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Google recommends managing credit links footer links for Nofollowing sites

Google still recommends not following footer credit links if you have control over the link. As such, sites designed, enhanced, or created with links of any kind should avoid following those links if possible. If you can’t do that, don’t worry, Google added. This question is 19:05 mark Google’s SEO office hours video from yesterday. […]

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Google says spam links from porn sites aren’t a priority

Google posted one of its Google SEO office hours. This was posted today and was recorded in January after news of Google’s layoffs. One of the questions was about whether or not we should be concerned about spam from porn sites and whether they can harm porn sites. Ranking in Google Search. In short, Google’s […]

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Google publishes new SEO case study

A few weeks after I said Google would stop publishing SEO case studies, Google just published a new case study.this is on How Vimeo improved video SEO Specifically, for customers by using the indexifembedded rule in combination with noindex and adding structured data. Mind you, Mariachiara Marsella recently asked John Mueller if he could add […]

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Google recommends including canonical URLs in your sitemap file

Google’s Gary Illyes said: LinkedIn I told you this morning that you need to “include the URLs you want to appear as canonicals in your sitemap”. This is not necessarily new advice. Google has said this many times, but for some reason Gary had reason to repeat this advice. Gary adds: “It’s normal to have […]

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Explains why Google removed affiliate program spam

Last October, Google revamped the Google Webmaster Guidelines to Google Search Essentials. As part of that, we’ve consolidated our previous Thin Content and Affiliate Program pages throughout our documentation. Google’s girlfriend Lizzi Sassman explained a bit more about why this was done. Lizzie said twitter“The spam policy covers current guidance on thin affiliates (hence redirects).” […]

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Google Search Console video indexing report updated for missing thumbnails

As of January 19, 2023, Google updated the video indexing report in Google Search Console. This allows for more accurate reporting of thumbnail indexing issues. As a result, Google said the “thumbnail not found” issue may be reassigned to a more specific issue type. Google does this data error page “Search Console can now more […]

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Google On SEO Case Study

Google has this SEO case study, Success story page I think they’ve updated it a few times since 2019. Recently, someone named Mariachiara Marsella asked John Mueller if he could add a new case study to Google. John Mueller replied Mastodon“I find it very difficult to do these things because searches are so dynamic.” What […]

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Core web vitals are not a Google Discover requirement

Want a good core web vitals score included in Google Discover? The answer is no. At least Google’s John Mueller said, “That relationship is not documented anywhere.” John also said, “I would be surprised if CWV was a requirement for Discover.” he said Mastodon When he was asked, “A lot of people have asked me […]

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Google Crawl Stats report doesn’t show crawl locations

As you know, Google can now crawl from locations outside the US. I know this is rare and used in certain situations. However, if you want to know if Google is crawling your site from outside the US, you should check your log files. You cannot see where Googlebot is crawling your site using the […]

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Removing internal duplicate content doesn’t fix site after Google Spam update, Google says

Google’s John Mueller says removing internal duplicate content and fixing other technical issues won’t help your site recover from Google’s spam updates. According to John, these spam updates focus more on “real content” than when the site has technical issues or duplicate content. Below is that tweet. If your site is adversely affected by spam […]

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Google says using its own text, infographics, and videos doesn’t make the content relevant, accurate, or helpful

Google’s John Mueller said that “writing your own text, adding infographics, and adding videos” doesn’t make the content “appropriate, accurate, and useful” by default. “It takes much more than just these three things to make something good, especially for medicine,” John said. The person asking the question said, “My site in medicine with exclusive content […]

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Google again says cache-control headers are not used for crawling and indexing of non-embedded content

In 2018, Google’s John Mueller said that Google doesn’t use cache-control headers when crawling. He then said that GoogleBot and how it crawls his webpages will not be affected. He said so again at the end of 2022 today, but added that “at best, it could be used to render embedded content.” written by john […]

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Does being famous help you get SEO support from Google?

i found this thread Mastodon Both John Mueller and Danny Sullivan of Google helped internet legend Tim Bray solve his SEO problems with Google Search. Yes, he had his two Googlers help him out. This is rare, but has happened before. Tim Bray is famous, well, internet famous. Wikipedia “Timothy William Bray (born June 21, […]

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Google SEO advice on LastPass breach

As you may know, LastPass has a fairly large security breach That’s pretty worrying. But other than password issues, what should SEOs consider about this security issue? I pointed out that it may be published and accessed. written by john twitter“The password is encrypted, but the URL is not.” That’s fine, just take care of […]

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Google Fixes SXG (Signed Exchange) Search Bugs Without Prefetching, Caching And Serving

Google confirmed last week that it is working on a fix for SXG, signed exchanges, and search not working properly. Specifically, Google serves them in Google Search as regular HTML pages, not as signed exchanges. Google’s John Mueller said this isn’t causing problems for traffic from his Google searches to his SXG, and that Google […]

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Christmas Weekend Looked Calm in Google Search Results

Last weekend, Christmas weekend seemed much calmer than it had spent some time in the world of Google search volatility. This is good because I really hope his two updates to the Google ranking algorithm will be finished by the end of the year. Last Thursday and Friday, we reported that the December 2022 useful […]

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Google Learning Videos no longer require structured data text fields

Google has updated the Learning Video Structured Data document to eliminate the need for the walkthrough video and clip text fields in question. It is now recommended. So if you use this structured data, you don’t need to use a text field, but Google recommends using a text field anyway. you can see HELP DOCUMENT […]

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Google says no core updates for the rest of the year

Google’s John Mueller said Google has no plans to release another core update in 2022. “For clarity, no core updates are planned for the rest of this year,” Jon said on Twitter. Below is John’s tweet. FWIW, just to be clear, there are no core updates for the rest of this year. Link spam and […]

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Google Docs, the name of the search feature using the Visual Elements Gallery

Google is new Visual Elements of the Google Search Gallery This describes some of the popular search features in Google Search. No more guessing or making up names for some of the Google Search features. Google started with 22 search features, but Google plans to add more search features. They are classified as follows: Attributes: […]

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Google says your content doesn’t have to be niche, it can be diverse

Google Search Liaison Danny Sullivan said: Mastodon Content doesn’t have to be in one topic, one niche topic to rank well. You can write about various topics for the site. The key, Danny said, is that you should write content the way you want it, not for search engines, but for people. This was a […]

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Google says there is no score or threshold for useful content

Google’s John Mueller says there is no score or threshold for helpful content updates on Google.He said Mastodon“There is no ‘HCS score’ or HCS threshold. [helpful content score] It goes from useless to useful for SEO. This shouldn’t surprise anyone as it’s a similar message Google has made for SEO Compliance Scores, EAT Scores, RankBrain […]

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Google says it only updates dates when it makes significant updates to its content

It’s time for content creators to update their successful content from 2022 to 2023. But from 2022 he said updating references to 2023 is not enough and Google will only do so if it makes significant updates to its content. This topic comes up every year. SEO with some kind of SEO script does that […]

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Google says it’s a big problem for SEO when the most important pages suck

Google’s John Mueller said that when the most important pages are bad, it’s a big deal, but when the less important pages are bad, it’s not so bad. So if your homepage is terrible, it’s really not good. But if archived orphaned pages aren’t good, it’s not that big of a deal for Google SEO […]

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Google says links’ impact on rankings today isn’t all that important

As Duy Nguyen of Google’s Search Quality team said in a Google Office Hours video, “Backlinks as a signal have had a far less significant impact than when Google Search first launched many years ago. No,” he said.Duy said 6:08 mark in that video. So this should come as no surprise to most people. We […]

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According to Google, 60% of the Internet is duplicated

Also, do you think your site has a duplicate content problem? Google states that “60% of the internet is duplicate.” Google’s Gary Illyes posted this slide at the recent Google Search Central Live in Singapore. This slide is from a tweet by Kenichi Suzuki who attended the event. About 60% of the Internet is duplicated. […]

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Google can now crawl from outside the US

Google’s Gary Illyes announced at Google Search Central Live in Singapore yesterday that Google, the Googlebot, can now crawl from outside the United States. He said systems to handle this are reportedly in operation now, but may not be used in all cases, or may not be used at sites at all. Update, this report […]

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12 languages ​​supported by Google Key Moments SeekToAction markup

Google’s main event is the ability for Google Search to highlight sections of videos through a chapter-like interface. Google has added support for his SeekToAction markup for videos on the site. This allows you to use SeekToAction markup to tell the key moments (timestamps) that Google will show on your video in his 2021 Google […]

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Google documents ranking updates as a system.Labeling Notable Algorithms Live or Archived

Google has published a new document named: A Guide to the Google Search Ranking SystemThis document outlines some of the “notable” ranking updates currently being performed in Google Search, as well as some of the past updates that are no longer used or have been incorporated into other algorithms. Also Danny Sullivan of Google Said […]

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Google says redirects from irrelevant pages don’t make the landing page less relevant

Dawn Anderson asked John Mueller of Google whether redirecting an irrelevant page would make the intended page (where it redirects to) less relevant and cause ranking issues for related queries. John said no, “I can’t think of a way to have a negative impact there,” he added. the conversation continued Mastodon Here’s what Dawn asked: […]

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Do not randomly change author names, use author annotations, etc.

Google’s John Mueller was asked about the impact of the author name change on articles. In answering the question, John states that (1) use author annotations, (2) use new author names in rewritten content, and (3) do not randomly change author names. gave advice. This was posted on Mastodon The question here was “Will changing […]

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Deeper Shopping and Merchant Features in Google Search Console

Google has added a new Shopping section to the Google Search Console platform. Google has added a Shopping tab that includes an easy way to create a Merchant Center account, access product snippets, merchant listings, and the performance and debugging of your Shopping tab listings. Google Said This will be rolled out to eligible sites […]

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Google Hreflang link tags don’t have to be hierarchical

John Mueller of Google confirmed again that hreflang link tags do not have to be in hierarchical order.When asked about this, John said “it doesn’t matter” twitter. These tweets are: doesn’t matter. — John Mueller is hardly here 🐀 (@JohnMu) November 9, 2022 Hreflang is an HTML attribute used to specify the language and geographic […]

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Google says some old links may be irrelevant

Google’s John Mueller said that some old links to old websites may be irrelevant, at least from a Google search and ranking perspective. John hates me and others when I give a specific answer to a specific question and then generalize it as a canonical answer. John was asked about an old website with many […]

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Google’s rewriting of the title does not indicate a quality issue

Google’s John Mueller said: twitter Rewriting page titles by Google does not indicate a quality problem with the page or site. He said some pages have good titles and some have bad titles. That’s the web. I’m sure my title here could be better, so Google is working on it. Lily Ray asked, “If Google […]

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Google says H1 and header font sizes don’t matter for SEO

Google’s John Mueller said that the size of the header tag (H1, H2, etc.) is irrelevant for SEO and ranking purposes. John said it might be important for users and conversions, but it might be important for SEO. John was asked, “Does Google see huge headline font sizes as a sign of ‘overkill’ and reduce […]

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Old Google page speed algorithm is no longer used

Google’s John Mueller confirmed this morning that Google is no longer using the outdated Google Page Speed ​​Algorithm from 2010 or 2018. Instead, Google only uses page experience updates and looks at core web metrics. John was asked, “Is there any indication that Google is still using the ‘old page speed signal’ (2010, 2018) after […]

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Google says human-written content doesn’t necessarily make content useful or useful

Google’s John Mueller said: twitter Just because a piece of content was written by a human doesn’t necessarily make it useful or good. Just because a human creates content doesn’t mean that content will rank high in his Google searches. “Just because it’s written by a human doesn’t mean it’s going to be good, useful […]

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GoDaddy rep says AdSense and Analytics improve Google indexing, but it doesn’t

GoDaddy’s individual chat support reps told their SEO savvy that adding Google AdSense and Google Analytics will help your content get indexed on Google. Google’s John Mueller said that’s not true and that someone needs to tell his GoDaddy rep that. John Mueller responded to the statement by saying, “They are wrong. Neither AdSense nor […]

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Wild Google Organic Ranking Swing With Google Algorithm Update

With all these various Google search ranking algorithm updates over the past few weeks, it’s been a very busy time for SEO. Most sites probably won’t see much variation. Glenn Gabe has documented sites where he has seen not just one but multiple major ranking changes! Posted by Glenn Gabe twitter “If you want a […]

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Issue with Google Search Console Performance Report data on September 21st

Google has confirmed that some data may be missing from the September 21, 2022 Google Search Console Search Performance Report. When you log in to view that report, you’ll see the notes for the day, explaining the details. Google I have written On September 21, 2022, “Sites may experience a slight reduction in data on […]

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Google offers advice when copy sites outperform original content

Danny Sullivan of Google provided some advice and received some feedback on a specific example of when original research results from one website were ranked higher by sites that copied the information. I was. This particular example is for the query [r kelly net worth] The original source of the information probably came from celebritynetworth.com, […]

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When brands become more popular than Google means of the word

There are some brands that have a more generic name than the actual meaning of the word. Google may have done that to terms and brand names. [pepper] – Google now shows a shopping box at the top of search results for the Pepper brand of women’s underwear. Here’s a screenshot: this is what i […]

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Google deduplicates mostly based on duplicates

Google’s John Mueller said Google Search deduplicates based on near-duplicate search results.John said twitter When asked the other day about canonicalizing international URLs, John writes: I’m wondering what is the name of deduplication for “almost duplicates”. These tweets are: You might be seeing that because you’re doing deduplication based on “almost duplicates” (I forgot the […]

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About using Rel Canonical in 404ing or URL parameters from John Mueller of Google

An interesting answer from Google’s John Mueller on what to do with URLs that may appear duplicated due to URL parameters such as UTM at the end of the URL. John said that these URLs should never be 404’s. But he also said he could use rel=canonical. The kicker is that he said it probably […]

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Added examples of how Google can improve meta descriptions

We’ve updated our meta description help documentation to provide five examples of how to improve your meta description. This was added yesterday and Google updated the formatting of the page. You can find the posted example over here I’m sharing bad examples compared to good examples. please: The code keeps getting broken, so here’s a […]

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Google hasn’t rolled out helpful content updates yet

We continue to monitor whether this useful content update from Google has any impact on our rankings, but so far we haven’t seen any Panda-like massive ranking changes from this update. Hey, Danny Sullivan said yesterday, it’s not over yet and Google will update this page when it is done. written by danny twitter “Updates […]

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Google Search Console bug causes unindexed pages to be labeled as indexed

Google announced that it fixed a bug in Google Search Console that caused pages to be labeled as indexed when they weren’t indexed. Google said the bug “affected many properties.” google wrote twitter “Today we fixed an issue in Search Console that was affecting many properties. Pages that were not indexed were reported as being […]

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New Google Search Console coverage report source and unsubmitted pages

Yesterday morning, Google fixed the verify fix button and published a more streamlined coverage report status. Along with that, Google also added a way to filter the report by the resubmitted pages and new source columns. There are two new items in this report besides Disabled or Enabled/Indexed or Unindexed basics. First, we’ve added a […]

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Google Search Console Verify Fix Now Back

Google has re-enabled the Fix Verification feature in Google Search Console. It wasn’t there a few hours ago and hasn’t been working since the beginning of this month, but now it’s back. Here’s a screenshot where Google no longer shows the non-functioning notification, and an active[修正を検証]button is displayed. Here’s what most of this month looks […]

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Product Review Updates, Search Console, Local, and More

This is a large report for Google webmasters in August 2022. Related to Google Search and his SEO topic, we’ve rounded up what you may have missed over the past month. Confirmed Google Algorithm Updates, his July 2022 product review update launched Friday, and tools just picked up this morning. There was a massive indexing […]