homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / Library
Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion
Displaying Topics 481 - 520 (1224 total) Sorted by: Thread-Subject, Direction: forward
#sort orderSubjectDate
481: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Google Squared Goes Live In Google Labs
June 5, 2009
488: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Google Suggest Getting Smarter
"Imagine my surprise when the suggestion was the brand name and the product."
Oct 18, 2009
494: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Google Takes to the Airwaves
May 16, 2005
502: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Google Testing 3 stage SERP Layout
Look quick - it won't last long.
Sept 1, 2005
506: new post   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: new post   Google Testing New Homepage Design
Google is testing a new homepage design to selected users.
Jan 3, 2012
508: new post   Google Testing New Linkless SERP's Layout
Links no longer underlined in tests.
May 7, 2011
509: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Google Testing SERP Layouts
"I am seeing a different layout in the Google SERPs since early last week..."
Jan 8, 2008
512: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Google Tests New Search Box In SERPs
Mar 5, 2008
516: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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
#sort orderSubjectDate
open in new window=open in new window

<< Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Next >>
Home / Forums Index / Library
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved