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After I re-designed my website, Google stoped ranking my page. I have no idea why.

I'm not banned from Google, because my website is position #1 on the search.

And my META tags for robots look like this:

<meta content="index,follow" name="robots">

So why is Google Page Rank Checker not able to rate my site?

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I checked your site on the same tool and it gave a PageRank of 3.

But it doesn't matter. PageRank is not "ranking". You could have PR of 1 or 5 and it wouldn't really make a massive difference. I've said before, PageRank takes a trillion pages on the Internet and boils them all down to one of 10 integers.

You said yourself that your site appears in Google search, so unless you have experienced a significant drop in traffic, forget about PR and concentrate on making your site great.

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Your site is obviously being indexed by Google as you can see here which is the main thing. I personally wouldn't worry too much about whether a 3rd party site can determin page-rank for your site, what matters is that it is available on Google and people can find it.

If you don't already have one, I'd suggest creating a Google Webmasters account and using it's tools to verify if there is any problem. If there is, it should be indicated here. If not, I wouldn't worry.

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Yeah, I have an Google Webmaster account. I'll not worry to much about this then. I just found it strange that my site no longer had any Page Rank. – Steven Dec 7 '10 at 12:47

I think the reason why your site is not being ranked is because you may have had a large number of back links in a short period of time. Google does not like that and sees that as cheating, so it will not rank you.

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