Google has launched a new status dashboard, this dashboard is for Google Search at .
Google Search status dashboard. You can see if Google Search is down or having issues. Google Search status dashboard will show you if Google Search is experiencing issues with indexing or crawling.
Google stated, “As we enter 2023, We want to create another tool for public understanding the most recent status of systems that impact Search–crawling indexing and serving.”
These issues are very rare. Google stated that “while system interruptions are rare, but we want to make it transparent when they do occur,” and yes, there have been many problems with Google Search over the years around crawling, indexing, serving. Google now has the ability to report issues via its Google Status Dashboard, just like it did for Google Ads or many other products.
This is how it looks. This is an example of the dashboard.
It works. Google explained that the dashboard shows widespread problems over the past 7 days. It also provides details about the situation and the status. If the issue is widespread, it means that there is a problem in the . This could affect many sites and Search users. These kinds of problems are often very obvious externally. However, the to flag them internally.
We aim to publish an incident to the dashboard in an hour after we have confirmed with SREs that Search is experiencing an ongoing problem. Then, each update to the incident will be posted to the dashboard every 12 hours. These updates are reported by our global staff, not an automated dashboard. Google explained that the start of an incident occurs when we are able to verify the problem.”
We care. Google Search can sometimes cause issues in indexing, crawling and serving. However, we must contact Google directly to resolve the problem. As it has done for other Google products and services, Google now will publish those confirmations to the dashboard.
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