Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are taking advantage of new technologies to bring the best of mobile sites and native applications to users and they’re one of the most exciting new ideas on the web. But to truly have an impact, it s important that they’re indexable and linkable. Every recommendation presented in this article is [ ]
At Google I/O in May, we launched Rich Cards for Movies and Recipes, creating a new way for site owners to present previews of their content on the Search results page. Today, we’re expanding to two new verticals for US-based sites: Local restaurants and Online courses. Evolution of search results for queries like [best New [ ]
In the early days back when Search Console was still called Webmaster Tools the content keywords feature was the only way to see what Googlebot found when it crawled a website. It was useful to see that Google was able to crawl your pages at all, or if your site was hacked. In [ ]
Limited mobile devices, feature-phones , require a special form of markup or a transcoder for web content. Most websites don t provide feature-phone-compatible content in WAP/WML any more. Given these developments, we ve made changes in how we crawl feature-phone content (note: these changes don t affect smartphone content): 1. We ve retired the feature-phone Googlebot We won t be using [ ]
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!
Recently, we ve heard a number of definitions for crawl budget , however we don t have a single term that would describe everything that crawl budget stands for externally. With this post we ll clarify what we actually have and what it means for Googlebot. First, we d like to emphasize that crawl budget, as described below, is not [ ]
As a website owner, you might have come across some auto-generated content in comments sections or forum threads. When such content is created on your pages, not only does it disrupt those visiting your site, but it also shows some content that you may not want to be associated with your site to Google and [ ]