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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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Can I have only homepage URL inside sitemap.xml?

Can I have only homepage URL inside sitemap.xml? I want to cancel Google to crowling and indexing any other page. here is the code of my current sitemap.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding=&...
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HTTPS not valid with Google Search Console (prevents indexing)

I want to index in Google a website that I have coded, but it is not working because an error: HTTPS not valid, and that should prevent indexing. However, I have a valid SSL certificate. Here is the ...
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Google Search: Trying to delete all pages with same beginning

Due to a recent malware infection one of my sites has a ton of pages (thousands) that begin with https://www.example.com/recollection.php Some examples: https://www.example.com/recollection.php?3957/...
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Why site instruction returns 4 results? [closed]

I have some junk websites, each of which has thousands of junk posts. When I search on google using "site:example.com", it returns 4 results for all these websites. I'm curious why it ...
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Removed AMP for WordPress Plugin and now "/amp" and "?nonamp=1" URLs have infinite self-redirect

Google Search Console(GSC) shows "Page with redirect" errors on my website. According to GSC, these posts are not indexed. That is fine. But look like the URLs with "/amp" and &...
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What does Google Search Console look like when you have approximately 1,000 sites?

When one has a few sites, this is how the Google Search Console menu looks like when you change the property: But if you grow to manage approximately 1,000 sites, what does it look like in the Google ...
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React Native Web SEO Optimization

I am trying to better optimize my react-native web app project for the internet. I have it built successfully and launched on the internet. I had originally created this project as an app and have ...
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Even after setting 301 redirect, Google Search Console displays 301 redirect error

I want to change my web address to a different domain, and I have added 301 Redirect to my old site, but it still shows an error. Here is the screenshot of Vercel: and the CURL response is 301: ...
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How to cancel a stale site move on Google Search Console

I had two domain names, say A and B, pointing to the same domain, say C. I requested a "site move" from Google for them about a year ago and it's still not processed, so I believe it never ...
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What is the best strategy for dealing with redirects in Google Search Console?

On my website, I redirect all traffic from HTTP to HTTPS, and from non-WWW to WWW. The canonical pages are the HTTPS/WWW versions. These preferences are specified in the page headers (link rel="...
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Page Fetch: Redirect Error on Google Search Console - Getting error on some new pages but not on others

So, I know there's been a few iterations of this same question with this particular Google Search Console indexing error, but after sifting through a few of these, I couldn't find anyone having the ...
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remove non www version from google index [duplicate]

My site was hacked recently. All non www site was indexed with some hacked url. I have now redirected all non www to www url with 301 redirect. I have submitted new sitemap. How much google will take ...
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Google Search Console Page index chart not updating

. The chart in the "Pages" section does not get updates. It's been almost a week. When I search for my website on Google (site:mysite.com), I see it is getting indexed but GSC does not give ...
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Do search engines perform JS rendering while crawling?

I have couple of websites recently created (~8 months) and Google is marking them as "Duplicate without user-selected canonical" or "Page with redirect" errors How I implemented: ...
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Shopping Page in Search Query

I originally wanted to do eccomerce for my website but I switched it to a service-based website, the site is now live but when I search on Google, the shop is showing up on the organic query(that wasn’...
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Why doesn't Google follow the links on my site while crawling?

Google doesn't seem to realize that there are links on my page. I don't yet have provided a sitemap, and I know that I should (and I will). Regardless, I'm trying to figure out whether I've done ...
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Is there a way to make Google list specific pages in site links? [duplicate]

Is there a definite way you can control which pages (privacy Policy, About Us etc.) Google includes in the site links section of the search results for your site?
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How to make my percent encoded URL work with the Google Rich Results Test without removing the question mark?

When I pass my URL to the Google Rich Results Test or in Google Search Console, the URL automatically changes. Here's an example: https://example.com/blog/Jak%20zainstalować%20WordPress%20na%20swoim%...
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Favicon doesn't show up in google result

These are my link tags in my index.html (inside the head tag): <link rel="icon" href="./iconePourOnglet.png" type="image/png" /> <link rel="apple-touch-icon&...
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Blocked due to other 4xx issue in Google Search Console

I have problems with error "Blocked due to other 4xx issue" in Google Search Console. I dont know how to fix that and what is problem. I just have on website "call button" for ...
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Can I ping Google with a sitemap from another domain

I already know that a Sitemap.xml file can be hosted on a different website and point to it via the robots.txt file like so In awesomewebsite.example/robots.txt Sitemap: https://sitemaphost.example/...
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Google seemingly ignoring redirects

So a bit of background. We previously maintained a blog-style news site to supplement our main e-commerce site, on a separate domain, let's call it magazine.example.com. The site was built using ...
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Google does not see the backlinks on the web pages of the domains it indexes

I have 1 main domain and a web page connected to it. I have 5 different domains and web pages. I have different content on the same topic in my 5 different domains. In these other 5 different domains, ...
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How Remove Owner From Google Search Console Property?

I want to remove myself from the Google Search Console Property, however I am the owner (Verified owner) of that property and also providing access to other person. Other Owner can remove me as I am ...
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Should I Add images Subdomain To Search Console?

My website: example.com My images subdomain: images.example.com I added images.example.com to search console a few years ago, because I had read that subdomains should be added to search console. ...
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Why is google console showing url as anchor text instead of actual anchor text?

I have deployed a website using Django. This is my very first app so still trying to learn. So I was checking my SEO progress and ended up checking my google search console and saw this: The very ...
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Should I redirect requests for index.html to index

For months, at the start of the year, Google Search Console has been complaining about the clickable elements too close together and text too small to read. I ended up making the buttons ridiculously ...
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How do I debug "Couln't fetch" in the sitemap page of Google Search Console?

I read a lot of questions related to this problem, but it seems nothing applies to this case. From the Google Search Console, the sitemap for a Wordpress website using Yoast is reported as "...
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Bulk Removals in Search Console

Will this work? Remove all URLs with this prefix in the search console. https://www.example.com/^*.html
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GSC URL inspection's limit to 2k URLs - what are the limit's rules?

A single GSC property limits its URL inspection to 2.000 URLs. In case there are more than 2.000 URLs - how GSC decides, which data to deliver? Are the 2.000 URLs those with the most traffic or random ...
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Submitting Sitemap URL Variations for GoogleSearchConsole?

I understand that in order to index and rank on Google you are required to submit Sitemaps to GoogleSearchConsole. However I can't seem to find any information on whether you need to add different ...
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Index content if there are external duplicates

My website contains a large database which includes descriptions about thousands of products. These descriptions are already available on other websites so it's some kind of external duplicate content....
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Why does Google discover a web page but not crawl it?

Several years ago, posts on my site would be indexed very quickly (usually 1-2 days after I publish them). But now, it takes 2-3 months after publish before pages get indexed. This is not due to low ...
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Website search results sub pages show incorrect content

I'm helping a small business with their SEO and one of the things we noticed is when you search for their website specifically the suggested sub pages (I'm not sure what this is technically called) ...
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Will Google crawl links with other nested HTML elements?

I have a link like this <a href="/some/relative/link"> <div class="container"> Some Content </div> </a> On the Google Search Console, it says that ...
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Could a brand name called "Error 404" cause SEO issues?

This is a strange question, but I really struggled to find any decent info by searching for it. I have a client who has a new e-commerce product collection called "Error 404", and they want ...
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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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How can we hide the Google Review Button [duplicate]

We wanted to hide the Google Review button and add overview & course admission buttons. For example: If you see our Google Page (Shikshapeeth College), the review button is coming on top. But if ...
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How can I link Google Search Console up to Google Analytics using a subdomain to subdomain relationship?

I am working in an organization where a Google Search Console property has been set up for each subdomain of the website which pretty much is separated as a business area/domain. Now in Google ...
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fixing Search Console index problems after submitting no subdomain or extension in canonical URLs and sitemap

I prefer clean URLs... so my internal links lack the .html or .php extension, and I'm omitting the www. subdomain. The links are resolved by .htaccess rules, and the browser shows example.com/my-page. ...
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Cannot fix Google's Content Wider Than Screen warning [duplicate]

On the Google Search Console, I get warnings from Google about one of the pages on my site not being mobile friendly. You can see the results using their test tool here: https://search.google.com/test/...
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Is it a problem if site and domain name includes "hub"

My site and domain name includes the word part "hub". This was the main reason why my site get rejected firstly for "Google News" because it was connected with sexual content (...
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Error: Missing region-independant link for that language? [duplicate]

Hi this continuation for this question, I generated a sitemap like this: When I try to validate this sitemap, I'm getting the below warning: Missing region-independant link for that language (en) If ...
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Google Search Console coverage lists 5xx errors for URLs that have never existed

I've a problem with Search Console. For some months now the "Coverage" report has been detecting many "5xx" errors caused by URLs that don't exist and have never existed on my site....
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Google Search Console- wrong counter

I've created two sitemaps. One sitemap has over 400.000 links and I use a sitemap index for that. The Search Console gives me the status that the links are submitted and indexed but I don't see any ...
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Which url(s) need to be included in sitemap.xml if I have different urls for different regions?

I have a .com website. I have some lamda function on AWS which redirect URL to specific country URL Ex: for India: www.example.com/in for US: www.example.com.us I have up to 12 geographical regions ...
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sitemap.txt stops being indexed at 999 lines in Google Search Console

This is a weird behaviour of the sitemap upload tool in Google Search Console. Uploading a sitemap with anything past 1000 lines doesn't get indexed. The "Discovered URLs" stops at 999. I ...
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Google autocorrects my friend's company name [duplicate]

My friend is running a social company which aims to help people across the Netherlands. It is an amazing idea, but google is not really helping raising awareness. The company is called Huurprijshulp, ...
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Can regex or wildcards be used in Google Temporary Removals?

The problem /[venue]/program The above url accesses a program page to which a date parameter is added. This url will give the program for todays date at a particular venue: /[venue]/program?date=[...
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Google Mobile Friendly Tester Issue - Preview Shown Is Very Small

The mobile friendliness tester is saying that my text is too small, and that clickable elements are too close together. I ensured that ALL text on the page was above 18 font to test, and Google still ...
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