So that’s what I’ve spotted over the past week. As I said, got issues you … [Read more...] about January 2007 Update On Google Indexing & Ranking Issues
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3. Innocent Malformation of URLsThis happens all the time. Someone either fat-fingers (mistypes) a URL in a link, tries a link that doesn’t exist, maybe clicks on a link in an email that has broken across two lines, or arrives at an invalid URL by accident. … [Read more...] about Do 404 Errors Hurt Google Crawling, Indexing & Ranking?
Well, Gary Illyes from Google says the studies are not true. He said on Twitter "AFAIK, nothing's changed here, Bill: we index the content, its weight is fully considered for ranking, but it might not get bolded in the snippets. It's another, more technical question how that content is surfaced by the site. Indexing does have limitations." … [Read more...] about Google: We Index & Rank Content In Accordions & Tabs Fully Despite Some Studies
Google's John Mueller said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that there is a bug with the Sitemaps reporting section of the old Google Search Console specifically with sites that moved to mobile-first indexing. John said it is jut a reporting bug and does not impact how the site or content ranks in Google search. … [Read more...] about Old Google Search Console Sitemap Bug With Mobile-First Indexing
Google's John Mueller did some myth busting this morning around HTTPS. There are always some SSL providers trying to use Google's HTTPS ranking signal in their marketing efforts. One said that "Without an SSL Certificate Google is likely to drop your website in search results." That is not true and John Mueller said so. … [Read more...] about Myth Busting: HTTPS Not Required For Google Indexing & Ranking