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Google Web Masters showing data different from Google Site: search [duplicate]

On my clients website I have the www and the non-www setup on GWM the website uses the non-www version but I have both set up anyway. This is a new client that I've only been working with for a ...
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confused with google url indexing [duplicate]

When enter my site in google like this site:mywebsite.com I have seen this below image. I have 169 total urls in my sitemap.xml file. It says 102 results found. But, when I go to next page (second ...
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Number of results on Google's 'site:' search [duplicate]

I have come across something puzzling with Google's 'site:' search results. When searching a site that I know to have far more than 10 million indexed pages, Google displays 564,000 results. Is there ...
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So My Indexation Has Been Rapidly Dropping in Site Search, But It's Been Consistantly At 14k pages in GSC, What Is Causing The Difference? [duplicate]

So My Indexation Has Been Rapidly Dropping in Site Search, But It's Been Consistently At 14k pages in GSC, What Is Causing The Difference? Details: This is a problem that has been going on for a ...
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Why the number of indexed pages decreased for a “site:” search

Recently I created a website with hundreds of thousands of unique pages. A week ago, Google had indexed about 250,000 pages. It has now decreased to 90k URLs (using a site:domain.com query). What ...
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HTTP to HTTPS: Wait for new sitemap to be indexed?

Running HTTP and HTTPS versions of the site side-by-side. HTTP is canonical right now. Goal is to change that to HTTPS. Created a new site in Search Console and submitted a new sitemap 4 days ago. ...
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Google Search Console only showing one page in index status, while many pages indexed in sitemap

I am using Google webmaster tools for my site. I recently have changed address. Now, I wonder why the number of indexed pages in Crawl -> Sitemaps and Google Index -> Index Status are different?
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Index status shows significantly less pages than search results? *Not a New Site

I am trying to understand how within Google Webmaster Tools (Google Index>Index Status) I can have a figure of 2,000 total indexed pages (and falling daily) yet when I search Google using the (site:) ...
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Difference between “site:” search and “Index Status”

I'm getting confused about site:example.com and "Index Status" part in Google Webmaster Tools. site:example.com list four pages but "Index Status" has a 0 as "Total Indexed". I don't know what's ...
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Page only shows up in Google for “site:” search but not even for a search for its URL

I read the following post it a nutshell it boils down to, google DOES index your page but may not bother showing it in search results. Background All my pages are showing indexed, I have about 100 ...
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Drop in XML Sitemap Index Numbers in Google Search Console? [duplicate]

what is going on .. my sitemaps aren't index anymore... I have a really sudden decreasing in sitemap index
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Why the number of indexed URLs in Search Console dropped?

A few months ago I saw there were 14 URLs reported as indexed in Google Search Console. As of a few days back, it's showing that only 3 URLs have been indexed. Do I have to request that it index 14 ...
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Is sitemap in sitemap_index getting indexed by Google webmaster?

it sounds a silly question, but I actually could not find a reference to it. I have created a sitemap_index with about 100-ish sitemaps. No errors. I submitted only the sitemap_index to Google ...
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Google just un-indexed 8000 of our URLs, what could be possible reasons? [closed]

We went to our sitemaps and discovered a fall in the number of indexed pages, while the submitted pages remained more or less the same. Some sitemaps look like this now: In the following sitemap the ...
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Redirected site to www and submitted www URLs but Search Console only shows 5 pages indexed [duplicate]

Recently I submitted the www version of my site to Google Search Console and 301 redirected all URLs from non-www to www. I submitted the URLs in my sitemap.xml. The problem is that I've submitted 62 ...

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