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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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Duplicate, Google chose different canonical than user for - international website

I manage a group of international websites for one brand and each country website is on a subdomain (in this format: au.website.com) My problem is that Google has excluded the country websites from ...
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How do I access the old version of Google Search Console?

I recently started using Google Search Console for the first time, and for the most part it's been working well. I only have experience with the new version of the console released in 2018. However, ...
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Can I have multiple Google Site Verification TXT records on one domain?

Our company's domain already has a google-site-verification= TXT record on it, so I guess somebody else set up Google Search Console at one point. However, I'm not sure who in the company that might ...
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Changed website from http to https: what to do in Webmaster Tools?

So now I have two domains in my Webmaster Tools, as I have migrated to HTTPS. Migration here means that I have enabled HTTPS and enforced it, that's it. My question: should I do something in ...
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My domain name is not in search but few other pages are in search [duplicate]

This is really weird but its happening. The domain is about 6 months old and was built with wordpress. It was hacked (a lot of pages were appending after domain name in chinese language etc. I could ...
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Is it non-beneficial for my website if I pass do follow link to another website?

If I provide outbound link to a similar niche website with do-follow tag, that website will sure be benefitted but will it harm my website in any ways ?
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All my pages have canonical except home page. I still get Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical

In my website, All other pages have canonical urls in the head section like so: <link rel="canonical" href="https://example.com/" /> The only page without canonical is the home page '/' When ...
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Google Search Console reporting sending 75% more traffic than Google Analytics measures for organic

For one of my websites, the Google Search Console click count is 75% greater than the traffic data on GA from Organic Medium. I'm really not getting what's the issue here, as the GA tracking code is ...
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Why Google Search Console coverage reports show excluded pages that don't exist at all

My new website is only about a month old and it has only 27 different web pages. I submitted sitemap.xml to the Google Search Console and it successfully indexed all my pages. However, in the Coverage ...
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I use curl to submit sitemap but doesnt get reflection in webportal [duplicate]

this is TWO things confused me that how should I submit my sitemap. First. It is understood that a sitemap can be submitted with cURL. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/183668?hl=en ...
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Genuine Google Bug - Sitemaps

Posting this here because this post doesn't seem to show up on the Google Webmaster Community forum (must have some sort of keyword that causes it to be shadow banned). I want to stress that I would ...
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My website is hidden for using copyright content under DMCA complaint. How can i get it back?

My website is hidden for using copyright content under DMCA complaint. How can i get it back ? now it is showing "In response to a complaint that we received under the US Digital Millennium Copyright ...
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PWA keeps being delisted as “Soft 404”

Our main root domain for our PWA is here: https://editor.construct.net There are many versions of the product, all accessible in sub folders, EG: https://editor.construct.net/r150/ https://editor....
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Two websites with same content. Both url not listing in google [duplicate]

I am managing 2 websites of same client. text of both websites are almost same. I have added URL's in google search console even after that it is not listing in google search result. Any solution?
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Google Search Console - Verification Failed

I am trying to add my website to Google Search Console but failed, it returns The connection to your server timed out The file is there, I can open it on the normal browser, all meta tag set to ...
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Google Search Console “Mobile Usability issues” but live test shows “Page is mobile friendly”

Looking into a customers site that has been having issues with Mobile Usability issues in the google search console. Specific issues are: Clickable elements too close together Text too small to read ...
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How to allow only admin-ajax.php to be crawled? [closed]

My robots.txt looks as follows: User-agent: * Disallow: /wp-admin/ Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php Google Webmaster Tool recently raised a warning saying: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt I ...
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Website ranks on google and disappears again [duplicate]

I've created a website with WordPress about two months ago. The website mainly focuses on content writing services with up to 5 pages for different writing services & also a blog with more than 10 ...
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URL Parameters in GSC contains strange values for recently crawled URLs

I've been fighting the Google canonical page algorithm bug for quite some time. One advice I received is to set GSC URL Parameters to "Every URL", since we use a page generation script with a "page" ...
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Could it be possible for a site to be indexed and cached but not show up in google search result? [duplicate]

My site is cached and indexed by Google.I have couple of thousands visitors per day. I have done every SEO check online but one problem persists. Despite abiding by Google webmasters' guide, my site ...
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How can I make a GSC change of address from a TLD to subdirectory? [duplicate]

I am moving from https://www.exampleA.com/ to https://www.exampleB.com/directory/. This is because the old site is now a part of a larger company so we are moving it into its directory. For this ...
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Google indexing shows 'Soft 404' error on home page for Angular Site

We have a dynamic website built on Angular.js and node.js. The website's home page is not getting indexed on Google and gets a 'soft 404' error. Although the website is working fine and most of the ...
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Google Search Console still reporting 5xx errors even when my server has been running flawlessly for 7 days

For the past few days, I see that I have the following index coverage issue: Last month I was working on my production server and during this time the production server threw some errors (this ...
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Schema.org Event does not appear in Google Search [duplicate]

This is my Event Website:http://whittierevents.com/ I have added the Json schema on the site in order to show events in google search. Crawled successfully on google webmaster too without any error....
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Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical [duplicate]

I use https for my website. all my http requests are redirected to the https. I have submitted my sitemap. and google search console is showing below error for few of my web pages. Duplicate, ...
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Is anyone else seeing massive deindexes over Memorial Day weekend 2019?

Is anyone else seeing massive deindexes over Memorial Day weekend 2019? When I'm doing a site search it's saying that I have 4,500 pages indexed in Google, though on Google Search Console says 14,550....
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Google Analytics dashboard won't show “search query” data even when linked to Search Console

My website's Google Analytics account is linked with Google Search Console. I see all search console data in the "Acquisition" report. When I create a custom dashboard and make widgets for getting "...
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How do I link a domain verified Google Search Console site to Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect a Google Search Console property to Google Analytics. It's supposed to be as easy as: Admin > Property Settings > Add a Search Console Site (that's been verified). This ...
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UK/USA Exact Copy English Causing Error “Duplicate submitted url not set as canonical”

starting around February 25th, 2019 we have been having pages excluded from indexing for our UK website with the error "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical". We have not had this issue ...
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Google Thinks My Pages Are Duplicates, But They Are Not

Google is reporting that the pages I want to index are duplicates because I'm getting this message in my search console: Duplicate without user-selected canonical Problem is they are not ...
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Google is Crawling my url but the crawled page is the old version

Google is constantly crawling my site as it is constantly updated but the title tag and meta description are not updated in the SERP results. So, I checked the crawled page and it is not crawling the ...
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Main Website with Sub Directory = 2 Robots & Sitemaps respectively?

I have a website example.com and a subdirectory with example.com/blog/. (I can consider it as two websites) The main website example.com is the service based and it is not a WordPress site. So, I ...
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Google Search Ranking and Switching to HTTPS

We have switched to an HTTPS site to replace the client's old site. The domain name is the same, but the majority of pages have different names and different URLs compared to the old site. Redirects ...
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Should each subdomain be its own property in Google Analytics?

I am auditing GA implementation for a startup and found they have a separate property for each of its subdomains. And yes, it is possible to navigate from subdomain to root domain and vice versa. ...
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Google Search Console - Adding Domain/Subdomain and sitemap for each

I have a WP website http://testexample.com and created a new subdomain with separate content and URL http://subdomain.testexample.com and I need to register both sites in Google Search Console now. ...
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What is the equivalent to Search Console “clicks” in Google Analytics

I am looking into some reports in Google Analytics, however my attention has been brought to the fact that I cannot seem to find approximately matching numbers between google search console and Google ...
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After redirecting to canonical domain and HTTPS, Google Search Console reports most of my pages are now excluded

In Google Search Console - Coverage for one of my sites it says : Error 0 Valid with warnings 22 Valid 10 Excluded 11.1k Expanding Excluded, it's 6,000 for pages with redirect and 3,400 with a soft ...
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Redirected too many times when I try to force https for all URLs

I want to redirect all website urls to https. I used the code below to do so. My website is built up using simple PHP. I don't use any opensource framework or CMS. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{...
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Duplicate without user-selected canonical - OTHER version?

In the Google Search Console report "Duplicate without user-selected canonical", how do you find the duplicate URL of a particular URL? Going into "Inspect URL" doesn't seem to identify the location ...
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How to see where links to 404 pages are found in Google Search Console?

I've found the Google Search Console report where it lists all the 404 Not Found Errors on the site. But when I click into each URL, it doesn't tell me WHERE on the website these links are actually ...
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Google Search Console reports crawl anomaly but the pages got traffic?

I am very confused to what is the current status of our website pages because the Google Search Console reports "Crawl Anomaly" and not-indexed status before and after using the Inspect URL tool - yet ...
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Google not indexing my site and no issues in Search Console [duplicate]

Hi I have an IT consultancy that been up on Google for the last year or more that was indexed with no issues. Just a few weeks ago Google removed the site from their index and there seems to be no ...
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HTTP Impressions increasing in Search Console since move to HTTPS

In August last year I moved a site to HTTPS. I have recently noticed that I am still getting impressions for HTTP pages in Search Console. In fact the number of clicks and impressions seems to be ...
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Moving from HTTP to HTTPS in Google Search Console (May 2019)

I have a client whose websites I have just moved from http to https. He's also asked me to update Google Web Master Tools too. Web Master Tools is now called Google Search Console, and appears to ...
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'This site may be hacked' notice is not removed by google

When I look for my website I see a notice on google search says that This site may be hacked and that was due to URL injection hacking, and we see strange Japanese text in the website description. I ...
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Google Search Console claims my pages are indexed and recently crawled however they do not appear when searched

This may be hard to diagnose All of my pages are indexed on google search console and were all recently crawled. However, if i were to take some of my pages and search the exact content that is in the ...
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Soft error 404 and submitted URL is blocked by Robots.txt

Soft error 404 and robots txt error:- we have recently submitted sitemap xml to Search console, but we got a warning stating 131 of the page links are softerror 404 and for the home site it says ...
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Will Google read my subdomains' sitemap?

I have a setup where my clients can create their own websites under a subdomain. In my sitemap.xml hosted on the root domain example.com, I list all clients "home", e.g. http://subdomain.example.com. ...
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URL will be indexed only if certain conditions are met

I've got a few pages of my site that are coming up in G Webmaster Tools with errors. The pages are fully working, not restricted by noindex or robots.txt file. The pages don'r have a lot of content, ...
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How to deal with /fix massive exluded pages in google search console? [duplicate]

Recently I noticed a sharp decline in users to my website. When I investigated this, I noticed this was caused by my google traffic. it has declined about 90%! I opened up my Google Search Console and ...