Chaoley
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MS Bing web crawler out of control causing our site to go down
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There are two ways of controlling the Bingbot; see http://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/crawl-control-55a30302 for details. If you don't want to use their control panel just use a robots.txt file. "If ...

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Hold my hand through my htaccess http to https redirects
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Another option; RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !on RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L]

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Solving corruption in a .htaccess flle
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you need to do a few things to fix the issue. Change your FTP password, you need a strong password. Remove the three lines starting with 'RewriteCond' and 'RewriteRule' in your htaccess file. Delete ...

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Will landing pages not linked from anywhere negatively affect SERP ranking?
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This type of landing page is known as a 'doorway page', they used to work great before Google came along with the page rank algorithm. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/2721311?hl=en https:...

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Bingbot in requesting stange, invalid URLs
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You can use htaccess to send a 410 - gone response, that should help with the Bing tools, and will stop your CMS from even seeing these requests.

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Do Twitter Card tags and OpenGraph meta tags conflict with each other? Do I need both?
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I don't see how they would conflict, and as you say there are different recommended image sizes so use them both. I have both Open Graph and Schema markup on my sites, it's just a few meta tags and a ...

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How to tell google that 2 different domains are for the same website
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You can do this using the hreflag meta tag, see https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/189077 Important to note that "each language page must identify all language versions, including itself." ...

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Would an English site's rank increase if you added other languages?
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Many questions rolled into one, I'll answer them in turn with my understanding of best practices, see https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6059209 and https://support.google.com/webmasters/...

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A/B Testing a site-wide feature with Google Analytics
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A simple way to show one of two options is using PHP: if ( rand(1, 2) == 1 ) { // show test feature // Google Analytics tag or event } else { // show default feature // Google Analytics ...

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What bots are really worth letting onto a site?
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I had problems with Baidu bots slowing down my server while the search engine was sending almost no traffic. These bots do not respect the robots.txt file so to block Baidu bots just paste the ...

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Properly redirect a site to WWW and HTTPS
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Try this and see if it helps. RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^yourdomain\.com$ [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !on RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.yourdomain.com/$1 [R=301,L]

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Googlebot sends several hundred requests in a minute
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In your robots.txt file add a crawl delay directive. User-agent: * Crawl-delay: 1 Any IPs that don't obey this should be blocked. Anything in the 66.249 range is Google in my understanding.

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Malicious content detected by google webmasters tool
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I suggest using the Wordfence plugin, https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/ It will monitor your file system for changes to the original files. Read more at https://www.wordfence.com/ I use the ...

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