Clicks per keyword – this lets you see how your keywords are ranking in searches so you can determine which keywords to work on. Impressions per keyword – this stat shows you how many times someone saw your keyword overall. If you have a lot of impressions but very few clicks, your page description or title may need to be rewritten. Click-through ratio – This is the click to impressions ratio. Search position – this stat tells you which page your keywords placed your search results. Queries – you can filter the report to show you specific information. Page filter – likewise, you can filter your website by URL to see how individual pages are performing. Countries – you can filter the results by country, too, to see how well your website is doing in individual countries. This is very helpful for global businesses. Devices – filter the results by tablet, mobile, or desktop to see how your site performs on each platform. Search Type – … [Read more...] about Google Search Console – The Ultimate Guide to Google’s Tool for SEO Experts
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If you purposely blocked a URL that is submitted in your sitemap, remove that URL from your sitemap. If you’re using WordPress, get first the page or post number of the URL you are removing from the sitemap. To do that, go to Posts or Pages and click Edit to the post or page you want to remove. Check the URL bar and you will see the post ID. … [Read more...] about How to Fix Index Coverage Errors in Google Search Console
You also have the option to verify your site using an HTML file uploaded to your website’s root directory. Find the “HTML file upload” verification option under recommended or alternate methods on the Search Console. Select it and Google will ask you to download an HTML file. Then, upload the file to the location Google specifies. Do not alter the content of the file or its name. Return to Search Console and press “Verify.” Google will look for the file on your site. Again, do not remove the file afterward or you’ll lose verification. … [Read more...] about How to Set Up Google Search Console in 5 Easy Steps
Check your own XML sitemap! Now you’ve read the whole post, you know how important it is to have an XML sitemap, because having one can really help your site’s SEO. Google can easily access your most important pages and posts if you add the right URLs to your XML sitemap. Google will also be able to find updated content easily, so they know when a URL needs to be crawled again. Lastly, adding your XML sitemap to Google Search Console helps Google find your sitemap fast and it allows you to check for sitemap errors. … [Read more...] about What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one? • Yoast
So that's one thing to watch out for. But past that, it's kind of irrelevant where you place your site map file. If you submit that in Search Console directly, then you'll see the status of the submission. You'll see if it's being processed. You'll see how many of those URLs are being indexed. … [Read more...] about Google: Does It Matter Where Your XML Sitemap File Is Located?