Monday, November 25, 2013

When Should You Use Fetch as Google?

The fetch as Google tool allows you to see any webpage the way Google sees it. This tool should be used when you have confusions regarding effective crawling of your web page.



Reasons for Using Fetch as Googlebot

1- You are using rich media files or flash and have doubts that Google may not crawl your web pages effectively.

2- Hacked pages can be identified easily with the help of this tool.

3- If you want to check the crawlability of your site then this is the best tool to use.

Fetch as Googlebot shows the 4 different parameters:-

URL
Date
Googlebot Type
Download Time

An example is given below:-


Remember, you can only use 500 fetch request per week, per Webmasters Tools.

Also See:- 

Site Analysis Tools
Free Seo Tools
Google Moonshot Changes
Seo Factors That Have the Biggest Impact on Rankings
Utilizing Tf-Idf Score to Increase Site Rankings
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