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Even that my traffic through Google raised approximately 40%, the homepage (/) of my page is gone from Google results even though I have no broken links.

How can I investigate the cause?

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Have you looked at Google web master tools –  tim.baker Nov 17 '13 at 15:37
    
Yes I have, and there's not any new indicator... –  Toni Michel Caubet Nov 17 '13 at 15:50
    
Are you sure it's been removed or you just cant see it ranking? Do a site colon search in Google like this to confirm if it has been deindexed: site:example.com –  Max Nov 18 '13 at 2:10
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Google can decide to remove your page from its index if:

  • your page has duplicate content with an other page (internal or not)
  • your page is not considered good enough to be indexed (thin content for example)
  • your page is not accessible anymore for a long time (returns 404 HTTP status)
  • your page is blocked by a robots.txt
  • your page is blocked by an .htaccess file (returns 410 HTTP status for example)
  • your site is penalized or blacklisted (because of spamming, bad backlinks etc.)
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Google may remove a site (including its homepage) from the search results if the site gets a penalty for being spamming. Log into Google Webmaster Tools, verify your site, and check if there are any messages from Google about penalties applied to your site.

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Google removes homepage from page results if:

  • Google thinks the site is down
  • The homepage size is very small
  • In a few cases I've noticed Google removing homepages with no link on the page
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