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Friday, January 28, 2022

Google Search Console International Targeting Setting Can Take Weeks - Search Engine Roundtable

Last updated Tuesday, January 4, 2022 07:31 ET , Source: NewsService

Google's John Mueller said that it can take from a week to a couple of months for Google Search to pick up on the international targeting setting you selected in Google Search Console. He said it would likely go faster for news sites but other sites can take up to a couple of months.

Aleem Bawany asked John Mueller how long it takes to "expect to see the results or the impact" after the setting is changes in Google Search Console? John replied that he did not know exactly but his guess would be "anywhere from a week or two to maybe a month or two." He added "with regards to a news website, I suspect it'll be a little bit faster than usual."

I should note, this setting is still in Google Search Console but in the "legacy tools" section and does not work for domain properties, only for specific URLs - at least at the time I wrote this story.

John said this at the 32 minute mark:

Here is that piece of the transcript:

ALEEM BAWANY: All right. I'll do that. Thanks very much. Just a quick question. How soon would these settings take effect? Let's say I make it international. How soon can I expect to see the results or the impact?

JOHN MUELLER: I don't know. My guess is it'll be anywhere from a week or two to maybe a month or two. So that's the time frame that I suspect it takes for something like the geotargeting setting to change. With regards to a news website, I suspect it'll be a little bit faster than usual, just because with a news website, we would focus on the newer...



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