New features in Yandex.Webmaster

This section lists key changes to the service.

October 18, 2021
  • Yandex supported the IndexNow protocol, which enables you to automatically inform search engines about site changes: new pages that are created and indexed pages that are updated or deleted.
March 25, 2021
  • Yandex.Webmaster started showing pages where the title element and the description meta tag are often duplicated. You can see examples of such pages in the Titles and descriptions section.
  • We also introduced a new notification that informs the user if there are many duplicates of the title element and the description meta tag on the website. Learn more
December 8, 2020
  • The rating for online stores in Yandex.Market is now displayed on the Site information page. It shows how satisfied customers are with their store experience.
March 31, 2020
  • Registration in the “Products and prices” program is closed. To display extended snippets for your product offers in Yandex search results, use the markup.
February 18, 2020
  • The new Site information page helps you improve your site's appearance in search results.
November 22, 2019.
October 9, 2019
  • If Yandex.Webmaster finds issues related to the site's favicon, you will receive a message about it. On the Diagnostics page, you can find out exactly what happened and how to fix the error.
June 28, 2019
  • You may receive notification that the organization's business card has been created in Yandex.Business. Learn more
March 29, 2019
December 26, 2018
  • Now you can view and respond to reviews of your organization on the Site quality → Reviews page. Learn more
December 12, 2018
October 17, 2018
  • Now you can add and customize the feedback widget for Turbo pages by going to Turbo pages → Settings in Yandex.Webmaster.
  • You can check the contents of the YML file used to generate the Turbo pages at Turbo pages → Debugging.
September 19, 2018
September 13, 2018
June 08, 2018
June 05, 2018
April 27, 2018
March 26, 2018
  • On the Turbo pages → Settings page in Yandex.Webmaster, you can specify up to 10 YAN and Adfox ad blocks, as well as manage their position on the Turbo page. Learn more
February 15, 2018
  • There is a new Crawl rate tool to replace the Crawl-delay directive specified in the robots.txt file.
  • You can connect an unlimited number of analytics systems to Turbo pages.
January 09, 2018
November 22, 2017.
  • Now all sites can use Turbo pages. Learn more
  • You can now compare the search traffic of your site with similar sites. Learn more
  • When reporting pages that were removed from your site, you can submit up to 500 pages at a time. Learn more
  • All sites have recommended search queries that can attract additional traffic to your site. Learn more
October 06, 2017
  • There is a new weekly digest with a summary of the changes to the site. To receive it by email, configure notifications.
September 14, 2017
  • Priority update of Sitemap files is now available. Learn more
July 20, 2017
  • Added recommendations for search queries that can potentially attract additional traffic to your site. Learn more
June 23, 2017
April 21, 2017
  • Now you can choose the type of device (desktop or mobile) from which the users entered their queries on the Search queries → Query statistics page.
April 19, 2017
  • You can now track indexing of individual pages and sections of your site. You can set the list of important URLs and configure notifications on the Indexing → Important page monitoring page. Learn more
March 28, 2017
  • The Indexing → Crawling statistics page has been completely redesigned. It provides information about the website pages crawled by the robot. The data is available within six hours of the robot crawling a page. Learn more
March 6, 2017
  • The Indexing → Pages on search page now contains information about website pages included in the search. Learn more
  • You can configure notifications flexibly. You can receive messages about recent updates (search database, mirrors, sitelinks) and site diagnostics. You can view these notifications in the service or in your email.
February 22, 2017
  • It's now possible to download data in XSL and CSV formats from the Indexing → Pages on search page. Learn more
January 11, 2017
  • A summary of main website parameters is now available on the General information page.