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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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PageSpeed insight throws unable to resolve error for valid urls [closed]

PageSpeed insight is throwing unable to resolve - Try checking the URL for validity error for valid urls. I tried to browse the same url on browser directly and it loads just fine. Tried the same for ...
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When a Google Search Console removal request expires, could that content return to the Google index?

I had content removed using the google search console and removal requests because the links and images were outdated. It has expired on some of them now. Does that meant the links could return onto ...
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Deindex a site through Google Search Console without access to the site's server to make changes?

Is there an option in GSC to exclude the whole GSC property (all URLs of it) from indexing? Implementing noindex isn't feasible. I don't have access to the server to make changes. I can't add a meta ...
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Why my keyword is showing 30 average position on search console but isn't showing in top 100 in google?

When I go to google search console, I see the average position of one of my keywords at 30th, but when I manually search for that keyword in that specific area my keyword is not on even 100th position....
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Coverage error in Search Console after modification of htaccess

In the last year, my website has had a problem with many 404 errors where .html was added to URLs that shouldn't have it. To resolve this problem I modified the HTACCESS with this line: RewriteEngine ...
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To pass Core web vitals you need a website close to amp level [closed]

So Google is rolling out AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) but increasing the pressure on CWV with new experimental metrics. To pass CWV, you will need to render a page almost identical to amp level. Do ...
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How to remove redirect error page which is not even indexed from Google Search Console?

however I don't remember for requesting indexing for that subsite, Google Search Console says redirect error for the URL https://example.com/subsite where the real URL should be the same but ending ...
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What should I do in Google Search Console if the URL for my domain changes completely?

I was running a website called https://example.com. Multiple indexes are registered in the Search Console with the above domain. As the content of the website changes, I need to reconfigure the ...
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Getting Robots.txt Not Found 404 Error on Google Search Console

I have created robots.txt in my root directory and when I navigate to my website address like https://example.ca/robots.txt I am able to see the rules User-agent:* Disallow: /captcha/ Disallow: /...
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Google webmaster Tool showing : 170 not found 404 errors! [duplicate]

I have a website which is 2 years old and it is simple PHP pages. I had set up Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools for it. Just last week I removed that PHP website and installed a new ...
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Google follows JavaScript string as relative path - produces 404 error

This is my first question on here so I hope I'm not breaking any rules, but I have a problem: I have a site that uses an Adobe Site Catalyst for its online analytics. The suite supports tagging ...
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Are bad backlinks causing thousands of 404 and 410 errors in webmaster tools?

Our webmaster tools account is showing 250.000 errors related with weird links from other sites. These URLs are comming mostly from non existent sites or are being generated directly by our website. ...
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Accidentally submitted broken URLs in a sitemap. How can I stop Google crawling them?

We recently added a sitemap to our site but didn't exclude unpublished items (which, unless you're logged in as an admin, will 404). Google started trying to crawl them and as a result, we saw a huge ...
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Hurting my SEO : My pages DO exist still I am getting 404 status on few pages. Why?

I really need your help in resolving this, my ranking dropped, I diagnosed and it came that there were around 80 - 404 pages in google webmaster tool. They all exist.
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amp&iframe with URLs getting hits in GSC

I am seeing pages like this getting hits in GSC, can someone help me figure out what pages are these and how to remove them from GSC. https://www.example.com/resume/examples/data-systems-...
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Indexed, not submitted in sitemap

I set my sitemap frequency to weekly, but still the following URL is showing as "not submitted in sitemap." This issue started only for new URLs from this month. I don't know what happened?
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Can I remove thousands of 5xx server errors from Google Search Console at once?

I want to remove coverage errors (server error 5xx) from Google Search Console at once. Currently I have 1.57k errors.
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Malicious activity on website using site's search bar

It started with a few but now the number has increased to more than a hundred. I am seeing strange urls getting hit as errors in my Google search console, not sure how is this being done but someone ...
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URL is not on Google [duplicate]

I have created a website where I create blog posts, however, the website has pages that are discovered but not indexed. Does that mean that the webserver is not good enough to handle the load when ...
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Google Search Console - Breadcrumbs

Google search console enhancements breadcrumbs have stopped being picked up by the desktop crawler. They're quite visible on pages but for some reason, search console has gradually started de-listing ...
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Server Error or 503 Coming from Search Qeury

Search console is showing lots of 503 error like this, Some of them are coming from search pages and some are 404. I only redirect those error coming from 404.
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Google Search Console indexing non existent pages for a Create React App website with react-helmet-async hosted on Netlify

Google is showing non-existing pages when I search for my website (hosted on Netlify) it looks like this: https://*********.com.tr/Achlamydeae1901520.html or https://*********.com.tr/Cumar1152083.html ...
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How to redirect after doing an action (submit) to the same page without getting a redirect error in Google Search Console?

On the course page, there is a button for registration, and after clicking, it takes the user to another link to do the registration algorithm, then redirects the user to the same course page with a ...
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Find pages that link to another URL?

IIRC, Google used to let you do a search for all pages that link to a URL, but I can't find that method any more. Also, I don't see it in Webmaster Tools either. I am probably overlooking something, ...
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What are the steps to ensure a JobPosting is in Google's index? [duplicate]

I am working on a Job Platform and to help improve our organic search traffic, we've added appropriate meta data per job following the json-ld spec (https://schema.org/JobPosting) and specifically ...
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What does "submitted and indexed" mean in the coverage report from Google Search Console?

I added my website in Google Search Console and submitted a sitemap there. What does it mean by "submitted and indexed?" I think it says the pages are available in Google, but that doesn't ...
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Google is indexing the root domain rather than the language subdirectory where it redirects

I have a multi language website for my company. my language routing goes like example.com/[language]. I have 2 languages, and my URLs are example.com/tr,example.com/en, and example.com/ redirects to ...
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Multiple webmaster tools accounts on website

I've got a google webmasters tool account with a website I help look after, they've employed the services of an SEO/SEM company* who have asked to add google/microsoft/yahoo webmasters tools accounts ...
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Google Search Console and Sitemap set-up for a website subfolder

I'm managing a website https://www.example.com/ and I've just launched a new website https://www.example.com/talkabout (so with a subfolder). I've already set up a GSC account, sitemaps (html and ...
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Increase in average CTR but decrease in average position in Google Search results

In the last few months, we have had created new content for some given pages of a hotel microsite. Upon comparing the performance of those pages (last three months to the previous period), it shows a ...
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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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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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SEO | VueJS | Why do I see "We're sorry but desk-app doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. Please enable it to continue." in web browser?

I set up a single page application using Vue.js and Firebase. It works fine but when I search for the website in Google Chrome, this is what pops up : I expect to see a proper description, instead of ...
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URL is not on Google This page is not in the index, but not because of an error. See the details below to learn why it wasn't indexed. SOS [duplicate]

Fixed Sitemap Used Yoast Plugin, All in One SEO, Rank Math SEO But Google Search Console shows URL is not indexed. And when requested for indexing it shows couldn't fetch error. It shows: URL will be ...
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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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Verification of Google Search Console via Google Tag Manager

I have a problem with verification website in Google Search Console via Google Tag Manager. I have a site on Wordpress and GTM installed via GTM4WP plugin. Noscript part was set up to "Codeless ...
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After adding HTTPS to my site, Google prefers to index HTTP

I recently moved my website from HTTP to HTTPS. But when I try to get my HTTPS pages indexed, Google search console says "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical." Google is ...
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Internal linked pages count in Google Search Console (GSC) does not add up

I have an e-commerce site which has approx. 2500 pages most of which are e-commerce products page. There are approx. 50 pages which are static pages and rest of the pages are dynamic and all the ...
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Google Search Console rejects sitemap as "invalid path" when it is hosted on a backend server from another domain

I have a site where I create new URLs based on new questions asked. I am trying to add the new URLs created to sitemap.txt and submit them to Google Search Console. I am generating new URLs and new ...
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Redirect Errors in Google Search Console when trying to index site

I've built a small site for a local trader which is not a complicated site in any way. In fact it is 100% static. I have a few years experience and in that time have never encountered an error with ...
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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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Position tracking via Google Search console API

Is it possible to track the positions of a list of keywords in Google Search via Google Search console API?
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Google Indexing Tons of Non-Existent URLs

A client that I am working for has come to me with a problem. Their Google Adwords account has been disabled because there is a bunch of traffic to crazy non-existent pages on their website. Here are ...
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How should I remove duplicate content caused by URL parameters that's already been indexed by google? [duplicate]

On our website, we have many "project" pages with a similar URL structure. Ex: acme.com/projects/unique-project-title Another site that backlinks to us uses utm parameters (and we want them ...
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Clicks raising while position is lowering

My website seems to be facing weird spikes in clicks according to the search console. The past few days, my position lowered for the main page, but clicks have raised a lot. Here's a screenshot: I ...
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Is Google unable to index a website without an index request through Google Search Console?

I'm trying to understand one thing and couldn't find relevant content through search. I found out that Google crawlers find pages through links. So I'm asking if the index request via Google Search ...
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What Is The Effect Of Falsely Submitting Google Search Console Errors As Fixed And The Fix Failing Repeatedly?

What Is The Effect Of Falsely Submitting Google Search Console Errors As Fixed And The Fix Failing Repeatedly? Basically, at my company, we have a web developer that we work with unfortunately they ...
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3 months since my pages are blocked with status "Discovered - currently not indexed" [duplicate]

I am trying to get my website fully indexed by google. Google has indexed 30 pages out of 92. So Google still have to index 62 pages. Since January I have 54 pages out of these 62 that are blocked ...
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Google doesn't index my site-home page and google-search-console appear the message "Crawled - currently not indexed" [duplicate]

Hello it is the first time i am trying to deal with seo and i have a problem. Almost a month ago google crawled my site but hasn't indexted it so yet. Google search console showed me only a short ...
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What is the different between "AMP non-rich results" and "AMP article" in Google Search Console?

In my Google Search Console I found this in "Performance on Search results": What is the difference between "AMP non-rich results" and "AMP article" here? Both appear to be for the AMP articles we ...

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