Googlebot not respecting http basic auth

I have basic auth set up and it has always worked. Suddenly google started crawling my pages. The auth is still there (I have checked it using different browsers). I am at a loss how it's possible. The user/pass is dead simple to guess from the ur...
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2017-01-03 22:01 (0) Answers

How to verify that Google has indexed a page

I've added a new page to my website and currently its being linked to at only one place in the website. The new page is a simple page with some text content. What are some techniques I can use to verify that Googlebot has indexed and crawled said pag...
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2016-12-15 17:12 (0) Answers

What is Google reaction to indexing redirect URLs?

i just installed a CMS script to make my website that it give me URLs like this : site.ltd/index.php?page=ID after some changes in URL, i used a .Htaccess code to remove index.php from URL. But this code do not remove index.php from original URLs....
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2016-11-30 16:11 (1) Answers

Cross Domain Canonicalisation Issue

Let's say I have a website example.com which is an original one. I have other 4 sites like example1.com - example2.com - example3.com & example4.com All the domains are pointed to the same server. I had installed a canonical tag of example.com in...
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2016-11-16 10:11 (0) Answers

Angularjs Google SEO error

I have a problem with my AngularJS 1.* app and Google SEO crawler. I have an angular route /skills but when I try to fetch the /skills route as google (Fetch as Google) it gives Page not found. Also, I have meta base tag. If I try to fetch my index r...
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2016-11-02 23:11 (0) Answers

Angular 2 on Apache | search engines crawler

I've written a simple Angular 2 app and published it on a hosting provider's Apache server. Is it possible that my site will be crawled by search engines? I googled that the site needs to be rendered server side, but I haven't been able to find out a...
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2016-10-24 12:10 (1) Answers

Vaadin 7 make application SEO ready

Google Ajax-crawling instructions say the !# is actually transformed into ?_escaped_fragment_ by the google crawler. I'd like to prepare my Vaadin 7 application to be SEO ready for Google search engine so could you please tell me if there is any ou...
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2016-07-20 12:07 (0) Answers

Serve different page to google bot crawler

I have an SPA with a lot of images in it. I want to expose those images to search engines. So I want to create "special" pages that will only be seen by the bot. The pages will contain metadata about the images. Is it possible to make googlebot cra...
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2016-05-25 13:05 (2) Answers