Search Console

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

      Google Search Console has long been a go-to platform for SEOs on a daily basis. It provides invaluable insight into how people are finding our websites, but also allows us to monitor and resolve any issues Google is having in accessing our content. Originally known as Google Webmaster Tools, Search Console has benefited from some significant upgrades over the past decade.

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  • 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…

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  • 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 -
  • 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…

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  • 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

    …. However, some widgets add links to a site that a webmaster did not editorially place and contain anchor text that the webmaster does not control. Because these links are not naturally placed, they're considered a violation of Google Webmaster Guidelines. Below you can find the examples of widgets which contain links that violate Google Webmaster…

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  • 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…

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  • 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- 31 readers -
  • Search at I/O 16 Recap: Eight things you don't want to miss

    …. To learn more, browse the new gallery with screenshots and code samples of each markup type or watch our rich cards devByte. 2: New Search Console reports We want to make it easy for webmasters and developers to track and measure their performance in search results. We launched a new report in Search Console to help developers confirm…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 13 readers -
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