Tag Archives: Google: SEO

Ranking First Is Good, But First With Prerender Is Better

How do you know when you've got a strong hold on the #1 ranking? Contributor Gene McKenna shows how Google Chrome may provide a clue. The post Ranking First Is Good, But First With Prerender Is Better appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Matt Cutts: Being Google’s “Lightning Rod” For Unhappy SEOs Might Not Be Productive

Last week, the head of Google’s web spam team Matt Cutts announced that he was extending his leave. Now, Cutts has opened up a bit more about it, further suggesting he won’t return. Cutts also suggested that having himself or anyone be a public face for Google in terms of publisher...

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18 Days Later, Google Penguin 3.0 Continues To Slowly Roll Out Worldwide

Friday night, October 17th, Google finally pushed out a refresh/update of the Penguin algorithm, we code-named Penguin 3.0. We discovered later it was a worldwide update, impacting less than one-percent of English queries and that it would roll out for the next few weeks. 18 days later, two weeks...

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Will He Ever Return? Head Of Google’s Web Spam Team Matt Cutts Extends Leave Into 2015

The head of Google’s web spam team, Matt Cutts, says that his leave from the company has gone so well that he’ll be continuing it through 2015. Cutts shared the news today in a note added to his original blog post from July about going on leave, saying: When I went on leave, I wanted […] The...

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Will He Ever Return? Head Of Google’s Web Spam Team Matt Cutts Extends Leave Into 2015

The head of Google’s web spam team, Matt Cutts, says that his leave from the company has gone so well that he’ll be continuing it through 2015. Cutts shared the news today in a note added to his original blog post from July about going on leave, saying: When I went on leave, I wanted […] The...

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Google Mobile’s Flash Warnings Now Rolling Out To More Languages

In July, Google began labeling the mobile search results that had results from Flash enabled sites with mobile warnings. The warning cautioned mobile users from clicking to the site, by showing a notice that reads: “Uses Flash. May not work on your device. Try anyway | Learn more.”...

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Mobile Usability Reports Come To Google Webmaster Tools

Google announced a new feature available in Google Webmaster Tools this morning for tracking your mobile usability issues. The new report is named the Mobile Usability report and it is available at google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-usability within Google Webmaster Tools. The tool will show you...

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Google Allows You To Disable The Sitelinks Search Box, To Search Within The Google Search Results

In early September, Google introduced the Sitelinks search box that gives webmaster the ability to control how Google handles searches conducted within the search within this site, in the Google search results snippet area. Google is now letting webmasters disable the feature completely. For...

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Google Webmaster Guidelines Updated To Warn About Blocking CSS & JavaScript Files

Google announced they’ve updated their webmaster guidelines to specifically note that blocking your CSS or JavaScript files may have a negative impact on your indexing and search rankings in Google. Pierre Far, Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst, said the “new guideline specifies...

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Beat Google’s Mobile Experience Algo (And Help Mobile Searchers) With These Two Tools

Columnist Bryson Meunier notes that Google will soon consider mobile user experience as a ranking factor. Use these tools to prepare your site! The post Beat Google’s Mobile Experience Algo (And Help Mobile Searchers) With These Two Tools appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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