Indexing

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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Search Buzz Video Recap: Widespread Google Indexing Issues, Algorithm Shifts, Icon Tests, AMP Changes & Google+ Dead

Today was an interesting day, a possible Google bug is dropping pages out of the Google index like flies. No word yet from Google on what the issue is yet. There was a potential Google update on March 29th again. March was one of the more active months at Google for webmaster/SEO topics, and we […]

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SMX Overtime: Learn the difference between mobile-first indexing and mobile-friendly SEO

SEO expert Eric Enge explains that displaying information on responsive sites is not enough in for mobile strategy. Here’s what you need to consider. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Yoast To Add Live Indexing With Bing & Google

Joost de Valk announced at YoastCon that the popular WordPress plugin, Yoast SEO, will provide live indexing with both Google and Bing starting next month. I’ll be honest, I am a bit confused on how this will work with Google but I assume with Bing – they are working with their new submit URL API. […]

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Google: We Don't Skip Indexing Content That Is Over-Saturated On The Web

Someone asked Google’s John Mueller if Google might skip crawling and indexing content that Google knows they have enough content around. So if you have a new blog post about title tags and SEO, will Google crawl and index that new post when Google knows they already crawled and indexed thousands of other posts about […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Update, Mobile First Indexing Update, Medic Update, Link Schemes & More

This week in search, Google probably did a search algorithm update last weekend – but they did not confirm it. Google’s mobile first indexing is now on over 50% of Google’s search results. Google’s notifications for mobile-first indexing are delayed. Google’s John Mueller finally gave advice on the Medic Update. Google updated their link schemes […]

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Google Mobile-First Indexing Now Used For Over Half Of Google's Search Results

Just about two years after Google announced their mobile-first indexing initiative, to crawl the web as a mobile device first versus crawling the web as a desktop device, Google hit a major mile stone. Over 50% of the search results Google returns globally are from Google crawling and indexing the web using mobile-first indexing. Google’s […]

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Mobile-First indexing, structured data, images, and your site

It’s been two years since we started working on “mobile-first indexing” – crawling the web with smartphone Googlebot, similar to how most users access it. We’ve seen websites across the world embrace the mobile web, making fantastic websites that work on all kinds of devices. There’s still a lot to do, but today, we’re happy […]

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Introducing the Indexing API and structured data for livestreams

Over the past few years, it’s become easier than ever to stream live videos online, from celebrity updates to special events. But it’s not always easy for people to determine which videos are live and know when to tune in. Today, we’re introducing new tools to help more people discover your livestreams in Search and […]

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Google News Publishers Complaining About Indexing Issues

In the past few days there has been an uptick in complaints from Google News publishers around Google not indexing their new news content. Gary Illyes from Google did a rare appearance on Twitter to say he passed along the feedback to the Google News team to investigate. You can scan through the Google News […]

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5 ways to avoid duplicate content and indexing issues on your e-commerce site

Before a page can rank well, it needs to be crawled and indexed. Contributor Manish Dudharejia shares five tips to give your pages the best chance of getting indexed in the search results. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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