Webmasters Weekly Newsletter
Webmasters Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Create redirect from url like www.example.us/?p=100&option=

I am switching CMS and have about 600 URLs that need to get redirected to the new scheme. The URL on the old site looks like the following on my test server: ...

htaccess redirects  
asked by Bob M 4 votes
answered by w3d 3 votes

Remove ads from embedded videos (uploaded by me)

I have created a youtube channel and uploaded several original videos to that channel, for the purpose of embedding them into my website. Problem is ads are being displayed like so: My embed code ...

advertising youtube  
asked by user602088 3 votes

Breadcrumbs and Structured Data, without a visible > on the page, plus nesting options

When I add breadcrumbs soon (with microdata) - do I need to write link1 > link2 > link3 (as in the google example code) in the visible text on the page, or will link1 link2 link3 without the > ...

microdata schema.org structured-data breadcrumbs  
asked by Mousey 2 votes

406 Not Acceptable response

I'm getting a 406 Not Acceptable response from a GoDaddy Shared Apache server upon making the following request through posting a form directly from the browser: HEADERS: Host: url User-Agent: ...

http forms error  
asked by helloworld 2 votes
answered by Mike 3 votes

Removal from HSTS preload list?

A client has moved their website to another provider who does not support secure (HTTPS) browsing. The previous site was served over HTTPS and sent HSTS headers and was included on the Chrome HSTS ...

https hsts  
asked by Andrew Lott 2 votes
answered by Steffen Ullrich 5 votes

Redirecting my main index page - is this bad?

I have a website which has separate front pages for some countries. If you visit www.example.com it will redirect you to either www.example.com/uk or www.example.com/ie or www.example.com/global. ...

seo geolocation  
asked by jamescridland 2 votes
answered by Seb 1 vote

Why don't search engines support JSON-LD + Schema.org as seperated endpoints via rel="alternate" or script src?

So the whole idea of JSON revolves around object->arrays presented in a simple text format. The LD variant is no different. When combined with Schema.org it turns into a flexible display API that many ...

schema.org structured-data json-ld rel-alternate knowledge-graph  
asked by dhaupin 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What does an asterisk/star in traceroute mean?

The below is a part of traceroute to my hosted server: 9 ae-2-2.ebr2.dallas1.level3.net (4.69.132.106) 19.433 ms 19.599 ms 19.275 ms 10 ae-72-72.csw2.dallas1.level3.net (4.69.151.141) 19.496 ...

dns ip-address  
asked by FEQ 19 votes
answered by paulmorriss 17 votes

Moving from http to https - Google webmaster tools | Bing webmaster tools

I'm moving from HTTP to HTTPS for my entire site. The site is currently added to Google Webmaster Tools as www.example.com and all the pages are indexed without using SSL. How do I go about moving to ...

seo google-webmaster-tools redirects https bing-webmaster-tools  
asked by user2240778 8 votes
answered by Simon Hayter 3 votes

Can you answer these?

CAN-SPAM and transactional emails without legitimate physical address (for foreign webmaster)

Situation I am a very small time web developer working on a personal web project. This website will be sending only two types of emails, a email validation email and a forgot password email. I do ...

email spam authentication users accounts  
asked by Monkey Code 1 vote

After change to new software stack, Chinese pages require setting encoding in browser

We changed to a new server with a completely upgraded software stack, including apache 2.4 and php 5.6.9. We have a page in Simplified Chinese. On our old server (apache 2.2, php 5.3.5), the pages ...

html browsers content-encoding  
asked by Jeffrey Simon 1 vote

Displaying multiple branch locations on the map that appears in Google Search results

About six months ago, a friend opened her second store (in a village adjacent to that of her first store). Both stores have their own Google+ profiles, with appropriate address/contact information. ...

seo google-search local-seo google-maps  
asked by eggyal 1 vote
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