How To Bulk Remove URLs From Google Console By Using Extension

Bulk URL Removal Chrome Extension
Bulk URL Removal Chrome Extension

Removing content from a search result is not a big deal, there is a tool called “URL Removal Tool” available for it. But removing 1000+ pages is a big deal because bulk remove URLs from google console feature is not available.


open chrome extension setting
chrome extension setting

On the Top, you will see Enable Developer mode Option, click on Enable it.

After that, you will see “Load unpacked extension” option.

  • Now, upload the unzipped file that you downloaded from the GitHub, here.
Enable developer mode in chrome
Enable developer mode

After uploading the Bulk URL removal Chrome extension,

You will see something like this.

bulk URL removal extension
Bulk URL removal extension

Note: By default this extension is disabled, click on Enable to activate it.

Now, its time to check is it working or not?

  • Open your Google URL removal tool, and you will see a new option, Near the Temporarily Hide Option.
new bulk URL removal option in webmaster
new bulk URL removal option in webmaster

That’s the feature that we want in the webmaster tool.

Here you can upload the Text file contain all the URL that you want to remove from the search result.

How To Bulk Remove URLs From Google Console

To remove URLs from Google console, you first need to create a list of the URL that you want to remove from the google console.

To collect the URLs open your search console and click on Crawl Error.

  • Here you will see the overall report.
google webmaster dashboard
google webmaster dashboard

Right now I have 43 error, to download it.

  • Click on Crawl>>Crawl_Error and then click on Download.
  • And Save the CSV file.
download crawler error report form webmaster tool
download crawler error report

Note: You can download the file in any format, but I recommended to go with CVS.

  • Now, open CSV file and copy all the URL.
  • Paste it into the Text file (Note file).
paste all URL in text file
paste all URL into the text file

Note: Make sure you do not have a space between two URL.

Now, Go to Google URL removal tool,

Here, First, you have to select the command that you want to apply and after that Upload the Text file.

uplaod file to url removal tool
upload file to URL removal tool

As you upload the file, the automatic URL removal submission process starts to submit the URL to the google search console.

Note: This process does not stop until all the URL in the TEXT file is not completed.

So, this is the process to bulk remove URLs from google console.

Important thing to know

Google doesn’t technically allow you to bulk remove URLs from Google console because that’s not what this tool is intended for.

Have a look, what Matt Cutt say about URL removal tool.

You can block page with a robots.txt file or add robots meta tag in the header of the website and google automatically remove these page.

Note: Removal tool works in roughly 24 hours whereas adding a robots.txt or no-index meta tag would take weeks for Google to re-index and get removed.

Sometime you will notice google again index your same page after few months (90 days), if this thing happens, then understand the reason behind this by following these two guides

  1. Canonical URL Tags
  2. HTML improvements


Q1. How can we get relieved of URLs from Google search results?

Ans. To ask for the removal of a site, tap on the site in question, then move to the site configuration > crawler access > Remove URLs. If you enter your site’s cause as the URL, you may wish to remove it. You will be asked to verify that you really want to remove the entire site.

Q2. Can we eliminate suggestions from the Google search bar?

Ans. You can remove the suggestion from the search bar. First, go to the history page, tap on the search box, and type in suggestions that you wish to eliminate. Then, choose the suggestion you do not need and click Delete on your keyboard. Then you are done.

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