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

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My site is indexed. Why does Search Console not show that?

There is only one page is indexed, and it is the homepage. Yet, it seems that my site is indexed successfully, test by searching for random excerpts. There is google / organic entry in my Google ...
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Effect of Submitted URLs being blocked by robots

I've got an alert on my site for pages being blocked by Robots, and am in the process of fixing it. But I'm curious what the ranking effect is, if there is one at all? And if there is an effect, does ...
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Getting following errors Text too small to read, Clickable elements too close together, Content wider than screen [on hold]

I am getting the following errors in the GSC in mobile usability area. 1. Text too small to read 2. Clickable elements too close together 3. Content wider than screen I got the same error in the ...
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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 ...
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How to change Google crawl rate in new Google search console?

Google has now completely removed the old search console (https://searchengineland.com/the-old-google-search-console-is-no-longer-available-321650) where you used to be able to request a custom crawl ...
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Will removing a Google Search Console property remove the site Google's index?

I removed property (website) from Google Search Console. The purpose was to remove the website from the search engine results. Will it do that?
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After submitting a site removal request with Google, the tool is showing severe health problems, how do I re-include my site in the index?

I had a major issue in the last week where a site was found to be showing huge numbers of pages that it shouldn't have been. Naturally Google indexed all of these pages! Rather than manually remove ...
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How to delete a Google Search Console property

Is it possible to remove a property from Google Search Console?
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Google keeps crawling pages that don't exist

I made a simple new website which went live about a month and a half ago (replacing the last one). The site contains new pages, like for example the navigation markup: <div class="header"> &...
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Why do external links on Google Search Console vary so much from month to month

I keep an eye on external links to my website that google reports in its webmaster dashboard for my blog (technical tipps). According to that dashboard, my website has a wildly varying number of ...
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Crawled - currently not indexed 11k pages [duplicate]

im unable to correct the GSC Crawled currently not indexed.totally 11k pages were not indexed by search console.please help me any one to resolve the issue
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Security Issue - Harmful content

I am trying to solve an issue with my website already for some time but without any luck. Google has detected somewhere in my website harmful content (Malware). But the problem is, I could not find ...
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URL crawlable in old Google search console, but blocked in new

Google stopped crawling images for our site, when we moved images to cdn subdomain. Old search console states image is crawlable, but new one states it is blocked by robots.txt (for same link). our ...
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why google search console not show search query clicks correclty?

In google webmaster my site have 10 clicks 2 days ago but in search query not show what query was clicked by user!!! I have 91 total clicks(in 3 month) and in queries only show 10 clicks for queris! ...
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Should I submit https:// and http:// in Google Search Console both with and without the www?

In my site I'm redirecting everything (http://, http://www., https://) to https://www.example.com. Google webmaster tools says: Make sure you add both "www" and "non-www" versions for your site. Also,...
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Google Search Console - Use Only Preferred Site Url or Add All Variants? [duplicate]

I was having a discussion with someone about what sites we should add to google search console. I argued that we would only need our canonical site i.e. https://www.example.com Where as he argued ...
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Verify my site with anti-virus services. (McAfee, Webroot, Avast, Bitdefender, etc.)

When I publish a new site, it is caught by anti-virus, while it is still new. The message is always something like... This site is safe, but doesn't have enough history for us to let you proceed ...
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In the screenshot for live test url in google search console, no texts are visible

Google Search Console -> URL Inspection -> Test Live URL -> View Tested Page -> Screenshot I have done a live test in Google search console. When viewing the screenshot of the tested page of my ...
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Google site verification of www https site redirected from domain

I have an Apache Tomcat 8 web app correctly running on my website that is reverse proxied to the Apache2 server which serves up the web app at my domain name. I then provided alias' in my site's conf ...
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After changing domain name Google's index says pages are blocked by robots.txt despite Allow: /

Two weeks ago I changed the address of my site. I forgot to renew my domain, and for a few days my site was unreachable. This resulted in google indexing my site improperly. There is a robot.txt error ...
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What are common reasons to disallow crawling on pages with unique and rank-able content?

I'm trying to figure out the right strategy to differentiate between content I want to appear in search results, and content I don't. I've found example in which a site has unique content, which has ...
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How to export sites from Google Search Console?

How do I export sites from Google Webmaster Tools / Search Console so I can import them into Bing Webmaster Tools? Help appreciated.
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Mark coverage issue as resolved

After submitting my sitemap.xml url to Search Console, I'm getting emails about a "coverage issue" and that example.com/sitemap.html has a meta no-follow on it. I imagine the Wordpress plug-in I used ...
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Getting 500 error on 13 pages, All Cgi? [closed]

Google Search Console is giving me 500 errors on 13 cgi pages. I'm not sure how to fix. I am using wordpress to design my site. I have opened the error log but I have no idea how to fix. Some of these ...
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Can't figure out how to fix Google Search Console mobile friendly errors

I have a Wordpress page using the HitMag theme (https://wordpress.org/themes/hitmag/). After checking the Google Search Console I got some erros and am not able to fix them. I attached the ...
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Referencement issue with irrelevant suffix

I have a problem concerning the "coverage" on Google Search Console. The website of the company I'm working for has weird errors on this page. Google is telling that it had issues referencing pages ...
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Duplicate without user selected canonical, even though pages are different. Why?

I am using the Search Console and I encountered this problem with my Angular 7 app for a webshop. At first, I thought it was a Javascript rendering problem, but made sure all server resources were ...
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Why does google only index a part of my site?

For a while now I have been having issues with Google indexing my site. For some reason, it wouldn't index over 33 pages from my XML sitemap: (images not allowed for new users...) It has been the ...
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Pantheon Dev Site Trapped in Google Index (with injected robots.txt)

We have a bizarre scenario I'd like opinions on. A site at example.com is being built on pantheon, using their example.pantheon.io staging / dev URL*. Pantheon's development platform injects a ...
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Disqus comments cause “clickable elements too close together” in Google Search Console mobile usabality report

I just got an email from Google that they found some problems on my site: clickable elements too close together Content wider than screen I fetched problematic URLs as Googlebot and noticed that it ...
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Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical after changing domain

I've recently changed the domain from https://example.me to https://example.im. However, https://example.im is not being displayed on Google. After inspecting it in the Search Console, this is what I ...
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What to do with malformed URLs crawled by Google and other bots?

Sometime back due to a bug on our website, we end up exposing below URLs to Google. By the time realised and fixed this issue on production. They were crawled by Google. /10695-Dilemma%20in%...
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No data in Search Analytics > Queries for established site - Google Search Console

Over a year ago I set up a landing page for one of my business's software products. I am concerned there is something wrong as There is no data for this set of filters. appears under the Queries ...
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Sharp drop in Google webmaster Position, Massive increase in impressions? [Migrated website to new host]

Looking to understand whats caused this dramatic change in our google webmaster account. We did migrate host around June/July - i wouldn't have thought it would've impacted this so greatly? The only ...
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Google is ignoring meta tags and robots.txt

I have the following meta tags on my website (dev server): <meta name="robots" content="noindex"> <meta name="googlebot" content="noindex"> And I also configured a robots.txt (...
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I changed my domain name. How to keep my ranking and traffic?

Two weeks ago I changed my Blogger domain name from "energieshow.blogspot.com" to "lifeskills-coach.com". It works and redirects perfectly. But since I was afraid of losing my ranking and traffic in ...
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Google Search Console says URLs blocked by robots.txt even after robots.txt is updated [duplicate]

Yoast SEO had created a sitemap and robots.txt that did not suit my page. I have since replaced both and waited a few weeks but my robots.txt is still blocking 13 pages. Can anyone help me with what I ...
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GSC: Sitemap Couldn't Fetch

I'm trying to submit a very simple sitemap (for testing only) to Google Search Console but, unfortunately, I'm constantly receiving the following error message: ╔══════════════╤═════════╤═════════════...
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Do we have an “m-dot” site?

Attempting to follow Mobile First Indexing Dynamic Serving / Separate URLs I currently work for a company that dynamically serves content based on the user agent. However, it is not divided by ...
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Option to change domain name not appearing in Google Search Console site settings

I want to tell Google that my address is changed from one domain to another But I am not getting the option to change the address:
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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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Favicon won't appear on Google search results, after migration to https

I've recently migrated a website of mine to https and now the favicon in Google's search results shows the general globe instead of the site's favicon. This is how the favicon is defined: <link ...
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Informing Google of URL Structure Change

I have a website and the URLS were constructed like so: /index.php/Topic /index.php/AnotherTopic These were indexed in google and search results returned that pointed to these. However, I've ...
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google search console url inspection live test multiple urls

Is it possible to live test multiple URLs instead of manually submit each url and click the "live test" button in the Google Search Console -> URL Inspection tool?
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Creating a sub domain to rank in google search carousal

i manage a media/news website. It was hit by google penalty in the past, due to which we never get featured in google search carousal listing again. our website primary is in English. I have a sub ...
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My GitHub Pages site doesn't appear in google search index [duplicate]

Yesterday, I created my GitHub pages site and I tried to add in the google search index. Here's what I did: I went to google search console and added new "property" with "URL prefix". Then I ...
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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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How to resolve Google “Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt”

Recently Google has been complaining about certain pages saying: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt I am confounded by this error. Yes the page, is blocked by robots.txt and it has always been. ...
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Is there a way to disavow all backlinks for a single post page?

A single internal post page has recieved 100's of backlinks from unrelated sites (pingbacks, comment spam). Now instead of going through every single domain/page to disavow I'd like to disavow all ...
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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 ...