|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
|Displaying Topics 921 - 960 (1309 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|921:|| The Value of Adding Meta Descriptions For Search Engines||July 11, 2008|
|922:|| How Punctuation in Keywords Affects Google Results|
A summary of how Google currently handles punctuation in queries - there's just got to be something here that you don't have nailed down.
|July 5, 2008|
|923:|| The "Mega Menu" Problem and Google Rankings|
A hearty discussion - how many links can you fit in a menu before it hurts your rankings?
|July 3, 2008|
|924:|| Google Webmaster Tools API Released|
"we've consistently heard requests to open Webmaster Tools for third-party integration."
|June 24, 2008|
|925:|| Google.co.uk Search Changes - June 2008|
"So, what do members see going on with the google.co.uk search results this month?"
|June 22, 2008|
|926:|| Preventing 'Google Bowling'|
"What is the best defense against this?"
|June 21, 2008|
|927:|| Google Trends For Websites|
"Another tool from Google Trends allows you to compare your website with others."
|June 21, 2008|
|928:|| Major Ranking Losses on Google June 4 - 5|
Many webmasters are reporting ranking losses on their biggest websites - ranging from "major" to "catastrophic".
|June 13, 2008|
|929:|| Google Trends Comes With Numbers|
"The Internet search leader is expanding its existing Google Trends service to allow users to see underlying numerical data on the popularity of any particular search in Google's vast database of search terms, relative to others."
|June 11, 2008|
|930:|| A New Way of Applying Trust Rank? Understanding the Google Minus Penalties|
"I'm wondering if they signify how Google handles "Trust Rank" where entire sites fall into different minus levels."
|June 10, 2008|
|931:|| How Google Addresses Duplicate Content Due To Scrapers||June 9, 2008|
|932:|| New "Site Search" Service From Google|
"Site Search is the new name for Custom Search Business Edition, which Google introduced in late 2006. It adds business integration features... the option to turn off advertisements, a more tailored look-and-feel for searching the site and technical support via e-mail or phone." -Reuters
|June 4, 2008|
|933:|| Geolocation, IP Delivery and Cloaking - Google Clarifies|
The official Google blog has an interesting post, with video, on how Google defines IP delivery, geolocation, and cloaking. The presentation comes from Maile Ohye of the Webmaster Central team.
|June 3, 2008|
|934:|| Can Hotlinking Damage Your Google Image Search Rankings||June 3, 2008|
|935:|| .INFO Domains Booted From Google For About Two Days Last Week|
It took awhile to make sense of this, but it appears that indeed .info got the sledge hammer for a couple of days last week in Google organic rankings.
|June 2, 2008|
|936:|| Google's Data Center Info, Estimates At 200,000 Servers||May 31, 2008|
|937:|| Spotting a Google Manual Review|
"Does this sound like a manual review?"
|May 25, 2008|
|938:|| Udi Manber Blogs about Google Search|
Udi Manber is Google's VP for Search Quality. This week he made a blog post that gives an overview of how Google's Search teams operate.
|May 23, 2008|
|939:|| Video: Google's "Search Factory Tour"|
A new and nicely detailed 3-hour video from top Google staff about their twelve search properties.
|May 20, 2008|
|940:|| Sitewide Linking and iFrames|
"One WebmasterWorld member asks, how best to employ sitewide links to avoid penalties?"
|May 20, 2008|
|941:|| Capital Letters (Pascal Casing) in URLs - Advantages and Disadvantages||May 18, 2008|
|942:|| May 2008 Google SERP Changes|
"Want to know what's happening with Google's SERPs? WebmasterWorld members discuss the latest observations, changes and fluctuation in Google's SERPs."
|May 17, 2008|
|943:|| Should Google Index robots.txt File For All To See?|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the issue of robots.txt files appearing in the SERPs. What are the privacy issues? Is the indexing of robots.txt opening up opportunities for DoS attacks, or just making it easier for snoopers and competitive spies?"
|May 16, 2008|
|944:|| Hacked Blog and Hidden Links - warning email sent by Google|
"Got an email from Google that they have detected hidden links and have removed the site for 30 days and that I should file a reinclusion request."
|May 8, 2008|
|945:|| First it was Position 6 - Now Position 4 Gets Strange|
The result in position 4 has been rotating between three different firms all day for our industry's top value keyphrase. All other listings above and below remain constant.
|May 8, 2008|
|946:|| Googlebot Crawling Down During April|
"WebmasterWorld members were reporting Googlebot crawling activity was down for some times in April."
|May 1, 2008|
|947:|| Google VisualRank Prototype Image Search|
"two Google scientists presented a paper describing what the researchers call VisualRank, an algorithm for blending image-recognition software methods with techniques for weighting and ranking images that look most similar."
|Apr 28, 2008|
|948:|| Google Proxy Hijacking: Major Vulnerability Possibly Fixed?||Apr 24, 2008|
|949:|| Google's Udi Manber in a Rare Interview about Search|
Popular Mechanics has published a rare interview with Udi Manber, Google's VP in charge of search quality. It's always interesting to learn how key people at the 'plex see the big picture - and get a glimpse at what they're currently up to.
|Apr 17, 2008|
|950:|| Moving to a New Domain - Official Advice from Google|
"If you're changing your domain because of site rebranding or redesign, you might want to think about doing this in two phases: first, move your site; and second, launch your redesign."
|Apr 17, 2008|
|951:|| Custom Error Pages - Beware the Server Header Status Code|
"This is the problem that just won't go away. We've discussed the issue in many threads, but never devoted a topic to it."
|Apr 14, 2008|
|952:|| Googlebot Now Crawls via HTML Forms|
"For text boxes, our computers automatically choose words from the site that has the form; for select menus, check boxes, and radio buttons on the form, we choose from among the values of the HTML." - Official Google Blog
|Apr 12, 2008|
|953:|| Competitors Can Hurt Your Google Rankings|
"WebmasterWorld members revisit this potentially worrying topic."
|Apr 8, 2008|
|954:|| Ranking Growth Stalls - Even With Continued Link Development|
For the past 3 months, despite continued link building (all permanent, relevant one-way links), the rankings haven't budged. Anyone ever seen this before?
|Apr 3, 2008|
|955:|| gDay Launched by Google - Can Predict Tomorrow's Web Content|
"Using a mashup of numerous factors such as recurrence plots, fuzzy measure analysis, online betting odds and the weather forecast from the iGoogle weather gadget, we can create a sophisticated model of what the internet will look like 24 hours from now."
|Apr 1, 2008|
|956:|| Update Dewey: Google Search Algo/Rankings Changes/Updates|
Our members discuss what looks like a storm brewing in the Google search results, with rapid ups and downs beyond what they've seen in the recent past.
|Mar 31, 2008|
|957:|| Robots.txt Generator Added to Google Webmaster Tools|
"Reaching out a helping hand to the roboto-phobic website owner, Webmaster Tools launches a tool to generate robots.txt file."
|Mar 31, 2008|
|958:|| Google Earth Hour: Screen Goes Black!|
"On Saturday, March 29, 2008, Earth Hour invites people around the world to turn off their lights for one hour - from 8:00pm to 9:00pm in their local time zone."
|Mar 29, 2008|
|959:|| New Google Mobile Interface Discovery||Mar 25, 2008|
|960:|| Creative Blog Linking||Mar 24, 2008|