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Questions tagged [google-index]

All web resources crawled by Google bots and recorded in Google databases.

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How many internal links does Googlebot care about per page?

I read somewhere something like this: Penguin (Google algorithm) indexes (cares/reviews) only the first 5 internal links in the DOM from the top. I that true? You know, I have a "related posts ...
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Can we safely add pages that Google has already indexed to our XML sitemap?

Most of my website pages are indexed in Google. But in my website's XML sitemap we have fewer pages than the number indexed. Can we add all those indexed pages in my sitemap.xml file? It hurt ...
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My website is listed on Google fine but not showing in search result [duplicate]

Hostokay(.)com I have added my site to Google webmaster and there is no errors but Google shows only home page link when i search for my site in Google search. Inner pages are not showing. I have ...
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What URL can I submit as a sitemap for a Blogger blog to Google Search Console?

In many of the articles, I found that I can submit sitemap of my blogger blog by inputting atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 as my sitemap URL. But when I did this, I got a ...
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WIX unknown error: Massive impression and index status drop over time [duplicate]

I'm desperately seeking some help after banging my head against the wall for months. Some context-- I own and operate my own business The Resume Writers and self-manage all aspects of the website ...
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Remove indexed IP address from Google

I developed my website under /var/www/html (for the development part) so I can consult the website when I enter the server's IP address into my web browser. On the same server I have the same products ...
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How to randomize pagination results without hurting SEO?

I ve an tshirt e-commmerce page (wordpress/woocommerce) and I want to shuffle my shop page, which is listing all my products with a pagination. (30 pages total each has 50 products) I want to shuffle ...
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Deleted tags & categories from my blog still come up in Google search results

I am a newbie in blogging. I've deleted some of the unwanted tags and categories from my wordpress blog but they kinda still come put in the search results when I search my website on Google. How do ...
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Does Google index ajax data that load after 1 second by setTimeout?

I use load Javascrpt and use Ajax for load content. And i should use setTimeout for run Ajax load function after 1 or 2 second(s). Does Google index and follow this content?
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Why Google deindexed all images on my website? [duplicate]

Lately i have been looking google deindexing images on my website and everytime it is shown on graph on Webmaster Tools. Now from about 7000 Submited images through the sitemap only 6 of them is still ...
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Google Search Console reports more pages from the sitemap are indexed than the overall count. A site: search gives yet a third number

When i checked in Google Search Console in Google Index -> Index Status that time only 36 URL Indexed. But When i check in Crawl Section --> Sitemaps that time 616 webpages submitted and 249 ...
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Google Indexing and Google Cashed Issue [duplicate]

I have created a new page for a campaign purpose and for early indexing I have submitted to Fetch as Google 3 times (10-19-2018, 10-20-2018 & 10-21-2018). After 1st time submitting to Fetch as ...
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Why indexed links from sitemap are constantly falling? [duplicate]

One week ago, I've added some sitemaps for my website. It's a dictionary website. Please take a look at this image: When I added sitemap, 1,00,443 links submitted and it is unchanged so far. The next ...
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Google index spamming with our company name

One of our competitors has somehow spammed our full company name into the Google index like this: http://www.competitorwebsite.example/our-full-company-name/ When we visit the link, though, it goes ...
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Ampersand (&) in actual URL and sitemap

I have a sitemap (which is submitted to Google for indexing) in which I am adding URLs which have an ampersand (&) in it. Since in sitemap & has to be escaped I replaced & with & ...
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Google SERP showing same page with different titles and URL pointing to the same website page

I encountered a problem for my website page in Google SERP. I noticed that Google shows two different titles and URLs in the SERP. Both URLs point to the same page on my website. This page was ...
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Will random text and links hidden by CSS around our content to prevent it from being crawled and parsed prevent Google from indexing those pages?

I have a Q/A website which is lunched for about 3 months. I don't know why the single pages will not be indexed in the google. For example when I search for جهت مستفیض شدن از ماه محرم, I will see the ...
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Why the Download Pages of our products are not indexed by Google? [duplicate]

I have a question about pages indexed, hope you can help me out, thank you in advance. Recently, we found our French site's two download pages are not indexed by Google. The URL of the French site ...
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Problem with Google index in my multilingual site

Well, I have a multilingual site, in English and in German. But recently I found that, Google displays the German Page no longer. Even I search my site in German, it shows all English Page. Is there a ...
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Page gets indexed by Google, then it's gone after 2 days, then back again after 1wk. Why?

I've recently (2 months ago) launched a new website on WordPress with https. I submitted it in GWMT and it got indexed just fine. Then I noticed that every time I publish a new post and submit it via ...
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Does it help SEO to search the website using “keywords site:domain”?

When search on Google, I can add "site:mydomain" as suffix, does it help SEO? It should mean to tell Google my site contains this keywords, and Google will create index to link to my site, right?
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Indexing/Ranking/Caching Issue [duplicate]

I am hoping someone can help me out. I co-run a support site for people with mental health problems and suicidal feelings. We scoop up the folks that are searching for suicide methods pulling them ...
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Does AngularJS make it more likely that URLs will be “Discovered - currently not indexed ” in Google Search Console?

According to What can cause "Discovered - currently not indexed" in the new GWT This status means that the google doesn't think the content should be indexed. In our case, this an NG (...
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Index status not increasing

We have revamped our website and removed old dummy pages few month ago (we had around 600 and now 90 pages) Now our SEO guy complaining that site index goes down due to poor development. He says the ...
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Multiple forms of index page being indexed by search engines

I noticed Search Engines were flagging my index or home page with duplicate content/title/description, etc. Basically, it was indexing: http://www.example.com https://www.example.com http://www....
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Google Scholar Content Gone

The content on my website was on Google Scholar but now is gone. We added the citation_title class to the element containing our articles titles. We also modified the style of that class so it is the ...
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Indexing Slideshow Pages versus Indexing Individual Images

My site is made up of a large content of resource images which are organized into groups shown in a Javascript slideshow. Only very small thumbnails are visible on the main web page itself. If I were ...
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What's the difference between Google's “submit URL” tool and just having a URL on your submitted xml sitemap?

I've used Google's "submit URL" feature in hopes of getting certain URLs indexed (or updated in the index), but I'm curious if submitting the URLs you want to be indexed via the xml sitemap is ...
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Does Google follow and count a backlink that goes through a JavaScript location.href redirect page?

example.com has a link on their website which is on same domain like, <a href="https://example.com?ref=mywebsite.tld">Reference</a> example.com?ref=mywebsite.tld doesn't redirect with ...
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Why won't Google index any further image URLs? [duplicate]

on my fairly new website, I am noticing that Google is not indexing images from my sitemap. Already above 2000 images submitted and Google hasn't indexed any images. Al tough there is more images ...
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How can I remove this URL from Google?

Do you know how I deindex this page? "https://www.example.com/click/B00354KQHA/US/mybestroadbikes-20/" There are several links similar to this one that appear on the Google results. I am using ...
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SEO : how to index subpages and toppage, but not pages between?

This should be indexed : http://example.com/ http://example.com/products/9823948 http://example.com/products/3984239 ... but not this : http://example.com/products In other words, it is possible ...
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Googlebot not indexing language subdirectory

I've language based subdirectories, which is changed by user's country. Let's say if user request from Poland example.com 302 redirects to example.com/pl example.com/pl 301 redirects to example.com/...
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Google is trimming my page descriptions to 145 characters

I'm facing serious problems with my site's appearance on Google. I recently added different service locations to the end of the page descriptions, Google seems to have trimmed all of my descriptions ...
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Index Coverage Status Report

How long does it take for Google to resolve index coverage errors? We implemented a fix a week ago, and notified Google via the 'Validate Fix' button within the new GWT Index Coverage section: We are ...
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How to instruct Google to ignore URLs with given suffix/parameter?

Hi there I need to temporarily instruct Google to exclude from indexing all URLs that contain the following suffix: ?lang=it How can I achieve this?
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Is there a penalty for submitting URLs for indexing too often?

I frequently submit URLs using the Submit URL method here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url I have noticed that when I submit URLs that need to be re-crawled, they do not get ...
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Will Google re-crawl and index a page that was once noindexed?

I have many pages Category Pages that show items inside, but all items has expire time and after reach it, items will remove from page. Sometimes happen, some categories/pages will be empty and this ...
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Remove https://{site}.tld from Google

I maintain a client's website, and at the beginning he insisted that he wanted two tld extensions on the same website (.gr and .com). I thought it was weird, but not having any idea on what was about ...
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SEO impact of native vs. custom blog post types in WordPress

When I was setting up my Wordpress based site, the native blog post type (posts) didn't offer the structure and features I was after, so I created my own custom post type (library) with additional ...
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How do I remove a legacy site from appearing in Google search results?

How do I remove legacy URLs that Google has decided to cache? When we went live with our new site, we moved the old site to legacy.example.com for our staff to be able to access the old site. I'm ...
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How to get Soft 404 pages removed from Google index

We have weekly hundreds of events and corresponding event detail pages. Those event detail pages are gone after the event is over but the pages were still returning 200-FOUND (soft 404). To make the ...
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Use canonical tag instead of redirect 301

I have many URL that I made 301 redirect now after 2 months I want to remove this redirect and set canonical tag instead, is it harmful for SEO and google? Now: example.com/ads/n-151617.html > 301 ...
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How to say, “Google, index my web site only during specific times?”

Is it possible tell Google to only index my site between certain hours? If it is, how can I manage it?
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Allow Google to index content loaded by AJAX when clicked

I have read many articles about how Google handles AJAX loaded content, and I am aware that Google is now supposed to index your page like any modern browser now. However, I am still seeing much of ...
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Google Search Console reports my URLs are indexed but they are not showing in search result even for a site: search

All my URLs has been indexed and is showing in Google search result except for /product directory. For example you can search in Google: site:https://www.zanemroozi.com/product/ Google Search ...
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Built a site on a domain that was previously 301 redirected, Google won't crawl it now

I registered a domain and built a site on it. I didn't realize that the domain had a previous owner who 301 redirected the entire domain to another domain of his. I have this domain listed in my ...
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After adding adsense code for approval, my site is not getting indexed [Tested 2 sites]

My posts were getting indexed within few minutes before I submitted for Adsense. It is not just on one site, two sites, one site got rejected so applied another. Now both are not getting indexed for ...
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Homepage not at the top of the results for a “site:” search on Google

When I do site: on Google for my website, the homepage is nowhere in search results. In fact, I can't find it anywhere at all. If I search my brand name, it comes up and the pages are indexing. My ...
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Blog is only indexed in Google search under HTTPS and not HTTP

I searched Google for my title match website is not there in the first 300. Domain age close to 9 years. The website has been live since then, though I have actively started maintaining it from ...