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Item Disapproval -- Will it automatically be re-approved?

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I had some server issues the other night, which are now resolved. Google tried crawling one of my SKUs during this time, and received a 500 error, which now caused the item to be disapproved. Diagnostics show that the crawl received a 5xx error and the page couldn't be accessed. My question is, since the problem is now fixed, will Google automatically re-crawl the item and change it back to an approved status?

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Item Disapproval -- Will it automatically be re-approved?

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Hi @Christopher B

 

You can make any small change in your Product title/ description/ url in order to force Google Crawlers to visit your site and approve the item ids

 

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Item Disapproval -- Will it automatically be re-approved?

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Thanks for the tip! I will make an edit so that it can try the page again.

Item Disapproval -- Will it automatically be re-approved?

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The easiest thing without effecting your data in a negative way is to append a query string to the image link such as ?date=20112016

So for example https://mywebsite/myimage.jpg?date=20112016

 

As changing other content can effect your ranking in a positive or negative way. So unless you know to change it to something positive than a title change is fine as long as it perfectly describes the product. Alternatively add the query string

 

hope it helps

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