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How to get your site included in Google News

If you think your website is good enough to be included in Google News, the next big task is to impress the Google News editors. Prepare a strong case that includes your site stats, historical background, awards and recognitions, etc.

And before you submit your website or blog to Google News, ensure that it meets the following technical requirements:

# In order for the Google crawler to correctly gather articles, each page that displays an article's full text needs to have a unique URL that does not change. Google cannot include sites in Google News that display multiple articles at the same URL.

# The URL for each article must contain a unique number consisting of at least three digits.

# Keep in mind that Google cannot include sites for which the URL of the main page includes a date. URLs with dates in them often change on a daily or weekly basis. This prevents Google from crawling the site for new content, as Google is unable to detect the most current URL to be crawled.

# Google's automated crawler is currently best able to crawl regular HTML links. Google is unable to crawl image links or links embedded in JavaScript.