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  • #4028

    Craig Downer
    Member

    I have a question, I would love some input… here is the simple version…. friend had a super old website built in WordPress with hosting that was somewhere else. I did all the stuff to get them back in control on their own WordPress install with their hosting company of choice. I did all the correct Domain & DNS stuff to get her pointing in the right direction and fixed up the SSL to active again. I created a ‘Under Construction Landing Page’ with Elementor and made it the home page. Had a little countdown timer and such, something I normally in the past have just used a simple under construction plugin for but this time I wanted to be cool and use Elementor. Makes sense right? Super simple stuff. The new website took me about 3-4 days to bust out and has been live for about 5 days now BUT! When I do a search for the company name on Google…. Mr. Google man still wants to show “We are building a brand new website! We are very excited for you to see! 0Days. 0Hours. 0Minutes. 0Seconds. undefined. undefined. undefined. undefined.” The same day I made the website live I configured Yoast on all the main pages. Is it that I really am just not giving it enough time to propagate?

  • #4029

    Peter Wootton
    Keymaster

    I also have a second site from last week that I did the same process with and I am still showing under construction in the meta data of the snippet in the Google search.

  • #4030

    Peter Wootton
    Keymaster

    Have you submitted the sitemap to Google and made a request to crawl the site?

    • #4031

      Peter Wootton
      Keymaster

    • #4032

      Peter Wootton
      Keymaster
    • #4033

      Peter Wootton
      Keymaster

      No probs mate – if you ain’t done this before it may give you a brain ache! 😉 But once you get it in your head you’ll be flying next time you need to do it!!

    • #4034

      Peter Wootton
      Keymaster

      I have done it before

    • #4035

      Peter Wootton
      Keymaster

      Ah cool.. Easy pie then.

  • #4036

    Peter Wootton
    Keymaster

    Also with the sitemap, sometimes just sharing it on Twitter will get Google to go back and re-index. You just need Google to come back.

  • #4037

    Peter Wootton
    Keymaster

    You might not have cleared your cache.

  • #4038

    Peter Wootton
    Keymaster

    If you don’t need Yoast in the future, you can also try this one: https://nl.wordpress.org/plugins/google-sitemap-generator/ Use it for every client site

  • #4039

    Peter Wootton
    Keymaster

    It takes time for Google to index your site. Have you set up Google Webmaster Console?
    If you do so, I think you can submit a site map and ask for priority indexing.

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