Is Google Indexing? Serving? Use this Index Detector

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Published  Nov 10 2023 (FREE)

Rendering Time Test Results – 10/11 5 seconds

Indexing API  –
Updated Nov 09


Simple Indexing

New Content Found

 Last tested on Nov 1, 2023

Complex Rendering

Javascript Content Found

 Last Tested On Oct 19

Detected Mobile Rendering Bots

Google Bot “GET” Pieces

 Last Confirmed – Nov 05, 2023

Search Console Request –
Updated Nov 05

Simple Indexing

New Content Found

 Last tested on Nov 06, 2023

Complex Rendering

Javascript Content Found

 Last tested on Nov 06 2023

Detected Mobile Rendering Bots

Google Bot “GET” Pieces

 Last Confirmed – Nov 09, 2023

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Above is a visual aggregate of the indexation data to the Semrush Daily sensor readings. If you check Semrush every day, you can come here and see both, whether indexation is on or off, and which type alongside the sensor reading to be able to tell if we can see a pattern.

Please note, there are some limitations in embedding google sheets so only the current week will be displayed. However, there should be an image of the most recent week below the embed. For those interested persons, as of now, since the full document of data which is becoming too cumbersome for full share, if you send your email you can be added as a viewer.

Questions about this indexation project are welcome.

It is totally understandable that you may have questions about what is being represented by this project and it’s data. Use the form to the right to submit it.  Here’s an FAQ page with detailed information on the project, so you can go there for quick answers. Your understanding that this is an ongoing project and your participation by your questions and using of the data is appreciated.

Ideally, Both Need To Be Green

No opinion. Evidence-based Analysis.

It is estimated that Google makes 1000’s of changes every year to its algorithms. Some they tell us. But most, they do not.

For the past 6 years, a small and growing number of SEOs are testing specific hypotheses to determine what boosts within the current algorithms.

Is Google Indexing or not? Simple or Complex

For most of 2021, certain processes have been slowed down or in some cases are not working. Indexing is one of these.

This data will be updated as new data shows us the simple truth. We do not need Google to tell us, we can find out ourselves. The purpose of this page to service hard-working SEO’s who find themselves made responsible for something they could not be responsible for at all.

* This page was created as a source that can be cited in SEO news reports, and articles. More information will be added to this page.

Data Source

SEO tester and researcher – Carolyn Holzman. Requests to view data will be honored.

New test pages will be published on as near a day-to-day basis. The dates below are the latest available data.

A document showing data from newest to oldest dates is being prepared. Copies will be made available to those who are interested.


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