|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|1161:|| Google: Upgrade For Search Engine Due For Holiday Season|
"Google plans to extend the product search capabilities on its main Google.com search engine in the fourth quarter, in time for the holiday shopping season. A Google official shared the news with attendees of the Professional eBay Sellers Alliance (PESA) Summit in San Francisco this week, according to people at the conference."
|Sept 25, 2006|
|1162:|| Why Does Google Treat "www" & "no-www" As Different?|
This apparently basic question launches an in-depth discussion - sharing important web and server information that many webmasters may fail to consider.
|Sept 25, 2006|
|1163:|| How to Verify that Googlebot Really is Googlebot|
Google's Matt Cutts recently made a recommendation about how to "authenticate" Googlebot - that is, see if a given spider really is Googlebot, or if it is someone pretending to be Googlebot.
|Sept 22, 2006|
|1164:|| The Power of Text Navigation - a case study|
"Most people in this game know that anchor text is more powerful than image links, even image links with a good alt attribute. But just how much more powerful is it? I recently had a chance to test this in a relatively controlled situation."
|Sept 19, 2006|
|1165:|| Spammer Causes An Entire Web Communitys Drop From Google|
"What additional actions would you take? Anyone had similar experiences? Anyone had good news after similar experiences?"
|Sept 11, 2006|
|1166:|| Google Adds Information on SiteLinks (extended listings)|
Google's Webmaster Help Center has added some information about those extended descriptions that offer extra SiteLinks to deeper sections of a website.
|Sept 8, 2006|
|1167:|| Google Archiving News Items|
Google now indexing historical news stories and making them available for search.
|Sept 6, 2006|
|1168:|| Adding Too Many Files Triggers A Google Over Optimization Flag|
"...adding too many pages suddenly might trigger a...Sandboxing...fellow member member Matt Cutts...might confirm what we were guessing:
|Sept 5, 2006|
|1169:|| Google Giving Newbie SEO Classes||Sept 5, 2006|
|1170:|| New Google Game - Image Labeler|
"You'll be randomly paired with a partner who's online and using the feature. Over a 90-second period, you and your partner will be shown the same set of images and asked to provide as many labels as possible to describe each image you see."
|Sept 4, 2006|
|1171:|| Inside the IT Strategy at Google|
"Google developed to support programming of massively parallel systems, Arnold says. He estimates the company's competitors have to spend four times as much to keep up."
|Sept 1, 2006|
|1172:|| Duplicate Content - Get it Right or Perish|
"Probably one of the most critical areas of building and managing a website is dealing with duplicate content. But it's a complex issue with many elements making up the overall equation of what's in and what's out, what's on site and what's off site, what take precedence and what doesn't, how one regional domain can/cannot co exist with another's content, what % is same , etc etc and how the consequences are treated by Google in the SERP's."
|Aug 30, 2006|
|1173:|| Google Patent Granted for "editorial opinion in the ranking of search results"|
Google was granted a new patent on Tuesday, August 22. The title is "System and method for supporting editorial opinion in the ranking of search results".
|Aug 26, 2006|
|1174:|| Update Pluto - Google Backlink Update AUG-24-2006|
Since it is no longer a Planet - lets make it an update - Back Links Updated on Some Data Centers
|Aug 25, 2006|
|1175:|| Google: Basing Your Business Around Free SERPs|
"Or do you try to build a business that doesn't depend on Google SERPs?"
|Aug 23, 2006|
|1176:|| Google: June 27th, August 17th, What's happening?|
Why are so many pages - and even whole sites - disappearing with Google's recent data refreshes? The discussion is on a lot of minds right now.
|Aug 22, 2006|
|1177:|| Does Google Penalize All SEO Now? Not Just Dodgy Tricks?|
Is Google targeting all branches of SEO techniques, not just the dodgy ones?
|Aug 18, 2006|
|1178:|| Blogger Beta Limited Launch||Aug 15, 2006|
|1179:|| Google Code Jam 2006|
"Programmers Worldwide Invited to Participate in Google's Fourth Annual Global Coding Competition"
|Aug 14, 2006|
|1180:|| Why Google Might "Ignore" a robots.txt Disallow Rule|
"What appears to happen is that as soon as you add a User-agent: Googlebot section, then Google starts indexing all the URLs that are not mentioned in that section, even if they are mentioned in the User-agent: * section."
|Aug 13, 2006|
|1181:|| AOL "Angry & Upset" After Releasing Search Data|
Ouch! The title says it all. AOL Research apparently inadvertantly posted a gzipped tarball of 500,000 websites sampled including every keyword they are ranking for.
|Aug 7, 2006|
|1182:|| Google To Identify Malware Sites In Search Results|
"Google has started warning people when search results could potentially lead them to malicious code."
|Aug 7, 2006|
|1183:|| 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|
|1184:|| Sitemaps Renamed -- now it's Google Webmaster Central|
In a key piece of "rebranding" Google has a new name for their Sitemaps program. It's now Google Webmaster Tools at Google Webmaster Central.
|Aug 5, 2006|
|1185:|| Google-Webmasters Communication|
"We want this product [Google Sitemaps] to include all the tools and diagnostics you need to learn everything we have available about your site's crawling and indexing, as well as include ways for you to provide input to us (beyond submitting Sitemaps and filing reinclusion requests). So keep your ideas coming..."
|Aug 2, 2006|
|1186:|| Google: Has There Been An Image Update?||July 23, 2006|
|1187:|| Site Redesign - Does It Always Mean Lost Ranking?||July 21, 2006|
|1188:|| Google: Related: Command No Longer Working|
"I was just looking at the links update being reported and I was wondering if the related: command had been fixed."
|July 17, 2006|
|1189:|| Googlebot Indexing Anything it Finds|
"I did a site: search and what do I see? My FTP log is cached by Google...and there has never been a link to it, ever!"
|July 17, 2006|
|1190:|| 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|
|1191:|| Google: More 301 Woes About www And No-www|
"After nearly a year of waiting for Google to follow and correct the non-www via a 301 redirect, the only result I had seen was that ALL my pages disappeared from the index."
|July 13, 2006|
|1192:|| Google Rolls Out Video Service to New Countries|
"Google Video, which has so far existed solely as a US-based site, will today roll out targeted services for the UK, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Canada."
|July 12, 2006|
|1193:|| Google To Build Research Center in Ann Arbor Mich|
"... Google is expected to open the center in downtown Ann Arbor, the hometown of the University of Michigan"
|July 11, 2006|
|1194:|| Behind the Scenes at Google IT Department|
"... the GFS ensures that for every file, at least three copies are stored on different computers in a given server cluster. That means if a computer program tries to read a file from one of those computers, and it fails to respond within a few milliseconds, at least two others will be able to fulfill the request."
|July 11, 2006|
|1195:|| Using Googles Rare Binary Search To Easily Find Malware|
Using Google binary search to dig up Malware is pretty easy: "Security experts have found thousands of worms, trojans and malicious files all over the internet, by using the Google search engine. "
|July 10, 2006|
|1196:|| Google Pack Goes International|
"Google pack is now also available for Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the U.K."
|July 6, 2006|
|1197:|| Google DataCentre List|
"I don't think I have ever seen a complete list of all the datacentres that Google has online."
|July 6, 2006|
|1198:|| How often is Google's Page Rank updated?|
"After how many months/days the google page rank of a webpage is updated."
|July 5, 2006|
|1199:|| Anything That Can Be Done About Thousands of Stolen Articles?|
So Google prefers to develop an algorithmic approach to spam control, rather than making one off hand removals. Are there any steps you can take besides the Spam Report?
|July 5, 2006|
|1200:|| Suit Over Low Google Rankings May Go Forward|
"A federal judge in California hinted that a parenting Web site that's suing Google over a poor ranking in the search giant's massive index would be able to proceed with its lawsuit."
|July 4, 2006|