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Google reporting Not Found 404s in GSC from external link

There is nothing to worry about in this case, especially because your pages show a 404 error anyway and therefore nothing negative is inherited. Google simply shows all 404 pages found by the crawler ...
Tobias Schwarz's user avatar
2 votes

Why site:example.com doesn't give the same amount of results in incognito mode

Result counts from Google are estimates. Google says they are not consistent or accurate. Furthermore, site: searches don't show everything from a site. You shouldn't be trying to use site: search ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
2 votes

My 404 page is blocked for indexing

This is by design. The "soft 404" error occurs because Google believes it to be a 404 page, but since your link points directly to the (existent) 404.html template file, your server serves ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
1 vote

Google Search Console in Indexing the Wrong Page

Google indicates it cached the www version on 21 Feb 2024 and it had a canonical to the www. https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:https://kerrvilletexashillcountrypostcards.com At the ...
Tony McCreath's user avatar
1 vote

Google Search Console in Indexing the Wrong Page

This had happened to me before. So you can fix it using canonical tag, you can include the canonical tag in the webpage that you want to index. in your case, it is the non-www.version of the webpage. ...
Shahnoor Blogger's user avatar
1 vote

Google reporting Not Found 404s in GSC from external link

Further to Tobias' answer, this is a large scale spam issue that has been noted by many people in the SEO field over the past couple of weeks. It appears a large network of thousands of hacked sites ...
GeoffAtkins's user avatar
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86 links indexed by Google Search Console. Shown in search results, but later removed from search results (still shown in the Search Console)

I just picked a page at random https://lawrence.com.my/tour/penang and checked it for errors. To get the full benefit from GSE, you really need to clean up the html and css. Otherwise there is a ...
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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Structured Data for Overview and Single Pages of Events

One page per event, Yes and No. Yes you need one page for each event, and if there is enough trending on it then it shows up in the events panel in search. If numerous sites are selling tickets the ...
Wayne Smith's user avatar
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My website can not searched with Google, but works fine with other search engine

Indexing It is indexed by Google, which means that it is searchable with Google. To see what it looks like, open Google search and type in site:music.163.com/st/web-sublicense/home It will show you ...
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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Why is there an /index folder that doesn't actually exist, and how to get rid of it

As suggested by MrWhite, MultiViews being enabled server-wide in the Apache configuration was in fact the problem. I've disabled it in .htaccess for now, and the non-existent pages are now through 404'...
GeekOnTheHill's user avatar
1 vote

Website not indexed after domain expired and the site was down for a week

If you have links to your website then Google will "rediscover" it once these are recrawled. If you don't have links then its a good idea to build quality ones anyway as these are votes for ...
Adrian Lawrence's user avatar
1 vote

Is it possible to disable indexing through JS?

I believe the answer from Stephen here does not hold true anymore. From the very same link, it now says: If Google encounters the noindex tag, it skips rendering and JavaScript execution. Because ...
schxge's user avatar
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