Daily Search Forum Recap: November 14, 2018

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google: Nofollow Link Attribute Helps Publishers Focus On Content Yesterday I posted that John Mueller of Google said to a publisher that they shouldn’t […]

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Google: Alt Image Attribute Is Used By Web Search But More So For Image Search

Google’s John Mueller clarified in yesterday’s webmaster hangout video that while Google does look and read the alternative image attribute (alt tag) for use on web search, it plays a small role there. It is more heavily used by Google in image search and that is the primary SEO reason to use alt image text, […]

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See How Google Will Show Publishers URLs For AMP Results In Search

As Google promised, they are working on a solution to show the publishers URL instead of the AMP cache URL in Google’s search results after you click on an AMP page. Yesterday Google posted a demo of how it works and how you can try it yourself, as I also announced at Search Engine Land. […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: November 13, 2018

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Local Panel Adds See Other Locations Link Google has added a link in some of the local knowledge panels, including the hotel ones, […]

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With so many choices, which SEO tool is right for you?

MarTech Today’s “Enterprise SEO Platforms: A Marketer’s Guide” compares 17 vendors to help you decide. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google News Publishers Complaining About Indexing Issues

In the past few days there has been an uptick in complaints from Google News publishers around Google not indexing their new news content. Gary Illyes from Google did a rare appearance on Twitter to say he passed along the feedback to the Google News team to investigate. You can scan through the Google News […]

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5 SEO trends that will matter most in 2019

Google’s heavily investing to be the best. SEOs are trying to adapt to changes that follow. That’s how SEO trends are born. Let’s view what trends will make a difference in 2019. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Opens web.dev To Measure Your Site

Google has launched on web.dev a beta of various web site reporting tools that show you how well you are keeping up with best practices around your web site. Google said “With actionable guidance and analysis, web.dev helps developers like you learn and apply the web’s modern capabilities to your own sites and apps.” I […]

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Google launches portal to help developers build modern web sites

A new Google tool at web.dev measures your performance, progressive web app, best practices, accessibility and SEO. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google To Review Some Poor Quality Search Health Results After Medic Update

Google’s Danny Sullivan responded to one of the complaints about the quality of the search results after the Google Medic Update (not an official name given by Google) around drugs and supplemental drug searches yielding spammy and broken search results. Danny said on Twitter “Appreciate good, detailed feedback like this from @SuppCritique. I’m forwarding it […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: November 12, 2018

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google To Review Some Poor Quality Search Health Results After Medic Update Google’s Danny Sullivan responded to one of the complaints about the quality […]

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