|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|481:|| 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|
|482:|| 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|
|483:|| 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|
|484:|| 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|
|485:|| 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|
|486:|| 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|
|487:|| Google Squared Goes Live In Google Labs||June 5, 2009|
|488:|| 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|
|489:|| 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|
|490:|| 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|
|491:|| 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|
|492:|| 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|
|493:|| Google Suggest Getting Smarter|
"Imagine my surprise when the suggestion was the brand name and the product."
|Oct 18, 2009|
|494:|| 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|
|495:|| 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|
|496:|| Google Switches Mobile Search To Show Real-World Names|
More changes to mobile search prior to the mobile update coming on 21 April.
|Apr 20, 2015|
|497:|| 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|
|498:|| Google Takes Action On European, German Link Networks|
Google has taken action against link networks in Europe and one in Germany.
|Aug 18, 2014|
|499:|| 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|
|500:|| 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|
|501:|| Google Takes to the Airwaves||May 16, 2005|
|502:|| 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|
|503:|| 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|
|504:|| 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|
|505:|| Google Testing 3 stage SERP Layout|
Look quick - it won't last long.
|Sept 1, 2005|
|506:|| Google Testing Domain Clustering In SERPs|
According to reports, Google may be running a new test of domain clustering in the SERPs.
|Sept 5, 2014|
|507:|| Google Testing New Homepage Design|
Google is testing a new homepage design to selected users.
|Jan 3, 2012|
|508:|| Google Testing New Linkless SERP's Layout|
Links no longer underlined in tests.
|May 7, 2011|
|509:|| Google Testing Page Anchor Navigation Links|
"They are present in the form of 'mini sitelinks' and take the user to specific anchors in the page."
|Aug 25, 2009|
|510:|| Google Testing Related Links Under Site Listing|
"I just noticed that my searches are coming up with links to related terms under the search results."
|Aug 2, 2008|
|511:|| Google Testing SERP Layouts|
"I am seeing a different layout in the Google SERPs since early last week..."
|Jan 8, 2008|
|512:|| Google Tests AJAX Powered Serps - Kills Referral Strings|
This could be the most dramatic game changer we have ever seen in SEO history.
|Feb 4, 2009|
|513:|| Google Tests Developer App Indexing In Google Search|
"...a new capability of Google Search, called app indexing, that uses the expertise of webmasters to help create a seamless user experience across websites and mobile apps."
|Nov 6, 2013|
|514:|| Google Tests Local Search with NO Organic Results|
"Yesterday, for the first time, we saw a standard Google web search results page, without any standard web search results." - the Converseon Blog
|Aug 13, 2010|
|515:|| Google Tests New Search Box In SERPs||Mar 5, 2008|
|516:|| Google Tests Organising Directory Groupings in SERPs|
Is this google starting to tackle the directories that dominate all local serps these days?
|Sept 10, 2013|
|517:|| Google Tests Switching Comments Bubble With "Review this site"|
"Your review of this site may be shown to other searchers in the future."
|May 7, 2009|
|518:|| Google Thought It Was 'Under Attack' After Search Spike For Michael Jackson|
"Google believed it was under attack owing to the spike in the searches for Michael Jackson."
|June 26, 2009|
|519:|| Google To Alert Mobile Users About Sites Using Flash|
"Starting today, we will indicate to searchers when our algorithms detect pages that may not work on their devices."
|July 15, 2014|
|520:|| 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|