Tag Archives: John Mueller

Google’s John Mueller More Sarcastic With His SEO Advice?

As many of you know, at least the ones who read here daily, you know I am a very sarcastic person, even in my writing. You might also know that Gary Illyes from Google can also be fairly sarcastic. John Mueller...
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Google: Avoid Redirecting Users Based on Location by @MattGSouthern

Google's John Mueller cleared up confusing surrounding redirecting users by IP location, saying that it should be avoided in most cases.

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Google Crawls Web Pages Stateless, Without Cookies

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter the other day that Google's crawlers, GoogleBot, crawls the web stateless, i.e. without cookies. This is something Google has said many times over the years, but I don't think I ever covered this basic fact...

Google: Don’t Redirect By IP Location

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that is not always the best cast to redirect users (or bots) by the location of the IP address of that user or bot. He said it can often not only "break indexing" but also "frustrate users." As you know, most of the time...

Google: Exact Match Domains Don’t Get Magic Ranking Bonus

John Mueller of Google said on Twitter that if you have an exact match domain, aka EMD, it doesn't give you a magic ranking bonus in Google. John said "there's no magic EMD bonus...

Google: Embedding YouTube Videos Doesn’t Help With Search Rankings

John Mueller of Google had to say in a Google Webmaster Help thread that adding a YouTube video to your page will not make the page high quality by itself. Videos from YouTube on your pages won't give you a ranking boost or show Google that the page is higher quality...

Google Can Index Content In iFrames

An interesting question was asked in the last Google hangout with John Mueller at the 21:16 mark into the video. The question was around controlling or influencing Google to index the page of content that is embedding the iframe over the source of that content...
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Google Will Roll Out Mobile-First Index to Individual Sites That Are Ready by @MattGSouthern

Confirmed by Google's John Mueller, when the company rolls out its mobile-first index, it will index sites that are ready.

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Google: There Was No Fred Update From Our Point Of View

In this morning's Google hangout with John Mueller, John said "from our point of view there was no Fred update." This is after they officially did confirm the Fred update a couple months ago...

The Worst Thing About SEO Is…

There is a thread at Reddit discussing what the worst thing about SEO is. John Mueller of Google posted about it on Twitter saying the thread seems to imply that the worst thing about SEO is SEO...