An interesting question was asked in the last Google hangout with John Mueller at the 21:16 mark into the video. The question was around controlling or influencing Google to index the page of content that is embedding the iframe over the source of that content. … [Read more...] about Google Can Index Content In iFrames
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John Mueller confirmed this in a hangout yesterday at the 32:31 mark saying that Google will index the desktop version if the AMP version is not set as your mobile version using the rel alternate set up for mobile. So if you have desktop, AMP and no mobile - Google by default will index your desktop version of your site. … [Read more...] about Google: Got AMP & Desktop But No Mobile Page? Google Will Index The Desktop Page.
As for the general impact, there were a lot of controversies online, even from professionals speaking in front of the Google quality team. The main questions in the discussion were: What will be the impact of Google speed update and will it affect every website, or just really slow ones? In the end, affected websites were the ones we expected to drop, but websites with small issues and average loading times were not affected by update, so I would say it was just as we expected it to be. If you do not count user experience as your main KPI, then it’s not only the speed update can cause problems; it can be even a small tweak from Google’s SERP improvements and a tiny algorithm update. … [Read more...] about From Speed Update to Lighthouse Insights: Expert Voices on Google Page Speed Optimization
Is it fully fixed? Google says so as you see above, but many are still complaining. It is hard to say if those pages were not included in the index anyway. Google doesn't index all pages on the web. Google has crawl budgets, won't index pages they don't think are worthy of including in their index and also will remove duplicative pages. … [Read more...] about Google: We Fully Fixed The Google De-Indexing Bug