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Why is my page missing from Google Search?

Does it feel like you’ve done everything right, yet your website is still nowhere to be seen in Google’s search results?

The bad news: Several things could be preventing you from showing up in Google.

The good news: Many of them are easy to fix.

Below, we explore five possible reasons why you’re not showing up in Google and how to fix each issue.

There could be several reasons why your page is not appearing in Google search results. Here are a five possible reasons:

  1. Your page is not indexed
  2. Your page is not optimized for search
  3. Your page has been penalized
  4. Your page is new
  5. Your page is blocked by robots.txt

Your page is not indexed:

Google needs to crawl and index your page in order to show it in search results. If your page has not been indexed yet, it won’t show up in search results. You can check if your page has been indexed by using the “site:” operator in the Google search box. For example, type “” to see all pages that have been indexed by Google.

If your page is not optimized for search, it may not appear in search results. Make sure your page has relevant keywords, meta tags, and content that is helpful and informative for users.

Your page has been penalized:

If your page violates Google’s guidelines, it may be penalized and removed from search results. Make sure your page does not engage in any black hat SEO tactics, such as keyword stuffing, cloaking, or buying links.

Your page is new:

If your page is new, it may take some time for Google to crawl and index it. Be patient and continue to optimize your page for search.

Your page is blocked by robots.txt:

If your page is blocked by robots.txt, Google won’t be able to crawl it and index it. Check your robots.txt file to make sure your page is not being blocked.

If you are still having trouble getting your page to appear in Google search results,  reach out to us! we can help you optimize your page for search.


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