SER Engines or GSA Bug?

Just ran into the strangest of bugs:

I set up an entirely new project by hand for only [SERE] Social Profiles. Unlike what I would normally do, I use no proxies and  only one email – because these are profiles to be set up with the real client name, photo etc. 
Lo and behold. some engines use other emails – emails that aren’t mine: elizameaux@gmx.de for mixcloud or harryemerson@gmail.com for disqus.  kamimclaurin@animail.net for houzz and maybe more, because then I stopped it. 

I often use gmx or gmail. so I double checked those addresses, they are definitely not mine and are not used in any other project. 

WTF? 

No wonder the registration rate is so low. In a normal project, with lots of other variables going on, I would have never seen this. 

Guys, if you use SEREngines, please check with one of your projects. Needless to say, I will report this to James as well, because I’m pretty sure this is an error in the engine.

PS Some other engines register ok e.g. yelp, calameo or vimeo

[ Physics ] Open Question : Why do the Star Trek writers think that stopping engines will stop forward momentum in space?

Shouldn’t they at least know that they’d have to reverse thrusters to give the equal and opposite force to stop forward momentum? Shouldn’t someone writing for one of the premier scifi franchises know this basic fact? Verisimilitude is the hallmark of good fiction writing.

GSA or SER ENGINES or is it me who is messing this up?

So I decided to take out GSA and SER Engines out from the dead and wanted to try doing some automation (web 2.0) to a url. 

I followed everything as per the tutorial posted in SER Engines. 

– SER Engines couldn’t create email account (The text file is blank)
– SER Engines Couldn’t create web 2.0 

I am using 4 proxies and doing it very slow and using 2captcha.

Apart from that I manually generated 3 catch all email from a custom domain of mine and tested everything!

The errors I am getting while trying to create web 2.0 urls using SER ENGINES

https://pastebin.com/54HFRbEk
Also I made sure GSA and SER ENGINES API is up to date!

Thoughts?

Does localised content between two cities in the same country cause duplicate content issues for search engines?

I realize this question is very similar to many questions already asked, but please bear with me as I haven’t been able to find any answers that apply to my situation specifically.

Basically I’m building a site that is split in two because once a user arrives on the site, they’re asked to choose their location and then they will be taken to the content for that location. The content is nearly identical for both locations, as there are only minor details changed (like price and address, etc.)

The difference here is that the two locations are two different cities within the same province of the same country. So a lot of the answers I’ve found don’t quite apply as they’re targeted more for different countries or languages.

First I’ll explain how I’ve built the site. It’s built on WordPress and just uses one domain, no subdomains or anything. There’s a landing page that has a link to each location. Upon choosing a location, you’re taken to the homepage for that location, which is the “Parent page” for that half of the site. All of the other pages for that location are children. A nav bar is served up based on the location you’ve chosen so that only links to that location are available. The URLs look like this:

mydomain.com/location-1/location-1-contact

mydomain.com/location-2/location-2-contact

My question is, do I need to be worried about duplicate content with Google, and how do I make sure that the correct location’s pages are being served to the correct people?

I’ve found a few solutions to similar questions, such as:

  1. rel="alternate" hreflang="x" but this seems to be more for targeting different languages or at least different countries, which is not my case. As far as I understand this tag, I’d be putting in the same info for both locations anyway.

  2. canonical also doesn’t quite fit as I understand that it dictates which content is the “main content”, however for me neither is the “main” content, it just depends on where the user is located. I want whichever location they’re searching for to be prioritized.

Maybe I’m just misunderstanding how some of this works, and maybe I have nothing to worry about at all. But I’ve been reading and researching for a while and I can’t find anything that speaks to my specific situation and I don’t want to get penalized for duplicate content.

Thanks in advance for the help!

Where do I find platforms that GSA-SER doesn’t already have engines written for?

I am curious about writing these engine scripts.
If you don’t know, SER has a scripting language GSA developed just for the task.
I’ve had other learning tasks ahead of this, but it seems about time I start exploring the engines.
I guess for my first try, it would be best to create an engine that already exists, and then see how close I came to doing it as it should be, since there is a guide/answer already there to check with!
But, just thinking ahead…once I am familiar with how this works, where do i source new platforms from that require a new engine? What are some methods that work to accomplish this? Thanks…
PS– there’s already  this page with links:
https://forum.gsa-online.de/discussion/14/tutorial-how-to-find-new-platforms-footprints-and-urls/p1

My site is redirected only when using search engines, how do I fix this?

My site is being redirected to a pharmacy site when you search for it, but if you type the address in it will work. I tried to look for the problem and found this: window._wpemojiSettings = {“baseUrl”:”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/11.2.0/72×72/”,”ext”:”.png”,”svgUrl”:”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/11.2.0/svg/”,”svgExt”:”.svg”,”source”:{“concatemoji”:”http://mazaskacdfi.org/wp-includes/js/wp-emoji-release.min.js?ver=5.1.3″}}; !function(a,b,c){function d(a,b){var c=String.fromCharCode;l.clearRect(0,0,k.width,k.height),l.fillText(c.apply(this,a),0,0);var d=k.toDataURL();l.clearRect(0,0,k.width,k.height),l.fillText(c.apply(this,b),0,0);var e=k.toDataURL();return d===e}function e(a){var b;if(!l||!l.fillText)return!1;switch(l.textBaseline=”top”,l.font=”600 32px Arial”,a){case”flag”:return!(b=d([55356,56826,55356,56819],[55356,56826,8203,55356,56819]))&&(b=d([55356,57332,56128,56423,56128,56418,56128,56421,56128,56430,56128,56423,56128,56447],[55356,57332,8203,56128,56423,8203,56128,56418,8203,56128,56421,8203,56128,56430,8203,56128,56423,8203,56128,56447]),!b);case”emoji”:return b=d([55358,56760,9792,65039],[55358,56760,8203,9792,65039]),!b}return!1}function f(a){var c=b.createElement(“script”);c.src=a,c.defer=c.type=”text/javascript”,b.getElementsByTagName(“head”)[0].appendChild(c)}var g,h,i,j,k=b.createElement(“canvas”),l=k.getContext&&k.getContext(“2d”);for(j=Array(“flag”,”emoji”),c.supports={everything:!0,everythingExceptFlag:!0},i=0;i

If this is the problem how do i delete it or fix it? Thank you

Make search engines show related (by name and otherwise) businesses in search results

So, I manage the website of a restaurant, “ABC”. This restaurant has recently opened another outlet in a different area. They called it, “ABC Express”.

Both restaurants are having their own Google My Business pages. And they both show up in the top 10-15 results in a search for their names.

So far so good.

I’d like to understand if there’s any thing I can do, in terms of SEO, to make the results show “ABC Express” also, when the user searches for “ABC” and vice versa.

What’s happening, now, is through word of mouth, people are hearing that ABC opened another outlet in this other area. They don’t know that the other outlet is called, “ABC Express”. So, they google for – “ABC” and the new outlet doesn’t even show up in the top 100 results, because it’s called “ABC Express”.

What I’ve done to make Google understand the two restaurants are related:

  1. Split up their single page website, into two location pages. One has information about the original – “ABC”, the second page has information about the “ABC Express”. The landing page just has information about the dishes (common) they serve. Each of these pages show up independent within the top 10-15 results, which you search for either “ABC” or “ABC Express”.

  2. The landing page’s json-ld declares, “ABC” as an Organization and includes information that’s common to both. Each of the location pages, includes json-ld that declares the @type as Restaurant and then references the parent through parentOrganization.

It’s been about three weeks since these changes were published and google has indexed all pages (verified in Google Search Console). However, I’m still not seeing the desired results.

Is there anything else I could do?

Do search engines consider the length of longer percent-encoded URLs or shorter non-English character URLs for SEO?

Do search engines consider the length of non-English characters or do they consider the length of percentage-encoded characters for an SEO score?

For example:

http://example.com/%d8%b1%d9%88%d8%b3%d9%8a%d8%a7-%d8%a7%d9%84%d8%b9%d9%85%d9%84-%d8%b9%d9%84%d9%89-%d8%a7%d8%a8%d8%aa 

I searched here and found related posts are 3 to 7 years old. Is there any update in how popular search engines index URLs with non-English characters?