Context-sensitive help

Add a site

When adding a site, specify the URL for accessing it: either with or without the www prefix, and over the HTTP or HTTPS protocol. You can copy the address from the browser.

If the site is a subdomain, add the primary domain and subdomain to the service separately. You can verify your rights to them with the same code.

The site added to Yandex.Webmaster must return the HTTP 200 OK status.

General information (Summary)

Brief information about errors, crawling of the site by the robot, pages' status in search statistics, search queries statistics.

My sites

This section shows the sites you added to Yandex.Webmaster. A summary of statistics on the site status in the search is available if you verified your rights for site management.

Site diagnostics

If Yandex.Webmaster detects errors on the site, this information is shown in the section. The site is checked every day.

The information about errors doesn't affect site ranking or indexing, but we recommend to fix “Critical” and “Fatal” errors. Learn more

If you fixed an error, the message in Yandex.Webmaster disappears after the robot crawls your site.

You can subscribe to notifications to receive messages by email.

Check URL status

You can check if the robot knows about a site page if you verified your rights to the site .

Enter the full page URL or just the relative path from the site root beginning with “/” in the URL field .

Collection and processing of information usually takes up to 2 minutes. Sometimes it may take several hours. As soon as the system completes the data processing, the report status switches to “Ready”.

What is the HTTP status?

Important pages

You can track how Yandex indexes the most important site pages and the most popular pages recommended by Yandex.Webmaster. Learn more

To be informed about changes by email, configure notifications.

Links

Sitemap files

Add the Sitemap file to Yandex.Webmaster to speed up the site indexing.

Check the new Sitemap file before adding it.

To notify Yandex about changes in the file, click the icon.

Check the Sitemap file before adding it to Yandex.Webmaster.

Site region

This section contains information about the region set for the site. Region changes come into force after the search base is checked and updated.

How to set the site region correctly

Original content

If you post texts that haven't been published online before, notify Yandex about it. This can be taken into account when showing the site in the search results. Learn more

Search queries

This section contains statistics on the search queries found in the All queries and groups section. Learn more

How do I get the data for a certain query

The section shows search queries, for which the site is in the first 50 positions of Yandex search results. The indicators are averaged over the past 7 days. Learn more

How do I add your requests to the service?

Robots.txt analysis

Check if the robots.txt file is formed correctly. The Results of robots.txt analysis section lists the directives for the robot to take into account when indexing the site.

To check if indexing of a certain page is allowed or prohibited, enter the page in the URL list field.

Checking the server's response

Find out if the site is available for the Yandex robots.

The robots use different user agents. To determine which bot accesses your site, check its user agent in the server logs.

List of Yandex bots

Page reindexing

The section helps to notify Yandex about new and updated pages. Once you send the page addresses you can view their status:

“In queue” — The page is sent to the robot for crawling. The request will be processed within 3 days

“Crawled” — The page was crawled by the robot. The page information will be updated in the search within 2 weeks.

“Error” — The robot couldn't access the page.

Turbo pages

In this section, you can manage the Turbo pages on your site. They can be formed in different ways.

RSS feed description

Using the Yandex Turbo Pages API

In this section, you can add general information about a site that Turbo pages are generated for.

If the RSS feed doesn't contain information about statistics counters or advertising systems, you can add it in this section. If you specify this information both in the RSS feed and in the interface, the RSS feed data has a higher priority.

Notifications

You can use notifications to monitor the site status in the search results. Use these settings to change how you receive notifications or choose a set of notifications that differs from the general settings. To receive messages by email, don't forget to specify the email address.

Learn more about setting up notifications

You can use notifications to monitor the site status in the search results. These settings apply to all sites you added to Yandex.Webmaster, if their settings aren't changed.

To receive messages by email, don't forget to specify the email address.

Learn more about setting up notifications

Debugging Turbo pages

Debugging helps you quickly check the item content and fix any errors.

Troubleshooting Turbo content

The text isn't divided into paragraphs

The text content of the page in the turbo:content element isn't divided into paragraphs. It makes the text less readable for the users.

Use the p element to divide the page text into paragraphs where appropriate.

The HTML elements in the text are specified incorrectly

Required elements inside the turbo:content element are missing.

Check that in the turbo:content element contains all elements needed to generate the Turbo version, and the CDATA tag contains text.

Failed to download the image

When generating the Turbo version, the robot failed to load the specified image.

Make sure that the image is available and responds with the 200 OK code. Relative links to images must be changed to absolute links, indicating the site address and the protocol. For example, img src="http://example.com/img.jpg".

Encoded characters are found

Encoded characters were found in the [CDATA[]] tag.

You don't have to encode the characters inside [CDATA[]]. Replace the encoded characters with the unencoded ones in your RSS feed.

link in another RSS

The page data is sent in multiple RSS feeds.

In Turbo pages → Sources section in Yandex.Webmaster, disable duplicate RSS feeds.

The title is incorrect

The h1 element isn't specified or is specified incorrectly.

Make sure that the correct h1 heading is passed in the RSS feed for this page. This header is required and can't be empty.

The required formaction attribute isn't specified.

The RSS feed uses the button element for which the formaction attribute isn't specified.

Add the required attribute according to documentation.