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Meta Robots Nofollow Gets The Hint Treatment Too

In accordance to Google's new treatment of the nofollow link attribute, the robots meta tag is going to be treated as a hint, Webmaster Trends Analyst Gary Illyes tweeted on September 11. https://twitter.com/methode/status/1171951127916699648?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1171951127916699648&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fsearchengineland.com%2Fmeta-robots-nofollow-gets-the-hint-treatment-too-321970  “There’s no meta robots ugc and sponsored, it won’t do anything if you add that,” Illyes also stated in his tweet.  A number of SEOs question why they should [...]

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Google Gives Accelerated Ad Delivery An Extension

According to Google in an announcement made September 11, the accelerated ad delivery option in Google Ads will be available for a little bit longer. Originally, October 1 was supposed to be when it was to begin being phased out, but now the option will sunset starting October 7. After that, campaigns are going to be [...]

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You Can Add JSON Structured Data To The Body Of Your Pages

During the September 11 edition of #AskGoogleWebmasters, Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller sad that JSON structured data can be inserted into both the head and body of your pages. Here was the question - “Is it possible to insert JSON structured data at the bottom of the <body> instead of the <head>? It seems to [...]

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Google Launches A Native Lazy-loading Plugin For WordPress

A new WordPress plugin has been released that is designed for Chrome's new native lazy-loading feature. Native lazy-loading lets site owners optimize the loading of images and iframes without the use of custom JavaScript. This new plugin makes the process even easier, allowing a site to support native lazy-loading instantly. The core functionality of the plugin [...]

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Change Log: Google Updated Its Search Quality Rater Guidelines

On September 5, Google updated its Search Quality Rater Guidelines. This update was brought to the attention of the SEO community from SEM consultant Mari Haynes in a tweet. This version places more emphasis on vetting news sources as well as YMYL content and its creators. It expands the basis for which a rater might [...]

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The Old Google Search Console Is No Longer Available

Google, has announced that it has shut down the old Google Search Console, after bringing out the new Google Search Console about a year ago. Google said, “Today we are reaching another important milestone in our graduation journey, we are saying goodbye to many old Search Console reports, including the home and dashboard pages.” All attempts to [...]

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Google Shopping: Plan for a successful 2019 Holiday Season

Getting ready for the holiday? We are here to provide helpful tips on feed hygiene, automation, and campaign preparation to make the most of Google Shopping during this holiday season. Join Google Ads as they show you where to focus your efforts to stay competitive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1_yokI53vM

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Google Makes Changes to GMB Listings With Distance-Based Service Areas

Google will be automatically applying changes to Google My Business listings with distance-based service areas. The distance-based services that are still around are going to be removed. At this point, service-area businesses currently based on a distance is going to be converted to the closest named areas automatically. If you are a manager of any Google [...]

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Google Adds New Movie Structured Data

Google officially has a new developer documentation for structured data around movie markup, which is available here. The new documentation shows you how to markup your movie lists with structured data so users can explore movies through Google Search. Here is the announcement Google made on Twitter: https://twitter.com/googlewmc/status/1169703489557037056?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1169703489557037056&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fsearchengineland.com%2Fgoogle-adds-new-movie-structured-data-321489 The information in the documentation outlines that [...]

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Google Selects Canonical URLs Based On Your Site And User Preference

During the September 9 edition of #AskGoogleWebmasters , John Mueller said that Google might select a canonical URL based on your site's perceived preference and the URL that is more useful for the user. Here is the question: “You can indicate your preference to Google using these techniques, but Google may choose a different page [...]

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