Google Manual Actions: Frequently asked questions and their answers

Q: My site has been affected by a manual penalty, but the impact does not seem severe. Ignoring a manual penalty is not a viable course of action. If the manual penalty message hasn’t disappeared from Google Search Console, highlighting the issue in a second reconsideration request is recommended. Q: There’s no manual penalty warning visible in Google Search Console, yet the site has suddenly dropped in organic search.

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