changed my theme and traffic became Zero

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  1. FreakenSEOsmh

    FreakenSEOsmh Regular Member

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    Hello there


    so i have changed my wp theme with another one that shows better result at GTMetrics and poof my traffic is gone, see here :

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    i went back to GWT and then resubmitted my sitemap and asked google to re-index my pages 2 days ago. all my pages are indexed in google now but i dunno like they lost their rank or something? but it sort of can't be, i mean like my traffic went down to zero overnight, ofc it isn't showing on GWT, its showing me stats of 5-11-2017 so i guess i 'll have to wait? any thoughts?

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    tristangemus Regular Member

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    Was your tracking code buried in theme code/settings?
     
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  3. FreakenSEOsmh

    FreakenSEOsmh Regular Member

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    yes it was, forgot to mention that i re-inserted it again, not sure though if that was the same day or the next one :|
     
  4. bk071

    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Most probably, there's an issue with your tracking code. Double check that your tracking code is present.
     
  5. FreakenSEOsmh

    FreakenSEOsmh Regular Member

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    i think am not following you well, you mean the google meta verification tag? am not using google analytics. i have put the verification meta tag again but am not using any tracking code
     
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    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Meta verification tag is for Google webmaster tools. By tracking code I mean the code that Google analytics gives you to put in your website's <head> tag.
    Were you using Google Analytics for tracking traffic?
     
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  7. FreakenSEOsmh

    FreakenSEOsmh Regular Member

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    am not using google analytics, never have before. i use WP statistics plugin or histats website
     
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    virtualpurity Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Go for google analytics and check realtime to see if your site is truly dead or if your plugins are just dead/not working..
     
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    visit your site from mobile or anything and see if the stats show 1 visit or anything.. if it doesnt it means the plugin is broken
     
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