Export Google Search Console ‘Index Coverage’ Report

How To Read Google Search Console’s ‘Index Coverage’ Report

In Google Search Console, there is a report called “Index Coverage” that will show you the percentage of a site’s pages that Google has found and crawler-indexed. If you have a website with thousands of pages, you’ll need to filter the report to see how many of those pages Google has found and indexed. This article will walk you through how to export this report from Google Search Console so that you can filter on page type, status code, etc.

Understanding the Index Coverage Report

The index coverage report is essentially a timeline of every page on a site and the percentage of the site’s pages that Google has found and indexed. To find this report, open Google Search Console and click the Reports link on the left. To access this report, type in: “google_search_compare_report” Click to go to the report. You’ll now see this view: To expand it and get the specific page count, page type, status code, etc, simply click on each item. The report does not include links to actual pages and so it’s up to you to get the numbers from the report.

How to Export the Index Coverage Report

In Google Search Console, select “Search Console” then click “Exports”. In the “Search Console Export” window, select “Search Console and Posts”. Click the Export button. Enter the URL for the indexed page that you want to view in the search console. For example, I used the top site on the CMS Wire list. You can search using the search string: http://www.cmswire.com/?p=5579 . In the search box, type the page name that you want to see in the index report. For example, if you want to see all of the indexed pages, enter: https://www.cmswire.com/?p=5579 . Select “Select Existing Search Console Account”. In the “Select Existing Account” window, select your CMS Wire account. Click the “CMS Wire Account”. Click “Index Report”. Click “Save”.

How to Filter the Index Coverage Report

In order to export the report to a CSV format, click the Export button. You’ll need to go to the Report Overview page and navigate to the report’s link. After you click this link, you can enter a page name that you would like to see in the report. In this example, I’ll only need to export the index page’s title. Go back to the Report Overview page and enter the following information: Page title in date format: `{{ dateFormat: ‘yyyy-mm-dd HH:mm:ss’ }}’ Value of the title: Title of page. Page type (use the drop-down to select all the pages in your website): Content – web Frame – infographics Signature – links to external sites Category – blogs If you’d like, you can modify the drop-down to select specific pages. In this example, I only want to include all the pages on my website.

How to Export the Index Coverage Report

Log in to Google Search Console and click the “Excel” link on the top right of the main page. You’ll be brought to a page that looks like this: If you click “File > Export” you can choose which version of the report you want to export. You can either choose an “Excel” file or you can click the “Manage My Reports” button on the right-hand side of the screen and select your report there. The report is going to be a comma-separated value (CSV) file. You’ll be importing this into your spreadsheet, so select “Excel” in the drop-down menu and click “OK” to save it. If you want, you can also export the report as a single line instead of a CSV file. Loading the Report into Excel Once you’ve saved the report, it will show up in the first cell on the “Content Management” sheet.


I hope that this post gave you a better understanding of Google Search Console. There’s always more you can learn about Google’s Search Console, like what site stats to view and more. If you want to make sure that you’re using the best methods for making sure that your website gets discovered by Google, then it is important to get a good understanding of the tools that Google provides to you. Want more information on using Google Search Console for making sure your site gets indexed by Google? Try these: Google Search Console is often used to make sure that Google finds and indexes your website. However, you’ll want to use Search Console to make sure that your website’s pages are in Google’s index.

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