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Your ajax urls should not return plain html (content-type:text/html;charset=utf-8), but for example JSON is great: [....] content-type: application/json {"html":"<div>content<\/div>"} Than you can easily parse the json response and add it to the DOM where needed. In that way, this URL will not appear on search results and at ...


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"Clickable elements too close together" means that your hyperlinks are too close to each other. It's probably looking at the vertical space between your images as well as your horizontal spacing in your menu. Have you tried viewing your page using your browser's developer tools and enabling Responsive Design? This can be a helpful tool for viewing ...


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Wanted to provide links to Google docs on this subject. These are Googlebots but there are many different types of bots. Several explicitly ignore the robots.txt when its user initiated (such as Read Aloud for text-to-speech reading your site for the visually impaired). Others are just getting your favicon for favorites/bookmarks and need a logo, they ignore ...


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First, type site:example.com into Google. If there are no results, you might be blacklisted, but if you can see a bunch of results, you're just ranking poorly. If you still think you might be blacklisted, start by adding your website to Google Search Console and looking for Manual Actions. My understanding is that the only way for a website to be actually ...


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First off, Google's got a great memory. So even if you are successful in getting Google to drop your URLs from their index, they will request those URLs in the future again. Your approach needs to account for both. I'd advise you to go through these steps Use Google Search Console's Removals Tool to stop Google from surfacing your URLs. This is a manual ...


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There are no such tools, but the following Google info from the guide Create good titles and snippets in Search Results may help: Google's generation of page titles and descriptions (or "snippets") is completely automated and takes into account both the content of a page as well as references to it that appear on the web. The goal of the snippet ...


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Sitemaps have little to no effect on SEO whether they are XML or HTML. Sitemaps can help get Googlebot to crawl all your pages but they don't usually help Google decide to index the content, or rank the content better. See The Sitemap Paradox. HTML sitemaps were once popular for SEO, but have since been largely supplanted by XML sitemaps. When I've had ...


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Analytics increments the Unique Events metric by 1 the first time during a session that it receives an event with a unique combination of Category/Action/Label. A defined goal is track once per visit. So if you have for example these two events in a session: - Event 1 category: Form action: Complete label: Sign up - Event 2 category: Form action: Complete ...


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I did the analysis over the weekend on cost/benefit -- And I decided that because we are a sort of "cookie cutter" platform it made sense to automate the process of GA accounts. That being said, it is required that they all be moved to a single "master" account. What I did: Create "Master" account Create Accounts under master ...


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