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Google Search Console URL Parameters Tool May Change

Google’s John Mueller hinted on Twitter that the URL parameter tool that was added to Google Search Console in 2009 may not be 100% ported to the new Google Search Console. He said Google may make the tool evolve versus make it a 1 to 1 switch over. When John was asked about the tool […]

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Google's Indexing Bug Spreads Like A Virus To Coverage Report, URL Inspection Tool & More

The Google de-indexing bug, which took about 6 days to resolve and is supposedly resolved as of last Thursday is now causing issues within Google Search Console. The coverage and enhancement reports, as well as the URL Inspection tool are all impacted according to Google. It is like this single bug is spreading like a […]

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Google Test My Site Tool Adds New Features & Improvements

Google announced this morning that they have rebuilt the Test My Site tool from top-to-bottom. They added a whole set of features that can help developers build a faster site. You check check out the tool over here. Here is what is new in the tool: The speed of both their entire site and of […]

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Bing Strongly Recommends Publishers Use The Submit URL Tool

Last week we reported that Bing expanded their submit URL tool from 10 URLs per day to 10,000 URLs per day, removing essentially all the quotas. The shocking part in that announcement was that they seemed to want to do away with crawling as a strategy for getting web pages into their index. Yesterday, I […]

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Most SEOs Want Fetch As Google Even With URL Inspection Tool

Google told us the Fetch as Google tool is going away and being replaced by the URL Inspection Tool. But some SEOs, well, seems like the majority of SEOs, want Google to port over the Fetch as Google tool as well. A Twitter poll with 88 results shows about 75% want both the Fetch as […]

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Google: If A Random Tool Can Find Bad Links Then Google Probably Ignores Those Links Already

It looks like Google is taking a jab now at third-party link audit tools now. John Mueller from Google said on Twitter that if a random tool can figure out if a link is a bad link, then Google’s own algorithms can probably detect these bad links and thus ignore them without you having to […]

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Google Tool Scores Your SEO: Should Google Be Scoring Your SEO?

The other day, Google launched a new portal named web.dev that pretty much has lighthouse, another Google tool, results for your audit. One of the lighthouse results is an SEO score. So I asked SEOs, should Google be scoring their SEO this way? Here is the score: Here is the breakdown: I posted a Twitter […]

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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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Link building tool roundup: Site crawlers

Link building is hard work! Here’s how to utilize site crawling tools to make sure your effort pays off. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Bing Confirms & Fixes Bug With URL Submission Tool; Will Add Rate Limits

Earlier this month, we reported that there was an issue with the URL submission tool in Bing Webmaster Tools where URLs that you would submit would not show up in the Bing index for weeks later. At SMX East, Bing confirmed the issue and said it was fixed. The transparency from Bing on stage was […]

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Bing resolves backlog with its Webmaster Tools URL submission tool

Spammers went from the public Bing URL submission tool to the authenticated version, causing a backlog of URLs that needed to be processed. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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