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Why isn't Google indexing the pages of my website? Only the homepage.

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  1. Rob Rouse Jr

    Rob Rouse Jr Registered Member

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    My site is currently indexing, but ONLY THE FRONT PAGE!!!
    What do I do? On Google's console webmaster tools, it shows that I have like 30 images indexed and also 10 pages indexed (accurate). My site's like 2 weeks old. Why, when I google "site:dranksomejoe.com" does only my homepage pop up? Can someone help?
     
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    If you have your site in console, you can 'fetch' it. If you have done that already, then you will need to wait. But 2 weeks is enough to start indexing your pages.
     
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    Rob Rouse Jr Registered Member

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    Okay, thank you! Should I manually put in every link I need fetched? Or should I just fetch the homepage and hope it gets every link on my site? How does this fetching work?
     
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    fetch the homepage and let crawler work its way. Well, if that doesn't works out then go for manual fetch.

    Give it some time. Meanwhile work on building DA and backlink with quality content

    Good luck
     
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    You worry too much about getting indexed. Let google crawl your site naturally.
    You seem so stressed that I have a feeling you're about to manual fetch each article of yours.

    Stop fetching, focus on writing content and learn how to build backlinks.
    Even if you get indexed, you need to get ranked in order to be seen.

    Let the crawler do the work, focus on promotion and you'll get indexed naturally (either you want it or not heh)
     
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    It is also worth noting that Google doesn't rebuild its index for every query. If Search Console shows your pages are known, then it just takes time for the index to update so you show up in the SERPs. Google has too much data for everything to be updated in real time.
     
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    Also make sure you have done a bit of internal linking. This will help google crawl your site naturally. I don't think there is any cause to worry.
     
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    Check your meta robots on those pages. If your content is duplicate, thin, or spam Google might not think it is worth adding them to the index. You can view your crawl rate in search console, or check your server log files to try and figure out of Googlebot is hitting your pages.
     
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    I am telling this over and over again. Your stuff doesn't index as you overdo keyword density each and every time. Look at the front page,
    "coffee makers" keyword density 4,66 % 9 times used. This page will in 1000 years not index, doesn't matter how often you fetch it. And the reason that just the homepage isn't indexing, is that only there is the keyword density overdone.
     
  11. Rob Rouse Jr

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    What would you say is the ideal keyword density? My homepage is very dense, I agree. But I believe the individual articles are around 0.5%, would you say that's a good percentage?
     
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    Keyword density is dead. Google Hummingbird changed everything. Keyword density was already well on its way out, but now it is nearly completely dead. Google now understands content not based on the repetition of keywords, but on the combined meaning of the words in the article. Here is a fantastic write up on it: https://www.link-assistant.com/news/keyword-refinements.html
     
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    Exactly, there they are indexing, while your site is not. 0,5 % is good to go.
     
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    Make sure your robots.txt file is not blocking anything.

    Check to see if your sitemaps are working, and submit them to google if they are.

    And like others mentioned, use the fetch as tool on all pages.