Search engines find information through crawling (which means they request / fetch a URL) to then analyze what they find on the URL. robots.txt rules should only be used to control the search engine crawling process but not indexing process. This means, most Search Console blocked by robots.txt errors arise due to incorrect rules used… Continue reading How to Fix Blocked by robots.txt Errors
Latest Page indexing reports in Google Search Console has grouped various errors so that it is easier for website owners to fix issues. Page with redirect basically means that Google is seeing a URL but when it tried to fetch and index it, Google is being redirected to a different URL causing page with redirect… Continue reading How to Fix Page with Redirect Errors
There are various methods a website URL can send NOINDEX directive telling search engines like Google to NOT index certain parts of a website. This is to block indexing of URLs. What is Excluded ‘noindex’ tag in Page indexing Report? URL is excluded from Google indexing process due to Googlebot seeing noindex directive. Submitted URL… Continue reading How to Fix Excluded by noindex Tag
Unsure about what Google Search Console Property not in account message means? When analyzing certain Search Console reports and using tools such as robots.txt tester, Google may show “You are verified to see sc-domain:// but it’s not in your account” this is because the new Google Search Console has 2 verification methods Domain Verification URL… Continue reading You are verified to see sc-domain:// but it’s not in your account
New Google Search Console Page Indexing reports with Excluded and Error issues are now grouped into the status Not indexed. Google Search Console now shows you various issues a website may experience that can affect indexing of certain URLs. And because RankYa has been maintaining full course and how-to videos related to Google Search Console,… Continue reading Page Indexing
Google Search Console Index Coverage report is all about how Google indexed a particular website. That means, in most cases, Page with redirect issues do not need to be validated as it is normal part of operating a website. Video Lesson for Understanding Page with redirect Issues in Index Coverage report How to Fix Page… Continue reading How to Fix Google Search Console Page with redirect Issues?
Google Search Console Index Coverage Report shows you the status of your WordPress site’s indexed pages. Or if Google search engine is having problems when it tries to index URLs but your web server where your WordPress is installed can’t handle Google’s request thus throws an exception 500 Internal Server Error. In this blog post… Continue reading How to Fix WordPress Server Error 5xx