Why your website does not show on google search (How to Fix It)

MediaForce Communications
3 min readFeb 9, 2022


Why your website does not show on google search (How to Fix It)

It can be really stressful if you open Google and search for your website or keywords related to the content of your website and your site isn’t showing up on Google. Then you begin to wonder, “Why is my website not showing up on Google?! Why is google search not showing my website? Why has my website disappeared from google search? How do I get It to show up on Google?”

Well, lucky for you, we have answers! We will even show you why your website is not showing up on google search results.

First things first, You can find what’s wrong with your website (and increase your Google rankings) using this Website SEO Score Checker.

Let’s get into the real issue.

Reasons your website doesn’t show up on Google Search Results

1. Your website is still new

If you launched your site in the last 48hours, then the most straightforward answer is that Google has not found it yet.

2. Your website is not indexed yet.

Your website may not be indexed yet because it is still new. This means that you do not have many inbound links. Inbound links are links to your website from other websites.

3. You are blocking search engines from indexing your Website pages.

When you use a “noindex” meta tag, It will tell Google not to show certain pages in the search results. This is a piece of HTML code written as:

<meta name=”robots” content=”noindex”/>

4. Your website isn’t optimized for search engine crawling

There is a file named: robots.txt. A robots.txt file tells search engines where they can and can’t go on your site. Google is not able to crawl URLs blocked in your robots.txt file.

5. Your website is penalized

Google can also prevent your website from ranking in Google search results when they penalize you. If your website does not meet Google’s quality guidelines, it may temporarily or permanently bar your website from being indexed in the search results.

6. Your content sucks

Failing to optimize your website content for search results to Google not display your website as one of the top search results.

7. Your website does not provide a good user experience (UX)

Search engines want to rank valuable content and websites that provide visitors with a great experience. Therefore, if users don’t have a positive experience on your website, they’ll waste no time hitting the back button. This is a signal to Google that your website does not deliver a good user experience.

8. Your website isn’t optimized for search

You can have the most beautifully designed website, but without SEO, it won’t rank on Google’s results page. Therefore no one will be able to find your website.

How to Get Your Website to Show up on the Search Engines

To resolve the issues named above, Try our the solutions mentioned here

Originally published at https://mfc.ke on February 9, 2022.