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Google Search Console Removal Tools Consumes 20 GB of RAM

...to remove information from Google's cache. Not a solution to your immediate problem, but if the issue is with Google's "cache" (rather than the index per se) then maybe you should be ...
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My entire website is showing a blank screen on Bing and Google's cached crawls

I narrowed it down to a simple test case: <div style="position:relative;"> <script src="http://www.dupure.com/scripts/plugins/modernizr.min.js"></script> HELLO WORLD The div with ...
4 votes

Does Google cache robots.txt?

Persevere. I changed from robots.txt towards meta noindex,nofollow. In order to make the meta work the blocked addresses in robots.txt had to first be unblocked. I did this brutally by deleting the ...
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4 votes
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Is there a way to have Google index a page but not cache it?

You can add a "Noarchive" Directive to prevent Google from caching specific web pages. <meta name="robots" content="noarchive"> or for just Google: <meta name=&...
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3 votes

Google showing wrong cached page

There are several problems with your site that are not immediately apparent, but they do exist - and they're common for e-commerce sites. A full site audit may reveal more issues. Here are a few you ...
3 votes

Google Search Console Removal Tools Consumes 20 GB of RAM

during the day, generate a list of urls that need to be removed from the Google cache in a regular text document, and at the end of the day left it in the root directory of the site and sent this ...
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3 votes

Google Search Console Removal Tools Consumes 20 GB of RAM

We remove listings from our site, then we submit removal requests to Google to remove information from Google's cache. Why bother? When a third party asks you to take down content (typically via a ...
2 votes
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Google's cache is not using my custom font

It is normal for sites to look a little bit different in cache view. The cache usually tries to load resources from your server. This is problematic when: Users are using the cache because your ...
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How to remove deleted page from google indexing

It will simply take time. If the site has been removed and you have removed it from Google Webmaster Tools, then there is nothing else you can do short of one option. If there were not too many pages ...
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2 votes

Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache

Problem explained:- This hack is getting very common these days. This is surely a glitch on part of Google which is being implemented with the help of hacked websites. Duplicate websites which are ...
2 votes

Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache

This may be a sneaky blackhat trick I've seen before, see if the below sounds like it could be it. They take a copy of your website HTML/images etc and store in a subfolder of a domain. Software such ...
2 votes

My entire website is showing a blank screen on Bing and Google's cached crawls

I speculate that this is a markup issue within your HTML and HEAD, since Google's and Bing's cache are more sensitive to markup issues due to the fact they will scrape your <html> and <head&...
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2 votes
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Is this site cloaking to hide my backlink from spiders?

You should wait, or better use Ahrefs. Everything is ok with the backlink - look at screenshot from Ahrefs. Regarding Google cache - it is pretty inertly. Beside of this it should not be used to know,...
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2 votes
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AMP pages not getting updated when served from Google's cache

I just discovered that after updating my page was no more AMP compliant and because of that google was serving last valid AMP page it crawled and cached. Posting it, as it may help others
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2 votes

How to Remove URL from Google Cache which is not available in Sitemap?

Your traffic decline is not likely to be related to Google indexing additional pages on your site. Google usually considers "hot deals" sites to be fairly low quality. Their rankings often suffer. ...
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How to find one of my accelerated mobile pages that is cached by Google already?

Google generally caches the pages that it indexes, unless the site owner specifically requests Google not to (e.g. by using the NOARCHIVE meta tag). One way of checking if your web pages are indexed ...
2 votes

How do I ask google to purge / reindex / flush their cache of a URL I do NOT control?

An answer, documented here is to use Google's "Remove Outdated Content" tool/page. To do so, it's best to go to that page to read up on what it is and isn't good for, and alternatives. The ...
2 votes

What is the longest a page can be in the Google Search cache before it is re-crawled?

It looks like you answered most of this for yourself. It depends how often the page is crawled, which depends on its popularity (mostly). The next biggest factor that may cause problems with crawlers ...
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1 vote

Remove URLs from Google cache, search results not updated after URL removal in Google Search Console

As far as I can tell, those pages are still available on your site. Google won't remove URLs from its index and cache while they are still working, crawlable, and indexable. To get the cache ...
1 vote

What do I use to tell search engines not to offer a Cached version of my MyBB forum pages and where is the code I need to alter?

You are correct in your first code snippet: <meta name="robots" content="noarchive"> Stop there, that's it, there is no more to it. Once the search engines (Google) recrawl your site then this ...
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Does Google care about cached versions of site having Stylesheet and JavaScript files?

The only purpose of websites caches is for Google to provide a better user experience. They store the cache version of the web page in case that page becomes unavailable (web page is broken, server ...
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1 vote
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Is the Google cache of my site = the last time they indexed it?

I have been watching the updates and there is definitely a lag. So today (Saturday), Google posted a new cache of my site from Wednesday. The site has been updated since Wednesday. Also, the previous ...
1 vote

Can problems with inline styles in Google webcache text only view affect SEO?

Inline CSS directly doesn't affect your site SEO if it is less enough but it may affect indirectly to it. Inline CSS affects page weight of your pages and browsers finds it quite difficult to load ...
1 vote

My site Cache version problem

It looks like you are not uploading the data to the correct DocumentRoot. Make sure you are uploading the data under the public_html directory. Also, make sure the domain name is not pointing to a ...
1 vote

Difference between crawling and indexing

When Google fetches a page, it is immediately stored within the index. This is where the cache comes from. The page is indexed. When you do a site: search, this is NOT a reliable indication of ...
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1 vote

Google's cache is not updated for months and doesn't match "fetch as Google"

You can use the Remove Outdated Content tool in Search Console. Submit the URL and click through the dialogue box: Has the page been removed or updated? Yes. Click "Next", and select "The snippet and ...
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1 vote

Google cache for home page shows the the Facebook page instead

This is when you need to teach google a lesson. Change or add a robots meta tag between <head> and </head> of the HTML code. It should look like this: <META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="...
1 vote

Google cache for home page shows the the Facebook page instead

Go To webmaster -> [property (website)] -> Crawl -> Fetch as Google Just hit Fetch and Render. Then after it has fetched and rendered, you can again go the Fetch as Google screen and click on ...
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1 vote

Cached version of the site is different from "Fetch as Google" version

Google is much less predictable with its data recrawl times and I find a lot of their tools no longer work on the same sets of data they have on your website. I have seen Google take over a month to ...
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Cached version of the site is different from "Fetch as Google" version

Fetch as Google delivers a screenshot of a site's loading state. Cache saves the site after all javascripts are executed, all means as well those, which run after the loadis fired too. If any ...
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