Daily Search Forum Recap: December 10, 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: Scrapers Are Not A Google Quality Or Ranking Signal Google’s John Mueller had to say on Twitter that people scraping your content is […]

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What’s a CDP? Does your company need one?

Learn the benefits of using a customer data platform and compare 22 top vendors. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Why & how to secure your website with the HTTPS protocol

A few days ago, Fatih Ozkosemen and I led an episode of the AdSense On Air series. This program consists of monthly videos which cover many topics of interest to online publishers (we recommend you sign up if you use Google AdSense). The November 2018 version was dedicated to HTTPS migrations. You can find the […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: December 7, 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: Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Changes, Sticky Search Bar, Filter Bubbles, Livestreams & Holidays This week I covered the big monthly Google webmaster […]

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Google: Canonical Tags May Not Work With Other Inconsistent Signals, Like Redirects

Aaseesh from Google responded to a complaint about Google not picking up on a web site’s canonical tags. He said that “even if you setup the canonical tags properly, other signals like inconsistent redirects can make Google not select your preferred URL.” Aaseesh said this in a Google Webmaster Help thread and added here’s a […]

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Google Images Best Practices Guide Updated, But What Changed?

Google announced yesterday on Twitter that they updated their Google Images best practices guide. I did a compare of the old and new pages, and for the most part, it seems like there is no new specific advice. They cleaned up some of the text and page but I think the advice did not change […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: December 6, 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: New Google Livestream Support In Search With Structured Data & Indexing API Google now supports showing livestreams in the search results and in Google […]

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Google rolling out more features for responsive search ads, adding 10 languages

New tools in the web interface are designed to make creating RSAs easier. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Introducing the Indexing API and structured data for livestreams

Over the past few years, it’s become easier than ever to stream live videos online, from celebrity updates to special events. But it’s not always easy for people to determine which videos are live and know when to tune in. Today, we’re introducing new tools to help more people discover your livestreams in Search and […]

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December 2018 Google Webmaster Report

Here is our monthly Google webmaster report that summarizes and links to the more important SEO and webmaster related stories. The big news this past month was the nice number of unconfirmed Google ranking updates. Google also launched the zero results feature and a new sticky header for their search results. Google also delisted Search […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: December 5, 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: December 2018 Google Webmaster Report Here is our monthly Google webmaster report that summarizes and links to the more important SEO and webmaster related […]

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