What does this message from Google mean?

Last Update: July 28, 2015

I got this email from Google Search Console a few hours ago and don't know what to make of it:

I haven't made any changes to my home page for weeks. So I don't know why this sudden problem.

I guess that I will just follow the Fix It directions. But I was just wondering if anyone else has gotten such a message before. Or if anyone knows why these files would have changed when I haven't made any changes to the page.

Any input welcome!

Robin


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leoemery Premium
I've gotten that message today as well, Same thing never touched a thing but it's not that big of a deal.

To reteach Google simply click the first 2 suggestions Fetch As Google and Text robot.txt

If you're like me you'll get the All Is Good Good and you're good to go.
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robinjs Premium
I clicked the first two suggestions and on the second test, clicked test which resulted in allow. Sound like everything is fine, doesn't it?

Thanks,
Robin
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TopAchiever Premium
@LeoMery - this is good to know! Thanks for sharing!
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Mark Tait Premium
Hi.

#1 hover over the link (fetch as google) and ensure it is a verified Google address, and not a spam link
#2 it's reporting your robots.txt file is where the problem is - this can be updated when you check certain boxes in the WordPress editor - such as "exclude from search" - have you made any changes similar to that recently?

All the best, Mark
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robinjs Premium
When I hovered over the link, the bottom left showed google.com/...... That is fine isn't it?
I tried Loe's suggestion below and I think it worked.

I appreciate the help,
Robin
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Mark Tait Premium
Hi - yeah that's fine - and glad it's working ok for you now.

cheers, Mark
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