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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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SEO - My web page ranks by images but no by content

I have a page with original content which only ranks my images but don't rank the articles. The images appears in SERPS with an interesting graphic of impressions: As you can see in picture I've made ...
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Website is not showing any Traffic on Google, SEMrush and also on other Platforms

I have an issue regarding a website as when I check it on Google Analytics, Semrush, and other tools, it does not show traffic results. I have attached the images of the search and also the admin ...
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Difficulty Verifying Domain on Google Search Console for Google My Business [closed]

I've encountered an issue with verifying my domain on Google Search Console, and it's affecting my Google My Business listing. Despite adding the domain to the Search Console, I'm facing rejection ...
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Remove subdomain URLS from Google search console without removing WWW

There are two subdomains for my website. The subdomain for the production site is www.example.com. The subdomain for the test site is test.example.com. test.example.com is showing up in Google search ...
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Fix "Crawled - currently not indexed" in GSC [duplicate]

I have pages in google search console that has been showing "Crawled - currently not indexed". Things I already tried: No error showed in GSC checked robots.txt Why aren't search engines ...
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Google Search Console reporting 404 errors on /page/x pages which is not a 404

hopefully someone here can shed a light on this. Search console on one of my site is reporting a 404 to a bunch of pages on my site but they are not actually 404s. Here's an example: examplesite.com/...
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Google Spidering ajax Call URL as Stand Alone Content

My page has an ajax call that loads fresh html into the mother page. Google has now spidered these ajax urls and runs it's search console algorythm over them as if it were a stand alone page. In the ...
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Edit permissions required on this Google Analytics property?

In Search Console (Settings > Associations), I'm getting the following notice and am unsure how to resolve it. In the 'Property Access Management' section of my Analytics Admin section, I'm listed ...
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Make Google crawl both redirect source and redirect destination

I designed a Wordpress website that redirects a custom post type to a subdomain. Now my issue is that the destination/redirection end url does not include any SEO meta/descriptions or much information,...
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Could meta http-equiv origin-trial be hacked content?

Google alerted me that it found "malicious software" in my page. Thinking that my site might be hacked, I went to Google Search Console's URL inspection and ran a live test on the reported ...
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Warning in Google Console due to invalid items in Struture data

I have added Structured data for sporting event on website and this page started showing 5 valid items detected: All have warnings as i have five items in the structured data on Google Console (URL ...
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What is the difference between domain and URL property performance in Google Search Console?

Our site has been rebuilt, previously it was using NextJS/SanityCMS, now it is using WordPress. In Google Search Console > domain property> Search Results > add a filter for the Query being ...
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Risk-benefit of cleaning up thousands of "Alternate page with proper canonical tag"?

The canonical URL to our products is example.com/product-alias in the sitemap, inside link rel="canonical" etc., and Google picks it up. Yet from the category pages, we link to our products ...
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How to clean history from Google Search Console?

I am looking to clean my Google Search Console dashboard history. I need to delete all the old results so my console start showing new results just like a fresh Google Search Console dashboard. Is ...
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SEO management in Google Search Console for a non-english version of a website

I have a website example.com made with docusaurus. Initially, the website was in English. Several months ago, I added the Chinese version with i18n. All the chinese pages are under zh-CN; so a page ...
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Indexing speed of 500k+ pages site

I am reaching out for some guidance regarding the Google Search Console (GSC) indexing of my website. I launched this site about a month ago, and I'm encountering some challenges with Google's ...
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Can Non Inclusive Language Cause Deindexing?

I was trying to get backlinks and created a terrible baby name generator tool. I gathered lists of the worst baby names online then made a tool in JavaScript to deliberately generate bad baby names ...
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Blend 20+ sc-domain properties into one data source?

Pretty much same question as this Fetch/Combine/Blend multiple Google Search Console different sc-domains (unanswered). I have 20+ regional domains in Search Console. I added all of them as data ...
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My video can't be indexed: does it impact the SEO of the page on which it appears?

The google search console tells me that some of the videos on my site cannot be indexed. The main reason is that The video is outside the viewport This isn't really a problem because I don't really ...
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Two GH Pages site on the same domain

I have one GH Pages website at the URL username.github.io/project-name, which has a dedicated purpose. This has been around for some time, so I don't want to change its URL. I then setup a second ...
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Best way to test search results non personalized results

When testing my ranking for specific keywords and search appearance I usually open a chrome incognito and perform a search. But, it seems this doesn't work as I expect, and other people see results ...
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Regarding Google Search Console report "Page Not Found"

I am currently doing SEO through Google Search Console for a company website. I am trying to solve website indexing issues, one of which is a 404 Error (page not found). While I do have the sitemap ...
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Unable to preview Google rich results in the testing tool

I'm new to Google rich results, I'm playing around with the Article Example, when I test it out in the Rich Results Test , the Preview Results button is disabled, am I missing something to have it ...
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Google Search Console indicated page was "Discovered - currenltly not indexed", then page disappeared entirely

I had a number of pages that Google's Search Console had marked as "Discovered - currently not indexed" 2 weeks ago, and so I clicked "Validate Fix" in the hopes of having the ...
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Google Search Console found huge number of unknow pages from my site, why?

I just submitted a web site with only 8 pages, but search console found 500K pages. These pages are not in my site - "UNKNOWN Pages" Example Indexed https://example.com/index.php?...
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Getting indexed on Google from mysql database [closed]

I have a website that sells 100,000 items. The item data is stored in a mysql database. So, there aren't 100,000 html files on my site. Therefore, google can't see them. I read that the solution to ...
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Google discovers my URL in sitemap-image.xml not sitemap.xml

Looking at GSC, many URLs on my site are listed as "URL is on Google" and "Page is indexed." However, traffic has TANKED and I just noticed that the URLs that are not doing well ...
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How to I interpret the graph for affected page for Page Indexing 5xx

Can you help me understand the page indexing 5xx graph. Based on the graph it looks like every day there are more than 60 5xx requests per day. But at the same time when I look at the crawl stats the ...
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How to show my website on Google Search as example.com instead of www.example.com?

My website is currently showing as www.example.com on Google Search. Instead I would like it to be example.com. My DNS servers are properly configured. What I recently did is adding this line into the ...
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How do I add a Google Search Console verification meta tag to a read-the-docs page?

I've created a page on read-the-docs that I would like to add in Google inspection for indexing. https://ltb-symm.readthedocs.io/ In URL Inspection Tool explains one way to prove the ownership of the ...
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How to remove a deleted subdomain website from Google Search?

I made a website in the past on my website's subdomain. But when I saw that all the posts and pages on that subdomain became indexed in Google Search, I was shocked. I didn't want the subdomain to be ...
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New business website (.co.uk) not appearing in google search - up against an established .com website with the same name

A client has started a business in the UK that shares its name with a bigger established business based in Mexico. They operate in completely different market sectors. The name is a single word and ...
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urlInspection - Google Search Console API - quota issue

I've been trying to get Indexation Status from https://searchconsole.googleapis.com/v1/urlInspection/index:inspect API. The 1st request worked. The 2nd, returned: {'error': {'code': 429, 'message': '...
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Favicon changed in google search after malicious code, but in browser tab didn't change

The WordPress site had malicious code two months ago and favicon changed only in Google search results. An icon that appeared was never used so the picture is unknown to me. But the favicon that we ...
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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 ...
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Property sets alternatives?

I work with a website that has localised versions on different domains. Every domain is added to Google Search Console as a separate domain property. But under the hood it's just the same website in ...
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Video outside the viewport - but not really?

I'm getting a Video outside the viewport error for one of my pages in the Google Search Console. This error is preventing the video from being indexed. However, the video shows entirely within the ...
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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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How to explain more impressions and less ranking in Google search console? But I get really good leads when that happens [duplicate]

I see a similar trend for some of my keywords as the one in post How do you explain more impressions and less ranking in Google search console? The problem is when the trend happens I get really good ...
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Moving from HTTP to HTTPS in Google Search Console (October 2023)

In Google Search Console I have previously created property with HTTP protocol and indexed my site. Now I have full 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS for my site with just couple of pages. Have ROBOTS....
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Duplicate, Google chose different canonical than user after redirecting to HTTPS and Non-WWW via HTACCESS

I have redirected the www version and http version to non-www and https so the URL will be like https://website.com using the following .htaccess code: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off ...
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Edit sitemap in google search console

i have put the sitemap URL into the google seach console, however the sitemap that the website generates is really bad (full of sites that are only visible after signing in as an admin) and I can not ...
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How will Google discover and remove all my new NoIndex pages?

We had around 100 pages indexed which were actually outdated, thin content and causing SEO keyword cannibalisation issues. For administrative purposes we are unable to remove the pages (as need them ...
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Will temporarily removing a property from Google Search Console clean up the 404 report?

I need to reset an account which is erroneously showing thousands of pages "not found" which do not exist in the sitemaps. I think if I remove the property then add it back in Google might ...
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After adding an .htaccess rule to remove .html from my URL, which version of the URLs go in the sitemap?

I have my website with its sitemap submitted to the Google Search Console, the whole shebang. Unfortunately, my indexing isn't going so well. I've narrowed down the problem to make my URL cleaner. I'...
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Can I add my GitHub profile page and its subpages to my Google Search Console account?

Google Search Console offers the ability to add properties to your account based on a URL prefix. Is it possible to add my social network profiles to my Google Search Console? The problem I'm having ...
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The Google selected canonical for my website home page is an unrelated website to which I have no connection

I have created a small website named https://www.example.co.uk. I have managed to index the majority of pages on my website however the home page is not being indexed as Google is defining it as a '...
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get list of Queries Per URL by google analytics or search Console

I want to generate a report like this: I could not find the custom report in google Analytics or search console. Is there any other way to do this?
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86 links indexed by Google Search Console. Shown in search results, but later removed from search results (still shown in the Search Console)

I have 86 links for my site example.com successfully indexed by Google Search Console. They first appeared in Google's search results. But after a few days, most of the links disappeared. Currently, ...
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Webpage in Google Search Console moved from "Indexed" to "Crawled - currently not indexed" [duplicate]

One of my webpages that I added to my site a month ago became indexed after a few days. However in Google Search Console the page is now listed as "Crawled - currently not indexed." ...

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