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Website Builder: How to Request Google to Index Website Pages
Website Builder: How to Request Google to Index Website Pages

It normally takes up to four weeks for Google to crawl and index any changes in your site – learn how to speed up the process

Updated over a week ago

SEO-related changes you make on your website are not immediately reflected in search engines. Google, for example, normally takes from a few days to a few weeks to crawl and update this information in the search results.

Google Search Console is a free-to-use tool developed by Google that will help you speed up the process! To manually request Google to index your website pages, follow the steps below.

1. Open your Google Search Console account. Insert your domain and click on Continue:

Adding a domain to Google Search Console

2. Verify your domain ownership by adding the given TXT record to your domain's DNS zone. Give the new TXT record 10–15 minutes to spread across all servers worldwide.

3. After 10–15 minutes, go back to Google Search Console and click on Verify. You will see the following message once your domain is verified:

Verifying domain ownership in Google Search Console

4. Once your website is verified at Google Search Console, click on URL inspection on the left. Enter the URL of the page you'd like to index and click on Request indexing:

Requesting Google to index a particular page of your website

Repeat this step for the rest of the URLs you want Google to index.

The URL should contain WWW only if the WWW prefix is enabled in your website's general settings 💡

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