How do I fix crawled but not indexed?

If Google has crawled a URL on your website but it is not appearing in the search results, it may be because the URL is not being indexed. Here are some steps you can take to fix this issue:

  1. Check the URL for crawl errors: Go to the “Crawl” section of Google Search Console and look for any crawl errors that may be preventing the URL from being indexed. If you find any crawl errors, try to fix them.
  2. Check the URL for security issues: Go to the “Security & Manual Actions” section of Search Console and see if there are any security issues that may be affecting the URL’s ability to be indexed.
  3. Check for duplicate content: Make sure that the content on the URL is unique and not duplicated from other pages on your website or from other websites. Search engines may not index duplicate content.
  4. Check the website’s robots.txt file: Make sure that the URL is not blocked by the website’s robots.txt file. If it is, you will need to update the file to allow the URL to be crawled and indexed.
  5. Check the website’s meta tags: Make sure that the URL has appropriate meta tags, such as a title tag and a meta description, as these can help search engines understand the content of the page.
  6. Submit the URL to Google: If you have made changes to the URL and you want Google to re-crawl and potentially re-index it, you can use the “Fetch as Google” tool in Search Console to submit the URL for crawling.

If you are unable to fix the issue on your own, it may be helpful to consult with a developer or seek assistance from Google.

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