Fetch as Googlebot
Fetch as Googlebot is a really helpful Google Lab feature available in Google Webmaster Tools .
The Fetch as Googlebot feature will be at the bottom of the navigation menu, in the Labs section. See the screen-shot below.
The page will contain a field where you can insert the URL to fetch. It can also be left blank to fetch the homepage.Click Fetch and wait a few seconds. After refreshing the page check the status of the fetch request. If it succeeds, you can click on the “Success” link.It will show the details, with the content of the fetched page. Fetch as Googlebot as the name suggests, lets you fetch any page in your claimed website as done by the Googlebot.See the screen-shot below
Fetch As Googlebot Mobile
Now Google Webmaster Tools offers the feature of Fetch As Googlebot Mobile.Fetch as Googlebot-Mobile lets you fetch any page in your claimed website, as seen by the Googlebot Type: Mobile: XHTML/WML. It Supports XHTML/WML or CHTML Googlebot.
See the screen-shot below
The most important usability of this feature is that you can see the content of the page as seen by Google ie the Googlebot.This will help you to troubleshoot your page and apply performance improvements.
Fetch As Googlebot can help you to identify if your site has been hacked with malicious and undesired content.Read the entry GENERIC CIALIS on my website? I think my site has been hacked! on Google Webmaster Central Blog.
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