What Happened to Fetch as Google?

If you are wondering what happened to the "Fetch as Google" feature in Google Site Search Tools, you are not alone.

In January 2018 Google replaced Google Site Search with Google Search Console, with that came several changes to the user interface.

Since 2018 they have been making minor and major changes to this platform. One of the most obvious changes to everyone was the removal as "fetch as Google", and it has now been replaced with 'URL Inspection'.

After using the URL Inspection tool you can then submit to Google. Below is a short video to show you the steps.

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