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Google Search Console Regular Expressions Gets Exclusions Support

Google launched the flexibility to spend customary expressions to invent smartly-behaved filtering in Google Search Console in April. But what was once now no longer supported was once the flexibility to spend customary expressions to exclude patterns to your filters. Google added enhance for negative matching the spend of customary expressions within the performance experiences the day earlier than on the present time.

Google said “the Efficiency document filter helps each and each matching and now no longer matching regex filters.” You’re going to be in a collection to secure entry to this within the course of the Google Search Console performance document filters through a secondary dropdown, which appears after picking the “Customized (regex)” choice within the filter selector. Right here is a screenshot:

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Right here is silly since the assorted day, Kaitlin McMichael, an SEO manager at Amazon Web Services, asked John Mueller and Daniel Waisberg from Google if Google can add this characteristic. She said on Twitter “Any individual correct at RegEx and discovered a vogue to real exclusions for Queries in Google Search Console’s Efficiency document? I’d deem to be in a collection to exclude some queries through RegEx on the assorted hand it appears love Google Search Console’s documentation for RegEx filtering would no longer enhance lookahead.”

Then Daniel Waisberg, a Google Search Imply with the Google Search Console group said “per chance we can invent that.” Obviously, John Mueller of Google, identical group, said per chance now no longer to assemble guarantees…

I hiss this was once slated for launch basically soon, so the promise was once easy to protect.

Forum dialogue at Twitter & WebmasterWorld.