Google Fixes Search Console Bug With Robots.txt Tester Tool

Nov 3, 2016 - 7:30 am 0 by

Wrenches2 Google 1900px

Yesterday, I received numerous reports that the robots.txt tester tool in the Google Search Console was broken. Google indeed confirmed it and said they are working on a fix. Well, Google indeed fixed it.

Here is what happened when you tried loading the tool, it just loaded a blank box:

click for full size

I did test it this morning, and it all seems back to working order.

The first report came in around 8:30am ET yesterday, I guess it stopped working around then. The issues and complaints continued throughout most of the day yesterday.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google AI Overviews, Ranking Volatility, Web Filter, Google Ads AI Summaries & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 17, 2024

May 17, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google AI Overviews, Ranking Volatility, Web Filter, Google Ads AI Summaries & More

May 17, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Remove Your Content From Google's AI Overviews

May 17, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Ads

Google Ads AI Summaries Live For Some Advertisers

May 17, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Maps

Order with Google For Food Delivery Going Away End Of June

May 17, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Two New Googlebots: GoogleOther-Image & GoogleOther-Video

May 17, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Google Space Rocket Capsule?