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Google indexing use case.

The Google indexing Application Programming Interface permits site owners to notify Google when pages are added or updated. When webmaster use these API, Google will prioritise submitted URLs to be crawled and indexed above others. Normally from web interface of Google Search Console we are limited to only 10 submission a day, so Python solution below is nice to have use case for a webmasters. Using Google Indexing API you can submit 200 URLs at once, which is really greate. You can also submit a request to Google to increase this quota also.

Google Indexing API bot with Python.

Coding: The Silent Symphony. - Updated: 2024-05-18 by Andrey BRATUS, Senior Data Analyst.

Before starting the script below some steps have to be taken:

Go to Google developer console and create a new project.
Create a service account.
Create API JSON Keys.
Enable Indexing API.
Go to Webmaster Center and Give Owner Status to the Service Account.
Send Batch Requests to the Indexing API with Python and don't forget to insert your actual data (JSON key, URLs...).

Google Indexing API bot Python code:

from oauth2client.service_account import ServiceAccountCredentials
from googleapiclient.discovery import build 
from googleapiclient.http import BatchHttpRequest
import httplib2
import json
requests = {
JSON_KEY_FILE = "credentials.json"
SCOPES = [ "" ]
# Authorize credentials
credentials = ServiceAccountCredentials.from_json_keyfile_name(JSON_KEY_FILE, scopes=SCOPES)
http = credentials.authorize(httplib2.Http())
# Build service
service = build('indexing', 'v3', credentials=credentials)
def insert_event(request_id, response, exception):
    if exception is not None:
batch = service.new_batch_http_request(callback=insert_event)
for url, api_type in requests.items():
        body={"url": url, "type": api_type}))
Indexing Google bot

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