Google: How to Use Search Operators for SEO via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Google published an Advanced SEO Help page about using Google search operators to debug a website. Google search operator search results are not tied to Google’s regular ranking algorithm and…

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Akamai Outage Pulls Major Sites Offline Globally via @sejournal, @martinibuster

An outage at Akamai turned the lights off at the websites of many of the world’s biggest and most important sites Thursday morning, rendering them completely unreachable. There were no…

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How Long to Re-rank a Rehabilitated Website via @sejournal, @martinibuster

A fascinating discussion in a Google Office Hours hangout on how long it takes to re-rank a site that had previously hosted low quality content. Google’s John Mueller answers how…

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WordPress 5.8 Released With Nearly 300 New Features & Fixes

WordPress 5.8 Released With Nearly 300 New Features & Fixes

WordPress 5.8 is rolling out right now and is available to all publishers. The new release is named after the innovative jazz musician, Art Tatum. It’s a fitting name for…

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Why GoogleBot Doesn’t Crawl Enough Pages on Some Sites via @sejournal, @martinibuster

In a Google SEO Office Hours hangout Google’s John Mueller was asked why Google did not crawl enough web pages. The person asking the question explained that Google was crawling…

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Bing Clarity Rage Clicks Report Helps Improve UX via @sejournal, @martinibuster

The Bing blog published an article about about how to improve the user experience by analyzing rage click events. Rage click problems can alert you to problems on a web…

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Mueller Asked About Lag in Google Search Console Indexing Report via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Google’s John Mueller answered a question in a Google Office Hours Hangout about a Search Console but where URLs were listed as excluded but when the URL is examined the…

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WordPress 5.9 May Boost a Core Web Vitals Metric by Up to 33%

WordPress published an article in their developer section proposing to refine WordPress’ default lazy loading behavior. Testing revealed that the proposed change improved a Core Web Vitals performance metric by…

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WooCommerce Vulnerability Affects Millions of WordPress Sites via @sejournal, @martinibuster

WooCommerce announced they have patched a critical vulnerability affecting millions of users. Publishers using the WooCommerce plugin or the WooCommerce Blocks plugin are strongly urged to update their plugins if…

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5 Examples of Awesome Mobile Landing Pages

5 Examples of Awesome Mobile Landing Pages

Mobile landing pages must perform at their absolute best. Slow loading, clunky design, and poor user experience all drive down search rankings and conversions. So who’s doing it right —…

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