Crawling And Indexing

    • Introducing the new Search Console

      A few months ago we released a beta version of a new Search Console experience to a limited number of users. We are now starting to release this beta version to all users of Search Console, so that everyone can explore this simplified process of optimizing a website's presence on Google Search. The functionality will include Search performance, Index Coverage, AMP status, and ...

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  • Rendering AJAX-crawling pages

    … version needs to be a fully-rendered and/or equivalent version of the page, created by the website itself. With this change, Googlebot will render the #! URL directly, making it unnecessary for the website owner to provide a rendered version of the page. We'll continue to support these URLs in our search results. We expect that most AJAX-crawling…

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  • Closing down for a day

    … the search results. You can also include a "Retry after" header to indicate how long the site will be unavailable. Blocking a site for longer than a week can have negative effects on the site's search results regardless of the method that you use. Option: Switch whole website off Turning the server off completely is another option. You might also do…

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  • An update on Google's feature phone crawling & indexing

    … Limited mobile devices, "feature-phones", require a special form of markup or a transcoder for web content. Most websites don't provide feature-phone-compatible content in WAP/WML any more. Given these developments, we've made changes in how we crawl feature-phone content (note: these changes don't affect smartphone content): 1. We've retired…

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