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Google: Don't Publish Articles On How To Break Our TOS & Guidelines

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that he finds it awkward when he reads articles and how-to guides on techniques on breaking Google’s terms of service (TOS) and their webmaster guidelines. He replied to an article written on Search Engine Journal about scraping Google’s search results. Yes, scraping Google’s search results is 100% against their […]

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Google: You Can Place Your Company Reviews From 3rd Parties On Your Web Site

Google’s John Mueller said he doesn’t see an SEO problem with taking reviews left about your company on Google Maps, Yelp and other third party web sites and copying some of them or all of them to your own web site to showcase them. He said the one thing you should not do is markup […]

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Google Search Ranking Update Brewing? Early Signs Of Algorithm Shifts.

I am seeing super early signs of a Google search algorithm update brewing right now. There is some early limited chatter as of early this morning in the forums and on social media. Some of the automated tracking tools also are picking up changes, while some are not. So it is super early but something […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: September 6, 2018

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 Ranking Update Brewing? Early Signs Of Algorithm Shifts. I am seeing super early signs of a Google search algorithm update brewing right […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: September 5, 2018

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: New Google Search Console Adds Live URL Inspection Tool & Manual Actions As you know, Google has graduated the Google Search Console out of […]

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Google Search Console Is Out Of Beta But More To Still Come

Yesterday we reported that Google began directing users by default when they login to Google Search Console to the beta version instead of the old version. Well, several hours after we reported that, Google announced Google Search Console is now out of beta. So that explains it. Google’s header on the new Google Search Console […]

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New Google Search Console Adds Live URL Inspection Tool & Manual Actions

As you know, Google has graduated the Google Search Console out of beta and with that, added a new live feature for the URL Inspection tool and also brought in the manual actions section into the tool. Google also cleaned up the side bar navigation to access these features. Manual Actions The manual actions viewer […]

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Here’s an exclusive insider look at SMX East

Learn all that SMX East has to offer: 30+ sessions, 50+ speakers, networking, clinics, meetups and more! Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Daily Search Forum Recap: September 4, 2018

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’s John Mueller: “Why Not Put A Date On It” As you all know, I am a huge fan of dates on articles and […]

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The new Search Console is graduating out of Beta 🎓

Today we mark an important milestone in Search Console’s history: we are graduating the new Search Console out of beta! With this graduation we are also launching the Manual Actions report and a “Test Live” capability to the recently launched URL inspection tool, which are joining a stream of reports and features we launched in […]

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Google Search Console Now Defaults To BETA Version

When you go to the main Google Search Console home page at google.com/webmasters and click the sign in button, you are now taken to the new BETA version of the Google Search Console. You are no longer defaulted to the old version of the Google Search Console. I am not sure when Google made the […]

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