Guidelines for individual article pages

Page layout guidelines

In order to make sure we crawl only your news articles, Google News has several requirements for individual article pages. Please make sure you review our technical guidelines for individual article pages. Please confirm the following:

  • Your articles' URLs are unique and permanent.
  • Your articles' headlines and publication times are easily identifiable to our automated crawler.
  • Your article pages are HTML format and body text not embedded in Javascript.

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