Google Migrating Google Search Console URL & New Mobile Friendly Test

May 2, 2016 - 8:57 am 5 by

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It looks like Google is migrating Google Search Console from /webmasters to /search-console in the near future. Remember, Google rebranded Google Webmaster Tools as Google Search Console almost exactly a year ago. Since then, Google kept the URL /webmasters over the past year. But now I guess Google is in the process of migrating it to /search-console.

When I try to access certain features at I am redirected to which says "Coming soon!" "Thanks for trying Search Console’s new Mobile-Friendly Test! We are gradually rolling this feature out; please try again in a few days!"

Google Search Console Coming Soon Url

Dan Shure posted on Twitter that he was sent to via the Google Search Console messaging and it brought him to the testing tool, which I normally access at

Here is a screen shot from Dan:

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He found it via a message on the Google Search Console:

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When Dan accesses it he sees the new format for the test as:

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Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: John Mueller confirmed Google is testing this and said so on Google+.


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