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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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Google Search Console indexing pages from a different domain on the same server

I have two domains (old-domain.com & new-domain.com) hosted on the same server (same IP). old-domain.com has tens of thousands of pages and is 20 years old, while new-domain.com only consists of a ...
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Moving from HTTP to HTTPS in Google Search Console

I'm moving from HTTP to HTTPS for my entire site. The site is currently added to Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) as www.example.com and all the pages are indexed without using ...
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How long until Google Search Console merges a page with 301 redirect to a canonical?

I have a server with routes in English and that I moved to Portuguese. For example, https://ginja.org/schools now redirects with a 301 to https://ginja.org/escolas. I set up a canonical tag too: <...
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Has Google completely stopped indexing new pages in the last two weeks? [duplicate]

On our website, new pages have not been indexed for more than two weeks. The content is unique. There are no errors or warnings at all in Google Search Console. The site scores 100/100 on Pagespeed ...
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Page cannot be crawled by Google at all

I am trying to index a page which was set to "discourage search engines to index" until 2021-10-31. Now it's 2021-11-06 and Google does not even try to access the page. If I use the search ...
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Change of address tool couldn't fetch the page error

We migrated from https://example.org to https://example.com.It seems we have done all requirements mentioned here for using search console change of address tool but now it has passed 4 days from our ...
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Google Bot seems to often fail at loading jQuery?

I am using Google Search Console's "Test Live URL" function to see if Google crawler can correctly read my pages. I find out that for a single page (in this case https://cchc-herald.org/...
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Googlebot doesn't see links in Angular SPA because routerLink is rendered with an href starting with a hash

In my Angular SPA (Single Page App), I have links like: <a routerLink="/en/my-page" ... When I check it in Google Search Console, I'm finding that Googlebot sees the link as: <a href=&...
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If I use canonical tag then, it's necessary to submit "www" and "non-www" versions on GSC?

Google webmaster tools says: Make sure you add both "www" and "non-www" versions for your site. Also, if you use the HTTPS protocol, add those variations as well. So I've added all ...
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How to change my website's map data image (maybe from knowledge graph) in the search results?

I'm trying to change the image shown in a website's SERP, when using Google. I installed the JSON-LD Knowledge Graph application script already. <script type="application/ld+json"> { ...
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What are Weiterleitungshinweis Backlinks in the Ubersuggest SEO tool?

Today I was checking my old backlinks and I saw my competitor making backlinks exactly where I have created it, so I tried to check his backlinks using the Ubersuggest tool (by Neil Patel) and I saw ...
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Shield Icons on Google Results Page

The shield icons (circled) appear on my Google search results. My question is - if you have a site that's already https (and shows as such in the search results) what other action do you need to take ...
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Duplicate content tabs and page pagination

These tabs are being marked as duplicate content on our website although we don't have tabs on the specific webpage Also, there are post pages where we see the page count being marked as duplicate ...
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Sitemap(XML) can be accessed by url but cannot be fetched (http 404)by google search console

I deployed a website on github pages. I've added a sitemap file to my repository with the name sitemap.xml. I am able to access it by going to https://sitemaptest.github.io/sitemap.xml however, when ...
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Should I exclude countries with poor page speed to prevent Google PageSpeed Insights using aggregate data?

Google has mentioned they use the aggregate data to rank a site. I have poor scores and flagged in search console. When viewing google analytics it shows countries like India increasing the overall ...
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I am having an issue with structured data from one blog post showing up on other unrelated blog posts

I have a WordPress website with How-To tutorials so I have been putting "How To" schema markup at the top of each post. I am not using any 3rd-party plugins to handle the schema, I'm ...
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Is it okay to have hyphens in brand/company name?

My domain name is without hyphens, but I promote/market my brand/company name with hyphens in between (example: 'company-name'). Is it okay to have such difference? Or will it affect in any way to SEO ...
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Google Search Console: Is it possible to exclude certain domains from domain property?

I've added a domain property in Google Search Console. As a result, the following domains/subdomains are now being monitored by GSC: example.com red.example.com green.example.com blue.example.com ...
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What Is The Reasons That GSC Shows "Page Resources Couldn't Be Loaded" In Live Test? [duplicate]

I Edit My robots.txt File And Put This Code In It: User-agent: * Allow: / Sitemap: https://example.com/sitemap.xml But The Issue Is Not Fixed. Sometimes My CSS File, Sometimes JS File And Sometimes ...
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How to improve CLS. Chrome Lighthouse shows GREEN but GSC shows RED?

I have no Idea what is going on. The lighthouse on different devices shows my page CLS 0.002, but when I go to my Google Search Console -> core web vitals the CLS is in RED ZONE >0.25. I ...
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sitemap in google search console showing "see index coverage" link disabled

In Google Search Console I observed that "See Index Coverage" is disabled. also it is not indexing 2 post from last 20-30 days what i have tried is delete existing sitemap and added new with ...
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How do I tell Google about two domains, one of which redirects to the other, to get both to rank?

I have a website running Magento with two domains sharing the same root and domain1 redirects to domain2. What is the best way to tell Google that domain1 is the same as domain2 in Google Search ...
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Is it possible to dissavow all links from a top level domain (like .xyz)?

Is it possible to disavow domain extensions? Like .com or .net? Lately I noticed new spammers strategy instead of pointing many URLs to your server they point hundreds of domains from certain ...
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Google tells me sitemap xml entry is invalid URL, however, Google bot is crawling the url and the url is valid

Google Sitemap tool tells me there are 2 errors at my sitemap: "Invalid URL - 2 instances" "This is not a valid URL. Correct the URL and submit the Sitemap again" "Examples&...
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Why does Google recommend the 'HTML file' verification method?

I'm using meta tags rather than HTML files to verify my site ownership, because I want to keep my root directory clean. In contrast, Google recommends the 'HTML file' method. My quick web search didn'...
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How to hide a dodgy website as a referring page in Google Search Console?

I have a website that shows up in the google search console under URL inspection with a referring page that is another website entirely. I did a reindex a couple of days ago and it was last crawled on ...
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Change of address in Google Search Console says an old domain no longer registered by me is moving to my new domain

I did change of address in Google Search Console. The old domain has now expired and is registered by someone else, but I still see the notification that says the old domain is moving to my new domain....
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sitemap and canonical url for website that has only one page: "index.html" hosted using GitHub Pages

I have the almost same question as this: How do I correctly add index page to xml sitemap - do I need a canonical expression? But I am confused with the accepted answer, as for my case, the website ...
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How do you explain more impressions and less ranking in Google search console?

In google search console, for my website, when the number of impressions increased (red trend in google search console), then the ranking in google search decreased (green trend in google search ...
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Discovered - currently not indexed VS Crawled - currently not indexed [duplicate]

In Google search console I have a 883 webpages Discovered - currently not indexed and only 4 webpages Crawled - currently not indexed. But, from a site:example.com it appears that 45 webpages are ...
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I submitted Sitemaps from AIO SEO to google search console, if I now delete the AIO plugin, do my sitemaps become invalid?

I use Yoast as SEO for my new Wordpress website, however I couldn't get the sitemaps with Yoast as it was giving me error 404, and regardless of what I tried, it wasn't working. So I then got the All ...
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About sudden drop in crawl request of our site

Looking for some help from Google seo expert to help our company site to identify this urgent issue. Here is the thing: the crawl request of our site experience a sudden drop on 9th, Oct. And it hasn'...
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Creating a blog hurts my product page?

So I created a blog at the end of March 2021 and started posting 2 to 3 posts per month. In August 2021, I started posting more often. My whole goal with the blog is to bring new potential customers ...
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"URL is unknown to Google" error on a "new" forum site

Summary: We've recently made certain sections of our (previously) private forum and community open so that users can access areas of the site without registering. The site, however, is encountering ...
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How can I identify which text within a page is "too small to read" as reported by Google Search Console?

Google Search Console intermittently claims that I have "Text too small to read" and gives just URL to my page. How can I get more specific location of supposed problem? It is a bit more ...
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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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How to link new Google Analytics (version 4) property with Search Console?

I just created the other day a Google Analytics property for a new website, and it was created using the new Analytics version (v4). Now I'm trying to link it to my existing Search Console account for ...
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How to make a sitemap with Laravel

I am making a sitemap for a site made with Laravel and do not know if I am going the right way. I read an article from Google (https://developers.google.com/search/docs/advanced/sitemaps/build-sitemap#...
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Search Console reports article is indexed, "site:" operator doesn't. Why? [duplicate]

One of my latest articles had gotten indexed and was showing as indexed via the "site:" operator too, but it is now showing as indexed in Console only, not via the "site:" ...
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GSC reports far higher number of URLs in sitemap

When I submit our sitemap to GSC (https://periperielectrical.com.au/sitemap_index.xml) Google reports that 22,065 URLs have been discovered. I've been through the sitemap myself and can see around ...
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Too many external links showing on site on Google Search Console [duplicate]

I am facing a serious issue on my site. We have naturally created only 300 backlinks, but Google Search Console showed 1,556,317 external backlinks pointing towards our Contact Us and Service pages ...
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How can I add a missing website to Google Maps for my business

I added my business on Google, but it shows my website information is missing and I don't know why. Please check here: https://www.google.com/search?q=Hit+Infotech+LLP I already added my website many ...
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Nextjs slugs are indexed in search console

I'm building a webapp using Nextjs. As some parts of the app is server side rendering, I have two sitemaps. One generated by Next and the other one generated dynamically. All pages are successfully ...
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What happens when you suddenly get too many back links from a single domain?

I'm quite baffled by this issue and I have absolutely no idea who could be causing it. I have a normal PHP page and we are optimizing it for a few keywords. We have been doing general SEO activities ...
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URL is not duplicate but Google set it as duplicate and choose other URL as canonical [duplicate]

I set the canonical for each URL on website, they are all unique. But Google set 1000 links on my site as duplicate and choose different URL as canonical. How do I fix this issue? There are many links,...
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Google Search Console Removal Tools Consumes 20 GB of RAM

I work as a customer support specialist for a large site (millions of pages). Every day, we receive approximately 1000 removal requests from users and businesses. We remove listings from our site, ...
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[Google Search Console]: What might account for a same page having > 0% but < 100% of mobile search impressions having "good page experience"?

I have a site that has "99.9% URLs with a good page experience" (on mobile) and no issues with core web vitals, mobile usability, security, or HTTPS (all URLs pass on all fronts). This has ...
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We are restructuring some URLs are 301 redirects enough to avoid a massive drop in traffic?

My org is rebuilding a very old, very haphazardly built WordPress site and we are thinking about making some changes to our custom post types and therefore the URL structure will change which is going ...
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Does Google search console assume there must be a retina image?

We noticed a considerable proportion of 404-s in Crawl stats report and upon inspection it turns out that pretty much all the images on our WP blog yield a 404 for their "retina" version, i....
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Google site search showing indexed pages despite entire domain redirecting

I have two different TLDs for same domain name. Let's say example.com and example.es. All of the traffic to example.es is 301 redirected to example.com. Besides that, most of the pages in example.com ...

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