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Google has stopped indexing my site…

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9:12 am
February 24, 2014


moneystepper

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posts 182

I think!

 

If I go to google webmaster tools > crawl > sitemaps , I can see that the last crawl of my sitemap was today. My sitemap includes a post I made this morning and my "submitted" figure has gradually been increasing. However, during February, my Indexed sites have not changed.

 

My robots.txt file states:

User-agent: *

Disallow: /wp-admin/
Disallow: /wp-includes/
Sitemap: http://moneystepper.com/sitemap.xml.gz

 

I have no crawl errors and my crawl stats seem normal.

Therefore, I think that google is successfully crawling my site, but has stopped indexing it. 

 

Has this happened to anyone in the past? Do you know why this might be the case? Any ideas how I fix it?

8:28 am
March 3, 2014


Eric – PersonalProfitability.com

Portland, OR

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posts 2120

Did you get any penalties on webmaster tools? I've seen a decline recently, but still indexed.

10:55 pm
March 3, 2014


moneystepper

Member

posts 182

Nope, no penalties. I re-submitted manually and nothing. I've just re-submitted manually yesterday and my indexed pages has shot up by about 25 pages. Bizarre. I'll keep monitoring over the coming weeks…

8:45 am
March 4, 2014


Eric – PersonalProfitability.com

Portland, OR

Member

posts 2120

I searched for you and your site came up, so you are indexed. Just might be a lot of competitors for your site. Check out SEMRush and you might get a better idea of how your site is doing.

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