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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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Could my personal hosting package be blacklisted by Google? New sites created with it won't rank

I've had a website design site up for a while now, it's very localised (mentions target town heavily without stuffing) but doesn't appear until page 7 on a reasonably worded localised search (website ...
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“Featured image” on Jekyll causing Google not to index text of page

I am using Notepad theme on a Jekyll powered blog hosted on Github pages. The theme has an option to set "Featured Images". This basically means when you open a post, a big image (the featured image) ...
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Google Blocked Resources showing incorrect data

In Google Webmaster Blocked Resources tab it is showing 500+ blocked resource (like .js and .css), but when I tested those URL in robots.txt Tester it is showing Allowed, then why not Google bot is ...
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Google Data Highlighter | Missing Tags

I'm using Google Data Highlighter for the first time and I'm not sure what I'm doing. I have a one page bootstrap/jquery/html product page that gives all the specs on a specific kitchen appliance. ...
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Google Search Console reports the number of indexed pages in the sitemap fluctuates

We have a large site. The number of indexed pages in our sitemap has been decreasing and increasing constantly in the last month. What should I do? Is there a special reason?
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Googlebot not indexing https pages with 301 redirect

I recently installed a new SSL in my blog and i forced 301 redirect on all http to https pages. It took like 2 months for google to index https content, infact i am seeing a small boost in rankings. ...
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Only 350 of 250k pages show strucutured data for organization/website in Google Search Console

I am using Organization/Website schema across the app which is the same for every page. We have around 250k so there should be 250k markups showing up. Note: On testing with schema markup ...
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Structured data error “Missing: author” and “Missing: updated” in search console

In search console, it is showing following errors: Missing: author Missing: updated Errors are shown for 2 pages: "about us" and "disclaimer" page. I'm using "all in one schema.org rich ...
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Do crawl errors in Google Search Console have an expiration time

BACKGROUND In November, a former student contacted me that he had about 258 search errors in his Google Search Console. There were 352 pages on his WordPress site, so that is significant. As can be ...
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Company profile not loading in Google search after disabling Google+ and implementing alternatives

I had setup a google plus account for the organization and the profile was appearing in google. But for some reason I decided not to put google plus profile, so I disabled it and I found the ...
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Search analytics data from Google Search Console differs when downloaded to Excel

I downloaded all of the search analytics data for my website for last 3 months. I moved 5000 records at a time and exported it as an MS-Excel file. I can see that the data in the online console and ...
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Not possible to set Preferred domain after setting change of address in GWT

I have been struggling with GWT for the past few weeks. I used to have an old personal website whose main address was example.com. I developed a new one at a different host, using example.cc. I want ....
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Cannot get a Google Site verified despite a valid Analytics Tracking ID

I have created a web site on the Google platform: ...sites.google.com/site/golfshotpilot/ Furthermore I have made all administrational steps to get the site's analytics. In this context I got a ...
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AMP performance are really strange

It's a month that I google started to offer an AMP version of my blog's posts. After that month I opened my Search Console, opeing to see improvments in the performance, but for my surprise things ...
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What is the 'breadcrumb' label in Google Webmaster for webpages markup

Recently, I've noticed a 'breadcrumb' label show up in the Structure Markup section of Webmaster. Nothing shows up under that label for any of my breadcrumbs: They do show up for that page under the ...
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Notification of structured data quality guidelines penalty, but no manual action

I got a notification in Google's Search Console stating: Google has detected structured markup on some of your pages that violates our structured data quality guidelines. In order to ensure ...
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Schema.org errors keep popping up in Webmaster because Google won't stop hoarding old webpages

I've been battling Google Webmaster for the last month in an attempt to get rid of all Schema.org errors. I've been stuck between 2-3 errors for the last few weeks. Every time an error is fixed and ...
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My site is receiving DNS errors on Google Webmaster Tools, how can I solve this?

I have several irregular DNS errors on a subdomain of my site. On all my other subdomains, I have no issues (they have the same configuration) Just http://en-directo.frequence-radio.com suffers this ...
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Google search console reports URLs blocked by robots.txt even though they shouldn't be

Recently I sent a sitemap to Google Search Console and I got some warnings saying that some urls are blocked by the robots.txt. I checked it and there is no single line that blocks the corresponding ...
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httpcontext.rewritepath -> duplicate meta tag

We have a webpage that handle all car manufacturers. Page is called vehicule.aspx. We have a rewrite method for SEO purpose. We gave all manufacturers a unique URL that redirects to the above page. ...
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Google Webmaster Tools reports URLs blocked by robots.txt on my AVS tube website

I added a tube (with AVS script) in Google Webmaster Tools, but the issue is with the robots.txt file which is blocking everything. Here is my AVS tube robots.txt: User-agent: * Allow: / Disallow: /...
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Fetch as Google not rendering single-page application (AngularJS) - how to show console logs output

I have an SPA application, and it is not being rendered correctly by Google. I tried going to Google Web Master toolkit, and use the Fetch as google feature. This is showing just the HTML output ...
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Google webmaster shows 'This site is undergoing a move' months after submission

I moved my website to a new domain and did all the necessary steps in Google Webmaster. Now, months later, I'm trying to set the preferred domain to non-www and cannot because it says 'This site is ...
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Duplicate meta tags issue despite having “rel='canonical'” tag

I'm getting more and more duplicate meta tags alerts on Google Webmaster tools everyday. It's a blog and I have setup rel='canonical' tags long before and they are showing up correctly. http://www....
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google displays wrong language on multi language website because it takes cookies into consideration

I have a multiple language website that uses both subdomains and cookies to display the right language. Here is the logic on the website: de subdomain will display the German version fr subdomain ...
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Google change of address, stuck at step 2

I'm changing the domain name of a WordPress site. I've verified the new domain name (both www and non-www) and setup 301 redirect rules for all URLs. On the "Change of address" page in Webmaster ...
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How to Reduce GWTs Top “Links to Your Site” Domain (from our own legacy domain)

Back in July 2014, our company bought a new domain (new.com). Our existing domain (old.com) had been extensively indexed with over 7 million urls. We followed the instructions on Google's change of ...
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Rich snippets created via AJAX not shown in Webmaster tools

I have a page with rich snippets. On here I load the reviews via AJAX. However, when I test that page in Google Webmaster tools I get: Error: If count is specified in review aggregate, page should ...
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“Fetch as Google” renders any link as the home page in a single page application built using Angular 2

I have Angular 2 app (SPA) running on (let's say) www.example.com. In Google Search Console when I run fetch as Google I have the following result: www.example.com - renders correctly www.example....
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What is the scope of “Crawl this Url and Direct Links” in Google Search Console

In Google Webmaster Tools you can use the "Fetch as Google" feature to have Google download a page from your site. Once you have done so, you can click the "Submit to Index" button which gives you ...
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Do the numbers in Google Webmaster Tools factor in impressions and clicks from Google Places listings?

Do the numbers (impressions, position, rank, CTR, etc) in Google Webmaster Tools factor in impressions and clicks from the Google Places local listings?
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Google search console error: Sitemap couldn't fetch

My webpage (https://www.example.com/, sitemap can be found here: https://www.example.com/sitemap.xml) is heavily reliant on organic traffic, but my SEO updates haven't been captured since November ...
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Mobile Google Search Result Icon/Favicon Not Showing Up

I have put link rel=icon in the HTML with 48px icon size, tried with .ico and .png but the custom main site icon is not showing up in Google Search Result (Mobile). I have request reindex in Search ...
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Search Console error “uncommon download”

I get this alert in my Google Search Consol: 1 issue detected Google has detected harmful content on some of your site’s pages. We recommend that you remove it as soon as possible. Until then, ...
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Change address error in Search console, can't pass 301 redirect confirmation

with a 301, I redirect friendsofcoffee.nl to misterbarish.nl. I use the .htaccess file for the redirect with following code: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^friendsofcoffee.example$ [OR] ...
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Why might “fetch as Google” be taking longer to index submitted pages than it used to for my site?

I am not new to webmaster tools. I have long used "fetch as Google" to index my pages within 5 minutes. I don't know what happened to the index timing, but it is taking much longer now. Is anyone ...
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Google Search Console reports my site is only appearing in the search results for 8 keywords

Google Search Console is only showing 8 keywords in the search analytics report. It's been more than two months since last keyword appear there. I want to know the reason why that report isn't listing ...
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Why is Google indexing our robots.txt file and showing it in search results?

For some reason, Google is indexing the robots.txt file for some of our sites and showing it in search results. See screenshots below. Our robots.txt file is not linked from anywhere on the site ...
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How monitor the Coverage in Google Search Console by other tools or services?

I am trying to find out how to monitor the Coverage (Submitted and indexed/Indexed, not submitted in sitemap) in Google Search Console by some other tools or online services. The reason why I am ...
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Soft 404 error in Google Search Console for a new PHP based website using AWS CloudFront

I created a new PHP based website. I enabled AWS CloudFront on top of it. When I am doing a URL Inspection on it using Google Console, I am getting a soft 404 error. It's reporting: URL is not ...
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change of address tool in new google console

we are changing our primary domain in google webmaster new console. But when we search change domain it redirected to old console. But console doesn't work. we add and verify domain and url but ...
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Why the new Google Search Console does not read my sitemap?

I have the following problem: I cannot submit any sitemap recently to Google Search Console. Let me give you an example: https://ru.azrhymes.com/static/sitemaps/ru/sitemap-main-1.xml. (validator says ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 "...