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Technical requirements

Technical requirements

A computer algorithm compiles Google News by scanning all the sites included in our system. For us to include your content in Google News, the layout and format of your site must be easy for our crawler to read and decipher. We also have checks in place to make sure our crawler only includes links to URLs that are actually news articles.

Before you submit your site for inclusion in Google News, review our guidelines and requirements in the following articles. 

Requirements

Requirements for site structure

  1. Permanent section pages
  2. Accessible content
  3. Languages and encoding
  4. Different domains

Requirements for individual article pages

  1. Article URLs
  2. Page layout guidelines

Requirements for registration and subscription sites

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