Search Console

  • 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

    … Since initially announcing property sets earlier this year, one of the most popular requests has been to expand this functionality to more sections of Search Console. Thanks to your feedback, we're now expanding property sets to more features! Property sets help to show how your business is seen by Google across separate websites or apps…

    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…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 12 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- 12 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

    …. 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- 28 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- 11 readers -
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