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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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Do all my pages need to be mobile friendly?

I’m having trouble with Google Console accepting some pages as mobile friendly. My main page works fine, as do most of the important pages. I have tried spacing things apart to the point that they ...
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Google Search Console errors occuring and disappearing all the time

In the Google Search Console I keep getting some errors under "Mobile Usability" that pop up every once in a while and then disappear again. To be more exact, it's these two errors mainly, ...
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GA360 property is not in the list of properties to associate with GSC

I'm verified owner of GSC domain. Now I try to associate with this GSC a GA360 property/view of the same domain, where I have read & analyze access rights, . After click on Associate in GSC ...
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Google Search Console and sitemap-index file gzip

I googled for a long time and tried to find something at https://www.sitemaps.org/protocol.html#index about gzip compression for sitemap INDEX files, but I couldn't find anything. I have a very large ...
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Strange Variations of URL Showing Up in Google Search Console

My wife and I started a website several months ago. Today on Google Search Console we noticed some strange variations of pages on her site. They were found under the section: Coverage > Crawled - ...
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Does using relative base url href="./second-page" instead of hard coding URL href="https://www.example.com/second-page" affect SEO?

I have created a website recently and was checking if google has indexed my website on google console. My home page is indexed but my other leaf pages connected to my home page are not indexed yet. &...
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Can PageSpeed Insights show a breakdown by device or browser for visitors that score 'poor' for FCP, LCP, and CLS?

I'm looking to better understand the population of site visitors to our site that fall in the 'poor'/red zone of FCP, LCP, and CLS of our Field Data metrics on PageSpeed Insights. Does anyone know of ...
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Do "web" stats in Google Search Console include Google shopping queries?

Does search type 'Web' in Google Search Console (screenshot 1) include free traffic from Shopping tab (screenshot 2)?
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Are .ga domains allowed in Google Search Console?

I've started a new website with a free domain name (.ga) from Freenom. When I tried to add my website to Google Search Console, the verification went well, but when I submitted the sitemap I get an ...
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Are URLs with fragments or paths better for SEO?

Suppose I have a food blog (say www.myfoodblog.example) with several recipes (mango-icecream, banana-icecream, and berry-icecream). So what I understood for SEO is to have these keywords of recipes in ...
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Google indexing: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical [duplicate]

I have requested an index for a website however am being shown this message: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical I do not have any duplicates of this site according to google and I ...
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"URL not in property" when I submit a removal request for an old subdomain's URLs to Google Search Console

I have website called example.com. Somehow an admin URL admin.example.com was crawled (more than 2-3 years ago) and it has more than 150 search results. Now the technology stack used to create that ...
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Google Search Console shows "incompatible plugins" in the mobile usability report despite not using Flash, how do I diagnose the cause?

Google Search console is giving me a 'Uses incompatible plugins' error for mobile usability for a number of my pages, including https://www.crn.com/sp-500/sp2020.htm and https://www.crn.com/sp-500/...
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Data about traffic from Google Organic does not correspond in GA and Search Console [duplicate]

The trends are completely different in GA and SC. Does anyone know why? [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/w9L5Z.png [2]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/aCr1e.png
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Steady rankings but impressions dropped off a cliff

I run a website in the 'Christmas song lyrics' niche and have been slowly but building traffic. However, after updating content and urls to better Target the niche Google has been go a bit wild on the ...
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What is Discover traffic in Google Search Console?

I saw some traffic from "Discover" for a few days but later it back to zero again. And I never got any traffic from "Discover" since 5/16/21. What is this for? Thanks
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Ensure that all pharma URLs are removed from Google after cleaning up from a hacked site

My client's website was hacked by a "pharma hack" which was a WORDPRESS website. Since then we reworked the website(design and logic) and it's a completely new website that is no longer ...
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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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How can my wordpress website appear on google? [duplicate]

I have created a wordpress site, It has a domain and it is hosted pantheonsite.io.... how can it appear on google when someone searches it?
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Why does Google Page Experience show 0% Good URLs when most of the URLs have green scores in Pagespeed for FCP, LCP, FID etc.?

The website has around 300 URLs. There are no Mobile Usability Issues reported in the google search console. There are no Security Issues reported in the google search console. There are no Ad ...
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Why does Google Page Experience show 0% Good URLs when most of the URLs have green scores in Pagespeed for FCP, LCP, FID etc.? [duplicate]

The website has around 300 URLs. There are no Mobile Usability Issues reported in the google search console. There are no Security Issues reported in the google search console. There are no Ad ...
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Google Search Console error: Alternate page with proper canonical tag

The content of my site is completely unique, but for a few days now, Google has been showing an error for some pages of the site that have good rankings: Alternate page with proper canonical tag The ...
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My website with title is not appearing in google search [duplicate]

When I search my company name "XYZ" in google, it is not appearing. I have submitted sitemap to google search console and have done SEO Yoast optimization. What am I missing ?
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Google de-indexed 1.7k pages on my WP site, trying to figure out why [duplicate]

I created a site in WordPress with a mass page plugin called Mpgwp.com which dynamically creates pages with a spintax doc and spreadsheet. It's an affiliate site going after local keywords. The pages ...
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Google-selected canonical is my original site rather than my multilingual site

Google-selected canonical is my original site rather than my multilingual site! I built a website www.example.com, then I made it a multilingual site, with an "en" at the end. (original ...
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What should I add to the URL parameters tool to solve "Indexed although blocked by robots.txt"

I have an online shop. Google search console is warning that a URL is "Indexed although blocked by robots.txt". When I use Google's robots.txt tool, I see that the page is blocked by this ...
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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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How to tell Google Search Console a link that led to a Server Coverage Error is a bad link that's not valid?

I got 3 coverage server errors 5xx because of typos and bad linking. So one of my websites had 3 links, say for example: www.mypage.com/section-a www.mypage.com/section-b www.mypage.com/section-c ...
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Nextjs Sitemap not fetch by Google search console

I created a small web application with Next.js and it works fine. Now I need to index that on google. It has dynamic pages too. So I created a dynamic sitemap using Sitemap npm module. But when I ...
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How to remove WordPress folders that are no longer used from Google's index

I previously used to run my website on WordPress but now I switched to a plain HTML and CSS template. However, wp-includes folders are indexed in Google search which have no meaning now, and Google ...
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Google Search Console Soft 404 for separate mobile and desktop URLs

I have a webiste with two different URLs for mobile and desktop. I linked everything with canonical and alternate tags and updated my sitemap.xml. But the Google Search Console keeps throwing "...
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Google taking my logo as title and description some text on the page [duplicate]

I made a website using nuxt.js and added title and meta description on each page. I also made a sitemap.xml and robots.txt for the site and submitted in Google search console.The issue is Google and ...
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Nextjs slugs are indexed in search console

I'm building a webapp using Nextjs. As some parts of the app is server side rendering, I have two sitemaps. One generated by Next and the other one generated dynamically. All pages are successfully ...
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Practice Problems Schema Warnings

During audit of the web property in search console, there is warning in practice problem schema Missing field "comment", Missing field "assesses", Missing field "...
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[Google Search Console]: What might account for a same page having > 0% but < 100% of mobile search impressions having "good page experience"?

I have a site that has "99.9% URLs with a good page experience" (on mobile) and no issues with core web vitals, mobile usability, security, or HTTPS (all URLs pass on all fronts). This has ...
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Google Jobs. Issue when clicking on the preview in Google Job Rich result test

Recently I have submitted a sitemap with about 30K URLs in it for jobs. Followed the documentation google is providing and now I can see that the sitemap is successfully submitted and in google search ...
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Removed Facebook pixel and zendesk and google search console clicks snd impressions down 20%

I made some optimizations to my site by removing zendesk widget and Facebook pixel and my clicks and impressions went down 20% and has been down since (about a week). I am not sure why this would ...
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sitemap in google search console showing "see index coverage" link disabled

In Google Search Console I observed that "See Index Coverage" is disabled. also it is not indexing 2 post from last 20-30 days what i have tried is delete existing sitemap and added new with ...
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Major CLS issue - Can´t locate it at all - Core Web Vitals - All Pages effected

since a few weeks already I am trying to fix my CLS issues. My sitemap contains of 150 single pages in total. All of those 150 pages are affected by BOTH the Mobile and Desktop CLS issue (>0.25 &...
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Wordpress site impression and clicks is dropping daily [duplicate]

I have a wordpress with 47 unique posts, also adding new posts 2 times in weeks. Unfortunately my impression and clicks are very low which they use to be higher. I have to mention 2 months ago we were ...
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Google tells me sitemap xml entry is invalid URL, however, Google bot is crawling the url and the url is valid

Google Sitemap tool tells me there are 2 errors at my sitemap: "Invalid URL - 2 instances" "This is not a valid URL. Correct the URL and submit the Sitemap again" "Examples&...
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Why is Google still remembering my website, even thou I removed if from Search Console a good while ago?

I have a confusing issue with Google A short history: A year ago I registered my domain with Google Search Console (added a property). Circa 2 months ago I removed every google search and analytics ...
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Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt [duplicate]

I am working on an e-commerce website (similar to e-bay) where users can buy or sell products. The urls for buying a product are like: example.com/browse/cars example.com/browse/toys etc And the urls ...
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Get Google to re-evaluate thousands of pages that it excluded because of an errant canonical that is now fixed?

Due to an error in my website header canonical tag, Google marked 7,000 pages which is half of my website as Excluded on Google Console. I fixed the error but it is still showing all of those pages as ...
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Quickest way to remove many dynamic pages with duplicate content due to a spider trap

I have an angular JS site that is reliant on google rendering the pages. I created a spider trap and have about 9000 pages in the index which most are duplicate content. Each page that is currently ...
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Page is loading fine but still GSC showing 5xx issue when submitting from URL Inspection

Google Search Console is showing a 5xx error when I check some URLs of my website. Pages are working properly and still, GSC is not accepting it. I have checked Robots.txt of the website as well ...
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Github blog not indexed by Google [duplicate]

I created a blog via Github Pages and as I started writing articles I wanted to check if it was indexed by Google. The blog is: https://pablolec.github.io/ After a few weeks I manually added it to ...
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Why won't Google show two pages from my site in the search results for the same keyword?

I have created two pages on my site for a one keyword. These pages have unique content. But their keyword is the same. But in Google search results, the new page replaces the previous page. Why don't ...
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Why google search console does not read sitemap.xml file? [duplicate]

I am getting error "Sitemap could not be read". I have tried every option. Does it mean that I should wait to proceed from google. I have added xml file to public_html. I have tested live ...
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"Insufficient HTTPS Coverage" in Google Search Console... for pages that are being redirected to HTTPS

I'm getting an "Insufficient HTTPS coverage on your site" error in my domain property in Google Page Experience, which is strange because my entire site uses HTTPS and has done so for a long ...

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