New features in Yandex.Webmaster

This section lists key changes to the service.

February 26, 2020
February 18, 2020
November 22, 2019.
  • Now you can download an archive of broken internal links on the site. Learn more
  • Page statistics are available for evaluating traffic from search results.
  • The Site quality indicators shows a chart of SQI for sites that you compare your site with. You can also see achievements that you have accomplished with the site. Learn more
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.
  • The “Turbo pages” quality badge is added. Learn more
July 17, 2019
  • The “Secure connection” badge is introduced. It is assigned to sites that have a significant share of traffic on pages that support the HTTPS Protocol. Learn more
June 28, 2019
  • You may receive a notification that the organization's business card was created in Yandex.Directory. Learn more
June 25, 2019
  • There are new official site badges: service center, visa center, airlines and embassy. Learn more
March 29, 2019
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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
November 14, 2018
  • Now you can see the badges and SQI available for your website, and compare them with other sites on the Quality indicators page in Yandex.Webmaster. Learn more
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.
October 01, 2018
  • Icons are now being displayed in the site snippets in search results. They indicate that the site has been assigned badges based on user activity. You can see your site's badges on this Yandex.Webmaster page.
September 19, 2018
September 13, 2018
August 31, 2018
June 08, 2018
June 05, 2018
April 27, 2018
March 26, 2018
  • In the Turbo pages → Settings section of Yandex.Webmaster, you can specify up to 10 YAN and ADFOX ad blocks, as well as manage their position on the Turbo page. Learn moreLearn 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 in the Search queries → Query statistics section.
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 in the Indexing → Important page monitoring section. Learn more
March 28, 2017
  • The Indexing → Crawling statistics section has been redesigned. It provides information about the site pages crawled by the robot. The data is available within six hours after the robot crawled a page. Learn more
March 6, 2017
  • The Indexing → Pages in search section now contains information about site 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 is now possible to download data in XSL and CSV formats from the Indexing → Pages in search section. Learn more
January 11, 2017
  • A summary of the main site parameters is now available in the General information section .