That being said, one webmaster said a video is showing up in search based on the web site having a video in their background. He asked how can he get Google to stop showing the video in the search results. John Mueller of Google responded on Twitter saying he should disallow crawling of the video and it wil eventually go away. You can also submit a video sitemap for it and specify an expiration date in the past, he said. … [Read more...] about Unwanted Video Showing In Google Search Results?
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When Google was last on your website. Any server errors from your site. Any soft 404 returns (when the server didn’t provide a 404 page even though the URL doesn’t exist). URLs that go to a page that doesn’t exist. URLs that redirected to a page that was irrelevant. URLs that are blocked. Fixing these issues can give your SEO a boost. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console – The Ultimate Guide to Google’s Tool for SEO Experts
As expected, yesterday, Google officially moved several of the old Google Search Console reports to the new interface. The specific reports moved include AMP, Index Status, Links, Manual Actions, Mobile Usability, Rich Cards, and Search Analytics. Everything else is remaining where it is thus far. … [Read more...] about Google Moved Some Of The Old Google Search Console Reports
You have unnatural/bought links Make sure from and to your site are valuable, not just for SEO. Preferably your links come from and link to related content that is valuable for your readers. Your site has been hacked A message stating your site’s probably hacked by a third party. Google might label your site as compromised or lower your rankings. You’re hiding something from Google If you’re ‘cloaking’ (that is, intentionally showing different to content than to users, for the purposes of decieving either of them), or using ‘sneaky’ redirects (e.g., hiding affiliate URLs), then you’re violating of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. Plain Spam Automatically generated content, scraped content and aggressive cloaking could cause Google to blacklist your site. Spammy structured markup If you use rich snippets for too many irrelevant elements on a page, or mark up content that is hidden to the visitor, that might be considered spammy. … [Read more...] about The beginner’s guide to Google Search Console
Key Takeaway Checking for errors in your Search Console should be a part of your SEO routine. Always optimize all your pages. Make sure that these pages can be crawled and indexed by Google with no problem at all. While submitting a sitemap does not directly affect your rankings , it will help Google notify you of any errors that might negatively impact your website’s rankings. … [Read more...] about How to Fix Index Coverage Errors in Google Search Console