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Why aren't my articles archived on Blogger?

Why aren't my articles archived on Blogger?

Why aren't my articles archived on Blogger?

If you own a blog, whether, on Blogger or any other platform, you have definitely noticed some change in how new articles are archived, especially by the Google search engine.

On the other hand, even though users have confirmed that there are no technical issues with their posts, the problem is still there.

Are my articles really not archived?

Before you can be sure that Google is ignoring your articles, you must first make sure that the problem is not about archiving and does not appear, articles may be archived, but 

appear too late.

There are several ways we can ensure that articles are not archived. We mention some of them in the following points:

  • Using Google Search Console: This is the best way with our URL checker. This method not only gives you whether the link is archived or not, but also shows you what the problem is, and whether it is related to not crawling or not archiving.
  • The second method is to type the following formula into the Google search box:
copy this >>> site:your_domain

Change your_domain with your blog URL, for example, if you have a paid domain, the formula will be:

copy this >>>site:

If it is the default blog domain, the formula will be:

Copy this >>>site:

If you want to test a title for a specific post, just copy the post link and paste it into the Google search box. If the article is archived, it will appear in the search result.

Why are not all articles archived?

Everyone has probably noticed that there is selectivity in archiving recently published articles, especially for new blogs, and the reason is due to significant, if not drastic, updates to crawler algorithms, which are programmed in such a way that only high-quality content is allowed to be archived. A Google employee said in a Twitter post:

Selective indexing, although it has something to do with storage space, it is very much related to the quality of the content, if we had more free storage space we would focus on the higher quality content, if not we might de-index some things to make room for higher value documents.

How high-quality content is rated:

Google does not usually disclose the content of its algorithms so as not to be circumvented, but at the same time it gives you a set of guidelines on how to rank high-quality content

, and I'll list some of them for you:

  1. That the article is a reliable source: either means that the author of the article is a reliable and well-known person or at the end of the article, the sources of the information mentioned are indicated.
  2. The content is unique, original, and valuable: that is, it must not be false ideas, paraphrased, and filled with meaningless words.
  3. Is the content a reference to it? This can be translated into having a backlink, by that we mean referring to your site on other sites, here we warn of the risk of a fraudulent backlink or exchanging and buying backlinks, as this may bury your site in its cradle.
  4. Is an article being shared on social media, for example, a strong indicator of the quality of the content?
  5. Do you provide a comprehensive description of the topic? This may be an indication of the length of the article and the number of words in it. 

What is the solution to the problem of not archiving articles?

If there is no other issue like a page blocked by a bot and it has been more than a week since the sitemap was sent to webmasters then in most cases your post will not be archived because it is categorized as low-quality content you will be sure of that when you check the URL, you will find that this hit was a crawl and not archived.

In this case, you should make a set of optimizations around the page by following these guidelines:

  • Return the post to draft mode.
  • Ensure the exclusivity of the article through this site.
  • If the images have rights, edit or delete them.
  • Change the title of the post and some translations.
  • Increasing the number of words is not by filling in, but by adding some details.
  • Refer to your post from another post that gets traffic from search engines.
  • Share the post link on social media or football.

After making all the adjustments, apply for indexing and then wait for some time, maybe over a week, and see the result.

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