|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|441:|| Google Says: Avoid meta-refresh and JS redirects|
|July 4, 2010|
|442:|| Google Search Box and Buttons Get Supersized|
"The new, larger Google search box features larger text when you type so you can see your query more clearly. It also uses a larger text size for the suggestions below the search box, making it easier to select one of the possible refinements." - Official Google Blog
|Sept 10, 2009|
|443:|| Google Search Data in Chrome Goes SSL For Users Not Signed In|
Today, when users are signed in to Google, Chrome sends their searches from the Chrome address bar ("omnibox") over Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Starting with Chrome 25 (currently in the Dev and Beta channels), we're doing the same thing for Chrome omnibox searches performed by users who aren't signed in to Google.
|Jan 21, 2013|
|444:|| Google Search Engine Core Called Hummingbird|
"Since the switch, Hummingbird's been put to use in over ninety percent of worldwide searches..."
|Sept 26, 2013|
|445:|| Google Search Redirected With Foreign Language SERPs|
WebmasterWorld Members report Google redirecting to foreign language SERPs.
|June 11, 2012|
|446:|| Google Search Requiring Cookies|
Lately I've been unable to use Google Search without having cookies allowed. Not always, just occasionally. Today it seems to be consistent, no cookies, no clicking thru from the basic G search results page.
|Feb 10, 2012|
|447:|| Google Search Results Of Late Get Criticism|
"Google's algo is trying to guess what I want to look at just a tad too hard I'd say."
|Aug 12, 2010|
|448:|| Google Search Share Goes Up in September - Comscore Data|
"Contrary to many predictions and concerns, according to Comscore's new data, Google gained search share in September."
|Oct 15, 2010|
|449:|| Google Search Share Up Slightly in May - Hitwise Report|
"Google accounted for 72.17 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending May 29, 2010. Yahoo! Search, Bing and Ask received 14.43 percent, 9.23 percent and 2.14 percent, respectively."
|June 22, 2010|
|450:|| Google Search Suggestions and Derogatory Words|
A recent court ruling in France required Google to remove the French word for "scam" or "swindle" from the Google Suggestions for a certain company.
|Jan 11, 2010|
|451:|| Google Search With Personalized Results, Google+ , People and Pages|
We're transforming Google into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationships. We began this transformation with Social Search, and today we're taking another big step in this direction by introducing three new features...[br][br] Personalized Results[br]Profiles in Search[br]People and Pages[br][br]Search plus Your World will become available over the next few days to people who are signed in and searching on https://www.google.com in English.
|Jan 10, 2012|
|452:|| Google Search Within SERPs, Removal is Possible|
"According to a Google spokeswoman, the company has honored such requests from 'a couple' of unnamed businesses. These companies, however, may not be able to reverse their decisions."
|Mar 24, 2008|
|453:|| Google Search via iPhone plus Speech Recognition|
Google has added sophisticated voice recognition technology to their search software for the Apple iPhone.
|Nov 16, 2008|
|454:|| Google Searches for Microsoft Limits - on the IE7 Search Box|
"The New York Times reports that Microsoft's new Internet browser includes a search box in the upper-right corner that is typically set up to send users to Microsoft's MSN search service. Google contends that this puts Microsoft in a position to unfairly grab Web traffic and advertising dollars from its competitors."
|May 1, 2006|
|455:|| Google Sheds Performics SEO Firm Acquired with DoubleClick|
"Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced today that Publicis Groupe has agreed to acquire the Performics search marketing business (Performics) from Google."
|Aug 6, 2008|
|456:|| Google Showing Only Top 10 Results, No Page 2 - Bug or New Feature?|
If I search from the toolbar, I still get pagination, but searching directly on google.com gives me related searches but no further pages. I only see this in IE.
|Sept 28, 2010|
|457:|| Google Sidewiki Comment Capability For Toolbar Users|
"Sidewiki is a new addition to the Google Toolbar that will let users read comments on any Web site and add their own in a special interface on the left hand side of the screen enabled by the toolbar."
|Sept 23, 2009|
|458:|| Google Site Links: What Are The Key Factors|
"Anyone experiment with this feature yet and how did Google react in the Serps?"
|July 13, 2008|
|459:|| Google Site Visitors Down, Revealing Apparent Quality Referrals From Bing/Yahoo|
When a site gets hit by some kind of ranking change in Google SERPs, a close inspection of the referrals from Bing/Yahoo indicated different visitor movement throughout the site. How to tell if these are better referrals, even if the numbers are down.
|July 3, 2014|
|460:|| Google Sitelinks Search Box Now Taking You Straight To a Site's Own Search Pages|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss Google's new sitelinks search box now that it's operating.
|Sept 18, 2014|
|461:|| Google Sitemaps - Updated|
"I just logged in to my Google Sitemaps and noticed they made some updates in the past hour or 2."
|Nov 17, 2005|
|462:|| Google Sitemaps Problems? May come from the generator used.|
Many non-techie folk rely totally on 'off the shelf' sitemap generators. This may be where some Sitemaps problems lie. One I've used only included pages to level two; another often (but not always) omitted the last few lines of the map; and a third repeatedly claimed errors that simply did not exist. And all three of these programs are listed on Google's website.
|Aug 6, 2006|
|463:|| Google Social Search Integration: Get Ready For Search Marketing Optimization|
First, social search results will now be mixed throughout your results based on their relevance (in the past they only appeared at the bottom)[br][br]Second, we've made Social Search more comprehensive by adding notes for links people have shared on Twitter and other sites.[br][br]Third, we've added a new option to connect accounts privately in your Google Account. (After all, you may not want everyone to know you're @spongebobsuperfan on Twitter.)
|Feb 17, 2011|
|464:|| Google Squared Goes Live In Google Labs||June 5, 2009|
|465:|| Google Started Rolling Out Panda 2.2|
WebmasterWorld Members are sending reports of SERPs changes which may indicate Google Panda 2.2 is rolling out.
|June 17, 2011|
|466:|| Google Starts Giving Itself a Makeover|
Starting today, you might begin noticing that things look a little different across Google products. We're working on a project to bring you a new and improved Google experience, and over the next few months, you'll continue to see more updates to our look and feel. Even our classic homepage is getting a bit of a makeover New Google homepage with a smaller logo and links moved to the top and bottom edges of the browser for a cleaner look.
|June 29, 2011|
|467:|| Google Starts Supporting Authorship Markup|
We now support markup that enables websites to publicly link within their site from content to author pages. For example, if an author at The New York Times has written dozens of articles, using this markup, the webmaster can connect these articles with a New York Times author page. An author page describes and identifies the author, and can include things like the author's bio, photo, articles and other links.
|June 7, 2011|
|468:|| Google Starts To Use HTTPS As A Ranking Signal|
"We've seen positive results, so we're starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal."
|Aug 7, 2014|
|469:|| Google Strengthens its Message About rel="author" Authorship and SERPs Quality|
As if we didn't already know it, authorship profiles are important indicators, however, in the latest message from Google, there are strong indications that authorship profiles are becoming stronger indications of quality signals.
|June 7, 2013|
|470:|| Google Suggest Getting Smarter|
"Imagine my surprise when the suggestion was the brand name and the product."
|Oct 18, 2009|
|471:|| Google Supports NOODP Tag|
Google Sitemaps reports :" Some site owners want to be to able to request not using the ODP for generating snippets, and we're happy to let you all know we've added support for this. All you have to do is add a meta tag to your pages."
|July 14, 2006|
|472:|| Google Supports Rich Snippets For Ecommerce Sites|
"In time for the holiday season, we now support rich snippets for shopping (e-commerce) sites."
|Nov 3, 2010|
|473:|| Google Synonym Bolding In SERPs|
For some sites, the synonym is bold, but for other sites, the synonym isn't bold - even when it seems clear that the synonym has the same meaning when used on all sites.
|Aug 8, 2011|
|474:|| Google Takes Action On European, German Link Networks|
Google has taken action against link networks in Europe and one in Germany.
|Aug 18, 2014|
|475:|| Google Takes Action on Large Guest Blog Network|
Google's been warning all of Guest Blogging being an area under the scope. Perhaps it's no surprise to some that one of the major Guest Blogging sites has been hit with a penalty.
|Mar 20, 2014|
|476:|| Google Takes Notice And Makes +1 Button Faster|
...we've begun to roll out out a set of changes that will make the button render up to 3x faster on your site. No action is required on your part, so just sit back, relax, and watch as the button loads more quickly than before.
|July 27, 2011|
|477:|| Google Takes to the Airwaves||May 16, 2005|
|478:|| Google Talk Instant Messaging|
"Continuing its rapid expansion into new product categories, the Internet search giant plans to launch an instant messaging program called Google Talk as early as Wednesday, according to people familiar with the service."
|Aug 23, 2005|
|479:|| Google Targeting Payday Loan Search For Spammy Queries|
Google gave an example of how it's targeting one particular query with spammy sites in its SERPs.
|June 18, 2013|
|480:|| Google Testing "Search Within" Site Option|
Google is testing a couple of new search features, or may be slowly rolling them out. For one, you may have noticed that the font of the URLs in search results is now noticeably bigger. Google is also testing a new "search within" feature which allows users to focus their search on results just from one site.
|Mar 15, 2013|