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 Search Console Updates Rich Cards Job Listings Report
As you know, Google has this Jobs for Google feature and officially began supporting job posting schema to markup your job listings in search. Then in July they came out with reports for job listings in the Google Search Console Search Analytics reports…
- Google Turns Off Questions & Answers For White House Local Result
A couple weeks ago we reported how messy the local question and answer feature can get on Google. In fact, we showed how some need moderation including the [white house] result.
The results were polluted with nasty comments, sarcasm and so on. Well…
- Newish: Google Image Carousel Sliders In Mobile
This is somewhat new, based on how you look at it. It seems similar to the image carousel from 2015 but with less information. It is just images…
- Google Thinks Ted Cruz & Zodiac Killer Are Associated
There is a lot of news around Ted Cruz these days, I think something around him liking pornography on Twitter but Google has something fun.
- 101: Change Your HTML, It Can Impact Your Google Search Rankings
Sometimes you see the most obvious questions posted to Googlers and you think, hmm, I wonder how many others don’t think this is obvious. In any event, when you change your content and HTML on a page, it can and often does…
- Huge Leather Google Chair & Ottoman
Google, for some reason, has many really large, oversized chairs in their various offices. We’ve seen oversized lawn furniture and sued chairs and now here is a massive leather chair and ottoman. I
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- @JayCee1307 Not that I’m aware of., John Mueller on Twitter
- @victorpan If you’re seeing users go to old versions of your pages, I’d recommend setting up redirects & encouraging the links be fixed., John Mueller on Twitter
- Get your collective heads out of the "is it a ranking factor?" mud. Think bigger. Think human. That is where to focus., Alan Bleiweiss on Twitter
- Guest Post Link Building 2017, WebmasterWorld