A Google web-based console that provides additional insight into a registered website's search performance and potential issues.

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How much time does robots.txt remain in Google cache?

The old robots.txt alerts me with warning about locked URL. With the new one, the URL passes the tester in Google Webmaster. But when I resend the sitemap I get the same error!
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Why would a site completely drop out of Google Webmaster Tools Search Analytics chart?

Do you guys have any idea why the main site for eg, say xyz.com would completely drop out of Google Webmaster Tools charts like this? I have never seen anything like this. It just looks like the site ...
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Configure Google webmaster console to ignore duplicate subdomain

I have a site hosted on x10hosting. This site is assigned to a free subdomain. example.x10host.com. I have now purchased my own domain: example.com Unfortunately, x10hosting does not seem to allow ...
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Google search traffic sharp drop in clicks

My site is quite large and has a lot of indexed pages. 75% of my traffic comes from Google Search clicks and has remained quite consistent for most of this year. Two weeks ago I noticed considerably ...
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HTTP status 400 code pages are getting picked up by Google, appropriate solutions?

Recently we received a notice from Google Webmaster Tools stating "Googlebot found an extremely high number of URLs on your site:..." We noticed that several of the sample urls listed included urls ...
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googel search result [duplicate]

I am very new to this google webmaster field .Just started learning things a lot . I want to make my site looks like this sample image.This can automatically happen or do i need to do anything make ...
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What “Index Status” actually show in old data?

In February I got full control over 3 websites. All three existed for years before my arrival to the company. I noticed two of them (made by the same guy) had zero indexed page on Search Console's ...
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What difference does it make if i add both versions of my website to google webmaster tools one is with 'www' and another is without 'www'

What is the exact difference between website with www and without www and how does google counts on it. I have added my website in google webmaster tools and verified it successfully with www, now ...
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Google webmaster shows 'This site is undergoing a move' months after submission

I moved my website to a new domain and did all the necessary steps in Google Webmaster. Now, months later, I'm trying to set the preferred domain to non-www and cannot because it says 'This site is ...
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How to allow Googlebot and Bingbot to crawl mysite?

Recently I got email message from Google that Googlebot cant access your site. I tried to look for some articles on the internet about this issue and most them points its because of robots.txt file ...
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Change of Address (Google Webmasters Tools) Error

I have 301 permanently redirected my old domain http://oldexample.asia to my new domain http://newexample.org but my site is hosted in Wapka.mobi (free hosting service) which automatically redirects ...
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Uknown source of sublinks

I have recently took over the admin rights to my webpage from a company I had outsourced to create it, they however left the job undone and now my SEO sublinks are appearing in Portuguese. I have ...
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Remove Session ID from Canonical URL

I have two URL's http://www.domain.com/thread.php?1234-a-brand-new-thread/page2 http://www.domain.com/thread.php?1234-a-brand-new-thread/p=54762 'p' is equal to a post on the second page, so the ...
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Should I remove Google indexed pages before requesting a review after thin content manual action

Following on from my previous question - NOINDEX large number of pages to fix Google thin content manual action? Firstly, If I noindex all pages causing the manual action, is that enough for me to ...
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Does Google/YouTube allow downloads on embeded YouTube videos?

I have a music website where I embed music videos from YouTube. I plan to allow my website users to download these embeded videos using third party plugin for free. Does Google permit this or if I do ...
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a “marked as fixed” equivalent in Bing Webmaster tools

In GWT, in the report of pages producing error statuses (crawl errors), there is an option to label up to 1000 pages per day as "fixed" via the "marked as fixed" button. I want to do this in Bing ...
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Google reports that robots.txt is blocking site - but I don't think it is

I have a site map at http://www.example.com/sitemap_index.xml that has been sumbitted to Google Webmaster Tools, however... Google is reporting that my sitemap is being blocked by robots.txt. My ...
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Crawl-error: Google searches for foo.tld/www.foo.tld

Google Webmaster Tools is reporting strange crawl errors. It reports that www.example.com can't be found, yet the domain is valid and is an exact match of our clients domain. A click on the error ...
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fetch as google on development environment

We are working on a new version of a website. The current version is indexed by google, everything looks fine. The new version will have more or less the same content & links, but we are changing ...
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International Targeting SEO - hreflang

How do I properly put hreflang tags? I would like to target 3 different languages not just English. example.com/de example.com/fr example.com/it And my main website example.com is in English and ...
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Multiple canonical URLs for same page

I have an existing canonical URL in the form http://example.com/page1 for a page called http://example.com/page1.html and use .htaccess to rewrite the URL of anything without an extension so it ends ...
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Hosting sitemaps in S3 and submitting them to Google Web Master Tools

In robots.txt: # robotstxt.org User-agent: * sitemap: https://s3.amazonaws.com/my-bucket/sitemaps/sitemap.xml sitemap: https://s3.amazonaws.com/my-bucket/sitemaps/videositemap.xml sitemap: https://s3....
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Can a very large not-so-relevant sitemap hurt my site to Google’s eyes?

I have a Wiki site (running MediaWiki) which I am trying to optimize in terms of page speed and SEO. One of the many things in my to-do list is submit a sitemap on Google Webmaster tools, now here is ...
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How to download all queries from Google Search Console Analytics?

In Google Search Console, in Search Analytics, it only lets you download 999 lines of data. How do I download all queries from Google Search Analytics in Google Search Console?
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Google webmaster showing error 404 of the URLs I have never created

In the Search console of Google webmaster, I am getting "Not found" in URL Errors in an extent having suffix /%EF%BB%BF. I have never created these type of pages or in website these URLs never exist. ...
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Do I have to add several domains pointing to the same site to Google Webmaster Tools?

I have multiple domains pointed on the same site. I chose one to be the canonical one, and redirected the others to that using a canonical tag. In Google Webmaster Tools, I know that I have to add my ...
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Google Webmaster: What is the point of adding www and non-www properties?

I just start using Google Webmasters tool. When I add a domain with or without www, there will be a message from google saying I need to add the other to improve the 'exposure'. If I do this, there ...
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Strange URL in Webmaster Tools

I've noticed 2 URL's not found (/mobile) and (/m) which are apparently linked from my homepage. Neither of these URLs do or have ever existed on the site so there is not and has never been any such ...
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Issuu - PDF - Duplicated Content

I often write newsletters and publish them on my own site as PDF's. To potentially drive more traffic to my site, I was thinking about publishing the same newsletter files through sites like Scribd ...
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I have three different copies of same website in webmaster tools

I transferred my blog from blogger.com to WordPress. Now my webmaster tools is having three copies of same website. One with blogspot.com that is redirecting to a new domain and one with www and one ...
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Search Console shows 343 web pages submitted but only 132 indexed

My Search Console (Webmaster Tools) account shows 343 web pages submitted but only 132 indexed. The actual number of posts on my blog are 138. What should I do? I am also getting 179 "not found" ...
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Magento Robots.txt and blocking cached images

We have a Magento based store. Images are resized and served cached dynamically. When the image cache in Magento is cleared, there are generated new paths and files. And I get 404 errors for them ...
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Does the actual hyphenated url matter in google results?

I have read through all the documents from Google Webmasters but was unable to figure this out. My site has schema.org microdata elements to make it more googlebot friendly. There is an event with a ...
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Setting a preferred domain in Google webmaster tools

I have a site like "example.com". Questions 1: I can access to my site through "example.com" and www.example.com in web browser. Both non www and www version redirects to example.com. So, is it ...
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Should I block an .htm resource in robots.txt

We use scripts to create static .htm files to show content on our site. Mainly in an effort to reduce database calls. For example, a script that builds a file every 5 minutes that contains a list of ...
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Google Webmaster Tools - Duplicate content (slash and none slash version of a page)

Google Webmaster Tools shows a lot of duplicate content in the following pages: www.example.com/example www.example.com/example/ I do NOT offer two versions of any page on my website, when you ...
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Does a sudden increase in no-follow backlinks hurt my site?

It's a two-month old website. Nearly a thousand unnatural no-follow backlinks were generated within 6 days with the same anchor text (which has nothing to do with my website keywords) and the same ...
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Putting HTTPS links in my sitemap confuses Google?

In Google Webmaster Tools, "https" is one of my top content words. Clicking on the keyword, I see this is because "https" appears 160 times in my sitemap (but no where else on my site). My sitemap ...
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Google Webmaster Tools : removing URL tool has removed the wrong url from index

I've asked for the following url to be removed (the entire directory): www.mydomain.com/blog/some-article/attachment/ but this morning to my surprise the url www.mydomain.com/blog/some-article/ is ...
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Google search results shows every page on my site as a separate result [duplicate]

I'm new to SEO but been working for a while in our own company site, I have fetch and probe everything in the GSC even sent a update sitemap recently, already processed and everything is cool, but ...
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Multiple domains for the same site in Google Webmaster Tools

I have a website that I host with multiple domains. I have them set up in Google Webmaster Tools. They look like this: I have set the preferred domain to "burlingameautoclinic.com" for all the ...
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can't remove blocks on my resources in google webmaster tools

I received an alert from Google Webmaster Tools a couple weeks ago that stated: "Google systems have recently detected an issue with your homepage that affects how well our algorithms render and ...
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In Google Webmaster tools is indexed Urls and subset or in addition to Submitted Urls

My website has 500,000 pages, Ive submitted urls to my Google webmaster tools account Every week I check and the number of Urls indexed is slowly creeping up, the number of urls submitted is ...
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URLs with parameters & canonical tags. Block them via robots.txt vs GSC URL parameters?

I have some URLs with parameters, the parameters aren't of the filtering kind, they don't create millions of duplicates. The parameters are simple being used for tracking purpose, content doesn't ...
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Strange URLs st.aspx and ct.html in Webmaster Tools

Why would Google Webmaster Tools include these strange URLs as URL Errors? I don't have them linked anywhere, and when I click "Linked from" I just get the no-www variants of the same URLs: st.aspx (...
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Is it necessary to share access to Google Search Console and Google Analytics with an SEO agency?

We have hired a company to do our SEO. They've done their onpage work and starting to do link building. They are now asking for access to Search Console and Analytics. Background The SEO company ...
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Google doesn't seem to crawl the homepage of my site

I am rather new to the webmaster world but have run into a problem I can't seem to find a solution to. If I search for my site suleimanholdings.com the first results from my site are secondary pages ...
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How to claim ownership of a website in Webmaster tools if that website redirects to another site

Ive got an old website that i want to 301 redirect to another website (using .htaccess). I want to claim ownership of the property in Google Webmaster tools, to do this i usually use the file upload ...
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Fetch as Google fails in Search Console (Webmaster Tools)

Most of the time, the Fetch as Google succeeds only partially. There's always some resources that cannot be retrieved. It says the URLs are temporarily unreachable. I thought it was something to do ...
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Googlebot couldn't get all resources for this page

When I fetch and render it is showing partial. It looks fine. The same way Google sees it is the same way visitors see it. The reason for this is that I've added BuySellaAd codes in a widget onto my ...