Tag Archives: Google: SEO

Google: Our search leads won’t let us talk about the Fred update

Gary Illyes from Google said the techniques Fred went after specifically are mentioned in their webmaster guidelines. The post Google: Our search leads won’t let us talk about the Fred update appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google’s mobile-first index is (still) months away

At SMX West, Google's Gary Illyes said the company is still experimenting with its mobile-first index and doesn't have an exact timeline for launch. The post Google’s mobile-first index is (still) months away appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google site search is on the way out. Now what?

With Google sunsetting its site search product, many companies are wondering where to turn for this functionality; columnist Paul Shapiro provides some alternatives. The post Google site search is on the way out. Now what? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google thaws (a little) on defamation cases

Would-be-legal remedies for online reputation issues are still up in the air, explains contributor Chris Silver Smith, arguing that it may be time to amend the applicable legislation. The post Google thaws (a little) on defamation cases appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google: Hacked sites increased 32% in 2016

Google is encouraging webmasters and site owners to verify their sites in Google Search Console to help both prevent and fix website hacks. The post Google: Hacked sites increased 32% in 2016 appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Advice for AMP-curious publishers

Columnist Barb Palser offers a framework to help publishers assess the potential benefits of Accelerated Mobile Pages. The post Advice for AMP-curious publishers appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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New study confirms Google doesn’t use Chrome browser data to discover new URLs

GoogleBot did not visit a test page that Chrome accessed days before. The post New study confirms Google doesn’t use Chrome browser data to discover new URLs appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Did Google’s Fred update hit low-value content sites that focus on revenue, not users?

Google won't comment about the "Fred update," but based on our own analysis, many affected sites saw up to a 90% drop in traffic. The post Did Google’s Fred update hit low-value content sites that focus on revenue, not users? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google to fix missing data from Search Console analytics report soon

No need to panic over the Google Search Analytics report's confirmed bug. You did not lose a whole day of rankings or traffic. The post Google to fix missing data from Search Console analytics report soon appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world

The webmaster and SEO community, along with the automated Google tracking tools, all show strong signs that there was a Google algorithm ranking update. The post New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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