Category Archives: Search Engine Roundtable

Google Updates Blocked Search Results Snippet: No Information Is Available For This Page

Google has updated the text they use to communicate to a searcher when the search result snippet has no information. It use to say "A description for this result is not available because of this site's robots.txt รข" learn more." Now it reads "No information is available for this page...

New Google Content Labels In The Search Results Snippets

Earlier this month, we showed how Google was testing a new look for the PDF label in the search results. Well, it seems to be rolling out for more content or file types. Will O'Hara posted on Twitter a screen shot of Google showing content labels for both PDFs and PPT...

Google New Design & Features For Google Flight Search

Google announced on Twitter they are previewing a new design and feature set for the Google Flights search. You can access Google Flight Search at google.com/flights and from there...

Moving To HTTPS, Transfer Parameter Handling In Google Search Console

Just a heads up, if you are migrating your site from HTTP to HTTPS and you have parameter handling set up in Google Search Console, make sure that when you do migrate to HTTPS...

Google & The Trust Project: Help Identify Trustworthy News

In an effort to help with weed out fake news stories and make sure their news results, and core search results...

Google: No Plan For Structured Data API

Google's John Mueller said he is not aware of Google working on or having any plans on working on an API for the structured data testing tool. He asked the webmaster why and what would he use the API for...
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Google’s Android Candy Drone Wins Lightbulb Award

Google Adds “Watch Movie” Tab To Knowledge Card

Google has added a new tab to the movie knowledge panel/card for how to watch the movie. The tab says "watch movie" and will show you where you can watch the movie. In the example below, it gives you two Google sources...

Google: It Doesn’t Hurt If Your Site Ranks With Its IP Address

Imagine instead of seeing your web site address, i.e. domain.com listed in the Google search results for your brand name, instead you see an IP address listed. I am sure some of you have stumbled across this in the past...