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[ASK] Serp Position Changes Depending on Browser?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by movieman32, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. movieman32

    movieman32 Regular Member

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    I noticed that my keyword changes its Google SERP rank depending on which browser I use. On the same pc, in IE it is #3, in Firefox it is #64. Anyone else notice this difference and know why it happens?
     
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    showboytridin Regular Member

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    The Google Serp are based on cookies, and probably you have different cookies on the browsers.
     
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  3. polocolto

    polocolto Regular Member

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    Log out from gmail and search again. The #3 position may be just for you.
     
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  4. hipapatuk

    hipapatuk Newbie

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    well look at your URL.. you may have set google.com in your IE but when you load FF and if you are from France(for example) you might have google.fr open by default.. and that will pull different results ;)
     
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    bizroot Supreme Member

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    Most common issue is cookie or gmail... logout from gmail and clear your cookies... Should be able to get correct result..
     
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    squidhelp Newbie

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    it is based on your location if i'm not wrong and whether if your searching for the site frequently. I've heard of people saying not to use google webmaster and google analytic if you were to search for your site
     
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    jonnyboy Junior Member

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    I believe google uses different response codes for different browsers. Also not sure but the location of the data centres that will be responding to your query may also have an impact as not all data centres carry the same information.

    I have also had this problem but all appears to even itself out after 2-3 months.

    Regards. John.