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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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How to fix html sitemap error on Google search console

I have a problem with my sitemap, all my submitted URLs does not contain a "noindex" Tag, but google keeps saying that we are in 2019 the last crawl for my sitemap was in 2018! how to fix that and re-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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 ...
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Google selected canonical overwriting non-duplicate translated pages in another language

Google is ignoring the canonicals & hreflangs for perfectly valid and non-duplicate content Originally the url after language (/de/ or /en/) were the same so I localised those parts as well but ...
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Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landingpage reports table

Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landing-page reports table, when my data source is "Search Console URL": in other hand hand when I gather data from "Analytics" data source it shows ...
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Why Google analytics show zero result in search console section in acquisition?

Google analytics show zero result in search console section in acquisition, While i applied no segment on my result and also long tie a go I connected both GA and Search console by each other. You ...
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Why would a 301 redirected RSS feed be appearing as an external link in Google Search Console?

We redirected our website over a year ago to a new domain. 301 is confirmed in place etc. All works fine. However a couple of RSS feed URLs using the old domain have appeared in the external link ...
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What can cause Google Search Console ownership by delegation to fail?

I just inherited management of three websites for a new client. The previous agency did not add her as an admin to any of her sites in Google Search Console, Google Analytics, or Google Tag Manager. ...
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Google Search Console API doesn't show “Submitted URL has crawl issues” that is a problem for a number of my URLs in Search Console

I use Google Search Console to track my URLs errors. I also use Google API with google-api-python-client. When I do this Python line : errors = webmasters_service.urlcrawlerrorscounts().query(...
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Get Google Analytics to show seamless search console data from HTTP property to HTTPS property after migration

Background: Google Search Console (GSC) can provide up to 16 months of search performance data, and this can be reported in Google Analytics (GA) when GSC and GA are associated (GA > Acquisition > ...
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New update to Search Console? - missing Desktop render

So as some might noticed on January 9th Google updated their algorithms Source: https://www.semrush.com/sensor/?category=&db=US&date=2019-01-09 But today I found out that if I do URL ...
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Why is “User-declared canonical” URL different between “GOOGLE INDEX” versus “LIVE TEST” in Google Search Console?

I work on a site that has experienced a drop in search traffic lately. On digging into it, we've noticed that our recent content isn't getting indexed. When I check some of the URLs for new content in ...
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'No Data' under search appearance for 6 week old site

All other fields, such as queries, pages, devices, etc have been populated with data for weeks, but search appearance only provides me with a statement of 'no data'. Even if I haven't optimized ...
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Google Search API returns only 1% of total impressions of site

So, I'm working on SEO for a site that gets about 5 million impressions a month. However, queries to the GSC API gives me a very small subset of the overall impressions, usually on the order of 1-2%. ...
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Google does not find canonical URL on indexed page even though it finds it in a live test

I have a problem where Google ignores my set canonical tag. If I use the "URL inspection" tool in the new Google search console I can see that on the indexed page they could not find any "User-...
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New Search Console - Google's rare query note, but no query filter applied?

A couple of screen shots below show a difference which has me stumped. The only difference between the two screen shots is an additional page filter:- include URLs containing somesite.co.uk Question ...
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Google Search Console reports empty brand and model of product

Google Search Console: Structured Data > Product (markup: schema.org) Parsed in Google: Brand and model JSON: "brand":{ "@type":"Thing", "name":"Volkswagen" }, "model":{ "@...
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Could using the Google URL removal tool for a specific page also have removed the home page?

I noticed today my Homepage URL is not on Google Search Result anymore. Firstly for specific keyword where i ranked #1 than for domain itself. it is my brand keyword which I get most traffic from. I ...
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Stop getting traffic from Googlebot on high server load

In my website, we usually get a spike in the number of requests because of search engine crawlers (like Googlebot) harvesting the website for indexing. So what I thought of; is depending on the ...
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Google mark spam if the review html markup is hidden for paginating - Structured data

Recently I got below message from google in Webmasters Manual Actions tab: Site-wide matches Affects Spammy structured markup Markup on some pages on this site appears to use techniques ...
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Domain Change and Old Sitemap in Search Console

We recently changed our domain from www.OldDomain.com to www.NewDomain.com. All four properties have been setup in Google Search Console for the new domain, and the sitemap has been added to the ...
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JavaScript console errors in Google Search Console - is it still mobile-friendly?

I am seeing mobile usability issues in my Google Search Console report. When I tested the pages they were 'Mobile Friendly' but there were some page loading issues: page resources couldn’t be ...
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How to resolve my webmaster crawl issue? URLs unreachable

Issue: When we tested a sample of the URLs from your Sitemap, we found that some of the URLs were unreachable. Please check your web server for possible misconfiguration, as these errors may be caused ...
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Google Search Console: Continuous Decrease in Search Impressions While There is Almost No Change in Position

One of my clients has a website that is visited by tens of thousands of users per day. Google Search Console is showing continuous decrease in search impressions starting from 01-April-2018. The ...
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Fetch as Google: Differences between Googlebot and Visitor views

I have an AJAX-heavy website that I'm trying to get indexed properly in Google. When I use the "Fetch as Google" tool, all the content shows up in the "This is how a visitor to your website would have ...
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How do get URLs in two languages indexed in Google?

I am about to put a website online having at least two languages: English (EN) and French (FR), each URL will be as follows: example.com/fr/url... example.com/en/url... I have no idea what the ...
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Google rich cards requested dateCreated for movies, but it is not published?

We have a website that focuses on movies. In Google Search Console > Rich Cards they requested dateCreated for movies, but this information is not published anywhere? (IMDb, official website, ...
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404 error for pages that working fine on google search console

I have a website that has over 2 million pages, for some time now I am seeing on google search console 404 errors for pages that are working fine and that I know for a fact were working fine before we ...
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Search Console for Apps - Does the Association of your app with a website help in any way with app store optimization?

I have added my Android app property to my Google Search Console account and now I can use Search Analytics report to see the keyphrases that drive organic traffic to my app on play store. My app is a ...
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Quotes with HTML attribute problem showing up in Google's data highlighter

We have a Bengali website and there are some category pages for art and literature. When we are using any narration with "example" quotes, it's showing errors in Google Search Console Data ...
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How can we get city data for search queries from Google Search Console?

Is there any way to get data about the cites in which the search queries were performed from Google Search Console? The search analytics report shows a list of queries, but I can't figure out which ...
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Fluctuated Traffic in Search Console

I was checking Google Webmaster Tools and I noticed that the traffic and impressions for some pages in my site are very fluctuated from High to ZERO as shown in the screenshot below. Any idea what ...
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Google Search Console reports error pages when URL paths from one site are requested from another

I have two e-commerce websites. Both are built on Magento. In Google Webmasters Tools for one website it is showing an error with part of the URL from one website and the domain of the other. If my ...
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Long URLs reported in Google Webmaster Tools that have http%252525 in the query string

Webmaster Tools finds around 30 pages with duplicate title. URLs look like this: http://example.com/9-modele-lumanari-de-botez?http%...
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How long will it take for errors that were fixed to be cleared from Google Search Console?

If you see the image below, it shows a number of errors, but it doesn't show the URL lists. I tried to download the list of errors via the CSV format, but it still doesn't show the list of URLs, and ...
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If “_escaped_fragment_” shows up in Search Console URL Parameters, should you “Let Googlebot decide”?

As far as we know, there should be no links to our site anywhere that include the _escaped_fragment_ parameter used for fetching HTML snapshot versions of our JavaScript-heavy pages. We use the ...
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hreflang with session based language detection

Google's Webmaster Tools reporting that I have pages with missing backlinks. I provide two languages at my website: German and English. A user can switch languages via menu (there are flags of both ...
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Google couldn't access your site because of a server connectivity error

I am getting this Error on my new site, How Can i Fix this Issue?
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Google Analytic Real-Time Overview not Responding?

My page Analytic sudden show this message on Real-Time Overview Page. What does that mean? How it's occurred. Need a Solution?
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redirecting to external website causes "International Targeting | no return tags” errors in Google Search console

I have a website for an app, in www.myapp.com/get/ i've put a php redirect to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=my.app via header('Location: ' . $location); Now, because Google Play has ...
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What issues will I encounter if the new /shop section of my website is HTTPS

I am about to launch a new section of my website which is a small store for gift vouchers and a few branding products. My site is well ranked/positioned in Google organically and paid. However, for ...
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When migrating a website from Joomla to WordPress, Google is not updating some metadata, description, and snippets of URLs where the content changed

After migrating/updating/redesign a site from Joomla to WordPress I am facing a problem that affect my SEO. I noticed in my Webmaster Tools, Google is crawling old site urls. Some (pretty) permalinks ...
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Google reports almost nothing from the sitemap is indexed even though millions of pages are indexed overall

In google webmaster tools, I am seeing a very big discrepancy between Crawl >>> Sitemap >>> indexed and Google Index >>> Index Status although when i search on google for site:mysite.com, it ...
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No data in Search Analytics > Queries for established site - Google Search Console

Over a year ago I set up a landing page for one of my business's software products. I am concerned there is something wrong as There is no data for this set of filters. appears under the Queries ...
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Google Search Console suddenly reports “no data available” instead of the usual 800 backlinks

My client Website has 800+ back links to his website from different domains. Suddenly one morning Google Search Console showed no data available in links to my site and internal links. I usually ...
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Verifying in GSC through Yoast with HTML Tag

Each time my team tries to verify using the HTML tag in the Yoast plugin, we receive a message saying that it can't be verified. Checking source code confirms that the tag is placed properly. After a ...
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How to view international Google sites to ensure our translated pages are indexed properly?

We just started launching translations of our site at the end of last year. The first language we launched was Portuguese. I've submitted the new site to Google Search Console but I'm just wondering ...