Google Search Console Chapter 1: What Is Google Search Console

Google Search Console Fetch and Render

Hey there! this is Daimary John and in this post, Google Search Console Fetch and Render. Here we will learn how to fetch and render our URLs. We will also learn how to submit our URLs to Google for the purpose of index.

For this particular project. No special knowledge is required. Apart from just a few copy/paste.

Google Search Console Fetch and Request Indexing
So first up, you will have to visit your Search Console’s “Home” and click on your verified website. Here is step by step guide:
1. Visit Google Search Console
2. Log in to your Account
3. Click on your Website link, Done!

Now let’s get to know how to fetch and render in Google Search Console.

Google Search Console Fetch & Render

Now that you’re into your Search Console dashboard. Click on: Crawl > Fetch as Google. Now we have our main page in front of us.

Here you will get to see “nothing” actually. Apart from a long white box. This box is the place where you can add your site’s url and start the Fetch. If you are not sure where to start. Follow all the steps below.

Google Search Console Fetch and Request Indexing
1. In the field (A long horizontal blank space), which is just attached nearby to your web address. Let’s call it the Box.

2. Copy and paste the URL of your individual pages.

3. Make sure not to add “/” in the beginning and don’t forget to add the same in the end.

4. You can also leave it blank if you want to fetch the Home Page.

5. Next. You will get to see 3 options available below the Box. Desktop, Fetch and Fetch and Render.

Here is a full definition of all:
(a) Desktop: This option is for Fetching the “Desktop Version” of your web Page. You will also get to see a “Drop Down” menu here. Click on it and select “Mobile: SmartPhone” if you want to Fetch the Mobile version of your Web Page. Next to it is
(b) Fetch: Select this option if you want to only Fetch and or Submit your link.
(c) Fetch and Render: Select this option if you would also want to Render your web page.

Request Indexing

Google Search Console Fetch and Request Indexing

After you have completed all of the above, It’s now time to “Request Indexing”. This is really very easy. Once “Fetch” is complete, Just click on “Request Render” and you’re good to go.

Don’t forget to select “Only this URLs” at the end. This way, you will be capable of submitting a total of 500 links in a month.

Here’s an example of how render looks. Well this render was the one from my older version of this post.

Google Search Console Fetch and Request Indexing


Robots.txt Tester

Google Search Console Fetch and Request Indexing

At the bottom of this page. You will get to see a blank space again. Enter your URL in this section and click “TEST”. To test if your link has been blocked somehow.

So this was all in this post, Google Search Console Fetch and Render. I hope you guyz liked it and learned a lot from it. I have more posts to guide you through Google Search Console. Don’t forget to check those out and also don’t forget to like My Facebook Page.

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