Questions tagged [google-search-console]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
26 views

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:
1
vote
1answer
342 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
18 views

Verify my site with anti-virus services. (McAfee, Webroot, Avast, Bitdefender, etc.)

When I publish a new site, it is often caught by anti-virus. The message is always something like... This site is safe, but doesn't have enough history for us to let you proceed without warning you....
0
votes
1answer
20 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
850 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
12k views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
479 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
53 views

Why is the http version of my website still receiving the most search traffic?

I am trying to identify sources of unattributable, "direct" traffic to my website. One source is http links from https websites - e.g. Google search results - because the referrer is stripped when ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Index Coverage Status: “Submitted and indexed”, except it isn't

A couple of months ago I created a new property in the Google Search Console. We all know: Google takes his time and I patiently waited, checked now and then, until the status of my sites were updated ...
2
votes
1answer
86 views

Google Search Console domain property not in the list of properties I can add to Google Analytics

I'm trying to connect a domain property to a google analytics domain. But when the property I added is not in the list of properties where I can choose from. All the other properties are. The big ...
1
vote
0answers
8 views

How to fix Mobile Usability Issues (page resources are not loaded) in Google Search Console

Our website is responsive but it is showing the below mobile usability issues at Google search console. 1. Content wider than screen 2. Clickable elements too close together 3. Text too small to read ...
3
votes
1answer
47 views

How to see external links using Google Search Console (new version)?

I used to be able to see the external links pointing to my website using Google Search Console, image from here: I believe Google has updated the Web Master and I am not sure how to see the external ...
-1
votes
0answers
23 views

I want to remove my old website from Google, when starting a new one [duplicate]

I am developing my new website. I have an old website which is indexed by Google. Now I want to remove this website from Google. If I just add this tag: <meta name="robots" content="noindex"> ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

google search console update my website [duplicate]

This is my first time to use google search console, and I'm already updating my website, but the command site: can't find my website.plz, help me.
1
vote
1answer
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

Google Search Console crawled my shopify site but not appearing in google search with site: prefix

About 1 month ago i submitted my Shopify site to Google Search console, i set the sitemap.xml path which points to the Products, Blogs and Collection. I used the site: prefix on google as follows: ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to submit and get links indexed faster on google search console? [duplicate]

I've created a website which has a lot of links. I've added it to google search console in order to show them on google search but it is indexing around 2,000 links every week. I have 200,000+ links. ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

How long should a the Google change of address tool take?

I requested a Google Search Console change of address back in May 2019 but it still hasn't updated on Google. Just wondering if anyone gone through the process of changing their address and with ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Error in disavow links file at line 177, column 1: URL line too short

I hae 875 links to my site from Spammy site picswe (dot) com. I am getting the above error message. I saved it to an excel file and it wouldn't upload to disavow on google, then I saved it in a word ...
2
votes
1answer
313 views

What does “Validation looking good” mean from Google Search Console's “fix mobile UX error?”

I had a page with "text too small" mobile UX error. Our dev guy fixed it, and I submitted it to validation with the idea that it will remove the "error" mark. I now have this report though: I am ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Page Resources Couldn't be Loaded” on GSC even after clearing everything on robots.txt

Google Search Console and Mobile-Friendly Test both give me the following two warnings for my Wordpress based website: Content wider than screen Clickable elements too close together The screenshot ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Remove outdated content from google, when indexed url does not contain “www”

I am trying to remove a link from google via https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals The issue is, that indexed link is https://example.com/url, and not https://www.example.com/url. When I ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Two wordpress with two sitemaps under same domain name

I have two wordpress installations under one domain name, as this: www.exampleWP1.com www.exampleWP1.com/exampleWP2/ I have both of them created in Search Console as independant properties, in Tag ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

What are the consequences of deleting a property in Google Search Console?

I plan to delete the Google Search Console property for my website. What are the consequences of doing so?
1
vote
1answer
35 views

How to resolve Google “Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt” warning for a user login protected page?

Or, in other words, how can I tell google this is a user login protected page? The website is basically a single page app with server side rendering. That said, if the visitor is asking for a web ...
2
votes
0answers
55 views

Google has dramatically decreased crawling of our site

We made some changes a month ago to make the site faster and general SEO fixes. Right after we did, Google said our site was taking 2-3x as long to download a page and slowed the crawling of our site....
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Duplicate Content Penalty - EBook Publication or PDF article on multile vendors's sites

After reading this, How to solve duplicate contents over different domains? we know that duplicate contents are heavily penalized. What about the case that if someone pubilsh the same Ebook or the ...
1
vote
1answer
164 views

Why Google analytics show zero result in search console section in acquisition?

Google analytics show zero result in search console section in acquisition, While i applied no segment on my result and also long tie a go I connected both GA and Search console by each other. You ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Huge differences between webmaster tools' crawl stats and apache logs

We noticed huge difference in the metrics. For example, last saturday : According to Webmaster Tools : 6,082 pages crawled 76,119 kilobytes downloaded 1,550 ms in average to download a page Now ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Prevent Duplicate Google Indexing When Moving From www to non-www (Search Console)

I want to move my website away from using the www subdomain. I am using Squarespace which will provide automatic 301 redirects for all pages on the www subdomain to the non-www. I have a sitemap ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

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: ╔══════════════╤═════════╤═════════════...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Get Google to forget site [duplicate]

Is it possible to make Google "forget" a site and reindex it? I have a site that I changed dramatically, and I want to do SEO on my new site, but Google isn't deindexing the old site. How could I do ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Why pages not blocked by robots.txt are not indexing? [duplicate]

In my google search console's coverage section, the diagram tells that there are 114 excluded pages. It says 40 of them is blocked by robots.txt and 22 of them is excluded by 'noindex' tab, but I didn'...
2
votes
0answers
516 views

URL will be indexed only if certain conditions are met

I've got a few pages of my site that are coming up in G Webmaster Tools with errors. The pages are fully working, not restricted by noindex or robots.txt file. The pages don'r have a lot of content, ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Does Google Search Console count two impressions when your site is in two position in the same search result?

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

URL Parameters in GSC contains strange values for recently crawled URLs

I've been fighting the Google canonical page algorithm bug for quite some time. One advice I received is to set GSC URL Parameters to "Every URL", since we use a page generation script with a "page" ...
1
vote
1answer
245 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

New Google Search Console does not load any resources such as CSS and JS while it worked fine in the old Search Console tool [duplicate]

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Amp links apper in desktop search results

I used AMP service in my website but I had problem sometimes the amp Links appeared in desktop search results . I checked the canonical link and I found it true. Amp version link: AMP Link Normal ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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%...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Unknown URL Parameter got indexed on Google

I already checked my site URL source code and I can't find any URL parameter like in screenshot. And my site is safe from malware, I already test it with sucuri. I'm using yoast plugin so already ...
1
vote
1answer
11 views

How to resolve a verified property not appearing in the security issues property dropdown?

I have several verified properties across Google Search Console / Google Analytics. Unfortunately, I've recently taken on a client that has been red flagged by Google as a Phishing site (which they ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

AMP URL not found (404) in Google Webmaster Tools but AMP/Canonical pages work fine

Google Webmaster Tools has been reporting 404 errors for a number of my AMP pages since last month. The number of affected pages changes every 24 hours, and is now climbing every day which is killing ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Multiple domains for the same site in Google Webmaster Tools

I have a website that I host with multiple domains. I have them set up in Google Webmaster Tools. They look like this: I have set the preferred domain to "burlingameautoclinic.com" for all the ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

UK/USA Exact Copy English Causing Error “Duplicate submitted url not set as canonical”

starting around February 25th, 2019 we have been having pages excluded from indexing for our UK website with the error "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical". We have not had this issue ...