How to Set Crawl Delay in Google Webmaster Tool?

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Setting Crawl Delay in Google Webmasters Tool

In this article well discuss how you can set crawl delay for google search bot in Google Webmasters Tool. Follow the steps below to set crawl delay for google search engine bots for accessing your web pages.
Step 1: Log in to Google Webmaster Tools.
Sign In To Webmaster Tools
Step 2: Click on the website you'd like to manage.
Click On Site To Manage
Step 3: Click the top-right settings cog, then Site Settings

Click On Settings Cog Then Site Settings
Step 4: Click on Limit Googles maximum crawl rate. Adjust the crawl rate to at least 30 seconds apart.
Click On Limit Googles Max Crawl Rate Set Rate Hit Save
Step 5: Crawl delay settings are only saved for 90 days. Note down the date you'll need to set them again.
Changes Saved For 90 Days


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