Questions tagged [google-search-console]

A Google web-based console that provides additional insight into a registered website's search performance and potential issues.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Google is counting the domain home page (“/”) as a duplicate of “/index.html”

For only my index pages, I am receiving this warning in Google Search Console: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical I know that this occurs because Google is attempting to track both ...
3
votes
2answers
109 views

AngularJS based SPA page indexing

I recently worked on a AngularJS based portal. One of the main areas of portal is to list available job opening for the organization. Right now, Google does index some of our job listings. Since jobs ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Translation of website: new top level domain vs subfolder of current

About 3 months ago, we translated our website to Spanish. Because our brand name has a meaning on its own, we decided to translate the brand name as well. The hope was that it would benefit our SEO. ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to stop Google from indexing my webpage? [duplicate]

I have a webpage /user/login , I want to keep it private but Google has indexed the page. I have tried lots of ways: In robos.txt, I added a new line:Disallow: /user/, added header header("Robots: ...
2
votes
1answer
88 views

Google Search Console domain property not in the list of properties I can add to Google Analytics

I'm trying to connect a domain property to a google analytics domain. But when the property I added is not in the list of properties where I can choose from. All the other properties are. The big ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

How can I fix JavaScript error for my live tested page in Google Search Console? [closed]

This is is a screenshot of my tested page on search console. Can Googlebot read this error and dramatically effect my ranking?
1
vote
0answers
22 views

How to NOT offset impressions while doing SEO and research?

I'm optimizing my website mainly for ranking in the google search and I've noticed something that bothers me. So I've had about 300+ impressions for all my pages before starting the optimization. Of ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Will fast duration visit user with happy experience can lower my page ranking? [duplicate]

Hello I'm currently running page wish has regular traffic, this page has made only for linking or referring to other websites, The users can find what they looking for in my page, but the user bounce ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

Big drop in valid pages in GSC

I have a very small site with only about 70 pages. About 4 days ago GSC shows a 40% drop in the valid of number indexed pages. When I probe into which pages, it shows pages that I'm still ranking ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Google Search Console - Elements too close, but smartphone bot doesn't seem to load CSS

In my Google Search Console, it shows : « Elements are too close from one another », but when I see the screencapture that Google shared with me explaining the problem, it is just not loading CSS and ...
1
vote
0answers
270 views

URL is not on Google - what does it mean and how to fix? [duplicate]

ANOTHER POSSIBLE DUPLICATE: Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical after changing domain I'm new to optimizing pages for ranking in search engines and I've recently got in Google ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

After updating Meta Description of my blogs, would google recrawl it in some time or do I have request re-indexing?

I have published a few blogs that have value to offer it's receiving significant impressions on Google SERP but not influencing CTR, so my question is after updating meta description would google ...
0
votes
1answer
270 views

It must indicate “offers”, “review”, or “aggregateRating” [closed]

Problem with google search console : structured data :" It must indicate "offers", "review", or "aggregateRating"
2
votes
1answer
26 views

Does a pure spam manual penalty hurt the entire domain?

If a single url on a domain (that is not the home page, just a blog post) gets a pure spam manual penalty, does it hurt the ranking of the domain in general or does it just impact that individual url?
0
votes
0answers
16 views

GSC showing AMP errors but actually those are correct

GSC is showing AMP errors in their AMP section. But when checked manually using and validator it passes the test. Anybody facing this issue? What is the reason for that And also I am worrying that ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Mysterious rank drops from page 1 after subdomain went rogue [duplicate]

To give a bit of background, we're a web design agency and ranked highly on page 1 for web design in our region. We had a lot of traffic from this, as well as other minor sub domains. We host client ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How to verify that Googlebot can access the URL of a video thumbnail?

I need to check if Googlebot can see my image thumbnails. When I use the URL Inspection Tool, Google cannot see my images in the page. In the rendered screen shot, it displays a black box instead of ...
1
vote
0answers
77 views

Googlebot intermittently fails to download ressources from AWS CloudFront CDN

I have a weird issue and after a few weeks of investigation I think I may have found the cause : Cloudfront & Googlebot. Context : I launched a French website that compares and combines all ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How to show important links in search result with Brand Name search [duplicate]

A simple search with brand name shows me undesirable result while a search with full domain name gives the desired result. Please have a look at Images Attached. Why this any SEO error or Schema error?...
0
votes
2answers
243 views

How to find source page that generated 404 error

I have a Wordpress site and I'm looking for a way to identify which pages in my site contain links to pages that generate 404 errors in GSC. I tried the first solution in this SE post but found ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Google Search console get and remove 301 HTTP redirections

We have used many bad 301 redirections due to sysadmin error. We are afraid that Google will no longer index these URL. Is there a way (With API or user interface) to get the redirections saved by ...
0
votes
1answer
725 views

Google Search Console Sitemap Can't Fetch

I'm trying to get my wife's site to show up when searching google but I'm having some issues. Her site is a Squarespace site, which creates the Sitemap automagically. I've submitted this through the ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Site changed. Google started to show new meta title/desc. After a few days, it shows the old ones again [duplicate]

My site was changed. It is way better than before in terms of SEO, content, speed, responsiveness, basically everything. The new meta title and descriptions are better, more logical, up to date and ...
2
votes
2answers
273 views

How to fix warning messages in the SDTT if the data is not available?

One of my client is e-commerce marketplace. For their offer listing pages, I have provided a JSON structured data Product markup using aggregateRating as follows: <script type="application/ld+json"...
1
vote
0answers
77 views

When submitting a cross-domain sitemap, does robots.txt need to list individual XML file, or just the index?

I am trying to move a bunch of sitemap files out of my website into a separate site that just has static assets, however I am struggling to understand the cross-site submissions mentioned on sitemaps....
3
votes
1answer
218 views

Transfer Google Search Console Ownership

I am going to start a website re-design project. The previous web designer has used his personal email address instead of the client email address to add the website to Google Search Console. ...
3
votes
0answers
160 views

Google search console says XML sitemap “can't fetch”, yet sitemap passes test and is visible in browser

I've submitted a couple of sitemaps in search console but they are stuck on the 'cant fetch' status and have been for weeks now. If I go to the URL I can see the sitemap OK and if I go to the old ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Does Google Search Console respect rel=“nofollow” when doing validations?

I have a 3 links on my site that are throwing failures in the Mobile Usability section of the Google Search Console for: Text too small to read Viewport not set Google has no need to crawl these ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Is this a penalty? [closed]

In the last months I noted that one of my main keywords (website section) was dropping quickly, did I do maybe something wrong? For instance to add a menu entry and a h1 with the exact keyword which ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Google Search with Image [duplicate]

I am running Rent a car bussines and I am wondering how to setup image for google search... When someone search for Skoda Fabia, I am SEO optimised enough to be shown on the first page of google ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Sitemap confusion on Google Console: One website accessible by two URLs

I am a novice when it comes to websites, the language and technical side. Excuse if this sounds elementary. If you have one website accessible by two URLs, do I need to add a sitemap for each one? ...
0
votes
2answers
698 views

Sitemap “Couldn't fetch” in Google Search Console

I've submitted a sitemap to my website and Google Search Console status is "Couldn't fetch". I've had my xml verified by XML Validation, and my xml is also publicly available to be viewed. Google's ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Google appending “back_url” GET parameter to URLs and marking them as duplicates

I have a URL on my site that looks like http://example.com/articles/anatomy and it has pagination which is done by appending ?page=1, ?page=2 etc. Each page has a listing of articles, when you click ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Verify a root domain on Google search consol (or webmaster central) when http url is already verified

I am having a few issues uploading my SSL certificate on Google Cloud. It says that "You are not an authorized owner of the domain for this certificate" while I have already validated the property ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to deal with Google “manual spam action” from inbound links?

I recently received from Google a notice that a WordPress site I administer is subject to a "manual spam action" due to "user-generated spam". The content they've flagged does not appear to be on my ...
3
votes
1answer
97 views

Session per User (LTV) calculation?

I have one diagram in google analytics: and others as: My question is how Day 0 is calculated as 1.09?
3
votes
0answers
67 views

Extra Domain (TLD) in Google Breadcrumb

We are using structured data breadcrumbs, and everything looks good on desktop, but on mobile it shows extra .io after the root. I'm not really sure what might be causing this / whether it's from ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

Change of Address, Error in site redirection on Google Console

I am trying to change my domain on Google Search console using Change of Address tool, and for some reasons Google is throwing an error saying: The old site redirects to edbinx.com, which does not ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Google desktop crawler showing unreachable - mobile crawler is working

I noticed a sharp drop in Adsense earnings on one of my sites this week and after a bit of digging in the Search Console found errors suggesting there was a problem with my robots.txt. I checked this ...
1
vote
4answers
67 views

Sudden Drop In Google Analytics Search Console Metrics After Linking HTTPS Property

I recently switched to HTTPS having no prior experience with GA, GSC, etc. I didn't realize until last week that I had to change the property and view settings in GA accordingly so I did that. I then ...
2
votes
1answer
318 views

What does “Validation looking good” mean from Google Search Console's “fix mobile UX error?”

I had a page with "text too small" mobile UX error. Our dev guy fixed it, and I submitted it to validation with the idea that it will remove the "error" mark. I now have this report though: I am ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Add Wordpress subdomain sites and mapped domains to Google Search Console [duplicate]

I have a WordPress subdomain network with 14 sites like this: https://mynetwork.example/ https://site1.mynetwork.example/ https://site2.mynetwork.example/ https://site3.mynetwork.example/ ... https://...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

google search console url inspection live test multiple urls

Is it possible to live test multiple URLs instead of manually submit each url and click the "live test" button in the Google Search Console -> URL Inspection tool?
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Removing old webpages from google index [duplicate]

I have completly remade a website 6 months ago. The pages of the old website still compare in the search results and when they are accessed they return 404. I can't remove these pages from the index. ...
0
votes
2answers
19 views

How do I notice Google Search Console to stop checking my non-HTTPS and www- domain?

I have a website like mysite.com And Google indexed 3 pages now: http://www.example.com (with www-) http://example.com (without SSL) https://example.com (correct one) I only need the #3 and I have ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

Google is reporting a 5xx server error for a page that changed URL

I had a page /example that now changed its URL to /example-us. The following figure from Google Search Console shows an error occurred because that webpage no longer exists now and the URL is ...
3
votes
2answers
40 views

How to force a view of meta data as Google or Bing sees it?

I'm having an extremely peculiar problem with a site (WordPress) that just suddenly started exhibiting an issue where Japanese is showing up for all the metadata in Google and Bing - only: Google: ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Unknown Spam Backlinks Linking to my Website, affecting rankings

From the middle of February 2019, I started noticing drop in the traffic we generate for our website. I heard that some Google SE updates are around and I don't really know if my traffic drop is ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

SEO: Google Search Console Redirect [closed]

i'm facing some serious problems when I try to myke our multilangual website SEO friendly. When you access our website https://url.com You get immediately redirected by your current browser local ...
1
vote
3answers
46 views

How can I stop Google Search Console “index coverage” emails for the HTTP site now that I have migrated to HTTPS?

We have migrated our site to HTTPS from HTTP, so added HTTPS site in Google search console. But didn't remove HTTP site. We are receiving notifications continuously for HTTP site for index coverage ...