Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that he doesn’t think that Google does “anything special with all-caps headings.” So if you want to shout your headlines in UPPERCASE, go for it.
Google’s John Mueller was asked on Twitter if the sitemap ping tool still works or not. John said that he is “not aware of any changes there, and the URL seems to be responding to get requests as usual.” In fact, the official documentation still has this as an option.
The Google Search Console Performance report API does not include Google Discover data. We’ve known that for a while. But the question is why? John Mueller of Google said the reason is “partially because there’s no notion of “query”.”
Google’s John Mueller said this morning that the Google Search team has removed a classifier it was using to determine soft 404s. As a reminder, a ton of sites were complaining about pages being deindexed and noticed a spike in soft 404s reported by Google Search Console.
Technically, when it comes to using file extensions in your URLs, it doesn’t really make a difference which one you use for ranking purposes. .PHP, .HTML, .ASP, etc – it doesn’t matter. But if you use image based file extensions for web page based file extensions, that might end up […]
Over the past couple of days, Google stopped showing review snippets, the stars under the search result snippets, for all queries. I did ask Google about this yesterday morning, as it really seems like a bug, but I have not heard back yet.
Alan Kent from the Google Search Relations team posted on the Google blog some new best practices for creating deal pages that work well in Google Search. While the advice and tips are not necessarily new, Google is saying the company now recommends the following best practices.
Gary Illyes of Google posted on Twitter that you should keep a redirect live for a year for Google Search purposes. The signals from original page A to destination page B will all be transferred and stick with page B even after the redirect is removed, if that redirect is […]
Gary Illyes and Lizzi Harvey published a new Google Search developer help document on an overview of of Google search operators. This document differs from the existing one in that it is more focused on what SEOs should be aware of in regards to these search operator limitations.
Did you know that returning a “results not found” type of page can result in Google Search considering that page a soft 404 and thus removing it from the search results? We know Google recently changed how it determines some soft 404 pages, but this tidbit is not new to […]