How can I tell which of my posts have/have not been indexed by Google?

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WilsonP Premium
Click on Websites down the left hand side, then content, Each of your posts and pages along the bottom has symbols. If the 'G' is coloured it has been indexed, if it is still grey it has not, yet. I have always received notification through email. You don't need to contact Google.
Wilson
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lesabre Premium
Hi Kara,

Sometimes you may get a notification in your e-mail similar to the one below:

Awesome news Kara!

Your content published through Site Content at Wealthy Affiliate has been found in Google! This means that Google has your page within their index to display within the search results. This is amazing!

This does not happen all the time. Another way to check if your posts have been indexed is to go to Google webmaster tools, click on search console when, you reach your site's information you will see, URL Inspection, click on that, a blank box will show up, where you enter the URL/Post you are wondering about then click enter. Google will search and indicate the status. If the URL has not been recognized click on live test, and from there you can always request google to index the post. Other times it will just confirm that your post has been indexed.

I do this every time I create a new post.

Best wishes,
Michael
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Kaaraboddeee Premium
Do you usually request Google to index your posts or just wait until they do it automatically?
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Elliot14 Premium
Hi Kaarabo
You don't request Google to index your post, you just make sure you post good content and yes Google will just automatically index your content. Just wait.;-)
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lesabre Premium
Hi Kara, I go to the google search console after I write a new post. Fastest easiest way to find out if I have made any errors. My content is always good, (I know it sounds arrogant, but you have to believe in yourself).

I have been here for awhile, but I still make mistakes, most likely will always do. 45 posts all indexed by google. Some of them did not get indexed on the first run. This is where the URL inspection tool comes in handy. It suggests why the post was not indexed the first time and gives you suggestions on making the appropriate corrections.

I do believe we all write great content, but there are other factors google looks at:

URL is 73 characters long. Kudos!
Focus Keyword found in the subheading(s).
Focus Keyword found in image alt attribute(s).
Great! You are linking to external resources.
At least one external link with Do Follow found in your content.
Keyword Density is 0.02, the Focus Keyword and combination appears 1 times. There is no ideal keyword density percentage, but it should not be too high. The most important thing is to keep the copy natural.
You are linking to other resources on your website which is great.
You haven't used this Focus Keyword before.
Focus Keyword used at the beginning of SEO title.
Kudos! You are using short paragraphs.
Your content contains images and/or video(s).

These are all factors in your page ranking #1.

Kara is see your accomplishments since Oct/1019 great work.

Maybe I am listing way too much stuff here, for that I apologize. Fact is I just scrolled down all the comments, and in reading Diane's comment I realized I did not give you the straight forward answer to the question you were asking. Diane has given you the straight forward answer.

Sorry about that Kara.

Best wishes,
Michael
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APouliot Premium
In Google Search Console, the "URL inspection" tab in the left column is there to tell you this information. You take the URL of the post you wonder if it's indexed and paste it there. If it's not indexed, you can request it.

Hope it helped!

Audrey
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Kaaraboddeee Premium
Thank you!
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Elliot14 Premium
Simplest way, Google sign "G" , on all indexed posts will have clear Google colors. The Post to that are not yet indexed will have no colored Google sign. All this, you check on your site- content, the published posts.

2. Go to Google console and follow the steps of checking indexed posts.
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Kaaraboddeee Premium
That is a super-easy way! Thank you! :)
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blipka Premium
Also, Google Search Console is a place to check on indexing information...
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