove the sub-domains in webmaster tools, but first you need to add the sub domains as seperate sites and then submit a site removal. They should be gone within a day or so. See these instructions for removing a site from google : https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/1663427?hl=en


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If Google has started adding pages again, then you are fine. We had this happen with a few sites that were pushed from development into production and their robots.txt was not changed. In fact, unless you are trying to block pages, I recommend removing robots.txt completely. There's no point in saying allow everything in robots.txt when that is the ...


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You had posted this question differently twice. This answer was to the question marked as duplicate which I now post here hoping to help you. While the two questions may not be exactly the same, this answer is in response to the question marked as duplicate. Please keep that in mind. You have three things going on here and there is little or no connection ...


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There is no problem with showing Google a small site that you plan to add to later. If you have one page of good content, Google would like to index it because it could be useful to somebody searching for its terms. On the other hand you don't want to publish to Google: Broken links, images, or HTML "Coming soon" or "Under construction" notices Pages ...


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We just switched from HTTP to HTTPS two weeks ago, and after doing extensive research this is what we did: Added the HTTPS property to our Search console. Redirected HTTP robots.txt to HTTPS robots.txt. Placed a new HTTPS sitemap in the robots.txt, and removed the HTTP sitemap URL from robots.txt. Made sure that the old HTTP sitemap was intact, and made ...


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I'm very surprised that Google is indexing the HTTPS pages with a broken certificate. Google usually prefers the HTTPS site if they both work, but I've never seen it prefer HTTPS when there is a broken cert. Another solution would be to implement rel canonical link tags that point to the HTTP version. Every page on your site should have a tag pointing to ...


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The reason google is not following your Shebang (#!) links is because when the page loads initially they do not exist and they are no where to be found in the source code. In other words with javascript disabled you do not have a single <a> anchor tag in your html source of your page. The only thing that will be indexed is a blank page with copyright. ...


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The home page of your site is indexed and cached by Google and appears in search results. See this screenshot of a search including a string of text taken from your page: Remember that a "site:" search in Google doesn't necessarily show all the pages that have been indexed, and that the order of pages doesn't reflect the "value" of each page.


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Do you have any other sites pointing to it? Ironically the fact you've added a link to it from this site will ensure it does get indexed (not 100% but I would put money on) Any way, it is indexed: Google Link Also, your code is poor... You have this code (as an example - this is copied from your site): <img src="/images/arrow_to_login2.png" style="z-...


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In my experience: with no sitemap submitted, it might take more than 30 days, with sitemap it usually takes a couple of weeks.


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Google may crawl your page, and show it in GWT, but still not bother showing your pages on the SERP page. This will, for instance, happen if Google think that your site is without interesting or original content, or if Google think you're doing black-hat SEO.


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That is normal and expected behaviour and in SEO-terms that's called Duplicate Content. So Website A got indexed before Website B, and since the content is identical, Google sees no value in positioning Website B in its search results. There is no way around the issue than to rewrite Website B's content to be unique to get that website positioned in the SERP....


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Whether or not you mark them fixed will have no bearing on your site performance. The idea of that feature is just to allow webmasters to clean up their report when they have fixed errors. Google will eventually get the idea that a page isn't coming back, but it can take a while. Arguably, if these pages are gone forever they should return a 410 HTTP code. ...


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Will google still crawl to Full_Res_Image and index that in web as well as google images? Yes. If it does crawl to the full res image, how do I then set alt tags on the full res image? You can't but you can still use other indicators of content such as: Use the alt attribute on the cropped image. By being the effective anchor text of that link it would ...


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It could also be duplicate content filters. Do a site search then go to last page of search results. This may be page 30 or more. At the bottom of the last page you should see something similar to this: In order to show you the most relevant results, we have omitted some entries very similar to the 348 already displayed. If you like, you can repeat ...


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