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Massive drop after forgetting to uncheck robot access in WP

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by AckAck, Jan 26, 2017.

  1. AckAck

    AckAck Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    In a matter of 2 weeks, until I realized that my coder forgot to uncheck the block robot.txt file and I dropped from page 1 and 2 to page 8 and 9.

    How long will it take to recover?

    Thanks
     
  2. hvp17

    hvp17 Regular Member

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    In my experience it takes from 2 weeks to around a month.
     
  3. yitaoz

    yitaoz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Definitely within a month. I forgot to renew one of my domains, it expired (and so naturally completely dropped off all rankings), but after I bought the domain and rehosted the site it went back to the same rankings (some keywords a few places lower, but not pages) within a month.