When you add a site in Yandex.Webmaster or get the site management rights in the service, will receive access to the information about the changes in the search. For example, you will learn which pages appeared in the search or disappeared from the search results, which pages were chosen by the robot to generate sitelinks.

Webmaster will notify you on how the site appears in search. The notifications can be:

  1. Viewing notifications
  2. Configuring notifications

Viewing notifications

You can view the notifications in Yandex.Webmaster and in your email. By default all notifications are displayed in Yandex.Webmaster.

Viewing notifications in Yandex.Webmaster

The messages are available in the Notifications section (in the upper right corner of the page).

By default, the list shows all messages. You can customize the list to show only the messages about critical and fatal errors found during the site check. To do this, set the Only critical radio button to On.

You can manage notifications you choose from the list:

Email preview

To receive notification by e-mail:

  1. Go to the section of Yandex.Webmaster.
  2. In the block Address for email notifications block, select the mail for receiving notifications from Yandex.Webmaster. Available addresses correspond to the addresses from Yandex. Passport. To change the address, choose the needed address from the list and click the Change address button.

Note. To receive notifications only in Yandex.Webmaster, choose No email notifications from the list.

Configuring notifications

You can configure notifications for all sites you have access to, as well as for each site separately.

There are several notification statuses:

Receive notification (active status)Don't receive notifications (inactive status)
— On the site. — On the site.
— By email. — By email.
— The status in the Default settings line. — The status in the Default settings line.

To switch between active, inactive and default statuses of notifications, click the status icon.

Note. If you chose No email notifications in the Address for email notifications block, you won't receive notifications, even if the message status is active.

Examples of settings:

If you have many sites added in Yandex.Webmaster, you can use the search field. To find a site, start typing in its domain name.