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Google Search Console Adds Analytics for App Data

Google Search Console Adds Analytics for App Data

by Ben Wittams-Smith28th May 2015

Two new features have been added to Search Console to help with App indexing

Google have revealed two new pieces of functionality that will support users in the practice of App Indexing.

The new features in Search Console (previously Webmaster Tools) allow you to:

see how users are finding the content within your Adroid apps through organic search (this can be viewed in the Search Analytics Report)

see how Google perceives your app’s content through Fetch


What you need to do to use this new functionality


The Search Analytics Report

Similar to the analytics for websites, the search analytics for apps will give you access to information on the search queries users are entering to find your app, the traffic your app is seeing by country, and the top app pages. You can filter your data according to region, query type, position, click-through-rate etc.



Fetch As Google for Apps

Google have given access to a beta version of Fetch As Google, allowing you to see how Google views the content of your app.

Here is an example provided by Google:


What do you think of Google’s new functionality? Let us know what you think in the comments section below

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Ben Wittams-Smith
Ben Wittams-Smith is a content writer for Just SEO and the Company Director of JSEO LTD. As a specialist in SEO, SEM and digital marketing, Ben regularly contributes content and provides analytic insight in these areas.

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