SEO

Google search central has recently announced an improved crawl stats report for your site.

This report helps website owners better understand how Googlebot crawls their sites subsequently, we’re launching a brand new version of the Crawl stats report in Search Console.

The new Crawl Stats report brings the following exciting new features:

  1. Total number of requests grouped by response code, crawled file type, crawl purpose, and Googlebot type.
  2. Detailed information on host status
  3. URL examples to show where in your site requests occurred
  4. Comprehensive summary for properties with multiple hosts and support for domain properties

Report Features

Over-time Charts

The Crawl Stats report enables website owners to see Google crawl data totals and overtime charts for: total requests, total download size and average response time.

Over-Time-Chart of  google console Crawl Stats Report
Over-Time-Chart
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Grouped Crawl Data

The new version of the report also provides data on crawl requests broken down by response, file type of the fetched URL, purpose of the crawl request, and Googlebot agent. See example URLs of each type by clicking on a row in the grouping table:

Grouped-Crawl-Data
Grouped-Crawl-Data
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High level & detailed information on host status issues

Meanwhile, Host status details in the report let you check your site’s general availability to Google in the last 90 days.

host-status-details google Crawl Stats Report
host-status-details
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afterward, For domain properties with multiple hosts, you can check the host status for each of the top hosts presented in the report summary view. This can help you evaluate performance of all hosts under your domain in one place.

multi-host-domain by Crawl Stats Report
multi-host-domain
Courtesy – Google

At last, We hope webmasters find the new data useful and actionable. For questions or comments on the report, feel free to drop by our Search Central help community, or mention us on Twitter. And make sure to check the Crawl stats report documentation and Welcome to The Search Engine Guide to SEO. It has lots of details on what you can do with the new report.

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