Manage section URLs

To manage section URLs, open your news source in the Google News Publisher Center. To the right of your source name and URL, click Sections. Within this tab you’ll see the sections and the associated labels (e.g., "Technology").

Note: When you make changes to our record of your news source information, it may take up to 24 hours for these changes to take effect. After 24 hours, if you’re still not seeing the impact of your changes, contact our team.

Add a section URL

  1. Click the Add Section button towards the top of the screen.
  2. Under URL, enter the URL of your section (e.g. You can also select the section label (e.g. Technology) that best describes that section of your publication.
Note: Your publication's section URLs should be under the same domain as your main site, except for YouTube channels and RSS feeds on YouTube channels and feedburner RSS feeds require additional verification. To submit these types of sections for review, contact support.

Edit a section URL

  1. Click the Edit button to the right of the section URL you would like to edit.
  2. Update the section labels or URL for your section (e.g. add a "Technology" label to this section "").
  3. Click Save.

Note: Some section URLs require additional verification (YouTube channels, Feedburner RSS feeds) and say To Edit, contact support instead of Edit . If this is the case, click the link to request that the URL be edited.

Delete a section URL

  1. Tick the checkbox next to the section URL you’d like to delete.
  2. Click Delete active towards the top of the screen.

We'll stop crawling your site within a few days, and you have one week to change your mind before the deletion becomes permanent. If you change your mind after one week, you can always add a new section.

Restore a section URL

If you accidentally deleted a section URL, you may restore the section URL within one week. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Click the checkbox next to the section URL you'd like to restore.
  2. Click Restore deleted towards the top of the screen.
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