Googles John Mueller provided a PSA, public service statement, a few days ago on Twitter stating not to reroute Googlebot when utilizing geotargeting redirection strategies. I suggest, he said if you do this, it may cause big indexing issues for Google Search.John wrote “if youre utilizing an app/ service that does geotargeting by rerouting your URLs, make certain not to reroute to Google if you desire your pages indexed.” He included “and if you run such a service, look for things like this, specifically if the rule is for countries where Google crawls from.”He even shared a censored screenshot to protect the determine of the website: If youre using an app/ service that does geotargeting by redirecting your URLs, make certain not to redirect to Google if you desire your pages indexed. (And if you run such a service, look for things like this, specifically if the guideline is for countries where Google crawls from.) pic.twitter.com/qN1eJx9vJa— & #x 1f9c0; John & #x 1f9c0; (@JohnMu) September 23, 2021 Weve covered this topic prior to – however it is clearly a big enough concern that John felt the requirement to publish this PSA.Forum discussion at Twitter.Note: This was pre-written and set up to be posted today, I am currently offline for Simchat Torah.

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