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Google Search Console URL Parameter Tool Is Now Offline

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Google Says Links With UTM Parameters Are Not By Default Paid Links

As expected, the Google Search Console URL Parameter Tool is no longer available. If you try to access it for a specific property, you get a message that reads “this report is no longer available here.” It links you to the announcement that the tool was being decommissioned today.

Here is a link to the tool, after you select a property, the interface will show you this error:

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I assume that link will eventually just stop working.

Google wrote “we’re deprecating the URL Parameters tool in Search Console in 1 month.” Google added that there is “no action required from the current users of the tool.” All the URL parameter tool rules no longer are used by Google has of today, April 26, 2022. So make sure to see if anything weird is happening with crawling, indexing and ranking in the coming days and weeks.

Google did say they do heavily use what the URL parameter tool settings specify. Which was why Google said they will change the tool to make it better.

The tool did launch in 2009 and here is what it looked like then:

Just to be clear, any of the settings you added will stop working after April 26, 2022:

Again, today is that day and the Google Search Console URL Parameter Tool is now officially offline.

Forum discussion at Twitter.



Source: www.seroundtable.com

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Google Testing New Design For Product Panels With Shade

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Google Testing New Design For Product Panels With Shade

Google is testing another design for the product panels in Google Search. This new design shades the boxes for some of the products and reviews, etc. It also moves some of the filters around.

Here is a screenshot of this from Valentin Pletzer on Twitter:

Compare that to the normal version:

The differences are pretty subtle but I figured I’d share this here.

Forum discussion at Twitter.



Source: www.seroundtable.com

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