How do I add, edit, or delete a section URL?

First, 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 for each (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. If 24 hours have passed and you’re still not seeing the impact of your changes, please contact our team.

Add a section URL

Click the Add Section button towards the top of the screen. Next, under URL, enter the URL of your section (e.g., You can also select the section label (in this example, 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 (exceptions are YouTube channels and RSS feeds on YouTube channels and feedburner RSS feeds require additional verification; please contact support to submit these types of sections for review.

Edit a section URL

Click the Edit button to the right of the section URL you would like to edit. Next, update the section labels (e.g., adding a "Technology" label to this section or URL for your section. After you have finished updating your section, click Save to save your changes.

Note: Some section URLs require additional verification (YouTube channels, Feedburner RSS feeds) and will have a hyperlink “To Edit, contact support” rather than an Edit button. If this is the case, please click on the hyperlinked text to request that the URL be edited.

Delete a section

Tick the checkbox next to the section URL you’d like to delete, then click the Delete Active button towards the top of the screen. We will 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.

Un-delete/restore a section

If you accidentally deleted a section, you may restore the section within one week. To do so, tick the checkbox next to the section URL you'd like to restore, then click the Restore Deleted button towards the top of the screen.

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