After the Bing Webmaster Tools API stopped working almost a month ago, Bing said on their blog that they fixed it. They said “upon investigation, we discovered a technical glitch which led to API call failure that is now resolved.” I am not sure why it took Bing so long to figure out there was […]
The other day, Gary Illyes from Google posted on Twitter that they spent over 30 minutes reviewing hreflang codes with MENA, EU, ASIA, etc. region codes and confirmed “they are not working” as expected. In short, Google uses hreflang for countries not for regions. Gary said “we don’t extract a language even from something like […]
There is the saying “do as I say, not as I do.” That is often the case in which Google prefers you to listen to their advice versus watch their actions. When Google AdWords redirected to Google Ads and used a 302 redirect, which is still the type of redirect in place, that would be […]
Do you understand how HTTP protocol works and the impact it has on crawling and indexing web pages? No? Here’s a guide written by Contributor Barry Adams on HTTP status codes and headers that will make it easier to learn. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
Contributor Jessica Foster debunks keyword density myths and other SEO content misconceptions. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
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 Assistant Smart Displays For Viewing, Not Just Listening Last week, Google introduced smart display support for the Google Assistant. This enables you to […]
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Augmentation Queries In general, the subject matter of this specification relates to identifying or generating augmentation queries, storing the augmentation queries, and identifying stored augmentation queries for use in augmenting user searches. An augmentation query can be a query that performs well in locating desirable documents identified in the search results. The performance of the […]
Last week, Google announced the highly anticipated smart display support for the Google Assistant. Basically Google Home devices that show you the answer, in addition to speak to you with the answer. Google said they are now launching “smart Displays, a new category of devices for the smart home that brings the Google Assistant to […]
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 Update, Quality Raters Guidelines, AdWords Now Google Ads & Speakable Markup This week was pretty busy, we had […]
Contributor Karen Bone reviews how to use SEO and content campaigns to boost revenue before, during and after major sales events. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.