Question About GSC Coverage Report - Excluded URLs

Roger Marquez

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I am currently working on a technical audit for a client´s site and it has 347x URLs under the status "Discovered - currently not indexed".

I checked and all these URLs have two trailing slashes at the end...Weird ah?

But that´s not why I am opening this thread. I just crawl these 347x URLs with SF and they all have a 301 redirect to the same page but without the two trailing slashes.

Everything seems to be ok in this regard and so if that´s the case...How can I remove those 347x URLs from the excluded section?

The client is a bit paranoid about this and he sees the URLs under the "Excluded" section as "Errors".

Is there a way to remove those URLs and make my client a happy man?

Cheers!
 

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ask google to crawl the site again :D
Discovered - currently not indexed: The page was found by Google, but not crawled yet. Typically, Google wanted to crawl the URL but this was expected to overload the site; therefore Google rescheduled the crawl. This is why the last crawl date is empty on the report.
 

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I had posted this a while discovered not indexed one option paid indexers rest hope someday google index’s them nothing much you can do besides this
 

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Check if you have double slashes in your database, most likely it does which is why GSC is picking up with it

You can run a sql code, or thru wp-cli or something similar to check

A SQL code could be something like
Code:
UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = replace(option_value, 'https://domain.com//',
'https://domain.com/') WHERE option_name = 'home' OR option_name = 'domain.com';

UPDATE wp_posts SET guid = replace(guid, 'https://domain.com//','https://domain.com/');

UPDATE wp_posts SET post_content = replace(post_content, 'https://domain.com//',
'https://domain.com/');

UPDATE wp_postmeta SET meta_value = 
replace(meta_value,'https://domain.com//','https://domain.com/');
 
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