A Non-Existent Page is Getting Indexed by Google


#1

A sample Hello World page (which I deleted even before I start writing my first blog post) is getting indexed by Google. I used the “URL Removal Tool” several times but the page starts to appear again after a few days.

What should I do? It is very annoying. It seems Google is not that smart as we think.

Please help.


#2

Nothing to worry it’s completely normal, usually It takes 2-3 weeks to get 404 pages no indexed.


#3

You add 301 Redirection code to your homepage in your htaccess file.
Wait for 2 - 3 months and then remove the code. The page will get disappeared.


#4

Thanks, @MyilRaj. I’ll try it out. :grinning: