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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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Where can we find “crawl stats” in the new search console?

None of the sections in the new Search Console seems to contain information about "crawl stats", primarily "Time spent downloading a page (in milliseconds)" Currently the only option is to go to the ...
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Mobile-Friendly errors from JS/CSS folders in Google Search Console

Google Search Console is warning me about Mobile Friendly errors. But all the errors are coming from the assets folder where I keep my CSS and JS files. Can anyone can help explain these errors?
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How many levels of sub-pages do Google bots crawl to when fetching and indexing linked pages in Google Search Console?

Let's say I submit a sitemap page that contains all the links I want Google to crawl, but instead of submitting a sitemap, I fetch the page and linked pages and let Google index them. How many levels ...
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Why would the number of pages that Google is indexing fluctuate wildly?

The number of pages Google is indexing looks like this: We have 12,000 pages total. Is there any explanation as to why google is doing this? it's very unsatisfying because if the index is up, we ...
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Google Search console is showing errors in hreflang tags from another site in my international targeting report

Received message from GWT(GSC): Errors in hreflang tags on site.com. We found the hreflang tags on your site, but a few of them have technical problems. Take a look at our hreflang report to see ...
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No “Mobile Usability errors” but indexed pages are not showing in mobile usability report

I recently moved a site from non https to https. All pages have finally been indexed and I don't see any mobile usability errors. However, the number of valid pages shown in the search console ...
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How to deal with a mobile usability issue for a single page in the WordPress uploads directory?

I have just had an email from google console to say “New Mobile Usability issue detected for site https://unusualplaces.org/“ and below that it says Viewport not set Text too small to read Clickable ...
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Google does not choose user selected canonical for home page

We recently launched a new website and besides all other pages being indexed properly, our home page is not indexed by Google. On our Homepage https://diagnostics.roche.com/ we set the canonial URL ...
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My site simply disappeared from SERPS! [duplicate]

my problem is this, my site missed the rankings it had a few weeks ago, It was not because of any manual action, because I did not receive any notifications in the search console, Some errors ...
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Viagra Spam Link Attack [duplicate]

I am using Wordpress for my website and use other paid domain from another hosting company. In Search console, my website is fine without any issues. However, the trouble is that google shows my ...
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Metadata Not Displaying

I've submitted my sitemap.xml file to Google Search Console and my website listing looked fine for a while but then suddenly (a day or two later) the listing no longer contained the metadata. <...
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Google choosing HTTP URls as canonical than the HTTPS links in the canonical tags after a recent HTTPS migration

I have migrated my blog domain from HTTP to HTTPS. I am running my wordpress blog on AWS Bitnami. I have added necessary canonical on all the posts i.e <link rel="canonical" href="https://blog....
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How Can I Get More Conversions in Google Adwords? [closed]

I'm handling google adwords campaign since 9 months, many times changing bid strategy but not getting enough leads as according to my daily budget.
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XML site map generator can't crawl my website

We used https://www.xml-sitemaps.com/ to crawl our website to create a sitemap but for some reason, only a page can be found, but we have more than just a page. And this is our site (https://www.wgvs....
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Will Google de-index pages with zero to very low traffic?

I am observing a pattern on my website where pages with zero to very less traffic for about 6 months are being de-indexed. I am not sure if this is just a coincidence.
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Google Search Console says “submitted URL blocked by robots.txt” even though there is no robots.txt file

Today I got a email notice from Google that there were search problems with my site. I logged into Google Search Console. It shows that 1 file was being blocked by robots.txt, and has been for ...
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Can I claim an ownership of a site in google search console independently of other owners

I am asking for help with the following problem: I own a website in Google Search Console (as pe.kmec@gmail.com, along with another owner): Later on I logged in under my company's name, created a ...
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What sitemap format should be used for a video platform site like YouTube?

What sitemap format should be used for a video platform site like YouTube? I want to submit our video site's sitemap to Google search.
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How to know which URL/Landing pages are gaining traffic in Google using analytics?

When we get more traffic, i.e increase in Google organic results, How do we know, Which URLs are gaining traffic and how much traffic is gained over the last few weeks ? And in similar way, How do we ...
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Google Search Console says: “Please update your links to point to the new report”

Today when I visited Search Console for my website, I seen this: Important: This report will soon be replaced by the new Performance Report . Please update your links to point to the new report. ...
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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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How to index a website subdirectory in google [duplicate]

I have a new website, gettysburgconnection.org. I have a bunch of pages that represent event listings. For organizational reasons, I'd like to put these pages in a subfolder, gettysburgconnection....
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If redirects for variations are in place, can I safely consolidate down to one Google Search Console property?

I am redirecting using .htaccess to always use www, always use HTTPS. At this point, can I remove the duplicate Google Search Console properties (non-www and http)?
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Error in search console!

the new search console is pointing out usability errors on mobile devices on wordpress upload pages, that is, pages where I can not change font size, viewport window and things like that, how do I ...
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Multiple Google Webmaster Verification Code on Single Website

I got a website for SEO, But the site is already having a Google verification code. They don't want to share the account details and not giving the account access. So we want to generate a new ...
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How can I tell what malware Google has identified on my site?

A few days ago, Google flagged my site as containing malware. When visiting my site through Chrome, I am greeted with this cheery message: I found instructions from Google saying that I should use ...
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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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Pages with X-Robots-Tag: noindex were removed using the tool in Search Console, but are now indexed again

I have made these unwanted pages noindex (using "X-Robots-Tag: noindex" HTTP header). Then I removed these pages using "Remove URLs" tool in Search console. These pages have disappeared from Google ...
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Search Console Showing different data on different devices for same project [duplicate]

I just checked my search console for same project on different devices. It is showing different data on different. Check the screenshots below. Can anyone tell me what's happening?
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Should I see the backlinks from my old redirected domain in Google Search Console?

I've 301 permanently redirected my old domain. Should I see the backlinks from my old domain in my new domain's Search Console property, or do they not show?
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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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What Else Can I Test When Troubleshooting a Fetch Issue in Google Search Console? [duplicate]

For the last couple months, I've been unable to fetch any pages of my site in Google Search Console. (The error message says "Temporarily Unreachable") Here are the possible causes I've come across ...
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Difference between sitemap urls number and Search Console urls number

My sitemap is 4000 urls but Google Search Console shows 9603 sent web pages, why? Should I be concerned about it?
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Do I need an XML sitemap for all versions of my site (http:// and https://) on Google Search Console [duplicate]

If I have four properties set up on Google Search Console for a domain, which consist of a www and a non-www on both http:// and https:// https://example.com https://www.example.com http://example....
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Fetch as Google displays “Temporarily Unreachable” for resources served from a CDN [duplicate]

When rendering for the desktop version of my site, Fetch as Google is displaying "Temporarily Unreachable" for various resources served from either a CDN (e.g., images, JavaScript, etc...), or third-...
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German site is not indexed, Search Console says it is duplicate of the English site, even though it is different language content

I have problems to understand why my website isn't ranked correctly. I have 2 domains which open the site in 2 different languages: DE: https://ausgaben-rechner.de/ EN: https://expense-calculator.com/...
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How to remove old domain that we don't have control over for branded searches that should only show our new site?

I changed my company website URL from www.tirnav.in to www.tirnav.com. Google Webmaster had already indexed my earlier website i.e tirnav.in and now when i search google for Tirnav Solutions it 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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Manual Sitemap or Yoast Sitemap [closed]

I am in real confusion regarding sitemaps. I know what a sitemap is but the question here is: First option: Use a XML Sitemap generator create one Upload it to my public HTML directory in my ...
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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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Google Search Console - Adding URL variations if forced re-direct [duplicate]

My site forces SSL and automatically re-directs to https://www.example.com. For example, if someone entered http://example.com, it would go to https://www.example.com. Is it still necessary to add ...
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The effect of removing many URLs from google search console

I have been working as a web developer for several years, fixing issues, errors, and increasing page load speed etc. but I'm kinda new to SEO and Google Search Console. I have a client who is using ...
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Indexing but not ranking in search [duplicate]

I’ve run into an SEO issue and I’m just completely stumped. I currently am working on a website. This is the 3rd round of SEO work being done and I just can’t comprehend why we our pages aren’t being ...
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what factors can cause major drop in ranking after site migration? [duplicate]

My client has implemented the changes below: website platform URL path structure (adding some subfolders) removing www from the URL content (meta tags) They have lost theirs ranking even for branded ...
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Organic search traffic - big discrepancy between users and new users

Background: We are a non profit site only really acquiring traffic through paid ads. Our SEO is only just getting started so we don't get a high level of organic traffic. Recently we've seen an ...
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“Duplicate, Google chose different canonical than user”

Most of the pages on my site seem to have indexed just fine. However, when I do an inspection for a certain page on my site, let's say it's http://www.example.com/importantpage.html, it shows "URL is ...
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Google Search API returns only 1% of total impressions of site

So, I'm working on SEO for a site that gets about 5 million impressions a month. However, queries to the GSC API gives me a very small subset of the overall impressions, usually on the order of 1-2%. ...
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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 does not find canonical URL on indexed page even though it finds it in a live test

I have a problem where Google ignores my set canonical tag. If I use the "URL inspection" tool in the new Google search console I can see that on the indexed page they could not find any "User-...
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Wordpress Domain name appending on all links as shown on ANALYTICS and SEM RUSH

I need your help. For some reason Google Analytics is showing that our page views all went to URLS that end with our appending URL again in the end. Our website is in wordpress and uses SEO Yoast ...