Not showing up on google

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toffeeman
Excursionist
15 0 8

Hi all,

so my website is very new in fact it isn't even finished yet, it only went live 2-3 weeks ago.

when i type site:domain it shows up in safari but when i type it into google nothing comes up.

I'm really not concerned about ranking yet i'm just focusing on improving and finishing my store however, im left wondering if there is something i haven't done. i assumed this would just show up automatically. any help would be much appreciated, thanks

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Peter
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
2025 163 436

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Hey, @toffeeman!

 

It can take Google up to 90 days to crawl your website, which is the most likely culprit in why it's not appearing. That said, I would recommend verifying your domain with Google, then submitting your sitemap as this should speed up the process. Have you taken any steps towards building your SEO?

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toffeeman
Excursionist
15 0 8

Hi Peter,

 

Thanks you so much for your reply. I haven't registered with google as of yet but i will do that asap, I did read it can take up to 90 days so hopefully once registered and after the 90 days it will show up. I have tried to work on my SEO and fortunately I have a someone who is going to help me with that. Thanks again, I really appreciate you taking the time to reply.

 

Peter
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
2025 163 436

@toffeeman 


Good to hear! Once you've submitted your sitemap and verified your domain with Google, it should only take about 2 weeks, if that. I'd recommend checking out our SEO help doc as well to get familiar with what you're able to set up within the Shopify admin. 

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Saumyasubodini
New Member
1 0 0

Hi,

I have created my shopify store and registered its domain name in Google Seach console and submitted site map as well.

But when I search my store in google, domain name appears as www.abc.myshopify.com and not as www.abc.com. (This is just an example website name)

Any reasons for not showing my domain address?

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