To get something like the screenshot above you need to select the Average CTR only. You can click on all four of the items to see all four in the graph. Now another thing I noticed is these little small grey balls near the x-axis. These are messages from Google Search Console that something happened on a particular date. For this particular website, an event occurred that could’ve affected the data. Now, this is very valuable information because you then know that the data before this date is less precise. And that knowledge is especially useful when you want to compare dates because you now know that you can’t compare a recent date range with a date range before this event. … [Read more...] about Annelieke’s Analytics: 16 months of Google Search Console data • Yoast
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I'm querying data aggregated 'byPage' here, and there's nothing to indicate this dataset would be impacted by the change on the 19th I'm not using any 'not containing' filter at all, yet I still see drops in the data when the page dimension is added This does not happen for dates prior to 19th August - e.g. I ran checks on 10th August and found the total clicks from each API call matched I checked each API response to ensure that I had extracted all URL records which recorded at least one clickIn addition, I believe this can be replicated in the main Search Console interface - below are two screenshots from one of my clients' properties - the first with no page-level element, the second with a 'page contains' filter - I opted for the single letter 'p' here because this GSC property is for a subfolder beginning with that letter - so the reverse 'page not containing' filter returns no data. … [Read more...] about Is The Google Search Console Page Filter Throwing Off Accuracy?
I sound like a broken record but I am once again seeing chatter and signals of yet another Google search ranking algorithm update. This one starting around March 5th and continuing through today. There is chatter in the WebmasterWorld forums and also signs from the various tracking tools. … [Read more...] about March 5th Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update?
Logo & Sitelinks Searchbox Enhancements ReportThis is available under the enhancements section in Search Console if you use the Logo markup or Sitelinks Searchbox. Google said you can review the trends of errors, warnings and valid items: To view each status issue separately, click the colored boxes above the bar chart. You can review warnings and errors per page and to see examples of pages which are currently affected by the issues, click a specific row below the bar chart. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Adds Three New Reports
From news outside the world of search engine optimization; a new app from Google – Cameos – has officially launched, allowing celebrities and other public figures to shoot home-made video responses to frequently asked questions in Google search results. The app is intended to aid in eliminating false information by turning up answers in the form of face-to-face video. … [Read more...] about Celebrities Film Q&A for Google Search Results with New App Cameos