Search Console

  • Using AMP? Try our new webpage tester

    … Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is a great way to make content on your website accessible in an extremely fast way. To help ensure that your AMP implementation is working as expected , Search Console now has an enhanced AMP testing tool. This testing tool is mobile-friendly and uses Google's live web-search infrastructure to analyze the AMP page…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 8 readers -
  • How can Google Search Console help you AMPlify your site?

    … If you have recently implemented Accelerated Mobile Pages on your site, it’s a great time to check which of your AMP pages Google has found and indexed by using Search Console. Search Console is a free service that helps you monitor and maintain your site's presence in Google Search, including any Accelerated Mobile Pages. You don't have to sign…

    Google Webmaster Central Blogin Google How To's- 10 readers -
  • A reminder about widget links

    … Guidelines: Google's webspam team may take manual actions on unnatural links. When a manual action is taken, Google will notify the site owners through Search Console. If you receive such a warning for unnatural links to your site and you use links in widgets to promote your site, we recommend resolving these issues and requesting reconsideration…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 11 readers -
  • Five common website redesign and rebranding mistakes to avoid

    …: Behaviour > Site Content > Landing Pages If you get the average sessions and users over 12 months for the section you are going to remove, then subtract this figure from the previous benchmarking figures, you can then forecast organic traffic figures when launching. 3) Messing up redirects Once you have a clear view of how the new website…

    Search Engine Watch- 10 readers -
  • How to improve your CTR using Google Search Console

    …. While wading through Search Console’s huge amount of features, I noticed a few elements that deserved to be highlighted, not only because I had no idea they existed or were even accessible to webmasters, but also because they can probably help raise your click-through rate (CTR) on search engine results pages (SERPs), or at the very least, show…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 13 readers -
  • Search at I/O 16 Recap: Eight things you don't want to miss

    … the Search happenings at I/O. 1: Introducing rich cards We announced rich cards, a new Search result format building on rich snippets, that uses schema.org markup to display content in an even more engaging and visual format. Rich cards are available in English for recipes and movies and we’re excited to roll out for more content categories soon…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 10 readers -
  • Tie your sites together with property sets in Search Console

    … Mobile app, mobile website, desktop website -- how do you track their combined visibility in search? Until now, you've had to track all of these statistics separately. Search Console is introducing the concept of "property sets," which let you combine multiple properties (both apps and sites) into a single group to monitor the overall clicks…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 12 readers -
  • Six most interesting search marketing news stories of the week

    … as an update, the BBC have ‘climbed down’ from the decision and moved the recipes to its ad-funded Good Food site. Google updates Search Console’s ‘Search Analytics’ with AMP filter Although you’ve been able to see how Google indexes your accelerated mobile pages in Search Console for a short while now, Google has just started rolling out an AMP filter…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 8 readers -
  • A new mobile friendly testing tool

    … Mobile is close to our heart - we love seeing more and more sites make their content available in useful & accessible ways for mobile users. To help keep the ball rolling, we've now launched a new Mobile Friendly Test. The new tool is linked from Search Console's mobile usability report or available directly at https://search.google.com…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 12 readers -
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