Google is piloting a new system for website homeowners to report bugs and safety points in a well timed method.
The information course of for sending in reviews is first being rolled out for safety points, with help for different varieties of bugs to observe.
Google supplies many help mechanisms, however we acknowledge there might be conditions the place website homeowners may need to report pressing bugs or different points in a well timed method. To assist, we’re piloting a new reporting system starting with safety points.
— Google Webmasters (@googlewmc) August 26, 2020
Google’s new technique for reporting safety points, and getting them resolved, begins with consulting Search Console’s assist pages.
At the underside of the web page there’s a “Report a Security Issue” button which website homeowners can use to report potential false positives or to request a re-review.
Site homeowners have to be signed-in to Search Console to use the “Report a Security Issue” button.
The new reporting course of can solely be utilized when websites have been flagged with a safety challenge in Search Console.
If the difficulty can’t be resolved with Google’s present help mechanisms then the brand new reporting technique can be utilized.
Site homeowners mustn’t use this new reporting instrument as their first possibility.
If you instantly bounce to utilizing the “Report a Security Issue” button, with out utilizing any of the prevailing strategies, Google will redirect you to the general public sources.
This reporting instrument is at present solely obtainable on English-language assist pages. More languages could also be supported sooner or later, if this instrument proves to achieve success.
Other bugs, past safety points, could also be supported sooner or later as properly. Again, that is determined by how profitable the pilot program is.
Google’s Search Console assist pages, the place the brand new “Report a Security Issue” button might be discovered, are positioned right here.