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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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hreflang region targeting - multiple regions displaying in SERPS

I'm slightly stumped, with one of my websites. The hreflang appears to be installed correctly and the majority of the regions are targetted in the international targeting report, apart from with EU ...
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Google Search Console: ID mising for breadcrumbs?

I have gotten a large numner of errors in the console this morning telling me that none of my breadcrumbs contain an ID. This is true, but it has never been required before. If I add an ID property ...
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Ranking for ideal query reducing [duplicate]

I am trying to rank in the SERP's for the query "t-slot aluminum" or "t slot aluminum". I was beginning to see some progress and peaked at a position of 15.2 on August 11. Since that date, my ranking ...
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Effect of Submitted URLs being blocked by robots

I've got an alert on my site for pages being blocked by Robots, and am in the process of fixing it. But I'm curious what the ranking effect is, if there is one at all? And if there is an effect, does ...
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Getting following errors Text too small to read, Clickable elements too close together, Content wider than screen [closed]

I am getting the following errors in the GSC in mobile usability area. 1. Text too small to read 2. Clickable elements too close together 3. Content wider than screen I got the same error in the ...
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My site is indexed. Why does Search Console not reflect that?

There is only one page is indexed, and it is the homepage. Yet, it seems that my site is indexed successfully, tested by searching for random excerpts. There is google / organic entry in my Google ...
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Will removing a Google Search Console property remove the site Google's index?

I removed property (website) from Google Search Console. The purpose was to remove the website from the search engine results. Will it do that?
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How to change Google crawl rate in new Google search console?

Google has now completely removed the old search console (https://searchengineland.com/the-old-google-search-console-is-no-longer-available-321650) where you used to be able to request a custom crawl ...
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Crawled - currently not indexed 11k pages [duplicate]

im unable to correct the GSC Crawled currently not indexed.totally 11k pages were not indexed by search console.please help me any one to resolve the issue
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Why do external links on Google Search Console vary so much from month to month

I keep an eye on external links to my website that google reports in its webmaster dashboard for my blog (technical tipps). According to that dashboard, my website has a wildly varying number of ...
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URL crawlable in old Google search console, but blocked in new

Google stopped crawling images for our site, when we moved images to cdn subdomain. Old search console states image is crawlable, but new one states it is blocked by robots.txt (for same link). our ...
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why google search console not show search query clicks correclty?

In google webmaster my site have 10 clicks 2 days ago but in search query not show what query was clicked by user!!! I have 91 total clicks(in 3 month) and in queries only show 10 clicks for queris! ...
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Mark coverage issue as resolved

After submitting my sitemap.xml url to Search Console, I'm getting emails about a "coverage issue" and that example.com/sitemap.html has a meta no-follow on it. I imagine the Wordpress plug-in I used ...
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In the screenshot for live test url in google search console, no texts are visible

Google Search Console -> URL Inspection -> Test Live URL -> View Tested Page -> Screenshot I have done a live test in Google search console. When viewing the screenshot of the tested page of my ...
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Getting 500 error on 13 pages, All Cgi? [closed]

Google Search Console is giving me 500 errors on 13 cgi pages. I'm not sure how to fix. I am using wordpress to design my site. I have opened the error log but I have no idea how to fix. Some of these ...
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Can't figure out how to fix Google Search Console mobile friendly errors [closed]

I have a Wordpress page using the HitMag theme (https://wordpress.org/themes/hitmag/). After checking the Google Search Console I got some erros and am not able to fix them. I attached the ...
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Duplicate without user selected canonical, even though pages are different. Why?

I am using the Search Console and I encountered this problem with my Angular 7 app for a webshop. At first, I thought it was a Javascript rendering problem, but made sure all server resources were ...
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Pantheon Dev Site Trapped in Google Index (with injected robots.txt)

We have a bizarre scenario I'd like opinions on. A site at example.com is being built on pantheon, using their example.pantheon.io staging / dev URL*. Pantheon's development platform injects a ...
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Sharp drop in Google webmaster Position, Massive increase in impressions? [Migrated website to new host]

Looking to understand whats caused this dramatic change in our google webmaster account. We did migrate host around June/July - i wouldn't have thought it would've impacted this so greatly? The only ...
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Google is ignoring meta tags and robots.txt

I have the following meta tags on my website (dev server): <meta name="robots" content="noindex"> <meta name="googlebot" content="noindex"> And I also configured a robots.txt (...
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Google Search Console says URLs blocked by robots.txt even after robots.txt is updated [duplicate]

Yoast SEO had created a sitemap and robots.txt that did not suit my page. I have since replaced both and waited a few weeks but my robots.txt is still blocking 13 pages. Can anyone help me with what I ...
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Do we have an “m-dot” site?

Attempting to follow Mobile First Indexing Dynamic Serving / Separate URLs I currently work for a company that dynamically serves content based on the user agent. However, it is not divided by ...
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Favicon won't appear on Google search results, after migration to https

I've recently migrated a website of mine to https and now the favicon in Google's search results shows the general globe instead of the site's favicon. This is how the favicon is defined: <link ...
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Verify my site with anti-virus services. (McAfee, Webroot, Avast, Bitdefender, etc.)

When I publish a new site, it is caught by anti-virus, while it is still new. The message is always something like... This site is safe, but doesn't have enough history for us to let you proceed ...
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My GitHub Pages site doesn't appear in google search index [duplicate]

Yesterday, I created my GitHub pages site and I tried to add in the google search index. Here's what I did: I went to google search console and added new "property" with "URL prefix". Then I ...
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Is there a way to disavow all backlinks for a single post page?

A single internal post page has recieved 100's of backlinks from unrelated sites (pingbacks, comment spam). Now instead of going through every single domain/page to disavow I'd like to disavow all ...
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How to fix Mobile Usability Issues (page resources are not loaded) in Google Search Console

Our website is responsive but it is showing the below mobile usability issues at Google search console. 1. Content wider than screen 2. Clickable elements too close together 3. Text too small to read ...
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google search console update my website [duplicate]

This is my first time to use google search console, and I'm already updating my website, but the command site: can't find my website.plz, help me.
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How to submit and get links indexed faster on google search console? [duplicate]

I've created a website which has a lot of links. I've added it to google search console in order to show them on google search but it is indexing around 2,000 links every week. I have 200,000+ links. ...
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How to see external links using Google Search Console (new version)?

I used to be able to see the external links pointing to my website using Google Search Console, image from here: I believe Google has updated the Web Master and I am not sure how to see the external ...
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Why is the http version of my website still receiving the most search traffic?

I am trying to identify sources of unattributable, "direct" traffic to my website. One source is http links from https websites - e.g. Google search results - because the referrer is stripped when ...
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How long should a the Google change of address tool take?

I requested a Google Search Console change of address back in May 2019 but it still hasn't updated on Google. Just wondering if anyone gone through the process of changing their address and with ...
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Index Coverage Status: “Submitted and indexed”, except it isn't

A couple of months ago I created a new property in the Google Search Console. We all know: Google takes his time and I patiently waited, checked now and then, until the status of my sites were updated ...
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Error in disavow links file at line 177, column 1: URL line too short

I hae 875 links to my site from Spammy site picswe (dot) com. I am getting the above error message. I saved it to an excel file and it wouldn't upload to disavow on google, then I saved it in a word ...
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Two wordpress with two sitemaps under same domain name

I have two wordpress installations under one domain name, as this: www.exampleWP1.com www.exampleWP1.com/exampleWP2/ I have both of them created in Search Console as independant properties, in Tag ...
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What are the consequences of deleting a property in Google Search Console?

I plan to delete the Google Search Console property for my website. What are the consequences of doing so?
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Page Resources Couldn't be Loaded” on GSC even after clearing everything on robots.txt

Google Search Console and Mobile-Friendly Test both give me the following two warnings for my Wordpress based website: Content wider than screen Clickable elements too close together The screenshot ...
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How to resolve Google “Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt” warning for a user login protected page?

Or, in other words, how can I tell google this is a user login protected page? The website is basically a single page app with server side rendering. That said, if the visitor is asking for a web ...
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Duplicate Content Penalty - EBook Publication or PDF article on multile vendors's sites

After reading this, How to solve duplicate contents over different domains? we know that duplicate contents are heavily penalized. What about the case that if someone pubilsh the same Ebook or the ...
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Huge differences between webmaster tools' crawl stats and apache logs

We noticed huge difference in the metrics. For example, last saturday : According to Webmaster Tools : 6,082 pages crawled 76,119 kilobytes downloaded 1,550 ms in average to download a page Now ...
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Prevent Duplicate Google Indexing When Moving From www to non-www (Search Console)

I want to move my website away from using the www subdomain. I am using Squarespace which will provide automatic 301 redirects for all pages on the www subdomain to the non-www. I have a sitemap ...
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Get Google to forget site [duplicate]

Is it possible to make Google "forget" a site and reindex it? I have a site that I changed dramatically, and I want to do SEO on my new site, but Google isn't deindexing the old site. How could I do ...
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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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Why pages not blocked by robots.txt are not indexing? [duplicate]

In my google search console's coverage section, the diagram tells that there are 114 excluded pages. It says 40 of them is blocked by robots.txt and 22 of them is excluded by 'noindex' tab, but I didn'...
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Creating a sub domain to rank in google search carousal

i manage a media/news website. It was hit by google penalty in the past, due to which we never get featured in google search carousal listing again. our website primary is in English. I have a sub ...
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Amp links apper in desktop search results

I used AMP service in my website but I had problem sometimes the amp Links appeared in desktop search results . I checked the canonical link and I found it true. Amp version link: AMP Link Normal ...
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Google Search Console crawled my shopify site but not appearing in google search with site: prefix

About 1 month ago i submitted my Shopify site to Google Search console, i set the sitemap.xml path which points to the Products, Blogs and Collection. I used the site: prefix on google as follows: ...
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What to do with malformed URLs crawled by Google and other bots?

Sometime back due to a bug on our website, we end up exposing below URLs to Google. By the time realised and fixed this issue on production. They were crawled by Google. /10695-Dilemma%20in%...
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Option to change domain name not appearing in Google Search Console site settings

I want to tell Google that my address is changed from one domain to another But I am not getting the option to change the address:
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Remove outdated content from google, when indexed url does not contain “www”

I am trying to remove a link from google via https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals The issue is, that indexed link is https://example.com/url, and not https://www.example.com/url. When I ...