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Has my site been penalised by Google?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Sandie2018, Sep 24, 2019.

  1. Sandie2018

    Sandie2018 Junior Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I can't find any results for my site when I write:
    site:mysite.com

    Does that mean my site got a penalty?
    And if so, what next?

    By the way, the site has been indexed before and is 2.5 years old.


    Thanks for any comments.
     
  2. fas66

    fas66 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Try approaching the Google Community for SEO / Adsense and ask any Google staff there.

    Am sure they would tell you the appropriate reason on why your site was deindexed.

    You could also check your Google Webmaster console, where you have listed your site, they may show up some messages regarding your domain
     
  3. DEFINE

    DEFINE Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Just check Webmaster console. It's by far the most easiest and safest way to see if they penalize it or not.
     
  4. Sandie2018

    Sandie2018 Junior Member

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    Thanks, I'll do that.
     
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    For me it was my f**** host who f***cked me
    they blocked google crawls from checking my website because they was visiting me so often
    i had a lot of pages and they say it consume the server resources
     
  6. leiferikson

    leiferikson Newbie

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    The fist thing you need to do is check search console, and see if you received any Manual actions. That would be a penalty handed out manually by the webspam team. If that's the case you'll need to clean up whatever black hat thing you did, then submit reconsideration requests until they deem you worthy of restoring your rankings.

    If there's no manual action, it gets trickier. If your site (or a subset of pages) doesn't appear with a site:mysite.com search, you may have gotten an algorithmic penalty. A similar thing happened to one of my sites - the whole thing didn't disappear, but a subset of pages did.

    It turns out it was a negative SEO attack, i.e. someone bombed my site with tons of low quality spammy links. I disavowed thousands of domains, and less than a month later the pages came back to the index.

    Of course, it may be neither of these things, and like someone above said maybe there is some technical issue that has gone wrong with your host, or your general site setup.
     
  7. Sandie2018

    Sandie2018 Junior Member

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    Hi guys,

    Thanks for all your advice. I checked my google webmaster console and there is nothing in Manual Actions.
    I am now going to write to my host and ask what's going on.

    Cheers
     
  8. Rj268

    Rj268 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Go into webmaster tools and see if google will crawl your URL. If you are not sure how watch this:



    If Google can not crawl the URL check your website to see if crawlers might be blocked.
     
  9. Tipitip

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    That’s ridiculous, sorry to hear that. Do you mind sharing which hosting company?
     
  10. Area 51 Man

    Area 51 Man Power Member

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    Hi, bud. There are two ways to find out if your website was penalized by Google. The first one is through the Google Search Console and the second is by looking at your Google analytics traffic reports and comparing your traffic with the dates the Google updated occurred.
     
  11. Sizus

    Sizus BANNED BANNED

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    This is so idiotic from them. I would get completely pissed .
    Please share what hosting company did this, so i can avoid them

    Regards
     
  12. JonathanGwrites

    JonathanGwrites Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That sounds like the dumbest web hosting company ever.
     
  13. Proxies For Sale

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    You can check through google search console to confirm if your site has been penalized. You can also check through google analytics - drop in traffic may mean you are hit.