: Google doesn't seem to update the description or title of my homepage Before we launched our website, we had set up a "coming soon" page and google picked up the title and description from
Before we launched our website, we had set up a "coming soon" page and google picked up the title and description from its contents. So the description in the search results said, "Coming soon! Visit epicwhale.org for updates."
It's been a few weeks since we launched our website. We've even created a sitemap and submitted it to google. In the google webmaster panel, the pages have been crawled and all the pages are appearing as expected on google, EXCEPT the homepage which is still not updated! The title and description of the homepage in google search results still says coming soon..
The website I am referring to is textmewidget.com and below are the images of the search result.
I checked on bing too, but it appears to be fine there.
All other pages seem to be indexed fine on google. I don't even have any crawl errors in my reports. So what seems to be the problem? I've already waited for 2 weeks.
Thanks in advance!
Google is unable to find a new site upto some weeks sometime to Some months. even if you submitted a sitemap.
Your Screenshots links are not there so I cant find that how much pages are live on your site.
if you submitted your empty sitemap to Google then it can't index your site homepage sometime and takes more time.
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You can manually request indexing the new version with google search console.
Login to Search Console
Choose your property
Navigate to "Crawl"
Navigate to "Fetch as Google!
Wait until the request appears in the table (a few seconds)
Click "Request indexing"
This will tell google to have a look at this page and index the new version.
Sign up for a Google Webmaster account. You can submit a sitemap which will help Google crawl your site. I've noticed that sites that I have in my webmasters account get crawled more frequently and you can request a crawl.
Being a new site, and home page, Google is going to crawl and update its index of your content less frequently then established sites that have higher PR, dynamic content, etc. But they will update it sonner rather then later. Just keep seeking incoming links and try to get some changing/dynamic content on the home page.