| 4:59 pm on Sep 20, 2011 (gmt 0)|
That URL redirects to the log-in page for me.
| 5:05 pm on Sep 20, 2011 (gmt 0)|
No, it takes me to add url page.
Edit: When I am logged in, it takes me to the add url page and when I am logged out it redirects me to the login page as you said. very interesting...
| 5:59 pm on Sep 20, 2011 (gmt 0)|
Yup, it is still there :)
| 6:09 pm on Sep 20, 2011 (gmt 0)|
|Webmaster Tools |
www.google.com/addurl/?continue=/addurl - Cached
Google Webmaster Tools provides you with detailed reports about your pages' visibility on Google. To get started, simply add and verify your site and you'll start ...
| 6:39 pm on Sep 20, 2011 (gmt 0)|
Saw it as well - #1 is the Add URL and #2 is the GWT.
| 12:11 am on Sep 21, 2011 (gmt 0)|
When logged out the #1 addurl page actually has Webmaster Tools in title and H1 tags and also mentioned in the text, while the result #2 is optimized for Webmaster Central keyword and has 'Webmaster Tools' mentioned only in some link anchor texts. That could be an explanation...
| 8:59 pm on Sep 22, 2011 (gmt 0)|
System: The following message was spliced on to this thread from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/google/4366040.htm [webmasterworld.com] by tedster - 8:07 pm on Sep 22, 2011 (EDT -4)
If I search for "google webmaster tools" the first result is the crawl url form. (A page that merely links to the Google WMT main page.) For as long as I can remember, the first results was ... obviously ... the Google WMT main page.
As my main pages disappear from the results I have been searching to find out why my inner pages are being chosen by Google as 'more relevant'. The problem is, whereas my main page would rank #1-#3, when google believe my inner page matches the query better, the inner page ranks #30 or lower for that term.
If Google Webmaster Tools doesn't show up for "google webmaster tools" what chance do I have of ranking for my terms? And surely that is a sign that their 'relevancy' is off?
| 8:40 am on Sep 27, 2011 (gmt 0)|
John Mueller from Google explained this to me at Google+.
|The main problem here is that these pages all pass through a very similar login page, which makes it really hard for our systems to differentiate. It looks like we have the same problems as other webmasters have :-). Given that the login-URLs are not completely identical, this will likely settle down and fix itself. |
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