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There is no problem in implementing Open Graph(OG) along with the description and same is the case for twitter cards. Different platforms prefer different descriptions and they would be free to go ahead with the one they see fit. (facebook prefers open graph, twitter prefers Twitter cards). And yes, the format that you used for implementing them together ...


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Different search engines, and social media networks, will show one or the other. For example, Facebook will tend to use the Open Graph tag. It doesn't hurt to have them both. Unless you're concerned about fine-tuning the description on a certain website, I wouldn't worry about setting up a separate meta description and Open Graph description.


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Today Google can Crawl your AJAXed content Today, as long as you're not blocking Googlebot from crawling your JavaScript or CSS files, we are generally able to render and understand your web pages like modern browsers. But it recommends following the principles of progressive enhancement. https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2015/10/deprecating-our-ajax-...


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If you haven't noticed any problems from these links, you can safely ignore them. Googlebot usually knows how to ignore poor quality links without you taking any action. The fact that these pages now return 500 status means that Googlebot will not be able to see the links anymore either next time it crawls. Other answers suggest using the disavow tool. ...


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You should disavow any spammy or suspicious backlinks as keeping them may negatively affect your rankings (guilty by association). Use tools like SEMRush to analyse toxic score of backlinks and the providing website, if it's below the threshold, Disavow without any delay. If you are using SEMRush, then score of 60-100 – domain is Toxic, 45-59 – domain is ...


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The total number of clicks and total impressions are fluctuating, but overall they are moving upwards, which is a good thing. It will increase once the average position improves and CTR increases. The CTR seems to be on the lower end of the spectrum. It can be improved by optimising for relevant keywords to reach the desired customer segment and further ...


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Much of the answer depends upon the site itself. For example, a few of my sites should not see much traffic at all. For example, one is for my apartment building. Short of a few pages of content intended to help tenants, there is no real reason to visit the site unless you are looking for an apartment. Another is for an antiques business site. It is one ...


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You can't. Site Speed (as the metric is defined in Analytics) is attributed to pages, not users. You can add the typical secondary dimensions when exploring these statistics, but these dimensions don't include users. You should be able to get a decent idea of page speeds by whatever metrics might be a deciding factor (new vs returning, for example) by ...


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[Edited a few times per comments] Bounce rate and exit rate aren't comparable values. For Page A, the bounce rate is (sessions where the only hit was a Page A PV) / (sessions that landed on Page A) whereas exit rate is (Page A PV that were the last PV of their session) / (all Page A PV) See Exit Rate vs. Bounce Rate from Analytics Help. Since your ...


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If your sitemap is being submitted in txt format, then it must have a .txt file extension. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/183668?hl=en


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There are a few big factors that you didn't mention: External links to the pages. External links to specific pages can help a lot. Especially if the anchor text of the links contains some of the keywords. (This is why link building is such an important SEO activity. BUT it needs to be undertaken with care so that Google doesn't penalize spammy links.) ...


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As it stated at Schema.org, eventSchedule isn't yet implemented into official draft - its implementation is pending. Thats why the validation of it fails.


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Google will automatically remove pages that now return a 404 status. They will get removed 24 hours after Googlebot next tries to crawl them. If you want to speed up the process slightly, return "410 Gone" status for those URLs instead. Then they will be removed without the day grace period after they are next crawled. The only problem is that it ...


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This problem won't be solved by pinging Google to recrawl your site or resubmitting the sitemap because it would index the new URLs and not delete the old/dummy ones. The Webmaster tool used for URL removal is the only way to ask Google to remove links from its index, however, it only allows one link at a time, to be submitted for removal. In order to ...


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This certainly looks like a mistyped URL in the links on pages /blog/page/12/, /blog/page/13/ and /blog/page/14/. On those pages look for a link like the following: <a href='’https://go.example.com/20190620-Lyft-Livestream.html?ref=blog'>Link</a> The erroneous single back curly quote ’ at the start of the URL will trigger the user-agent (...


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I don't think it's 'correct' to think or optimize for content length. Straight from the horse's mouth: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/7451184?hl=en: Provide an appropriate amount of content for your subject Creating high quality content takes a significant amount of at least one of the following: time, effort, expertise, and talent/...


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It all depends on the credibility of the site as a whole. If the site is trusted, then even such pages can collect traffic. Behavioral factors are also important, but what will they be on such a page?


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The answer to your general question, is that it depends on the context. In my experience doing SEO, for over 10 years, it used to be the case that longer word count was better (not so much that low word count is hurtful, although this is debatable). However, Google's algorithms change and adjust over time to adapt to user behavior, it's ultimate goal ...


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By default, Google Analytics works with URLs without a Hostname. It's what they call page, which indicates the path of the page being accessed. As you set up a view which filters traffic from the subdomain xxxx.example.com, when you generate the virtual page, it must follow that pattern in order to appear in the view: ga('set', 'page', 'xxxx.example.com/...


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Is there any source/knowledge out there of what is actually counted in this metric? Back in the day, John Mueller wrote on Google+ that it was a simple HTTP request time. Basically, how long it takes GoogleBot to complete the HTTP request. Is it only pages responding with 200 OK status code or would it also include response times 301s, 410s 404s and ...


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I'm seeing some evidence that Google likes text heavy pages even for simple queries right now. You might get better rankings with longer answers and filler text these days. One example is recipes. Pretty much any recipe I find on Google now has 3 pages of text before the actual recipe talking about how much Aunt Marge liked it at Thanksgiving four years ...


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You can verify that Yoast does indeed 301 (permanently) redirect attachment pages by viewing the Media Library and copying one of the attachment page URLs into a HTTP header check tool. (Yes, they do.) Once everything is 301 redirected, it will eventually be updated in Google's index. This can take some time, so you could use Webmaster Tools to ask Google ...


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The worst that can happened is that google will consider that single page not worth to be indexed. If your website has 1000 "good pages" and 50 "poor" pages it will not affect the website. If your website has 50 "good pages" and 100 "poor" pages it can be affected. Why don't you simply group the answers by topic, so each page will contains maybe 5 or 10 ...


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