Intext The intext: Google search modifier is similar to allintext: except it is more global. This operator lets you search for terms anywhere on a webpage, not just its body content. Putting “intext:” before a search word or phrase will show you where it pops up on a site’s title, URL, meta description, tags, body content, and elsewhere. The intext: Google operator is handy if you’re researching how the search engine is categorizing others’ on-page SEO efforts, in order to inform how you’ll handle your own. … [Read more...] about 10 Google Search Operators Every SEO Should Know
Google search words tool
Yesterday Google added two new features to Google Search Console's tools. You can now copy the code in the testing tools and you can also search for words within the code in those tools as well. This works within many of the tools including the AMP Test, Rich Results and URL Inspection tool. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Adds Copy & Search Code
What is going on? Again, three times in about a week, we are seeing increase chatter and the tools are lighting up around a Google search ranking algorithm update. Yesterday morning the chatter once again spiked up and also many of the tools are showing huge fluctuations in the Google rankings. … [Read more...] about Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update Again, Bigger Now?
Update note on the name: On Friday, Brett Tabke of WebmasterWorld named this update "Update Maverick" he said "Update Maverick (in honor of yesterdays Top Gun trailer release). Because this update looks a bit stealthy and precise. However, all the major algo tools are reporting an update has occurred." Personally, I am not a huge fan of naming an update for a movie, would have preferred something around the 50th anniversary of the moon landing but hey - Google had their opportunity to name it and they didn't get back to me after numerous attempts. … [Read more...] about Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update Again: Update Maverick
Same for me, I didn't change anything on my site, I think Google did a resetTraffic went to 1.5k from 4kAll my rankings are the same as before the Dickme Update. Same algorithm methinks.Well, that would explain yesterday's increase in traffic over last year. Today, though, is also considerably higher than last year, so we'll see how it goes.The chatter is not huge, it is not at levels of a larger update, but it is more chatter than the norm. Maybe it is a tweak, maybe it is a smaller more targeted update or maybe it is nothing. It is hard to tell so early on. … [Read more...] about Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update Chatter January 15th