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Google Search Console Tools Start To Match URL Inspection Tool

Google has updated three of its public facing Search Console tools to match and “align” to the URL Inspection tool in Google Search Console. Specifically the AMP, Mobile Friendly, and…

Yet Another Google Weekend Search Ranking Algorithm Update…

At some point, I should just report when there is not a Google search ranking update on the weekend. Because it seems like every weekend the tracking tools spike and…

Google Tests Vertical Line Sitelinks

Google is testing yet another format for its Sitelinks for both the organic search results and the search ads. These are Sitelinks in a vertical format with a line going…

Google Search Console Rich Results Status Reports Gets More Actionable Errors

Google has added some detail to the Search Console rich results status report errors. These new details include five new errors plus better details across many error types that should…

Google Issues Warning For 2 Billion Chrome Users

Chrome’s 2.6 Billion users need to be alert again (for the 2nd time in a week), as Google has confirmed multiple high-level hacks to the browser. Just days after Chrome’s 12th (and…

Possible Google Search Ranking Update On October 6th & 7th

There were some signs of a possible Google search ranking algorithm update that touched down on October 6th, spiked a bit more on October 7th and is fizzling out today,…

Google and YouTube will prohibit the monetization of climate denial content through ads

Google and YouTube announced Thursday a new policy prohibiting climate deniers from monetizing their content via ads or creator payment. Why it is important: This is one of the most aggressive…

Google Tests Search Refinements In Autocomplete

Google is testing placing those search refinement bubbles directly in the Google suggest autocomplete. Shalom Goodman spotted this and posted a screenshot on Twitter showing this in action. I cannot…

Google on Using CSS to Hide Internal Links

Google’s John Mueller answered a question in a Google SEO Office Hours hangout about hidden internal links in the footer. He explained why it’s not a big deal in terms…

Google Search Drops Support For Internet Explorer 11 And So Can You

Malte Ubl, a Technically a Software Engineer at Google, announced on Twitter that Google has finally dropped officially support for Internet Explorer 11 IE11. He said “Google Search ended support…