Http Error: 202 Accepted

202 Accepted

A 202 Accepted status code indicates that the request has been accepted for processing, but the processing has not been completed yet. This is usually the result of an asynchronous process, such as a long-running computation or task. 

The 202 code is often used in SEO to indicate that a page is being processed by a search engine, but has not yet been indexed. This can be caused by a number of factors, such as the time it takes for the search engine to crawl and index the page, or if the page is new and has not yet been discovered by the search engine. 

If you see a 202 status code on your website, there is no need to panic. It is not an error, and your page will eventually be indexed. However, if you want to speed up the process, you can try submitting your URL to the search engine directly or using Google’s Search Console to request that your page be crawled and indexed.

RFC#: 7231 Section 6.3.3

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Imran Selimkhanov | Founder at Productive Shop

Imran Selimkhanov

Imran is the founder and CEO of Productive Shop. He writes on B2B demand generation and SEO strategy topics to help startups understand how to win digital share of voice. Prior to Productive Shop, Imran led demand generation at an Oracle consultancy, ran an e-commerce site servicing LE teams and helped build PMO offices at technology startup companies. When he’s not at work, Imran can be spotted hiking in the Rockies, honing his clay shooting skills and tumbling off of black diamond ski tracks due to overconfidence in his skiing abilities.

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