Google Reporting Some Cellular Indexing As Desktop Indexing In Search Console

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Google has a bug in Google Search Console the place it reported some websites being listed utilizing cell indexing as being listed utilizing desktop indexing. I’m certain all of us have websites which can be “cell pleasant” and likewise present that Google is indexing it utilizing the desktop crawler, when they need to be utilizing the cell crawler and for this reason.

This got here after Google did its final batch of shifting websites from desktop indexing to cell indexing the opposite week.

John Mueller of Google mentioned on Twitter, “It seems like we’re additionally exhibiting the unsuitable cell indexing standing for some websites in Search Console, which is a reporting situation on our facet (and likewise not associated to cell friendliness).”

Right here is that tweet:

You may entry to see if Google is crawling utilizing desktop or cell indexing in Google Search Console underneath settings, here’s a screenshot:

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Right here is an instance of a mobile-friendly website exhibiting it’s being listed by the desktop crawler:

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In the event you imagine you ought to be on cell indexing, then examine again later after Google fixes the reporting situation.

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Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.