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Robots.txt Tester Is Added To Bing Webmaster Tools

A new feature has been added to the new Bing Webmaster Tools - a robots.txt tester. You can take the tester for a ride over here. This feature was added by Bing back in 2009, but was dropped. Now, it has officially returned. What does the Tester do? According to Bing, it will analyze Webmaster's [...]

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Server Migrations Are “Uneventful For Google Systems” According to Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller, during the September 24 edition of #AskGoogleWebmasters, server migrations "are pretty uneventful for Google systems" so long as everything remains the same, even though Googlebot will readjust how often it crawls your site. Twitter user @JSAdvertiseMint asked: “Our site is changing servers and I’ve had this go disastrously [...]

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Google Notifying Webmasters To Remove Noindex From Robots.txt Files

Now that Google is completely removing support for the noindex directive in robots.txt files, Google is sending out notifications to those that have such directives. On the morning of Jul 29, a number of folks in the SEO community began to recieve notifications from Google Search Console with the subject line, "remove "noindex" statements from [...]

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Google Adds JavaScript SEO Basics To Its Search Developer’s Guide

On July 18, Google added a JavaScript SEO basics section to its Search developer’s guide. It includes general descriptions of how Google processes JavaScript as well as some best practices. Not only is there an overview of how Googlebot crawls, renderers and indexes JavaScript web apps, the guide provides basic tips, which are accompanied by links to [...]

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Bing Says It Is Improving Web Crawler Efficiency

The Principal program manager for Bing Webmaster Tools, Fabrice Canel has come out with an update on his and his team's efforts to improve the efficiency of BingBot, the company's webcrawler. Canel had a talk at SMX Advanced back in June where he announced an 18-month effort to improve BingBot, and this update is the follow up [...]

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SEO + UX = Success

Back in the old days, SEO was pretty simple.  Just stuff a page full of keywords, and you were able to rank at number one.  Of course, these days, it isn't nearly as simple as it was back then.  Now, many other search engines, including Google, literally take hundreds of different factors into account when [...]

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Google Explains What “Crawl Budget” Means For Webmasters

A blog post, written by Gary Illyes, has been written, called What Crawl Budget Means for Googlebot, and explains what crawl budget is, how crawl rate limits work, and what crawl demand and what factors impact a site's crawl budget. Gary explained that, for most sites,  crawl budget is something that we wouldn't normally have to [...]

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