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Refresh outdated content

Important: If you've already updated a live page, you don't have to fill out the form.

If content was deleted from a site but still comes up in Google Search results, the page description or cache might be outdated.

Request to refresh outdated web pages

  1. At the bottom, select Request refresh.
  2. On the "Page" tab, enter the URL (web address) of the page that has the outdated content you want to refresh.
  3. Select Submit.

Request refresh

Request to update images

Part 1: Copy the image link address

  1. Search for the image you want to refresh at
  2. In the search results, right-click the image thumbnail.
  3. Select Copy link address.

Tip: Different browsers may have different names to copy link locations.

Part 2: Request removal from Google Search results

  1. At the bottom, select Request refresh.
  2. Select New request and then Image.
  3. From image search results, select Enter Copy link address.
  4. In the search results URL box, paste the link address.
  5. Select Submit.

Request refresh

Tip: To check the status of your request, go to Refresh outdated content in Google Search Console.

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