Google To Warn Webmasters Over Dramatic Site Issues

Jul 28, 2010 • 8:01 am | comments (2) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

Google announced on the Google Webmaster Central blog that they will now send out notifications via Google Webmaster Tools for a spike in site crawl issues.

The warnings are called SiteNotice and are sent out when Google sees a significant increase in the number of crawl errors on a site. A crawl error can be when GoogleBot has issues access web pages. Sometimes this may be intentionally done by the Webmaster, but Google thinks it is a good idea to warn the webmaster anyway.

Here is a sample of the SiteNotice:

SiteNotice

Now, if you don't log into Google Webmaster Tools daily or often enough, you can always use the forward to email feature, it does seem to work now.

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Comments:

Rob Abdul

07/29/2010 08:40 am

I hope his is the only time I see the SiteNotice

Ron

08/01/2010 11:19 pm

I think this is a good thing for someone like me who doesnt always follow with my sites issues

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