-- Google SEO News and Discussion
---- Understanding the above the fold algo update
- 6:03 pm on Mar 6, 2012
When did your traffic drop? Do you have any ads at the top of your pages? Are any of your images likely to be mistaken as ads?
The day of the update, traffic took a sharp decline and has now settled at about -8,000 per day. It coincided too, with a message from Google via WMT, asking me to update my wordpress installation.
If you have ads at the top of your pages, how far down are the ads pushing those?
1 advert on the pages, the ad appears about half way down the page.
Do you have any user generated comments on your pages? Do you have much social traffic? How do visitors generally interact with your content?
Yes most of these pages do have comments from our members. Users can download, like, comment etc with each of the downloads. The downloads are users artwork.
We get a reasonable amount of traffic from Facebook, from users sharing the downloads.
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