This is where we report on helpful advice, clarification on technical SEO points, or announcements made by Google to assist with your SEO.
By keeping track of upcoming SEO changes and best practices before they are implemented can ensure your web site doesn’t get caught out by a dreaded Google Penalty or simply fall in the SERP’s by one of the more covert Google Updates.
Because the SEO News comes direct from Google or one of its employees we can give it a little more credence than speculation or opinions by general SEO specialists \ webmasters.
- Google Webmaster Central Blog Posts – Many of the most important or significant changes or new features are mentioned here, sometimes weeks in advance of actual implementation.
- Google Webmaster Central Hangouts – Google holds regular Hangouts where you get a chance to ask your SEO questions directly. These are very popular and can be a great source of seeking clarification of Technical SEO points. Google holds Webmaster Central Hangouts in multiple languages, but we cover only the English ones.
Latest Google Webmaster Central News
Google has just announced that from the 18th April 2016 it will be replacing the Googlebot User Agent used on Smartphones from iPhone to Android so that they can better understand ...READ MORE +
Google has released some new best practices for bloggers who review free products that they receive from companies. I.e. NoFollow and Disclose LinksREAD MORE +
Google has announced that they have migrated all of their Google Blogs from the googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com domain to webmasters.googleblog.com.READ MORE +
While Google does publish detailed SEO Guidelines covering best practices for Search Engine Optimization, it doesn't at present provide any formal SEO Certification or ...READ MORE +
On today's Google Webmaster Central office-hours hangout, a question was why the Search Console will show you are ranking for a particular term, but when you search for that term ...READ MORE +
There are increasing reports of manual actions for violations of Google's Structured Rich Snippet Markup caused by Recipe PluginsREAD MORE +
John Mueller, webmaster trends analyst at Google, as recently posted thirteen FAQ on migrating from HTTP to HTTPS.READ MORE +
Google has recently published further guidance on sneaky mobile redirects, and how they will now take action against such sites. As a popular aim for hackers, it is worth ...READ MORE +
Google's Gary Illyes has said that there is no need to update external backlinks when migrating to HTTPS. The link juice loss is minimal.READ MORE +
Google has recently announced that they are making several changes to how their mobile adverts display and function in order to reduce accidental clicks.READ MORE +
Google has recently announced that they will now serve lighter web page versions on mobile to those with slow connections, rolling out first in Indonesia.READ MORE +
Google's John Mueller has recently stated that Google Panda is Not Updated in Realtime despite previous indications that it was updated regularly.READ MORE +