Tag Archives: John Mueller

Google: Link Wheels & Web 2.0 Google Tricks Probably Don’t Work

John Mueller from Google told one SEO on a Reddit thread that using “web 2.0 tricks” or “link wheeling” probably doesn’t work with Google these days. To be honest…

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Google’s John Mueller Explains Why Google Crawls Non-Existent Pages by @martinibuster

Google’s John Mueller offers good news for web publishers concerned about why Google crawls 404 and 410 pages.

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Google’s John Mueller: hreflang Is The Most Complex Aspect Of SEO

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that hreflang “is one of the most complex aspects of SEO (if not the most complex one).”

If you set it up for a couple pages…

Google: New Sites Should Go HTTPS From The Start

John Mueller from Google said on Twitter that if you are building a new site, then you should most likely go HTTPS from the start. I don’t think anyone would argue with that…

Google Blogsearch Ping Going Away, Not That Anyone Used It

Google announced on Google+ and John Mueller also added to it that Google is going to shutting down Google Blogsearch “Ping” service. It launched back in 2006 when a lot of blogging platforms used the ping method to communicate “trackbacks” i.e. link notifications from one blog post to…

Happy Birthday John Mueller

Happy Birthday John Mueller!

I honestly had no idea when your birthday was but it seems some folks do and I wanted to wish you a belated happy birthday from the search community…

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…

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Google Clarifies How Much Structured Data is Enough by @martinibuster

John Mueller of Google discusses limits to how much structured data Google uses for display purposes and how it may affect your workflow.

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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…