When it comes to the Google page experience update and its metrics, Google may in some cases split up the scores/metrics it has into different sections of your site. It might go by template type, like all category pages, all product pages or it might go by internal linking structure for sections of the site.
John Mueller of Google explained this at the 10:25 mark in the last video hangout (not that this is 100% new). He explained when Google has enough data on your site, then it might be able to break out this update based on the sections of the site. He said “depending on how much data we have for a website, we might split it up into different sections.”
The sections are determined by “understanding which pages across a website are essentially similar,” John explained. Sections can be by “type of template” or something similar, the example he gave was “for an e-commerce site all of the product pages are really fast and maybe we have enough data to look at the product pages separately, then we can kind of have that group of pages kind of treated on its own.”
So not all sections may be scored the same across the same Core Web Vitals and page experience update of your pages.
Here is the video embed where he said this:
The other thing is with the page experience update, depending on how much data we have for a website, we might split it up into different sections. And we try to do that by understanding which pages across a website are essentially similar. And that can be kind of like by type of template or something like that. Which means if we can see that all of, I don’t know, like say for an e-commerce site all of the product pages are really fast and maybe we have enough data to look at the product pages separately, then we can kind of have that group of pages kind of treated on its own. And if there’s a different kind of page across the site that has enough data that is kind of slow, then we’ll say well this kind of page is more slow.
So that’s kind of the the second part there in that if you have a a kind of page that is very slow and we can have we have enough data for that kind of page to understand well this is just that part of the website, then just that part will be affected by the Core Web Vitals and the page experience update.
Forum discussion at YouTube Community.
Daily Search Forum Recap: September 26, 2022
Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
FYI – I am offline Monday and Tuesday but here is a pre-scheduled newsletter with pre-scheduled stories I wrote. That is all.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Google Local Search Ranking Bug Fix Rolling Out
A couple of weeks ago we reported on a possible Google local search ranking update that turned out to not be an update but rather a bug. Well, that bug seems to be fixed or being fixed now and rankings are beginning to return for these local service area businesses.
- Google Search No Results Found Fishing Game Gone Fishing
A year ago, last November, Google started to show this GIF of a fishing bot of some sort when Google returned no results. Well, sometime in the past weeks or so, Google stopped showing this fishing man.
- Google Product Review Updates Still Get Periodic Updates That Google May Not Announce
Just a reminder, since I am seeing this question come up often. The Google product reviews update is updated periodically, just like with core updates. Google will run them every now and then as it sees fit, so far, Google confirmed five different product review updates.
- Google Updates Animal Sound Button In Search
Back in 2016, Google Search came out with a way to hear animal sounds in the knowledge panel. Google recently updated the play sound icon or button in Google Search to make it an animated GIF of animals coming out of the play button.
- Vlog #190: Marguarite Humphrey’s Career & Challenges Of Working With Large Franchises In Search Marketing
Marguarite (Maggie) Humphrey worked at Cypress North as an intern back in 2019, then went to DAC for a few years, and then back to Cypress North after I interviewed her. Maggie was born in Rochester and met Greg Finn at an RV and Marine industry and Greg offered her an internship. Maggie credited Greg and Cypress a lot for her career, which is always nice to hear.
- Google Dublin Stairs
Look at this mesmerizing photo of the staircases at the Google Dublin office. I also embedded more photos that I found on Instagram.
- Programming Note: Rosh Hashanah 5783 – Happy & Healthy Jewish New Year
This is a programming note that Monday and Tuesday are Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and I will be offline the next two days. I will be offline Monday and Tuesday, September 26th and September 27th.
Other Great Search Threads:
Search Engine Land Stories:
Other Great Search Stories:
Industry & Business
Links & Content Marketing
Local & Maps
Mobile & Voice
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Note: This was pre-written and scheduled to be posted today, I am currently offline for Rosh Hashanah.
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