My Google index is shrinking

Google Search is interesting. Over the past 2 months, over 2000 of my posts on this blog have been removed from the index. Not shockingly, it’s hard to tell why.

Index Decline

Some of the stuff that got removed were original articles with analysis or opinion, and some of the ones that were kept were basically links posts.

Most of the ones that aren’t indexed anymore are link posts, which I did early on in a similar fashion to how Gruber does them to this day.

However, a few of them puzzle me:

If this continues, I’m going to have to set up a search mechanism of some kind to find my old articles, which makes me sad. I’ve always enjoyed going to google and serendipitously finding something I wrote when looking for an answer to a question.