Good Year-to-Year Comparison The biggest change that most SEOs are likely excited about is more historical data, up to 16 months of data to be exact. Previously, data only went back 90-days, limiting your comparisons. Now, you can compare to the previous year, which is extremely beneficial for season industries. There are a variety of options to compare data from, with a custom option as well. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Update: the Good & the Bad
Links from other websites to your own are vital for ranking well in Google’s search results; however, links from disreputable sources could land you with a manual action. As such, information on your link profile is vital, so you know who is linking to you and can gain additional insight on the kind of websites you would like to get links from in future. … [Read more...] about How many linking domains are shown in Search Console?
Google announced on Twitter that the new version of the Google Search Console has added a filter and comparison toggle in the Search Performance report (similar to the old Search Analytics report) for "search appearance." This is a filter the old report had already but is now also available in the new version of the Google Search Console. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Performance Report Gets Search Appearance Filters
Barry Adams posted on Twitter that he got a notice from Google Search Console about an AMP issue, this specific AMP issue is related to the use of social media on the AMP page. The notice say that this issue is not impacting how the page appears in search but it does impact the user engagement. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Now Notifies You Of Social Media AMP Page Issues
Folks were asking John Mueller about Google adding the ability to add a link to Google Search Console in the Google menu, the 9 dots at the top right of any Google page. The truth is, you can do that now. The only weird thing is that Google still calls it "Webmaster Tools" in that menu and not the new name from years ago, "Search Console." … [Read more...] about Add Google Search Console To Your Google Shortcut Menu