Search Console

  • Google Search Console: What the latest updates mean for marketers

    … will now be able to share ticket items with various team members within the platform. Given how many people are typically involved in identifying and rectifying technical SEO issues, often based in different teams or even territories, this change should have a direct and positive impact on SEO work streams. Historically, these workflows have existed…

    Search Engine Watchin Google- 18 readers -
  • The new Search Console: a sneak peek at two experimental features

    … Search Console was initially launched with just four reports more than a decade ago. Today, the product includes more than two dozen reports and tools covering AMP, structured data, and live testing tools, all designed to help improve your site's performance on Google Search. Now we have decided to embark on an extensive redesign to better serve…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 23 readers -
  • Introducing the Mobile-Friendly Test API

    … With so many users on mobile devices, having a mobile-friendly web is important to us all. The Mobile-Friendly Test is a great way to check individual pages manually. We're happy to announce that this test is now available via API as well. The Mobile-Friendly Test API lets you test URLs using automated tools. For example, you could use…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 19 readers -
  • Enhancing property sets to cover more reports in Search Console

    … of the same website during a planned transition, such as when you move from HTTP to HTTPS, or change domains. With Search Console's property sets, you can now just add any verified properties to a set, let the data collect, and then check out features like the mobile usability report, review your AMP implementation, double-check rich cards…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 18 readers -
  • How can Google Search Console help you AMPlify your site?

    … up for Search Console for your AMP pages to be included in Google Search results, but doing so can help you understand which of your AMP pages are eligible to show in search results. To get started with Search Console, create a free account or sign in here and validate the ownership of your sites. Once you have your site set up on Search Console…

    Google Webmaster Central Blogin Google How To's- 14 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- 13 readers -
  • Five common website redesign and rebranding mistakes to avoid

    …, get a landing page on it and make it crawable for Google. Setup Search Console for all of the domains & different variations, for example: example.com, www.example.com, https://www.example.com, https://example.com. 2) Removing sections/categories off the website It is so important you have a clear structure of the new website early…

    Search Engine Watch- 14 readers -
  • How to improve your CTR using Google Search Console

    … Last month I wrote a comprehensive guide on how to use Google Search Console, covering every aspect of what is essentially a giant toolshed full of useful stuff for all webmasters to use. It was exhaustive, and probably exhausting. Don’t read the whole thing in one sitting, just dip in and out when you come across something you’re unsure about…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 34 readers -
  • Search at I/O 16 Recap: Eight things you don't want to miss

    … & AMP sandbox. 5: A new and improved Structured Data Testing Tool We updated the popular Structured Data Testing tool. The tool is now tightly integrated with the DevSite Search Gallery and the new Search Preview service, which lets you preview how your rich cards will look on the search results page. 6: App Indexing got a new home (and new…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 13 readers -
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