Google SEO Update 2023 September 11

Google-InspectionTool

Google-InspectionTool is the crawler used by Search testing tools such as the Rich Result Test and URL inspection in Search Console. Apart from the user agent and user agent token, it mimics Googlebot.

User agent token
  • Google-InspectionTool
  • Googlebot
Full user agent string
  • Mobile
    Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 6.0.1; Nexus 5X Build/MMB29P) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/W.X.Y.Z Mobile Safari/537.36 (compatible; Google-InspectionTool/1.0;)
  • Desktop
    Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Google-InspectionTool/1.0;)