Google AdSense Site Diagnostics Tool Bug?

Jan 3, 2007 • 10:35 am | comments (6) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google AdSense
 

Reported by Gabs at Search Engine Roundtable Forums, it appears that Google AdSense's Site Diagnostics report is showing some weird errors. Here is a screen capture:

adsense-site-google-diag.gif

It appears the ads are trying to be generated via the Google Cache, example cache link in report shows us that it is the Google Cache. And we know that the robots.txt file at Google disallows spiders from crawling those pages.

So now they are coming up in our site diagnostic reports, making a big mess for data some publishers might really need.

Forum discussion at Search Engine Roundtable Forums.

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Comments:

Gabs

01/03/2007 03:59 pm

sexy woman video .. Nice ad from yahoo :D

TOMHTML

01/03/2007 05:52 pm

We reported that on Google Blogoscoped's forum too: http://blog.outer-court.com/forum/81095.html#id81100 Strange problem...

Barry Schwartz

01/03/2007 05:55 pm

Wow, nice fine TomHTML!

Jojo

01/03/2007 07:21 pm

The german Google AdSense Advisor at the german <a href="http://www.abakus-internet-marketing.de/foren/viewtopic/t-36113.html">Abakus Forum</a> said that Google is working on this problem and that you can ignore it.

Barry Schwartz

01/03/2007 07:27 pm

Thanks Jo Jo!

TOMHTML

01/03/2007 08:42 pm

On a French forum (webrankinfo.com), "Miss Adsense" wrote that we have to ignore these messages, but the explanation of the problem is pretty unclear...

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