Since you are regularly working on producing the great content on your website. But when you check the status of indexing through your Google search console. If you notice that Crawled – Currently not indexed error for several pages. You become worried! What have happened to my content? Why Google didn’t index my content? Was there something wrong i did or is there any error or malware on my website.
Well the all questions you coming up in your mind are valid. But still there is nothing much to worry about. Sometime this is just matter of few days or weeks when Google complete indexing. Sometime google completely decide to not index pages like attachment pages, feed pages, tag pages, categories pages which shows up duplicate content.
What does Crawled – Currently not indexed mean?
If you checkout Google support answers. You would see there is not any problem apparently with your content. As Google states
“The page was crawled by Google but not indexed. It may or may not be indexed in the future; no need to resubmit this URL for crawling.”
So as you can see the Crawled – Currently not indexed isn’t the problem with your content or website. But its Google’s own decision how they have prioritized your content to index. But still there are few things which you can do to make sure you have done best from your end. And you can focus on writing next content rather than worrying about indexing problem.
How to fix Crawled – Currently not indexed – Google Systems error?
There are few things you can try to make sure everything is right from your end and its only Google who is delaying in indexing.
So i hope video was helpful to make you understand how to manually submit URL to Google. Let’s try to explore fixes in a little detail.
1. Submit URL manually to Google.
If you have setup the Google search console for your website correctly. Then go to dashboard.
- Go to URL inspection and enter the URL which isn’t indexed.
- Click Request Indexing button
- You have daily quota for manual indexing request upto 10 URL’s so only go after important URL’s first
- If you have not setup Google search console install Google Site Kit.
- Want someone else handle the job for you? Grant your google Search console access to others.
Please note that sending a URL multiple times to google will make no effect so you should only do it once per URL which is not indexed already.
2. Is your website hosted on a good website hosting?
When Google is crawling thousands of pages together that can slow down your web server and sometime can put it down. So Google analyze the performance of web server with different metrics and decide how much load it can put on website at once. That’s why Google divide the content indexing in phases and leave some pages to index later or never. If you need good WordPress hosting Webful Host can be great choice. Webful Host provides you free migration service in normal cases website migration to different host can cost you more than web hosting itself.
3. Is your website fast enough?
Make sure your website’s performance is great. Cause if the web page is slow to load Google would not index it to avoid sending its users on a slow web page.
- How to effectively test website speed on GTMetrix?
- Checkout your website on Google PageSpeed Insights
- Get professional support to Speed up your WordPress Website.
4. Secure your WordPress website and scan for malwares.
A website is combination of thousands of files on your website’s disk space. Which makes it almost impossible to know when a file got infected and you have to fix it. To avoid the problems use a Web Hosting which provides you better malware scan options. But you can also try Wordfence WordPress plugin to make your WordPress website secure.
5. Use some SEO plugin to make sure everything is indexable
You can try Yoast SEO WordPress plugin to make sure a good sitemap have been generated with your all URL’s. And your website is mostly indexable and there is no error which can stop it from indexing.
Well in the conclusion i would simply state that its really great you are worried about the indexing of your content. And you are working hard to make your site’s content available and valuable for your audience. But there are few things which aren’t in your hands as you are now depending on google systems to index your website. So rather you worry too much about why your content is not indexed. Just make sure you have done everything best you could and there is no problem in your content or website. Then you can relax and focus on producing more valuable content.
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