Searchmetrics Visibility Guard immediately warns you about any changes found on your website that are likely to impair your high-value page’s search performance. Having such a warning system helps you promptly take countermeasures to defer any possible losses in ranking.
To learn how to set up the Visibility Guard, please visit this article (1.8 Visibility Guard).
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Protect your website's performance 365 days a year. The risk of unpredictable errors is greater, the more visible a website gets. With multiple departments involved and rapid release schedules, technical errors may cripple a site. No matter how careful the process, 404 errors, no index, and incorrectly used canonicals can have a negative impact on a website's performance and visibility.
Proactively insure your website's health with Visibility Guard. Visibility Guard crawls only your most visible pages for on-page errors to ensure that critical errors will not endanger your site. Thanks to our fully automatic alarm system, website administrators can react in time, even before they suffer losses in performance and revenue. Visibility Guard saves valuable time and resources and helps retain your search performance, so that you catch harmful errors before Google does.
After setting up the Visibility Guard users on the recipient list will receive an automatic email alert it when it encounters a problem. The email will come with an overview of the current problems. Additionally, recipients will receive status updates at the selected intervals.
Visibility Guard Errors
The Visibility Guard checks for the following errors. You can define yourself in the set up, for which it should alert directly by mail.
- Status Codes: 404 Not Found Server Responses, 5XX Server Errors, 3XX Redirections
- Indexation Changes
- Pages that changed from follow to nofollow
- Robots.txt Changes
- Title Changes
- Meta Description Changes
- Canonical Tag Changes
- Big Loading Time Changes
- Big File Size Changes