The symptoms for whether your website is banned in search engines are assembled below -
- First of all you will notice a drastic drop down in traffic from search engines. This indicates that your keywords are droping from your original rankings
- Next the standard checks will reveal some suspicious results like:
site:example.com - results dropped for the domain in question
site:www.example.com - results dropped for the domain in question
inurl:example.com - shows dropped or no results
inurl:www.example.com - shows dropped or no results
link:example.com - returns results less than the previously shown
link:www.example.com - returns results less than the previously shown
- For your site the page rank toolbar shows this message when you take your mouse over it -"Current page is not ranked by Google", previously it was pretty green.
If you have observed these symptoms in your website then it is a possibility that your website is banned.
To verify finally, whether your site is banned is to check this search query "+www.yoursite.+com" (with the quotes) in search bar of Google. Now search for your site pages in the search results. If there are no pages from your site in the displayed search results, then your site is probably banned. But if you see some pages from your site, then you can set back be assured that your site has not been banned.