Take the 2-minute tour ×
Webmasters Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for pro webmasters. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I made some changes recently to my website that were substantial.

My page rank for my business's name is now #1.

However, Google shows wrong information in the search results, as do Bing and Yahoo.

So how long?

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers 2

It varies. Sites like Stackoverflow will see changes reflected seemingly immediately while smaller sites may wait days or even weeks for the changes to be represented in the search results. See this answer for why.

share|improve this answer
add comment

I know it's anywhere between a day and 6 weeks usually. The exact time depends on your history with google (i'm not all that familiar with bing (with also gives yahoo results)). If your site changed often in the past google will reindex relatively quickly, if google didn't see any changes in the past 76 years it won't reindex very fast. my own site was reindexed by google after about a week after submitting the sitemap to google.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.