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Submit Questions Around JavaScript SEO For Google

As you know, Google posted their last video on their JavaScript videos for SEO yesterday. But now that the first part of the series is over, Martin Splitt from Google wants to keep it going. He asked folks to post their ideas and questions in this Google form – so he can make new videos […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Bugs, Navigation Removal, AMP Updates, OMG I Don�t Know & More

This week, we covered the ongoing Google bugs, this time with Google News indexing, Search Console issues, and other issues with Google. Google also is unaware of a navigational removal trick that some say help with Medic Update improvements. Google may change how they handle the noindex in the robots.txt. Google AMP can now support […]

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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 Might Change How NoIndex In Robots.txt Works

For years Google has been communicating and we’ve been reporting that Google does not support using the noindex direction within your robots.txt file. Well, people still use it and now Gary Illyes from Google is on the case – he may end up making sure it completely doesn’t work. In short, John was asked about […]

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When Google Says I Don't Know, They Might Know.

Google’s John Mueller said on stage at BrightonSEO last Friday that sometimes when Google says “I don’t know” they actually do know but they don’t know the proper PR way to answer the question yet. Hannah Smith asked John “you’re kind of the conduit, I guess maybe, between the SEO industry and Google. And I’m […]

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Google: Some Other Google Bugs May Be Related To The De-Indexing Bug

It seems like the past month or so has been a tough one for the Google engineers. We have seen bug after bug, many we haven’t even covered yet over here. The question is, are they related and when will most of them be resolved. Of course, one thing we can expect, mistakes will happen […]

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Google: No, You Can't Force Someone To Link To You Legally

Back in December we reported that Google updated their link schemes guidelines to disallow “requiring a link as part of a Terms of Service, contract, or similar arrangement” to link to you with a do-follow. The topic came back up when SEO personality Rand Fishkin said he thinks all websites should put a clause in […]

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Google Uploads Last JavaScript SEO Video: Dynamic Rendering For JavaScript Sites

Google’s Martin Splitt has uploaded his last video in the series of videos around JavaScript and SEO yesterday, this one was on the topic of dynamic rendering. It goes over how and when to use dynamic rendering on your JavaScript sites. Here is that video: Here are all the videos in this series: Forum discussion […]

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Navigation Removal Trick Impacting Google Rankings Algorithm?

An SEO, I believe his name is Alexander, asked John Mueller of Google in this morning’s video hangout if Google is aware of a trick some sites are using to combat any negative impact from the August 1st medic update. John was unaware and confused by the strategy, saying he would only see a downside […]

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De-indexing bug hits Google Search Console reports, tools

Don’t trust the Google Search Console coverage and enhancement reports, nor the URL inspection tool until Google fixes ongoing indexing bugs. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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You Want Google To Stay Stagnant & Not Improve?

As you know, Google is making efforts to update their GoogleBot to crawl the more modern web. We reported it about it last week. But that bothered at least one SEO who complained that they worked on all these workarounds and now Google is going to ditch those workaround when this new GoogleBot goes live. […]

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