Yesterday, Google announced on Twitter that they added a new Google Search Console filter in the new beta performance report to filter out Web Light results. Web light is NOT new, it has been around for a few years at least and is Google's method for stripping down a web page so it loads faster when Google determines the person trying to access your web site is on a slow internet connection or slow device. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Now Shows How Much Of Their Traffic Is Over Web Light
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Before embarking on AMP implementation, Truong advises that brands and businesses make sure they have the resources to launch and support it. As an example, it’s taken Vox a year to get through three of their eight brands — and it was a challenge. Make sure your news producers understand the benefits of AMP so you can all work together. … [Read more...] about After 4 months & 125M+ pages indexed, where are we with AMP?
Whenever you see a change to an application’s functionality, a site redesign or the removal of a function or task, you’ll most likely see a reaction. A complete redesign may require us to re-learn the entire user interface. In some cases the site was re-built so well that the learning curve doesn’t exist and the user experience is vastly improved. Those changes are great and we like them. What causes us to fear redesigns are past experiences. How many times did Yahoo! change its homepage? Whenever Google tries to put anything new on its homepage, world reaction is instant outrage. Amazon never looks the same from month to month. Even something as simple as Twitter rolled out new functionality to tick off their user base. … [Read more...] about Why We React Strongly When Web Sites Change
One of my new assignments for his web site was to prepare for a new way of selling his work. While he was gaining a fine reputation for live performance art, where he would paint in front of an audience with music in the background, leaving gigantic murals as a result, it wasn’t like you could just take a piece of the experience home with you. His understanding of how colors and motion can feel or how we may react to them is so finely tuned that his works are featured in the long corridors of several health facilities and hospitals. His art relaxes the mind or creates hope. … [Read more...] about Creating An Emotional Response From Your Web Site
Dare: Bing Twitter which is interesting way to zoom in on a location and see what’s being said (I think that’s Twitter on Bing Maps). A lot of work went into trying to find trending topics. Other thing interesting at Microsoft, Windows Mobile 7. He has four apps he jumps back and forth to find out what’s going on. I go to Fourquare to Twitter to Facebook. The thinking is that’s its not about going to 5 7 or 10 apps but as a person, I know Rob — here’s what Rob’s doing. Moving away from notion of status update and have people who are your friend get info to you. … [Read more...] about Can The Real Time Web Be Realized?