Questions tagged [google-search-console]

A Google web-based console that provides additional insight into a registered website's search performance and potential issues.

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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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Google Search Console Coverage Report Too Old

I'm struggling with using the new GSC, primarily my issue is with the Coverage Report being way out of date. I've tried updating and resubmitting the sitemap and various other stuff but with no ...
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Google Search Console - Elements too close, but smartphone bot doesn't seem to load CSS

In my Google Search Console, it shows : « Elements are too close from one another », but when I see the screencapture that Google shared with me explaining the problem, it is just not loading CSS and ...
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After updating Meta Description of my blogs, would google recrawl it in some time or do I have request re-indexing?

I have published a few blogs that have value to offer it's receiving significant impressions on Google SERP but not influencing CTR, so my question is after updating meta description would google ...
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GSC showing AMP errors but actually those are correct

GSC is showing AMP errors in their AMP section. But when checked manually using and validator it passes the test. Anybody facing this issue? What is the reason for that And also I am worrying that ...
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Google Search console get and remove 301 HTTP redirections

We have used many bad 301 redirections due to sysadmin error. We are afraid that Google will no longer index these URL. Is there a way (With API or user interface) to get the redirections saved by ...
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Sitemap confusion on Google Console: One website accessible by two URLs

I am a novice when it comes to websites, the language and technical side. Excuse if this sounds elementary. If you have one website accessible by two URLs, do I need to add a sitemap for each one? ...
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Google appending “back_url” GET parameter to URLs and marking them as duplicates

I have a URL on my site that looks like http://example.com/articles/anatomy and it has pagination which is done by appending ?page=1, ?page=2 etc. Each page has a listing of articles, when you click ...
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Verify a root domain on Google search consol (or webmaster central) when http url is already verified

I am having a few issues uploading my SSL certificate on Google Cloud. It says that "You are not an authorized owner of the domain for this certificate" while I have already validated the property ...
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How to deal with Google “manual spam action” from inbound links?

I recently received from Google a notice that a WordPress site I administer is subject to a "manual spam action" due to "user-generated spam". The content they've flagged does not appear to be on my ...
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Missing or invalid data [condition] in Google Merchant Center?

I'm getting "Missing or invalid data [condition]" in Google Merchant Center, I have already added microdata on my product's landing page. I have done everything that was told here https://support....
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Googlebot can't index my hbs based SPA website

As part of a school project, I have made a single-page application website using server-side rendered handlebars. However, when inspecting the site using Google Search Console, all Google can find is ...
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Referencement issue with irrelevant suffix

I have a problem concerning the "coverage" on Google Search Console. The website of the company I'm working for has weird errors on this page. Google is telling that it had issues referencing pages ...
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Google caching not complete

I have a web page where I had used the URL inspection tool to request Google to crawl it. The HTML code has for the meta tags as shown below: <meta http-equiv="Cache-control" content="private"> ...
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How to handle the duplicate block of content?

Please refer: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/66359?hl=en Googlebot don't like duplicate content and also duplicate block of content repeatedly copy and pasted in many pages. I think, I ...
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Google Analytics not counting page views and audience data of my website?

My clients has two websites & more then 6 months Google Analytics doesn't show any audience & others visitors data even Real time data. But at Google Search Console is data about organic query ...
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Image still appears in google search results in spite it has been removed from original source

I have reported an image to google for removal under "remove outdated content" and in search console it says "This content is no longer live on the website", however the image still appears in google ...
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Google Update 20th Nov 2016 - Suddenly increasing index stats

My site is suddenly having a lot more pages indexed. We don't actually have that much content, unless Google is suddenly pulling Analytics URLs from the back office. Has anyone got an explanation ...
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Why am I getting ranked high for numerical queries?

On one day, someone made a search on google for the query "59". According to GSC search analytics, this query made it to position 2 which is odd. However, when I search in google itself for "59", my ...
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Search Console Fetch Not Found and Redirect

When fetching a URL in Search Console i get 3 results; success, redirect and not found. Can I ignore the redirect warnings or is Google telling me there is a problem? The not found pages; I can not ...
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Search Console Crawl Error with no Response code

When Google crawls my clients site it throws out a list of URLs as errors but there is no response code. When following the URL link in Search Console it will 302 redirect me to a legit URL within my ...
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Indexed URL is very low comparing submitted URL in google

I have 84 URL in my website. Till 2 weeks back all the URL is indexed in Google. I have verified it in Google webmaster tools. But it was slightly decreased day by day. Now Google webmaster tools ...
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Google webmasters adding crawl URL parameters

Google Webmasters has an option to add URL parameters: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/crawl-url-parameters My site uses URLs of this format: http://example.com/tags/ocean/page1?perpage=20 ...
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I deleted a Promotion on Google CSE. Why doesn't it disappear?

I deleted a Promotion on Google CSE. Why doesn't it disappear? I took no other other other than to delete the promotion, yet is still appears using the promoted keyword. This occurs not only on my ...
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Google reports that robots.txt is blocking site - but I don't think it is

I have a site map at http://www.example.com/sitemap_index.xml that has been sumbitted to Google Webmaster Tools, however... Google is reporting that my sitemap is being blocked by robots.txt. My ...
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I have three different copies of same website in webmaster tools

I transferred my blog from blogger.com to WordPress. Now my webmaster tools is having three copies of same website. One with blogspot.com that is redirecting to a new domain and one with www and one ...
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Best way to test search results non personalized results

When testing my ranking for specific keywords and search appearance I usually open a chrome incognito and perform a search. But, it seems this doesn't work as I expect, and other people see results ...
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Domain name change but search for <new-name> doesn't show

I've moved a our domain from oldname.com to newdomain.com 35days ago. newname is a relatively unique word, and still for some reason searches for newname doesn't show up in search results. Instead ...
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URL Dynamically changes after first edit

We are developing a magento eCommerce website with main category pages, sub-category pages and details page along with other static pages. Our condition is if any miss-spelled URLs entered directly ...
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Missing impression and click data in Google Webmaster Tools for phrases that are ranking

We are seeing some quite strange query data in Google WMT. Keywords which are getting impression and clicks one month disappear 2 months later (but doing a bit of rank checking proves our site still ...
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Can not set preferred domain after setting change of address in Google webmasters

I have created a new website and have added and verified 4 variation of the website (with and without www for both http and https). I have set change of address for my old website in the google ...
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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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How long does it take for Google Webmaster Tools to notice links that have been removed?

In order to comply better with Google's guidelines, we've gone to a lot of effort to remove links to our website. However, sites that no longer link to us still show up in our Google Webmaster Tools. ...