Well, John Mueller said on Twitter "I wouldn't rule it out" but they currently have nothing to announce around those other APIs. The truth is, the user interface for those elements don't even have 16-months of data yet, so the API wouldn't have them either. … [Read more...] about More Google Search Console APIs May Also Get 16-Months Of Data
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Yesterday we covered the new Google Search Console URL inspection tool and the biggest question I've seen about it is where can I find it? Well, many of you won't see it until Google finishes rolling it out. I was unable to see it yesterday but as of this morning, Google released it to me in the new beta version of the Google Search Console. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console URL Inspector Tool Is Still Rolling Out
People over the years have complained a lot about the reports within Google Search Console. Some don't trust the reports, some are confused why some other analytics tool do not align and over the years we reported on many glitches and outages. But there is really no other tool that has access to Google data as Google has access to it. Google knows when they serve up your site in the search results, they know better when someone clicks on your results, when it gets an impression and what keywords people are searching for to return your site in search. … [Read more...] about Google: Google Search Console Reports Are As Accurate As It Gets
Previously, we included the sum of queries that weren't tracked in Search Console in the totals for "query not containing". Eg, we might not track some queries that are made a very small number of times or those that contain personal or sensitive info. ("anonymous queries"). Going forward, we're only including the sum of those that we track and can match in Search Console. This change doesn't affect the queries shown in Search Console, nor how we treat these untracked queries.Google also added "It also doesn’t change views of this report that do not use the “query not containing” filter. We've added an annotation in Search Analytics to notify users of this change," which is why so many are seeing drops when they add the query filter to these reports. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console August 19th Query Report Drop Clarified
Mark added "The impact of this is extremely severe - it means that any time-series analysis conducted on a range that begins prior to 19th August and ends after that date is distorted. This means that any attempt to understand trends in the data is fatally undermined. In addition, it means that data after August 19th is heavily sampled - >35% in one example I've seen - to the point where it's value is reduced." … [Read more...] about Is The Google Search Console Page Filter Throwing Off Accuracy?