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Consolidating your website traffic on canonical URLs

In Search Console, the Performance report currently credits all page metrics to the exact URL that the user is referred to by Google Search. Although this provides very specific data, it makes property management more difficult; for example: if your site has mobile and desktop versions on different properties, you must open multiple properties to […]

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Google Black History Month Doodle For Sojourner Truth & Desktop AMP Stories

Today on the Google.com home page is a Doodle for Black History month for African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth. When you click on the Doodle, you get the option to see an AMP Story on desktop, not just on mobile – which may be new. She was born in Swartekill, New York […]

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New Google Search Console Ports Security Issues Section

Google has ported another feature from the old Search Console to the new, the security issues section. Google said on Twitter “We hope you don’t need to use a Security Issues tab” but if you do, it has been migrated to the new Search Console. Google made a new section named “Security & Manual Actions” […]

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Dynamic Rendering with Rendertron

Many frontend frameworks rely on JavaScript to show content. This can mean Google might take some time to index your content or update the indexed content.  A workaround we discussed at Google I/O this year is dynamic rendering. There are many ways to implement this. This blog post shows an example implementation of dynamic rendering […]

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Learn how to build an online to offline attribution model for local businesses

Offline pickup with online ordering and coupons are just a couple of ways you can build your ideal local attribution stack. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Sends Many AMP Issue Detected Notices

A couple of days ago, Google sent out via Google Search Console a nice number of AMP notifications related to new issues detected. The thing is, the issue isn’t new, the notification about the issue is new. The notification reads “New AMP issue detected for site.” The message of the notification reads: To owner of […]

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Learn how one startup doubled CPL and saved money

In this case study, a focus on keywords and cleaning up data to better understand CRO led to a 55 percent decrease in purchase CPA and larger deal size leads. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Explains Why Some Image Search Results Look Racist

Someone pointed out to Google’s Danny Sullivan that searching Google Image search for [white couples] vs [black couples] shows racist bias by Google. Danny Sullivan explained why the results were not racist on Twitter. First, look at the differences between the two search results. [white couples]: [black couples]: You can see while the black couples […]

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2018, celebrating our global Webmaster community

2018 has been a very important year for our webmaster support community. What has happened? There‚Äôs been a program rebranding, a global summit, and loads of community hangouts. In October, the former Top Contributors became Gold Product Experts, and the Rising Stars, Silver Product Experts. This rebranding happened throughout all of the product forums and […]

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Google My Business Products Beta Gets Update Design

Kara from Google said in the Google My Business Help thread that they have done a user interface refresh of the relatively new Product Editor interface. This can be found on some Google My Business consoles under the Product beta link. Google began this beta a few months ago and I guess based on the […]

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Google Search Pronounce Feature

A Reddit thread shared a screen shot from I believe Google India where they have a search result that helps searchers pronounce words. When you ask Google to help you pronounce something, it will play you how it is pronounced and give you visual hints. Here is a screen shot from the thread: It reminds […]

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