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Questions tagged [google-search-console]

A Google web-based console that provides additional insight into a registered website's search performance and potential issues.

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Can I wildcard disavow all links from any site on a specific top level domain?

So lately I found more than 7,500 links our website that are coming from spam sites. I used disavow to get rid of them. In the future though, nobody stops a spammer to make abc.tk foo.tk bar.tk LOL....
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Google Search Console reports almost no impressions or clicks after migrating to HTTPS

One of our website has ranked well on Google and showed good Google Impression & Clicks etc.. Around July we implemented SSL for our website and website was now only available over https://www....
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Failed to validate the property. Google search console [on hold]

I tried with all possible validation html file, Google analytics,meta ,dns,... method but I always received "Failed to validate the property"
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Google Webmaster tool complains about blocked URL, but it isn't

We have recently integrated with google webmaster tools. Now, on one of the pages, google complains: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt Our robots.txt looks like this: User-agent: * Disallow: /...
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Analytics keywords vs search console search terms

We have Google Search Console integrated into Google Analytics, for monitoring our site traffic. I'm seeing a discrepancy in what I thought was similar data relating to organic search. If I go to ...
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URL Unreachable/Unable to Index [duplicate]

I have 4 links that are marked with "Submitted URL has crawl issue" on my WordPress site. Each of them don't return anything when I run "fetch as google" and "View as search result", but through ...
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How can I do a Content Audit with Google Search Console given that I don't have an Analytics account? [closed]

I'm working on a WordPress website for a client. The client had no analytics codes or Google tracking IDs on their site, but I was able to see their historical data by adding their website as a new ...
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When a Google Search Console removal request expires, could that content return to the Google index?

I had content removed using the google search console and removal requests because the links and images were outdated. It has expired on some of them now. Does that meant the links could return onto ...
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Will linking new Google Analytics account to old Search Console remove all historical data?

I'm doing SEO work on an existing WordPress site for a client and I'm wondering if by linking a brand new Google Analytics tracking ID to their Google Search Console data if it will erase/destroy all ...
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Indexing Issue on our UK. site [duplicate]

We have noticed an indexing issue with our uk. (uk.example.com) site. We have noticed that our site is dropping off Google SERP's and it seems to be after Google started to change the URL's over from ...
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Why Google search console shows wrong SERP position for keywords and pages?

google search console data shows lots of 1st positions for example but when I check it really in google SERP by my self manually, I see its wrong. Can anyone know what is the reason and how I can ...
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Google's Inspect URL shows incorrect source code for my page's “Google Index”, but correct for “Live Test”

My web page is incorrectly indexed and is showing a different header than the one that is actually updated in my website. When I used the URL Inspection Tool in Google Search Console, The index shows ...
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One page but multiple top-level domain names: how to tag?

We want translate our .com site, and decided to use different country specific top-level domain names, like: www.mywebsite.com www.monsiteweb.fr www.misitioweb.es ... Now, from a maintenance ...
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Master Sitemap holding child sitemaps on different domain

I have a master sitemap, index.xml on https://www.example.com/index.xml This XML contain childmaps pointing to a subdomain URL of mine like below: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <...
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Google Search Console says page is “Not on Google” but shows in search results

A client asked me to make sure his old, nonexistent pages got removed from the Google search results. I made sure all the old links returned a 404/410 error or have the noindex tag and then used the ...
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Are impressions being double counted, or more, in Google Search Console API data?

I'm using the GSC API to query data for my site at a Query & page level. This means I'm getting impression, clicks, position & ctr for each user query that leads to a url on my site. ...
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How to push google to update data about what I recently change in my page?

I change my page title and meta desc, and also change indexability status to index. Should I wait till google crawl again or change by itself? or I can notify google that I change something and ...
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Crawled page's screenshot is blank in the Google Search Console

I set up a SPA page through Angular, and achieved the effect of Server Side Render through Rendertron, In the facebook debug tool, I could get my dynamically generated Meta data, but the preview of ...
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How to reset Search Console Indexing to reflect correct reports?

My Search Console is old. It has been reflecting links and errors dating back to URLs from 2013/2015. In the new website, I have configured everything correctly and made sure there are no internal ...
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URL Parameters in the new Google Search Console?

Google recently moved to a new Search Console. In the old Search Console it's (in February 2019 still) possible to tell how Googlebot should interpret URL parameters. Help Google crawl your site ...
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Google keeps crawling old site, ignores new (& better) one

Searching 'Dragon Notes' in Google predominantly yields (1) rather than (2) - even for images; (2)'s almost non-existent. Differences: (2) is more up-to-date, has a better sitemap and source code (2) ...
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Do I Need to add Separate Sitemaps and Properties in Google Search Console for http:// and https:// [duplicate]

When using Google Search console do I need to add the 4 separate properties for my site with the new Google Search console? In online video tutorials it shows people adding the different http:// and ...
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What can cause Google Search Console ownership by delegation to fail?

I just inherited management of three websites for a new client. The previous agency did not add her as an admin to any of her sites in Google Search Console, Google Analytics, or Google Tag Manager. ...
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Is there any way to link to a singular and specific google search result

I know how to link to a general google query results, but is there any way to link user to a singular specific google result? For example: google search for www.website.com and show user only the top ...
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How do I remove old ip address URL from Google search results?

I have a simple blog. In google search engine page ranking, I notice it ranks the IP address URL of dev server. Whoops. However, the final site was moved to different server and is live there. ...
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Google SearchConsole can't see my sitemap

I have created an xml sitemap. I have used Google SearchConsole to send it in, but the SearchConsole status says it can not be fetched. I cannot see why. Anyone who can spot the error, or have some ...
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How to configure the robots.txt file with a multilingual site?

I have a site with Drupal 8 and I activate English and French (Language from the URL path prefix). Here is what my url resembles : https://www.example.com/en/node/add https://www.example.com/fr/node/...
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Upper/lower case ranking problem in Google - How to remove in Webmasters?

I have only this single URL on my website: https://www.aadseducation.com/isms-lead-auditor-training/details Previously, this URL because of a mistake done by developer, Google started ranking the ...
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Remove a site from Google search once it has been retired and shut down

I’m shutting down my website which has a few thousands pages. What is the best way to remove my entire site and related pages from Google search results? Removing full site from Google index has ...
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Google show warning for duplicat title of two pages with rel next rel prev [duplicate]

In search console there is a warning for two pages with the same title, in such these case we mostly use rel next rel prev, we did it, but google still show this warning. How should we correct it?
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Should tag and author pages be disallowed in robots.txt?

According to some articles that talk about crawl budget, we should decrease the number pages crawled and provide the only important and valuable pages to search engine crawlers. We have 3,000 ...
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Two pages have same title, same description, different content. Are they duplicates?

We have release our website from our mobile app in a very short amount of time. The website is quite good, but not at all optimized for SEO. For example, there is absolutely no care for meta tags. All ...
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New Google Search Console does not load any resources such as CSS and JS while it worked fine in the old Search Console tool

When using URL inspection and Live Test in the new Google Search Console the Googlebot does not load most resources (Javascript, CSS and Images). This results in the Search Console telling me my pages ...
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Google Search Console gives me 404 errors on tags I removed

I've recently deleted a lot of tags (www.example.com/tag/example) because they were either useless or ranking for keywords for which I have articles on (and I want to rank those). I checked the ...
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Mobile usability issues reported by Google at Search Console [duplicate]

Our website is responsive but it is showing the below mobile usability issues at Google search console. Content wider than scree Clickable elements too close together When tested using mobile ...
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Google Search Console API doesn't show “Submitted URL has crawl issues” that is a problem for a number of my URLs in Search Console

I use Google Search Console to track my URLs errors. I also use Google API with google-api-python-client. When I do this Python line : errors = webmasters_service.urlcrawlerrorscounts().query(...
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Why Google officially to end some old search console features? [closed]

Here are some of the upcoming changes in Search Console that google planning on making towards end of March, 2019: Crawl errors in the new Index Coverage report Sitemaps data in Index Coverage Using ...
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I have an arabic website, but my target keyword impression mostly searched from non Arabic country, India

In search console, One of my target keywords with very high impressions mostly seen from a country with non arabic language, India. it is very strange, and also the google trends show different ...
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Remove only my root home page URL from Google search while allowing blog subdirectory to be indexed

I have a website example.com, just a landing page with a <meta name="robots" content="index,follow"/> and linked to Google Search Console. It's appearing in searches. I have another website ...
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changed site from http to https and now its unreachable by google [closed]

I move my website from http to https and now it does not appear in the google search resutls, it was appearing on the top search resutls. In google search consolte when I do fetch for the website it ...
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How can I tell which URLs in my sitemap Google Search Console is complaining about?

I've seen many people complaining about this error, but they all seem to know what the URL is. For example, one reporter said that Google was complaining about URLs which weren't in their sitemap at ...
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Only one page got indexed in the submitted sitemap [duplicate]

Google indexed only one URL in the sitemap I submitted. Please let me know if there's anything wrong with my sitemap. Any help appreciated. Example sitemap.xml <!-- language: xml --> <?xml ...
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Get Google Analytics to show seamless search console data from HTTP property to HTTPS property after migration

Background: Google Search Console (GSC) can provide up to 16 months of search performance data, and this can be reported in Google Analytics (GA) when GSC and GA are associated (GA > Acquisition > ...
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New update to Search Console? - missing Desktop render

So as some might noticed on January 9th Google updated their algorithms Source: https://www.semrush.com/sensor/?category=&db=US&date=2019-01-09 But today I found out that if I do URL ...
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Why is “User-declared canonical” URL different between “GOOGLE INDEX” versus “LIVE TEST” in Google Search Console?

I work on a site that has experienced a drop in search traffic lately. On digging into it, we've noticed that our recent content isn't getting indexed. When I check some of the URLs for new content in ...
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Does Google search console show all the same links which itself consider for ranking pages?

I have a link which is indexed on Google https://www.example.com/business/finding-right-freight-company But doesn't show up among my links on search console! However there are a few such links which I ...
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How to structure a multilingual site? [duplicate]

On my Drupal 8 site, I activated the French and English language. See the 3 available URLs for languages : https://www.example.com (in french) https://www.example.com/en (in english) https://www....
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Site impression vs. url impression: Search Console as data source in data Studio

Could somebody explain me, what is the difference between site impression and url impression, if i connect Search Console as data source to Data Studio? Look at the screenshot: I've compared the data ...
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See keywords that have changed position the most in Google Search Console when ones that didn't rank at all have a misleading average position of zero

In the Google Search Console, comparing the average position of same keywords shows the difference, as shown in the following examples: The difference value is misleading because 0 (zero) means "...
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How to manage external links for SEO?

On my Drupal 8 site, I created pages with a Leaflet card that uses open street map data. When I go to google search console, it tells me that the following links are blocked "Pages with blocked ...