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How can I quickly get a new page into Google’s index?

Google is already pretty quick when it comes to finding and indexing new pages (URLs). This process may be a little quicker or take a little longer depending on the ‘popularity’ of the website in question. Any webmaster using the Google Search Console (GSC) can expedite this and therefore manually engage the indexation process for a URL.

In case you are not yet making use of the Google Search Console, you can unlock your website and use it with the Google Search Console in just a few minutes. You can then use the following settings to manually index pages on your domain.

“Submit to Index” in the Google Search Console

You can quickly and easily use the Google Search Console to send a URL to Google’s index. This way you can manually trigger indexation of your content. Within the GSC, you can click on the menu, then “URL Inspection” and then enter the URL. Google with check to see if the URL is in the index and offer a ‘Request Indexing’ option. You can also follow the steps on Google’s help page “Ask Google to re-crawl your URLs

This tool also also allows you to see potential issues with a URL including mobile usability and errors such as robots.txt blocking or availability issues.

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