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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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How can I “mark as fixed” in Google's new Search Console

In the "old" Google Search Console (and Google Webmaster Tools) there was an option to Mark as fixed to clear errors once fixed. This allowed us to keep the error list clean and only show errors that ...
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Create Dynamic rss.xml file in progressive web app [closed]

I have a progressive web app in angular-8 and whole project is based on MEAN stack and deployed over google cloud platform instance. Code is built and it's dist is deployed on that instance. I have ...
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Linking it to Adwords to Google Search Console + Cannot Verify http:// property

Good day everyone and thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a problem with linking my Google Adwords to my Search Console and have tried to reverse engineer the issue to no avail. Go to ...
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How to estimate branded organic traffic?

I was wondering the best way to estimate the average number of visits my site gets each month from people who searched for my company name. I was thinking of getting the total clicks in Google Search ...
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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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GSC: Big changes in coverage of HTTP property after HTTPS migration. Is this acceptable?

Some weeks ago, I migrated a 500k-webpage site from HTTP to HTTPS I implemented the appropriate 301 redirection I removed the sitemap of the HTTP property within Google Search Console Today I found ...
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Google Webmaster Tools- Do I need to mark my SSL domain as a duplicate of my non-SSL domain?

I have a Drupal 7 site served exclusively using SSL with the "bare" domain (no www). But, I see that in Google Webmaster Tools, I can add the following: http://example.com http://www.example.com ...
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GSC: Sitemap Couldn't Fetch

I'm trying to submit a very simple sitemap (for testing only) to Google Search Console but, unfortunately, I'm constantly receiving the following error message: ╔══════════════╀═════════╀═════════════...
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URL is unknown to Google - Will this still be indexed?

I am cloaking my website over a site I have developed in replit, but found a way to cloak over a pre-existing domain through managing DNS records and choosing a "cloak" method. This is a ...
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Google Search Console reports “Crawled - currently not indexed” for many pages [duplicate]

What are the possible reasons for this? What Can I do? How to Indexing the URL's. Almost All URL's are Not Indexing in SERP's. Its About Manga/Comic Website. Almost 35 days Old Domain. There are 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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What should I alternatively call that URL of /books-more/ ? (SEO)

I have an Area on a Website that we're relaunching that will include Books & Other Products (like DVD's, Calendars ect.). It's the website of a bestselling author, so most of the people will look ...
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How do I access the old version of Google Search Console?

I recently started using Google Search Console for the first time, and for the most part it's been working well. I only have experience with the new version of the console released in 2018. However, ...
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Preserve rankings of moved page while reusing old URL for a different purpose

We are relaunching a large Website, mainly a redesign, but also changing the URL-Structure for SEO- and Structure-Reasons. Now we have a strongly ranking page, say with the URL: https://example.com/...
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Google Search Console reports error for 'noindex' tag on sitemap

My sitemap is dynamically generated by Yoast SEO WordPress plugin, and is returned with noindex. I submitted the sitemap URL to Google Search Console, but it reports an error: Submitted URL marked β€˜...
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“URL is on Google” - but I can't see it in the results

Google search console says "URL is on Google", but when I google for the URL, there are no results. what does this mean?
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What will happen if I have two htaccess/robots.txt files in two directories?

I think there is (or I did something wrong) on my site: I installed a pre-made WordPress theme and normally they are installed as 'quick-install-package' with duplicator. When I installed the package, ...
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The screenshot in Google Search Console is only text, what does it mean? [closed]

I was inspecting my URL through Google Search Console and in the screenshot section, I see it is only text and images, it looks like the CSS was not applied or so. Does it mean there's a problem with ...
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Jekyll blog - Indexed, not submitted in sitemap

Recently im facing this issue, I set my sitemap frequency to weekly, but still the follow URL is showing not submitted in sitemap, This issue started only for new URLs from this month. I don't know ...
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Recovery from URL structure change?

in July this year, we have changed the URL structure of the website from: Post: example.com/blog/post/986/dance/heart-beats-dance-video-by-chinatsu/ Category: example.com/blog/index/cosplay/ to ...
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CLS score in Page Speed vs Search Console

Google Search Console said my website has some pages with CLS and FLP issues. After fixing them, they are ok in Page Speed: After the revalidation in Google Search Console and waiting for several ...
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Get Google to index new URLs after migrating to Godaddy Simple Website Builder which doesn't support redirects

I recently updated a website for my company from its extremely outdated design (last edited in 2009). After the update, when you click on the page in the google search it says that there is nothing ...
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DMCA Notice Because of an Exploit [closed]

A person sent a DMCA notice because my web site published its vulnerabilities. So I wonder if this is an illegitimate claim? Do you think, I should remove the page? Edit: I think I should add my ...
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Sitemap File for Multiple Languages

Hi Currently my site is in 3 languages:- English, French, Dutch. My main sitemap file is example.com/sitemap.xml I have 2 questions: Since I don't have a root folder for other languages (I only have ...
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How to find elements which harm Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) after a GSC warning

Within Google Search Console (Core Web Vitals), I've received a warning, with 200,000+ webpages, under the message "CLS issue: more than 0.25 (mobile)". I did some changes, and I managed to ...
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Google shows IP instead of domain

I've tried breaking my problem down into some smaller stuff that I asked here but I couldn't figure it out so I am looking for a complete solution now. Google is showing my website's IP address https:/...
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No data in Search Analytics > Queries for established site - Google Search Console

Over a year ago I set up a landing page for one of my business's software products. I am concerned there is something wrong as There is no data for this set of filters. appears under the Queries ...
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Google Search Console reporting only a small fraction of the URLs in my sitemap index have been discovered

My sitemap index file does not show any errors on google search console, but it only shows 397 discovered urls whereas it should have been over a million. Basically my sitemap index file looks like ...
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Moving from HTTP to HTTPS in Google Search Console (May 2019)

I have a client whose websites I have just moved from http to https. He's also asked me to update Google Web Master Tools too. Web Master Tools is now called Google Search Console, and appears to ...
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Use XML Based Sitemap and/or Static Page Sitemap?

I have a question about which sitemap to use - XML based that is sent to Google Search Console or static HTML based sitemap that is added to the website footer. If you search "dump trucks for ...
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Google Search Console search analytics reports impression spikes every Friday that don't lead to additional click. Why?

Every Friday the Impressions Spikes up abnormally , but the Click rate still the same or even fewer than the previous day, I have checked all Crons job , the server , Weekly Keywords Checker (like ...
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Remove All Subdomains From Google Search

The website I am talking of is not your ordinary website. Our website has multiple subdomain and the website it rendered according to this subdomain. It all runs on a single server which has a ...
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Google is indexing URLs with parameters that are disallowed in robots.txt despite canonical URLs without parameters listed in the sitemap

All of my webpages are showing ?mode=grid & ?mode=list in the google coverage. But submitted sitemap shows normal URLs. For example: example.com/page/?mode=grid example.com/page/?mode=list ...
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If I remove a property from Google Search Console and re-add it few days later, will it have any future bad impact for indexation / SEO?

I made the mistake of adding a property without thinking of a few things I wanted to take care of before the final site goes live. I'm in the process of getting an SSL certificate, replacing some ...
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Core Web Vitals: 100% of my responsive are poor (CLS issue), and 100% of my AMP pages are good

I've got a website with 200,000+ responsive mobile+Desktop pages, with the corresponding 200,000+ AMP pages. In early November, the 'Core Web Vitals' section of 'Google Search Console' started to ...
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Google Search index duplicates and Single Page Application (SPA) serving dynamic content

The problem is the following: the SPA has only one index page instructing the browser to load a Javascript bundle that will serve dynamic content (typical Angular application). The content served is ...
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Google Search Console: issues detected “Top Errors” Server Error (5xx). BUG?

Just got this email from Google Search Console: This were the issues: But when I inspected those live URL's (using Google Search Console tool) they came back as "available to Google" and one of them ...
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Traffic has dropped to zero in Google Analytics but impressions and clicks are recorded in Search Console

For some strange reason, the data in Search Console is persistent but Google Analytics has reported a sharp drop in the traffic to almost zero. Here is my last 28 days data for both: Search Console: ...
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How do you avoid cumulative layout shift with responsively sized images?

On my site Google Webmaster Tools says that a bunch of pages have cumulative layout shift (CLS) errors. Otherwise known as jerky loading. On my page images are always in a div with a class that sets ...
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Remove a old indexed keyword from google search for a website [duplicate]

A webpage X had a text : old-text and it got indexed with this keyword old-text Now that content is removed from the page X but page is still active with different content. Still if user is searching ...
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Hit by DMCA removal from Google Search for a URL that is not indexed

The site in question has been removed from Google index for over 10 months because of a penalty. Therefore, the site does not appear in the search results. But I got a DMCA notice from Google anyway. ...
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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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Search Console: Server Connectivity Error - Connect Timeout

Over the last 4 days server connectivity errors have started to pop up in my Search Console. Specifically, it is the connection timeout error. I have been talking to my hosting provider and they ...
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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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Why is “www.example.com” different from “example.com”?

In any browser if I use www.example.com or just example.com the web page is correctly retrieved, but I am having trouble with Google Analytics and Facebook App. Facebook: To be able to get Likes, I ...
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Why my website is not showing up when searched for in Google Maps pack in Google Search

I have a client and we've been doing SEO for them since more than the past 6 months now. We're almost getting them on the first page for target keywords. It's a local business and, thus, we're doing ...
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Should the 'Unlisted' International Targeting option, be used in the Google Webmasters Tools/Search Console, when looking to target Europe as a whole?

I have an eCommerce website, which wants to target the USA, UK and Europe. The targeting will be done through Subdomains as follows: www.example.com (USA with Dollars and American English) en-eb....
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How to fix Search Console error “Submitted, but not indexed” when “noindex” is intended

The Google Search Console complains, that a few thousand pages are marked as "Submitted, but not indexed" but it is correct in a way that we don't want to have these pages in the index, but ...
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Why isn't Google Webmaster Tools reporting this backlink?

Index page <html> <head> <title>Links</title> <meta name="robots" CONTENT="index, follow" /> </head> <body> <div id=...

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