Tag Archives: Google John

Google: Even Big Sites Aren’t Allowed To Sell Or Buy Links

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that even big sites that do paid links, buying or selling of links to pass PageRank or manipulate the Google search results, can be penalized and it is against Google's webmaster guidelines...

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.

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Google Image Search Does Not Index Images From CSS

Google's John Mueller said this morning in a webmaster hangout at the 20:55 mark that Google Image search does not index and rank images from CSS background code...

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...
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Google Answers How to Optimize Content for Voice Search by @martinibuster

In a Webmaster Hangout, Google's John Mueller answers what steps publishers should take to optimize content for voice search and for Google Assistant. He also cautions against certain practices that may be seen as spam.

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