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How can Similarweb.com monitor traffic of one website they don't own?

Your Website is not monitored: They do not monitor your website traffic, they simply estimate your website traffic, exactly the same way Alexa estimates it. This is mentioned on both SimilarWeb and ...
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Is it ok to block search engine bots from China and Russia on USA based eCommerce site?

Unless you get meaningful business from Yandex or Baidu then there's no disadvantage to blocking them. However, they're known to ignore robots.txt. I'm unsure if this has changed in the last 4 years ...
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What could cause a page to stop from appearing on StumbleUpon?

Well, this is little bit too broad because there could be a numerous reasons for this, but I'll try to narrow down. You are banned. From this article here you can see many reasons for account being ...
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Suspicious Web Traffic from Amazon.com ISP

NOTE: I'd call myself a n00b developer from Down Under. In relation to the OP, a Google search of the below IP lead me here. As an effort to minimize Spam, setup this bad bot blackhole as per: https:...
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Suspicious Web Traffic from Amazon.com ISP

We had the same issue and it turned out to be Pingdom (website monitoring service). Someone had configured it to ping our site every 5 minutes and login which resulted in thousands of hits per month ...
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Traffic from traffic exchange redirect to my website

AdSense will ban you, if traffic quality is not good at all, that's simple reason is apply to all website. They have solid algorithm to identify such a quality traffic, for example if I visit your ...
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Significant decrease in crawl rate

Google uses an algorithm to decide how frequently to recrawl pages. While the exact mechanics are kept confidential the basics are that it is based on how large the site is, how high quality the site ...
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Large number of hits from IP addresses that reverse lookup to "cache.google.com"

Similar issues: https://support.google.com/mail/thread/16878288?hl=en https://www.webmasterworld.com/search_engine_spiders/4863183.htm Our company uses GSuite and we get the same issue when we send ...
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How to get back referral traffic from googleapis.com?

What you are talking about is part of the Google Discover program. Google simply displays content from all over the web both in Chrome suggestions + Google News, and the more users like the content, ...
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Why do GA campaign codes appear in source/medium lists when they don't link to the page?

In case of: Google Analytics > Behaviour > Site Content > Secondary Dimension > Source/Medium I guess you meant Google Analytics > Behaviour > Site Content > All Pages then ...
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How can Similarweb.com monitor traffic of one website they don't own?

If you have added your sites on their service, they will know about how much traffic you're getting, and that data is accurate and other people can also see it. It means for some website, you can get ...
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SYNC_NOT_REQUIRED in request URL leads to 404

Got lucky the other day and saw this issue happening while checking our own page. This issue seems to be happening when a user is already on the page, and one of the ad-slots is pulling in a tracking ...
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Random 700% increase on a website hit

You can move your website to Cloudflare DNS, and let Cloudflare DNS handle the bots and it's detection. The free plan of Cloudflare can do the job. Peace of mind for sure. Good luck.
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Drop in Inquiries through Web while no drop in Web Traffic

From the point of my own experience, the cause of this issue is located not in the interpretation of analytics data, but rather in any kind of technical issue, which could be related to: technical ...
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Can UTM tags be used for internal links tracking in Mixpanel?

Interesting question to ask in a Webmaster forum. First touch and Last touch attribution are attribution methods, which you can use to attribute certain events on your website/app to certain ...
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How do I redirect direct image paths to my website?

This is possible if each image has an owning page and there is a known pattern between them. Let's say there is an image called: car.jpg and it is owned by page car.html. In this case you can use the ...
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How do you explore the reasons of losing traffic with Google Analytics?

I finally found a way to do it. First select a date range and a comparison date range: Then go to Acquisition > Channels. Click on Referral (or another channel) Choose Sort Type: Absolute Change, ...
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Eve of 2018: It is possible for third parties to know our web stats?

There are plenty of ways for 3rd parties to collect data and estimate your website stats. If you don't use HTTPS any ISP can view every interaction of their customers with your site. Even with HTTPS,...
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Visitors from Traffic Exchange programs

The truth is Google wants you to succeed. Luckily, Google in most cases is fair and accurate in its ranking of those who get penalized and at the same time rewarding those who are not using any ...
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How do I find more information about a segment of direct traffic in Google Analytics?

First of all, make sure that your view doesn't contain the traffic from bots. To remove the robots traffic follow these steps: Go to the "Admin" upper tab Select your current property and view (or ...
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Why do I get "irrelevant" URLs in the full referrer field in google analytics?

Full Referrer means URL which user came from. It could be familiar with your expectations only with filtering by another Dimension ("previous page path" = (entrance)). But there is better report... ...
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Suspicious Web Traffic from Amazon.com ISP

The thing you need to be careful of here is that Amazon is not simply a website provider but is also a cloud services provider and also has a service whereby users can access a virtualized desktop ...
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Why would the Alexa traffic rank be low and Alexa have no information about visitors?

What it does mean is that the Alexa Rank being shown is either wrong or useless. The site must be fairly new with very low traffic. At low traffic, Alexa has doesn't have many data points (based on ...
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What could be causing heavy bursts of traffic from single IP address to old inactive URL

By and large these appear to be innocent. From the looks of things other than the search post which appears as though it is more than likely legitimate either the user is refreshing the page ...
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