- Why Submitted URL has Crawl Issue:
- What is Submitted URL has Crawl Issue in Search Console:
- How to fix Submitted URL has crawl issue
- Reasons Why Submitted URL has Crawl Issue
- If url throws 404 implement 301 redirect to an existing page.
- How to access List of Submitted URL has Crawl Issue in Search Console:
Why Submitted URL has Crawl Issue:
Search console shows errors if submitted url or requested to index or when sitemaps file gets updated on your website, Google bot crawls submitted url to index in google and if google bot faces any difficulties while crawling or any issue like server error (5xx level error) or 404 page which is not expected response for Google bot while crawling or blocked by robots or noindex meta tag (will not index) or google bot is unable to crawl that url, then search console fires up this error saying submitted url has crawl issues and lists large number of urls some time in search console.
What is Submitted URL has Crawl Issue in Search Console:
Submitted URL has a crawl issue means that the url was unable to fetch by google bot due to some reasons and the reasons of submitted url crawl issue fails depends up on the url which is submitted by webmasters or site owners.
How to fix Submitted URL has crawl issue
If you Check with the error list of Submitted url has a crawl then the first thing you need to do is to Inspect the url provided by Search console and do a url inspection and see errors list and solve the issue.
Submitted URL has Crawl Issue with 404 Page (URL):
404 pages which throw error in google search console as submitted url has crawl issue and will be listed in index coverage excluded section in search console. The reason for throwing this crawl error is because, google bot tried to crawl a url from sitemaps or with any other sources available on web and in return google bot found the url with a status of 404 instead of 200 ok response code, so the following url will be listed in search console section submitted url has crawl issue.
How to Fix Submitted URL has Crawl issue 404 page:
You submitted a page to google which is not a valid url (200 ok response) its a valid 404 page(http status code – 404). If URL is a 404 it should not be listed in sitemap files or any other internal linking structure if your website is following . Due to some technical errors it is common that few of the url can be found sometimes as working urls as 404, so google reports these urls in search console assuming that when google bot tried to fetch the url which is not 404 is now reporting as 404.
You should update your sitemaps with the latest list of urls which are working fine and remove 404 urls. You can submit sitemaps to google in many number of ways, like search console, or you can directly ping google via a url.
Since it returned 404 page instead of 200 ok response, it is valid to throw error in submitted url has crawl issue. To get rid of this error or fix submitted url has crawl error with status 404, you need to add a 301 redirect 404 url to related url, if you have any related url present or you can leave it as it is so that google bot can remove the following url from google index when next time google crawls it.