Dont worry about the double slash on Search Console

Dont worry about the double slash on Search Console

Crawling, Google Search Console, Technical SEO
So I thought I would see today if when you request a crawl from Google whether they hit your site instantly or whether it gets added to a waiting list. Using a clients website, which allows me to instant access to the server logs which is great for doing detailed analysis but also for testing. While this was the test and it proved, they hit it almost instantly that wasn’t the most interesting thing I learnt today. Will its instantly, but I did notice something quite clever – Google is smarter than I thought. In the Search Console, I inputted the…
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Identifying 404s in Google Search Console

Google Search Console, Server Logs, Technical SEO
So we have recently been working with a few American agencies doing technical analysis and reports for some of their clients and wanted to share with you a handy strategy we have been doing. One of the key questions they asked was why was the client getting over 14,000 404 errors in Google Search Console. The first thing we did, chuck the website into Deepcrawl to identify any onsite broken links (I wasn’t expecting to find many and there wasn’t). I asked the agency to get me just a week’s worth of server logs. I thought I had worked on…
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