Daily Search Forum Recap: January 16, 2019

Jan 16, 2019 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

Google May Ignore Your XML Sitemap If The URLs Are Invalid

Jan 16, 2019 • 8:24 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google's John Mueller confirmed on Twitter that Google may stop fetching your XML Sitemap files if the URLs within them are invalid. He said it is fine to have URLs that redirect but they should load content. If not, Google may simply start ignoring your Sitemaps.

Google Tests Ghost Town Like Search Results For The EU

Jan 16, 2019 • 8:07 am | Comments (10) by twitter Google+

The EU is a fun place, they have lots of rules and regulations and want Google to do lots of things that may not benefit the end user. I am not a lawyer, I don't live in the EU but when I saw what Greg Sterling posted on Search Engine Land - I had to share it here.

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Google Subway Car Sign
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 16, 2019 • 7:36 am | Comments (0)
A Google Mega Super Rubik's Cube
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Google Donuts Conveyor Belt
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 14, 2019 • 7:24 am | Comments (0)
AeroGarden At Google : Indoor Garden
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 11, 2019 • 7:09 am | Comments (0)
Google Beijing LED Strip Christmas Tree
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 10, 2019 • 7:30 am | Comments (0)

Google URL Inspection Tool Adds HTTP Response, Resources, JS Logs & Screenshots

Jan 16, 2019 • 7:50 am | Comments (4) by twitter Google+

Google just announced an update to the URL Inspection Tool within Google Search Console. It adds the ability to see the page's HTTP response, page resources, JavaScript logs and a rendered screenshot of the page. This is a really useful update and gives webmasters and SEOs more insight into the page itself and how Google sees it.

Daily Search Forum Recap: January 15, 2019

Jan 15, 2019 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...