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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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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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"Alternate page with proper canonical tag" - Same page, different URL, should I use redirect to fix the issue?

I have recently came across to an issue with "Alternate page with proper canonical tag" in Google Search Console. I've got several pages that are been flagged here: Here is an example: The ...
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How to remove spam URL from Google Search Console

When we bought our domain and connect Google search engine we noticed that we had about 1000 spam URLs from 2020, probably someone who used to domain as a source of back links. We have a list of all ...
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Google search engine indexes ?m=1 page instead of canonical page

So i have my site, and it is working fine, except for one thing, google indexing, I just uploaded some posts and it seems likes google doesn't like links that does not end with a ?m=1. Let me explain, ...
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Issue with Pages Not Getting Indexed Because Google Selected Canonical of a Completely Different Web Page [duplicate]

We're encountering an issue where Google is not indexing some of our pages, and the Search Console provides the following reason: "Page is not indexed: Duplicate, Google chose different canonical ...
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Indexed in Bing and Yahoo Search but not in Google although Sitemap is accessed by Google Bot [duplicate]

My website is indexed in Yahoo and Bing. If I search for website, I could see both Yahoo and Bing show it as first result. In Google Search I do not see my website indexed at all. I have tried the ...
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Bizarre URLs showing as index errors on website (Massive uptick in "non indexed URLs"

My site is having issues with Googlebot queries (ridiculous numbers of them that are bogging down the server); I'm not sure if that is related to this... My Google Search Console shows a MASSIVE ...
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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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Google Search Console says "Video is not the main content of the page". But it IS

My website has a section dedicated to videos. When the user follows the link for a specific video, they are taken to a page just for that video. Other than 3 sentences describing the video, a ...
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Blogger blogs are not getting indexed by Google

I have created lots of blogs via Blogger and deployed them on my paid domain, but after 2 years I switched to the free domain (2 years ago), for example: https://example.blogspot.com/ after using this ...
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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 reports "Page with redirect" as "errors", are they?

Many of my websites are getting that "error" from Google Search Console... It seems to me that a "Page with redirect" can be intended that way so the console should at least give ...
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How to fix the "Video is not the main content of the page" error for text contents

I have several pages with textual content (about 1500-200 words with photos) on my site, which rank high on Google in their keywords. We produced a video suitable for this content for each page that ...
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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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Website's indexing is good, but impressions have dropped significantly in Google Search Console

I manage a website that has been performing well in terms of search engine indexing for quite some time. However, recently I've noticed a significant drop in impressions in Google Search Console. Here ...
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Chasing 404 links that were never valid

GSC regularly reports 404s on my site for links that never existed. It seems Google has picked up external links that were made up by the remote site. When Google then scans our site, it finds it ...
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Updated sitemap not read automatically by Google

Google is not reading my sitemap of my wordpress site automatically. The 'last date read' remains the same as the submitted date. I had updated the contents of my site a couple of weeks ago, and the ...
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Incorrect Doctor's Image Thumbnail Showing in SERP

I'm facing an issue with our orthopedic specialty page, and I would appreciate some guidance from the community. We have a dedicated page listing our orthopedic doctors, including both senior doctors ...
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How to remove crawled pages before they are indexed?

The situation is that we have about 200k pages indexed, and another 600k in a "crawled but not indexed" state in Google Search Console. Our strategy has changed and we no longer want to ...
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How Do I Get Google To Uncrawl Malware Pages? Do I Still Have Malware?

My WordPress website was hacked. I had built a drupal website on the same server without security and they took out all the websites on my server. I found out all this happened when google ads pulled ...
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Can I fix noindex errors in Google Search Console for webp images?

Google Search Console is showing a noindex error for my images in the WEBP image format, and I don't know how to fix this problem. Does this type of noindex error cause any problems? How can I get ...
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Understanding Google Crawler Behavior: How Are Unlinked Redirect URLs Discovered?

Can someone explain how Google's crawlers discover URLs? I have a situation where a URL (https://example.com/en/sombreros) on my site redirects users to a different language version because 'sombreros'...
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Google search console error, index page cant be indexed

I have a website learn2hack.io and when i submit to google search console i keep getting errors, first it was duplicate without canonical now its page with redirect error. i have included <link rel=...
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I bought a domain that had many past DMCA violations. Is there anything I can do to improve the poor search ranking results?

I bought a domain that seemed great for an existing project of mine. After carefully redirecting the site to the new domain, I noticed that the organic search results (which were previously quite good)...
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Page resources shows N/A

My page resources shows N/A after crawl in Search console. Please see the screenshot, also my sitemap shows No referring sitemaps detected Please see the screenshot for all issues
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PageSpeed Insights is not showing CrUX data | How to fix? Alternatives for real-user (field) stats?

Summary Performing a performance analysis on my site. Intending to check: PageSpeed Insights (lighthouse, lab) data Real World Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX), Web Core Vitals (field) data ...
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Is this a valid sitemap formal (XSL) for Google Search Console?

I'm using Joomla's JLSitemap extenion with XSL enabled in settings. This is what's generated: https://lenkraddesign.eu/sitemap.xml I tried submitting that to Google 3 times now. Last time on 2nd June, ...
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Non-English German Website Indexation Issue On Google

We are having issues in indexing one of our non-english store. Here is the timeline of events: Event 1: Back 2022, we mistakenly made the website in english and english URLs got indexed Event 2: We ...
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Webmaster tools with Google, Yahoo and Bing

I am currently using Google webmaster tools. I submitted my sitemap using their tool, etc. I am aware of the fact that Yahoo and Bing offer theit own webmaster tools section. Can I use all three ...
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My wordpress posts wont get indexed/displayed anymore in Google image search

Suddenly my website seems to be locked out of Google image search. None of the articles of the website get indexed when I search, however search console says the urls are getting crawled. I have ...
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Can I set HTTP headers on Google crawler user agent?

I have a website with public limited access, via maximum number of requests per IP per day. Though I don't want to block Google crawler. Just checking for the Google user agent default headers is not ...
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google search console not showing clicks

I was sadly surprised to see that google removed the search keyword queries from the referer / referrer quite a while ago. Now they do provide us with google search console but it is kind of useless ...
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Why an inurl: url is has the largest number of Google Search impressions in my website?

Taking a look to the Google Search Console in my website, it seems that inurl:mystery is producing the largest number of impressions: Is this a query people actually use or there is another reason ...
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Getting thousands of 404 pages for my website with a common URL and a .htm extension [duplicate]

I am seeing many 404 pages ending with the .htm extension in Google Search Console: Sometimes they aren't appearing, but other times there are more than 1,000 pages in a day. What can I do about these?...
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Best approach to have 2 domains at the same website ( my case is different ) read it [closed]

I have a problem so I decided to create two domains and redirect some of my users from google search results straight to the second domain by their geo location. The Problem : My problem is that my ...
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google search console not showing 'Page Indexing report' Issue data? How to resolve this?

Hi, Suddenly i want to check of my website issue reports but Search console not showing any data. anyone can help how to resolve this issue because its first time to me and i don't understand this. ...
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We have been adding 404 Not Found pages to robots.txt, but now Google is indexing them

Index coverage says "Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt". Those pages are no longer active and return 404 status. So that they don't get crawled and indexed, our SEO guys have been adding them to ...
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Google Search Console Site map can't be fetched Error [duplicate]

My website has multiple sitemaps. when I Submitted them in the Google Search console I got an error Couldn't fetch as shown in the image below. Please answer me, what is the reason for this error. I ...
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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 do I deal with my old site suddenly being reindexed and causing problems with SEO?

Newbie here. This question is a little similar to a post from over five years ago (link at the bottom). In this instance, I've already taken some action, probably a little hastily, but need advice ...
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Discovered Currently not indexed [duplicate]

Google Search Console's 'Coverage' report shows 'Discovered - currently not indexed' for some of my pages. What does this status mean, and what can I do to get these pages indexed by Google?
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Google Search Console: My "indexed" and "not-indexed" pages have flipped. I now have more "not-indexed" pages

Web App Google Search Console Index: Crossover I have a web app with a lot of dynamically generated pages. Each page has similar html layout with different text/image content, as well as a unique url. ...
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How solving the problem with three slashes in WordPress URLs

I'm writing because I have a problem that I can't find a solution to. Google Search Console tells me that my site has over 30 pages in the "Page crawled, but not currently indexed" section. ...
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No-index tag that affects all pages that have a specific structure

I wanted to ask if there is any possibility and how a no-index tag could be added that affects all the pages of a domain that follow the following structure example.com/nnnn97nnnn.html with "n&...
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My 404 page is blocked for indexing

My 404 page is blocked when I request for indexing in webmaster. https://www.yarddiant.com/404.html Please see the screenshot
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Tell gsc my site has moved before or after upgrade

So either tonight or tomorrow i will be upgrading my free wordpress blog to a paid domain. I've been told to use google search console to tell google my site has moved to the paid domain. Never done ...
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Can externally hosted sitemaps work with Google and Bing?

I am using a "cloud" hosting provider (Heroku) to host my webapp. Since I don't have access to a permanent file system, I am storing my sitemap.xml in Amazon S3. I wanted to know the SEO implications ...
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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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Discrepancy between Pages and Countries table (Google Search Console)

Summary Analysing the clicks and impressions measured in Google Search Console for the following page: Separation Anxiety in Dogs at Pet Coach SG Objective To understand the number of clicks and ...
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My website auto generate hundreds of URLs with the same pattern, and it affects my SEO, how can i stop that and delete them?

i bought an expired domain, and i noticed in google search console that their is +2500 craweled URLs that has the same pattern (ex : www.website.com/?3567hyvz7582zmo1041590_html) and most of them lead ...

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