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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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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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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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"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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URLs in sitemap not allowed in Google search console

I have a new website for which I setup Google Analytics, Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster Tools. These were setup last week Wednesday (5 days ago at time of writing). I submitted the sitemap ...
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Change of address tool couldn't fetch the page error

We migrated from https://example.org to https://example.com.It seems we have done all requirements mentioned here for using search console change of address tool but now it has passed 4 days from our ...
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Google Search Console way to export ALL indexed urls of website?

I am looking for a way to export a list of all indexed urls for a given website. In the search console under "index coverage report" I am restricted to 1000 results. Is there any way to get ...
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Large number of pages with "Alternate Page with Proper Canonical tag"

I am having this problem of "Alternate Page with Proper Canonical tag" on my website. Also there is another error in coverage "Duplicate without user-selected canonical". How to ...
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Unknown long phrases searched on my website reported in search console coverage

I checked my search console coverage. It seems that many long phrases are being searched on my site, and I have many noindex pages in coverage, but I have never made such a page. is my website hacked. ...
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Mobile usability issues reported by Google at Search Console [duplicate]

Google search console reported that some pages have a Mobile Usability issues: Clickable elements too close together Content wider than screen Text too small to read Some details: this is not about ...
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What to do in Google Search Console when moving a subdomain to its own domain

I found this post but I it doesn't answer my question completely. I have https://de.example.com https://es.example.com and others which I moved using 301 to https://example.de https://example.es ......
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How do you remove the trash left by previous domain name owner?

So, I recently bought a domain name from Bluehost. Soon, I realized the domain name used to belong to someone else before I bought it. Now, the problem I am facing is that there are a few trash files ...
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Google Sitemap XML isn't showing About Page, Contact Page, Etc, only

My google sitemap has been uploaded to Google Search Console using example.com/sitemap_index.xml When I click to the page in google search console 'sitemaps read:' I can only see the following: ...
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When the site changes to use `www` does the XML sitemap need to be resubmitted via Google Search Console?

My website's sitemap was previously submitted to Google Search Console without www. Now I asked the domain provider to change my domain URL include www. Do I need to resubmit the website URL in my ...
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SEO - very low Domain Authority

I've a website for about 10 years ... we're a team developing websites .... we've been on the first page on google for the keywords we wanted but it has been 40 days that we moved to page 2 on google ...
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Which property should I use in Google SearchConsole

From my point of view is redundant to add all versions of a website URL like: example.com www.example.com http://www.example.com http://example.com https://www.example.com https://example.com My ...
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Core Web Vitals (CLS and LCP) errors for a client-rendered Single Page Application (built with React + Firebase)

I have a SPA (single page website) build with React + Firebase and I've been getting these Core Web Vitals errors (see images below). My website is loading normally both on Desktop and Mobile. And I ...
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Increase in average CTR but decrease in average position in Google Search results

In the last few months, we have had created new content for some given pages of a hotel microsite. Upon comparing the performance of those pages (last three months to the previous period), it shows a ...
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Website not properly indexed by Google search console says "'noindex' detected in 'robots' meta tag" while this is not the case

TLTR I have a website (SPA) where SEO is very important. It was very poorly indexed and search console tells me it is due to 'noindex' in the robots meta, while I cannot see how Google comes to that ...
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Why Google cant see and index my root page from Sitemap?

I will firstly ask a question and below the question you will see an explanation. Can you tell me where is the actual issue in indexing, is my Sitemap correctly set up, and how do I solve this problem ...
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What triggers new issues detected in GSC?

I'm curious what triggers new issues in Google Search Console for existing content? For example, I have received several alerts this past week for pages that have had no issues for a couple of years. ...
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www missing in Google-selected canonical

There are many pages in my website which are reported as excluded in Google search console report. The reason mentioned is “Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical”. On inspect URL, I found ...
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Google change of address tool from .co.uk to .com resulted in huge derank

December 2020 I moved a site from a .co.uk to a .com. No other changes, simple 301 redirect and use of the tool in google webmaster tools. The site had existed since 2006 and was the de facto site in ...
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SoftwareApplication and WebApplication structured data not shown in search console enhancements

I have a pricing page with SoftwareApplication structured data that has a sub-type of WebApplication set. The structured data rendered properly and saved to indexed page content. But I see only these ...
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How to link new Google Analytics (version 4) property with Search Console?

I just created the other day a Google Analytics property for a new website, and it was created using the new Analytics version (v4). Now I'm trying to link it to my existing Search Console account for ...
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