Reincluding content in search

Content removed using the URL removal tool will not appear in search results for a minimum of 90 days or until the content has been removed from the Google index. However, if you've updated robots.txt, added meta tags, or password-protected content to prevent it being crawled, the content should naturally have dropped out of our index, and you shouldn't need to worry about it reappearing after 90 days. You can reinclude your content at any time during the 90-day period by following the steps below.

Reinclude content:

  1. On the Webmaster Tools Home page, click the site you want.
  2. In the left-hand menu, click Google Index, and then click Remove URLs.
  3. Select the Removed content tab, and then click Reinclude next to the content you want to reinclude in the Google index.

Pending requests are usually processed within 3-5 business days.

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