Google Search Console has reported some errors that those pages should not be crawled recently. And it keeps going on.

The pages are never included in my sitemap.xml, nor I have put any link to those pages.

Is there any feature like "please remove/unindex the page"?


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Use this google webmaster tool to un-index the URL.https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals

  • wow, it seems still using the previous UI, not the latest console's. Is there a new version of this tool? Just wondering ... Oct 7, 2019 at 14:21
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    Nothing I've found yet. Let me know if you find an upgrade.
    – Anuvesh
    Oct 7, 2019 at 14:53
  • Sure. New console has been live for years (not sure) but not too many upgrads ... Oct 8, 2019 at 1:53

Excluding a URL from the Sitemaps doesn't prevent it from being crawled or indexed. The only thing to make sure a URL is not being indexed is using noindex.

Just make sure you are not blocking the access through robots.txt so searchers can find the noindex tag and prevent it from being indexed.

Delete a URL using Google's tool

The Google URL removal tool is just temporary, so it's not a permanent solution.

A successful request lasts only about 90 days. After that, your information can appear on Google search results

  • The page doesn’t exist at first place, how can I put the noindex attribute in it. Oct 8, 2019 at 8:24
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    Use the X-Robots-Tag header (HTTP response header) with a value of either noindex or none. You can setup it through the web server.
    – Emirodgar
    Oct 8, 2019 at 8:48

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