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Google Is Able To Index CSS Grid Layouts

Google said even though Chrome 41, how GoogleBot sees the web, doesn’t support CSS Grid Layouts, Google is still able to index the content on those pages. John Mueller of Google said on Twitter that even though the layout might break, the content is still there and Googlebot can index the content find. CSS Grid […]

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How listening to our users helped us build a better Search Console

The new Search Console beta is up and running. We’ve been flexing our listening muscles and finding new ways to incorporate your feedback into the design. In this new release we’ve initially focused on building features supporting the users’ main goals and we’ll be expanding functionality in the months to come. While some changes have […]

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Enabling more high quality content for users

In Google’s mission to organize the world’s information, we want to guide Google users to the highest quality content, the principle exemplified in our quality rater guidelines. Professional publishers provide the lion’s share of quality content that benefits users and we want to encourage their success. The ecosystem is sustained via two main sources of […]

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Google AdSense User First Program

Some publishers over at WebmasterWorld and Google AdSense Help forums are saying they are now seeing an invitation within their Google AdSense interface to join the User First beta program. It looks like Google AdSense is awarding publishers that have a user first approach with “early access to new features designed to help boost your […]

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Marshall McLuhan, Canadian Media Theorists, Gets A Google Logo

Today on the Google home page is a special Google logo, aka Doodle, for Marshall McLuhan. Marshall McLuhan was a well-known Canadian professor, philosopher, and public intellectual who specialized in media theory. He was credited for actually predicting the age of the Internet 30 years prior to the Internet becoming a thing. He coined the […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 11, 2017

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: Don’t Redirect By IP Location Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that is not always the best cast to redirect users (or bots) […]

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Google: Parameter Handling In Google Search Console Is A Big Gun, Watch Out

Do you use the parameter handling feature within the Google Search Console interface? If so, Google’s Gary Illyes wants you to be careful. He told one webmaster that using that feature is considered not just a hint, but rather it is a directive. He added that using it is also a “big gun” and you […]

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Google Posts Now Live In Google My Business For All Businesses

Last night, as I covered at SEL, Google Posts went live to all businesses verified within Google My Business. Google Posts are an instant way to post a message to your customers and prospects in your Google Local business listing in Google Search. Here is a message I just posted minutes ago: See the photo […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: June 22, 2017

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 May Skip URLs That Repeat The Same Path Many Times Google’s John Mueller said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that Google may […]

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Making the Internet safer and faster: Introducing reCAPTCHA Android API

When we launched reCAPTCHA ten years ago, we had a simple goal: enable users to visit the sites they love without worrying about spam and abuse. Over the years, reCAPTCHA has changed quite a bit. It evolved from the distorted text to street numbers and names, then No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA in 2014 and Invisible reCAPTCHA […]

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Google Logo For Gilbert Baker, Designer Of The Rainbow Flag

Today on the Google home page is a special Google logo, Doodle, for the the designer of the rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker. He was an American artist, gay rights activist who designed this flag in 1978. He was born on June 2, 1951 in Chanute, Kansas and died at the age of 65 on March […]

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