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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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Nonexistent structured data errors shown in Google Search Console

I am discovering Google Search Console, and I have found that my blog seems to have many errors on Google's Structured Data register (microformats.org): When I make any live test in one of this pages,...
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though 301 website redirect from .de to .com, google indexes .de Website

I had a website example.de . Than I changed the domain with example.com . I added example.com also in google search console and than I did every steps in https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/...
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Google Webmaster query api returning 403 error

We are using php library to fetch webmaster query API data and getting 403 permission denied error while able to fetch the same data using webmaster analytics tool. The following are the things which ...
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Google cache does not have prerendered _escaped_fragment version of page, rather it is showing another page altogether

I have read multiple questions around it but still could not find a solution. We have a page in the form https://example.com/trending. We are using Prerender using the ?_escaped_fragment url to show ...
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How should I set the Google Search Console language target for the US main site and FR sub-directory?

I have a website with two languages. One in English: www.example.com One in French: www.example.com/fr I have read in different places that it is a good practice to use Search Console > ...
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How long will it take Google to show rich music snippet cards for my website?

How long does it take for Google to review submission of my expressed interest in Music category for rich cards? I am serving copyright DRM content through my web site. I successfully got all of my ...
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Will using same Google account hurt my new site if one site under my account is penalized?

Is there any problem for using same Google account if one of my site is penalized by Google? How carefully will my new site get looked over by Google. Would it be rigorous and the review of my new ...
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Cannot “fetch as Google” in Search Console after implementing HTTPS because of redirect

We have recently switched from HTTP to HTTPS. When I tried to "fetch as Google", it says the URL has been redirected and I am not able to see how the website is going to look. Is it because Google ...
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How many Days does Google Take to Reflect the Knowledge Graph and Site Navigation Element?

I wanted to see my website something like "the next web" shows up on the SERP page. So I have submitted the structure data to my website (I hope I did right). I am really not sure how many days does ...
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Webpage removed from search results after protocol change

My website was running all right until my employer wanted to change protocol (http:// to https://) Since then, my website was removed from search results. I already tried using a robots.txt and it's ...
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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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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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Mobile usability issues reported by Google at Search Console

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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How to change my website's map data image (maybe from knowledge graph) in the search results?

I'm trying to change the image shown in a website's SERP, when using Google. I installed the JSON-LD Knowledge Graph application script already. <script type="application/ld+json"> { ...
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Google Analytics shows 1000s of views coming in from google for a page, but search console showing barely any views for it

First time I have seen something like this, anyone have any idea what is going on? For October, analytics showing that the page got 1000 views from google...search console showing like 5 clicks for ...
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I rank for position 1 for 1 impression & then disappear

As showed in image my website rank for position 1 then disappears & I worked so hard on my website without any traffic at all can anyone help me to figure out what is going wrong
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How to estimate branded organic traffic?

I was wondering the best way to estimate the average number of visits my site gets each month from people who searched for my company name. I was thinking of getting the total clicks in Google Search ...
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CLS score in Page Speed vs Search Console

Google Search Console said my website has some pages with CLS and FLP issues. After fixing them, they are ok in Page Speed: After the revalidation in Google Search Console and waiting for several ...
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Sitemap File for Multiple Languages

Hi Currently my site is in 3 languages:- English, French, Dutch. My main sitemap file is example.com/sitemap.xml I have 2 questions: Since I don't have a root folder for other languages (I only have ...
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How to find elements which harm Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) after a GSC warning

Within Google Search Console (Core Web Vitals), I've received a warning, with 200,000+ webpages, under the message "CLS issue: more than 0.25 (mobile)". I did some changes, and I managed to ...
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Google shows IP instead of domain

I've tried breaking my problem down into some smaller stuff that I asked here but I couldn't figure it out so I am looking for a complete solution now. Google is showing my website's IP address https:/...
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Traffic has dropped to zero in Google Analytics but impressions and clicks are recorded in Search Console

For some strange reason, the data in Search Console is persistent but Google Analytics has reported a sharp drop in the traffic to almost zero. Here is my last 28 days data for both: Search Console: ...