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Wix Index Problem and Solution

Updated: May 8

In this guide, we will take a closer look at the problem and solution of the pages of websites opened with Wix that are not indexed.


While your site may be crawled and indexed, Google cannot guarantee that every page on your site will also be crawled and indexed. It is important to remember that this is a completely normal situation.


Reasons Why Wix Site Pages Are Not Indexed


Your page may be hidden from search engines


A site page or the entire site might have been get hidden from the search engines like Google and it is no longer listed. Check SEO settings on-page and from dashboard to make sure you haven't disabled page indexing.


You can switch site indexing from the SEO settings on dashboard.

You can switch site indexing from the SEO settings on dashboard.


  1. Hover over on "Website"

  2. Hover over on "SEO"

  3. Click on SEO settings


You can control page indexing page by page for all static pages and apps (excluding multilingual settings).

You can control page indexing page by page for all static pages and apps (excluding multilingual settings).


You may have deleted the product or page


If you delete a page from your site, the URL will eventually be removed from Google's index.


Likewise, if you delete a product, the URL of the product page will eventually be removed from Google's index.


If you delete a page from your site, the URL will eventually be removed from Google's index. Likewise, if you delete a product, the URL of the product page will eventually be removed from Google's index.

Pages that cannot be reached by the search engine can be viewed in the Google Search Console menu, under the Scope heading. Here, after making the necessary corrections, it will make your work easier for you to confirm that there is no problem with the pages.


Site pages may be password-protected or marked as visible only to members


Password-protected pages or pages that can only be accessed by members of your site are not indexed by Google.


Password-protected pages or pages that can only be accessed by members of your site are not indexed by Google.

You can change who can access to your site from page permission settings on the Wix editor.


Do you have enough content on the page?


Pages that do not have enough content may give a "Soft 404" or "no index" error. Pages that contain no content can be completely removed from the Google index.


Pages that do not have enough content may give a "Soft 404" or "no index" error. Pages that contain no content can be completely removed from the Google index.

To avoid this problem, we recommend adding at least 250-400 words to each of your site pages. Click here for other ways to optimize your site's content.


Next, make sure to resubmit your page using Google.


Do your non-indexed pages include product and blog pages?


Blog pages and product pages take longer to index.


Learn more in our guide on optimizing your product pages, "SEO for Wix Store Product Pages". You can also learn more about optimizing your blog posts for SEO here.

Have you submitted your sitemap to Google?


Submitting your sitemap makes it easier for Google to find all pages on your site and can increase Google's crawling and indexing speed.


We recommend submitting your sitemap every time you publish a new change to your site. To learn how, visit our guide "How to Submit a Wix Sitemap to Google".

 

As we add at the end of each guide, if you have any questions or problems about the above topic, please write in the comments. Note that the guide articles will be constantly updated based on comments.

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