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8 Reasons Why Your Site Might Not Get Indexed

Hi Bloggers, I've recently had to deal with several indexing problems that a few clients were experiencing. After digging deeper into the problems, I figured I'd write a post for Moz to share my experience so others don't have to spend as much time digging for answers to indexation problems. All it means is that your site, or parts of it, are not getting added to the Google index, which means that nobody will ever find your content in the search results.


Identifying Crawling Problems
Start your investigation by simply typing site:yoursite.com into the Google search bar. Does the number of results returned correspond with the amount of pages your site has, give or take? If there's a a large gap in the number of results versus the actual number of pages, there might be trouble in paradise. (Note: the number given by Google is a ballpark figure, not an exact amount). You can use the SEO Quake plugin to extract a list of URLs that Google has indexed. (Kieran Daly made a sh…