Core Web Vitals Might Include Noindexed Pages via @martinibuster

Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller answered questions about Core Web Vitals and how the scores are calculated. He also discussed the possibility of noindexed pages being be used as part…

Google Agrees to Pay for (Some) Australian News

Google announced that they have negotiated to begin paying for Australian News with publishers who have agreed to participate in the Google News Showcase program. It’s unclear if this is…

New Amazon Mobile GetLink for Social Media Affiliate Sharing via @martinibuster

Amazon announced a new way to share affiliate links in within social media, in comments and in direct messaging, in addition to sharing in content. It’s called Mobile GetLink,  a…

The Ultimate Guide for an SEO-Friendly URL Structure

To many, URLs are just seemingly inconsequential addresses to webpages. However, how you structure URLs for SEO matters. They may seem less important than the title and heading elements but…

How Facebook Ranks News Feed Posts

Facebook published an article that explains how the Facebook News Feed algorithm works. Compared with Facebook’s news feed algorithm patent, both documents explain much about how Facebook ranks posts in…

Google Improves Web Stories WordPress Plugin

Google announced updates for the Web Stories WordPress plugin, bringing it to version 1.3.0. The upgrade supports a form-based advertising option to make it easier to monetize plus additional creative…

John Mueller Recommends Pyramid Site Structure

Google’s John Mueller, in an SEO office-hours hangout, was asked about site navigation and the consequences of making big changes. Mueller recommended the pyramid site structure and discussed the pros…

Google Updates Event Structured Data Requirements

Google updated the Events structured data requirements. The update affects the offers.priceCurrency property. This change affects publishers who charge for events and want to have their events shown on Google….

WordPress 5.7 Will Feature Updated Admin Colors via @martinibuster

WordPress announced a WordPress 5.7 milestone in updating the admin color palette. The new palette produces higher contrast and is easier to read. It represents a step forward in making…

WordPress Response to Rogue Plugin Updates

WordPress.org issued a statement to plugin developers to respect user decisions on automatic updates. The reminder comes after the publishers of the All in One SEO Plugin turned on automatic…