Google has announced the launch of an updated version of the Google Search Console's crawl statistics report. The new Crawl Stats report includes new features that provide more detailed insights into how Google is crawling your website.
Google Search Console Crawl Statistics Report
The crawl statistics report is useful for tracking changes in crawl patterns. Changes in the crawling patterns can often be strong signals that something is wrong (or right!) Going on.
For example, if the crawl rate suddenly drops, it could indicate a misconfiguration of the server, a DDOS attack, a failed update, or a number of other problems.
If the crawl rate starts to drop, it can also be a signal that there is a problem with the content quality as well.
An increase in the crawl can indicate that you are doing something right, such as walking. B. Add useful content.
However, an increase in the crawl rate can also indicate a misconfiguration that causes the site to automatically generate duplicate or thin web pages.
New features for crawl statistics reports
The updated Crawl Stats report includes the following new features:
- “Total number of requests grouped by response code, file type crawled, crawl purpose, and Googlebot type.
- Detailed information about the host status
- URL examples to show where requests have occurred on your website
- Comprehensive Summary for Multi-Host Properties and Support for Domain Properties "
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Google's announcement highlighted updates to timing charts, clustered crawl dates, and general and detailed information on reports on host status issues.
The updated clustered crawl report provides more details.
"… provides data on crawl requests broken down by response, file type of the accessed URL, purpose of the crawl request, and Googlebot agent."
Google summarizes the improvements as follows:
- "See Google's crawl history in the overtime charts
- View the file types and sizes returned by your site
- For details on crawling requirements, see the sample lists
- Track your site's availability issues in the host status view. "
This is a welcome update to the Search Console, which is helpful for monitoring websites for potential issues. All publishers benefit from having the Crawl Stats Report part of the search performance monitoring pages.
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Read the official announcement from Google:
New and improved crawl statistics for your site