Verification

  • How .com became a restricted TLD

    … to the Chinese market. It should also be pointed out for avoidance of doubt that the Chinese restrictions do not apply to customers of non-Chinese registrars. However, it appears that Verisign now has a mechanism baked into its .com and .net registries that would make it much easier to implement .com restrictions that other governments might choose to put into their own legislation in future. Tweet Tagged: .com, .net, censorship, china, ICANN, rsep, verification, verisign …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein How To's- 23 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- 14 readers -
  • Atlas Partner Directory Launched

    … Partner programs aren’t just for Facebook and Instagram–advertising platform Atlas has one, as well. On that note, Atlas Tuesday introduced the Atlas Partner Directory, an easy way for marketers, agencies and publishers to find the appropriate companies that fit their needs. Facebook global head of ad technology partnerships Nik Ajagu said…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Big registrar dumps .uk — a glimpse of Christmas future?

    … German registrar Cronon, which retails domains under the Strato brand, has stopped carrying .uk domains due to what it says are onerous Whois validation rules. In a blog post, company spokesperson Christina Witt said that over one third of all .uk sales the registrar has been making are failing Nominet’s registry-end validation checks, which she…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 3 readers -
  • The four steps to appiness

    … Webmaster Level: intermediate to advanced App deep links are the new kid on the block in organic search, and they’re picking up speed faster than you can say “schema.org ViewAction”! For signed-in users, 15% of Google searches on Android now return deep links to apps through App Indexing. And over just the past quarter, we've seen the number…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 13 readers -
  • ICANN holds its ground on weaseled GAC advice

    … While many members of the community are getting upset about the plan to make it harder for ICANN’s board to overrule GAC advice, today we got a reminder that the board is not the GAC’s lapdog. The New gTLD Program Committee is standing firm on the way it creatively reinterpreted Governmental Advisory Committee advice to make it less punishing…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • A million domains taken down by email checks

    … Over 800,000 domain names have been suspended since the beginning of the year as a result of Whois email verification rules in the new ICANN Registrar Accreditation Agreement. That’s according to the Registrars Stakeholder Group, which collected suspension data from registrars representing about 75% of all registered gTLD domain names…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein EMail- 6 readers -
  • How To Verify Your YouTube Channel [Creators Tip #143]

    There's two different types of verification on YouTube: one to verify your YouTube account so YouTube knows you're not a spammer; and one to verify your channel's name as the official representation of your brand, name, company, or product. Today we discuss the difference between the two and how to verify both your YouTube account and how to get Google's little verified checkmar ...

    Carla Marshall/ ReelSEOin Social- 19 readers -
  • More Precise Index Status Data for Your Site Variations

    … Webmaster Level: Intermediate The Google Webmaster Tools Index Status feature reports how many pages on your site are indexed by Google. In the past, we didn’t show index status data for HTTPS websites independently, but rather we’d included everything in the HTTP site’s report. In the last months, we’ve heard from you that you’d like to use…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 4 readers -
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