Tag Archives: John Mueller

Google: Faking Article Dates Is An Old Trick

Google's John Mueller responded to one complaint about a publisher trying to trick Google, saying that technique is "an old trick." Of course, that implies whatever the trick is...

Google Wants You To Ignore The Cache Date

John Mueller of Google said on Twitter that we should really ignore the cache date.

I'd ignore the cache date.

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Google: Technically 404s Do Use Up Google Crawl Budget

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter the other day that crawl budget is technically used when Google tries to access 404/410 page not found URLs...

Google: Not In The Cache? Doesn’t Mean Your Pages Are Low Quality

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter just because your Google cache link is not showing up in the search results...

Google: We Don’t Rank Big Or Large Sites Better

While most SEOs believe larger sites rank better in Google, John Mueller of Google said on Twitter that is not by design. He said just because there may be a correlation of big or large sites ranking better in Google...

Google: Noopener & Noreferrer Attributes Don’t Hurt Your Search Rankings

Dawn Anderson asked Google's John Mueller if using the noreferrer or noopener attributes can hurt your Google rankings and SEO. The answer John responded with was "nope." So there you have it...

Google Generally Finds & Crawls Home Page First

A webmaster asked Google's John Mueller if Google always crawls the home page of the web site before other pages. The answer John gave was no...

Google’s John Mueller: Sure, DM Me For Private Support

A couple days ago I wrote how Gary Illyes from Google doesn't do private webmaster support and then this morning, John Mueller from Google basically said the complete opposite. Here is John's tweet:

Sure...

Google: Things Looking Good For Mobile First Index

I asked John Mueller of Google yesterday in a Google webmaster hangout at the 23:18 mark into the video how things are going with the mobile first index and if they have any updates for us all...

John Mueller Of Google Teases New Feature & Deletes Tweet

This morning, a little before 4am, Google's John Mueller posted a tweet that read "just saw some awesome launch previews -- literally raising the bar. wow." The tweet is uncharacteristic of John, it was almost like a tease. But then he deleted the tweet...