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.htaccess creatin loop when redirecting to ssl

I'm trying to redirect http:// to https:// I used cpanel redirect option but doesn't work work because is creating a loop and the browser stops. I also want that the .htaccess redirect code to be ...
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Google Webmaster Tools - Kill Domain [migrated]

I have an old site that I used to manage through Google Webmaster Tools, which I have since abandoned (took down website and no longer own the domain). I deleted the site from my webmaster tools ...
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google webmaster soft 404 on 301

I'm looking through google webmaster that my page is generating soft 404 errors (https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/181708?hl=en) google says: We recommend that you always return a 404 (Not ...
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Multilanguage google sitemap

Masters, We translated our site to english and im little bit confused about sitemap.xml. Till now, we have a sitemap like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <urlset ...
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How to fix the correct html file as homepage? [closed]

A search for my domain shows defaulthomepage along with html file that my hosting service, using plesk 9.5.4, provides as a placeholder. I have since deleted the old index file and added a new ...
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How do I verify site ownership on Google Webmaster Tools through nginx.conf?

Since a couple of years ago, Google Webmaster Tools site ownership verification process started to require that verification files have certain content, instead of simply being there and returning 200 ...
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Webmaster randomly reporting a massive increase in 404s (apparently from old sitemaps)

Well, I'm stumped. Several months back, we launched a totally new website, replacing a legacy system that was pretty messy. Part of the mess was many, many pages created that really didn't need to be ...
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When to expand a web server's unshared connection?

We have a 3 mbps by 3 mbps dedicated, unshared pipe that hosts a web server, mail server, and VoIP/web browsing traffic for 8 employees. The web server hosts a few different sites that average about ...
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Permananet Redirect

I have a domain, say www.example.com which is redirected to a website built in Google Sites. I don't want different search engines treat example.com as a different site from www.example.com. How do I ...
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How Can I Encourage Google to Read New robots.txt File?

I just updated my robots.txt file on a new site; Google Webmaster Tools reports it read my robots.txt 10 minutes before my last update. Is there any way I can encourage Google to re-read my ...
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Is this Google Webmaster crawl statistic within the norm?

I'm talking about this one: Time spent downloading a page (in milliseconds) Here's what I'm getting for one of my sites: We are planning a complete overhaul of the site (new layout and switch from ...
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Google Webmaster Tools doesn't like my sitemap

I am having problems with Google webmaster tools and sitemaps with my domain. When setting the sitemap all I get from webmaster tool still is -->Sitemap is HTML ... and I think I found out the ...