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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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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 ...
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Why is the same page referenced 3 times?

On my Drupal 8 site, I activated the French and English language. When I type in google : site:example.com I get 3 times the same results per page of my site : https://www.example.com https://www....
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http to https redirect triggers “Duplicate without user-selected canonical”

For some reason, my Main URL (https://www.foxteller.com) cannot be indexed because of my domain redirects in the apache2 config. My redirects go as follows: http://foxteller.com/ > https://www....
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What determines which 404 errors gets listed on a website's Google Search Console?

If I put https://example.com/french-fries in a browser, I get a 404. Will that 404 get listed on example.com's Google Search Console? Or does /french-fries have to be a coded link, get crawled and ...
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Rendering Issue - Homepage

Recently, my client's hosting provider migrated http://kastenhandelaars.nl to http://indoorhomeline.nl. (both Wordpress websites) Appropriate redirects were placed and we changed the homepage. ...
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My website's name doesn't appear on google [duplicate]

My website has been online for 10 days. (content complete) I've allowed Google boots. I also sent a sitemap to the search console. (I use yoast seo by the way) In this 10 days pages were added to ...
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'No Data' under search appearance for 6 week old site

All other fields, such as queries, pages, devices, etc have been populated with data for weeks, but search appearance only provides me with a statement of 'no data'. Even if I haven't optimized ...
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Sitemap couldn't fetch

I'm trying to submit my sitemap on my Google console but every time I add it, it keeps saying it couldn't fetch, I have uploaded my sitemap.xml into my domain root directory but still Google is not ...
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Recently Google Search Console reported some amp errors when I have not AMP applied in my website at all!

Recently Google Search Console reported amp errors. There's no amp applied in my website at all. How is that possible? Check the screenshot below:
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How to fix 404 error caused by WordPress attachment URLs? Using Yoast causes 404 errors

Right now I am using Yoast for SEO. I found 3000+ URLs indexed in Google Search Console, while I have just 100+ posts. By adding other stuff like tags and categories there should be around 300+ URLs. ...
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Google reports mobile issues for directory listing page, will it hurt the rest of my site?

We have some mobile-friendly issues affecting /domains/.well-known/ This page simply displays: Index of /domains/.well-known Parent Directory (a link) pki-validation/ (a link) Do the mobility ...
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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....
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My www version has better metrics than the non-www, so I'm preferring it in search console now. What else do I need to do?

I am working on a website which was originally registered in Google Search Console as http://example.com/. After a few months I noticed that the http://www.example.com/ has higher domain authority (...
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Why are some google snippet results bold? [closed]

Recently, when I search for keyword "best mlm software" I got a featured snippet having "List of Multi Level Marketing Software". I noted that two of list's item were BOLD text. Didn't know why??? Can ...
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Can not verify my website via metatag

I have to verify my website to different platforms such as G-Suite via meta tag verification but it fails every time and in all platforms. This is my HTML header code: <title>Website title</...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...