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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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Does a pure spam manual penalty hurt the entire domain?

If a single url on a domain (that is not the home page, just a blog post) gets a pure spam manual penalty, does it hurt the ranking of the domain in general or does it just impact that individual url?
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AngularJS based SPA page indexing

I recently worked on a AngularJS based portal. One of the main areas of portal is to list available job opening for the organization. Right now, Google does index some of our job listings. Since jobs ...
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Google cache isn't updating after redoing my website

I have a website I completely redid almost a month ago. However, Google is still caching the copy before then. I've tried submitting a request to remove it from Google Search Console several times, ...
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Appealing a denied Google-search-console “Remove outdated content” request

Using the Google Search Console "Removed Outdated Content": https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals I requested the removal or re-indexing of my profile pages on two 3rd-party sites, that I ...
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Fetch as google Content-length: 0 when using IIS with active request routing (ARR)

I'm very new to this and just had a new issue dropped on my desk which I could use help with. Basically all requests for domain name www.example.com are routed through an IIS with active request ...
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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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why google doesn't update my updated posts? [on hold]

Recently I updated some posts from website and change seo yoast title that should change the title on the google search result. But after a while the title is the old one and didn't update!!!
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Why is Google giving me Page with Redirect error when trying to index the page?

I'm trying to index a landing page through the Google Search Console. The result I get is error Page with redirect: The URL is a redirect, and therefore was not added to the index. The error ...
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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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Pages uploaded to WordPress as media are causing mobile usability errors in Google Search Console [duplicate]

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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Transfer Search Console Ownership from one google account to another

I have 2 google accounts. One has my search console, google analytics and similar services. The other has my gmail account. I need to move my search console to my gmail account. What's the best/...
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Google is counting the domain home page (“/”) as a duplicate of “/index.html”

For only my index pages, I am receiving this warning in Google Search Console: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical I know that this occurs because Google is attempting to track both ...
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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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How can this be considered as web spam?

One of our websites has suffered ongoing manual action by Google due to a high volume of unnatural links. This was somewhat justified as an SEO company we hired in 2005 submitted our site to numerous ...
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Translation of website: new top level domain vs subfolder of current

About 3 months ago, we translated our website to Spanish. Because our brand name has a meaning on its own, we decided to translate the brand name as well. The hope was that it would benefit our SEO. ...
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URL is not on Google - what does it mean and how to fix? [duplicate]

ANOTHER POSSIBLE DUPLICATE: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical after changing domain I'm new to optimizing pages for ranking in search engines and I've recently got in Google ...
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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 ...
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How to stop Google from indexing my webpage? [duplicate]

I have a webpage /user/login , I want to keep it private but Google has indexed the page. I have tried lots of ways: In robos.txt, I added a new line:Disallow: /user/, added header header("Robots: ...
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How can I fix JavaScript error for my live tested page in Google Search Console? [on hold]

This is is a screenshot of my tested page on search console. Can Googlebot read this error and dramatically effect my ranking?
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How to NOT offset impressions while doing SEO and research?

I'm optimizing my website mainly for ranking in the google search and I've noticed something that bothers me. So I've had about 300+ impressions for all my pages before starting the optimization. Of ...
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Will fast duration visit user with happy experience can lower my page ranking? [duplicate]

Hello I'm currently running page wish has regular traffic, this page has made only for linking or referring to other websites, The users can find what they looking for in my page, but the user bounce ...
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Big drop in valid pages in GSC

I have a very small site with only about 70 pages. About 4 days ago GSC shows a 40% drop in the valid of number indexed pages. When I probe into which pages, it shows pages that I'm still ranking ...
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Google Search Console - Elements too close, but smartphone bot doesn't seem to load CSS

In my Google Search Console, it shows : « Elements are too close from one another », but when I see the screencapture that Google shared with me explaining the problem, it is just not loading CSS and ...
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How to find source page that generated 404 error

I have a Wordpress site and I'm looking for a way to identify which pages in my site contain links to pages that generate 404 errors in GSC. I tried the first solution in this SE post but found ...
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How can I know which page is the “Duplicate page without canonical tag” GSC is reporting

The new GSC (Google search console) is showing me a report of "Duplicate page without canonical tag" and sharing a list of URLs. Is there any way to see what's the other url he believes is duplicate ...
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How to fix warning messages in the SDTT if the data is not available?

One of my client is e-commerce marketplace. For their offer listing pages, I have provided a JSON structured data Product markup using aggregateRating as follows: <script type="application/ld+json"...
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It must indicate “offers”, “review”, or “aggregateRating” [closed]

Problem with google search console : structured data :" It must indicate "offers", "review", or "aggregateRating"
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After updating Meta Description of my blogs, would google recrawl it in some time or do I have request re-indexing?

I have published a few blogs that have value to offer it's receiving significant impressions on Google SERP but not influencing CTR, so my question is after updating meta description would google ...
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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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Something is wrong with my XML Sitemap, how to fix

My question is related to my previous question How to remove indexed pages from google effectively where I was advised to create XML sitemap and submit it to google. The advice looked solid so I ...
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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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GSC showing AMP errors but actually those are correct

GSC is showing AMP errors in their AMP section. But when checked manually using and validator it passes the test. Anybody facing this issue? What is the reason for that And also I am worrying that ...
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Mysterious rank drops from page 1 after subdomain went rogue [duplicate]

To give a bit of background, we're a web design agency and ranked highly on page 1 for web design in our region. We had a lot of traffic from this, as well as other minor sub domains. We host client ...
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How to verify that Googlebot can access the URL of a video thumbnail?

I need to check if Googlebot can see my image thumbnails. When I use the URL Inspection Tool, Google cannot see my images in the page. In the rendered screen shot, it displays a black box instead of ...
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Googlebot intermittently fails to download ressources from AWS CloudFront CDN

I have a weird issue and after a few weeks of investigation I think I may have found the cause : Cloudfront & Googlebot. Context : I launched a French website that compares and combines all ...
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Google change of address: from (site1.example and site2.example) to (newsite.example/1 and newsite.example/2)

I'm trying to tell Google that I'm merging two sites into one, with the following URLs: site1.example to newsite.example/1 site2.example to newsite.example/2 I already set 301s to the relevant pages ...
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How to show important links in search result with Brand Name search [duplicate]

A simple search with brand name shows me undesirable result while a search with full domain name gives the desired result. Please have a look at Images Attached. Why this any SEO error or Schema error?...
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Google intermittently fails to download CSS and JS from CloudFront CDN

We noticed a lot of "Mobile Usability" errors in the Search Console. When I clicked on them and chose "Check live version" option - it always said the page was mobile friendly. However, the mobile ...
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When submitting a cross-domain sitemap, does robots.txt need to list individual XML file, or just the index?

I am trying to move a bunch of sitemap files out of my website into a separate site that just has static assets, however I am struggling to understand the cross-site submissions mentioned on sitemaps....
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Google has old cached copy

I recently redid my company website completely. Firefox shows the new page, chrome still shows the old. I've tried completely reinstalling chrome/clearing app data, and I've checked in both normal ...
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Google Search console get and remove 301 HTTP redirections

We have used many bad 301 redirections due to sysadmin error. We are afraid that Google will no longer index these URL. Is there a way (With API or user interface) to get the redirections saved by ...
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Sitemap “Couldn't fetch” in Google Search Console

I've submitted a sitemap to my website and Google Search Console status is "Couldn't fetch". I've had my xml verified by XML Validation, and my xml is also publicly available to be viewed. Google's ...
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Google Search Console Sitemap Can't Fetch

I'm trying to get my wife's site to show up when searching google but I'm having some issues. Her site is a Squarespace site, which creates the Sitemap automagically. I've submitted this through the ...
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Data is not appearing in google search console performance report for new website?

Today, i have hosted new website, for google search console and go to webmaster tools and add new property http://subsite.example.com and verification for this site successfully and i have already ...
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Extra Domain (TLD) in Google Breadcrumb

We are using structured data breadcrumbs, and everything looks good on desktop, but on mobile it shows extra .io after the root. I'm not really sure what might be causing this / whether it's from ...
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Site changed. Google started to show new meta title/desc. After a few days, it shows the old ones again [duplicate]

My site was changed. It is way better than before in terms of SEO, content, speed, responsiveness, basically everything. The new meta title and descriptions are better, more logical, up to date and ...
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Transfer Google Search Console Ownership

I am going to start a website re-design project. The previous web designer has used his personal email address instead of the client email address to add the website to Google Search Console. ...
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Google Search Console Products Schema Problem, We are a wholesaler bags

Today, I receive from Google a couple of errors in the products section of Google search console, In our store, the prices are missing because we are a wholesaler of bags, so we sell only to the ...
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Google shows “search instead for” when searching for our website

Our website is new and the name is similar (only one letter different than another website) completely different type and company though. searching for xxxxxA works OK in Google and we find ...
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Google search console says XML sitemap “can't fetch”, yet sitemap passes test and is visible in browser

I've submitted a couple of sitemaps in search console but they are stuck on the 'cant fetch' status and have been for weeks now. If I go to the URL I can see the sitemap OK and if I go to the old ...