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[Destination URL] Invalid HTTP Response Code - WordPress?

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Our clients were just moved from Pixelsilk to WordPress. Now, every ad we submit (or change) gets disapproved. Our landing pages are not throwing any errors:

 

Requesting http://www.yourdomain.com/coverage/home-insurance/?sem=true

SERVER RESPONSE: HTTP/1.1 200 OK


Our pages are generated by a script that strips out the naviagtion and changes the phone number, etc. The above URL is the type we submit to Adwords. Now, if I use a regular site page for the landing URL (no ?sem=true), it gets approved every time. I have been working with Google to try to figure out what is causing this for 2 weeks without a resolution or any kind of understanding as to why this is happening.

 

It seems for certain that Google does not like something about the SEM pages. Maybe the script or a plugin or something? Anyone have any ideas?

 

We now have to contact Google and have them manually approve all the ads we submit!

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Re: [Destination URL] Invalid HTTP Response Code - WordPress?

Community Manager
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Community Manager

Hi Bruce, 

 

Please check that your site is loading in all browsers in all countries in a fairly quick loading time. This will hopefully resolve any problems you might be facing. If your site is loading correctly, you can then re-submit your ads and they will be re-reviewed by our specialists and will hopefully be approved. 

 

Hope that helps!

Mini
 
 
 
 

Re: [Destination URL] Invalid HTTP Response Code - WordPress?

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Google Employee

Since you are still having problems with your ads getting disapproval, I have escalated your issue. You should be contacted shortly from our Adwords support team who will help you resolve your issue.

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Same problem, the result of the landing page is 200 but ads are disapproved.

 

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Valeria you might wanna open a new thread and elaborate a bit more on your problem. A quick tip though is that I often had this issue because other pages on my website were returning a 404. Ensure that not only the landing page, but pages linked to from your LP are all working fine. Also ensure that your server is stable (doesnt go through sudden, frequent downtimes) to ensure Google bots can reach it.