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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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Can you run screamingfrog on Google Cloud?

I've seen articles online on how to achieve this. They were written in 2016. Not too sure how relevant it is now? Has anyone tried?
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Is there any way to restore a deleted Google Webmasters property?

We have a situation that, when our client created a new "https" property under Google webmaster, he accidentally deleted the existing "http" property which had a good ranking. Since then (looks like) ...
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How to resolve my webmaster crawl issue? URLs unreachable

Issue: When we tested a sample of the URLs from your Sitemap, we found that some of the URLs were unreachable. Please check your web server for possible misconfiguration, as these errors may be caused ...
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Google Console 404s for non-existent URLs (…/0)

Google Console is telling me that I have a quite a few 404s on my site. For example, it tells me the following is a 404: https://www.ThisIsMySite.com/accessories/0 There pages where it tells me I'm ...
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Google Search Console: Continuous Decrease in Search Impressions While There is Almost No Change in Position

One of my clients has a website that is visited by tens of thousands of users per day. Google Search Console is showing continuous decrease in search impressions starting from 01-April-2018. The ...
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Rich Cards declining without errors?

Our project is a web app that lets users see cinema information, movies, and showtimes. Currently the rich cards report is showing the "Fully enhanced cards" declining. However, our Structured Data ...
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Are there any tools in Google Search Console for removing URLs with 301 redirects?

In Google Search Console, I am getting 15-20 all different URLs in 404 section which is not in proper format(this URL is too old around 6-7 years and there is no 'Linked from' for this URLs). I want ...
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calculate seo return on investment in actual dollor [duplicate]

is there any way to calculate SEO campaign investment in the actual dollar? I had run some campaigns for generating content and content-backlink for one year and now I want to know the return on ...
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Do URL parameters make duplicate pages for search engines? [duplicate]

I found in HTML Improvements section google search console about 1200 duplicate meta title, then I checked one of them for example Tehran to Qeshm flights: /flights/THR-GSM/1392-02-02/1-0-0 /flights/...
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Google search for my site without the dot in the name affects it's search results

I have a site, Tanksmith.io, which gets searched a quite a bit. The two most common queries are: tanksmith io and tanksmith.io (the latter being more correct since it contains the dot). However the ...
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How to control google ranking of different pages in the same website?

This is keyword: laldupatta mulla According to https://www.google.co.in/ Position 1: https://example.com/smart-kitchen-devices/laldupatta-mulla-one-on-e Position 2: https://example.com/smart-...
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What to do with non exist page? 404 vs 410 vs deindex such type of url

Currently, in webmaster search console tool, we have some errors in NotFound for which page currently does not exist on our site and there is no 'Linked from' option for this type of URL.(this type of ...
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404 Crawl Error to almost all pdf files

The website is built in wordpress. I do not have than much experience, so I need your help. Once I entered at “Search Console” at “Crawl Errors” tab I saw that all “404 errors” are in “wp-content/...
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How do I set my preferred domain in Google search console to use www and https?

I have seen a similar question here: Can't add preferred version to Google Webmasters / Search Console I have added the other properties for my website fo Google Search: When I follow the ...
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URL blocked by robots.txt warning while submitting sitemap in Google Search Console

I was submitting my sitemap in Google Webmasters and got this message when I clicked on the "test sitemap" button: -Warning - URL blocked by robots.txt. When I located my robots.txt file, this is ...
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High rankings for keywords but zero impressions

Started a website on 2nd December 2017. Very unique in its space with comprehensive written content. No one else in the same space has the same quality, which is why Google's algorithms want to rank ...
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Dynamic AngularJS Meta description stopped showing up in Google results

<meta name="description" ng-bind="main.pageDescription" content="{{main.pageDescription}}"> This is how we used to have dynamic meta descriptions for different pages and it used to work well ...
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Fetch as Google: Differences between Googlebot and Visitor views

I have an AJAX-heavy website that I'm trying to get indexed properly in Google. When I use the "Fetch as Google" tool, all the content shows up in the "This is how a visitor to your website would have ...
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Google search console after DNS IP change crawl dropped to 0

We recently upgraded our Go Daddy servers on to a faster one. The new faster servers had a different IP address but our domain name had to stay the same. So we pointed the old domain to the new IP ...
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How do get URLs in two languages indexed in Google?

I am about to put a website online having at least two languages: English (EN) and French (FR), each URL will be as follows: example.com/fr/url... example.com/en/url... I have no idea what the ...
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No of Indexed Pages are less with site command but high in Search Console [duplicate]

I am working as Freelance SEO Consultant. I joined this community to get some help because right now I am facing problems with Google Indexing. This is my first question According to Google Search ...
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How to Measure the ROI from SEO Campaigns

How can I measure SEO activities ROI: including on-page and Off-page SEO. As you know any big business has a common organic traffic growth. also, SEO can affect direct traffic. so is there any way ...
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Google Search Console won't let me choose preferred domain because no-www isn't verified even though it is

I already saw this question: Why won't Webmaster Tools let me set a preferred domain? and it didn't help I want the preferred to be with www, and it tells me I need to verify example.com without www. ...
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Why would googlebot be trying to crawl a URL “https://www.example.com/https://www.example.com/other/things”?

I've been trying to clean up crawl errors on my company's website. In one menu, google bot is trying to crawl every link with an extra-base URL attached. These pages (perhaps obviously) don't exist ...
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Google rich cards requested dateCreated for movies, but it is not published?

We have a website that focuses on movies. In Google Search Console > Rich Cards they requested dateCreated for movies, but this information is not published anywhere? (IMDb, official website, ...
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Site appears blocked in robots, but Google Search Console still says any tested URL is allowed?

Working on a client's site, I noticed an error when trying to use a duplicate content checker tool. The tool stated that the home page was blocked by robots.txt. In search console, I can see the ...
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Google Search Analytics in Search Console shows almost no data while Google Analytics reports plenty of organic traffic

I don't understand why I don't see any break down of my pages in search analytics, even though: 46 pages currently indexed by google.com Google Analytics shows around 100 daily unique visitors Around ...
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My website and site pages are showing in the google but they are not getting indexing in the google [duplicate]

Its been a month my website is not indexing in the google as I recently updated the robots.txt file but not getting any solution. As webmaster is giving me the same message 21 domains are still ...
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Google Search Console reports only 11 indexed pages when there used to be thousands

So I have a site I would prefer not to mention but when I search for my sitename on Google I get too many pages to count of hits. But if I look on the search console it tell me this Does this mean I ...
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Should I submit my website sitemap to Google/Bing using HTTPS Urls?

I have a website without a google webmaster account connected to it. I want to install an SSL certificate on it. After doing that, What is the best practice in order to submit the site to google? ...
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Can we use URL pattern in google remove URL webmaster?

I am working on a project which has some private information. They are indexed in google and is showing as a snippet. Now I want to remove those URL from google index. I have gone through the google ...
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How to deal with too many notices of DMCA removal for a video sharing service?

We have many daily notices of DMCA removal in our search console. Our website is a local video sharing service like Youtube. Many notices of our video URLs(uploaded by users) have not any copyright ...
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Loosing 90% of my indexed pages and increasing every day! [duplicate]

I have well over 10000 pages indexed and slowly but surely it has dwindled to almost nothing. When it got to 5000 pages being indexed I wasn't too worried, however I am soon going to have none? ...
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Google search console error: “Your Sitemap or Sitemap index file doesn't properly declare the namespace” when using HTTPS namespace URL [duplicate]

We migrated our site from HTTP to HTTPS. Then we verified our property in search console and submit the new sitemap with HTTPS URLs. After submission it has the error "Your Sitemap or Sitemap index ...
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Googlebot says access denied on non-existant resource

Google Search Console is telling me: Access Denied Googlebot couldn't crawl your URL because your server either requires authentication to access the page, or it is blocking Googlebot from ...
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Images still one Google Search results after Google said they removed it

I submitted a couple of pictures of me from my deactivated Twitter last night to be removed since the page was outdated. Google responded back today saying they removed the outdated pages but it still ...
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404 error for pages that working fine on google search console

I have a website that has over 2 million pages, for some time now I am seeing on google search console 404 errors for pages that are working fine and that I know for a fact were working fine before we ...
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Search Console Shows Temporarily Unavailable for API Endpoints but Not When Called Directly

On our website, we have product pages, and on each product page, there is a service call that is made to fetch the price of that product based on the user's selected store. In Search Console, when ...
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Newly verified property is not showing up in Webmaster Google Search Console

UPDATE: (2018-04-23) - While revising this post to add more detail I went through the steps to add a property again. However, this time I googled "Google Webmaster Tools" and then used the link in ...
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Optimize pages for exact phrase typed in Google and show that phrase in the search box on site

When I search a query on google my query, it shows a website on top, when I open that website (say example.com) it shows my query written in the search box of example.com and UR looks like example.com/...
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Google Search Console reports blocked resources from DoubleClick while rendering my pages, where do these calls come from?

I'm seeing errors when rendering pages: Googlebot couldn't get all resources for this page. Here's a list: url: https://static.doubleclick.net/instream/ad_status.js type: Script reason: Blocked ...
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Hacked with spam in GSC isn't spam at all. It's text. How do I solve that? [closed]

I have an issue with Google Search Console's Security Issues. I'm showing this warning: Hacked with spam A hacker may have modified your site to contain spammy content. To protect visitors to ...
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A Type Record(Alias) impact on SEO

I have a domain example.com which is used to show a static website. I am hosting this website on AWS S3 and using Route53 to point example.com to example.com bucket. Because I want to access the ...
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After changing WordPress themes, search console reports 404s for existing URLs that can be rendered as well as many images

The site is now showing increasing numbers of 404s for the URL that are there - both in the URL and can be fetched and rendered. The problems started about two weeks ago with the Divi theme - it wasn'...
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If I remove URLs from an XML sitemap will Google still index them?

How can I update sitemap file without losing the old URLs? In other words, does the Google search engine keep the old URLs indexed and add the new ones, or does it erase removed URLs?
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'duplicate content' on several different pages

I've a website with 6 pages identified as 'duplicate content' because they are very similar. This pages looks similar because are the same but it show some pictures, a few, about the product category ...
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Search Console for Apps - Does the Association of your app with a website help in any way with app store optimization?

I have added my Android app property to my Google Search Console account and now I can use Search Analytics report to see the keyphrases that drive organic traffic to my app on play store. My app is a ...
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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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SEO crawler is reporting an issues with a high number of external links, is this a problem?

Deep Crawl shows an issue of high external linking (68) for my website. I thought external linking is good for the website! Is this an issue that needs to be fixed to improve SEO, and if so, what is ...
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JSON-LD detected by the structured data validation tool, but not by the search console

My problem I have added JSON-LD structured data to my site about a local software conference. The markup is valid in Google's on Structured Data Testing Tool. Structured Data Testing Tool However, ...