please help. redesigned website and ever since then, homepage will not index NOR will it fetch as google. I keep getting failed on fetching.

any ideas? thanks! My site


Well the HTML is pretty old fashioned, but google has indexed it. At a guess the JavaScript is getting in the way. That said some of Google fetch features in Analytics and Webmaster tools have been problematic this week so it may not be a problem with your site.

I would reccommend you implement sitemap.xml and google analytics in addition to webmaster tools as this can help matters along.

Also when checking to see if your site has been indexed always use an incognito session in chrome as you may be seeing locailsed search results otherwise.

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  • I submitted a sitemap.xml again. I don't see it indexed (the homepage) every other page is indexed and fetching just fine. – weez May 10 '12 at 16:59
  • It worked this time! goodness..it's been 3 days.. thank you for your help! You are awesome! – weez May 10 '12 at 17:06
  • @weez glad you got the problem fixed, if you're happy with the answer please accept it by clicking the tick. – toomanyairmiles May 10 '12 at 17:11
  • Sure. also, do I have to submit both versions of my site? WWW and the non-www? Or do I just leave it alone and check the box to not use preferred domain? Thank you so much! – weez May 10 '12 at 17:40
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    @weez best to pick one, point it to the other and stick with it. – toomanyairmiles May 10 '12 at 17:50

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