If you saw a massive dip in your “time spent downloading a page” report in Google Search Console, you are not alone.

Google has confirmed that there is indeed a bug that affected and “time spent downloading a page” stats on both the 20th and 21st Feb.

Google’s webmaster trends analyst (cool title), John Mueller confirmed this on Twitter:



Not that any of you would have panicked, but in case you did, sit back with a nice glass of whiskey and relax. All is right with the world again.