Posted by Dr-Pete
On Friday, April 5, after many website owners and SEOs reported pages falling out of rankings, Google confirmed a bug that was causing pages to be deindexed:
MozCast showed a multi-day increase in temperatures, including a 105° spike on April 6. While deindexing would naturally cause ranking flux, as pages temporarily fell out of rankings and then reappeared, SERP-monitoring tools aren’t designed to separate the different causes of flux.
Can we isolate deindexing flux?
Google’s own tools can help us check whether a page is indexed, but doing this at scale is difficult, and once an event has >> READ MORE <<