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
Submit xml sitemap to google search console
To fix this error, check first if the URLs you are blocking are important pages or not. If these pages are important and are accidentally blocked in your robots.txt file, simply update it and remove those URLs from the file. Make sure that those URLs are not blocked anymore using the robots.txt Tester at the old Google Search Console version . … [Read more...] about How to Fix Index Coverage Errors in Google Search Console
Start Using Google Search Console Now you’re ready to start using your Google Webmaster console. First, create a sitemap and submit it. The Search Console tool has everything you need to easily create your sitemap. Go to the Search Console dashboard and find the “Crawl” option. Click this dropdown menu and then select “Sitemaps.” Press the red “Add/Test Sitemaps” button and enter “systems/feeds/sitemap” in the box provided. This will submit your sitemap to the console. Note: if you have WordPress, the Google XML sitemaps plugin will build your sitemap for you. … [Read more...] about How to Set Up Google Search Console in 5 Easy Steps
Example 1: A new blog Say, for example, you are starting a new blog. You will want Google to find new posts quickly to make sure your target audience can find your blog on Google, so it’s a good idea to create an XML sitemap right from the start. You might create a handful of first posts and categories for them as well as some tags to start with. But there won’t be enough content yet to fill the tag overview pages, making them “thin content” that’s not valuable to visitors – yet. In this case, you should leave the tag’s URLs out of the XML sitemap for now. Set the tag pages to ‘noindex, follow’ because you don’t want people to find them in search results. … [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?