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I just found out that you need to update one of the products under that category for the last modified date to be updated.


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Your sitemap should include the links you want search engines to find and index. If you're providing HTTPS canonicals then this is what should be included in the sitemap. Giving a HTTP in your sitemap and a HTTPS in your canonicals & internal links could be misleading to search engines. What you shouldn't do is include both. sitemaps.org answers that ...


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I've never liked the idea of updating <lastmod> every day as itt's not just wrong, it's misleading search engines. In a post over on SO, Google's Gary Illyes wrote: The lastmod tag is optional in sitmaps and in most of the cases it's ignored by search engines, because webmasters are doing a horrible job keeping it accurate. I've generally ...


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If your pages are being indexed properly, that is all you need. Google uses the sitemap primarily to audit if they can properly crawl your site and not as a source of URLs TO crawl your site. Sitemaps are only necessary when a site is extremely large or has content behind a paywall or login. Otherwise, Google will largely ignore the sitemap. There is ...


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Simple answer. Your sitemap should reflect the structure you want and not the structure you do not want. It should only contain your new URLs. As well, while the advice fro MOZ sounds good, if Google has all of your pages indexed, it does not care about links. It cares about URLs. Not URLs from links, but URLs of pages. This is one of the two keys for your ...


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Personally I think cross domain sitemap and things like that are not for you. Google allowed to add subdirectories, and you can manage it seperatly with separate dashboard. That means you can add these kind of property in search console. example.com example.com/blog/ example.com/store/ 1) Yes, you can add both main sitemap and blog sitemap in your robots....


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You should add and verify both sites in search console. On this way you would be able to add and host cross-domain sitemaps. And Google will be able to correctly associate and analyze them, independently from where are they placed in fact. Further info about cross domain sitemaps here


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If the website is crawled and indexed properly then you dont need to worry about sitemap. It important only when you have large number of pages. However to expedite the process you go to webmaster > Crawl > Fetch as Google - enter the url of your sitemap, usually it is sitemap.xml. Hit the fetch button to see if everything is ok and click on submit to ...


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Sign in to Google Webmaster Tools. Click on the blog title for which you want to add sitemap. Click on Sitemaps button. At the top right corner of the page, press Add/Test sitemap button. Once you click the button, a small box will appear. Add the below code in the text field. atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 This is the ...


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As Google indexed your site the indexed pages and keywords are added into the index in near real time and go live into production. The reason why the index status is pending is because the crawl and evaluation of keywords has not yet been fully completed. For a new site this can take up to two weeks at times though frequently it is faster than that.


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Warnings in the Google search console stay there even after the issue has been resolved. As for the fastest way to report the update to Google it doesn't matter whether you use the ping URL or resubmit the whole sitemap as functionally they work the same in that they extract the URL's and add them to the queue to be re-indexed when they can be. In the case ...



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