Google stated yesterday Twitter that they have been conscious of an indexing bug affecting a restricted variety of publishers and have been working to repair it. Evidently the patch has been put in place, though Google has not but confirmed that the issue has been solved.
Right here is Google's tweet about this:
We’re conscious of some issues indexing Google Information content material. It appears to contain a restricted variety of publishers. We’re actively diagnosing the information drawback now. This isn’t associated to final week's indexing drawback, which has been solved.
– Google SearchLing (@searchliaison) April 16, 2019
Ben Kendrick, who adopted this query intently and who has a website that has been touched. by that he believes the patch is out:
FYI: It appears to be coming to an finish for us. New articles now seem on the regular price in Information.
– Ben Kendrick (@benkendrick) On April 17, 2019
I obtained just a few screenshots of the influence of this bug on a writer. Right here's what it seems to be like within the Google Information search outcomes:
That is how the site visitors was affected by this bug:
Sure, this comes shortly after Google corrected a a lot bigger Google search indexing bug that also had an influence on the Google search console. This additionally occurs months after one other index quantity in Google Information.
Gary Illyes, Google, fingers off:
Let's get a little bit Monday in our Tuesday, shouldn’t be it? https://t.co/8IUuZ44uDy
– Gary "理" Illyes (@methode) 16 April 2019
Google appears to be stuffed with bugs in the previous couple of months?
Dialogue discussion board on Twitter .
Replace: Sure, Google has launched an replace this morning:
The indexing of reports content material is now resolved. The brand new content material have to be listed usually. A lot of the content material omitted through the launch has been reindexed and the remainder can be re-indexed the subsequent day. We apologize for the inconvenience and thanks in your endurance.
– Google SearchLing (@searchliaison) 17 April 2019