You need to add speech marks (") around the URL's you have in that list. Your last URL in the list also can't have a comma after it. I have placed the corrected code below.
"@context" : "http://schema.org",
"@type" : "Organization",
"name" : "Motorfix Wangara",
"url" : "https://www.motorfix.com.au",
"sameAs" : [
Nothing wrong with that, as Google confirmed, they crawl based on URLs' popularity so, in your case, that article must have more internal/external links than the others.
URLs that are more popular on the Internet tend to be crawled more often to keep them fresher in our index.
Also, John Muller confirmed that on Twitter.
In addition, how Google's ...
You should test your sitemap with a downloading program such as curl or wget instead of using a browser like Chrome or Firefox. You should be able to download the file within 3 minutes with a download program. If the file takes longer to download for you, then Googlebot will probably also have problems with it. You can:
Upgrade your hosting so your ...
The reverse proxy should be entirely invisible to the user, so no, it should not in any way affect SEO.
If, however, the (remote) server you were proxying to was slow or on a slow connection then yes, that could affect SEO, simply because it would slow everything down. But that does not seem to be the case here.
The answer is, ironically, in your title. [insert grin]
Use a canonical link.
You can read Googles page here: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/139066?hl=en
In the <head> section of b.example/bar, use a link like this:
<link rel="canonical" href="https://a.example.com/foo" />
Google will see that a.example.com/foo is preferred and ...
Google won't index pages which redirect. Why would they index a page which simply redirects to another page that's already in the index?
If you want your domain to be the "main" URL for the page, then you need to change the A records (and remove the CNAME record) as per GitHub's instructions (the Namecheap instructions you followed appear to be for setting ...
From what you mentioned in your original post, one of the errors is "Missing region-independant link for that language (en)"... "region-independant" seems pretty straightforward. You only list "en-CA", "en-US" and not "en". So the way to fix that mistake is to add:
<!-- EN -->
<link rel="alternate" href="https://www.example.com/us/" hreflang="en" /...
There is not enough actionable information in your question for us to assess the situation, however, we can say that there are a lot of factors associated with where a page falls within the SERPs including CTR (click through rate), CTR of other SERP links around yours, bounce backs (when a user clicks the back arrow to return to the SERPs), the general ...
There is no need to worry about this. In fact, it's a good thing, this way google would be able to index your updated content and would increase the chances of your page ranking higher.
If you, however, do not want to get your page indexed by google(for any reason whatsoever), there are multiple ways to do that.
You can add a noindex tag on the head of ...
With regards to how the data is reported on in Google Search console the help docs state:
Search Console timestamps data according to Pacific Daylight Time.
PDT is UTC-07:00. ("Pacific Standard Time" (PST) is UTC-08:00)
However, if you hover over the little help icon in GSC it states that "All dates recorded and displayed in Pacific Time Zone (PT)", ...
As Jonh Mueller said last year:
From our point of view, in the mid term/long term, a 404 is the same
as a 410 for us. So in both of these cases, we drop those URLs from
We generally reduce crawling a little bit of those URLs so that we
don’t spend too much time crawling things that we know don’t exist.
If they delayed the crawling ...
Excluding a URL from the Sitemaps doesn't prevent it from being crawled or indexed. The only thing to make sure a URL is not being indexed is using noindex.
Just make sure you are not blocking the access through robots.txt so searchers can find the noindex tag and prevent it from being indexed.
Delete a URL using Google's tool
The Google URL removal ...
You can specify your time zone in Calendar > Settings > Time Zone. That's the only place in Google's account where you can do it.
Regarding Google Search Console, there is no such option and doubts it'll be. By default UTC -08:00 is the timezone used in California and used by Googlebot and crawl-related events.
In addition, you can use the ...
The point of using a canonical URL is to establish the specific URL you want to rank for and therefore avoid duplicate content. If you use a relative URL as a canonical, multiple options can still be used.
Let's put an example, for the relative URL /dresses/green/greendress.html those would be the options:
Canonical tags are a suggestion and just one of the signals used to help Google determine which URL to chose.
A stronger signal is to 301 redirect the http pages to the https ones. That will also force your users to a secured and safer environment.
I suspect Google may be choosing the http versions if they have more links to them. Try and update any links ...
One should distinguish: blocked pages vs. blocked ressources.
If pages are blocked by robots, the bot can't come in and read. But, if there are links to blocked page, it could nevertheless be indexed. The SERP result of indexed, but blocked page is ugly - no snippet, only alert "the page is blocked".
Getting such alert means, the bot tried to visit the ...
The solution to my problem was to unblock Google Image's crawler from scanning my website.
The robots.txt file looked like so -
I removed the above lines from the robots.txt file and Google started showing the favicon on the search results within 2-3 days.
I repeated the process for another domain that had the ...