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?


3 Answers 3


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.


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.

  • 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
    Commented Dec 7, 2010 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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