I recently started using the SiteContent feature and noticed none of the articles are indexed in Google. 1 is a month old and 1 is just over a year old. Anyone else found that to be the case?

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SHaverkorn Premium
I do know that images are very important. Bear in mind that images MUST be relevant and the titles need to correlate to the content the images are next to. Also, how is your grammar? It sounds basic but grammar is a big part of indexing as well.
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Joy3 Premium
I had articles published and got no indexing. So instead of writing any new ones, I expanded two of them, added photos, links, and more discussion. One was indexed in a week. So I am going to go through and refurbish and re-energise the rest of them.
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steveo5770 Premium
I am guilty of being lazy when it comes to adding images. Maybe I need to focus on hat a bit more. Thanks for the tip.
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Joy3 Premium
It is so much easier now that WA has an image icon with good images, fully optimised. Go for it !
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Jason T Premium
Myself included. I have been revisiting many of my previous content.
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luziaS Premium
So, let get it straight once and for all. Every post that you write you have to submit to Google Search Console. How about reviews? I am sorry I am being redundant, but, I am so surprised that I have thought that you have to do it only when you start your website. If you think that way you also think that Google keeps coming back, crawling on your website checking around and that doesn't make sense. I should have seen it coming one way or another. Ok, I am not going to bit myself up for this. Let's move forward. Thank you all so much for getting me this information.
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littlemama Premium
Submitting to Google Search Console only makes your indexing quicker. Once your console is set up properly, google will crawl your site on its own and you don't have to submit every post. I do it for every new post after console is set up still because I want it indexed ASAP as that's the first step to getting it ranked.
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SHaverkorn Premium
how do you do this?
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GuyfromNB Premium
Yes. Of the little amount of articles I have written there recently, only one seems to be indexed
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Melissa901 Premium
Yes it took a little bit for mine to be indexed but once they started being indexed they have generally been being indexed faster.
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steveo5770 Premium
Okay thanks. So I'm thinking that I just need to rebuild my authority after a long stretch of not working on my site :)
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Melissa901 Premium
That is very likely let google get to know you again and trust you
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luziaS Premium
Hi. How do you know if anything you have written in the website have been indexed?
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littlemama Premium
If it's indexed you can search your post URL on Google and it will show up. Make sure you use your browser in Private or Incognito mode.
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steveo5770 Premium
If you look at your post on the SiteContent platform, there is a little google icon that turns green when it has been indexed.
When I mouse over it, it tells me the post is not yet indexed and the icon is gray.
This is the case for 6 articles now!
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littlemama Premium
Yes that is true, but doing it the way I said is for sure whether you use Site Content or not, which I don't use.
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steveo5770 Premium
If the page has been published, you will find by the method you described. I just tried it. But, even according to Google Search Console, they are not indexed.
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luziaS Premium
Thank you for answering my question. I have been writing my poats, reviews and articles always on my website all my.. So, that means that I should write on SiteContent? I assume that would be better ten... what do you think?
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steveo5770 Premium
SiteContent only transfers your content to your website and publishes it there. It is not better or worse. It's personal preference :)
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littlemama Premium
No, not just because your page is published that you will be indexed. You must submit it to Google Console to get indexed or wait for Google to crawl it at some point.
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luziaS Premium
This is so weird. I have been doing this for over a year now and I Have no Idea about this. I can't believe that after such a longo time and I haven't known this. Living and learning, tell me about it. I feel stupid.
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steveo5770 Premium
Okay, we are going in circles here......lol
But I do appreciate your input :)
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steveo5770 Premium
You should not feel stupid. There is a lot to learn and will learn if you stay with it :)
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littlemama Premium
Lol alright, just trying to help with my experience.
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SteveCrozza Premium
I have two sites, my primary site I concentrate on this and none are indexed. My secondary site, I write posts when I get a chance and two of four posts are indexed!

I really can't see what I am doing different in either site.

Need more analysis I guess.
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Tangeoklin Premium
I wrote all my article in SiteContent plateform it ranked, sometimes add an additional wording or picture it helps.
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DianneBee Premium
Do you use Google Webmaster tools and submit the article for indexing?
Once published you can do that.
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steveo5770 Premium
Yes, I immediately add them through the google add url function, post on G+ and put a link on my website's Facebook page :)
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haroda Premium
I have been using siteContent for the past month. Out of 12 articles I wrote so far only 2 were indexed. Perhaps, they were not indexed because the keywords were not good enough? or does it take more time? The two that were indexed took only a week or two. I am not sure.
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steveo5770 Premium
Okay, I must need to rebuild my authority. I didn't write for almost 1 year so I'll have to be patient like when I first started out :)
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haroda Premium
yes, good thinking!
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jivitaa339 Premium
Hey Steve,

Content published by site content definitely get indexed, one of mine (actually only one on site) just get indexed today.

Shubhaangi.
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steveo5770 Premium
Cool. I hope to start seeing some of those. The last 5 articles I've published have not been indexed and it's starting to concern me.
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ElviraC1 Premium
What went wrong Steve or why didn't it reach indexed in google so I don't make the same mistakes With love Elvira
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steveo5770 Premium
Not sure. I've never had a problem in the past.
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Michydle Premium
I write all of mine in site content and most are indexed.
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steveo5770 Premium
Thank you.
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Michydle Premium
You’re welcome
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