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Google search: Did you mean?

Post by Affin » Sun May 27, 2018 8:36 pm

I've had my website now over 1 year. When I write on google search myforum.org, it says: did you mean myforum.com why does it do it?

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by david63 » Sun May 27, 2018 8:40 pm

No idea - have you asked Google?

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by Affin » Sun May 27, 2018 9:07 pm

david63 wrote:
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No idea - have you asked Google?
myforum.org

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by Toxyy » Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:52 pm

Did you mean myforum.com?

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by AmigoJack » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:40 am

Why would one search for a domain instead of requesting it directly?

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by Toxyy » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:02 am

AmigoJack wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:40 am
Why would one search for a domain instead of requesting it directly?
I have a habit of searching on Google for specific keywords with site:whatever.com to be honest.

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by AmigoJack » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:28 am

Me too for various reasons, but never the domain alone. I mean, I've encountered enough people doing exactly that instead of using the address bar of their internet browsers.

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:26 pm

Affin wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 8:36 pm
I've had my website now over 1 year. When I write on google search myforum.org, it says: did you mean myforum.com why does it do it?
could be that since .org is relatively uncommon compared to .com that google assumes that you made a typo when you typed it in.

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by Toxyy » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:07 am

You could add all of your real urls to index, add the SEO sitemap extension (works for 3.2 tested), and also submit the sitemap xml to them?

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Re: Google search: Did you mean?

Post by Affin » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:05 pm

Toxyy wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:07 am
You could add all of your real urls to index, add the SEO sitemap extension (works for 3.2 tested), and also submit the sitemap xml to them?
Have done all that

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