Embedding Sitemap Meta Tag on Free Wordpress Blog

I have a free wordpress blogging account and I have a domain from GoDaddy which is forwarding to my wordpress blog. I want to use Google's sitemap which requires me to add the meta tag in my...

How to configure robots.txt to allow everything?

My robots.txt in Google Webmaster Tools shows the following values: User-agent: * Allow: / What does it mean? I don't have enough knowledge about it, so looking for your help. I want to allow...

Correctly generating a sitemap XML with special characters

I've a program which generates XML sitemaps for Google Webmaster Tools (among other things). GWTs is giving me errors for some sitemaps because the URLs contain character sequences like ã¾,...

Wordpress Robots.txt does /feed matter?

I have a question questions regarding SEO, Robots.txt and wordpress Here's what my robots.txt looks like: User-agent: * Disallow: /cgi-bin Disallow: /wp-admin Disallow: /wp-includes Disallow:...

Remove Malware from Website

My website, 3dsforums.com, has been marked as an attack site for containing malware. According to Google Webmaster Tools, this is the suspected code that has been injected onto every...

Google Analytics Appears to be showing twice as much

I just launched a website powered by Wordpress. I put the Google Analytics tracking code in my header, but for some reason it appears as if each visit might be double firing. I am getting things...

How to keep Google from indexing the Session ID in the URL?

One of my sites is for old mobile phones that don't accept cookies so it uses a URL-based Session ID. However, Google is indexing the Session ID, so when my site is searched on Google, all the...

Why google webmaster tools don't see the static version of my site but instead the template for the dynamic one?

I have added the spiderable package package to my Meteor app, and the html version of the page is returned when making requests with ?_escaped_fragment_= in the url, but I'm unable to get Google...

ASP URLDecode - Incorrect Conversion

I have a website where google pics up some links on my site and sends throught the following URL http://www.globalpropertyonline.net/test.asp?town=gand%EDa I have one of the URLDecode Functions I...

UTF-8 encoding in page addresses, issues with search engine crawlers

We are maintaining a website that uses the letters æ, ø, and å in some of the page addresses. And this has worked just fine, except for some IE-issues early on, up until now. The problem we...

Multilingual sitemap.xml file

I have a website that has more than 1 language and I would to optimize my sitemap.xml so it will include all available languages - I found this guide on Google Webmaster Tools to use XHTML to...

Sitemap.xml hidden from visitors

I wish to have my sitemap.xml not visible to users. Currently, the sitemap index and sitemaps are at the root of the site and i included it in the robots.txt. As we are starting to play with it...

Bing webmaster tools says bad SEO for embedded SVG containing <title> tags

I am working on a site where I have used SVG directly embedded in the HTML5 page. I use the <title> tags within the SVG to get the mouse hover tooltip effect to provide some information about the...

Remove all link in Google except homepage

I have 180 pages indexed in Google and i need to remove all except root domaine.com/ What is the syntaxe in https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals ? domaine.com/$ ? My...

How can i fix "Googlebot can't access your site" issue?

I just keep getting a message about "Over the last 24 hours, Googlebot encountered 1 errors while attempting to access your robots.txt. To ensure that we didn't crawl any pages listed in that...

HTTP 301 Error - Is it a big deal?

I was testing out a site using Google Webmaster Tools and noticed that almost all the links have been 'redirected'. I receive an HTTP 301 error / warning stating such. Is this actually a big...

What is the proper way to index your site with Google Webmaster Tools?

I've recently revamped my website. I basically deleted everything and built everything from scratch. Here is what I've done: Added a canonical tag on each page so that Google knows which...

Submit Site Map Using C#

I am using follwoign code to submit site map to webmaster tools Google.GData.WebmasterTools.WebmasterToolsService service = new...

robots.txt Not Updating

Today I received an email from Webmaster Tools stating that "Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files". So I set about updating my robots.txt file located in the root of my server. Original...

.Net struggles with Webmaster Tools (Google.Apis.Webmasters.v3 Nuget package)

I wonder if anyone has got any further than me using the new Search Analytics functions of the Google Webmaster Tools API via .Net? I am using the Google.Apis.Webmasters.v3 Nuget package and have...

Cannot get SSL to work in Docker container

Let me start off by saying that I am no server administrator and there are a great many things I do not know. Because of this I am sure that I have made a mistake somewhere setting up my Docker...

Nginx rewrite can't rewrite Cyrillic

I have had URLs on Cyrillic which I've changed to Latin about a month ago. Now I am making redirects from error pages (webmaster tools), but for some reason Cyrillic URL rewriting is not...

Is There Any Solution To Check a Webpage is Mobile Friendly (C#)

I was wondering since most of the websites use responsive themes or mobile friendly is there any solution to check whether a given url is mobile friendly or not programmatically. Similar solution...

Getting a soft 404 error on redirect to login page in Yii

I'm using Yii 1.1.17, and i noticed on some of my pages where i want just registered users to be able to view I'm getting a soft 404 error on Google's webmasters tools. For...

Error: "The property offers is not recognized by Google for an object of type Offer" in Structured data

I have added below html code to a product page on one of our websites: <div itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer" itemscope="" itemprop="offers"> <div class="product-type-data"> <div...

How to disable google web light for the website

When i am opening my website in slow internet connection then google provide google web light feature then website loading faster. But website is not properly aligned. And load ugly website. I...

Google not detecting link hreflang tags

We have a single TLD. We vary content for different regions and languages using paths, e.g.: example.com/CA/fr-CA (French Canadian for Canada)## Heading ## example.com/AT/de-AT (Austrian German...

ImportError: No module named 'config.settings'; 'config' is not a package

I'm trying to get my cookiecutter-django app running under Apache with mod_wsgi installed via pip. python3 manager.py runserver works. But after running it in Apache, I got an error saying Module...

PageSpeed Insights versus Core Web Vitals

I have been working on improving the Core Web Vitals for a website and when I use PageSpeed Insights I consistently get scores in the upper 90s. But when using Google Webmaster Tools the Core Web...

Html size is too long - Bing Webmaster Tool

I ran a site scan with Bing Webmaster Tool, and some of my pages came back with the issue "Html size is too long". One example is this one: https://bellawanana.com/free-starbucks/ I am not too...