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Key to Color Coding in the Admin Center

In addition to text-based indicators, we use color coding the Admin Center to indicate the status of a few types of items.

Manage Users

Color Status
No color    Approved         
Yellow Pending — requires approval or email verification
Red Not approved

RSS Feeds

Color Status
Green    Feed indexed, no errors      
Yellow Pending Indexing
Red Feed indexed, but error in one or more items

Click on the name of the feed to see more detailed information about its status. Possible error messages follow.

  • 404 Not Found
  • Feed looks empty
  • Description can’t be blank
  • Title can’t be blank
  • Missing link field
  • Missing pubDate field
  • Link is not a valid URL
  • Linked URL does not exist (HTTP 404)

Best Bets: Text or Graphics

Color Status
Green    Active         
Yellow Inactive

Active best bets are shown to searchers on your site. Inactive entries aren’t shown to searchers because they’re inactive, expired (by the publish end date), or both.