Search Console: URL Is Not on Google

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URL Is Not on Google

URLs not indexed by Google and won’t appear in the search results.

This filter can include non-indexable URLs (such as those that are ‘noindex’) as well as Indexable URLs that are able to be indexed. It’s a catch all filter for anything not on Google according to the API.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

View URLs with this issue in the ‘Search Console’ tab and ‘URL Is Not on Google’ filter, and export all URLs using the ‘Export’ button.

To populate this filter the Google Search Console API must be connected via ‘Config > API Access > Google Search Console’ and ‘Enable URL Inspection’ selected under the ‘URL Inspection’ tab.

The coverage column details why a ‘URL is not on Google’.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when URLs are not indexed by Google, meaning they won’t appear in search results.

How To Fix

Review URLs not indexed by Google and carefully consider whether they should or shouldn’t be indexed.

For those that should be indexed, review their ‘coverage’ description and how they could be improved to be indexed.

Further Reading

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