How to get Google to Index Your Site ?

This article provides you with information on how to force Google to index your website

 

How to check if you site is indexed on Google

  • Go to Google, then search for site:yourwebsite.com

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  • This number shows roughly how many of your pages Google has indexed.
  • If you want to check the index status of a specific URL, use the same site:yourwebsite.com/web-page-slug operator.

 

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  • No results will show up if the page isn’t indexed.

How to get indexed by Google

  • Go to Google Search Console by via this link 
  • Navigate to the URL inspection tool

 

 

  • Paste the URL you’d like Google to index into the search bar.
  • Wait for Google to check the URL
  • Click the “Request indexing” button

 

This process is good practice when you publish a new post or page. You’re effectively telling Google that you’ve added something new to your site and that they should take a look at it.

 

 

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