Crawling & Indexing

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Does Google Crawl URLs In Structured Data?

Being able to get your links discovered, crawled and indexed by Google is important to your SEO, and can ultimately be advantageous because if one URL gets crawled, then more pages can get crawled on your website. In an episode of SEO Office Hours, John Mueller spoke up about whether or not Google used links …

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11 SEO Tips And Tricks That Can Improve Search Indexation

Do you remember back in the days before we had search engines and the internet when you’d have to consult an encyclopedia in order to learn about the world? Do you remember looking up the phone number of a plumber or other service in the yellow pages? Even then, we had to search through directories …

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What Are The 10 Best Sitemap Generators You Can Use For Faster, Better Crawls?

Sitemaps are a great tool for any SEO and webmaster. They are a blueprint of your website that can help search engines crawl and index all of your website’s content, as well as tell search engines which pages are on your site are the most important. Although you aren’t REQUIRED to have a sitemap, it …

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What Are Some SEO Crawling Tool Warnings & Errors You Can Safely Ignore

There are a lot of times when an SEO crawler finds a fatal error where you need to be sure you take care of it as soon as possible. You might think that everything bad that a crawler finds are automatically bad and they might spell bad news for your website, but there are times …

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How Many Ways Can You Get Deindexed By Google?

The indexing of your content by Google is determined by their system algorithms that takes into account user demand and quality. But, why does Google removed certain content pieces from its index? Even if you did a bunch of optimizations to your content, it’s still possible that Google will exclude certain pages. This is because …

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January’s Google Search News – Crawling & Indexing Updates, Link Building, And More

In this January episode of Google Search News, John Mueller goes over recent developments in the Google Search world. The information in this video includes: 0:00 Intro 01:12 Crawling and indexing overview 01:35 Crawling updates 03:24 Indexing updates 04:34 Learn more about link opportunities 05:50 Structured Data Testing Tool news

Google Crawl Stats Report Now Showing More Crawls

Google recently posted an update about its newest crawl stats report. According to the company, the report increased its reporting coverage for additional types of crawls. Users can now get an increased number of crawls reported for your site. There isn’t any direct impact on search itself, it’s just a change to reporting. Even with …

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Google To Add Attribution To Licensed Lyrics Providers

Earlier this week, Google was accused of stealing lyrics from Genius, a song lyrics web site without proper licensing agreement. In response to those accusations, Google said that it “licenses the lyrics text from third parties” and does “not crawl or scrape websites to source these lyrics” in a blog post on Tuesday. Even then, …

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