Tag Archives: Google John Mueller

Google: Don’t Dynamically Change Sitemap File Names Daily

Google's John Mueller answered a question I never heard before around dynamically generated sitemap files, generating new file names for these sitemap files every single day...

PSA: Google Doesn’t Use Content On Non-Canonical Pages

Google's John Mueller wrote on Twitter "remember that the content on 'non-canonical' versions generally doesn't get used." Meaning, if you point page A to page B using a 301 or canonical tag...

Google: Translate Your Image Alt Tags As Well

Google's John Mueller said that having different languages on the same page "makes it harder to determine which language is the primary language of a page." You don't want to make it harder for Google to understand your pages...

Google: We Don’t Use GPS Coordinates Schema In Search

Google's John Mueller said in a video hangout a day or so ago that Google doesn't use the GeoCoordinates...

Google: Site Splits Or Merges Take Longer Than Site Moves

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that site splits or merges take longer that one-to-one site moves to adapt and transition in Google's index and ranking. That means that if you move lets say from domainA.com to domainB...

Google Advice: Duplicate Content on Product & Category Pages by @martinibuster

Google's John Mueller offers insights into how Google handles duplicate content on category and product pages.

The post Google Advice: Duplicate Content on Product & Category Pages by @martinibuster appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Google: URLs In Sitemap Used To Determine The Canonical URL

Google's John Mueller said in a video hangout at the 3:16 mark that the URLs Google finds in your XML sitemap files are often used to define your canonical URLs...

Google: Your Structured Data Should Match Visible Content

Google's John Mueller said that if you implement structured data on a page, that structured data should match the content visible on your page...

Google: Most Sites, Even Large Ones, Don’t Use Parameter Handling In Search Console

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that most sites on the internet do not use the parameter handling feature in Google Search Console. John said "most sites, even large ones, never touch those settings." He said the average site has no use for it...

Google: JavaScript Links, If Found, Pass Full Link Signals

Google's John Mueller replied to a question around links found in JavaScript saying that once the link is rendered, Google will treat the link like how they treat any other link. John Mueller said on Twitter "a link is a link...