With the newest Google update in May of 2021, Google’s Core Web Vitals are now a ranking factor for SEO. Use our free tool to check your score, and read on

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Getting a web page on your site indexed is important. This happens automatically if you’re building your website correctly. If your page has not been indexed by Google, then your page will not show up in Google’s Search Results. It’s also important to ensure your directory listings and other web properties (like business directories) are also being indexed (to take advantage of as many ranking signals you can).